upcoming events

  • Mostly Blues Exhibition

    July 3 - August 3

    Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is open from 9AM-4PM.; Free; Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts; 217 E Tuscaloosa St; (256) 760-6379

  • Blues + Brews + Brunch @ The Factory

    July 22

    10:00 am - 2:00 pm; $5 Mimosas $5 Beermosas; The Factory; 462 Lane Drive,, Florence

  • Lucy Buffett Signing Party at The Factory

    July 27

    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Free; The Factory; 462 Lane Drive,, Florence

  • Friends of The Café Dinner: Asha Gomez

    August 24

    Cocktails at 6:30 PM, Dinner at 7:30 PM. ; Tickets available online at alabamachanin.com for $150.; Alabama Chanin @ The Factory; 462 Lane Drive, Florence; 256.760.1090

  • Fall Harvest Supper

    October 21

    Cocktails at 6:30 PM and Dinner at 7:30 PM.; Tickets available for $100 online at alabamachanin.com.; Alabama Chanin @ The Factory; 462 Lane Drive, Florence; 256.760.1090

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Well-Known Secrets

On the eve of their latest album release, The Secret Sisters dig deep into their hard-won, homespun musical success. By Jennifer Crossley Howard, with photos by Abraham Rowe

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The Grand Old Opera

UNA’s Department of Music makes the classical accessible—and SRO popular—with their boffo opera series. By Michelle Rupe Eubanks, with photos by Abraham Rowe

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Pas De Deux

The Huntsville Ballet Company soars with its bravura performance of a Balanchine classic. By Paul Whisenant, with photos by Abraham Rowe

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What Happens Next

Catch a Rising Star: profiles of the next generation of North Alabama musicians, on the brink of breaking through. By Andy Baxter, with photos by Abraham Rowe

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recent issues

There’s something about the northwest corner of the state of Alabama that’s unlike any other spot on earth. Rolling hills. The Tennessee River. Gracious hospitality. Music, art and creativity everywhere you turn.

That’s what No’Ala celebrates. Browse through our back issues and get a feel for this charming place. You’ll be fascinated by how rich this place is, as we document north Alabama life and style.