Events for Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

BlackOnBlackRhyme ┬ĚStep2DaMic Presents: BStrong

B.Strong is a 27-year-old up and coming singer / songwriter hailing from Tallahassee, Florida. She made her performing debut with Black on Black Rhyme’s BackTalk Poetry Troupe. Since then, she went on to teach herself to play the guitar and has performed in several major cities throughout the southeast United States. Her live performances are highlighted by her use of loop pedals to create instrumentals live onstage using only vocals and her guitar.

Currently, B.Strong is working on her debut release, set to drop later this year. She delivers an acoustic R&B sound accented with a smooth hip hop flow. Heavily influenced by her slam poetry roots, as well as Lauryn Hill, John Legend, and Amy Winehouse, B.Strong is certainly an artist to keep an eye and an ear out for!

Location: Levelz Bar & Lounge

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MPL: Movie of the Week

Ages 5 and Up. For more information or a complete list of film titles. Registration required for groups.

Location: Mobile Public Library: Toulminville Branch

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Mobile Botanical Gardens:Crazy for Red, White and Blue art class

A botanical art studio class designed for the student to create, during the six week
class, a series of three individual botanical flower drawings/paintings. Each work will
be inspired by a red, a white and a blue flower. And each student will have the
opportunity to work in the medium of their choice. From graphite, colored pencil,
gauache, watercolor, including English-dry brush to pen and colored inks. The resulting works will form the basis of an informal exhibition and a reception at the Mobile Botanical Gardens to celebrate 4th of July.

Location: Mobile Botanical Gardens

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Bellingrath Gardens: Roses for the Gulf Coast

Roses for the Gulf Coast — Learn about new roses as well as the Southern standards from James Mills, owner of K&M Roses in Buckatunna, Miss. He and his wife, Daisy, have been growing and selling high quality Fortuniana-grafted roses for over 20 years. His blueberry farm is one of the area's largest producers of fresh and frozen blueberries. He may share some of his blueberry-growing secrets, too!

Location: Bellingrath Gardens

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MPL:  Summer Flix

Take a break from the heat and enjoy popcorn and a film. For more information or a complete list of film titles, please call 645-6840.  Films begin at 1:00PM.

Location: Semmes Branch

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Sunny side Drama: Drama Camp Junior: Pre-k - 3rd Grade

Each week's camp ends with a skit based on the theme for the week. Campers have lines, learn songs, dances, and help make the backdrop.

Location: Azalea City Center for the Arts

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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. Please call 340-8561.

Location: West Regional Branch

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MMofA: Weaving on a lap loom

Learn to weave on a lap loom and create amazing fiber art. Participants will learn how to string their loom and explore numerous weaving techniques such as creating fringe, weaving patterns, and working with unusual materials. At the end of the course everyone takes their loom home to continue creating on their own. The possibilities are endless!

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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Bay Cities Improv Company: No Worry Wednesdays - Improv Training

No Worries Wednesdays are intended to give actors an opportunity to expand and stretch their skills in a low-risk, no-stress, collaborative situation. For others, it is an opportunity to enhance their personal lives with exposure to stage training. At the end of a session, however, all will have improved their ability to imagine themselves in new situations and respond appropriately. $5 per person.

Location: Azalea Manor

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Wednesday Comedy

Comedy open mic; 5 - 7 minute slots. 

Location: The Blind Mule Restaurant and Bar

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ART BLAST SUMMER ART CAMP at MMofA

Art Blast Summer Art Camp registration is now open! With classes for 4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds and 12 and up, there is truly something for everyone in the wide variety of art offered throughout the summer. Ceramics, painting, and drawing in all styles inspire students to energize their creativity, while learning about elements of art and art history.  The camp will run from June 12th through July 28th.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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