At UAB’s football game Saturday, September 16th, local high school band members will get the opportunity to march with the UAB Marching Blazers.
Check out these shots from Art Walk as it turns sweet sixteen this year. All photos are via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now.
Everyone has heard of the campy summertime television series Sharknado Week on the SYFY Network.
Well, downtown Birmingham has got those Hollywood science fiction folks beat with it’s own natural “reality show” – the Swiftnado!
Drew Langloh, President and CEO, United Way of Central Alabama challenged more than 400 UW volunteers and donors attending United Way’s annual fundraising kickoff to help raise $38 million to meet the increasing community needs.
“Easy” and “smooth” aren’t exactly words that are commonly used to describe startups, or business in general. This is why Forge – Birmingham’s newest (and only) co-working space – is hosting their first event as part of a new series dedicated to those who take the plunge into the ever-changing world of business in Birmingham.
Like running? Pets? Vinyl? Visual arts? Music? You’ll love Birmingham this week (and every week, but especially this week)! As always, I link band names to places you can listen to their music, so be sure you won’t get written up if you’re reading this at work. Continue reading “Birmingham Weekly Top Ten: September 6-12”
If you are a die-hard local food supporter, the upcoming Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network’s (ASAN) 3rd Annual GRAZE: Birmingham “farm to fork” fundraiser on September 17th, 5-8pm at Avondale Brewery is a “must attend” event.
Looking for plans this long weekend? There is plenty to do here in the
Magic City and a lot of these events are FREE.
Remember Tina and the Gucci Flip Flop? Go on, read it again, I’ll wait – but the author, Xavier Burgin, has bigger plans. No, not a TatGFF movie (though it’s definitely a thing, more on that later). XLNB makes movies for a living, and two of his works will feature at Sidewalk Film Festival this year.
Last night we heard about how Jennifer Skjellum became president of TechBirmingham. Don’t miss out on our next BOLD speaker series!
Head on out to IBERIABANK in Fultondale on September 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 for Art After Dark, a free event featuring an evening of live music, snacks and the opportunity to meet some of Jefferson County’s brightest artisans.
Top 10 Things to do in Birmingham
August 23-29 Edition
I found way too much to go out and experience this week! So I’ll use this opening paragraph to plug a short film in Sidewalk that I couldn’t write a whole article on (because it had next to no connections with Birmingham, not because it didn’t deserve a whole article): Pavels Gummenikovs’ “Just Go” feels like Baby Driver minus the Hollywood corporatization. Trust me, watch it! I should also probably mention the mayoral election happening today (not Wednesday!), make sure you vote there if you’re eligible.
You may have read the general guide to eclipse viewing, but we were pretty quiet on where to actually go! That’s changing now that Birmingham venues have announced their viewing parties! So where should you go? What should you do? What shouldn’t you do?
Add a little bounce to your weekend. Enter to win FREE tickets to Sidewalk Film Festival’s carnival-themed bash.