As the pandemic persists, parents and teachers alike have pressured the state to give students a break from standardized testing this year.
ICARE, or the Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment, is a group of a dozen local churches and faith organizations with the task of pressing our city leaders on county-wide solutions to the problems that plague our community, such as crime. Their upcoming Nehemiah Assembly is Monday, April 19. The Reverend Tan Moss of Greater Grant Memorial AME Church, the Reverend Bill Hoff of Riverside Presbyterian, and Ken Christiansen of ICARE’s group violence intervention committee, joined us to tell us more about their efforts.
Jacksonville residents get to put their NCIS, CSI and Law & Order skills to use to solve a real-life master robbery of thirteen works of art, valued at half a billion dollars. Art Heist is a true crime walking performance where socially distanced groups of 30 -35 will move around the perimeter of the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Jacksonville to gather clues. Art Heist writer and director TJ Dawe talked to us more about it.