The Written Word is Alive and Well in St.
AugustineAll over St. Augustine—all
over the fair state of Florida and all over the world, for that matter—books and
the people who write them continue to inform, delight, thrill, elucidate,
illuminate, educate, inspire, elicit laughter, provide portals of escape, and remind
us of a past we might otherwise be doomed to repeat—lest we forget, that is.
By Ama Reynolds
Such is the power of the written word.
Book Lovers Unite (at
the Florida Heritage Book Festival)!
This Saturday, celebrate
that power at the Fl
In Vino Veritas, In Aqua Sanitas
St. Augustine's 450th Birthday Is on Its WaySo the Spanish brought both truth and health to St. Augustine, which is perhaps why the city has managed to maintain its honorable truth as the oldest continued settlement in the United States. 2014 marks St. A
Serenity by the Sea: Vilano Beach, FloridaBy Nancy Moreland
Ask locals and visitors what makes Vilano Beach, Florida a special place and the reply is universal: “It’s so peaceful out here. It’s an island getaway that’s close to St. Augustine.”
Crossing the Usina Bridge from mainland St. Augustine, you’re rewarded with a vast view of the Atlantic Ocean and the small village of Vilano. It’s a laid-back land wedged between the ocean and Intracoastal, where flip flops are never frowned upon and bathing suits replace business suits. It retains a relatively slow pace of life, even in the face of St. Augustine’s growing popularity.
Vilano’s golden sand beaches are prime hunting grounds for prehistoric s
Stars Shine in the Old City
Limelight Theatre of St. Augustine
Let the lights go down and find yourself in a whole new world, where fictional characters—living and breathing right before your eyes—weave stories to make you laugh, cry, sigh and sometimes even jump right out of your seat.
While multiplexes and blockbusters seem to have replaced the thrill and popularity of honest-to-goodness live action 3-D performances, Limelight Theatre of St. Augustine—located uptown on Old Mission Avenue and founded by local theatre grande dames Jeanne Rahner and Anne Kraft—has kept the art of theatre alive and well in the nation’s oldest city since 1992.
Thanks to 150 productions of classic favorites and cutting-edge premiers ranging in scope from comedies to tragedies and everything in between, Limelight Theatre's reputation as
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