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Jacksonville Icemen Get Warmed Up for Regular Season, Jacksonville Icemen Game Schedule, #FeeltheFreeze

Jacksonville Icemen Get Warmed Up for Regular Season

Many look forward to October for various reasons. Halloween, dropping temperatures, and the inevitable pumpkin spice takeover are among them, just to name a few. For lovers of sports though, October makes a case as the most popular month of the year, as all four major sports are active in some form. With no action on the ice since April, Jacksonville Icemen fanatics have been longing for October for six months. At last, we have arrived, and the ECHL season is now in full swing. Locally, fans are abuzz and hopeful for the team’s return to the postseason. The had …

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Ice Skating Meets Cirque du Soleil: New Show Axel Comes to the Arena Nov 7-10

Cirque du Soleil on Ice: New Show Axel Comes to the Arena Nov 7-10

With any show, audiences have come to expect its signature style of pageantry and physicality. The new show Axel certainly doesn’t disappoint. It’s everything audiences have come to expect, with a twist that creates a new level of visual interest – ice. Cirque du Soleil Axel is staged November 7-10 at the . Axel creates a stunning production with gravity-defying feats and a new element of ice skating combined with live music and multimedia projections that mirror the flavors of a graphic novel. Axel sheds its theatrical roots for a new brand of fantasy driven by the art and the …

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KISS: Sublime People Watching and Familiar Pageantry at the Arena in Jacksonville

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who wear the band t-shirt to the concert of said band and those who don’t. KISS fans don’t subscribe to either camp. They don’t just wear the t-shirt. They celebrate the spectacle that is Kiss by becoming part of the circus themselves in face paint, wigs, bat wings and sky-high platform boots. The End of the World Tour staged Friday at the did not disappoint. Thousands of fans from all generations turned out in a parade of sublime people watching to bid farewell to the glam, chaos and mayhem that …

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What’s The Latest? A Bird’s-Eye View of Downtown Jacksonville in 2018

Change is a vital currency that helps a city like Jacksonville maintain a vibrant cultural presence. Much ado has been made about the continued evolution of the city’s downtown area. Among the stewards of the area is Downtown Vision, Inc., who offered an update on a few of the high-profile developments and the impact the plans will have on the city. VP of Marketing for DVI, , has a bird’s-eye view of the work as it happens in real time. It’s an exciting time in , and Hardwick can see the evolution of the city’s skyline from her office window. …

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Country Comes To The Ritz: Lorrie Morgan July 28

Country artist Lorrie Morgan is bringing heart and soul to Jacksonville with a special July 28 performance at the Ritz Theatre and Museum, 829 North Davis Street. Tickets will be available at the Tom Bush Family of Dealerships Box Offices located at the and (800-745-3000, or buy online here). In an industry where the latest ingénue is often regarded as the “next big thing,” is living her truth as a modern woman making country music history. Her most recent record Letting Go . . . Slow, released in 2016 by Shanachie Entertainment, reflects a soulful approach to her style, sound and …

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USA Curling Nationals set to start on Saturday

The race for the national title gets underway with 10 men’s and seven women’s teams The chase for a national title begins on Saturday afternoon at the with the start of the 2016 USA Curling Nationals. The event kicks off with the Opening Ceremony at 2:30 p.m., followed by three women’s matches at 4:30 p.m. and five men’s matches at 8:30 p.m. Ten men’s teams and seven women’s team will hit the ice in the first championship held in the South – with John Shuster’s and Erika Brown’s rinks looking to defend their titles won last year. The event continues throughout …

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Where Jacksonville Scores: Jacksonville Sports Complex

Jacksonville’s is home to great neighborhoods, restaurants and idyllic views of downtown and the water front. It is also home to Jacksonville’s Sports Complex, comprised of three distinct venues located within a mile of each other: the , and . They combine to host one major and four minor league franchises that offer year-round sports entertainment for local fans. The love affair between the citizens of Jacksonville and professional team sports dates back to the late 19th century when the city hosted Major League Baseball’s first-ever spring training in 1888. In 1904, the city welcomed its first pro team, the …

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Elton John

Elton John Saturday, March 14 at Jacksonville Arena

  Elton John and his band return to Jacksonville on Saturday, March 14 as part of the “All The Hits” tour. The tour will feature iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career, including a selection of songs from his highly acclaimed remastered album, , which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. ’s band includes  on guitar,  on bass,  on percussion,  on drums, and  on keyboards. “Jacksonville is proud to welcome back music superstar Sir Elton John to the ,” said .  “The Arena continues to prove itself as a premier venue that delivers incredible entertainment opportunities …

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JASON MRAZ COMING TO TIMES-UNION CENTER MORAN THEATER

JASON MRAZ  COMING TO TIMES-UNION CENTER MORAN THEATER FEBRUARY 19, 2015 TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 AT 10AM “YES!” AVAILABLE NOW IN STORES AND ALL DSPS Atlantic recording artist  has announced new U.S. dates on his international tour to celebrate his latest album, “YES!,” released earlier this year.  The “YES!” tour is a unique itinerary that sees the multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter performing in an array of intimate venues around the world. Mraz continues to celebrate his fifth studio album choosing to perform at historic venues around the globe, including  such historic theatres and concert halls as London’s , Paris’ , and Amsterdam’s . Tour dates get …

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