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7/09/2014 – 7/15/2014 



It’s that time in the summer season… the time when boredom sets in and you’re ready for something new. We’ve got the solution with tons of fun local events that will have you re-energized and creating new memories in the Magic City!    
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Birmingham, AL 35205

Celebrate summer with our July issue!

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Les Misérables
Now through August 3
Red Mountain Theatre

Discover a nation in the grip of revolution, where convict Jean Valjean is on the run. Hunted relentlessly by the policeman Javert for breaking his parole, he must leave his past behind and keep his vow to raise the young orphaned Cosette. Les Misérables is now the world’s longest-running musical, seen by over 65 million people in 42 countries.

Tickets available here!


Pint Night
July 10 from 5 – 8:00 PM
Avondale Brewing Co.

Who knew beer and barbeque could be for such a good cause? This Thursday, enjoy an Avondale brew and barbeque plate from Full Moon BBQ, and 100% of the proceeds will benefit SafeHouse of Shelby County, a non-profit that helps women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence.
Advance tickets available here!


Iron Cinema Movie Night
July 10 & 17
Iron City Bham

Iron City launches its first-ever movies series with screenings of a collection of music-themed cult classics. Admission is free, and a dinner menu will be available so you can eat and drink while you watch.
July 10 at 7:00 PM – Almost Famous
July 17 at 7:00 PM – Wayne’s World
More info here! 


July 10 – 27
Virginia Samford Theatre

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, Annie charms everyone’s hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. From the current hit revival on Broadway to the VST stage, this show remains one of the classic theatre triumphs guaranteed to bring joy to all ages.

Get tickets here!


Summer Film Series
Now through August 10
Alabama Theatre

No summer is complete without a film screening at the historic Alabama Theatre. Below are the upcoming screenings you won’t want to miss:
July 10, 7:00 PM – Baseball Thursday: Field of Dreams

July 11, 7:00 PM – The Blues Brothers
July 13, 2:00 PM – To Kill a Mockingbird  

Click here for the full schedule!


Meet Scooby-Doo and Shaggy

July 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM
McWane Science Center

Don’t miss your chance to meet two of the world’s most famous super sleuths, Scooby-Doo and Shaggy at McWane. This family-friendly event is great for kids, offering up plenty of fun (and Scooby Snacks)! Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture all your adventures.
More here!


Bards & Brews
July 11 at 7:00 PM
North Birmingham Regional Library

This month’s Bards & Brews poetry open mic night is a “Summer Slam”! Everyone is invited to recite their best slam poetry while enjoying a free beer tasting. Prizes will be awarded to the best poems of the evening.
More info here!


Pepper Place Market
July 12 from 7 AM – 12 noon
Pepper Place

Pepper Place Market brings the best Alabama growers, food producers, and artisans to Birmingham each week–rain or shine. This week, enjoy a live cooking demo by Chef Chris Vizzina and live music by Old Fashioned Rhythm Method and The Old Paints.
More here!



Levy’s Fine Jewelry Presents

B-Metro Tweets Your Wedding!

Ends TONIGHT at 11:59 PM!

You’ve said “yes,” picked out the wedding gown, and sent out your invitations… now, let us make your wedding a “Twitteriffic” one! The randomly drawn winner will win a pair of diamond stud earrings from Levy’s and will have B-Metro live tweet their wedding.
Contest rules + how to enter here!


Strummin’ for Katie’s Kids
July 12 from 10 AM – 8:00 PM
Gardendale Civic Center Complex

Get ready for tons of fun for a great cause at this inaugural bluegrass, country music, and BBQ festival. In addition to plenty of delicious BBQ and live music, you’ll enjoy a rib cookoff, cornhole tournament, arts & crafts vendors, and a variety of kids’ activities. The event benefits Laps for CF and the Alabama Bluegrass Music Association.
More info here!


Swing Into Summer
July 12 from 10 AM – 12:00 noon
Highland Park Golf Course

SisterGolf is a local organization that provides relationship building and professional development training for women through the game of golf. This Saturday, learn basic golf swing fundamentals and network with like-minded professional women as you receive professional golf instruction from Highland Park’s head golf pro Matthew Jones.

Register here!


Red, White, and Brews
July 12 from 5 – 9:00 PM
Rosewood Hall in Soho

Celebrate independence for life at this benefit for Mitchell’s Place, The Bell Center, and Triumph Services. Guests will enjoy beer samplings from local breweries–Good People, Avondale, Trimtab, and Cahaba Brewing Cos.–food from some of B’ham’s best food trucks, and live music.

