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12 Editor’s Picks for Birmingham Restaurant Week

When else can you get an appetizer, entrée, and dessert from one of Birmingham’s best-known chefs for what is normally the average price of the entrée alone?

Screwball Sincerity: Daniel Scheinert’s Swiss Army Man

Birmingham native Daniel Scheinert’s new film Swiss Army Man is inventive. It’s weird.It has a lot of flatulence.

12 Designers to Watch for on the Birmingham Fashion Week Runway

Get a sneak peek of the local and national designers who will take the runway Aug. 25-27 at Boutwell Auditorium for Birmingham Fashion Week.

11 Artists & Promoters Lighting a Fire to Birmingham’s Music Scene

Up-and-coming soul, textured instrumental, jazz, rock, and hip-hop artists share the why behind their music—and where you can listen to it yourself.

5 Reasons Not to Miss This Year’s Sidewalk Film Festival

More than 250 films, 10 venues, 10 panels and workshops, 9 parties and receptions are all taking over one theater district. Get your popcorn and meet us there Aug. 26-28.

One on One: Kristen Hall and Sarah Mason

Hall and Mason believe that the Birmingham community deserves the best when it comes to two essential ingredients for a memorable experience: music and food.

Bearded Brotherhood: The Roosevelts

Jason Kloess and James Mason travel the road together singing of love found and love lost as “brothers in song—not blood, though maybe beards.”

Sazeracs on the Mediterranean: Local producer’s films screen at Cannes

Jennifer West’s film The New Orleans Sazerac (directed by James Martin) was accepted into the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the American Pavilion as part of the Cannes Film Festival.

Dream Home: Charmed in Mt Laurel

Even before the first bit of ground was broken, the first nail hammered in place, Dona Bullock saw her new home in Mt Laurel as a gathering place, a hub of friendship and family, of joy and laughter and happiness.

To End the Violence

Jefferson County’s domestic violence court is just one piece of community efforts going toward the complex issue.