TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 10:00 AM
Museum Selfie Day 2018
Alabama Museum of Natural History – Help UA Museums celebrate Museum Selfie Day by taking a selfie at one our museums (Alabama Museum of Natural History, Gorgas House Museum, Moundville Archaeological Park & Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum), and sharing it on your social media with the hashtag #MuseumSelfie
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Jan 20 @ 2:00 PM
National Championship Celebration
UA English Language Institute (ELI) – The Alabama football team will be honored for its College Football Playoff National Championship with a parade beginning at Denny Chimes and a program held on the north steps of Bryant-Denny Stadium at the Walk of Champions on Saturday, January 20. The parade, which will feature head coach Nick Saban, the players and staff, will start at 2 p.m., on University Boulevard at Denny Chimes. The parade will conclude at the Walk of Champions with a ceremony on the top steps of the Bryant-Denny Stadium North End Zone that will be emceed by Chris Stewart.
 
UPCOMING
    Sunday Jan 21 @ 3:00 PM
Beginner Waltz Dance Lesson
Crimson Tide Ballroom Dancers (CTBD) – No Experience Necessary! *Dance Partners WELCOMED, but not required Attire: Casual No Flip Flops or Tennis Shoes 205-394-1493 or info@ctbd.org www.ctbd.org
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jan 23 @ 8:30 AM
Leadership Fundamentals & Skills
Bama At Work – Much is said about the impact of leaders – in politics, in business, in sports, in society – but less is said about what makes a leader a leader. There is no magic formula or rigid rulebook for being a leader – everyone discovers and develops their own unique leadership approach and style. In this session we will explore and apply several building blocks of great leadership!
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jan 23 - Jan 24 @ 8:00 PM
American Aquarium with Joshua Black Wilkins
Green Bar – For nearly a decade, American Aquarium have spent the majority of their days on the road, burning through a sprawl of highways during the day and playing hours of raw, rootsy rock & roll at night. Friday, January 23rd American Aquarium bring their grit and talent to the Green Bar stage with Joshua Black Wilkins! Tickets available at the door. 21+ show.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Jan 25 - Jan 27 @ 9:00 AM
Lights, Camera, Auction! 2018
Theatre Tuscaloosa – Help raise money for Theatre Tuscaloosa by participating in our online auction, "Lights, Camera, Auction!," January 25-27 to support our mission of providing quality theatrical experiences to the people of West Alabama on stage, behind the scenes, and in the audience. Here's how it works: 1. Visit our Lights, Camera, Auction! photo album here: 2. Click on the photo of the item on which you'd like to bid. 3. Type your bid amount into the comments area of the photo between 9am January 25 and 8pm January 27. The highest bidder to beat the cutoff time wins! Winners may pay by cash, check, or credit card, and items may be picked up at the Ticket Office or mailed at cost. Link to photo album: https://www.facebook.com/pg/theatretusc/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1550419711660065 Want to make a donation to the event? Fill out an online form on our website! http://www.theatretusc.com/donate/lights-camera-auction/
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Jan 25 @ 4:00 PM
New Prints on the Block
Creative Campus – Come and learn the art of printmaking through the lens of Cuban history. In a guided workshop, UA printmaking professor Sarah Marshall will teach you the process of carving and printing your own unique design. Spaces are limited! Reserve your spot by clicking on "get tickets" above, or by visiting our eventbrite site: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-prints-on-the-block-tickets-42058420869
 
UPCOMING
    Sunday Jan 28 @ 3:00 PM
Beginner Waltz Dance Lesson
Crimson Tide Ballroom Dancers (CTBD) – No Experience Necessary! *Dance Partners WELCOMED, but not required Attire: Casual No Flip Flops or Tennis Shoes 205-394-1493 or info@ctbd.org www.ctbd.org
 
UPCOMING
    Sunday Jan 28 @ 4:00 PM
Intermediate Waltz Dance Lesson
Crimson Tide Ballroom Dancers (CTBD) – You must know the BEGINNER dance steps! *Dance Partners WELCOMED, but not required Attire: Casual No Flip Flops or Tennis Shoes 205-394-1493 or info@ctbd.org www.ctbd.org
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Feb 2 @ 10:00 AM
Growing Up Wild Preschool Friday
Alabama Museum of Natural History – Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to explore the Museum and learn about nature through activities, crafts and stories. $2 per child and caregiver.
 
UPCOMING
    Sunday Feb 4 @ 3:00 PM
Beginner Rumba Dance Lesson
Crimson Tide Ballroom Dancers (CTBD) – No Experience Necessary! *Dance Partners WELCOMED, but not required Attire: Casual No Flip Flops or Tennis Shoes 205-394-1493 or info@ctbd.org www.ctbd.org
 
UPCOMING
    Monday Feb 5 @ 3:30 PM
Museum Monday
Alabama Museum of Natural History – Come experience the Museum in a whole new way! Stomp around with dinosaurs, unearth rocks and minerals, and discover a host of other natural wonders. For K-2nd grade explorers. $8 per session. Registration is required.
 
