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Alhambra Provides Theater Lovers a Professional Muscial Rendition of Broadway’s “The Wiz”

By Lynn Jones - Appearing at the Alhambra till April 24th is “The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical,” a glorious musical retelling of Frank Baum’s “Wonderful Wizard of Oz” set in the context of African-American culture. With an infectious, funky-soul score and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, The Wiz brought renewed relevance to a timeless classic. The 1975 Broadway production was like nothing Broadway had ever seen, an ...

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Christian Comedians Sell Out and Show Off!

By Lynn Jones - The 6th annual Funnybone Experience Comedy Showcase held over the weekend was sold out!  The location was Household of Faith Ministry Auditorium on Lem Turner.  Over 500 church goers laughed out loud at the comedy of comedians Funnybone, Lady AJ, K. Webb, AJ and Ozrick.  The showcase was hosted by Mr. Charlie also know as Charlie Williams. Each comedian took to the stage and presented comedi ...

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Jax Celebrates Annual Martin Luther King Jr., Parade

The MLK Memorial Foundation held the  36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration on Monday, January 18, 2016. The Jacksonville, Florida, parade has continued to grow since its inception in 1980. Consistent with last year, the parade began at Everbank Stadium Parking Lot "J" and proceeded to the Jacksonville Landing. After the parade, Jax citizens convened at the Landing for the MLK Program, ...

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500+ Celebrates Fla Jax 86th Anniversary

Established in 1930, the Fla Jax Club history stands on the heels of prominent and successful African American male business leaders in Jacksonville Florida.  During the 1930’s many African American businessmen were eager to share their business acumen to launch a club that would prompt businessmen to execute business to business endeavors, while covering the community with male leadership, higher education ...

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Black Expo Returns to Jax!

Black Expo Returns to Jax! -This past weekend the Black Expo South premier events The Taste of Jacksonville, 40 Under 40 and Black Expo at the Prime Osborn was the place to be. Friday night the Taste of Jacksonville concert featured R&B singer Johnny Gill, The 40 Under 40 awarded young African Americans on their achievements in their communities. On Saturday, thousands of Duval county residents trekked ...

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Jax Jaguars (20) vs. Houston Texans (31) – 10.18.15

Jaguars - Another Sunday, another lost for the Jacksonville Jaguars. As the Houston Texans beat the Jags 31-20 at Everbank Field, Sunday, October 18th in front of thousands of fans roaring for a win! The Jaguars are now 1-5 and will prepare for their next game, Sunday, October 25th at Wembly Stadium in London again the Buffalo Bills. The Bethune Cookman marching band played an awesome and entertaining set a ...

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Jax JLOC, MMM “Get Back on the Bus Tour” Decends upon D.C. for Justice or Else

On Friday October 9, at 4 p.m. in the evening, Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee of the Millions More Movement Inc., sponsored a luxury bus cruiser and departed from the Norwood Shopping Center and headed to Washington, D.C. to attend the Historic 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March, "Justice or Else" rally. The bus was loaded with people of diverse backgrounds and religions. In Brunswick, Ga. t ...

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Jaguars beat Dolphins 23-20

Jaguars beat Dolphins 23-20 - The Jacksonville Jaguars roared into Everbank Stadium Players proving to fans that they can win games. The Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Miami Dolphins 23 - 20. The last three minutes of the 4th quarter the Jaguars in a last minute effort from running back T.J. Yeldon, ran the field and Jason Myers came on to kick a 28-yard field goal to give the Jaguars a 23-20 lead with 40 se ...

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Sickle Cell Disease Walk Fundraiser is #teamweallwegot

Sickle Cell Disease Walk Fundraiser is #teamweallwegot - Despite the rain last Saturday morning, a 3-k walk route was launched from the Florida State College downtown campus breezeway with about 150 enthusiastic sickle cell supporters. The Annual Northeast Florida Sickle Cell Disease Association event is the major fundraising activity for public gene awareness, S-trait screening, patient support and college ...

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