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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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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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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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Thomas Center Exhibit Embraces Material World

The new exhibit RockPaperScissors|Playing with Material Change, featuring more than 20 artists, has an opening reception on Friday night during Artwalk Gainesville.

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Dance Alive’s New Season Filled With Surprises

With a new executive director, an invitation to perform in Cuba and 15 principal dancers giving it their all, Gainesville’s very own Dance Alive National…

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