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New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm have released the second Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser! Check it out below and stay tuned for more of our Star Wars Celebration coverage through Sunday. Over 30 Screenshots from the New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer! is set 30 years after the events of , and features a new generation of swashbuckling heroes and shadowy villains, as well as the return of fan-favorite smugglers, princesses, and Jedi. Starring , , , , , , , , Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, , Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Anderson, Christina …

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JORDYN STODDARD – # 21956 ONE SPARK MUSIC CREATOR

JORDYN STODDARD – # 21956 PLAYING @ EU’s MUSIC CREATORS SHOWCASE at UNDERBELLY – Thursday April 9 – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday April 11 – 4:00 p.m. This country music youth sings with the soul of a seasoned veteran, strums a signature turquoise guitar and has years of songwriting under her belt. ‘s debut album, released in March 2015, features the lead-off single, ‘Like Me ‘Til You Love Me,’ co-written by Eric Paslay, Chris Wallin and Matt Nolen. Stoddard also co-wrote the album, which was produced by David Hall and recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville. She has been featured by …

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“Big Block” Play at Hemming Park’s New Imagination Playground

Hemming Park unveils Imagination Playground, a giant, mobile play set that unlocks the limits of imagination of children, young and old. Imagination Playground is big block play; an innovative mobile equipment system that will transform the park into a play space that encourages learning, social development, movement, and fun! It is child-directed and open-ended. Jacksonville has a new home for imagination at . In addition to , children will have the opportunity to create a community mosaic outside city hall, hula hoop, get their faces painted, take a yoga class, and take photos in a mobile photo booth. Fun 4 …

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Masters of Illusion Live

Where: Florida Theatre When: February 22th, 8:00 pm Info: www.floridatheatre.com Masters of Illusion Live is coming to the Florida Theatre on February 22, 2015. Jacksonville will be the first stop on their World Tour! is one of the magicians of the Masters of Illusion Live was kind enough to grant me a phone interview from his hometown in Boise, Idaho. Farrell shares he has been practicing magic since the age of twelve. “One day my mom bought me a magic kit and after that I was hooked,” says Farrell.  Now he  has eighteen years of practicing magic under his belt. …

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Marcus Roberts Coming Home to The Florida Theatre

Genius comes in many forms and influences along the way count, especially when a young, budding little boy loses his sight from glaucoma and cataracts at 5 years of age and his mother’s impact as a gospel singer takes hold. Music lifted this child into a world of brightness and lit the spark of genius. The personal influence of this child’s Mother gave him the support and guidance he needed building a foundation from which he  exploded in talent after immersing himself with the notes and music of Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, John Coltraine, Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll …

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Vision for Shipyards Development presented by Shad Khan

Vision for Shipyards Development presented by Shad Khan, Jacksonville, FL - Image courteousy of POPULOUS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 17, 2015 – The eagerly anticipated vision to transform the Shipyards riverfront downtown property into a vibrant entertainment and leisure district was presented today by  owner  and team president  on behalf of , a new development entity created by Khan specifically for the . The vision was presented at the Jaguars’ annual state of the franchise event, where updates involving the Jaguars were shared with City leaders and news media in attendance, and online with the public via live streaming. The property, which encompasses approximately 48 acres of City-owned property on the north bank of the St. …

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James Cameron’s DEEPSEA CHALLANGE

As a boy, filmmaker dreamed of a journey to the deepest part of the ocean. This film is the dramatic fulfillment of that dream. It chronicles Cameron’s solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench—nearly seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface—piloting a submersible he designed himself. The risks were astounding. The footage is breathtaking. is a celebration of science, courage, and extraordinary human aspiration. Now showing at the WORLD GOLF VILLAGE HALL OF FAME IMAX THEATRE CALL (904) 940-4123 FOR SHOWTIMES www.worldgolfimax.com  

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TOMBOI

Tomboi, Jacksonville FL

Tomboi, a local super group comprised of Alex.E (Wild Life Society, Ritual Union, Fruit Machine) on Vox, beat production, and sound sequencing. (Universal Green, RICE) on guitar and (Four Families) on drums premiered their video for the single “Lobos” on January 10th at . The self-proclaimed all-female, all-queer, electronic indie trio debuted “Lobos” a charmingly campy homage to the 1990’s, on the one year anniversary of the bands formation.  The video directed by Keagan Anfuso, and shot entirely in Jacksonville features the band as master thieves wearing moustaches and black suits with black ties, engaged in a mysterious heist in …

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Inside The Book of Mormon

THE BOOK OF MORMON Second National Tour Company - Photo: Joan Marcus, 2014

The distance from Shakespeare to “South Park” is all a matter of perspective. Both rely on the strength of the text to paint a picture, generate emotion, and breed delicious controversy. Only the most capable actor can build a bridge between the two by stepping back and letting the words do all the work.  was eager for the opportunity to test his comedic timing and vocal abilities as part of the national production of , but he knew he was in for a challenge. As a dramatic actor with extensive stage and small screen experience, he knew he would be …

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Preston Haskell Gives $5M to MOCA Jacksonville Endowment

He said he hopes to inspire others to support the Museum’s future , a cultural resource of the , announced Tuesday that  is giving $5 million to the Museum’s endowment. This historically significant gift validates the vital role the Museum plays in the community and lays a foundation to ensure MOCA Jacksonville continues to be a thriving resource for future generations. Cultural institutions play an important role in creating a vibrant and engaged community. For any organization to have a sustained impact, it must have a healthy and right-sized endowment. This gift is an inspiring vote of confidence and a first step toward MOCA Jacksonville achieving …

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