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BOLD WILL HOLD: 10 QUESTIONS WITH TATTOO ARTIST MYRA OH

Courtesy of our friends at the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville Myra Oh, now a resident of Jacksonville, was born in Oakland, California and lived in the Bay Area into her early 20s.  At the age of 14, Myra enrolled in courses at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.  There she attended classes including figure drawing, fashion design, printmaking, and painting. During Myra’s senior year of high school she attended the Oxbow School, a private single semester arts school located in Napa, California. Myra enrolled in college after high school, with a focus on printmaking, but dropped out before graduating. During …

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If Tombstones Could Sing: “Ghost of the Blues” Broadway Revue Comes to Town

what: a Broadway-style version of the history of the blues when: 8pm, Friday, May 8 where: Florida Theatre cost: $39-$69 info: (904) 355-2787; www.ghostblues.com “” Broadway Revue brings the musical legends of the American blues to life thru a rocking live performance of their classic blues standards which are all performed in character. The show was the brainchild of Producer , and born out of his desire to bring the story of the blues to every major city in the country. It will be appearing here in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday, May 8th at the beautiful . The show is …

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Brian Ray – guitarist for McCartney

If auditioning to play guitar for one of the world’s most influential rock stars is not intimidating enough, imagine performing live alongside Sir  in front of 77,000 screaming fans.  was already an accomplished artist when he took the pre-game stage at the 2002 Super Bowl in New Orleans to “interview” for the position as guitarist with McCartney’s new touring band. Ray knew he would fit the bill, transitioning easily from guitar to bass, lead to rhythm, electric to acoustic. He previously logged 14 years as guitarist and musical director with ‘ band and played with huge talents like , , …

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Under The Streetlamp

The cornerstone of popular music is reclaiming its rightful spot at the intersection of past and present.  is a tip-of-the hat to the crooners of the American Radio songbook, featuring the music of such legendary artists as , , , the , and more. Backed by an outstanding seven-piece band, Under the Streetlamp bring these classic hits back to the fans who first fell in love with the music and introduces a new generation to the timeless classics of the 50s, 60s, and 70s with an impeccable balance of tender ballads and uptempo classics, performed with the same signature harmonies …

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