An unprecedented collection of exquisite works by Pierre Auguste Renoir, his great-grandson Alexandre Renoir, French Impressionists Camille Pissaro, Edouard Manet and Paul Cezanne to be exhibited and offered for acquisition in Jacksonville, Florida
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Boca Raton, Florida August 9, 2010:  Jacksonville, Florida will be the graced city on October 2nd & 3rd, as the highly-regarded RRoberts Gallery hosts the exhibition and art acquisition “Renoir & The Impressionists”.  The gallery’s presentation is a rare collection of paintings, drawings, etchings and lithographs by the world’s finest masters of Impressionism.
For the past 18 months, RRoberts has been working to create this rare collecting opportunity in Jacksonville through an expert team who has been intimately working through Christies and Sotheby’s, among other important sources, to cultivate these authentic drawings, etchings and paintings by the true Impressionist school just for our Florida and Georgia art collectors.
Important works by Camille Pissarro, Edouard Manet and Paul Cezanne round out this dream curatorial presentation in Jacksonville.
Manet, Cezanne, Pissarro…as well as the featured extraordinary works of Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), and his great-grandson Alexandre Renoir.  All are available for acquisition.
Alexandre Renoir, great-grandson of French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), grandson of Claude Renoir (1901-1969), and son of Paul Renoir (1925-2005) will make a special appearance at the well-known gallery on Saturday, October 2nd and Sunday, October 3rd.  This is a rare opportunity to meet this extraordinary artist and to view his magnificent artwork.  His works currently reside in quite important private collections throughout North America, Asia, Europe and the United Arab Emirates.
      Meet The Artist Receptions:  Saturday, October 2nd – 6pm – 9 pm
                                                       Sunday, October 3rd  1pm – 3pm
      RSVP:  904.388.1188               Admission is Complimentary
Renoir and the Impressionists is an exhibition not to be missed.  It is, simply, THE art event of the year in Jacksonville, and hosted by one of Florida’s most prominent purveyors of fine art.  For over twenty years, the R. Roberts Gallery in Historic Avondale has been known as the most highly-regarded and superior art dealers not only in Florida, but in the country.  Owner Jennifer Jones,  Fine Art Consultant “Bracken” Johnson, and Donald Dusinberre bring an unparalled level of cultural, art history, and art handling experience to the table.  It is an experience that delights all who they have the privilege of guiding and working with.  “Our goal is to create relationships with people from all walks of life who appreciate fine art”, says Jennifer Jones.
The Legacy lives On.  Alexandre Renoir and The Impressionists.  Previews begin September 24th, 2010 with an uncrating event from 6pm – 8pm, and will give patrons an opportunity to view the collection and mix and mingle with celebrities and gallery experts.

For more information, call the gallery directly at 904.388.1188.  RSVP’s for all events are also taken @ 904.388.1188.  The gallery is located in the Shoppes of Historic Avondale, 3606 St. Johns Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida.

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The Prolegend Movement: Starting a Revolution one Lyric at a Time

Featured 12 July 2010

The Prolegend Movement, a foursome straight from the streets of Jacksonville, FL, is looking to be the next big break-out group from the region and to put our city-not necessarily known for its music, on the map. Lankdizzim, J.Co, Laf Legend, and Mass Pro have joined forces to create a unique blend of hip-hop, funk, and soul that has set the underground scene on fire.

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Featured 3 May 2010

As founder and host of the weekly webcast, veteran Duval emcee, Mas Appeal created The Lyricist Hour as an avenue to showcase Hip-Hop artists, regardless of whether they’re independent, underground or mainstream, the only prerequisite being that they had to make dope music. And Mas Appeal knows quite a bit about making dope music. As a solo artist and one half of Hip-Hop supergroup, Simple Complexity, the Miami native has been a fixture on the Duval County Hip-Hop scene since 2002 and is respected and revered for his talent and showmanship. He began The Lyricist Hour in 2006 with original co-host, Triclops I by distributing CD’s with a recorded show that highlighted local and national artists. As the show grew in popularity, it was moved to podcast format, becoming the first Hip-Hop podcast in Jacksonville. At its peak, The Lyricist Hour was receiving more than 1000 downloads per week with listeners throughout the Southeast, the US and Europe and featured interviews with Evidence of Dilated Peoples fame, DJ Spinna, Kev Brown and Salt-n-Pepa’s DJ, Spindarella.

