Did you know Jacksonville is home to Norman Studios - the first ever African American Film Studio in America, founded in 1920 and still fully operational? Or, that UNF has had one of the top 3 best Jazz Studies Programs in America since the 1980s?
Meet the movers & shakers August 1st from 5-8PM and enjoy this historical expose including a book signing with National African American Music Heritage expert Dr. Lenard Bowie, award-winning live Jazz, an historic filmography and photography presentation, beautiful paintings and raw sculptures by 7+ of the most talented African American artists creating today. For more information, click here and listen in to First Coast Connect on 89.9FM on August 1 from 9-10am to hear us on air with Melissa Ross!
Dynamic featured artists include James Crichlow, Emile Dillon, Daniel Wynn, Rhonda Bristol, Marsha Hatcher, Keith Doles, and Overstreet Ducasse. Meet these gifted creators this night!
Wednesday August 1st, 2012
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Juice - a jen jones gallery
1 Independent Drive
Wells Fargo Center
Read a great interview with Dr. Bowie, Creating a University, in which he talks about UNF's Jazz Studies program.
Norman Studios - Flying Ace
|Crescent - Dillon|
|Driftwood Marsh - Doles|