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“Friendly Company” by Herd of Watts

Artist: Herd of Watts Genre: Music Bio: Herd of Watts is a northeast Florida “Junk” band – Jam & Funk – crossing somewhere between the Allman Brothers and Neville Brothers on the musical spectrum. Performing from Ferandina Beach to St. Augustine as a ‘home’ range, but touring regionally from Atlanta to Miami, the group has continued with the all the …

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“Ducasse” by Thony Aiuppy

Artist: Thony Aiuppy Genre: Painting Bio: Thony Aiuppy received a BFA in Painting/Drawing at the University of North Florida in 2010 and an MFA in Painting at Savannah College of Art and Design in 2013. He is a practicing visual artist and art educator as well as a contributing writer for the blog Metro Jacksonville. He lives in Jacksonville, Florida. …

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“l’horloge” by Laura Matejka

l’horloge by Laura Matejka Going swiftly moments fleeting Dragging on moments enduring Strolling by in slow motion An instant gone in a blur I watch your hand moving I watch your hand unmoving Never seeming to pass Then it has past [divider/] Artist: Laura Matejka Genre: Poetry Bio: I am a senior at the University of North Florida where I …

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“Moby Dick Book Cover” by Rade Stjepanovic

Artist: Rade Stjepanovic Genre: Other Bio: I am a graphic-web designer and freelancer from Jacksonville, Florida. I graduated from University of North Florida in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts concentration in Graphic Design and Digital Media. Before that I attended Florida State College of Jacksonville where I got my Associate in Science in Graphic Design Technology. I …

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“Snowy Owl” – Patricia Andrew

Artist: Patricia Andrew Genre: Painting Bio: I graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in History and a minor in Art History in 2011. I recently took and early retirement from The State of Florida. I participate in the North Beaches Art Walk to show and/or sell my watercolor paintings. I enjoy visiting antique and thrift shops, …

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“Malayan Tiger Portrait: Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens” – Trey Yeoman

Artist: Trey Yeoman Genre: Photography Bio: I am a 23 year old, Jacksonville college student. I am in the last year of my BA in Social Work and Psychology. I specialize in up-close insect macros, couple, family and pet photography as well as commercial/fashion photography. I have worked with local retail companies (like flyjakt.com) to create classy, attractive commercial photos …

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“The Come Back” – Henri Papineau

THE Comeback A Poem by Henri Papineau      Only if you knew…           How many comebacks I could throw at you. Backed up in my memory…      I think of which one…      The one [comeback] for this special occasion?           It can be done…                Even though the words you say, make me want to run away. For I will not feed your hunger, to …

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“Dreamer’s Lane” by Conni Laine

Artist: Conni Laine Genre: Music Bio: I am a singer songwriter, rhythm guitarist. I was infused with the desire of music at the tender age of 5. Motown and Soul is what I really came to love. Passion. I enjoyed playing music as a solo artist for over 10 years while living in N. Ga. Love working with a group, …

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