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  • DUCK-RABBIT // EVERYTHING YOU WANT IN A STOUT

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    DUCK-RABBIT // EVERYTHING YOU WANT IN A STOUT I usually enjoy winter, but after the one we’ve had this year, I can’t wait for some warmer temperatures. Then again, I say that now, but probably two weeks into summer, I’ll be asking for highs in the 40s to be back. Either way, we all know […]

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  • ROCK N’ ROLL WINES // PINK FLOYD DARK SIDE // GRATEFUL DEAD’S STEAL YOUR FACE

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    ROCK N’ ROLL WINES // PINK FLOYD DARK SIDE // GRATEFUL DEAD’S STEAL YOUR FACE As passionate wine lovers and die-hard music fans, Wines That Rock has created its own category in the wine industry: “Great Tasting Wines Inspired by Music”, according to their website. Wine and Music: with classic tracks from Grateful Dead, The […]

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  • THE SIMPLE PEASANT // DELICIOUS ONE-STOP SHOP

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    THE SIMPLE PEASANT // DELICIOUS ONE-STOP SHOP We are a purposely uncomplicated cookery offering smoked meat, seafood market, Greek, butcher shop, fund-raising, and craft beer.” This is the description of a newly established restaurant, The Simple Peasant. Though reading the description, simple is the last adjective that comes to mind. Before the restaurant made its […]

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  • THERE IS NO STAGE 5 // THEATRE TUSCALOOSA PRESENTS W;T // A RESOUNDING HIT

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    THERE IS NO STAGE 5 // THEATRE TUSCALOOSA PRESENTS W;T // A RESOUNDING HIT For me the play is not about cancer, it’s about humanity.” That was the sentiment of Richard Wallace, one of the leading actors about Theatre Tuscaloosa’s new undertaking. W;t premiered Friday, February 20th at the Bean-Brown Theater on Shelton State’s campus. […]

  • TUSCALOOSA’S SHIFTING NIGHTLIFE //CHANGING SCENES

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    TUSCALOOSA’S SHIFTING NIGHTLIFE //CHANGING SCENES Maybe it’s because I’m getting older. At 26, I don’t look for the same things in a bar I did when I just turned 21 (or before, but we won’t get into that). However, I can’t help but feel there’s been a shift in the tone and branding of the […]

  • KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE // COULD EASILY QUALIFY FOR “FIFTY SHADES OF BLOOD”

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    KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE // COULD EASILY QUALIFY FOR “FIFTY SHADES OF BLOOD” Imagine putting the James Bond movies into a cinematic blender with the Austin Powers comedies, and you’ll see what British director Matthew Vaughn does with his outlandish movie “Kingsman: The Secret Service.” For the record, Vaughn made his first film as a […]

  • “EMPIRE” // THE SHOW AND THE MUSIC

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    “EMPIRE” // THE SHOW AND THE MUSIC Music-based television shows are becoming more and more popular, thanks to the rise of fiction shows like “Glee” and reality shows like “The Voice” and “American Idol”. Most of the time, however, they are all about pop and rock music, hardly about any other industry. One show that […]

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  • TUSCALOOSA’S SHIFTING NIGHTLIFE //CHANGING SCENES

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    TUSCALOOSA’S SHIFTING NIGHTLIFE //CHANGING SCENES Maybe it’s because I’m getting older. At 26, I don’t look for the same things in a bar I did when I just turned 21 (or before, but we won’t get into that). However, I can’t help but feel there’s been a shift in the tone and branding of the […]

  • DAVE MATTHEWS BAND COMES TO TUSCALOOSA

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    DAVE MATTHEWS BAND COMES TO TUSCALOOSA If the college music scene of the 1990’s and 2000’s had a mascot, it would probably be the Dave Matthews Band. The reasons for this are varied. Part has to do with the constant touring of the band, and part also has to do with their tailgate-party atmosphere they […]

  • JOE DEVITA IS LIVING HIS DREAMS // AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT

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    JOE DEVITA IS LIVING HIS DREAMS // AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT Joe DeVita was 1,800 miles from home when a five-car collision almost left him paralyzed in Durango, Col. In hindsight, he called it “one of the best things that ever happened to [him].” DeVita, now a 36-year-old musician and guitar teacher in Birmingham, […]

  • A BIZARRE MEANDER THROUGH DREAMLAND // JEFF BRIDGES’ “SLEEPING TAPES”

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    A BIZARRE MEANDER THROUGH DREAMLAND // JEFF BRIDGES’ “SLEEPING TAPES” As it turns out, The Dude also reclines. Jeff Bridges’ new album, “Sleeping Tapes”, was designed with the sole intention of soothing you to sleep. Also, to raise money and awareness for No Kid Hungry. The album is available as a pay-what-you-want download at dreamingwithjeff.com, […]