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‘64 Nickels to perform at free concert in Gainesville

‘64 Nickels to perform at free concert in Gainesville

The band ’64 Nickels will perform tonight (Friday) as part of Gainesville’s “Free Fridays” Concert Series at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza. ‘64 Nickels plays classic songs from the 1950s…

Review: Family troubles and little white lies in ‘Big Wedding’

Review: Family troubles and little white lies in ‘Big Wedding’

One of the biggest complaints against romantic comedies–at least mine–is that they too often rest comfortably inside the predictable confides of their conventions. “The Big Wedding,” however, does not stretch…

Suwannee River Jam continues the music

Suwannee River Jam continues the music

The 2013 Suwannee River Jam, which began Wednesday, continues today (Friday) and Saturday at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. Among the festival headliners is singer…

Tallahassee symphony will present ‘Ravishing Romanticism’

Tallahassee symphony will present ‘Ravishing Romanticism’

The Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra will present “Ravishing Romanticism” Saturday, May 4, at 8 p.m. at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall on the FSU campus featuring mezzo-soprano Phyllis Pancella. The musical poets…

Review: ‘Oblivion’ is an action-filled sci-fi trip with a great story

Review: ‘Oblivion’ is an action-filled sci-fi trip with a great story

Although at the beginning, the “Olivion” seems like it will be an average action flick, additional layers are continuously added through its two-hour length, adding depth not only to the…

Flying Wallendas to captivate at Jest Fest

Flying Wallendas to captivate at Jest Fest

Jest Fest! presents its final performance Saturday, April 27, from 6-8 p.m. at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza in downtown Gainesville. Headlining the show are the world famous Flying Wallendas,…

Theatre festival will feature 11 original 10-minute plays

The Florida State University Student Theatre Association will present its 10-minute play festival entitled “Flow” this weekend (April 26-28) in the Augusta Conradi Studio Theatre, located in the Williams Building.…

Review: ‘42’ does justice to the story of Jackie Robinson

Review: ‘42’ does justice to the story of Jackie Robinson

Hollywood has made some great baseball movies over the decades, including “Field of Dreams,” which is one of my favorites of all time. So I was surprised to discover, after…

Director: ‘See What I Wanna See’ will make audience ask questions

Director: ‘See What I Wanna See’ will make audience ask questions

The Florida State University (FSU) Student Theatre Association presents its heart-wrenching and thought-provoking spring musical production, “See What I Wanna See,” directed by FSU student Casey Vaughan. The production will…

Southern Music Rising Festival takes over downtown Monticello

Southern Music Rising Festival takes over downtown Monticello

Nashville’s Boxcars will headline this weekend’s Southern Music Rising Festival in downtown Monticello. Beginning tonight (April 19) the Boxcars (shown above) will perform on stage at the Monticello Opera House…