What to do in Birmingham this weekend: Aug 7th
It might be back to school time for many, but that doesn’t mean there still aren’t plenty of fun events all around the Magic City. Antwon Ervin of Discover Birmingham is here to school you on some of the great things you can do around Birmingham this weekend.
Black Jacket Symphony Presents “Pet Sounds”
Iron City Bham: August 7, 2015 Doors open at 7 PM.
The Black Jacket Symphony returns to Iron City on Friday, August 7th to perform one of the most progressive and influential pop albums of all time–The Beach Boys’ “Pet Sounds”. The perfect album to celebrate summer comes to life during the dog days of August–plus a greatest hits set that will have everyone on their feet dancing. Don’t miss the recreation of this epic album–this show will sell out in advance so get your tickets today.
Slow Art Sunday: Builders No. 1
Birmingham Museum of Art: Aug 9, 2015: 2 pm – 3 pm (Sun)
Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!
This Sunday, Master Docent Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Jacob Lawrence’s Builder’s No. 1.
Bards & Brews Open Mic Poetry Event
Birmingham Public Library – Central Branch: Aug 7, 2015: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Fri)
Usually held on first Fridays, the popular poetry performance/beer tasting event is hosted by Brian “Voice Porter” Hawkins. Live music starts at 6:30 and poetry at 7:00. Made possible in part by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. For more information, call 205-226-3670 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Fiction Department/1st floor/East Building/Central Library.
And don’t forget the Birmingham Barons at Regions Field in downtown Birmingham! For a look at the full Barons schedule: CLICK HERE