Events for Monday, Aug 14, 2017

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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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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MPL: Mystery Monday

There are no limits to creativity and innovation – arts, crafts, games, music and so much more! For more information, please call 470-7766.

Location: Parkway Branch

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Mobile Chamber Music: Gryphon Piano Trio

The five concerts of our 2017-2018 season are just part of what we do. For more than 50 years Mobile Chamber Music has been bringing world-famous artists into our public schools to open students' ears and hearts. We go into hospitals and youth centers too. Please help us make this possible. 

Location: Laidlaw Performing Arts Center

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Benefitting Ronald McDonald House

Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Atmore presents the 11th annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. at The Steeple.

This “must do” event is an evening for ladies 21 years of age and older complete with heavy hors d’oeuvres from local area chefs and restaurants, McTini’s, and an unforgettable evening of manicures, make-overs, shopping and more!

Purse-Onalities will be available at the 2017 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun event – and are sure to be enjoyed by all! Each year, a limited number of purses are available for this event which always creates a ‘shopping frenzy!’ Don’t miss out, purchase your event & Purse-Onality tickets today!

Location: The Steeple on St. Francis

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USA: “Beauty in USA’s Back Yard” Art Exhibit

“Beauty in USA’s Back Yard” refers to the beauty Ron and Dawn have discovered at USA’s very own Glenn Sabastian Nature Trail. It is their hope that by this exhibit, they can make more people aware of the beauty of the nature trail. All but two of the photographs in this exhibit were taken at the nature trail (the other two were taken on USA Campus). The nature trail has been a part of the USA campus for nearly 30 years. Efforts to officially recognize the trail began with geography major Amy Milam in 2006. Amy mapped the trails and held numerous fundraisers that helped to pay for trail improvements. She also received approval to name the trail for Dr. Glenn Sebastian. In the fall of 2011, Brian Allred, assistant director of Campus Recreation, spearheaded efforts to bring the nature trail project to fruition. With substantial financial support from the Student Government Association, the Glenn Sebastian Nature Trail is now a reality.

Ron and Dawn have been interested in photography their whole lives and are both well-traveled, having taken pictures the world over. Interested in many facets of photography, they have a special love for the beauty of God’s nature, which is exemplified by the Glenn Sabastian Nature Trail.

The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours. ​

Location: Marx Library, University of South Alabama

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Chickasaw Civic Theatre: The Little Mermaid

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman & Josh Musker and written and directed by John Musker & Ron Clements.  For tickets and information visit or call 251-457-8887

Location: Chickasaw Civic Theatre

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