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Nels Cline of Wilco Brings Improvisation Trio to Gainesville

WUFT Morning Edition host, Glenn Richards, talks with guitarist/composer Nels Cline, probably best known as lead guitarist for Wilco. They discuss his latest project, an improvisational collaboration with drummer Gerald Cleaver and saxophonist Larry Ochs. Their new album, ‘What Is To Be Done,’ was released earlier this year by Clean …

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Cuban Band Sweet Lizzy Project To Rock Heartwood Soundstage for Bulla Cubana 2019

Singer Lisset Díaz on forming a band in Cuba: "...it’s not like here, like that you can just gather some friends and start a band. You can’t do that in Cuba. You need permissions. You need someone to tell you – like someone important – to tell you that you are good to go."

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Where In The World Is John Belushi? The Disappearance Of A Melrose Landmark

For nearly five years, two statues have greeted visitors outside of an old art gallery along State Road 26 in Melrose. The sculptures depicting the likenesses of John Belushi and Dan Akyroyd’s characters Jake and Elwood from the 1980 film The Blues Brothers have become a local landmark, but now the one of the sculptures is missing.

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Juvenile Offenders Get Chance In The Spotlight With Guidance From Hippodrome, River Phoenix Center

Raiford is Union Juvenile Residential Facility currently holding 24 young men from ages 13 to 18. For the next few months a team of theater and education workers from Gainesville will make weekly visits to the detention center to help rehabilitate these young men.

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Volume Down: City Commission Votes Against Unlimited Noise Permits After Quality Of Life Complaints

A proposed ordinance came before the Gainesville City Commission on Thursday that would eliminate the limit on permits for entertainment for small businesses that might be causing loud noise until two in the morning.

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