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Answers from a Dap-King

Answers from a Dap-King

By Jessica Forbes As if you needed one more reason to get out of the house this weekend, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings are returning to Vinyl Music Hall in support of their sixth full-length [...]

News of the Weird 2/20/14

News of the Weird 2/20/14

by Chuck Shepherd Find That Genius! Beijing Genomics Institute scientists are closing in on a technology to allow parents to choose, from several embryos, the one most likely to yield the [...]

Freak Shows, Capitalism and Not Taking the LSAT

Freak Shows, Capitalism and Not Taking the LSAT

By Hana Frenette Robin Blyn, an English professor at the University of West Florida since 1999, has been observing the details and aesthetics of the freak show and its relationship to political [...]

Ears & Fingers 2/20/14

Ears & Fingers 2/20/14

by Jason Leger Sun Kil Moon-Benji Simply put, one does not approach Sun Kil Moon or the output of Mark Kozelek at large for ‘feel good music.’ I’ve learned this the hard way over the years, [...]

Happenings 2/20/14

Happenings 2/20/14

THURSDAY 2.20 RUNNING: SIX AT SIX 6 a.m. The doors of Running Wild open every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 a.m. ahead of group runs that begin at 6 a.m. sharp. The casual group run is free of [...]

Outtakes—A Cautionary Tale

Outtakes—A Cautionary Tale

The city of Mobile discovered in the months after Mayor Sam Jones left office that the city ran up in 2013 a nearly $16 million deficit. Mobile’s strong mayor and his minions had kept the secret [...]

Renowned Composer Takes the Saenger Stage

Renowned Composer Takes the Saenger Stage

By Jessica Forbes Academy Award and Emmy-winning Composer Bill Conti will be the guest conductor at the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra’s concert titled “A Night at the Movies,” a show [...]

News of the Weird 2/13/14

News of the Weird 2/13/14

by Chuck Shepherd Our Cold, Dead Hands The semi-obscure Florida Statute 790.15 took center stage in January following a Miami Herald report of a resident of the town of Big Pine Key who routinely [...]

Ears & Fingers 2/13/14

Ears & Fingers 2/13/14

Beck-Morning Phase It’s somewhat difficult to sit down with the intentions of writing about Beck. In most ventures, a writer wants to tell his audience something new about the subject matter, [...]

Pop Up Scrape Rock

Pop Up Scrape Rock

By Sarah McCartan In 2010, Yankee Greg Bortnichak was touring in the South with the band Sparta Philharmonic. Little did he know that the band’s one Florida tour stop in St. Petersburg would [...]

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