Extravaganza

Friday on First Coast Connect our weekly Media Roundtable featured Florida Times-Union reporter Andrew Pantazi, Folio Weekly editor Claire Goforth, Jacksonville Daily Record reporter David Cawton and WJCT contributor and board member Charles Griggs (01:51).

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Principal Melanie Hammer, Executive Director of the Douglas Anderson Foundation Jackie Cornelius and former student Tanner Lane talked Saturday’s annual Extravaganza (38:49).

Author Amy Chua told us about her latest book, Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations (46:00).  

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.  

   

Douglas Anderson Schools of the Arts

It's a best of the best showcase—some of the most talented teens in town will show off their skills this weekend at Extravaganza, the annual student showcase from Douglas Anderson School of the Arts.

"Everything from song and dance, to visual arts, to spoken word and more is part of the show," said Jeff Clayton, Douglas Anderson Vocal Chair.  

This annual showcase is a signature event for the school. It's set for Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Times-Union Center's Moran Theater.