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.”
The latest exhibit at the Thomas Center Galleries celebrates the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ book that helped put the rural Alachua County community of Cross Creek on the literary map. Continue reading
The Rosa B. Williams Center will be home to a high-energy, music-driven experience of high-fashion hair design and photography during Friday night’s Artwalk, which will take place at two dozen downtown venues.
Now, more than ever, the downtown area is the place to be for the best Gainesville has to offer in terms of local restaurants, bars and clubs, entertainment and special events. Don’t believe us? Read on …
A new program called JUMPSTarts, based at the city’s renovated Rosa B. Williams Center, is intended to get interested people — young and old — involved in various styles of participatory dance. Continue reading