Articles By: Mary Kathryn Patterson

New cultural arts center connects community

The Tuscaloosa art scene continues to prosper and grow with the unveiling of The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. The Arts Center, a new space to be used as a venue for rotating art exhibits, live music performances, rehearsal space for the Tuscaloosa Community Dancers and wedding receptions, will host its opening night event Aug. […]

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Sky Lantern Festival honors child abuse victims

Child Abuse Prevention Services will host its fifth annual Sky Lantern Festival at Sokol Park this Saturday in honor of children who have previously suffered from child abuse. Iris Davis, interim director of Child Abuse Prevention Services of Tuscaloosa, said the night will feature clowns and magicians as well as games, face painting and inflatable bounce houses. The evening will […]

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‘Vloggers’ on YouTube making names for themselves

Spending hours on YouTube is a fun way to waste time for many students, but for the actual video creators, or vloggers, it’s a way to inspire others and explore possible career opportunities. Caitlin Corsetti graduated from The University of Alabama last May with a degree in telecommunication and film and is now living in her dream city – New […]

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ACT performs musical version of 1980 hit

The Actor’s Charitable Theatre will perform the musical “9 to 5” beginning this Friday, Jan. 11 through Monday, Jan. 14 at the Bama Theatre. The musical is based on the 1980 movie of the same name with a score written by Dolly Parton. Joey Lay, director of the production, said “9 to 5” is a musical that will appeal to […]

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Mojo Trio to perform at Woodstock Festival Arts Center

Mojo Trio to perform at Woodstock Festival Arts Center

Mojo Trio, a popular band among bar venues, is set to perform at the Woodstock Festival Arts Center in Woodstock, Ala., on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 9 p.m. The band is made up of three members, including guitarist Joey Laycock, drummer Ricky Burch and bassist Micah Hill. Each member in the band sings, as well as performs on his own […]

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