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6 Beach Activities to Heat Up Your Summer

Patrick Grabowski April 14, 2016
Whether you’re heading to the beach to catch some rays, swim in the ocean or pretend spring break didn’t end, try a better alternative to having fun with friends— or just enjoy the natural beauty we have right in our own backyard.
Fools Gold funk music festival pops off in St. Augustine

Fool’s Gold funk music festival pops off in St. Augustine

Patrick Grabowski April 6, 2016
On April 1 and 2, the inaugural music festival Fool’s Paradise kicked off the funkiest weekend of 2016 in St. Augustine.
DeLong has a fun way of creating beats for his music: via Nintendo Wii remotes.  Photo by Patrick Grabowski.

Robert DeLong took us up on a Tuesday at Jack Rabbits

Patrick Grabowski February 29, 2016
Dance-pop music artist Robert DeLong returned to Jacksonville for a stellar performance at Jack Rabbits.
Top 5 Concert Venues in Jacksonville

Top 5 Concert Venues in Jacksonville

Patrick Grabowski February 9, 2016
Whether it be a larger stadium capable of hosting world-renowned acts, or a small venue holding an intimate vibe, there’s a venue for you.
Iniabisi Alkpabio and Yoldine Valery share a dance. 

Photo by Rachel Cazares

African Student Association open mic night showcases talent and diversity

Patrick Grabowski December 3, 2015
The ASA aims to spread awareness of African culture.
Stacks of vinyl records at Deep Search Records in Riverside. 

Photo by Patrick Grabowski

Local music shops gear up for Record Store Day Black Friday

Patrick Grabowski November 26, 2015
Music fans can beat the crowds and support local business.
The UNF Concert Orchestra is accepting donations for a study abroad trip to Taipei, Taiwan in April led by Dr. Shiao, where they will have joint-orchestrated concerts and classes. Photo by Patrick Grabowski

UNF Concert Orchestra gets inspired by Bach

Patrick Grabowski November 13, 2015
Tuesday night, the UNF Concert Orchestra took to the stage and performed several pieces by the famous composer, Johann Sebastian Bach and another other piece by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos.

Tuesdays with a Twist allows students to embrace their creative side

Patrick Grabowski October 15, 2015

As students walked past the Student Union on Tuesday night, they stumbled upon something that put a “twist” on their average weekday night. The twist is a new weekly art initiative put on by the...

Freebird Live opened on Sept. 8, 1999 as Freebird Café, a restaurant adorned with rare Lynyrd Skynyrd memorabilia that served lunch and dinner alongside a live music act seven nights a week. Photo by Patrick Grabowski

Jacksonville Beach loses local music venue Freebird Live

Patrick Grabowski October 9, 2015
The popular music venue will be converted into a new restaurant and bar January of next year.
GoGreekNow banner image.
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New smartphone app sheds light on Greek life

Patrick Grabowski September 25, 2015
GoGreekNow allows fraternity and sorority members to connect, while also busting some common myths about Greek life.
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