The Downtown Mobile Alliance
|Creative Costume Design
Tuesday, Apr 02, 2013 - Thursday, Apr 11, 2013
Local business owner / artist Courtney Matthews will work with students ages 14 and up to design and begin constructing their own original costume. Inspiration will be drawn from contemporary fashion designers.
|Space 301 Kids & Pre-K Studio Classes
Wednesday, Apr 03, 2013 - Saturday, Apr 13, 2013
Children ages 3-5 and their parents will create original artwork together. For ages 6-12, they won't need to have their parents present. For a full line-up of class options, click the link below.
|Brown Bag in Bienville
Wednesday, Apr 03, 2013 - Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Spring has sprung in downtown Mobile! Come out and listen to the soothing sounds of live jazz as you lunch in Bienville Square around the historic Ketchum Fountain. Catt Sirten sets up live musicians and the City sets up tables for your enjoyment each Wednesday in the Spring.
Friday, Apr 05, 2013 - Friday, May 31, 2013
Art Lounge is a collaborative and creative experience for the whole family. Join us at Space 301 every Friday between 6 – 8 p.m. for a drop-in night of creating and drawing. Collaborate with friends at the Draw-It Table to find out what happens when we draw together or participate at the Make-It Table with constantly changing weekly projects! All ages welcome!
|Spring Garden Party
Sunday, Apr 07, 2013
Enjoy an afternoon of fun at the Richards DAR House Museum! The event includes music, hat making contest, raffles,hor d'oeuvres, and refreshments. $20 admission. 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, Apr 11, 2013
Presented by the University of Alabama Department of Theater and Dance.
Friday, Apr 12, 2013 - Sunday, Apr 14, 2013
The festival offers three days of varied artistic experiences and interactive and hands-on activities. The hallmark of Arts Alive! since inception has been it’s multi-dimensional arts platform. Each festival showcases a wide selection of art genres – theater, film, visual, music, dance – all featuring local and regional talent. Arts Alive! takes place in the Cathedral Square Arts District in downtown Mobile. Festival hours are Friday, 5-9:30 p.m.; Saturday 11-7 p.m. and Sunday Noon-5 p.m. Admission is free for the entire festival.
|Comedy at Bonkerz: James Yon
Friday, Apr 12, 2013 - Saturday, Apr 13, 2013
April 12 Show at 8:00 p.m. and the April 13 Show at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
|Arts Alive at the Centre for the Living Arts (CLA)
Saturday, Apr 13, 2013
View the current CLA exhibition for free and participate in free family-friendly art activities and artist demonstrations.
Saturday, Apr 13, 2013
The event features dozens of shrimp dishes while celebrating volunteerism. Everyone is invited to this family-friendly event, which includes live music, artwork, and a number of activities for the kids.
Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 - Sunday, Apr 14, 2013
University of South Alabama Choir
Monday, Apr 15, 2013 - Thursday, May 16, 2013
Led by artist Sydney Sawyer, this introductory level class will familiarize students with the basics of screen printing. Throughout this course, students will learn about the principles of silkscreen monotype, the reductive process, screen and stencil construction and the drawing fluid method.
Monday, Apr 15, 2013 - Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Led by instructor Lucy Gafford, this introductory level class is geared towards the beginner, or those wanting to brush up on acrylic painting techniques and problem-solving.
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 - Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Led by instructor April Hopkins, this class will focus on a wide range of drawing techniques using vine and compressed charcoal.
|The Music of Queen
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013
Playing an entirely new rhapsody—a Bohemian rhapsody, in fact—the Mobile Symphony Orchestra will perform The Music of Queen at the Saenger Theatre at 8 p.m.
|5th Annual Gumbo Cook-off
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013
Come enjoy the 5th Annual Gumbo Cook-off as teams battle it out to see whose gumbo recipe tops them all! There will be activities for children. Kids under 10 get in free. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the gate. Visit the link below to purchase tickets. For more information call 251-544-6100. Proceeds will support the services and programs of the American Red Cross.
|Market on the Square
Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 - Sunday, Jul 28, 2013
Shop for the freshest crop in town! This time of year is our favorite because you can get locally grown: tomatoes, potatoes, sweet corn, cantaloupe, watermelon, seafood, flowers, plants, baked breads, pasta's, casseroles, pies, handcrafted goods and so much more. Stay for live music on the green! Each Saturday through July 28th. This year we will be adding organic vegetables as well.