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In a Brooklyn home between Bed Stuy and Crown Heights, African drums constantly shook the walls. Osubi Craig cannot remember a time when he did not pound djembe, conga and batá drums, and the pulse feels very natural to him, almost innate. All ten of his siblings also have African names. Osubi is a town in southern Nigeria that was named after his great great grandfather, who was a Nigerian Yoruba man. It means king of the universe and child of the moon and stars.
Due to COVID-19, art in galleries is no longer within reach. However, Santa Fe College and the Florida Museum of Natural History will hold the second SciArt Showcase on June 19 virtually.
Music has always been a pillar in Marison Siqueira’s life.
While artist and gallery clientele has gone into hermit mode, many artists haven’t stopped creating.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ocala Drive-in’s business is better than ever before, according to owner John Watzke.
When Kathryn Davis met Abbey, a white and black English Pointer with three dotted circles along her back, she felt as though a string of fate had brought them together.
Siembra. That’s the last name Cody Galligan and his partner chose for their son, Naim, and four years later for their daughter, Sofi. Galligan carefully picked the name, which means to grow, to plant and to sow.
Happy Kiss Pole Fitness all started with a pastel pink birthday card.
Five years after his retirement from coaching, “Head Ball Coach” Steve Spurrier once again returns to the gridiron. Or more specifically, to Spurrier’s Gridiron Grille.
One clear high note pierced the air. The drum and bass pulsed in time with the audience’s heartbeats. Grammy-winning artist, songwriter, producer, performer and keyboardist Shaun Martin held the note as he pointed out at the crowd. Meanwhile, band members in Electric Kif improvised music, blending their parts with Martin.
His Native American mother taught him to protect the earth and to cherish it. During the film “Poisoning Paradise,” about communities in Hawaii surrounded by experimental test sites for pesticides, David Ruiz, a 37-year-old resident of Gainesville, said he felt provoked.
Heartwood Soundstage will host its fourth annual Heartwood Music Festival today.
Sitting on the floor, everyone breathes deeply as they sing rich, warm Tibetan-inspired mantras. On the ground with everyone else, Lee Mirabai Harrington, a 50-year-old from New York, leads the group. As she gazes around the room, she directs the healing mantras toward each person in hopes that they truly heal the individual. Even if they are in the back of the crowded room, their eyes will flutter open when Harrington’s eyes rest on their face.
For many, leaving a mark on the world means etching their initials into trees or spray painting on walls. But on a college campus, the most recognizable form of personalized art is stickers. Plastered on laptops, cups, skateboards and cars, stickers have become quite the fad. Here’s what five students at UF had to say about theirs.
With hand-cut produce, meat and cheese, and handmade cakes, Newk’s Eatery is sure to make you feel at home.
In 2045 a solar eclipse will pass through Gainesville. Director of the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium James Albury says he plans to see it — even if he’ll be in a wheelchair by then.
Nearly a month after promising its release, Kanye West finally delivered his “Jesus Is King” album on Friday.