Beat the summer doldrums with the arts in August

fight-summer-gaor-summer-orchestraGator Summer Orchestra
Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m.
University Auditorium
Free and open to the public.

The University of Florida School of Music presents the Gator Summer Orchestra as part of CreativeB, funded by the Office of the Provost. The Gator Summer Orchestra is entirely student-run, and comprises UF students, local high school and middle school students, and Gainesville community members. Come and enjoy the Gator Summer Orchestra’s second and final concert of the summer!

fight-carillon-recitalCarillon Recital
Aug. 21, 3 p.m.
Century Tower Carillon
Free and open to the public.
The Sunday Afternoon Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a 50-minute recital. Programs are distributed at the south base of the tower and listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for an optimal listening experience. Bring a blanket or lawn chair!


Randolph Lee | Faculty Trumpet Recital
Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m.
MUB 101
Free and open to the public.
Enjoy a trumpet performance by School of Music Assistant Professor of Trumpet Randolph Lee.

fight-yolandaYolanda Sánchez | Along the Road of Dreams
August 30 – October 6, 2016
University Gallery
Free and open to the public.

Enjoy the work of artist Yolanda Sánchez in her new exhibition at the University Gallery titled Along the Road of Dreams.

Stage Kiss
Co-production of the School of Theatre + Dance and the Hippodrome Theatre
Aug. 31 – Sept. 25
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The School of Theatre + Dance continues its partnership with the Hippodrome Theatre with the production Stage Kiss, a charming and clever tale about what happens when lovers share a stage kiss – or when actors share a real one. This romantic comedy blends over-the-top farce with emotional experiences that will bring laughter, fantasy and heart to anyone who has ever been in love … or in a play.