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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.

RSVP for the Enrollment Day Online

 

TUTWILER

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

Purchase Tickets Online

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.

Tutwilermovie.com

TutwilerInstagram

 

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,

7:30 pm

$10 General Admission

Purchase Tickets Online

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.

In collaboration with host Max Rykov, we are presenting a special edition of the Birmingham-based talk show, “Are We There Yet?”, which focuses on issues of relevance and importance in the state of Alabama. The evening will be divided into two parts. The first half of the event is the talk show, “Are We There Yet? (I’m Innocent!”) during which Max Rykov, known for his unique blend of humor, education, and entertainment, will interview 10th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, Stephen Wallace, Ralph Hendrix, Program Manager for UAB's Treatment Alternatives for SaferCommunities, and the Public Defender herself, Kira Fonteneau, about the various realities of indigent defense and the criminal justice system in Jefferson County.

The second half of the event is a live playing of one of the world’s most beloved and entertaining roleplaying games, “Mafia”.

"Mafia" will feature thirteen of Birmingham's most dynamic personalities, all relying on charm, persuasion, secret alliances, and outright deceit for the sake of their team’s victory. Each of the thirteen players will take on either the role of mafia members, or one of numerous characters making up the remaining majority of innocent “townsfolk”. During the course of the stage production, players will have to defend themselves when put on trial for suspected mafia involvement, without the benefit of a trusted lawyer from the Community Law Office.

Our players are: Courtney Haden, Glenny Brock, Christopher Davis, Mike Cunliffe, Jan Hunter, Sharrif Simmons, Patricia Todd, Kira Fonteneau, Fred Weaver, John Archibald, Thyme Council, Chatham Hellmers, and Randall Woodfin.

This event will raise funds for the CLO Leadership Academy and other community outreach events designed to extend the office’s presence in the community.

 

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!

sidewalkfest.com

 

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

www.faithwalkerschurch.com

 

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.