Today: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s inland. In the upper 80s coast. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tonight: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 mph. Details here.
Drought Index is at 94.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Today’s document from the National Archives.
The OED’s Word of the Day: ruskie, n..
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Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime Reports
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
Peers on the Pier: For the fourth consecutive year, the Flagler County Chamber and its Flagler Beach Area Council hosts its annual “Peers on the Pier” event, attracting 300 guests for food, fun, drinks, music and networking. This wildly successful event has become a summer tradition for businesses, residents and visitors alike. “Peers on the Pier,” a Flagler Beach Block Party and Business After Hours like none other, is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Participating chamber members will “set up shop” on the pier that evening to showcase their goods and services, while offering giveaways and specials for guests. Your $10 entry fee will get you get you two drink tickets and appetizers while supplies last, plus a great crowd, raffles, 50/50 and the Pot o’ Gold drawing at 6:45 p.m. Contact: Gretchen Smith, Marketing Director, [email protected], (386) 206-0953.
The Inspired Mic, Palm Coast’s most daring and unpredictable open mic event, is scheduled for its monthly edition at The New Europa, European Village. 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, Unit 101, Palm Coast. Doors open at 6 p.m. and presenters begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.50 advance, available at theinspiredmicus.com, or $15 at the door. Tickets include one drink (beer, wine, soda, tea, water). The Inspired Mic is a production of Jim Farrell.
St. Augustine’s Summer Concert Series, in the Plaza de la Constitución, 7 p.m., Park downtown, and come on down rain or shine – the only way you know if it’s cancelled, is to be at the Plaza (or wait for the post on social media). This evening’s concert: The Raisin Cake Orchestra’s Jazz from the teens, twenties, thirties.
Daytona God Gab: “Byzantine and Oriental Christianity,” 6 to 7:30 p.m., at New Church Family, 3520 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach (US 92, just west of I-4). Light refreshments will be served. Paul Edson leads a discussion of the ancient Eastern Christian Churches that have been so strongly affected by political events of the past hundred years. Dr. Edson, recently retired from Embry-Riddle University’s humanities division, has been exploring the life of Eastern Christian Churches for almost sixty years. This free educational event, open to the public, is part of an ongoing series exploring various faith traditions found in the Volusia-Flagler area. The intent is not to convert anyone to a particular belief, but to inform each other about our diversity. New Church Family is an independent Christian church that has been conducting a special outreach to the GLBT communities for more than 35 years. Our members come from many different Catholic, Protestant and Jewish faith traditions. Our website can be found at www.newchurchfamily.org. For more information call the church office at 386-527-5952 or facilitator Tom Brown at 386-576-6671.
State Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, is expected to speak about the 2017 legislative session to the East Arlington Rotary Club and the River City Republican Club. (East Arlington club, 7:30 a.m., Blue Sky Golf Club, 1700 Monument Road, Jacksonville. Also, River City club, 6 p.m., The Salem Centre, 7235 Bonneval Road, Jacksonville.)
The University of Central Florida Board of Trustees will meet after holding committee meetings. (Committees start at 8 a.m., with full board at 1 p.m., University of Central Florida, Live Oak Center, Orlando.)
Sen. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, will attend the Brevard Veterans Resource Network Quarterly Forum and visit a Boys and Girls Club. (Forum at 9:30 a.m., Warbird Museum, 6600 Tico Road, Titusville. Also, 1:30 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida, Cocoa, 814 Dixon Blvd., Cocoa.)
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Sorry Trump, the Pottery Barn Rule applies to you too: https://t.co/YYaSQXDemd
— The American Conservative (@amconmag) July 19, 2017
— Brookings (@BrookingsInst) July 19, 2017
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— Salon (@Salon) July 19, 2017
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— Arts & Letters Daily (@aldaily) July 18, 2017
— Forbes (@Forbes) July 19, 2017
The following is an update of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast, through July 14 (the city administration’s full week in review is here):
World’s Oldest Violin: Marco Rizzi Performs Schumann’s Sonata No. 2 on a 1566 Amati Violin
- Mark Knopfler on Guitars
- Bach’s Little Fugue in G minor, Performed by the Canadian Brass
- The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond
- Macklemore Feat Skylar Grey: Glorious
- Edward Luce On the Retreat of Western Liberalism in the Trump Era
- Why Don’t All Instruments Sound The Same?
- Joachim Horsley’s “Beethoven in Havana”: What the Piano Can Do
- Bojan Cicic and Richard Egarr: Giovanni Carbonelli’s Violin Sonata No. 1
- Voyager: The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see
- Bohemian Rhapsody: Brooklyn Duo and Ft. Dover Quartet
- Down in the River to Pray: University of Texas Tuba/Euphonium Studio
- Brahms : Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, op. 25
- The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Mohsin Hamid in Conversation with Akhil Sharma
- “The Day After” (1983)
- Rui Arayama Performs Domenico Scarlatti’s Sonatas K.427 & K.455
- Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras
- Angelina Jordan, 10 Years Old Norwegian, Sings the Blues: I Put A Spell On You
- Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689-1755), Concerto in B Minor for five Recorders Op. 15 Nr. 4, Abateva
- Introduction to Bullshit
- Chopin: 24 Etudes for Piano Op.10 , Op 25, Lukas Genjušas, Piano
- Alike: The Best Short Film Ever
- Fauré’s Requiem, Performed by the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Choeur Accentus
- Arthur Rubinstein Performs Saint-Saëns’s Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22
- Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5, Reformation: Jérémie Rhorer Conducts the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
- C.P.E. Bach Keyboard Sonata in F sharp minor, Wq 52 4
- Boccherini: Quintet with Guitar G 448 D-Major
- Jean-Baptiste Poyard Performs Telemann’s Violin Fantasia n°1
- Eudora Welty Reads “A Worn Path”
- Francis Poulenc at the piano
- Antonin Dvořák: Romance for Violin and Orchestra performed by Tanja Sonc
- Joseph Haydn’s Symphony Nr. 66 in F major, Herbert Blomstedt, cond.
- Sarah Chang Plays Elgar’s Damn Romantic Salut d’amour, Op. 12
- Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Iván Fischer, cond.
- Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36
- Händel: Keyboard Suite HWV 428, Daria van den Bercken, piano
- Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39 in G major Hob. XV/25
- Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus, Leonard Bernstein
- What is McCarthyism? And how did it happen?
- The Corrs: Toss the Feathers
- Peter Falk’s Acceptance Speech for 1972 Emmy, for Colombo
- How Did Beethoven Compose His 9th Symphony After He Went Completely Deaf?