Arts & Culture

The Ritz Theatre and Museum Taking Applications Now for Young Black Intellectuals

The Ritz Theatre and Museum, through The Ritz Institute initiative, is taking applications now for its Young Black Intellectuals (YBI) program.

San Jose Episcopal Day School Celebrates Art Day

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.  Currently, SJEDS students are learning about the culture and customs of Iceland.

The Artist Series Presents Frankie Valli

The Artist Series Presents Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli…A true American pop music icon. His incredible career as a solo artist and with the Four Seasons has produced 19 top ten hits and sold over 100 million records worldwide. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 and named longevity champ of the rock era by Billboard Magazine. Now, FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS will perform at the Times Union Center’s Moran Theater on Sunday, February 13th at 7:00PM for one performance only!

Jacksonville Symphony Guild 2011 Designer Showhouse and Designers Announced

The Jacksonville Symphony Guild has announced that the 17-acre Coxwell Estate, located at 9433 Coxwell Lane in Jacksonville, will be its 2011 Designer Showhouse. The Showhouse will feature a variety of fundraising events to benefit the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

MOSH LEGO® Competition Winners Announced

More than 100 contestants battled it out at the Museum of Science & History’s LEGO Competition held today.  The contestants, which included kindergartners through 9th graders, worked in teams or as individuals to construct original LEGO designs.  The top prize winners included a farmhouse, a moveable bridge and a spaceship.

The Celebrated War of 1812 Tall Ship LYNX Arriving in Jacksonville

The Celebrated War of 1812 Tall Ship LYNX Arriving in Jacksonville

All law-abiding and loyal citizens are urged to be vigilant and alert to the presence on your coast of the weatherly, fast, and heavily armed Clipper Schooner Lynx. The 122-foot square top sail schooner Lynx will be sailing into Jacksonville for the first time on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:00 am. Join the flotilla as she fires a salute from her main battery of 6-pounder carronades upon her grand entrance into Jacksonville.  The celebrated War of 1812 privateer square top sail schooner has arrived on the East Coast from Hawai’i & California and is scheduled for a five-year mission along the East Coast of the United States and Canada and will be participating  in the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the Star-Spangled Banner.

FREE Day at MOSH!

Parents looking for ways to stretch a dollar in this challenging economy are in luck.  On Saturday, February 5, the Museum of Science & History will partner with St. Johns River Water Management District and the City of Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board to host the annual Water Education Festival, a free admission day.