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  • Mahalo Poke//Fresh and Fabulous

    Mahalo Poke//Fresh and Fabulous Pokie? Pokay? Poke is one of the newest foodie trends emerging in metro areas. This north Alabama girl had her first poke experience at Mahalo Poke on the strip. She learned how to pronounce the word shortly before ordering. The Hawaiian dish gives healthy eating an adventurous twist. The proteins include […]

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  • SUMMER Peach Crisp

    SUMMER Peach Crisp Summertime and fresh peaches just seem go to together. I just bought 50 pounds of fresh peaches and spent the morning canning them. When I am preparing the peaches for canning, there always seem to be pieces that just aren’t pretty enough for the canning jars. Those imperfect peach pieces are perfect […]

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  • Pyro’s Pizza // Quick and Delicious

    Pyro’s Pizza // Quick and Delicious Ask me what my favorite food is and I will quickly tell you pizza. Whether it’s the fact that there’s bread, cheese, or a host of options for toppings, it’s hard to say why it’s my favorite. As a college town we love our pizza for sure. Growing up, […]

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  • Alabama Dance Council Continues “Stories in Motion” Tour Celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial

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    “Stories in Motion” Alabama Dance Council Continues “Stories in Motion” Tour Celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial The Alabama Dance Council (ADC) is participating in Alabama’s Bicentennial by honoring and celebrating the different cultural perspectives that are a part of our history and that make up our current population today. Our different cultural perspectives will be explored through […]

  • Ancient Rhetorics and Digital Networks

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    Ancient Rhetorics and Digital Networks Edited by Michele Kennerly and Damien Smith Pfister  ABOUT THE BOOK An examination of two seemingly incongruous areas of study: classical models of argumentation and modern modes of digital communication What can ancient rhetorical theory possibly tell us about the role of new digital media technologies in contemporary public culture? […]

  • Movie Review//Tomb Raider

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    Movie Review//Tomb Raider The long-awaited reboot of “Tomb Raider” (** OUT OF ****) runs out of momentum about an hour into its melodramatic, 111-minute running time.  Basically, this low-tech, pedestrian, prequel to the 2001 original Angelina Jolie blockbuster adheres to the same standard-issue formula that has changed little since movie serials like “Jungle Girl” (1941) […]

  • Horror movie maestro Eli Roth’s lukewarm remake of the notorious vigilante thriller “Death Wish”

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    Horror movie maestro Eli Roth’s lukewarm remake of the notorious vigilante thriller “Death Wish” (*1/2 OUT OF ****), with Bruce Willis taking over the role that elevated Charles Bronson to superstardom in 1974, qualifies as a scrupulously conventional revenge movie. Not only does it wallow in far less violence than the original “Death Wish,” but […]

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  • Celtic Woman talks with Planet Weekly!

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    Celtic Woman talks with Planet Weekly! The Irish have always had a strong cultural base rooted in song and storytelling. And while the tradition is often steeped in images of cable-knit sweaters and caps, pennywhistle, reels and jigs, Celtic Woman has spent the past decade-plus serving as a musical crossroads where tradition gets a contemporary […]

  • Alabama Dance Council Continues “Stories in Motion” Tour Celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial

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    “Stories in Motion” Alabama Dance Council Continues “Stories in Motion” Tour Celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial The Alabama Dance Council (ADC) is participating in Alabama’s Bicentennial by honoring and celebrating the different cultural perspectives that are a part of our history and that make up our current population today. Our different cultural perspectives will be explored through […]

  • Good Night Rhonda Lee, Hello Nicole Atkins

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    Good Night Rhonda Lee, Hello Nicole Atkins By Reggie Allen What began as an inside joke, metamorphized into a full-fledged album. Nicole Atkins first donned the name Rhonda while bowling with friends. It was a tradition to use pseudonyms during their outings. Whenever the singer-songwriter had a little too much to drink, they’d call her […]

  • Chris Young talks about his journey, and safety issues in the concert arena!

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    Chris Young is just now beginning his second decade in country music, and in that time he has been one of the steadiest climbers on the scene. Each of his five previous studio albums kicked out multiple top 5 singles and Young has gradually scaled the ladder as a touring artist, going from small venues […]