Friends for Faulkner to host Neil Diamond Tribute Concert

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Neil Diamond’s music will come alive on Faulkner’s campus as the performers from Cherry Cherry give a tribute concert to support student scholarships with classics like “Sweet Caroline,” “Cherry Cherry,” and much more.

Friends for Faulkner, a volunteer auxiliary group of the university, will host the group on campus on January 25 at 7 p.m. to raise money for students. Tickets are on sale now online at

Although Friends for Faulkner regularly raises funds throughout the year, this will be the largest profile event the organization has arranged and they are expecting to sell out due to Neal Diamonds’ popularity.

Steve Kelly and Cherry Cherry Band create the award-winning Premier Neil Diamond Tribute and has performed over 600 shows in the United States and Canada. They are considered the premier Neil Diamond show as the line- up replicates the same timeless live shows Diamond performs himself. Neil Leslie Diamond, an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, has had 38 songs in the Top 10 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary charts and has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling musicians of all time.

Friends for Faulkner raises funds for Friends for Faulkner Student Scholarships, assists the University with purchasing non-budgeted items, assists the University in student recruitment and promotes the ideals of Christian education.

WHAT: “The Neil Diamond Experience”

WHERE: Faulkner University E.L. Collum Rotunda

WHEN: January 25 at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m.

COST: $25 General Admission

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About Faulkner

Faulkner University is a private, Christian liberal arts university based in Montgomery, Alabama. With a mission to provide an education anchored not only by intellect but also character and service, the Faulkner experience aims to educate the whole person. Serving both traditional and non-traditional students, the university is home to six colleges: the Alabama Christian College of Arts and Sciences, the Harris College of Business and Executive Education, the V.P. Black College of Biblical Studies, the College of Education, Faulkner Law and the College of Health Sciences. In addition to its main campus in Montgomery, Faulkner operates extension campuses in Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile along with online degree programs.

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Rebecca Burylo

Public Relations and Social Media Manager

Faulkner University

The NEW Celebrity Apprentice: Premiering Tonight at 7pm


Arnold Schwarzenegger is the new host of NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice. 

The former governor of California is a world famous bodybuilder and movie star, with movie roles that have made him one of the most recognizable celebrities in the world. With Donald Trump about to assume presidential office, NBC is attempting to reboot a franchise that has seen better days. When asked why Arnold was the man for the job, Paul Telegdy, NBC’s president for alternative and late night programming, said:

“Arnold Schwarzenegger is the epitome of a global brand in entertainment and business, and his accomplishments in the political arena speak for themselves. It was Arnold’s personal passion for the format that Mark Burnett and Donald Trump built over the last decade, as well as his fresh take on how to take it to new heights for today’s audiences, that made him the man to hire,”

Arnold also has the President Elect’s blessing in this new endeavor.

With all the pieces in place, and the world watching, it will be interesting to see how the first episode fares.

The celebrity Apprentice kicks off tonight at 7pm

WWE Live comes to Montgomery


Something to look forward to in the new year: WWE Live is coming to Montgomery Alabama. On January 7th, in the Garrett coliseum, stars will be facing off against each other, and we will all be the benefactors. The event will begin at 7:30 pm.

Get your tickets here


Church in Sri Lanka accidentally hands out Tupac lyrics during worship service


Earlier this month, church goers in Sri Lanka opened their bulletins expecting to find the Hail Mary prayer, they were shocked to find the lyrics to Tupac’s Hail Mary instead.

Andrew Choksy, who attended the Joy to the World said he recognized the Tupac song straight away.

Tupac’s version of hail mary contains lyrics about violence, references to female gentalia, and the N-word, among other things.

Father Da Silva, the priest in charge of the event said the mistake was made by a young male printer who simply downloaded the wrong version of the prayer, he apologized profusely.

“We are very sorry to say that this happened,” he said.



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