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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.

The Lens of the Holocaust

For Ann Mollengarden, it is the personal stories, like her father’s, that can act as a mirror to help us better understand the nature of man.

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.

Russell and Amber’s Happenings

Check out this swanky, Cuban–inspired restaurant and bar.

More Than Just Lunch

If you’ve driven down 20th Street any time in the past few months, you’ve no doubt seen the work being done between 3rd and 2nd. And that means you’ve seen the transformation of Brick & Tin.

Zoe’s in Forest Park

This vintage clothing store in Forest Park is famous for its friendliness, bargains and sense of style.


Caliber is a gathering place.

Personal Space

Buddy Palmer is a 30-year career professional in both commercial and nonprofit creative fields. He joined Create Birmingham as President & CEO in 2008, launching major initiatives in arts-in-education, cultural marketing, creative industries and arts for social change.

B-Metro City Guide Issue

Top 50 Over 50

Top 50 Over 50 from Positive Maturity