Arts & Culture

The Artist Series Presents THE CAPITOL STEPS January 19-23, 2011

The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. In the years that followed, many of the Steps ignored the conventional wisdom (“Don’t quit your day job!”), and although not all of the current members of the Steps are former Capitol Hill staffers, taken together the performers have worked in a total of eighteen Congressional offices and represent 62 years of collective House and Senate staff experience.

Deadly Medicine Exhibition Opens at Main Library

The Jacksonville Public Library, in partnership with Remembering for the Future Community Holocaust Initiative, hosts Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race on the fourth floor of the Main Library December 13, 2010 through March 13, 2011.
 
Deadly Medicine examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder and, ultimately, genocide.

Grace And Truth Community Development Corporation Hosts Holiday Event

On December 10, at Gateway Town Center. starting at 4pm Grace And Truth Community Development  Corporation. Is hosting a performance of, The Jacksonville  Symphony Youth Orchestra Quintet.  The newly formed North Brookside Community Gospel Choir will open and close the concert.  There will be a special performance of a scene from the Nutcracker, performed by Expressions Dance of Jacksonville an African American dance school featuring children and adults. This event is a Free Community Concert to celebrate the Christmas season. The Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra (woodwind quintet) musicians will perform for 45 minutes. Bring your family to  hear a joyful sound.  Gateway Town Center is located at 5000 Norwood Avenue Call (904)338-9990 for details

Downtown Holiday Window Winners Announced

The City of Jacksonville is proud to announce the following winners for the 2010 Holiday Window Display Project.  

Art on the Go

First Coast families are invited to tap into their creative sides at JaxParks’ next Arts on the Go event. This free art event offers hands-on activities including drawing, painting and making crafts. Art instructors will be on hand to assist participants. Each person will leave with a personally created masterpiece to take home to display and enjoy.

The Artist Series Presents SWAN LAKE January 8, 2011

Swan Lake, one of the greatest classical ballets of all time,  is based on a German fairy tale and follows the heroic young Prince Siegfried as he labors to free the delicately beautiful swan maiden, Odette, from an evil sorcerer’s spell. Now it’s your turn to experience this enchanting tale through the brilliant dancers of the State Ballet Theater of Russia, coming to the Times Union Center’s Moran Theater on Saturday, January 8th at 8:00PM for one performance only!

MOSH Calendar of Events

Through January 9 – Prehistoric PredatorsWalk alongside the dinosaurs!  Encounter a soaring Pteranodon with a 23-foot wingspan, a Maiasaura mother caring for her hatchlings, a Pachycephalosaurus, Apatosaurus, Albertosaurus and more in the limited-engagement exhibit, Prehistoric Predators. Dinosaur models are handcrafted based on fossil records and equipped with internal computers, making them look – and sound – like the magnificent beasts that once roamed Earth!