Scene calendar


Published: Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 8:04 p.m.

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO: South African musical group performs a blend of African rhythms and Christian gospel music, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $18-$38. (392-ARTS)

"THE PINK FLOYD EXPERIENCE:" 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $25-$40 at Phillips Center Box Office and Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

THE JUBILUS CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m. Friday, St. Augustine Church and Catholic Center, 1738 W. University Ave. (372-3533)

CHILDREN'S CHORAL FESTIVAL: Choirs perform from area churches, 4 p.m. Sunday, First Presbyterian Church, 300 SW 2nd Ave. (378-1527)

"THE WORLDS OF FINGERMAN:" Non-verbal puppet theater, 7:30 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $15 general. (392-ARTS)

"BLITHE SPIRIT:" Noel Coward's supernatural comedy, 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 10, Gainesville Community Playhouse, Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd. Tickets: $15 at Omni Books, Vam York Theater Box Office. (376-4949)

"THE DEAD GUY:" Reality television brings him fame and fortune, but at the end of the week, viewers decide how he dies, 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Hippodrome State Theater. Tickets: $25-$30 general; $20 seniors; $10 students. (375-HIPP)

"THE REAL THING:" UF theater students perform Tom Stoppard's comedy of manners, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; and Tuesday through Feb. 9; 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb.10, UF campus, Constans Theater. Tickets: $13 general; $9 students, seniors and staff. (392-1653)

"AEROS:" Performance of theater, dance and acrobatics, 7:30 p.m. today, Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $25-$35. (392-ARTS)

MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY: Ballet with music by Copland; choreography by Graham; and set by sculptor Isamu Noguchi, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Phillips Center. Tickets: $25-$35 at the Phillips Center Box Office. (392-ARTS)

CONTRA DANCE: Dance to live music by the Corn Family, 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Ave. $7 general; $5 for 21 and younger. (www.godsdance.org)

COUNTRY WESTERN DANCE: Singles dance to live music by Lock, Stock and Barrel, 8-11 p.m. Friday, University Lions Club, 3318 N. Main Terrace. $8 general. (335-1304)

HOGGETOWN MEDIEVAL FAIRE: More than 150 artisans, human chess matches, jesters, Robin Hood and more, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Alachua County Fairgrounds. Tickets: $12 general; $6 ages 5-17; half-price admission on Friday. (334-ARTS)

DUDLEY FARM OLD-FASHIONED PLOW DAYS: Farm activities, wagon rides, crafts and food, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dudley Farm Historic State Park, State Road 26, Newberry Road. $4 per car. (472-1142)

HOLISTIC HEALTH FAIR: Live entertainment, talks, activities for children, workshops, food and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, United Church of Gainesville. $5 general donation; free for children. (375-3028 or fullcirclemassage.org/hhf/)

MEDIEVEL MASQUERADE: Dancing, juggling and live music, 5 p.m. Friday, The Thomas Center, 302 NE 6th Ave. (334-5064)

WOMEN OF INFLUENCE: "The Five Love Languages," by guest speaker and marriage counselor Lil Bourgeois, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 11, UF Hilton, Albert's Room, 1714 SW 34th St. RSVP by Wednesday. (332-2618 or womenofinfluence.info)

NORTH FLORIDA CROSSWORD PUZZLE TOURNAMENT: Teams and individuals compete, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Savannah Grande, 301 N. Main St. $40 per person; $30 students and seniors. (378-4213)

FLORIDA ART FILM FESTIVAL: East Coast premiere of "Ten Inch Hero," directed by David Mackay; and other films, 8-11 p.m. Friday; 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, 619 S. Main St. Tickets: $25 weekend; $15 per day. (917-226-2588)

CEDAR KEY STAR PARTY: Join astronomers for daytime solar and lunar observing, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday through Feb. 9, City Park; Astronomy slide shows and night public stargazing, 7-10 p.m. Tuesday and Feb. 8, Cedar Key Museum State Park. Free. (543-5350)

