Have you checked out this season’s lineup for UAB’s Alys Stephens Center? It’s a stellar mix of music, dance and more. Tickets for all new shows go on sale to the general public starting May 17!
One Saturday night a month, Arc Stories fills the Avon theater and people from all over Birmingham come to hear regular people tell their own stories. So change up your normal weekend plans, forgo the concerts, bars, and coffee shops and spend an hour or two immersed in story!
Remember the old V. Richards parking lot in Forest Park?
This weekend it is home to Le Pop-Up – a modified shipping container pop-up shop specializing in a variety of classy European items that are mostly French.
Birmingham’s own Condoleezza Rice will be at Books-A-Million in Brookwood Village on Monday, May 15 to sign copies of her new book on democracy. Important details follow.
Japanese punk rock comes to Birmingham tomorrow, and it’s a trip down an alternate timeline where JPop never took off and Japan’s America-lite culture instead threw itself into making its own rock! Continue reading “Happening tomorrow in Birmingham: Shonen Knife”
I’ve posted before supporting Birmingham cycling, so when I got the opportunity to work on the upcoming Bike to Work Day, I jumped, exams or no exams! Continue reading “Birmingham’s Bike to Work Day is May 19th: what you need to know”
Looking for something to do? Wait no longer. Bham Now has your list of this week’s Top 10 Things to do.
Hands On Birmingham Ignite Awards
Last week, seven unsung, dedicated,“roll up your sleeves” community volunteers were honored with the Ignite Award for igniting action and accelerating change in their local communities. The inaugural event was hosted by Hands On Birmingham the volunteer initiative of United Way of Central Alabama.
So I was looking through our calendar (plus a couple of my own sources, just to make sure I hadn’t missed anything), and noticed something: this upcoming week has a TON of incredible concerts! Birmingham nightlife is picking up steam as we head into summer, and a surprising amount of it is free. So apologies to those who don’t like music (you monsters!) for my recommendations this week (which aren’t ALL music, but there’s a lot)!
Last night, Ruffner Mountain celebrated its 40th year with the unveiling of a new donor wall. A one of a kind work of art, the colorful mural depicts the urban natural world. The wall honors the Ruffner’s founders, donors, foundations and volunteers who have poured their blood, sweat and tears into a nature preserve in Birmingham that is larger than New York City’s Central Park.
You’ll get to enjoy some deals, deals, deals all weekend thanks to The Junior League of Birmingham.
Wondering what’s the big to do this week? Check out some of the top events you won’t want to miss around the Magic City, this upcoming week.
Scientists and science enthusiasts from Birmingham and around the state joined hundreds of other cities across the world in a March for Science on Saturday, April 22, Earth Day at Linn Park.
April 18 was a special day for Birmingham’s startup “eco-system” which celebrated the presentations of nine companies which graduated from the Velocity Accelerator.
The so called, “Demo Day”, not only proved successful for these startup companies, but spoke volumes of our community support.