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#LiftEveryVoiceJax

Cultural Fusion’s current theme LIFT EVERY VOICE amplifies, through collaboration, the stories of our community’s unique cultures, causes, and people.

LIFT EVERY VOICE EVENTS

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JAX POETRY FEST

APR 4-7 | multiple locations

A four day event that includes poetry lessons, spoken word, interactive poetry and a high school poetry contest. Performance poet, Dominique Christina will be here from Denver, CO for a night of poetry at Karpeles Manuscript Museum Library. | A collaboration with Hope at Hand and Jacksonville Public Library | DETAILS

CF MEMBERS’ UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

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AKROPOLIS REED QUINTET

FRI May 5 | 11am and 7:30pm | Friday Musicale

Last two concerts of the season. Concerts are free and open to the public. | DETAILS

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Grand Opening of STUDIO APOTHECARY

FRI May 5 5:30-8:30pm | Studio Apothecary

After a year restoring The Old Butler’s Cleaner’s building, Studio Apothecare opens its doors and invites the community to come take a look. | DETAILS

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JAX AQUAFEST

SAT May 6 10am-4pm | MOSH

The Ultimate Water Culture Experience! Our bodies need clean bodies of water! Immerse yourself in ways to save this vital resource. Special features include a waterless carnival, river tours, invertebrate encounters at the Vystar Interidal Touch Tank and more. | DETAILS

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MOCA FAMILY DAY

SAT May 6 11am-5pm | MOCA Jacksonville

MOCA Jacksonville celebrates the end of the school year with a free day of art-making, interactive fun, and other surprises! Free and open to the public . | DETAILS

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JPL COMIC CON

SAT May 6 11am-3pm | Beaches and Willowbranch Libraries

JPL Comic Con is back at the Beaches Branch Library AND Willowbranch Branch Library. TARDIS time machine, comics, graphic artists and authors, cosplay and much more! | DETAILS

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IN PARADISUM: Memorial Choral Concert

SUN May 7  4pm | Riverside Presbyterian Church

Join R. Hugh Patterson, the Don Thompson Chorale and friends as they pay tribute to Donald E. Thompson in song. | DETAILS

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Civic Orchestra’s Spring Concert: A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

SUN May 7  5pm | St. Johns Cathedral

This is the Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville’s final concert of the season. All concerts are free and open to the public. | DETAILS

FEATURED EXTENDED EVENTS & EXHIBITS

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NATURE CONNECTS

JAN 13 – MAY 7 | Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

The award-winning Nature Connects: Art With LEGO Bricks exhibition by world-renowned artist, Sean Kenney. | DETAILS

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COUNTY MISSIVES: Expressive Works from Incarcerated Juveniles Adjudicated as Adults

MAR 30 – JUN 30 | Lufrano Intercultural Gallery

Student artists are 12 to 17-year-old boys who are jailed while awaiting trial . Due to the severity of their charges, they are being prosecuted as adults, and some have been awaiting trial for more than two years. | DETAILS

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INK, SILK, AND GOLD

MAY 19 – SEPT 3 | Cummer Museum

Ink, Silk, and Gold features great works of Islamic art from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Never before presented in a dedicated exhibition, this collection covers virtually all aspects of Islamic art in almost all media. | DETAILS

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