Tag - 04-20-2017 Issue

American Singers

By Sean Dietrich   We played music for a nursing home. It was a sterile room with fluorescent lights and a funny smell. People kept asking our guitar player to turn up the volume.   That was a first.   It bears mentioning. We have taken the stage in some ugly places.   We’ve played...

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Record Store Day 2017

Record Store Day happens Saturday, April 22, both nationwide and locally.   Seaside’s Central Square Records (centralsquarerecords.com) will open its doors at 8 a.m. “with Jittery Joe’s coffee at the ready!” Expect a vinyl-lover’s wet dream, with exclusive items, rare and limited pressed...

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#ICYMI – Okaloosa RevFest

By Nikki Hedrick   Okaloosa RevFest—held Saturday, April 8, at KC’s Sandbar in Downtown Fort Walton Beach—is the kind of event that just gives you the warm fuzzies. In its fifth year, it showed no signs of slowing down.   The weather played along, making for a slightly cool spring day if you...

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Record Roundup

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Ruler Rebel Stretch Music/Ropeadope The trumpeter’s latest is reportedly the first of a series to be titled “The Centennial Trilogy.” I’ve heard it characterized as a blend of trap music (I confess I just found out what that means) with African and New Orleans musical...

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Days of Earth…

Children ages 6-12 and their parents are invited to the Destin Community Center Friday, April 21, to celebrate Earth Day 2017 at 3 p.m.   The program is aimed at increasing awareness about our world in general and how using Okaloosa County’s recycling program can positively affect the wildlife...

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…and Arbor

The City of Destin holds its Annual Arbor Day event at Main Street Park, located at 605 Main Street, Friday, April 28, at 10 a.m. The event will include remarks from Mayor Scott Fischer and special guest speaker Myra Williams, a member of the city’s Environmental, Parks & Recreation...

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Youth Turkey Season 2017

By Jenna Taylor Photos by Hunter Forbes   Youth turkey season in Kentucky is consistently one of the best weekends to be out in the woods. This year it fell on the first weekend in April, when the birds have lacked pressure and began to embrace courtship.   It was one of those lovely days...

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