Other Body Returns to Jacksonville with Severed+Said, LA-A, and I’m Your Knife

Miami-based noise rock trio Other Body will bring their brooding, droning punk ferocity to Rain Dogs on December 15, 2017. Other Body will perform songs off their latest EP and debut new material from their forthcoming LP. Local projects LA-A, Severed+Said, F*ck Salad, and Miami-based multimedia project I’m Your Knife will support. “Jacksonville is always…

Persevere Entertainment Group Announces New EP, ShagShuffleShimmyShakeSwing: Vol 1 from Billy Buchanan

Persevere Entertainment Group is thrilled to announce the release of the latest EP from Billy Buchanan, ShagShuffleShimmyShakeSwing: Vol 1, available everywhere on January 12, 2018. ShagShuffleShimmyShakeSwing: Vol 1 is an authentic homage to the pioneers of soul and early rock from the 50’s and 60’s…“The ones that started it all”. You can hear the backbeat…

A Champion for the Arts: Jacksonville’s Superintendent Search

Written by President & CEO Kimberly Hyatt Policies at the district, state and federal levels all speak to the critical importance of quality arts education if we have any hope of preparing students to succeed in school and in life. What the children who attend Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) need now is a superintendent…

Oh! Those Dangerous Instrumentalities: The Estate Owned Automobile

By. Jeffery A. Cramer Cramer Law Center CramerLawCenter.com One of our first admonitions to clients seeking to become appointed personal representative of a decedent’s estate and is to secure all automobiles and not let anyone drive them.  Under Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine, the estate can be held vicariously liable if someone drives the car and…

All I Know Inc.

All I Know, Inc. offers second chances to residents of Jacksonville. The organization has served as a provider for opportunity of positive life choices and inspiration since 2013. CEO and President Claresa Baggs started the organization with aspirations to reach and teach those of underprivileged communities how to lead better lives. Although the foundation of…

Rethreaded

Rethreaded has set out on a mission to renew hope, reignite dreams and release potential for survivors of human trafficking locally and globally through business. The organization has been catering to victims of sexual abuse since 2012. It was founded by Kristin Keen; who started the organization to give women a second chance at leading…

First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

THE MOST INTERESTING PERSON I’VE INTERVIEWED THIS MONTH Jacksonville author Michael Wiley used to live in Chicago.  His first series of crime novels were based in the Windy City, but now, Wiley explores Northeast Florida’s fascinating complexities in his writing.   He’s done it again with his new thriller, Monument Road. Reviews are glowing for…

Champagne and Shopping at the Cummer Shop

Thu, Dec 7 | 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. | Receive an additional 20% discount Fri, Dec 8 | 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. | Receive an additional 20% discount Enjoy complimentary champagne and appetizers while shopping special artisan merchandise brought in just for this two-day event. Free admission. TRUNK SHOW OFFERINGS: Amelia Toffee Company: Not…

DAILY’S PLACE TO WELCOME ODESZA ON MAY 16

On the heels of two GRAMMY nominations last week, electronic music duo ODESZA will make a stop at Daily’s Place next spring, Live Nation and Bold Events confirmed today.  The “A Moment Apart Tour” will visit downtown Jacksonville on Wednesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. The show is presented by X106.5 and tickets will go…

A Must Read, Even If You’re Not a Musican-Hit So Hard, A Memoir by Patty Schemel

Hit So Hard, A Memoir by Patty Schemel In 1994 a chasm was filled with the release of Hole’s Live Through This. Sadly, it has never been given its proper credit and the record’s genius was overshadowed by the celebrity of the band’s arresting and talented leader Courtney Love. In Hit So Hard, the memoir…