B-There | Schoolhouse Rock | Merle Haggard | Chili-Cook Off

Mark your calendar for Chili Cook-Off + Merle Haggard, and more!


The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living

“Purple Reign,” B-Metro Magazine, March 2016
March 2 through March 8, 2016

This week, sample delicious chili at the Exceptional Foundation Cook-Off, see amazing basketball wizardry from the Harlem Globetrotters, dance the night away at the annual Schoolhouse Rock at Iron City, and so much more. See you soon, Birmingham!

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Few things are as Southern as an ice-cold Grapico. As an ode to this old-school refreshment, we’ve created three recipes that show that apart from being a carbonated classic, Grapico can add a sparkle your sweets.

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Stevie Dean, Billy Montana, & Randy Montana

March 3, 8 p.m.

Billy Montana has achieved four #1 country records, and his son Randy has been described as a standout among his peers. Nashville songwriter Steve Dean has co-written seven number one hits. Come see all three songwriters at WorkPlay!


Juan Wauters

March 3, 7-10 p.m.
Seasick Records

Over ten years ago, a teenage Juan Wauters came to New York from Uruguay. Quickly after his arrival to the Big Apple, he turned to music and formed The Beets with newly made friends in his neighborhood, Today, the musician focuses on existential questioning through his pop music.


Birmingham Heart Ball

March 5, 6-11 p.m.
Cahaba Grand Conference Center

Experience an elegant celebration hosted by the Heart Guild of Birmingham with proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association.
 Last year, funds raised at Heart Ball events nationwide allowed the association to fund more than $123 million of research and programs.


The Exceptional Foundation Chili Cook-Off

March 5, 10:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Brookwood Village Parking Lot

This family-friendly event features food, live music, a kidzone with moonwalk, face painting, contests, and beverages. Proceeds support 
the social and recreational needs of those that are mentally challenged.


Remember Their Voices

March 5, 7:30 p.m.
The Lyric Theatre

Come here two Holocaust stories: a musical journey of the 15,000 children who went through Terezin concentration camp…and the 100 who survived. You’ll also witness the harrowing remembrance of a little known group of victims, the men who wore the pink triangle.


Merle Haggard

March 6, 8 p.m.
Iron City

The word “legend” usually makes an appearance at some point when discussing Merle Haggard. It’s a tribute to his incredible commercial success and to the lasting mark he has made on American music. You won’t want to miss his stop in Birmingham.


Birmingham Boys Choir Collaborative Concert

March 6, 4 p.m.
Southside Performance Arts Center

Under the direction of Ken Berg, the Birmingham Boys Choir will present a concert with the historic all-male choral group the Warblers and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Glee Club.  


Harlem Globetrotters

March 6-7, 4 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Pete Hanna Center

The iconic Harlem Globetrotters come to Birmingham with their most epic tour in history as the team celebrates its 90th anniversary world tour. A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind family entertainment.


Gray Ghost Gala

March 6, 3-6 p.m.
Gabrella Manor

Join Weimaraner Rescue of the South for their biggest live event of the year at the beautiful Gabrella Manor. Enjoy live music, appetizers, beer, wine, and some fantastic items up for auction.


Second Tuesday

March 8, 6:30 p.m.
Alabama Ballet

This month’s Second Tuesday focuses on Alabama Ballet’s upcoming production of
Coppélia and the Toymaker.
Catch a snippet from the performance, a Q&A with the artistic staff, the chance to meet and greet company dancers, and complimentary beverages (including wine).


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First issue now available!

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