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The Birmingham channel: All smiles on Labor Day

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

RV shopping in Calera. From Wayward Waggs.

August road trip to see Pentatonix at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, with a stop at the Riverchase Galleria. From Joanna Crauswell.

Browsing at Academy Sports and Outdoors at Lee Branch. From Bailey Pappas.

Arizona electro funk band Spafford performs in August at Avondale Brewing Co. From Isom Morgan.

Sloss Furnaces. From Dominic Bouchard.

More from Sloss. From Traveling with Rick.

Los Angeles alternative band States and Capitals visits the Nick on Southside. From States and Capitals.

Promo for Los Angeles comedian and Samford alumnus John Crist in November at Samford University. From Premier Productions.

Ed Yielding of Florence, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who set the coast-to-coast air speed record, on local TV show “Our Issues Birmingham.” From Our Issues Birmingham.

From the top of Vulcan (our vertical video of the week). From Luis Jauregui.

British expatriate Bill Keene on barbecue, filmed at Rusty’s BBQ in Leeds. From Bama Brit.

And visits Avondale Brewing Co. (our other vertical video of the week). From Bama Brit.

Promo for wrestling duo the Boss ‘N’ Hug Connection, a k a Sasha Banks and Bayley, at WWE Live on Friday at Legacy Arena downtown. From It’s Bayley.

Performances by Birmingham artists Janson, De Courtenay, Saint Aether, BlankPage, Von Maur and Deecy Monroe at Sam Kilroy’s Garage in Woodlawn. From Nathan Seale.

Train in Woodlawn. From Birmingham-Rail Productions.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Trying Taco Mama at the Summit. From Bryce Brown.

In an August news conference at Lawson State Community College, Jay Roberson resigns from the Birmingham city council after 9 years. From WVTM-13 News.

UAB at Texas–San Antonio in a virtual Alamodome in “NCAA Football 14.” From Matt Peery.

Promo for Jay Clyce with Weber Mortgage in Vestavia Hills. From WJTZ Media.

Graduation for the Birmingham Police Academy in 2000 at the Birmingham Museum of Art downtown. From J. Hill.

Decatur blues-rock group Lamont Landers Band performs in July at Saturn in Avondale. From Stevoramo.

The Birmingham First Ensemble performs “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel?” at Birmingham First Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Hoover. From Birmingham First Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Talking with Bob Dickerson of the Birmingham Business Resource Center. From What’s Happening Bham

Oakland singer-songwriter Fantastic Negrito performs in July at Saturn in Avondale. From Stevoramo.

A fun road trip to Birmingham, including stops downtown. From Alexandria Ng.

Millsaps student Avinash Ananth talks about his internship at Birmingham consulting firm 45 Inc. From 45 Inc. Birmingham.

Promo for Highlands United Methodist Church in Five Points South. From Highlands UMC.

Drone footage of UAB, with fancy flying and a fiery finish. From Gentry Palmer.

British rock band the Cult performs “She Sells Sanctuary” in August at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham. From It Is What It Is.

South Bend prog rock band Umphrey’s McGee performs “Mantis” in August at Avondale Brewing Co. From Live and Listen.

Drone footage of a new roof. From Home Rescue.

General SaRa Suten Seti speaks on “The Art of Leadership During the Time of Crisis” in 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Birmingham on Southside. From General Seti.

Mexican band Los Giles perform in August at El Sol on Valley Avenue. From Borjas Gonzalez.

Touring the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum in Leeds. From Peter J. Thoesen PLLC.

Spider monkeys at the Birmingham Zoo (our other other vertical video of the week). From Bradley R.

The girls in their new home, with ducks and a playground. From Tŏng Yé.

Birmingham metal band Midmourner performs in 2014 at the Syndicate Lounge on Southside. From Dirtworshipper Music.

Commercial for UAB. From University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Stone Temple Pilots and Bush perform in August at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham. From 311Vision.

A collection of “Talented Birmingham Artists Under 25.” From Birmingham Plug.

Music video for “Apollo” by Birmingham band St. Paul and the Broken Bones, filmed by Big Communications at Samford University. From St. Paul and the Broken Bones.

High school basketball: 1998 tournament game with Pembroke Hill (Kansas City) vs. Minor (Adamsville) in Pine Bluff, Ark. From Titus Video.

Checking out UAB Student Media and jamming with friends. From Dustin Harrelson.

At August’s Liberty Cup soccer tournament. (our final vertical video of the week). From Joanna Chambers.

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The Birmingham channel: Take to the sea lion!

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Singer-songwriter John Mayer performs “Back to You” in 2002 at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham. From John Mayer Solos.

Televangelist Benny Hinn in 1998 in Birmingham. From Lean Dollar.

Blues music on a Tuesday at Innisfree Pub in Lakeview (our vertical video of the week). From Actress Gabrielle.

A family performs the “Bama Boogie.” From Carlos Ogden.

Birmingham jam band Diner performs “Ophelia” in July in Mountain Brook’s Crestline Village. From Free Spirit Visions.

Highlights from July’s She Is DOPE Teen Summit at the YMCA Youth Center downtown. From VisionsFrom_TV.

Birmingham band the Pearl performs in July at Saturn in Avondale. From the Pearl Music.

Promo for Birmingham Smiles Dentistry in Hoover. From Birmingham Smiles Dentistry.

An infield fly. From Jason Epperson.

Dashcam footage of driving through downtown and Southside. From 601 Travels.

Driving on I-65 south to Malfunction Junction. From Cabin Fever Soap1.

