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This Weekend in St Augustine and Ponte Vedra

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          July 25, 2012
Friday: July 27
Dukes of September at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs as “The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue” will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre at 8 p.m. Tickets are $48, $68, and $88.  http://www.staugamphitheatre.com 904-471-1965

Stars Flashin’ with Passion for Fashion
A special preview of fashion designers for Stars Flashin’ with Passion for Fashion at 7:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Barn, 259 San Marco Ave in St. Augustine. Tickets are $10 advanced or $15 at the door. 904-325-1530

Saturday: July 28
Uptown Saturday Night
From 5 – 9 p.m. galleries, antique stores and unique shops on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission of Nombre de Dios feature book signings, live music, refreshments and more. 904-823-9263

Walk on the Wild Side at Anastasia State Park
A 2.5 mile Ranger-led walk at 9 a.m. through Anastasia State Park, 1340 A A1A, St. Augustine. Participation is free with paid park admission. http://www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia 904-461-2033

Living History Days at Fort Mose
Experience living history demonstrations as volunteers in period dress offer visitors a fascinating glimpse into the past from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort Mose State Park, 15 Fort Mose Trail, in St. Augustine. Admission is $4 per vehicle or $2 per pedestrian or bicyclist.  http://www.floridastateparks.org/fortmose 904-823-2232

Yes to Perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
British progressive rock band Yes performs along with special guest Procol Harum at 6:30 p.m. at St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A S, in St. Augustine. Tickets are $35, $45, $55, $75, and $100.  http://www.staugamphitheatre.com 904-471-1965

Sunday: July 29
Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show

Holiday Isle Oceanfront Resort, 860 A1A Beach Boulevard at St. Augustine Beach, will host this summer’s Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show featuring the best of St. Augustine wedding venues and services. The show takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is $8 in advance and $10 day of show.  http://www.BrideandGroom.us 904-366-3700

Entertainment

Abductee Seeks to Escape Kidnappers in Mindbending Sci-fi Thriller

  Rupture Film Review by Kam Williams Abductee Seeks to Escape Kidnappers in Mindbending Sci-fi Thriller Renee (Noomi Rapace) was leading an unremarkable existence in suburban Kansas City the day she was abducted by five strangers after her car broke down. Until then, she was just an average divorcee' doing her best to shield a young son (Percy Hynes White) from an embittered ex-husband's (Paul Popowich) vicious barbs.   Otherwise, … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Books

Cop under Fire

  Cop under Fire Moving Beyond Hashtags of Race, Crime and Politics for a Better America by Sheriff David Clarke, Jr. with Nancy French Foreword by Sean Hannity Worthy Publishing Hardcover, $21.99 272 pages ISBN: 978-1-617-95857-1 Book Review by Kam Williams “David Clarke refuses to bow a knee to political correctness, and he refuses to give his party over to the hands of black activists whose politics would destroy America. … [Read More its Good for You...]

Art

The Day After the Day Of

  The Day After the Day Of by Paul Ilechko   The sky sheds its tears. This morning is the morning of the day after. The day of mourning, the day after the day of.  I beseech the sky to shed tears in order to wash away the tears on my face.   This is the first day of the time after. This is the beginning of a new time, the days of pain, the days of sorrow. We are in mourning. The sky looks down and sheds its tears for … [Read More its Good For You...]

Real Estate

History Being Sold to the Highest Bidder

  History Being Sold to the Highest Bidder by Amy Lignor   For the longest time, scientists and archaeologists have been confused and bemused by various discoveries they’ve unearthed that offer little or no explanation as to the who, what, and why of the people who created these things or left them behind. Even now, in 2017, there are discoveries being studied; stories that were once legends now have actual bits of proof being found that … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Lifestyle

Make Way for Dulé!

  Dulé Hill The “Sleight” Interview with Kam Williams Make Way for Dulé! Born in Orange, New Jersey and raised in Sayreville, Dulé Hill began attending dance school when he was 3 years- old. He later received his first break as the understudy to Savion Glover on Broadway in “The Tap Dance Kid.” Dulé went on to perform the lead role in the musical’s national tour. And his additional stage credits include “Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in … [Read More its Good for You...]

Outdoors

Cajun Baby chooses Skeeter for a reason

  Cajun Baby chooses Skeeter for a reason By Craig Lamb Cliff Crochet, known on the pro bass tour as the Cajun Baby, has a lot to be proud of besides his south Louisiana roots. In Cajun country, boats are part of life, either for a livelihood or connection to the outdoors for recreation with friends and family. Crochet quote about Cajun roots. Crochet's resume includes 9 Top 10 finishes, three appearances in the Bassmaster Classic, and a … [Read More its Good for You...]

Sports

“Sin City” Becomes Acceptable?

  “Sin City” Becomes Acceptable? by Amy Lignor   So…what changes will occur if an NFL team hits Las Vegas? Not many, actually. Perhaps more of the ‘contract money’ will be lost considering the blackjack tables ARE right in the vicinity; however, NFL owners seem just fine with the fact that the Raiders will once again wave good-bye to their “Nation” and relocate to Sin City. But when you look at the news headlines, the NFL has and … [Read More its Good for You...]

Business

Buying & Selling: Learning the Art of the Tag Sale

  Buying & Selling: Learning the Art of the Tag Sale by Amy Lignor   When people speak about making a few extra bucks, there is more than one way to skin a cat these days. Perhaps you’re trying to save up for a vacation for the family to take this summer. Perhaps you are looking for collectibles to invest in. Oddly enough, many people do not realize what, exactly, was in Great Grandma’s house when she passed on to a happier place. … [Read More its Good for You...]

Travel

Vacations…Underground

  Vacations…Underground by Amy Lignor   There are millions of spots to visit and sites to see around the world when it comes to vacation time; however, there are also those you can’t necessarily “see.” In this world of digital technology and highly imaginative architecture that creates buildings that are higher and more “glitzy” than ever before, it is important to remember that in ancient times, people were building “down.” Various … [Read More its Good for You...]

Green Living

Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden

  Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden by Amy Lignor   Many are still dealing with that wintery mix Mother Nature just loves to toss down from the sky this time of year. Yet, that gardener living inside the soul – the one just dreaming of the sunny skies and lazy rainy days that are must-haves in order to grow the best vegetables possible – is already jotting down the facts, tricks and tips they need to know in order to make that … [Read More its Good for You...]