Restaurant Week Spotlight- Primeaux Cheese and Vino
January 27 through February 2, 2016
The Ringling Brothers Circus is coming to town, and the fun doesn’t stop there. Taste whiskey from around the world at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, relive the 1980s with Rock of Ages at Virginia Samford Theatre, run a 5K complete with chocolate stations, and witness breathtaking performances during the Alabama Dance Festival. I urge you to grab a friend and go out and enjoy the Magic City!
Eating local just tastes better. Now through Jan. 31, enjoy amazing deals at your favorite spots such as Primeaux Cheese and Vino as part of the first ever Winter Restaurant Week (see event listing for details).
Experience Birmingham’s rich culinary culture by taking advantage of special deals at landmark eateries. In addition to drink and brunch specials, lunch and dinner options range from $5-$30 per-person.
Birmingham’s Mandi Rae began singing as a child and playing guitar after high school. After that, she says, things just made sense. She has opened for the Avett Brothers and now enjoys playing with her band made up of eclectic songwriters. Check her out in our Magic City Mix.
Set in L.A.’s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, this jukebox musical tells the story of Drew and Sherrie, both in L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. Audiences will be transported back in time with songs from Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, and more.
An all-Russian 12-day festival kicks-off with Tchaikovsky’s First Symphony, a work which laid the groundwork for a Russian symphonic tradition for many years to come. Prokofiev’s lyrical Second Violin Concerto is also featured with Chinese virtuoso Angelo Xiang Yu.
Planet Earth is a lot bluer without David Bowie. Whichever Bowie you loved best – the glam starman, the wispy balladeer, the Berlin archduke – he made you feel braver and freer. Come celebrate the legendary singer and performer. Also, be sure to check out our Bowie-inspired fashion feature.
Enjoy an evening of dinner and dancing benefitting education and scholarship programs. Experience an intimate performance by Alabama Ballet’s professional company members in the Ball Room followed by a gourmet dinner with amazing night views of Birmingham.
Founded in 2011, Jessica Lang Dance is a New York City-based dance company dedicated to creating and performing the work of Jessica Lang and immersing audiences in movement and music. This performance is in partnership with the Alabama Dance Festival (see full schedule here).
Come out and take a plunge for Special Olympics and participate in a costume contest. The more money you raise, the cooler the swag you receive! Special Olympics Alabama is devoted to sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
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