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5/8/13 – 5/14/13




This edition of B-There features the best events and destinations in and around the city, with opportunities to get outdoors, gather with friends and celebrate  and support  others in our community. We hope you will B-There!
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B-Metro’s Beauty Book Launch Party NEXT week at
Brookwood LIVE!

Colonial Brookwood Village,
 5/9, 5:00 – 9:00 PM

B-Metro magazine reveals the 10 Most Beautiful Women in Birmingham featured in the 2013 Beauty Book at Brookwood LIVE, Thursday, May 2! With live music from Honey Island Swamp Band and dancing in the street, there will also be balloon art and face painting for the kids. Select Beauty Book advertisers will be offering hand massages, eye brow waxing, nutrition tips, and fabulous discounts on products and services. The Beauty Book Launch is supported in part by Eye Do, Surgical Dermatology Group, Pure Barre, Koch Aesthetic Dentistry, Rousso Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic and Aesthetic Medical Spa, Richard Joseph SalonSpa, Party Girls, Salon U, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and Iron City Birmingham.  

More details here  


2014 Cayman Launch
Tom Williams Porsch

Thursday, May 9th
5:30 to 7:30 pm

Silent Auction benefiting
The Hydrocephalus Association

Register to win valuable prizes. Elegant
hors d’ oeuvres, by Kathy G, complimentary spirits and live entertainment provided. Main Auction Item:  A Porsche Sport Driving School ‘One-Day Precision Driving’ Course! More details here.


WE Eat Together:
A benefit for WE Community Gardens

Kress Building May 9, 2013
5:30-9:30 pm

This yearly dinner celebrates local food, our community gardeners, staff and interns, and the work we are doing here in the West End Community. All proceeds benefit WE Community Gardens!
Featuring, Food, Drink and Silent Auction. Special thanks to sponsors Cafe Dupont, Chef Chris Dupont, Whole Foods Birmingham, Brasfield & Gorrie, Martin Retail, The Modern Brand, and Wiggins Child Quinn and Pantazis for their sponsorship, partnership and support!
More Details Here! 


We share the excitement of the community about our Birmingham Barons baseball team coming back to the city to play at the New Regions Field. That’s why we are offering a shuttle service that picks up game goers at the Lakeview and Pepper Place areas, takes them to the stadium and brings them back when the games end. Service is JUST $1 and fans can buy tickets as follows: WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY GAMES, buy tickets at Cantina Tortilla Grill, Slice and Innisfree Irish Pub. SUNDAY GAMES, buy tickets at SOL Y LUNA.

The Wedding Singer
Red Mountain Theatre Company
RMTC Cabaret Theatre
May 2-May 19, 2013

Grab your polyester tux and RSVP for Red Mountain Theatre Company’s production of The Wedding Singer. Come see the horrible fashion, teased hair and amazing vocals of this 80’s fairy tale. Get ready for a wild reception!
More details here!


Friday Night at the High Note
Eclectic Tuba, Opposite Box, Munook
May 10, 7pm-2am

Matt Owen and The Eclectic Tuba is an instrumental psychedelic space-funk group, that takes the audience on a joy ride through the cosmos with trippy lights, ripping synthesizers, funky tuba loops, latin percussive grooves, and soaring saxophone solos.

The Eclectic Tuba brings a show that is sure to captivate the minds of audiences everywhere while taking them on a quick trip to space!!!
More details here!


Visit Our Sponsor

Girls on the Run Birmingham Metro

Saturday, May 11, 7:30 am
Marconi Park in downtown Birmingham. 

The race is set to begin at 8:00 a.m. following a 7:30 a.m. group warm-up. The Girls on the Run 5K is a fun-filled event celebrating the girls’ capabilities to accomplish any goal they desire. All levels and ages of walkers and runners are welcome and invited to join in the festivities. Whether it is your first 5K or your fastest, it will be fun!

More details here! 


~Two Events Happening at
Aldridge Gardens!

