Sheet music collection added to Jazz Room

July 18, 2016

A collection of approximately 9,000 jazz tunes has been added to the Jazz Room at the main branch of the West Florida Public Library. The Charles Anderson Fakebook series has jazz tunes, some of which have…


Art: ‘Vignettes’ exhibit, July 25

July 15, 2016

A unique photography exhibit will open at the Wright Place in Pensacola, Monday, July 25. Frank Brueske, an award winning fine art photographer from Pace, will showcase his latest one-man exhibit, “Vignettes.” This exhibit will include…

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Bushwhacker 5K set for Aug. 6

July 9, 2016

The Capt’n Fun Runners present the annual Capt’n Fun Bushwacker 5K Run on Saturday, August 6, at 7:30 a.m. to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida. The 3.1 mile race to benefit Big Brothers…


2016 Saenger Classic Movies Announced

July 7, 2016

The votes have been tallied, triple checked and the selections have been made following the Pensacola News Journal survey for the Saenger Classic Movie Series. This is the fourth season for the wildly successful series. This…


Popular radio host Branden Rathert in Columbia, MO

July 7, 2016

Whatever happened to Branden Rathert, the award-winning afternoon drive host for News Radio 1620? Rathert is the Morning Host of “Wake Up Columbia” at KSSZ (“HotTalk 93.9 The Eagle”) in Columbia, Missouri. In 2011, Rathert won…


Lecture: How railroads shaped Pensacola

July 1, 2016

Pensacola Heritage Foundation’s ReDiscovery Lecture Series continues on Thursday, July 14, 2016, featuring John Appleyard speaking on the subject of “How railroads shaped Pensacola, 1870 – 1970 . . . from the Pensacola & Louisville to…


Pensacola Speaks: Brexit and GOP Congressional Debate

June 27, 2016

We will open today’s “Pensacola Speaks” with PNJ editorial cartoonist Andy Marlette. We will discuss last Friday’s Republican Congressional debate. Andy and I were panelists for the debate, along with WCOA’s Don Parker. In the second…


WSRE wins Telly awards

June 21, 2016

WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, has received bronze Telly Awards for production of two “In Your Own Backyard” episodes: “Pensacon,” produced and directed by James Roy, and “Undersea Northwest Florida,” produced and directed by Ted…