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The Birmingham channel: The rides of October

Monday, October 15th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Promo for the Woolworth bar in Five Points South. From Focus Creative.

Fire engulfs Metropolitan apartments under construction in September in Lakeview. From Frank Mullens.

More fire footage. From al.com.

Drone footage of the fire. From WVTM-13 News.

CBS-42 report on driver allegedly holding students on Birmingham city school bus in September in Oxmoor Valley. From CBS 42.

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church competes for a $150,000 Partners in Preservation grant. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Promo for the Festival of Life religious conference on Oct. 24 at Boutwell Auditorium downtown. From RCCG Jesus House Huntsville.

A visitor picks his 12 favorite spots in Birmingham, including the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Railroad Park, Birmingham Museum of Art and Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. From Jeremy Bowling.

Snippets from the Workforce Summit and UI Directors’ Conference from the National Association of State Workforce Agencies in September at the BJCC East Meeting Rooms downtown. From InfoTech Videos.

Commercial for new Alliance of American Football franchise the Birmingham Iron. From Alliance of American Football.

Promo for the Club private supper club. From the Club.

Feature on not-for-profit Southern Research’s fund-raising campaign for work in neurosciences. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Promo for the Birmingham Water Works. From Birmingham Water Works Vids.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce names Glen Iris app developer MotionMobs as finalist in the Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Birmingham mayor Randall Woodfin proposes in September buying new uniforms for the seven city high school marching bands (our vertical video of the week). From Mayor Randall Woodfin.

South Carolina Christian rock band Needtobreathe performs “No Excuses” in 2017 at the Lyric Theatre downtown. From Max Haben.

Checking out rides. From Bassballinchevy334.

Rapper/singer-songwriter J. Cole performs in September at Legacy Arena downtown (our other vertical video of the week). From Apex Consulting Solutions.

Greenville, S.C., blues-rock group Marcus King Band performs in September at Zydeco on Southside. From Mark Berry.

Mounds, Okla.-based GoBob Pipe and Steel Sales announces a new Birmingham distribution center. From GoBob Pipe and Steel Sales.

An arrest outside of the UAB Hill Student Center (our other other vertical video of the week). From Ivelisse Sanchez.

Raining in the parking lot. From Mista Rich.

Commercial for post-Magic City Classic concert on Oct. 26 at Boutwell Auditorium downtown, including Maze and the Manhattans. From Jerry Mason.

Testimonial for Eng1ine Fitness in Brook Highland. From Chris Kizziah.

Destin jam band Cadillac Willy and Montgomery funk-blues band Blues Old Stand perform “Red Hot Mama” in 2015 at Avondale Brewing Company. From Morgan Lemly.

Michael Weber of Entrepreneurs’ Organization Birmingham announces fall events. From EO Birmingham.

Members of Positively Funny Improv perform “Action Slips” in 2012 at the Rare Martini in Lakeview. From Positively Funny Improv.

Members of Positively Funny Improv perform “First Date” in 2015 at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover. From Positively Funny Improv.

Promo for Yaxeni y Ricardo los Luzeros de Rioverde performing at Fiesta in September at Linn Park downtown. From Yaxeni y Ricardo los Luzeros de Rioverde.

And onstage. From Yaxeni y Ricardo los Luzeros de Rioverde.

Family fun at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens (our final vertical video of the week). From Knit Fitness LLC.

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The Birmingham channel: Sharp objects

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

An RV trip starts in Birmingham with Heavenly Donut Company, Railroad Park (plus food trucks) and Urban Cookhouse. From Bradley Bromlow.

Dashcam footage of driving from Pell City down I-20 west to Homewood. From D.W. Red.

Worship song at Church of the Highlands’ West Birmingham campus at Parker High School in Smithfield (our vertical video of the week). From Patiently Waiting.

Visiting the Mid-Autumn Festival (a k a the Moon Festival) in September at UAB Hill Student Center. From Tŏng Yé.

Birmingham punk band Bad Example performs in September at the Spring Street Firehouse in Avondale. From Colors of Nights.

