Weekend: Friday and Saturday in the 60s, Sunday possibly rainy, high in the 70s, low in the 40s Friday, in the 50s the rest of the weekend. 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.
The OED’s Word of the Day: quomodocunquizing, adj..
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
“A religion is, at its heart, a way of denying the authority of the rest of the world; it is a way of saying to fellow human beings and to the state those fellow humans have erected, ‘No, I will not accede to your will.’ This is a radically destabilizing proposition, central not only to the civil resistance of Martin Luther King Jr., and Mohandas Gandhi, but also to Operation Rescue, the activist anti-abortion group whose confrontational tactics are rejected by such moderate pro-life groups as the National Right to Life Committee.”
–Stephen Carter, from “The Culture of Disbelief” (1993).
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.
Free For All Fridays on WNZF: Host David Ayres welcomes a trio of tourism officials: Matt Dunn, who heads Flagler County’s tourism bureau, Georgia Turner, who used to head it but now heads West Volusia’s, amd Lori Campbell baker, who heads Volusia’s, all starting a little after 9 a.m. with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on restoring voting rights to felons who’ve served their time.
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 10am 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: The Sixties Spectacular is at the Peabody Auditorium (600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach) at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $39 and with the best seats in the house costing only $59. Many of the artists will be available to meet and greet fans and sign autographs in the lobby after the show. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Peabody box office, on-line by visiting www.PopRockConcerts.com or by phone by calling 386-671-3460.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at the Flagler Playhouse: The show highlights the best rock ’n roll tunes of the legendary songwriting duo of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. This musical revue showcases such numbers as Yackety Yak, Charlie Brown, Jailhouse Rock, Hound Dog, Love Potion #9, Stand By Me and many more. So bring a date and come to the greatest singalong that Flagler Playhouse has ever seen, featuring nearly 40 of the best songs ever recorded. Adult and Senior: $25.00, Student: $20.00 (age 21 and younger with a student ID). Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell. Book tickets here.
Friday: The Christiania Piano Quartet, led by cellist Christopher Rex, the AICMF’s general and artistic director, will perform music of Mozart, Korngold, Bériot, Halvorsen and Schumann on February 2 as part of the seventeenth season of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival. This performance is scheduled for 7:30 PM at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Avenue in Fernandina Beach. Tickets for this concert and the entire 2018 season are available at www.aicmf.com or by calling the Festival office at 904-261-1779.
Friday: Pauly & the Goodfellas at the Flagler Auditorium. The show will take you back to the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, recreating the look and sound of the most memorable music and styles of the era. Pauly & the Goodfellas take the audience on a trip through the best of the decades with their fifties tribute to Sha na na, into the sixties Motown era of the Temptations, Miracles and Four Tops. 7:30 p.m. Adult $29.95, Youth $19.95. Call 386/437-7547.
Friday: Free Film Friday at the Museum of Art DeLand, featuring “The Life and Works of M. C. Escher,” from 7-8:30 p.m. The Life and Works of M. C. Escher takes an in-depth look at the artist and traces his career path and personal life, from the early years in Italy to his move to Switzerland and subsequent turn inward for inspiration. 100 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand.
Saturday: 4th Annual Polar Plunge in Flagler Beach. Registration starts in Veterans Park at 9 a.m. and the actual Plunge into the Atlantic is set for 10:15 a.m. The purpose of the Polar Plunge is to bring together and unite community members toward the common goals of having fun while raising money for our local Special Olympics athletes. Read the full release and details here.
Saturday: HCA A1A clean-up: Please pickup your vest, bags, and gloves and assignments at the North pavilion at Bings Landing starting at 7:30 a.m. Please drop off filled bags at the N/E corner of 16th Road and A1A. When finished, please return your vest and join us for refreshments at the North pavilion. For information, call Barbara & John Harper at 386/447-5805 or email here.
Saturday: Flagler Palm Coast High School‘s Community Problem Solvers in collaboration with various community agencies are organizing a child fair for parents with children from age 0 to age 5, at the G.W. Carver Community Center, 201 East Drain Street in Bunnell, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See the website here.
