March in Birmingham to push for Civil Rights National Park

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, Birmingham residents will march from the A.G. Gaston Motel to Kelly Ingram Park on Sunday, August 28th at 6:00pm. The march hopes to garner support for legislation that would create a Civil Rights National Park in the city known most for its crucial role in the Civil Rights Movement.

There will also be a performance by soul artist, Ledisi, at Kelly Ingram Park.

Learn more and register for the event here.

 

Fall is Right Around the Corner #bham

Let’s be honest, Fall is on everyone’s mind right now.

In a state where we really know the true meaning of 4 seasons, I am confident that Fall is very much-anticipated.

 

 

 

 

You may be asking, “but what am I to do now? Summer’s over, work’s in overdrive, school’s in session, and the festivals have come and gone. Heck! Even the Barons season is coming to an end.”

Well I’m glad you asked! Here is your guide to having a successful Fall in Birmingham.

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@Richella89 and @Benjaminmarlow1: What They Mean to #Bham

What more do we love than positive recognition for our city?

This is exactly what we have received through Richella and Benjamin, our special guests from the other side of the pond.

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Birmingham Supply Drive to be Held for Louisiana Flooding Victims

Let’s help out our Louisiana neighbors who’ve been devastated by the recent floods.  Bring bottled water and canned goods to Boutwell Auditorium this Wednesday through Saturday, August 17-20th from 8am-5pm. You can also text LAFLOODS to 90999 a $10 donation will go the American Red Cross or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to make a donation.

Source: Preaux Motion Video and Photo

http://www.wtvm.com/story/32760984/birmingham-to-kick-off-supply-drive-for-louisiana-flooding-victims

Two Birmingham Actresses to Perform at New York’s 54 Below

 

Alie B. Gorrie, left, and Nicole Lamb. (Photos/provided) –

Gorrie and Lamb performed together 12 years ago at Red Mountain Theater and have been friends ever since.  They will perform together again, Tuesday, August 16th in a show called ‘Carded’ at the NY’s 54 Below Theater,. Get Tickets at www.54below.com or 646-476-3551. http://alabamanewscenter.com/2016/08/15/two-birmingham-actresses-making-debut-acclaimed-new-york-cabaret/

12th Annual Barber’s Vintage Festival is Country’s Largest Vintage Bike Show

Mark your calendars, folks. October 7-9, Barber’s Motorsports Park will host their world famous vintage motorbike event for the 12th year in a row. Motorists bring their beloved rides from all across the country to race, eat, and visit the world-renown Barber’s Motorsports Park.

 

Learn more and get your tickets today at http://www.barbermotorsports.com/vintage-home.php

Samford University Soccer Represented at Olympics

Samford University not only produces great pharmacists, nurses, business men and women, and some of the most educated students around, but also top notch athletes. Although playing in the Southern Conference does not always get you noticed, recently the Bulldogs have paved way for the dreams of one student to come true on the national level.

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