The University of Florida’s forgotten origins

Boulware Springs Water Works in Southeast Gainesville is a historic and somewhat mysterious building above a natural spring that looks all but forgotten. The white and green building was once used a meeting space, but it is now serves solely as a historic site. There are restrooms for visitors, but it once was part of … Continue reading The University of Florida’s forgotten origins

Hansel and Gretel – The Opera

The Phillips Center for the performing arts on the University of Florida Campus held two live performances of Hansel and Gretel on November 16th & 17th, 2018. Hansel and Gretel is a children’s fairy tale of German origin about a brother and sister that get lost in the woods and are almost eaten by a … Continue reading Hansel and Gretel – The Opera

Florida Museum Celebrates 100 years!

The Florida Museum of Natural History on the University of Florida campus is celebrating the 100th anniversary of being named the state’s official natural history museum by the Florida Legislature in 1917. The Museum is made-up of multiple buildings on the University of Florida campus including Dickinson Hall, Powell Hall, the Randell Research Center, and the McGuire … Continue reading Florida Museum Celebrates 100 years!