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NARRATIVE Drift Wednesday, April 5
Has the Lenny Curry administration lost control of the narrative as his administration nears the halfway mark? That’s an open question in recent months, as the administration has been …
Addicted to RAGE Wednesday, April 5
This is directed at all the keyboard warriors out there. Last week, two brushfires of indignation raged across social media. One blaze was sparked by Avondale’s Om Salon, which had written …
Resurrecting SPRING Wednesday, April 5
Easter is a time of rebirth. In the world of chefs, Easter coincides with the first substantial seasonal menu change of the year. Out with winter and in with spring! Fresh, light, green and …
FDR Popped Tops with a Pen Wednesday, April 5
There’s an important anniversary for beer lovers this week. Originally deemed New Beer’s Day, National Beer Day has been celebrated on April 7 since 2009. The pseudo-holiday marks the …
Civil Rights ONSCREEN Wednesday, February 22
Long before the nationwide Black Lives Matter Movement, there was a core of African-American student activists in St. Augustine. Documentary filmmaker and former Jacksonville television reporter …
Everything's Gonna be ALRIGHT Wednesday, February 22
Singer-songwriter Shawn Mullins first caught the ear of pop audiences with his 1998 mega-hit, “Lullaby.” Mullins went on to become the king of hit TV-show soundtracks, with songs featured …
The Trail of American CROCODILE Tears Wednesday, February 22
We have entered a new phase of unbridled slaughter in the name of jobs and money. (No, we’re not building another Transcontinental Railroad, though the border wall may well bear some similarity …
KILLER Theater! Wednesday, April 5
Adapted from the book by local author-educator (and Folio Weekly contributor) Tim Gilmore, FSCJ dramaWORKS stages Stalking Ottis Toole: A Southern Gothic, about Jacksonville native Toole, who grew up …
CURRY vs. The Crazies Wednesday, February 22
Last week was an interesting political week for Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry. Even before Monday dawned, his team had nailed down a tentative pension deal with the police and fire …
BEACHSIDE Boogie Wednesday, April 5
Once again, Springing the Blues offers up another year of superior blues action. This year’s lineup includes performances by Eric Gales Band, Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band, Toronzo …