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Shoot an Arrow Through the Heart and Treat Your Date to a Night in ‘Loveland’

Gainesville’s Dance Alive National Ballet presents one sweetheart of a Valentine’s Day show at UF’s Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

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‘RBL GRL’ Exhibit Honors Women Who Fought for 19th Amendment

The Thomas Center’s Main Gallery spotlights 19 local and regional artists who challenge limitations, assumptions and the status quo.

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Ghost of Marley (No, Not That One) Inhabits Lively ‘Lone Star Spirits’

In the Hippodrome Theatre’s newest production, a young woman returns to her roots only to discover that some things never change.

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The ART Goes the Rom-Com Route in Quite Likable ‘I Love You Because’

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents a modern romantic comedy that puts a musical spin on Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.”

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New Play ‘A Film by Craven Frankel’ Tests Family’s Resilience to Tragedy

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre will present three performances of the play written and directed by Michael Glover, who also has a starring role.

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Hippodrome’s Costume Design Team Performs Double Duty at Holiday Time

Stephanie Parks is responsible for everything everyone wears in the Hipp’s productions of “Scrooge in Rouge” and “A Christmas Carol.”

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‘Exit Santa’ Imagines a World Where Saint Nick Isn’t Very Jolly Anymore

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents an original play by local playwright Robert Hugh Brown that pokes fun at just about every Christmas story ever told.

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‘A Christmas Carol’ Gets Full Makeover as Hipp Continues a 42-Year Tradition

The Hippodrome Theatre’s updated version of the Charles Dickens classic comes with a new set, new director, lots of fresh faces and plenty of songs.

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For Holiday Political Incorrectness, ‘Scrooge in Rouge’ is a Must-See

The Hippodrome Theatre presents an alternate universe to ‘A Christmas Carol’ that includes gender-bending buffoonery. … Oh, and it’s a musical!

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Two Florida Artists Win Top Awards During 38th Downtown Art Festival

Judges award Best of Show honors to artists from Orlando and Crestview on the first day of the two-day show in downtown Gainesville.

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