The summer arts scene is in full swing in downtown Gainesville, from outdoor theatre at the Thomas Center to a free concert series on Friday nights in the Bo Diddley Downtown Plaza. There’s something for everyone. Donna Green-Townsend sat down in the Thomas Center Gardens to talk with the Event Coordinator for the City of Gainesville, David Ballard about what’s in store.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/ballardqa.mp3]
“It’s not a great time for the arts in general,” said Julie Campitelli of the Hippodrome State Theatre.