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CURRY-B YOUR ENTHUSIASM Wednesday, May 6
Other than party insiders, most who follow politics met Mayor Brown’s big HRO announcement with an appropriate proverbial shrug. The mayor’s move to solicit a study — to be …
MURDER ART Wednesday, May 6
From protest to propaganda, the purity of artists’ voices must be protected
KHAN-TINUITY Wednesday, May 6
Weeks ago, after Shad Khan introduced his proposal for The Shipyards at the State of the Jaguars presentation, it was assumed the proposal would be the only one the Downtown Investment Authority would have to consider. That was not the case. Shitaki Marine & Yacht Refinishing LLC emerged with a boatyard and marina proposal for the luxury yachts enjoyed by virtually every Jacksonville resident (certainly, Folio Weekly has a fleet at our disposal). And then there was Stephen Grenda’s plan for a Noah’s Ark theme park that we all have been waiting for.
TEE'D OFF Wednesday, May 6
Now in its 41st year, THE PLAYERS Championship has become one of the premiere Northeast Florida sporting events, drawing much attention from global sports media (Look up! The blimp!). International …
A SHOT IN THE DARK Wednesday, May 6
Ken Adkins’ curfew proposal ruffles feathers, but he doesn’t mind.
CELEBRATION Wednesday, May 6
The Oldest City gets to show off its creative side with the annual Romanza Festivale of the Arts. The 10-day event features more than 100 events, including a concert by José Feliciano …
DOWN AT THE CROSSROADS Wednesday, May 6
Looking for something a little more raucous and downhome than your average theatrical experience? Using narration and live musical performances, the musical revue Ghost of the Blues recreates an old …
PLAY D’OH! Wednesday, May 6
What if George Orwell had envisioned a world in which Duff beer and doughnuts were hallmarks of a healthful diet? Oh, the mind reels. In Anne Washburn’s imaginative dark comedy Mr. Burns, A …
FORWARD TO A FRACKING BAN Wednesday, May 6
The Florida House and Senate may be in complete dysfunction, but Florida itself may benefit from their turmoil. With several bills still in limbo, the state’s House of Representatives packed up and adjourned three days before the session was to officially end on May 1.
INDIE FUNK Wednesday, May 6
Taking their name from a Godzilla-like creature from the ’90s animated series Rugrats, the Athens, Georgia-based group Reptar plays a funky-style indie rock that bubbles along on a blend of …