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Sunday, April 17th, 2016

OAA Poster Contest Deadline Extended to May 6

Submitted by Amy Baty:The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) invites all Okaloosa County students to participate in The 7th Annual OAA Okaloosa County School Poster Contest. The OAA wants to know wha
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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Performing at Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville May 1

Nesbitt began playing at age 6, and turned pro when she joined the RTE Concert Orchestra. From age 12, she played in concerts all over Ireland, watching and learning from those she played with—including Van Morrison, Sinead O’Connor and Emmylou Harris...
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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Featured Artist at Walton County Coastal Library in May

“Abstract Sailboats” (on this issue’s cover) was painted in 2015. I was trying to show that the sky does not always need to be painted horizontally, and colors can be used that may not normally appear with a particular subject matter. It’s always fun to experiment with techniques and color to come up with a looser, new style that becomes your own...
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Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

A Beachcomber Cinco de Mayo Special and Another Great Opportunity for Bruce to Explore

Mezcal and tequila, however, are related. The main difference is that, legally, tequila must be distilled from 100-percent blue agave. Mezcal is also made from agave, but it can come from other varieties of the plant, of which there are upwards of 50. Tequila is legally made in five Mexican states, mezcal in eight...
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Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Delicious and Outrageously Affordable

You don’t go to either the Shalimar or Miramar Beach location of the Aegean Restaurant for the beer, even though you can get it for cheap, especially if you hit up their daily Happy Hour. You go for the food. And like the brewskis, the big fat Greek fare they serve is outrageously affordable...
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Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Hag

Musician Pals Pay Tribute to the Great Man

...Mighty Merle’s set started just as the heavy rains came, and instead of everyone running for cover, every damn person in that crowd got up from their blankets and mud holes and stood right where they were and listened to every damn note that man sang...