Tag: Culture

Book Excerpt – The Gulf of Mexico: A Maritime History

In a sampling from his newest book, local author and MB contributor John Sledge tells the tale of a German submarine attack on a ship headed for Mobile.

Get to Know Fairhope Artist Pinky Bass

Artistic photographer Pinky Bass takes viewers through the pinhole and beyond, into a world of constant exploration and creativity.

Q&A with Artist Sarah Otts

The story behind Sarah Otts’ new book for children

On the Rise: Local Musicians You Should Know

Meet five music acts carrying themselves, and Mobile’s music scene, to new heights.

Spotlight: Frances Sibley

Frances Sibley’s connection to Murphy High School runs deep. The class of ’59 graduate returned to her alma mater in 1971 to teach and continued to serve there...

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...

Reviving Songs of the Civil War

The Satsuma-based string band Kracker Dan dresses in flamboyant Civil War-era clothes and plays old-time tunes, some of which listeners may recognize from childhood. However, don't write...

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