Swamp City Gallery Lounge is all about the green, but this June, they’re embracing the rainbow. The local glass art gallery and cannabis lounge is celebrating Pride Month with its #plantapridetree raffle campaign.
The first “Helping Hands” benefit concert took place at Swamp City Gallery Lounge and was organized by the local band, RA’SBRY. The concert featured a number of musicians and vendors from the Gainesville area, and the proceeds were donated to the Repurpose Project.
With light, airy vocals and a pastel pink visual aesthetic, Bambii might seem sweet at first glance. But Grace Lamerson, the 19-year-old singer-songwriter performing under the name Bambii, pens lyrics that bite, almost snarl.
At the corner of Flaco’s and Vecino’s, a Block Party Weekend transformed 2nd Street into an ambient gathering space for two nights of live music, Cuban food, craft cocktails and more. As Flaco’s expands and live shows make their return, the block party was just one event among the many Flaco’s plans to host in the future.
Marion Senior Services instituted a new department to promote mental health in Marion County seniors. The Human Services department will focus on enhancing the quality of life and crisis management skills by analyzing individual situations and finding areas for improvement.
Thomas’s newest single, “Hummingbird,” continues with these themes, conveying a sense of freedom and adventure through references to the natural world. The song, out now, is her latest release under Spirit House Records, which Thomas has been a part of since 2018.
The Cultural Arts Coalition (CAC) is sponsoring a Science Bus to aid in science education for underprivileged elementary students. The bus will house mini science exhibits and visit several schools, community centers, libraries and other public areas across Alachua County.