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Live + Local Music

Live Music Venues AMELIA ISLAND, FERNANDINA SALTY PELICAN, 12 N. Front St. Davis Turner Feb. 26. Shawn Layne Feb. 27. Aaron Koerner Feb. 28. Sam McDonald, Kevin Ski Feb. 29 SJ BREWING, 463646 S.R. 200, Yulee Robert Barlow Feb. 29 SLIDERS, 1998 S. Fletcher Ave Hupp Huppmann, Radio Love Feb. 28. Shawn Layne, Lauren Marie Feb. 29. Pili Pili every Wed. Tad Jennings every Thur. Joe & Josh every Sun. Mark O’Quinn every Mon. The SURF, 3199 S. Fletcher Ave. Hupp Huppmann Feb. 26. Josh McGowan Feb. 28. Anton Laplume Feb. 29   THE BEACHES (All venues in Jax Beach …

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I’m With Cupid

BACKPAGE EDITORIAL FOLIO WEEKLY welcomes Backpage submissions. They should be 1,200 words or fewer and on a topic of local interest and/or concern. Send your submissions to [email protected] Opinions expressed on the Backpage are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Folio Weekly. CUPID’S UNDIE RUN Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, Kickbacks Gastropub, 910 King St., Riverside, cupids.org, $40. story by KEN LINKOUS Running in your underwear in public? For some, it sounds like a dream; for others, it’s straight out of a nightmare; and for a select few, well, it’s just Friday night. Now imagine …

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A Place of Bad Ideas

story by TERRY D. BORK Will Rogers once said, “No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” The current session of the Florida Legislature is doing its best to prove the truth of these words. Let us consider several disastrous pieces of legislation our representatives are considering. First, there is Mandarin-based Rep. Jason Fischer’s HB 1079, which aims to make our school superintendent an elected position. This is an awful idea. The majority of school superintendents across the country are appointed rather than elected. The counties that elect their school superintendents tend to be …

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Safe Space

story by BRIANNA BOSTICK We seem to have forgotten that community is an essential element of a thriving society. And art is an essential outlet of expression and experience—one that we cultivate less and less. When we remember these things, and when they work together, the result is beautiful. This is the Yellow House approach to community engagement—through the vessel of art. Hope McMath, the gallery’s coordinator and creator, has been in the cultural sector for quite some time. Before founding Yellow House in 2017, she had spent 23 years at The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. During her last …

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A Fetching Smile

story by DAVI THE DACHSHUND There are few things that make me happier than sticking my snout in a big bowl of kibble and gobbling down every last crumb. The problem? Bad breath. All that crunching without proper dental care can create a mouthful of problems. And let’s face it: nothing ruins a cuddle with your canine like a blast of bad breath. Doggie halitosis is one of the worst things a dog can have, and it is often a telltale sign of gum disease. That stench coming from your dog’s mouth means there’s a colony of disease-causing bacteria living …

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Live + Local Music

Live Music Venues AMELIA ISLAND, FERNANDINA SALTY PELICAN, 12 N. Front St. Davis Turner Feb. 19. Sweet Sweet Feb. 21. Jimmy Beats, Billy King Feb. 22. Eric Alabiso Feb. 23. Joe King Feb. 25 SJ BREWING, 463646 S.R. 200, Yulee Michelle Anders Feb. 22 The SURF, 3199 S. Fletcher Ave. The Macy’s Feb. 19. Joe King Feb. 21. Davis Turner Feb. 22   THE BEACHES (All venues in Jax Beach unless otherwise noted) BLUE JAY LISTENING ROOM, 2457B S. Third St. Moors & McCumber Feb. 20 & 21. Noah Gundersen Feb. 22. Nikki Hill Feb. 23 GUSTO, 1266 Beach Blvd. …

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The Future Sounds Good

BACKPAGE EDITORIAL FOLIO WEEKLY welcomes Backpage submissions. They should be 1,200 words or fewer and on a topic of local interest and/or concern. Send your submissions to [email protected] Opinions expressed on the Backpage are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Folio Weekly. story by JASON PEOPLES Our youth are the future. In an increasingly complex world, it is more important than ever that we arm children and adolescents with the tools they need to succeed through a well-rounded education—one that includes arts education. Throughout the last several decades, fewer and fewer students have received substantial …

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