The 20 to 30 mph winds and temperatures that hung around the mid-to-high 50s were not enough to keep dozens of vendors from selling to the Gainesville community Sunday. The dismal weather couldn’t stop the hundreds of customers from perusing the racks of retro merchandise at the Florida Vintage Market either.
Rows of colorful tents and stands with shopkeepers lined the massive field in southwest Gainesville. In the distance, the raucous medley of sword-fighting, lively music and laughter rang out from different corners of the transitory village. The mouthwatering scent of turkey legs and fried treats filled the air.
Producing an album like "Dawn FM" after experiencing a Grammy snub last year shows how The Weeknd’s artistry spotlights the things that bring him pain.
Celebration Pointe hosts its Jazz on the Green event every two weeks, inviting different jazz musicians to perform in front of a live audience.
The film was well received by critics and fans worldwide, earning a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 98% audience score, respectively. However, is the story worth the hype?
The reduced break is part of the natural calendar shift for the university, UF spokesperson Steve Orlando wrote in an email. To create a UF calendar, the university developed 13 years worth of calendars ahead of time to ensure that official UF dates can be adjusted accordingly for each term.
A UF student started the Gastro Student Association in light of the health disparities caused by gastrointestinal illnesses.
The Harn Museum of Art's newest exhibit, entitled “Plant Life,” tcontains 12 pieces of artwork from the museum’s permanent collection that reflect the influence of plants on human society. The exhibit will remain open until Feb. 20 of next year.
At their last food truck rally of the year Dec. 4, High Dive hosted 10 food trucks for a night of food trucks and local musicians for patrons. The event raised $600 for Girl's Place, a local nonprofit.
Lebowski’s Pet Pub, an outdoor bar and subscription-only dog park hybrid, opened its gates Dec. 3 with a launch party. The bar is ready to be a hangout space for dogs and humans alike.
UF's Shakespeare in the Park Fall Selected Scenes showcase was a celebration of Shakespeare in popular culture. The performance on Dec. 4 and 5 featured notable scenes from adaptations of Shakespeare works alongside corresponding scenes from the original plays.
While many may expect older people to be affected, data shows those aged 18 to 25 have the highest rate of alcohol use disorder.
Gainesville music lovers saw local artists Driveaway and Shane Malone at the latest installment of the Live and Local music series Nov. 18. The family-friendly concert ran from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Bo Diddley Plaza.
Local progressive rock band Red Letter Day released their debut single, “Dying to Stay,” Oct. 5.
Sitting Swan hosted the "Better than Black Friday" market at 4th Ave Food Park Friday. More than 15 local vendors gathered in the outdoor area, selling art and thrifted clothing alongside the park’s existing food vendors.
Following last month’s Bubblegum Bass Dance Party honoring the late hyperpop pioneer SOPHIE, the Wooly will be hosting a hyperpop-themed night Nov. 20.
The Gainesville Community Playhouse opened its curtains to its first large-scale musical since the onset of the pandemic. After two years of delays, “Oliver!” is set to open Nov. 19.