Vlogging on the way out of town (our other vertical video of the week). From Bella Smith.

Touring a UAB dorm room (our other other vertical video of the week). From Tierra Turner.

Drum solo at Railroad Park downtown (our final vertical video of the week). From Queen Tall T AGB.

Drone footage of the Station Church in Bessemer. From C.W.

Renowned Chicago photographer Dawoud Bey discusses his 2013 work “The Birmingham Project.” From Elizabeth Laitman Hughes.

Birmingham civil rights leader C. Herbert Oliver on his 1963 report on the bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church. From the Gilder Lehrman Institute.

Promo for Mission Birmingham’s Pastors Prayer Summit in November in Talladega. From Kevin Moore.

Matthew Whitaker of GKHouses property management in Homewood on evicting tenants. From GKHouses.

A look at the newly opened Woolworth in Five Points South. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Marcus Vick for the Birmingham Thunderbolts against Memphis Maniax in a virtual XFL game. From Backbreaker D-League.

Fultondale’s 31 Escape adds ax throwing. From Kasey Strout.

Commercial for digital directory Near Birmingham. From Steve Taylor.

Promo for the UAB Collat School of Business. From UAB Collat School of Business.

Actress Reese Witherspoon appears in September at the Alabama Theatre downtown as part of her “Whiskey in a Teacup” book tour. From Living It Up with Laurel.

Highlight reel for Heritage Christian Academy senior pitcher/catcher Riley Akins at August’s Perfect Game Southeast Prospect Showcase in Atlanta. From Skill Show Videos.

A peek at Mercedes-Benz U.S. International’s annual Supplier Forum in June in Birmingham. From Cinepear.

Aaron Daniel and Jon Lunceford preview September 6A game Jackson-Olin at Carver. From WJOX 94.5.

Bernard Nomberg of the Nomberg Law Firm talks with Edward L. Hardin Jr. of Burr and Forman. From the Nomberg Law Firm.

Discussing 1963 and the civil rights movement, including “Letter from Birmingham Jail” and the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. From Joseph Shelton Hall.

Walking through the shell of Century Plaza. From C-Dogg91.

Hot and Hot Fish Club’s Chris Hastings and Heartwood Forge’s Will Manning team up to make the Sportsman’s Knife Collection. From Tom Beckbe.

Promo for Chase Prep parochial school. From Common Thread.

Time-lapse footage of Birmingham artist Sonia J. Summers painting “Facets of Birmingham” as part of the Vulcans on Parade project, added in July. From Sonia J. Summers.

Autocar Family Fun Day in September at its Pinson Valley plant. From Russ Randolph.

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The Birmingham channel: Taxing steel, burning rubber

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Trying out a Fender Richie Kotzen Telecaster at Guitar Center in Hoover. From Christian Phifer.

A back yard fence. From Amigo’s Painting, Carpentey and Tile.

More of the fence. From Amigo’s Painting, Carpentey and Tile.

Done painting a house. From Amigo’s Painting, Carpentey and Tile.

Done painting a warehouse. From Amigo’s Painting, Carpentey and Tile.

Painting a wall (our vertical video of the week). From Amigo’s Painting, Carpentey and Tile.

Highlights from March’s Senior Unity Fest at Boutwell Auditorium downtown. From Slee TV.

A day of fishing around town. From the Worst Fishing Show Ever.

Stephen and Shan on owning a beauty supply shop. From Taking It Back.

Six winners of the 2018 Kiwanis Youth of the Year scholarships: Robert Burchfield, Oak Grove High School. From D.B. Plowden.

Sarah Zhao, Vestavia Hills High School. From D.B. Plowden.

Joseph Mungenast, Briarwood Christian School. From D.B. Plowden.

Angie Sutton, the Altamont School. From D.B. Plowden.

Emma Camp, Alabama School of Fine Arts. From D.B. Plowden.

Margaret Shufflebarger, Mountain Brook High School. From D.B. Plowden.

Playing “Smackdown Live” in a virtual Legacy Arena. From MW & LDN Games 2018.

