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032219MODERN6:00: 6th Annual Gainesville Modern Weekend 2019 DRINKS AND DWELLINGS, presents VIP cocktail party with live music, art and hors d'oeuvres Mid-century modern home designed by Architect David Reaves. Tickets $75, advance sales online only Address to be provided upon purchase of ticket. Online Tickets: 

MID-CENTURY MODERN HOME TOUR, Tour 5+ area homes throughout Gainesville, Tickets $20, students $10, cash at door of any of the 7 homes or online Saturday March 23rd, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.



7:00: UF MFA Thesis Candidates Exhibition, University Gallery, Fine Arts Building B, 400 SW 13th Street. University Galleries at the University of Florida presents the MFA Thesis Candidates Exhibition I Reception in the University Gallery on March 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. Thesis Candidates, Artists include Tori Beth Bell, Cameron Doby, Gia Del Pino, Peter Palfi, Minah Shim and Erxuan Xu This event is free and open to the public.




7:00: Retratos Cubanos – Vanessa Vallejo, Grinter Gallery, 1523 Union Road. Vanessa Vallejo is in association with Bulla Cubana 2019. Bulla Cubana is a celebration of arts and culture, promoting the exchange of ideas and inspiration between Cuba and the North Central Florida region. A reception follows tonight's reception for Retratos Cubanos – Vanessa Vallejo performance.




7:30: Mercy Killers. Squitieri Studio Theatre, 3201 Hull Road, UF Cultural Plaza. What measures would you take to care for someone you love? That is the question at the heart of Mercy Killers. This one-man show centers around Joe (played by Michael Milligan, who also wrote the piece), an auto mechanic in middle America whose life is turned upside down when his wife is diagnosed with a terminal illness and he cannot afford to pay for her care. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information and trailer.



8:30: Trading Paint Hipp Cinema, Downtown. When their winning streak begins to fail, legendary father and son racing duo Sam (John Travolta) and Cam (Toby Sebastian) have a falling out. A rival racing giant takes advantage of this rift and offers Cam a lucrative opportunity racing for the adversary. Cam accepts and the gap between father and son grows even bigger.



5:00: Mi Apa Domino Tournament and Elio Piedra Conga Drum EnsembleMi Apa Latin Café, 114 SW 34th St. Mi Apa Domino Tournament and Elio Piedra Conga Drum Ensemble, Stop by Mi Apa Latin Cafe for a classic game of dominos, a Cuban favorite. Enjoy Cuban food, Cuban games and the sounds of Elio Piedo congo drum ensemble.



8:00 a,m: - 2019 Gator Fly-In and Armed Services Appreciation Day, Gainesville Regional Airport. Free viewing of Military and Civilian aircraft on display, airplane and helicopter rides, music, food trucks, kids corner, classic cars. Great family day. Located at the University Air Center at the Gainesville Regional Airport.



9:00: Kanapaha Spring Garden Festival, Kanapaha Gardens, 4700 SW 58th. Gainesville's premier horticultural event. The Spring Garden Festival features about 150 booths offering plants, landscape displays, garden accessories, arts and crafts, educational exhibits and, of course, foods. Also featured are live entertainment and live auctions. The children's area is included with the admission price and includes potting up a plant to take home, a photo opportunity, a bean bag toss, and many arts and crafts. Parking is free and off-site parking areas are serviced by shuttle buses. Admission is $10 for Adults and $5 for children three to thirteen. Cash only (no credit cards) at these events. A $2 discount is given for members of Kanapaha. No pets allowed during the festival please.




1:00: Florida Vintage Market, High Dive, 10 SW 2nd Ave. #TFVM is a unique shopping experience in the heart of Downtown Gainesville located at the Legendary High Dive Venue, where you will enjoy a variety of vendors curating some of the best in vintage pieces, handmade goods and more.



2:30: Peter Fletcher, Classical Guitarist, ACLIB Headquarters Branch. Downtown It's Peter Fletcher, who is a regular at Carnegie Hall.  Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher will perform Vivaldi, Bach, Paganini and other guitar pieces in concert

UF Gator 'pre-game stuff'

Florida is back in the NCAA Tournament for a third straight year and the 20th time in program history. The Gators are 43-17 all-time in the tournament, with 11 trips to the Sweet 16, another 10 Elite Eights, five Final Fours and two national championships. Nevada is making its third straight appearance in the "Big Dance," and ninth appearance overall, with a 6-8 all-time mark and two trips to the Sweet 16, one coming last year. ... UF is the region's No. 10 seed and Nevada is the No. 7. ... The Gators are here because of their three-game run in the Southeastern Conference Tournament last week, when they smashed Arkansas by 16, defeated ninth-ranked, top-seeded and regular-season champion LSU on a 3-point shot with one second left, then lost to eventual tournament winner Auburn by three in the semifinals. The defeat of LSU gave UF two wins over the conference champs and coupled with an ambitious overall schedule one of the last at-large bids into the field of 68. The Wolf Pack's place in the tournament was never in doubt, even after being ousted by San Diego State in the second round of the Mountain West Conference Tournament. Nevada started the season with 14 straight wins and dominated its league on the way to a third straight conference crown and school-record 29 victories. ... This will be the first meeting between the two teams, both of which have been around more than a hundred years. ... The Gators' last NCAA trip was in 2018 to Dallas, where as a No. 6 seed they beat 11th-seeded St. Bonaventure, 77-62, then lost to No. 3-seed Texas Tech, 69-66, on a game that went down to the final possession. The Wolfpack, which played as a 7-seed in 2018 as well, defeated 10th-seeded Texas in overtime, 87-83, then upset No. 2-seed Cincinnati, 75-73, but lost a 69-68 heartbreaker in a battle of Cinderellas to No. 11-seed Loyola Chicago, which eventually reached the Final Four. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information..

CHOPPED: The USC Culinary Challenge

It is a crisp, quiet Tuesday morning at 6 a.m. On campus, students are sleeping quietly in their dorms. But, just right across the street, the USC Hotel is buzzing with budding and seasoned chefs. The main ballroom has been transformed into what looks like the set of CHOPPED: 8 kitchen stations lining an entire wall, cameras, a stage with a judges' table, rows of chairs for the audience, even an announcer. The USC Culinary Challenge of 2019 has begun.

As reported on the SPOON UNIVERSITY website - READ MORE

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