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Gainesville’s Rock History Makes an Excellent Read

Marty Jourard lived, breathed and actively participated in Gainesville’s vibrant music scene in the 1960s and ’70s. Forty years later, he’s written about it. Marty…

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Matheson Museum Exhibit Offers Juicy Tale of Citrus

“Liquid Gold: The Rise and Fall of Florida Citrus” provides a retrospective of the industry that dates back to Ponce de Leon. Some of that…

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Artist Leaves Gainesville With Parting Gift

On Friday night, Marcia Raff will unveil a sculpture that will become the 23rd installation of the Downtown Gainesville Public Art Initiative. Some would call…

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‘Carmina Burana’: Dance Alive’s Golden Moment

It’s a busy weekend for Dance Alive National Ballet as the Gainesville-based touring company stages a lavish production of Carmina Burana and celebrates its 50th season with a…

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Matheson Exhibit Examines Racial Injustices

“The Long Road to Freedom: The Florida Black Heritage Trail” is an eye-opening exhibit that continues through March 18 at the Matheson History Museum.  In…

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Creative Spirit Rolls Along During Kinetic Derby

The inaugural Menagerie in Motion event—one of only a handful in the United States—starts at the GRU Power District Warehouse on Saturday morning and follows a…

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Bradley Concert Just the Beginning of Changeville

Several downtown venues will participate in the music and comedy festival that is part of the annual frank gathering promoting social change. Tonight, with a…

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Bo Diddley Plaza Ready for Close-Up

After a year of construction, the City of Gainesville is ready to unveil a new look and feel to its main downtown gathering space. Improvements…

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SoMa Art Media Hub Turns 1 With Bash

To commemorate the anniversary, the Gainesville Arts Market and Gainesville Art Scene are hosting an expanded event that will include local musicians, artists, crafts, vendors, food…

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Documentary Features Micanopy Wood Mill

Goodwin Heart Pine, a company specializing in reclaiming timber from beneath Florida waterways, is spotlighted in one of the 40 films to be screened this weekend…

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