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Happy Tuesday, Hip Hop & Hookah, Fam!

Here’s this week’s list of events going on in the city that promote art, community, and #TheCulture in Jax.

Tuesday // 8.13

Every Single Artist Lounge - August 2019 at The 5 & Dime, A Theatre Company - Join co-hosting artists Kandice Clark, Mal Jones, and Khalil Osborne for this monthly networking event for artists, arts professionals, arts educators, and art appreciators.
Supporting LGBTQ Youth & Families: A Panel Discussion hosted by JASMYN and Jacksonville Public Library - What support do young people need as they identify their gender and sexuality? What about families who expand conventional definitions of family? Join the conversation as JASMYN and the Main Library host a panel discussion with LGBTQ+ teens. Together, we will discuss the importance of acceptance and inclusion in society, with emphasis on family and in school. Together, we can better understand how to support each other.
Babs'Lab Story Slam Workshops hosted by Improv to the Rescue - Holding yourself back from getting up at a Story Slam and sharing story? Do you think you're not good at it? Here’s two opportunities to practice developing and honing your skills with facilitator Barbara Colaciello.

Wednesday // 8.14

WineDown Wednesday at DOMU hosted by Mas Appeal - DOMU is ramping up for the 3rd WineDown!! It’ll be a celebration of the 1 year anniversary of the location! Don't miss the All You Can Drink Wine Down on Wednesday with a reduced $12 All You Can Drink promotion to help you get over the mid week blues! Mas Appeal will be back on deck playing the best ChillWave, R&B, Latin, AfroBeat/Dancehall and Hip Hop!

Thursday // 8.15

PB&J Jam Sessions: What do you THINK of Jacksonville? hosted by PB&J Jacksonville - What do you THINK of Jacksonville when you consider our city's challenges, successes, and reputation? PB&J Jacksonville is partnering with the Jessie Ball duPont Center on a series of FREE Jam Sessions, featuring speakers from throughout the community as well as members of the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida.
Dance Circle Live at The Cypher Open Mic hosted by The Cypher Open Mic Poetry & Soul

Friday // 8.16

Summer Friday: Recognizing our Roots hosted by The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens - Kick-start your weekend in a new way by enjoying FREE admission to the Museum’s permanent collection and gardens - now with extended hours from 4 to 9 p.m.! Each Friday will feature free entertainment, such as live music, art activities, lawn games, lounge areas and more. Additional programming will be available for purchase, such as admission to featured exhibitions, arts and cultural experiences, and food and beverages (including beer, wine and cocktails) throughout the Museum campus. Bring a friend, a date, or the whole family to see what’s new this summer at the Cummer.
Slum Village at 1904 Music Hall hosted by Slum Village and Gangplank Management - SLUM VILLAGE & More Live at 1904 Music Hall Friday, August 16th 2019 // $15 ADV - $20 DOS // Presented by Gangplank Mgmt & 1904 Booking
2019 Jacksonville Tattoo Convention hosted by Jacksonville Tattoo Convention - Join us for the 2019 Jacksonville Tattoo Convention! * Hundreds of top artists! * Live Tattooing! * Vendors of all type! * Entertainment and Social Events! * Amazing Tattoo Contests! * Activities for all ages! * Family Friendly! * Free Parking! * And Much More!!
Hip Hop & Hookah: FIFA FIESTA w/DJ Mas Appeal - Check out this special edition of Hip Hop & Hookah at Spliff’s Gastropub from 6-9pm! Join the FIFA Tournament and play while you vibe out to the sounds of reggaeton, salsa, and more provided by DJ Mas Appeal. Never a cover! Tournament starts at 6:30pm!

Saturday // 8.17

Beats, Brunch & Bubbly hosted by Mas Appeal - Kick your weekend off right, with Bunch, Music and All You Can Drink Mimosas!
August Story Slam at Babs'Lab hosted by BABS' LAB, CoRK Arts District North - BABS’LAB presents our AUGUST STORY SLAM with your host, Barbara Colaciello. We are not only celebrating our ONE YEAR anniversary of Story Slams but also the SECOND anniversary of our ILLUMINATE BABS’LAB Kickstarter campaign that provided our light and sound to make the lab a gem of a performance and training space.
On a more personal note we are celebrating the TWO year anniversary of Babs’s open heart surgery!! So yes, we have lots to celebrate. And of course we will celebrate by bringing community together over story sharing with some surprise musical guests.
Bee Friends Farm Honey Bee Festival hosted by Bee Friends Farm - We're buzzing with excitement!! Bee Friends Farm is celebrating National Honey Bee Day with our second annual Honey Bee Festival!
Sizzlin' Summer Romance hosted by Jacksonville Public Library - Looking for love in all the wrong places? Follow us to the second floor to find love between the pages! Learn about our new romance reads, explore your hidden writing talents, and find your new book bae.
GAAM Show: Space GAAM hosted by GAAM and GAAM Ryan - The GAAM Show returns on August 17th and we're going to jam...in SPACE! 😉 The year's theme is "Space Games" in a NEW venue with more space, new ideas, more games, amazing art, music, cosplay, food trucks, creative exhibits, and surprises!

Sunday // 8.18

8/18 TRASH PANDA [A Rain Dogs Flea Market] hosted by Rain dogs. - ⚡TRASH PANDA FLEA MARKET !
🗑Alwayz Different! 🗑 Alwayz Rad! #trashpandafleamarket ⚡SUNDAY AUG 18TH NOON-4 ! ⚡$10 BOTTOMLESS MIMOSAS ! ⚡WITH DJ MAS APPEAL [@ masappeal ] ! ⚡FOOD by DOS VATOS TACOS [@dosvatostacos ] ! ⚡+ "Whole Ass Pineapples" by LA PINA COLADA Y ALGO MAS !

Monday // 8.19

Just another manic Monday…


Brought to you by the Jax Bashment Crew and title sponsor Compassionate Alternative Care, the next installment of The Bashment RETURNS on Saturday, September 14th! Join Mas Appeal, DJ Monsta, and EnerJi at Shantytown Pub from 9PM until 2AM for Jacksonville’s Underground Reggae, Latin, & Island Dance Party!

Mas Appeal & DJ Monsta will be spinning the best Afro Beat, Salsa, Reggae, Reggaeton, Dancehall and more all night long. Food will be available for purchase from Tay’s Homestyle Cooking, shop with local vendors, and drink $2 Naturday’s all night!

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