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Guitar Pull Documentary

Guitar Pull Documentary

By on 16 February, 2018 in Art, Fun with 0 Comments

The documentary Commit to the Song: The Joe Thomas Jr. Guitar Pull will have a hometown screening on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Capri Theatre. The screening begins at 5:30 p.m. General admission is $10 or $8 for Capri members. Immediately after the screening, a reception will be held at the Cloverdale Playhouse. “Despite deaths […]

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A Thousand Words or One Act

A Thousand Words or One Act

By on 29 January, 2018 in Art, Fun, Sarah Thornton with 1 Comment

“Cages or wings? Which do you prefer? Ask the birds.” -Jonathan Larson, Tick, Tick… Boom! When I was a little girl, I truly believed that a viable career option was to become an elf in Santa’s North Pole Workshop. Whenever I was asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” that was […]

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The Journey Goes On

The Journey Goes On

By on 2 January, 2018 in Art, Sarah Thornton with 0 Comments

“We do on stage things that are supposed to happen off; which is a kind of integrity, if you look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.” – Tom Stoppard There are so many wonderful plays in the landscape of theater, so many important stories and voices to be heard. Part of the […]

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Little Women at the Cloverdale Playhouse

Little Women at the Cloverdale Playhouse

By on 1 December, 2017 in Amanda Burbank, Art, Fun with 0 Comments

The Cloverdale Playhouse’s production of Little Women is sweetly nostalgic. Its minimalist stage design is like a line drawing; it is like the edges of memories, giving bits of form to contrast the blank spaces which are just as rich. In the absence of specific details in the set, which consist simply of a trunk, […]

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“A Little Kingdom I Possess”

“A Little Kingdom I Possess”

By on 27 November, 2017 in Art, Fun, Sarah Thornton with 0 Comments

“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.” ― Louisa May Alcott Did you know that Louisa May Alcott did not want to write Little Women? She had already created […]

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Kickstart Some Art

Kickstart Some Art

By on 20 November, 2017 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 2 Comments

For several years now, the local holiday pop-up shop has become a fixture of our gift-acquiring (and subsequent giving) efforts. The pop-up shop an amazing annual project that brings together the work of local artists using all kinds of media for a limited time only. We only regret that it’s just open over the holidays, […]

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Art Trail in Cloverdale-Idlewild

Art Trail in Cloverdale-Idlewild

By on 13 November, 2017 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Not a day goes by when we don’t give thanks for living in our wonderful neighborhood. The wide streets are safe for jogging and dog walking, there are beautiful mature trees to provide shade (and drop plenty of leaves this time of year), and our neighbors are interesting and creative people. This time of year, […]

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

By on 30 October, 2017 in Art, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

This Friday night, Montgomery will host the free Wild and Scenic Film Festival out at AUM, courtesy of the Alabama Rivers Alliance and the Montgomery chapter of the Sierra Club. Although the festival has been going strong in Alabama for a decade, this is the first time it will play in Montgomery. The festival is […]

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From Fairies and Fables to Men and Realities

From Fairies and Fables to Men and Realities

By on 27 October, 2017 in Art, Fun, Sarah Thornton with 0 Comments

“She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.” – Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott was an advocate for social change. During her lifetime, women did not have many options. Marriage to a wealthy family was the highest level of “success” to which a young woman could aspire. A headstrong, spirited, […]

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Whales & Souls at the Playhouse

Whales & Souls at the Playhouse

By on 26 October, 2017 in Art, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

It was freezing cold. We’d been urged to wear coats and bring blankets, but still we found ourselves sitting outside in the courtyard of the Cloverdale Playhouse blowing into our hands to keep warm. It was a dress rehearsal for Chris Roe’s one man show, Whales & Souls, which is showing for only an extremely […]

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