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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 ...

On March 25, 2015 / By

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    The Beginner’s Guide to Bonnaroo

    Among the neon sea of flower crowns, 12 dollar water bottle stands and drug sniffing, undercover cops there exists a music lover’s oasis. It’s a place where the ...

    On March 18, 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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    Gainesville’s Asian Sensations

    Although the average hungover UF student might consider a Bento box an authentic Asian feast, here at GainesvilleScene, we want to expand culinary horizons. We recognize “Asian food” ...

    On October 16, 2014 / By

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    Behind the Scene: Tristany from Reggae Shack Café

    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 March 27, 2015 / By
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    TEDxUF: A Journey to the Breakthrough

    TEDxVibe Technology, entertainment and design all have the power to propel progress. On Saturday, March 21, TEDxUF combined all three of these aspects into an engaging conversation that inspired the community to break through. TEDxUF is a global conference that spreads worthwhile ideas by connecting innovative individuals. The sixth annual event opened it is doors at 8:30 a.m. at the Curtis M. Phillips ...

    On March 26, 2015 / By
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    The Groove Orient Brings Grooviness and Good Music to The JAM

    The Groove Orient is a high-energy, dance-inducing band based out of Orlando, and on Thursday night they are coming to dance with you, Gainesville. Recently coming off of their spring tour, The Groove Orient has been eagerly grabbing the attention of music devotees and funk finders everywhere. The infectious sound of TGO, formed by an eclectic group of five passionate musicians, cannot ...

    On March 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 ...

    On March 25, 2015 / By
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    Ben Meets World: ISIS and Regional Conflicts of the Middle East

    National Geographic says nine in 10 of us can’t locate Iraq on a map. That means the thousands of hours we, the 18 to 24 set, spend consuming media each year has resulted in little more than wasted time and a few “Likes.” If that’s you, scanning an Atlas with a frantic index finger (hint: Iraq is in Asia), you’ve come to the ...

    On March 25, 2015 / By
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    How SNL Used Laughter to Crush Fear in New ISIS Skit

    This is a Guest Post by TallahasseeScene’s Tiffany Battle.    A few weeks ago, Dakota Johnson, the star of “50 Shades of Grey,” hosted “Saturday Night Live.” In one of the sketches, a spoof commercial, Johnson plays a young girl who is dropped off somewhere by her dad. The commercial is a parody of a Toyota Camry ad in which a father ...

    On March 24, 2015 / By
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    Campus Parking Woes

    The clock is ticking, and I realize I’ve already spent 20 minutes circling the same few blocks and still can’t find a single legal spot in which to park. Sound familiar? That’s because it seems there’s so many of us, and so few parking spots on the University of Florida campus. UF parking is so bad that I’ve had a nightmare about ...

    On March 24, 2015 / By
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    Hip-Hop Heavyweights Atmosphere to Hit High Dive

    Glory Days Presents is bringing hip-hop heavyweights Atmosphere to unleash their seamlessly powerful lyrics and dynamic beats at High Dive this Thursday evening. Gainesville is smack in the center of Atmosphere’s Welcome To FL Tour and is an event that cannot be missed. The Minneapolis-based duo is comprised of MC Sean “Slug” Daley and producer Anthony “Ant” Davis. As a teenager entranced by ...

    On March 24, 2015 / By
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    Don’t Be Scared

    This is a guest post by Opeola Bukola, a recent UF grad, local entrepreneur and founder of Gainesville Media and ForABlackGirl.com. Read more of Ope’s wise words here. Growing up is weird in the sense that sometimes it’s terrifying just to be. To be a woman is even tougher. To be a woman who has been sexualized from a young age is the ...

    On March 23, 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 March 23, 2015 / By
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    UF Alumna Margeaux Jordan Makes Music Her Own Way

    It’s always great to hear about our fellow Gainesvillians going places, which is why I’m so excited about Margeaux Jordan’s new album. This former UF Dazzler is taking on a new challenge with the release of her new pop-inspired material. One song from the album has already been released and two more are following shortly. Jordan graduated from UF in May of ...

    On March 23, 2015 / By
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    Your Weekend Dirty Dozen

    Friday is finally here, and for those of you who have been stuck in a stalemate, it’s time to let loose. Whether you’ve been stressed with studying or coasting into the chill zone, check out this weekend playlist packed with feel-good tunes.   Featured photo courtesy of: ZME Science ...

    On March 20, 2015 / By
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    Behind the Scene: Steve Nichtberger from Flashbacks

    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 March 20, 2015 / By
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    From Brews to Bison, O.A.K. Brings Fresh Vibes to Gainesville

    The same people that bring you the taco and tequila madness at Cantina and the mimosa-drenched brunches of 101 Downtown have announced a new bar and restaurant called O.A.K. O.A.K., Original American Kitchen, will feature comfort food and Southern classics, such as short ribs, red eye gravy shrimp, organic grits, bison burgers and a variety of vegan and vegetarian options. Owned and ...

    On March 19, 2015 / By
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    Know Where Coffee: A New Kind of Coffee Shop

    Gainesville is a town with tremendous potential and, within the last six years of living here, I have had the fortune of watching it flourish. It’s a comforting city that caters to all types of lifestyles. I am happy to call it home. However, there seems to be an ongoing trend that doesn’t sit well with me. Many locals will be very ...

    On March 19, 2015 / By