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

Is Uber a Safer Designated Driver

by Shyam Allard GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While many parents of current University of Florida students have reportedly slept easier knowing that Uber has been acting as their partying child’s designated driver, it is still unclear whether the presence of Uber in the... read more

Heavy Pets to Play Beatles Show at High Dive Tonight

by Gargs Allard The Heavy Pets, who are known for being a creative jam band that has put out six-full-length studio albums of their own, and was lauded by The Huffington Post for releasing one of the top ten albums of 2010, will perform a Beatles’ tribute show... read more


by Alex Peterman First part originally published in Locker Room Update (see addendum by Gargs Allard below) San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is making news for all the wrong reasons – or all the right ones. In the 49ers’ third preseason game,... read more

Astronauts of Antiquity Power Up Beyond the Maze

by Gargs Allard Music Review: Beyond the Maze [EP]/Astronauts of Antiquity Beyond the Maze, the new six-song EP from the New York and LA-based electro-pop/hip-hop band, The Astronauts of Antiquity (AOA), is a meticulously produced record that engages the senses from... read more

Savants of Soul to Play Minus One Tonight

Vocalist Chelsea Oxendine Leaving Band by Gargs Allard The 10-piece band, The Savants of Soul, whose recent 4-track EP release, Sunday Best,  was heavily steeped in Chelsea Oxendine’s vocal prowess , will be playing tonight (August 11, 2016) as featured act of... read more

Bills Hire Kathryn Smith, First Ever Female Coach in NFL

While Bills Hire Smith, Other Women Continue to Help Run Pro Sports Teams By Alex Peterman The Buffalo Bills made history this week by hiring Kathryn Smith, the first female assistant coach in the National Football League. Both the Bills and Smith should be very proud... read more

Festival of Colors Returns to Alachua Saturday

by Manorama das The Holi Festival of Colors is coming up on Saturday, March 26, 1-4 pm at the Krishna Temple in Alachua, Florida. Live music bands, color throws, good food and fun for the entire family. The live bands will include The Mayapuris, Gauravani, Krsnatone,... read more

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