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The Alabama Theatre

Alabama Theatre

Courtesy of Birmingham Landmarks Inc.

“Imagine you lived in a hundred-year-old house and had 150,000 guests every year,” Beene said. “That’s our situation at the Alabama and Lyric.” Read more

Central City

Seeing a film in a movie palace like the Alabama Theatre is a qualitatively different experience than seeing the same film in a regular suburban multiplex. Read more

Happenings

Alabama Theatre sign rendering

Courtesy Butch Oglesby/Blue Mon Studios.

The grant, from Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign, will help the theatre replace a sign that was taken down in 1957 and never replaced. Read more

Central City

Alabama Theatre sign rendering

Courtesy Butch Oglesby/Blue Mon Studios.

Alabama Theatre lovers can vote online to support bid for Partners in Preservation money to restore the 18th Street sign taken down in 1957. Read more

Happenings

See highlights from this weekend's film festival. Read more

Happenings

Since its inception in 1979, Do Dah Day has been raising money for local charities including The Birmingham Zoo, The Alabama Theatre and The Avondale Library. Read more

Happenings