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Grammy guitarists for Chamber Music show

Grammy guitarists for Chamber Music show

The guitar has become one of the most celebrated and versatile instruments in Western music over the last century and the Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) is a full illustration of why. Sure, they wield the nylon-stringed versions associated with...

ACAC bumps up Elliott

ACAC bumps up Elliott

The new year has barely started and changes are already underway across Mobile’s artistic landscape. I guess shifting focus should be expected in a year named after perfect eyesight. ACAC changes Starting Jan. 1, downtown’s Alabama Contemporary Art Center (ACAC) has...

Special news series and investigations


Lagniappe's series of articles examining Alabama Power's plans to comply with federal coal ash regulations and how it compares with other states. We have attempted to look at this issue from every angle and to understand why the state in general and Alabama Power's Plant Barry in Mobile County in particular are outliers when it comes to the handling of coal ash.

Domestic Violence

A series of stories by contributing writer Lynn Oldshue examining the plague of domestic violence from the perspective of abusers, survivors and local organizations here to help.

Mobile Housing Board

For decades, the Mobile Housing Board of Commissioners has been beset by financial shortcomings and dilapidating infrastructure. But with a new executive director and changing membership, the board is continuing to move forward with plans to update its affordable housing stock.