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    Documentaries After Dark - Ancient Egypt

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

    October 21, 2014

    From Amazon.com:
    In Saqqara, Egypt's city of the dead, archaeologists began chipping away to find a honeycomb of burial shafts, passages and funeral chambers connected to Ramses and Tutankhamen. Filming for two years, National Geographic had exclusive access to this amazing site as the team uncovers one incredible find after another.  
    Run time: 60 minutes.

    Join us in the ...more


    TechBirmingham / Jennifer Driskell

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 21, 2014

    Form Follows Function

    Understanding the Art and Science of Web Design

     

    Designing for the web involves so much more than an eye for layouts, typefaces, and color...more

    Well Tempered: An Evening with Branford Marsalis and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

    Presented by Oxford Performing Arts Center

    October 21, 2014

     Join us at the Oxford Performing Arts Center as we welcome Branford Marsalis and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia to our stage! Three-time Grammy Awward winner Branford Marsalis will be...more

    TEDx Birmingham / Design Salon

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 21, 2014

    At this special TEDxBirminghamSalon we'll feature a curated list of TED Talks around design topics, and provide an opportunity to discuss these ideas worth spreading with others. Note: there...more

    Davis Architects Guest Artist Series & Birmingham Chamber Music Society present Cynthia Raim and Friends

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    October 21, 2014

    Pianist Cynthia Raim, along with Daniel Phillips, violin, and Marcy Rosen, cello, perform music for piano trio. Frequent collaborators at the Marlboro Festival and various chamber music series,...more

    Anjelah Johnson

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

    October 21 - October 22, 2014

    Anjelah Johnson is of Mexican and Native American descent. Johnson was a professional cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders, where she was named Rookie of the Year. She became an internet sensation...more

    10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Screening

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at East Lake Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    October 22, 2014

    Attend a free screening of the documentary 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama

    The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will appear at Regions Field on Sunday, October 26, at 2 p.m. as...more

    Andrew Freear - Rural Studio Lecture

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham and Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    October 22, 2014

    Andrew Freear is the Director and Wiatt Professor at Auburn University Rural Studio, an internationally recognized design-build program in Newbern, Alabama.  The Rural Studio is a hands-on...more

    AIGA Exhibit Opening / Highlights from Birmingham Graphic Design History

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at Alabama Center for Architechure, Birmingham

    October 22, 2014

    In honor of AIGA 100th anniversary,  AIGA Birmingham will exhibit highlights from the Magic City’s design history from the past century. Experience this look at our city’s...more

    The Metropolitan Opera: Le Nozze di Figaro

    Presented by Fathom Events at Carmike Vestavia Hills 10, Vestavia Hills

    October 18 - October 22, 2014

    Experience the ninth season of the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in select cinemas nationwide. The broadcast of Mozart’s Le...more

    Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge

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

    October 23, 2014

     The Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge duo is a collaborative effort founded in the roots of acoustic music, exploring the worlds of improvisation and composition....more

    Alton Brown

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

    October 23, 2014

    Alton Brown brings his brand of quirky humor and culinary-science antics to the stage.  The two hour show is a unique blend of stand up comedy, food experimentation, talk show antics,...more

    Magic City Classic Pep Rally

    Presented by Magic City Classic at Regions Field, Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    Cash bar, light hors d'oeuvres, band and DJ, along with appearances by the cheerleaders and mascots. Held in the Regions Field Club Lounge. 


    Financing, Lending Sources and Credit - Presented by Renasant Bank

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Pratt City Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    Financing, Lending Sources and Credit
    Jarvis Morehead, Vice President, Renasant Bank Relationship Banker

    A Representative from Renasant Bank discusses financing, lending...more

    Soldiers in Hoop Skirts with Dolores Hydock

    Presented by Irondale Public Library and Alabama Humanities Foundation at Irondale Public Library, Irondale

    October 23, 2014

    The Friends of the Irondale Library invite you to an evening with Dolores Hydock.

