Habitat for Humanity’s Grill to Build

Our 12th annual backyard BBQ competition and festival; fun for the entire family! There will be live music, face painting, kids workshop, and moon bounces. Teams compete for the best BBQ and bragging rights. Event attendees get all-you-can-eat samples of the best chicken, beef brisket, ribs, sauce, and pork butt in town!

3rd Annual Cahaba Dermatology & Spa Magic City Wine Fest

Come join us for the 3rd Annual Cahaba Dermatology & Spa Cahaba Magic City Wine Fest on May 11th from 5:30pm-8:30pm as we travel through several different regions spanning the globe. Drink wine and beer specific to a certain region. Restaurants will also have food available for purchase. Take a break from your travels and enjoy the soothing sounds of live music. The World Tour will be held at the lovely Birmingham Zoo. A portion of every ticket will go to benefit the Birmingham Zoo. Magic City Wine Fest is a rain or shine event and no refunds will be given.

Sidewalk Film Festival Box Office Is Open

The box office for the 20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival is open for ticket/pass pick-up (will call) as well as ticket/pass purchases. Official Sidewalk merchandise will also be available for sale in the box office.

Sidewalk Film Festival Box Office Is Open

The box office for the 20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival is open for ticket/pass pick-up (will call) as well as ticket/pass purchases. Official Sidewalk merchandise will also be available for sale in the box office.

Sidewalk Film Festival Opening Night: White Tide

We’re proud to announce that White Tide: The Legend of Culebradirected by Theo Lovewill open our 20th Annual Festival, on Friday, August 24 at the beautiful Alabama Theatre. White Tide tells the larger-than-life story of a desperate Florida family man who goes on a wild treasure hunt for $2 million worth of cocaine. The fast-paced, stylish, fun, and poignant rollercoaster ride of a documentary is the perfect kickoff to Birmingham’s best weekend of the year. Director Theo Love is a Sidewalk Film Festival alum and Producer Bryan Storkel, a regular attendee since 2007, has screened 6 films at Sidewalk. The filmmakers and subjects are scheduled to attend.

Sidewalk Film Festival Box Office Is Open

The box office for the 20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival is open for ticket/pass pick-up (will call) as well as ticket/pass purchases. Official Sidewalk merchandise will also be available for sale in the box office.

Sidewalk Film Festival Box Office Is Open

The box office for the 20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival is open for ticket/pass pick-up (will call) as well as ticket/pass purchases. Official Sidewalk merchandise will also be available for sale in the box office.

Screentalk: Shorts Preview

ScreenTalk: Shorts Preview

Join us for a preview screening of 8 short films from this year’s Sidewalk Film Festival presented by Regions weekend. You’ll be the first to watch full music videos, family films, comedies, documentaries, narratives, local films, and animated content from this year’s lineup!

Sidewalk Film Festival Box Office Is Open

The box office for the 20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival is open for ticket/pass pick-up (will call) as well as ticket/pass purchases. Official Sidewalk merchandise will also be available for sale in the box office.

Sidewalk Film Festival Box Office Is Open

The box office for the 20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival is open for ticket/pass pick-up (will call) as well as ticket/pass purchases. Official Sidewalk merchandise will also be available for sale in the box office.

Sidewalk Film Festival Box Office is Open

The box office for the 20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival is open for ticket/pass pick-up (will call) as well as ticket/pass purchases. Official Sidewalk merchandise will also be available for sale in the box office.

5 things to know about Sidewalk Film Festival on August 20-26, including ‘White Tide: The Legend of Culebra’. Sign up for the Bham Now newsletter to win FREE tickets!

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A big lineup of indie films, lots of parties and all those moviegoers ready for their closeups. Photo by Joseph De Sciose via Sidewalk Film Festival

So many films! So many events! Our very own Sidewalk Film Festival celebrates 20 years, and it’s all happening August 20-26 in different venues around Birmingham. Get your tickets now.

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Shots from the Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival Parade at Linn Park (photo gallery)

One woman in full carnival costume shows off the rich, colorful history of the Caribbean at the Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival in Birmingham. Photo by Anne Holmes for Bham Now.

If you caught my last article on Caribbean restaurants, you got a sneak peak at some of Birmingham’s Latin gems. Hungry for more, I went to the Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival this past Saturday, where I got to eat even more Caribbean food! Check out the pictures I took of the parade: Continue reading “Shots from the Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival Parade at Linn Park (photo gallery)”