Promo for Tricia Gunn, founder of Parresia Ministries in Birmingham, speaking in September at Church Unlimited in Brook Highland Plaza. From Parresia.

Murray Sams Jr. talks about the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. From Melvin McCray.

Jimmy Finney and Eric Watters of Birmingham alt-rock band Suburban Love Junkies perform in September at WorkPlay in Lakeview (our other vertical video of the week). From Angela Elliott.

Scenes from the 2nd Saturday Night in the City car meetup downtown, with a cameo by the cops. From Schmitty Vids.

Deborah Leighton, director of women’s ministries, discusses Bible study options at Cathedral Church of the Advent downtown. From Advent Birmingham.

Talking with Matt Chambers of Curtiss Motorcycles (formerly Confederate Motorcycles) on Southside about electric bikes. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Meeting a giraffe at the Birmingham Zoo. From Hey It’s Me Laura.

Atlanta Christian singer-songwriter Crowder performs “All My Hope” at July’s Motion X church student conference at Legacy Arena downtown (our other other vertical video of the week). From Cole Riddle.

Driving through Marks Village housing project in Gate City (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Syron Smith.

Washington Christian rapper Trip Lee performs at July’s Motion X church student conference at Legacy Arena downtown (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From Hee-Chan Lee.

Drone footage of Regions Field downtown. From Jim Rasmussen.

Atlanta singer-songwriter Angie Aparo performs “Child You’re the Revolution” in September at WorkPlay in Lakeview (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Angela Elliott.

Highlands Worship performs at July’s Motion X church student conference at Legacy Arena downtown (our final vertical video of the week). From Cole Riddle.

Washington organization Bertelsmann Foundation talked with locals over the summer about President Trump’s steel tariffs. From Bertelsmann Foundation.

Australian worship group Hillsong Young and Free performs “Selah” at July’s Motion X church student conference at Legacy Arena downtown. From Cole Riddle.

Promo for 10th annual Land Aid fund-raiser for Freshwater Land Trust in September at Avondale Brewing Company. From Freshwater Land Trust.

Looking at a Porsche at Cars and Coffee at Hoover Tactical Firearms. From Drivin Ivan Katz.

Franklin, Tenn., Christian singer-songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman performs “Cinderella” in September at the Lyric Theatre downtown. From Pat Lozito.

Michael and Nathan Pocus, owners of Domestique Coffee on Southside, make their pitch for the Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition. From Nathan Pocus.

Drone footage of twilight downtown. From Jim Rasmussen.

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The Birmingham channel: The kayfabe harvest

Monday, September 24th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Shopping at Bath and Body Works at the Summit (our vertical video of the week). From MaKale Mitchell.

Rapper Trinidad James performs earlier this month at Zydeco on Southside. From Filmmaker Mike Ekpoh.

Another montage of Birmingham youth football. From Yung Playa Entertainment.

Putting together a reunion of Birmingham-area karaoke singers (our other vertical video of the week). From Steve Pennington.

Demo reel for Birmingham wedding band the Divines, filmed at Sidebar in Lakeview. From the Divines B’ham.

A 2016 visit to Old Sardis Missionary Baptist Church in Enon Ridge. From Dionne Whetstone.

Seven people shot at a teen party earlier this month at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From al.com.

David Sher, publisher of ComebackTown blog and co-founder of AmSher collection agency, on local TV show “Our Issues Birmingham.” From Our Issues Birmingham.

“Fighting the Void,” a documentary short about Birmingham boxer/MMA fighter Fred Weaver. From Callner Creates.

Joyce Barnes discusses her play “One Sunday in Birmingham” at the sixth annual Columbus Black Theatre Festival in July. The two-act work focuses on children in 1963 participating in the civil rights movement. From Julie Whitney Scott.

Salem, Mass., pop-rock group Brooks Young Band performs earlier this month at the Alabama Theatre downtown. From
Brooks Young Band.

Hip-hop artist Tiffany Foxx in June at Euphoria Sports Bar in Rising – West Princeton (our other other vertical video of the week). From Tiffany Foxx.

