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    LIVING SMALL: Exhibit

    Presented by Alabama Center for Architecture and AIA Birmingham at Alabama Center for Architechure, Birmingham

    March 9 - March 31, 2017

    OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, March 9th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Alabama Center for Architecture.
    Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.
    FREE.

    Housing is one of the most pressing challenges our country faces as more people move into cities and adopt an urban lifestyle. LIVING SMALL endeavors to instigate a thoughtful conversation about how to house the growing urban population while ...more


    Woodlawn Street Market

    Presented by Woodlawn Business Association and REV Birmingham

    April 1, 2017

    Woodlawn Street Market is an urban street market, in the heart of Historic Woodlawn, conceived for those who are always searching for unique, specialty creations. Patrons can expect merchants...more

    Art in the Vineyard @ Ozan Winery

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council and Ozan Winery at Ozan Vineyard and Cellars, Calera

    April 1, 2017

    Local Musicians. Local Artists. Local Wine.  All come together for this year’s Art in the Vineyard. Join us for a lovely afternoon of art and muic at Ozan Winery in Calera. Presented...more

    Knot, Grain, and Stain

    Presented by Crestwood Coffee Company at Crestwood Coffee Company, Birmingham

    March 6 - April 1, 2017

    Knot, Grain, and Stain. Local artist Amanda Warr will be showing her creative woodworking and wood art at Crestwood Coffee Company March 6 through April 1st. The opening will be on March 10th,...more

    From Page to Stage: James and the Giant Peach – A Reader’s Theater Workshop for Children

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Southside Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    April 1, 2017

    The Birmingham Public Library (BPL), in partnership with the Birmingham Children’s Theatre (BCT) and Junior League of Birmingham (JLB), would like to invite you to attend From Page to...more

    Art in the Vineyard

    Presented by Ozan Winery at Ozan Vineyard and Cellars, Calera

    April 1, 2017

    Ozan Winery presents Art in the Vineyard from 3-7 Saturday April 1st

    Live Music by 2BLU and The Phil Dudley Band 

    Local Art

    Award Winning Ozan Wine / Special Menu...more

    Rainy Day Grand Opening

    Presented by Rainy Day

    April 1, 2017

    Rainy Day, a modern and local art and handcrafted gift shop, has found a new location in the beautiful Forest Park neighborhood!

    The shop features over 25 local artisans with products...more

    From Page to Stage: James and the Giant Peach – A Reader’s Theater Workshop for Children

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at West End Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    April 1, 2017

    The Birmingham Public Library (BPL), in partnership with the Birmingham Children’s Theatre (BCT) and Junior League of Birmingham (JLB), would like to invite you to attend From Page to...more

    Awesome Arts Workshop for Women

    Presented by Southern Girl Antics at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    April 1, 2017

    "Self Care for Sister Resisters" Awesome Arts Workshop for Women! 

    Spend the day of re-energizing, re-connecting, re-engaging, and re-juvenating you mind body and spirit with...more

    David Puxley: Wedgwood’s First Studio Potter

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    April 18, 2015 - April 2, 2017

    From the late eighteenth century when Josiah Wedgwood utilized the designs of artists like John Flaxman and Lady Elizabeth Templetown for many of his jasperware designs, the Wedgwood company has...more

    From Page to Stage: James and the Giant Peach – A Reader’s Theater Workshop for Children

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    April 2, 2017

    The Birmingham Public Library (BPL), in partnership with the Birmingham Children’s Theatre (BCT) and Junior League of Birmingham (JLB), would like to invite you to attend From Page to...more

    Colors of Africa Fashion Show

    Presented by Nigerian Student Association at University of Alabama at Birmingham Campus, Birmingham

    April 2, 2017

    The Nigerian Student Association (NSA) puts on a fashion show once a year to celebrate and exhibit all types of African attire. This year, under the theme of "Colors of Africa", we want to present...more

    Deborah & Sam Pezzillo Exhibit

    Presented by Leeds Arts Council at Leeds Theatre and Arts Center, Leeds

    April 2, 2017

    Deborah and Sam Pezzillo are the Leeds Arts Council’s featured artists in April.  Please join us for the opening reception on April 2, 2017, 1:30-3:30 pm, to view their beautiful...more

    Zentangle Cross Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    April 4, 2017

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! We will create a...more

    The Women Gather

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

    April 6, 2017

     An evening of poetry, drama and music featuring local artists to celebrate the contributions of women. April 6 at 6 pm at BCRI.


