Thursdays at the Museum
Every Thursday from 10 a.m. till 9 p.m. the museum offers free admission to all visitors. Join the Mobile Museum of art each week to experience the museum in new and exciting ways throughout the year. No reservations necessary. Click the provided link to view specific details for each week. www.mobilemuseumofart.com
Film: “The Other Son”
The Mobile Jewish Film Festival will show “The Other Son” at 7 p.m. at the University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, 5751 USA Drive S. It will be followed by dessert reception. Adults/ $8; students and seniors/ $6. Contact: 251-343-7197. mobilejewishfederation.org.
Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac will be performed Fri and Sat, 8 p.m. and Sun, 2 p.m. at the Joe Jefferson Playhouse, 11 S. Carlen St. Adults/ $20; senior citizens and military/ $15; students/ $10. Contact: 251-471-1534. www.joejeffersonplayers.com.
Martinis and Manicures
Benjamin’s, Felix’s Fish Camp, The Crooked Martini, Flip Side Bar and Patio, and O’ Daly’s Irish Pub will be competing to create the best Girl Scout Cookie Martini from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Virginia College. Guests will judge for People’s Choice Award while enjoying delicious food prepared by the Virginia College Culinary school and manicures by the Cosmetology school. Tickets are $40 each and can be purchased at any of the above participating bars. All proceeds benefit Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama. Contact: Virginia Edington at 251-222-2055.
The Machine – A Tribute to Pink Floyd
The Machine – A Tribute to Pink Floyd will perform at the Saenger. Tickets: now on sale $17.50-$35.00. www.mobilesaenger.com.
Artists at work, complimentary mimosas and works by more than 60 area artists on display from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cathedral Square Gallery, 612 Dauphin St.
Contact: 251-694-0278. http://cathedralsquaregallery.blogspot.com.
Auditions: Arsenic and Old Lace
Auditions will be Sunday and Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Lola Philips Playhouse, 801 Iroquois St., Chickasaw. Requires 11 men and 3 women. No preparation necessary. Performances will be March 28 – 30 and April 4 – 6 at the Chickasaw Civic Theatre. Contact: 251-605-1733. www.cctshows.com.
Film: “Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy”
The Mobile Jewish Film Festival will show the film at 3 p.m. at the Ahavas Chesed Synagogue, 705 Regents Way. It will be followed by dessert and a Broadway sing-a-long with Terry Maddox. Adults/ $8; students and seniors/ $6. Contact: 251-343-7197. mobilejewishfederation.org.
Read It & Eat It with Drew Perry
Drew Perry will be at Page & Palette, 32 S. Section St., Fairhope, at noon for the read it and eat it series. This event is free and open to the public. Bring a brown bag lunch or call the store to reserve lunch for $10.
Audtions: “The Little Mermaid”
Auditions for “The Little Mermaid” will be Jan. 20-22 at 7 p.m. at the Azalea City Center for the Arts, 63 Midtown Park E. The performances will be May 1 – 4. Contact: 251-510-1808 (Paragone). www.sunnysidedrama.com.
Auditions: “The Bad Seed”
Auditions for the play will be Monday and Tuesday at the Joe Jefferson Playhouse, 11 S. Carlen St. Contact: 251-471-1534. www.joejeffersonplayers.com.
Auditions: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”
Auditions for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical will be Tuesday and Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Church of the Apostles, 7159 McIntyre St., Fairhope. Auditions will be from third graders to adults. Prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre piece; accompanist provided. Performances will be May 2 and 3. Contact: 251-751-2935 (Langley).
Film: “Besa – The Promise”
The Mobile Jewish Film Festival will show “Besa – The Promise” at 7 p.m. at the University of South Alabama Baldwin County Performance Center, 111 St. James Ave., Fairhope. Adults/ $8; students and seniors/ $6. Contact: 251-343-7197. mobilejewishfederation.org.
FCA Chick-Fil-A Senior Bowl Rally
Annually bringing together more than 2,000 attendees — making it the largest FCA Rally at a bowl game in the country — the FCA Chick-fil-A Senior Bowl Rally is always a popular game-week event. In 2013, the crowd was treated to player testimonies, live music and food provided by Chick-fil-A. The event takes place from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center and more information can be found at www.southalabamafca.org.
Book Signing: David Bridges
David Bridges will be signing “The Broken Circle” from 2-4 p.m. at Page & Palette, 32 S. Section St.
Winter Wednesdays: From Belly Dances to Dragons
Every Wednesday, enjoy a special program about Bellingrath Gardens and Home, gardening, local history and nature. Winter Wednesdays at Bellingrath is the perfect place to bring a friend and spend time among 65 acres of blooms! Gardens Admission ($12.00 for adults & $ 6.50 for children 5-12) is charged for non-members attending programs unless otherwise listed. This week’s feature is “From Belly Dancers to Dragons: Exoticism in the Bellingrath Collection” with Tom McGehee, Curator of the Bellingrath Home. 10:3011:30 a.m.
Film: “Orchestra of Exiles”
The film will have an introduction by Scott Speck (musical director and conductor, Mobile Symphony Orchestra) before it shows as part of the Mobile Jewish Film Festival at 7 p.m. at the Mobile Public Library, Ben May Main Library, Bernheim Hall, 701 Government St. Adults/ $8; students and seniors/ $6. Contact: 251-343-7197. mobilejewishfederation.org.