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Mark Hughes Cobb


Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

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Recent articles by Mark:

New sculpture celebrates man's best friend on the northern Riverwalk

New public art piece, "Dogs Dogs Dogs," sits in the northern Riverwalk extension, a project of the city's Elevate Tuscaloosa initiative . → Read More

Miranda Lambert will return to the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on April 27

Country superstar Miranda Lambert will play the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater again April 27. She last played the venue in 2014, and previously in 2011. → Read More

Miranda Lambert will return to the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on April 27

Country superstar Miranda Lambert will play the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater again April 27. She last played the venue in 2014, and previously in 2011. → Read More

Easterseals' 2021 Christmas ornament celebrates old L&N Station

Easterseals West Alabama chose the downtown L&N train station, which has been renovated and restored, mostly used as restaurants, since the '70s. → Read More

Theatre Tuscaloosa presents door-slamming winter farce 'Girls' Weekend'

Theatre Tuscaloosa performs Karen Schaeffer's winter farce "Girls' Weekend" Friday through Dec. 19 in its Bean-Brown Theatre. → Read More

Cody Johnson, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Los Lobos to perform at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater in 2022

The first acts named for the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater's 2022 season include Tedeschi Trucks Band, Los Lobos and Cody Johnson → Read More

Tuscaloosa Children's Theatre returns with holiday-themed 'Elf the Musical Junior'

Tuscaloosa Children's Theatre's first big show since the pandemic began will be this weekend's "Elf the Musical Junior," based on the much-loved movie. → Read More

Giving thanks: Hope, gratitude still flourish, even in tough times

Local artists, musicians, educators, businesspeople, healthcare professionals offer their thoughts on hope and gratitude this Thanksgiving. → Read More

A champion of giving: Terry Saban drives family's charitable efforts in Tuscaloosa

Terry Saban is the powerhouse behind the Nick's Kids Foundation, which has invested more than $10 million in more than 300 causes and organizations. → Read More

University of Alabama student Nicholas Hayes chosen as one of 32 Rhodes scholars

Nicholas Hayes will graduate from UA in May with degrees in German and mathematics. He will begin studying at the University of Oxford in 2022. → Read More

Festival attracted record crowds for 50th edition, Kentuck organizers say

Forced to go virtual last year because the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kentuck festival returned Oct. 16-17 with eager artists and big crowds. → Read More

REVIEW: 'Pippin' shines through masks, and from within the show within the show

UA's Department of Theatre and Dance returns to in-person theatrical audiences with the vivid, kinetic musical "Pippin." → Read More

50th Annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts took a community-wide effort

The 50th Kentuck Festival of the Arts returns for 2021, with a newly-dedicated Kathryn Tucker Windham Stage, roots music, hundreds of artists and more → Read More

The House Tuscaloosa works to become a 'third space' home

Non-profit agency The House Tuscaloosa is working to bring literacy services to the under-served West End of Tuscaloosa. → Read More

Tuscaloosa chef Fuller Goldsmith, former 'Chopped Jr.' winner, dies at 17

The award-winning chef, diagnosed with the acute lymphoblastic leukemia three times since the age of 3, died Tuesday. → Read More

University of Alabama sells Tutwiler dorm's bricks, room numbers as fundraiser for scholarships

Julia Tutwiler Hall is scheduled for demolition in 2022, with a new 1,284-bed residence building with the same name being built as a replacement. → Read More

The Horror Tuscaloosa leads haunted attractions returning to the area for 2021

The new The Horror Tuscaloosa haunted attraction joins older Halloween events in the area, including Atrox, Warehouse 31 and Nightmare at the Farm. → Read More

Santana will bring 'peace, light, love and joy' to Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

In an interview with Carlos Santana, the legendary musician talks about his new album "Blessings and Miracles," and the joys and songs that inspired it → Read More

A Million Dollar feeling: University of Alabama marching band returns to the field

UA's Million Dollar Band is again playing at full complement for football games. Later this fall, the band will play the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. → Read More

REVIEW: 'Always ... Patsy Cline' ropes you in, a sweet dream of music, heartache and love

Theatre Tuscaloosa's "Always...Patsy Cline" again captures the simple magic of an inter-generational voice, meeting with a fan, and finding love. → Read More