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Saw II uses same plot line as first movie

Ashley Carter Published: November 9, 2005 Saw II is a continuation of the previous movie Saw, in which a “jigsaw” serial killer traps his victims in extraordinary circumstances where they have to figure out a puzzle that they’ve been put in to save themselves from a horrible death. This continuation follows basically the same kind...

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Roscoe Danza fuses styles without losing groove

Joshua Kinser Published: November 9, 2005 On Oct. 2, DJ Radar and Raul Yanez brought their “Concerto For Turntable” to Carnegie Hall and a standing ovation. The blending of traditional orchestra composition with electronic hip-hop beats and turntables not only validated the turntable as a legitimate instrument, but also pushed the boundaries of live orchestral...

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The Domino Effect

Ashley Carter Published: October 26, 2005 The movie “Domino” starring Keira Knightley is based on a true story of the daughter of a Hollywood actor and a Ford agency model rejecting her Beverly Hills lifestyle to become a bounty hunter. The facts of the story’s truth have been skewed to combine reality with entertainment. Domino...

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Arts festival includes world class artists and musicians

Joshua Kinser Published: October 26, 2005 On the first weekend in November historic Seville Square will host the annual Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival. Regarded by some as the most popular art festival in America, the three-day, juried art show welcomes more than 200 of the nation’s best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen, mixed-media...

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Review: With this ring, I thee dead!

Ashley Carter Published: October 12, 2005 Tim Burtons’ “Corpse Bride” is dually set in a dreary 19th century European village, and the colorful land of the dead. This claymation film is a story of an unsuspecting groom played by Johnny Depp named Victor, asking a corpse bride, Emily, played by Helena Bohnam Carter to be...

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Daily Grind finds new location

Ryan Freeman Published: October 12, 2005 The Daily Grind has made its return to the scene in Pensacola. Owner Jay Marsh reopened the local caf‚ on the site of the old Goofy Golf course on Navy Boulevard after the old Daily Grind building was destroyed by a combination of a massive fire and flooding from...

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Luna Mantra to perform at student center

Rachel Strehlow Published: October 12, 2005 World beat, in the form of Luna Mantra, comes to the Pensacola Campus Oct. 13.  The concert is part of PJC’s 2005-2006 Lyceum series and begins at 7 p.m. at the student center, bldg. 5 on the Pensacola campus. The Pensacola-area band, composed of current and former PJC students,...

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Laser Lights Come to the Planetarium!

Published on February 13, 2008 The PJC Planetarium invites everyone to come and enjoy the laser light shows being presented February 18-22.  The unique SkyLase system projects state of the art graphics and sound on the Planetarium’s 40-foot dome in an amazing blend of education and entertainment.  The kick-off presentation for PJC employees and families...

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Art Professor holds fundraiser for kitsch quest

By Michael Rutschky Published on February 13, 2008 Visitors to the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts this week will notice that a small ceramic pot has been placed on the front desk of the department alongside a printed note asking for donations from the public.  According to the letter, the donations will go...

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4th Annual Pensacola Local Rock Summit

Published on January 30, 2008 Rock Summit ran organization touring the nation in search of talented bands among local music scenes, will make a stop in Pensacola, at Bedlam on Saturday, February 9th. Rock Summit began in Pensacola, Florida 3 years ago while Derrick Knight, the founder was in his senior year of high school....