Dashcam footage of driving I-20/59 to Malfunction Junction. From Nick Payne.

More interstate driving (our other vertical video of the week). From Yas Recinos.

Students from Glenkirk Church in Los Angeles on a June mission trip to Birmingham. From Glenkirk Church.

Birmingham mayor Randall Woodfin petitions the Environmental Protection Agency to add North Birmingham Superfund site on its priority list. From Mayor Randall Woodfin.

Promo for Ellis Piano in Hoover. From Ellis Piano and Organ.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Checking out Vulcan’s Birthday Bash in June, plus walking downtown. From Jenna Barnes.

Portland alt-country musician Todd Snider performs earlier this month at Saturn in Avondale. From Actress Gabrielle.

The story of a service dog. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Van Moody, founder of the Worship Center Christian Church in Irondale, joins other black pastors in meeting with President Trump earlier this month. From VFNKB – VFNtv.

Dancing sea lion at the Birmingham Zoo (our other other vertical video of the week). From Barney and the Wiggles.

Browsing the toy department at Walmart in Brook Highland. From Tevin the Toy Guy.

Dinner party at Bob McKenna’s Clubhouse on Highland. From the Cure Map.

Dancers on the court at July’s Birmingham All-City Marching Band Camp at Carver High School in North Birmingham. From Avion Greene.

Some skateboarding, some scenery. From Tyler Dunagan.

The 1988 Mudbowl, an Ultimate tournament. From Ccwiek09.

Alien caught on camera! (Our final vertical video of the week.) From Javi Garcia.

A pickup barrels through a cycling group earlier this month in Irondale. Police charged the driver, Philip Alan Sudderth, with two counts of reckless endangerment. From Jeff McCord.

Southern California swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy performs earlier this month at the Lyric Theatre downtown. From Sean Mahoney.

Birmingham school board member Mickey Millsap on the Attendance Counts initiative. From Birmingham City Schools.

Playing “WWE 2K15” in a virtual Legacy Arena. From Xeno Slayer Convoy.

Grand opening earlier this month for the UAB Police and Public Safety headquarters. From University of Alabama at Birmingham.

The Dancing Dolls of Birmingham enter the Alabama Theatre. From Kayla Johnon.

Exploring the defunct Eastwood Mall. From Dead Malls.

Picking up family and a stop to eat at Jasmine’s Cafe in Central Pratt. From Life on Wheels 422.

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The Birmingham channel: Muscles, motors and moves

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Montage of downtown, UAB and Legion Field. From Eric Woods.

And a montage of drone footage of downtown. From Christian Jordan.

Kimy Stewart previews a Mountain Brook estate sale. From Birmingham Estate Sales.

Talking with Angela Richter of Hop City in Lakeview. From No Budget Theater.

Dramatic interpretation of Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” From Ted Williams III.

Opening remarks at May’s International Community Courts and Public Safety conference at the Sheraton Birmingham downtown. Speakers are Andra Sparks, presiding judge at Birmingham municipal court; Cedric Sparks, Birmingham mayor’s office; and Jay E. Town, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama. From Center for Court Innovation.

July vlog while driving to and from Birmingham. From Alabama Pickers.

A segment from WTTO-21 show “Talking Sports with Kip Keefer.” From Birmingham Race Course.

Recap of July’s Sloss Tech 2018 conference. From Telegraph Creative.

Reporting from the AME Church Board of Bishops/Connectional Council meeting in July in Birmingham. From WSOZ News.

Atlanta band Sharks and Minnows performs circa 2002 in Birmingham. From Dan Heisel.

Football: LaBelle Community Football League — Pensacola Lightning vs. Birmingham Wildfire in 2009 at Legion Field. From Noah T.

Talking with Jesse Schaffer, farm manager at Jones Valley Teaching Farm downtown. From D. Redman.

Music video for “Famous” by Birmingham rapper Yung Blackness. From Free Spirit Visions.

Morning traffic on I-20/59 downtown. From Come Away with Us.

A takeoff from a simulated Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. From David Finney.

Visiting Vulcan Park. From Abom Adventures.

Birmingham mayor Randall Woodfin and Earl Hilliard Jr., deputy director of Intergovernmental Affairs, hold a conference on opportunities to serve in governance. From Kimbrough Public Relations.

Viewing the downtown skyline from Vulcan. From Gowestusa.

More from Vulcan. From Gowestusa.

Flying from Birmingham to Atlanta. From Diesel Ducy.

Nighttime storm (our vertical video of the week). From Craig Lawrence.

Drone footage of new LED lights on Vulcan. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Shelby Starlets of Alabaster perform. From Holly Cox.

Highlights from July’s weeklong Mission Serve 2018 mission trip in Birmingham. From Mission Serve.

Practicing for the Battle of the Ages CrossFit competition in October at J19 Fitness in Hoover. From Bearded Crossfitter.

Dance battle at the family reunion (our other vertical video of the week). From Warren Sofine.

Cumbias in the house. From Jose Alarcon.

Sunset at the Club. From Travis Middleton.

Birmingham group Voices of the South performs “God Bless the USA” in July at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. From Dennis R. Jones.

And quartet Dennis R. Jones, Jim Weldon, Karl Turner and Frank Butler performs “Heart of My Heart.” From Dennis R. Jones.

Checking in with Alex of SMAD Auto Detailing in Pelham (our other other vertical video of the week). From How to.

Visiting the Alabama Peanut Company downtown. From Travis Middleton.

A 200m race at the CrossPlex in Five Points West. From Kirah Copeland.

