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Poze Bazaar Foundation to host annual fashion benefit on Nov. 12

By Je’Don Holloway Talley The Birmingham Times On Saturday, November 12, the Poze Bazaar Foundation will host its annual fashion benefit at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention...

How Mikiba Glover’s Studio Uplifts a Community of Dancers

By Nicole S. Daniel Birmingham Times Mikiba Glover, owner of Magic City Studios in Fairfield, AL. makes sure dance students stay busy. “They don’t have free...

A.Nichel: Master Portraitist Known for Celebrity Clientele

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times While working at a mobile communications store in Homewood A.Nichel found herself drawing more than selling phones until her...

Artist Mychal Hicks Unifies With Portraits Of People and Places

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Mychal Hicks, a studio artist with autism from Birmingham, AL, expresses his art through the love he has for others....

A Historic Black-Owned Barbershop with Murals Inside Discovered in Georgia

By Yenny Sanchez CNN.com A community revitalization group has uncovered forgotten Black barbershop and murals in an alleyway in Sparta, Georgia. Dream Streets Sparta was removing plywood...

Alabama poet laureate Ashley M. Jones awarded $50,000 grant from the...

By Shauna Stuart | sstuart@al.com Alabama poet laureate Ashley Jones has been awarded $50,000 to support her public poetry projects. The Academy of American Poets has...

Artist Rico Gatson brings Rev. Shuttlesworth to life at the BMA

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Rico Gatson, a multidisciplinary artist working from Brooklyn, New York, is familiar with Birmingham’s Civil Rights history. Now he’s found a...

Photo Essay: How June Became Birmingham’s Most Festive Month of Year,...

The Birmingham Times From Vulcan’s 118th birthday atop Red Mountain to the Juneteenth celebration at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in downtown, June has been...

Groundbreaking Orchestra Noir Makes Birmingham Debut on May 7

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For The Birmingham Times  Jason Ikeem Rodgers clearly remembers the epiphany he had that led him to create the Atlanta, Georgia-based African...

What To Expect from African American Symphony at Birmingham’s Lyric Theater

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For The Birmingham Times Growing up in North Philadelphia, Jason Ikeem Rodgers lived in two vastly different music universes. “I would be...

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