Children develop creativity, social skills, and fine muscles with open-ended art projects that let them make choices, use their imaginations, and create with their hands.

When it comes to beloved children’s characters, Shrek is often near the top of the list. Now, this beloved ogre is set to come to life on stage locally, thanks to the Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre.  

The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will recognize artists, educators, volunteers and patrons of the arts at the 23rd Druid Arts Awards ceremony on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Bama Theatre. The winners and their families will be honored at a reception at the theatre’s Greensboro Room at 6 p.m. with the awards presented at 7 p.m. in the theatre.

The West Alabama Quilters Guild will present the formal unveiling of Hallie O’Kelley’s “October Glory” quilt installation that is part of the Tuscaloosa Public Art project on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 11 a.m. at Government Plaza. The community is invited to attend and show appreciation to O’Kelley for her lifelong contributions to the arts and to the community. 

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.).

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