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Culture Your Fu**ing Self

There are two approaches to spending your time in this complex enigma of a town called Gainesville. You can complain that, “there’s nothing to do” and drown your ...

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    25 Tips to Surviving Spring Break 2015

    Ah, to be young, wild and drunk. Spring Break — more commonly referred to as SB2K15 OFY!!!! on Facebook statuses — is a great time to be alive. ...

    On February 27, 2015 / By
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    Why Gainesville?

    “Where are you headed after graduation?” “I’m staying in Gainesville.” The looks of shock, disbelief and judgment I receive in response to my answer have become all too familiar. ...

    On February 16, 2015 / By
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    How to Tackle FL/GA

    An oldie but a goodie. Here’s a gem on FL/GA survival by our very own, Morgan Jenkins, originally published Oct. 31, 2013. #throwback I love a good cocktail ...

    On October 31, 2014 / By

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    Culture Your Fu**ing Self

    There are two approaches to spending your time in this complex enigma of a town called Gainesville. You can complain that, “there’s nothing to do” and drown your sorrows in a sub-par 3-4-1 Long Island at Cantina every night, or you can embrace your precious time here in Hogtown and go explore. We’ve helped you survive your road trips and spring break. ...

    On March 2, 2015 / By
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    The GainesvilleScene Interview: Geoff Weers of the Expendables

    The Expendables are a punk-rock/reggae surf-cultured band out of Santa Cruz, California, who’ve been a notable part of the recent re-emergence of the reggae/rock genre. Their ambiguous tone draws in ears from multiple fan bases. Along with an incredible touring record, the band has a substantial amount of material. Signed on Stoopid Records now, The Expendables have released their 7th studio album, ...

    On March 2, 2015 / By
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    Perception vs. Reality: The Dress that Broke the Internet

    I was up in the gym just workin’ on my fitness Thursday when I got a text from bae. Attached was an innocent picture of a dress. “This is gold and white, right?” she asked. It looked like it to me, and I thought it was maybe something she saw on her marketplace. Something she was buying from a friend or had ...

    On February 27, 2015 / By
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    25 Tips to Surviving Spring Break 2015

    Ah, to be young, wild and drunk. Spring Break — more commonly referred to as SB2K15 OFY!!!! on Facebook statuses — is a great time to be alive. But make no mistake: Only the strong survive. We at GainesvilleScene encourage all of our readers to partake in SB festivities irresponsibly, responsibly; so we’re running it back with our Spring Break 2014 guide. ...

    On February 27, 2015 / By
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    The Expendables to Kick Off Spring Break at High Dive

    Glory Days Presents is keeping the reggae spirit alive for Spring Break this Sunday by bringing Santa Cruz reggae/rock outfit The Expendables to High Dive. With their early January release of a seventh studio album “Sand in the Sky,” the four-piece band has been on the annual Winter Blackout Tour across the country with Ballyhoo! The new album, released off of Stoopid ...

    On February 27, 2015 / By
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    Spend Spring Break at Aura Music & Arts Festival

    Aura is a noun meaning “the distinctive atmosphere or quality that seems to surround and be generated by a person, thing or place,” according to the good folks at Google. From March 6 to March 8, that distinctive atmosphere will be generated by the attendees of the 6th annual Aura Music & Arts Festival, surrounding the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in ...

    On February 27, 2015 / By
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    Study Edge Meets Tinder: Gainesville has a Knack for New Business

    If you’re not a first-semester freshman, you know about those dreaded green and blue packets. Between Tutoring Zone and Study Edge, the market of study aids seems to be dominated by the conglomerate of corporate business. Power players like Study Edge have eaten away at the competition, providing supplemental instruction that ends up being a second class in itself while eagerly taking ...

    On February 26, 2015 / By
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    Asshole and Hero of the Week

    Although we love to view the world in absolutes, things are seldom black and white. Heroes have skeletons in their closets and assholes secretly donate money to the ASPCA commercials with Sarah McLachlan. Okay, maybe not. But the point is that the world is a complex place, full of moral ambiguity, double standards and mixed feelings. So we have taken it upon ourselves ...

    On February 25, 2015 / By
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    Edward Sharpe Plays to Chilled Out Crowds

    Student Government Productions has done it again. SGP brought indie-folk group Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros to the University of Florida on Friday, encouraging eager music-loving souls to venture into the cold abyss to bear witness to this California-based band’s cool rhythms. Even though the show took place outdoors at the Band Shell stage on Flavet Field, the weather seemed to ...

    On February 25, 2015 / By
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    Ask Her More, But Don’t Forget the Dress

    This is a guest post from TampaBayScene’s Ariel Chates.    Oh, the Oscars. The epitome of Hollywood glamour and arguably the most famed award show on Earth. And what would the Oscars be without fashion? According to some people, it might be better. This year’s Academy Awards has come with as much buzz about the red carpet interviews as the movies. The ...

    On February 24, 2015 / By
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    The Mysterious James Franco Comes to Gainesville

    James Franco, the ultimate wildcard. From nude selfies to comedic hijinks, James Franco is a certified enigma. Though he carries on a fraught relationship with the media, the general public has somehow managed to scurry around and gather random facts about the 36-year-old actor. Thanks to the miracle that is the camera phone, we all know he’s snoozed in a college class. ...

    On February 24, 2015 / By
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    Culture Your Fu**ing Self

    There are two approaches to spending your time in this complex enigma of a town called Gainesville. You can complain that, “there’s nothing to do” and drown your sorrows in a sub-par 3-4-1 Long Island at Cantina every night, or you can embrace your precious time here in Hogtown and go explore. We’ve helped you survive your road trips and spring break. ...

    On February 23, 2015 / By
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    Zach Deputy, the JAM and Chicken Pot Pie

    If you forced yourself to stand still and look around for just a moment at the JAM last week, you found yourself surrounded by grungy free spirits, roaring frat stars and plain-Janes alike, all getting the funk down and chanting three little words: Chicken. Pot. Pie. Zach Deputy pressed the pause button on all things non-funk related during his two exceptional performances ...

    On February 20, 2015 / By
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    Your Weekend Dirty Dozen

    We’re not sure why it’s still so damn cold, but there’s one thing we know for sure: the bars are cozy with warm cider and sorority girls in fur vests. Throw on a liquor blanket and this playlist and celebrate life. ...

    On February 20, 2015 / By
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    Behind the Scene: Joe Pierce from Mosswood Farm Store

    We live in a transactional world. From the daily debit swipe for goods and services to the daily exchange of emotions and conversation, we are always trading back and forth between each other.  Although it’s easy to sign your receipt and move on your way, GainesvilleScene wants to dig a little deeper. Behind the Scene, our new series, gives you a glimpse into the ...

    On February 19, 2015 / By