Arts and Entertainment

Local writer Shelley Fraser Mickle reflects on why she thinks of potatoes every Super Bowl Sunday

The late comedian George Carlin once referred to football as a “twentieth century technological struggle” that is often “played in Soldier Field, or War Memorial Stadium.” Local writer Shelley Fraser Mickle shares her Super Bowl experience and how it may have ignited an unusual passion for guns. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/potatogun.mp3]

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Profound healing, forgiveness and acceptance form the theme of the Hippodrome State Theatre’s latest comedy

What do astrophysics, the rapture, global warming and twister have in common? All have a tie to the latest production opening Friday night at the Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with two of the actors from “End Days”. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Enddays.mp3]

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Exploring the roots of "sacred steel"

The Steel Guitar is an instrument first made popular by Hawaiian music, and is also a familiar sound in country and western music. The steel guitar also has roots in a small number of African American churches throughout the US. In the first of two parts, WUFT FM’s Patrick Colden …

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