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Everyone Thankful for Brianna’s Song About Love

On this Thanksgiving Day, there’s so much to be thankful for, including a young girl whose spirit lives on in the form of a song…

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‘A Year With Frog & Toad’ Delivers Lots of Smiles

The Hippodrome Theatre’s musical production, which opens this week, is a warm-and-fuzzy children’s story about friendship that carries a strong message for adults: Let’s all…

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Hippodrome Marks 40 Years of Timeless Classic

When the Hippodrome Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol opens this week, it will mark the 40th consecutive season the theater has presented the Charles Dickens…

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Painter, Potter Capture Best of Show Awards

Organizers of the 36th annual Downtown Festival & Art Show handed out $20,000 in judges’ prizes to more than 20 artists on a weekend that…

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Downtown Art Festival: Celebration of Expression

The busiest weekend of the year in downtown Gainesville involves 240 artists from across the U.S. and beyond, while attracting crowds in the tens of…

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Hipp’s Artistic Directer Earns Statewide Honor

The Florida Theater Conference is recognizing Lauren Warhol Caldwell with a Lifetime Achievement Award in professional theater later this week during a ceremony at Santa…

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Acrosstown Puts Its All Into ‘Rocky Horror Show’

Just in time for Halloween, the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents The Rocky Horror Show, featuring Dr. Frank N. Furter, that “sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania,” and…

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Tabernacle of Hedonism Set for Spencer Exorcism

Gainesville’s “most non-denominational church” is taking a preemptive strike by conducting a Monday night exorcism of hate-monger Richard Spencer at Maude’s Side Car.

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Hippodrome Hits Stride With ‘Georgia McBride’

After a heart-thumping run of 1984 to start its season, the Hippodrome Theatre lightens things up with a hilarious production of The Legend of Georgia McBride,…

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Rawlings’ Voice Resonates in ‘Cross Creek Rising’

The latest exhibit at the Thomas Center Galleries celebrates the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ book that helped put the rural…

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