Have you ever wanted to watch the “next big thing” before they got big? Well, now’s your chance! Grab your tickets now to NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest: Best of Alabama, a showcase presented by Birmingham’s public radio station, WBHM. The evening celebrates Alabama’s entrants in the national contest. Here are 5 reasons to attend!Continue reading “5 reasons you need to attend NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest: Best of Alabama at Saturn on Thursday, Aug. 1.”
Early this week, I had one of those pullover in the car to listen to the radio moments.
How often do you know of a nationally well-known podcast doing a live show in Birmingham? Not too often. NPR’s Code Switch, a podcast about race and identity in America, decided to host its second live show in Birmingham!
This list is going to grow. Below are the schools and city offices that have announced they are closing for their doors tomorrow ahead of the inclement weather that is expected.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for August 10th.
This month, WBHM’s Dan Carsen produced several powerful and emotional news stories about the Freedom Riders and the bus burning that occurred in Anniston, Alabama, 56 years ago.
Yesterday, President Obama, through a proclamation under the Antiquities Act, established the Birmingham Civil Rights and Freedom Riders National Monuments.
Bham Now has compiled a list of links from television, radio and newspaper stories that have been published online in the past 12 hours. With the help of photographer Larry Gay, we’ve also created a special photo gallery.
First – the photo gallery.
This week, we are pleased to announce our new partnership with the JSU Little River Canyon Center. Along with their support of Bham Now’s Nature Roundup, we also will be updating Bham Now readers regularly about the Canyon Center’s many activities, and developing stories, such as the one posted this morning about Little River Falls coming back to life this week.
Don’t forget to purchase (and save money with an advance tix purchase) your December 6th BOLD Series ticket to see Jim McClintock.
In just four days, we will be holding our 2nd BOLD Speaker Series on Tuesday, December 6th, 5:30 at Avondale Brewery.
Why should you buy a ticket and attend? Check out this video narrated by Harrison Ford – yes, Han Solo/Indiana Jones – describing McClintock’s observations and work. Join us on Tuesday!
- Read about Freedom Rider Charles Person and his remarkable story – here.
Support for the proposed Freedom Riders National Park in Anniston received a big boost today in the opinion section of al.com with an essay by prominent National Park advocate and conservationist Frank Peterman.
ICYMI: Birmingham’s National Public Radio station, WBHM 90.3, has switched up its programming.
Although WBHM has discontinued some old favorites, they have added three more favorites to the lineup.
Read on to learn more about the new programming, courtesy of AL.com.