For skywatchers anxious to see the ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse on the evening of January 20, the Weather Channel forecast for Birmingham is clear and very cold.
Save the date. On Sunday, January 20, starting at 8:36PM, Birmingham will experience its only lunar eclipse for 2019.
This November, Samford University’s School of the Arts will be holding two unforgettable events. On November 15-18, Samford Arts will be premiering a new American opera called The Ghosts of Gatsby. At the end of the month, on November 30, the university will be kicking off the holiday season with the Celebrate Christmas with Samford Arts.
Over the last couple of years, Samford University has been recognized nationally by numerous publications, including U.S. News & World Report, Forbes Inc., The Economist, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Wall Street Journal, as one of the best colleges in Alabama and the South. Continue reading “Samford University named the 5th best Christian university in the U.S. by College Atlas”
So you’re not exactly Jackson Pollock or Frida Kahlo. So what? You don’t have to be a master to be an artist, and Birmingham offers plenty of art classes to refine (or find!) your craft. Continue reading “Develop your inner artist with Birmingham’s guide to art classes this summer”
Spring is exploding in Birmingham! With Easter coming up at the end of March, can you guess who will be hopping our way? The Easter Bunny, of course! And he’s bringing lots of eggs, chocolate candy and cuteness along with him. Continue reading “The spring guide to Easter Bunny photos and egg hunts happening around Birmingham”
Take note! On February 17th at the Samford University Wright Center, Birmingham’s most renowned vocalists and performers will be joining the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra Chorus for an evening concert titled, Birmingham Does Broadway.
Great news has been reported for the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Samford University. In a 2017 U.S. News and World Report ranking of best online programs in the nation, both universities land high on the list. Continue reading “Online programs rank high for UAB and Samford in 2017 U.S. News and World Report”
Chasing fish in Alabama can be a life-changing event.
There’s much music to see in Birmingham this week, and much of it homegrown. As of now, there isn’t a sellout listed among these selections, so find the one that speaks to you and support your local venues, clubs and theaters.
Tobacco products are bad for you. In many cases, they’re bad for people around you. But until relatively recently, few universities actually taken steps to do something about tobacco use among their communities. In Philadelphia, for example, four universities have begun a process to ban any tobacco products from their campuses. Continue reading “Smoked ‘Ham? Unlike some, Birmingham universities aren’t buying a blanket ban on tobacco use”
Like running? Pets? Vinyl? Visual arts? Music? You’ll love Birmingham this week (and every week, but especially this week)! As always, I link band names to places you can listen to their music, so be sure you won’t get written up if you’re reading this at work. Continue reading “Birmingham Weekly Top Ten: September 6-12”
Love butterflies? The Alabama Butterfly Atlas will be your “go to” place for all things Alabama butterflies.
Check out these 14 classes (and some honorable mentions) you can get college credit for in the Birmingham area. A few really made me consider going back to school just for fun…
I tried really hard to find interesting classes in accounting and finance… Sorry, guys. Impossible.
Of course college students had a lot to say about this day of love. Here’s what Samford students wanted to share about Valentine’s Day.