Arts & Culture

All are invited to evening of music, food and festivities on December 2nd

The St. Johns County Cultural Events Division is cordially inviting the public to an Open House at the new Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Thursday, December 2nd, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. The evening will include music by local performers, refreshments and light Hors D’oeuvres.

Jacksonville Fashion Week Hosts Model Casting Call

Jacksonville Fashion Week (JFW), a multi-event celebration of fashion on Florida’s First Coast, is hosting a two-day model casting call from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at Walkers (2692 Post St.) and Thursday, Nov. 18 at The Brasserie (Beach Plaza, 1312 Beach Blvd.). JFW officials will select a total of 100-125 models to grace the catwalk at the inaugural Jacksonville Fashion Week, March 23-26, 2011.

World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater going 3D

The World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater is upgrading to a new digital projection system that will create the largest 3D IMAX screen in Northeast Florida. According to IMAX officials, it will be the fifth institutional theater in the world to have this digital IMAX 3D technology.

The upgrades include a new projection system, screen and sound system. Starting with its re-launch in late January 2011, the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater will offer first-run Hollywood movies and educational films in 3D.

St. Augustine Community Ballet's Nutcracker: Tickets on Sale Now

A special holiday event, The St. Augustine Community Ballet’s Nutcracker will be on stage at Flagler College Auditorium from December 17 through December 19. Artistic director, Luis Abella and choreographers, Rogelio and Lydia Corrales have assembled a cast of over 50 performers that includes local talent as well as professional dancers.  Students from eleven St. Johns County schools, homeschoolers and two Palm Coast schools are in the production as well as some local St. Augustine ‘celebrities.’

Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Flagler College, Nov. 18th

Holocaust survivor Bob Behr will speak to a class at Flagler College on Nov. 18 about his experiences of living in Germany during Nazi rule. Behr will speak in the Virginia Room of the Ringhver Student Center on Sevilla Street from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Members of the community are invited to attend.

Emma Concert Series: State Street Ballet "Cinderella"

Sunday: November 14

Enjoy this vibrantand innovative dance troop State Street Ballet's rendition of Cinderella. The performance will take place at 2 p.m. at the Flagler College Auditorium, located at 14 Granada Street in St. Augustine.  Tickets are $30. For more information or reservations, call 904.797.2800 or visit www.emmaconcerts.com.   

Celebrity Cabaret

Friday and Saturday: November 12 & 13

See 20 great acts featuring the talents of local celebrities when the Limelight Theatre presents its 9th Annual Celebrity Cabaret.  A torch singer, impersonators, a ballerina, singers and an exciting array of group production numbers will insure an amusing and entertaining evening.  Plus, there's a pre-show dinner party provided by the St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association, full bar and a fabulous dessert bar from the Marsh Creek Country Club are included in the $75 ticket.  The fun starts Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. at the Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Avenue in St. Augustine.  For tickets and reservations call 904.825.1164