Recent Posts

Posted in The Arts Theater

Unbridled Passion Reaches Epic Heights in ART’s ‘Bloody Poetry’

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre’s latest play delves into the personal lives of romantic poets Percy Shelley and Lord Byron.

READ THE STORY
Posted in The Arts Theater

Both Riveting and Relevant, ‘Pipeline’ Takes Over Actors’ Warehouse Stage

The downtown theater presents another powerful play that addresses issues of class and race in the American education system.

READ THE STORY
Posted in Events The Arts

Cuban Art and Culture on Display During Bulla Cubana Festivities

The two-week celebration provides Gainesville with a window into the rich art, culture and people of Florida’s island neighbor.

READ THE STORY
Posted in Events Food & Drink Music The Arts

New Exhibit at the Cade Museum Salutes Best of Cuban Ingenuity

“The Artistry of the Everyday Inventor” is one of the highlights of Bulla Cubana, a celebration of Cuban art and culture beginning this weekend.

READ THE STORY
Posted in Events The Arts Theater

No Subject Too Sacred in Hipp’s New Play That Rocks a Family’s Faith

Shuffle off to Buffalo for some belly laughs in “Miracle on South Division Street,” the heartwarming comedy opening this week at the Hippodrome Theatre. 

READ THE STORY
Posted in Business Food & Drink

Downtown Goes All Boba With the Opening of Naga Tea

The bubble tea shop is doing a brisk business since opening more than a month ago on SW 2nd Street.

READ THE STORY
Posted in Events The Arts

Hipp Gallery’s Revealing Exhibit Invites Viewers Behind the ‘Veil’

Ameena Khan’s provocative “Just a Peek, Please?” gives a voice to Muslim women and insight into the hijab, or headscarf, worn by many of them.

READ THE STORY
Posted in Events Music The Arts

Changeville Again Proves It’s More Than Just a Music Festival

Social change is at the forefront of the two-day event, which takes place Thursday and Friday at a number of venues throughout downtown Gainesville.

READ THE STORY
Posted in Events The Arts Theater

Actors’ Warehouse Brings Notable ‘Hidden Figure’ Front and Center

“The Colored Door at the Train Depot” shines a light on the first African American to command whites in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during WW2.

READ THE STORY
Posted in Events The Arts Theater

‘In Splendid Error’ About Two Men, Two Philosophies, One Noble Cause

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre celebrates Black History Month with a thought-provoking play examining the relationship between abolitionists Frederick Douglass and John Brown.

READ THE STORY