RSVP Montgomery

Cover Story

JULY/AUGUST 2018

When the curtain opens and the actors come on stage, Alabama Shakespeare Festival audiences are in awe of the magic taking place on stage. But amidst all the fanfare in front of them, there is a special crew, hard at work backstage, who does not give the final bow at the end of the show. In fact, their work begins over a year before the show even reaches its opening.

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Reply Yes

JULY/AUGUST 2018

Every girl needs a flirty wardrobe upgrade when the weather gets hot, and lucky for you, we have just that. We collaborated with some of our favorite boutiques and The Shoppes at Eastchase to provide you with a style list of our favorite summer looks.

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Connections

JULY/AUGUST 2018

Anyone who walked by Kress on Dexter on the evening of May 24th might have noticed the art exhibit’s usual quiet interior was filled with the sounds of soulful lyrics. Lonnie Holley, along with Lee Bains III, recently came to Montgomery to perform for a select group of fellow art and music lovers. Matt Arnett, Lonnie’s longtime friend and manager, gave an introduction of the performers filled with adoration and respect.

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Special Feature

JULY/AUGUST 2018

If you’ve spent any time at all in downtown Montgomery recently, you know there’s something new to discover around every corner.

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The Girls

JULY/AUGUST 2018

Summer 2018 in one word: spontaneous. With all the new excitement coming through our city, it has become evident in every aspect of our work.

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Don't Ask... Doc Tells

JULY/AUGUST 2018

He was a rugged, handsome man. Some may have described him as the personification of the classic American male image. He worked hard, took care of business, and wasn’t afraid of anything or anyone. Whether he was in the field herding cattle or escorting his female companion to a dinner date, there was always a cigarette nearby. He was the Marlboro man. Of course, at least four of the models who played the role of Marlboro man have died from smoking-related illness. The men themselves have died, but also has the ability to portray this type of “cool” figure in advertising tobacco-related products. We learned that image can drive habit, and that particular bad habit was linked to far too many deaths in America.

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Connections

JULY/AUGUST 2018

If the heat and endless lines at over-crowded theme parks doesn’t quite fit your definition of “magic,” a trip to Orlando might seem like the last place you would travel for a fun-filled summer vacation. But there’s more to Orlando than just Disney World and theme parks. Recently re-branded as Orlando North Seminole County, the area serves as a welcome reprieve to the big-city feel of the well-known Orlando of your childhood. And thanks to Montgomery Regional Airport’s new nonstop flight offered by Via Airlines, travelers can see and enjoy an entirely different side of central Florida.

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Take Five

JULY/AUGUST 2018

It's hot out, which means refreshing, cool cocktails are inevitable. Whether you fancy something classic or a creative concoction of liquors, our favorite spots offer fabulous drinks that will keep you cool all summer.

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Table Talk

JULY/AUGUST 2018

Let’s admit it. Sometimes we are so hungry that every all-you-can-eat buffet we see calls out to us like a siren song. Extra-large pizzas, a huge steak, a bucket of fried chicken—these all have their place at times. What if you aren’t so ravenous, but still want delicious food…maybe just a TASTE of something spectacular? If this is the case, head over to Hampstead and visit one of their newest additions. You won’t be disappointed.

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