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Belmont-DeVilliers Mural Project Set to Begin Fall 2013

This fall, the DeVilliers Cultural Heritage Society will kick off a Cultural Heritage Mural Project on the walls of Gumbo Gallery at 314 North DeVilliers Street. The first mural will depict the business history of the gallery's building, located immediately south of Five Sisters Blues [...]

Arts Council of Northwest Florida charged

State Attorney Bill Eddins has announced that his office has determined that criminal charges are appropriate regarding the Arts Council of Northwest Florida. The non-profit is being charged with two counts of making false official statements. The State Attorney's investigation found that for at [...]

SAO reports to be issued soon

Spoke with assistant State Attorney Greg Marcille yesterday on his investigations into the Arts Council of Northwest Florida and Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino. Marcille said the Arts Council investigation should be finished in the next week or so and that Valentino's will done soon [...]

CRA 2010 plan has merit

CRA 2010 plan has merit

Becky Bray, Pensacola CRA administrator, her boss, Thaddeus Cohen and their consultant, Looney, Ricks & Kiss, should be commended for the 2010 plan for the CRA. The plan will be presented to the Pensacola City Council on Thursday, Jan. 14. This is the first comprehensive update of the Urban Core [...]

Roll Tide, roll BOCC

Roll Tide, roll BOCC

While most of us were watching the BCS National Championship or, at least, getting ready to watch the game, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners made three big decisions: 1. As predicted in the IN's Winners & Losers, the BOCC named Larry Newsom as the interim county administrator. 2. [...]

Deconstructing Arts Council statement

Deconstructing Arts Council statement

The Board of Directors have responded to the Clerk of Courts audit report and recent news reports on its finances. While I think the statement is well-meaning, it doesn't really answer the questions raised by the auditor. As the local arts organization of Escambia County, being an advocate of our [...]

Valentino to back new arts group

Valentino to back new arts group

According to today's PNJ, Commissioner Gene Valentino will introduce a resolution at the BOCC's Jan. 7 meeting to cease funding the Arts Council of Northwest Florida and will instead support giving the allocation to a new all-volunteer group, Arts, Culture and Entertainment (ACE), which will be [...]

Great idea: Museum/schools arts magnet program

This is a great idea that the Pensacola Museum of Art, Arts Council of Northwest Florida and Escambia Co. public school district should consider - a museum magnet program that will allow students to learn with the help of the museum of contemporary art. The Miami Herald has this report: To [...]

BOC PLT Benefit a Hit!

BOC PLT Benefit a Hit!

The first ever Best of Coast celebration was a big hit last night at Seville Quarter. Proceeds from the Silent Auction and the gate went to the Pensacola Little Theater. We had a sampling of the winners there for the public to enjoy. Food: Billy Bob's BBQ, Tre Fratelli, Atlas/Fish House, Eat!, [...]

IN YOUR HEAD RADIO – Sept 29 show

IN YOUR HEAD RADIO – Sept 29 show

Winners & Losers: You So Pensacola If.... Interview: David Stafford, Escambia Co. Supervisor of Elections Loaded Gun: Michael Wardlaw, Pensacola Director - Northwest Florida Ballet Rick's Rant: Boiling Point Listen on WUWF TV - Cox Ch. 4 - Friday, 7 a.m. WUWF 88.1 FM - Digital [...]

INMA Awards Party Rocks

INMA Awards Party Rocks

The Atlas Oyster Bar decks was filled with a Who's Who of the local music scene. DK Connection provided the music and sound. Renaissance Man provided some kick-ass metal awards for the winners. And Rocker AJ served as the emcee and even Roy Jones, Jr., showed up to present the Best Rap Artist award [...]