the Specktator

02-05-2016

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Curling is underway!

Whatever that is ...

02-05-2016

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Tim Tebow has taken over your televisions

Is it National Tim Tebow on TV Week?

Lip Sync Battle, FOX & Friends, Ellen DeGeneres Show ... Dude is everywhere!

01-18-2016

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12 best things I swallowed in the last 12 months

I eat out. A lot.

Here are my faves from the last 12 months.

Photo by Kristen Penoyer, kristenpenoyer.com

01-14-2016

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What Jax residents would do if they won Powerball

Houses, yachts and lots of tacos ...

Upcoming Jacksonville Events

Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts
From Thrasher-Horne Center website Always … Patsy Cline, based on the true story of Patsy Cline’s friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger comes complete with true emotion, down home country humor and, with 27 songs[...]
Feb 12 @ 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[...]
Feb 12 @ 8:00 pm Times-Union Center
From jaxsymphony.org Michael Stern conducts the Symphony for VERDI • Overture to La Forza del Destino BRUCH • Violin Concerto SHOSTAKOVICH • Symphony No. 10 Violinist William Hagen is featured. FUN FACT: “A forza del destino” is[...]
Feb 12 @ 8:00 pm Players by the Sea Theatre
From playersbythesea.org Is it okay to get over the loss of a loved one and go on with life? Katharine Gerard cannot accept the death of her son Andre from AIDS twenty years earlier. Angry[...]
Feb 12 @ 8:00 pm Times-Union Center
From fscjartistseries.org Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting[...]
Feb 12 @ 8:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Henry Cho hosts his own special, “The Henry Cho Show,” on GAC and released a one hour Comedy Central Special “What’s That Clickin Noise?” He can be heard on Sirius, XM and Blue[...]
Feb 12 @ 10:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Henry Cho hosts his own special, “The Henry Cho Show,” on GAC and released a one hour Comedy Central Special “What’s That Clickin Noise?” He can be heard on Sirius, XM and Blue[...]
Feb 13 @ 8:30 am Prime Osborn Convention Center
From breastcancermarathon.com 5K participants earn the signature Running Ribbon medal and experience the best Downtown Jacksonville has to offer with a great warm-up race along the St. Johns River. Bring the family for the fun run[...]
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Hemming Park
From facebook.com Every second Saturday, shop vintage finds and handmade goods from local craftsmen and collectors. FUN FACT: The first flea markets were in Paris, where they were called “marché aux puces”or “market with fleas.”
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Hemming Park
From hemmingpark.org Hemming Park hosts a David Bowie Tribute Concert. Celebrate the life and art of one of the most prolific songwriters in history with 20 bands on two stages over five hours. There will be food[...]
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts
From Thrasher-Horne Center website Always … Patsy Cline, based on the true story of Patsy Cline’s friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger comes complete with true emotion, down home country humor and, with 27 songs[...]
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm Times-Union Center
From fscjartistseries.org Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting[...]
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Henry Cho hosts his own special, “The Henry Cho Show,” on GAC and released a one hour Comedy Central Special “What’s That Clickin Noise?” He can be heard on Sirius, XM and Blue[...]
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 14 @ 12:01 am Ramona Pavilion Ballroom
From rocstartjax.org The 2nd annual Rockabilly Prom is brought to you by ROCSTART and Grease Rags Clothing Company. All proceeds from this fundraising event will go to ROCSTART (Rallying For Oral Cancer Support Through ART). ROCSTART’s mission is to[...]
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm Times-Union Center
From jaxsymphony.org Michael Stern conducts the Symphony for VERDI • Overture to La Forza del Destino BRUCH • Violin Concerto SHOSTAKOVICH • Symphony No. 10 Violinist William Hagen is featured. FUN FACT: “A forza del destino” is[...]
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm Players by the Sea Theatre
From playersbythesea.org Is it okay to get over the loss of a loved one and go on with life? Katharine Gerard cannot accept the death of her son Andre from AIDS twenty years earlier. Angry[...]
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm Florida Theatre
From floridatheatre.com Grammy Award-winner Patty Griffin joins forces with Sara Watkins and Anaïs Mitchell in a celebration of American songwriting and performance. More than just a three-act show, this special “singers-in-the-round” style show features all[...]
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm Times-Union Center
From fscjartistseries.org Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting[...]
Feb 13 @ 8:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Henry Cho hosts his own special, “The Henry Cho Show,” on GAC and released a one hour Comedy Central Special “What’s That Clickin Noise?” He can be heard on Sirius, XM and Blue[...]
Feb 13 @ 10:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Henry Cho hosts his own special, “The Henry Cho Show,” on GAC and released a one hour Comedy Central Special “What’s That Clickin Noise?” He can be heard on Sirius, XM and Blue[...]
Feb 14 @ 7:30 am THE PLAYERS Championship Parking Venue
From breastcancermarathon.com 26.2 with DONNA is a private non-profit organization in Northeast Florida producing the only marathon in the U.S. dedicated to breast cancer research and care. Its mission is to passionately produce world class[...]
Feb 14 @ 1:30 pm Times-Union Center
From fscjartistseries.org Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting[...]
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com Henry Cho hosts his own special, “The Henry Cho Show,” on GAC and released a one hour Comedy Central Special “What’s That Clickin Noise?” He can be heard on Sirius, XM and Blue[...]
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm Florida Theatre
From floridatheatre.com WILD KRATTS – LIVE! is an all new theatrical stage show based on the No. 1 animated television series Wild Kratts. Martin and Chris Kratt, stars of the Emmy-nominated Wild Kratts step out LIVE ON STAGE to engage the[...]
Feb 17 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hemming Park
The third Thursday of every month local farmers, food trucks, artisan food vendors, street food vendors, craft beer (in the Intuition Aleworks Beer Garden, no less), fashion trucks (did you even know there was such[...]
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm Times-Union Center
From fscjartistseries.org Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting[...]
Feb 17 @ 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.      
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm Comedy Zone
From comedyzone.com John performed at the Montreal International Comedy Festival – Just For Laughs. Initially scheduled for one performance at their “Uptown Comedy Show,” John had the audience in so much laughter, that he was[...]
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm Times-Union Center
From fscjartistseries.org Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting[...]
Feb 18 @ 8:00 pm Players by the Sea Theatre
From playersbythesea.org Is it okay to get over the loss of a loved one and go on with life? Katharine Gerard cannot accept the death of her son Andre from AIDS twenty years earlier. Angry[...]

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