Category : Alabama

Southeast / Alabama - 3 days ago

Birmingham Museum of Art: A Portrait of Excellence

The exterior of the Birmingham Museum of Art is shown. (Photo by Mark Almond) By Erica WrightThe Birmingham Times During a recent visit to the Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) downtown, Jonathan Harrell paid close attention to a photograph of a bla...

Southeast / Alabama - 3 days ago

A SmARTguide to BMA’s Programs

Kids are shown in the ArtVenture interactive gallery at the Birmingham Museum of Art. (Photo by Mark Almond) By Erica WrightThe Birmingham Times The Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) is more than just paintings, sculptures, and exhibits. Programming...

Southeast / Alabama - 3 days ago

BJCTA Fares to Increase; Many Not Pleased

Birmingham Metro Area Express or MAX busses on routes throughout Birmingham. (Frank Couch, special to The Times) By Erica WrightThe Birmingham Times The Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority’s (BJCTA) plans to increase fares and cut some...

Southeast / Alabama - 3 days ago

Ellis: Diabetes and Amputation

By Glenn Ellis If you have diabetes, you’re at higher risk for many related health problems, including foot or leg amputation. That’s when you have surgery to remove a limb or a digit like a toe or finger. Diabetes is a chronic (long-lasting) heal...

Southeast / Alabama - 3 days ago

Malveaux: Who Cares About Fair Elections?

Dr. Julianne Malveaux The US House of Representatives passed the Securing America’s Fair Elections (SAFE) Act in June by a nearly totally partisan vote of 225-184 in late June. Only one Republican voted for legislation that would mandate paper bal...

Southeast / Alabama - 3 days ago

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright We asked Birmingham-area residents, What’s your favorite way to spend time with family and/or friends? Bernadette Edwards: “We love to ride four wheelers down in the country. I’m from Butler, Alabama, which is the country...

Southeast / Alabama - 3 days ago

People, Places and Things

By Gwen DeRu TODAY Q DOT DAVIS & FRIENDS TOUR at The Nick.COMEDIAN JIM HOLDER at the StarDome Comedy Club. SAXOPHONIST J. HENRY at Perfect Note. THE BIRD AND THE BEE, SAMANTHA SIDLEY and ALEX LILLY at SaturnTRUMPETER JOSE CARR at Tutwiler Bar an...