Events for Wednesday, Nov 01, 2017

HMPS: Yoga on the Lawn

Is there a better way to start your weekend? Probably not. 

Location: Historic Mobile Preservation Society

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Ikebana of Mobile: Ikenobo Workshop

Ikenobo Workshop presented by Mikako Tonaka

Location: Asian Cultural House

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MPL: Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne

Mr. Wayne from the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center presents lessons and projects fusing science and literature for preschool children. For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

Location: Ben May Main Library

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Japanese Immersion Weekend -  Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams Film Screening

Critically acclaimed director, Akira Kurosawa, brings together eight mythic vignettes inspired by his own dreams and Japanese folklore to create this groundbreaking work, Dreams. The film deals with themes of childhood, spirituality, art, and death through Kurosawa’s patently colorful and whimsical lens.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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MMofA: Beginning Metalsmithing & Jewelry Making with Dana Finimore

Students will learn how to create simple works in copper and wonderful handmade pieces. Supplies are included and no prior experience is necessary

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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Japanese Immersion Weekend -  Sumi-e Demonstration by Terri Baker

Following the film, Terri Baker will lead a Sumi-e demonstration. Sumi-e, meaning “ink painting” in Japanese, is a form of calligraphy and drawing originating from East Asia. The goal of sumi-e painting is to capture the spirit rather than the semblance of the subject while focusing on balance, rhythm, harmony, and most importantly, patience.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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Crescent Theater: Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

Location: Crescent Theater

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Venardos Circus

World class for for all ages!

Location: James Seals Park

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Crescent Theater: Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

Location: Crescent Theater

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Gulf Coast Exploreum: Curious George: Let’s Get Curious!

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for 65 years – comes to life on September 23, 2017, at Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center. The new exhibit, Curious George: Let’s Get Curious!, will introduce young children to Curious George’s world and lead visitors on a fun, meaningful interactive math, science and engineering-based adventure. Based on the familiar characters in H.A. and Margret Rey’s classic stories published by Houghton Mifflin, the Curious George exhibit inspires young children’s natural curiosity as they explore early science, math and engineering through hands-on interactive play. The immersive exhibit environment takes place in the neighborhood where Curious George lives with his friend, The Man with the Yellow Hat.

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Location: Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

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MMofA: A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb

This exhibition offers a look at a largely unexamined aspect of the career of one of the most highly influential thinkers and artists of the 20th century. This exhibition features Adolph Gottlieb’s little-known monotypes that he worked on between the summer of 1973 and February 1974. An intimate suite of works created within the last 9 months of the artist’s life, these monotypes are a summation of Gottlieb’s 50-year career as a painter.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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MMofA: 5 Mobile Artists Exhibition

5 Mobile Artists presents five artists that have been an integral part of the contemporary art scene in Mobile, Alabama and continue to inspire the next generation of artists from our region: John Cleverdon, James E. Conlon, Kaye Wall Hoffman, James E. Kennedy, and Tut Altman Riddick.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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MMofA: Posing Beauty in African American Culture Exhibit

Posing Beauty in African American Culture explores the understanding of how African and African American beauty has been represented in historical and contemporary contexts through a diverse range of media including photography, film, video, fashion, advertising, and other forms of popular culture such as music and the Internet.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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JJP: Peter and the Starcatcher

THE NEVERLAND YOU NEVR KNEW....

Directed by Eric C. Browne
Written by Rick Elice
Music by Waye Barker
Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson 

Friday & Saturdays: 7:30 Curtain
Sunday Matinees: 2:00 Curtain 

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Location: Joe Jefferson Players

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University of Mobile: Artwork by Sara Bowen

The Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile is hosting the work of artist Sara Bowen. This exhibit will be on display Nov. 1-30 in the Donald Gallery on campus.

Bowen’s exhibit, titled “Works,” will feature some of her first double-walled vases, her current functional pottery, and pieces from her recent installation called “Light + Stone: a quiet space out of the elements.”

An Art Talk will be held with Bowen on Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. with a reception following.

Both the exhibit and Art Talk are free and open to the public.

The Donald Gallery is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located in Martin Hall on campus at University of Mobile, 5735 College Pkwy

Location: University of Mobile Donald Gallersy

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Japanese Immersion Weekend -  Tea Ceremony

We will move through the ancient choreography of a traditional tea ceremony. Japanese tea ceremonies aren’t just about the tea; they focus also on the careful movements and aesthetics that define the ritual as heartfelt and genuine.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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