05.06.15 | The WINs and FAILs of the Week
On slowing down and growing up with Nashville’s Natural Child
A man called out, “Mark,” and Jacksonville’s Ambassador of Fun turned toward the sound of his name.
The German-based artist creates awe-inspiring installations
The photographs show a white man pouring a liquid, said to be muriatic acid, into a pool as a young black woman screams and clutches onto a young white man; other swimmers stare over their shoulders as the scene unfolds. The photograph, taken by Horace Cort on June 18, 1964, shocked the nation; many had not realized to what the depths some had sunk to keep whites and blacks separated. President Lyndon B. Johnson had no choice but to address the situation. The following day, the Senate passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Within two weeks, the president signed it into law. A civil rights movement based out of St. Augustine, in part led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., hosted one of the most important battalions that would march the Civil Rights Act into law.
Brooklyn-based artist captures dream-like memories between moments
WHY DOESN'T ANYONE VOTE AT ONE SPARK?
Local promoter, musician, and all-around Renaissance man JASON LEWIS takes the long run approach to making a scene
Break out those earplugs, Gramps – The Who are coming to town! In the past half-century, The Who have sold 100,000 million albums, played to hundreds of thousands of fans and destroyed quite a …
There was a time somewhere between the slow slide of vinyl and the meteoric rise of CDs when the cassette tape ruled. It was the early ’80s, and the only portable, recordable music medium was the tape. And holy crap, we loved it. It was the era of the mixtape, the Walkman and the failed “blank tape” tax. By the ’90s, though, the cassette was dead, replaced by that shining “indestructible” disc many consumers now consider obsolete.