|| Going Down in Duval ||


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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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 // 8.6

Bead Here Now - Store Closing hosted by Bead Here Now and Midnight Sun - One of our FAVORITE stores in Five Points is closing it’s doors for good. Get over to Bead Here Now to get some great deals on the remaining stock before everything is all gone!
River City Pride Planning Meeting hosted by River City Pride - Jacksonville, Florida - All are welcome to the planning of this year’s Pride parade and festival
Taste Test Radio Show with Host, Damien Lamar - every Tuesday and Saturday at 11 PM presented by Taste Test Radio WJCT 89.9 FM - Tune in TONIGHT to hear our own EnerJi guest curating with Taste Test Radio Host Damien Lamar

Wednesday // 8.7

August | First Wednesday Art Walk hosted by Downtown Jacksonville Art Walk and Downtown Vision, Inc. - Full First Wednesday Art Walk information is available at iloveartwalk.com
Through a Woman's Lens hosted by Femart Gallery, Inc. - An exhibition of the works of four women artists who express their artistic viewpoint as seen through their camera lenses
Duval Till We Die Dance Party *Artwalk After Dark* hosted by Mas Appeal - Join Dialectable Beats and Mas Appeal for a night of Dancing after Art Walk at Spliff's Gastropub!! Drinks, Friends, Food & Fun! No Cover 9-12PM

Thursday // 8.8

Artist Types | CV Writing Workshop hosted by Erin Kendrick - Does your CV need some work? Join Erin Kendrick for a second Curriculum Vitae (CV) writing WORKshop at Jacksonville Art & Music School
Cocktails & Creatives – August 2019 hosted by AIGA Jacksonville - Meet fellow creatives and see what’s happening within the local design community at AIGA Jacksonville's mid-monthly social mixer
Jacksonville Carnival 2019 - Visit www.jacksonvillecarnival.com for all official information

Friday // 8.9

Public Art Unveiling & Block Party hosted by Jacksonville Children's Chorus - The Jacksonville Children’s Chorus cordially invites you to celebrate the kick-off of our 25th Anniversary with the unveiling of our very first public art installation and Cathedral District block party.
Hip Hop & Hookah hosted by Hip Hop & Hookah - Every Friday from 6-9pm at Spliff’s Gastropub in Downtown Jacksonville
The Katz Experience hosted by The Katz Downstairz - Join The Katz and Mr. Al Pete at Cuba Libre Bar for a night of mature fun, good music, good food, good people and good vibes!
FriGay Night Radio hosted by OUTJax Radio - Another night of OJR Jacksonville's Best and Only LGBT Internet RAY-DEE-OOH!
The Closet: Jax Black Pride Edition hosted by The Closet: LGBTQ Jax SpeakEasy - The Closet will be a part of the Jacksonville Black Pride 20th year anniversary festivities!
Jacksonville FL Black Pride 2019 hosted by JAXFL Black Pride - Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Jacksonville FL Black Gay Pride

Saturday // 8.10

Beats, Brunch & Bubbly hosted by Mas Appeal - Kick your weekend off right, with Bunch, Music and All You Can Drink Mimosas!!
Hater Free presents DJ Cut Creator at Justice Pub hosted by The Justice Pub - BOOMBOX NOSTALGIA - Hater Free Block Party and Live Show - featuring the world famous DJ for LL Cool J

Sunday // 8.11

Second Sundays at Casita: Donation-Based Yoga hosted by Casita Yoga Studio - Every second Sunday Casita Yoga Studio will be offering a donation-based, all-levels yoga class in an effort to serve our local and global community. All proceeds will go to a carefully selected non-profit, and no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
The God In Me hosted by Ebony Payne-English - The God In Me is a "Tiny Desk" style children's concert that celebrates the upcoming release of Ebony Payne-English’s children's book, Your Heart Must Return, which is to be illustrated by internationally acclaimed artist and educator, Erin Kendrick.

Monday // 8.12

Coast 2 Coast LIVE Artist Showcase Jacksonville, FL - $50K Grand Prize hosted by Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes and Coast 2 Coast LIVE - Coast 2 Coast LIVE is the largest Artist Showcase in the world that brings together Artists, DJs, Producers, Media, and more for a professional networking event & artist showcase.

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