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FourFiveSeconds Rihanna Ft. Kanye & Paul McCartney PARODY, from Barely Political, March 13 ↓

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VOTE!!!  Primary election March 24, early voting at libraries now open. Jaxonpool endorses for Mayor: either Alvin Brown (D) or Bill Bishop (R), see Lenny Curry’s plausible denialfor Sheriff: Jay Farhat (R); At-large city council seats: #1: Anna Brosche (R); #2: John Crescimbeni (D); #3: Tommy Hazouri (D); #4: Greg Anderson (R); #5: Ju’Coby Pittman (D); District city council seats: #1: Melody Shacter (D); #2: Lisa King (D); #3: Aaron Bowman (R); #4: Ramon Day (D); #5: none; #6: none; #7: James Eddy (R); #8: Terry Fields (D); #9: either Garrett Dennis (D) or Glorious Johnson (D); #10: Joseph Willis (I); #11: none; #12: Abner Davis (D); #13: none; #14: Jason Tetlak (D).


A Tribute to Mary Lou Williams – Ritz Theater, from First Coast Live, March 8↓

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HSPN EXCLUSIVE – Mayor Alvin Brown – First Coast Invitational 7v7, from HSPN SPORTS – HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS & LIVE EVENTS, March 11↓

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Missa Solemnis — Jacksonville Symphony and Chorus — March 26 & 28, 2015, from Jax Symphony PR, March 9↓

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pic4 copyAugust’s List, by Farinelli, a Jacksonville resident. Not so easy listening. Genres: alt-country, alt-hip hop, Americana, cosmic, dance-pop, electropunk, experimental, folk, indie, lo-fi, neo-psychedelic, noise, post punk, shoegaze, synthpop, trip hop, etc. Watch & listen


pic2 copy“5 Points // Alewife Tasting Room” (March 13), by Becky Gibson. Somewhere in the City: People, places, and happenings in Jacksonville. This site’s goal is to help ignite the growth of a proactive community. Read


panned Still Alice (Feb. 26). Panned Review, by Jacob Lusk. Film reviews by a Jacksonville movie-reviewing fiend and English teacher. Read


OnTheBlink“Barbershop singing: A true test of vocal prowess, with or without straw hats.” On the Blink, by Emily Michael. Considering how my light is spent. Blog posts, music reviews, and published articles from a blind writer, musician, and Jacksonville English instructor. Read



“Where Are We Going” (March 13). Everyday Dolce, by Jamie Cornman. Finding the dolce in everyday stories of life, love, and food. Jamie is a former Jacksonville resident who now lives in southern California. Read


crip2Smart Ass Cripple, by Mike Ervin. Expressing pain through sarcasm since 2010. Voted the World’s Biggest Smart Ass by J.D. Power and Associates. Read



The Field Negro, by Wain Bennett. Sometimes candid, sometimes tongue-in-cheek discussions about race. Read


brainBrain Pickings, by Maria Popova. A library of cross-disciplinary interestingness and combinatorial creativity. Read



calvinsstoryCalvin’s Story, by Christy Shake. Epilepsy & beyond: a mother’s journal. A mother’s journal of the anguish, grief, joy, and triumph shared with her chronically ill son. Christy and Calvin live in Maine. Read


MaggieWorldMaggie World, by Sally Coghlan McDonald. Normalizing the abnormal. A mother sharing her experiences raising her disabled daughter and navigating, advocating and dealing with the system. [Although Maggie passed away in 2014, her mother continues to write. She lives in San Francisco.] Read


gargoyle copyEat & Gargoyle Magazine. A Jacksonville literary magazine published by Mark Ari: “I’m delighted to announce a new EAT Release in collaboration with Gargoyle Magazine. Gargoyle, based in Washington D.C. and edited by poet Richard Peabody, is one of the longest running and most respected independent journals in the country.”  Read

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Eat Flash #1.  EAT Flash is a collection of writers reading their own brief works of fiction, creative nonfiction, and prose poetry. All of the writers are connected to the Jacksonville area. Work by Al Letson, Coe Douglas, Mark Ari, Tim Gilmore, Hurley Winkler, Sohrab Homi Fracis, April Gray Wilder, Marcus Pactor, Grant Kittrell, and Christine Utz. Produced by Mark Ari.  Listen


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Eat the Public Domain. EAT the Public Domain is devoted to songs and poetry in the public domain. Most of participants are Jacksonville musicians and/or poets. Work by Mark Ari, Teri Youmans Grimm, Steven Sherrill, Spiral Bound, Mark Williams, Dewgrass, Davis Parry. Produced by Mark Ari.  Listen



Mudlark, edited by Dr. William Slaughter and published in Jacksonville. An electronic journal of poetry and poetics. Dr. Slaughter is Professor Emeritus of UNF’s English department. Read


jaxleftThe Jaxleft Channel, from George Farrar. A progressive, public affairs channel for the people of Jacksonville, Florida. View


PF copyProgress Florida: Founded in 2008, Progress Florida is a nonprofit organization promoting progressive values through online organizing, media outreach, and networking with Florida’s leading progressive organizations. Read

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