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After interviewing Mike Stovall and Jacksonville Progressive Coalition Spokesman Richard Blake, Folio Weekly sat down with two additional co-organizers. Dustin Ponder is a 29-year-old union activist …
Vibrational BEING Yesterday at 10:35 AM
When Kamasi Washington released The Epic in May 2015, it might have seemed like a Cinderella story to an outsider. But for most people, it was really a case of finally catching up to the music, …
Not in My BACKYARD Wednesday, March 15
Behind a bright façade of economic development, population growth and urban renewal, Jacksonville has a secret: It doesn’t quite know what to do with—or about—the homeless. …
INDIAN Baymeadows Wednesday, March 22
Wearing glasses and a bright blue turban, Gurdev Singh stares right into my eyes, his face tilted slightly forward. It’s not his thick Punjabi accent that makes him difficult to understand so …
Some might say I am an opportunistic feeder. Chalk it up to being a dog, but I think I have a problem. I gobble everything and it drives my mom crazy. I ran into a friend who told me, “Maybe …
The Art of HYPOCRISY Wednesday, May 17
The Carl Vinson carrier strike group is poised to unleash hell. President Trump has promised that if China cannot reign in North Korea, the United States will handle the “problem.” In …
Seeking REFUGE Wednesday, March 8
Tall and lean, Patrick Manson rose from his seat at the back of a conference room at World Relief Jacksonville. A refugee from Uganda, he spoke in crisp English to …
Vibrating Off The WALLS Wednesday, March 1
The walls of the second floor of the New York Steam Laundry building in Downtown Jacksonville are replete with long, snaking cracks and veins of escaping mortar among stacks of brown and grey bricks meticulously placed nearly a century ago. It's early evening and only darkness is visible through …
The WIZARD Remains a True Star Wednesday, May 17
The best place to find Todd Rundgren on the popular music radar is on the outer screen, or out of sight completely. Since 1970, Rundgren has released a series of albums that continue to be potent, …
Visionary RESIDENTS Wednesday, May 17
Aaron Levi and Stevie Covart Garvey invite national contemporary artists to stay, create and network in Northeast Florida