Woodlawn Street Market: A Look at the Locals Revitalizing Woodlawn

Via Woodlawn Street Market’s Facebook Page

Woodlawn Street Market returned for its third year this past Saturday and Birminghamians showed up in full force.  REV Birmingham and the Woodlawn Business association started this fun event as an opportunity for local merchants to meet their customers and showcase their products.  See what I found! Continue reading “Woodlawn Street Market: A Look at the Locals Revitalizing Woodlawn”

Next week’s top ten

There’s always something to do in Birmingham if you look hard enough. Find out what’s happening from March 30th to April 5th.  Remember: band name links mean sound, so don’t open them unless you want to get caught!

Hippie Sabotage: two brothers, making music – rehosted from eargasmusic.com

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Chris Rock hates your phone

You wouldn’t record a comedy show… would you? image rehosted from urbanmogullife.com

Anyone going to Chris Rock’s show this Friday will have to check their phone into a Yondr pouch.  As phone cameras and microphones improve and their usage becomes more normal, artists are fighting back.  Enter Yondr, a relatively recent startup renting location-based, lockable, and knife-proof (it has been tested!) cell phone pouches.

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Award-winning Native American sculptor hosts free talk at BSC

She’s the first Native American to ever have an outdoor sculpture installed at the National Mall in Washington D.C. and was recently honored by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. Nora Naranjo Morse is serious about the power of women and the legacy of the Pueblos.


Nora Naranjo Morse, via Birmingham Southern College

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March is Women’s History Month: “Still I Rise” is a Must Read

Sill I Rise by Maya Angelou via Books-a-Million.com

March is Women’s History Month, a time to remember and applaud the works and accomplishments of the amazing women who have come before us and stride alongside us. What better way to celebrate than with a marvelous work by Maya Angelou, a renowned American poet and national treasure.

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Birmingham Comic Book Shop Guide – We know you want it.

I owe my literacy and love of art to Batman. The box of 1960’s Batman comics in the attic didn’t count for school, since we were assigned readings and our outside reading had to be “chapter books” with no pictures. But the comic books were what I read even though I gained no scholarly benefit. Doing something for the love of it is passion.

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Birmingham’s Top Things To Do: March 9-15

We have another shortlist of things to do in Birmingham!  At least until next Wednesday, here are ten of my most-anticipated events:

String Theory @ Trimtab Brewing Company, March 10, starts 7PM – This local group of conservatory-trained musicians play pop and rock on their classical instruments.  Hearing a complete genre breakdown is really incredible.  Details

Legends of the Galactic Heroes, tellin it like it is

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