The Magic in the Music

Marian McKay and Charlemagne’s unmistakable beat.

Tropical Vibe

The new Cuban-inspired bar and restaurant Cayo Coco brings rum and fun to First Avenue North downtown.

Bungalow Beauty

This 1920s bungalow in Avondale received a masterful renovation that never lost sight of the home’s unique nature.

Natural Resource

Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve is one of the city’s most dynamic examples of our diverse ecosystem.

Magic City Mix

Who’s driving the Birmingham music scene right now…

The Accidental Filmmaker

A lawyer by profession, it seems likely that if Jenna Bedsole wanted to pursue an interest in creating films, she might just gravitate to a story about a lawyer. That’s what she did in Stand Up, Speak Out: The Nina Miglionico Story.

Logan Freeman Gets Inspired

It did not look like the stars were aligning in the mid-2000s in the world inhabited by Logan Freeman.

Passion Play

The combination of mentors, luck and creative passion brought Brandon Loper the film and story-telling career he was searching for.

Making the Connection

For Virginia Newcomb the essence of her work today is creative collaboration, making a connection with a community through the telling of stories.

Reserve Your Seat at Sidewalk Film Festival

Two decades into its creative life, Sidewalk has become a major player in the artistic side of the city. Here’s an inside look at this year’s festival with a rundown on don’t miss films and the people who provide the creative spark.

Back to Life

They found the perfect place, knowing all along they their ultimate goal would be to renovate the house in order to make it their own.