Tag: Alabama

Theatre Review: Rep’s ‘Alabama Story’ Brings Decades Old Battle Into Relevant Times

Posted: January 10, 2019 at 10:02 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

In 1958 “The Rabbits’ Wedding” by Garth Williams was published, about a black rabbit and a white rabbit who get married. In 1959, Alabama State Senator E. O. Eddins called it a “dangerous book ยน,” and fought to have it removed from the Alabama Public Library Service. Library Director Emily Reed stood up for the […]

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Concert Review: Alabama Plays Family Arena

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 9:38 am   /   Concerts, Local

It’s been nearly 50 years since Alabama began playing country music together. While not all the original members are still in the band and lead singer Randy Owen seems to prefer New Balance shoes over cowboy boots, the band showed it can still play it’s classic country songs well enough to please their legion of […]

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Preview: Alabama to Play Family Arena

Posted: November 14, 2017 at 11:28 am   /   Concerts

It’s been 40 years since a trio of young cousins left Fort Payne, Alabama, to spend the summer playing in a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, bar called The Bowery. It took Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook six long years of tip jars and word of mouth to earn the major label deal they’d […]

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