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Bouquets to Director Jane Lindberg and the Island Chamber Singers

Bouquets to Director Jane Lindberg and the Island Chamber Singers, who are celebrating their 10th anniversary of performing for audiences on Amelia Island. In addition to leading several church choirs, Lindberg taught music at Jacksonville University. The Island Chamber Singers is a mixed choir of about 40 voices, performing locally about four times a year.

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Nov. 27-Dec. 3 Live Music Calendar

CONCERTS THIS WEEK BLACK TIDE 8 p.m. Nov. 27 at Jack Rabbits, 1528 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, $8, 398-7496. HEFFRON DRIVE, ARIANA & THE ROSE, BRO SAFARI 6 p.m. Nov. 27 at Brewster’s Megaplex, 845 University Blvd. N., Arlington, $25 or $50 VIP, 223-9850. SOUL GRAVY 9:30 p.m. Nov. 27 at Dog Star Tavern, 10 N. Second St., Fernandina Beach, 277-8010. BOOGIE FREAKS 7 p.m. Nov. 27 at Whitey’s Fish Camp, 2032 C.R. 220, 269-4198. KOFFIN KATS, GENERAL BASTARD 8 p.m. Nov. 27 at Burro Bar, 100 E. Adams St., Downtown, $10, 677-2977. YANKEE SLICKERS 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at …

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Nov. 27-Dec. 3 Happenings Calendar

EVENTS LATKE FRYING COMPETITION The Great Latke Fry annual competition is held 6 p.m. Nov. 27 at Chabad of Southside, 11271 Alumni Way, Southside. The lighting of the Menorah, an olive oil press demonstration, refreshments, music, kids’ activities and a latke tasting are featured. 646-4434, southsidechabad.com. SS AMELIA GINGERBREAD PIRATE SHIP The 17-foot-long, 12-foot-tall ship returns Nov. 27 at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, 4750 Amelia Island Parkway. The ship is on display through Dec. 28. 277-1100. PETE’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARTY Historic Pete’s Bar holds its annual street party 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 28 at 117 First St., Neptune Beach. No …

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Nov. 27-Dec. 3 Arts Calendar

PERFORMANCE SOUTH PACIFIC The Rogers & Hammerstein musical, of romance on a South Pacific island during WWII, continues 6 p.m. Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 11 a.m. Nov. 30 and noon Dec. 1 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Southside, dinner and a show $43-$49, reservations required, 641-1212, alhambrajax.com. FRUITCAKES Julian Wiles’ family holiday comedy, about small-town alienation, understanding and reconciliation, is staged Nov. 29-Dec. 14 at Amelia Community Theatre, 207 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach, $10-$20, 261-6749, ameliacommunitytheatre.org. WHITE CHRISTMAS The production, about two WWII veterans with a successful song & dance routine who follow two beautiful sisters to their …

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Letting Her Light Shine

WHITE MYSTERY with QUEEN BEEF and THE SCAVUZZOS 9 p.m. Dec. 4 Shanghai Nobby’s, 10 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine Tickets: $6 547-2188 Nick McGregor Calling all devotees of the DIY garage-rock lifestyle — prepare to worship at the feet of Miss Alex White, the 28-year-old singer and axeslinger who, with her brother Francis Scott Key White, comprises primal punk-blues duo White Mystery. There’s far more to this band than just brick-thick rock riffs, fiery shocks of red hair and an avowed love of April 20, which marks the band’s anniversary and annual release date for new tunes. Four hip-shaking, head-banging …

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Party Like a Ninja

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA GAAM 6-11 p.m. Dec. 7 The Museum & Gardens, 4160 Boulevard Center Drive, San Marco Tickets: $30, two for $50 in advance at gaam.eventbrite.com, $50 at the door, 18 and older only Claire Goforth Go, ninja, go! Teenage Mutant Ninja GAAM will serve up heaping slices of ’80s- and ’90s-inspired fun at The Museum & Gardens on Dec. 7. For one night only, revelers will experience a wonderland of video games, art, music and fashion that will beckon memories of ninja days gone by. And there’s free beer. Two years ago, GAAM founder and president Ryan Thompson …

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GEMINI: Nov. 27-Dec. 3

Rob Brezsny GEMINI (May 21-June 20): French painter Henri Matisse thought highly of his own work. He tended to ignore critics because he didn’t think they understood his art well enough to make intelligent critiques. He was willing to heed one person’s opinion, though; a colleague he said had earned to right to evaluate and assess his art: Pablo Picasso. Make a short list of those whose judgment you totally trust and respect. It’s a good time to seek their feedback on how you’re doing.

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Just Glue Some Antlers on There

Chuck Shepherd A NOTW Classic (April 2009): It was thought to be the backwoods version of an “urban legend,” but the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department reported its first documented case of a deer hunter’s attempt to avoid detection after shooting a doe (instead of the permissible buck) by gluing antlers onto its head. Marcel Fournier, 19, used epoxy and lag bolts, said a game warden, but the finished product looked awkward because of the angle of placement and the size mismatch of the antlers. Fournier was jailed for 10 days, fined, and had his license revoked.

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