Events for Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

Tea for Two: Fairhope Museum of History

Guests enjoy a cup of delicious Baldwin County tea, cookies and a lecture on an interesting aspect of Fairhope history.

Location: The Fairhope Museum of History

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The Dance Academy of Mobile: Ballet II-III

Studio A- Ages 9-12. Ballet technique is the basis for modern, tap, jazz, and hip hop. Ballet is vital to the performance quality of all dance forms. Class will focus on ballet steps, technique,terminology, musicality, and combinations. Class will build awareness ofproper alignment, muscle control and injury prevention.  Students will also learn problem solving skills, listening skills, how to follow directions, work with other students and begin to build self esteem and self discipline. Ballet also conditions the body and builds stamina, strength and flexibility. Each level will have specific guidelines as to what terminolgy will be learned, with the higher levels becoming more complex and challenging. 

Location: The Dance Academy of Mobile

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MPL: Bingo for Books- All Ages Welcome

Fun for all! Winners get to choose prizes from our table of gently used books. Light refreshments will be provided.

Location: MPL: Parkway Branch

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The Dance Academy of Mobile:Broadway Jazz II-III

Studio A- Ages 9-12. Broadway Jazz class description found here.

Location: The Dance Academy of Mobile

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The Dance Academy of Mobile: Broadway Jazz III-IV

Studio A- Ages 13-18.  Broadway Jazz class description found here.

Location: The Dance Academy of Mobile

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SPL: Crochet for Everyone- Ages 10 and Up

Bring your own projects to work on. For our beginners, the Library will provide some hooks and yarn to create simple projects. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Location: Saraland Public Library

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MPL: A Page in Time Historical Fiction

If you love Historical Fiction this book club is for you. This month's topic of discussion is And After the Fire by Lauren Belfer.

Location: Mobile Public Library: West Regional Branch

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Auditions for Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Auditions for The Little Mermaid will be held Monday & Tuesday, March 13 & 14, from 6:30pm-10:00pm. Callbacks will be Wednesday, March 15th at 6:00pm. Both will be at Chickasaw Civic Theatre. Performance dates are August 4-20 (Friday-Sunday). The first cast meeting is Friday, March 17th. Rehearsals begin May 31st. Audition packet & callback material available for download here.

Location: Chickasaw Civic Theatre

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Paint Party Sudios: Two for Tuesdays Paint & Sip

Pick what you want to paint. BYOB. Art supplies and instruction provided. Advance reservations recommended. Two painters, two 16×20″ canvases, $30 (approximately 3 hours), or two 11×14″ canvases for $25 (approximately 2 hours).

Location: Paint Party Studios

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CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama

This exhibition of William Christenberry’s work is organized on the occasion of the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration, and honors the artist’s exploration of themes related to this native state: Alabama’s landscape, structures, traditions, and people.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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Contemporary Alabama Photography

Guest Curator Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans) selects work by various photography artists from throughout Alabama as part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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