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Will Grier Wanted "Guarantees" from Florida

Former Gator quarterback Will Grier wanted a guarantee from the coaching staff that he'd be the starter once his suspension ended, when he wasn't given that promise, he transferred.

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10 Ways Geography has everything to do with Your Life

Geography is the study of place, and seeks to understand the ways in which humans influence their environment, and in turn explore the influence the environment has on humans. Quite simply, it is the study of the world around us. Surprising to many, its manifestation is seen in the following common every...

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Halloween Party at the Casket Factory Tonight!

On Friday October 24, 2014, the Jacksonville Historical Society will stage the second annual Halloween Party in the Casket Factory, following up on its 2013 success as the greatest Halloween party in Jacksonville’s history. It will take place once again at the Casket Factory, a mysterious old brick...

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Sailors & Sparrows: An Eco-Family Boutique

Children and their mother’s have a special relationship, and it’s that bond that has inspired young mothers Gina Rogers and Tiffany Bright to open Sailors and Sparrows: An Eco Family Boutique. Located on Pearl Street in the Springfield historic district of Jacksonville, the venture represents their...

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Return to Figuration - Art of the 1980s

The 1980s marked a return to painting after a period when much of the contemporary art scene had been focused on performance, installation, and conceptual art. While a number of artists and movements, including Neo-Expressionism, shifted toward a more representational style, a subset of artists delved...

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The Cummer's Light Wash by Andrew Wyeth

Metro Jacksonville highlights one of the modern pieces in The Cummer Museum of Art and Garden's permanent collection, Light Wash by Andrew Wyeth.

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NEO-EXPRESSIONISM: Art of the 1980s

Beginning in Germany and spreading to the United States, Neo-Expressionism comprised a varied assemblage of young artists who had returned to portraying the human body and other recognizable objects in reaction to the remote, introverted, highly intellectualized abstract art production of the 1970s.

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Frederick Carl Frieseke - Before Her Appearance

Frederick Carl Frieseke was an American Impressionist painter born in Owosso, Michigan in April 1874. He began his professional life as an illustrator and subsequently decided to become a painter early on in life. His painting "Before Her Appearance" is a part of The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens' permanent...

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Gingerbread House Extravaganza 2012

The Jacksonville Historical Society's Gingerbread House Extravaganza returns for 2012.

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