Karren Pell

Playing Ping Pong and Helping Others

Playing Ping Pong and Helping Others

By on 31 January, 2018 in Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

A Ping Pong Tournament: Doesn’t that sound like fun? And to make it better, the event is a benefit for a fabulous program — Renascence. The tournament and the fun start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, at the Alcazar Center at 555 Eastern Boulevard. Ping Pong (or table tennis, as some call it) is […]

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Light and Love

Light and Love

By on 17 January, 2018 in Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

The Old Alabama Town Revue’s first show in 2018 is on February 1 – the day before Groundhog Day. However, we are songwriters and thus romantics, so in February we are bound to think of Valentine Day. Therefore the Old Alabama Town Revue Crue will celebrate both Groundhog Day and Valentine Day with the theme, […]

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Christmas Classics

Christmas Classics

By on 16 November, 2017 in Karren Pell, Music with 0 Comments

When I started working on the 2017 Old Alabama Town Revue Holiday show, I had this idea of presenting a lot of new songs. But I hit some resistance. My friend, fellow band member, and all around co-conspirator Toni Wood counseled that people expect certain songs for certain holidays and are disappointed if they don’t […]

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A Scare for a Good Cause

A Scare for a Good Cause

By on 18 October, 2017 in Fun, Holidays, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

Regardless of the warm temperatures outside, it’s fall in Midtown Montgomery. The calendar says Mid-October to be exact, and that means a busy time of football games, homecoming dances, fall festivals, and Halloween events. The later lets us have fun getting scared and even raise money for causes we love. The Montgomery Humane Society’s Haunted […]

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Old Alabama Town Revue Crue News

Old Alabama Town Revue Crue News

By on 20 September, 2017 in Karren Pell with 0 Comments

The Old Alabama Town Revue starts its new season on October 5, at 7 p.m. in the church on Columbus Street in Old Alabama Town with a theme to get the audience ready for Halloween: “Murder and Mayhem.” I have long been interested in murder ballads. I have researched several of them. Their history and […]

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Minnie, Katie, Hazel and Emily

Minnie, Katie, Hazel and Emily

By on 17 August, 2017 in Historic Midtown, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

School has started, and so I thought I would review some history on Capitol Heights Elementary School. Carole King and I did a presentation at Old Alabama Town in July on the school, and it seemed interest in school remains strong. My interest in solving my history mysteries about schools in Capitol Heights remains strong. […]

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A History Mystery

A History Mystery

By on 19 July, 2017 in Historic Midtown, Karren Pell with 3 Comments

On July 9, Carole King and I gave a presentation for the Landmark’s Foundation’s “Discovery Sundays” program at the Loeb Center in Old Alabama Town. Our subject that day was Capitol Heights and two fires that were defining moments for that community. These fun and informative talks are sponsored by Ross Clayton, Inc., and their […]

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Another Door Opens

Another Door Opens

By on 13 June, 2017 in Fun, Karren Pell, Shopping with 0 Comments

Just the other day Eleanor Upchurch and I were on Facebook commenting about how much we miss Capitol Book and News. But (as the adage goes) when one door closes another opens. As I am sure all you cool people now know, a new bookstore is opening at New South Books. While the bookstore is […]

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Reality Check

Reality Check

By on 22 May, 2017 in Historic Midtown, Karren Pell with 2 Comments

With “alternate facts,” reality shows, and false news, the slang term, “Is that for real?” is, well, for real. But among the things in my life that are real, one is life in a historic neighborhood. Folks, it gets and stays real here. Our homes are not “like” Victorian Townhouses and 1920 bungalows; they are […]

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What the Muses Said About Mom

What the Muses Said About Mom

By on 14 April, 2017 in Fun, Holidays, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

The Old Alabama Town Revue will celebrate moms and Mother’s Day on May 4 in the church on Columbus Street in Old Alabama Town. We will start at 7 p.m. and present a combination of original songs and old faves. The OAT Revue Crue hopes the audience has a lot of moms present and encourages […]

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