UPCOMING
    Monday Feb 5 - Feb 6 @ 6:00 PM
Auditions - A Festival of One Acts
Theatre Tuscaloosa – In celebration of World Theatre Day on March 27th, Theatre Tuscaloosa is presenting A Festival of One Acts. Bringing together a myriad of directors and actors, four one acts will be performed ranging from quirky comedies to dramatic satire, showcasing the range and effects that theatre can encompass. AUDITION DATES & TIMES Monday, February 5 and Tuesday, February 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the Wilson Carr Rehearsal Hall at the Martin Campus of Shelton State Community College (9500 Old Greensboro Road, Tuscaloosa, 35405) SHOWS Time Together by Tina F. Turley directed by Adam Miller Something Unspoken by Tennessee Williams directed by Jennifer Guffin The Last Yankee by Arthur Miller directed by Kiera Gillock Horseshoe Bend by Mark Plaiss directed by Charles Prosser PERFORMANCE DATES Monday, March 26 - 7:30 pm Tuesday, March 27 - 7:30 pm Wednesday, March 28 - 2:00 pm Thursday, March 29 - 7:30 pm Friday, March 30 - 7:30 pm DESCRIPTIONS - Horseshoe Bend - Characters Bill (male, 20-60 yrs. old) Tom (male, 20-60 yrs. old) Dave (male, 20-60 yrs. old) Setting A backyard on the river bluff above a horseshoe bend in the Ohio River near Leavenworth on the Indiana/Kentucky border. Synopsis Three friends sitting in lawn chairs in the backyard on a hot summer afternoon, drinking beer, and “shooting the shit.” (or engaging in small talk) - Something Unspoken - Characters Miss Cornelia Scott (female, 60s) Miss Grace Lancaster (female, 40s) Setting Miss Scott’s den. Synopsis Miss Grace Lancaster struggles to converse with her longtime living companion, Miss Cornelia Scott, who is preoccupied with her spot in the elections of the Confederate Daughters. - Time Together - Characters Him (male, 30+ years old) Her (female, 30+ years old) Setting Kitchen of the couple’s home, early morning. Synopsis A long-married couple converses over morning coffee. - The Last Yankee - Characters Leroy Hamilton (male, late 40s+) Frick (60s) Setting The waiting room of a mental hospital. Synopsis Two strangers try to engage in small talk as they wait to visit their wives at the state mental hospital. WHAT TO EXPECT Please bring in a one-minute monologue. Be prepared for cold reads. Scripts are available to read in the ticket office prior to auditions.
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Feb 6 - Feb 27 @ 5:00 PM
Basket Weaving at Kentuck
Kentuck Art Center – Basket weaving is back! Instructor: Jill and Mickey Miller Classes: Tuesday Nights, February 6th-27th 5-9pm Spots fill up fast, so call Kentuck or visit www.kentuck.org/workshops Classes are held in Kentuck's Clarke Building, 1922 5th street, Historic Downtown Northport, AL
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Feb 9 @ 9:00 AM
Professionally Speaking
Bama At Work – Are you a professional who regularly networks or presents informative, persuasive or sales presentations to a variety of clients? If so, the Professionally Speaking Workshop was designed with you in mind. Whether you give product information to customers or are tasked with sharing information to internal audiences, maximizing your communication opportunities is a vital component to professional success. During this one-day interactive workshop, you will walk through the steps to develop and present a product/service pitch, an elevator pitch and an introduction to a presentation related to your product or organization. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to apply newly learned skills by practicing in an engaging environment while receiving immediate feedback from experts in the field.
 
UPCOMING
    Monday Feb 12 @ 7:00 PM
Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend
Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra – Adam Flatt, Conductor Paul Houghtaling and the UA Opera Theatre Celebrating love so strong it can only be reflected in the brilliance of diamonds, Maestro Adam Flatt and the TSO join forces once again with Paul Houghtaling and the UA Opera Theatre to create a glimmering evening of popular selections from opera and musical theater. Music by Giacomo Puccini will be featured as we pay tribute on the 160th anniversary of his birth. Selections include the iconic love duet “O soave fanciulla” from La bohème and the searing “Nessun Dorma” from Turandot, as well as “Diamonds are Forever,” and “Baubles, Bangles, and Beads,”. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the brilliance of so many talented voices with the orchestra. PUCCINI Capriccio Sinfonico PUCCINI Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut UA Opera Theatre will shine with an evening of opera and song favorites. Cheers 'n Chat will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Choral Opera Room.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Feb 17 @ 5:30 PM
Seventh Annual Family Night at the Museum
Alabama Museum of Natural History – Join us for themed museum exhibits, and a show-and-tell fair featuring interactive exhibits from many UA graduate departments. Free admission! Free food! Prizes! More details coming soon!
 
UPCOMING
    Sunday Feb 18 @ 3:00 PM
Beginner Tango Dance Lesson
Crimson Tide Ballroom Dancers (CTBD) – No Experience Necessary! *Dance Partners WELCOMED, but not required Attire: Casual No Flip Flops or Tennis Shoes 205-394-1493 or info@ctbd.org www.ctbd.org
 
UPCOMING
    Sunday Feb 18 @ 4:00 PM
Intermediate Rumba Dance Class
Crimson Tide Ballroom Dancers (CTBD) – You must know the BEGINNER dance steps! *Dance Partners WELCOMED, but not required Attire: Casual No Flip Flops or Tennis Shoes 205-394-1493 or info@ctbd.org www.ctbd.org
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Feb 21 @ 8:30 AM
Strategic Planning
Bama At Work – Strategic planning is essential for today’s business professional – no matter the size, scope or sector in which they operate. Just having a general philosophy of organizational direction is not enough. Owners and leaders of organizations need a business plan that transforms their vision into actionable steps of operational focus and alignment. Business professionals must understand the assimilation of strategy into action and its overall impact on organizational results. This workshop offers this multidimensional perspective.