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Religious Bigotry should not be tolerated in any school receiving public funds, directly or indirectly

Do you support adding religion to the nondiscrimination rules in 1000.05 of the Florida statutes? Do you think the nondiscrimination rules in 1000.05 of the Florida statutes should apply to all schools receiving public funds, directly or indirectly? HB 741 passed the Education Committee with 17 Yeas and no NOs. But I feel strongly that this bill needs to be amended. Please ask Representative Fine (the bill’s sponsor) to amend HB 741 before it reaches the Judiciary committee of the Florida House of Representatives. HB 741 will add “religion” to the list in 1000.05 (2)(a). This is how 1000.05(2)(a) reads …

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It’s No Sacrifice

story by MARC WISDOM The Catholic season of Lent is a period of introspection that symbolizes the 40 days Jesus Christ wandered the wilderness before his persecution and crucifixion on Good Friday. For some, it is also a time for fasting and denial to emulate Christ’s suffering. What does all this have to do with beer? As it happens, plenty. It seems that the German Paulaner monks at Munich’s Cloister Neudeck ob der Au took their fasting seriously during Lent. Indeed, they ate no solid food whatsoever during the Holy time. Instead of making bread with their grain, they brewed …

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Take Two

story by GEORGIO VALENTINO On March 13, we published Dan Hudak’s tepid review of Captain Marvel. Then I had the chance to see the movie myself, and I decided we should offer another perspective on a fine film. To his credit, Hudak avoided the kinds of contentious, culture-war polemics that have raged on internet comment boards since before the movie was even screened. Yes, its hero is—gasp!—a woman. That fact alone has led a certain segment of the online commentariat to conclude that the film is so much cuck propaganda. Hudak, of course, did not see a Soros-funded conspiracy on …

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You Can Know Who I Am

(RE)SET THE TABLE Until April 13, Yellow House, Riverside, yellowhouseart.org, free. Yellow House577 King St.Jacksonville, FL 32204 View larger map story by JENNIFER MELVILLE Around this table, are all welcome and everyone has a seat of honor. Art has not always been the most inclusive creative landscape. The halls of the great masters are markedly monochromatic, and finding success as an emerging artist may seem an impossible goal. Yellow House hopes to change this with a new exhibition that challenges public perception about art and artists. Welcome to (Re)Set the Table. Multicultural and empowering, Yellow House’s newest exhibition celebrates the …

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Bringing the House Down

ROCK THE RIVER: BREAKING THROUGH, BLOOD BATH & BEYOND, FILTH, PIECES LEFT, GENERATOR 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, The Jacksonville Landing, Downtown, jacksonvillelanding.com, free. The Jacksonville Landing2 W. Independent Dr.Jacksonville, FL 32202 View larger map story by SCOTTIE BROWN Jacksonville has a diverse local music scene. It doesn’t matter the genre or the taste, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Breaking Through caters to the modern-rock audience with a guitar-driven sound that has earned the local five-piece opening slots for national headliners like Coheed and Cambria. They have also toured extensively, and even scored a chart hit in El Salvador. …

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Earthing the Midnight Riders

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND HISTORICAL MARKER CEREMONY 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2844 Riverside Ave., free. 2844 Riverside Ave.Jacksonville, FL 32205 View larger map story by DAVE GRANEY I’m writing these words from a long way away. In Melbourne, Australia to be exact. I’ve never been to Georgia or Florida, two of the states associated with The Allman Brothers Band. But I’ve been there through their songs. Music can do that: move you through time and space in an instant, fill your mind with feverish dreams, sometimes distorting and bending time, sometimes flashing scenes before your mind, scenes from other …

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