Former Virginia Samford Theatre student cast in “Dear Evan Hansen”

Former “Mean Girls” actor DeMarius Copes just landed his next big role. Photo via Tyler Gustin courtesy of DeMarius Copes

Birmingham’s next star is about to be born. Well, our next Hollywood star that is—DeMarius Copes has already graced the stages of Broadway. A Fairfield, AL native and former member of Virginia Samford Theatre’s STARS (Students Take A Role at the Samford) program, DeMarius was recently cast in Universal’s movie version of the Broadway smash Dear Evan Hansen.

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Alabama Ballet, ASO + more host first Birmingham Arts Drive-In July 30-31

Get ready for a night of performances with some of Birmingham’s most beloved performing arts organizations. Photo via ASO on Facebook

On July 30 and July 31, multiple Birmingham performing arts organizations are joining forces to bring a night of inspiring sights and sounds to the Magic City with the first Birmingham Arts Drive-In. If you’ve missed the performing arts as much as we have, keep reading to find out how you can see the show—plus, more ways to support the arts in Birmingham today.

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An Afternoon with Daniel Wallace

An Afternoon with Danial Wallace, 2019 Harper Lee Award recipient and author of the best selling novel Big Fish, will feature a book talk and reading at the DJD Theater. Books provided for sale and signing courtesy of Author Host BAM! Books A Million. People attending the event will receive a store coupon for BAM! Additional support is provided by Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Company.

Register now for Samford Academy of the Arts’ fall classes, including wedding photography like the pros

Art Wedding, Photography and Piano classes at Samford Academy of Arts
Register now for a range of afternoon and evening classes at Samford Academy of the Arts (Photos via SAA)

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Have you always wanted to learn how to paint? Or maybe learn to play the piano? How about mastering your camera’s manual functions, or understanding basic Italian before your trip? It’s never too late to learn! Samford Academy of the Arts offers a wide choice of afternoon and evening classes for the community.

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Holiday Art Crawl at the Village

Brookwood Village will partner with Birmingham Art Crawl in hosting Holiday Art Crawl at the Village, a weekend-long event. Shoppers can stroll over 30 local artist booths throughout Brookwood Village while shopping for local, hand-crafted gift items. The event will also showcase different activities throughout the duration of the weekend-long celebration.

Moss Rock Festival, an eco-creative celebration of nature, smart-living, art + design

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What Is an Eco-Creative festival, you might ask?

November 4 & 5, The first full weekend in the month, grab your family and friends and discover the Moss Rock Festival, a hybrid experience with nature, smart-living, art + design at its core…plus there’s great food and music!

Featured Artist, Tracie Noles-Ross,  Moss Rock Poster Design. Via – www.mossrockfestival.com.

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Sloss Fest 2017 Line up is Here!

In its 3rd year, Sloss Fest has become quite the anticipated event within Birmingham.

For the past week, teaser photos have been posted by the twitter and Instagram account to spark interest into the line up, and its finally here!

Teaser Photos such as this one were posted for the past week to spark interest. I’d say quite the marketing scheme 😉

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Lady and the Trump The Musical – A Birmingham Production

Coming to a theater near you… (more specifically, the Comedy Club Stardome in Hoover), in what’s best described as “this political season’s comedy blockbuster”, Lady and the Drumpf The Musical is slated to make jabs at politics on all levels, ranging from local to the ultimate future POTUS – and we can’t wait.

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