February promises lots of events to keep us on the move this month!
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Spanning six states, the Southern Athletic Association core members include Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama, Centre College in Kentucky, Hendrix College in Arkansas, Millsaps College in Mississippi, Oglethorpe University and Berry College in Georgia, and Rhodes College and Sewanee: The University of the South in Tennessee. The Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships will take
This year’s Mardi Gras Masquerade is hosted by the Junior Board and 2016 Krewe of Vulcan and will be held at Rogue Tavern on February 12, 2016 from 9:00 p.m. until midnight. The event is sponsored by Medical Properties Trust, Buffalo Rock Company, Southfirst Mortgage, Brik Realty and The Watson Firm. Please support your favorite Krewe member
Birmingham’s annual Mercedes Marathon will take place on Sunday, February 14, with events leading up to the race all weekend. An Expo will be held on Friday and Saturday at Boutwell Auditorium, where participants can pick up their race day packages. The Expo is free and open to the public. There will be a Superhero
Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with Motown legends! The Four Tops are headed the BJCC Concert Hall on February 13 at 8 p.m. With hits like “Baby I Need your Loving,” “I Can’t Help Myself,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There,” and so many more, it’s sure to be a memorable night! http://www.alabamasymphony.org/SuperPops-The-Four-Tops.htm
Bush has helped to expand the horizons of bluegrass music, fusing it with jazz, rock, blues, funk and other styles. He’s the co-founder of the genre-bending New Grass Revival and an in-demand musician who has played with everyone from Emmylou Harris and Bela Fleck to Charlie Haden, Lyle Lovett and Garth Brooks. Don’t miss him
Ease your winter to spring transition with emerging spring plants with Birmingham Botanical Gardens on February 13. Cameron and Antonia will discus the traditional use of herbs to jump start your body with a spring cleaning. The class starts at 10:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Tickets for members $15 and-non members $20. http://www.bbgardens.org/spring-cleansing.php
Set in L.A.’s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, this jukebox musical tells the story of Drew, a boy from South Detroit, and Sherrie, a small-town girl, both in L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. Aqua Net, Lycra, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips
Country Music Icons Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett will bring the co-headlining Songs and Stories tour to the Alabama Theatre in Birmingham on February 19 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $69.00, $59.00 and $49.00 plus fees and can be purchased here. The concert is part of the singer-songwriters’ 13-city “Songs and Stories Tour” featuring them
Don Quixote is a classical ballet about a nobleman obsessed with stories of ancient chivalry. Using his imagination, Don Quixote and his trusty servant Sancho Panza battle imaginary enemies in order to rescue Dulcinea, the lady of his dreams. Tickets are $25 – $55. http://www.alabamaballet.org/performances/
Chicago is a musical tale of “murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery—all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts.” Paint the town red with merry murderesses Roxie Hart, Velma Kelly, their hotshot lawyer, Billy Flynn, and the iconic choreography of Bob Fosse. Showing in Birmingham February 19 through the 21
Richard Tubb’s classic, magazine-worthy interiors beckon you to relax and breathe deeply. Tour his beautifully curated Pepper Place showroom with us!
Jewelry lasts forever and marks the special times we share with loved ones. These 18 gorgeous pieces are no exception! Image: John-William Jeweller
From adorable finds for kids and friends to luxurious items for your sweetheart, our love-inspired February FINDS will have you swooning!
Get your chopsticks ready for these stellar Birmingham sushi eateries. | Image: Jinsei
Birmingham’s once-forgotten Theatre District is making its rich history and bright future known with restored buildings and exciting ventures!
Offering an inventive menu with global panache, Sky Castle Gastro Lounge is a retro-chic nod to Lakeview’s past through a thoroughly modern lens. Check it out!
Have you heard the buzz about micellar water? Just what is it, and can you really stop washing your face? Image: Garnier
Keep a positive self image while you embark on your healthy weight loss journey with these 10 tips from local experts.
From ballroom to banjo, these five places provide an arts-filled, soul-nourishing escape from the daily grind.
When tasked with fulfilling an extensive wishlist for a family’s kitchen makeover, Leslie Huntley knew just where to splurge and where to tighten the belt. The results are a fun space for an active family.
Designer Caroline Sain strikes a balance between dark and light and new and old in this stunning black-and-white home.
Nine years after working with the original homeowners on the interior design of their new house, designer Leslie Moore is invited back by the NEW homeowners to give the space a refresh.
Sometimes a basketball game showcases the goodness of humanity. For all the harsh stories on youth sports, this is one that will warm your heart.
Spend a weekend walking through New Orleans and discover the beauty, culture and history of this beloved city for yourself.
Take a winter vacation at one of these Southern resorts, perfectly located for a the long weekend you’ve been longing for, filled with snowy fun!