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Friday, December 02, 2022

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The Man behind the FEST

Tony Weinbender has two great loves: music and Gainesville. Seventeen years ago he lost $500 trying to combine those, but in doing so, he created an event that became a city staple and a community that never stops coming back for more.


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Pride Playlist

With Pride festivals cropping up in cities all over the country, now is the perfect time to celebrate members of the LGBTQ+ community who are making an impact. Representation in the music industry has made major strides in recent years, with openly queer artists unapologetically topping the charts with their art.


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Weekly Event Calendar:

We’d love to give you all the details on these great events, but there just isn’t time! Gainesville is always buzzing with exciting local events, so don’t miss out. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s coming up:


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Weekly Event Calendar:

We’d love to give you all the details on these great events, but there just isn’t time! Gainesville is always buzzing with exciting local events, so don’t miss out. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s coming up:


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10 simple ways toward self care

It is 8 a.m., and you barely slept a wink last night because you were up writing a paper, studying for an exam or perhaps playing Fortnite. Whatever the case, you have to muster up energy to get to that 8:30 a.m. class with barely any time to chug your coffee. Your stress levels have been at an all-time high, and you wish you could just have 10 minutes to breathe. The college life may be busy, but self care is critical for staying on track. Here are 10 ways to practice physical and mental health care in college.


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Spoiler-free review of ‘Incredibles 2’

Viewers have waited 14 years. For those of us in college, “The Incredibles” first came into our life during an impressionable time. Some of us first met the Incredibles when we were less than 10 years old. The movie has played on cable networks countless times. The Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl McDonald’s toys may even be burned into our brains. But if you think you are too old for “Incredibles 2,” you’re wrong. With giggle-inducing comedy and jaw-dropping animation, “Incredibles 2” needs to be seen by all ages.


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Raelyn Nelson Band comes to High Dive

Raelyn Nelson is a rising princess in country music. Granddaughter of the world-famous country icon Willie Nelson, Raelyn joins forces with band members Jonathan Bright, Preach Rutherford and Paulie Simmons to create a sound that she says is the midpoint between Loretta Lynn and Cheap Trick.


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