Newspaper article The Florida Times Union


Newspaper article The Florida Times Union


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The Jacksonville zoo is going to be a rocking place every Saturday night in July. As part of the new ZooRific Nights Summer Concert Series, bands will perform live on the zoo's riverfront stage, and radio stations will broadcast live. There will also be face-painting, magic shows and games for kids. Admission to the zoo on concert nights, after 4 p.m., is $6 for adults and $3 for kids. The shows run from 5 to 8 p.m.

Tomorrow, Declaration of Dependence will perform and WBGB "The Promise" will broadcast live from the zoo. On July 12, Cloud Nine will perform and WFKS Kiss-FM will broadcast. July 19, King Eddie & the Pili Pili Band will play, with WJBT "The Beat" broadcasting. And on July 26, Ruckus will play, and WROO "Rooster Country" will broadcast.

Call the zoo at (904) 757-4463 for information.


Catch one of the real classics of Hollywood history Sunday when the Florida Theatre screens It Happened One Night, the 1934 Clark Gable-Claudette Colbert romantic comedy.

Don't believe it's a classic? Just ask Oscar. The film took home the top five Academy Awards -- Best Picture, Best Actor (Gable), Best Actress (Claudette Colbert), Best Director (Frank Capra) and Best Adaptation (Robert Riskin) -- a record that stood for 41 years, until One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

The film stars Colbert as an heiress who turns her back on her fortune and Gable as a down-on-his-luck reporter.

It's part of a Summer Movie Classics series. Tickets are $5. Showtime is 2 p.m. Call (904) 355-2787 for tickets.


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Expressionist painter Michelle Myers-Goodman opens her new show, "The Ballerina Explosion" at 5 tonight at the Butterfield Garage Art Gallery, 137 King St. …

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