Posted in The Arts Theater

‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ Opens Some New Doors — and Old Wounds

The Hippodrome’s first play of 2019 examines the institution of marriage through the eyes of a woman who revisits the family she once abandoned.

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Fireworks, Free Concert to Help Ring in 2019

Downtown Gainesville will be the place to be on Monday for New Year’s Eve celebrations, beginning with a fireworks and followed by lots of partying.

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Tom Miller’s Versatility Covers Art Spectrum

The Gainesville performance artist caps a busy week by displaying his Magic Marker drawings at Hardback Cafe as part of the Holiday Artwalk.

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Artists, Crowds Will Flock to 37th Downtown Festival

This year’s Downtown Festival & Art Show has been pushed back to the first weekend in December, but organizers and artists still anticipate a successful…

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Hipp Adds Ha-Ha-Ha to Ho-Ho-Ho!

Not even Rudolph and Frosty — especially Frosty — are safe in Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!), a laugh-out-loud spoof opening this…

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Book Provides Snapshots of ’90s-Era Music Scene

A reunion of the band Subrosa highlights a busy Friday evening at High Dive that begins with the launch of Bill Bryson’s photo book, “All…

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Downtown Festival Poster Features Hometown Artist

Gainesville native Cindy Grisdela, who won Best of Show at the 2015 Downtown Festival & Art Show, has been chosen as the poster artist for…

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Brio! Cold Brew Coffee Perking Up Gainesville

Based in downtown Gainesville, the startup business is the collaboration of three friends. Two of them grew up together in Marion County.

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Acrosstown Takes Stroll ‘Into the Woods’

Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical about a mashup of fairy tales and efforts to reverse a witch’s curse arrives at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre.

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Big Top Brewing Company Taps Into Downtown

Downtown Gainesville’s newest brewery decided to open earlier than expected to take advantage of FEST 17 and this week’s UF Homecoming.

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