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Photo by Erin Nelson.

The Sidewalk Film Festival will return to downtown Birmingham for its 21st year Aug. 19-25 and screen dozens of new movies, including shorts, documentaries and narrative features, at half a dozen venues in the theatre district. Read more


Alabama Theatre

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“Imagine you lived in a hundred-year-old house and had 150,000 guests every year,” Beene said. “That’s our situation at the Alabama and Lyric.” Read more

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Photo courtesy of Bozoma Saint John.

The third annual Sloss Tech conference will be at The Lyric Theatre on July 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more



Photo courtesy of Josh Weichman.

The second annual Sloss Tech conference, to be at the Lyric Theatre on July 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., features speakers and workshops highlighting the latest in creativity and technology. Read more


See highlights from this weekend's film festival. Read more



Photo courtesy of Leigh Sloss-Corra.

The Sidewalk Film Festival will take over Birmingham’s Theatre District on Aug. 26-28 with a program of films, new venues and content formats and street parties. Read more



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Birmingham has been recognized for its restaurants, breweries and growth over the past few years, but one thing it has not been recognized for is its tech industry. Read more

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Photo by Frank Couch.

Birmingham’s bounce back from tragic to magic: How did we get here, and where are we going? Read more