Highlights from June’s King of the South Car Show and Racing at Lassiter Mountain Dragway in Mt. Olive. From Veltboy314.

At July’s Birmingham Grace Conference at Life of Faith Church in Irondale, a panel on God’s grace with Mark Machen, Life of Faith pastor; Rob Rufus, co-founder of City Church International in Hong Kong; Jeremiah Johnson, pastor of Grace Point Church in Lexington, Ky.; and Tricia Gunn, founder of Parresia Ministries in Birmingham. From Life of Faith Church.

Commercial for the City of Birmingham. From City of Birmingham.

Chair prank, sort of, at Railroad Park downtown. From Riceman.

Mississippi Braves catcher Alex Jackson batting against the Birmingham Barons in July at Regions Field downtown. From 2080 Baseball.

Barons left fielder Joel Booker batting against the Braves. From 2080 Baseball. From 2080 Baseball.

Barons catcher Zack Collins batting against the Braves. From 2080 Baseball.

Dashcam footage of driving from Mississippi to all over Birmingham. From Robert Williams.

Taxiing on the runway at the airport (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Gregg Durant.

Drone footage of Five Points South. From GT Auctions.

Top Five events in July in Birmingham. From HotinBirmingham.com.

Mother-daughter trip to Birmingham. From Harley Loper.

And mother-son drive (our final vertical video of the week). From Sade Love.

Time-lapse footage of Art on the Rocks attendees painting a mural in June at the Birmingham Museum of Art downtown. Birmingham artist John Lytle Wilson created the piece. From Birmingham Museum of Art.

Skateboarding competition. From MC Director.

The Mass Choir performs “When I See Jesus” at at Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Smithfield. From Be Encouraged.

Racing through downtown. From the Hamby Family.

Tommy Mayfield talks about developing his Wyndy babysitting app with downtown software company Airship. From Airship.

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The Birmingham channel: Let’s go to the mall

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

“Alabama” by John Coltrane, the jazz musician’s response to the 1963 bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church downtown. From Record Spiel.

A fun shopping trip to the Summit and the Riverchase Galleria. From Madelyn Pullum.

Mexican Andean Cumbia band Los Llayras performs at El Sol on Valley Avenue. From Wil Raya.

Soccer: Birmingham Hammers at Memphis City in July. From Caleb Hilliard.

“A young artist reflects on what it takes to make it as a creative in Birmingham.” From Ben Wedlund.

Birmingham school superintendent Lisa Herring discusses the new dress code. From Pernell Allen.

Walter Carr, a college student, walked from Homewood to Pelham, 20 miles, for his job at Bellhops moving company in July. Bellhops CEO Luke Marklin gave him a car. From IBTimes UK.

Dashcam footage of driving from the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Dothan. From Robert Williams.

The Common Bonds photo exhibit returns to the central branch of the Birmingham Public Library. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Kimy Stewart previews a Vestavia Hills estate sale (our vertical video of the week). From Birmingham Estate Sales.

Clip from EthicsDaily.com’s 2010 documentary, “Sacred Texts, Social Duty,” featuring a rally on taxes in Kelly Ingram Park downtown. From EthicsDaily.

A panel in May on “Practicing Law in Birmingham: An Insider’s Perspective from Alumni” for the University of North Carolina School of Law. Participants: Gary London, Burr and Forman; Barton Lee, Butler Snow; Jodie Smith, Maynard Copper and Gale; Brian Kappel, Lightfoot Franklin and White; and Brooke Watson, summer associate. From UNC School of Law.

Dining at Chris Z’s in Lakeview and Big Spoon Creamery in Avondale. From Embrace teh Cringe.

“Forgotten Birmingham,” a look at Sloss Mine No. 2 and the Ensley Works. From Tasty Ben.

A press brake for sale (our other vertical video of the week). From Guy Carter.

[insert CGI Superman here] From TNR Creative.

Skateboarding at Railroad Park downtown (our other other vertical video of the week). From Bad Boy.

Augusta progressive funk-rock band Funk You performs in July at Saturn in Avondale. From Isom Morgan.

Demonstrating radio station streaming in two cars at Mercedes-Benz of Birmingham in Irondale. From WERC Birmingham.

Birmingham R&B/hip-hop musician Slim Kuttar performs “Night Caps” in July at the Nick on Southside. From Slim Kuttar.

“This Is Alabama” feature on Joe Minter’s African Village in America, a sculpture garden south of Elmwood Cemetery in Woodland Park. From Catherine May.

Demo reel for Birmingham wedding/corporate band Forever Young. From Brett Byars.

A musical tribute to Tuscaloosa’s Subhankar Bandyopadhyay who died in February, performed at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Birmingham in Glen Iris. From Sayak Mitter.

Reporting from a mission trip with New Beginnings Family Baptist Church in Midfield. From Dr. Angulus Wilson.

A hike at Red Mountain Park. From Travel with Annie G.

Pitching residential real estate investments in Birmingham. From Real Wealth Network.

Dancing on the court (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Lashunda Brooks.

Participating in July’s Silver Glovez baseball camp at Rickwood Field in Rising – West Princeton. From Dinero the Kid.

Dashcam footage of driving I-65 south to downtown (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From K. Hawk.

The puppet gospel hour at Wilson Chapel Baptist Church in Collegeville (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Caenan American.

Birmingham Barons third baseman Trey Michalczewski makes a leaping catch against the Jackson Generals in July at Regions Field downtown. From Minor League Baseball.

Edwin Lee Jr. of La Plata, Md., at bat during the 2016 Piper Davis baseball tournament at Rickwood Field in Rising – West Princeton (our other other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Edwin Lee.

