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Reitz Union Grand Reopening Celebration Week

In honor of the construction completion, the Division of Student Affairs invites all Gators to participate in the Reitz Union Grand Reopening Celebration Week held February 15-20, 2016. The week includes:

Game Room Reopening on Monday, February 15
The Student Organization Fair on Wednesday, February 17 from 10 to 2 p.m.
Hispanic-Latino Engagement Center Open House [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Museum Nights: Dancing in the Moonlight

Experience African arts focused on masquerade dances and ceremonies at the Harn Museum of Art during Museum Nights on February 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a gallery talk by Curator of African Art Susan Cooksey and UF African Art History Doctoral Student Endy (Ndubuisi) Ezeluomba. Performances include “Hidden Pieces” by Itarah Godbolt and [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

GatorNights: Hunger Games – The Last Tribute

GatorNights will host a Hunger Games: The Last Tribute themed event on Friday, February 12, 2016 from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the Reitz Union. The event will feature an inflatable maze, archery with prizes, and free custom dog tags. The event will also feature two showings of the movie The Hunger Games: Mocking [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Harlem Globetrotters Discounted Ticket Offer

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Gainesville, FL on Thursday, February 25, 2016 to the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. When they come to cities they like to offer the local universities staff and students a discount on tickets. Contact 602-707-7017 or email Pittman@harlemglobetrotters.com for discount information.

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Phillips Center

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance forever changed the perception of American dance. The Ailey Company has gone on to perform for an estimated 23 [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

A Valentine’s Night at the Museum Feb. 13

Spend Valentine’s eve at the Florida Museum playing trivia games. The program fee includes admission to the “First Colony: Our Spanish Origins” exhibit and participation in Trivia Night. The museum is open from 6 to 10 p.m. for this event. Trivia begins at 7:30 p.m. The program fee is $10 per person or $15 per [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

SwampCon V

SwampCon V is coming this weekend to the Reitz Union! SwampCon is an annual anime, gaming, and science fiction convention put on by the Gator Anime club. Entry is free and you can pre-register online at swampcon.org. For more information, look for SwampCon on Facebook or check out the website.

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Reitz Union Grand Reopening Celebration Week

In honor of the construction completion, the Division of Student Affairs invites all Gators to participate in the Reitz Union Grand Reopening Celebration Week held February 15-20, 2016. The week includes:

Game Room Reopening on Monday, February 15
The Student Organization Fair on Wednesday, February 17 from 10 to 2 p.m.
Hispanic-Latino Engagement Center Open House on Wednesday, [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on February 2, 2016.

Tie-Dye on the Fly

RUB Entertainment presents Tie-Dye on the Fly. Stop by the North Lawn on Wednesday, February 3 starting at 1 p.m. for some free hot chocolate and tie dying fun. All tie dye supplies will be provided so make sure to come on by.

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on February 2, 2016.

Steve Wilson and the Next Generation of Jazz at University Auditorium

“He’s among the best New York jazz has to offer.” (New York Times) and for nearly three decades he has reigned as jazz’s most consistently inspired alto and soprano saxophonist. A musician’s musician, Wilson leads a variety of star-studded ensembles whose repertoire explores the rich history of America’s classic music while creating new soundscapes.
Performance on [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on February 2, 2016.