The official ribbon-cutting ceremony is still a few months away, but the sparkling new Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention opens for business this weekend with a full slate of exhibits and activities. Continue reading
The 25-week concert series begins its new season this week with Mike Boulware and his bands, The Mudpies and All My Friends, looking back at the music of Tom Petty and three other greats who died during the past year. Continue reading
The 49th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival takes place this weekend along historic Northeast 1st Street. Local artist Mike Segal captures some of that history in this year’s poster art. Continue reading
Gainesville’s third annual Music and Arts Festival for Social Change will feature comedy, film, panels, poetry, virtual reality and a variety of music, culminating with Benjamin Booker in concert on Friday night at Bo Diddley Plaza. Continue reading
The Thomas Center Galleries opens a fascinating exhibit during this month’s Artwalk that examines the paintings, prints and life of Louise Leak, whose finest work was found in a California garage almost 40 years after her tragic death. Continue reading
During the next two weekends, the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents the fifth annual Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase. The event begins Thursday night with three one-act plays. Continue reading
Organizers of the 36th annual Downtown Festival & Art Show handed out $20,000 in judges’ prizes to more than 20 artists on a weekend that drew enthusiastic crowds to the streets of downtown Gainesville.
The busiest weekend of the year in downtown Gainesville involves 240 artists from across the U.S. and beyond, while attracting crowds in the tens of thousands. Artist Peter Carolin said he savors every minute of the two-day visual “feast.”