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The Birmingham channel: Perfect pitches

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Lakeland, Fla., rock band Copeland performs in February at Saturn in Lakeview (our vertical video of the week). From Danny Hammons.

Birmingham’s Rashad Grimes on learning about climate change and environmental justice through Project Urban Renewable Energy. From PURE.

And Birmingham’s Antionette Fowlkes on her PURE training. From PURE.

Interview with playwright Lucinda McDermott on “Thumbelita,” an upcoming spring production for Birmingham Children’s Theatre. From Perfect Fit Productions.

Fun at the McWane Science Center downtown. From Toys and Little Hadley.

A look at the Southern Foodways Alliance Winter Symposium in February at Haven on Southside. From Alabama NewsCenter.

April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks speaks in February at the Theodore in Lakeview. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Morgan Drake of Fanboard gives his elevator pitch at Velocity Accelerator startup program. From Alabama NewsCenter.

And Courtney “Coko” Eason of Milk the Moment gives her elevator pitch. From Alabama NewsCenter.

A track meet at the CrossPlex in Five Points West. From Cooper Glidewell Vlogs.

Black History Month feature on Rickwood Field airing in Indianapolis. From WISH-TV.

The Dancing Dolls of Birmingham compete in February at Buck or Die Chicago. From Trin.T.

Promo by the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau. From International Institute of Municipal Clerks – IIMC.

Having brunch at Five in Lakeview. From A and E’s Adventures.

Highlights from the Birmingham Iron vs. Memphis Express game in February at Legion Field. From Mega Highlights.

Iron linebacker Xzavier Dixon with the interception against the Express. From Alliance of American Football.

Trent Richardson greets fans after the game. From Alabama Crimson Tide on AL.com.

Drone footage of the game. From Fred Davenport.

Train in Powderly. From Joshua Lawrence.

College baseball: Birmingham-Southern at Trinity in February in San Antonio. From Trinity University.

Heavy rain in February leads to flooding and stranded vehicles around town. From Live Storms Media.

Fleetwood Mac performs “Landslide” in February at Legacy Arena downtown. From Lee Drew.

Driving on the interstate at night through downtown. From Stephanie Grayson Heffner.

And during daytime (our other vertical video of the week). From Yoliveth Garcia.

Fresno report on Birmingham and Tucson’s joint bid to play host to the Oakland Raiders, a team currently without a stadium lease. From CBS47 KSEE24.

Birmingham host Nick B. teases an upcoming show in this vlog entry (our other other vertical video of the week). From the Nick B. Show.

Visiting the Birmingham Zoo. From Billy Price.

Dashcam footage of driving through West Oxmoor. From James Platt.

Drone footage of the Liberty Park area in Vestavia Hills. From the Canvass Group.

California indie rock band From Indian Lakes performs “The Monster” in February at Saturn in Avondale. From Denise Yvonne.

WIAT-42 report on Birmingham’s Norman Anchrum Jr. competing on game show “The Price Is Right” in February. From Cee J.

A look inside North Birmingham art gallery Studio 2500. From Adam Cordelle.

Tanzanian lawyer Tundu Lissu speaks in February at Embassy Suites in Hoover. From Thobias Marandu.

A 200m dash at the CrossPlex in Five Points West. From Coach Chaos.

Matthew Whitaker of GKHouses property management in Homewood on where to invest in in real estate in Center Point, Huffman and Roebuck. From GKHouses.

Birmingham personal trainer Jennifer Frudaker on HotWorx gym. From About Town.

Wake Forest highlights from December’s Birmingham Bowl against Memphis. From Ben Baker.

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the harm from words

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by Wade Kwon

The testimony
of the oppressed yields tears and
yawns from oppressors.

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look higher

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 by Wade Kwon

If an employee
fails, check out his boss. If a
child errs, probe parents.

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say it with gifs

Monday, March 4, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Silent cartoons that
pop with personality
on screens big and small.

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#sundayread for March 3, 2019

Sunday, March 3, 2019 by Wade Kwon

reading in a hat

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the promise of a park

Sunday, March 3, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Where once rubble could
emerge a green space. Instead,
a new interstate.

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a most imperfect impression

Saturday, March 2, 2019 by Wade Kwon

What do we remem-
ber? What do we recall with-
out flubbing details?

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water worked

Friday, March 1, 2019 by Wade Kwon

The best tear-jerkers
bring joy then sadness, hope then
hopelessness. Then hope.

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The Birmingham channel: Win like a lion

Friday, March 1, 2019 by Wade Kwon

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Sassy Diva shops at HomeGoods. From the Diva’s Lounge.

