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We Want Youth!

Talented friends? Inspirational story? We want to hear about it! WE WANT YOUTH is a program starting in Ocala by Whats Up Media® and Whats Up Ocala Magazine. We feature inspired and progressive individuals needing that extra support to make it to the next level. If academics is your thing and you are the valedictorian let us know how you ... Read More »

Marion County Master Gardeners’ Spring Festival 2012 video review

Marion County Master Gardeners’ Spring Festival 2012 The area’s largest all-in-one plant sale and gardening expo was held despite a bit of rain. Featuring more than 70 vendors selling a large array of plants, garden décor and plant-related accessories, attendees can find almost everything they need for gardening and landscaping all in one place. The event provided many learning opportunities, including ... Read More »

Live Oak International

Ocala’s Live Oak Stud Farm is widely known for its Thoroughbred champions and its signature black, red and white silks, but, whenever March rolls around, the 4,500-acre spread becomes the setting for a thrilling, fast-paced competition of elegant horses and carriages. Since 1993, the farm has hosted the Live Oak International combined driving competition, an event that draws drivers from ... Read More »

“PRO RODEO AT ITS BEST” March 23-24, 2012

Pro rodeo action returns to the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala with the 19th Annual Southeastern Pro Rodeo on March 23-24, 2012.  Get ready for two jam-packed performances filled with exciting competition in saddle and bareback bronc riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing and, the always popular and most dangerous eight seconds in rodeo, bull riding.   Mark ... Read More »

“Its my Party” singer coming to Ocala

From a very early age Lesley showed great interest in music. Even at an age when she did not have any reading skills, she would sift through 45’s and pick out her favorite songs just by the color of the label. Because of her constant interest, when Lesley was fifteen her parents sent her off to get professional vocal training. ... Read More »

Helping Hands

Helping Hands   It’s a story that plays out all across America daily. It could be a veteran or a mother with 2 or 3 children. It’s a grandmother whose husband, her only source of income has died. It may be a single father of 2 teenagers living in a box truck, bathing in a retail stores’ bathroom and standing ... Read More »

Calling all Elvis fans!

“The 2012 Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest”™ Do you know what it takes to “fill the blue suede shoes™” of The King?   Come and find out as Elvis Tribute Artists from across the country compete for this coveted title at “The 2012 Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Artist Contest™ – Fill the Blue Suede Shoes™” at Circle Square Cultural Center on Saturday, ... Read More »

Green Monster

Green Monster Smoothy

Green Monster Smoothie “Eat your greens” is a phrase that has been ingrained in our heads since childhood. Most of us have fond memories of sitting at the dinner table and glaring at the mammoth portion of spinach or salad greens we scooted to the corner of the plate, or perhaps buried under the mashed potatoes. As adults, there isn’t ... Read More »