Listening to WAPI (1070 AM). From Local and DX Radio.

Monster Jam competition in a virtual Legacy Arena. From Eight-Bit Motorsports.

Touring the Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa in Hoover. From Flow Fusion.

Rapper/producer J.T. the Bigga Figga (a k a Lox) in Birmingham. From TrapFlix.

A look back at summer sites across Birmingham. From Michael Canada.

Portland noise pop band Hxxs performs in June at the Spring Street Firehouse in Avondale. From Colors of Nights.

Commercial for 459 CrossFit gym in Bessemer. From 459 Crossfit.

College football: 1998 Iron Bowl at Legion Field. From Tim Bliss.

Commercial for Vulcan Media production company in Mountain Brook. From Vulcan Media.

Birmingham rapper Kay Xolani performs “No Hook.” From Kay Xolani Vevo.

Birmingham band Tragic City performs at August’s Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival downtown. From What-dat?.

Promo for the Birmingham City Schools mobile app. From Pernell Allen.

Shawty Fatt, a k a Jerrico LaShawn Horton, performs at Zydeco on Southside (our other other other vertical video of the week). From UnderGround Booking UGB.

Wrestling: Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman at WWE Live earlier this month at Legacy Arena downtown (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From Master of Muppets.

Ronda Rousey takes part in the eight-women tag team match. From Hm Gears.

The Shield tries a “triple powerbomb” on Dolph Ziggler (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Steel Chair.

Another angle on that bombed powerbomb. (our other other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Wrestling Era.

Wrestler Kevin Owens hates Birmingham!! From the WWE Insider.

Sharing plans for the WWE show (our final vertical video of the week). From WWE Wrestling Fan.

Austin band GOAT and Your MOM performs earlier this month at the Nick on Southside. From J.J. Hoover.

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The Birmingham channel: Blazer film festival 2018

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos, including eight short films from students in the UAB Media Studies program, 2018 edition (Vimeo channel) …

“If I Can’t Recall Your Name” by Ben Allen, Wendy Chen and Callie Cox.

A portrait of life with Alzheimer’s disease from caregivers, patients and others at the Caring for Adults through Respite, Enrichment and Socialization program.

“Sustained” by Jackson Ross and Savannah Snowden.

Portraits of environmentally sustainable practices in education, art and business.

“Around the World in 80 Steps” by Ohtra Awad, Chelsey Sanders and Katie Sherman.

Who knew Mexico, South Korea and Vietnam were neighbors? A portrait of three immigrant-owned restaurants all in one Green Springs strip mall.

“Riders: The Stories Behind the Rescues” by Rubayet Kamal and Vivek Singh.

Members of Fire Station No. 2 on Southside describe the calls that stay with them.

“We Are Southtown” by John Aiken and Hannah Bae.

Southtown Court residents are concerned about what will happen to them as their valuable land is redeveloped.

“What Brings You in Today?” by Tyler Huang, Garrett Jebeles and Kevin Lee.

Doctors discuss narrative medicine and the rewards and challenges of treating the whole person in today’s health system.

“Game Night” by Mitch Hoagland and Daniel Pinheiro.

A community of gamers on the joys of games without a screen as board games experience a resurgence.

“The Journey of the Kings” by Abayomi Mason-Robinson and Dawson Miles.

Nonprofit organization Growing Kings specializes in mentoring African-American boys and teens through school and after-school programs.

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Intro from July’s Motion X church student conference at Legacy Arena downtown. From Cole Riddle.

Talking with staffers at the Recovery Resource Center at Cooper Green Hospital on Southside. From Addiction Prevention Coalition.

Birmingham Volleyball Club 16 Pink team playing at the Hoover Met. From Amy Caldbeck.

Letting one loose at Walmart. From Large Marge.

Highlights from August’s Smart Cities Readiness Workshop at the CrossPlex in Five Points West. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Presentation from Amen Ra Mashariki, head of urban analytics at Esri, at the workshop. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Members of Kappa Omega Phi perform in August at Peyton Place Phase II in College Hills. From Kappa Omega Phi.

