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1/22/2014 – 1/28/2014 




Whether jamming out at a Battle of the Bands, delighting in a classical opera, or singing along to retro rockabilly, we know you’ll love this week’s music scene. We hope you’ll feel inspired to get out and get social with all the varied events Magic City has to offer!   
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Wedding Photo Booth Giveaway!
Now through January 26

Calling all engaged couples! We’re giving away one professional Foto Factory service by JAMM Entertainment (a $1195 value!) for one lucky couple on their wedding day.

We want to know all about your “Picture Perfect Proposal.” To enter, send a photo of your proposal/engagement along with the story of your proposal to bmetromagazine@gmail.com. Finalists will be announced on 1/27 via email for the Facebook voting round.   

Prize details & more info here 


YPBirmingham’s January Social
Today at 5:30 PM
Innisfree Irish Pub

Young professionals of Birmingham will enjoy networking, giveaways, food and more at this monthly social, which is free and open to the public. This month’s community spotlight is Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center. Stop by after work to learn more about this great organization and enjoy good company among other young professionals.
Find out more & RSVP here!

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
January 23 – February 9
The Virginia Samford Theatre

Back by overwhelming, popular demand, this show tells the story of Buddy Holly, a man from Lubbock, Texas who changed the face of popular music, only to die tragically in a plane crash at the age of 22. Audiences will enjoy hits like “Peggy Sue,” “That’ll Be The Day,” and “Raining In My Heart.”

 Tickets available here 


Jane Weitzman Book Signing
January 23 from 2 – 5:00 PM
Gus Mayer

Jane Weitzman, wife of shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, will be signing copies of Art & Sole, her new book featuring 150 fantasy art shoes that were once featured in the store front windows at Stuart Weitzman boutiques. All proceeds of this book signing will aid the Birmingham Jewish Federation.

Get in Gear to Stop Diabetes
January 23 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Tom Williams Porsche

This kickoff event for the annual Tour de Cure bicycling fundraiser benefits the American Diabetes Association. Stop by to enjoy elegant hors d’oeuvres by Kathy G & Co., complimentary spirits, valuable door prizes, and live music.
More info here!

Good Hearts @ Good People
January 23 from 6 – 9:00 PM
Good People Brewing Co.

Come have a brew and support Church of the Reconciler‘s ministry with the homeless of downtown Birmingham. Guests will enjoy a silent auction and live music by legendary blues guitarist Gip Gipson. Donations will be accepted at the door.
RSVP here! 


The Liar
January 23 – 26
Birmingham-Southern College Theatre

In this comedy adapted from a 17th century play, charming Dorante–a young swain who cannot tell the truth–falls in love with beautiful Clarice. But what if he is blissfully unaware that his love is secretly engaged to his best friend? The Liar is a zesty roller coaster of a ride, zooming its way to one loopy surprise of inconvenience after another.

Ticket info here 


The Pointe Ball
January 24 at 6:30 PM
The Club

Alabama Ballet’s largest fundraiser, the Pointe Ball, raises money for extensive education and scholarship programs for the Ballet. This black-tie event includes an intimate performance by Alabama Ballet, a gourmet dinner, and live music & dancing, all surrounded by breathtaking views of the city.
Ticket information here

January 24 at 8:00 PM
Iron City

Birmingham-based band GrooveDaddy is comprised of six of the finest professional musicians that you’ll ever hear. The band’s unique live shows include an energetic mix of R&B, rock ‘n roll, jazz, blues, funk, and contemporary gospel.


Magic Moments Night at The Greatest Show on Earth 

January 24 at 5:00 PM

Each year, Magic Moments teams up with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus® for a special, family-friendly evening to benefit Alabama children with chronic, life-threatening illnesses. Enjoy a pre-circus private event with games, special circus guests, and dinner followed by the main circus performance.

Watch for sold-out tickets 


January 24 -25
Rosewood Hall in SoHo

This food blogging conference invites the finest food bloggers, writers, photographers and more to come together in Birmingham to learn, network, and, most importantly, eat! Attendees will enjoy seminars that range from food styling to writing and more.

 Schedule & ticket info here! 


January 24 – 26
Samford University’s Wright Center

Opera Birmingham, Alabama’s largest opera company, presents Verdi’s iconic political and personal thriller, Rigoletto. This tragic tale of murder and revenge is filled
with some of opera’s most recognizable music and is among the most-performed operas across the globe.
Get tickets here! 


Krispy Kreme Doughnut Dash
January 25 at 8:00 AM
Railroad Park

Inspired by the original Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh, NC, participants will complete a four-mile run and eat a dozen Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in one hour or less. Not up for eating a dozen doughnuts? Runners may register in the “Casual Runner” division and eat one, none, or some doughnuts, and take the rest home to enjoy.  

Register here! 


Doggie Work Day
January 25 from 9 AM – 12:00 PM
Red Mountain Park

During the past two doggie work days, volunteers cleared three of the six acres that will soon become Remy’s Dog Park. As the official opening fast approaches, volunteers are once again invited to clip, clear and celebrate Remy’s Dog Park.

Email contact@redmountainpark.org to sign up!

Chinese New Year Festival
January 25 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Birmingham Museum of Art / Boutwell Auditorium

Celebrate the Year of the Horse through art and culture. Join the BMA for family tours, enjoy extended Bart’s Art Cart hours, and explore the galleries with scavenger hunts all day. 

More info here! 


Visit BCFA’s Chinese New Year celebration next door at Boutwell Auditorium to learn more about Chinese culture. Enjoy Chinese games, food, music, and acrobatics from 11 AM – 2:30 PM. 

For a complete schedule, click here

An Evening with Buddy Holly
January 25 at 6:00 PM
Virginia Samford Theatre

Get our your poodle skirts and leather jackets and join the Assistance League of Birmingham for a night of fifties fun, dinner & drinks, a silent auction and the musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. This exciting fundraiser will benefit three nonprofits: PrimeTime Treasures, Operation School Bell and Operation Literacy.

Call 205-870-5555 to purchase tickets–more info here!  


42nd Annual Cat Show
January 25 – 26
Zamora Shrine Temple

That’s right, the annual cat show is this weekend in B’ham! This year’s show, themed “Star of the Silver Screen,” will include up to 225 pedigree cats and approximately 40-50 household pets.

Find out more here! 


Jam 4 Sam
January 26 from 12:30 – 4 PM
Iron City

“Jam 4 Sam” is a Battle of the Bands event that aims to raise money for the Children’s Hospital Hematology Oncology Department. Held in memory of Sam Lapidus and hosted by the LJCC Community Youth Group, this event invites guests to enjoy live music and a complimentary lunch.

Get your tickets here! 


Tragic City Rollers Open Recruitment Workshop 

January 27 & 29 from 8 – 10:00 PM
Funtime Skate Center in Fultondale

Wonder if you’ve got what it takes to be a derby girl? TCR is looking for some fresh meat to join their team. Haven’t skated since you were twelve? No worries! You’ll learn basic skills used in roller derby–skating, stopping, falling–plus a general overview of how the game is played. 

Interested? More info here


Slice Pizza’s Beer Dinner
January 29 at 6:30 PM
Slice Pizza

Local favorite Slice is teaming up with Straight to Ale Brews for a 5-course dinner, each of which will be paired with a complimentary beer. Call or stop by Slice Birmingham to purchase tickets.

We’re kicking off 2014 in a BIG way with our January issue! 

With our biggest issue yet come some of our favorite feature stories

   Town & Country      Up, Up, and Away!                 A Place to Call Home
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