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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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Happy Birthday to You: Tom Petty Park’s for Real

The late music legend’s hometown of Gainesville dedicated his boyhood neighborhood park in his honor during a ceremony on what would have been his 68th…

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Tom Petty’s Biggest Fans Converge on Gainesville

As music fans arrive in town, Petty’s former Mudcrutch bandmate Tom Leadon reflects on his teenage years growing up with the future Rock & Roll…

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Tom Petty’s Hometown Salutes Its Late Rock Star

Die-hard music fans from around the U.S. are converging on Gainesville this weekend to celebrate the birthday of the rock and roll legend, who would’ve…

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AW Production ‘Boy’ Addresses Gender Identity

The Actors’ Warehouse presents Anna Ziegler’s disturbing one-act drama about a boy who is raised as a girl because of a physical deformity only to…

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A Hipp House of Horror: ‘Let the Right One In’

The Hippodrome Theatre presents a stylized version of the coming-of-age story from Sweden involving a bullied boy and his mysterious next-door neighbor who packs a…

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