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Modest Mouse at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, by Ashley Chozas

Modest Mouse – St. Augustine Amphitheatre Review

has always seemed to have a love-hate relationship with Florida, yet he and the rest of continuously return to the beautiful state to captivate audiences from Jacksonville to Miami. This past Friday, July 17th, the band did just that, returning to the with an array of old and new tunes, keeping their audience at full attention. Fighting through the rain, an excited and wet crowd shuffled into the St. Augustine Amphitheatre to grab a few drinks and dry off before the first band began to play. Jacksonville’s own ! opened the show with an always upbeat, psychedelic love storm that …

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Collective Con 2015

The Rash of Con – Collective Con Lands at Fairgrounds

Collective Con Brings Nationally Trending Nerd Culture to Jacksonville Nerd culture conventions are not just the fodder of late night talk show jokes anymore. The days of convention attendants being mocked for not having girlfriends is a thing of the past. In the last 5 years, the larger conventions, like San Diego’s famous , have grown so popular, you have to buy your tickets almost a year in advance or it’ll sellout before you even know what character you intend to go as.  in Atlanta has proven that this phenomenon isn’t exclusive to the west coast. Recently, Orlando’s  has even …

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A Rookie Plans for One Spark: An All-Inclusive Guide for First Timers at One Spark

Taking place in Downtown Jacksonville from April 7th through the 12th, the third annual One Spark is the World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival. The festival acts as a platform for Creators to showcase their projects and ideas in the categories of Art, Education, Health & Science, Music, Technology, and Social Good. Festival attendees are then given the opportunity to contribute directly to the Creator Projects, vote for the Project to receive a portion of $350k and learn and discover new ideas from all those participating in the festival. Now that everyone is well aware of what One Spark is exactly, let’s …

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One Spark Is Here, But What Does It Mean for Jacksonville?

One Spark is the world’s largest crowdfunding festival. That’s not like a ‘world’s best coffee’ or ‘world’s best pizza’ type of moniker; it’s legit. The beauty of One Spark is that it was created organically by three Jacksonville residents who have a background as creatives. It’s not that founders , and lacked entrepreneurial chops, but that they founded the festival realizing the powerful coalescence of creative vision and business savvy. And it is that meaningful mixture that has made this such an important event for Jacksonville. has grown each year in attendance, activities and funding: 2013:  406 projects showcased, $250k …

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