Friday September 30th 2016
Getting Out The Vote
Local Campaign Volunteers On Why This November Matters
By Shelby Smithey
Behind every campaign is a group of people who fully dedicate themselves to their party and candidate. Whether staunchly Republican or Democrat, these people push the campaign forward and make ...
Keeping With Tradition
By Jennifer Leigh
The mission of the Russian Grand Ballet is to celebrate the traditions of classical ballet, said Artistic Director, Constantine Pinchuk.
So it's no surprise that the touring company will be performing the timeless "Swan Lake" as they stop in ...
A Seat at the Table
By Eurydice Stanley
When asked if he participated in the sit-ins that desegregated Pensacola, 91-year-old Civil Rights Activist Howard King responded simply, "While they were at the counter, we were at the table."
His statement reflects the symbiotic relationship of successful grassroots ...
Veterans Tell Their VA Stories
By Rick Outzen
In mid-September, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) launched a new platform, MyVAstory.org, for military veterans to share their experiences with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Since then, hundreds of veterans have posted their stories to the website.
"We want ...
By Hana Frenette
More than 10 years ago, Scott Novota started making and selling collectible, hand-blown glass pumpkins in his back yard. They ranged in size, color and complexity, but each one had the special seal of approval from Novota, his ...
By Kate Peterson
Corn dogs, rides, beer, funnel cakes and games galore. This year the Pensacola Interstate Fair has so much to offer everyone from the little to the big.
To add to the fun, [...]
‘PENSACOLA STATE ART FACULTY EXHIBITION’ 7 a.m. through Dec 14. Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Bldg 15, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Bldg 15. [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Great Art! For September’s Digital Design Weekend at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, artists Michiko Nitta and Michael Burton commissioned soprano Louise Ashcroft to [...]
Old is New The civic center is nearing 30-years-old. The facility’s new name—Pensacola Bay Center—is brand new.
In a presentation to the Escambia County Commission, the center’s management [...]
One Square, Many Circles
by Jessica Forbes
It is amazing how much history can be found in one square block in Pensacola, even in one square block of park space. Located at 17th Avenue and East [...]
ROBERT KENNEDY, JR. INTERVIEWS CIVIL RIGHTS ICON
By Rick Outzen
On Tuesday, Oct. 2, I sat in on an interview between Robert Kennedy, Jr. and civil rights icon James Meredith, the first [...]
The wife of Congressman Jeff Miller is championing Wreaths Across America which is working with the Three Rivers Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution to double [...]
Name: Casey Sparks
Day Job: Assistant General Manager/Director of Marketing, Pensacola Bay Center
Resident Since: April 2012
Cool People: Since I have only lived here six months, I have not [...]
Convergence of Issues Trigger County Freakout
By Jeremy Morrison
The Escambia County political realm appears to be limping toward a desperate implosion. Maybe it’s the pressure of promised [...]
Lame Ducks Bite The most dangerous elected official is the one who no longer seeks public office but still has time to create havoc. It’s particularly dangerous when the politician is a county [...]
By Bradley "Beej" Davis Jr.
There are two things that are undoubtedly non-discriminant: art and cancer. The lineage of artists of Quayside Gallery, a member-operated and staple Pensacola museum, [...]