Author: Kevin Lee

News from Mobile Museum of Art

Lots of wonderful things are unfolding at our lakeside palace to culture in Langan Park. The Mobile Museum of Art (MMA) was brimming with news during a reception for the opening of a new contemporary exhibit, which contains the...

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Tiny scale on display in WeMo

Small things can make a big impact – look at Toulouse-Lautrec – and nowhere is that more evident than in the Spanish Moss Miniature Art Show presented by the Alabama Miniature Art Society. None of the works are larger than 5...

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JJP features tale of childish evil

Mobile native William March published this highly acclaimed and award-winning novel of young malevolence in 1954, his last book before his death one month after it hit the shelves. While the book was notable, the stage and two...

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Comic ballet at Civic Center

Though it first premiered in Paris in 1870, most modern versions are derived from the Marius Petipa re-tooling done for the stage in St. Petersburg. Alternative versions have also cropped up in New York and San Francisco over...

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Patching together history

As one of the most time-honored folk art forms in the South, quilt-making has reached a new level of appreciation in the past couple of decades. Though the quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend quickly come to mind, the state is rich in...

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