Trains in Irondale and downtown. From Porkchop the Railfan.

Bats in the attic seen through a gable vent. From Rid-a-Critter Inc.

Clearing out the gable vent to install a bat-proof trap. From Rid-a-Critter Inc.

A family trip to Liberty Park. From Tŏng Yé.

IndyCar racing at a virtual Barber Motorsports Park on “Grand Prix 3” as part of the International Formula Manager Championship. From JWF1.

Bloomington folk-punk artist Austin Lucas performs “Alone in Memphis” in August at Seasick Records in Crestwood. From Dharma Charisma.

Walking through LightRails downtown. From Buffett2010.

Def Leppard performs “Two Steps Behind” in August at Legacy Arena downtown. From K. Fergie.

Drone footage of a roof repaired after storm damage. From Home Rescue.

A brief stop in Birmingham before vacation in Destin. From Maika Madison.

Nashville country singer Jake Owen performs “The One That Got Away” in August at Regions Field downtown (our vertical video of the week). From Heather Bryant.

The UAB class of 2022. From UAB News.

Commercial for new downtown RealtySouth office. From RealtySouth.

Heading up to the Vulcan Vista room at Cobb Lane Bed and Breakfast in Five Points South (our other vertical video of the week). From Anna and Louise.

Plus, making new friends at Sleek Sports Bar in Five Points South. From Anna and Louise.

Getting treated at UAB Hospital. From Chelsie650.

Aveda Institute graduate Lindsey Griffin talks about her experiences. From Free Spirit Visions.

And graduate Kyle Guess on his experiences. From Free Spirit Visions.

Tribute to Henry Panion III, composer and UAB music professor, in August at the Heart and Soul: An Evening with Friends event. From Henry Panion.

Members of the Virginia Ice Theatre company rollerblade around downtown and Vulcan. From Virginia Ice Theatre of Fairfax.

Connecticut troupe Thomas/Ortiz Dance performs “From Birmingham to Baltimore,” a social justice piece comparing race relations in the 1960s and the current era. From Thomas/Ortiz Dance.

Talking with DC Blox at Innovation Week Birmingham in July. From DC Blox Marketing.

YouTuber Mikey Chen visits nonprofit organization KultureCity, Milo’s and Saw’s Soul Kitchen, with a cameo from Tuscaloosa boxer Deontay Wilder. From Mikey Chen.

Drone footage of Railroad Park downtown. From Christian Jordan.

Birmingham skateboarder Mark Eddings on the half-pipe. From Upton750.

Working on a new track (our other other vertical video of the week). From Lil Dee YouTube.

Atlanta’s Concorde Fire scores at August’s Liberty Cup Tournament in Vestavia Hills. From Jesse Cregar.

Apple recites the poem “The Ballad of Birmingham” by Dudley Randall (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Alicen Felder.

A trip to Birmingham for a doctor’s appointment, plus family fun at home. From Harley Loper.

Birmingham Barons’ Danny Mendick hits a two-run homer against the Jackson Generals in August at Regions Field downtown. From Minor League Baseball.

Commercial for Right at Home senior care agency in Vestavia Hills. From Right at Home.

Selfie at the BJCC fountain downtown. From Tammy Posey Lovell.

In the parking lot ready for a group ride. From U.B.L BikeLife #LongLiveZo.

Visiting the Bessemer Municipal Airport. From Hole in the Clouds.

Heading through town for some time at TopGolf in Uptown. From Hammereye 85.

Virgil “Duke” Beasley, cultural resource investigator at the University of Alabama, discusses his archaeological research which includes Rickwood Field. From Discovering Alabama.

College volleyball: Birmingham-Southern at West Alabama in August. From Brenda Luther.

“The Birmingham Doll Moms challenge Dianna when she is pushing the Babies to dance harder in this scene from ‘Three’s a Crowd’ [of Lifetime’s ‘Bring It!’].” From Lifetime.

