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6/12/13 – 6/18/13




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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2805 2nd Ave S.
Birmingham, Alabama 35233

Ted’s Restaurant 40th Anniversary
All week, June 10 – June 14

Ted’s Restaurant has been a favorite eatery in the Birmingham metro area for 40 years now, and they cannot wait to celebrate with their customers! As part of celebrating its own history, Ted’s is giving back to five wonderful non-profit organizations here in Birmingham that are still helping shape our city’s wonderful history. Each day this week, eat at Ted’s, and a portion of your bill will be donated to the non-profit of the day:

Monday, June 10 – Camp Smile-a-Mile
Tuesday, June 11 – KidOne Transport
Wednesday, June 12 – Cornerstone School
Thursday, June 13 – Urban Food Project
Friday, June 14 – The Wellhouse
More about Ted’s Restaurant here


Girls’ Night Out Charity Event
June 13 from 6:00 – 10:00 PM
The Summit Club

Grab your girlfriends and get ready for summer at Girls’ Night Out hosted by the Little Black Dress Club! All proceeds will benefit Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center, and the event will include tasty finger foods and complimentary “swag bags.” Enjoy a fashion show on the hour every hour featuring boutiques like Birmingham Fashion Truck, as well as local vendors in the areas of health and beauty. Door prizes have been graciously donated from local vendors including Aloft Hotel, White Flowers, Escape Day Spa, Back to Wellness Therapy, Pure Barre, and more!
Learn more about this fabulous event here! 


The Last Flapper
June 13 – 29
Birmingham Festival Theatre

Spend a few hours of March 10, 1948 with Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald in Asheville, North Carolina in this play by William Luce. Zelda, a Montgomery native, is famously known as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s muse and spouse. She was exciting, original, witty, talented, and tormented. She was brilliant and unpredictable. This is the real Zelda, not the legend. And she is far more interesting.    

More about showtimes & tickets here 


 Pepper Place June 15

7 AM – Noon

There’s 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’s special music will be Charlie Hunter and
Old Fashioned Rhythm Method. Don’t miss guest chef Chris Vizzina
More details here

Art on the Rocks
June 14 from 7:00 – 11:00 PM
Birmingham Museum of Art

Make plans to attend the Birmingham Museum of Art’s ninth season of Art on the Rocks, a sundown series filled with live music, creative expression, themed beverages, and specialty foods. Every Art on the Rocks event will feature live art collaborations, a photo booth, giveaways, and much more!

This week’s event showcases musical guests St. Paul and the Broken Bones and DJ COCO. There will also be performances by Red Mountain Theatre, the Birmingham Opera, and DANCEe Company, as well as screen-prints being made by Yellowhammer Creative. 
Sound fun? More info here

Trunkstock 2013
June 15 starting at 2:00 PM
Avondale Brewing Company

Join us at Avondale Brewing Co. for an outdoor, funky fundraising collaboration for The Birmingham Zoo and REV Birmingham. See live performances from BoomBox, Billy Cox Band of Gypsys Experience,
Erin Mitchell & Friends, Stephen McCullough Trio, Jason Bailey Band, and the Battle of the Bands contest winner!
Find out more and get tickets here!


Mindful Roots: Awakening the Heart Through Movement & Art
June 15 from 4 PM – 6:30 PM
The Yoga Circle

Join us for a workshop that aims to awaken the body through various mindful movements by utilizing aspects of both Pilates and yoga. The workshop will focus on connecting the body and mind to create better support and grounding, essentially tapping into a deeper self-awareness, followed by awakening the artist in you through creative expression of the mind. No previous drawing, painting, meditating or Pilates/yoga experience needed; all art supplies will be provided.  

Get ready to relax–more info here  

An Evening with Khaled Hosseini
June 16 at 8:00 PM
Sheraton Hotel Birmingham


The author of previous mega-sellers The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns will take the stage to discuss his newest book, And the Mountains Echoed. This new masterpiece is a thought-provoking read about the relationships of siblings, parents, children, and extended family. The event will provide signed first editions of the book, so bring your book group, friends, family and neighbors to this entertaining evening with   Khaled Hosseini.
Order tickets here


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Pepper Place Street Market
June 18 from 4 – 8:00 PM

Starting this month, Pepper Place will host a street market on the third Thursday of every month. Join local farmers, food trucks, and live music with contra dancing provided by Red Mountain White Trash. Bring your kids, dogs and dancing shoes and join the fun! Eat supper at one of our food trucks, Cantina, Bettola or Vittoria. Pick up a cocktail at The Red Cat or Cantina and enjoy the evening with friends and family. This new street market is a great way to  bolster our community’s support of local farmers, artisans, and chefs.
More about Pepper Place here!

Movies @ Avondale Park
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
June 18 at 8:15 PM

The Forest Park South Avondale Business and REV Birmingham are proud to present this free family night out. Join us on Tuesday, June 18 for a screening of the family classic E.T.–seating opens at 7:00 PM and show time is 8:15 PM. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and movie snacks.