TOT TIME: Children ages 2-5 tour the galleries, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; and 11 a.m. Friday, Harn Museum of Art. Free. (392-9826)

PAYNES PRAIRIE: Gentle walk and talk, 9 a.m. Thursdays; Wildlife Walk, 8 a.m. Saturdays, La Chua Trail, 4801 Camp Ranch Road. (466-3397)

KIKA SILVA PLA PLANETARIUM: Southern Nights, 7 p.m. Fridays; Children's matinee, 3 p.m. Saturdays; Black Holes, 5 p.m. Saturdays; Night Spirits, 7 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets: $4 general; $3 children and seniors at the door, SFCC, 3000 NW 83rd St. (395-5381 or sfcc.edu/planetarium)

FEED-A-FROG FRIDAYS: 2 p.m. Friday, Morningside Nature Center, 3540 E. University Ave. Free. (393-8756)

WINTER TRIATHLON DUATHLON SERIES: 8 a.m. Sunday, Lake Alto Park, 17800 NE 134th Place, Waldo. $35 -$75. (stateofmindsports.com)

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT TOUR: Highlights from the African collection, 2 p.m. Sunday, Harn Museum of Art. (392-9826)

CIVIC MEDIA CENTER FILMS: "No End in Sight," Guerilla war in Iraq, 8 p.m. Monday; "It's All Good," chronicles the play "America's New War Strikes Back!", 8 p.m. Tuesday, 1021 W. University Ave. (373-0010)

FILMS AT THE LIBRARY: "Fraulein," 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Millhopper Branch Library. (334-1272)

HARN EMINENT SCHOLAR LECTURE: "Invisible Now: Art After Spectatorship," by Stephen Wright, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Harn Museum of Art. (392-9826)

ARCHITECTURE LECTURE: "Love it or Leave it: What would your Mother do?" by Jeanne Lambin, 6:30 p.m. today, Harn Museum of Art. (392-9826)

GOERINGS BOOKSTORE: Meet Nath Doughtie, local author of "All Rise - A Novel," 2 p.m. Sunday, 1717 NW 1st Ave. (377-3703)

MEET THE AUTHOR - SUDYE CAUTHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Tower Road Branch Library. (333-2840)

AFRICAN-AMERICAN READ-IN: 2 p.m. Sunday, Headquarters Library. (334-3900)

WILLISTON LIBRARY BOOK SALE: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, City Hall Community Center. (528-5972)

FLORIDA SENIOR PLAYWRIGHT COMPETITION: The Hippodrome State Theatre seeks script submissions from writers over the ages of 50 to be presented during the Senior Festival Weekend, May 9-11. Submission deadline Feb. 11. (thehipp.org/senior)

WRITERS' ROUNDTABLE: 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays, Books-A-Million, 6111 W. Newberry Road. (371-8420)

GAINESVILLE POETS AND WRITERS: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Books-A-Million, 2601 NW 13th St. (376-6623)

JONESVILLE WRITERS' GROUP: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, St. Joseph's Episcopal Church, Newberry Road, Jonesville.

PROFESSIONAL PLAY OBSERVERSHIP FOR SENIORS: The Hippodrome State Theatre offers free six-week observerships for ages 50 and older. Registration required. (375-4477)

ALACHUA SPRING FESTIVAL: Calling vendors for event held April 20 in Alachua. (386-462-9552)

S.T.A.R. AUTISM AWARENESS 5K RUN/WALK: 9 a.m. Saturday, Westside Park, 1001 NW 34th St. $10 general. (334-2186)

ARTISANS' GUILD GALLERY: "Then and Now" features works by Aleta Crawford; photography by Ann Ramsden; and wood turning by Sara Eoff, Millhopper Square, 4201 NW 16th Blvd. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Opening reception, 1-3 p.m. Sunday. (378-1383)

ART GALLERY AT BOOKS, INC.: Allism Art by Pateh, paintings on display, through today, 505 NW 13th St. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. (374-4241)

ART GALLERY AT SWEETWATER PRINT CO-OP: "Paperview," exhibit of cast paper sculptures and monoprints by Dan Rountree, 117 S. Main St. (375-0790)

THE ATLANTIC: "Gridlock," reception features works by Jon Frey and Anna Kell, 15 N. Main St., 7 p.m. Friday.

