Weekend: Partly cloudy Friday, highs in the 70s, possible thunderstorms Saturday afternoon, highs in the 80s, back to partly cloudy and cooler Sunday, highs in the 70s. Nights will be in the low 60s to upper 50s. Details here.
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Free For All Fridays on WNZF: Host David Ayres welcomes Julie Allen of the Forest Service, Flagler County Commissioner Greg Hansen, the Flagler Beach Fire Department’s Stephen Cox, newly promoted to captain (and the Palm Coast Elks Club’s 2016 Public Safety Person of the Year), and Penny Buckles of the Flagler County Fair and Youth Show, all starting a little after 9 a.m.
Friday: Flagler Palm Coast High Dance Recital: “Stories in Motion” is a culmination of the dance works created through Flagler Palm Coast High School’s Fine Arts Dance Program. The selections are a celebration of Contemporary, Hop-Hop, Jazz, and Tap Dances. The Artistic Director is Janice Monsanto, the FPCHS Dance Teacher with guest choreographers; Brianna O’Brien, Cristiano Perez, Brandon Rodriquez, Jose Soto and Paige Steward. Tickets are $10, 7 p.m. at the Flagler Auditorium. Box Office: 386-437-7547.
First Friday at Flagler Beach’s Veterans Park, with vendors, games, food, music and other delights, from 6 to 9 p.m.
First Friday Garden Walk at Washington Oaks Garden State Park at 10 a.m. Join a Ranger on the first Friday of the month at 10 a.m. for a walk through our historical gardens. Learn about the history of our park while exploring the beauty of the formal gardens. The walk is approximately 1 hour. Please bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Meet in the Garden parking lot. Garden walk included with park entry. Call 386-446-6783 for more information.
Friday, Saturday: Brahms and Bruckner at the Jacksonville Symphony, 8 p.m. both nights: Time heals all wounds. Pairing these two mutually inimical masters in the same program would have been unthinkable while they lived. But a century and a half later we don’t hesitate to present two of their greatest, most powerful, most moving works on the program. Neither composer will win – this is a win for the audience! Brahms, Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90, Bruckner, Symphony No. 7 in E major (1883). at Jacoby Symphony Hall, Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Water Street, Suite 200, Jacksonville. Ticket Office: 904-354-5547, or go here for tickets online, and check out the Jacksonville Symphony’s 2018-19 guide.
Friday: Stetson Sounds New XIX: First Glimpse World premieres by Stetson composers 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, Complimentary admission, open to the public.
Saturday: Palm Coast Lions Pancake Breakfast and Flagler County “Walk for the Blind” at Matanzas High School. All you can eat pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee served from 8 to 10:30 a.m., for $5. “Walk for the Blind” starts at 9 a.m. T-shirts and prizes for walkers with a $20 donation. 100 percent of your donations go to the Lions Charities to help the Blind and preserve the Gift of Sight and Hearing of those needy individuals with visual and hearing impairments. For information call Lion Ken at 386-447-1417 or to register visit our website.
Saturday: 8 a.m. Bird Walk with Flagler Audubon Society: Western Flagler Motor Tour, a car trip to locations in Western Flagler. Contact Mary Giraulo at [email protected]
Saturday: Ocean Art Gallery in Flagler Beach hosts an art opening reception for 13 of Florida’s award-winning plein air and studio artists who will showcase their unique art styles in an exhibit titled “Fabulous Florida.” The 5 to 8 p.m. reception will be preceded by six artist presentations from 1 to 3 p.m. at 206 Moody Blvd. (SR 100) in Flagler Beach.Free parking is available behind the building. For information, call 386.693.4882. Tom Sadler, Sally Evans, Charles Dickinson, Gary Rupp, Martha Lent and Trish Beckham will talk about their art and careers in the afternoon session. Seating is limited to 30; reservations (386.693.4882) are suggested. All 13 artists are recognized for their award-winning artwork in oil, acrylic and pastel, with each of them garnering sales in major art events, such as Wekiva, Forgotten Coast, Paradise, Polasek Museum, and New Smyrna Beach. Plein air painting, or painting outdoors, has a long history extending from the late 18th and early 19th centuries with a variety of artists in Europe, Russia, and eventually America. Perhaps best known by the public are the impressionist and post-impressionist painters Monet, Corot, Van Gogh, Pissaro, Sargent, and Cezanne.
Saturday: The Flagler Auditorium hosts its annual gala fundraiser at Halifax Plantation starting at 5:30 p.m. $75 per person, $700 for a table of 10. Traces of Gold will provide the music. n keeping with the “Rock” idea, local art students from the Flagler Palm Coast High School Art Club, JJ Graham’s art students from Salvo Art and the set painters and designers from Flagler Playhouse have donated their creative talents to create one-of-a-kind, hand-painted rocking chairs. These chairs will be auctioned off at the Gala via a silent auction. All proceeds from this auction will go into the fund the Auditorium uses to award scholarships and grants to Flagler County students and arts organizations.
Saturday: Neil Berg’s widely acclaimed 100 Years of Broadway, a musical revue of Broadway’s most celebrated shows features a dazzling cast of four to five Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band, in concert at at 7:30 p.m. Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine, opposite the Lightner Museum. $40 per ticket. 100 Years of Broadway recreates the greatest moments from the finest shows of the century featuring the actual stars of shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, CATS, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Jekyll & Hyde. Book tickets online here, or Call (904) 797-2800 for tickets or contact us by e-mail at [email protected]
Saturday: Florida Chamber Music Concerts in Ponte Vedra: Join the Florida Chamber Music Project for a remarkable fifth season of the finest chamber music at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. General Admission Seating, $25 a ticket. Contact: 904/209-0399. Time of the concert: 3 p.m. Gates open at 2 p.m. Today’s concert program: Schubert’s String Trio in B flat, D. 471 and Quintet for Piano and Strings in A, D. 667 “The Trout” with guest artists Hyunsoon Whang, piano and Jason Lindsay, double bass.
