Arts & Culture

Christmas Carole Returns to the Alhambra

 

When the new Alhambra Theater & Dining opens it’s production of Christmas Carole, it will mark the 20th time in the last 21 years for the Christmas classic at the nation’s longest running professional dinner theater.  And while the story is familiar and the venue quite traditional for Jacksonville theater-goers, a lot will have changed in this show: for the first time in more than 10 years the show will feature a completely new set and costumes, a new lead actor playing the part of Scrooge and a new chef in the kitchen.

“Sisters of the Sea” to Be Performed in November

 

The Beach Arts Cooperative is proud to announce upcoming The Orpheus Players' performance dates for the original play, “Sisters of the Sea”. Written by Sandra Riley and directed by Elizabeth D'Onofrio, “Sisters of the Sea” is a true story about the lives of famous female pirates Anne Bonny (Keri Hendry) and Mary Read (Lydia Frantz). 

3rd Kosher Food Festival at the Ribault Garden Club

3rd Kosher Food Festival at the Ribault Garden Club

Lukshen, rugelach, challah and gefilta. It may seem like a person needs a foreign language dictionary just to have a Jewish culinary experience. For example, hamentashen is neither a mixture of hamburger nor mashed potatoes as it might sound in English. Instead, it's a Jewish cookie similar to a shortbread that is shaped like a triangle and filled with delectable delights like jam or dates.

Seven Tiki Pro Kicks Off Today

The Third Annual Seven Tiki Pro kicked off this morning on the South side of the Jacksonville Beach Pier. Over 80 professional surfers from around the globe will battle it out for cash and prizes today and tomorrow.

By mid-morning the surf had picked up, with waist to chest high sets, near perfect conditions for the competition.

The contest boasts the largest prize purse in the state of Florida and is a part of a series in which the prize money totals almost $100,000.

Come out and enjoy the action today, Wednesday, Sept 28th and tomorrow, Thursday, Sept 29th.

Who Would You Honor on a Postage Stamp?

Who Would You Honor on a Postage Stamp?

 

The Postal Service is asking Americans for suggestions on who should be the first living person to be honored on a U.S. postage stamp. Until now, a person has to have been dead for five years before appearing on a stamp. The post office has been facing severe financial problems, and a boost in stamp collecting would mean additional revenue.

What did you think of 'Pan Am'?

What did you think of 'Pan Am'?

 

Passion, jealousy and espionage... They do it all – and they do it at 30,000 feet. The style of the 1960s, the energy and excitement of the Jet Age and a drama full of sexy entanglements deliciously mesh in this thrilling and highly-original new series.