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It Was An Arty Pop Up Party

It was an arty Pop Up party. Artists, designers, gallerists, photographers, musicians, writers — even mixologists — gathered at Maxine Orange Studio + Gallery in Fort Walton Beach on a warm spring evening in May.  The creative Pop Up Party…

Local Tickets. One Place.

A locally based ticketing portal for live events is now available to Northwest Florida residents. 850TIX.com owned by Rowland Publishing, Inc. promises to provide a one-stop shop for residents and visitors to find and purchase tickets to local concerts, events, and shows.

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Best Of the Emerald Coast

See who the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine voted as the Best Local Band, Best Community Event, Best Live Music/Entertainment Venue, Best Art Museum/Gallery, Best Place to Take the Kids — and dozens of other categories.

Team Effort Brings About a Bank Raising

Capital City Bank Group’s future branch location at the WaterSound Town Center in South Walton is taking shape. Construction workers were on the job Wednesday when Capital City Bank Group (CCGB) and the St. Joe Company joined in a “groundbreaking”…

It Was An Arty Pop Up Party

It was an arty Pop Up party. Artists, designers, gallerists, photographers, musicians, writers — even mixologists — gathered at Maxine Orange Studio + Gallery in Fort Walton Beach on a warm spring evening in May.  The creative Pop Up Party…

A Call to Performing Artists in Okaloosa County

The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) invites all Okaloosa County residents to participate in the 2022 Okaloosa County’s Got Talent showcase, which will be Saturday, June 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. hosted by Enlightened Studios. All performing artists are…

Under the Sea Guests Over the Moon

Art lovers, nature lovers and underwater museum enthusiasts gathered under twinkling lights in Grand Boulevard Town Center in Miramar Beach on a balmy spring evening to support all three. The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County kicked off Art Month…

Todd Wilkinson's 10 Takes

It’s springtime! That means it’s about time to shake a leg … and your booty … at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) Concerts in the Village. This year MKAF presents 10 entertaining concerts by a range of musicians, from…

Artz for All with Zot

In April, artist/inventor Dwayne Szot — founder of Zot Artz — is returning as an art partner with Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s ArtsReach residency program with Artz for All with Zot. This time, Szot will lead two full-day residencies at…

Link Up: The Orchestra Sings

“It was awesome. It was great to have Sinfonia interact with the kids,” spouts Michelle McKain, a Freeport Elementary School teacher who escorted her 20 students to the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Conference Center on March 9 for Sinfonia Gulf Coast’s…

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