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Monday, April 12, 2021

    Wallace State Dance presenting ‘Futures’ April 7

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Allegro Dance Theatre will present its spring showcase “Futures” Wednesday, April 7 at 6 p.m. in the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre. The Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre is located in the Garlan E. Gudger, Sr. Student Center on...

    Bloomin’ Festival returns April 17-18

    CULLMAN, Ala. - After a year of COVID shutdowns, St. Bernard Prep’s annual Bloomin’ Festival Arts and Crafts Fair is returning April 17-18, 2021.  The school describes its festival as “a two-day juried arts festival attracting more than 25,000 visitors to the beautiful campus of...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: ‘The Winners Circle Birthday Party’

    Brooke Astor was known as “The Queen of New York.” Her beloved country house, “Holly Hill,” in Briarcliff, New York is the regal setting for “The Winners Circle Birthday Party.” The Westchester County estate has more than 10,000 square feet, including 24 rooms, 13...

    Spring break: local events

    CULLMAN, Ala. - With spring break next week, many families will be looking for fun things to do. Of course, there are the beaches of Alabama and the mountains of Tennessee, but there are also many great and inexpensive events happening around north Alabama.   N.E.A.C.A...

    ADMH calls for entries for 2021 Capitol Showcase

    Alabama Department of Mental Health   MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Since 2005, the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) has hosted the Capitol Showcase, a consumer art show. Individuals with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, substance use disorders or co-occurring disorders graciously offer their works of art to...

    CHS bands take stage for 2021 Music Performance Assessment

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Thursday night was a big night for the Cullman High School Band program as the concert and symphonic bands performed to a live, socially-distanced crowd. The concert had a dual purpose as the performances were also being recorded for the program’s...

    ‘A really great honor’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman native and artist Bethany Kerr’s talents can be seen in and around Cullman, and now a special portrait she created can be seen at the Selma Interpretive Center. The portrait, done in pencil, of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was...

    All that jazz

    CULLMAN, Ala. - “With all that all of us have been through over the past few months- emotionally, physically, at work, at home, at school, schools not being in session, everything that everybody has dealt with and all the adjustments, changes and cancellations, masks...

    Arts Infusion: CHS receives $20K Alabama Arts Initiative grant

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman High School theater department found a way through the pandemic with socially distanced performances and rehearsals, but director Wayne Cook is looking to a more traditional — and even more ambitious — plan as things hopefully return to normal...

    Wallace State invites visitors to view new online art gallery  

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Vibrant self-portraits, innovative photography and dramatic audio – those are some of the creative works you will experience when you visit a new online art gallery titled, “Streaming Identity” at www.wallacestate.edu/streaming-id. To launch the project, Wallace State Community College (WSCC) collaborated with...