Wade on Birmingham

a portrait of the artist as a young man

Monday, March 25, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Coming of age in
Dublin, straying from and to
the Church, a soul freed.

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#sundayread for March 24, 2019

Sunday, March 24, 2019 by Wade Kwon

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the great gatsby

Sunday, March 24, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Self-made man worships
ritzy ditzy blonde, felled by
American dream.

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the classics

Saturday, March 23, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Where titans conquer
and peasants falter, where man
meets himself and weeps.

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The Birmingham channel: Spring flings

Friday, March 22, 2019 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

In this episode of “Drunk Birmingham Music History,” singer-songwriter Taylor Hollingsworth talks about a friend’s misadventures (our vertical video of the week). From Jenny Gault.

Bouldering fail at High Point Climbing and Fitness in Inverness. From Micah Prickett.

A birthday trip to Kami-Con, the annual anime conference in February at the BJCC East Exhibition Hall downtown. From Cody Gremlin.

At the Vault Bar and Lounge downtown. From FOV Entertainment.

Football: Salt Lake Stallions vs. Birmingham Iron in February at Legion Field. From NFL Full Games 2018/2019.

Highlights from Iron at Atlanta Legends in February. From DofuStream.

Iron quarterback Luis Perez scrambles and completes pass to Tobias Palmer against Atlanta. From Alliance of American Football.

High school basketball: Opelika beats Carver in state tournament in February at Legacy Arena downtown. From CBS-42.

A glimpse of insulation replacement from the outside. From Rid-a-Critter Inc.

Birmingham Mustangs catcher Zoe Veres makes the play. From Zoe.

Taking in the World of Wheels and the Iron game. From Abel Olvera Jr.

Coca-Cola’s Magic City Classic highlight reel. From CrowneWorks Creative Media.

Looking back at the Accelerator Launch Day by Entrepreneurs’ Organization Birmingham. From Epic Culture.

Checking out February’s RV Super Show at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex downtown. From RVacationer.

Tuscaloosa boxer Deontay Wilder enters Legacy Arena downtown (our other vertical video of the week). From Rodney Yarbrough.

A random YouTuber on February’s chemical spill at the Birmingham Water Works’ Shades Mountain filter plant, sending some 50 people to the hospital. From Central Banker WW3.

North Carolina restaurateur Ashley Christensen presents “The Promises of a Female-Led Restaurant” at the Southern Foodways Alliance Winter Symposium in February at Haven on Southside. From Southern Foodways.

The alliance’s oral historian Annemarie Anderson presents “Baking Entrepreneurs of Alabama: An Oral History Conversation.” From Southern Foodways.

John T. Edge, director of the Southern Foodways Alliance, talks with John Hall of Post Office Pies in Avondale and Celestia Morgan, Birmingham artist and photographer. From Southern Foodways.

Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald presents “The Labor of Birmingham.” From Southern Foodways.

Fun at Railroad Park and LightRails downtown. From Emily Tahvonen.

Promo for Tremond Muhammad of the Nation of Islam’s Birmingham mosque. From OTTV25 DA8TV.

Driving to and around Birmingham, plus a soccer tournament. From Adventures with Delly.

The view from Vulcan atop Red Mountain. From D!Eguitθ Nico.

Feature on app developer startup Mixtroz. From Alabama NewsCenter.

A look at the new Birmingham Xpress bus rapid transit system. From Alabama NewsCenter.

UAB student Alan Roper on giving to the Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation. From Sigma Tau Gamma.

Strolling through an empty house. From Roderick Smith.

Chicago’s Banda Nueva Azteka performs “La Lampara.” From Gusmatic1.

Filming at the U.S. Courthouse downtown. From Alabama Freedom Watch.

And around the FBI office downtown. From Alabama Freedom Watch.

Drone footage of downtown property. From the Canvass Group.

Kimy Kennedy previews a Homewood estate sale taking place earlier this month. From Birmingham Estate Sales.

Birmingham progressive rock fusion group Little Raine Band performs “The Distance” at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From Little Raine Band Music.

Jeremy Miller of Unlocking Second Chances prison ministry on local TV show “Our Issues Birmingham.” From Our Birmingham.

Drone footage of Railroad Park during winter. From Adama South.

Volleyball: Birmingham vs. Nashville in Chattanooga. From DJ Hiren.

And Birmingham vs. Memphis. From DJ Hiren.

Birmingham country/rock band High Tide performs “My Home’s in Alabama” (our other other vertical video of the week). From Brent Warren.

The Birmingham Underground Cypher, part 3. From Tyrus Willams.

More from the Cypher saga. From Tyrus Willams.

Nashville folk duo Kelly and Ellis perform in August at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Kelly Ellis Duo.

Members from Fusion Dance Company in Atlanta perform “I Dream of Jeannie” at February’s KAR Dance competition at the Alabama Theatre downtown, winning Top Primary Small Group 6-8. From Fusion Dance Co.

A visit to downtown, Southside and the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. From Portrait Jockey.

Birmingham’s Black Jacket Symphony performs “Under Pressure” in February at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Kdpremier.

Highlights from the 2019 Birmingham Addy Awards in February at Haven on Southside. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Showing off thrift shop finds after a gig in Birmingham. From Erin Rafferty.

DJ and dancing at Marty’s PM in Five Points South. From JD.

And electronic music. From JD.

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The Birmingham channel

work of the past, work of the future

Friday, March 22, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Hard labor to desk
jobs to lives of uselessness
in front of bright screens.

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snooze and snooze again

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Just five more minutes.
Hide under the covers till
reality wins.

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season’s greetings

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Warm thoughts turn to warm
days, warm ways. Rejoice in the
demise of winter.

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wagers of sin

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Always bet on your-
self. Unless you suffer from
a gambling problem.

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library of regress

Monday, March 18, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Leaky ceilings and
broken escalators in
the home of our books.

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#sundayread for March 17, 2019

Sunday, March 17, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Danielle reading

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an eternity and a day

Sunday, March 17, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Life’s too short. Or is
it too long? Depends on which
end you’re living in.

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the hatred behind closed doors

Saturday, March 16, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Teens say the word and
giggle. They learned it from their
community clans.

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all the broken happy ever afters

Friday, March 15, 2019 by Wade Kwon

What about us? What
about all the times you said
you had the answers?

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beyond trauma

Thursday, March 14, 2019 by Wade Kwon

When surviving is
no longer the most urgent,
take some time to heal.

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