The Dancing Dolls of Birmingham compete at the Buckdown Baby Showdown at Antioch High School in Nashville. From Dancing Dolls.

And more from the competition. From Diamond Ne’Chelle.

Dashcam footage of driving west on I-20/59 through Malfunction Junction to I-65 south. From Nick Payne.

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

Footage of footage, maybe (our final vertical video of the week). From JMC Enterprises.

College football: Key Crimson Tide plays in Notre Dame vs. Alabama in 1986 at Legion Field. From Dpjr Bentford.

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The Birmingham channel: Bouncing off the walls

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Journey performs “Faithfully” in August at Legacy Arena downtown. From Wendy Dewberry.

Promo for comedian DeAnne Smith performing Thursday at the Stardome Comedy Club in Hoover (our vertical video of the week). From Scott Orr.

A hit in Birmingham (our other vertical video of the week). From Jason Singley.

Memphis rapper and Florence native Jo Kennek performs “I’m on It” at Luxe Ultra Lounge on Southside (our other other vertical video of the week). From Yvonda Jackson.

Wenonah High School wins $1,000 in the Litter Quitters Video Competition. From Santek Waste Services.

Wenonah’s winning entry. From Litter Quitters.

Singer Jesus Chairez performs “Palma Salazar” at Rancho el Centenario in Mt. Olive. From Randy Avalos.

Promo for August Worship Nights at King’s Way Church in Irondale. From King’s Way Church.

And footage of the event itself. From King’s Way Church.

Lura Denson, owner of Beezie’s Kitchen in Vestavia Hills, discusses her pre-existing condition. From Senator Doug Jones.

Summer vacation in Birmingham, with stops at the Outlet Shops of Grand River, Steel City Pops, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Oak Mountain State Park and more. From Misssmakaylaaa.

EWTN founder Mother Angelica, a k a Rita Antoinette Rizzo, inducted in August into the Birmingham Business Hall of Fame. From D.B. Plowden.

Another inductee, Michael Calvert, former executive director of Operation New Birmingham. From D.B. Plowden.

One more inductee: Sister Mary Frances Loftin, former president and chief executive officer of St. Vincent’s Health System. From D.B. Plowden.

Checking out the monthly Saturday morning Magic City Octane at Brookwood Village. From the RPM Standard.

A look at new Cahaba Heights restaurant El ZunZún. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Commercial for the Maids of Birmingham in Homewood. From the Maids Birmingham.

Vagón Chicano performs “Palma Salazar” in August at Rancho el Centenario in Mt. Olive. From Espinoza Paz Lucy Flores.

A last day in Birmingham driving around (our final vertical video of the week). From William Rodriguez.

Showing a project at the “Women Who Code Birmingham Hackathon: Magic City Hacks” event in August at Alloy downtown. From Matt Jaeh.

Explaining the potential from Opportunity Zones. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Birmingham band St. Paul and the Broken Bones performs “Apollo” on Monday’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” From Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Birmingham Barons center fielder Luis Alexander Basabe hits a two-run shot against the Generals in August at the Ballpark at Jackson. From Minor League Baseball.

Wolfe performs at Club Volcano in Ensley. From Grind Media.

Promo for the Wild and Scenic Film Festival on Oct. 21 at the Red Mountain Theatre Company downtown. From Southern Exposure.

Talking about Yuren Chinese School in Vestavia Hills. From Tŏng Yé.

Parkour at UAB. From William Wortman.

Promo for Eng1ine Fitness in Brook Highland. From Chris Kizziah.

A nighttime trip to Vulcan. From Official Savvy Grace.

UAB student Sunsern Damronglaohapan from Thailand on his school. From Into Study.

Feature on Ensley’s Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School. From Alabama NewsCenter.

“The meaning of the Birmingham tragedy, 1963” with James Baldwin, Reinhold Niebuhr and Thomas Kilgore Jr. From Collectif James Baldwin.

Episode No. 160 of podcast “Run Birmingham” features Jeff Martinez of Trak Shak and Alex Morrow of Resolute Running Training Center discussing new gear. From Run Birmingham
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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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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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