Generous philanthropist, Hollywood actress, and Chicago socialite—Bonnie Bolding Swearingen was all of these things and more, but her legacy as a Samford graduate stands out to us here at Bham Now. Read on to learn more about Bonnie’s life PLUS get info about Bonnie Swearingen’s estate sale.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.