M3 Rock Festival Starts Today at Merriweather

by Gargs Allard The M3 Rock Festival, replete with three days of bands from the Ghost of Music Past, some even with some of their original members, commences today at The Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD., with doors opening for the first day of a three-day... read more

It’s Holi Time in A-Town Again

Festival of Colors to Brighten and Enlighten North Central Florida by Gargs Allard The annual Holi Festival of Colors will take place this year on April 2 from Noon to 4 PM at the Hare Krishna Temple in Alachua on CR 235 known as New Raman Reti. We caught up with the... read more

Denny Laine Interview Previews High Dive Concert

by Gargs Allard We had the good fortune of chatting with legendary musician Denny Laine of both the Moody Blues and Paul McCartney and Wings fame. He has also played and/or toured with the likes of Ginger Baker’s Air Force and the recently departed Chuck Berry, among... read more

UF Health Shands Chooses New Chief Medical Officer

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF Health Shands announced Oct. 19 Parker Gibbs will serve as its new chief medical officer. Gibbs, a University of Florida orthopedic oncologist, said his new job, which began Monday, puts him in charge of the overall quality of care patients... read more

At 82 Leonard Cohen Still a Master Songwriter

Music Review: You Want it Darker/Leonard Cohen – Released October 21, 2016 (Columbia) ★★★★★ by Gargs Allard Leonard Cohen said in a recent interview that if he is to live much longer, he will have to eat because he can’t see how it’s possible to get... read more

Power Companies Accussed of Ballot Trickery on Solar Issues

by Shyam Allard GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A solar energy amendment will be on the ballot Nov. 8, and its wording has opposition questioning the intentions of utility companies. The Florida Solar Energy Subsidies and Personal Solar Use Initiative, also known as Amendment 1,... read more

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