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    Burrow Museum to present free screening of ‘Community First, a Home for the Homeless’ Feb. 4 

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College will present a free screening of “Community First, a Home for the Homeless,” Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. in the Burrow Center Recital Hall.  One of a series of films from the...

    Short film ‘Down’ produced in Cullman County to be released Jan. 31

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Seventh Summit Productions, a film production studio based out of Hartselle, will release its latest short film, “Down,” on Vimeo, Facebook and YouTube Jan. 31, 2020. Writer, director and producer David Nemeth shared, “Seventh Summit Productions was founded in 2016 as a...

    Ideas: American Peace Garden

    CULLMAN, Ala. - An oasis is defined as something that provides refuge, relief or pleasant contrast. Local artist Ben Johnson South (Bendigo) is currently working on a new idea to bring an oasis to Cullman: the American Peace Garden. His vision is to create...

    Cullman goes ‘veddy British, y’all!’

    The cast and friends of Cullman's original musical/comedy “The One-Liner American Diner” (on the left: Rodney Basenburg, Concetta Lovoy Kreps, Hannah Crider and Justin Weygand) enjoyed a rawtha posh but loff-filled dinner with Brits (on the right: Kate and Duncan Smith, Nick and Jackie...

    ‘Chirp & Flit’: Positive life lessons during the pandemic

    A "gregarious hermit" is an oxymoron I sometimes call myself.  It's absolutely true and has been for years. I spend 80% of most days happily alone painting and writing and the rest of my time excited to connect with other people.  Social distancing and quarantine...

    Big move with ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

    FAIRVIEW, Ala. - Fairview Theatre Works (FTW) director Mark Dobbs’ students asked for a musical, and he listened. This April, a countywide cast and crew featuring 29 students from five of the seven Cullman County Board of Education (CCBOE) high schools will take on...

    Art of survival: Persevering through the COVID-19 shutdown

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The ripple effects of COVID-19 closures have impacted just about everyone, and local artists are no exception. Many artists rely on arts and craft shows and festivals to showcase their talents, sell their art and build relationships. Most of these events...

    New York-style menu to be featured in ‘I Love NY’ cabaret dinner show Feb. 28 at WSCC

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Whether you want to have a date night, a girls’ night out or a group outing with friends or coworkers, the upcoming “I Love NY” cabaret dinner show will fill the bill.   The Wallace State Community College Fine and Performing Arts program will present the “I Love NY” cabaret dinner show Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m....

    Spreading ‘Rumors’: Cullman Community Theatre takes on Neil Simon’s grown-up comedy

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Community Theatre (CCT) will take on four new projects in one with its production of Neil Simon’s “Rumors” at Stone Bridge Farms in March. The show will be CCT’s first non-musical straight play, first dinner theater presentation, first show geared...

    Alabama Humanities names new executive director

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama Humanities Foundation named Dr. Lynn Clark, former head of the Northeast Louisiana Children’s Coalition, as executive director of Alabama Humanities Foundation. She officially took the post April 1 in the midst of a statewide quarantine in Louisiana and Alabama and has...