Saturday: Daytona State College’s College-Funding Saturday events at its Daytona Beach and Flagler/Palm Coast campuses will help ease students’ fear of the FAFSA process, making for a smooth transition from ‘applicant’ to ‘awarded.’ Students applying to any higher education institution are welcome to attend the free events. Participants also can enter a $500 DSC scholarship drawing provided by the DSC Foundation; and refreshments will be available. Experts from DSC’s Financial Aid Services office will be on hand during a four-hour window at the Palm Coast campuses: DSC Flagler/Palm Coast Campus, James Gardner Center, Bldg. 2, Rm 100, 3000 Palm Coast Parkway S.E., Palm Coast, from 1 to 5 p.m.
Saturday: The Flagler Youth Orchestra’s top ensemble performs in the Palm Coast United Methodist Church’s Concert Series at 4 p.m. Sue Cryan will conduct the Flagler Youth Orchestra’s Harmony Chamber Orchestra with a program featuring music by Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, Joplin, Grieg, and much more. The concert will be held in the sanctuary of Palm Coast United Methodist Church at 5200 Belle Terre Parkway. A freewill donation is encouraged. A reception with the members of the orchestra will follow the concert. For more information about the Concert Series, call (386) 445-1600.
Saturday: Mozart Orchestra of New York: Under the guidance of its famous Music Director, Gerard Schwarz, the Mozart Orchestra of New York will perform Mozart’s great last three symphonies, Nrs. 39, 40 and 41, at 7:30 p.m. Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine, opposite the Lightner Museum. $40 per ticket. This is part of the Winter Orchestral Series. Book tickets online here, or Call (904) 797-2800 for tickets or contact us by e-mail at [email protected]
Saturday at the Agricultural Museum: A western themed scholarship fundraiser sponsored by University Women of Flagler 501 (c) (3) Sheriff Longmire creator, author Craig Johnson will be the featured guest. Enjoy a chuck wagon lunch, then listen to Craig share insights into his widely popular books and Netflix series. There will also be a book signing, western themed vendors and line dancing to the band UpTUIT! Don’t forget to wear your boots, belts and hats as West meets East in Palm Coast. Florida Agricultural Museum, 7900 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, noon to 5 p.m.
Saturday: Florida scrub-jays are in the spotlight at the Florida Scrub-Jay and Wildlife Festival at the Lyonia Preserve in Deltona. The free festival in Volusia County offers an 8 a.m. early-bird hike, and continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with eco-buggy rides, guided hikes, wildlife exhibits and presentations, and activities for kids. Florida scrub-jays play a starring role among the many birds you see in Florida. They are the only bird species that lives exclusively in this state. You won’t find them anywhere else.
Saturday: “Myra Breckenridge,” the Gore Vidal novel that brought transexualism out of the closet, turns 50 today. The New York Times called it “repulsive both in graphic detail and in the exploitive snicker one detects at some real-life hang-ups,” but also adding that the novel “is a genuinely, brutally witty book, a parody on Hollywood, pop intellectualism, pornography and just about anything else you could name.” Buy the book here.
Sunday: Cirquesco at the Flagler Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. The mystical artistry of a European circus combines with the flirtatious camp of cabaret to create an evening of sheer magic. Cirquesco is a unique combination of song, dance, acrobatics, and humor, and a perfect example of what the multi-talented and extremely creative producer/director/choreographer Kevin Black brings to Flagler Auditorium. Contemporary choreography, an electrifying score, and elaborate and beautiful costuming – all created, arranged, and assembled by Black – combine to make Circquesco a “feast for the eyes, the ears, and the soul.” Adult $39.95 Youth $29.95. Call 386.437.7547.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Saturday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Palm Coast Farmer’s Market at European Village, 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bunnell Street Paving: Bunnell will be resurfacing a few streets during the hours of 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM beginning Monday, February 5, 2018 through Saturday, February 10, 2018 (weather permitting). The following streets will be impacted by paving crews:
