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Alkaline Trio will perform May 9 at the Florida Theater of Gainesville. (Courtesy photo)

Published: Monday, May 6, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, May 3, 2013 at 5:51 p.m.

'True' Alkaline

Illinois journeymen punkers Alkaline Trio bring songs from their ninth studio album, “My Shame is True,” and others from a 17-year career mixing dark anthems with eclectic acoustic numbers to a performance Thursday at the Florida Theater of Gainesville. The bands Bayside and Off With Their Heads open the show starting at 8 p.m.

Alkaline Trio: 8 p.m. Thursday, Florida Theater of Gainesville, 233 West University Ave. Tickets: $21 advance, $23 day of show.

(Ticketweb.com)

MUSIC:

At 7:30 p.m. Friday, Gainesville Orchestra conductor Evans Haile leads the orchestra’s season-finale concert, “Around the World With Disney,” featuring music and video from such Disney films as “Beauty and the Beast” and “Mary Poppins” at the Phillips Center. Before the concert, patrons can take in an illustration demonstration from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Harn Museum of Art featuring illustrations from the Sequential Artists Workshop.

“Around the World With Disney”: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Phillips Center. Tickets: $35, $25 seniors, $15 ages 17 and younger. (392-2787; Ticketmaster.com)

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The band ‘64 Nickels, which performs classic rock songs from the 1950s to the 1980s with a focus on 1964 and The Beatles, is featured in this week’s “Free Fridays” concert at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza.

‘64 Nickels: 8-10 p.m. Friday, Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Free.

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Gainesville singer/songwriter Elaine Mahon performs a CD-release concert on Saturday at the Prairie Creek Lodge. Along with songs from her new album, “Rise,” the 7:30 p.m. performance also features the Gatorbone Band.

Elaine Mahon: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sandhill Stage at Prairie Creek Lodge, 7204 SE County Road 234. Admission: $20, benefits Alachua Conservation Trust and Conservation Burial Inc.; for reservations, call 317-7307 or email sandhillstage@gmail.com

AT THE MOVIES:

“The Great Gatsby”: Drama

“Peebles”: Romantic comedy

DVD RELEASES:

“Jack Reacher”: Action

“Safe Haven”: Drama

“Mama”: Horror

“Hyde Park on the Hudson”: Comedy-drama

BOOK RELEASES:

“Dead Ever After”: Charlene Harris

“Silken Prey”: John Sandford

“Naruto, Vol. 61”: Masashi Kishimoto

“Angora Alibi”: Sally Goldenbaum

CD RELEASES:

“Golden”: Lady Antebellum

“Monomania”: Deerhunter

“Modern Vampires of the City”: Vampire Weekend

“Mother”: Natalie Maines

“Time”: Rod Stewart

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