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Shoot an Arrow Through the Heart and Treat Your Date to a Night in ‘Loveland’

Gainesville’s Dance Alive National Ballet presents one sweetheart of a Valentine’s Day show at UF’s Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

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Posted in Events The Arts

‘RBL GRL’ Exhibit Honors Women Who Fought for 19th Amendment

The Thomas Center’s Main Gallery spotlights 19 local and regional artists who challenge limitations, assumptions and the status quo.

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Posted in Events Museum

Matheson Exhibit Revisits Ugly Period When Homophobia Reigned at UF

The new exhibit, “McCarthy Moment: The Johns Committee in Florida,” examines a time 60 years ago when gays were not welcome on campus.

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Posted in The Arts Theater

Ghost of Marley (No, Not That One) Inhabits Lively ‘Lone Star Spirits’

In the Hippodrome Theatre’s newest production, a young woman returns to her roots only to discover that some things never change.

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Posted in The Arts Theater

The ART Goes the Rom-Com Route in Quite Likable ‘I Love You Because’

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents a modern romantic comedy that puts a musical spin on Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.”

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Posted in Business Food Personality

Prum’s Kitchen Brings Savory Flavors of Cambodian Cuisine to Gainesville

The 29-seat restaurant, located in the space previously occupied by Manuel’s Vintage Room, will have its grand opening on Friday.

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Posted in The Arts Theater

New Play ‘A Film by Craven Frankel’ Tests Family’s Resilience to Tragedy

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre will present three performances of the play written and directed by Michael Glover, who also has a starring role.

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Emiliano’s, a Downtown Landmark Since ’84, is Going Out With a Bang

After 37 years in business, including 35 downtown, the restaurant specializing in Latin and Caribbean cuisine is closing its doors on New Year’s Eve.

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Posted in Personality The Arts Theater

Hippodrome’s Costume Design Team Performs Double Duty at Holiday Time

Stephanie Parks is responsible for everything everyone wears in the Hipp’s productions of “Scrooge in Rouge” and “A Christmas Carol.”

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Posted in The Arts Theater

‘Exit Santa’ Imagines a World Where Saint Nick Isn’t Very Jolly Anymore

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents an original play by local playwright Robert Hugh Brown that pokes fun at just about every Christmas story ever told.

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