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Heart Goes Down Like the Sun

WALKING IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION May 3-14 (Concert 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4), Corazon Cinema & Café, St. Augustine, corazoncinemaandcafe.com Corazon Cinema and Cafe36 Granada St.St. Augustine, FL 32084 View larger map story by GEORGIO VALENTINO Singer and guitarist Adrian Borland led British post-punk group, The Sound, on a promising early 1980s run. After recording a handful of critically acclaimed but commercially unsuccessful albums and touring to the point of exhaustion, their moment passed, and the band split. Borland soldiered on with a solo career. Then, on April 26, 1999, on his way home from a recording session, he threw …

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Live + Local Music

Live Music Venues AMELIA ISLAND, FERNANDINA The GREEN TURTLE Tavern, 14 S. Third St. Buck Smith every Thur. Dan Voll every Fri. Yancy Clegg every Sun. ISLE OF 8 FLAGS SHRIMP FESTIVAL 56th Fest bands: Be Easy, Fernandina High School Jazz Ensemble, Sean McCarthy Band, Dominic Gaudious, Firefall, Poco, Rebecca Day & the Crazy Daysies, The Swingin’ Medallions May 3, 4 & 5 The SALTY PELICAN, 12 N. Front St. Davis Turner May 2 SLIDERS Seaside Grill, 1998 S. Fletcher Ave. Brian Ernst May 2. Luke & Shotgun May 5. King Eddie & Pili Pili every Wed. Tad Jennings every …

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Exit Interview

story by TRISTAN KOMORNY From its blooming gardens, all abuzz with critters, to its refillable water stations and friendly, helpful staff, The Amp is the antidote to the large, lifeless concert venues we’ve all had the misfortune to endure just to see a performer. Indeed, the operation formerly known as the St. Augustine Amphitheatre has earned a national reputation for excellence. Touring artists ask for it by name. How could a venue so large, operating on a county level, feel so inexplicably inviting? The answer is simple, according to Ryan Murphy. “The magic is this team, this facility and the …

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Trauma & Its Aftermath

BACKPAGE EDITORIAL FOLIO WEEKLY welcomes Backpage submissions. They should be 1,200 words or fewer and on a topic of local interest or concern. Send submissions to mail@folioweekly.com. Opinions expressed on the Backpage are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Folio Weekly. story by MARY MARX Good mental health is as fundamental as good physical health in helping children succeed and reach their full potential. Unmet mental health needs can impact the long-term economic mobility and quality of life of children and their families. This can often result in dependency, costly institutionalization or recurrent involvement in …

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Show Me Your Badge

story by A.G. GANCARSKI With every other problem of note solved in Jacksonville, the City Council will turn its attention to election ads soon. A new bill from Councilman Garrett Dennis, introduced April 23, would bar the use of city resources in campaign ads. “It is legal for anyone to express their political opinion,” Dennis told WJXT, “but what I have a concern and the citizens of Jacksonville, they have a concern [about] city employees using city resources, whether it is uniforms [or] cars paid for by taxpayers’ dollars to campaign for any candidate.” This is in reaction to a …

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Answered Prayers

story by DAVI Everything changed the moment that Jason Underwood and Lauren Wyckoff brought dogs into their lives. They found they hardly ever wanted to leave their pups home alone, so they did what most pup owners do—they took them everywhere. They quickly realized there weren’t too many places where people and their pups could be together and have a good time. That’s when they turned to each other and said, “Let’s open a dog park bar.” Now the couple is nearing the debut of BrewHound, a leash-free watering hole where dogs can run amok while humans sip craft beer …

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