Local artist and fellow Magic City enthusiast Charles Buchanan offers some great info about some very exciting opportunities to see Birmingham in its glory days. You’ll want to tune in to see what’s happening this month (Black History Month) and what you can anticipate throughout spring and summer!
“…Collective Perspectives, Vulcan Park and Museum’s annual series of arts events to mark Black History Month. Because this year’s series is themed to B’ham in the ’30s, the park will spotlight the era’s art, music, people, and events through the visual arts, musical performances, theater, and film every Thursday evening in February...”
(What?! Who’s coming with me?!)
Hop over to Charles’ blog Pop Goes the City RIGHT now for more info!! I promise, you’ll have reason to celebrate all month long!
Teaser: This Thursday catch the first part of the month-long series Birmingham in Black and White: The Life and Art of Frank Hartley Anderson at Vulcan ($10 per individual series or $30 for full month series). Event kicks off around 5p.m. with cash bar, followed by program at 5:30 p.m. You can stick around after the program for conversation and refreshments.
Who was Frank Hartley Anderson? Anderson, an architect from Boston, came to the Magic City in 1909 to help plan the town of Corey (Fairfield). Read more about the architect and artist here at the Vulcan Park website. If you can’t make it this Thursday evening, rest your troubled heart. You’ll be able to view the orignial works at the Birmingham Museum of Art February 9 to May 9, 2010.
Looking forward to stepping back into time…