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    National Poetry Month - Reading and Booksigning

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook), Mountain Brook

    April 26, 2015

    Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month, held every April, is the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture.

    Join the celebration at Emmet O’Neal Library on Sunday, April 26th 2:00pm-4:00pm when local poets Barry ...more


    UGWBG Presents: Shawndrell The Shooting Star Tour

    Presented by UGWBG Productions at Carver Theatre, Birmingham

    June 5, 2015

    Birmingham's Own, #1 R&B/Soul Recording Artist, Shawndrell performing a live theatrical event, filled with Comedy, Spoken Word, Classic Pop Covers & her...more

    The Art of the Unboring: Poetry for Rebels and Rulebreakers

    Presented by Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) and Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    June 8 - June 11, 2015

    Grades 2nd through 9th
    Join us for a week of writing and recording unruly poems. Campers will learn the rules of traditional poetic forms and many different ways to break...more

    He Said, She Said: Radio Drama and Scriptwriting

    Presented by Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) and Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    June 15 - June 18, 2015

    Grades 2nd through 9th
    In this camp we will look over the history of Radio Drama, from the golden age of American Radio to the contemporary podcasters of today. We’ll...more

    Becoming Dr. Ruth

    Presented by Terrific New Theatre at Terrific New Theatre, Birmingham

    May 28 - June 20, 2015

    BECOMING DR. RUTH...an unexpected journey

    The triumphant story of Karola Siegel, the girl who became Dr. Ruth.

    Everyone knows Dr. Ruth Westheimer from her career as a pioneering...more

    Stranger than Fiction: True Sound and Radio Journalism

    Presented by Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) and Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    June 22 - June 25, 2015

    Grades 2nd through 9th
    Campers will learn from professional journalists the art of finding a great story. We’ll investigate what sounds are needed for a story and why....more

    Mary Poppins

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company

    July 10 - August 2, 2015

    One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney...more

    Gifts of a Wordsmith Workshop

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Real Life Poets at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch, Birmingham

    December 3, 2013 - December 8, 2015

    Award-winning poet and community activist John Paul Taylor will lead free adult poetry workshops on the first Tuesday of every month, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, at the Central Library's second floor...more

    Flow Tactics Teen Open Mic at DISCO

    Presented by City of Birmingham Mayor's Office Division of Youth Services at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    October 17, 2013 - December 17, 2015

    Teens, get your poetry on at the Flow Tactics Teen Open Mic every 3rd Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Desert Island Supply Co (DISCO). Admission is free. The sessions are for high...more

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