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Archive for February, 2015

all winter in a day

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Snow and ice warnings,
bread and milk fights and canceled
plans and frozen pipes.

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the colors of the long-winded

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Easily the most
pointless debates we have are
Internet debates.

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the pettiest of concerns

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Cable outage, long
lines, parking meters, ringing
phones, loud neighbors, dust.

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a spirited toast

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Here’s to ego, the
cause of, and solution to,
all of life’s problems.

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as winter passes by

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Children pray for snow.
Parents pray for sanity.
Grocers pray for fear.

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The Birmingham channel: On their toes

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

A look at Birmingham in videos …

The Flaming Lips performs “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1” Wednesday at Iron City on Southside. From treser62.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue Heavy Rescue 1 responding. From BFRSFAN.

Dark Star Orchestra performs “He’s Gone” Feb. 16 at Iron City. From treser62.

Navy P-8 touch-and-go at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. From John’s Flying Channel.

Friday’s Primitive Talk show at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From the Primitive Talk.

A look at the Chinese New Year Festival on Feb. 14 at Boutwell Auditorium downtown. From Jasmine Roper.

A 2014 aerial demo reel. From Pitts Media.

The East Lake Initiative’s 25-year commitment to the community. From Christ Church Birmingham.

John Lyda and Tori Caltagirone win the People’s Choice Award for “Singing in the Rain” at the Dancing with Our Stars Feb. 12 fund-raiser at the Bessemer Civic Center. Proceeds went to the Clay House Children’s Center. From Cam Video Productions.

Saturday’s Birmingham Blaze pre-season game against the Alabama Blackhawks at Carver High School. From T4Films.

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something gold can stay

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

The parties fade and
the talk shows take over once
the trophies go home.

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#sundayread for Feb. 22, 2015

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
book reader

Photo: Dustin Gaffke (CC)

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for a spell

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Sit, catch up, gossip,
relax, unwind, listen to
the birds, settle in.

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the fine line between televised comedy and drama

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Laugh for up to (but
not over) 30 minutes,
cry at 31.

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the legalization of potlikker

Friday, February 20th, 2015

A substance that brings
only pleasure, addictive
and medicinal.

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broken china

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

The revolution
wound down as plates crashed to earth,
out for one last spin.

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on birdman

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Let us celebrate
actors in their natural
habitat, the stage.

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the skid

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

The routine goes so
smoothly, then a slight shift and
it’s spinning like mad.

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The Birmingham channel: To be the best

Monday, February 16th, 2015

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Homewood High’s show choir performs in a January competition in Montgomery. From Matthew Westberry.

November’s Career Development Conference downtown. From Birmingham Education Foundation.

Custom 1965 Lincoln Continental at last week’s World of Wheels downtown. From NotBob Channel.

Kingston wears a GoPro. From Dog Days of Birmingham.

A New Year’s resolution to walk 10,000 steps a day. From Clementine Tufts.

The Grateful Dead Katie Moellering story visual. From Justin Miller.

A shoot with Handley Breaux Designs. From Crooked Tree Productions.

See Tiny Hamster on a dinner date.

See what brought some Birmingham voters out last week.

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