Tell Me About It

“Tell Me About It” is a weekly audio storytelling series hosted by Sue Wagner, WUFT community relations coordinator, focusing on events, organizations and research projects by those that helped create them and those that have benefited.

A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center

Today’s episode features the A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center housed in the former Jones Family home at 1013 NW 7th Avenue in Gainesville. It serves as a tribute to one of the most influential educators in the history of Alachua County and showcases a permanent exhibit on “Prof” …

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Holiday Marketplace – Nov. 4-6

Today’s episode features the Holiday Marketplace presented by First United Methodist Church in Gainesville on Nov. 4, 5 and 6 at 419 NE 1st Street in Gainesville. The event features nine shopping areas for participants to partake of holiday gifts, upscale resale and baked goods from the Bountiful Bakery. The …

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The BASH Music Festival 2022

Today’s episode features the BASH Festival on November 5 and 6 at Depot Park in Gainesville. The two-day free BASH event which stands for Blues, Americana, Soul and Heritage will showcase the very best of Gainesville. Headliners include Mavis Staples, Drive-By Truckers, Larkin Poe, Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, Lilly …

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University Women’s Club 100th Anniversary

Today’s episode features the University Women’s Club in Gainesville, Florida. Since 1922, the club has provided an opportunity for women in the University of Florida community to become better acquainted and to exchange information and ideas. Originally only open to women who were UF faculty and staff or their spouses, …

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“From Florida” Podcast

Today’s episode features “From Florida,” a podcast where listeners can learn how minds are connecting, great ideas are colliding and groundbreaking innovations become a reality because of the University of Florida. Host Nicci Brown, and producer Brooke Adams share stories from the past two seasons of the weekly podcast that …

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“Knight Talks” Premieres on WUFT-TV 5.1

Today’s episode features “Knight Talks,” a 30-minute student production from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications aimed at empowering students looking ahead to employment. Staff and students work with industry professionals to highlight some of the real challenges people face and the struggles they have overcome. The …

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University of Florida Campaign for Charities 2022

Today’s episode features the University of Florida Campaign for Charities. The annual giving campaign for faculty, staff, students and UF retirees provides the opportunity to donate to 100 non-profit organizations in Alachua and surrounding counties. For the past 15 years, UF employees have given almost $1 million annually to charities …

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Patriot Service Dogs of Marion County

Today’s episode features Patriot Service Dogs, a Marion County nonprofit organization dedicated to pairing well-trained service dogs with veterans free-of-charge. Any honorably discharged veteran with a physical or mental disability is eligible to apply. Dogs in the program spend two years in training before they are carefully matched with a …

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First Annual Cedar Key Shark Swim

Today’s episode features the First Annual Cedar Key Shark Swim on Saturday, August 20 at 3:30 p.m. The 0.42 mile route from Cedar Key to Atsena Otie will benefit the playground project for the Cedar Key School, the only school on the island open to students from kindergarten through 12th …

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River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding

Today’s episode features the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding headquartered in Gainesville. Founded in 2012 by Heart Phoenix and Jeffrey Weisberg, the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding’s mission is to enrich the lives of individuals, families, and communities by providing and promoting the best practices and principles of peacebuilding and …

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