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The Short Box Podcast: Got Gimmicks?

How much do you want to know about wrestling? USWA Champions Dagon Briggs and Jon Davis join The Short Box Podcast for a crash course on all things wrestling, their origin stories, and the indie circuit here in Florida. Listen up, after the jump!

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TEDx: Kevin Gover: (Re)Making History

Americans have been taught a shallow and simple narrative of the history of Native Americans and the history of our country. Shallow narratives allow us to feel good about our history as a nation, but they can cause our approach to contemporary issues to be uninformed and even misinformed. Kevin Gove...

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Yoanna House: Fashion Gone Local and The Way We Were

Join Yoanna House as Fashion Gone Local pays a visit to The Way We Were vintage boutique in delightful St. Augustine. Owner Kim Myers puts on a mini vintage fashion show for us, in the video after the jump!

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The Short Box Podcast: Do You Even Short Box Bro?

Welcome to Jacksonville's intrepid comic book and pop culture podcast The Short Box! In this episode: Adam’s back and he doesn’t waste time trying to take the host throne! The guys also spend a good amount of time convincing Badr to start GOT and proving that he may be a Stan Lee megalomaniac. Listen,...

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TEDx: Jordan Edelheit: Breaking Stereotypes

The U.S. has only five percent of the global population but has twenty-five percent of the incarcerated population. Jordan Edelheit believes we can transform our society and better understand the mass incarceration problem that exists here by putting a face to these statistics. MetroJacksonville is very...

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Wise River performs "Sionna" at TEDxJacksonville

Wise River focuses on combining digital and analog instruments, effects, noise, and samples to create a sound that is all at once dreamy, experimental, and catchy. Check out their performance at TEDxJacksonville, after the jump! MetroJacksonville is very proud to be a media sponsor of TEDxJacksonville....

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Melissa Ross: Stay-at-Home Dads of Northeast Florida

Melissa Ross welcomed David McFee, David Torrelio and Chris Hoskins of Stay-at-Home-Dads of Northeast Florida, a community and podcast for stay-at-home fathers. Learn more about these SAHMs, after the jump!

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Evolve: Wakefield Poole: Jax Gay Life in the 1950s

Wakefield Poole, one of Jacksonville's most colorful natives, toured with the Ballet Russe, distinguished himself as one of the hottest choreographers on Broadway, befriended Marlena Deitrich and then went on to become one of the great pioneers of queer erotica in the 1950s. But the man who reshaped...

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Yoanna House: Fashion Gone Local: Summer Makeup Tips

Join Yoanna House at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week as she gets some tips for cool summer makeup looks from makeup artist Walter Tucci of Nars. Goodness knows we need all the help we can get in this sticky heat, so check out the video, after the jump!

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Jaxlore: Folklore, Urban Legends, and Regionalisms

Folklore is the unofficial culture of a community, passed along through word of mouth and other back channels. Folklore is often indelibly tied to place, and is a large part of what makes home feel like home. Here are a few common bits of lore from Jacksonville and the First Coast. How many do you recognize?...

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