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Piano State of Mind

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Join Dr. Kevin Woosley, piano for Piano State of Mind,  a fairly unique concert that most anyone might find appealing.  It will feature everything from “classical” Debussy tunes and Pirates of the Caribbean to Simon & Garfunkel and musical tellings of Edgar Allan Poe stories.

Though piano will be the focus, joining on stage will be the UA dancers, the University Chorus, members of the Huxford Symphony Orchestra, and many other musicians.  The concert will end with two rock songs with full rock band:  Superstition by Stevie Wonder and Born to Be Wild by Steppenwolf (including a member of Steppenwolf on organ).

This event is FREE and open to the public (appropriate for all ages).  University of Alabama’s Frank M. Moody Music Building Concert Hall.

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The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

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The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories ranging from classics like Snow White, Cinderella, and Hansel and Gretel to more bizarre, obscure stories like The Devil’s Grandmother and The Girl Without Hands. A wild, free-form comedy with lots of audience participation and madcap fun. Performances Thursday, April 16 @ 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 17 @ 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 @ 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 19 @ 2:00 p.m. For more information, call 205-391-2277 or email tickets@theatretusc.com.

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

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Hop on down the trail for a Chick-Fil-A breakfast, photos with the Easter Bunny and a Easter Egg Hunt! Cost: $8 for youth ages 10 and under $5 for adults *Breakfast Guaranteed for first 100 registered*

TIME LINE FOR THE FUN!

8:30 am—9:45 am Photo and

Breakfast 9:45 am— 10:00 am

0-2 year old Hunt 10:05 am—10:20 am

3-5 year old Hunt 10:25 am— 10:35 am

6-10 year old Hunt *10:00 am—11:00 am Fun in the play unit

*Age groups not hunting will play in the indoor play unit while other age groups are hunting.

Registration suggested, call 205-758-0419 for more information, or register online registration at www.tcpara.org.

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Bama Bug Fest

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Bama Bug Fest celebrates the diversity and benefits of arthropods, a group of animals that includes insects (ants, butterflies and beetles), arachnids (spiders and scorpions), myriapods (centipedes and millipedes) and crustaceans (crabs, shrimps and crayfish), as well as true bugs (like cicadas and plant-hoppers). This free event has something for everyone.

-Enjoy entertaining displays, exhibits and activities about arthropod (a.k.a. “bug”) diversity — both inside and outside the museum

-Learn some cool fact about arthropods, which make up three-quarters of all animals on Earth

-Insect photo booth

-Hissing cockroach tractor-pull races

-Cricket spitting competition with prizes

-The chance to sample some insect treats, and learn just how nutritious insects are

-Bring an unusual bug or photos of bugs to the Stump the Experts table and get an identification

-Grab a bite to eat from one of the food trucks at our event

For more information, call 205-248-4931 or email warnertransportationmuseum@ua.edu.

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Druid City Arts Festival

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The Druid City Arts Festival’s goal is to provide a quality arts and music festival, which strengthens Tuscaloosa as a destination market for the arts circuit, while also educating, engaging and inspiring both youth and adults about the arts and humanities within the Tuscaloosa community. Druid City Arts Festival has had rich success in introducing new music and visual artists to the Tuscaloosa community and has provided a free day of fun and entertainment for everyone during the past seven years. Free festival parking is available in the Intermodal Parking Facility adjacent to Government Plaza on 7th Street. Anyone interested in volunteering, hosting an organization booth, or working as a vendor at Saturday’s event can register at www.druidcityartsfestival.com. For up-to-date news, visit www.druidcityartsfestival.com, follow @theDCAF on Twitter, or call 205-391-9200. The Druid City Arts Festival began as a vision that several Creative Campus freshman students at the University of Alabama had, which was to create a festival that promoted the appreciation of the arts, culture and community in Tuscaloosa. Turning their dream in to a reality, the first DCAF took place in 2010 and has continued since then. In 2019, 90 vendors displayed their art to a record crowd of over 12,000.

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49th Annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts

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The 49th Annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts will be hosted October 10th & 11th at Kentuck Park in Northport, Alabama. Every year, over 10,000 travel from across the United States to be immersed in a unique Southern experience. At the festival you will see over 270+ artists, live music, spoken word, activities for children, folk and contemporary art demonstrations, as well as food trucks, and local craft brews. The cost is $10 per day or $15 for the weekend. Kids 12 and under get in free. For more information, call 205-758-1257 or email kentuck@kentuck.org.

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ZZ Top Tour

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Legendary blues trio ZZ Top formed in 1969 under the direction of guitarist Billy Gibbons, and more than four decades later, this group continues to be a major player on today’s rock scene. Combining classic elements of blues with hard rock, ZZ Top has landed mainstream success while also catering to diehard fans of more traditional blues music. In concert, fans go wild when ZZ Top plays iconic tracks like “Tush,” “La Grange,” and “Sharp Dressed Man.” In 2019, ZZ Top announced their 50th Anniversary tour in celebration of their debut studio album, ZZ Top’s First Album. Take advantage of the chance to hear Gibbons’ guitar work in person this fall when the ZZ Top 2020 tour comes through North America. For more information, call 205-248-5280.

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Father of the Bride

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Mr. Banks runs a tight household until his daughter Kay surprises everyone with the announcement that she is engaged. The couple doesn’t want a “big” wedding—just a simple affair with a few friends. Before long, though, Mr. Banks’ life becomes a sprawling circus of caterers, florists, and furniture movers, in this comedy that inspired both the 1950 Spencer Tracy movie and the 1991 Steve Martin reboot. Father of the Bride is coming to the Theatre Tuscaloosa! For more information, call 205-391-2277 or email amiller@sheltonstate.edu.

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Mamma Mia!

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In this unforgettable show that inspired a movie and a sequel, the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels an enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship. When a young woman wants to invite the father she’s never known to her wedding, she hatches a plan to uncover the mystery of her origins. Together, a mother, a daughter, and three possible dads, find themselves taking a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Mamma Mia is coming to the Theatre Tuscaloosa! For more information, call 205-391-2277 or email amiller@sheltonstate.edu.

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