Posted in Food & Drink Personality

WayWard Fox a Sly, Flavorful Addition to Downtown Area Restaurant Scene

The executive chef at Crane Ramen has opened a new eatery in the former Andaz location on West University Avenue offering a globetrotting dining experience.

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Eleanor Blair Painting Adds Colorful Flair to Downtown Festival’s Poster

The longtime Gainesville artist backtracked a few years to find just the right image to promote the 38th annual show this weekend in downtown Gainesville.

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Posted in Music Personality

The Day When Tom Petty Met ‘The King’ is the Stuff of Music Legends

Tom Petty had no musical aspirations as a youngster until the day he met Elvis Presley. The rest is history.

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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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Posted in Personality The Arts Theater

Q&A with Michael Presley Bobbitt: The Phenomenon of ‘Sunset Village’

The Gainesville playwright, fresh off another trip to New York, is bringing his play about a swinging retirement community across town to Gainesville Community Playhouse.

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After 33 Years, Actor Finally Makes Triumphant Return to the Stage

Jacquie Garvey plays a stroke victim in the Actors’ Warehouse play “Fuddy Meers,” but that’s nothing compared to what she’s endured in real life.

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Posted in Personality Theater

A Tale of Two Local Playwrights: Bobbitt, Alvarez Get Invited to NYC

The Gainesville area residents are among 18 playwrights from around the country whose plays have been selected for the 2019 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival.

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New Downtown Doughnut Shop Doesn’t Mind a Little Downsizing

Mini Donut Plains in Union Street Station not only makes and customizes miniature doughnuts, the business offers craft beer on tap and free retro gaming.

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‘Satchmo at the Waldorf’ Sheds Light on Armstrong’s ‘Wonderful World’

E. Stanley Richardson stars as the renowned jazz trumpeter in a one-man drama opening this week at Actors’ Warehouse.

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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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