Earlier this evening, December 7th, the Alabama Theatre announced on Facebook that they would be canceling the remainder of 2020’s Alabama Theatre Holiday Film Series, beginning with tonight’s showing of one of my favorite Christmas movies, It’s A Wonderful Life. If you have fond memories of seeing holiday films at the venue, or are saddened by the cancelation of the 2020 season, here’s how you can help preserve the Alabama Theatre for future generations.Continue reading “Alabama Theatre’s Annual Holiday Film Series canceled in 2020—the Birmingham Landmark needs your help.”
We consume art every day, but yet it’s often what suffers most when times falter. Don’t let this be the last curtain call for the Alabama and Lyric Theatres—donate today so we can have encores for decades to come.Continue reading “Without your help, they’re history—help meet Birmingham theatres’ goal of $500,000”
The 3rd annual Dancing with the Stars of the Magic City benefitting First Light is happening tonight at The Lyric Theatre in Birmingham tonight Oct. 10 at 6:30PM, and you don’t want to miss this year’s competition. Keep reading for all the details including a list of local celebs competing + how to get tickets.Continue reading “Dancing with the Stars of the Magic City is happening tonight, Oct. 10 at The Lyric in Birmingham—Get tickets + see the local celebs competing!”
Perhaps no one in Birmingham has had a better front row seat to witness the Magic City’s renaissance, both downtown and in the surrounding areas, than Urban Land Institute Alabama member and former longtime director of the Auburn Urban Design Studio, Cheryl Morgan.
Big names are headed our way, people! Trust me—Sloss Tech will sell out, just like it did last year.
New franchises, basketball as you don’t get to see every day, Russian ballet, and lots of classes! Find out what’s going on in Birmingham in the second January event guide.
This week in Birmingham, build yourself up, discover what others have built, listen to some great music, and more! As always, band names will link to music from that band, so don’t click unless you’re sure your boss won’t mind!
Sloss Tech will host some of Birmingham’s own brightest, in addition to national speakers like Tiki Barber and Casey Niestat.
I spoke with three of them, and they had a lot to say about Birmingham!
No plans this Memorial Day weekend? Don’t worry, there is plenty to do in the Magic City this upcoming week.
If you only have time (or cash) for ten events next week, have I got a list for you! That’s right, it’s a top ten, for events coming next week! I try to include youtube links to music when I can, so don’t click things if you’re at work and aren’t using headphones. In the spirit of different strokes for different folks and not actually having seen them yet, I’m not going to rank any of these.
Amos Lee – Playing at the Alabama Theatre Feb 28th, doors open 7.30PM. Read more
Dr. Tiffany Luke, a former graduate of UAB optometry school, has established her own practice in the heart of downtown.
Across from the Lyric Theatre, Luke will be opening “Do Good Eye Care” in the historic Pythian Building on March 6th.
There’s more than meets the eye with this practice though…
If Alabama senators Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) and Del Marsh (R-Anniston) have their way, renovating Alabama’s historic buildings is going to get a lot cheaper. The Historical Rehabilitation Tax Credit expired in 2016, and these two state senators are re-introducing the credit this legislative session.