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'The Wolves' is 'honest and raw' and a Pulitzer finalist for best play in 2017, and "The Music Room" is funny and fast-paced. Read more


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Photo by Erin Nelson.

To learn why “The Nutcracker” has such an enduring appeal, Iron City Ink reached out to three local companies presenting the ballet this year: Magic City Nutcracker, Birmingham Ballet and Alabama Ballet. Read more


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Photo by Hiroshi Noguchi

The Birmingham Museum of Art gives viewers chances to explore the human form and to ponder issues such as gender, race and class, in two ongoing exhibits. Read more


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Photo courtesy of One Place Metro Birmingham Family Justice Center.

At One Place Metro Birmingham Family Justice Center, founded in 2014, victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence can find the coordinated legal and social services they need in one location. Read more

Five Points South

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Photo courtesy UAB and city of Birmingham.

There is no risk-free level of second-hand smoke exposure, and even brief exposure can be harmful to health, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Read more



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Bus passengers in Birmingham now have another place to obtain fresh, healthy food, as the City Council recently provided funding for The Birmingham Promise. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Padraic Major.

The 14th annual Birmingham Bowl — the Magic City’s college football bowl game — will be played at Legion Field on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at 2 p.m. Read more


Gingerbread men flipping through the air. Toy soldiers marching on high wires. Reindeer soaring high above the stage. These are just a few of the sights audience members can expect to see if they buy tickets to “Cirque Dreams Holidaze." Read more


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Photo by Erin Nelson.

“I believe in good, fresh ingredients daily, and I believe in fresh food,” he said. “We make our bread twice a day and meatballs and sauce, and I try to keep the prices reasonable so people can come back.” Read more


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Photos courtesy Game On eSports.

At Magic City ePLEX, participants can play, train and compete in competitive tournaments and leagues for players of all ages and skill levels. Read more


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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Temperatures in Birmingham are expected to drop to the low 20s overnight on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Read more

Central City

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

There is still time to make nominations for the fourth annual IGNITE Volunteer Awards, which honor unsung community heroes who have made worked hard to bring about positive change in the Birmingham area. Read more

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A UAB junior attended the recent Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit, and Miss UAB 2020 was chosen Nov. 1. Read more


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Photo by Billy Brown

The chapter will recognize this year’s award recipients during the National Philanthropy Day (NPD) luncheon to be held at The Harbert Center downtown on Thursday, November 14, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., according to a news release from the group. Read more

Central City


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The Council approved incentives for the owners of Village Market and cleared the way for a new residential development near Avondale and Forest Park Read more

Central City

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Photo courtesy UAB Media Relations.

The Grammy-winning Silkroad Ensemble will perform at the Alys Stephens Center Nov. 7. Read more


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Jesse Chambers

The market at MAX Central Station will provide residents with another place to get fresh produce. Read more

Central City

A former Cancer Center director is honored, Mr. and Ms. UAB are crowned and a new walking trail on campus opens. Read more


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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Members also swore in Clinton Woods and Crystal Smitherman, winners in the Oct. 8 special election. Read more

Central City

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The National Alumni Society will host the Uncork Education fundraiser to fund student scholarships on Oct. 27. Read more