There’s a voice to be heard in quality art exhibits, ballet performances and concerts. In art shows, each work speaks through expression. In ballet, there’s a story to be told. In concerts, the composer’s voice has a definite effect on mind and mood. I’m told that some people do their best t…

The harvest in the arts is large this summer. Thankfully, the number of laborers is also large. Due to spring planning and planting of new ideas, there’s a lot happening in entertainment, especially in theater — and soon to come in church music outreach. The events are plentiful. Enjoy the feast!

It may be time to head to the beach or the mountains, but if you stay in town there’s plenty to do. The arts never take a vacation! A painting collection in a log cabin in Saks is one attraction this month, as well as a book signing at Oxford Performing Arts Center on Saturday and a musical …

June is National Smile Month, according to an events calendar I’ve seen. In our area, maybe all of the upbeat music on offer has something to do with that. Events on tap here feature Broadway, classical and sacred melodies. It is that music that will likely bring on the smiles and good will.

For young artists and actors, exploring the direction of their training can spark growth. And later, the exposure and recognition of their work encourages them even more. For area students, an art exhibit this month and art camps in June could be just the opportunities that fuel their artist…

Euterpe, the muse for which the Euterpean Study Club was named, was a goddess in Greek mythology of lyric poetry, music and song. If we can add that the arts she inspired helps fuel the sharing of history, then Euterpe should get at least some credit for two important events this spring.

The written word, acting and local history intersect next month with a play in Gadsden based on a favorite American novel and a presentation on the entertainment scene from the 1880s through the 1950s in Anniston. Both events promise to be not only enlightening but enchanting (especially in …