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Taste of Five Points, Sept. 8

Explore the best of Five Points South at the annual Taste of Five Points. Sept. 8, 12 to 4 p.m. EAT: More than two dozen of Five Points’ favorite restaurants will be serving bite sized samplings from their kitchens – enjoy all you can eat! DRINK: Beer, wine and cocktails will be served – and every admission… Read More

B-Yourself: Ann Marie Eich

Name:  Ann Marie Eich; Age:  21; Education: International and Global Studies (major), Spanish and art (minors)

Back to School in Birmingham

It’s August once again! That magical time of year that children dream about all summer long—visions of notebooks and markers and Social Studies are ever so close to manifesting in their daily lives, soon to replace the enervating idleness of summer vacation.  Back to the soul-sustaining rigor and grind of formal education in our local schools. What joy!

My First Time

I remember my first time so clearly that it was almost like yesterday.

I Can See it So Clearly Now

Focusing on the solution By Luke Robinson When I was in first grade, I received some pretty bad news. Already saddled with a portly physique and loner-ish personality, my recent eye appointment dictated that I was in dire need of glasses.  Now, having to wear glasses at age 7 in 1979 was about as cool… Read More

Hear Me Out: Matt Slocum

By Lee Shook Among the upper echelons of Birmingham’s elite musicians, there are secret weapons, and then there’s Matt Slocum. A classically trained pianist and master improviser whose cross-genre exercises have made him one of the most coveted hired guns in the music business, particularly on the Southern jamband scene, Slocum’s roots in Birmingham run… Read More

B-Metro Experts

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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.