Hip hop artist and activist Talib Kweli headlines a free concert tonight at Bo Diddley Plaza, kicking off the two-day social change festival that will include everything from films and stand-up comedy to poetry and virtual reality.
Four men with musical ties to Gainesville are collaborating on the state-of-the-art studio that will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday by hosting the Heartwood Music Festival in the South Main art district.
The eighth annual environmental film and arts festival begins tonight with a reception and awards program at the Hippodrome as well as the first of 45 films from 14 countries to be screened over a four-day period.
The Gainesville Arts Studio, owned by Iris Coe-Gross and her husband, opens its doors tonight on South Main Street with an Artwalk reception that includes paintings by Aaron D. Coe, live music and refreshments.
The Thomas Center Galleries debuts its new Main Gallery exhibit titled “82° W / Six Degrees of Separation,” spotlighting the work of eight Cuban artists as part of the city’s ongoing Bulla Cubana cultural celebration.