Local artist Willie Williams Jr. recently took a trip up to Chicago to install his sculpture, “Trinity,” in West Pullman Park. But how did an artist from Alabama grab the attention of a Chicago art group? Keep reading to find out.Continue reading “Birmingham artist Willie Williams, Jr. chosen to display sculpture in Chicago”
Magic City Dentistry is launching their first party of 2020 with Botox specials, giveaways, Rock and Roll photography from Ann Sydney Williamson and a live music performance from Taylor Hollingsworth. The fun kicks off on January 23 at 4:30PM–you don’t want to miss it!Continue reading “Local music and art at Magic City Dentistry’s open house party on January 23”
The Magic City has been all over the film scene lately. And you can spot Birmingham in every scene of the new web series and movie, “SCP D-Classified.” Get the scoop from the producers themselves. Plus, find out how you can watch and support the local sci-fi series!Continue reading “STEM UAB graduate students produce sci-fi film entirely in Birmingham”
Calling all dancers and dance enthusiasts: the Alabama Dance Festival, one of the largest gatherings of dance-minded folks in the Southeast, is coming up in Birmingham January 16-27. Here’s what you need to know, from classes to performances and more.Continue reading “Don’t miss the Alabama Dance Festival in Birmingham January 16-27”
If you’re a fan of orchestral music and you haven’t yet seen Maestro Carlos Izcaray conduct the Alabama Symphony Orchestra in Birmingham, what are you waiting for? If you’re a fan of the cello, you will absolutely love hearing the ultra-talented Santiago Cañón-Valencia in the World Premiere of Izcaray’s cello concerto, Stringmaster.
Keep reading to find out our nine reasons to make sure you don’t miss one of ASO’s three upcoming performances. If you know you want to go, get tickets now for either the hour-long mid-day coffee concert Jan. 17 or one of two full performances, Jan. 17 and 18, 7PM. Save 15% with code SYMPHONYNOW.Continue reading “World premiere of ASO’s Cello Concerto in Birmingham Jan 17-18. Discount code inside.”
Still in search of that perfect New Year’s Resolution for 2020? How about taking up a new hobby, spending more time outside, and meeting a wonderful community of people?
If this sounds right up your alley, find it all at Saturdays in the Gardens with the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.Continue reading “5 new plant skills you can learn this winter+spring, including caring for houseplants”
If you hadn’t heard of VINEGAR before, you’re right on time to learn all about the women-led nonprofit. The visual-arts group just obtained its first brick-and-mortar spaces, Airbnb X VINEGAR located downtown and VINEGAR Contemporary in Forest Park.
Check out what you can expect to see when you visit. Plus, don’t forget to join them for its exhibition opening reception at Airbnb X VINEGAR on Wednesday.Continue reading “Birmingham visual-arts group VINEGAR now has two new spaces to showcase artists’ work”
Want to enhance your art skills this year? Check out these art classes taking place around Birmingham in early 2020.Continue reading “10 Birmingham art classes that will boost your creative side this Jan.-Feb.”
This month, Jefferson County is celebrating its 200th birthday! The bicentennial is a time of reflection and celebration—for both of which there is plenty of inspiration. Keep reading to find 13 things you may have never known about Jefferson County.Continue reading “Happy 200th! 13 amazing things to know about Jefferson County”
Shopping, wrapping, cooking, hosting—ah, the tasks of the season! Take a break from your holiday checklist with one of these unique local experiences you can book right here in Birmingham through Airbnb.Continue reading “6 unique experiences in Birmingham you can book through Airbnb”
Thanks to Verna Gates and the Wacky Tacky Light Tour, we have discovered the most original Christmas display in the metro area.
This holiday season, do some good with your gift-giving! Birmingham Botanical Gardens, which is open sunrise to sunset every day of the year, is a local treasure. Here are 3 ways you can give the gift of the Gardens this year.Continue reading “Your gifts can bring good to a Birmingham treasure—here’s how.”
Prodigal Pottery is celebrating the grand opening of their first location with an open house on December 7 from 10AM to 5PM. Learn how you can find the perfect handmade Christmas gift. Plus get $5 off when you show this article!Continue reading “Discover the perfect handmade holiday gift at Prodigal Pottery’s Open House on Dec 7”
If you’re driving through Birmingham this holiday season, you may see that the local businesses have windows decked out in festive murals. Birmingham Art Crawl is celebrating another amazing year in the Magic City with its 5th annual “Deck the Ham” window mural contest.Continue reading “Birmingham Art Crawl’s Deck the ‘Ham Mural Contest Turns the City into a Winter Wonderland!”
The shopping season has begun, and it’s time to pick the perfect holiday gift. Fortunately, Birmingham has fantastic local shops like Four Corners Gallery to help you find something for everyone on your shopping list.
Ranging from photo restoration to custom framing, the team at Four Corners has everything you need to give a gift from the heart and stay on budget. Contact Four Corners Gallery today and put a personal touch on your holiday gifts this year.Continue reading “5 holiday gift ideas for any budget at Four Corners Gallery in Birmingham (plus before/after photos)”