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Daniel Fuentes and Marissa Toogood puppet the Bad Idea Bears and Juanita B. Green stars as Gary Coleman, center, in the Hippodrome Theatre production of Avenue Q.

Doug Finger/Staff photographer
Published: Monday, July 8, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, July 5, 2013 at 4:11 p.m.

Broad ‘Avenue'

"Avenue Q," the award-winning musical whose coming-of-age tale is told by actors with puppets, has been extended through July 21 at the Hippodrome Theatre.

"Avenue Q": 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays, through July 21, Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE Second Place. Tickets: $15-$35; recommended for mature audiences. (375-4477, www.thehipp.org)

MUSIC:

On Tuesday, trumpeter Gary Langford performs his annual concert for the Gainesville Friends of Jazz at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Musicians joining the former UF bandleader include pianist Frank Sullivan and trumpeter Scott Wilson.

Gary Langford & The Jazz Project: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34th St. Tickets: $20, $15 for Gainesville Friends of Jazz members, $10 students. (379-0300, Gnvfriendsofjazz.org)

THEATER:

Also Tuesday, the UF School of Theatre and Dance production of "Brighton Beach Memoirs," Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical comedy about growing up in 1930s Brooklyn, returns for a second engagement that continues through Sunday.

"Brighton Beach Memoirs": 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Constans Theatre, McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion, UF Campus. Tickets: $15. (392-1653)

"Dark Nights," the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre's series of performances between mainstage productions, features the Much Ado About Doris Improv Group on Wednesday and Thursday; UF's Theatre Strike Force on Friday; and "In Heat," the Alachua County Rapscallions' 24-hour playfest event in which teams of four actors perform a short play written and produced within 24 hours, on Saturday.

ART "Dark Nights": 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, 619 S. Main St. Admission: $10 each night.

AT THE MOVIES:

"Killing Season": action

"Grown Ups 2": comedy

"Pacific Rim": action

CD RELEASES:

"Made in Britain/The World Record": Whitesnake

"Badlands": Trampled Under Foot

"Game Of Thrones (Music From The HBO Series) Season 3"

"Ciara": Ciara

"Hardcore": Devo

"Calm After": Travis Tritt

BOOK RELEASES:

"Fin & Lady": Cathleen Schine

"Bombshell": Catherine Coulter

"The Light in the Ruins": Chris Bohjalian

"Fifth Grave Past the Light": Darynda Jones

DVD RELEASES:

"Admission": romantic comedy

"The Gatekeepers": documentary

"The Host": thriller

"Warehouse 13: Season Four": TV sci-fi

"Robot Chicken DC Comics Special": TV comedy

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