After five years in Crestwood, Seasick Records has outgrown its beloved location and will relocate to Avondale. Daniel Drinkard, Seasick’s owner and one of our original CO.STARTERS graduates, announced that they will officially re-open on Thursday, March 5th in the former Family Dollar space next to Mom’s Basement, the retro-inspired live music venue and bar that Daniel co-owns.
The community is invited to join the Jefferson County Memorial Project at the Birmingham Museum of Art on Thursday, February 20th at 6 pm as the JCMP Fellows from our six local colleges present their new research on our county’s history of racial terror, including the discovery of previously undocumented victims.
“We believe in the value that a creative culture brings to the Birmingham community — both the tangible value of economic growth and the intangible value of quality of life.”
The arts and cultural sector contributed $804.2 billion or 4.3 percent to the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016. This represents an increase of .1 percent from 2015 when economists reported that the sector added 4.2 percent or $763.6 billion to the U.S. economy. The 4.3 percent contribution for 2016 is part of the latest report of the Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account (ACPSA), produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the
Next Friday, November 15, Line of Duty, shot in Birmingham in the summer of 2018, will premiere at Sidewalk Cinema. Starring Aaron Eckhart and directed by Steven C. Miller, this action thriller follows the story of a disgraced cop who seeks redemption when he goes rogue in an attempt to save the police chief’s abducted daughter.