Category Archives: Arts & Culture

FBCC reactivates dormant PEG Committee

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst January 11, 2021 For many years [...]

Joe Winston: A Man of Honor, A Man of Action

By Stephan R. Leimberg January 10, 2021 Master potter Joe Winston, who died recently, will [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dr. Milton January 9, 2020   On the Miltons’ first trip to Amelia Island, [...]

The Dover String Quartet with cellist Christopher Rex in concert – Jan 31

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Press Release January 8, 2021 The Amelia Island Chamber Music [...]

American Naturalist

By Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter January 5, 2021 History is all around [...]

Corner Show Artist for January at Plantation Artists’ Guild and Gallery

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery Press Release December 30, 2020 Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery [...]

Wild Amelia Digital Calendar available for free download

Wild Amelia Press Release Contact: Jay Kayne, President [email protected] December 22, 2020 Among the challenges [...]

Arts & Culture and COVID-19

By Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter December 22, 2020 Our fall classes ended [...]

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival announces ticket sales for its 20th season

Amelia Island Chamber Music www.AICMF.com Press Release December 16, 2020 The Amelia Island Chamber Music [...]

Amelia Community Theatre presents free live-streaming of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” – Dec 22

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClaine December 17, 2020 Amelia Community Theatre [...]

Island Art Association announces “The Art of Creating” show winners

Island Art Association Press Release Submitted by Becky White December 14, 2020 “This show will [...]

Call For Photographs – 2020 – A Look Back – Capturing the Year in a Collection of Photos

News Release Submitted by Dickie Anderson December 10, 2020 Amelia Island, Fla. (December 9, 2020) [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Patrick Golden December 6, 2020 Editor’s Note: Patrick Golden and his wife moved to [...]

Erma Bombeck comedy at Amelia Community Theatre – Opens December 4

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClaine December 1, 2020 Amelia Community Theatre [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Joseph Wilson November 28, 2020       Editor’s Note: Joseph Wilson is from [...]

West Nassau Historical Society Seeks Nassau County Artists & Students for their 9th annual NACD Art Show on January 30

Press Release November 24, 2020 The West Nassau Historical Society is actively seeking artists and [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Betsy Nagle November 21, 2020 Editor’s Note: On a recent Amelia Island Bird Club [...]

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery Holiday Porch Event – Nov 28

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery Press Release November 17, 2020       We invite [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

Sue Dwyer November 14, 2020 Congratulation for 100 years of service in Fernandina Woman’s Club [...]

November Acoustic Sessions at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClane November 13, 2020 Purchase tickets online [...]

25th Annual Holiday Arts & Craft Bazaar – Nov 21 & 22

Arts & Crafts Bazaar Press Release Contact: Lucy Bryan 707-823-2000 [email protected] November 12, 2020 Subject: [...]

Joe Palmer’s “A Mariner’s Tale”

Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter November 11, 2020 The first thing that appealed [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Kathy Mason November 7, 2020 Editor’s Note: Kathy Mason spends her spare time volunteering [...]

Crescendo Amelia returns to Amelia Musical Playhouse

Amelia Musical Playhouse Submitted by Jill Dillingham November 2, 2020 Crescendo Amelia Returns 11/6 at [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

Jennifer Harrison October 31, 2020   Editor’s Note: The Harrisons came from the UK to [...]

Wild Amelia Photo Contest Winners

Wild Amelia Press Release Submitted by Jay Kayne [email protected] October 26, 2020 Wild Amelia is [...]

Amelia Lifelong Learning presents “Glimpses of Times Past and Times to Come”

Amelia Lifelong Learning Press Release Submitted by Evelyn C. McDonald 904-261-5440 October 25, 2020 This [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Joseph Wilson October 24, 2020 Editor’s Note: Joseph Wilson is from Nashville, Tennessee and [...]

$1 million gift made to endow Jacksonville Symphony’s Director of Music Education position

Jacksonville Symphony Press Release October 23, 2020 Jacksonville, FL (October 21, 2020) – The Jacksonville [...]

AMP Presents  Readings From A Mariner’s Tale October 25

Amelia Musical Playhouse Media Release October 23, 2020   In partnership with Story & Song [...]

City proclaims National Friends of Libraries Week, October 18-24, 2020

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 22, 2020 Fernandina Beach Mayor [...]

AMP presents staged reading of Animal Farm October 23 & 24

Amelia Musical Playhouse October 23 & 24, 2020 7:00 p.m. ANIMAL FARM is a fable [...]

It’s Rocky Horror Show time again!

Amelia Musical Theatre Press Release October 20. 2020

Amelia Lifelong Learning & ACT join together for “The Play’s the Thing” series

Amelia Lifelong Learning Submitted by Evelyn C. McDonald October 20, 2020 The Play’s the Thing [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Joe Winston October 17, 2020 Editor’s Note: Joe moved to Amelia Island in 1994.  [...]

