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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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Exhibit Examines Early Days of Local Sports Scene

The Matheson History Museum’s newest exhibit, “Gators & Beyond: A Sports History of Alachua County,” showcases more than 100 years of sports in the area.

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AW Getting Jazzed Up About ‘Ain’t Misbehavin”

The Actors’ Warehouse begins its seventh season this week by presenting the Tony Award-winning musical revue. This weekend also includes the AW’s masked-ball fundraiser, “A…

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Downtown Art Gallery Appeals to All Senses

Somewhere Along the Way is a place to surround yourself with all forms of art, including music and poetry, while enjoying wine, beer, coffee and…

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Raelyn Nelson Follows In Papa Willie’s Footsteps

Willie Nelson’s granddaughter is performing with her band on Thursday night at High Dive, but her style of music is more rock and roll than…

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Artwalk Stop to Include Talk About Eddy Mumma

The presentation by curator Anne Gilroy begins a busy night at the Thomas Center Galleries that also includes a reception for a new exhibit featuring…

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Opening of Cade Museum A Vision Come True

The official ribbon-cutting ceremony is still a few months away, but the sparkling new Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention opens for business this weekend…

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