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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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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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Dick Mondell’s Burgers & Fries Freshest Addition to Food Scene

The old-school hamburger stand, featuring “The Original” Big Dick, is turning heads and satisfying appetites on Southwest 4th Avenue.

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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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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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Brio! Cold Brew Coffee Perking Up Gainesville

Based in downtown Gainesville, the startup business is the collaboration of three friends. Two of them grew up together in Marion County.

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