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Picture of the Week – 9/4/19

Picture of the Week – 9/4/19

By on 5 September, 2019 in Art, Fun, Katie Pollock with 0 Comments

Here is a view of Montgomery from Cooter’s Pond Park in Prattville. The view was a nice surprise. I also enjoyed sitting at the bench near the boat launch watching the boats be put in and taken out of the water. There was a nice breeze coming over the water as well. It’s a nice […]

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Literally “Behind the Scenes” — Buzz at ASF

Literally “Behind the Scenes” — Buzz at ASF

By on 2 September, 2019 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Something amazing is about to happen at Alabama Shakespeare Festival. More precisely, it is going to happen in the scene shop. Maybe you, like us, have never really given the scene shop much thought. We’ve only been to the “front of the house” at ASF. The “front of the house” is where you traditionally get […]

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Artists Wanted

Artists Wanted

By on 14 August, 2019 in Art, DIY, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

The clock is ticking. Midnight this Saturday (August 17) marks the deadline for artists to submit their work to the Montgomery Art Guild/Regions Bank Art Show. We recently sat down with some of the Guild’s leadership for a wide-ranging conversation, and we’ll write about that soon, but for now we’re here to encourage you to […]

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Pinocchio at the Playhouse

Pinocchio at the Playhouse

By on 22 July, 2019 in Art, Fun, Sandra Nickel with 0 Comments

Last night I attended opening night at Cloverdale Playhouse’s The True Adventures of Pinocchio. I went expecting to see a staged version of the legendary animated Disney film. What I found was much more akin to a Grimm’s fairy tale, complete with lying and cheating and killing and stealing. Not exactly what one would expect […]

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Photography at Stonehenge

Photography at Stonehenge

By on 20 June, 2019 in Art with 0 Comments

Stonehenge Gallery presents its 2019 Photography Competition Exhibit – A review by Susan Hood What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time. — John Berger (1926-2017) This exhibition runs July 8 through July 31. There is a reception on July 11, 5:30 p.m. until 8:00. The 2019 Photo Competition […]

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Electricity for Beginners

Electricity for Beginners

By on 7 June, 2019 in Fun, Kate and Stephen, Shopping with 0 Comments

Editor’s note: Although this post has two bylines, it is written in first person. In this case, the author is Kate. If you live in Midtown Montgomery, you probably purchase electricity from Alabama Power. But this isn’t a post about utilities and the energy they sell us. Although it is about electricity, this post is […]

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Adventures on the Coosa

Adventures on the Coosa

By on 29 May, 2019 in Fun, Kate and Stephen, Outdoors with 1 Comment

  We’ve written before about our interest in spending more time on the river that runs through the heart of our city. We’ve also written about some of the challenges in doing so. Approaching the long Memorial Day weekend with ruthlessly hot temperatures in the forecast, we were feeling the pressure of two particular exigencies: […]

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Escaping to Blue Ridge

Escaping to Blue Ridge

By on 14 May, 2019 in Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen, Outdoors with 0 Comments

We needed a vacation. More specifically, we needed to get out into the quiet, beautiful natural world — ideally somewhere with mountains. Alabama has many beautiful parts, but not a lot of mountains. So we decided to look for something in North Georgia because it’s pretty close, and we have heard from friends that it […]

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Flowers!

Flowers!

By on 9 May, 2019 in Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

The Old Alabama Town Revue presents its last show of the 2018-2019 season on May 11 at 2 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Colored Church (1885) in Old Alabama Town. The Revue will be part of the activities of Old Alabama Town’s Second Saturday event. Guests are invited to tour Old Alabama Town’s beautiful and […]

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Picture of the Week – 4/24/19

Picture of the Week – 4/24/19

By on 24 April, 2019 in Fun, Katie Pollock, Picture of the Week with 0 Comments

  This is an image from September 2018. It was taken at the Lower Dexter Cruise-In. This event happens on the first Friday of every month in downtown Montgomery. The next one is on May 3rd at 5:30 p.m. When I took this photo, I was stopped in my tracks by all of the visual […]

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