Tag - 01-17-2019 Issue

Pet of the Issue – Camille

Marilou rescued Camille, a Bichon Frise, from what our Pet of the Issue remembers as “a very bad environment where I had been caged and abused. I had no blanket and very little food or water. I was very sad.” Camille had lost her left eye and also had broken ribs, large bladder stones, urinary...

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Poet Spotlight: KMarie

“I just always strive to be the best version of me, and if I get on stage and bare my soul and it helps someone else’s breakthrough, then I’m helping them be their best versions as well. That’s my job, my purpose.”   Though writing became a love in early grade school, it wasn’t until the...

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Recommended Reading

Jim Murray Whiskey Bible 2019 Dram Good Books, Ltd. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the publication of the Michelin Guide of whiskies, an annual one-man show researched, tasted and graded by curmudgeonly expert Jim Murray. This volume contains reviews of 4,900 world whiskies, of which 1,263...

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Wordmasters at The REP Jan. 25

The REP Theatre in Seaside welcomes playwright Donald Carroll and author J.C. Hallman to center stage Friday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 PM for an engaging literary evening of script readings, tales of world travel, historic archives and awarded writing.   Mr. Carroll and Mr. Hallman are two...

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Movie Reviews

Roma Directed by Alfonso Cuaron Netflix The best film of 2018. Alfonso Cuaron, a master filmmaker with one of the keenest eyes in cinema—not just for deep-focus long takes, but for understanding “otherness” (Y Tu Mama Tambien, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Children of Men...

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Shutdown Hits Home

I had something hilarious and absurd planned for this issue’s Opening Remarks, but then I got an email from Shelter House Executive Director Rosalyn Wik.   In case you thought the government shutdown didn’t affect folks in Beachcomberland, think again. Shelter House, the state-certified victim...

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Destin Gets Crafty, CIC Gets $13,000

The inaugural Destin Crafted event was held at The Henderson Beach Resort Saturday, November 3, 2018. This craft beer, bourbon, and food festival was organized by Wine World to raise funds for Children in Crisis Inc., a local nonprofit whose mission is to support and house children in need in...

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Art Galleries

Your guide to Art Galleries in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, Niceville, and Watersound.

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