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.
Throughout history, LGBTQ artists explored various genres to cement themselves in the music industry. LGBTQ community members shared their thoughts on how queer musicians influence their lives, the U.S. music industry and society.
In an effort to raise money for victims of sexual assault, community members had their bodies marked with ink at the Still Not Asking For It tattoo flash event on Sunday.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, at least according to Chase Morris. She repurposes old furniture that would otherwise end up in the dumpster, giving these old fixtures new lives. The local artist promotes sustainability, inspiring people to “Get Crafty Bestie” and repurpose old furniture instead of throwing it away.
If you “Just Can’t Get Enough” of synthwave, the arcade and all things ‘80s, Gainesville’s newest bar may have you drinking your way back in time. The new bar opened its doors May 28.
Welcome to the early 2000s. A futuristic, metallic vision defines the era: accessories are pink, iPods are likely bedazzled, low-rise jeans and velour tracksuits are in style, and Bratz dolls make their way to the shelves. These trends have made a comeback, and many are nostalgic to students at UF. They indulge in Y2K trends, reminisce on their childhood with the Bratz and look forward to the re-releasing of the original dolls in honor of their 20th anniversary.
Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album describes a sour breakup, but fans are left with a sweet after-taste of nostalgia. The debut “SOUR” dropped Friday, and many people are reliving high school through Rodrigo’s teenage angst, pensive lyrics and relatable topics.
Gainesville students’ favorite musicians are dropping their new albums just in time for summer. Whether the new music will accompany upcoming Depot Park picnics, trips to the pool or stadium workouts, prepare to be plugged in to new music.
The Avenue reached out to three members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in honor of heritage month to discover which AAPI artists are in their playlists.
In light of being home more often than usual, several of us have been looking for a new art form to indulge in and escape with. Fortunately, Gainesville’s family-owned Studio TM Ceramics has several opportunities for those who want to create using ceramic art.