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January 2018

  • We are the Champions

    College football season might be over, but let’s keep the revelry going with an evening dedicated to great music inspired by sports! The Voice of the Crimson Tide and fan favorite Eli Gold will join us as Emcee for a program featuring music from ... more

    Jan 20, 2018

    8:00 PM

    Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University

    Kids & Family Live Music Music

  • FOUNDING OF AMERICA - PART II

    OLLI of Greater Brimingham presents Founding of America - Part II: The Rest of the Story, or What They Didn't Tell You In School! Instructor Fred Moss, physician by vocation, history student by avocation, covers what America went through to bec... more

    Jan 22, 2018

    1:30 PM

    Vestavia Hills Civic Center

    Education & Learning

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    Kami-Con

    Kami-Con is a three-day convention that celebrates Japanese culture, geek culture, anime and manga, cosplay, tabletop and video gaming, comics, TV shows, movies and much more. more

    Jan 26, 2018

    12:00 AM

    BJCC

    Celebration

  • Carlos Conducts Ravel's Bolero

    Experience some treasures of French music, as the orchestra performs two of Ravel’s most loved pieces. Ravel himself described Bolero as his only true masterpiece, while Daphnis et Chloe features a truly brilliant finale. more

    Jan 26, 2018

    8:00 PM

    Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

    Kids & Family Live Music Music

  • Learn to Play Pickleball

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Learn to Play Pickleball, a New Sensation with trained instructors from the Levite Jewish Community Center. Pickleball is a low-impact sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Usin... more

    Jan 11, 2018

    10:30 AM

    Levite Jewish Community Center

    Fitness Sports

  • SOUTHERN GOTHIC WRITING

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Southern Gothic Writing with instructor Ralph Voss, Professor Emeritus of English, UA. Gothic literature has existed for centuries, but American Southern Gothic literature originated chiefly with Edgar Allan P... more

    Feb 1, 2018

    1:30 PM

    Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    Education & Learning

  • Jazz Cat Ball

    s the largest annual fundraiser for the GBHS, proceeds from the Jazz Cat Ball are vital to providing services such as health care, shelter, food and socialization for thousands of homeless, abused and neglected animals. more

    Feb 3, 2018

    6:00 PM

    Sheraton Birmingham Ballroom

    Charity/Fundraiser

  • Jazz Cat Ball

    It's the best party this side of NOLA! Join the Greater Birmingham Humane Society Auxiliary for the seventh annual Jazz Cat Ball on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 6 to 11:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, all benefiting the Greater Birmingham Huma... more

    Feb 3, 2018

    6:00 PM

    Sheraton Birmingham Ballroom

    Charity/Fundraiser

  • GREEK AND ROMAN CLASSICS

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Greek and Roman Classics with instructor Shannon Flynt, Assistant Professor of Classics, Samford University. The Classics provide a new world offering the wisdom of ages past. With a key that unlocks the univ... more

    Feb 6, 2018

    1:30 PM

    Vestavia Hills Civic Center

    Education & Learning

  • RUSSIA: HISTORY AND CONTROVERSIAL LEADERS - PART II

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Russia: History & Controversial Leaders - Part II, with instructor Jackie Nuby, retired Professor of History, University of Montevallo. Feb7: review early Russian history covered in Part I. Feb 14: Brewing of... more

    Feb 7, 2018

    1:30 PM

    Vestavia Hills Civic Center

    Education & Learning

  • All Aces Casino Night benefitting Junior Achievement of Alabama

    Join the Junior Achievement of Alabama on Feb. 9 for their All Aces Casino Night featuring black jack, craps, Texas Hold'em and roulette. more

    Feb 9, 2018

    7:30 PM

    Cahaba Brewing Company

    Charity/Fundraiser

  • Ravishing Rachmaninoff

    Local favorite, pianist Yakov Kasman, returns to the stage for a brilliant performance of Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Our very own Maestro Izcaray then conducts Shostakovich’s Symphony no. 10, which is sure to be a magical exp... more

    Feb 9, 2018

    8:00 PM

    Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

    Kids & Family Live Music Music

  • LIVER-EATING JEREMIAH JOHNSO

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Liver-Eating Jeremiah Johnson: The Man and the Myth with presenter: Richard Rhone, retired history instructor. It is often difficult to separate legend from reality, and that’s certainly true today as we loo... more

    Feb 15, 2018

    10:30 AM

    Bessemer Public Library

    Education & Learning

  • TOUR EASTERN EUROPE

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Tour Eastern Europe with instructor: Andrea Traina, native of Italy who conducts tours of his homeland and Eastern Europe. Join Andrea as he shows us the beautiful and historic cities of Eastern Europe. We wil... more

    Feb 15, 2018

    1:30 PM

    Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    Education & Learning

  • Birmingham Does Broadway

    You’ve seen them grace area stages in a variety of roles, and, once again, Birmingham’s best and brightest will join the ASO for a variety of Broadway hits! From Rodgers & Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim to Andrew Lloyd Webber, and a special 100t... more

    Feb 17, 2018

    8:00 PM

    Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University

    Kids & Family Live Music Music

  • Comedy for a Cause

    Josh Blue, who put the 'cerebral' in cerebral palsy will be the headlining comic at this year's Comedy for a Cause, benefitting Workshops, Inc. Local comedian and Jeff State instructor Justin Fisher will be the opening act. Oh, and he just happen... more

    Feb 22, 2018

    6:00 PM

    Iron City

    Charity/Fundraiser Entertainment

  • Dvorak's New World Symphony

    This dazzling program features Maestro Izcaray conducting Dvorak’s widely lauded Symphony from the New World. more

    Feb 23, 2018

    11:00 AM

    Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

    Kids & Family Live Music Music

  • CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Celebrating Black History Month With a Birmingham Music Legend, with instructor Sam Frazier Jr., professional musician. From his mother’s shotgun house in the mining town of Edgewater, Sam Frazier Jr. became ... more

    Feb 23, 2018

    1:00 PM

    Homewood Public Library

    Celebration Education & Learning

  • Dvorak's New World & Beethoven's Violin Concerto

    This dazzling program features Dvorak’s widely lauded Symphony from the New World. Noah Bendix-Balgley, concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic, who has “thrilled and moved audiences around the world,” performs Beethoven’s one and only violin co... more

    Feb 23, 2018

    8:00 PM

    Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

    Kids & Family Live Music Music

  • 19th and 20th Century Short Stories

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents 19th and 20th Century Short Stories with Bob Lipman, retired poetry and short story instructor. Examine the seven key elements that are common to the structure of all short stories: character, setting, conflict... more

    Feb 26, 2018

    10:00 AM

    Levite Jewish Community Center

    Education & Learning

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