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Kickstart Some Art

Kickstart Some Art

By on 20 November, 2017 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 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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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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The Capitol Showcase Consumer Art Exhibition

The Capitol Showcase Consumer Art Exhibition

By on 19 May, 2017 in Amanda Burbank, Art with 0 Comments

As I scanned the room, lingering over cheerful landscapes and cubist faces, my eyes were drawn to the blue and yellow butterflies with a spiky black sea urchin floating around a shadowy self. Green and purple dripped down the grey human form like wild, alive colors that had to escape. I stared for a long […]

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Artoberfest

Artoberfest

By on 21 September, 2016 in Art, Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

Ah. The light is changing. Mornings and some evenings are cooler. It’s fall in Capitol Heights, and we love it! However, my garden is not cooperating. No spider lilies. No sunflowers. But another harbinger of fall is in full swing: the Capitol Heights Artoberfest. On Saturday, October 8, from 9:00 to 1:00, all kinds of […]

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Gift-Giving Outside the (Gift) Box

Gift-Giving Outside the (Gift) Box

By on 19 April, 2016 in Carole King with 0 Comments

Looking for an unusual gift for Mother’s Day, Graduation, Wedding, Father’s Day or even a birthday? Don’t despair. For the person who has absolutely everything, we have the answer for you! A one-of-a-kind original piece of artwork from one of the creative artists with the Alabama Folks Art Project. The innovative art project is sponsored […]

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Pop-up shop updates

Pop-up shop updates

By on 11 December, 2014 in Fun, Holidays, Shopping with 0 Comments

Last week Carole King alerted us to the New South Maker’s Emporium, a pop-up shop full of goods by local artists. The folks at Helicity were kind enough to share some pictures from the store as well as a partial list of vendors here. If you haven’t stopped by, there’s still plenty of shopping time […]

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New Holiday Shopping Adventures at the Pop Up

New Holiday Shopping Adventures at the Pop Up

By on 1 December, 2014 in Art, Carole King, Fun, Shopping with 0 Comments

If you enjoyed Montgomery’s first attempt at new innovative retail—the Pop Up Shop, Tallapoosa Street Goods—you’re gonna love this year’s holiday Pop Up! The 2013 Tallapoosa Street location was in business for less than three weeks and sales totaled $11,000, with 33 artists selling goods from a week before Christmas to a little after New […]

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Why You Should Go to ASU’s First Annual Inaugural Dance Concert Next Week!

Why You Should Go to ASU’s First Annual Inaugural Dance Concert Next Week!

By on 10 November, 2014 in Art, Fun, Lynne Schneider with 0 Comments

Prepare for delight and amazement next week at the Tullibody Fine Arts Theater, when Alabama State’s brilliant new dance company will stage its inaugural performance. Dance can be a spectacular, breathtaking extravaganza, dozens of performers choreographed in wildly complex patterns of sound and movement, and dance can touch like chamber music, poignant and intimate. Whatever […]

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Clybourne Park – A Review

Clybourne Park – A Review

By on 28 June, 2014 in Art, Fun, Jesseca Cornelson with 0 Comments

Montgomery truly has a treasure in the Cloverdale Playhouse. It’s a gorgeously renovated theater with a visionary artistic director in Greg Thornton, generous volunteers, and impressive local talent. For those not familiar with Bruce Norris’s Clybourne Park, the play’s first act picks up shortly after the end of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun […]

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Conservation Projects with Surprises at the Governor’s Mansion

Conservation Projects with Surprises at the Governor’s Mansion

By on 18 June, 2014 in Art, Carole King, Historic preservation with 2 Comments

Restoration of the public rooms of the Governor’s Mansion continues with the completion of two art conservation projects. Recently, First Lady Dianne Bentley presided over the unveiling of the newly conserved painting in the Mansion’s historic collection, Mountain Tops in Snow, painted by Thomas Moran in 1878 and donated to the Mansion in 1977. The […]

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