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ARIES: Jan. 8-14

Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Deep bronzes and smoky cinnamons and dark chocolates will be your lucky colors in 2014. Mellow mahoganies and resonant russets work well, too. They’re all part of life’s conspiracy to get you to slow down, deepen your perspective and slip into a sweet groove. Nestle, cuddle and caress more than usual in the months ahead. If you aren’t totally clear on where home is, either in the external world or in your heart, find it. Hone your emotional intelligence. Explore your roots. Remember the reasons for loving life. Stay in touch with sources that …

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Fred Eaglesmith, Hellraiser

THE FRED EAGLESMITH TRAVELING STEAM SHOW 8 p.m. Jan. 16 The Original Café Eleven, 501 A1A Beach Blvd., 
St. Augustine Beach Tickets: $15 460-9311, originalcafe11.com Nick McGregor Some artists, to paraphrase Fleetwood Mac, go their own way — and some, like Canadian iconoclast Fred Eaglesmith, bull rush a path to unconventional success with the reckless energy of a runaway locomotive. Decked out in a steampunk top hat — his current backing band, The Traveling Steam Show, is influenced by 1960s variety shows — Eaglesmith travels the continent in a veggie-oil-fueled 1990 Bluebird bus, playing upward of 270 shows a year …

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The Strange and Dangerous World of Independent Wrestling in Florida

GET IN THE RING Sun., Jan. 12, 8 p.m. Edge Concert Hall, 845 University Blvd. N., 
$15/$30 ($20/$35 day of show), 
$40 (VIP, $45 day of show) Fri., Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m. Snyder Armory, 9900 Normandy Blvd., 
general admission: $10/$5 (kids under 12); 
ringside: $15/$10 (kids under 12) Sun., Jan. 12, 8 p.m. Shelton Hull Jon Davis’ finishing maneuver is called Three Seconds Around the World. It begins as an Argentine backbreaker — him standing with his opponent sprawled face-up across his shoulders, kind of like a classic fireman’s carry. And then he spins, dervish-like, seemingly endlessly, disorienting his foe …

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Shit That Shat Says

WILLIAM SHATNER in SHATNER’S WORLD 8 p.m. Jan. 18 The Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St., Downtown Tickets: $65-$178.50, 355-2787, floridatheatre.com 8 p.m. Jan. 18 The Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St., Downtown Tickets: $65-$178.50, 355-2787, floridatheatre.com Nick McGregor Very few performers have lived as rich a life as 
William Shatner. From Shakespeare to “Star Trek” to space-inspired spoken-word, from “The Twilight Zone” to “TJ Hooker” to “3rd Rock from the Sun,” from Priceline ads to “Rescue 911” to “Boston Legal” and “Private Practice,” from sci-fi novels to prog-rock albums to video blogs, the 82-year-old Montreal native has literally done …

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Our Favorite Albums of 2013

Jeffrey Billman Editor’s note: We asked our contributors to submit their favorite albums of 2013. We got a compilation, one record that came out in 2012, one dubious greatest-hits compilation and a metric ton of awesome suggestions for your Spotify playlist. (Our writers don’t always follow directions.) Also, it turns out one of them believes Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” video was “immediately iconic.” So there’s that.  “Bangerz” – Miley CyrusIn a year in which the album is more irrelevant than ever, Cyrus’ fourth outing served as a platform for self-promotion and so-called girl power the likes of which Bikini Kill …

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One Family

by EMILY MOODY It started with one image. Three women who shared more than just their sisterhood were invited into a studio to be photographed. These women were positioned consecutively with the numbers tattooed on their forearms, numbers from their imprisonment in Auschwitz in 1944. The photographer Vardi Kahana, the daughter of one of the women, launched her series of photographs with this single picture. The collection of photographs documents the growth of her family, after the devastation of the Holocaust, through images taken at their respective homes around the world. Vardi Kahana has captured the essence of her extended …

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Moxie

Anticipation can defeat success. That’s what I felt coming out of Moxie Kitchen. I wanted to love Moxie with no reservations, but the restaurant isn’t quite “there” yet. It’s new, so it’s got some bumps to get over, but under Tom Gray’s deft supervision, it’s going to be (and is) one of the hottest places to eat in the Town Center. Still, expectations are set very high, and that’s tough for a new restaurant. Their cocktail crafting skills get high marks, so if you’re crazy about a well-designed drink, Moxie should totally be the place you drink whenever you’re at …

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eco events – Jan. 2014

First Sunday of Every Month The Jacksonville Herpetological Society meets in the Wells Fargo Conference Center at MOSH from 2-5 pm. (Herpetology is the study of amphibians and reptiles.) The JHS meeting usually consists of a guest speaker, a question and answer forum, and a raffle. Speaker topics vary, and first time guests are free to attend. Museum of Science and History, www.themosh.org Through August 31, 2014 Uncovering the Past: New Archaeological Discoveries of Northeast Florida – MOSH is proud to present this new exhibit in partnership with the Timucuan Trail Parks Foundation. The fields of archaeology, history, science, and …

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On the River – Jan. 2014

by SHANNON BLANKINSHIP If your new year’s resolution is to get fit, let the St. Johns River help. This year, incorporate Florida’s natural beauty into your fitness plan, and explore some of the great parks and scenic vistas. It takes the edge off of a long run and provides needed scenery during what could otherwise be a grueling fitness regime. Here are some suggestions to make your workout fun, where you can exercise in Florida bliss. Run/Walk – Northbank Riverwalk The Northbank Riverwalk in downtown Jacksonville provides the best 2.5-mile running course Jacksonville has to offer. Meet with some friends …

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renee lawless

by JEWEL HARRELL Excited, grateful, appreciative, hopeful, inspired, proud–all these words describe how I felt during my sit-down interview with actress Renee Lawless, from the hit television drama from the Opray Winfrey Network, The Haves and the Have Not’s. Renee plays the role of Katheryn Cryer, who is the matriarch of the wealthy Cryer Family. In Season One Katheryn Cryer, who represents high society, has her share of demons to slay ranging from her troubled marriage, to her emotionally unstable kids. She fights to maintain her “got it all together” image while secretly battling a chronic illness. Financially, Lawless’ character …

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