Amelia Lifelong Learning – “World War II in the Pacific and its aftermath”

Amelia Lifelong Learning Press Release Submitted by Evelyn C. McDonald October 16, 2020 ALL Fall [...]

Acoustic Sessions back on stage at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Submitted by Linda McClane October 14, 2020 Amelia Community Theatre presents its [...]

History Museum showcases life of Stetson Kennedy at 3rd on 3rd Program this Friday

Media Release Amelia Island Museum of History October 13, 2020 The Amelia Island Museum of [...]

Two Across – A review

Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter October 12, 2020 Last Saturday night, I went [...]

Arts & Crafts On The Porch: October 25

Submitted by Jo-Ann Leimberg October 9, 2020 Do you know of “Front Porch Beads”?  I [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

Stephen Mintz October 10, 2020   Editor’s Note: Stephen H. Mintz, MD is a retired [...]

“A Seat at the Table” . . . a chair-ity event to support the Island Art Association – October 10 – Nov 14

Island Art Association Submitted by Marla McDaniel October 7, 2020 Island Art Association (IAA) presents [...]

Discover Some of Florida’s Haunted History

Florida Trust for Historic Preservation Media Release October 8, 2020 October and the coming of [...]

City honors Jazz Festival once again

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 7, 2020 Local jazz icons [...]

Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP on Oct. 6 host Healthy Living: The Isle of Sarabay

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 5, 2020 – Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP are hosting [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com October 3, 2020 Editor’s note: We thank Steve Leimberg for [...]

“Under the Stars” at Amelia Musical Playhouse – Amelia Blues Project

Amelia Musical Playhouse Press Release October 3, 2020 The Amelia Blues Project will perform Under [...]

Reading is an ideal experience in quarantine

By Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter September 29, 2020 While it didn’t get [...]

“2 Across” opens at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClain September 29, 2020 This season’s shows [...]

“New Normal” at Story & Song Bookstore

Story & Song Bookstore Press Release Submitted by Mark Kaufman September 28, 2020 With an [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Hal and Kirsten Snyder September 26, 2020   Editor’s Note: Kirsten and Hall Snyder [...]

Crescendo Amelia at Amelia Musical Playhouse September 25

Media Release September 22, 2020 Crescendo Amelia will host an outdoor concert at AMP on [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

Patrick Golden September 19, 2020 Editor’s Note: Patrick Golden and his wife moved to Amelia [...]

Free online Chamber Music Festival concert Sunday, September 20

September 18, 2020 – Media Release On Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM EDT [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com September 12, 2020 Editor’s note: A native of Wildwood, New [...]

Teen Musical Cabaret at AMP September 11 & 12

AMELIA MUSICAL PLAYHOUSE September 11, 12 at 8 p.m. Twenty talented teens take the stage [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Eric Linden September 5, 2020 Editor’s Note: We hope you enjoy Eric’s photo. Eric’s [...]

Amelia Community Theatre announces its 40th season

Amelia Community Theatre Submitted by Linda McClane September 4, 2020 To order tickets click here.  [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Mary Anne Sharer August 29, 2020 Editor’s Note: Mary Anne Sharer discovered the beauty [...]

Highlighting African American women who fought for women’s suffrage and other rights

By Peter Schorsch Takeaways from Tallahassee Newsblog August 29, 2020 In the Reconstruction era between [...]

ACT live streaming The Book of Will until August 29

The ACT website: https://www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org

Fall theater arts educational programming for adults & children available at Theatre Jacksonville

Theatre Jacksonville Press Release CONTACT: Sarah Boone, Executive Director, at (904) 396-4425 or [email protected] JACKSONVILLE, [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com August 22, 2020 Editor’s note: A native of Wildwood, New [...]

Timucuan Exhibit at Fernandina Beach Library: Virtual Tour Available Now

Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library MEDIA RELEASE August 18, 2020 Discover the beauty of [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Kirsten and Hal Snyder August 16, 2020 “An unusual number of Swallow-tailed Kites have [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Priscilla Footlik August 8, 2020 Editor’s Note:  Over the years, we have posted a [...]

Jesus Christ Superstar returns to Amelia Musical Playhouse

Amelia Musical Playhouse Press Release August 5, 2020 The award-winning production of Jesus Christ Superstar [...]

History Museum announces September programs

Joshua Whitfield, Curator Amelia Island Museum of History 233 S. 3rd Street Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Leann Coleman August 1, 2020   Editor’s Note: A few weeks ago, an intense [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Darryl Stair July 25, 2020 Editor’s Note: Darryl Stair is a semi-pro photographer from [...]