Growth is coming to Samford’s School of the Arts in the form of two new programs. Photo submitted
Samford’s School of the Arts is adding two new programs this fall to meet the needs of growing industries in the arts. The new Commercial Music, and Game Design and 3D Animation programs were developed by industry professionals who joined Samford last summer. Keep reading for more details on these exciting additions to their current curriculum. Continue reading “Game Design, 3D animation, Commercial Music + more. Expansions for Samford’s School of the Arts”
Go Panthers! Photo via Birmingham-Southern College’s Facebook.
As spring semesters come to an end and summer begins, many students are left wondering what’s in store for the 2020 fall semester. Hopefully, we can answer some of your burning questions with information from colleges throughout Alabama.
Continue reading “Local and state colleges’ plans for Move-in Day and 2020 Fall Semester”
Golden Silk Spider. Photo courtesy of Mike Howell
When I began writing this series about Alabama’s changing climate and the impacts it will have on us and our natural world, I am reminded of the line in the
Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy, the Tin Man, and The Scarecrow are frightened in the forest. They started chanting, “lions and tigers and bears,” oh my!
Continue reading “Spiders, ticks and poison ivy. Local scientists share examples of Alabama’s changing climate”
John Hand Building Clock Tower. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now
This week, I was given an interesting assignment at Bham Now.
Find all the Clock Towers in Birmingham.
Continue reading “Tour of Birmingham clock towers from Birmingham-Southern College to Crestline”
Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse in Huntsville taken in 2018, photo by Sam Calhoun
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.
Continue reading “Clear skies predicted in Birmingham for ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ total lunar eclipse events”
Photo by: Boris Datnow – Hoover, Alabama
Save the date. On Sunday, January 20, starting at 8:36PM, Birmingham will experience its only lunar eclipse for 2019.
Continue reading “Guide to Birmingham’s rare Lunar “Supermoon” Eclipse on January 20, including viewing parties”
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.
Continue reading “A November to remember. Samford Arts debuts its own new American Opera and invites Birmingham to join a Christmas tradition”
Statue of Ralph Waldo Beeson at Samford University – photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now
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”
Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art’s Facebook page.
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”
Photo via Patience Itson.
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”
Leah Luker and Caleb Clark will be performing at the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Birmingham Does Broadway on February 17th at Samford University’s Wright Center
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.
Continue reading “Birmingham Does Broadway: An evening with the Magic City’s best performers and the Alabama Symphony”
Photo via samford.edu.
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”
One of two species of Alligator Snapping Turtle in Alabama. Photo by Eric Soehren
Chasing fish in Alabama can be a life-changing event.
Continue reading “Darters to turtles: Why Alabama’s aquatic biodiversity matters”
Photo: Wes Frazer
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.
Continue reading “Who’s coming to town? October 19-25”
The Briary, considered one of America’s best tobacconists and located in Homewood – via cityvoter.com
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”