March 10, 2017 - Maya Angelou: And I Still Rise,South Arts’ Southern Circuit Tour of Filmmakers at The Ritz Theatre, 111 W. 3rd St., Sheffield. 7:30 p.m. This unprecedented film celebrates Dr. Maya Angelou by weaving her words with rare and intimate archival photographs and videos. The film also features a remarkable series of interviews with friends and family including President Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Common, Alfre Woodard, Cicely Tyson, Quincy Jones, Secretary Hillary Clinton, John Singleton and Dr. Angelou’s son, Guy Johnson. Tickets $8 adults, $7 students. Tickets and info 256-383-0533, tvaa.net, or at the door.
The Muscle Shoals area and Colbert County are less than a day’s drive from anywhere in the mid-South!
Birmingham is only 95 miles southeast via I-65; Memphis is approximately 125 miles to the west via U. S. Hwy 72; Nashville is 100 miles to the north via the Natchez Trace Parkway; and Atlanta is only 200 miles to the east.