BELLAMY ROAD: 5910 Hampton St., Melrose. Gallery hours: noon-7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. (475-3435)

CEDAR KEY ARTS CENTER: "Silhouettes," exhibit by January's featured artist mosaist Valerie Bretyl; Main gallery exhibit with works by abstract expressionist Betty Neubauer through Monday, 457 2nd St. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. (352-543-5801)

THE CEDAR KEYHOLE GALLERY: Artist of the month, Jack Robinson, displays works of wood, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 2nd Street, Cedar Key. (543-5801)

COFRIN GALLERY: "Kesl and Collaborators," exhibit of creative collaboration between Lenny Kesl and other artists, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays, Oak Hall School, 8009 SW 14th Ave. (332-3609)

ELEANOR BLAIR STUDIO: Florida landscape paintings by Eleanor Blair, 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 113 S. Main St. (378-6006)

FLORIDA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY: Through 2008: "Butterflies and Moths in Contemporary Zuni Art," discover how butterflies have influenced Zuni Indian art; through March 30: Ken Sourbeer wildlife photography exhibit; through Jan. 31, 2009: "Charles R. Knight: Studies of Lost Worlds," seven study paintings and a self-portrait, Florida Museum of Natural History, SW 34th Street and Hull Road. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays. (846-2000)

FOCUS GALLERY: "On the Mark - Printmaking," works by students from UF's School of Art and Art History through Feb. 8, UF, Focus Gallery, 400 SW 13th St. (392-0201, ext. 229)

GALLERY UNDER THE OAKS: Artist Margaret Jensen's works featuring equine-themed crafts through January, 207 NE Cholokka Blvd., Micanopy. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. (466-9229)

GRINTER GALLERY: Global Culture Photography Juried Exhibition, works highlighting locations from Gainesville to China, through Feb. 8, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, UF campus, Grinter Hall, 400 SW 13th St. Reception, 7-9 p.m. Feb. 8. (392-0201, ext. 229)

HARN MUSEUM OF ART: Through July 20: "Vision/Revision: Contemporary Art from the Harn Collection;" through Feb. 24: "Highlights from the Photography, Modern, Asian and African Collections," SW 34th Street and Hull Road. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays. (392-9826)

HAROLD'S FRAMES AND GALLERY: Exclusive gallery for John Moran, Florida nature photographer featuring new work "What Lurks Beneath," 101 SE 2nd Place. Hours: 1-5:30 p.m. Mondays; 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 11 a.m. Saturdays. (375-0260)

HAWTHORNE HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 7225 SE 221st St. (954-551-7692)

HECTOR FRAMING AND GALLERY: Featuring Florida landscape works by PJ Lamb and abstract acrylic works by Andrew Masseo, 702 W. University Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. (271-4243 or hectorframingallery.com)

JIM WILSON'S STUDIO: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, 1014 NW 4th St. (378-5528)

MATHESON MUSEUM: Framed pieces commemorating UF's football and basketball championships, 513 E. University Ave. (378-2280)

MCINTYRE STAINED GLASS STUDIO AND ART GALLERY: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, 2441 NW 43rd St., Suite 11A. (372-2752)

MELROSE BAY ART GALLERY: "A Study of Painting," artwork by students of Linda Pence, 3-7 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays, 103 State Road 26 at Centre Street. (475-3866)

SANTA FE GALLERY: 3000 NW 83rd St., Building M, Room 147. (395-5464)

THOMAS CENTER GALLERIES: "Game Day! From Medieval Times to Modern Age," works depict the role of games throughout history, through Sunday, 302 NE 6th Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays; 1-4 p.m. weekends. (393-8532)

