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EU Jacksonville Newspaper, 40 Years of Music, 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 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

EU Jacksonville Newspaper: Celebrating 40 Years of Music on the First Coast

It’s an interesting parallel to consider a musician with the understanding that you are somehow connected. Music carves out the identity of who we are alone; its strange and beautiful edges throw shadows that shape our places in the world. It’s a responsibility of the “music writer” to articulate a sharp portrait of artists told from darkened stretches of road, bathed in light before hungry mobs of communal souls, and to share with unflinching honesty why they love what they do. Every story, band profile, retrospective and review creates an enduring entwinement with an artist. For 40 years, EU Jacksonville …

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All Decked Out! Celebrate the Season at the Shore with Deck the Chairs in Jacksonville Beach

Kurtis Loftus never imagined that the event would evolve into a signature holiday event for . He wasn’t even thinking about Christmas when he developed the concept. It was July, 2013, and the holidays were far from his mind. Initially, it was a unique way to raise money for the Volunteer Life Saving Corps. With a background in art and marketing, it just made sense for Loftus to marry the concept of a benefit with a sculptural art exhibit incorporating the iconic lifeguard chairs. The idea of framing the art pieces around the lifeguard chairs started to take shape as …

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Theatre In Schools: Teaching performing arts

Priceless Success In his 30 years teaching Theatre at , has helped cultivate the next generation of talented actors, directors, set designers, playwrights and educators. But no student marked him as deeply as Melissa, a young girl he met during his college teaching internship. Labeled by the state as educationally handicapped, Melissa was able to attend one mainstream class outside of her special education curriculum. Grove wasn’t sure how she had ended up in drama. She was terrified by the notion of standing in front of the class, much less performing. One project involved the adaptation of traditional fairy tales …

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