The Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville opens its 40th season with the play “Other Desert Cities” Friday night. This is the first production of the award winning play outside of New York since it went on Broadway. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with Michelle Bellaver, the lead actress in the play.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/OpenDesertCitiesQA.mp3]
From humble beginnings as two rooms in Bob McPeek's house, to recording local and regional artists who went national (Sister Hazel, Less Than Jake, For Squirrels, Creed), 40 years of Gainesville's Mirror Image Studio will be celebrated Saturday night at Heartwood Soundstage (formerly Mirror Image).