Plan your week!

The ensemble Interpreti Veneziani will perform March 5, 2013, at University Auditorium. (Photo courtesy)

Published: Monday, March 4, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, March 1, 2013 at 1:54 p.m.

Sounds of Venice:

On Tuesday, Intrepreti Veneziani, the Italian string ensemble that's been a longtime favorite of Gainesville audiences, returns for its seventh local performance, this time at the University Auditorium. Among the program's seven works are three by Antonio Vivaldi, including Sinfonia for Strings and Harpsichord from “Farnace,” and Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in D minor.

Interpreti Veneziani: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, University Auditorium. Tickets: $20-$35. (392-7282,


The Harlem Globetrotters bounce their way into the O'Connell Center on Thursday as part of their 2013 “You Write the Rules” World Tour” — in which fans decide the rules that impact the outcome of each game.

Harlem Globetrotters: 7 p.m. Thursday, O'Connell Center. Tickets: $28-$57.35. (392-1653)


On Saturday, Danscompany of Gainesville presents a special 30th anniversary edition of its “Spring Concert — Dancing Through the Decades” followed by “The Wiz” at the Phillips Center. Performances begin at 1:30 and 7 p.m. with Taylor Laffey dancing the lead role of Dorothy at 1:30 p.m. and Emilee Bell appearing as Dorothy at 7 p.m.

“Spring Concert — Dancing Through the Decades” and “The Wiz”: 1:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Centers. Tickets: $12. (392-2787)


St. Augustine guitarist extraordinaire Sam Pacetti performs his dazzling style on Sunday in a concert at the Prairie Creek Lodge's Sandhill Stage.

Sam Pacetti: 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Prairie Creek Lodge, 7204 SE County Road 234. Tickets: $20.

At the movies:

“Dead Man Down”: thriller

“Oz The Great and Powerful”: fantasy

DVD releases:

“A Dark Truth”: thriller

“Duck Dynasty: Season 2, Volume 1”: TV

“Playing for Keeps”: romantic comedy

“Wreck-It Ralph”: comedy

“Gun Hill Road”: drama

CD releases:

“Memphis”: Boz Scaggs

“Spring Break: Here to Party”: Luke Bryan

“Honky Tonk”: Son Volt

“Nanobots”: They Might Be Giants (2013)

Book releases:

“Requiem”: Lauren Oliver

“Day of Doom (The 39 Clues)”: David Baldacci

“The Striker”: Clive Cussler

“Damascus Countdown”: Joel C. Rosenberg

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