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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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People Of Jacksonville: Showing the talent and diversity of Jacksonville, Florida

Each person has their own story “There’s no such thing as not having a story,” which may sound like a line from a corny self-actualization book, but coming from Aidee Chavez and Francesco Salomoni, creators of the People of Jacksonville Instagram, it’s easy to believe. The new project is looking to document and share stories heard every day in our city from people just like you. Yes, you, reading this right now. Aidee Chavez and Francesco Salomoni, Creators of People of Jacksonville Aidee and Francesco met the same way they meet a lot of their People of Jacksonville subjects, through …

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The 21 Most Instagrammed Places in Jacksonville

The Instagram app, without a doubt, has been the driving force behind the revival of photography over the past 5 years. Sure, there’s the rise of the smartphone camera giving us the ability to take photos at any moment—nowadays, everyone has a camera in their pocket—but the inspiration among today’s masses to take more pictures and have people actually see them, comes from Instagram, or “IG” for short. There’s something going on inside the walls of Instagram that you just can’t find on Facebook or Twitter. Perhaps it’s the simple interface, along with the near non-existence of sharp everyday scrutiny, …

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