Knox supporters gathered on April 9 to celebrate the close of the series’ 70th season with an energetic performance by the Midtown Men. These four fellows were original cast members of Broadway’s "Jersey Boys," the popular Tony Award-winning musical that told how Frankie Valli and the Four S…

If not a wine snob or a beer geek, you might feel intimidated at the prospect of attending a tasting event. There is a perception that wine connoisseurs are condescending, pretentious snobs who wring the joy out of man’s most joyous beverage.

For some, the idea of getting on the ground and grunting, stretching and twisting into a pretzel just for the sake of relaxation sounds more like a chore than a source of getting your "chi" flowing. But for Amelia Maness-Gilliland, owner of Trilogy Wellness Yoga & Fitness Studio in downt…

When consumed in moderation, wine is a great social lubricant. It has the capacity to render the most boring people charming and to liven up the stuffiest gatherings. But what is considered "moderation"? You may be surprised.

The changing of the season from summer to fall brings with it so many traditions. The leaves change, the pumpkins are rolled out and the nights begin to turn just a wee bit cooler. Among those traditions is the Autumn Suds-Fest, the Berman Museum of World History’s annual fundraiser for brew…

While we in this area were shivering in January, Lesa and David Cummings were enjoying warmer weather in Cuba as they explored six cities on the island. Their exhibit of photographs from that trip are on display through October at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County. During a progr…

Hollana Wood is employed as a critical care nurse, but in her free time, she unleashes a more theatrical side. "I love all kinds of stage performances, from monologues to Shakespeare to musicals," she said. "I enjoy performing live theater and doing stand-up comedy, but my favorite form of e…

Oak barrels have long played an integral role in wine production, likely first coming into use in northern Europe. Today, oak casks are most often used in the spirits trade, but in ancient times they were used to transport all manner of goods, replacing the less durable clay amphora.

Perhaps there is no bigger turn-off than being served a too-warm wine, whether it be red or white. In truth, all wine should be served chilled, at varying temperatures depending on the type of wine.