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Henry Nader Interview

What the interview here. Through a dark amalgam of various genres and atmospheres, Henry Nader pushes the limits of independent film, allowing his viewers to experience and interpret his work as they please. From experimenting with various digital mediums to challenging himself through meticulous use of 16mm film, Nader is working to create films that defy preconceived notions. Nader, a Jacksonville native, has been deeply fascinated and intrigued by film and the arts, starting from a very young age. Nader’s love for film started as a kid when he first saw Star Wars in theaters, resulting in him watching all …

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Teal Peel – The Latest Collaborative Project from Taylor Neal

A lost summer from the past accompanied by warm, fond memories of relationships with nature, oneself, friends and lovers. These themes of exploration, togetherness, isolation, love and loss are all meticulously created through Jacksonville multi-instrumentalist, producer and recording engineer Taylor Neal’s latest project, Teal Peel. Teal Peel is a dynamic, multifaceted collaborative project started by Neal many years back, but it wasn’t officially a band until July of 2021 with the release of their first single, “Smello Coffee.” Inspired by ’90s alt rock blended with smearing pedal steel lines, Teal Peal consists of five main members: Taylor Neal (guitar, vocals), …

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Memory, Surveillance and Perception: the Xygoat Collective’s First Gallery

After a year and a half without a major collective exhibition, Anh Pham and Casey Vandyke’s Xygoat brought the gallery scene back to Jacksonville on Oct. 15. It was the offspring of an idea months in the making. In the early spring of this year, Anh Pham was on a walk when she had a prophetic vision: an exhibition with her work alongside other painters and photographers, something to celebrate a grand collaboration among artists. She posted the idea to her Instagram story over a scenic video. “The only one to respond was Casey VanDyke,” said Pham, showing his response: …

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Haunted House Guide

Think you’re too tough for haunted houses? Think again. These houses are not for the faint of heart.  Halloween is my favorite time of year. I was born the day before Halloween, so it’s always held a special place in my heart. This year, I decided to get into the spirit early and visit two of the scariest and most entertaining haunted attractions in the region. I don’t frighten easily, but I will be completely transparent about the fact I left these houses dripping in sweat. Does fear makes you perspire or am I just a sweaty Italian man?  13th …

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ARCHIVE, 1998: Points of Contention

At a crossroads of commerce and counterculture, Riverside’s Five Points is looking for the right direction. By Tricia Booker Photos by Walter Coker The kids came first. While the rest of Jacksonville straightened its spine to complete the transforma­tion into a bold new city, the kids remained bent with the weight of nonconformity, and the crossroads they flocked to became their second home. Five Points is actually just one point, sharpened by the intersection of five different roads and a confluence of cultures. Along its painted streets and graffiti- marked buildings, blue-haired teens step aside for blue-haired ladies. Suited executives …

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NFL 2021 Season Record Predictions by Quinn Gray

[R] denotes rookie * denotes division winner ^ denotes wild card For those who don’t know, the NFL has moved to a 17-game schedule. AFC North *Cleveland Browns 2020 record: 11-5 Projected 2021 record: 12-5 (win division by tiebreaker) Notable additions: DE Jadeveon Clowney, S John Johnson III, CB Troy Hill, CB Greg Newsome Jr. [R] Notable departures: DT Sheldon Richardson, DE Adrian Clayborn, DT Larry Ogunjobi The Browns focused on the defense this offseason, making sure to add players to positions that held them back last year. Johnson, Hill, and Newsome will greatly improve the secondary that had lots …

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​​Best Halloween Films on Streaming- By Harry Moore

As the wind turns cold, the leaves turn brown and pumpkins become readily available, it becomes time to say goodbye to the summer season and prepare yourself for the next. Horror enthusiasts never need an excuse to fire up some of their favorite monster flicks, but for the rest of us, the Halloween season provides just the reason to get your fear on. Being spooky is for all ages, and there’s more than just gore fests to watch this Halloween. Here are my choices for of some of the best options current available for streaming: Halloween (1978) – Let’s get …

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Fall Movie Preview

After a summer movie season with a somewhat limited number of releases, in comparison to years past, the fall promises to be full of exciting releases both in theaters and at home. From explosive blockbusters to artistic awards contenders, there is something for everyone. Here is a breakdown of some of the highlights on the way: The Addams Family 2 This sequel to the 2019 animated reimagining of the creepy and kooky family sees the titular group hit the road on vacation. A spooky time for all ages just in time for Halloween season. Oct. 1 in theaters and PVOD …

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Battle of the Bands

TIME TO ENTER! Submit your video entry from 10.3.2021 @ Midnight until 11.4.2021 @ Midnight. Submit your video entry here! Voting for your favorite band begins 11.5.2021 @ Midnight and ends November 28, 2021 @ midnight. You can vote one time per day. Winner will be announced in the December Issue. Grand prize valued at $10,000!! Full 2 page feature in Folio 2.0 print edition and digital issue, 1-Promotional Photo Shoot. Promotion on Folio 2.0 social media sites congratulating & showcasing winner. Opportunity to perform live at a Folio 2.0 event with video production. Studio Production Package from Hit The …

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