Publisher’s Note Jan/February 2017
Feb07

Publisher’s Note Jan/February 2017

“It’s utterly impossible for me to build my life on a foundation of chaos, suffering and death. I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions.”
– Anne Frank, July 15, 1944

Those profound words, written by a terrified young girl nearly seventy-three years ago, still strike a deep paralyzing cord within us today. The striking similarities of current events occurring in other parts of the world make this all that much more chilling.

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Oct/November 2016

Last month many of us in the community mourned the sudden resignation of Hope McMath from the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens after twenty-two years. While many noteworthy events occurred under her direction, two recent tributes truly point to the status and exceptional outreach the Cummer has achieved in recent years…

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Publisher’s Note
Sep14

Publisher’s Note

As I sit trying to introduce our annual Fall Arts issue, I’m also struggling to wrap my head around what has been going on in the cultural community. The sudden resignation of Hope McMath from the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens after twenty-two years, has left so many in the community confused, saddened, flabbergasted, very angry and demanding answers.

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September/Oct 2016
Sep06

September/Oct 2016

As I sit trying to introduce our annual Fall Arts issue, I’m also struggling to wrap my head around what has been going on in the cultural community. The sudden resignation of Hope McMath from the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens after twenty-two years, has left so many in the community confused, saddened, flabbergasted, very angry and demanding answers. Hope McMath is a strong, vocal activist who has helped bring light to many...

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Publisher’s Note

Welcome to our second annual Marcom Issue. It is very clear to us that the marketing communications (marcom) industry is among the most evident marriages of art and business in our day-to-day lives. Marcom is the integration of disciplines — online digital content, print, video, billboards, public relations, social media — that together create a business presence across the numerous platforms available today. It’s not just about an ad in a magazine, on television, or radio anymore. Nor is it simply having a stellar website.

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Publisher’s Note
Dec05

Publisher’s Note

We encourage you to “shop local” this holiday season: to support Jacksonville and the Beaches’ terrific locally owned businesses that make up the identity of our communities. Spend $100 in a chain store and only $14 goes back into the local economy. But spend $100 at a locally owned business and $45 goes back – so shopping at local businesses is a bonus for your community. In this issue, we bring you twenty pages filled with gifting ideas from some of our area’s best locally-owned businesses.

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