Arts & Culture

Douglas Anderson Women's Chorale Invited to Attend Program in Chicago

The Women’s Chorale of Douglas Anderson School of the Arts will hold a donation only concert to raise money to travel to Chicago to perform at the National American Choral Director’s Association Convention.

After a three year process, the women’s chorale is one of only two women’s high school groups in the nation to be invited to attend. They have prepared special pieces for the performance, including an original piece.

Jacksonville Symphony Concert Saturday, 3/19/2011

Jacksonville Symphony Concert Saturday, 3/19/2011

The EMMA 2010-2011 Concert Season concludes with the presentation of The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, a perennial favorite of music lovers in the St. Augustine area.  The Orchestra will perform its “Pops” program of “Song and Dance” on Saturday evening at 8:00 pm March 19 at the Flagler College Auditorium at 14 Granada St., St. Augustine.

Eco-Safari Themed Charity Event to Benefit North Florida Land Trust

Eco-Safari Themed Charity Event to Benefit North Florida Land Trust

The North Florida Land Trust, dedicated to preserving land for conservation in seven counties, will hold a memorable charity event on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 7 p.m. at the J.Johnson Gallery, 177 4th Ave. in Jacksonville Beach Fla.

The Eco-Safari themed evening will feature a live auction for an African Safari for two and other great prizes. Catering by Liz Grenamyer, a full bar, silent auction, live music and lots of fun and surprises all for a great cause.

Duval County Public Schools Recognizes Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, public schools throughout Duval County will be participating in a wide variety of programs and events that celebrate African-American history.

Events include book readings, guest speakers, historical re-enactments, presentations of African-American music, literature and arts, and more.

A full listing of school events is attached.

Additionally, for information about our district schools that have been named for African-Americans who have made historically important contributions to both our local community and our country, visit http://www.duvalschools.org/static/contact/communications/spotlight/2011/black_history_11.asp

Fresh Market's Tips to Creating a Romantic Valentine's Day at Home

Fresh Market's Tips to Creating a Romantic Valentine's Day at Home

This time of year, fine dining experiences are among the favorite ways to “show the love,” and The Fresh Market offers unique options to help create those romantic experiences at home. Nearly 2,000 of the specialty grocery retailer’s customers recently completed an online survey* covering everything from their go-to romantic foods and preferred gifts to experiential questions detailing how they like to enjoy Valentine’s meals.

San Jose Episcopal Day School Celebrates Art Day With an Icelandic Twist!

San Jose Episcopal Day School is pleased to announce that its annual Art Day will be held on Friday, February 4th beginning at 8:30 AM. The highlight of this year’s celebration will be the construction of an Icelandic Sod House.  

City of Jacksonville Accepting Nominations for the Jacksonville Jazz Hall of Fame

The City of Jacksonville is accepting nominations for the 2011 Jacksonville Jazz Festival Hall of Fame. The Jacksonville Jazz Hall of Fame serves to recognize those who have made significant contributions to jazz in Jacksonville.