Events for Sunday, Apr 09, 2017

Open Studio

Artists at work; complimentary beverages; works by more than 60 area artists on display. Sunday, 11 AM - 3 PM.  Will not meet if studio date falls on a major holiday. 

Location: Cathedral Square Gallery

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SouthSounds Arts & Crafts Market

SouthSounds Music and Arts Festival will be taking place in Downtown Mobile. This year Mobile Arts Council will be coordinating an arts and crafts market component that will take place on Saturday April 8, 2017 through Sunday April 9, 2017.  Timeframe: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Location: Cathedral Square, Downtown Mobile. Vendors are responsible for providing their own 10x10 tent, table and chairs.

Location: Cathedral Square

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MSO: Beethoven Symphony 9

Mobile Symphony and University of South Alabama team up to bring you Beethoven’s Utimate Symphony – the Ode to Joy. Also featuring Handel’s glorious Coronation Anthems. Scott Speck conductor, USA Chorus choir.

Location: Mobile Symphony Orchestra

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The Baldwin Pops Band - John Allen Scholarship Concert

The Baldwin Pops Band will present their annual John Allen Scholarship concert. Nine students from Fairhope, Gulf Shores, Robertsdale, and Spanish Fort High Schools are performing with the band. Conductor Roger Jones will lead the band in a program which includes Big Band Spectacular, Danza Brilliante from Verdi's Aida, Incantation and Dance by John Barnes Chance, An Irish Rhapsody by Clare Grundman, March of the Trolls by Edvard Grieg, Twelfth Street Rag by Euday L. Bowman, and more.

This concert is sponsored by the City of Robertsdale. In addition, the Baldwin Pops Band is sponsored by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. Donations for the John Allen Scholarship will be gratefully accepted at the concert or by mailing to Baldwin Pops Band, P.O.Box 38, Fairhope, Alabama 36533.

Location: Baldwin County Coliseum

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SouthSounds Music Festival

Participating Bands: Explosions in the Sky, The Wild Feathers, JoJo's Slim Wednesday, Big Freedia, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, THE MARCUS KING BAND, All Them Witches, JEFF the Brotherhood, Royal Teeth, Diarrhea Planet, Muddy Magnolias, Humming House, Roadkill Ghost Choir, Sweet Crude, Blair Crimmins & The Hookers, Doc Holiday, Cupid, The High Divers, Jamell Richardson, Tyler Kinchen & The Right Pieces, The Underhill Family Orchestra, Young Mister, Future Elevators, The Krickets, Lustravi, Eleanor Tallie, Eric Erdman, Ranch Ghost, Marco Pave, Alfred Banks, And The Echo, Nick and The Ovorols, Paper Lights, Blackwater Brass, Post Pluto, Jukebox Brass Band, The Artisanals, Paw Paw's Medicine Cabinet, Fort Defiance, The Difference Machine, The Dirty Lungs, Bon Bon Vivant, Baak Gwai, Jimmy Lumpkin & The Revival, Infant Richard and the Delta Stones, She Returns From War, BLACK TITAN, A Sunday Fire, The Burning Peppermints, Eterniti Everlasting, Curse The Flesh, T.V. Mike and the Scarecrowes, Bantam Foxes, Mr.88, Beamin & Timmy, Unicorn Bounty Hunters, 10th Letter, Slide Bayou, Sexy Dex and the Fresh, The Red Clay Strays, Josh Preston, Abe Partridge, The Hallers, Roadside Glorious, Multi N' Funk Band, Redfield, Glass War, Robin Colman, Alvin King & The Kazoola Jazz Band, Ras Apollo Yahson, Deception Show, On The Rox Band, Chad Parker Duo, Mark Smith Band, MixUp Band, The McCrates, Suhmer Brown, DJ Charles III

Location: Downtown Mobile

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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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