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Alive After Five Kickoff Postponed, Starts April 7th

The 2011 Alive After Five Jacksonville season now begins next Thursday, April 7 at 5 p.m. with a performance by Jacksonville’s own Boogie Freaks. Dubbed the ultimate disco show band, Boogie Freaks are a full blown Las Vegas-style disco music show, incorporating outrageous and unique costuming, choreography and character play.

Jacksonville Dining, Nightlife & Shopping, Spring 2011

The historic Casa Marina Hotel and Restaurant in Jacksonville Beach has opened their Penthouse Lounge with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean for lunch service.  Lunch is now available 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.  Previously the lounge opened at 4 p.m. for cocktails and appetizers.

 

Chef Aaron Webb has designed a New Beach Cuisine menu for the penthouse luncheon that includes appetizers such as polenta sticks, salads including a goat cheese salad, sandwiches such as the chicken caesar wrap in herb tortilla and the mahi calypso. Sandwich prices start at $7.95 and entrees start at $11.95.

 

Wish Upon A Rising Star Fashion Week

Wish Upon A Rising Star Fashion Week provides new aspiring designers who have a dream and passion of becoming well known, the chance to get into the fashion industry. Many designers have the will power to design and create their own line, but no clue what to do once it is done. That is where Wish Upon A Rising Star comes in. 

Jacksonville Fashion Week Hosts Model Casting Call

Jacksonville Fashion Week (JFW), a multi-event celebration of fashion on Florida’s First Coast, is hosting a two-day model casting call from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at Walkers (2692 Post St.) and Thursday, Nov. 18 at The Brasserie (Beach Plaza, 1312 Beach Blvd.). JFW officials will select a total of 100-125 models to grace the catwalk at the inaugural Jacksonville Fashion Week, March 23-26, 2011.

Faces of the First Coast 2011 Go Red For Women Casting Call

The American Heart Association’s “Go Red For Women” movement is calling on women and men who live in the region to submit their heart health stories for the 2011 “Faces of the First Coast” casting call. If chosen, applicants will become representatives of the local public awareness campaign beginning in the spring of 2011. In addition, local winners will be eligible for submission to the American Heart Association’s national “Go Red For Women” casting call. Members of the “Faces of the First Coast” work to bring the dangers, signs and symptoms of cardiovascular disease to our community. They represent, exemplify and advocate for the mission of Go Red For Women through education and awareness.

How Young is Too Young to Wear Thong Underwear?

I was recently in a major department store shopping for clothes for a little girl.  When passing by the underwear section, I couldn't help but notice there were thong underwear for sale.  I honestly stopped walking and took a second look to make sure my eyes weren't deceiving me.  I was kind of shocked to see thong underwear being sold in the girls department for girls wearing sizes 7-14.

Am I alone in thinking that girls between 7 and 14 years old probably shouldn't be wearing thong?  I just think that's too young for thong underwear.  I know that some women wear thong for comfort or to hide underwear lines under their clothing.  I also know some women wear them strictly for sex appeal.  Either way, what age do you think is appropriate for a woman and/or a girl to start wearing thong underwear?

 

North Beachs' Art Walk

Third Thursday of each month!  5-9 pm. Beaches Town Center & Adele Grage

  • October 21
  • November 18 - Artisan Fair at Adele Grage!
  • December 16
  • January 20

Artists (local and northeast Florida) gather around the Beaches Town Center at Atlantic Blvd. and Ocean/First Streets. More than twenty locations feature artists and provide refreshments and music to the public. 

Make Adele Grage your first stop on the monthly North Beaches Art Walk. The artist reception is free and open to the public.  A limo is available from 6 to 9 pm. Current stops are Bali Cargo, Adele Grage, Pteropod, and Artistree. Free limo service to and from Beaches Town Center to Adele Grage Cultural Center, runs from 6:15 to 9 p.m.