Getting paid to drink free alcohol on campus? Sounds like a dream right? It kind of was. On Thursday, Dec. 15, a police organization hosted a class on campus to teach police officers the effects alcohol has on the body. Unlike traditional classes, this one wasn’t lecture style and the “teacher,” […]
We may not get to experience packed concerts with stunning performers like The Killers and Lady Gaga, but Jacksonville has a diverse lineup this fall, according to Spinnaker Radio’s Music Director Mason McGough.
Two UNF alumni and local jazz enthusiasts, Lisa Kelly and J.B. Scott, will be hosting the ‘Round Midnight Jazz Jam’ sessions at the Jacksonville Jazz Festival with the Kelly Scott Quintet at the Jacksonville Landing May 24 from 9 p.m. to midnight.
April’s One Spark event’s winners have been posted, and two UNF MBA students, Jason and Hillary McDonald, with their food company, 123-Fresh, came in third in the Science category.
Lydia has been tagged and her actions are now being monitored. Lydia is a great white shark — she’s 2,000 lbs, 14”6. Shark research group, OCEARCH, tagged the great white shark off the coast of Jacksonville Sunday, according to a statement on the organization’s Facebook page. Lydia was outfitted with […]
Thousands of people flocked to Met Park in downtown Jacksonville Sunday, Dec. 2 for The Big Ticket 2012. The lineup for the day long music festival included Of Monsters and Men, Flogging Molly, Fun. and Silversun Pickups, along with several other bands. Along with three stages of music, the event […]
The Durkeeville Historical Center is a hard place to spot if you don’t know what you are looking for. The small building is located in Durkeeville, the historic African-American community that began in the 1930s near downtown Jacksonville. Surrounding the quaint museum are famous landmarks such as Durkee Field — […]
By Kasandra Ortiz, Contributing Reporter Poet, professor, UNF alumni, husband, father, and author: Tim Gilmore is a jack of all trades, with a bit of a dark side. Gilmore’s new book, This Kind of City: Ghost Stories and Psychological Landscapes, sheds light on a little known genre, psychogeography, and allows […]
The Spinnaker caught up with indie folk band The Last Bison after its Oct. 11 concert at Underbelly in downtown Jacksonville.
Khan said that his Jaguars will be, “a bold, ambitious franchise that is aggressive and forward thinking on the field and away from the field.”
That is why he jumped at the chance to play one home game at London’s Wembley Stadium, as a part of the NFL International Series over the next four seasons, beginning in 2013.
I live in Arlington and absolutely adore the Regency Square Mall. Yes, I adore the mall known for its shootings, rampant shoplifting and roving bands of unscrupulous-looking youths. But as a kid, all those things seemed so far away, and frankly, I didn’t notice them. All I have are warm […]
Rock group Fit for Rivals tells about its record-label independence and its airtime on WWE broadcasts and movies.
Former MOCA guild members express frustration with new leadership
Jacksonville’s murder rate remains nearly the highest in the state, according to a UNF study.
Musicians struggle to get paid amongst a market of no-shows Taylor Goranson Jawren Walton, the lead singer of a local band, “Stank Sauce,” and a UNF Jazz instrumental saxophone junior, says Jacksonville’s music scene does little to satiate his hunger for music. Walton isn’t alone. Many local bands and promoters […]
Oct. 23 Brooklyn’s TV on the Radio makes a stop in Jacksonville to shake up the Florida Theatre. The rock band will have you a-howlin’ with it to classics, such as “Wolf Like Me.” And if you haven’t bought tickets to the show, check out the ad on this page […]