Arts & Culture

World Golf Hall of Fame IMAXR Theater Presents 3D Lineup

With the largest IMAX 3D digital screen in the Southeastern United States, the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater will reopen to the public on Saturday, Jan. 29 after closing to upgrade to IMAX 3D digital technology. Tickets for the first movies to show in 3D digital format go on sale on Friday, Jan. 21. Located at World Golf Village, the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater will be one of five institutional theaters in the world to offer this level of IMAX 3D digital technology.

The Celebrated War of 1812 Tall Ship LYNX Arriving in Jacksonville

The Celebrated War of 1812 Tall Ship LYNX Arriving in Jacksonville

All law-abiding and loyal citizens are urged to be vigilant and alert to the presence on your coast of the weatherly, fast, and heavily armed Clipper Schooner Lynx. The 122-foot square top sail schooner Lynx will be sailing into Jacksonville for the first time on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:00 am. Join the flotilla as she fires a salute from her main battery of 6-pounder carronades upon her grand entrance into Jacksonville.  The celebrated War of 1812 privateer square top sail schooner has arrived on the East Coast from Hawai’i & California and is scheduled for a five-year mission along the East Coast of the United States and Canada and will be participating  in the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the Star-Spangled Banner.

Programs and Events for the St. Johns County Public Library System

Library Closing Dates in January:Monday, January 17th - Martin Luther King Jr. 

St. Johns Cultural Council Offers Tasca’s Drawing & Painting Classes

St. Johns Cultural Council announces Spring Drawing and Painting classes taught by Joan Tasca, painter and art instructor.  Joan has taught K-12, college level, adult education, and holds a B.F.A. in Painting from the University of Delaware, received certification in Art Education from The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and attended Tyler School of Art.  Her drawings and paintings are natural realism, and reflect interest in a variety of topics using elements that are, at times, symbolic.  Joan’s work has won awards and is in private collections.  The SJCC is proud to present the professional level of instruction that Joan provides.

What's New in Jacksonville, Fla. Winter/Spring 2011

Winter in Jacksonville is mild, and spring temperatures and festivals are just around the corner.  This season, visitors to Northeast Florida get excited about an inaugural lacrosse tournament, The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens 50th Anniversary celebration, the new Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park – Jacksonville’s first LEED certified hotel and new diverse activities and experiences. 

High School Students: Time to Enter Manatee Art Contest

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) invites high school art students across the state to participate in a contest to create a piece of manatee artwork that will be used on the 2011-2012 manatee decal.

Students in grades 9-12 in Florida should coordinate with their school’s art teacher to submit the artwork, because each school may submit no more than five entries. Home-schooled students also are eligible to enter the contest. Contest details and forms are available online at MyFWC.com/Manatee.

Auditions for Peter and the Wolf on January 15, 2011

The St. Augustine Community Ballet will be holding auditions for their Spring production of two ballets, Peter and the Wolf and Coppelia Suite on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 10:00a.m. Auditions will take place at Abella’s School of Dance located at 1765 Tree Blvd., in St. Augustine.