Arts & Culture

Governor Rick Scott’s Black History Month Essay Contest is Open

 

Florida Black History Month 2012

"African-American Pioneers Who Advanced Science and Technology"

Essay Contest Official Rules and Guidelines

San Marco Trees to Be Replaced With Bio-Swale

San Marco Trees to Be Replaced With Bio-Swale

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The live oak trees along LaSalle Street near the San Marco library -- all but one, anyway -- are gone.

City Council member Lori Boyer, whose district includes San Marco, said in October that the trees had to come down because they were no longer viable.

PICTURES: Trees Removed near San Marco Library

Striking a Chord Against Homelessness Benefits City Rescue Mission and the Homeless

Striking a Chord Against Homelessness Benefits City Rescue Mission and the Homeless

 

Ever wanted to be a part in writing the next great musical? Here’s your chance. The Jacksonville BUZZ Magazine is partnering with Jacksonville’s City Rescue Mission to announce the third round of the Musicians Against Homelessness competition in which musicians can win cash and prizes, all while raising awareness of the plight of many in our community who find themselves homeless.

Call for Entries for the Most Powerful Voices Competition

Call for Entries for the Most Powerful Voices Competition

Today, there are many singing competitions, but none that is quite like this. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, GMC, formerly the Gospel Music Channel and Music World launched the Most Powerful Voices Online singing competition that may save your life!

Uncover the Past at Archaeology Day

Have you ever wondered what archaeologists really do?  Is it all just digging or is there a lot more to it?  The Museum of Science & History, in partnership with the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) and the Southeast Archaeological Conference, will present Archaeology Day on Saturday, November 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Archaeology Day is part of MOSH’s Family Day program series which takes place one Saturday each month.

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.