Plan your week

The band Nook & Cranny will perform May 17 as part of a Tribute to The Band at Bo Diddley Community Plaza. (Courtesy of Nook & Cranny)

Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, May 10, 2013 at 5:03 p.m.

Take a load off "Band" fans:

A special Tribute to The Band will feature St. Petersburg’s Tommy McCoy Band and such Gainesville performers as the Mick Marino All-Stars, the Don David/Mike Boulware Band and Nook & Cranny on Friday at Bo Diddley Community Plaza.

Tribute to The Band: 8-10 p.m. Friday, Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Free.


The historical-music ensemble Musica Vera Consort performs its spring concert of music from the Renaissance and other periods on Tuesday at UF’s School of Music Building.

Musica Vera Consort: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Room 101, School of Music Building, UF campus. Free.


The annual Kanapaha Moonlight Walk will feature some 2,000 luminaries along a walkway with telescopes provided by the Alachua Astronomy Club, music by Strings for Things and food on Saturday at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens.

Kanapaha Moonlight Walk: 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Drive. Cost: $12 adults, $6 for ages 2-13.


Dance Sun Country performs its sixth annual recital, “Swirls of Sweets & Twirling Treats,” on Saturday at the Phillips Center.

Dance Sun Country: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Center. Tickets: $8.50-$9.50. (331-8773, 392-2787)


“Star Trek: Into Darkness”: action/sci-fi


“Inferno”: Dan Brown

“The Guns at Last Light”: Rick Atkinson

“A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home”: Sue Halpern

“Zoo”: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge


“Love Is Everything”: George Strait

“Modern Vampires of the City”: Vampire Weekend

“NOW What?!”: Deep Purple

“How Mercy Looks From Here”: Amy Grant

“Love Will”: Trace Adkins

“Demi”: Demi Lovato


“Cloud Atlas”: drama, sci-fi

“Dexter: The Seventh Season”: TV crime drama

“The Locker”: horror

“Texas Chainsaw 3-D”: horror

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