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Each year, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’ Flimp Festival draws families from all across the city. The event combines imagination, creativity, and art and games, making it enjoyable for all ages. As for the grown-ups, they enjoyed the music of Calliope Pettis and Wanda Wesolowski of Mont…

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If you were an out-of-towner and had been driving around Fairview Av. or thereabouts Sunday afternoon the May 23rd, you probably noticed an unusual amount of traffic in the area. That’s normal this time of year, as it was the final installment of the Cloverdale-Idlewild Association’s Spring …

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As the number of vaccinated goes up and things begin to return to normal people are beginning to look for ways to get out and socialize. One way to do that is to stroll around Wetumpka's First Friday Artwalk.

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Join the Montgomery Symphony this Friday, December 18th, at 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 pm at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre (MPAC) for the annual Joyce Caddell Holiday Pops. Don’t miss this chance to ring in the season with memorable selections ranging from “The Grinch” to “Sleigh Ride” and m…

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This week marks Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s 35th anniversary in Montgomery. From its founding as a summer theatre festival in Anniston in 1972 to its designation as the State Theater of Alabama in 1977 to the stunning performing arts complex in Montgomery (built in 1985), ASF has been a l…

Alabama Dance Theatre announces 2020-2021 Company, Covid-19 performance plans, and staff updates

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Following state and federal guidelines, Old Alabama Town reopened earlier this month. Located in downtown Montgomery, Old Alabama Town is an outdoor living history museum with 48 authentically restored 19th and early 20th century structures stretching six blocks. Visitors can see a one-room …

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Fans of two of Montgomery’s most famous residents will no doubt want to get a copy of the new book, All of the Belles: The Montgomery Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published by New South Books, Belles tells of the Roaring Twenties, during which time Fitzgerald wrote three stories about the…

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Best-selling author Cassandra King Conroy was born and raised in Alabama’s Wiregrass region. She later embraced a move to South Carolina’s mesmerizing Lowcountry, where she currently lives.

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Have you ever asked a child what they think? Odds are you will get an honest answer! Ask area youth is exactly what Betsy Hosp did when Jasmine Hill Gardens was setting a vision for its future. “The smallest, kindest action makes a difference” said one child, and another “We can treat the pl…

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Back by popular demand, the Alabama Dance Theatre will present the full-length timeless fairytale classic “Cinderella” March 6-8 at the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts. Experience the magic of the royal ball, a beautiful princess, a pumpkin carriage, an enchanted Fairy Godmother, and o…

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Join the Alabama Dance Theatre as it honors and treasures the memories of Founding Artistic Director, Miss Kitty at  “Afternoon Tea with ADT,” Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2:00 p.m., Capitol City Club. Your presence is precious.  All will enjoy a traditional English tea complete with tea sand…

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Come spend a Fall day in the country at the 52nd Pike Road Arts & Crafts Fair from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2019. See over 150 vendors display their beautiful and unique wares on the grounds of the historic Marks House (circa 1825). Shopping doesn’t get any bett…

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If you were out and about in Pike Road recently, you no doubt noticed roadside artists at various locations around the town. That’s not unusual, but there were more artists about Friday and Saturday the 18th and 19th of October. The Town of Pike Road and the Pike Road Arts Council welcomed a…

The public is invited to attend Bearing Witness: Art of Alabama, a gathering of art, history, and other experts from universities, museums, and organizations across the state and nation who will join with fellow professionals and others interested in the State’s cultural history over three d…

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Cornhole, The children's game that originated in Ohio, has now been adopted by adults. I'd seen youngsters playing the game but never gave it much thought until I realized just how popular cornhole really is. For the 5th year in a row, the River Region Amateur Cornhole Classic has been held …

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Alabama Dance Theatre dancers and students continue to win acceptance, scholarships, and awards at some of the nation’s most selective dance institutions, colleges and universities. ADT is proud to announce that the following dancers have received awards, acceptance and/or scholarships to th…

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Several years ago, when I heard the full mellow sounds of Alan Jackson’s voice singing Seven Bridges Road on the TNN Music City News Awards Show, I remembered a spring Sunday more than 30 years ago when the song was written.

Kim Nix of the Alabama Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources reminds us that Alabama is truly a beautiful and spectacular place! In keeping with that, shutterbugs be advised that the annual Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest is now open. From the mountains of North Alabama, through the Mont…

The Alabama Dance Theatre recently presented spectacular performances of “Beauty and the Beast” accompanied by full houses, thunderous applause, and standing ovations. Excitement was in the air as ADT presented the long awaited, full-length ballet to enthusiastic audiences. Choreographed by …

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Celebrating all things bacon, the Montgomery Biscuits have baked up a sizzling 2019 “Year of Bacon” calendar of events. Fans will be able to feed their bacon cravings at the concession stands with bacon topped burgers, hot dogs, ice cream, the new bacon on a stick, and of course a bacon bisc…