When I was a textbook pre-teen girl trying to figure out who I was and how I wanted people to see me, I would often aspire to be one of those eccentric, free spirits I saw in films. Those “manic pixie dream girls,” as film critic Nathan Rabin called them, were my idols because I thought that I wanted to stand out and be “different.” I realized later in life that these characters, as inspiring as they may seem, are really put in movies to serve the agenda of the male character.
Blogs | Thursday
The lineups for summer music festivals are slowly being released and anticipation is building as people make plans for their break. But if you can’t wait for summer to come, consider Aura Music and Arts Festival.
Justin Timberlake is bringing sexy back again, but this time with suits and ties.
In a private chat room, 4chan users planned an entire hoax centered on the Twitter hashtag #cutforBieber. YouTube channels, Twitter channels, Facebook posts — hours were spent creating an entire media trail to convince the world that preteen girls were cutting themselves to protest Justin Bieber smoking pot.
Now that we’re drifting away from the normal concert experience of a live band and trading it in for one or two people behind a DJ booth with multiple electronic machines, the issue of if concerts are live or pre-recorded has come to the forefront.
Who knew Miley Cyrus liked dubstep?
Walking into The Top, you immediately realize this isn’t your average college-town restaurant. With dim lighting and eclectic décor, the restaurant’s interior is something more akin to a hipster bar in Austin than a Gainesville eatery.
Imagine this: Your parents are in town and the sky's the limit with your dining options. No more ramen noodles and Easy Mac.
Every Wednesday through Saturday night, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., you can hear the soft humming of a generator outside of High Dive, a local bar in downtown Gainesville.
A lot of people knew about the five-person band based out of Gainesville, Hundred Waters, before they gained popularity in America.
For children, Halloween means staying up late, eating a bunch of candy and dressing up as cowboys and witches. For college students, Halloween means getting extremely drunk, partying into the wee hours of the morning and girls dressed as witches have turned into promiscuous nurses and cops.
EOTO came to Gainesville Friday to showcase its legendary musical performances and “Lotus Experience” visual display.
Living in a city like Gainesville provides something that not many small Florida towns can offer: a record company. No Idea Records has been operating out of Gainesville since 1985 and has produced a surprising number of big name artists.