The Krewe of Athenians hosted its 70th annual ball on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at the Convention Center at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel. This elegant event featured a “Grease” theme.
Camp Bow Wow, Montgomery’s newest premier doggy dare care, is here and is sure to keep even the pickiest of tails wagging. This upscale, 8,500 square-foot compound offers daily doggy day care, premium boarding facilities, grooming and more to make your best friend’s stay a vacation while you’re away.
Miss Kitty’s presence was definitely felt during the Alabama Dance Theatre’s performance of "Mistletoe.” This was the first performance for ADT without founding Artistic Director Kitty Seale and the first performance for new Artistic Director Kate Seale Smith. ADT proudly dedicated this performance to Kitty Seale, whose legacy will continue to shine brightly!
After the success of last year’s inaugural event, The Alabama Emerging Artists Show is coming back even stronger this year and we have to admit, the lineup of featured artists is quite impressive. Event organizer and artist, Ellen Davis, has a passion for art and created this event in an effort to introduce Montgomery to up-and-coming artists from throughout the state.
Take a ride down County Road 14, just west of Autaugaville, Alabama, where you’ll find 18 plus acres of golden, lanky sunflowers in what’s known around town as simply “The Sunflower Field.”
When it comes to real estate, sometimes the difference between sitting on the market and sold is as simple as a little shift in perception. That’s where Michelle Gordy Webb with Staged 2 Sell comes in. A trained and Accredited Staging Professional® home stager based in Montgomery, Webb offers services for builders, real-estate agents, private owners and more from the River Region all the way to Gulf Shores and beyond.
“I think I must be crazy,” says Stephen Poff, talking about his new short film The Song You’ll Never Hear, a sequel to his 2010 feature-length Songs About Your Girlfriend. “Who makes a sequel to a film that not a lot of people got to see in the first place?” But fans — a bit of a cult following, mostly from Mississippi’s Gulf Coast where he produced his first film — wouldn’t take no for an answer.
Miss Tri County continues to be a driving force of community service within the River Region. When young women dare to dream, Tatum Smith helps their dreams come true. As founder and executive director, she understands the powerful impact that touches the lives of young women through giving back and earning college funding. An advocate for education by nature, her passion starts in the classroom as a high school teacher. Tatum has continuously worked hard to build the program, earning a nomination for 2018 Best Program Book and the title of 2018 Service Award. The program is gearing up for its third year to inspire and empower young women of all walks of life. Each day, the renowned project continues to grow by serving the communities in the surrounding areas of Autauga, Elmore and Montgomery counties.
I’ll never forget being downtown in the Alley over ten years ago when Bob Parker tapped me on the shoulder and said, “come check out the future home of Dreamland Bar-B-Que.” Having known Bob for 30 plus years, I had never seen him more excited about anything as he walked me through the empty space describing what he had set out to do. Bob’s mom, Betsy, describes him as her “dreamer” and we are fired up to celebrate 10 years of success that resulted from Bob’s vision of possibilities.
Nestled in the charming Peppertree Shopping Center at 8129 Vaughn Road lies a sophisticated boutique filled with all of your favorite things. Featuring exclusive selections of quality cosmetics, skincare, fragrances, candles, modern fashion, and accessories, Bella has been Montgomery’s upscale, lifestyle boutique for nearly two decades, staying fresh and current. Back by popular demand, owner Jane Williams has reunited the original, dynamic team of John, Meagan and Brianna, who encompass years of experience in retail and spa, cosmetic artistry, and professional aesthetic services. Her team is on a mission to carry on the success of Bella, as they gear up for the showroom’s 18th anniversary later this year.