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  • Cypress Inn Restaurant //A Tuscaloosa Classic

    Cypress Inn Restaurant //A Tuscaloosa Classic November is hands down my favorite time of the year. Sure I could attribute this to Thanksgiving, perhaps even football, but more likely the fact that my birthday falls within this month. Now well into my thirties, I’ve transitioned away from big birthday bashes to intimate dinners with close […]

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  • Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

    Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins If you are looking for a way to use up the rhubarb in your garden, then give these strawberry rhubarb muffins a try. They are like a miniature version of strawberry rhubarb pie. Yum! Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 […]

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  • Blackberry Pie Bars//Yummy for your tummy!

    Blackberry Pie Bars I have been spending the past week picking wild blackberries. Lots and lots of blackberries. There are lots of things you can make from blackberries. Pies and blackberry syrup are two of my favorite. I recently stumbled across a recipe for these blackberry pie bars and I decided to give them a […]

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  • Bad Samaritan // Big meets bigger

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    Bad Samaritan // Big meets bigger 3.5 out of 4 Stars A burglar breaks into a serial killer’s house in “Geostorm” director David Devlin’s “Bad Samaritan”, but he cannot forget the bound and gagged female hostage that he encounters on the premises.  Devlin and “Apt Pupil” scenarist Brandon Boyce create more than enough suspense and […]

  • Interruptions//The Fragmentary Aesthetic in Modern Literature Gerald L. Bruns

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    Interruptions//The Fragmentary Aesthetic in Modern Literature Gerald L. Bruns ABOUT THE BOOK A history of fragmentary—or interrupted—writing in avant-garde poetry and prose by a renowned literary critic. In Interruptions: The Fragmentary Aesthetic in Modern Literature, Gerald L. Bruns explores the effects of parataxis, or fragmentary writing as a device in modern literature. Bruns focuses on […]

  • THEATRE TUSCALOOSA TO PRESENT “SECOND SAMUEL”

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    THEATRE TUSCALOOSA TO PRESENT “SECOND SAMUEL” Theatre Tuscaloosa will present Pamela Parker’s Second Samuel May 18-27, 2018, in the Bean-Brown Theatre on the Martin Campus of Shelton State Community College (9500 Old Greensboro Rd.). Second Samuel is set in the late 1940s in a sleepy, south Georgia town by the same name. In Second Samuel, […]

  • ALABAMA PLAYWRIGHT SOPHOMORE PRODUCTION TO RUN IN NYC

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    ALABAMA PLAYWRIGHT SOPHOMORE PRODUCTION TO RUN IN NYC After the success of her one-woman show The Rhythm/ Da Blues, playwright Erika E. Wade is taking another bite out of the Big Apple with The Mad Man Scientist Play, which runs May 24- June 10th at The Gnome Haus in New York City. A newcomer in […]

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  • Tedeschi Trucks // Wheels of Soul

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    Tedeschi Trucks // Wheels of Soul Automobile magnate Henry Ford once said, “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” And while this may be an odd source to reflect how far the Tedeschi Trucks Band has come, understand that since Susan Tedeschi and her husband, Derek Trucks, decided to […]

  • MATTHEW ASHRAF // Former HBCU student talks about performing with Beyoncé,

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    MATTHEW ASHRAF // Former HBCU student talks about performing with Beyoncé, School and making music. Matthew Ashraf had no idea that he would participate in 2018’s most talked about concert. He was just doing his job. Ashraf, 26, is a member of Drumline Live, an international touring company modeled after the aesthetic of Historically Black […]

  • Steve Earle & The Dukes // So You Wanna Be An Outlaw

    New York, New York - 3/10/2017. Portrait of American singer-songwriter Steve Earle photographed at Dyckman Farmhouse in New York. Photographed for his album So You Wannabe An Outlaw. CREDIT: Chad Batka

    Steve Earle & The Dukes // So You Wanna Be An Outlaw Steve Earle is a maverick. Anyone who has passing awareness of this Texas native, his music and career trajectory path is well aware of this fact. So it goes with “So You Wannabe An Outlaw,” his 16th solo studio outing. Earle and his […]

  • 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 […]