The University of Florida Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) hosted the event for Black women to share their experiences through selections of their own prose and poetry on Zoom.
High Dive hits a decade month, marking 10 years of highlighting local music, hosting national acts and giving back to the Gainesville community. The venue, a Gainesville staple, has hosted some of the area’s breakout stars and the nation’s biggest names throughout its run.
The red-headed and overly-sexualized spy Natasha Romanoff, played by Scarlett Johansson, was introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) more than 10 years ago in “Iron Man 2.” After nine Marvel movies, the only female Avenger in the original six gets her own film.
Kai Telhiard was assigned a semester-long project in their graphic design class at UF in August 2020. The prompt was general: create a toolkit for a contemporary problem in the world.
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is bringing their Live and Local Summer Concert Series to Bo Diddley Plaza.
Dance Alive, a professional ballet company based in Gainesville, started a new visual podcast titled “On Stage With Dance Alive.” The podcast premiered live July 12 on Dance Alive’s Facebook page and will be recurring every Monday at 4:30 p.m.
A Gainesville-based artist is partnering with Moisturizer Gallery to create a collaborative visual art zine that will be showcased at a release party later this month.
Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson’s film directorial debut “Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)” unearths astonishingly beautiful footage from a criminally overlooked festival with an undeniable historical impact.
Papo’s Pop Shop will hold its second vendor market on July 10 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 808 NW 13th St. In addition to Papo’s exotic snacks, the Snack Attack event will feature a variety of items from 12 local vendors, such as throwback clothing from Beasy Vintage, handmade jewelry from Whole Heart Goods and art from Fillup G.
"It's a Woman's World" featured a slew of hits from female artists through the ages. Serving as a celebration of female empowerment, it ran July 1-3 and acted as part of the Hippodrome’s return to live shows.
Curvy Confidence is a social group that organizes dinners, pool parties and beach get-togethers to promote the acceptance of all body shapes and sizes. Currently, the group’s meetups are held in Gainesville, Jacksonville and Orlando.
Plantology joined three other food trucks at Gainesville’s vibrant Midpoint Park and Eatery on July 1. The new business offers a 100% vegan menu offering scratch-made burgers, mac bowls and loaded fries.
The SOBERBABY talkshow was born with the goal of erasing the stigma around addiction.
All profits made from Smooth Flava's line dancing lessons go towards helping K-12 students pay tuition at this summer’s I AM STEM camp, which provides children with early exposure to STEM resources, skills and careers.
UF’s Latino community discussed film representation upon the release of the “In the Heights” movie.
Between vibrant music and colorful dancing, “In the Heights” presents a story of the collective Latino struggle, specifically in the Washington Heights community.