The new winter attraction at Cooper Riverside Park downtown, an ice skating rink, opens up this Saturday, 11/14. It will be open 7 days a week from noon to 10 p.m. week days and until 11 p.m. on weekends through New Year’s Eve.
BayouClinic, Providence Hospital, and Bay Area Food Bank teamed up to sponsor a fun and educational event on Friday Oct. 30 from 10a-2p at BayouClinic to help improve the physical, financial, and mental well being of the local community. This event is part of a larger national partnership between Ascension, of which Providence is a member, and Feeding America to address food deserts and nutritional issues.
Industry sources tell 92ZEW that some of the six-figure Bayfest headliners haven’t been paid, including non-refundable deposits that were due mid-September. Deposits are typically about half of the total performance charges.
Sam Baylor, very talented singer-songwriter passed away yesterday, March 18. Baylor was also a highly regarded guitarist with iconic Mobile band Will & the Bushmen.
Find out First who’s playing Hangout Festival on 92.1 FM. Watch Video highlights backstage hangout last year.
Child Advocacy Center announced the first annual Cajun Cook-Off benefit will be held downtown at Cathedral Square March 21. Join the ZEW Krewe or take us on to be the Cajun Cookin’ King. Live music from Ryan Balthrop
Listen to 92ZEW’s chat with Dominic and Tori Stratus about some new and traditional things at the 52 Annual Greek Fest this weekend.
Haven Animal Rescue announced its resale shop will have a big fundraising yard sale October 18 and challenges Fairhope residents to make a donation of items for the yard sale.
Mobile Arts Council is hosting a meeting Aug. 26 at 5:30 to develop a united plan of action regarding the future of public funding.
Ben Jernigan checks in with 92ZEW to tell us this year’s Boogie Chillin’ Reunion, that celebrates the life of one of Mobile’s biggest musical influences, Hank Becker, will offer up t-shirts and koozies to raise funds for a headstone on Hank’s gravesite.
Mobile Museum of Art is seeking regional artist submissions for its upcoming exhibit, The Art & Design of Mardi Gras, which opens November 2014
Local artists will be gifting a large-scale piece to the City of Mobile Police Department.
Baldwin County Commission has uploaded its 64 county-produced video Documentaries for public viewing on YouTube. The documentaries include local Baldwin County historical content as well as content on local area events and attractions.
New Recycling Center being built in West Mobile should be open to public in three years.
More than 70 works of art – 40 of which are by British artists – of the Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, are installed and ready for viewing
Wet Willie with Jimmy Hall, Port City Rising II to Play Free Show at Saenger Theatre for ‘Ribbon Cutting Gala’
Special Ribbon Cutting Gala to celebrate new beginnings for the historic downtown venue will include announcements of confirmed artists slated to perform at the Saenger, followed by a free show with Wet Willie and Port City Rising II.
Huka/SMG proposal to run Saenger is on the table again. Huka says they already have at least ten performances ready to finalize for the remainder of 2013, and at least 64 so far for next year. Those possibilities could be lost if the City does not take action as soon as possible. The Saenger will be shut down October 1 if no decision made pursuant to the City’s agreement to finance it for one year.
When life hands you lemons or spills crud around,
when you canâ€™t right the wrong, then write a song.
‘drink a little poison 4 you die’ Willie Sugarcapps
Tarsands are already shipping through metro Mobileâ€™s residential neighborhoods and downtown business area, with plans to eventually increase to more than 120 carloads of tar sand oil per day. That translates to more than 2 million gallons of oil entering the city every day. The danger to the community far outweighs any potential benefit.
Listen to the entire debate here where they discuss Mobile taxes, finance, population decrease and more.
DMB and Reverbnation are asking fans to donate non-perishable food items for the Bay Area Food Bank at their upcoming concert in Orange Beach.
A series of permits have been granted in 2011/2012 that could make Mobile a key U.S. delivery point of Canadian tarsand oil for export to Asia and Europe, including the expansion of the Asphalt Company’s storage facility to hold millions of gallons along the Mobile River and beneath the watershed that supplies drinking water for the City of Mobile.