Events for Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

MPL: Learn to Knit Class

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis. Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn. Registration is required.

Location: West Regional Branch

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MPL: What’s Up Wednesdays

Boys & Girls ages 6-16.  Join us after school for some fun and exciting projects.

Location: Mobile Public Library: Parkway Branch

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USA Woodwind Ensembles Spring Concert

The USA Woodwind Ensembles, directed by Dr. Rebecca Mindock and Dr. Kip Franklin, will present their spring semester concert, featuring woodwind chamber music from a wide variety of composers, styles, and time periods, including works by Ligeti, Ravel, Nelhýbel, Grimal-Olmos, C.P.E. Bach, Piazzolla, and Mendelssohn.  

Location: Laidlaw Recital Hall

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Wednesday Comedy

Comedy open mic; 5 - 7 minute slots. 

Location: The Blind Mule Restaurant and Bar

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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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