Wade on Birmingham

The Birmingham channel: Learn to let go

Monday, October 16, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Explaining bitcoin (our vertical video of the week). From Vida Divina GPS LLC.

Los Angeles R&B singer-songwriter Tank performs (and then some) in September at WorkPlay in Lakeview (our other vertical video of the week). From Molded Uniquely.

Traffic on I-20/59 in 2014. From Mark Almond.

Birmingham band Rug Monkey performs Haven on Southside. From Mel Blackwell.

Prospective students visit Birmingham-Southern College. From Banks Nash.

Mexican balada and cumbia band Los Acosta performs in September at El Sol on Valley Avenue. From Wil Raya.

Plus a message from the members of Los Acosta. From Santos Toribio.

A 1963 downtown business boycott, part of the civil rights movement in Birmingham. From Huntley Film Archives.

Marches for civil rights in 1963 downtown with Birmingham police officers attacking protesters with fire hoses and dogs. From Huntley Film Archives.

Austin travel vlogger Renata Pereira visits Pizitz Food Hall, the Heaviest Corner on Earth, the Peanut Depot and Bethel Baptist Church. From Renata Pereira.

Grupo ICC performs in August at El Sol on Valley Avenue (our other other vertical video of the week). From Wil Raya.

Ziplining at Red Mountain Park. From Alexis Flores-Betancourt.

“News One Now” host Roland Martin interviews Birmingham mayoral candidate William Bell in September. From Roland S. Martin.

Hip-Hop Birmingham interviews mayoral candidate Randall Woodfin in September. From Hip-Hop B’ham TV Group.

Martin on voter turnout in the Birmingham runoff elections. From Roland S. Martin.

Ramsay at Grayson (Ga.) in September. From Byron Henry.

Working in the UAB chemistry lab (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Khadaja Gardner.

Highlight reel for Birmingham junior Rich Smith at the Perfect Game Southeast Top Prospect and Underclass Showcase in August in Cartersville, Ga. From Skill Show Videos.

Highlight reel for Oak Mountain freshman Connor Adams at Perfect Game Southeast. From Skill Show Videos.

Highlight reel for Homewood junior Daniel Patton at Perfect Game Southeast. From Skill Show Videos.

Exploring TCI’s Ensley Works. From Brad Lovell.

DC jam band New Potato Caboose performs “Eyes of the World” in August at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From Treser62.

Looking around downtown. From Joe Tillman.

DJ Sonido Cóndor onstage at El Sol on Valley Avenue (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From Wil Raya.

Vice President Pence stumps for Republican Senate candidate Luther Strange in September at the HealthSouth Aviation hangar at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. From Right Side Broadcasting Network.

Nashville rock-soul band Waker performs in September at Saturn in Avondale. From Slider Blues.

Martin Luther King Jr. and a colleague leave the Birmingham jail in 1963. From Huntley Film Archives.

Alabama Graphite Corp. CEO Donald Baxter’s presentation at the Southeast Energy Storage Symposium in September at Southern Research in Oxmoor. From Alabama Graphite Corp.

A look at Starnes account director Kristen Stempak. From Starnes Publishing.

Hiking at Cosby Lake Park in Clay. From Freshwater Land Trust.

Taking the Birmingham Pledge. From Luke Slott.

Promo for nonprofit organization WorkFaith Birmingham. From WorkFaith Birmingham.

Los Angeles singer-songwriter/rapper Kesha performs “Learn to Let Go” in September at Iron City on Southside (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Jessica Moore.

Dash cam footage of driving from Birmingham to Montgomery. From Almost Engineer.

Recap of the fifth weekend of high school football in September. From Starnes Publishing.

Westside represent (our other other other other other other vertical video of the week). From David Dray.

Drone footage of another drone filming Vulcan for a 3D model. From Vear Experts.

A visit to Jurassic Quest dinosaur show at Legacy Arena downtown (our final vertical video of the week). From Patrick Maestas.

Promo for the Trussville Fit Body Boot Camp gym. From Stanley Parrish.

UAB at North Texas in September. From Evgeniy Fedorov.

St. Louis real estate investor Shaun McCloskey speaks at the August meeting of the Alabama Real Estate Investor Association in Homewood. From Alabama Real Estate Investor Association.

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race track report

Monday, October 16, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The cars turned and turned
and turned and turned and turned and
turned and turned and turned.

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#sundayread for October 15, 2017

Sunday, October 15, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Reading Canadaland

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natty nuptials

Sunday, October 15, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The bride wore a pearl
strapless gown with beaded trim.
The groom wore a tux.

