Smokey Joe’s Cafe rehearsals. Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Theatre Company.
Birmingham’s beloved Red Mountain Theatre Company is presenting the Broadway music revue, from Smokey Joe’s Café May 11-27 at the Red Mountain Theatre Company Cabaret Theatre. One of the production’s leads is Brandon McCall, a talented young actor from right here in the Magic City. Continue reading “Local Birmingham actor, Brandon McCall, lands role in the Red Mountain Theatre Company’s production of Smokey Joe’s Café”
Feast of Saint Mark Italian Festival 2016. Photo via Saint Mark’s Church.
From public servants and grocers to artists and architects, Italian immigrants came to Birmingham, AL, seeking the American Dream. Here’s a look at the lasting imprint Italians have had on the city of Birmingham. Continue reading “Italians leave an imprint on Birmingham”
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The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has announced its fellows for 2018, and guess what! One of the winners of this prestigious award is Amy Pleasant of Birmingham. Continue reading “Amy Pleasant of Birmingham wins 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship”
Jim Henson with Kermit the Frog. Photo via Benno Friedman:Corbis.
You’ve heard of
The Muppets. The well-known and beloved puppets created by the incredibly imaginative puppeteer, Jim Henson. But did you know that one of Henson’s most popular puppets, Kermit the Frog, actually got their start at Red Diamond in Birmingham? Continue reading “Jim Henson and muppet Kermit the Frog got their start at Red Diamond in Birmingham”
Shoppers at Bargain Carousel 2017. Photo via Bargain Carousel’s Facebook page.
Are you a bargain shopper? Well get ready to throw some elbows and rack up some incredible loot at
Bargain Carousel, happening April 26-29. Continue reading “Find incredible deals on over 100,000 items at the Junior League of Birmingham’s Bargain Carousel event, April 26-29”
William Coppess (left) and Scott Taylor (right) volunteering at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama. Photo courtesy of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama.
Help keep the heart of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama beating by becoming a volunteer this summer .
Continue reading “Check out volunteer opportunities at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama”
Rick Bragg, author of “The Best Cook in the World”. Photo courtesy of Books-A-Million.
Join Books-A-Million in Huntsville, Saturday, April 28 at 2pm for a book signing to celebrate beloved Alabama author Rick Bragg’s newest book: “The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table” . Continue reading “Rick Bragg, Alabama author, to have signing for new book at Books-A-Million in Huntsville”
Photo via McWane Science Center’s Facebook page.
Learn about more than 50 species of saltwater life. Educate young inventors with inventive thinking. Welcome a family to the IMAX Dome Theatre. Whether you’re interested in learning and discovering or service and assistance, as a volunteer at the McWane Science Center, you’ll be met with all sorts of challenges and rewarding adventures. Continue reading “Discover, explore, create and learn when you volunteer at Birmingham’s McWane Science Center”
Eugene’s Hot Chicken food truck. Photo via Rob Culpepper.
Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner or a sweet treat in between, a stop at a local food truck is always quick, easy and tasty. For a list of Birmingham’s best food trucks, check out this delicious guide.
Continue reading “The delicious guide to Birmingham food trucks”
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You’ve heard of Smokey Joe’s Café . Now you have a chance to see this famous Broadway musical in Birmingham. The talented actors of Red Mountain Theatre Company (RMTC) will light up the stage in this classic musical revue May 11-27 . Keep reading to get a sneak peek into the show. Continue reading “Get a sneak peek into the Broadway hit Smokey Joe’s Cafe coming to Birmingham’s Red Mountain Theatre Company May 11-27”
Downtown Birmingham. Photo via Jacob Blankenship.
Ugh, my car is filthy. Ew, my nails really need a manicure. Mmm, I could really go for a snack. You may have had thoughts like these as you head downtown for a meeting or some other reason. But when you don’t have time to head over the mountain, where can you go for services like these that are close by? Find out by checking out this ultimate service guide to downtown Birmingham.
Continue reading “The ultimate service guide to downtown Birmingham”
Judith Wright, Teen Librarian at the Homewood Public Library. Photo via Judith Wright.
Do you know what’s happening at Birmingham’s many public libraries? Now is the time to discover what they have to offer during National Library Week, April 8-14, 2018. Continue reading “Connect with Birmingham’s public libraries during National Library Week, April 8-14”
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It’s a grocery store. And it saves you an incredible amount on your grocery bill each time you shop. Who is it? ALDI, of course! And there is some great news for shoppers in Birmingham.
Continue reading “ALDI to open remodeled Homewood store next week”
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Want to make more money? You may think larger, more powerful cities are where you need to go, but that may not be the case. Birmingham may actually be your best bet!
Continue reading “Birmingham named America’s highest-paying city by Trulia”