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Thursday, July 29, 2021

    Cullman Community Theatre hopes for summer show, summer theater camp coming in June

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Community Theatre announced this week via social media, “Cullman Community Theatre's Summer Season is on! Due to very recent updates in local policies, our board has met and decided to move forward with a summer musical for the 2021 season!”  CCT...

    ‘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...

    CATA cosmetology student wins with Alabama-inspired design

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Elyse Koloski from the Cullman Area Technology Academy Cosmetology Department recently won the “Feel Your Fantasy” competition hosted by Beauty Cast Network, with a hair/makeup design inspired by Alabama’s state bird, the Yellowhammer. Her prize package was valued at over $1,000.    CATA Cosmetology...

    Fairview FFA string band wins state competition

    FAIRVIEW, Ala. - At the 93rd annual Alabama FFA State Convention, held virtually this week, Fairview High School’s FFA string band took home top musical honors. On Tuesday, Fairview High School FFA sponsor and agriscience teacher Justin Miller took to social media to celebrate:  “Today,...

    Bound for the Million Dollar Band

    WEST POINT, Ala.- West Point High School senior Kellen Drinkard is a young man with many talents, so talented in fact, that he has received a scholarship to the University of Alabama to be a part of the famous Million Dollar Band.   As a member...

    West Point High School band becomes fourth in Cullman County to score all ‘superior’ in 2021 assessments

    CULLMAN, Ala. - We recently reported that three local high school band programs had received all superior ratings from the Alabama Music Educators Associations for their ABA Music Performance Assessments. Now, Cullman County can proudly say four bands are indeed superior. The West Point...

    Wallace State’s Evelyn Burrow Museum premieres Country Legends Rediscovered exhibition

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College is proud to premiere the Country Legends Rediscovered – an exhibition of stage wear, costumes and memorabilia from the private collection of country singer and north Alabama native Coby Greer.   You can almost...

    ‘The Murder Mystery at the Murder Mystery’ opens at St. Bernard, shows continue Friday and Saturday

    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Bernard Prep School’s Drama Department premiered “The Murder Mystery at the Murder Mystery” Thursday evening at the Byre theater on the campus of St. Bernard Abbey.   Pioneer Drama Service, which licenses the show, offers this description:    “The players at The Murder Mystery...

    Superior scores for three area band programs

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Three local high school band programs are celebrating this week after earning superior ratings from the Alabama Music Educators Association’s Music Performance Assessment. Traditionally, high school concert and symphonic bands would travel to perform live in front of the judges. This...

    ‘A community arts event unlike any you’ve ever attended’: Cullman playwright to release interactive new work May 9

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Mother's Day 2021 will be the online debut of a new "community arts event" from the mind of Cullman-based playwright Ben South. Titled "HOUSEBOUND & GARDEN: The Pandemic Letters Dramedy," the show tells the story of grandmother and granddaughter through letters...