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 »

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    Ken Swindle, a resident of Tuscaloosa and 1974 graduate of the UA Law Enforcement Academy, served on the Tuscaloosa Police Department for 34 years and was chief for 20 years. He works for Prince, Glover, and Hayes Law Firm where he is chief investigator. A member of Northridge Baptist Church, he serves as a trustee… Read more »

  • Dr. Art Bacon – 2015 UA Realizing the Dream Mountaintop Award

    Dr. Art Bacon is Talladega College professor emeritus of the natural sciences and humanities. After 40 years as a member of the faculty, staff and administration, the West Palm Beach, Fla. native is enjoying his second career as an artist. He received his bachelor’s degree from Talladega College in 1961, his Master of Science in… Read more »

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

    Catherine Feeny is an indie-pop/folk singer-songwriter based in Portland, Oregon. She says she is trying to figure things out and takes her listeners with her on the quest. Although born and raised in Pennsylvania, she launched her career in Los Angeles where she immersed herself in the city’s folk scene, taking influence from artists like… Read more »

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

    Jonathan Vandenbroeck, better known by his stage name, Milow, is a Belgian singer-songwriter and one of the most successful indie musicians in Europe. You might find him in Europe performing to thousands of fans who sing along with his songs but he has just started building a following here in the U. S. Songs include… Read more »

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

    Georgina Callaghan is a singer-songwriter who specializes in folk, Americana, and alternative country music. Her songs are finely crafted, beautifully delivered, and she is accompanied in this performance by the talented guitarist, Julia Sinclair. Originally from England, Callaghan is now part of the Nashville music scene. Songs include “The Only Thing Real,” “When You Loved… Read more »

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

    Stephen Kellogg has been performing as a solo artist or with his band, the Sixers, since 2002. A dynamic performer, his style combines the songwriting of Jim Croce with the showmanship of Jon Bon Jovi to create folk-rock classics with an Americana feel. Songs include “Gravity,” “Lost and Found,” “Crosses,” and “The Sleep of a… Read more »