~11th Annual Spring Hydrangea Sale: Friday, May 10th 9am-5pm Saturday, May 11th 9am-noon 

~2nd Annual “Made in the South” Fashion & Accessories Truck Show & Sale: Tuesday, May 14th 10:30am-6:30pm

Ever busy, but especially so in the Springime! Check out all that Aldridge Gardens has to offer this week! Whether you are looking to spruce up your garden or your wardrobe there is something to see and do! More details on both events here!


Pepper Place May 11

7 AM – Noon

No better place to be on a Saturday morning than Pepper Place market. Come experience the best offerings from local farmers and artisans. Every Saturday rain or shine. This week special music will be provided by ‘Brad Ryan’, and guest chefs will be, Cayton Sherrod and Caroline Wright.

The Haps is no stranger to providing Birmingham’s residents with something new and adventurous to do, but this month, they will be putting on their most exhilarating event to date! Join The Haps at “Skydive Alabama” in Cullman  Saturday, May 11th to get a bird’s-eye view of just how exciting the Birmingham area can be! Tickets are limited, so buy yours quick!

  Info &Tickets here!

REV/LIV Birmingham!
Birmingham’s Walking Tour of the Loft District
May 11th, 1-5 pm

May is the month that REV Birmingham will be launching its new city living initiative, affectionately called, ‘LIV Birmingham’. May just so happens to also be National Historic Preservation Month. Join us as we stroll through Downtown Birmingham’s coolest (and most beautifully preserved) live+work+play spaces.
More Details here!


Your Home in the French Quarter Hotel Monteleone                            
“There’s a reason Hotel Monteleone is the official host hotel for several of New Orleans’ premier festivals and events… We know how to celebrate! Located on famed Royal Street in the heart of the French Quarter, Hotel Monteleone is rich in literary legend and revered for its hospitality. It is also contemporary in style and amenities. Come meet up and dine at our award-winning Criollo Restaurant, where a great heritage of cuisine embraces bold new flavors and influences. Then step over and take a spin at the famous Carousel Bar & Lounge. Relax at our rooftop pool or indulge at renowned Spa Aria. And as one event leads into the next, come rest in style… right in the heart of it all. Hotel Monteleone is your home in the heart of the French Quarter.”  Check us out Here!  


The Prom we Never Had
Friday May 17, 8pm-midnight
Historic Boutwell Auditorium

The senior prom is often considered a rite of passage for young people, but for Negro students attending segregated Birmingham City Schools, the prom was to be another freedom not realized. Fifty years forward, these graduates hope to come together for a night of remembrance, reflection and healing.For more information or tickets contact: cyrondysjackson@gmail.com.
 More details here!


Pink Palace Casino 

Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Teds Garage 5/18; 7-11 pm

The event will feature casino favorites such as “Poker” “Craps” “Roulette” and “Slot Machines”.  Incredible prizes will be drawn for the lucky winners of the evening including trips, jewelry and much more.More details here!


Do Dah Day

Caldwell Park May 18, 2013

Doors open at 7:01 am and the South’s craziest parade kicks off at 11:01 a.m. on the streets of Highland Avenue in Birmingham’s Southside. Then, spend the day in Caldwell and Rhodes Parks with friends, pets, arts & crafts, kid’s activities, and a lineup of great bands. Oh yes, we have plenty of food and beverages, and collectible Do Dah Day t-shirts. More details here!


22nd Annual Arty Party
B&A Warehouse
Sunday May 19, 3-6pm

The annual event is possible because of the generosity of local and regional artists and collectors who donate art each year.  100% of sales from Arty Party benefit Birmingham AIDS Outreach and help us continue providing free services to HIV positive individuals. The Arty Party Committee is honored to have Carol Misner as our featured artist.  Carol’s beautiful work is shown locally at Richard Tubb Interiors.  Carol made “Southern Flowers” specifically for Arty Party.  It is the largest piece of art she has made. Carol has been an avid supporter of Birmingham AIDS Outreach and Arty Party for many years.  She and her partner Ann are involved in many wonderful organizations and causes in the Birmingham area
.More details here!


More details and tickets here!

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