Literature

  1. Book Reading for Life Records: Stories From the Intersection of Music and Memories

    Join us for a reading by Brandon Telg and other contributors Sunday, September 15th at 3pm from Life Records, a collection of stories about music. Event is free and open to the public. Copies will also be available for sale! About the book: Stories and…

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  2. Book Launch for “Dreaming the Marsh”

    “Dreaming the Marsh” (Twisted Road Publications, 2019) is eco-fiction infused with magical realism, an environmental fable that is uniquely Floridian. Mother Nature has had enough and a day of reckoning is coming, foretold by words that mysteriously appear on the side of a shiny new…

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  3. Gainesville Latino Film Festival Film Screening: Like Water for Chocolate

    Come out for the 15th Annual Gainesville Latino Film Festival September 12-28: 7 films, 4 culinary presentations, 2 folkloric performances, a dance party, and the 3rd annual Short Film Contest! On September 18, join us as we watch Alfonso Arau’s Like Water for Chocolate at…

  4. CMC Thursday Night Poetry Jam

    Gainesville’s longest-running open mic poetry reading–25 years and counting. All styles invited–from Beat to Baroque, formal to freestyle, spoken word to academic, and everything in between. All forms of word-based art welcome: poetry of every possible sort, short prose, miniature theatrical pieces, word-centered performance art,…

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  5. I Need to Know: The Lost Interviews

    We are excited to participate in Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day! Museum Day represents a nationwide commitment to access, equity and inclusion by asking all participating museums to provide free admission to anyone who presents a free Museum Day ticket. We feel strongly about…

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  6. Gare St. Lazare Ireland

    Irish actor Conor Lovett is truly in a league of his own, which is fitting for someone who performs all by himself on a barebones stage. Absent any artifice, the audience is left to behold the bold, emotional weight he brings to these transformational and…

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  7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    A childhood classic brought to life! Innovative black light staging and fanciful puppetry bring the magic of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and other Eric Carle favorites to the stage in a fresh, new way. Children will delight in following Carle’s famous caterpillar on his transformative…

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  8. The Letters of George Long Brown

    In 1840, twenty-three-year-old George Long Brown migrated from New Hampshire to north Florida, a region just emerging from the devastating effects of the Second Seminole War. This volume presents over seventy of Brown’s previously unpublished letters to illuminate day-to-day life in pre–Civil War Florida. Brown’s…

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