The Downtown Ocala Marion Theater is a community landmark for many residents. The theater is also in threat of closing, if it does not prove to be profitable for the city of Ocala and the operating corporation Carmike Cinemas. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar talks with the “Save the Marion Theater” grassroot group which is trying to prevent the venue from closing it’s doors.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SaveTheMarionTheatreVV.mp3]
Long-time favorites in the Gainesville community, The Duppies and Hedges make their first appearance at WUFT's annual Fanfares & Fireworks.