Interviews

Huntingdon Hawks: Hidden Hoops

Huntingdon Hawks: Hidden Hoops

By on 28 March, 2014 in Fun, Interviews, Kate and Stephen with 2 Comments

College basketball is on nearly every television this time of year. “March Madness” has become an iconic (and expensive) national brand. Even households that don’t follow basketball suddenly find themselves talking about “bubbles” and RPI rankings. But step away from the media blather about brackets and “Cinderellas” for a moment and reflect for a moment […]

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Capote Comes Home For The Holidays

Capote Comes Home For The Holidays

By on 2 December, 2013 in Greg Thornton, Interviews with 0 Comments

“Past certain ages or certain wisdoms it is very difficult to look with wonder; it is best done when one is a child; after that, and if you are lucky, you will find a bridge of childhood and walk across it.” — Truman Capote, “To Europe;” 1948 Whether Tom Wolfe was right about going home […]

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CAARAC: 30 Years From Here – December 5

CAARAC: 30 Years From Here – December 5

By on 27 November, 2013 in City Living, Interviews, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

The holiday season is upon us, and along with the usual exhortations to consecrate family and consumerism, there is also a great part of the season involving celebration, thankfulness, and paying attention to those who have less than we do. In this vein, we thought it was noteworthy to spotlight one local charity that is […]

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Billy Gardner: The MML Interview

Billy Gardner: The MML Interview

By on 3 April, 2013 in Fun, Interviews, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Biscuits manager Billy Gardner is in his seventh year in Montgomery. Although he is not a loud and brash public figure, he is extremely familiar to Biscuits fans accustomed to seeing him coaching third base and has quietly put together a reputation as one of the best managers in minor league baseball. Gardner doesn’t do […]

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Shane Gillis: The MML Interview

Shane Gillis: The MML Interview

By on 25 February, 2013 in Art, City Living, Fun, Interviews, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: From time to time, Midtown Montgomery Living will conduct interviews with some of Montgomery’s more interesting residents. Today’s interview is with a Montgomery filmmaker, Shane Gillis, who is working on a full-length horror film. MML: We hear you’ve got a horror movie coming out. What can you tell us about the plot? Who’s […]

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Frank Powell: The MML Interview

Frank Powell: The MML Interview

By on 18 February, 2013 in Interviews, Real Estate with 0 Comments

Since last May, we’ve had a relative looking to buy a house in Montgomery. This has meant we’ve gotten to see inside a bunch of houses over the last year – some were just beautiful, others not so much. We wrote a little post about our experience this past summer. After another go-round in January, […]

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Alabama National Fair

Alabama National Fair

A lot of prose has been devoted over the years to talking about the annual county fair as some great symbol of autumn, waxing poetic about the waxing harvest moon, and considerable carrying on about agricultural festivals, celebrating the start of the march into winter. While all of that is great in its own cliched […]

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Cheryl and Thomas Upchurch: The MML Interview

Cheryl and Thomas Upchurch: The MML Interview

By on 13 June, 2012 in Interviews, Kate and Stephen, Shopping with 2 Comments

Capitol Book and News is one of Midtown’s most notable and beloved fixtures. Tucked into a cottage at 1140 E. Fairview, it is one of the very best bookstores not just in Alabama, but in the South. You can always find what you want there, plus a few things you forgot you wanted, plus a […]

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Sitting Down With Emily Flowers

Sitting Down With Emily Flowers

By on 21 March, 2012 in Art, Fun, Greg Thornton, Interviews with 0 Comments

“As you move toward a dream, the dream moves toward you.” ― Julia Cameron Chatting with Emily Flowers, Managing Director of the Cloverdale Playhouse, we discussed the busy calendar in March, the Playhouse School, the Children’s Theatre, the upcoming performances of the Birmingham Children’s Theatre and a few other things: Greg: So, the Playhouse had “Irish […]

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Meg Lewis: The MML Interview

Meg Lewis: The MML Interview

By on 21 November, 2011 in City Living, Food, Interviews, Kate and Stephen with 1 Comment

Occasionally, Midtown Montgomery Living interviews people who are out there making our community interesting. Last month we talked to special effects auteur Jonathan Thornton; this month, we chatted with Meg Lewis, the Director of Marketing and Communications at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Most people know Meg as the face of the Shakespeare Festival. But it […]

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