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Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach Announces Plans for New Center

Future entrance of the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach’s new arts center on A1A. 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

The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach has announced that the St. Johns County Commissioners have voted unanimously a 5-0 vote on the rezoning of The Oak Bridge Golf Course which will allow the Cultural Center on a potential plan to build a new center on A1A. The new center will be approximately 15,000 square feet. The new building comes as a result of the exponential growth the center has had in recent years. The Cultural Center has been working with Alta Mar since March 2016. “We are super excited to make this dream a reality for many people in …

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Midnight Munchies: Late Night Eats Around Jacksonville

Orsay Burger, Restaurat Orsay Late Night Menu, Nightcap, Late Night Eats in Jacksonville, Florida, photo by Nate Mayo, 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

From shows at the and the , to lively productions at the or , the First Coast is a vibrant metropolis that never sleeps. Whether you’re into country western or comedy, rock-and-roll or jazz, Broadway musicals or pop, Jacksonville offers something for everyone. How many times have you asked yourself after a show, where can we get something good to eat late in the evening? We’re starved! And no matter your tastes, there are many late night hangouts offering inspired dishes and cocktails to keep the festivities going after the show. Here are a few late night favorites in and …

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A Shaman with an Adventurer’s Soul – Nahko Bear

Always trust the symphony in your head. It’s that call that artist followed back to his beginnings. On a crisp Pacific Northwest morning where it all began, he’s picking up vibrations with his ear to the ground. “Through our location, where we were born and raised, and how inevitably we return to those places, lends a lot of experience to our story,” he says. “To return after over 15 years of being away, it’s good to be back. It’s kind of healing in a way. It’s a new place to jump off.” Nahko and Medicine for the People perform March …

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Reverend Horton Heat – Godfathers of Psychobilly

Blazing through three decades, has seen a thing or two as the frontman for Reverend Horton Heat. The band established a cult-like following with fast-playing, nonstop touring and the kind of hardcore grit that earns the title of the Godfathers of Psychobilly. Returning to Jacksonville for the first time since 2014, Heath, Jimbo Wallace and Arjuna “RJ” Contreras swing into the season with Dec. 19 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. In partnership with Flying Saucer Productions, the show also features guests Big Sandy, Junior Brown and The Blasters. “We’re not going to play a whole bunch of Christmas songs, …

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Review in Photos: Wavves + Joyce Manor at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

California bands Wavves and Joyce Manor stopped by the first coast mid way through their North American tour, playing to an eager crowd at the on Friday, November 3rd. SoCal rock will forever and always be present in the music industry. There’s always been this intangible idea of a California paradise for musicians to relay to their listeners. Southern California music is a way of life for some people and a dream to be achieved for others. Wavves combines a mixture of punk, garage rock, and pop to create the soundtrack for life of SoCal guttersnipes. Boredom, drugs, babes, and …

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Ghosts? Sir NoFace Lives, Supernatural Sleuth Chad Calek Comes To Jacksonville

Event: Sir NoFace Lives Venue: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Date/Time: August 11 8pm (VIP access starts at 4pm) Tickets: $28+ Contact: https://www.pvconcerthall.com/ As a renowned paranormal investigator, has seen it all. Ghosts, spirits, apparitions—regardless of what you call them, the seasoned supernatural sleuth has encountered it. But nothing prepared him for the one called Sir, the subject of his new documentary and tour Sir NoFace Lives. Calek spoke to EU Jacksonville about his early experiences and the events which led to the Sir Noface Lives Tour coming August 11 to the . The tour includes a screening the documentary, which …

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TOAD’S WILD EXPEDITION!

Christ Episcopal Church School of the Arts Review A Dual Critics Review by Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom Strange animals are lurking on stage in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida at 400 San Juan Drive, where has opened a wonderful new musical. “” opened on April 26, and will run through May 7, 2017. The musical is based on ’s “,” which was first published in 1908. The book is in public domain, and a number of adaptations have been written. The talented wrote this splendid version on short notice. He had been expecting to direct “Once Upon a Mattress,” but …

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Rethinking the Barbarian

EVENT: Rethinking the Barbarian WHEN: Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25 at 8pm WHERE: APEX Theatre Studio (5150 Palm Valley Road, Unit 215, Ponte Vedra, FL 32082) TICKETS: $20 through Eventbrite Storyteller yearns for Americans to think outside of themselves. The Irish performer tells his own immigration story from a small hometown in Ireland across the pond to Florida in his latest one-man show, . Through a series of monologues, Coghlan discusses his time in Irish nightclubs in Mullingar, an abundance of unfortunate jobs in Jacksonville Beach, and the experience of running bars in St. Augustine and Crestview. “I …

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Interview with Colin Hay: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Feb 22

Colin Hay

A MAN AT WORK Colin Hay is a lucky man. As an 80’s staple, he helped introduce plucky, calypso rhythms and Vegemite sandwiches to the original MTV generation as the voice of Men at Work. But while many of his counterparts faded into obscurity or boarded the nostalgia train, Hay forged ahead unapologetically with his solo material. Much of it was well-received, some less so. Regardless of Billboard numbers, Hay kept it business as usual, partly because he enjoys it and does it well, but mostly to keep from doing anything else. “I suppose I reject all those ideas about …

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Rusted Root: A Joyful, Melodic Groove

has always marched to the beat of its own drum. Breaking down the African and Latin percussive rhythms in the band’s joyful, melodic grooves is like trying to decipher the origin of the spices in a complicated dish. It doesn’t matter where it comes from when it all sounds so good. Rusted Root spoke with founder, singer, and guitarist about harnessing creativity, his definition of success, and the shared experience of playing live. Rusted Root performs with Oct. 22 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall (www.pvch.org). “Our live shows can be very ritualistic and communal. I receive love from the …

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