The UAB Marching Band has a lot on its plate for the coming months.
They are preforming a variety of shows around Birmingham this fall that will showcase pieces involving a “Hollywood” theme. As practices gear into full swing with 9-12 hour preparations a day, this Magic City marching band has its work cut out for them.
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.
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.
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/
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
Guys, we all know how difficult it can be to figure out where to take your date so she will stick around. Especially if you are a college student in Birmingham, from out-of-state, you may not know about all the great places to visit, eat, and check out while in the Magic City.
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.