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Terminal Station: Birmingham’s Great Temple of Travel

Virtual AL

OLLI at UA presents Terminal Station: Birmingham's Great Temple of Travel.  Marvin Clemons, railroad historian, presents the story of Birmingham's iconic Terminal Station, built in 1909 and considered an architectural masterpiece and the finest railway station in the South.  The station was demolished in 1969 to make was for a commercial development that was never built, and 50 years later, nothing remains where the station once stood but a vacant lot.  All OLLI sessions are thru Zoom.  Not familiar with Zoom?  No worries, we offer free basic training classes.  This class is free, but pre-registration is required to receive aContinue Reading ...

Fourteenth Colony: Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America’s Revolutionary Era

Virtual AL

OLLI at UA presents Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America's Revolutionary Era, with Mike Bunn. The British colony of West Florida once stretched from the mighty Mississippi to the shallow bends of the Apalachicola and is the forgotten 14th colony. The colony's eventful years under the British Empire form an important interlude in Gulf Coast history and has for too long been overlooked. West Florida did not rebel against Britain and its history showcases a tumultuous political scene and bold and colorful characters. All OLLI programs are thru Zoom. Not familiar with Zoom? No worries,Continue Reading ...

“Marketing Your Art in 2020 & 2021” Zoom workshop by Thomas Andrew

Virtual AL

Is it time for a career change? Have you been dreaming of selling your artwork? Or, are you currently selling it but need some marketing inspiration? Let's face it, COVID-19 changed everything very quickly. It's a whole new ballgame. Here's the truth: there's opportunity around every corner, and there's no better time than now to branch out and go for it! My art business has changed tremendously in 2020, but I see the world differently now, and I market myself differently too. In this 1.5-hour workshop, I will discuss what has and hasn't worked for me in 2020. We willContinue Reading ...

$25.00

Lectures on the Lawn with Jim Bremer

Virtual AL

For this week's post-Unity Market Lecture on the Lawn, we welcome Jim Bremer! Titled "Commentary on the Intersection of Anti-racism and Environmentalism," Jim's talk will be open to all who wish to engage in a flexible framework of thought experiments designed to provide material for discussion. His goal is to encourage new, even breakthrough, insights that will lead to actual, actionable changes in behavior for the participants. Jim gets us started with this quote from "Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind" by Yuval Noah Harari: "...the first religious effect of the Agricultural Revolution was to turn plants and animals fromContinue Reading ...

Lectures on the Lawn with Jim Bremer

Virtual AL

For this week's post-Unity Market Lecture on the Lawn, we welcome Jim Bremer! Titled "Commentary on the Intersection of Anti-racism and Environmentalism," Jim's talk will be open to all who wish to engage in a flexible framework of thought experiments designed to provide material for discussion. His goal is to encourage new, even breakthrough, insights that will lead to actual, actionable changes in behavior for the participants. Jim gets us started with this quote from "Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind" by Yuval Noah Harari: "...the first religious effect of the Agricultural Revolution was to turn plants and animals fromContinue Reading ...

Trivia Night

Virtual AL

Join us for trivia Monday night! We will have some fun prizes to give out and the Eatery will be cooking up some TACO SPECIALS!

Trivia Night

Virtual AL

Join us for trivia Monday night! We will have some fun prizes to give out and the Eatery will be cooking up some TACO SPECIALS!

Trivia Night

Virtual AL

Join us for trivia Monday night! We will have some fun prizes to give out and the Eatery will be cooking up some TACO SPECIALS!

Binder Projects presents the works of Alex McClurg

Virtual AL

New to the Binder Projects virtual art gallery, Alex McClurg’s latest works derive from his attraction to geometric illustrations from book covers created in the 1960s and 1970s, quilt patterns and the idea of displacement. This new exhibition features seven of the Birmingham, Alabama-based artist’s unique canvas pieces that stimulate meditation through simplicity. Visit the online gallery to view his works and purchase art from the comfort and safety of your couch.

Binder Projects presents the works of Alex McClurg

Virtual AL

New to the Binder Projects virtual art gallery, Alex McClurg’s latest works derive from his attraction to geometric illustrations from book covers created in the 1960s and 1970s, quilt patterns and the idea of displacement. This new exhibition features seven of the Birmingham, Alabama-based artist’s unique canvas pieces that stimulate meditation through simplicity. Visit the online gallery to view his works and purchase art from the comfort and safety of your couch.

HAPPY HOUR

Virtual AL

Join us Thursday live on Facebook for an online happy hour. Taste Test: we are putting some employees and guests to the test to see how well they know our Ales. Tune in at 6pm!

HAPPY HOUR

Virtual AL

Join us Thursday live on Facebook for an online happy hour. Taste Test: we are putting some employees and guests to the test to see how well they know our Ales. Tune in at 6pm!

HAPPY HOUR

Virtual AL

Join us Thursday live on Facebook for an online happy hour. Taste Test: we are putting some employees and guests to the test to see how well they know our Ales. Tune in at 6pm!

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Girl Scout Virtual Camp – Camp Sunshine 2.0

Virtual AL

Camp Sunshine 2.0  With the launch of Camp Sunshine 2.0, girls can access a one-of-a-kind virtual camp experience from their own homes. Girls will learn real camp skills, and meet girls from across the state and country, all through a safe virtual platform. Girl will create a “flat camper,” an avatar that looks just like them, to keep at home along with a “Build-A-Camp” kit for them to cut out, color, and assemble a 3D camp for their flat camper. Girls will interact with GSNCA staff and camp counselors to learn new skills and see their flat campers participating inContinue Reading ...

$60

‘I did it all by myself!’: A Conversation with Daniel Scheinert

Virtual AL

Daniel Scheinert will discuss the collaborative nature of film, mock the limits of auteur theory, celebrate collaborators who play a role in his work, and brainstorm with audience members about how to find their own collaborators. This livestreamed workshop will be co-hosted by Kiwi Lanier, Education and Outreach Coordinator for Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema. An Alabama native, Daniel Scheinert is a writer, director and actor best known for the feature films Swiss Army Man (2016) and The Death of Dick Long (2019), and the music video for DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s “Turn Down for What” (2014). With Swiss Army Man, Scheinert won the award for Best Directing at the 2016Continue Reading ...



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