B-There! Art on the Rocks | Chefs for the Cure | Tour de Cure

The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living
June 10 through June 16, 2015

If you haven’t noticed yet, we’ve made a few changes to our newsletter that we hope you’ll enjoy. Make sure to B-There this week in Birmingham as we rock out at the museum for Art On The Rocks, belt out our favorite country tunes with Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood at the BJCC, grease up our bike chains for Tour de Cure, and dine at The Club for a good cause. We hope to see you around!
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A Heart for Sadie

Sadie Chapman is supposed to be in New York City right now, doing whatever it is aspiring actresses studying at the Lee Strasberg Institute of Film and Theatre do. 
Her heart had other plans. Read about Sadie’s hope for a new heart here.

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Now through June 13
Virginia Samford Theatre

The Tony Award-winning 
Hedwig and the Angry Inch 
is a rock musical about a rock ‘n’ roll band fronted by a transexual singer who assumes a female persona after a botched operation.

June 10

Check out the critically acclaimed folk-rock/Americana band, Houndmouth, as they perform at Saturn on June 10. Their music, along with opener Clear Plastic Masks, will create an experience you won’t want to miss.


Get tickets to the show here.


Pepper Place First Thursday
June 11
Pepper Place


Head to Pepper Place tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m. for First Thursday, where Pepper Place shops will stay open late, several Southern makers will gather (and have awesome goods for Father’s Day), Back Forty Beer will be served, and a good time will ensue.


Pop here for a look at this week’s makers!


Rock Out Blood Cancer
June 11

Help Team Fred Smith, candidate for Man of the Year for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, rock out blood cancer at Mafioza’s at 6 p.m. on June 11 with the help of pizza, beer, raffles, door prizes, and 5 local bands.

Click the ad below to donate!

Chefs for the Cure
June 11
The Club

Make room in your schedule (and in your stomach) for Chefs for the Cure, an exclusive tasting event that features gourmet cuisine from some of Birmingham’s finest chefs. Eat unforgettable food over live music and cocktails on June 11 at The Club.


Get tickets here!


Summer Film Series: Monty Python
June 12
Alabama Theatre

Ni! Travel to the historic Alabama Theatre for the opening of their Summer Film Series on June 12. This week’s movie? Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The movie starts at 7 p.m.


Get your tickets here.


Art On The Rocks
June 12
Birmingham Museum of Art

Make plans to attend Art On The Rocks on June 12 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at 
Birmingham Museum of Art
. Enjoy local food, a new art installation, giveaways, cocktails, and the band 

Beer on the Back Porch
June 12
Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve


Support Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve and have fun doing it! Share an evening of live music from Steel City Jug Slammers, local food, and craft beer from Cahaba Brewing Company.


Get tickets here.


Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood
June 12
The Legacy Arena at BJCC

He’s got friends in low places, and I bet some of them are in Birmingham. Get tickets to see 
Garth Brooks
Trisha Yearwood
) at the 
 on June 12 and June 13. 


Tour de Cure
June 13
University of 

Grease up your bike chain for the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure at the University of 
on June 13. 

Register to ride here!


Saturn Swap
June 13
Buy and swap new, used, vintage and handmade goods from local vendors at the Saturn Swap on June 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Saturn in Avondale.

Stay afterwards for coffee and wait for the Birmingham-based band, Banditos, to play for their album release party at 8 p.m.


Bark & Wine
June 13
Inverness Country Club

Bark, wine, and dine with other animal enthusiasts at 6 p.m. with the 
Shelby Humane Society’s fundraiser over dinner, drinks, fabulous silent and live auction items.

Lakeshore’s Amazing Race
June 13

Modeled after the popular TV show, teams will race throughout Lakeshore’s 45-acre campus completing interactive challenges and competing for prizes. This gives teams the chance to challenge themselves both mentally and physically.


Race to register here!



Southeastern Outings Canoe/Kayak Trip
June 13
Terrapin Creek

Canoe down Terrapin Creek in Calhoun County near Peidmont, Ala. This one’s easy with no rapids. Interested? Reserve a spot with Dan at 205-631-4680/dfred@bellsouth.net.

Art in the Gardens
June 14 through June 15
Aldridge Gardens

Stroll through Aldridge Gardens browsing the incredible artwork of talented Alabama artists making one-of-a-kind works in painting, mixed media, jewelry, woodworking, and sculpture.

Oooh, Baby!
June 15

We’ll be announcing a little contest next week that you won’t want to miss!

Check out our Facebook 
on Monday to see the surprise!

Movies at Avondale Park: The Lorax
June 16
Avondale Park

Head to Avondale Park on June 16 for an outdoor viewing of The Lorax. Bring blankets, chairs, and snacks! Wind, stars, flowers, and ambiance are complimentary.

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