by Deirdre Lewis and Delaine Derry Green
Sept 17, Thursday Sept 18, Friday Sept 19th:
"Forest park Fest and Tour
loos of Forest Park's merchants will be turned into art
installations by eight local artists who will be paired
with kids from Magic Moments (a local organization whose
mission is to fulfill the dreams of Alabama children with
chronic life-threatening illnesses)
bartenders - funds will be raised by having guest bartenders
in every business in Forest Park with 100% of tips going
to Magic Moments.
wine and shop in Birmingham's hippest neighborhoods!
Restaurants will have specials, wine tastings etc...
Shops and galleries will be open late (5-8pm), catch the
shows you may miss during the day, shop for gifts while
enjoying a refreshment. Enjoy the social scene of Forest
Park and Avondale after hours.
Find the event on Facebook
and find merchants' specials.
bartenders at Naked Art:
Wednesday September 17th: Guest bartender TBA,
of bar tips will benefit "Magic Moments"
Thursday September 18th:
Joseph Casper Baker III, 100% of bar tips will benefit "Magic
Friday September 19th: 100% of bar tips will benefit "Sweet
Om Alabama", a nonprofit dedicated to sharing the benefits
of yoga and expanding access to yoga
3 through Nov 1:
"2853 Miles of Tall Tales"
by Scott Thigpen
October 3rd, 5-9pm (in coordination with Third Friday)
Guest bartender is Faris Malki at Cahaba Cycle: 100%
of his tips will benefit Bici Coop
The mission of the cooperative isto create
easy and equal access to cycling by providing affordable
bicycles, maintenance, services and education, as well as
a forum for sharing bicycle knowledge, activism and community.
August 16th, 10:30-6pm: Sugar-high caffeine reception!
loos of Forest Park and Avondale's merchants
are turned into art installations by local artists
Each loo is listed with its exhibiting artist on the Facebook
These installation could include props, photos, painted
materials, 3D, video, and can be interactive (so visitors
can take part to the installation:
add a piece to a collage, leave a note, etc...)
To submit as an installation artist on a future Tour de
please send an email to Vero,
send low-res pictures of your artwork
and state what your installation will be.
December 24th: YARD