Rod Lemon’s life and career have taken him far from his stomping grounds in Calhoun County, but he still proudly calls Anniston home.
Knox Concerts has announced that Patti LaBelle has been added to its upcoming season of five concerts. LeBelle — "the Godmother of Soul" — will close out the season with a show at the Anniston Performing Arts Center on April 22.
A proposed Children’s Reading Room at the Houston Cole Library at Jacksonville State University can be not only a dynamic facility for elementary school children but an educational tool that fosters a love for reading in children throughout east central Alabama.
Celebrate autumn with some bright and lively music by the Cheaha Consort, an ensemble of six players who will present a chamber music program on Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Anniston.
With the publication of "Girls in White Dresses," Jennifer Close established herself as the legacy for the sort of urban commentary that, say, Nora Ephron had been channeling for decades.
To say children's book author Roald Dahl had a way with words is like saying Violet Beauregarde occasionally chewed gum … don’t be such a vermicious knid.
Known as “The Gallant Pelham” for his personal courage, the Civil War artillery officer was born in Alexandria and lived from 1838 to 1863. He was killed in action at Kelly’s Ford, Va.
There is a touch of darkness in "Heroes of the Frontier," but that darkness is pretty much mitigated by an unequivocally endearing trio of "heroes."
The earliest musical memory that Joshua Stephen Ward can recall is neither a lullaby nor a nursery rhyme — but it is a tune that is recognizable to many.
Joshua Stephen Ward's love of music was inspired in part by the Nintendo jingles he heard as a kid. The guitarist plays Saturday at Caldwell Tavern in Anniston.
Kim Dobbs has spent the past 46 years working in theater. She’s acted, produced, choreographed and directed productions all over the country. She has friends and contacts who’ve shared stages with names like Dolly Parton and Channing Tatum.
Hans Christian Andersen said, "Where words fail, music speaks." Musical emotions will be expressed when the Lopez Tabor Duo performs Sept. 13 at The Music Center in Temple Beth Israel in Gadsden.
The Oxford Performing Arts Center has announced its next art exhibit for the Martin-Lett Gallery of Art: "A Cast of Blues," comprised of life-cast masks of 40 blues musicians made by sculptor Sharon McConnell-Dickerson. The exhibit will be open Sept. 1-Oct. 20.
Among the Alabama short films featured at the Sidewalk Film Festival this weekend will be one written by Anniston resident Meg Hearon Weidner, who acts in the movie alongside her child.
Not many employers would agree to letting members of their staff take off one week a month, every month, to work another job. But singer/songwriter Danni Ri Croker, who goes professionally by Danni Ri, is lucky in that her boss is also her father-in-law, and, next to her husband, she said, i…
Although these images are just recorded moments of one man’s life — people, back roads, hand-painted signs — the overall effect is a rare study of the historic social conditions in the South of our youth.
Hailing from Bahrain, folk singer/songwriter Mo Zowayed slowly and steadily built a career for himself through passion, dedication – and the internet.