Saturday: The Dover Quartet at Amelia Island, which played before a sold-out audience on March 18, will make its final appearance at the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival’s 2018 season. The Festival’s Quartet-in-Residence will perform works of Couperin, Schoenberg and Zemlinsky. The 3 p.m. performance will be held at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Avenue in Fernandina Beach. Tickets for this concert and the remaining performances of the 2018 season are available at www.aicmf.com or by calling the Festival office at 904-261-1779. The Dover Quartet’s rise to the top of its field has been “practically meteoric,” according to Strings magazine. Catapulted to prominence after sweeping the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, the group has become a major presence on the international scene. The Washington Post has written that the quartet’s distinctive sound has confirmed the Dover’s status as “the very model of a modern young classical ensemble.”
Sunday: The Miss Florida-Georgia pageant is scheduled at the Flagler Auditorium, which did not have a posted time for the show.
The Florida Agricultural Museum‘s Farm Swap and Music Jam, from 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., with farm fresh fruits and veggie arts, crafts, ready to eat stuff and local musicians.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Flagler County Fair, with Belle City Amusement Rides, Thursday and Friday gates open at 5 p.m., Saturday at noon, Sunday at 1 p.m., with an endless list of rides, music, activities, exhibits and food, and the Rockin’ Ribfest all weekend. Be sure to visit the website for details or click on the ad.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Saturday: Aaron’s, 229 St. Joe’s Plaza, Palm Coast, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours' Incidents in Flagler, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell
|Jail Bookings, June 19-22
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, June 21
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, June 21
BOARD OF MEDICINE MEETS: The Florida Board of Medicine is scheduled to meet and take up numerous issues, including disciplinary cases from across the state. (Friday, 8 a.m., Tampa Airport Marriott, 4200 George J. Bean Parkway, Tampa.)
CONSTITUTION REVISION PANELS MEET: The Rules and Administration Committee and the Style and Drafting Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission are scheduled to hold meetings. (Friday, Rules and Administration, 8:30 a.m., 401 Senate Office Building, the Capitol. Also, Style and Drafting, 9 a.m., Reed Hall, House Office Building, the Capitol.)
STATE REPUBLICANS GATHER: The Republican Party of Florida will start its two-day spring quarterly meeting, with the events including an evening “chairman’s caucus” meeting. (Friday, 9 a.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport-Westshore, 4500 West Cypress St., Tampa.)
GRACE NELSON MEETS WITH DEMOCRATS: Grace Nelson, whose husband, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is running for re-election this year, is scheduled to take part in a “meet and eat” event with the Greater Tarpon Springs Democratic Club. (Friday, 11:30 a.m., Mama Maria’s 503 North Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs.)
GOP EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETS: The Republican Party of Florida will continue its spring quarterly meeting, with the party Executive Board slated to meet. (Saturday, 9 a.m., with Executive Board at 9:30 a.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport-Westshore, 4500 West Cypress St., Tampa.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Friedrich Gulda: So What, A Portrait (2002, with English subtitles)
- Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
- Kabalevsky Piano Concerto Nr. 3, Eric Lin, piano MusicaNova Warren Cohen
- Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, the Herreweghe Interpretation
- Bach’s Magnificat: The Monteverdi Choir
- András Schiff explains Bach
- Glenn Gould talks about J S Bach
- Bach revisited – John Eliot Gardiner in Saxony and Thuringia
- Ton Koopman in the footsteps of J.S. Bach in Leipzig
- A Buxtehude Fugue
- Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete Well Tempered Clavier, Book One
- Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete English Suites
- Keith Jarrett, Late Solo
- Jacqueline du Pré Perform’s Dvořák Cello Concerto With the LSO and Daniel Barenboim
- Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, with Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Daniel Barenboim
- Albert Camus’ “The Human Crisis”
- Swinging Bach
- Keith Jarrett Standards Trio
- Anoushka Shankar Ensemble
- Jacques Loussier Play Bach Trio: a 2007 Concert
- Abdel Rahman el Bacha Plays Two Nocturnes by Chopin
- Edith Mathis’s Creations
- Sheku Kanneh-Mason: No Woman No Cry, Cello Version
- Viotti’s Violin Concerto No 23 in G Major, Performed by Jennifer Jeon
- Bruckner’s Symphony Nr. 7 at the Lucerne Frestival
- Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the style of Chopin: Syd R Duke
- Nikolai Kapustin performing Prelude, op. 53, no. 11
- Ray Chen, Sarabande from Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor
- It’s A Small World: Ken Kubota and Friends
- Maria Callas: The Mike Wallace Interview
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach – Oboe Concerto in B flat major, Wq 164
- The Cranberries: Linger
- Martha Argerich Performs Liszt’s Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat major
- Vivaldi’s Winter in a Wintry Performance By Milan Řehák
- Bach: Musical Offering BWV 1079, Concert des Nations Jordi Savall
- Bach: Sonata for Gamba and Harpsichord in G minor, BWV 1029
- Claude Debussy, La fille aux cheveux de lin, from Préludes
- Bach’s Complete Christmas Oratorio BWV 248, Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir & Bach Soloists
- Angels in Heaven: Chris Rodrigues and the Spoon Lady
- Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher
- Brendel Performs Schubert’s A Major Sonata No. 22, D. 959
- The New York Philharmonic in a 2016 Performance of Dvorak’s New World Symphony
- Alexander Gavrylyuk Plays Bach İtalian Concerto