Children play at Immanuel Church on Southside. From A. Morales Production.

Morning at Embassy Suites in Homewood (our other other other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Warren Sofine.

Trains downtown and in Irondale. From Houston Rail Productions.

Trains downtown and in Montgomery. From Everything Trains USA.

A feature on Violins of Hope, once owned by the inmates of Nazi concentration camps, exhibited in April in Birmingham. From
APT IQ Learning Network.

Highlight reel for Oak Mountain rising junior running back Jonathan Bennett. From J. Bennett.

A pegboard climb at Birmingham Boulders in Oxmoor (our final vertical video of the week). From Tyler Love.

Planes on display at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. From All Around MCCM.

Promo for 12 Mavens Roundtables advisory group with Hoover consultant Brent Bauer. From Brent Wm. Bauer.

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The Birmingham channel: I fleetly flee, I fly

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Showreel for ABC 33/40 reporter Stephen Quinn. From Stephen Quinn.

Landing at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (our vertical video of the week). From T. Mook.

Scenes from March’s Natural Hair and Health Expo at the BJCC North Exhibition Hall downtown. From Respected Roots.

Promo for WBHM-DB paranormal talk radio station (our other vertical video of the week). From Mark Antony Raines a k a Ghostman.

Riding the rails through downtown. From Knuckleball Ned.

“TripTik: From Birmingham to Montgomery on Highway 31,” an episode of “Alabama Experience.” From Brent Davis.

Drone footage of downtown and Vulcan, plus Bryant-Denny Stadium and Black Warrior River in Tuscaloosa. From Ryan Clapper.

Pokémon: Birmingham Arons vs. Memphis Drizzlies. From Lazy Ghost.

Preparing to travel to Children’s of Alabama on Southside for rehabilitation. From Tatum Ward.

Football: East Alabama Predators vs. Alabama Sabers in the Gridiron Developmental Football League playoff round 1 in July at Carver High School. From Michael Beckworth.

Independence Day fireworks over Vulcan (our other other vertical video of the week). From Christian Carter

Target innovation chief Minsok Pak and Shipt CEO Bill Smith speak at a Birmingham Innovation Week luncheon in July at Alabama Power downtown. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Helmet cam footage of riding downtown and visiting Elmwood Cemetery to see Bear Bryant’s grave. From Hammereye 85.

Testimonial from Fairfield dentist Leslie Frese for the Alabama Implant Education course in Atlanta. From Alabama Implant Education.

Sunset in Pinson. From Mista Rich.

Promo for Church of the Highlands’ Serve Day in July. From TNR Creative.

Valley senior kicker Daniel Etherton at Kohl’s kicking camp in June at Thompson Intermediate School in Alabaster. From Kicking, Punting and Snapping Recruiting Profiles.

A night at Topgolf in Uptown. From Michael Northorp.

Birmingham Barons’ Luis Alexander Basabe gets a two-run homer against the Mississippi Braves in July at Regions Field downtown. From Minor League Baseball.

And the Barons’ Danny Mendick hits a double against the Jackson Generals in July at Regions Field. From Minor League Baseball.

Cincinnati rock band Walk the Moon performs “Shut Up and Dance” in July at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Linda12021.

Commercial for Petro Law Firm downtown. From Mark Petro Law Firm.

On Shipt’s Birmingham headquarters expansion. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Talking with Birmingham rapper YBN Nahmir at an Atlanta radio station. From Durtty Daily.

Commercial for CoCo Beauty Supply in Central Park. From Chop House Productions.

Repairing a roof damaged by hail. From Clark Smith.

A hit at Birmingham-Southern’s Striplin Field. From Greyson Thornton.

Singer Chris Brown performs in July at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From Britny Marshall.

A song from the McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour in July at Bill Harris Arena in Five Points West (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Shannon Hudson.

A week with the grandparents. From Pink Vaporeon.

Birmingham artist Tyler Sanford. From Free Spirit Visions.

SWAC to hold 2018 football and basketball championship games in Birmingham. From WAAY-TV 31 News.

Atlanta Southern rock band Blackberry Smoke performs in 2017 at Iron City on Southside. From Craig Putman.

Highlights from July’s Birmingham Live basketball tournament at the Hoover Met. From Baller TV.

Basketball: Lady Demwai vs. Birmingham Blaze. From E’marie Lewis 2024 #4 Lady Demwai Combo Guard.

Promo for the Preserve housing development in Hoover. From RealtySouth.

A look at the UAB Blazers in “NCAA Football 13.” From NFS.

Working at Revelator: Sweet Jon’s Cafe in Homewood. From TNR Creative.

Running to catch the train at Carraway Boulevard (our other other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Cwhorld Productions.

More from the train crossing (our other other other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Cwhorld Productions.

And a malfunction (our final vertical video of the week). From Cwhorld Productions.

Gadsden’s Back Forty Beer Company opens a location at Sloss Docks. From Alabama NewsCenter.

The Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park downtown kicks off an Alabama road trip, including Clanton and Montgomery. From Ocean Hops.

Train downtown. From Birmingham-Rail Productions.

Another train downtown. From Joshua Lawrence.

Carolina Panthers defensive end Mario Addison returns to visit Academy Sports in Trussville and Tarrant High School before holding his annual football camp in July at Carver. From Austin Gaines.

Drone footage of the new Birmingham Color Wall downtown. From AirFowl.

Softball: Team Georgia 02 Shumeyko vs. Birmingham Thunderbolts in July at the Atlanta Legacy Showcase. From Jenna Brown Softball 2021.

