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Downtown walking tour with Professor Broxton

Joshua Encinias Published: Monday, September 22, 2008 As smoky twilight gave way to dawn, captive Francis Scott Key penned “The Defense of Fort McHenry” offshore the port city of Baltimore in 1814. That September morning found the flag and fort tattered but standing.  Key’s poem about the “banner [that] yet wave” became the United States...

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Local venues offer wide choice of music

Daniel Danforth Published: Monday, August 25, 2008 Some people in Pensacola look to the beach or to the mall to spend their free time. Others take advantage of the local venues and live shows that Pensacola has to offer. The local music scene has been steadily growing over the years with local venues that include...

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Silver Screen now offers “cinetainment”

Michelle Cornelson Published: Monday, August 25, 2008 Silver Screen is doing something new for the locals to enjoy. It is offering “cinetainment.” “[Silver Screen] is a cinema that has all forms of entertainment,” said Ron Estrada, Silver Screen owner, when explaining “cinetainment.” Of Silver Screen’s four screens, three are newly-installed LCD screens featuring S-XGA resolution, and...

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‘Urinetown’ auditions

Pensacola Junior College invites members of the community to try out for “Urinetown,” an upcoming Lyceum production. Auditions are 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. The Tony Award-winning “Urinetown” is an uproariously funny musical, a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love and...