Arts and Entertainment

City of Gainesville buys 400 paintings to honor one of its most beloved local painters

Alyne Harris, 79, a painter from Gainesville, Florida, has been painting since a young age. She draws inspiration from nature and other favorite subjects such as angels, church scenes, and people in her community. Some of her art is inspired by African American traditions. Her painting routine occurs mostly at night after completing her work earlier in the day.

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Gainesville Zine Fest makes a comeback

The Gainesville Zine Fest made its anticipated comeback Friday after being canceled for the past two years. “This was only possible because there are so many amazing creative groups and organizations in our community,” Fi Stewart-Taylor said. Zine Fest, which is hosted by the Civic Media Center, is an event …

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