For July’s Birmingham Innovation Week, a panel at Alabama Power discussed “Think Next: How Birmingham Is Becoming a Smart City,” using digital technology to advance quality of life. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Birmingham Children’s Theatre puts on “The Three Musketeers” in a converted retail space in Brookwood Village. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Boston ska punk band Bim Skala Bim performs in March at Iron City on Southside. From Bimska.

Art project Silence Was Golden includes performances worldwide, including this one at Kelly Ingram Park downtown. From Public Delivery.

A student at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga files a federal complaint against UAB for an alleged sexual assault. From WRCB Chattanooga.

At the Birmingham Museum of Art. From Madeline Hart.

Boston alt-rock band No/Hugs records in Birmingham. From No/Hugs.

Spinning out. From Alabama Outlaws.

Burnout! From Alabama Outlaws.

Drone footage of Vulcan and the new LED lights. From Dunlap Productions.

Birmingham band the Exhibit(s) performs in July at Mojo Pub in Lakeview. From Actress Gabrielle.

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The Birmingham channel: Let your colors burst

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Talking with Kellie Clark of Innovate Birmingham on Birmingham Innovation Week earlier this month. From What’s Happening Bham.

Jacksonville Southern rock band J.J. Grey and Mofro perform in June at Avondale Brewing Company (our vertical video of thew week). From Banginbook.

A glimpse of the Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show on Independence Day over Red Mountain. From Christie Dedman.

More fireworks. From Kristen Still Standing.

And drone footage. From Mike S.

Highlights from summer football day camp in June at Legion Field. From SportsMarkit.com.

The beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens (our other vertical video of thew week). From Happy Trips.

Walking through LightRails downtown. From Buffett2010.

Jerimie Goike talks about “Autism from a Personal Perspective” at Birmingham-Southern College. From Jerimie Goike.

Exploring the abandoned Banks Middle School. From Iron Vagabonds.

Talking with Birmingham via CB radio. From Charlie Brown.

Who wants doughnuts?! From Alabama Outlaws.

Music video for “ForeignKodak” by L.A. rapper and Birmingham native Kartel Kodak. From DJ Uzi Vert Thug YSL.

Demonstrating the Ovad Drive-Thru Stage to photograph cars for sale, at America’s Auto Auction in Moody. From Ovad Stages.

Hiking through Red Mountain Park. From Gowestusa.

Nashville Christian singer Rachael Mann performs at WDJC 93.7 FM. From Rachael Mann.

Tony Hernandez stars in “An American Man.” From Lily Ahree Siegel.

Birmingham Giants player Reese Lowery hits a single. From Reese Lowery.

Driving I-459 at night. From Of the Dawn Patriot.

Checking out the Saturday morning Cars and Coffee at Hoover Tactical Firearms. From HD Muscle Cars.

Birmingham Barons center fielder Joel Booker makes a game-ending diving catch against the Jackson Generals in June at Regions Field downtown. From Minor League Baseball.

Los Angeles rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars performs “Rescue Me” earlier this month at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. Jared Leto brought a grandmother onstage to dance. From Ashley Zarzaur.

Jazz Vespers service in May at Southside Baptist Church. From Timothy Banks.

Happy birthday to Mama Mwalimu. From Kikuyu Diaspora Television USA.

Part six of Birmingham’s Kyle Sullivan’s monthlong trip to Antarctica in 2017. From Screen Door Pictures.

Plus, “A Postcard from Antarctica.” From Screen Door Pictures.

A night for Bloods (our other other vertical video of thew week). From Bigkastro Lopez.

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The Birmingham channel: A summer’s sojourn

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Driving through Lakeview at night (our vertical video of the week). From Birmingham Vibe.

R&B group After 7 performs in November at the Alys Stephens Center. From Shout N 2 the Void Media S.

Birmingham group Voices of the South performs “God Bless the USA” in June at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bessemer. From Dennis R. Jones.

Flying from Orlando to pick up a car in town. From Jeremy Miller.

“Birmingham Estate Sales being mocked by my daughter The Doodle. Love!!” From Birmingham Estate Sales.

The Atlanta Masonic Choir performs at the Birmingham Community Mass Choir’s 50th anniversary celebration in June at New Hope Baptist Church in West End Manor. From Nicole Samuels.

Fun outing at Birmingham Boulders in Oxmoor and Mr. P’s Deli in Bluff Park. From Taylor Robbins.

Rapper Tony Montez performs “Birmingham Clap.” From Tony Montez.

Promo for rapper Big Treasure Girl earlier this month at 4 Seasons Sports Bar and Grill in Smithfield. From Cinema Cove.

Birmingham rock band KinZie performs in June at Saturn in Avondale (our other vertical video of the week). From Parker.

A landlord files an eviction notice (our other other vertical video of the week). From Rob Drum.

Birmingham artist Sara Garden Armstrong at work. From J.C. Swoopes.

Up to 600 volunteers paint a mural in June at the Birmingham Color Wall downtown. From Glass Eye Media.

A look at Unlikely Heroes, an April fund-raiser concert with Birmingham country singer Sara Evans. From Cinepear.

Trucking to Georgia and Mississippi with a stop in Birmingham. From Trucker Brock.

Intro for Web series “The Next Episode.” From the Next Episode: Local and Travel.

Exploring Oak Hill Cemetery in Fountain Heights. From Abnormal Alabama.

A snippet from the Motion church student conference at Legacy Arena downtown (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Th3 Real 0hio.kid Talent.

