Spring is here in full force and this weekend will be a great opportunity to get outside and enjoy the Florida sunshine. Kaitlyn Ash caught up with Santa Fe College Cultural Programs Coordinator Kathryn Lehman who says despite the tight economy, organizers still expect a large turnout for this weekend’s Sante Fe Spring Arts Festival in downtown Gainesville.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/4ARTS.mp3]
Leslie Tharp, a 33-year-old Gainesville resident, spends her time transforming scraps of metal into works of art. When Tharp isn’t working on commissioned projects for businesses, the city of Gainesville and individuals, she’s teaching classes and leading workshops on blacksmithing.