UNIVERSITY GALLERY: "Graphicstudio: Word & Image," through Friday, UF campus, University Gallery, Fine Arts Building B, 400 SW 13th St. (392-0201, ext. 229)

ART WALK: Self-guided tour featuring the works of local artists begins at the Sun Center, 7-10 p.m. last Fridays of each month, Wild Iris Books, 802 W. University Ave. (375-7477)

"ART AT TRINITY:" Gainesville Fine Arts Association members display their works, Sunday through March 25, Trinity United Methodist Church, 4200 NW 53rd Ave. (376-6615)

ART UNDERGROUND AT UF: Valentine's Day jewelry sale, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday, Reitz Union. (392-5142)

VAN HALEN: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Amway Arena, Orlando; 8 p.m. Feb. 16, Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville; and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18, St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. Tickets: $49.50, $79.50 and $149.50 at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

TRISHA YEARWOOD: 8 p.m. Feb. 14, Florida Theatre, Jacksonville. Tickets: $42.50-$57.50 at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER: 8 p.m. March 3, Hard Rock Live, Orlando. Tickets: $60-$75 at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS: 7 p.m. March 13, House of Blues, Orlando. Tickets: $17.50 at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

EDDIE MONEY: 8 p.m. March 13, Hard Rock Live, Orlando. Tickets: $27 reserved seating at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

THE FOUR TOPS: 7:30 p.m. March 18, Phillips Center. Tickets: $30-$50 at Phillips Center Box Office and Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

GEORGE THOROGOOD: 8 p.m. March 18, Hard Rock Live, Orlando. Tickets: $40 reserved; $35 general at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

CASTING CROWNS: 6 p.m. March 22, Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville. Tickets: $24-$50 at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

JACKSON BROWNE: 8 p.m. March 22, Florida Theatre, Jacksonville. Tickets: $36.50-$56.50 at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

LIFEHOUSE: 8 p.m. April 16, Hard Rock Live Orlando. Tickets: $25-$32.50 at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

AVRIL LAVIGNE: 7 p.m. April 19, Ford Amphitheatre, Tampa. Tickets: $9-$45 at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

MARIO CANTONE: 8 p.m. June 7, Hard Rock Live, Orlando. Tickets: $35-$40 at Ticketmaster. (904-353-3309)

GAINESVILLE CHAMBER SERIES: "Around the World in 80 minutes," 7 p.m. Feb. 7, The Thomas Center. Tickets: $20 general; $15 students and seniors at the door. (336-5448)

WAYNE NEWTON IN CONCERT: 3 p.m. Feb. 9, Silver Springs, 5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Tickets: $33.99 general; $24.99 children. Gates open, 9 a.m. (352-236-2121)

"DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS:" Musical comedy about two con-artists who take on the lifestyles of the rich and shameless, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12-13, Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $35-$50 at the Phillips Center Box Office. (392-ARTS)

MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL TOUR: 50th anniversary tour with artists Terence Blanchard, James Moody, Benny Green, Derrick Hodge, Kendrick Scott and vocalist Nnenna Freelon, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $25-$35 at the Phillips Center Box Office. (392-ARTS)

DIERKS BENTLEY: With opening acts Bucky Covington and Luke Bryan, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, O'Connell Center. Tickets: $36 at Ticketmaster and University Box Office. (800-277-1700 or 392-1653)

CIRQUE EXTRAVAGANZA: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $35-$65 at the Phillips Center Box Office. (392-ARTS)

GORDON LIGHTFOOT: Singer/songwriter performs, 8 p.m. Feb. 19, Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $32.50-$55 at the Phillips Box Office and Ticketmaster. (392-ARTS)

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS: 7 p.m. Feb. 27, O'Connell Center. Tickets: $18-$72 at Ticketmaster and University Box Office. (800-277-1700 or 392-1653)

BLUE MAN GROUP: 7:30 p.m. March 12, O'Connell Center. Tickets: $49-$69 reserved; $20 students, on sale at Ticketmaster and University Box Office. (800-277-1700 or 392-1653)

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