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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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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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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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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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‘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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WayWard Fox a Sly, Flavorful Addition to Downtown Area Restaurant Scene

The executive chef at Crane Ramen has opened a new eatery in the former Andaz location on West University Avenue offering a globetrotting dining experience.

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‘A Christmas Carol’ Gets Full Makeover as Hipp Continues a 42-Year Tradition

The Hippodrome Theatre’s updated version of the Charles Dickens classic comes with a new set, new director, lots of fresh faces and plenty of songs.

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For Holiday Political Incorrectness, ‘Scrooge in Rouge’ is a Must-See

The Hippodrome Theatre presents an alternate universe to ‘A Christmas Carol’ that includes gender-bending buffoonery. … Oh, and it’s a musical!

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Two Florida Artists Win Top Awards During 38th Downtown Art Festival

Judges award Best of Show honors to artists from Orlando and Crestview on the first day of the two-day show in downtown Gainesville.

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