Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Pensacola participates in 58th annual Greek Festival

By Rachel Witbracht
Staff writer

Pensacola natives are familiar with the abundance of street festivals that frequent the social calendar, and the annual Greek Festival is a fall favorite of many.

TAG taken over by UWF art teacher in first exhibition

By Morgan Givens
Staff Writer

Variety with a common message: that is how featured artist Marzia Ransom’s Ars Musae was described — the first art exhibition of the fall semester which has been showcased in the Center for Fine Performing Arts at the University of West Florida from July to early September.

Opinion: Bands on the Beach is the place to be Tuesdays during the summer

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer

Almost every Pensacolian has heard of the free, weekly concert series “Bands on the Beach” on Pensacola Beach on Tuesdays from April through October. I know many of my friends go on Tuesday nights and often try to get me to go as well, but for some reason I never could make it. But I went for the first time recently, and I am so glad I did.

Jazz combo, ensemble dazzle audience in last performance of semester

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

The jazz combo and jazz ensemble gave their last concert of the Spring 2017 semester on April 25, and the audience enjoyed every single tune. The two bands played at the Mainstage Theatre in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at University of West Florida.

Pensacola West: perfectly precise percussion

By Shawna Moore
Staff Writer

In early April, a collaborative percussion group made up of students from the University of West Florida and Pensacola State College performed at UWF and left the audience in awe.

UWF Art Department hosts semi-annual pop-up exhibition

By Allison Bew
Staff Writer

Artwork done solely by University of West Florida students lined the halls of the Theatre and Art building last Thursday. Along with paintings, drawings and sculptures, visual displays and performance art were also on display.

UWF professor shares sabbatical journey, explores major works of Land Art

By Elizabeth Gray
Staff Writer

The desert can be an inspiring place. At least that is how Valerie George, contemporary artist and UWF associate professor of art, said she felt when she made a journey to the Great Basin Desert in Utah last year.

CAB skates into the ’80s and ’90s at Throwback Thursday event

By William Watson
Staff Writer

The Campus Activity Board brought a skating rink to the Commons Conference Center for a Throwback Thursday event on March 27.

REVIEW: Lots of student talent displayed at TAGGED

By Juliana Liévano Uribe
Staff Writer

The Art Gallery at the University of West Florida just opened a new exhibit called TAGGED that includes works of art by students from different majors as part of a juried competition.

Popular Palafox Market even busier with arrival of spring

By Allison Bew
Staff Writer

The Palafox Market is a year-round farmers market that especially blooms in the springtime with fresh produce and people wanting to support local businesses and eat organically.