Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

All content by Andrew Laningham
Psychedelic rock band headlines Green Bar

Psychedelic rock band headlines Green Bar

February 12, 2015

Inside of a school-bus-turned-tour-bus, the psychedelic rock band SpaceFace is setting off for a stint on the road, playing in most of the major cities in the Southeast.Unlike many psych-rock bands, SpaceFace...

Iron City native explores Southern identity

February 5, 2015

When musician Lee Bains III talks about his roots, one thing becomes apparent: Everything about him – the content of his lyrics, the overdriven sound of his guitar, even the twang of his voice –...

Professor doubles as musician

Professor doubles as musician

January 21, 2015

At open mics all around Tuscaloosa and Birmingham, Alan Lane becomes Doobie “Doghouse” Wilson, playing blues and folk music at clubs in the area.Lane, a chemical engineering professor, started playing...

Experimental film exhibition 'Seek You' explores Morse code

Experimental film exhibition 'Seek You' explores Morse code

January 15, 2015

Inside the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, light bounces off of the walls, telegraphs buzz, fish swim under ice and goats can be heard running through a field. This is Erin Colleen Johnson’s “Seek You.”“Seek...

Hard rock band to visit Green Bar

Hard rock band to visit Green Bar

December 3, 2014

When David Joiner, lead singer and guitarist of Forgotten Grey wanted to start a band, he recruited two of his friends to help him push his project forward. “I turned one guitar player into a drummer,...

Variety show focuses on Tuscaloosa talent

Variety show focuses on Tuscaloosa talent

December 1, 2014

“Tuscaloosa Monorail” is an hour-long variety show featuring skits, local bands and interviews. The show is produced and directed by University of Alabama graduates Robin Rains and Frank Thagard. “Tuscaloosa...

LaGoons to play Red Shed

LaGoons to play Red Shed

November 19, 2014

Clark Chadwell, the bassist and vocalist for Tuscaloosa’s local jam band The LaGoons, said being a part of a band is about not taking yourself too seriously. “You have to be willing to get weird, because...

Soul band to play Green Bar

November 12, 2014

The hardcore soul Tuscaloosa-based band Knympho Knife will play at Green Bar Thursday. The band, composed of guitarist and singer Brandon Varner, bassist Walter Nolen-Schmidt and drummer Aaron Sudasna,...

Floozies head to Jupiter Bar

Floozies head to Jupiter Bar

November 5, 2014

The Floozies are bringing a party to the Jupiter Bar Thursday. Brothers Matt and Mark Hill play a genre-blending brand of music mixed with funk and EDM with hints of jazz and Afrobeat. The duo started...

Scottish folk singer to perform at Acoustic Night

Scottish folk singer to perform at Acoustic Night

November 3, 2014

Jim Malcolm is bringing a taste of Scottish culture and storytelling to The Bama Theatre’s Acoustic Night Wednesday. Malcolm has traveled all over the world, both on solo tours and with the world renowned...

Pink Box Burlesque Presents Rocky Horror Picture

Pink Box Burlesque Presents Rocky Horror Picture

October 27, 2014

Just in time for Halloween, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, put on by Tuscaloosa's Pink Box Burlesque troupe, is making a return to the Bama Theatre for the sixth consecutive year.A shadow cast of Pink...

Brothers of band Hartle Road to visit Green Bar

Brothers of band Hartle Road to visit Green Bar

October 22, 2014

Hartle Road has toured extensively throughout the Southeast, playing festivals such as South by Southwest and Secret Stages, but on Saturday, Hartle Road will come to Tuscaloosa’s 
Green Bar. The band,...

Art exhibit influenced by pop culture

Art exhibit influenced by pop culture

October 20, 2014

When walking through the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Darius Hill’s large gothic sculptures might catch one’s eye. The sculptures are a part of Hill’s latest exhibit “Roots, Routes, Reverence: A...

Punk band comes to town

Punk band comes to town

October 15, 2014

By Andrew Laningham | Contributing Writer Punk rock band Economy Cartel is coming to The Green Bar at 8 p.m. Friday. The band said they have seen Tuscaloosa’s punk scene grow larger than it ever was....

Futurebirds to play at Jupiter

Futurebirds to play at Jupiter

October 8, 2014

Futurebirds will bring their brand of psychedelic, country-infused rock to the Jupiter Bar 
on Thursday. “When people come to our show, they can expect a high energy rock ‘n’ roll concert with...

Stereosparks plays Saturday

Stereosparks plays Saturday

October 1, 2014

In Stereosparks’ newest single, lead singer Storey Condos sings, “I’ve got a little secret in my pocket, hidden away”; however, it is no secret that the band is bringing their music to Green Bar...

String Quartet to perform on campus

String Quartet to perform on campus

September 14, 2014

The sounds of classics will be 
ringing out of Moody Music Hall when the American String Quartet performs Sunday. The quartet was brought to The University of 
Alabama by The String Quartet Society...

Students spend first week volunteering in Tuscaloosa

August 19, 2014

University of Alabama students worked to make a difference in the Tuscaloosa community during the week leading up to the start of classes through participation in Honors Action programs. Students who participated...

ICIR labs handle child nutrition, video games

ICIR labs handle child nutrition, video games

July 15, 2014

The Institute for Communication and Information Research uses things like a Nintendo Wii and Final Cut Pro ?as lab equipment. Part of the College of Communication and Information Sciences, the institute...

Businesses launch at The Edge

Businesses launch at The Edge

July 8, 2014

The Edge, a center for entrepreneurship and innovation, has helped Tuscaloosa natives and UA students grow their businesses. “The University’s role [in getting involved with The Edge] is giving students...

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