Events Guide



What's Going On?

Wednesday, August 16 -

Thursday, August 17 - Festival
The ninth annual Birmingham Improv festival begins with a performance by the Alabama Symphony's own cellist Craig Hultgren. Arthur Doyle will perform an interpretive saxophone solo while the Conan show plays on the large screen. Festival runs at improvised locations through Sunday.

Friday, August 18 - Movie
Lawrence of Arabia shows at the Alabama Theatre on 3rd Avenue North. Film shows through Monday at 7PM with a 2PM matinee only on Sunday.

Saturday, August 19 -

Sunday, August 20 -

Monday, August 21 - Futurism
Famous futurist Jeremy Rifkin is guest speaker at today's Region 2020 luncheon. Using his magical insight he will impart glimpses of Birmingham's future. Predictions so far include a gleaming new paint job for Legion Field and several new electric buses for Max. Apparently no one in Birmingham's future will have to work during the week and will be able to attend lots of regional visioning meetings.

Tuesday, August 22 - Cookoff
The first annual Birmingham Gyro Cookoff takes place in the gyro district. Representatives from Al's, The Purple Onion, Moneer's, The Pita Stop and others set up shop near the Ronald McDonald house for a day of thin slicing and tzatziki soaking. Come early for your chance to win a rotisserie cooker.

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