There’s double learning and enjoyment in one day’s time on Nov. 16. The two events are for all ages, but especially for future generations. A midday book review and luncheon will center on a collection of personal stories and insights about 9/11 by 17 American authors. That evening, the fare…

The Knox Music Club of Anniston, later known as the Knox Concert Series, presented its very first concert in the old Anniston High School auditorium at 17th Street and Leighton Avenue in April 1946. The featured artist was pianist Stanley Fletcher playing the works of Frederic Chopin.

New sights and sounds as entertainment this month will put us in an art state of mind. The JSU Jazz Ensemble will perform lively rhythms and a blend of harmonies, while a showing of faculty art and photographic images by a visiting artist present the adventure of discovering a variety of mus…

People in our area have traveled far and near. The military has taken those in uniform to many parts of the world. However, it’s likely that few have been inside churches, cathedrals and cemeteries in each culture to focus on art representing faithful people serving in their time in history.…

The War and Treaty is the husband-and-wife musical team of Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount, with heavy roots in R&B, soul and old-fashioned gospel stomp. I interviewed them in 2019 and wanted to catch up before their tour date in Huntsville on Oct. 16.

Toad the Wet Sprocket issued two well-regarded college radio albums in 1989 and 1990. They were able to tour and eke out a respectable existence. Their 1992 third album, “Fear,” would catapult them to world stardom. The singles “All I Want” and “Walk on the Ocean” were the vehicles to break …

Tim Lockette always wanted to be a writer. Formerly a reporter for The Anniston Star, he currently teaches at Jacksonville State University and just celebrated the release of his second book, “Tell It True.”