Jacksonville

Michel Curi

The National Endowment for the Arts awarded Jacksonville’s Museum of Contemporary Arts a $30,000 grant.

Ted Christian / WJCT

Religious restrictions may have driven Basya Schechter away from her community, but it couldn’t take away her love of traditional music.

Thursday on First Coast Connect we spoke with Cultural Council executive director Tony Allegretti about U.S. News and World Report ranking Jacksonville 45th on the list of best U.S. cities to live in. We also heard from Douglas Anderson School for the Arts principal Jackie Cornelius about this year’s Extravaganza.  

   

Kevin Meerschaert / WJCT News

A public health crisis spinning out of control.

That’s how Dr. Valarie Rao, medical examiner for Florida’s 4th District, describes North Florida's opioid epidemic. The district encompasses Duval, Clay, Nassau, Hamilton and Columbia Counties.

Bonnie Zerr / WJCT News

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the podcast of the First Coast. 


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