Martin Luther King Jr. comes to Birmingham in 1963 to march against segregation. From Keylasebs.

On the dance floor at the Club. From Kernel.

A 60m hurdle race at the CrossPlex in Five Points West. From Ken Dennard.

Rock band the Magpie Salute performs in February at the Lyric Theatre downtown. From Steve Hagar.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater members read excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” From UW-Whitewater.

The kids’ marathon at the Mercedes Marathon in February. From Whitaker’s Life.

Creating a more vibrant Birmingham. From REV Birmingham.

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Ambassadors for Christ perform during the 2018 Christmas Cantata. From Patrick Whitehead.

Station ID for WAPI (94.5 FM) from 1992. From Jen Milem.

Another chair prank, sort of, at Railroad Park downtown. From Riceman.

Karyssa Son from Carla’s Dance Factory in Atlanta performs “Asking for a Friend” at February’s In10sity Dance competition at the Alabama Theatre downtown, winning Teen Con10der. From In10sity Dance.

Mia Barone from Creative Dance Studio in Slidell performs “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” winning Junior Con10der. From In10sity Dance.

Avery Hall from RockStar Academy of Dance in Nashville performs “Lookin’ at Me,” winning Mini Con10der. From In10sity Dance.

Metallica tunes up in January at Legacy Arena downtown. From Metallica Live HD.

Highlights from Briarwood Christian School’s year so far. From Briarwood Christian School.

Exploring the woods. From Daylon and Derris.

Competing in the USATF Galleria Games in December at the CrossPlex in Five Points West. From All Eyes on Mariah.

Promo for development property dubbed Cahaba River Retreat near Irondale and Leeds. From Rusty Cockrell.

Commercial for Spellen Law in Redmont Park. From WSPR Creative.

Birmingham’s Angela Davis talks with Princeton professor Imani Perry in February at Boutwell Auditorium downtown. From Democracy Now!

Ron Buford and his mother Willie Mae Buford discuss participating in the 1960s civil rights demonstrations in Birmingham. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Trent Richardson discusses return to football with Birmingham Iron. From Alabama Crimson Tide on al.com.

Talking with Birmingham Iron coach Tim Lewis. From Alabama NewsCenter.

House walkthrough. From Kenneth Jordan.

“Subcarrier” episode with Atlanta indie rock band the Rock-a-Teens performing in September at Saturn in Avondale. From Subcarrier.

The view from the pew. From Vic Bonnel.

Hanging out at the World of Wheels in February at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex downtown, with cameo by WWE wrestler Alexa Bliss. From Jared Wallis.

Commercial for Berea College in Kentucky by WIAT-42. From Berea Admissions.

Promo for Induron Protective Coatings in Norwood. From Brackyard Films.

A visit to Chase Bays auto equipment supplier in Smithfield. From Mazzei Formula.

Deontée Gordon of TechBirmingham on the city’s growth in technology. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Talking with members of Birmingham Prep. From Birmingham Prep.

Feature on the cohorts of the 2019 Velocity Accelerator startup program at Innovation Depot downtown. From Alabama NewsCenter.

WVTM-13 reporter Fred Davenport at an overturned truck in February on I-20 curved ramp to merge with I-59 near the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. From DC Channel Vlogs.

A cross-country trip from Las Vegas to Augusta, Ga., interrupted by the RV catching fire in Birmingham. From Renegade Thrifter.

Alabama attorney general Steve Marshall clears Hoover police officer in Thanksgiving shooting of Emantic Bradford Jr. at the Riverchase Galleria. From WKRG.

Lynyrd Skynyrd performs in 1987 at the BJCC Coliseum. From Hank Ooglemeyer.

New York YouTuber the Entertainah calls the Memphis Express vs. Birmingham Iron game in February. From the Entertainah Talkin Sports.

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rip western

Thursday, February 28, 2019 by Wade Kwon

A grocer made his
way through growing pains and tough
times, feeding us all.

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living dead metropolis

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Smashed parking meters,
burnt shells of houses, rubble
roads, murderous wolves.

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mineshaft means

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Work in the dark. Breathe
in the dark. Go home in the
dark. Die in the dark.

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the new shorthand

Monday, February 25, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Let us trade our thoughts
in acronyms and smileys,
hashtags and selfies.

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#sundayread for February 24, 2019

Sunday, February 24, 2019 by Wade Kwon

geisteswissenschaften

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oscar sunday

Sunday, February 24, 2019 by Wade Kwon

Check on the limo,
squeeze into impossibly
tight dress, wave to fans.

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