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Gainesville Leaves No Doubt About Love and Admiration for Tom Petty

Music festivals at Depot Park and Heartwood Soundstage, a symposium and more are taking place this week to honor Gainesville’s music legend.

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‘Synchronica’ Offers Snapshot of 2019 Through the Eyes of Local Teenagers

The photography exhibit that opens Friday night at the Thomas Center Galleries includes 150 portraits of youths taken by youths — for future youths.

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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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‘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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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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A Half-Century Has Passed Since Spring Art Festival’s Humble Start

The Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival celebrates its 50th year with a commemorative book featuring all the show’s posters from over the years.

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Month-Long Shows to Debut During Artwalk at GFAA and Hipp Galleries

The “Fins, Feathers and Fur” exhibit puts focus on wildlife and other critters during GFAA show, while Hipp presents solo photography show by Marina Sachs.

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Downtown Concert to Celebrate Gainesville’s Many Music Legends

The Bayjacks, led by Gainesville native Tom Leadon, headline the April 13 concert at Bo Diddley Plaza that will honor nine local Hall of Famers.

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Santa Fe College Unveils Poster for 50th Spring Arts Festival in April

Gainesville-based digital artist Michelle Nagri creates a fantastical garden scene as poster artist for this year’s Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival.

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Matheson Exhibit Makes Case for Gainesville’s Modern Landmarks

A new exhibit at the Matheson History Museum looks at a 30-year period of architecture that helped shape Gainesville into the city it has become.

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