Rachel Looney Corscadden – American Cancer Society of The Shoals 2016 Honoree

Rachel Looney Corscadden’s battle with cancer has lasted for several years but she has remained strong. Her inspiring story is told in this video which Preston Sullivan and I produced for the American Cancer Society of the Shoals Gift of Hope Gala in December 2016.

The Mulligan Brothers – “Cecilia” at the Dinah Washington Center

The Mulligan Brothers perform “Cecilia” from their album, “The Mulligan Brothers” at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Their name comes from a golfing term for a second chance. Band members include Ross Newell, Gram Rea, Ben Leininger and Greg DeLuca.

Alabama Detour: Birmingham Photographer Larry O. Gay

Photography is more than a hobby for Larry O. Gay. It’s a passion; the way he celebrates life. He works in a Birmingham, Alabama steel mill but in his spare time he hits the streets in search of interesting images. His lens captures the beauty in ordinary things that people pass by every day without noticing.

An Introduction to UA’s Blackburn Institute

The Blackburn Institute is developing a network of leaders, the Blackburn Fellows, who have a clear understanding of the challenges that face the state of Alabama. The Institute provides the fellows opportunities to explore issues and identify strategic actions that will improve the quality of life for our state and nation. The Blackburn Institute is… Read more »

  • The Mulligan Brothers – “Wait for Me”

    The Mulligan Brothers perform “Wait for Me” from their album, “Via Portland” at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Mulligan Brothers met playing in bars in Mobile, Alabama. Their name comes from a golfing term for a second chance. Band members include Ross Newell (lead vocals, guitar, and songwriting); Gram Rea… Read more »

  • UA Student Affairs Hall of Fame 2015

    The Student Affairs Hall of Fame, located in the Ferguson Student Union, is named in honor of former history professor and beloved Director of Honors Day, Dr. Warner “Lanny” Moore. The Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding contributions to student life at the Capstone. By recognizing these distinguished individuals, the Student Affairs Hall of Fame stands… Read more »

  • APT and UA Celebrate 60 Years of Service

    In the early 1950s Alabama educators dreamed of using the new medium of television to beam educational content to classrooms and homes across the state. The University of Alabama and several other institutions researched the possibility of creating TV stations, but found that the cost of producing programming and operating a station was prohibitive. By… Read more »

  • Carolina Story on “Afterhours: Live from the Red Cat Birmingham”

    Ben and Emily Roberts craft songs that are a perfect mix of the lyrical grit and wit of Hank Williams Sr. and the tender atmosphere of Heartbreaker-era Ryan Adams. They evoke the blue collar man and woman because that’s exactly who they are, and their blended harmonies backed by guitar, harmonica and suitcase percussion create… Read more »

  • Meiko on “Afterhours: Live from the Red Cat Birmingham”

    Meiko is an American singer-songwriter, currently residing in Los Angeles but originally from Georgia. A prolific writer, her songs have been used in many TV shows and films. She is a headliner at LA’s Hotel Cafe, ground zero for the new wave of young, folksy songwriters and she has been featured in late-night TV appearances… Read more »

  • Lowland Hum on “Afterhours: Live from the Red Cat Birmingham”

    North Carolina husband and wife duo, Daniel and Lauren Goans create their own style of musical storytelling. Lowland Hum evokes the serenity and splendor of their rural home by weaving their appealing high-tenor and soprano voices into intricate harmonies over simple string-band arrangements and sparse percussion. Songs include “Brother Stranger,” “Ballad of Saudade,” “Twine,” and… Read more »