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Pandemic could put Jaguars’ traditions on ‘timeout’

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September 24, 2020
Lindsey Nolen Remember the basketball game HORSE? Well, on Thursday nights during the National Football League regular season the Jacksonville Jaguars’ offensive line comes together for their own version of the game, “CAT.” They’ve also been known to play a game of Rock Band or two. This is because on Thursdays after practice, Center Brandon Linder typically hosts the OL

Locals Only

August 21, 2012
Dan Brown The varied beauty of the flora and fauna that exists in Northeast Florida’s landscape is rivaled only by the equally diverse images by local artists. After issuing an open call for the second Folio Weekly Artist Invitational, the jury had the unenviable task of reviewing 700 entries, which

Labor of Lowe

August 21, 2012
Written by Kara Pound In mid-July, three-dimensional sculptor Tristin Lowe made his first trip to Northeast Florida to transform the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville’s Haskell Atrium Gallery with four interconnected pieces of a solar system he calls “Under the Influence.” The exhibit was originally displayed at Rhode Island School

Contracts, Conflicts and Questions

August 21, 2012
Written by Susan Cooper Eastman On the day before Connie Hall earned a decisive victory for the District 5 seat on the Duval County School Board, she asked the School Board to withdraw consideration of a $459,000 contract for a company she owns. Despite her win and the removal of

Plenty of Blame to Go Around

August 21, 2012
Denise M. Reagan Johnny Gaffney has been getting a lot of heat for his flip-flop vote on the human rights ordinance that would have added protection for gays and lesbians. He deserves it. But there is plenty of blame to spread around. After reading an interview Gaffney did with The

Every Little Drop

August 21, 2012
Written by Nick McGregor Jordyn Jackson and Shawn Fisher are two of the busiest bodies in Northeast Florida. In addition to their solo musical careers — she as a jazzy chanteuse and he as the frontman of rootsy rockers Son of a Bad Man — the duo’s new joint project,

Face Forward

August 14, 2012
Dan Brown Capturing the image of a human expression on a two-dimensional surface can be likened to a subtle form of magic. Oscar Wilde, in “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” wrote, “Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.” Chip Southworth

Going Deep

August 14, 2012
Written by mikewindy I first met Rick Saunders while teaching a sculpture class at Flagler College. He wasn’t a student or lowly adjunct, like me, but a full-time employee, a security guard. I had attended six different colleges before I got my degree and have worked for three others since,

Humid Hell-Raisers

August 14, 2012
Written by Nick McGregor Is there anything sexier than a self-assured woman kicking out some raw, fun-loving rock ’n’ roll jams? Multiply that by three and you’ve got Orlando band Wet Nurse, made up of Vanessa Brewster (drums) and twins Nina (guitar/vocals) and Susana Chaplin (bass/vocals). Active since 2010, Wet

Choosing a Better Library

August 14, 2012
Denise M. Reagan How important are libraries these days? Maybe you think they’re dinosaurs left behind by new technology and changing lifestyles. Before you answer — when’s the last time you visited a library? If it’s been a while, maybe your perspective is a little dated. Another thing to consider

Sunshine for Some

August 14, 2012
Written by Susan Cooper Eastman State Attorney Angela Corey has made public a mountain of evidence in the case against George Zimmerman for killing Trayvon Martin. As the special prosecutor assigned to the case, Corey has released hundreds of pages of documents, 911 recordings, crime scene photographs, surveillance video and
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