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.
Ohatchee native Amy Nunnelly is a true country girl, having spent most of her life in East Alabama, fishing, riding ATVs and swimming in the family’s backyard creek.
Neeli Faulkner works with the City of Anniston, in the planning department, and has organized this year’s 14th Annual Noble Street Festival, happening on Saturday. At the end of the month, Faulkner will be leaving her position with the city to work as an event planner.
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…
Cornhole. Even the name itself sounds pretty simple, right? Take a bag filled with corn, toss it into a hole and you’ve got an afternoon of seemingly mindless entertainment, right?
In 1932, Herbert Hoover was president of the United States, a gallon of gas cost 10 cents and all the cool cats were dancing to Duke Ellington’s "It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)."
Although Jeremiah and Ashleigh Russell attended the same high school in Knoxville, Tenn., the two didn’t begin dating until Ashleigh was earning her music degree at Carson Newman College and Jeremiah was a student at the state university.
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 Sweet Tea Trio has heard enough of songs from men about drinking beer and driving a truck and being on a dirt road. Victoria Camp, Savannah Coker and Kate Falcon are on a mission to put the heart and soul back into country music.
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…
Harry Holstein stood inside a room-sized circle of stones on top of a mountain in McClellan and looked out over the Choccolocco Valley below, a green rolling sea under a bright blue sky.
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…
When Huntsville director Ben Stark finished the final cut of his movie "Dead Saturday," in March, there was no question which film festival he would go for first.
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.
On May 17, hundreds of cyclists will gather at Pete Mathews Coliseum on the campus of Jacksonville State University, at the starting line for the annual Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo bike ride.