Tag: Montgomery Alabama

Looking Inside Midtown

Looking Inside Midtown

By on 31 May, 2012 in Fun, Kate and Stephen, Shopping with 1 Comment

Midtown Montgomery, you should know that I spent the weekend poking around inside your homes. And it wasn’t just me – I was accompanied by a whole team – two, sometimes three, men of taste and distinction. We were looking at houses for sale, as one of them (a relative) is considering moving to town […]

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A Conversation with Danny Davidson, Costume Designer at the Cloverdale Playhouse

A Conversation with Danny Davidson, Costume Designer at the Cloverdale Playhouse

By on 20 April, 2012 in Fun, Greg Thornton with 0 Comments

“As we work we must seek not for self-expression or for performance for its own sake, but only to establish the dramatist’s intention, knowing that when we have succeeded in doing so audiences will say to themselves, not, This is beautiful, This is charming, This is splendid, but–This is true.” – Robert Edmond Jones In […]

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Getting Dirty

Getting Dirty

By on 11 April, 2012 in Gardening, Heather Coleman, Outdoors with 0 Comments

There is something about spring that makes even a city girl want to dig in the dirt. I grew up in the country, and we grew most of our own vegetables, freezing and canning them for winter. When my husband and I moved to Midtown, we moved into a house with a ton of beautiful […]

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The Helmet Project

The Helmet Project

By on 31 January, 2012 in High 5 Productions with 1 Comment

“We are a visually biased society, living in a time in which we can no longer believe in what we see” — Gary Chapman. Alabama artist Gary Chapman invited Barrett Bailey and Jon Cook Montgomery’s own High 5 Productions to help him with what he calls The Helmet Project. High 5 filmed and produced this […]

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Exciting Events Starting Off 2012

Exciting Events Starting Off 2012

By on 12 January, 2012 in City Living, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

Wow! 2012 is off and running. Don’t get left behind. Come join in the fun and excitement of events in Midtown. The first I know of is a new Cultural Crossroads program on Jan. 14, presented as a joint venture of Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery, The Alabama Department of Archives and History, Auburn’s Draughon Center, […]

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New Year Wishes for 2012

New Year Wishes for 2012

By on 31 December, 2011 in Holidays, Kate and Stephen with 3 Comments

Last year was our first New Year’s Eve at Midtown Montgomery Living. As the new year dawned, we wrote about 11 wishes that we had for Montgomery for the year 2011. Before we move on to our 12 wishes for 2012, we thought it would be fun to look back at the previous year (and […]

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A Farmers Market Chrismas

A Farmers Market Chrismas

By on 19 December, 2011 in City Living, Food, Holidays, Kate and Stephen, Shopping with 3 Comments

It’s been a while since the farmer’s market out on Coliseum closed down for regular business. You know the place — out there by Garrett Coliseum, out where they have the state fair. To be honest, we never really went out there anyway. We get a great CSA from Red Root Farms, and it was […]

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Backstage at the Playhouse with Morris Dees & Greg Thornton

Backstage at the Playhouse with Morris Dees & Greg Thornton

By on 17 December, 2011 in Art, Greg Thornton with 0 Comments

“It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance . . . and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.” – Henry James What was it that got you interested in theatre in the first place? Morris Dees, President of the Cloverdale Playhouse Board of Directors : […]

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The Season for Giving

The Season for Giving

There’s a lot of talk about charity around the holidays, and a lot of giving happens right before the end of the year. We’d like to think that some of that isn’t just for tax purposes. Really, charity and compassion ought to be year-round pastimes. But there’s still something nice about creating a holiday glow […]

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The Art Scene

The Art Scene

By on 14 November, 2011 in Art, City Living, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 4 Comments

It was so weird to see so many people out downtown on Dexter Avenue at night. Everyone you talked to on Saturday night would, at some point, mention this incongruity and talk about how great it was to have so many people out on Dexter at night. It was like participating in some sort of […]

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