Tag Archives: Wilson Center for the Arts

Joseph A. Strasser

Documentary Honoring a Generous Supporter: The Legacy of Joseph A. Strasser

For , life is a numbers game. The successful financier and philanthropist budgeted many years of his life to building a career in finance and public administration. He’s now the subject of a 13-minute documentary that details and preserves the legacy of an unusual life well-lived. Directed by Ana Paula Habib and Isaac Brown, “The Legacy of Joseph A. Strasser” recounts his story, beginning with his escape from the Holocaust and immigration to the United States as a small child. The film will be screened October 24 at the . The event will honor his life, surviving the hardship of …

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Catch Their Scratch! “CATS”

FSCJ HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER MUSICAL THEATRE REVIEW A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW BY DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] The and the opened the 11th edition of the Summer Musical Theatre Experience (SMTE) on July 22, 2016 with a revival of ’s “Cats,” with additional performances scheduled during July 23 –24 and July 29 – 31. You can order tickets by phone at (904) 646-2222 or (904) 442-2929 or online at www.fscjartistseries.org. All shows are at the on the South Campus of FSCJ on Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida. Cats have nine lives, or so the myth goes. “” obviously has …

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Doug Eng Streams South, Among Other Places in This World, Camera in Hand

Event: Doug Eng’s STREAMING SOUTH Location: Florida State College at Jacksonville, South Campus, Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts, Art Gallery, 11901 Beach Blvd. Dates: Exhibit opens September 7 through September 16 The “nature of structures” and the “structure of nature”—it is, indeed, the intersection of the two that fine art photographer understands on multiple levels as he works from a personal base of structural engineering and software programming. Math and nature, twins. His discipline is the working relationship of his eye and camera with a laser focus on creating passion and interest in nature, her textures and rhythms, her …

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 and the  opened the 9th edition of this summer musical theatre experience, with “.” We are sure most audience members on the opening night of July 26, 2014 were familiar with the musical. Originally a 1980 movie, it has remained popular and appears on cable from time to time. In 1982, it was made into a successful television series that ran for six years. The stage musical has Florida ties, as it was originally produced in Miami in 1988 at the .The plot concerns the aspirations and lives of several students attending a  in  in the ’80s.There are fourteen main …

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