SATURDAY JAZZ GREATS
ENROLLMENT OPEN HOUSE
SATURDAY, AUG. 22,
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
The Saturday Jazz Greats Program is now accepting new students!
What is the Saturday Jazz Greats Program?
Tuition-free jazz lessons taught by local jazz professionals. Current teachers include: Danny Harper, Gary Wheat, Daniel Jose Carr, Ray Reach, Cedric Freeman, and Gary Asher.
Former students have won scholarships from the Univ. of North Texas, Univ. of New Orleans, Loyola Univ., Birmingham Southern, UAB, Auburn, the New School Univ. in Manhattan, Ole Miss, & Florida State.
When do classes meet?
Classes meet every Saturday morning at the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame & Carver Theatre in downtown Birmingham and range from beginners level to advanced.
HOW TO JOIN THE PROGRAM:
Please invite your students to bring their instruments and come ready to play Sat, Aug 22nd, starting at 10:00 am. Teachers will be present to evaluate students for placement in the program.
Beginners welcome. Students without instruments will be accommodated.
Program acceptance will be based on the student's demonstrated commitment to their music studies, skill-level, instrument choice, and availability.
Previously wait-listed applicants will receive priority consideration.
RSVPs encouraged, but not required.
FRIDAY, AUG. 14, 7:00 pm
Catch a screening of this narrative independent short film based on true events at Julia Tutwiler Prison.
Q&A with the cast and crew following the premiere.
$10 General Admission
Tutwiler follows the story of a woman named Lori, incarcerated in the prison who is raped by a security guard and becomes pregnant. The majority of children that are born inside Tutwiler are sent to an orphanage called The Adullam House if there are no relatives able to take them in. The film picks up with Lori's daughter Shay, who is now in her 20's and seeking to build a relationship with her mother who is still imprisoned at Tutwiler, living in heinous and repulsive circumstances.
ON STAGE @ THE CARVER
SPOKEN WORD OPEN MIC
SUNDAY, AUG. 16, 7:00 pm
Come participate in one of the longest running poetry events in Birmingham. Admission is free. All types of poetry and spoken word styles are welcome to attend. Come early and sign up to participate in the evening show.
ARE WE THERE YET?
THURSDAY, AUG 20,
$10 General Admission
The Community Law Office of the Jefferson County Public Defender invites you to attend our upcoming fundraiser event at the Carver Theatre on August 20th.
SIDEWALK FILM FESTIVAL
AUG. 28-30, 7:30 pm
Catch selections from the annual Sidewalk Film Festival's stellar line-up of films at the Carver all weekend long! The theatre concessions stand will be open and selling popcorn, soda, candy, & alcoholic beverages.
Visit sidewalkfest.com for tickets, maps, & movie magic!
SUNDAYS, 10:00 am
TUESDAYS, 6:45 pm
JOIN PASTOR KELVIN M. BRYANT IN WORSHIP AT THE HISTORIC CARVER THEATRE.
TUESDAY BIBLE STUDY NIGHT RETURNS FOR AUGUST!
NO SERVICE SUNDAY MORNING: AUGUST 29
The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit devoted to jazz education and arts outreach. To learn more about our services please call 205-327-9424 Ext. 21
All events take place in the historic Carver Theatre, home of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, unless otherwise noted.
Hours of Operation: Tuesday- Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.