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Jazz great Wynton Marsalis has hailed Jacksonville native and FSU professor Marcus Roberts as "the genius of modern piano. This campaign season the critically acclaimed jazz pianist and composer was struck by the diverse voices and perspectives of the candidates.

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State lawmakers want to put Florida back on the silver screen by rebooting the state’s film incentives program. Some lawmakers are tired of watching films about Florida being shot in other states.

Historical marker for the Native American city of Coosa in Childersburg, Alabama.
Nick Evans

It’s been a yearlong party in northeast Florida as St. Augustine celebrates its 450th anniversary.  The city bills itself as “America’s oldest,” but is it?

Fat Albert in all his glory.
Nick Evans

Over the weekend, thousands gathered along Pensacola beach to see the blue angels.  But before the F-18s perform for the crowd, there’s another member of the team that sets the stage.

Dan MacDonald is your conductor in a journey across the globe into a dream play of William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream. A Magic Journey: Into the Underworld of Shakespeare will feature Dr James Amend, an ethnomusicologist trained at Florida State University. Afterward, MacDonald invites The Southern Shakespeare Festival's music director Steven Hodges to discuss the show's modern music approach.

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