the Specktator

05-20-2016

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Kerry’s event picks for the weekend

So you think there's nothing to do in Jacksonville this weekend?

Read on Doubting Thomases and Thomasinas ...

05-04-2016

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We have a podcast!

What are Jacksonville's celebs really like? Give me a mic and an endless supply of beer, and I'll find out.

Clockwise from top right: Melissa Ross, Kenny Gilbert, Lew Turner, Nikki Kimbleton, Courtney Lewis (photo credit: Robin Patton)

04-30-2016

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Mayor Lenny Curry tells grads to ‘go crazy’ at JU Commencement

THIS JUST IN: Mayor Curry is a Prince fan.

Or at least he likes to quote his lyrics.

Photo credit: Jacksonville University

03-16-2016

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Clinton or Trump: Who would you vote for?

Another highly-unscientific poll brought to you by The Specktator

And for the record, I am not in the running.

Photo credit: the BRILLIANT Sen. Jeff Davis

02-28-2016

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March is National Love a Klutz Month

Did you know March is National Love a Klutz Month?

Doubt it since I just made it up ...

Upcoming Jacksonville Events

May 29 @ 7:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills and larger than life comedic style. Bruce’s steady style of comedy has been showcased across[...]
May 31 @ 7:05 pm Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
Opponent: Montgomery Biscuits Promotion: Community First Credit Union Two-for-Tuesday and Trending Tuesday
May 31 @ 7:30 pm Comedy Zone
Fred’s All-Star Comedians’ night features the best local comics from Northeast Florida. There’s a different line-up every week, but I’m not going to bother to list them every time because you’ve never heard of any[...]
Jun 1 all-day
From runsignup.com Ever wanted to do an Ironman but don’t want to pay $700+ to do it? Join the Blazin IronKiwi Challenge presented by PRS Triathlon to promote awareness of TEAM CHM in raising critical funds to find a cure for[...]
Jun 1 @ 7:05 pm Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
Opponent: Montgomery Biscuits Promotion: Date Night Wednesday and ’80s Prom Date Night
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm Comedy Zone
Fred’s All-Star Comedians’ night features the best local comics from Northeast Florida. There’s a different line-up every week, but I’m not going to bother to list them every time because you’ve never heard of any[...]
Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm The Comedy Zone
The Comedy Zone’s weekly-ish Comedy Showcase features Jacksonville’s best local comics. Judging from some of the open mic nights I’ve seen around town, they should pay me $10 to come.      
Jun 2 all-day
From runsignup.com Ever wanted to do an Ironman but don’t want to pay $700+ to do it? Join the Blazin IronKiwi Challenge presented by PRS Triathlon to promote awareness of TEAM CHM in raising critical funds to find a cure for[...]
Jun 2 @ 7:05 pm Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
Opponent: Montgomery Biscuits Promotion: Maverick’s Live Thirsty Thursday and Swipe Right Night presented by 95.1 WAPE & X102.9
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Big Jay Oakerson is one of the most beloved and easily recognizable comedians in New York City. His easy charm and dirty delivery endear him to audiences every night at The Comedy Cellar,[...]
Jun 3 all-day
From runsignup.com Ever wanted to do an Ironman but don’t want to pay $700+ to do it? Join the Blazin IronKiwi Challenge presented by PRS Triathlon to promote awareness of TEAM CHM in raising critical funds to find a cure for[...]
Jun 3 @ 7:05 pm Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
Opponent: Montgomery Biscuits Promotion: NAPA Family Fireworks, Red Shirt Friday and Super Nintendo Night
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Big Jay Oakerson is one of the most beloved and easily recognizable comedians in New York City. His easy charm and dirty delivery endear him to audiences every night at The Comedy Cellar,[...]
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm The Hourglass Pub & Coffeehouse
