Arts and Entertainment

8-year-old cancer survivor to meet Dierks Bentley

University of Florida Student Government Productions is hosting Dierks Bentley at the O’Connell Center for a concert tonight. SGP paired up with Shands Hospital for Children to get backstage passes for Ava Mason and her family. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s, Meredith Chipman, spoke with Ava, and her mom, Jennifer, about her …

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Solving seafood confusion

The Florida Musuem of Natural History is hosting Seafood Choices: Why am I confused? A Science Cafe focusing on seafood industry changes and the effect on  consumers. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar reports. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/editedsciencecafewrapVeronicaVilar.mp3] “Seafood Choices:  Why Am I Confused” gets underway at the Florida Museum of Natural History on October …

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Lis & Lon Williamson open new concert series at Leonardo’s 706 in Gainesville

While Santa Fe College inaugurates its new Fine Arts Hall, across town at the Leonardo’s 706 restaurant there’s another music venue opening.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend brings us up close and personal with Lis Williamson who’s performing there with her husband Lon on Saturday night. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPLizWilliamsonConcertDGT.mp3]

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Sister Hazel returns to SFC to give back

Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall’s inaugural showcase “Light Up the Night” will feature a variety of national and local performers tomorrow. Jose Manuel Carreno and Sarah Lane of American Ballet Theatre, the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra, and Sister Hazel are among the featured acts. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman spoke …

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Chamber orchestra conductor praises new SFC arts hall

Santa Fe College’s brand new Fine Arts Hall is hosting “Light Up The Night” on Saturday to inaugurate the new building. The artistic showcase for the senses will feature Sister Hazel, ballet dancer Sarah Lane, Broadway Director Marion Caffey and Jose Manuel Carreno from the New York American Ballet Theater, among others. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar …

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