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Gainesville's Less Than Jake

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Published: Monday, August 26, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, August 23, 2013 at 6:05 p.m.

"WAKE AND BAKE" WITH LESS THAN JAKE:

Starting Friday, Gainesville's Less Than Jake returns home for three nights of shows at High Dive as part of its second annual “Wake and Bake Weekend” of hometown events. Performances begin at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The group also will perform a special brunch set at noon Sunday at Loosey's.

Less Than Jake: 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, High Dive, 210 SE Second Ave. Tickets: $15; TicketWeb.com. Noon Sunday at Loosey's 120 SW First Ave. Tickets: $6-$8; Ticketfly.com.

MUSIC:

The rock group Crooked Counsel will perform songs by artists ranging from Adele to Led Zeppelin in this week's “Free Fridays” concert at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza.

Crooked Counsel: 8-10 p.m. Friday, Bo Diddley Community Plaza, 111 E. University Ave. Free.

EXHIBITS:

Surf's up Saturday when the Florida Museum of Natural History opens two new exhibits. “Surfing Florida — A Photographic History” celebrates the state's surfing history with photos and graphics, and “Surf Science — Waves and Wildlife” explores the science of waves and animals on the beach. Both exhibits will continue through Jan. 20, 2014.

“Surfing Florida” and “Surf Science”: Opens Saturday and continues through Jan. 20, 2014, hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road. Admission: $4 adults, $3.50 for Florida residents and college students, $3 for children, free for UF students and museum members. (846-2000, www.flmnh.ufl.edu)

THEATER:

A.R. Gurney's “Love Letters,” with Joe and Wando Roe playing a couple recounting their lifelong relationship by reading letters to each other, continues Friday and Saturday with a final performance on Sunday at the High Springs Community Theater.

“Love Letters”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, High Springs Community Theater, 130 NE First Ave., High Springs. Tickets: $11, $9 for ages 55 and older on Sundays. (386-454-3525, highspringscommunitytheater.com)

AT THE MOVIES:

“Getaway”: Thriller

“One Direction: This is Us”: Music, documentary

BOOK RELEASES:

“The Racketeer”: John Grisham

“The Fall of Five”: Pittacus Lore

“How the Light Gets In”: Louise Penny

“Bones of the Lost”: Kathy Reichs

“Winter of the World: Book Two”: Ken Follett

ALBUM RELEASES:

“Another Self Portrait (1969-1971): The Bootleg Series Vol. 10”: Bob Dylan

“Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action”: Franz Ferdinand

“Alabama & Friends”: Alabama

“Overcomer”: Mandisa

“Inland”: Jars of Clay

DVD RELEASES:

“The English Teacher”: Romantic comedy

“The Great Gatsby”: Drama

“Pain and Gain”: Action

“Sons of Anarchy — Season Five”: TV drama

“The Walking Dead: The Complete Third Season”: TV drama

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