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Dvorak’s New World Symphony in Birmingham, February 23 – 24

February 23 – February 24, 2018 Enjoy Dvorak’s monumental work with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. This dazzling program features Dvorak’s widely lauded Symphony from the New World. Noah Bendix-Balgley, concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic, who has “thrilled and moved audiences around the … [Read More its Good for You...]

Birmingham Blazers vs Charlotte 49ers, February 17

Date: February 17, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm In Women’s NCAA Basketball, the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers play the University of North Carolina Charlotte 49ers on February 17th, 2018 at University of Alabama in Birmingham.  The game begins at 2:00 pm CST. Venue University of Alabama1720 … [Read More its Good for You...]

2018 A.G. Gaston Conference at BJCC, February 20

Date: February 20, 2018 Time: 11:30 am  Welcome to the 2018 A.G. Gaston Conference! Theme:  Economic Empowerment Through Enterprise Development Purpose:                       Promote the achievements of successful black business and community leaders Provide programs that promote the … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Chadwick Boseman Rises to the Occasion as African King/Marvel Superhero

  Black Panther Film Review by Kam Williams Chadwick Boseman Rises to the Occasion as African King/Marvel Superhero Chadwick Boseman has already made quite a career out of portraying a variety of prominent African-Americans, from football star Floyd Little (The Express), to baseball great … [Read More its Good for You...]

” Everyone Comes from Somewhere” Music Video to Help Save the Dreamers

  " Everyone Comes from Somewhere" Music Video to Help Save the Dreamers San Francisco’s own Don Arbor's new music video, "Everyone Comes from Somewhere," is a welcome song for immigrants, honoring Don's own immigrant roots as well.  Powerful, moving, and painfully relevant today, "Everyone" is … [Read More its Good for You...]

For movies opening February 16, 2018

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam's Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams BIG BUDGET FILMS Black Panther (PG-13 for pervasive violent action sequences and a rude gesture) Chadwick Boseman handles the title role in this Marvel Comics origins tale which finds … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori Wins First 2018 Bassmaster® Elite Tournament on Lake Martin

  Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori Wins First 2018 Bassmaster® Elite Tournament on Lake Martin   Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori took home the first-place trophy after the first Bassmaster® Elite tournament of 2018 on Sunday, Feb. 11.  The veteran pro finished the tournament with 14 pounds on the final day of competition to capture the win on Lake Martin with a four-day total of 59 pounds 8 ounces. The win marks Omori’s seventh career victory … [Read More its Good for You...]

Fish and Cruise with Family-Friendly Sea Chaser 24 HFC

  Fish and Cruise with Family-Friendly Sea Chaser 24 HFC By Craig Lamb   Families and boating go together, and so does serious fishing. You can enjoy both on the same trip aboard the Sea Chaser 24 HFC by Carolina Skiff. Whatever the activity the 24 HFC is already rigged out with the features everyone needs to enjoy a long day on the water. Head out early into the bay or inshore waters for a morning fishing trip. Then cruise to a … [Read More its Good for You...]

Come see Carolina Skiff at Miami’s Favorite Boat Show

    Come see Carolina Skiff at Miami’s Favorite Boat Show By Craig Lamb Getting to see shiny new boats at a boat show is a given. What’s not is getting to take a test ride, and do it in sunny, warm weather during the frigid winter. You can do it all at the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. This year’s event, conveniently scheduled during President’s Day weekend, is Feb. 15-19. Even better, the show is in the … [Read More its Good for You...]

Exciting New Products and Helm Master Demo Rides at Miami International Boat Show®

  Exciting New Products and Helm Master Demo Rides at Miami International Boat Show® By Capt. Ted Lund   Want to get a look at Yamaha’s exciting new lineup of products for 2018? Then you’ll want to head to the Miami International Boat Show® at the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin starting Thursday, February 15. Yamaha will feature their products in three booths (A112, F210, and F201) but will also be offering complimentary … [Read More its Good for You...]

Shallow Tails Guide Service Knows What’s ‘Biting’ in the Miami Flats

  Shallow Tails Guide Service Knows What’s ‘Biting’ in the Miami Flats By Amy Lignor For those who do not yet know, and those fishing enthusiasts—everything from light tackle to fly fishing—who want to go where the sun always shines in order to make that perfect catch, the fact is this: Miami plays home to the best flats fishing you can imagine. Those endless flats offer you the likes of bonefish, permit, tarpon and shark, giving you all … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Real Estate: Refinancing Rates on the Rise in 2017

  Real Estate: Refinancing Rates on the Rise in 2017 by Amy Lignor   The term ‘meteoric rise’ usually applies to something fun. Think: A Hollywood actor who has been ‘discovered.’) Unfortunately, when it comes to this article, ‘meteoric rise’ is something that will not bring a smile to … [Read More its Good for You...]

Big Things in Small Packages Are Taking Over the Real Estate Market

  Big Things in Small Packages Are Taking Over the Real Estate Market by Amy Lignor   What began as a “tiny” trend – which some called a “passing fad” at first – has become one of the largest growing industries in the U.S.A. in the 21st century; with records being broken in … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Whitman’s Baltimore Spring Expo Remains Extremely Valuable to Coin Collectors

  Whitman’s Baltimore Spring Expo Remains Extremely Valuable to Coin Collectors by Amy Lignor The leading coin and collectibles expos found in North America are brought to one and all by a company named Whitman Publishing. With the three huge industry events held in Baltimore, Maryland, … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Invisible Ink

  Invisible Ink Navigating Racism in Corporate America by Stephen M. Graham CreateSpace Paperback, $11.95 220 pages ISBN: 978-1-5411-7117-6 Book Review by Kam Williams “It has always been a struggle for the relatively few African-Americans in corporate America who do exist, and it is … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden

  Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden by Amy Lignor   Many are still dealing with that wintery mix Mother Nature just loves to toss down from the sky this time of year. Yet, that gardener living inside the soul – the one just dreaming of the sunny skies and lazy rainy days that are … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Drivers, Rivalries & A Continuing Legacy

  Drivers, Rivalries & A Continuing Legacy NASCAR ‘Gears Up’ For 2018   As football fades into the sunset, the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will gear up to celebrate its 70th anniversary – seventy seasons of professional stock car racing in the United States, as well as the … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Investing Smartly & Staying Calm in a Volatile Market

  Investing Smartly & Staying Calm in a Volatile Market by Amy Lignor In just this past week, traders have been getting struck by nerves as they watch the stock market turn volatile before their very eyes. However, there is a very well-proven fact to take into consideration; a fact that … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Making Your Health “Resolute”

  Making Your Health “Resolute” by Amy Lignor   It is time for those New Year’s Resolutions to be made. We all know the ones most likely being placed on lists everywhere: stop smoking and lose weight. Why? Because these have always been the top two when it comes to goals, so that the … [Read More its Good for You...]

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View the Heart of South Carolina’s Grand Strand Coast

  View the Heart of South Carolina’s Grand Strand Coast by Amy Lignor  There is a place at the very core of South Carolina’s Grand Strand Coast that 30,000 residents get to enjoy … [Read More...]

A Jewel of the Pacific Northwest: Visiting Bellingham, Washington

  A Jewel of the Pacific Northwest: Visiting Bellingham, Washington by Amy Lignor If you’re looking for the definition of “peaceful,” it is a fact that nowhere in the Pacific … [Read More...]

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