Boys’ basketball: Carver at Columbia (Huntsville). From Cluxton Breakdown.

Boys’ basketball: Renaissance Academy Prep School for Boys vs. Macon Road Baptist School in Memphis. From the RCA Bham.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Mustangs and more Mustangs. From Lawrence Cruz.

College football: Auburn vs. Memphis at the 2015 Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field. From OHF AAC.

Janice Nixon talks about marching for civil rights as a child in Birmingham (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From Kids in Birmingham 1963.

A 2006 visit to the Birmingham Zoo. From Allen Dearing.

Atlanta comedian Reggie Jackson performs in May at the Stardome Comedy Club in Hoover. From Reggie Jackson TV.

Club night (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Durty Burbz TC Powered by Conner C. Vernon Fnd. Inc.

A look at Bessemer Christian talk station Elijah Radio, WSJL 88.1 FM. From Gulf States Conference.

Drone footage of a wooded neighborhood. From Marc Nichols

Birmingham performance artist Jacquie Cotillard sings “Rose-Colored Noise.” From Jacquie Cotillard.

Road trip: New Orleans, Birmingham (Avondale), Huntsville, Nashville and … Magnet, Ind. From Sam Landeros.

Visiting the Southern Museum of Flight in North East Lake. From Liam Live 365.

Promo for Homewood gym Nexus Fitness. From Nexus Fitness.

Watching the Avondale Fire Jam in June at Avondale Brewing Company. From Tgbeenken.

A virtual landing in Birmingham. From Scooby Diving.

A real landing in Birmingham in the rain. From Justin Tomblin.

An audition at a June SkyBox casting call for “The Christmas Struggle” in Ensley. From OTTV25 DA8TV.

Driving by downtown at night. From Thecat627.

Hanging out in East Lake Park. From Ali Carson.

Australian Christian pop-rock band Newsboys performs in June at Samford’s Wright Center. From the Showstopper Shows.

Talking with new Birmingham Police chief Patrick Smith. From Whats Happening Bham.

House fire on Southside. From Joshua Lawrence.

Blair Miller of 24 Communications downtown discusses email marketing. From 24 Communications.

Mississippi Braves’ Touki Toussaint pitching at June’s Southern League All-Star Game at Regions Field downtown. From 2080 Baseball.

Birmingham Barons catcher Zack Collins at the All-Star Game. From 2080 Baseball.

Barons pitcher Dane Dunning on the mound at the All-Star Game. From 2080 Baseball.

Rose petals fall from the ceiling during the Pentecost Sunday service at the Cathedral of St. Paul downtown. From Miss My Idahome.

Talking with Mauricio Papapietro of Brick and Tin restaurant. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Keeping the Cahaba River clean for otters. From Birmingham Zoo.

Getting ready for the Aug. 18 King of the South car show in Louisiana. From Veltboy314.

A list of 10 reasons not to move to Alabama, including Birmingham’s crime rate. Part of YouTuber Briggs’ series on states and countries. From World According to Briggs.

“Good shot, G!” From Digital Footprint West LLC.

Walking through Sloss Furnaces. From Kelly Gross.

Sacramento alternative hip-hop artist Hobo Johnson performs in June at Saturn in Avondale (our final vertical video of the week). From Roy Levi Brown.

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Vote 2018: Alabama primary election runoff results

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Vote 2018

Tuesday’s runoff results from state and metro Birmingham races … (Primary results from June 5.)

More election coverage in our Vote 2018 special report.

The general election takes place Nov. 6.

Voter turnout:

  • Alabama: 13 percent
  • Jefferson County: 13 percent
  • Shelby County: 11 percent

Results for Jefferson County and Shelby County.

All races

Winner in red

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Vote 2018: Sample ballots for Jefferson, Shelby County primary runoffs

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Vote 2018

The political year is flying by: It’s already time for the state runoff election.

Sample ballots for Jefferson and Shelby Counties are included below. BirminghamWatch has a guide to the remaining candidates in Birmingham-area races.

(For easier viewing, you can download or zoom to full screen with the embedded Jefferson County Democratic runoff ballot.)

Polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Find your polling place and districts.

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Sample ballots for other counties with runoffs.

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Jefferson County: Democratic ballot

Jefferson County: Republican ballot

Jefferson County 2018 Republican runoff sample ballot

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Shelby County: Republican ballot

Shelby County 2018 Republican runoff sample ballot

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Note: No Democratic runoff in Shelby County.

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The Birmingham channel: Kick up your heels

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Barons pitcher Spencer Adams ends the top of the seventh inning with his sixth strikeout against the Chattanooga Lookouts in May at Regions Field downtown. From Minor League Baseball.

Checking out the second annual I Am a Father 5k race earlier this month at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. From I Am a Father 5K.

Michigan State University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham partner on research for diabetic retinopathy, a diabetes complication that affects the eyes. From Webs Edge Health.

Commercial for Hawthorne at Lake Heather apartments in Inverness, Hoover. From Hawthorne Residential Parnters.

New York pop singer Max performs in May at Tin Roof in Lakeview. From Feesa.

Hanging out at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. From Cody Gremlin.

Commercial for Alabama House candidate Jacqueline Gray Miller. From Dub Dynasty Ent.

Birmingham rapper BMR DeeMan performs in May at Diamonds of Birmingham Gentlemen’s Club in in Brighton. From BMR DeeMan TV.

English rock band Asking Alexandria performs “Into the Fire” in April at Iron City on Southside (our vertical video of the week). From Miguel Romero.

