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Annual Roots & Wings Art Show Gets Underway in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The annual Roots and Wings Art Show — is going up in downtown Selma this week. The show features the work of dozens of artists — with roots in Alabama. A celebration of the arts — is going on in the city of Selma. ArtsRevive is celebrating 20 years — of using the arts to…

1st Saturday Selma Kicks Off in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– 1st Saturday Selma is an event uses art — food — and music to showcase downtown Selma — along with the city’s art district. “Selma has a wonderful art community.” 1st Saturday Selma — happens on the first Saturday of each month — during the spring — summer — and fall. And while each event…

BTW-Magnet School Students to Have Artwork Displayed at Freedom Riders Museum

The Legacy of Good Trouble is hosting a an art exhibit to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides. The theme for the 60th Anniversary is “Passing the Torch”. The art exhibit opens on April 1. Booker T. Washington- Magnet School students’ created art pieces that were judged by professional artists. Their artwork demonstrated their readiness to carry forward…

What is Shape Note Singing?

Today people gathered at the State Department of History and Archives to participate in a unique way of singing. Shape note singing was originally¬† developed to help people learn how to read music. The art form is still popular practice in Alabama. Shape note singing is an early American form of hymn singing. It started in New England and eventually…

Art on the Lake Show Draws Thousands to Lake Martin

Thousands of people came out to the annual Art on the Lake art show at Lake Martin. This Memorial Day Weekend was also the weekend of the annual Art on the Lake art show at Lake Martin. This year 64 artists came out to share their talents and sell some of their work, bringing in thousands of customers. The art…