What to do in Birmingham this weekend: Jan. 23nd
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – No football this weekend? No problem! There are plenty of things to do around Birmingham. Here to help guide you sort out your weekend calendar is Antown Ervin of Discover Birmingham.
On Jan. 25th at Sixteen Street Baptist Church The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center (BHEC) and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) present “A Slippery Slope: The Consequences of Hate” to commemorate United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day. A free event that starts at 3 pm.
Performed by The Seasoned Performers, “A Slippery Slope” uses personal testimonies to chronicle the escalating restrictions Jews experienced in Germany in the 1930s. It culminates by highlighting the increasing incidents of antisemitism in Europe today. The musical interludes, performed by Dr. Alan Goldspiel on guitar and Marilyn Pipkin on violin, will include original music by Dr. Goldspiel, African-American spirituals, and the traditional Klezmer melodies of Eastern European Jews. Gabriel Tajeu will be the featured vocalist.
Opening this weekend the Virginia Samford Theatre presents “The Producers” one of the most popular musicals ever to take the stage! The show runs through February 8th.
And Friday night Bottle and Bone presents Freakshow! Stop by and enjoy a TrimTab tap takeover featuring limited edition beers, Charlemagne Records pop-up record shop & live DJ, and an interactive fashion show by Harold & MOD. Tickets are $20 in advance ($25 at the door) and include food & two drinks. Tickets are limited for the show which starts at 7 pm and the dress attire is…freaky!
And for even more events and other happenings around Birmingham check out Discover Birmingham’s full calendar right here.