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the healing power of puppers

Saturday, October 14, 2017 by Wade Kwon

The world is toast. But
at least I can look at dogs
on the Internet.

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no quarters necessary

Friday, October 13, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Tap keys and grow plants
and zap spaceships and rock hard
and score lots of points.

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medium-distance relationship

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by Wade Kwon

They traded sexts by
erotic semaphore to
let their freak flags fly.

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the coolest festival on earth

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by Wade Kwon

He would sail down to
Antarctica to sing to
the penguins and seals.

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co-bucket list

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Whatever we do,
wherever we roam, we seek
the funnest of fun.

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The Birmingham channel: The parking lot chronicles

Monday, October 9, 2017 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Reviewing the Sheraton Birmingham downtown. From Kim Townsel.

Driving on I-65 by the cross at Gardendale First Baptist Church. From Steven Jennings.

Listening to WUHT Hot 107.7 FM. From Local and DX Radio.

Saturday morning Cars and Coffee in September at Hoover Tactical Firearms. From Project Lightning.

Stobe the Hobo rides the rails from Jacksonville to Birmingham and visits Kelly Ingram Park downtown. From Hobestobe.

Hanging out at Wildwood North. From Kazuko205.

A look at the Birmingham Housing Summit at UAB’s National Alumni Society House. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Nashville country singer Chris Stapleton performs in September at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. From Josh Allison.

Chris Stapleton performs “Nobody to Blame.” From Pixel Films.

Installing insulation in a house (our vertical video of the week). From Rid-a-Critter Inc.

Time-lapse footage of a class on 3D printing at Red Mountain Makers in Woodlawn. From Red Mountain Makers.

Andrew Pearson Jr. of Cathedral Church of the Advent downtown conducts leadership training. From Charles Gaston.

Drone footage of Avondale. From Sam Mitchell.

Birmingham promo video from Condé Nast Traveler for the Alabama Tourism Department. From Matt Lyons.

Tulsa pop-rock band Hanson performs “On and On” in September at Iron City on Southside. From Jessica Kingery.

Meanwhile at Hobby Lobby … (our other vertical video of the week). From Large Marge.

Birmingham MMA fighter Eryk Anders. From George Miller.

Arriving at the downtown bus station. From Frugal Travel Guru.

A look at the 30th annual Noojin and White Race to the Courthouse in September. From Telegraph Creative.

A look at Tin Roof in Lakeview. From WellDunn Entertainment.

Freestylin’ in the front seat (our other other vertical video of the week). From Tony Montez.

Staffers from uniform news site Uniswag go behind the scenes at UAB (our other other other vertical video of the week). From UNISWAG.

James Grymes, author of “Violins of Hope,” promotes the April exhibit of the same name. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Preaching at the Five Points South fountain. From Yahawashi Is Coming Back!

Birmingham singer-songwriter Raquel Lily reveals why she loves this city. From Raquel Lily.

Ten hours of a mostly empty parking lot. From Graham and Company.

Discussing youth homelessness. From Bagsly.

Birmingham city council member Lashunda Scales on the Birmingham Water Works. From Jefferson C. Outcast I.

Intro to sermon series Common Thread. From Daveo Video.

Recap of the fourth weekend of high school football in September at Oak Mountain’s stadium. From Starnes Publishing.

Preview of the fifth weekend of high school football. From Starnes Publishing.

Kortney discusses his time with the Birmingham Violence Reduction Initiative. From Birmingham Violence Reduction Initiative.

Austin travel vlogger Renata Pereira visits Roots and Revelry, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Kelly Ingram Park, Vulcan and more. From Renata Pereira.

Fixing a hole in the roof made by a rat (our final vertical video of the week). From Rid-a-Critter Inc.

Boot camp workout at Homewood Central Park. From F3 Birmingham.

Kickstarter promo video from 2010 for the Desert Island Supply Company in Woodlawn with Chip Brantley. From Kickstarter Videos (Books and Publishing).

Music video for “One Voice” by Oak Mountain seniors as a tribute to classmates Madison McManus and Michael Luu. From Kai Edwards.

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modern political discourse

Monday, October 9, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Angry tweet, then a
gif meme, racist comments and
whataboutism.

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#sundayread for October 8, 2017

Sunday, October 8, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Prunksaal library

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going to unchurch

Sunday, October 8, 2017 by Wade Kwon

Worship football. Pray
to brunch. Honor thy binge watch
and thy extra sleep.

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a partner in prime

Saturday, October 7, 2017 by Wade Kwon

We take on the day
with no agenda other
than to laugh out loud.

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pearl power

Friday, October 6, 2017 by Wade Kwon

After 12 years, I
still get a thrill when hitting
the Publish button.

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