Five things to know for Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 8:22 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 8:22 a.m.


1. The groundbreaking University of Florida program “Empowering Women in Technology Startups” (eWiTS) has opened applications for a new session set to begin April 1; informational session is this afternoon from 3-5 p.m., Innovation Hub at UF, 747 SW Second Ave.

2. Part of the 18th International Festival of Women Composers being held at UF is a concert tonight at 7:30 featuring music by women composers from France, Germany, Italy, India and the U.S., 7:30, Baughman Center, UF campus. Free, tickets available at Baughman Center. (294-0049)

3. Award-winning violinist Veit Hertenstein performs in a Young Concert Artists appearance, 7:30 p.m. today, Squitieri Studio Theatre, Phillips Center, 3201 Hull Road. Tickets: $35, $10 for UF students. (392-2787,

4. Risk Cinema features films focusing on sound and its relationship to the visual. Films include Camille Henrot's "The Strife of Love in a Dream," Ben Rivers' "The Creation as We Saw It," and "A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness" by B. Russell and B. Rivers, 7 tonight, Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Road. Free. (392-9826)

5. Tony Monaco, a renowned Hammond B-3 organist, performs with drummer Justin Varnes and guitarist Howard Paul in concert presented by the Gainesville Friends of Jazz, 7:30 tonight, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34th St. Tickets: $20, $15 for Friends of Jazz members, $10 for students. (379-0300,

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