Events for Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

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.

Location: Semmes Branch

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Guitar, Strings and Band Camp

Beginning Strings through advanced. Beginning Guitar through advanced School Band. Come refresh your skills!

Location: Eastern Shore Baptist Church

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The Dance Academy of Mobile: Future Stars: Ages 4-10

Your little stars will enjoy learning ballet, tap, adn tumbling with lots of fun, music, and costumes. Students will have a brief performance for Families on Friday at 11:30am

Location: The Dance Academy of Mobile

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Sunny Side Drama: Super Summer Drama Camp: 3rd Grade and up!

Each two-week camp ends with a full-length play. All campers have lines, costumes, get to help with set painting, play games, and learn about acting and singing!

Not only do we prepare for the show but we have fun playing water games, doing crazy hair day, learning about acting, and painting sets! 

Location: Azalea City Center for the Arts

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MPL: Movie of the Week

For more information or a complete list of film titles, please call 438-7075. Registration required for groups.

Location: Toulminville Branch

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Bellingrath Gardens: English Silver in the Bellingrath Collection

English silver in the Bellingrath Collection — Mrs. Bellingrath's collection of silver is extensive and includes many fine pieces made by American silversmiths, but the oldest items are English. Join curator Tom McGehee to explore Mrs. Bellingrath's most prized pieces of English silver and learn about the makers, their marks and the history of these impressive objects.

Location: Bellingrath Gardens

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The Dance Academy of Mobile: All That Jazz: Ages 5-25

At this camp students will learn and improve their technique in:  Jazz, Tricks, Turns and Leaps, Tap, and Choreography. There will be a brief performance for families on Friday at 5:00pm

Location: The Dance Academy of Mobile

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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: Intro to Zentangle

Need to find a way to focus your busy life? Join Yuko Jordan as she teaches mindfulness through the art of Zentangle® in this introductory workshop. This meditative practice will help even the most inexperienced artist learn to create through drawing exercises that focus the mind and encourage creative problem solving. Students 13 years and older are welcome to register. Basic Zentangle® supply kit is included in registration fee.

Location: Mobile Museum of Arts

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USA Fall Concert Series: USA Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

Tracy Heavner, director.

Serving both the university community and the entire Gulf Coast region through profound artistic and academic achievement, the Department of Music Musical Arts Concert Series features faculty recitals and student ensemble performances worthy of inclusion on anyone's "not-to-be-missed" list of events.  Regular Musical Arts Series attendees have been treated since 2001 to an average of 35 concerts per season, and this season will be no exception!  Student ensemble programs range from regular concerts by the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, University Chorale, Opera & Musical Theatre, Percussion Ensemble, Concert Choir, USA Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Flute Choir, various World Music Ensembles, Brass Ensembles, and Piano Ensembles, while the performing faculty normally is represented in half of the concerts in the form of terrific solo and chamber ensemble recitals.

Scheduled in USA's Laidlaw Performing Arts Center 240-seat Recital Hall, concerts generally begin at 7:30 p.m. for evening performances and at 3:00 p.m. for scheduled Sunday events.  Tickets for admission to all MAS concerts and other ticketed events are normally sold at the door only (except where indicated) and the hall is open to our patrons approximately 45 minutes in advance of each presentation.  Except where indicated, tickets are $8 each for general admission and $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youths under 18 and all senior citizens.  (Presently we accept cash or checks only.)  Questions regarding special accommodation or other considerations should be directed to the Events Coordinator (251-460-7116) or the Music Department Staff (251-460-6136).  Questions also may be emailed to Keith Bohnet at

Location: Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, Laidlaw Theatre

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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 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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July Exhibitions at MAC

This month, MAC will feature "Inner Transcendence," a new watercolor series by Lisa Hancock, in the Danielle Juzan Gallery; automotive photography by Kathleen Cope in the Skinny Gallery; and animal paintings and prints by Eliza Coral in the Small Room. Meet the artists during ArtWalk on Friday, July 14 (6 - 9 PM). Exhibition open weekdays from 9 AM - 5 PM throughout July.

Location: Mobile Arts Council

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Baldwin County “Superior Rated” Full Orchestra Auditions

The Baldwin County "Superior Rated" Full Orchestra is now accepting auditions for all instruments for the fall season. Contact the organization by email to schedule an audition time.

Location: Eastern Shore Baptist Church

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