Sunday: 18-24 September 2022 HAPPEN NOW
"Embrace the Serpent": 3:30pm today, Smathers East Library, on the campus of the University of Florida. As part of the Gainesville Latin Film Festival.
(hed)PE, Andrew W. Boss, Apex, Spearhead Horizon, and M99: Tonight at 6pm, High Dive, 210 SW Second Ave. Tickets: $16 upfront, $18 show day. ([email protected])
Pulp Prize: Johanna Warren: 8 to 11 tonight, Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Main St. Tickets: $20.
Sally B's Dashing Revue: Tonight at 9pm, High Dive, 210 SW Second Ave. Tickets: $8 upfront, $10 show day. (highdivegvilleveeps.com) with live music by Swing Theory.
Fayuka and Howie Spangler from Ballyhoo: Tuesday, 7pm, High Dive, 210 SW Second Ave. Tickets: $10 up front, $13 show day. (highdivingville.veeps.com)
"Drunken Hamlet": Wednesday, 8pm, High Dive, 210 SW Second Ave. Tickets: $12 upfront, $15 show day. (highdivingville.veeps.com)
GNV Market: Thursday, 4-7 p.m., Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Main St. Free admission; Items for Sale Over 40 vendors, live music, craft beers and fresh produce.
Level 6, Rustin Ritchie, Surface Dwellers and Destiny Matters: Thursday, 8 p.m., High Dive, 210 SW Second Ave. Tickets: $8 upfront, $10 show day. (highdivingville.veeps.com)
Fusionfest: Friday, 6 to 10 p.m., Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Main St. Tickets: $20. Starring Greg Koch, Dionysus and The Project.
Bitch Comedy Presents: Standup Comedy Showcase: Friday, 20:00, High Dive, 210 SW Second Ave. Tickets: $8 upfront, $10 show day. ([email protected])
Story Time: 10am to noon Saturday, Tower Road Library, 3020 SW 75th St. Free
Gainesville Authentic Food Truck Rally: 3pm, Saturday, High Dive, 210 SW Second Ave. Free; food for sale (bit.ly/rallyfood2021) Outdoor event with food trucks and live music for profit Gainesville Girls Rock Camp. Vegan options available.
Craft Sale: November 19 event, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., GFWC High Springs New Century Woman's Club, 23674 WUS 27, High Springs. (craftshopgirl@gmail, 386-518-3276) Indoor and outdoor tables are available. Things are just handmade.
NCFBS Presents: Acoustic Blues Showcase: 5-9 p.m., September 25, Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Main St. Tickets: $15.
Gator Growl: October 7, 7 p.m., Stephen S. O'Connell Center, 250 Gale Lemerand Drive. Tickets: Starting at $45. (ticketmaster.com) Homecoming Olivia O'Brien starring Flo Reeda.
McIntosh 1890 Festival: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., November 5, 5835 Ave. G Mackintosh. FREE REGISTRATION; Items for Sale Over 280 vendors selling arts, crafts, plants and antiques.
Wandering the Milky Way – Solar System Tour: Viewed through January 1, 2023, Museum Cade, 811 N. Main St. Tickets: $12.50, $10 for seniors and students, $7.50 for children 5-17, free for children 4 years and under. Operating hours are Thursday to Sunday from 10:00 to 16:00. (371-8001, cademuseum.org) From Jupiter's churning red dot to the ice geysers on Neptune's moon Triton, our corner of the Milky Way is filled with wonder just waiting to be explored. Meet inventors who use robots, rockets and robots to transport Earthlings around the planet. Learn how a new generation of innovators is taking us from the solar system to interstellar space.
Beauty Within Limits Exhibition: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road. FREE ADMISSION. Colorful high-resolution images showcase the artistic wonders of modern conservation science, while authentic specimens from the museum's collection showcase their true splendor.
Speechless: Text & Image in Global Culture: Viewed through December 30 at the Harn Museum of Art, SW 34th Street and Hull Road. An interesting look at how words, aesthetics, and materials have supported religious, political, and socio-cultural agendas for thousands of years.
Elusive Spirit: African Masquerade: Ongoing exhibition, James G. and Caroline Julier Richardson Gallery, Harn Art Museum, SW 34th Street and Hull Road. From the middle of the 21st century to the beginning of the 20th century, masks showed the continuation of masks, but new directions also appeared in masks. While most of the exhibits focus on the spiritual and religious underpinnings of the masks, it also explores the aesthetics of the masks through engaging costumes, music and dance.
First Watering: Noon – 4pm, Thursday-Sunday, Museum Cade, 811 S. Main St. (cademuseum.org) A permanent exhibition exploring the history of the invention of the toilet and how it made modern cities possible. It questions the science of soap and introduces visitors to NASA's Zero-G toilet, which helps astronauts bravely go where humans have never been before.
"Science Up Close: Fantastic Fossils": Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road. Admission: $7 for adults; $6.50 for Florida residents, seniors and non-University of Florida students; ages 3 to 17 $4.50; Free for museum members, children aged 2 and under, and UF students with a valid Gator 1 Card (floridamuseum.ufl.edu/visit/plan, floridamuseum.ufl.edu/exhibits/fantastic-fossils, 846-2000 ) This exhibition is a collaborative work that connects museum exhibitors and collection staff and offers viewers an unprecedented spectacle. observed specimens and actual fossils. Researchers from the collections of Vertebrate Paleontology, Invertebrate Paleontology, and Paleobotany are exhibited in their lab work, providing insight into the daily lives of curators, collection managers, students, and volunteers.
She/Her/Her: Women in the Art of China: Viewed until March 24, 2024, David A. Cofrin Asian Wing. (harn.ufl.edu/exhibitions/current) This exhibition examines the intersecting roles of women as subjects, artists, and consumers of art in traditional, modern, and contemporary China. It displays a variety of works: paintings, calligraphy, textiles, ceramics, bronzes, photographs, as well as lacquerware and silverware, some of which are unpublished. With four main themes – Representation of Femininity, Beauty Anonymous, Female Artists and Beyond the Boudoir – the exhibition not only spans the full spectrum, but also offers a more detailed look at women's dynamics and contributions. Chinese art throughout history.
This article originally appeared in The Gainesville Sun: Things to do in Gainesville: Johanna Warren, Dashing Revue, "Drunk Hamlet"