Arts & Culture

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents Art Ventures: Supporting the Arts in Jacksonville

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens presents Art Ventures: Supporting the Arts In Jacksonville for 20 Years on November 18, 2010. The exhibition, on view through January 2, 2011, features 51 pieces from 31 artists, including paintings, photographs, mixed media, sculptures, video and poetry.  The Art Ventures initiative of the Community Foundation in Jacksonville has contributed to the success of 39 small arts organizations and 91 individual artists in Northeast Florida.  Thirty of these individual artists were selected through a juried process to be a part of this anniversary exhibition at The Cummer.

Legally Blonde The Musical Coming to Jax Jan. 16th

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL will begin performances at Jacksonville’s Times Union Center’s Moran Theater on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 and will play through Sunday, January 16, 2011. Tickets go on sale Sunday, November 7, 2010.

Kickbacks Gastropub Decmber 13th Beer Dinner Features Swamphead Brewing

Kickbacks Gastropub hosts beer dinner with Swamphead Brewing from Gainesville Monday, December 13th. 

The owner of Swamphead Brewing will be in attendance, along with the brew master.  The event will also feature three guest chefs, as well as three guest brewers each contributing a beer and a course.

Jacksonville Public Library Branch Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Branch is oldest continually-used library building in system

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 3, 2010 – The Jacksonville Public Library will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Willowbranch Branch Library with activities for all ages. Jacksonville City Councilman Michael Corrigan will serve as the keynote speaker for the program commemorating the opening of the library in 1930 and its importance to the community.

Saturday, Nov. 6  11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Willowbranch Branch Library 2875 Park St. – 32205

Former and current residents are invited to share stories about Willowbranch and the neighborhood after the formal program in the library. Adults and teens will have the opportunity to play circa1930 parlor games while children can enjoy facepainting, art and crafts and other activities. Friends of the Willowbranch Library is sponsoring the celebration. 

 

Hubbard House Announces Winner in Youth Art Contest

Mariah Blanton, an 8-year-old from Glen St. Mary, Florida, is the grand prize winner in Hubbard House’s first-ever Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest. She will receive a party for 10 at Jungle Quest, an indoor facility for kids that offers rock climbing, zip lines, tree houses and more.

MOSH: Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, Nov. 11

The wait is almost over!  The Grand Opening Celebration of the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium is set for November 11th through 14th.  The opening will begin a new chapter in the Museum of Science & History’s 59-year history of space science programming.  

OZZY OSBOURNE With special guest Slash in Jax Feb. 22nd

Tickets for the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena show on February 22 go on sale

Saturday, November 6th at 10AM at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster, the Arena box office or

charge by phone 800-745-3000. All dates, acts and ticket prices are subject to change without

notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, parking and service and handling charges.

For the most up-to-date on sale information please visit Ozzy.com or LiveNation.com.