    Soldiers in Hoop Skirts: Nurses, Spies and Other Fighting Women of the...more

    Mole Day

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    Join us for hands-on activities throughout the day as we celebrate Mole Day! Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 10^23), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry first...more

    Free Will Preparation Assistance with Legal Services Alabama

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at East Lake Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    Legal Services Alabama, a nonprofit law firm in Birmingham, will prepare wills at three Birmingham Public Libraries in the coming months.

    To qualify for a free will, a person must be...more

    10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Screening

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

    October 23, 2014

    Attend a free screening of the documentary 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama

    The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will appear at Regions Field on Sunday, October 26, at 2 p.m. as...more

    10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Screening

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

    October 23, 2014

    Attend a free screening of the documentary 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama

    The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will appear at Regions Field on Sunday, October 26, at 2 p.m. as...more

    Birmingham Creative Roundtable

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at Sound & Page, Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    From the Nirvana baby to the the Beatle’s White album, have you ever wondered what inspired your favorite album artwork? In this special Design Week-edition of Birmingham Creative...more

    Adobe Workshop / Photoshop for Designers

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at SocialVenture, Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    Hosted by  Adobe &  American Institute of Graphic Arts Birmingham Chapter

    Adobe Certified Instructor Kevin Stohlmeyer presents the latest innovations to improve productivity...more

    Rotary Trail Tour / Jane Reed Ross

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at Alabama Center for Architechure, Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    Hosted by American Society of Landscape Architects Alabama chapter

    The Rotary Trail is a linear park that follows a depressed rail bed along 1st Avenue South from 20th Street to...more

    IIDA Tour - N.E. Miles Jewish Day School

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    Hosted by International Interior Design Association

    Led by Stephanie Pope of Davis Architects, IIDA Alabama Chapter welcomes you to tour the renovated N. E. Miles Jewish Day School....more

    Keynote Lecture / Aaron Draplin

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at Good People Brewery, Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    Using scientific proof and state-of-the-art multimedia techniques, Aaron James Draplin of the Draplin Design Co. delivers a suckerpunch of a talk that aims to provide bonafide proof of work, the...more

    Collaborations

    Presented by University of Montevallo and Samford Academy of the Arts at Bloch Hall Gallery - University of Montevallo, Montevallo

    October 2 - October 23, 2014

     Art exhibition


    Samford University Chamber Ensembles

    Presented by Samford University at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    Michael Sowder Reading at UAB

    Presented by UAB English Department at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    UAB Writers' Series presents: Michael Sowder. Described by David Bottoms as "one of our finest spiritual poets," Sowder writes about wilderness, fatherhood, Buddhism and...more

    Mid-Day Music: Bruce Ludwick, organ

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    Bruce E. Ludwick, Jr., performs a free, 30-minute concert on the 100-rank Grieb-Williams Organ at the Cathedral Church of the Advent at 12:30 p.m. Mr. Ludwick is Director of Music and...more

    Classic Jam w/Maze featuring Frankie Beverly

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    Details: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Calvin Richardson, MC Lightfoot


    Samford University Women's Soccer vs The Citadel (Senior Night)

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Samford University Track and Soccer Stadium, Homewood

    October 24, 2014

    Samford finished the 2013 season with 13 wins, a total that ranks tied for fourth-best in school history. The Bulldogs also went 3-0 against Southeastern Conference opponents as they defeated...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra: American Voices: ASO Chorus Fall Concert

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Samford University, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    THOMPSON Frostiana: Seven Country Songs
    THOMPSON Testament of Freedom
    BURHANS Nunc dimittis
    BURHANS Magnificat
    CORGLIANO Fern Hill
    RUNESTAD The Peace of Wild...more

    Samford University Volleyball vs ETSU

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    Samford hosts fellow Southern Conference member ETSU.


    University of Montevallo Men's Soccer vs Ala.-Huntsville

    Presented by University of Montevallo Athletics at University of Montevallo, Montevallo

    October 24, 2014

    The Falcons host Ala.-Huntsville.


    University of Montevallo Volleyball vs Armstrong

    Presented by University of Montevallo Athletics at University of Montevallo, Montevallo

    October 24, 2014

    The Falcons host fellow Peach Belt Conference member Armstong.


