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Cade Visitors Get a History Lesson With ‘The Flying Ace’ Film Exhibit

The new exhibit tells the story of Norman Studios, which began in Jacksonville a century ago and specialized in making films featuring all-black casts.

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Posted in Personality Theater

A Tale of Two Local Playwrights: Bobbitt, Alvarez Get Invited to NYC

The Gainesville area residents are among 18 playwrights from around the country whose plays have been selected for the 2019 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival.

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‘You Have the Right to Remain Dead’ Turns Audience Members into Sleuths

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre demolishes the fourth wall with a whodunit that makes everyone in the room a prime suspect for murder.

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‘A Walk in the Park’ Directs Attention to Gainesville’s Many Green Spaces

There’s an opening reception for the colorful exhibit of large paintings at the Historic Thomas Center’s Doris Bardon Gallery during Friday night’s monthly Artwalk.

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Posted in Music The Arts Theater

Talk About Rock and Roll Heaven: ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ Tops Chart

The Hippodrome Theatre presents a high-octane production about four iconic musicians and one history-making jam session for the ages.

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No Tears Allowed: Cry Baby’s Joins Downtown Bar-Restaurant Scene

The establishment officially opens this weekend on the southwest corner of University Avenue and Main Street, in the former Sweet Mel’s space.

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Posted in The Arts Theater

‘Beauty of the Father’ Examines Love From Almost Every Possible Angle

Actors’ Warehouse presents a play from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz that shows just how complicated relationships can get.

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Posted in Events Music

Free Fridays Concert Series Begins with a Tribute to Music Pioneers

This year’s lineup of concerts at Bo Diddley Plaza spans six months and includes everything from jazz and blues to reggae and rock and roll.

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Posted in The Arts Theater

‘The Nether’ Goes on Dark Journey Down a Very Precarious Path

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents Jennifer Haley’s disturbing but engrossing play about a virtual-reality world where every line is blurred.

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Posted in The Arts Theater

Hippodrome Takes Novel Approach; ‘Sex with Strangers’ Heats Up Stage

The play follows two writers who can’t keep their hands off each other but whose desires also include being accepted into the literary world.

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