OurJax.com; Theatre Jax; 'St. Augustine Tonight;' Around Town
A new coalition of business and civic leaders is speaking out about the aborted attempt to sell JEA.
The OurJax.com coalition says its mission is to promote transparency, integrity, and accountability in local government.
OurJax.com is launching, just as a cascade of revelations keep coming out about the aborted attempt to sell JEA to a private company. Retired JEA lobbyist Mike Hightower is part of OurJax.com, and he joined us in studio.
- Former JEA Board Chair, Others Form Group To Look Into JEA
- Jax Councilman Carlucci Calls On Chief Administrative Officer Brian Hughes To Resign
Theatre Jacksonville is marking a huge milestone. It's the oldest community theatre in Florida and is celebrating 100 years of artistic success. The theatre group is premiering a new production called Shadowlands. Executive Director Sarah Boone and Shadowlands Director Gary Webber told us more.
'St. Augustine Tonight'
A new season of St. Augustine Tonight debuts this month. Hosted by Jorge Rivera, the show airs before a live audience at the Corazon Theater in Downtown St. Augustine on Tuesday nights. We’ve got a preview as we welcomed Jorge Rivera to our studio.
There's a lot going on Around Town this weekend, Matt Pittman of Main Events was in Studio 5 with the full lineup.
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Friday, 7 p.m., prices start at $15 at the door.
Times-Union Center – Moran Theatre, Friday, 8 p.m., prices start at $11.
Historic Springfield, Saturday 5 to 9 p.m. The event is free.
Veterans Memorial Arena, Saturday, 7 p.m., prices start at $10.
Hemming Park, Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 5K is $39, half marathon is $69.