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    ‘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...

    St. Bernard Prep Drama presents ‘The Murder Mystery at the Murder Mystery’ May 6-8

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Saint Bernard Prep Drama Department returns to the stage after the 2020 shutdown with the one-act play “The Murder Mystery at the Murder Mystery” this Thursday , May 6 through Saturday, May 8, under the direction of Ashleigh Russell. Showtimes...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The God Bless America Birthday Party

    We’re partying at 167 West 12th Street in New York City, in the cookbook-lined library of The James Beard House. Mr. B was “The Dean of American Cooking.” Across one wall is a giant version of Keith Haring’s graffiti poster, “America’s Music Festival—NYC Ballet,”...

    ‘Alice in Wonderland’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Brooke Desnoes Ballet Academy held its spring production of “Alice in Wonderland” at the Byre theater on the campus of St. Bernard Abbey Saturday, April 24. In a dance interpretation of the familiar Lewis Carroll fantasy, Alice (Natalie Myrex) followed the...

    Tenor Saxophone donated to CMS Band Program

     CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Middle School Band Program received a new tenor saxophone thanks to the generosity of Ray and Benton Buchmann. Wednesday, the Buchmann’s presented the new instrument to Cullman Middle School Band Director Linda Bean.    The shiny gold saxophone isn’t the first...

    North Alabama Quartet Convention returns to Cullman May 1

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The North Alabama Quartet Convention, which has enjoyed great success over the last two years, had to be postponed from its regular Jan. date, but is back on the calendar as a one-day event Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 1-9 p.m....

    Ultimate Fair to return to Good Hope April 21

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The Ultimate Fair is returning to Good Hope this week! The fair will run Wednesday, April 21 through Sunday, April 25. The midway will feature rides, games and all your carnival food favorites.   Gates open Wednesday - Friday at 5 p.m....

    Courtney’s Dance Artistry wins big at major dance event

    CULLMAN, Ala. - In Birmingham last weekend, Courtney's Dance Artistry competed against dozens of dance studios from around the area and state for prestigious top honors at Showstopper, the largest dance competition in the country.   Their entries placed as follows:  ''Flashback'' (River Ayers, Kayleigh Fincher,...

    West Point High School presents “Shrek the Musical”

    WEST POINT, Ala. - West Point High School Theatre returned to the stage Friday with its production of “Shrek the Musical,” which will run through Sunday, April 11.  The Tony-winning Broadway show tells a familiar story for those who have seen the Dreamworks Animation mega-hit...

    Looking to their ‘Futures’

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College’s Allegro Dance Theatre returned to the stage Wednesday evening with the student-produced and choreographed show “Futures” on campus in the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre, presenting a variety of styles from classical ballet to jazz and hip-hop.  After the...