Brown Bag Lunches At The Birmingham Public Library During November And December

Please join us at the Birmingham Public Library each Wednesday at 12:00 noon for our Brown Bag Lunch series. These programs will be held in the Arrington Auditorium of the Linn-Henley Building at the Birmingham Public Library, 2100 Park Place. Bring your lunch, the Library provides a beverage. Reservations are not necessary. These programs are free and open to the public. For more information call, 226-3604.

AN ARTFUL CELEBRATION

November 7 Two to Tango

Experience the passion of the Tango performed by the "Dancing Doctors", Dr. Roswell Pfister and Dr. Sarah Alvarez. The doctors have performed this dance with "One heart and four legs" throughout Birmingham and the Southeast, and also in Europe and Cuba.

November 14 Discover the Alys Stephens Center

They say art imitates life, we say art inspires life! Join us for an overview of the ASC's exciting new season and a discussion of the role a performing arts center plays in the community. Through special arrangement with the ASC, anyone presenting a valid library card for the Jefferson County Public Library system will receive a 10% discount off tickets to David Sedaris' hilarious show on November 18.

November 28 Ukrainian and Spanish Folk Dance

Eye-catching, colorful costumes enhance the rich pageantry behind Ukrainian and Spanish folk dances. The two cultures come together in this performance by instructors of the Barlow Academy of Dance. Natasha Russo and Wanda Hackett are both active in the Birmingham dance community.

December 5 European Masterpieces

The Birmingham Museum of Art will show a superb exhibition from February – April 2002 featuring the finest old master and modern European paintings from a world-renowned collection in the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia. Dr. David Moos, Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum, will speak about the overall exhibition and discuss several keynote works in depth.

December 12 A Christmas Memory

Get into the holiday spirit as Birmingham storyteller and actress Dolores Hydock presents "A Christmas Memory". Truman Capote’s poignant reminiscence of his boyhood in rural Alabama is brought to vivid life in this performance.