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Doc: The Story of a Birmingham Jazz Man (Excerpt) by Frank “Doc” Adams and Burgin Mathews

Doc: The Story of a Birmingham Jazz Man, released this fall from the University of Alabama Press, chronicles the life of Dr. Frank Adams, a local jazz icon and a ceaseless and inspiring educator. Drawn from more than two years … Continue reading

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“Don’t Tell” by Donna Thomas

I don’t know why the memory has started to surface after all this time. But it’s here and grows stronger and stronger each day. I also don’t know why I never told anyone. It just seemed easier to tuck the … Continue reading

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“Off the Highway West of Birmingham” by Tobi Cogswell

Shelby once thought that Frontage Road was the longest two-lane in the state, now she knows it’s a stepping-off place for truck stops and smoke breaks, coffee breaks, pee breaks, her ass frozen on metal seats so shiny she can … Continue reading

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Wire Art by Molly Hand

Stag 1 Serenity Head in the Clouds Molly Hand, a native of Birmingham, Alabama is a photographer and mixed media artist. With more than ten years Irish dancing experience, she is also the Director of the Alabama Academy of Irish … Continue reading

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Digital Art by Scott Thigpen

Rollin’ Derdy Storyteller Slossosaurus Vulcan Scott Thigpen is a graphic designer whose clients have included Modern Bride, Coca Cola, Dreamworks, The Wall Street Journal, The American Bar Association, Snapple, Gillette, Harlequin Romance Novels, and The Chicago Bears to name a … Continue reading

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Three Poems by Kathy Gilbert

These poems are dedicated to the memory of Luther Freeman, Jr.  (1944-2004) The Most Integrated Room in the House Tuscumbia, Alabama 1883 The girls are in the kitchen Martha age six, Helen age three playing with scraps from the pie … Continue reading

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Photography by Molly Hand

ISMPB Birchfields On a Wire Molly Hand, a native of Birmingham, Alabama is a photographer and mixed media artist. With more than ten years Irish dancing experience, she is also the Director of the Alabama Academy of Irish Dance.  The … Continue reading

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