    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    April 6, 2017

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    Chamber Music @ AEIVA

    Presented by UAB Department of Music at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), Birmingham

    April 7, 2017

    5 p.m. gallery viewing and reception, 5:30 p.m. concert. Enjoy free art, music and refreshments when the UAB Department of Music and AEIVA partner with...more

    First Friday Fiber Arts

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    April 7, 2017

    Join us on the First Friday of each month for knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, crewel, embroidery, and smocking—all skill levels are welcome. Drop in and stay...more

    Adobe XD Workshop

    Presented by AIGA Birmingham

    April 7, 2017

    Experience matters. People decide within seconds whether your app or website is useful and engaging. Crafting a great user experience requires more than just visual design. Adobe XD is...more

    Bards & Brews Open Mic

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    April 7, 2017

    The April Bards & Brews will be an Open Mic event at the Avondale Regional Branch Library of the Birmingham Public Library system.

    The hilarious Etc Bham improv comedy troupe...more

    CONTRA DANCE!

    Presented by FOOTMAD at YWCA Birmingham, Birmingham

    April 8, 2017

    Our Band for this dance is REELPLAY with calling by Janet Shepherd We primarily do three types of dancing at FOOTMAD dances - contra dancing, square dancing and waltzes. If you find yourself...more

    Bob Saget

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome, Hoover

    April 7 - April 8, 2017


    Yes, Bob Saget has starred in many successful television shows, including two of the most family-friendly shows network TV has ever produced ("Full House" and "Americas Funniest Home...more

    Stop Kiss by Diana Son

    Presented by Birmingham Festival Theatre at Birmingham Festival Theatre, Birmingham

    March 16 - April 8, 2017

    Stop Kiss is the third show of Birmingham Festival Theatre’s “All You Need Is Love” Season. It is a poignant comic drama written by American playwright Diana Son that tells the touching...more

    Mixed Media Canvas Workshop

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    April 8, 2017

    In this one day workshop we will use mixed media to create a 12" x 12" canvas.  Bring some personal items to make it a memory board! We will throw in a little stenciling, radio tubes and...more

    South City Theatre Presents... LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE

    Presented by South City Theatre at South City Theatre, Pelham

    March 31 - April 8, 2017

    LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE

    By Nora and Delia Ephron. Directed by Sue Ellen Gerrells.

    Story telling at its best--through women's conversations. Conversations covering all the...more

    Purl at the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    April 8, 2017

    Knitters, crocheters, sewers, weavers, crafters welcome! Brighten up your stash with some new spring projects!


    A Little Night Music

    Presented by Theatre UAB at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    April 5 - April 9, 2017

    "A Little Night Music," music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Winner of four Tony Awards, this entrancing musical explores the tangled web of affairs of...more

    Anoushka Shankar

    Presented by UAB's Alys Stephens Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    April 9, 2017

    Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive world music scenes. Deeply rooted in the Indian classical music tradition, Anoushka studied...more

    Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan - The Tribute Tour 2017

    at Samford University Wright Center, Birmingham

    April 9, 2017

    The Tribute Tour 2017 by Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan marks 20th death anniversary of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and celebrates his life and legacy. ...more

    Ovation

    Presented by Alabama Ballet at Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, Birmingham

    April 6 - April 9, 2017

    Ovation is a mixed repertory performance of contemporary ballet.


    Turkish Food Festival

    Presented by Istanbul Cultural Center

    April 8 - April 9, 2017

    Like interesting events with ton of great food, uplifting positive atmosphere?

    The 4th Annual Turkish Food Festival is the right place to be!!!


