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November 19, 2014
CoRK DISTRICT OPEN STUDIO DAY Noon-8 p.m. Nov. 22 at 2689 Rosselle St., Riverside, Mingle with all manner of local artists and check out (and buy!) some of their works during CoRK Arts District’s annual Open Studios day. More than 70 artists, working in media ranging from painting, sculpture and glassworks to photography and performance art, open their studios

News AAND Notes: Arts Edition

COMMUNITY NEWS -from Staff BOLO Keith Haring’s Art In the way back of 1989, at the invitation (and tireless coordination) of teacher Irving Zucker, Keith Haring and nearly 500 Chicago Public Schools students collaborated on a 480-foot mural comprising 36 panels. It was subsequently divided into 61 sections and parsed

urban biking

May 12, 2009
by Jack Diablo Go Downtown and you’re bound to observe a variety of cyclists taking to the streets. Whether commuters or those riding for pleasure, more and more people are proving that Jacksonville can become a bikeable city. The entire urban core, including the neighborhoods of San Marco, Riverside and

downtown restaurants

May 12, 2009
During the Jazz Festival and beyond, there are plenty of places to consume a fast lunch or leisurely dinner Downtown. Big Pete’s Pizzeria118 N. Julia St. 356-2680 Burrito Gallery21 E. Adams St. 598-2922 Cafe 331331 West Forsyth St. 354-1999 Cafe Nola @ MOCA333 N. Laura St. 366-6911 Casa Dora Italian

Downtown Jacksonville Entertainment Venues

May 12, 2009
Many of Jacksonville’s most recognizable landmarks, including venues for all types of entertainment, are located in downtown Jacksonville. Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center (1000 Water St., 630-4000) When it was built in 1919, Jacksonville Terminal was the railroad gateway to Florida. Now it is completely restored and renovated and

May 12, 2009
by rick grant This year, the Jax Jazz Festival is taking a giant step by moving from Metropolitan Park and throwing a free street festival in Downtown Jacksonville. It’s an exciting concept for different reasons, but first and foremost, it brings people together in the middle of Downtown to stroll

Alternative Transportation Schedule

May 12, 2009
Skyway: Friday, May 22, 6 am-3 am; Saturday, May 23, 10 am- 3 am; Sunday, May 24, 11 am- 7 pm 50 cents each way Water Taxis: Thursday, May 21, 11 am- 9 pm ; Friday, May 22, 11 am- 11 pm; Saturday, May 23, 11 am- 7 pm; Sunday,

Jazz Festival Map and Downtown Businesses

May 12, 2009
Having the fest in the heart of Downtown also gives businesses a chance to celebrate the fest, whether through discounts, events or live jazz Here are some of the participants and what they’ll have to offer MOCA Jacksonville 333 N Laura Stmocajacksonvillecom The museum lobby will be open for the

Jazz Festival Entertainment Schedule

May 12, 2009
Thursday, May 21 at 7 pm The Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition The Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition has been a Jacksonville tradition for more than 20 years. Five finalists, chosen by a selection committee through “blind” judging, will compete for the honor of this award. The first-place winner will receive a

Lao Tizer

May 12, 2009
by rick grant At only 30, pianist Lao Tizer is a renowned international contemporary jazz keyboardist who is a pathfinder for the next generation of artists. He’s was a Best New Jazz Artist nominee for the National Smooth Jazz Awards and has earned the respect of his peers as a

Noel Freidline

May 12, 2009
by rick grant Many years have passed since I talked to Noel Freidline. So, when I found out he was emceeing the Jazz Piano Competition as part of the upcoming Jazz Festival program, I called him at his home in Charlotte, North Carolina to catch up on his music career.

Experience Jazz Preferred Packages

May 12, 2009
Festival attendees will receive access all festival days to limited, preferred seating (first come, first served) at The Florida Theatre for the Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition, Swingin’ Stage, Breezin’ Stage, Groovin’ Stage and the Old Church. Other benefits include: –Admission to the Wine Down Tasting Experience good for eight tastes

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