Today: Breezy. Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Drought Index 25.
The OED’s Word of the Day: pingle, n.1.
The Live Community Calendar
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
- Editor’s Tweets
- 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.
Today is Rymfire Elementary Walk To School Day: be on the lookout, be careful. Rymfire is at 1425 Rymfire Dr, Palm Coast.
The Palm Coast Code Enforcement Board meets at 10 a.m. at City Hall in Town Center.
Old Kings Elementary School Advisory Council meeting at 4 p.m., school’s media center. PTO meeting to follow.
The second of four public workshops on a review of the Palm Coast City Charter is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Indian Trails Middle School cafeteria, 5505 Belle Terre Parkway . The workshop is open to the public, and public input will be sought, but only to a limited extent.
Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times: See the costumes of Award-winning TV series Downton Abbey. Displayed inside the Grand Ballroom Gallery, The Lightner Museum will hold an exquisite exhibition of 36 costumes and accessories, some of which are being restored and seen for the very first time as part of the exhibition. For more information, call 904-824-2874 or visit http://lightnermuseum.org. Location: 75 King Street, St. Augustine. Complement your visit to Dressing Downton with an elegant afternoon English tea and a screening of the film Gosford Park, a British mystery about the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at an English country home in 1932 as they investigate a murder. For more information, call 904-679-5736 or visit www.historiccoastculture.com/event/afternoon-tea-film-corazon. Location: 36 Granada Street, St. Augustine. Opens today, through January 7.
— CNN International (@cnni) September 21, 2017
STATE CONTRACTING DISCUSSED: The state Office of Supplier Diversity will host an event to help small-business owners better understand and seek state and local government contracts. (Wednesday, 8:30 a.m., Agency for Health Care Administration, Building 3, 2727 Mahan Dr., Tallahassee.)
JUSTICES WEIGH MIAMI-DADE, VOLUSIA DEATH CASES: The Florida Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three cases, including appeals in death-penalty cases from Miami-Dade and Volusia counties. The Miami-Dade appeal was filed on behalf of Rafael Andres, who was sentenced to death in the 2005 murder of Ivette Farinas. The Volusia appeal was filed on behalf of James Guzman, who was sentenced to death in the 1991 murder of David Colvin. (Wednesday, 9 a.m., Florida Supreme Court, 500 South Duval St., Tallahassee.)
CONSTITUTION PANELS MEET: Three committees of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission are scheduled to meet. (Wednesday, 9 a.m., Ethics and Elections Committee, 110 Senate Office Building, the Capitol. Also, 10 a.m., Legislative Committee, 301 Senate Office Building, the Capitol. Also, 2 p.m., Executive Committee, 401 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)
PAROLE ISSUES DISCUSSED: The Florida Commission on Offender Review is scheduled to meet and discuss numerous parole cases related to crimes committed in the 1970s and 1980s. (Wednesday, 9 a.m., 4070 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee.)
`BAKER ACT’ FOR MINORS AT ISSUE: The Task Force on Involuntary Examination of Minors will discuss issues related to the use of the state’s Baker Act for minors. (Wednesday, 1 p.m., Department of Children and Families, 1317 Winewood Blvd., Building 6, Tallahassee. Call-in number: 1-888-670-3525. Code: 9592874884)
NEW ATTORNEYS SWORN IN: The Florida Supreme Court will hold a ceremony to swear in new attorneys. Chief Justice Jorge Labarga is expected to administer the oath. (Wednesday, 2:30 p.m., Florida Supreme Court, 500 South Duval St., Tallahassee.)
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— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) October 3, 2017
Due to deforestation for agriculture use, September saw more fires in the Amazon than any other month on record https://t.co/yxOYz4974J
— Greenpeace (@Greenpeace) October 3, 2017
Whatever happened to the Russian Revolution? https://t.co/ySln1XceCB
— Smithsonian Magazine (@SmithsonianMag) October 3, 2017
— Jonathan Liew (@jonathanliew) October 3, 2017
The personal essay isn’t dead; it’s just no longer white https://t.co/lsslzAoxnk
— Arts & Letters Daily (@aldaily) October 3, 2017
Updates of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast usually run here, along with a link to the city’s Week in Review. But the Week in Review, under the guise of being modernized, has become flashier and power-point like while becoming less substantive and dumbed down. We may or may not link to it in future.
Mariko M on the Cello, Mariko Terashita, violin, Perform Limerock
- Bohuslav Martinu: First Sonata for Flute and Piano
- Andras Schiff Performs All Six of Bach’s French Suites
- Paul Lewis plays Schubert’s Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major, Andantino
- 14-Year-Old María Dueñas Fernández Performs Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 at the 2017 Zhuhai International Competition
- Andras Schiff Performs the whole of Bach’s Overture in the French Style in B minor, BWV 831
- Alexander Dunn plays Studies by Fernando Sor
- Fandango, by Antonio Soler
- Frescobaldi: Toccata in G, Magdalena Baczewska, harpsichord
- Willie Nelson: Full Concert, Woodstock, 1999
- How playing an instrument benefits your brain
- Mozart’s Requiem: Camerata Salzburg, Arsys Bourgogne, Cond.
- Repairing Willie Nelson’s guitar
- 100 Year Old Self-Playing Violin
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Symphony B minor, Christophe Coin Ensemble Baroque, Limoges
- Wynton Marsalis Septet: Sunflowers (From The Marciac Suite Album)
- Nikolai Kedrov: Otche Nash (Our Father)
- Ludovico Einaudi, “Elegy for the Arctic”
- Black Violin at Apollo Amateur Night
- Bach’s Beer Bottles: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus 1
- Mozart’s Only String Trio, K563
- Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, Ida Haendel, Violin
- Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue: Marcus Roberts Trio, Seiji Ozawa, Cond. (2003)
- Wynton Marsalis takes the Horn Challenge
- Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131, Afiara Quartet
- K.D. Lang: The Mind of Love
- 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