Tag: Karren Pell

Hank and Whiskey

Hank and Whiskey

By on 16 May, 2018 in Bars, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

Carole King and I were giving a PowerPoint presentation to a group of international students the other day on historical sites in downtown Montgomery. We had, of course, included the statue of Hank Williams which now stands at the front of the tunnel entrance. We used the photo in our latest book, Images of Modern […]

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Looking Forward to a Big Saturday

Looking Forward to a Big Saturday

By on 18 April, 2018 in Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

One of my most favorite events of the whole year, The Alabama Book Festival, is this Saturday, April 21, from 9:00-4:00 at Old Alabama Town on 301 Columbus Street. It is open to the public, is so much fun, and this year has fabulous authors. The fun starts before Saturday! Thursday night the Capri Theatre […]

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It’s All About the Books

It’s All About the Books

By on 15 March, 2018 in Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

On April 5 at 7:00 in the church on Columbus Street in Old Alabama Town, the Old Alabama Town Revue will present its April Show: “It’s all About the Books: We’re singing about the Alabama Book Festival.” The Old Alabama Town Revue Crue usually closes their 2017-2018 season with a salute to the Alabama Book […]

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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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