    Groove Daddy

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

    October 24, 2014

    Groove Daddy is a group of professional artists who love making music! They perform an energetic mix of Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll, Jazz, Blues, Motown, Ballads, Funk and Contemporary...more

    Yonder Mountain String Band with special guests The Larry Keel Experience

    Presented by Iron City Bham at Iron City Bham, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    Bluegrass is a music steeped in tradition, but over the past decade and a half -- much of it spent on the road -- Yonder Mountain String Band has spearheaded a renegade movement to...more

    Rocky Horror Masquerade Ball

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    It’s a night full of the weird and wonderful as newly engaged couple Brad and Janet encounter a problem when they car halts in the rain. They both look for contact only to find themselves at...more

    Rapid Fire powered by Pecha Kucha

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at Woodrow Hall, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    Pecha Kucha is an innovative presentation style started in Tokyo and has now spread to over 700 cities. Rapid Fire powered by Pecha Kucha will bring together 12 creatives from art and design...more

    Flag Design Workshop with Aaron Draplin

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham and UAB Department of Art & Art History at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    Hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham

    UAB will host a half day workshop led by Aaron Draplin, charismatic designer and Field Notes...more

    Re-thinking Avondale

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    Hosted by Auburn University’s Urban Studio 

    Auburn University architecture and planning students will be sharing their design ideas for the Avondale neighborhood at a...more

    La Armada, Cove, & BiggieVsTupac

    Presented by Seasick Records at Seasick Records, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    During the early and mid-2000′s La Armada established themselves as one of the most influential bands in the Hardcore/Punk scene in their native Dominican Republic where they played...more

    Miss Alabama helps Salvation Army

    Presented by The Salvation Army

    October 24, 2014

    This year’s annual Salvation Army fashion show will highlight current Miss Alabama Caitlin Brunell, as the featured model. She and others will display the latest fashions the Green Springs...more

    Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks

    Presented by The Library Theatre at The Library Theatre, Hoover

    October 23 - October 24, 2014

    With an eclecticism ranging from proto- psychedelia to western swing and jazz, and from Tin Pan Alley to country blues, Dan Hicks is widely acknowledged as one of the defining figures in American...more

    Montevallo Art Stalk 2014

    Presented by Montevallo Artwalk

    October 25, 2014

    Join us in Montevallo for a spooky celebration on Main Street! Come for the artists, stay for the witches' brew. Local and regional artists are invited to sell their original creations in...more

    Birmingham-Southern College Football vs Berry

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College Athletics at Panther Stadium - Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

    The Birmingham-Southern College Panthers take on the Berry College Vikings from Berry, GA.


    Magic City Classic

    Presented by Bruno Event Team at Legion Field Stadium--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

    73rd State Farm MAGIC CITY CLASSIC presented by Coca-Cola. The #1 black college classic in the country featuring the Alabama State University Hornets vs the Alabama A&M University...more

    6th Annual Birmingham VisionWalk

    Presented by Foundation Fighting Blindness at Homewood Central Park, Homewood

    October 25, 2014

    The Annual Birmingham VisionWalk is held each year to benefit the work of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, which funds sight-saving research for people with blinding retinal diseases. This...more

    Oak Hill Cemetery History Tour

    Presented by Oak Hill Cemetery at Oak Hill Cemetery , Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

    Come and experience the Oak Hill Cemetery Grand Tour. Guided tours featuring some of Birmingham famous, infamous, and ordinary early pioneers.

    In 1871 the City of Birmingham...more

    Kokedama

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

    Meaning ‘moss’ (koke) and ‘ball’ (dama), kokedama is a Japanese art form that offers a whole new way of displaying house plants. In this hands-on workshop you’ll have...more

    The McDonald's Magic City Classic Parade

    Presented by Magic City Classic at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Arena and Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

    The McDonald's Magic City Classic Parade will proceed along the following route:

    Begin at 19th Street and 9th Avenue North
    Proceed south on 19th Street North to 4th Avenue...more

    Alabama’s Amazing Ecology (core)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

     With sixty-four types of terrestrial ecosystems shaped by an unusual climate and rich geological history, Alabama's native plants number nearly 3,000 species. They are an important part...more

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