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GatorNights: Freeze Fest

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate winter with GatorNights on December 2, 2016 at Freeze Fest! This is gonna be one “cool” GatorNights as you catch internet sensation Us The Duo in concert from 9 to 10 p.m. in the Rion Ballroom! Get crafty this holiday season for your friends, family, or [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on November 27, 2016.

Sounds of the Season

“Sounds of the Season: ¡el Festival!” will feature

Will Kesling, Conductor
University of Florida Concert Choir
University of Florida Symphony Orchestra
University of Florida Women’s Chorale
Gainesville Master Chorale
Welson Tremura
Scott Wilson and students from the UF Jazz Program

and include special guests: Ensamble Vocal de Medellín, a professional choir from Colombia, under the direction of Jorge Hernán [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on November 27, 2016.

Artist Lecture with MarcPaperScissor / RUB Entertainment

Join RUB Arts as they take a look into the world of MarcPaperScissor. Get excited for an evening of art discussion and demonstration conducted by MarcPaperScissor with delectable desserts. This event will take place in the Reitz Union room 3320 from 6 to 8 p.m. on November 30. “MarcPaperScissor is a Florida/New York based artist, [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on November 27, 2016.

Florida Players Presents: “New Works Festival”

Florida Players presents its annual New Works Festival, with 6 different original plays written by your fellow Gator students!
Reserve your free tickets online now at floridaplayers.org. All performances are at the UF Phillips Center Squitieri Theatre.

Friday, December 2nd at 7:30 p.m. (Program A)
Saturday, December 3rd at 2 p.m. (Program A)/7:30 p.m. (Program B)
Sunday, December 4th [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on November 21, 2016.

Grateful Gator Day 2016

Grateful Gator Day is an opportunity for UF students to thank UF donors for their generosity. Students will have the opportunity to write personal notes and give thanks that will reach up to 30,000 donors. Last year, alumni, parents, and friends invested $402.6 million in support of our students, programs and UF.
Grateful Gator Day will [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on November 15, 2016.

Florida Players Presents: “4.48 Psychosis”

Florida Players presents its second show of the season, “4.48 Psychosis” written by Sarah Kane and directed by Ryley Valenti.
Reserve your free tickets online now at floridaplayers.org
All performances are at the UF Phillips Center Squitieri Theatre.

Friday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 19 at 2 p.m./7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 20 at 2 p.m./7:30 p.m.

Florida Players is [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on November 15, 2016.

Florida Underground: Musicians Showcase

Join RUB Entertainment on Thursday, November 17, to experience an array of performances by some of Gainesville’s best up-and-coming artists! With musical acts ranging from electronic, to a capalla and pop rock, the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom will transform into the one-stop venue for all genres of promising, local artists.
Acts include:

DJ set by Gainesville’s “Low [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on November 15, 2016.

Five Senses of Fall / RUB Entertainment

Come join them for their “Five Senses of Fall” event in Room 3320 of the Reitz Union on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.. The event will feature DIY fall air fresheners, adult coloring sheets, and a “Guess the Weight of the Pumpkin” game with prizes for winners! Be sure to wear your [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on November 15, 2016.

GatorNights: Fort GatorNights

“Ten-hut!” GatorNights is drilling you and your platoon at our boot-camp-themed event this Friday, November 18, 2016. This night’s activities are inspired by this year’s Common Reading Program book, A Higher Standard, written by Ann Dunwoody.  Sip a good cup of coffee, write letters to troops, and even bring some supplies for our soldiers to [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on November 15, 2016.

ACCENT Speakers Bureau

Alex Rodriguez, former professional baseball player for the New York Yankees, will speak at the University of Florida on November 15, at an event hosted by ACCENT Speakers Bureau.
Ted Spiker, chair of the Department of Journalism at the University of Florida and a professor of Sports Media & Society, will moderate the discussion.
Rodriguez’s speaking engagement, [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on November 15, 2016.