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Cirque Dream Holidaze, FSCJ Artist Series, Jacksonville, Florida

Cirque Dream Holidaze: Array of Gravity-Defying Feats

PRESENTED BY FSCJ ARTIST SERIES If you could filter all of the magic of the holiday season through a kaleidoscope, it wouldn’t equal the dazzling display of Cirque Dreams Holidaze. Imagine if penguins could fly, if toy soldiers marched in unison on wires strung at dizzying heights, if angels soared above a landscape of oversized holiday gifts? Cirque Dreams Holidaze is everything you imagined and more. The 10th annual Cirque Dreams Holidaze is presented by the Nov. 18-19 at the (www.artistseriesjax.com). This season of the traveling wonderland is bigger and better than ever, according to Jill Winters. As the Creative …

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Tour de Farm, Slow Food First Coast

Slow Down with Tour de Farm 2017

Slow Food First Coast is hosting their biannual Tour de Farm November 19th from 12pm to 5pm. The event gives over 15 North Florida farms a chance to open their (barn) doors for a day. Each farm has a restaurant or an artisan food and beverage partner along with fun events for all ages. President of the , , encourages all visitors to bring their adventurous spirit. “Consumers shape the future of local food through the choice they make. We want to spread the word about all of the delicious, beautiful foods being grown and produced right here in our area, …

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Sit A While: PorchFest is Back to Jacksonville’s Springfield Neighborhood

Four years ago, with its renaissance in full swing, the and Revitalization Committee created a walk-able event to showcase the historic neighborhood with live music playing from the porches of the area’s “Grand Old Ladies.” The first annual was a success, drawing an estimated 4,000 visitors into the community. Now in its fourth year, the Jacksonville PorchFest is bigger and better than ever. The free, family-friendly event is held from noon to 9 pm Saturday on many of the inviting porches in the historic neighborhood. PorchFest begins and ends in beautiful , with a main stage performance from headliner Big …

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The Sound of Music, FSCJ Artist Series, Jacksonville, Florida, The Mother Abbess 2. Photo by Jeremy Daniel and Matthew Murphy

The FSCJ Artist Series is Alive with the Sound of Music

When The Sound of Music debuted on Broadway in 1959, audiences fell in love with the von Trapp family and the chorus of children who sang their way into our hearts. For half a century, The Sound of Music has echoed through time as one of the most beloved musicals in history. The FSCJ Artist Series presents The Sound of Music October 31-November 5 at the . The production features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp.   The cherished story …

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Theatre Jacksonville Review: To Kill A Mockingbird

A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW Theatre Jacksonville traditionally opens each new season with the production of a theatrical classic, and has launched the 2017 – 2018 season with an outstanding production of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” It will be on stage until the first of October. Call 904-396-4425 or visit theatrejax.com for reservations and additional information. For this production, has prepared a program which includes biographies of the cast and crew, and an extensive study guide with information about the author, the story, and the performance history of the play. We suggest checking out the guide before the curtain to enhance …

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PHOTOS: Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans, Sept 18 at Everbank Field

This past Sunday the Jacksonville Jaguars went up against Tennessee Titans for an unfortunate 37-16 loss. Two of our photographers were there to capture the game and Jacksonville’s incredibly dedicated fans. See image galleries below. PHOTOS BY DENNIS HO PHOTOS BY DAVID DEHOF

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Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers, Museum of Science and History, MOSH, Jacksonville, Florida

Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers at MOSH through Jan 28

JACKSONVILLE – Imagine traveling back two thousand years to a time of mighty heroes and powerful emperors. Now imagine having the opportunity to use mighty Roman war machines, sundials and water clocks, grinding mills, pottery wheels and much more. That is what is coming to the on September 23, when the acclaimed and award-winning Italian exhibition, Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers, opens to the public and runs through January 28, 2018. The interactive exhibition explores an epic period during which Rome conquered much of the ancient world through military ingenuity, oversaw significant feats of construction and pioneered technological innovations that affect our lives today. It features …

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The Lego Ninjago Movie

Movie Review: The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Release Date: September 22, 2017 Building Time: 1 hour and 41 minutes Rated PG Grade B Directed By Master Builders: Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, & Bob Logan You Must Follow the Right Path In the city of Ninjago, Lloyd is a lonely teenager who is painfully avoided by all of his classmates and townsfolk since his father is the evil warlord Garmadon. His only friends are his fellow ninja warriors: Cole, Jay, Kai, Nya, and Zane. Together, they form a secret ninja force that protects Ninjago City from Garmadon’s relentless attacks. Under the tutelage of Master Wu, the ninjas are encouraged …

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Sound of Music, FSCJ Artist Series, Jacksonville, Florida, Broadway, #904Giveaways

#904Giveaways: Enter To Win Family 4-Pack Of Tickets To See The Sound Of Music On Broadway

THE SOUND OF MUSIC October 31-November 5, 2017 The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to the Times-Union Center. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp.

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Butterfly Fest, Tree Hill

Tree Hill: What A Great Place To Learn!

The vision of Tree Hill Nature Center is to, “promote environmental stewardship through hands-on educational programs and low-cost access to natural spaces.” Let’s unpack these ideas a bit, and explore the kind of education that helps to promote environmental stewardship. Environmental stewardship is about using and protecting natural resources through conservation and sustainability. This is predicated on the age old tenet of protecting resources to ensure they are available for future generations. As our understanding of environmental science, ecology, and the connectedness of Earth’s systems have broadened, natural resources are, increasingly, appreciated for their intrinsic value. Together these ideas inform …

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