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GatorNights: Fall Carnival

Need some Fall weather in Florida? If pumpkin spice latte’s just aren’t enough, then come out to their Pumpkin Palooza Fall Carnival on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. Experience the thrills and chills of carnival games and rides on the Breezeway and the North Lawn. Tantalize your taste buds with [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

30th Annual UF Invitational Choral Festival

The UF School of Music will welcome more than 300 singers and choir directors from six choirs across the state for the 30th Annual UF Invitational Choral Festival on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The festival, which includes individual choir clinics, master classes and numerous performances, including one featuring a mass choir, will take place throughout [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

UF Students Present Stand Up Comedy Show at the Hippodrome Cinema

Need a laugh? Join the UF School of Theatre + Dance on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hippodrome Cinema for a free Stand Up Comedy Show. The show will showcase material written and performed by students enrolled in the new Comedy Practice course at UF where students learn stand-up and sketch [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Homecoming and Gator Growl

Gator Growl is Friday, October 17. Headlining Gator Growl is indie-pop band Foster the People, whose 2010 hit “Pumped up Kicks” hit #1 on the Billboard Alternative songs chart, and three-time Grammy award-winning artist Ludacris. Hosting the show is comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member Brooks Wheelan.
Gator Growl will also feature a wide [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 13, 2014.

Pop-Up Culture

UF is celebrating National Arts & Humanities Month with Pop-Up Culture on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 between 8 am. and 8 p.m. From clay throwing to dancing and from painting to debating, student groups and classes will hold various moments of culture all aimed to increase awareness, appreciation and excitement for the arts and humanities [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 13, 2014.

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd is the smash-hit musical telling the bloody tale of a barber and his obsessive quest for justice after years of false imprisonment. Combining music-hall style numbers, hauntingly beautiful songs and Mrs. Lovett’s infamous meat pies, Sweeney Todd offers an unforgettable portrait of a man driven to madness by injustice. Directed by Tony Mata [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 13, 2014.

Get Your Tickets Now: Foster the People and Ludacris to Perform at UF

Indie-pop band Foster the People, and three-time Grammy winning rapper Ludacris will co-headline Gator Growl 2014, as part of the University of Florida Homecoming celebration.
Brooks Wheelan, one of Comedy Central’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch,” will emcee the pep rally event, scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct. 17 on Flavet Field.
Gator Growl 2014 will be an unforgettable night. [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 6, 2014.

UF Homecoming Kick-Off: Soulfest 2014

Kicking off UF Homecoming this year, Soulfest 2014 is a free homecoming event held in the Phillips Center. This multicultural talent showcase has free food from Gainesville restaurants, tabling, and live performances. Doors open at 4 p.m., food is served at 5 p.m., and the show starts at 6:30 p.m. It is a family event [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 5, 2014.

GatorNights: Imagine

Attention all Dreamers, join us in celebration of John Lennon’s birthday and the 70s decade on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. in the Reitz Union. Join their Soul Train Variety Show in the Grand Ballroom, where you will be transformed back to the decade of disco with a Roller Skating [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 5, 2014.

UF Symphony Orchestra Concert

Join the Orchestra Concert for a special evening of orchestral music Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Phillips Center. The first half of the program features pianist Andreas Klein while the second half is devoted to The Story of Cinderella, a modern twist on a well-loved fairy tale that explores growing up, [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 5, 2014.