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1/14/2015 – 1/21/2015 




From photography exhibits to festivals and performances, January is shaping up to be culture-filled month. Mark your calendar with this week’s list of the best events in Birmingham.

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FACES of Birmingham 2015
January 15 from 5PM-7PM
Cantina Laredo

Meet the 2015 Faces of Birmingham! This annual B-Metro event is a crowd favorite. With free admission, complimentary food, a cash bar, live entertainment by Clinton Babers and raffles for great prizes, you won’t want to miss this year’s party.

Salon Suites Celebration

January 22 5:30PM-7:30 PM

Salon Suites Bazaar 280

Join the B-Metro blog team for a fabulous night out at Salon Suites and get ready to celebrate the New Year, New You, and a New Salon in 2015. Stop by for drinks, food by Jim N Nick’s BBQ, swag bags, a selfie stop, and to learn about how you can become your own salon owner this year.

Plus, donate your hair to Locks of Love for free at this event–call 706-580-4469 to book your free appointment.
We will be joined by fashion bloggers Erica Bunker (Erica B’s DIY Style) and Rachel Tindall (To Hell in a Handbag) as we post LIVE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


“Embracing Silence” Exhibit
Now through February 13 
Alabama Center for Architecture

The exciting photography exhibit, a display of black and white photos of local Moss Rock Preserve, features images of boulder fields, sandstone glades, waterfalls, native plants and wildlife. You won’t want to miss the work of Joseph De Sciose, winner of the Garden Globe Award for “Best Photography for a Garden Book.” 


Warhol Fabricated
Now through February 28
Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts- UAB

The works of legendary Andy Warhol will be on display in the first major show by an artist of global renown at UAB. Visitors can expect to view nine screen prints and 90 photographic prints owned by UAB along with loaned pieces from various national museums.

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30A Songwriters Festival
January 16-18
30A in Northwest Florida

Considered the Sundance of songwriters festivals, this annual music event brings together the best in legendary and up-and-coming singer-songwriters at 25 venues along the scenic Highway 30A. This year’s lineup features 150 artists including Graham Nash, the Indigo Girls, Leon Russell, Jason Isbell and Shawn Mullins.

Hearts for Hasberry
January 17 at 9AM
Mount Laurel

The 2nd annual 5k, 10K and 1 mile Fun Run takes place this weekend. This year, all proceeds will benefit the Alabama Kidney Foundation to help increase awareness of kidney disease and to help those who are in need of treatment or a transplant.

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January 17 at 7PM
Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center

Don’t miss one of the fastest rising stars in the modern dance world, Kyle Abraham. As a choreographer, collaborator and performer, Abraham received a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant.” Abraham returns to the Alabama Dance Festival with his new work, a historical homage exploring the quest for civil rights and freedom.

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Swan Lake
January 17 through 18
The Alabama Theatre

Award-winning dancer and Moiseyev dance company soloist, Nikolay Anokhin, presents one of the greatest classical ballets of all time. The full-scale production based on German legend and Russian folklore tells of a heroic prince and his attempts to free a beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell.

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January 17 through 18

The BrickFair joins adult LEGO fans from across the globe to show off their projects and share their passion for LEGO. From LEGO models and displays to toy trains sprawled over 58,000 square feet, this event is sure to be fun for the whole family.

Check out BrickFair on B-Metro!

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Alabama Dance Festival
Now through January 18
Various Locations

This 18th annual dance festival brings the world’s best dancers to Birmingham. Experience the diverse talent and excellence of dance throughout the region, network and collaborate with others in the community and participate in high quality classes in a range of styles while celebrating the wonderful art.

More information here!


Cawfee Tawk

January 18 from 11AM-2PM

Dyron’s Low Country

Join the community and #SayHello to Jaime Primak Sullivan–Hollywood publicist, producer, and the star of Bravo TV’s Jersey Belle. She and the other “Belles” invite you to enjoy brunch, cocktails, photos and fun. Finish off the day with raffles and giveaways including a Keurig 2.0 brewer, Atlanta Hawks tickets and more. The event is free and open to all.
RSVP by emailing RSVP@cawfeetawk.net 


A Tribute to MLK Jr.
January 18 at 3PM
Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center 

Join the ASO for their annual concert celebrating the life, legacy and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. This year’s performance will feature the voices of The Aeolians of Oakwood University and the Lockhart Dance Theatre Youth Ensemble, hosted by Jeh Jeh Pruitt and conducted by Michael Morgan.

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Circus Xtreme
January 21 through 25

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey are back. Let America’s favorite live family entertainment remind you why you love ‘The Greatest Show On Earth.’ Get ready to be astonished by the Circus Xtreme theme and never before seen circus spectacles.

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