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The Birmingham channel: Ballers and brawlers

Monday, December 11th, 2017

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Trussville evangelist Karen Schatzline appears on a November episode of “Sid Roth’s It’s Supernatural!” From Heaven Visit.

Just another Thanksgiving night at the Galleria (our vertical video of the week). From the AIO Entertainment.

Highlight reel for Sparkman senior guard Anthony A.J. Horton, filmed in Pelham. From Hoop Brothers.

Dashcam footage of the Bessemer Super Highway. From Real Karma.

Basketball: Birmingham-Southern at Roanoke in November. From Roanoke Athletics.

Football highlights: UAB at Florida in November. From ESPN Gainesville.

A glimpse of the Body Worlds Rx 2016 exhibit at McWane Science Center downtown (our other vertical video of the week). From Large Marge.

A fun outing in Birmingham, including a meal at Cracker Barrel. From Madeline Hart.

A simulation of the Bernards’ back yard. From Platinum Pools Texas.

Checking out the sites at Red Mountain Park. From Gowestusa.

Navigating the Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest at Red Mountain Park. From Cristiano Fontes.

Miss USA Deshauna Barber speaks at the UAB Leadership Conference in October at the Hill Student Center. From Deshauna Barber.

Mexican band La Arrolladora Banda el Limón performs “Me va Pesar” in November at El Sol on Valley Avenue. From Cristy Bazan.

“Face the Nation” report from Birmingham on Senate candidate Roy Moore. From Face the Nation.

Steve Roberts performs “Red Mountain” at King’s Way Church in Irondale. From King’s Way Church.

Another virtual Birmingham. From Wise Era Trill TV.

A talkative peacock at the Birmingham Zoo. From Wesley Redinger.

Rapper Lisa K. performs “Anomaly.” From Lisa K. Music.

The gross toilet at Target (our other other vertical video of the week). From Large Marge.

Daphne Chamberlain, assistant history professor at Tougaloo College in Mississippi, talks on “The Jackson Movement and Birmingham,” at the 2017 Institute for College and University Teachers in June in Jackson. From Fannie Lou Hamer.

Birmingham hip-hop artist Rocki performs in November at WorkPlay in Lakeview (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Deavin Napoleon.

A 60m hurdles race at the CrossPlex in Five Points West. From Rashni Walker.

Playing at the Thunderbolts Five Star Exposure Tournament in November. From Rik Kinghorn.

Members of UAB’s Indian Cultural Association meets world traveler Abhishek Kumar Sharma in November. From ABHI: Around the World.

Hiking the Ridge and Valley Trail and Overlook Trail at Ruffner Mountain. From Gowestusa.

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blizzard alley

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Our flaky climate:
It snows more often in the
South than days gone by.

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#sundayread for December 10, 2017

Sunday, December 10th, 2017
stack of old books

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never too early to campaign for votes

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

In 3 days, this dumb
election will be over
and on to the next.

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work harder not smarter

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Employees will keep
their efforts at a work-life
balance to themselves.

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shade to come

Friday, December 8th, 2017

The hot new color
for next year is called Putrid
Melancholy Brown.

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you can’t spell iambic pentameter without i am me

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Can we find ourselves
in a poem? Can we learn
from these brief verses?

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party before country

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

We drank from the cup
of wretched excess before
dozing in the woods.

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and on earth peace and goodwill towards some

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

That uncle on the
Facebook won’t stop jabbering
about foreigners.

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The Birmingham channel: Follow the bouncing balls

Monday, December 4th, 2017

A look at Birmingham in videos …

“Fantasia for Karen Alone,” written by Dorothy Hindman and performed by Karen Bentley Pollick. Recorded in 2010 at the Birmingham Museum of Art downtown. From Stuart Diamond.

“Subcarrier” episode with Birmingham rock band Holy Youth performing at Saturn in Avondale. From Subcarrier.

“Young Blood: Art in Our City.” From UAB Media Studies.

A look at the columbarium at Homewood’s Trinity United Methodist Church. From Trinity UMC.

A trip to Vulcan. From Life in Bama.

A walk through the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. From Sir Howard Productions.

More at the gardens. From Deirien Howard.

Angela May of the Birmingham Museum of Art shows the re-opened Dutch wing (our vertical video of the week). From De Museum Docent.

Basketball: Wenonah at Ramsay in November. From Christopher Cooper.

Belladonna Magazine third anniversary party. From Belladonna Magazine.

Birmingham Kickball Allstars vs. the Tragic City Rollers. From Cardboard Titanics.

Birmingham-Southern senior Bridget Adams’ recital in November. From Liz Dial.

California rock band Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real performs in November at Saturn in Avondale (our vertical video of the week). From Kim Bourgeois.

Clip from EWTN’s “At Home With Jim and Joy” with hosts Jim and Joy Pinto of Fairfield. From Spiritual GPS.

Columbus, Ohio, rock band Starset performs “Telepathic” in October at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From Stephanie Amber.

Commercial for the Birmingham Water Works. From Josh Director.

Drone footage of construction of a HealthSouth facility in Birmingham From Wayne Degan.

Erian says thank you. From STAIR of Birmingham.

Football: Centre at Birmingham-Southern in November. From Centre Athletics.

Having fun in Birmingham. From Kabell987.

Highlights of the Center Point Eagles. From John Dysart.

Los Angeles band Voz de Mando performs “Muchacho de Campo” in November at Rancho El Centenario in Mt. Olive (our vertical video of the week). From Tito A.

Mario Addison, North Birmingham native and defensive end for the Carolina Panthers, delivers more than 250 turkeys for Thanksgiving. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Mustangs vs. Red Storm in a November softball tournament. From Frankie Upchurch.

Promo for Birmingham band Bonus Round. From iMusicAcademy.

Promo for the Auburn Community Church gathering in November at South Highland Presbyterian Church in Five Points South. From Nathaly Marques.

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks in November at the Birmingham Marriott on U.S. 280. From Live Satellite News.

REV Birmingham’s 2012 name announcement. From REV Birmingham.

Rolling downtown. From Jackson Ross.

Showing off at the Saturday morning Cars and Coffee at Hoover Tactical Firearms. From Sinister.Shelby.

Skateboarding under the Red Mountain Expressway. From Faith Skate.

The 1991 Iron Bowl at Legion Field. From Alabama Historian.

The documentary “Lives of Courage, Voices of Hope: Women Seeking Freedom and Justice in a World of Black and White,” on Alabama women in the civil rights movement. From the Media Center @ SU.

This year’s Veterans Day parade downtown. From National Veterans Day.

The Spyder Ryders in the parade. From Michael Cozzi.

More from the parade. From Jcargus.

Even more parade footage. From Life in Bama.

Evening fireworks for Veterans Day over Red Mountain. From Tim Smith.

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demotivational speaker

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Inspirational
quotes couldn’t match the murmur
of cruel depression.

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#sundayread for December 3, 2017

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
Dog in Charge

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thirdhand

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

They say you never
get a second chance to make
a first impression.

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trauma on the reg

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Every time she peeked
online, she re-lived horrors
from past and present.

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a big eastern syndicate

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Christmas isn’t a
season or a warm feeling.
It’s raw consumption.

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