Music continues to bring people together locally in the band room and classrooms at Anniston High School, while actors and singers involved with CAST have found a way to virtually touch the lives of others with meaningful entertainment.

Two happenings with happy endings this month chase away the blues on gray, rainy February days. Author Marie Bostwick, a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, is preparing a program March 16 for viewers here about a woman restoring her unhappy life. In Oxford, a historic house is …

Tom Mullins, who recently retired from the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun, discussed the resources available for genealogical research in the library’s Alabama Room during the January meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

The arts can help you celebrate Christmas in two ways. Decorate your home’s exterior with all the trimmings and you’ll spread holiday cheer to passersby. Or, create a piece of art for a unique gift and make a special someone happy.

The bleakest winter can turn into the most vibrant spring, as it was stated in an article in Guidepost magazine in July. By the same token, the 2018 tornados that hit Jacksonville and buildings on the JSU campus did drastic damage, but there is a happy ending to that story.

The pandemic can’t keep some of our area’s serious actors off the stage. CAST Kidz are in rehearsal for “Frozen Jr.” to be presented in January, while Munford native Caleb Clark is promoting Birmingham theaters in his video series “Caleb Clark is Here” on YouTube.

Both an upcoming and future event should add spice and spirit to the pandemic lifestyle. Bright colors set the mood at Heritage Hall Museum beginning Oct. 4 with the Watercolor Society of Alabama’s 2020 Member Showcase.

    A concert, a musical fairy tale and a college-bound actor from Anniston are all positive signs this fall for arts entertainment staying alive during the pandemic. The CAST Kidz musical “Shrek” will be presented Saturday at an outdoor amphitheater. Etowah Youth Orchestras’ Fall Formal concert…

      Entertainment comes in a variety of packages. Reading an interesting historical novel is one package to unwrap in order to enter a different world far away, while the plant sale during August at the Anniston Museums’ Botanical Gardens can offer the fun of selecting lively colors and shapes f…

        Mysteries: Some are solvable and others are not. Scientists, law enforcement and historians have faced these challenges and solved them. But with the puzzling accounts explored by Mike Gagliardo in his presentation “Mysteries in Classical Music,” answers have not been found.