Latin blues, authors talk, line dancing, Juneteenth events, Elton John tribute

Week Forward: June 12-18, 2022

Taking place NOW

Clean Flava Line Dancing: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. right now, eco-friendly on the Bo Diddley Plaza, downtown Gainesville. All ages are welcome to dance and have entertaining.

Jose Ramirez: 6:30 p.m. now, Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Most important St. Tickets: $20 common admission, $10 North Central Florida Blues Society customers. (871-676, Presented by the North Central Florida Blues Culture, Ramirez is Latin America’s most well-liked blues star and has played with some of the major names in the market, which includes Buddy Dude, Anson Funderburgh, Janiva Magness, Mark Hummel, Bob Stroger and Bryan Lee. The Jose Ramirez Band put second at the 2020 International Blues Challenge in Memphis towards extra than 230 bands from all over the earth.

Drunken Shakespeare: “A Midsummer’s Night Dream”: 9 p.m. Tuesday, Large Dive, 210 SW Second Ave. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 day of display. (

Joslyn and the Sweet Compression: 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Most important St. Tickets: $15. Soulful tunes.

Xenogenesis, Now Leaving Space and Haylin Watkins: 9 p.m. Wednesday, Superior Dive, 210 SW 2nd Ave. Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 working day of exhibit. (

Powfu, Snow and Ouse: 8 p.m. Thursday, Superior Dive, 210 SW Next Ave. Tickets: $20. (

Juneteenth Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. Friday, Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center, 837 SE Seventh Ave. Tickets: $25. (, 226-8321) George Foxx, who has for several several years catered the breakfast, will cater the event.

“Still Standing” Tribute to Elton John: 8 p.m. Friday, Substantial Dive, 210 SW 2nd Ave. Tickets: $10 in progress, $13 day of show. (

Journey to Juneteenth: Freedom Walk 2022: 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Depot Park, 874 SE Fourth Ave. Hosted by the Town of Gainesville Workplace of Equity and Inclusion. That includes a DJ, reside performances, shows, game titles and the Independence Walk via various historic neighborhoods.

“Motion picture Insanity”: 3 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Middle, 3201 Hull Street. Tickets: $20. (392-2787) Momentum Dance Arts offers its annual recital.

“The Wilder Heart of Florida”: 4 p.m. Saturday, Matheson Museum, 513 E. College Ave. (, 378-2280) That includes Lars Andersen, Cynthia Barnett, Lucinda Merritt, Leslie Poole and Margaret Tolbert studying their essays.

Independence Fest: 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Bo Diddley Plaza, downtown Gainesville. Absolutely free. Featuring stay audio, poetry, spoken term and actions for young children.

Gainesville’s Greatest Artist Showcase: 8 p.m. Saturday, Superior Dive, 210 SW Next Ave. Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 day of display. ([email protected]) A night of hip-hop.


Dance! by Davis Offers “Bright Lights & Massive Town Desires”: 5 p.m. June 25, Phillips Middle, 3201 Hull Highway. Tickets: $25. (392-2787)


“Painting St. Augustine”: On display by means of Could 2023, Harn Museum of Art, Southwest 34th Avenue and Hull Street. Choices from the Samuel H. and Roberta T. Vickers Assortment showcasing operates by much more than 20 artists who captured vivid landscapes and city sights of St. Augustine. The 36 paintings on display screen date from the late 19th to the mid-20th hundreds of years and cover a broad variety of themes from views of coastlines and waterways to depictions of historic landmarks, picturesque streets and courtyards. Collectively, these paintings comprise a visual document of Florida’s oldest town.

“At Very first Flush”: Noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, Cade Museum, 811 S. Principal St. ( The everlasting show explores the historical past of the creation of toilets and how they created modern day cities achievable. It ponders the science of cleaning soap and introduces readers to NASA’s Zero-G toilets, which assistance astronauts go boldly the place no human has gone right before.

“Science Up Shut: Fantastic Fossils”: Florida Museum of Pure Heritage, 3215 Hull Road. Admission: $7 older people $6.50 Florida inhabitants, seniors and non-College of Florida university pupils $4.50 ages 3-17 free to museum customers, small children ages 2 and young and UF learners with a legitimate Gator 1 Card. ( to/approach,, 846-2000) The exhibition is a collaborative endeavor linking the museum’s displays and collections workers, providing persons a glance at hardly ever-just before-observed specimens and serious fossils. Scientists from the vertebrate paleontology, invertebrate paleontology and paleobotany collections will be in the exhibit as element of its performing lab, delivering a glimpse into the day by day existence of curators, assortment managers, learners and volunteers.

“She/Her/Hers: Women in the Arts of China”: On display screen via March 24, 2024, David A. Cofrin Asian Wing. ( Exhibition unravels the intersecting roles women played as subjects, artists and individuals of art in standard, contemporary and modern day China. Characteristics a huge assortment of is effective — paintings, calligraphy, textiles, ceramics, bronzes, pictures, and lacquer and silver wares, some of which have hardly ever been on see ahead of. Organized all around 4 themes — “Representing Femininity,” “Nameless Attractiveness,” “Female Artists” and “Outside of the Boudoir” — this exhibition not only realizes a entire spectrum but also offers a additional nuanced check out of women’s dynamic engagements with and contributions to the arts of China all through record.

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