with Alyssa Marks
Florence native Garrett Turner is living his dream, performing on Broadway in the new, thought-provoking and socially conscious show “Thoughts of a Colored Man.”
SHEFFIELD — It's been about three months since Tonya Holly was diagnosed with what she believes was her second bout with COVID-19.
The Shoals Community Theatre will reopen its doors after remaining dark due to COVID-19 on Thursday. The Pulitzer Prize nominated show, “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney, will be presented at 7:30 p.m.
FLORENCE — While people all over the country know the Shoals area for its contributions to the music industry, locals know that the arts community reaches far beyond music. Performing arts of all kinds are everywhere you look.
With brushes, paint and creativity, volunteer artists are transforming Moulton’s historic downtown, an area marred by a fire a year ago, into a celebration spot for the community.
Playing with color, perspective and society’s definitions of femininity and masculinity, Athens State art students created paintings, sculptures and photographs depicting loneliness, hope, freedom and pain.
Marie Thompson remembers the day a man came to a stop before a beautiful painting by her husband, Tommy Thompson, and just stared.
TUSCUMBIA — Ethel Davis died four years before her dream of an art museum for the entire Shoals was realized, but her legacy lives on at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art and the numerous students she taught how to paint.
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