Get your tickets here!


Alabama vs. Auburn Basketball Fundraiser
July 12 from 5 – 8:00 PM

Spain Park High School

Which team will you root for? This fundraiser game features University of Alabama players including Rod Grizzard and Frankie Sullivan taking on Auburn University players including Jason Reese and Josh Wallace. The event will benefit None Suffers Lack Ministry.

Get tickets here!


40 Years of the Muscle Shoals Experience
July 12 from 8 – 10:00 PM
Shelby County Arts Council

At this SCAC summer concert series performance, hear a live, full band performance concert by Muscle Shoals music veteran Russell Gulley. Gulley will combine story telling and music as he recalls his 1970s experiences as a songwriter and recording artist at Muscle Shoals Sound Recording Studios.
More info & full series schedule here!


Free Movies in the Park
July 15 at 6:30 PM
Black Creek Park in Fultondale

Join the Fultondale Arts Council for a free family movie night Tuesdays this summer. There will be sodas, popcorn, candy, and hot dogs for sale. Bring your blanket or lawn chair to join them for a screening of The Smurfs 2.

RSVP here!


Sunset Yoga in the Gardens
July 16 from 6:30 – 8 PM
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Join Liz Williams for a free power yoga class at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Get outside to celebrate the summer with an energizing practice in one of the city’s most beautiful spots. All levels are welcome, and 20 mats will be provided for those without their own.


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Upcoming World of Beer Events 

July 19: A Tribute to Belgian Independence

WOB will be celebrating the Belgian road to independence by featuring 10 Belgian beers on tap. They’ll be giving away swag and raffling off awesome prizes like World of Beer gift cards, glassware and more.


July 27: AL Chivers Mega Meet-up  

The AL chapter of the Chive is hosting their Summer Mega meet-up at World of Beer! WOB will have several drink specials, including KCCO Black Lager and Fireball at a discounted price, live music performed by OnLive and charity auctions.

Stay up to date here!


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Top 50 Over 50 Awards

July 31 from 6 – 9:00 PM
Cahaba Grand Center  


Positive Maturity will recognize 50 individuals over the age of 50 from central Alabama, honoring them for achievements in business, civic engagement, encore careers, and advocacy. You are invited to attend this elegant awards reception sponsored by the City of Birmingham with some of our city’s top community leaders.

See the list of 50 winners here!

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B-Metro’s Excellence in Nursing Awards
August 21 at 6:00 PM
Rosewood Hall in Soho

Each year, B-Metro recognizes the generous, hardworking nurses who care for our Birmingham community. We invite you to join us in celebrating this year’s honorees at a reception that will feature hors d’oeuvres and an awards ceremony.

RSVP at bmetromagazine@gmail.com

World Cup at Todd English P.U.B.
Now through July 13
Todd English P.U.B.

In honor of the month-long World Cup sports spectacular, Todd English P.U.B. in the Uptown Entertainment District will be showing every match, no matter the time. Happy hour food specials will be offered throughout any and all games, with reduced beer prices to match. Plus, anyone who comes into the restaurant wearing a team jersey gets their first beer on the house! 

More info here!


World Cup at Cantina
Now through July 13
Cantina Tortilla Grill

Are you watching all of the exciting match-ups at the 2014 World Cup? Join in on the fun at Cantina! Accompanied by some of Birmingham’s best food and specials on Dale’s Pale Ale, Good People IPA and Modelo Especial Towers, Cantina Tortilla Grill has you covered. Catch all of the action, day or night, on its new 70″ TV. 

Click here for the complete schedule and more info



World Cup 2014 at Iron City

Now through July 13

Iron City Bham

The World Cup comes once every 4 years. This year, Iron City will be Birmingham’s headquarters for all World Cup matches. The Iron City music venue will be transformed into world cup central where soccer fans can watch their favorite teams on a 240 square ft HD projector screen. 

More info here!

FIFA World Cup at the Clyde

Now through July 13

The J. Clyde

Celebrate one of the greatest sporting tournaments in the world, the FIFA World Cup! To allow you to enjoy each World Cup match in a wonderful pub atmosphere, the J. Clyde will have extended hours and food/beverage specials available throughout the tournament.

Check out the World Cup menu here!


Nominate your Caring Physician!
Click here to nominate
Does your doctor go above and beyond his/her line of duty? Nominate your Caring Physician, and he/she could appear in the November “Top Doctors” issue of B-Metro!
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Do you have an upcoming event in Birmingham? 
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