Bridge Crossing Jubilee, March 3-6 Selma. Commemorating the 51st Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the Selma to Montgomery March & the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Conferences, parade & festival. 334-526-2626. selma50.com 41st Annual Historic Selma Pilgrimage, March 18-19 Selma. Experience hands-on history through guided tours of antebellum homes, museums and more. Call for tickets. 334-412-8550. selmapilgrimage.com […]
(with recipe) by Scott Wilson Now, grandmothers seem to always have a “pet” name, Me-maw, Nana, Grams, GG, or in my case Big Mama and Ma-ma. For people of a “certain age”, she conjures up visions of a smartly dressed older woman, standing in the kitchen with an apron tied around her waist and standing […]
Written in the rich tradition of Southern story-telling, 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey has captivated generations of readers of all ages with its colorful and suspenseful legends. In these tales of spectral visitations, Windham and Figh infuse each story with a wealth of fact and folklore about Alabama history and the old South. In the […]
The Southwest Alabama Culinary Trail is the topic of this week’s program as Anne Kimzey, folklorist with the Alabama State Council on the Arts, travels to Thomasville to interview Linda Vice, director of the Southwest Alabama Tourism and Film Office. Ms. Vice takes listeners on a county-by-county tour highlighting the traditional cuisine and hospitality offered […]
David Hurlbut’s renovated Selma, Alabama Harmony Club, a 20,000-square-foot building on the waterfront, is featured in a recent New York Times article.