Arts & Culture

Lessons and Carols

Lessons and Carols

Lessons and Carols, a beloved BSC tradition in its 82nd year, will be taking place on December 2nd at 4:30 pm at Canterbury United Methodist Church. Not only does this event count as a culture credit, but it is also a wonderful way to take a break from the stress of upcoming finals and kick off the Christmas season! For Freshman Concert Choir member Maria Potts, this service will be especially meaningful because it will be her first time to join in on a family tradition. Maria’s parents, Daniel and Ellen (Woodward) Potts (class of 1988) and her older sister Julie Potts (class of 2018) will be performing with the alumni choir, and Maria is eager to continue the family legacy.

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Q & A with Author Abbey Lenzie

Q & A with Author Abbey Lenzie

On November the 8th at 3:30 in Harbert Auditorium, Birmingham-Southern (BSC) graduate will be speaking about her recently published, award-winning novella, In the Desert. Abbey Lenzie (class of 2013) majored in Media and Film Studies and minored in creative writing. Her novella recently won the 2018 Plaza Literary Prize. Before coming to her event on Thursday, Bagheera asked her a few questions.

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The Threat of Insta-Poets

The Threat of Insta-Poets

American poets watch as poetry-book sales dwindle and the entire state of fine arts seems to face the threat of dilapidation. In 1988, Joseph Epstein released his deep-cutting criticism on poetry through an essay titled “Who Killed Poetry?” While Epstein laid the blame on the shoulders of the poets of his generation, any modern-day poet is likely to blame a decreasing poetry market-place. In 2006, D.W. Fenza offered his own response to Epstein’s criticism with an article he called, “Who Keeps Killing Poetry?” Fenza claims poetry has become “a market-model formula” of sellers and consumers.

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Let's Go to Rojo

Let's Go to Rojo

A Birmingham-Southern Graduate's Bob-Dylan-Approved Restaurant 

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