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13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey Commemorative Edition

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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 sto …

A Ghostly Time This October

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Alabama’s haunted history comes to life in October with ghost trails, storytelling festivals, haunted trolley rides and ghost walks through historical neighborhoods. Families can experience a variety of events and trails that pay homage to the state’s ghostly history. Hear ghost stories from master storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham at the 31st Annual Tale Telling Festival in Selma. “A really good ghost story will leave you asking, ‘could that really be true’,” said Windham. Visitors can experience a rare moonlit tour of the famous ghost town Old Cahawba, while the new Black Belt Ghost Trail showcases dozens of haunted sites that include homes, restaurants, cemeteries and Civil War sites.

Black Belt Birding Trip from the Audubon Society

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On Saturday, July 31, 2010  the Birmingham Audubon Society embarked on its second birding trip to the Black Belt region of Alabama, finding some of the birds we encountered last Saturday while adding a few new delights to make this trip equally memorab …

In the Kitchen by My Grandmother’s Side

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Chef Scott Wilson (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, stan …

Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum Director Deborah Rankins on the Radio

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Folklife Specialist Anne Kimzey interviews Deborah Rankins, Assistant Director of Library Services at Alabama Southern Community College and the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum in Thomasville.  Rankins furnishes information about the Windham Museum and d …

Linda Vice Interviewed

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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.   …

Spring is in the Air

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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 Pi …

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