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Archive for October, 2016

Happy Halloween!

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Video: Teddy Bear enjoys a holiday treat.

Happy Halloween! A couple of treats for all y’all ghouls and goblins.

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The Birmingham channel: My life is pretty plain

Monday, October 31st, 2016

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Michigan hip-hop artist NF performs “All I Do” last week at WorkPlay in Lakeview (our vertical video of the week). From Misty Cordial.

Keith Middle High School marching band from Orrville performs in the 2016 Magic City Classic Parade Saturday downtown. From Roll Tide Alabama State.

Weekly remote control car racing Sunday afternoons in Midfield. From Piper Crew R/C.

The UAB Choir performs at a college recruitment concert. From Ali Nicole.

Ad hoc committee to review the Criminal Justice Act in February at the federal courthouse downtown. From LawResourceOrg.

Samford freshmen tackle their bucket lists. From Taylor Glow.

Drone footage of Lake Purdy under severe drought conditions. From Stormtracker1.

Brian Robinson and Lisa Burton, an engaged couple from Birmingham, dressed as bear cubs for Game 4 of the World Series Saturday at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. From Daily Herald Clips.

Vlog entry from Heath Robertson, evangelist at the Edwards Lake Church of Christ in Huffman. From Heath Robertson.

Promo for Birmingham nonprofit organization Deep South Cancer Foundation. From Abbey Pint.

A family outing at the Birmingham Zoo. From Valerie Dison.

The Alabama A&M Marching Maroon and White performs “I Love My Chick” with the Dancin’ Divas at the 2016 Magic City Classic Saturday at Legion Field. From Showtime Web.

Harmonica player Jock Webb performs at Henderson’s in Midfield. From Francesca Mereu.

James Leithart spends a day at the Birmingham Zoo. From Living and Loving Life.

Atlanta hip-hop artist Dae Dae performs on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show in Birmingham for the Magic City Classic Friday at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. From Dae Dae Official Vlog.

Australian Christian pop-rock band Newsboys performs last week at the BJCC Concert Hall (our other vertical video of the week). From Billy Stiff.

Austin blues artist Mark “Porkchop” Holder performs “Me and the Devil” in Five Points South. From basswhooper.

Sweaters/CashmereJohn vs. Zylo/Zoma in the final round of the Down to Smash video game tournament last week at UAB’s Hill Student Center. From Typo House Games.

Taylor and Miree Construction, FEMA, the City of Birmingham and Hildebrand Dome Construction built a 5,000-square-foot dome community tornado shelter that can provide an emergency hideout for 900 people. From H Domes Videos.

James Leithart spends a day at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens with Margaret Ann. From Living and Loving Life.

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the true meaning of halloween

Monday, October 31st, 2016

A holiday that
teaches us to be fearful
only of figments.

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#sundayread for October 30, 2016

Sunday, October 30th, 2016
The House at Pooh Corner

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perpetual standstill

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

We always have the
time to fall behind more and
more. Takes no effort.

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tonight or Monday

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Orthodox vs.
reform Halloween converts
ponder date for treats.

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golden rule of business

Friday, October 28th, 2016

You either set some-
one up to succeed, or you
set them up to fail.

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parched country

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

No rain for weeks, no
relief from heat, the bounty
of fall has shriveled.

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basic necessities

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

A passing grade was
all that was needed, and still
the grown pupil failed.

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double playwright

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Even Shakespeare needs
a reliever when the acts
are loaded, pen balks.

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The Birmingham channel: Wanderlust

Monday, October 24th, 2016

A look at Birmingham in videos …

A look at last week’s Race for the Cure 5k cancer fund-raiser at Linn Park downtown. From YNOT Images.

Phoenix corrido band Los Cuates de Sinaloa performs last week at Rancho El Centenario in Mt. Olive. From Djcherokee.

A debate on atheism and belief between authors Christopher Hitchens and David Berlinski, in 2010 at the Sheraton Birmingham downtown. From Julia Vogel.

“Wow! One of the best consists of 2016! They stopped between Cahaba and Trussville, and the crew picked up some lunch at Hardee’s. As they left, they threw a brand new NS vest at me and Patrick (ThatoneRailfan02)! It sure was a great day!!” From Carson Bean.

Ramblin’ Ricky Tate and Maxwell Honeycup of Steel City Jug Slammers perform “Take Me Back Blues.” From Ramblin’ Ricky Tate.

DeAnna Fields performs “Cleopatra” at Rouge Tavern downtown. From Bernie Urban.

Intro to the 2016 Underground Horror Fest this past weekend at Oak Hill Cemetery. From Underground FilmFest.

Canadian TV performers Trailer Park Boys Thursday at the Alabama Theatre downtown. From Smittyboyjosh.

“Linda’s garden, named after my mom in Birmingham.” From Krishawn Cockrell-Bandy.

Testimonial by Jason Harkins of Payroll and Benefit Solutions for Hoover’s Abacus IT Solutions. From Abacus IT Solutions.

The Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations participates in a China town hall last week at the Florentine downtown. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Driving through downtown and Southside. From Roger Bove.

Adam Eason of Cushman and Wakefield EGS Commercial Real Estate challenges businesses to invest in public art. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Birmingham rock band Riverbend performs “Cryin’ By Tonight” earlier this month at the Nick on Southside. From Riverbend.

Home for the weekend, driving around town. From Maggie Lemak.

Interview with Bessemer photographer and steelworker Larry O. Gay. From Max Shores.

Birmingham rappers Slick the Skeet perform earlier this month at the High Note on Southside. From Slick the Skeet.

Oak Mountain Presbyterian campus pastor Tom Franklin discusses outreach at Birmingham-Southern College. From Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church.

Interview with Birmingham Ghost Walk guide Edward Wolfgang Poe. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Shelly from Birmingham asks how to get paid fairly for her hair services. From Natasha Weston.

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children of the candy corn

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Technically escapes
the trick clause and punishes
youngsters with foul treats.

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#sundayread for October 23, 2016

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
Mexico City public library

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ultimate indicator

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

we chat w quik txts
and emoji b4 the
battery hits 0

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fear factor

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Everyday horrors
overshadow the monsters
just under the bed.

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