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Monday, December 6, 2021

    Put on your dancing shoes!

    CULLMAN - Mark your calendar and put on your dancing shoes! The 22nd annual Cullman Jazz Band Big Band Dance is set for Friday, Feb. 2 from 7-9 p.m. at the Cullman Civic Center. This year’s theme is “Old Hollywood/Oscar Red Carpet Elegance.” Cullman Band...

    Local Elvis impersonator goes Hollywood

      CULLMAN, Ala - Alex Swindle was only 10 or 11 years old when he auditioned for a part in a children’s theater musical that would place him on a strange path to Hollywood. A part playing the legendary Elvis Presley would grow into much...

    Artist profile: Cullman native Kassie Wilson

    Billy Pope
    NASHVILLE - Kassie Wilson is busy these days. She just returned to Nashville from a trip to Canada. "We were performing in Canada this weekend and had a layover due to weather conditions. We didn't get home till last night," she said. "It was quite...

    Movie Review: Character flaws keep ‘Captain Marvel’ from fully taking flight; Griffin’s score 7/10

    “Captain Marvel” is written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck and stars Brie Larson as the titular new addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Larson is joined by a familiar face from the MCU, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. Since...

    ‘Black Panther’ gets 5/5 stars

    “Black Panther” is the latest addition to Marvel’s cinematic universe and stars Chadwick Boseman as T’challa. Directed by Ryan Coogler, “Black Panther” picks up T’challa’s story right after the events of “Captain America: Civil War” where we first met him as he deals with...

    Jake Owen, Morgan Wallen, Colt Ford, Jimmie Allen, Travis Denning, Hardy coming to Rock the South

    CULLMAN -  Six acts were added to Rock the South 2019's lineup Friday morning: Jake Owen, Morgan Wallen, Colt Ford, Jimmie Allen, Travis Denning and Hardy. The acts round out this week's artist announcements by festival organizers. Also performing are superstars Kid Rock and Brooks...

    Southern born and Southern bred: WSCC wows with opening of ‘Stars Fell on Alabama’

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts on Thursday evening opened “Stars Fell on Alabama,” a joint effort of the community college’s music, dance and theater programs presented in conjunction with the Alabama 200 Bicentennial celebration.  The show features original arrangements of...

    Movie Review: ‘Tomb Raider’ worth the price of admission

    “Tomb Raider” is directed by Roar Uthaug and stars Academy Award-winner Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft in what is essentially an origin story for this version of Lara that sets up future entries for the franchise. Vikander’s portrayal of Lara Croft is different from the...

    Pokémon Go event set for Sept. 24

    Ri Brown
    CULLMAN - Chances are you have seen numerous people wandering through town, heads down, staring at their phones, playing the newest mobile game craze, Pokémon Go. For those who do not know, Pokémon Go is a mobile game based off of Nintendo’s popular franchise...

    ‘Brother Joseph, Brother Joseph!’ coming this Sunday

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Ave Maria Grotto at St. Bernard Abbey has earned its place as one of the top must-see tourist destinations in Alabama, but this Sunday, it will offer a little something more as local artists Ben South and Donna Drake hold...