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Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month with “Pop-Up Culture”

Do you have a dance troupe or an a cappella group? Would you like to paint for an audience or read your poetry for all to
hear?
Share your talent and come out and celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month by joining the “Pop-up Culture” events on Wednesday, October 15.
From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., spontaneous acts [...]

Filed under Cultural, Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on September 29, 2014.

The School of Theatre + Dance Presents The Cripple of Inishmaan

The Cripple of Inishmaan tells the 1930s story of a crippled young man named Billy who has dreams of escaping his remote town on the Irish coast. His opportunity starts to materialize when a film crew arrives looking for actors, and soon Billy has visions of himself in Hollywood pursuing the American Dream. Billy’s subsequent [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on September 29, 2014.

GatorNights: 2nd Annual Orange vs. Blue

For one night only, the University of Florida’s bond between Orange and Blue is broken, for a competition of epic proportions. Will the Blue team, our defending champions, take the reins and lead their team to victory once again? Or will Orange, our dark horse, steal the title from our champions? Choose your side and [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on September 29, 2014.

ButterflyFest

A celebration of wings and backyard things! Explore the lives of bats, bees, birds and butterflies at ButterflyFest on Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. while celebrating wings, wildlife and biodiversity. Enjoy the Butterfly Plant Sale Oct. 3-5, one of the museum’s largest plant sales of the year with more than 150 species [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on September 29, 2014.

School of Theatre + Dance Students Perform in Clybourne Park on Stage at the Hippodrome

Clybourne Park, written by Bruce Norris, co-produced with the Hippodrome Theatre and directed by Ralf Remshardt, is a satirically funny and provocative play about race, class, and real estate. The play explodes in two acts set 50 years apart. Taking direct inspiration from Lorraine Hansberry’s classic drama, A Raisin in the Sun, Act One takes [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 22, 2014.

GatorNights: Hot Miami

GatorNights is turning up the heat… for a Hot Miami Night at the Reitz. Transport yourself to South Beach, with a Surf Simulator and your favorite beach games. Beat the heat while sipping on ice-cold “Mock-aritas.” Laugh out loud with Comedian Dillon Garcia, sponsored by Hispanic Heritage Month. Always wanted to learn to salsa? Now’s [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 22, 2014.

GatorNights: Got Game?!

Attention all gamers! Have you Got Game? If so, you won’t want to miss the GatorNights “Got Game” event on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. We’re collaborating with Gator Gaming to give you a gaming experience that you’ll never forget! Watch as your favorite classic video games come to life [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 16, 2014.

Third Annual Gainesville Unicycle Festival

UF’s Objects in Motion is holding the third annual Gainesville Unicycle Festival Saturday, September 27. Come out to the covered area on the east side of Ben Hill Griffin
Stadium to see hockey at 10:15 a.m., jousting at 2:30 p.m., sumo wrestling
at 5 p.m., and other one wheeled activities and competitions throughout
the day. Can’t make it [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 16, 2014.

UF Leisure Courses

Learn tennis, golf, horsemanship, archery, ballet, hula, and more with UF Leisure Courses. These classes are a service of the Reitz Union available to UF students and the community as an opportunity to enrich personal growth and develop new talents. Registration ends September 14, 2014. Courses are non-credit and teach fundamental skills in a small [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 8, 2014.

University of Florida Homecoming Pageant

On October 13, 2014, one of the university’s longest standing and celebrated traditions will take place in the Curtis M. Phillips Center. The annual Homecoming Pageant will definitely be a show that you don’t want to miss. Recruiting seniors from all walks of campus involvement, we encourage students to apply for a chance to UF’s [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 8, 2014.