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Cirque du Soleil swings back into The Pensacola Bay Center

Colorful costumes, talented dancers and an inspiring storyline will light up the stage in Cirque du Soleil’s “Varekai” on March 19 at the Pensacola Bay Center. “Varekai,” which means “wherever” in the Romany language of Gypsies, is Cirque du Soleil’s take on a classic tale. Cirqy du Soleil Publicist Vanessa Napoli said the production is […]

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Pensacola Little Theatre takes flight with ‘Boeing Boeing’

An American architect’s bachelor lifestyle in Paris brought laughter to the audience, at the Pensacola Little Theatre on Saturday night, after it was revealed that he was engaged to three women simultaneously in “Boeing Boeing,” a play by Marc Camoletti. “Boeing Boeing” is a light-hearted comedy set in the 1960s in Paris, France. Bernard, played […]

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Stuck inside of Mobile: One man’s experience of Bayfest 2013

By Jesse Farthing My BayFest expectations were low to begin with. I knew almost none of the bands, but, hey, there were so many playing I thought that I could assure myself that someone wouldn’t suck. Those expectations hit rock bottom when the organizers announced that only the headlining stages were going to play because […]

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AASA holds Fifth Annual Poerty Slam

By: Alisa Festagallo The room turned pitch black. A spotlight shined down on the first performer. The crowd anxiously waited to hear poems. The African American Students Association put on its fifth annual poetry slam on Oct. 2. University of West Florida students and people from the community packed the Commons Auditorium to hear poets […]

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‘Down in the Dumps’ raises awareness for LGBT issues

By Cody Blankenship Suicide awareness, depression and coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender were issues raised by “Down in the Dumps,” an interactive theater performance, on Monday, Sept. 9. The Performance was held in the University of West Florida Conference Center. “Down in the Dumps” is an interactive theater performance put on by […]

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Don’t call it a comeback with RadioLive

By Antonio Jones Get ready to jam to some great music because RadioLive is live again on WUWF Public Media after a two-year hiatus. RadioLive was around for 20 years before repeated budget cuts put it to rest. Now thanks to the Clark, Partington, Hart, Larry, Bond and Stackhouse law firm, RadioLive will be back […]

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Bands on the Beach returns!

The Blue Angels may be grounded, but that doesn’t stop the spirit from flying through the air on Pensacola Beach. Bands on the Beach kicked off another season on April 2. Thousands of concert-goers joined the party around the Gulfside Pavilion as young and old music lovers danced to the free music of the band […]

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Annual Festival on the Green to bring variety of vendors

University of West Florida students and the public will be able to enjoy the return of Festival on the Green this year Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6. The festival will be celebrating its 13th year. The event is free to everyone and will have fine arts shows, live performances, food vendors, merchandise and […]

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Long live Pensacola jazz at 30th JazzFest

Get ready for a full week of jazz music and events during “Viva Pensacola Jazz” JazzFest 2013. The event is normally two days occurring the first weekend in April, but to celebrate JazzFest’s 30th anniversary, a seven-day event is scheduled for April 1-7. The citywide event will have music at several venues around Pensacola, such […]

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Festival finds ‘Greater Good’ in local bands

The Greater Good Music and Art Festival is coming back to Pensacola for the seventh year on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3. The purpose of this festival is to bring the community of all ages together by having 20 bands, visual arts and local vendors. Ric Kindle, the organizer and producer of the […]

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