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‘Synchronica’ Offers Snapshot of 2019 Through the Eyes of Local Teenagers

The photography exhibit that opens Friday night at the Thomas Center Galleries includes 150 portraits of youths taken by youths — for future youths.

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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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Cade Visitors Get a History Lesson With ‘The Flying Ace’ Film Exhibit

The new exhibit tells the story of Norman Studios, which began in Jacksonville a century ago and specialized in making films featuring all-black casts.

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‘You Have the Right to Remain Dead’ Turns Audience Members into Sleuths

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre demolishes the fourth wall with a whodunit that makes everyone in the room a prime suspect for murder.

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‘A Walk in the Park’ Directs Attention to Gainesville’s Many Green Spaces

There’s an opening reception for the colorful exhibit of large paintings at the Historic Thomas Center’s Doris Bardon Gallery during Friday night’s monthly Artwalk.

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Posted in Music The Arts Theater

Talk About Rock and Roll Heaven: ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ Tops Chart

The Hippodrome Theatre presents a high-octane production about four iconic musicians and one history-making jam session for the ages.

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‘Beauty of the Father’ Examines Love From Almost Every Possible Angle

Actors’ Warehouse presents a play from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz that shows just how complicated relationships can get.

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‘The Nether’ Goes on Dark Journey Down a Very Precarious Path

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents Jennifer Haley’s disturbing but engrossing play about a virtual-reality world where every line is blurred.

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Hippodrome Takes Novel Approach; ‘Sex with Strangers’ Heats Up Stage

The play follows two writers who can’t keep their hands off each other but whose desires also include being accepted into the literary world.

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New AW Play ‘Under A Liar’s Moon’ Might Leave Audiences Howling

The dark comedy from Gainesville playwright Jane Edwards about a woman exposed to more than the elements makes its stage debut at Actors’ Warehouse.

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