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Jacksonville, Florida is the Hidden Gem of Florida

Jacksonville, Florida is a Hidden Gem to Live and Play

Jacksonville, Florida, is emerging as a rising travel destination. But what about a destination to live in? The locals have always known that Jacksonville, or Jax as we like to call it, is one of Florida’s little gems. Now others are slowly discovering that Jacksonville is a pretty cool place to live.  Here are 6 things about Jacksonville, Florida that many people overlook, making it one of Florida’s most underrated cities. 1.  Plenty of Outdoor Activities Jacksonville boasts the largest land area of any city in the United States spreading across more than 840 miles. The St. Johns River runs through …

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Rob Middleton, RMiddleton, Haskell Gallery,Jacksonville International Airport Arts Commission A Bold + Beautiful Abstractions, Photo from Jen Jones

Jacksonville International Airport Arts Commission: Abstraction — Bold + Beautiful

ROB MIDDLETON, CYNTHIA WALBURN, & STEPHANIE CAFCULES Abstract art is made for emotion. It’s open and free, a democratic form made for the artist to interpret their feelings and for the viewer to interpret from there. It makes the viewer question what it represents, if anything at all. It’s a surprising art form, and sometimes the most surprising thing about it is where it’s located. The Haskell Gallery, located in the pre-security, has been housing art for over 20 years. Its newest addition is Abstraction: Bold + Beautiful, showcasing abstract works by three local artists. “This show is one of …

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Jacksonville International Airport, JAI, 1st Quarter 2017 Show - Cindy Wilson - Batik

Exacting Nature at the Jacksonville International Airport

You checked your luggage and printed the boarding passes. The liquids in your purse are less than three fluid ounces, and your carry-on is the perfect size for the overhead bin. To top it all off, you even wore your TSA-approved socks, the ones covered in a pizza pattern that make the officer with the scanning wand smile every time. But any knowledgeable traveler should add one more thing to this list—leave time to enjoy the abundance of art on display at the . For over 20 years, the has provided travelers with rotating art exhibitions throughout the airport. The …

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MOSH Bash, Museum of Science & History

MOSH Bash: A Party that Will Go Down in History

The has a little something for all ages, and the MOSH Bash is a continuation of that mission. Celebrating 75 years of science, history and education, the MOSH Bash will revisit the museum’s significant achievements and memorable exhibits with a family-friendly event followed by an adults-only rooftop extravaganza. The MOSH Bash will be held from 6-9pm, November 19th, at the museum (1025 Museum Circle) followed by an after party until midnight. The rooftop after party includes live music from and , gastronomic bites from , and an open bar. Tickets for both events are available online at themosh.org/moshbash or by …

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Rob Middleton Art, Jacksonville, Florida, Abstract Expressionist Painter, Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville

Total Freedom: 10 Questions with Abstract Expressionist Painter Rob Middleton

Courtesy of our friends at the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville We, as a society, sometimes have an unhealthy, or at the very least an unproductive, response to the success of others. Social media, which certainly has its benefits, is riddled with examples of this type of behavior, which includes destructive criticism, unjustified public shaming, and passive aggressive commentary. Online networks can be a black hole where individuals can lose their sense of time, civility, and the impact of their words. That isn’t always the case, however, as was recently illustrated through a post made by abstract expressionist painter Rob Middleton. Rob’s entry, which was posted …

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