1. 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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  2. Open Mic Night @ Coffee Culture Sundays

    Sign up at 6:30 PM, starts at 7 PM.  Poetry, Music, Comedy!  Microphone, guitar and PA supplied! Every Sunday Evening!

  3. Oh, Florida!

    To some people, Florida is a paradise; to others, a punch line. As “Oh, Florida!” shows, it’s both of these and, more important, it’s a Petri dish, producing trends that end up influencing the rest of the country. To outsiders, Florida seems baffling. It’s a…

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  4. LAND OF LA CHUA 150 Years!

    Dance Alive National Ballet celebrates its home! Join us! Celebrate Gainesville’s 150th Anniversary! Indian life, the beautiful springs, our town through the ages. It’s all there, with contributions from the Matheson Museum, artist Margaret Tolbert, poet Lola Haskins, composer Stella Sung, Will McLean’s ‘Black Hat…

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