Tag Archives: Sarah Miller

The Inaugural Cobalt Club Wedding Reception

“A wedding reception at The Cobalt Club?” “Yes,” Millicent said firmly.  “Is there a problem with that?”  She was giving me the glare she hadn’t used on anyone since Mandy Shunnarah attempted to enter the premises while wearing roller skates. … Continue reading

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The Great Sarah Miller Oscars Boycott

Considering it’s Oscars night, I had expected a lot of festivity at the club, especially after the bash Sarah Miller and Chanrda Chakravarthi threw last year to commemorate the 85thannual awards ceremony. Instead, I found things relatively quiet and, directed … Continue reading

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The Radioactive Ostrich Award

Millicent stopped me at the coat check room, a small envelope in her hand. “Oh, good.  You’re here. This came for you.” I took it, removed a small horizontally-folded card, and glanced at the script written on it before looking … Continue reading

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No Rules, Just Pickles

 The Cobalt Club recently had occasion to participate in the quest for Birmingham’s best fried pickles.  The search was initiated by Magic City artist Sarah Miller, a frequent patron and former employee of the club who publishes a bouncy little … Continue reading

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Miles to Go Before

I can’t say how long I’d been held in a trance by the neon and mercury vapor which create the bright colors peculiar to Birmingham at night before I was startled by a discreet cough.  I turned from the window … Continue reading

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The More Things Change…

Mandy Shunnarah, Scott Wilson, and Wade Smith stalked into the library and surrounded the arachnid chair. I ventured a “good evening” as I looked up from an inscribed copy of Billie Thomas’ Murder on the First Day of Christmas. The … Continue reading

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Oscar Buzz

It was obvious that something was up the second I stepped into the lounge and saw Chandra Chakravarthi and Sarah Miller conferring with Baxter at the bar. “Fancy finger foods and cocktails that look as good as they taste,” Sarah … Continue reading

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Through the Kaleidoscope, and What Littia Sees There

New visitors to the club are often surprised to learn that we have an art gallery.  Once they see it, they often find it difficult to leave the room, and for good reason.  Our gallery showcases works by some of … Continue reading

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Dancing Through Downtown

Carrie stopped suddenly as we walked into the club a couple of nights ago, a perplexed look on her face. “What’s wrong?” I asked. “I don’t know.  Something’s just different about the place tonight.” A high-pitched peal of laughter came … Continue reading

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