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3/26/2014 – 4/1/2014 




This week, get ready for a real taste of some of our city’s best talent with local cultural events and performances. Meet the Alabama artist who has created work for Ringo Starr, or celebrate the grand opening of Birmingham’s newest brewery. We hope you will B-There!  
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Birmingham’s 10 Most Beautiful Women
Deadline ends TODAY!

B-Metro Magazine is on the lookout for the ten most beautiful women in Birmingham to be featured in our annual Beauty Book. To enter, please send the following to bmetrobeautifulwomen@gmail.com:

  • Headshot
  • Full body shot
  • Full name, phone #, email

Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and be a current resident of the Birmingham metro area. The top ten will have their photo taken by one of our professional photographers to be featured in our 2014 Beauty Book.


Birmingham Zoo Spring Break
Now through March 29
Birmingham Zoo

There is no better place to spend your spring break than the zoo! Seasonal favorites such as the Predator Zone, children’s zoo splash pads, wildlife shows, and the Get Rhythm drum show are back just in time for the warmer weather. Soak up the sun and pay a visit to your favorite zoo animals this spring break at the Birmingham Zoo.

More info here! 


Gabriel Tajeu / India Ramey
March 27 at 9:00 PM
Bottletree Cafe

Be sure to check out two B-Metro featured local artists, Gabriel Tajeu and India Ramey, this week at Bottletree. Gabriel is a singer-songwriter who uses Stevie Wonder-meets-John Mayer flexibilities to maneuver around a plethora of styles, and India showcases haunting lyrics, driving rhythms, and powerful vocals in her performances.
Get tickets here!

Meet the Artist Reception: Nall

March 27 from 5 – 8:00 PM
Aldridge Gardens

Fred Nall Hollis (“Nall”) is an internationally-known artist from Alabama. Nall has studios in both Fairhope and Vence, France, and has pieces in permanent collection at the Pompidou Center in Paris, as well as other major museums. His clients include Prince Albert of Monaco, Catherine Deneuve and Ringo Starr, among others. 

RSVP here for the chance to meet Nall! 


Sip ‘n’ Spin Wine Tasting                                      3/28 at Iron City Bham 

Taste wines from Alabama Crown while listening to vinyl records spun by Seasick Records. Enjoy thumbing through records, making requests, and sampling wine and delicious hors d’oeuvres from Iron City Grill.

Ailey II Dance Performance
March 28 at 8:00 PM
Alys Stephens Center

Ailey II is universally recognized for merging the spirit and energy of the most talented young dancers with the passion and creative vision of today’s outstanding emerging choreographers. The ASC has been honored this season to present a residency program with the Ailey organization that culminates with this celebratory public performance.

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Fresh Ground Comics Spring Break
March 28 at 8:00 PM
Urban Standard

It’s spring break! Fresh Ground Comics ask: are you too broke to go to the beach? Stay in town and spring break with FGC! Feel free to wear your bathing suit…under your street clothes of course. Enjoy great food, coffee, wine, beer, and cupcakes while witnessing some of the funniest stand-up comedy in town. 

More info here! 


Preservation Hall Jazz Band
March 28 at 8:00 PM
Avondale Brewing Co.

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, named for the venerable Preservation Hall music venue in New Orleans, was founded in 1961 to perpetuate the joyful, timeless art form of New Orleans jazz. The PHJB will be joined by local opening act The Chad Fisher Group.
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Trim Tab Brewing Grand Opening
March 28 – 29
Trim Tab Brewing Co.

Have you tasted Birmingham’s newest craft brewery yet? Some of the brewery’s favorite musicians, artists, and chefs are coming from all over the country to collaborate for the grand opening, and you’re invited to come and celebrate. Enjoy music by DJ COCO, Brett Rock, Bowie Van Ling, Sexpanther, and Gabriel Tajeu, plus food by Cantina & Slice.
Learn more & RSVP here!


Walk to End Lupus Now
March 29 at 10:30 AM
Veterans Park

This walk raise money for lupus research and education programs and increase awareness of lupus. Every step you take and every dollar you raise supports the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter, and its efforts to solve the mystery of the lupus disease.

Learn more & register here! 


Birmingham Asian Cultures & Food Festival
March 29 from 10:30 AM – 4 PM
Zamora Shrine Temple

Who doesn’t love a good food festival? This weekend, meet people of different cultures, learn to understand cultural similarities and differences, and sample many kinds of Asian food. Local restaurants representing varied Asian cuisines will offer up delicious plates and a la carte items.
Learn more here!

Rhapsody in Blue:  

The Best of Gershwin with Christopher Confessore

March 29 at 8:00 PM
The Wright Center – Samford University

Get ready for an evening of enjoyment with this Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops series performance. Maestro Chris Confessore leads the ASO in the sweeping sounds of America’s most beloved composer, George Gershwin, featuring “Rhapsody in Blue,” “An American in Paris,” and much more!

Purchase tickets here!  


City of Birmingham

Mayor’s Charity Golf Classic
April 2 or 3 at 8:00 AM
Highlands Golf Course

This third annual golf classic will be supporting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. This year, there will be 100 golfers with a total of 25 teams each day–choose which day you would like to participate. Lunch and awards will immediately follow the flight each day. Registration packets are available for pickup at City Hall weekdays from 5-8 PM.

Email james.bosarge@birminghamal.gov  for a digital registration packet

First Light Women’s Shelter Gala Remix
April 5 at 6:30 PM
Old Car Heaven

For 15 years, the First Light Gala has been the organization’s most important fundraising event of the year. And this year, they are mixing it up! The Gala Remix’s theme this year is “Homeward Bound: Support the Journey” and will feature music by Downright, cocktails, dining, dancing and a silent auction.

More info & tickets here! 


Run for a Reason
April 13 from 1:30 – 5 PM
Hargis Retreat

This intense 5K benefiting Sozo Children will be one that will stretch you physically and change lives across the world. In Chelsea, Alabama, this adventure race will take you through thick forest, water, mud, obstacles, and other challenges to test your endurance. This race can be run for fun with the whole family or with intensity to win some great prizes.
Learn more & register here!

Taste for a Cure
April 17 at 6:30 PM
The Avon Theatre

This first annual event, presented by and benefiting the Parkinson Association of Alabama, features food and drink pairings by top Birmingham chefs, entertainment, and live and silent auctions.


Buy your tickets in advance, and you will receive $15 off at Brick and Tin and $20 off at Stones Throw Bar and Grill. Plus, the first 200 people to buy tickets will receive a complimentary wine glass.

Purchase advance tickets here!

Birmingham Fashion Week
April 21 – 26
Pepper Place

Mark your calendars! Tickets are now on sale for the 4th annual Birmingham Fashion Week, and this one is sure to be the best yet. Enjoy fashion shows by local and national designers and retailers, and don’t miss the annual Rising Stars and Emerging Designers competitions occurring each night.
Check out the full schedule & get tickets!

Have you checked out our March issue yet?
These action-packed stories will bring out your adventurous spirit

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