Joshua James

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A singer-songwriter raised in the hard-bitten landscape of Nebraska who migrated to found his own small farm in Utah and record self-revelatory albums in remote Oregon, Joshua James transmits the tough, astringent, marvelous songs of someone close to solitude and nature. His haunting songs “Crash this Train” and “Coal War” appeared on episodes of Sons of Anarchy.

For one night a month, the intimate Jaeb Theater comes alive with Americana music telling stories guaranteed to touch your soul. Order your Club Jaeb season tickets today by calling 813.229.7827. Single tickets go on sale on July 29.

Tony Furtado

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Slide guitar, cello-banjo, baritone ukulele, bottleneck guitar and five-string banjo make the list of intriguing, eclectic instruments in songwriter Tony Furtado’s repertoire. His gorgeous playing and mastery of the breadth of Americana sounds—from traditional bluegrass to alt country—mix in his original songs on this year’s acclaimed release, The Bell.

For one night a month, the intimate Jaeb Theater comes alive with Americana music telling stories guaranteed to touch your soul. Order your Club Jaeb season tickets today by calling 813.229.7827. Single tickets go on sale on July 29.

Seth Glier

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Seth Glier is a rising folk sensation with a charged falsetto voice somewhere between Getty Lee and Duncan Sheik. As a piano playing singer/songwriter, Seth bounces among the instrument’s strong suits—from pretty pop ballads to driving social anthems and around to tinkling meditations on coming of age in America. “If any of you are wondering what the future of music will look like,” says Edwin McCain, “Seth is it.”

For one night a month, the intimate Jaeb Theater comes alive with Americana music telling stories guaranteed to touch your soul. Order your Club Jaeb season tickets today by calling 813.229.7827. Single tickets go on sale on July 29.

John McCutcheon

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Folk’s high elder John McCutcheon carries the mantle of pioneer Pete Seeger, who called his friend and protégé “one of our country’s best songwriters.” McCutcheon’s mastery of the simple song told with literary craft rests in his ability to use the small details of life to paint a hard and poignant view of the big picture—that is the true art of folk music.

For one night a month, the intimate Jaeb Theater comes alive with Americana music telling stories guaranteed to touch your soul. Order your Club Jaeb season tickets today by calling 813.229.7827. Single tickets go on sale on July 29.

Alabama Chief Justice may lose his job in fight over same-sex marriage ruling

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A hearing set for Aug. 8 will determine the course of the judicial ethics case against suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who could be removed from office for an order he issued about same-sex marriage.

The Alabama Court of the Judiciary is scheduled to consider a request by judicial investigators to convict Moore of violating canons of conduct without a trial. That could result in Moore’s immediate removal from office.

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Tentative trial date set for suspended Alabama Chief Justice

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A court has set a tentative date for the trial of suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore.

An order released Aug. 1 by the Alabama Court of the Judiciary says Moore’s trial on judicial ethics charges will begin Sept. 28 if the case isn’t over before then.

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November trial set for cases over North Carolina LGBT law

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – A federal court has set a November trial date for dueling lawsuits over a North Carolina law that limits protections for LGBT people.

A written order signed July 24 by a federal magistrate judge says the trial will begin Nov. 14.

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June – The Final Cut Strip Contest at Liquid Tampa

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From Power Infiniti, Creator of QUEEN OF THE NIGHT Comes a whole new Spin on the Strip Contest…..
Contestants bring their own music (CDs and Thumb Drives only) and give the audience a prepared strip tease. Featured contestants are judged on: SEDUCTION – CREATIVITY – PERFORMANCE – STYLE
Show us you can BRING IT in an anything goes performance; burlesque, sultry, exotic dancer, Magic Mike style, or any way you can sell it. Costumes, themes, and showmanship are a MUST!
Guest judges include representatives from major central Florida Bars including: Club Main Street – Lakeland, Cityside Night Club – Tampa, Quench – Largo & Liquid Tampa
Rules & Regulations:

Contest starts at 11pm on the dot
Contestants must be physically present by 10:30pm at Liquid in order to register
Bring a photo and be prepared to fill out the contestant registration form
You MUST bring your music on a CD or Thumb Drive to participate
Winner is chosen by audience applause

THIS IS A MONTHLY COMPETITIONWinners will receive over $400 in cash and prizes including:

$100 cash prize
Professional photo shoot with Morgan Le Shade of Black Rose Photography
Bookings at Liquid Tampa, Club Main Street, Cityside & Quench

WE ARE GOING ON A MANHUNT
The search is on for the next IT BOYS and GO- GO GODS!
Do you have what it takes to make THE CUT?

AUDITIONS: 42nd Street, Sylvia & My Fair Lady

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Auditions for the 2016-17 season will begin on June 5th and 6th, 7PM-10PM for Manatee Player’s productions of:

42nd Street
August 11th – August 28th

Sylvia
September 15th – October 2nd

My Fair Lady
September 22nd – October 9th

All auditions are held at the Manatee Performing Arts Center, 502 3rd Avenue W. unless otherwise announced. Actors audition in the order they arrive. Those auditioning for the musicals should prepare a song in their key and be ready for any movement portion of the audition that the director may require. Anyone being called back will be notified that night of callback time and date. Not being called back does NOT mean that you are not being considered for a role.

These are non-paid volunteer roles in all shows.

Parking is in the Public Parking lot just across the railroad tracks east of the performing arts center.

Pink bunny memorial statue vandalized

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PinkBunnyVandalizedThe pink bunny statue at Lake Como will be replaced.

The statue is a tribute to Chase Smith, Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan’s longtime assistant who died in August of 2013 at the age of 41.

Sheehan installed two pink bunnies – one each in Langford Park and Lake Como park – in 2014 in memory of Smith, who loved to play the Easter Bunny at egg hunts held annually in those parks.

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Federal judge tells Mobile County probate judge he must issue same-sex marriage licences

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge is not backing off her order to an Alabama probate judge that he must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

U.S. District Judge Callie Granade on March 16 refused to stay her order to Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis. Granade in January ruled that Alabama’s gay-marriage ban is unconstitutional and told Davis that he could not refuse licenses because of a couple’s sexual orientation.

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Alabama Probate Judge faces conflicting orders over marriage licenses

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Montgomery, Ala. – A Mobile probate judge now faces conflicting direct orders from a federal judge and the Alabama Supreme Court regarding gay marriage.

An Alabama Supreme Court order issued late March 10 is the latest development in Alabama’s saga over gay marriage. A federal judge last month said that Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis couldn’t refuse marriage licenses to gay couples.

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