Thursday Evenings at MOCA Jacksonville with The Balance King

Thursday Evenings at MoCA Jacksonville with The Balance King, Photo by Blue Franswa

Q& A with Jeremy Nix, The Balance King First off, thank you for letting me feature you! After doing even cursory research on The Balance King it is obvious that you’re in the midst of a very active and exciting chapter of life. You have so many great projects in the works, congrats! Thank you, Amanda, it’s an honor to be featured by you for the EU! What you observe is the periphery of verdant foliage, which could not thrive without the loving support of family and friends, and being a member of a superlative team – in a word, …

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Vintage Players of Jacksonville Offers Theatre for Both Seasoned and New Actors Alike

The Vintage Players Theatre Group for Seniors, Jacksonville, Florida

A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW The Vintage Players is one of North Florida’s most unique theatre groups. The actors are all volunteers with varied theatre experience, and they are all fifty years old – or older. Sometimes much older. Interestingly, acting experience is not a requirement to become a member of the group, and participants are not required to appear on stage until ready to do so. Weekly acting classes are offered to members every Friday morning at 10:00 am at Jacksonville’s Church of the Redeemer. Instruction is provided by Gary Baker, the group’s Artistic Director. He is a graduate, and …

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Meet Your Favorite Wrestling Icons: Jacksonville Gets Its First Wrestling Con

River City Wrestling Con 2019

Wrestling fans will have the opportunity to meet their favorite personalities up close and personal at an inaugural convention centered around the sport. River City Wrestling Con is a daylong event that features meet and greets, autograph sessions, Q&A panels and photo ops with wrestling legends and current stars. Events include live wrestling, video game tournaments, cosplay contests and a large assortment of vendors with their own unique wrestling memorabilia. “This is Jacksonville’s first wrestling convention. Of course, there’s been a lot of pop culture conventions like Collective Con and Wasabi Con but this is the first one that’s exclusively …

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Moon Over the Market: Three Jacksonville Food Trucks Going Places

Jammas Jax, Moon Over the Market, GastroJax

Food trucks have changed the landscape of culinary culture here in Jacksonville in the past decade or so, and today we have a wide selection of tastes. We’ve chosen three food trucks for you to follow on social media (the best way to know where a truck will be). These three will also be at GastroJax’s annual Fall event, , on October 11th at the Jacksonville Farmers Market, and tastes will be included in the ticket price. Tickets are only $40 at this tasting event on The new truck Jammas Jax brings Asian street food flavor wherever they might …

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LOL Jax Film Festival Premiers Aug 4 at Sun-Ray Cinema

LOL Film Festival, Jenn Weeks, Events, Concerts, Theatre, Art, Happenings, Restaurants & All Things Jacksonville, Florida. EU Jacksonville Newspaper serves more than a million readers across Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, including St. Augustine, Orange Park, The Beaches, and Fernandina. Founded in 1978, our printed newsprint magazine and editorial news platform grants readers 24/7 online access to current events and happenings in their beloved River City on the First Coast of Florida. #eujax

Jacksonville, FL — It all started with a question while sitting in the back row of the Sun-Ray Cinema in Five Points, July 2016. “Think we can create a comedy film festival?” Monique Madrid asked her husband, filmmaker Adam Madrid. He did not answer her right away but instead pondered the question overnight before responding: he was onboard for the new adventure. From there, LOL (Laugh Out Loud/Love Our Locals) JAX Film Festival was born. The co-creators quickly recruited local stand-up comedian Jenn Weeks to host the event. Local filmmakers submitted their short films before the June 30, 2017 deadline …

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ALL THINGS NERDY: MegaCon in Orlando Delivered Ultimate Fan Experience

MegaCon 2018 in Orlando, Photo by Pamela PJ Fenton

Action-Packed Weekend Delivered Ultimate Fan Experience with Jason Momoa, Jeff Goldblum, Elijah Wood, John Cena and more MEGACON™, the Southeast’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event, wrapped up the Orlando convention throughout Memorial Day Weekend at the Orange County Convention Center. The four-day multi-genre convention welcomed more than 100,000 fans and included programming for all ages, a star-studded celebrity lineup and more. May 24-27 at MegaCon Orlando, people from all over the nation came together to show their love of all things nerdy. No matter if you’re there to shop, see your favorite characters and actors or just to …

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Hotel Palms Hosts an Art Battle in Atlantic Beach

A group of local artists will battle it out in a live painting competition designed to promote art while audiences watch how it’s made. Art Battle will be held Wednesday, April 18 at the Hotel Palms, 28 Sherry Drive in  starting at 7:00. Photo by Lexa Bergen “Art Battle is about the celebration of artists and the community reflects this idea that anyone can reach out with their talent and courage to touch an audience,” says Chris Pemberton of Art Battle International. “Jacksonville was selected as a way to uncover and discover the rich artistic talent and expression in the …

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Florida Theatre Promotes Civic Engagement in Jacksonville

Florida Theatre, Civic Cinema, All the Presidents Men, Photo by Cristina Danielle O'Connor

CIVIC CINEMA AT THE FLORIDA THEATRE The brisk fall air drifted through the streets below the sparkling Florida Theatre marquee before the theatre’s Civic Cinema debut. Patrons gathered in line after work, conversing about the state of relations between politics and the media ahead of the first movie of the series, All the President’s Men, with a panel discussion to follow. Florida Theatre President, , opened the evening with a brief speech thanking sponsor Community First Credit Union for the season, and Times Union Media and AVL Productions for making the night possible. The audience settled into their seats with …

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MOSH Bash: A Party that Will Go Down in History

MOSH Bash, Museum of Science & History

The has a little something for all ages, and the MOSH Bash is a continuation of that mission. Celebrating 75 years of science, history and education, the MOSH Bash will revisit the museum’s significant achievements and memorable exhibits with a family-friendly event followed by an adults-only rooftop extravaganza. The MOSH Bash will be held from 6-9pm, November 19th, at the museum (1025 Museum Circle) followed by an after party until midnight. The rooftop after party includes live music from and , gastronomic bites from , and an open bar. Tickets for both events are available online at or by …

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Natedoesfood: HOBNOB, One of the best brunch spots in Jacksonville

HOBNOB Food+Social Exchange, HobnobJax, Photo by Kristen Penoyer, Natedoesfood, #nomnomjax, #eatupjax, nomnomjax, #natedoesfood, brooklyn

Join me for a 5-Course brunch at one of the best brunch spots in Jacksonville: .  I created a mix of some of their best items and added beef and pork lumpia. You don’t want to miss this one! WHEN: Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT) WHERE: HOBNOB – 220 Riverside Avenue #110, Jacksonville, FL 32202 TICKETS: $34.99 (Purchase Tickets)

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