Teresa Spencer

The Jacksonville Landing Announces the Front Porch at Art Walk

The Jacksonville Landing has partnered with Downtown Vision, Inc. and local urban advocacy group TransForm Jax to create a pop-up park during the First Wednesday Art Walk called the Front Porch at Art Walk. The Front Porch at Art Walk will debut on Wednesday, March 2 from 5 – 9 p.m. The open space outside The Landing along Independent Drive will be reimagined to feature outdoor seating, live music, free games, a marketplace of local artisans and food trucks. Organizers hope to emulate an attractive front porch environment in front of The Landing aimed at welcoming visitors into The Landing’s …

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Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls the Dice!

  Coming to the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts, January 21-23, Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls the Dice! is making its way to Jacksonville. Late Nite Catechism: Sister Rolls the Dice is the latest class in the sinfully funny Catechism series. The Naples News calls it “sharp, witty and spectacularly brilliant” and says, “Anyone from Buddhists to Zoroastrians will enjoy attending this ‘Late Nite Catechism’.” The convent needs a new roof, so the order has decided that Sister (with her extensive gambling experience running the Church Bingo for the last 25 years) will organize a Las …

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The Elements Present: Science of Sound at MOSH

The Elements have been throwing some of the most unique parties this city has ever seen lately thanks to their access to the coolest venue in town, the Museum of Science and History. Past events have included such highlights as Super Smash Bros tournies in the Planetarium, up close and personal encounters with dinosaurs, liquid nitrogen ice cream and more. Always one to outdo themselves, the gang is now putting to use some of the museum’s best assets and bringing in some talented and innovative musicians to provide and audio-visual experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen! At Science of Sound …

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A Letter from The Grinch Who Stole Christmas

Hello young Whos of Jacksonville, I suppose you are all starting to think about that holiday coming up with blinking lights, buckets of cheer, and lots of noise, noise, NOISE. Christmas (or as I like to call it, Grinch-mas) is upon us and you are in for a Grinchy treat! I hope you heard that I am coming to town December 1 (and if you haven’t, SURPRISE! I’m coming to town!) to share my secrets of how I stole Christmas. I will be staying at the Times-Union Center with my trusty canine Max the Dog until Sunday, December 6. By …

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RIVER CITY PRIDE WEEKEND OCT 3-4

The largest and longest-running pride event in Northeast Florida kicks off on Saturday, October 3rd with the always-popular Pride Parade, which starts in Avondale and ends in Five Points. The parade will be followed by a block party on Lomax Street, featuring local vendors and sponsors. The fun continues on October 4th with the annual Pride Festival held at Riverside Artist Square, located right on the river. The family-friendly event will include music, performance art, food, games and a whole lot more. For more information call (904) 323-1179 or visit  www.rivercitypride.com.

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GastroFest 2015 Schedule of Events & Tastings! March 21st, Hemming Park 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Welcome to GastroFest; we hope you are excited! This program of events will give you the details on what is happening, when, and where throughout the day. Our goal is to bring you tastes from around the First Coast, expert speakers, chef demos, kids’ activities and more! So get out there and try some of the finest cuisine Jacksonville has to offer – and don’t forget to use #GastroFest2015 and #321GastroFest! What are Taste Tickets, how do they work, and where do I get them? Taste Tickets will be your currency during . Each Taste Ticket costs $1 and, on …

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On the D’Land Productions Music Stage

On March 21st, in Hemming Park from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. GastroFest will have food from around the First Coast, expert speakers, chef demos and more! This food focused fest has a wide variety of activities, from homebrew to local wine and whiskey tastings.  All of this will be set to local music from the free D’Land Music Stage! The D’Land Music Stage  lineup starts at 11:00 a.m. with the poetic and introspective stylings of hip hop artist Tough Junkie.  At 12:20 p.m., the eclectic, diverse and energetic alternative/folk band Jacksonvegas takes the stage.  Jazz fusion sets the mood for a …

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GastroFest Kid’s & Education Zone

On March 21st, in  from 11 a.m.-10 p.m.  will have food from around the First Coast, expert speakers, chef demos and more! This food focused fest has a wide variety of activities, from homebrew and wine tastings to kid-friendly activities. Our GastroFest Kid’s & Education Zone during the festival will be in and around  on Laura Street from 11a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Inside Visit Jacksonville, we have bees under glass from the . A beekeeper will be there to answer questions and educate both kids and adults about the hard-working insects that not only produce honey, but also support agriculture …

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Ryan Cabrera – March 22 at Underbelly

It’s been eight years since  released new material and for the singer/songwriter, it was well worth the wait.  Cabrera’s new EP “Wake Up Beautiful” drops this month as he embarks on the national Radio Revival Tour with his friends in Secondhand Serenade. The tour stops at  March 22 in downtown Jacksonville. “I am super ecstatic to be playing smaller venues where you never know what is going to happen next. I love the spontaneity and the energy of the crowd and as a performer, I hope to entertain the audience in the same way,” he says. “In a larger venue, …

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GAINESVILLE’S JEST FEST

Jest Fest! Features The Flying Wallendas, Avner the Eccentric and Other World Famous Entertainers Surely you jest? No, it’s true! !, a free, fun, family-friendly event produced by the  returns this spring Sunday, March 29, from 12-6 p.m. for its third season. Jest Fest! features a stellar lineup of international stars, performing some of the world’s greatest comedy/variety and circus acts. For the past two years, Jest Fest! was held at the  in downtown Gainesville. This year, the plaza is being renovated and Jest Fest! is moving to Gainesville’s cultural center at the . With the move, the festival features …

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