Tag - 01-11-2018 Issue

Orange Bash on the Beach Jan. 14

Jessica Young writes:   Most of you know me as the owner of Asiago Catering and both Asiago Skillets. I was diagnosed with AML Leukemia this past January 2017. I wasn’t given much hope at the local hospitals in Florida, so I decided I would go to MD Anderson in Houston, Texas. My father lives close...

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Shalimar Library Turns Another Page

By Alita Feek   Shalimar, a small enclave between Fort Walton Beach and Eglin Air Force Base, is a sleepy residential area. It has a few restaurants and some retail, but not much else. So you can imagine my surprise when I found the Shalimar Library. It’s a quaint, independently funded library that...

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Recommended Reading

Paul Kix The Saboteur Harper The more time that passes between now and World War II, the more it shifts from history into a romanticized mist. One reason is the yearly release of nonfiction accounts of small corners of the war, and of extraordinary, real-life individual exploits. The Saboteur is...

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The Best Films of 2017

By Dr. David C. Simmons   1. Call Me By Your Name. My favorite film of the year is a poetic rumination on how to process the mystery of love. It’s also as sensually juicy as a sun-ripened peach. Elio (the intense Timothee Chalamet) is a 17-year-old who becomes enamored of his professor-father’s...

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The Power of Song

I’m excited that Beachcomber is back in bed with the 30A Songwriters Festival, despite all those nasty things I wrote about them a couple years back. This is an event that gets bigger every year. There are more gasp-worthy names in the lineup than the 2009 inaugural event, though for me, first-year...

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Stream On

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Amazon The Amazon Prime lineup might be some of the most underrated programming offered by a streaming service. Case in point—The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, a new original series from the Palladino team of Gilmore Girls fame. Set in 1958 New York, this award-winning series is...

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Editor’s Choice

The Arts and Design Society of Fort Walton Beach’s 2018 Calendar features over a dozen of our favorite local artists, and now that January is almost halfway over, you might be able to snarf up a copy at a considerable discount. ArtsDesignSociety.org. With “Baby Coffee” topping the BILLBOARD jazz...

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