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SWAMP DANCE FEST! 2015 concludes with world premieres

Published: July 21 2015

This year's SWAMP DANCE FEST! will certainly end on a high note.

Play traces 50 years of the African-American experience at UF

Published: July 14 2015

“Gator Tales,” a play that tells the story of African-American students at the University of Florida from the period of integration to the present will be presented on stage July 16-19 at the Black Box Theatre located in the Nadine McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion

UF campus buzzing with creativity during summer B

Published: July 13 2015

Each year, during the University of Florida’s summer B semester, participants across campus present a series of activities aimed to delight, educate and entertain. The event is called Creative B.

It’s true. “The Liar” is coming to the Constans Theatre.

Published: July 2 2015

The University of Florida School of Theatre + Dance will present its second summer production at the Constans Theatre July 9-12. Pierre Corneille’s play “The Liar” transplants the audience to the 17th century world of comedy, romance and miscommunication.

The place to “B” Friday nights in July

Published: June 22 2015

The Florida Museum of Natural History presents the UF ‘Creative B’ free movie series beginning with “Them!” (1954) on July 10. The museum will host an opening reception at 6 p.m. with light hors d'oeuvres.

A world of pianists

Published: June 5 2015

Thirty outstanding college and pre-college pianists from seven countries will gather once again at the University of Florida June 13-20 for the 2015 UF International Piano Festival.

From Liverpool to Lake Wobegon, the UFPA 2015-2016 season offers a world of variety.

Published: May 19 2015

The University of Florida Performing Arts will feature 41 events from July through April. Michael Blachly, UFPA director, announced the events for the 2015-2016 season, which has something for just about everybody's taste.

Sing, dance, set and spike. Introducing “Volleygirls.”

Published: May 18 2015

Students at the University of Florida School of Theatre + Dance will have the unique opportunity this summer to work on “Volleygirls,” a new musical currently in development by a team of award-winning artists and producers, including UF School of Theatre + Dance alumnus and two-time Tony Award-winning producer John Arthur Pinckard.

A weeklong music event with a distinctly Brazilian accent

Published: April 30 2015

The University of Florida School of Music, in collaboration with Broward College, will present the 2015 Brazilian Music Institute, or BMI, from Monday, May 11 through Friday, May 15. BMI brings together outstanding artists for a weeklong event designed to extend the experience and expand the possibilities of learning and performing Brazilian music.

Free comedy show! (Some Strings Attached)

Published: April 20 2015

That’s the name of the show: Some Strings Attached. And it really is free.

Art students bring imagination to Innovation Square

Published: April 15 2015

Creativity often powers innovation, but at UF’s Innovation Square, the reverse is also true.

College of the Arts turns to Shakespeare for season finale

Published: April 2 2015

The University of Florida (UF) School of Theatre + Dance will present the early William Shakespeare work “The Comedy of Errors” April 3-12.

Dirty Heads are headed to the Phillips Center

Published: March 27 2015

UF Student Government Productions will host a free concert featuring the “cool, feel-good band,” the Dirty Heads, on Wednesday, April 22, at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. This the second free spring show presented by SGP.

Jewish Film Festival will feature 12 films in 10 days

Published: March 16 2015

The best of international cinema will return to Gainesville in March when the Jewish Film Festival takes over the Hippodrome Cinema for the fifth consecutive year.

Behind the scenes with Monet and friends at the Harn

Published: March 13 2015

They travel with bodyguards, demand perfect lighting, and can never, under any circumstances, be touched with bare hands. But they aren’t celebrities: They’re the priceless paintings gathered for the “Monet and American Impressionism” exhibition at the University of Florida’s Harn Museum of Art.

Marston Library, Florida Museum to honor winners of science art competition

Published: March 11 2015

The images range from nanoparticles, to a dewdrop, to a woolly mammoth. What they share is the title of “winner” in the University of Florida Elegance of Science Contest. And all will be recognized in an awards ceremony at the Florida Museum of Natural History March 20 at 3:30 p.m.

Lecture to explore art in early Colonial Peru

Published: March 10 2015

The Gainesville Society of the Archaeological Institute of America presents a lecture by Maya Stanfield-Mazzi, associate professor in the department of art history, March 11 at 5:30 pm in Fine Arts Building B, Room 103.

P.K. Yonge Performing Arts to present Broadway favorite ‘West Side Story’

Published: February 27 2015

Sharks and Jets are coming to Gainesville!

Sundance-winning film on the power of music

Published: February 5 2015

The University of Florida Health Shands Arts in Medicine program and the UF Center for the Arts in Medicine will hold a screening of the film “Alive Inside” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9, at the Hippodrome State Theatre, 25 SE 2nd Place.

Director of UF Performing Arts to retire after 15 years

Published: February 3 2015

Michael Blachly, director of University of Florida Performing Arts (UFPA), announced his retirement effective September 1, 2015.