N. Chapel St (from E. Woodland St. to E. Howe St.)
N. Orange St (from E. Howe St to E. Moody Blvd.)
N. Lemon St. (from Howe St. to E. Moody Blvd.)
N. Fig St. (from Howe St. to E. Moody Blvd.)
N. Peach St. (from E. Lambert St. to E. Moody Blvd.)
E. Woodland St. from US 1 to SR 100 W
Access to the roads being worked on will be limited during the vendor’s regular working hours of 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. Residents along scheduled streets are asked; to ensure no vehicles, boats, trailers, etc. are left in the roadway during these hours. Prior to the resurfacing, please refrain from placing debris in the roadway for City pickup. Also make sure your sprinklers are turned off from 2:00 am to 7:00 pm. The day after the road is surfaced, these items can return to normal. Questions about this project or the schedule should be directed to the City of Bunnell Public Works Department at 386-437-7515.
In Florida and in State Government:
Note: Some proceedings below can be followed live on the Florida Channel. Most legislative proceedings can be followed through the Senate or House websites.
SCOTT, PATRONIS, BONDI AT FEDERALIST SOCIETY EVENT: Gov. Rick Scott, state Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis and Attorney General Pam Bondi are expected to be among the speakers at The Federalist Society’s annual Florida Chapters Conference. (Friday, event starts at 3 p.m., Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort, 1700 Epcot Resorts Blvd., Lake Buena Vista.)
PUTNAM, ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDATES AT FEDERALIST SOCIETY EVENT: Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and candidates for Florida attorney general are expected to be among the speakers at The Federalist Society’s annual Florida Chapters Conference. (Saturday, event starts at 9 a.m., Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort, 1700 Epcot Resorts Blvd., Lake Buena Vista.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Neoliberalism is the linguistic fad of our times. But the term is applied to disparate phenomena. Neoliberalism has an identity crisis. https://t.co/0wmkVmmNix
— Arts & Letters Daily (@aldaily) January 24, 2018
William Melvin Kelley's début novel, published in 1962, explores the question of what it is like to be white in this country, and to live under the conditions of white supremacy, and is told exclusively through the eyes of white characters: https://t.co/n19xOt1Pau pic.twitter.com/lsh11c1cYM
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) January 28, 2018
Read Writing for Kids and the Inner Child https://t.co/ES6i9vbIgL
— James Minter, author & child values promoter (@james_minter) January 28, 2018
"Electric power generation from solar and wind energy combined contributes about three times as many jobs as electricity production from fossil fuels. " https://t.co/cHl0bCkPvZ pic.twitter.com/SG5NoZSUcx
— The Conversation US (@ConversationUS) January 28, 2018
Ikea has changed the way we think about furniture https://t.co/973JO3B8Tk
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) January 28, 2018
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Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports
Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of Jan. 26, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Click to access week-in-review-palm-coast-jan-26-2018-projects.pdf
Road and Interstate Construction:
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
- Daniel Lozakovich, at 12 Years Old, Performs a Beethoven Violin and Piano Sonata
- Jacquet de la Guerre: Sonata in D minor for Violin and Continuo performed by House of Time
- Evgeni Koroliov Performs Claude Debussy Préludes
- Turkey’s Fazil Say Plays Mozart’s Alla Turca, Then His Own
- Guitarist John Williams at the BBC: The 2016 Documentary
- Sviatoslav Richter Plays Schubert’s Great Piano Sonata No 13 in A major, D 664
- Philip Glass’s Violin Concerto Performed on Sax by Amy Dixon
- Maria João Pires Performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K 453
- When Mickey Mouse Jammed Out Carmen and Other Favorites
- Heinrich von Herzogenberg’s Trio for Piano, Oboe and Horn, Op. 61
- The Sublime Valses Poéticos by Enrique Granados, Performed By Albert Flotats
- Complete Performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique: Leonard Bernstein, Orchestre National de France
- Yeol Eum Son Performs Charles Valentin Alkan
- A Crazy Encore by Yuja Wang at Carnegie Hall
- Phillip Sear Performs a Waltz By Neapolitan Composer Franco Alfano
- “Stranger Things” Cello Medley – Nicholas Yee
- Discover the Great Daniil Trifonov
- Afro-Venezuelan Shostakovich
- Bill Murray’s Mark Twain Prize: The Full Monty
- Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major: Robert Levin and the Transylvania Philharmonic
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