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Ricky Kendall Revival Includes the Healers

Almost a year after releasing his second album, the Gainesville singer/songwriter appears on the Bo Diddley Plaza stage tonight alongside Michael Claytor, Sam Moss and…

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Puppet Wizard Ballard Honoring Jim Henson

The Gainesville puppeteer and some friends are staging the Jim Henson Tribute Show tonight at Market Street Pub & Cabaret to raise funds for the…

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James Gish Gives His All as Toxie Newcomer

The Arizona-based actor is the fresh new face of The Toxic Avenger, the hilarious musical comedy playing this summer at the Hippodrome Theatre. And in…

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The Brainchild Behind Fest Does It All for the Fans

Tony Weinbender started the annual punk rock festival in downtown Gainesville in 2002. This year’s event at the end of October — the 15th edition…

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Electro Aerial Show Gets Off the Ground at Market Street

The Market Street Pub & Cabaret hosts a show tonight that begins with bartenders serving beer and wine while suspended from the ceiling. The aerial…

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Dual Role Suits Atkins in ‘The Toxic Avenger’

Kelly Atkins Morgan pulls off one of the greatest feats of her accomplished singing and acting career during the Hippodrome Theatre’s current summer musical comedy,…

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Hippodrome and Gainesville Lose a Shining Star

Actor Rusty Salling, best known for playing Scrooge in A Christmas Carol for the past quarter-century, passed away over the weekend in the care of hospice. On…

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Art Festival, Medieval Faire Receive Dose of Sunshine

Sunny Andrei is the City of Gainesville’s new events coordinator for the Fall Downtown Festival & Art Show as well as the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire….

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For Little Jake, It’s All About Heart and Soul

The Gainesville-based R&B performer, known as “Mr. Excitement,” appears with his seven-piece Soul Searchers in a Free Fridays concert at the Bo Diddley Plaza. Little Jake Mitchell has told the…

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Exhibit Celebrates Lives, Friendship of Two Artists

“Confluence: Lennie & Jesse” is a new show at the Thomas Center Galleries spotlighting the work of two iconic Gainesville artists, Lennie Kesl and Jesse Aaron. The…

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