Tarrant’s Corey Patrick goes viral for photo of him taking the bus to high school graduation ceremony. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Highlights from country band Florida Georgia Line in 2014 at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham. From Massive Music.

A patriotic number from May’s Birmingham Dance Theatre recital at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Karen Briley.

Dancers perform to “Good Old Days.” From Karen Briley.

Dancers perform “For My Help.” From Karen Briley.

Summer family fun at the Birmingham Zoo. From Scotty Boy Homie.

Actor-singer Hayley Kiyoko talks with fans in March. From Feesa.

Investigating the zeppelin mooring mast on the Thomas Jefferson Tower downtown. From al.com.

Canadian TV station received in Birmingham (our other vertical video of the week). From Local and DX Radio.

Dashcam (and rearcam) footage of driving at U.S. 280 and Shelby County 41. From Vear Experts.

Looking forward to Birmingham’s new pro football team. From New Dish on the Stove.

A Lamborghini and a Shelby GT350 at a car meetup in Cahaba Heights, Vestavia Hills. From Biv3 Media.

Wesley Wade of Energen speaks on “The Effort to Keep Millennials” at May’s Disrupt HR Birmingham event at Innovation Depot downtown. From Disrupt HR.

Highlights from the 28th annual Society of Black Academic Surgeons meeting in April at the Westin Birmingham downtown with UAB as host. From Dr. Hassan A. Tetteh.

Driving around Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. From Wilmer C.

Highlight reel for Leeds forward Jeffrey Nolen Jr. From Jeffrey Nolen Jr.

A look at Trips for Kids, a nonprofit organization that offers mountain bike outings and environmental education. From Cycling Talk.

Huntsville rapper Young Rippa performs in May at Zydeco on Southside (our other other vertical video of the week). From Young Rippa #ripnation.

That time a teenager stole a MAX bus with Birmingham police in pursuit … From WVTM-13 News.

Oak Mountain State Park featured in an episode of Alabama Public Television show “Discovering Alabama.” From Discovering Alabama.

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The Birmingham channel: Hello, summer!

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Softball: Birmingham Thunderbolts 06 vs. Georgia Impact 2023 – Lunsford. From Georgia Impact Lunsford 2023.

Working on a house on Alpha Street South in North Titusville. From Randy Martin.

Dashcam footage of Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard South. From Chris Miller.

Celebrating music director Ken Berg’s 40 years with the Birmingham Boys Choir. From Birmingham Boys Choir.

Highlight reel for Mountain Brook rising junior third baseman Clark Griffin at May’s Sunshine Southeast Showcase in Cartersville, Ga. From Skill Show Videos.

Melanie Maddox of BBVA Compass speaks at May’s Disrupt HR Birmingham event at Innovation Depot downtown. From Disrupt HR.

Florida guitarist Pavlo Simtikidis performs “Tsiftetelli” earlier this month at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From Official Pavlo Admirers- OPA!

Woodlawn senior slot receiver Keyshun Parks in action (our vertical video of the week). From Keyshun Parks.

Actor/singer Logan Henderson performs in May at Tin Roof in Lakeview. From Feesa.

Lightning (our other vertical video of the week). From James Kyser.

Help wanted ad for a client services manager in Birmingham. From A.R. Spears.

Detroit gospel group Kymon Smith and Godsons and Daughters performs in Birmingham (our other other vertical video of the week). From Kymon Smith.

R&B singer Coldrank performs “Chocolate Drop” earlier this month at Boutwell Auditorium downtown. From Supreme Team Investment Group.

Drone footage of Alabama landmarks: Saturn 1B rocket in Elkmont by I-65, the Statue of Liberty in Vestavia Hills by I-459 and the Big Peach water tower in Clanton by I-65. From Brents Pepper.

Birmingham indie soul band the Brook and the Bluff performs on local Web series “Welcome to Monotonia.” From Welcome to Monotonia.

Drone footage of the Cahaba River. From Fear-Some.

Testimonials by members for Homewood gym Squad Fitness. From Squad Fitness.

Soccer: Birmingham Hammers vs. Mississippi Brilla FC in May in Jackson. From Mississippi Brilla.

Welcoming Birmingham to the new Alliance of American Football. From the Colt 45 show.

Students from Mann Dance Studio in Prattville perform “Fun” at March’s Thunderstruck dance competition at the Alabama Theatre downtown, winning Team Large Group. From Thunderstruck Dance.

Chef and TV host Andrew Zimmern on Frank Stitt and Birmingham’s food scene. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Shooting a wedding and checking out Moss Rock Preserve in Hoover. From Joel Henson.

A look at the nonprofit organization, Birmingham Sister Cities Commission. From Masadabbc.

Walking through Joe Minter’s African Village in America, a sculpture garden south of Elmwood Cemetery in Woodland Park. From Buffett2010.

Clang! Clang! Clang! Clang! (Our other other other vertical video of the week.) From Cwhorld Productions.

Rodney Watson on snooty Birmingham people (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From District Three.

The Eagles performs “In the City” in April at Legacy Arena downtown (our final vertical video of the week). From Roger McMunn.

Promo for the White Foam Party on July 6 at Magnolia House in Five Points South. From Freeman Walker Jr.

Birmingham consulting firm 45 Inc. staff members discuss leadership. From 45 Inc. Birmingham.

Family reunion in Birmingham with a trip to VisionLand in Bessemer. From Wayne Inniss.

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The Birmingham channel: Don’t hate, graduate

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Danish punk rock band Iceage performs in May at Saturn in Avondale. From Ivan Denisovich.

