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1/21/2015 – 1/28/2015 




Keep your January busy with our exciting list of events. Learn about Birmingham civil rights, visit trade shows and exhibits and catch incredible performances this week in Birmingham. 

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Bob: A Life in Five Acts
Now through January 24
Theatre Downtown

Follow the story of one man’s journey to becoming a “great man.” The performance follows Bob from the moment of birth and abandonment in a White Castle restaurant, until right before his death surrounded by his beloved flea circus. Now in its final performance week, this wild show is one you won’t want to miss

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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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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.


Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture
January 22 at 5:30PM
Birmingham Public Library

The 12th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture will feature author Randall Jimerson, whose family moved to Birmingham in 1961 and fought for civil rights. Hear stories of the city during the civil rights movement and learn more about the Jimerson family experience during crucial Birmingham events.
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Fight Club
January 22 at 8PM
Iron City

Join Iron City for dinner and a free showing of the movie Fight Club. The film follows an insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soap maker form an underground fight club that transforms into a violent revolution.
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Birmingham Boat Show
January 22 through January 25

The 44th annual boat show will cover over 250,000 square feet and feature the latest in all things boats. View the latest and greatest in boats and motors, gear, guides, excursions and even learn some new techniques with product demos.

The Producers
January 22 through February 8
Virginia Samford Theatre

The musical that won 12 Tony awards comes to the VST stage for the first time in Alabama. The hilarious performance spotlights a duo as they come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in theatre history. You won’t want to miss the insanely funny musical adventure.  

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Winemakers Dinner
January 23 at 6PM

Are you interested in all things wine? Join winemaker Kimberlee Nicholls from Markham Vineyards for an unforgettable experience. Learn her story while you wine and dine at this Birmingham Wine Enthusiast event.
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January 23 and 25
Wright Center at Samford University

This opera by Ambroise Thomas has been a huge hit in opera houses around the world, but it has never been produced in Alabama. The Opera Birmingham performance, a combination of orchestral French writing with classic Italian lyricism, will be sung in French but translated to English for a truly enjoyable opera.
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Hero Run
January 24 at 9AM
Veterans Park

The 5k and fun run, presented by SafeHouse of Shelby County, Inc. welcomes runners of all ages for this race benefiting the survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Join in the spirit and dress up in your favorite superhero’s attire for this fun-filled run.
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Decade Dash
January 24 at 2PM
Birmingham-Southern College

Join the Decade Dash 5K and have fun jamming out to The Beach Boys, Salt-N-Pepa, The Backstreet Boys and more. Don your favorite decade apparel–leg warmers, bell-bottoms or even a flapper dress–and race around the BSC course!

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Word Up!
January 25 at 2PM
Arrington Auditorium of Central Library

This exciting poetry showcase and workshop will feature spoken word artists from around the region. A youth workshop lead by Alex “Huggy Bear Da Poet” Lofton will begin early, with the showcase, which is open to all ages, to follow shortly after.
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January 27 through January 30
Birmingham-Southern College

The show that exploded off-Broadway in 1971 and has been performed worldwide ever since will make its debut at Birmingham-Southern College. The two-act production is a celebration of the Gospel according to Matthew through song and dance. You won’t want to miss this student production.
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A Tribute to MLK Jr.
January 28 at 3PM
Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center 

Join the Alabama Symphony Orchestra for their annual concert celebrating the life, legacy and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. The performance features 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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January 28 at 6:30PM

If you love the concept of farm-to-table food, you’ll love this event spotlighting local farms. Miller Farms beef will provide locally produced, grass-fed only meat for the prix fixe dinner. The four-course menu includes dishes such as Tartare on Toast, Slow Braised Beef Ravioli, Sous Vide NY Strip, and decadent Chocolate Cake.
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“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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