St. Augustine

311 with Special Guest Matisyahu

Tickets Available: Starting at $44.50 http://www.ticketmaster.com/ There is no need for the summertime blues! Liven things up by coming out to St Augustine Amphitheatre tonight where there will be no shortage energy and good times! “Amber” may not be the color of everyone’s energy force but, all will come together the get “Down” with headliners 311 and special guest Matisyahu! These two brilliantly enchanting artists with unique sounds will keep our spirits high, our feet moving, and our worries gone as they take us on an extraordinary and inspirational musical adventure! Kicking off the evening and getting the crowd up …

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My2K Tour at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre: 98°, O-Town, Dream, Ryan Cabrera

98 Degrees at the My2K Tour at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, photo by Morgan Bates, Nick Lachey

When I saw that four of the greatest pop bands from nineties would be coming to the , my inner teen literally squealed out loud! I always knew that one day all of those TRL episodes and early morning Pop Up Video binges would pay off! 90’s kids dreams will come true as we finally get to see (and sing along loudly with) the pop superstars 98 Degrees, O-Town, Dream, and ! The night will be full of excitement as these four iconic pop bands take us back to the era of infectious pop with performances of some of their most …

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a unique, possibly a once-in-a-lifetime theatre experience – “LAUNDRY & BOURBON and LONE STAR”

LIMELIGHT THEATRE REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] St. Augustine’s opened a unique, possibly a once-in-a-lifetime theatre experience on June 3, 2016 by using separate theatres to stage two one-act comedies, “” and “. ” Texas playwright (1951-2011) was known for “The Day They Shot John Lennon” and “Wild Oats,” but these two companion pieces he wrote in the 1970s have been even more successful and are still frequently performed. How it works: you will begin by seeing “Laundry & Bourbon,” which is about one hour long, on Limelight’s Matuza Main Stage. At intermission, you will enter the lobby …

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Zany & Madcap “THE 39 STEPS”

LIMELIGHT THEATRE REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] St. Augustine’s opened the mystery/comedy farce “” on April 15, 2016. The play, which can perhaps best be described as an homage to the great filmmaker , continues through May 8 on the Matuza Main Stage at 11 Old Mission Avenue. Limelight’s version of the “The 39 Steps,” which was written by playwright-actor in 2005, premiered in London in 2006, and opened on Broadway in 2008, where it received both Drama Desk and Tony awards, and ran for almost 800 performances. For his zany fast-paced script, Barlow incorporated and adapted two …

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Hot Shot Bakery & Cafe

Face the in St. Augustine and look to the right, and you’ll be well on your way to finding some of the hidden gems as far as food is concerned. For what’s sweet you’ll want to visit , but for lunch, pastries, and hot sauce, go to . If you are looking to bring home some datil pepper heat home, skip the touristy hot sauce shops and head for Hot Shot. Their sauces are for the datil pepper purist, one who doesn’t want lots of fruit or sweetness in their hot sauce. They’ve also got a case full of delicious …

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Terry Adams & NRBQ, the Quiet Lion

After more than five decades on the road and in the studio his multidimensional musical vision continues to evolve and his outlook remains strong. Terry Adams, founder and omnipotent cornerstone of NRBQ speaks openly to EU about his mystical musical journey, NRBQ’s newest release Brass Tacks, Talk Thelonious, the band, and more. The New Rhythm & Blues Quartet, or Quintet, depending on the lineup at the time was founded in the late 1960’s by then Louisville resident Adams and Steve Ferguson, a guitarist and vocalist also from the Louisville area. To coin a phrase from jazz great Miles Davis this …

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A FACILITY FOR LIVING

LIMELIGHT THEATRE REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] St. Augustine’s opened “,” a dark comedy, on March 4th, 2016, with a run planned through March 26th on the Matuza Main Stage at 11 Old Mission Avenue. For reservations, call 904-825-1164, or visit limelight-theatre.org. In today’s theatre world, there are plays for everyone. We have plays for small children, teenagers, parents of small children and teenagers, and mystery fans, and now, thanks to playwright Katie Forgette, a play for senior citizens! Limelight’s Florida premier of “Facility” should be a big hit for the forty-four thousand (2012 stats) or more retired …

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Lions Seafood Festival March 4-6 Christian Lopez Band to headline

West Virginia singer-songwriter Lopez and his band will perform on the festival’s main stage at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday March 5, and at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sunday March 6. The group has been touring the country, opening for the Zac Brown Band and Dave Matthews Band while garnering impressive reviews for their Americana-folk sound and new album, Onward. In addition to winning the Belk Modern Musician Showcase, the band was declared “Best Newcomer” at the Americana Music Festival and Conference by Rolling Stone magazine. Other acts performing during the three-day festival include the Florida State Bluegrass …

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Claude’s Chocolates

For some of the finest chocolate made here in Florida, you’ll want to seek out . The chocolates are hand-made here on the First Coast from the finest Belgian base by Claude Franques. French-born Claude is a classically trained chef who has had experience in Manhattan, until the charm of won him away from the Big Apple. The chocolates he creates are very much in the European style with big, rich flavor. These are chocolates you savor, bites that take hold of your soul–if you’re into chocolate. He’s got standards in his retinue (ganache, truffles and bon bons) but there …

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Stellar performances abound in “THE GRAPES OF WRATH”

LIMELIGHT THEATRE REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] St. Augustine’s has opened Frank Galati’s Tony Award winning play “.” The play is based on ’s novel, which was published in 1939, for which he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for fiction; a film starring Henry Fonda received an Academy Award the following year. The film is still shown on cable from time to time. Director ’ production of this searing indictment of man’s cruel indifference to his fellow man is a winner on stage at Limelight. It is a history lesson that remains frighteningly relevant, and one you won’t …

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