More details here!


Chefs for the Cure   

June 20 starting at 6:00 PM

A very limited number of tickets will be sold for this event, and they are going very fast! Chefs for the Cure is an exclusive tasting event that features an array of signature gourmet cuisine from some of Birmingham’s finest chefs. Enjoy signature dishes while bidding on silent auction items throughout the evening! 

The event kicks off with a cocktail reception at 6:00 PM presented by Cathead Vodka. Start the evening with the amazing appetizers from Mafiaoza’s, Sol Y Luna, Little Savannah, and Satterfield’s. Then, progress through the entrees from John’s City Diner, Homewood Gourmet, The   J. Clyde, and Ocean. Finish the night with desserts from Ted’s Restaurant and The Culinard. Each chef prepares their signature dish directly in front of the guests, making this event a wonderful way to interact with your favorite restaurants. Presented by and benefiting Susan G. Komen of North Central Alabama.
Get tickets here


This June, The French Quarter Is Yours at Hotel Monteleone

Rates as low as $119 per night*
This June, relax in the heart of the French Quarter while enjoying our lowest rates of the year. Take a dip in our rooftop pool, and enjoy the panoramic views of the Mississippi River and French Quarter in our 24/7 Fitness Center. Continue your vacation while unwinding at our rejuvenating Spa Aria. The day isn’t complete without a meal at our award-winning Criollo Restaurant, home of truly innovative farm-to-table cuisine. Then step over to the world famous Carousel Bar & Lounge for a spin at the bar with live music and gorgeous views of Royal Street. With our ideal location you are free to come and go as you please to explore all that New Orleans has to offer!

 *Valid May 27 – September 20, 2013. Promotional rate is based upon availability and subject to change at any time.

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Inspired by Southern Design
June 20 from 4 – 7:00 PM
The King’s House Antiques, Pepper Place

Learn tips and ideas for planning the quintessential southern dream home. Join us for a design presentation headlined by Jim Strickland, founder and senior principal of Historical Concepts and co-author of Coming Home: The Southern Vernacular House, and featuring Jessica Thuston, home and garden executive editor of Southern Living magazine. Strickland will explain what is involved in creating beautiful, livable homes with elements of traditional design, yet with practical design sensibilities for today’s modern families and lifestyles. Thuston will be sharing insider information from Southern Living, offering real-world southern design tips that are both informative and enlightening.

Following the presentation, The King’s House Antiques will host a “meet and greet” session with Strickland and Thuston, and hors d’oeuvres will be served. 
Get inspired and learn more here 


Annie Get Your Gun
June 20 – July 7
Virgina Samford Theatre

The VST hits the bull’s-eye this season with Irving Berlin’s famous Broadway musical Annie Get Your Gun. This Wild West show-within-a-show tells the ageless love story of Annie Oakley, the sharpest sharpshooter, and Frank Butler, the heartthrob of Buffalo Bill’s traveling show. Hum along to unforgettable tunes like “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “I Got the Sun in the Morning” and “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better” as we celebrate one of Broadway’s most enduring triumphs.
Giddy up and get tickets here!


5K Race to the Courthouse
Downtown YMCA
June 22 at 8:00 AM

Get your running shoes on for the Noojin & White 5K Race to the Courthouse benefiting The Campaign for a Healthy Community! All proceeds from the event will provide financial assistance so deserving kids and adults can become a part of the YMCA family. This year’s race features  new, shadier course

on 22nd and 20th Streets turning around at Five Points’ Magnolia Avenue. Celebrate your finish at the family health fair featuring local food trucks and free health screenings. Technical shirts awarded to all pre-registered participants.
Register here!



RACE: Are We So Different?
McWane Science Center

Now through September 2

“RACE: Are We So Different?” brings together the everyday experience of living with race, the role of science in its history, and the findings of contemporary science that are challenging its foundations. Interactive exhibit components, historical artifacts, compelling photographs, and multimedia presentations offer visitors to RACE an eye-opening look at its important subject matter. Developed by the American Anthropological Association in collaboration with the Science Museum of Minnesota, RACE is the first nationally-traveling exhibition to tell the stories of race from biological, cultural, and historical points of view. Combining these perspectives offers an unprecedented look at race and racism in the United States.
More details here!

Free Friday Flicks
Veteran’s Park in Hoover
Movies start at dusk

June 14         Escape from Planet Earth  [PG]
June 21         The Odd Life of Timothy Green  [PG]
June 28         Hotel Transylvania  [PG]
July 5             The Lorax  [PG]
July 12           Madagascar 3  [PG]
July 19           Wreck-it Ralph  [PG]

For weather concerns please follow them on twitter @BYMovieParties


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:
for WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY games, buy tickets at Cantina Tortilla Grill, Slice and Innisfree Irish Pub. For SUNDAY games, buy tickets at Sol Y Luna.

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