Visiting Lightrails downtown. Published on May 19, 2018

Cincinnati motivational speaker Karim R. Ellis at May’s International Public Management Association for Human Resources regional conference at the Sheraton Birmingham downtown. With testimonial from Michelle Barnes of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. From Karim R. Ellis.

Boone, N.C., roots band Lazybirds performs “Just Your Fool” in May at Domestique Coffee on Southside. From Actress Gabrielle.

A new fish for the tank. From Sheri and Will.

Members of Corazón de Alabama perform in May at Overtime Bar and Grill in Oxmoor. From Amanda de la Cataleya.

Touring the Birmingham Botanical Gardens greenhouse. From Prajun at Hunt.

Basketball: Birmingham Blue Devils vs. Team SLEEPY in May in Atlanta. From Baller TV.

Commercial for the University of Alabama at Birmingham. From Chris Liakos.

Feature on nonprofit organization STAIR of Birmingham, or Start the Adventure in Reading. From Alabama NewsCenter.

New Orleans’ Rebirth Brass Band performs in May at Saturn in Avondale. From Actress Gabrielle.

Mobile rapper Bkoshr, a k a Brandon Tunstall, at Miles College in Fairfield. From JD Productions.

Backstage dog. From DTenacity

Giving vegan burgers to the homeless downtown. From Carey Fountain.

Sidewalk dance party! From Angela Matthews.

Taking ATVs and motorcycles out for a ride in Belview Heights. From Shifty450.

Riding the trails at Oak Mountain State Park. From Black Bear Mafia MTB.

Q&A session at Sidewalk Film Festival. From Outlaw Films.

Birmingham jam band New Merkle Revue performs “Althea” in May at the Oasis in Lakeview. From Actress Gabrielle.

New Orleans Americana band Big Al and the Heavyweights performs in May at Phelan Park on Southside. From Actress Gabrielle.

Fatou Ouattara on her son Abdul Diane’s graduation from Hoover High School in May at Bartow Arena. From Starnes Publishing.

Graduates Gary Larson and Jennifer Andrew before the graduation ceremony. From Starnes Publishing.

Tossing their caps. From Starnes Publishing.

Alabama Winds performs “In My Father’s Eyes” in May at Mountain Brook High School. Composer Julie Giroux dedicated the work to the four girls murdered in the 1963 bombing of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. From Patrick Fitzgerald.

Rhode Island accordionist Cory Pesaturo performs in May at Birmingham-Southern College (our vertical video of the week). From Aaron Tanner.

A look at TrimTab Brewing Company in Lakeview. From Local Reporter.

Conducting a raid while playing “Pokémon Go” (our other vertical video of the week). From Cody Sanders.

Huntsville rapper Kid Bless, a k a Jameke Byrd, performs at the Eastside Lounge in North Avondale. From JEDI Music.

Trains in Birmingham. From Sou610.

Andres Todd graduates from Wenonah High School (originally featured in July). From Fred Davenport.

Baseball: Birmingham Barons outfielder Trey Michalczewski hits a triple against the Generals in May at the Ballpark at Jackson. From Minor League Baseball.

Dashcam footage, including a trip to Elmwood Cemetery in Arlington – West End. From Scott King.

Hanging out at Do Dah Day in May on Southside. From Bill and Kelley Adventures.

Rock band A Perfect Circle performs “TalkTalk” and “Hourglass” in May at Legacy Arena downtown. From Wing Ding.

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Vote 2018: Alabama primary election results

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Vote 2018

Election results from today’s primaries in Alabama …

More election coverage in our Vote 2018 special report.

The runoff takes place July 17.

Voter turnout:

  • Alabama: 27 percent
  • Jefferson County: 25 percent
  • Shelby County: 25 percent

Results for Jefferson County and Shelby County.

Democrats

(Contested races only)

Winner in red | Runoff candidates in blue

Republicans

(Contested races only)

Winner in red | Runoff candidates in blue

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Vote 2018: Why not cast a ballot?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

The Alabama primaries are under way. Polls are open till 7 tonight for the midterm elections.

Vote 2018

Q: Where do I vote?

A: Call Jefferson County: (205) 325-5550, Jefferson County (Bessemer only): (205) 481-4105, Shelby County: (205) 669-3913.

Or Search Your Polling Place on AlabamaVotes.gov.

Wade on Birmingham:
election results tonight

Remember, if you have problems at your polling place:

Q: What can I expect to see on the ballots?

A: Check out these sample ballots for each county.

You’re voting for U.S. Representative, state (including governor) and county officials.

Who are you voting for today? Tell us in the comments.

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Vote 2018: Sample ballots for Jefferson, Shelby County primaries

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

See sample ballots for Jefferson, Shelby County 2018 general elections.

Vote 2018

After one of the nation’s wildest Senate races in December, Alabama prepares to hit the polls again on Tuesday.

We have the sample ballots for Jefferson and Shelby Counties for the primaries. (The Jefferson County ballot has 99 versions, one for every sub-district.)

Find your polling place/districts.

The ballot has top state and county offices. And check out the Alabama Voter Guide 2018, with voting procedures and frequently asked questions.

For easier viewing, you can print, download or zoom to full screen with each ballot.

Election Day is Tuesday, with runoffs on July 17.

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Sample ballots for all 67 counties.

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Jefferson County: Democratic ballot

[Mobile version]

Jefferson County: Republican ballot

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Shelby County: Democratic ballot

[Mobile version]

Shelby County: Republican ballot

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Alabama Voter Guide 2018

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Candidate guides:

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