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Names in Lights: Walker Hayes

What drives someone to walk up on the stage for the first time, to lay it all out in front of strangers?  In Walker Hayes’ case, “It...

Name in Lights: The Band Perry

The journey from street performances to stadium concerts is long. The Band Perry began its odyssey in lower Alabama. The three siblings, Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry,...

Spotlight on Ryan Balthrop

Ryan Balthrop has been rocking the Bay area since 1994. He calls his musical style “Southern neo-folk with an island flavor” and credits local greats, such as Wet...

Names in Lights: Eliot Morris

For the Love of Art Eliot Morris, a Mobile native and McGill-Toolen graduate, began writing songs as a student at Auburn University. The singer-songwriter, who now...

A Doggone Good Time

I realized a few weeks ago that my dog no longer sports the trim figure I remembered from his youth. The Red Dog used to be an alert little...

The Jazz Master

theodore ArthurFor some people, 50 years seems like an eternity. But for those who do what they love, the time goes by in a blink. Saxophone player...

Hike, Bike & Paddle

The Gulf of Mexico has been in our faces so long we’ve become myopic. We don’t even focus on other nearby waterways. It’s time to dip a paddle, ...

Spotlight on Jason Smith

The Gulf Coast’s finicky weather may be a challenge to predict, but Jason Smith takes the high pressure in stride. The native Mobilian, who graduated from Ole...

Taking Shape

Wm. Coleman Mills has always been able to draw, but it took a while for his artistic ambition to mature. As a child, he regarded art as...

Spotlight on Melvin Shepard

 Some people describe Melvin Shepard as a two-legged fish. Others call him a water baby. The aquatic coordinator for the city of Orange Beach simply says, “I love...

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