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Monthly Archive for January, 2009

Art in Gainesville: Weekend Roundup

Tonight is Gainesville’s monthly Artwalk: more than a dozen art galleries, studios and shops stay open late and offer free drinks, live music and a chance to meet artists. Walk around downtown to see the newest art exhibitions in Gainesville. Artwalk is from 7 to 10 p.m. George’s Meet and Produce (corner of SW 5th […]

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Free Music for the Weekend

The 2nd Annual Community Rock N Ride starts this Friday (1/30) at 5:30 p.m. in the Plaza of the Americas on the University of Florida campus. Ride your bike with hundreds of others as part of Gainesville’s monthly Critical Mass, and then pull into the Kickstand — a free, communal bicycle project — to listen […]

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Explore the Universe

Study the Origins of the Earth: Clues from Our Solar System and from Distant Worlds. Dr. Andrew Youdin, Canadian Center for Theoretical Astrophysics, will provide a presentation at 7:20 p.m this Friday (1/30) followed by a telescope viewing at Florida Gym 270, University of Florida. Free and open to the public. Dr. Youdin’s lecture is […]

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Free Education!

An entrepreneur has taken the lead provided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to provide free coursework online to anyone interested in learning. Several other universities have joined the Open Courseware Consortium, started in 2001. In the fall, the first online tuition-free global university will be available to provide a rich educational resource for those […]

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