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Friday, May 17, 2024

Jeremy Haas


Florida Alligator
THE AVENUE  |  MUSIC

Album Review: Gainesville band UV-TV releases ‘Glass’

In March, Gainesville-based punk trio UV-TV released their debut full length album, “Glass.” Having spent the last couple of years making their rounds through Gainesville clubs and going on brief tours of the East Coast, UV-TV made a name for themselves in Florida. However, 2017 finds these three Gainesville punks thinking bigger. They signed to Canadian-based label Deranged Records, which released “Glass,” and they are currently on a tour of the U.S. lasting about a month, which will be their longest to date.

Bob Dylan
THE AVENUE  |  MUSIC

Thoughts on seeing artists perform past their prime

My dad bought me a set of tickets for my last birthday that he hyped up for weeks leading up to their reveal. He’d ask me what I wanted for my birthday, to which I’d reply with the names of expensive music gear I knew he wouldn’t recognize. Then he’d say something like, “Well I got you something even better. A set of tickets that are going to blow your mind.”

Florida Alligator
THE AVENUE  |  LIFESTYLE

Downtown Cuban film festival celebrates music, culture

This weekend, the Hippodrome State Theatre will host a Cuban film festival downtown. The festival, which runs from Friday at 6 p.m. until Sunday at 7 p.m., will feature three Cuban films: “Before Night Falls,” “Cicho and Rita” and “Playing Lecuona;” a biopic, animated film and music documentary, respectively.

Florida Alligator
THE AVENUE  |  LIFESTYLE

Gainesville organization creates storytelling meetups

Tonight, Gainesville-based storytelling group Self Narrate will be hosting one of its monthly meetups at Third House Books & Coffee from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This event will feature stories told live by Gainesville residents on the topic of leaving home. Each story will be approximately five minutes long.

Florida Alligator
THE AVENUE  |  ART AND THEATER

High Dive to host Art Attack

This Friday, the High Dive will be hosting a free Art Attack event as part of Gainesville’s monthly artwalk. The event will run from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. and is open to the public. Twenty Gainesville artists will be showing and selling their work at this month’s Art Attack, and they will be accompanied by four local musicians performing laid-back, acoustic sets.

Florida Alligator
THE AVENUE  |  MUSIC

GNV hosts indie band Parquet Courts

Tonight, Brooklyn-based indie punk band Parquet Courts will be playing at the Wooly downtown. The show in Gainesville is part of the band’s month-long tour of the Eastern U.S., on which harpist/ambient musician Mary Lattimore is joining them.

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