Paintings on tar, art made from taxidermy, and a musician who plays instruments made from garbage are just a few of the unique sights’ visitors will find at the 47th annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts, October 20-21 at Kentuck Park in Northport. This year’s festival will feature more than 270 artisans presenting their works, live demonstrations by craftspeople, music, storytelling, food and local craft beer.  

The University of Alabama’s Sonic Frontiers concert series will present its first concert of the 2018-2019 season on Tuesday, October 30th at 7:30 p.m. at the Bama Theatre. Alloy Orchestra will perform an original score to Sergei Eisenstein’s first full-length feature film, “Strike” (1925). The public is invited to attend this free event.

Theatre Tuscaloosa Academy will hold five workshops this fall for acting, dancing, and house management training.

Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority and 301 Bistro will host the first Tuskaloosa Oktoberfest on October 6 from noon-6 p.m. located at 301 Greensboro Avenue in downtown Tuscaloosa.

The 20th Annual Sidewalk film Festival commences this weekend, and if you plan to attend, there are a gaggle of great films on the docket this year. Here are five films not to be missed…

Theatre Tuscaloosa will hold open auditions for God of Carnage Monday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, September 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Wilson Carr Rehearsal Hall, located off the lobby of the Bean-Brown Theatre on the Martin Campus of Shelton State Community College (9500 Old Greensboro Rd.).

Does your child love to sing? If so, the Alabama Choir School is holding auditions soon. Open auditions are set for Monday, Aug. 6 from 4-6 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Wanna play a game of charades? Four words. Six syllables. Category is musicals. Don't worry; the Minstrel and the Jester will help you out! Here's a sneak peek of some of the cast from our upcoming production, Once Upon a Mattress, which runs through Sunday, July 22 at Shelton State's Bean-Brown Theatre.

Inspired by the aesthetics of the blockbuster Black Panther, the Paul R. Jones Museum takes a look at the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 70s and its inspirations in the art of Africa.

Theatre Tuscaloosa’s 2018-2019 season “We Go Together” will feature three plays, two musicals, the Alabama Community Theatre Festival, a one-week showing of A Christmas Carol, and two SecondStage productions.

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