A show about the makers, creators, and innovators of the Magic City: Birmingham, Alabama.
info_outline Birmingham Dance Walk and More - Out and About in Birmingham 03/25/2016
Birmingham Dance Walk and More - Out and About in Birmingham This week's offers something of a hodge-podge, centered around the theme of out-and-about town.
info_outline KultureCity - Seeing the Potential In Autism 03/03/2016
KultureCity - Seeing the Potential In Autism This week’s episode of Birmingham Shines features a conversation with Dr. Julian Maha, an emergency medicine physician and co-founder of KultureCity, an impact driven and award-winning nonprofit that is based in Birmingham but with a global presence.
info_outline Red Mountain Grace 02/18/2016
Red Mountain Grace My guest this week is Jason Carroll, one of the co-founders of Red Mountain Grace, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that offers residential space to out of town families in need who must be in Birmingham on an extended basis to receive medical treatment.
info_outline Chef Tony Bayles on Food and the Woodlawn Community Spirit 02/04/2016
Chef Tony Bayles on Food and the Woodlawn Community Spirit Chef Tony Bayles started out working with food when he was an assistant to his uncle who ran a catering business.
info_outline TEDxBirmingham with Matthew Hamilton 01/29/2016
TEDxBirmingham with Matthew Hamilton Welcome to episode 29 of Birmingham Shines. I’m your host and producer Sheree Martin and this week’s show is about TEDxBirmingham: what it is, why it matters, who it's for and more. We also talk about what makes Birmingham Shine and what makes a person shine.
info_outline Black Warrior Riverkeeper with Nelson Brooke 12/30/2015
Black Warrior Riverkeeper with Nelson Brooke Nelson Brooke has served as Black Warrior Riverkeeper since 2004. The nonprofit Black Warrior Riverkeeper organization provides leadership in protecting the Black Warrior River, one of the primary sources of drinking water to the City of Birmingham and several other surrounding municipalities and public water systems.
info_outline pencilpress - Art with Susan Shoemaker 11/20/2015
pencilpress - Art with Susan Shoemaker Susan Shoemaker, is a Birmingham mixed media artist who works under the name pencilpress. You can find her work around Birmingham and online. Just search for pencilpress (her website is .org not .com).
info_outline Magic City Woodworks - Crafting Lives Through Woodworking 09/17/2015
Magic City Woodworks - Crafting Lives Through Woodworking Lawrence Sheffield knew from a young age that he wanted to work with his hands, his heart and his mind and that college was not in his plans. His love of woodworking inspired a vision to start a training program to help young men learn both job and life skills through woodworking. That vision led to the creation of Magic City Woodworks, a 501c3 nonprofit in Birmingham, Alabama.
info_outline City Action Partnership - Serving Downtown Birmingham 09/10/2015
City Action Partnership - Serving Downtown Birmingham Teresa Thorne, executive director of the City Action Partnership, is the guest on episode 22 of Birmingham Shines. She describes the role of the CAP team, the services they provide, and shares an example of how the CAP officers go beyond the "call of duty."
info_outline Stacey Hood - Old Swole Podcast - On Crossfit After 40 09/03/2015
Stacey Hood - Old Swole Podcast - On Crossfit After 40 Stacey Hood is my guest on episode 21 of Birmingham Shines. Stacey is in the midst of launching Old Swole Podcast, a crossfit focused show for the over 35 crowd.
info_outline Carla Jean Whitley: On Writing, Books, Birmingham & More 07/23/2015
Carla Jean Whitley: On Writing, Books, Birmingham & More This week we have another writer on the show, my friend Carla Jean Whitley.
info_outline Author Julie Hedgepeth Williams on Writing Narrative Historical Nonfiction 07/16/2015
Author Julie Hedgepeth Williams on Writing Narrative Historical Nonfiction Some stories are meant to be told.
info_outline Jennifer Skjellum: Tech Birmingham, Tech Entrepreneurship & More 07/07/2015
Jennifer Skjellum: Tech Birmingham, Tech Entrepreneurship & More Episode 12 of Birmingham Shines features Jennifer Skjellum, president of Tech Birmingham, a nonprofit that provies education, professional development and networking opportunities for tech professionals, entrepreneurs and companies with IT departments.
info_outline Soluble Therapeutics, Inc.: Birmingham Bio-tech with John McCarter, Director of Business Development 07/02/2015
Soluble Therapeutics, Inc.: Birmingham Bio-tech with John McCarter, Director of Business Development John McCarter, director of business development for Soluble Therapeutics, Inc., describes the company's history and path to commercialization of technology developed at UAB.