    Where: Address 2146...more

    A Patron's Guide to Birmingham Arts

    Presented by Samford Academy of the Arts at Samford Academy of the Arts , Homewood

    February 20 - April 10, 2017

    The dean of Samford's School of the Arts teaches on subjects related to upcoming Birmingham arts events.? Special guests provide an inside perspective on the arts and how to make the most of each...more

    Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    April 10, 2017

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a wide...more

    Intro to 3D Printing

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    April 10, 2017

    Are you curious about 3D printing and all you can do with it? This class is the perfect introduction. You’ll also learn how the Makerbot works as well as the basics of finding and preparing...more

    Zentangle Cross Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    April 11, 2017

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! We will create a...more

    Lalah Hathaway

    Presented by UAB's Alys Stephens Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    April 13, 2017

    Born to Donny Hathaway, one of the most influential soul artists of the 1970s, and Eulaulah Hathaway, an accomplished musician in her own right, the Chicago native first put pen to paper, “with...more

    SCAC Annual Instructor/Student Art Exhibit

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery, Columbiana

    March 13 - April 13, 2017

    Come support local art at the SCAC Annual Instructor/Student Art Exhibit! This year's exhibit honors the life of Frances Donehoo Presson. Featured works from instructors, students, and staff...more

    3D Printing Open Lab

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    April 13, 2017

    See the 3D printers in action and get your printing questions answered. The open lab will also offer tips for best practices to achieve a successful print from your model. Registration is not...more

    Upcycle City: Spring Into Art

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    April 14, 2017

    We're painting a few of our favorite things to celebrate Spring, and you're invited! We provide it all: canvas, paint, wine and light snacks.

    Free event; must be 21+ to attend. Please...more

    Watercolor: Sketchbook to Studio with Iain Stewart

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham

    April 14 - April 15, 2017

    Explore the medium of watercolor in a relaxing and creative environment. Award-winning watercolorist Iain Stewart will focus on bringing your creativity to light and dispelling the myth that...more

    Spoken Truth Poetry Festival

    Presented by Real Life Poets, Inc.

    April 15, 2017

    Real Life Poets, Inc. and Aura (UAB's Literary Arts Review) present The Spoken Truth Poetry Festival on April 15, 2017, from 12-8 p.m. This festival includes 3 workshops, and a high school and...more

    The Phantom Of The Opera

    Presented by Broadway in Birmingham at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    April 5 - April 16, 2017

    Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will come to Birmingham as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    April 15 - April 16, 2017

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Zentangle Organics and Color

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    April 4 - April 18, 2017

    Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a wide...more

    Niyaz featuring Azam Ali

    Presented by UAB's Alys Stephens Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    April 20, 2017

    Niyaz has become an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music by seamlessly blending medieval Sufi poetry and folk songs from the duo’s native Iran and surrounding Persian Gulf...more

    Capstone Course

    Presented by Samford Academy of the Arts at Samford University, Birmingham

    March 2 - April 20, 2017

    This is the capstone course for those seeking the photography certificate and have completed all the core and elective courses. A student will be required to enroll one time in this course, even...more

    Art for Teens

    Presented by Samford Academy of the Arts at Samford Academy of the Arts , Homewood

    March 9 - April 20, 2017

    In this six week class, students in grades 7-12 will explore clay by hand building and wheel throwing. Students will also take a still life from drawing to acrylic painting.


    Vicki Covington

    Presented by Alabama Booksmith at Alabama Booksmith, Homewood

    April 20, 2017

    Author Vicki Covington will be doing a book signing at 5 p.m. at The Alabama Booksmith, 2626 19th Place South, Homewood, AL 35209  for her new novel, ONCE IN A BLUE MOON. Back...more

    Enchantment Theatre Company's Peter Rabbit™ Tales

    Presented by UAB's Alys Stephens Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    April 21, 2017

    “Once upon a time there were four little rabbits, and their names were – Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter…” These famous opening lines of The Tale of Peter Rabbit™ have...more

    Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo

    Presented by Forest Park and South Avondale Merchant Association at Forest Park Village, Birmingham

    April 21, 2017

    Shop local and enjoy your neighborhood restaurants and shops in Forest Park!


     

    Restaurants will have specials, shops and galleries will be open late (5-8 pm), catch the...more

    Contra Dance!

    Presented by FOOTMAD at YWCA Birmingham, Birmingham

    April 22, 2017

    Our Band tonight:  THE HERB TROTMAN BAND with calling by Vicki Herndon.  The dance will be in the gym at the Birmingham YWCA.  Always LIVE MUSIC - Always TONS OF FUN.    ...more

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