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Featured 27 April 2010

THE ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS “#1 MUSICAL OF THE YEAR – GREASE is getting a new generation excited about the theatre again. But, you don’t have to be an impressionable 13-year-old to get a kick out of Kathleen Marshall’s exuberant and winning new revival – IT’S THE ONE THAT I WANT.” – Richard Zoglin, TIME Magazine

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Featured 15 January 2010

Frontiers – A Tribute to Journey rocks legendary hits from iconic 80’s band while pioneering a new decade of musical homage to perform at the Freebird LIVE in Jacksonville, FL on January 15th, 2010. Frontiers–A Tribute to Journey, the world’s premiere tribute to the 80’s rock legends that has been selling out clubs and theatres […]

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Local Author’s Book Submitted To Oprah Winfrey Show

Publications 19 December 2009

Frederick, MD December 18, 2009 — PublishAmerica is proud to announce that KnightKrawler’s book The Rules of Poetry is being submitted to the Oprah Winfrey Show for consideration for her famous book club. “We are very excited to announce that this exceptional book is being considered for Oprah Winfrey’s book club,” said PublishAmerica’s Public Relations […]

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Get Addicted: Nova – Nepenthe – Coming to Jacksonville!

Featured 3 November 2009

The sound of NOVA is exactly as you would imagine from the name: big, bright, and powerful. It’s a heavy, atmospheric and ever-shifting anthems draw on the best of classic and contemporary hard rock, bringing to mind such touchstone bands as Soundgarden, Deftones, and U2. Essentially, it is a sound that can knock you off your feet one minute, and soothe you in the next.

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PublishAmerica Presents The Rules of Poetry by KnightKrawler

Featured 6 October 2009

The Rules of Poetry, is designed to inspire, teach, and educate emerging artists about the benefits and vices of speaking in front of a live audience.

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Let’s Talk About It Interview with Mr. Al Pete By Ambitionn

Featured 25 September 2009

After spending more than a decade creating and spinning tunes for Jacksonville’s modest hip-hop scene, the emergence of Mr. Al Pete [the Hip-Hip Artist], has definitely managed to give his fan base something to talk about.The much anticipated Talk About It is Mr. Al Pete’s very first release to-date. The CD is a diverse collection […]

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Paradoxes of Counterinsurgency

Uncategorized 25 September 2009
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Madoria Strange by Collin C. McSheehy

Featured 24 September 2009

“Cocaine Cactus Dollars Hidden in the Morphine Script ” is a collection of poems from 1992- 2003 by Collin C. McSheehy. Inspired and fueled by chaos and turmoil, this omnibus of American literature is a reflection of the author’s subconscious and echos his experiences through prodigious metaphor.

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Two Years Now by Vajrasattva Saraswatiputra

Featured 24 September 2009

Two Years Now Two years now. Well, Almost. Homeless? Not really. A tent in the woods. Just residentially challenged. The apartment Gone. Clothes, Books, Shoes, China, Crystal, All gone. All the objects I perceived That made me ‘ME’ Gone. A house Stripped bare Not desolate Not in ruins Reconstructing the self The window trappings gone […]

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Update …

Uncategorized 14 September 2009

if you’ve wondered why not a lot has happened well … there was a slight problem got it worked out, moving on … don’t go anywhere yet …

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Section 8 Jax is online …

Featured 3 September 2009

Section 8 Jax is an ever-growing media dynasty bringing area, national, and global art and information to the masses. Section 8 Jax provides the vehicle, in the form of underground independent media, for the voiceless and unheard to speak out, in essence helping individuals and communities become active and involved. Section 8 Jax will inform, […]