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LIVE From Hammerhead series continues 5.24 @ DISCO

05.24.2013 by Andre Natta · No Comments

heligoatsThe first installment of the Desert Island Supply Company‘s “LIVE From Hammerhead” series saw a performance by The Heligoats. This photo shows a portion of the show where they invited a DISCO participant to join them while he played a song he’d composed.

The mini-concerts take place at DISCO’s space on the ground floor of Woodrow Hall in Birmingham’s Woodlawn neighborhood. There is no set ticket price – the idea is to pay what you like (or what you’re able) while also getting a chance to learn more about the programs being offered by this nearly 3½ year old nonprofit.

This month the series continues with a performance by Birmingham-based act Velouria on Friday, May 24. It will also double as an album release party for the band’s latest effort, Smile Until It Hurts. The band Early Americans will serve as their opening act.

NOTE: Doors open at 8 p.m. and beer and wine will be available for purchase.


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You are watching The Lone Bellow performance tonight…

05.22.2013 by Andre Natta · No Comments

The Lone Bellow in Virginia

The Lone Bellow is playing The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on May 22. One of the members of the touring ensemble happens to be a Birmingham native – meaning you’re definitely watching the performance now, aren’t you?

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Freshfully shares the wealth with area schools

05.13.2013 by Andre Natta · 1 Comment

Freshfully the day before the grand opening 2012

Many who’ve followed local web-based business Freshfully won’t argue with their seemingly endless ability to win and be successful at whatever they do. They’re also good at sharing their wealth with area school children and their schools.

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Tackling where next to skate in Birmingham

04.16.2013 by Rebecca Dobrinski · 3 Comments


Birmingham’s local skateboarding community has been asked to move again. This time it appears as though a more permanent solution is starting to be investigated – and move forward.

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The Vagina Monologues will return to UAB

03.9.2013 by Rebecca Dobrinski · No Comments

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UAB will celebrate V-Day in 2013 by bringing The Vagina Monologues back to campus. They’re holding informal auditions on March 9 & 12 on campus. Rebecca shares the rest of the info…

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The Red Cat is ready for AFTERHOURS

02.8.2013 by Rebecca Dobrinski · No Comments

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WUVA is focusing on developing more original programming. Rebecca sits in on a live recording of one of their newest shows, AFTERHOURS: Live from The Red Cat Birmingham, & learns a little more about the series showcasing singer-songwriters and locally roasted coffee.

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