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The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living

“Along For The Ride,” B-Metro Magazine, December 2015 
December 16 through December 22, 2015

Take a break from your holiday shopping this week and head to one of these local events such as Holiday Seasonings at the Virginia Samford Theatre, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at Saturn, Tacky Paws for Claus at Just Happy Hounds, and more. See you out and about, Birmingham!
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Photographer Jeff Rease chronicles his adventures aboard the Amtrak Crescent train.

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Holiday Film Series
Now-December 20
The Alabama Theatre

Enjoy beloved holiday films such as 
Elf, It’s a Wonderful 
, White Christmas
Christmas Vacation at the historic Alabama Theatre. 
Audiences will enjoy holiday s
ing-a-longs before each movie.



“It’s a Wonderful Life” Live
Now-December 27
Birmingham Festival Theatre

Be part of the studio audience as you’re taken back in time to the 1946 radio broadcast of “It’s a Wonderful Life” with composer Austin Cook’s original underscore and live foley sound effects that bring the entire town of Bedford Falls to life.



Holiday Seasonings
December 16-20
Virginia Samford Theatre

Enjoy a new fun-filled revue that will make your holidays bright featuring the Birmingham Sugar Babies, the Holiday Hyjinx girls, STARS performers, and B-Metro columnist Lee Ann “Sunny” Brown. 



Vanessa Carlton with Joshua Hyslop
Tonight, 8 p.m.

Vanessa Carlton, best known for the 2002 hit “A Thousand Miles,” recently released her fifth album, “Liberman.” Canadian singer/songwriter Joshua Hyslop opens her show.



The BMR Holiday Soirée with Moon Taxi
Dec. 18, 8 p.m.
Iron City

For the members of Moon Taxi, their third album, “Mountains Beaches Cities,” represents the idea of exploration — searching both the world and themselves for new experiences. The Birmingham rock group has amped up the speed and turned up the volume, creating an overall bigger sound.



Rat Pack Christmas
Dec. 18-19
BJCC Theatre

Enjoy swingin’ Rat Pack tunes in this fun, entertaining, and touching Christmas show, which includes classic songs and holiday favorites from Frank, Dean, Sammy, and Joey– the Rat Pack.



Tacky Paws for Claus
Dec. 19, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Just Happy Hounds-Midtown

Bring your furry friends dressed in their favorite holiday attire. Enjoy music by local singer Megan Markle, pictures with Santa, a tacky sweater contest, food, drinks, and more. Proceeds benefit The Birmingham Humane Society.



ASO presents Handel’s Messiah
Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

The Alabama Symphony orcehestra presents one of the world’s most popular choral works, Handel’s Messiah, which delights audiences every holiday season.



“A Charlie Brown Christmas”
Dec. 20, 8 p.m.
Saturn Birmingham

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Vince Guaraldi’s holiday classic. Atlanta musicians Jeffrey Butzer & T.T. Mahony bring the classic soundtrack album to life.



Art X Sole
Dec. 20, 4-8 p.m.

Art x Sole is a pop-up urban exhibit curated by Toshi Living. Admittance to the exhibit is free with an unwrapped toy, pack of socks, or shoe donation. Enjoy live music and complimentary beer and wine.



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