Times-Union Center

Tuesday, Sept. 1, entertainment and arts venues across the country, including several on the First Coast, will be lighting up the night in red to call attention to their financial plight and advocate for economic relief from damage caused by the pandemic.

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Broadway legend Audra McDonald will perform with the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus Sunday night at the Times-Union Center.

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As the work week comes to an end, let WJCT's interns Kayla Davis, Blake Allen and Andre Roman be your guides for art, culture and fun on the First Coast.

 

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For the first time, the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra is handing over its instruments to amateurs for a “Civic Orchestra” show premiering Saturday.

One of those lucky “civilian musicians” is Nathan Perriello.


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Duval County Public Schools wants your gently used instruments. The district is partnering with the Jacksonville Symphony, Jacksonville Public Education Fund, Jacksonville Public Library and Florida Blue to ensure students in need are able to participate in school music programs.

School Board Chair Ashley Smith Juarez says she herself benefited from playing the alto saxophone in school.

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People who want to see the nearly sold-out “Book of Mormon” musical in Jacksonville can enter a lottery before each performance for a shot at low-priced seats. Producers of the touring company are announcing the lottery will be available before performances starting tonight and running through Sunday.

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American singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris is one of country and folk music’s all-time greats.

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An exciting new stage show celebrating the 30th anniversary of the most iconic films of the 1980's has come to Jacksonville.