One Spark

One Spark Unveils New Plans At EverBank for 2017

One Spark, EverBank Field, Downtown, Jacksonville, Florida, Daily's Place

One Spark Partners with Bold Events, EverBank Field to Transform into Festival of Innovation for 2017 Event One Spark Board Chairman Peter Rummell announced today that a new partnership has been formed between , One Spark Ventures and Bold Events, LLC. At a press conference this morning, Rummell also announced the dates for this year’s event which will take place Friday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 7. To kick off One Spark and highlight the enhanced entertainment elements of this year’s festival, a concert hosted by Bold Events (Act TBD) will take place at the new on Thursday, Oct. 5, …

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Spark the Arts: Jax Kids’ Mural Festival

BY NICOLE HOLDERBAUM The longer I live here, the more I fall in love with Jacksonville. I have been pursuing my career as an artist here for about 3 years now and I have found nothing but support and love from my community. Naturally, I wanted to be a part of anything that would further my career and, above all else, benefit the community. When I found out about the , I knew I had to be a part of it. I became a One Spark creator in 2015, and although I was unsuccessful in winning, it lead to many …

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ONE SPARK ANNOUNCES 2016 OPEN CALL FOR CREATORS

One Spark, Jacksonville, FL

Artists, educators, makers, entrepreneurs, inventors, musicians, scientists and anyone with great ideas looking to connect with the resources needed to make them a reality are invited to apply for . One Spark, The World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival, is now accepting applications for Creators interested in sharing their ideas at the April 7-9, 2016 festival held annually in Jacksonville, Fla. Those interested in sharing their ideas at One Spark 2016 should visit OneSpark.com and complete the Creator application process no later than January 29, 2016. Applicants must be at least 18 years old or apply only with the consent and accompaniment …

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FREE PARKING – Centuries of History in Ortega’s Parks

  The is known for its giant oak trees, waterfront views, and historic homes. Nestled between the St. Johns and Ortega rivers, the area was designated as a US historic district in 2004. The peninsula is a mostly residential area with abundant green spaces and a wealth of parks. On any given weekend, you can see Ortega residents and tourists riding bikes, tossing a frisbee, walking their dogs, or playing flag football in one of these green spaces: 4021 Ortega Blvd A gilded iron entryway introduces this park, named after , president of the Ortega Company and the resident responsible …

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A Rookie Plans for One Spark: An All-Inclusive Guide for First Timers at One Spark

Taking place in Downtown Jacksonville from April 7th through the 12th, the third annual One Spark is the World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival. The festival acts as a platform for Creators to showcase their projects and ideas in the categories of Art, Education, Health & Science, Music, Technology, and Social Good. Festival attendees are then given the opportunity to contribute directly to the Creator Projects, vote for the Project to receive a portion of $350k and learn and discover new ideas from all those participating in the festival. Now that everyone is well aware of what One Spark is exactly, let’s …

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It’s One Spark – Getting There: Street Closures + Fest Info & Maps

 Parking & Transportation Downtown Jacksonville offers many unique, affordable options to get you right into the festival. Water Taxi The Jacksonville Water Taxi ferries visitors across the river from the Southbank to the Jacksonville Landing downtown. Pricing Adults – $5; RT – $10 ;Children 3 – 12 years of age – $4; RT – $8 ;Children under 3 years of age – Free. Stops Friendship Fountain and The Jacksonville Landing. Call 904-372-3318 or visit jacksonvillewatertaxi.com for more information. Skyway Gliding above the St. Johns River and downtown city streets, the free-to-ride skyway departs stations every three to six minutes. Free …

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FLAT LAND – #22386 One Spark Music Creator

FLAT LAND – #22386 PLAYING @ EU’s ONE SPARK MUSIC CREATORS SHOWCASE at UNDERBELLY – Friday April 10 – 9:00 p.m. is a cosmic funk-rock quartet based in Gainesville. The band has played in festivals and shows across the southeast for the past three years, but the project they are working on is just as near to our hearts. Without exposure to music through school band and orchestra programs, they would never have had the opportunity to do what they love most. So, they have teamed up with friends in successful bands across North Florida to develop an afterschool program instructing …

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Showcases, Fangs & Rockville: DIABLO SEZ – April 2015

April 11 – Warehouse Records One Spark Showcase @ Burro Bar Three years running, the annual Warehouse Showcase at Burro Bar has got to be a local institution. The bootstrapped recording studio has in some way, shape or form helped out nearly every band in Jacksonville’s urban core for years and years. This year’s showcase highlights some new-ish names on the bill such as Mr. Miyagi, Chris Pringle, The Good Boys, Cloud 9 Vibes, and more, alongside more established names such as Jackie Stranger, The Crowkeepers, Cougar Barrel, and The Dog Apollo. If there’s a night to block off on …

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What’s Brewing at One Spark

“April showers bring …”   Nope. That’s not what I think of when I think of this month. April is a celebratory month – especially for those of us who love to live – and explore – in Florida. In 1513, landed near what is now St. Augustine and gave the name to his newly discovered landmass “La Florida”. A little over 250 years later, completed his journey into Florida in 1766 and it was his diary-cum-travel journal which motivated merchants “across the pond” to purchase tracts of land along the eastern coast of Florida in the late 1700s. Two centuries …

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Eco Relics at One Spark

It’s a time warp. The 50,000 sq. ft. warehouse is busting at the seams with items that span centuries. In addition to the age of the inventory, it’s a time warp in the sense that you can spend hours in Eco Relics without realizing it. The items are a recycled reservoir of Jacksonville history and a convergence of classic quality and new vision. It’s part hardware store, antique shop, building material supplier and thrift store with a knowledgeable, inventive staff. Eco Relics took part in last year’s One Spark festival after having been open for only one week. The festival …

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