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Birmingham Shines

Jun 25, 2015

What makes someone shine? Doing the thing that you love, makes you shine. So find what it is and do that.

Sage advice from Taylor Robinson, owner of Six Foot Five Productions & co-founder of Arc Stories, this week's guest on Birmingham Shines.

We talk about storytelling, creativity, the ultimate source of our...

Jun 18, 2015

André Natta moved to Birmingham in 2004 because he wanted to play a role in the rebirth of the Magic City. He is a journalist and urban conversationalist--someone who seeks to find and tell the stories that aren't being told.

André set out to fill a gap in local news coverage when he established the hyperlocal...

Jun 15, 2015

This is a bonus episode of Birmingham Shines, featuring David Weigel, a young educator and explorer who moved to Birmingham in 2014 to become the director of Christenberry Planetarium at Samford University.

David shares a bit about his love for space exploration what he likes about Birmingham (the outdoors and the...

Jun 11, 2015

Jessica & Scott moved to Birmingham, Alabama in 2011 from Manhattan for Jessica's work (medical research) and set out to discover Birmingham through the Magic City's food culture.

They started out sharing amazing food finds with friends on Facebook and that led them into the world of food blogging. Their blog, What to...

Jun 4, 2015

I recorded this interview with Daniel Drinkard in early May while getting a preview of the new location of Seasick Records, a vinyl record store in Birmingham, Alabama.

We talk about our love for music, common interests in punk and indie bands, and the reasons why listening to music on vinyl makes music seem more...