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The Best Uber Service Yet, from College Humor, May 6 ↓

Uber – Alternative link

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VOTE! Early voting now openPrimary election May 19. Jaxonpool endorses for Mayor: Alvin Brown (D) see Lenny Curry’s plausible denial; for Sheriff: Ken Jefferson; At-large city council seats: #1: Anna Brosche (R); #3: Tommy Hazouri (D); #5: Ju’Coby Pittman (D); District city council seats: #1: None; #2: Lisa King (D); #4: Ramon Day (D); #7: none; #8: none

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Marley at Dog Wood Park / 7407 Salisbury Rd 32256 / Open 10 am – 4 pm, from fivexthree, May 4↓

Dog Wood Park – Alternative link

Sleeping Beauty and The Suitors – Behind The Scenes, from JaxSympthony PR, April 30↓

Sleeping Beauty – Alternative link

Ospreys in Action Alternative Spring Break Program, from UNF Cares, May 5↓

Ospreys – Alternative link

 

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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

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pic2 copy“OLIVE MY PICKLE” (May 4), 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

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panned True Story (April 20). Panned Review, by Jacob Lusk. Film reviews by a Jacksonville movie-reviewing fiend and English teacher. Read

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OnTheBlink“Designing the Parachorus — Or Why I Sing with a Dog.” 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

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crip2“Something More Than Meat” (May 1) Smart 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

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

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brain“Ray Bradbury on Storytelling, Friendship, and Why He Never Learned to Drive: A Lost Vintage Interview, Found and Animated.” Brain Pickings, by Maria Popova. A library of cross-disciplinary interestingness and combinatorial creativity. Read

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calvinsstory“In defense of our children” (May 4). Calvin’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

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MaggieWorld“Guru available. Needs dental.” (May 6). Maggie 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

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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

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

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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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