They said it best themselves so why reinvent the cow? “As entertainment, Mad Cowford improvised comedy is exciting and immediate. It is interactive between performer and audience. It is fun, and every single performance is[...]
Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm Times-Union Center
From jaxevents.com Take a trip down melody lane with Decades Rewind, featuring over 60 songs effortlessly blended into unique medleys from the most prominent decades in music history. This fully live concert experience features an[...]
Jun 3 @ 9:45 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Big Jay Oakerson is one of the most beloved and easily recognizable comedians in New York City. His easy charm and dirty delivery endear him to audiences every night at The Comedy Cellar,[...]
Jun 4 all-day
From runsignup.com Ever wanted to do an Ironman but don’t want to pay $700+ to do it? Join the Blazin IronKiwi Challenge presented by PRS Triathlon to promote awareness of TEAM CHM in raising critical funds to find a cure for[...]
Jun 4 @ 6:05 pm Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
Opponent: Montgomery Biscuits Promotion: Grillman’s Baseball Soccer Ball Giveaway, YOURmada/OURmada Soccer Night and The Zooperstars!
Jun 4 @ 7:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Big Jay Oakerson is one of the most beloved and easily recognizable comedians in New York City. His easy charm and dirty delivery endear him to audiences every night at The Comedy Cellar,[...]
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm Times-Union Center
From jaxevents.com Take a trip down melody lane with Decades Rewind, featuring over 60 songs effortlessly blended into unique medleys from the most prominent decades in music history. This fully live concert experience features an[...]
Jun 4 @ 9:45 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Big Jay Oakerson is one of the most beloved and easily recognizable comedians in New York City. His easy charm and dirty delivery endear him to audiences every night at The Comedy Cellar,[...]
Jun 5 all-day
From runsignup.com Ever wanted to do an Ironman but don’t want to pay $700+ to do it? Join the Blazin IronKiwi Challenge presented by PRS Triathlon to promote awareness of TEAM CHM in raising critical funds to find a cure for[...]
Jun 6 all-day
From runsignup.com Ever wanted to do an Ironman but don’t want to pay $700+ to do it? Join the Blazin IronKiwi Challenge presented by PRS Triathlon to promote awareness of TEAM CHM in raising critical funds to find a cure for[...]
Jun 7 all-day
From runsignup.com Ever wanted to do an Ironman but don’t want to pay $700+ to do it? Join the Blazin IronKiwi Challenge presented by PRS Triathlon to promote awareness of TEAM CHM in raising critical funds to find a cure for[...]
Jun 7 @ 7:30 pm Comedy Zone
Fred’s All-Star Comedians’ night features the best local comics from Northeast Florida. There’s a different line-up every week, but I’m not going to bother to list them every time because you’ve never heard of any[...]
Jun 7 @ 7:30 pm Sun-Ray Cinema
Sure, the folks at Sun-Ray Cinema could have started showing “Purple Rain” mere days after Prince died like so many other movie theaters. But Sun-Ray is not any mother movie theater. Instead, they are hosting a celebration[...]
Jun 8 all-day
From runsignup.com Ever wanted to do an Ironman but don’t want to pay $700+ to do it? Join the Blazin IronKiwi Challenge presented by PRS Triathlon to promote awareness of TEAM CHM in raising critical funds to find a cure for[...]
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm Comedy Zone
Fred’s All-Star Comedians’ night features the best local comics from Northeast Florida. There’s a different line-up every week, but I’m not going to bother to list them every time because you’ve never heard of any[...]
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm The Comedy Zone
The Comedy Zone’s weekly-ish Comedy Showcase features Jacksonville’s best local comics. Judging from some of the open mic nights I’ve seen around town, they should pay me $10 to come.      
Jun 9 all-day
From runsignup.com Ever wanted to do an Ironman but don’t want to pay $700+ to do it? Join the Blazin IronKiwi Challenge presented by PRS Triathlon to promote awareness of TEAM CHM in raising critical funds to find a cure for[...]

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