Around 200 people packed into First Magnitude Brewing Company Wednesday to watch “Path of the Panther,” a film directed by Emmy-winning director Eric Bendick and produced by National Geographic photographer Carlton Ward Jr.
Residents and visitors have the opportunity to see Dustin Cottrell and Corey Cheval's talents Friday night and Saturday afternoon in Dusty’s Ragtime Circus, a variety show held by the Gainesville Circus Center with live music, dance, acrobatic performances and other traditional and contemporary circus acts.
“Return to Forever: Gainesville’s Great Southern Music Hall,” focuses on the first four years of the music hall, 1974 to 1978, when founders Meldon and Forsman were directly involved, and features photographs from the 1974-1976 house photographer, John Moran.
Bushel & Peck officially opened for business in 2022, with the bakery’s first pop-up taking place Sept. 3 at local coffee shop 108 Vine. Since then, Agliata has cherished having a front row seat to the impact her craft has had on the Gainesville community.
Getachew hosted her fourth basement session Thursday, attracting about 40 attendees from the UF and Gainesville communities. In honor of Black History Month, the event focused on highlighting local Black artists and small businesses.
The annual Black History Month event hosted by the P.K. Yonge BSU will be hosted at the school’s Performing Arts Center Feb. 27. The theme will be BSU Awards: A Celebration of Black History, Black Culture, and Black Excellence.
Sarah’s Sweetwater Greenway Loop Festival, which took place Feb. 16- 20, expanded across five historic neighborhoods in Gainesville where the city approved a greenway, or a strip of land dedicated to recreational use, to connect them.
Serpentine Plants + Provisions, located at 209 NW 10th Ave., sells a variety of plants as well as curated homeware and gift products from local, independent retailers.
Taylor Brorby, an environmentalist and University of Utah instructor will visit the UF Smathers Library Tuesday at 7 p.m. to talk about his 2022 memoir, “Boys and Oil: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land,” which explores issues regarding queerness, the environment and extractive economies through his own experiences.
This experimental approach is the foundation of Dance Alive’s most proximal performance, “Horse of a Different Color.” Displayed at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 18, the experimental ballet will take viewers on a journey to a different realm where anything is possible.
Arrighi opened the Thornebrook Gallery in 1991, three weeks after he graduated from UF with a degree in printmaking. He considers himself lucky because he’s been able to do what he loves every day for the past 40 years.
With Valentine’s Day looming around the bend, over 100 Gainesville singles lined up to get into the High Dive’s newest event Friday night: “Truth or Drink”— because, why not?
Over 20 LGBTQ local artists gathered Friday to share and sell their creations at the CMC during the Queer and Trans Valentines Arts and Crafts Flea Market.
From parties for singles to activities for couples, our staff picks are guaranteed to have something for everyone. Get lost in love or find your new boo with these curated recommendations.
From Feb. 9-14, Cinema Verde is hosting the 14th annual Environmental Film and Arts Festival. This is the third year the festival is being held virtually. The festival features 70 films, Q&A sessions with filmmakers and live-streamed discussions with directors.
The Avenue compiled a list of talented local Black-owned artisanries and businesses to support this February (and every month after that).
“WORK TO DO” was released in conjunction with a GoFundMe campaign run by Schachter to raise funds for Katehwe’s family and SOS Children’s Village Zimbabwe, a nonprofit that provides support for orphaned children in Zimbabwe.
Friday, the Bailey Learning and Arts Collective hosted the Black History Month Celebration of Black Love, Art and Poetry at the Historic Thomas Center, located at 302 NE 6th Ave. It was a night of poetry, open mics, visual art and music provided by DJ Double A.
Presented by Glory Days and the High Dive, the Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally celebrated its 10th anniversary Saturday. The completely free event at 210 SW 2nd Ave. gathers various savory local food trucks in one place.
Jade and Pearl, owned by 80-year-old self-described hippie Gloria Star, pioneered the natural product and smoking alternatives industry from her headquarters in Hawthorne, a city of 1,500 residents about 16 miles east of Gainesville.