What’s Happening 01/15 – 01/22

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1/16: Cocktail Party & Benefit Performance of When the Saints Go Marching In:
Cockroach Hall, Mobile Theatre Guild:  This awesome play satirizing Mobile’s Mardi Gras madness benefits the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program! A sneak preview: An Eastern Shore socialite absolutely mortified that her debutante daughter is dating a carwash magnate from Elba in the Wiregrass Country… Don’t miss it!

1/16: Government Street Forum:
Government St Presbyterian Church: The Government Street Forum is lunch and a speaker on Thursdays.  Lunch costs $7 and is served at noon; the forum begins at 12:30 p.m. No charge to attend the forum. This Thursday’s speaker is Jim Barber, Mobile Police Chief!

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1/16: Copley, Delacroix, Dali & Others: Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery:
Mobile Museum of Art: As part of the celebration of Mobile Museum of Art’s 50th anniversary, this exhibition will be presented until April 27, 2014.  The exhibition represents the cream of the Beaverbrook’s collection, ranging from Lucas Cranach to Lucian Freud and is particularly strong in British works from the Georgian, Victorian and Modern periods. Oh, and it’s FREE on Thurs!

 1/17: Martinis & Manicures:
Virginia College, Mobile:  Local restaurants and bars including Benjamin’s, Felix’s Fish Camp, The Crooked Martini and O’ Daly’s Irish Pub will compete to create the best Girl Scout Cookie Martini. 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. All proceeds benefit Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama.

1/17-18: Cyrano de Bergerac:
Joe Jefferson Playhouse, 11 S. Carlen Street: This swashbuckling tale of adventure and romance is by Edmond Rostand and directed by Jim Faust. It promises to be one you’ll not want to miss!

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1/18: Panther Pride 5K and Panther Prowl Fun Run
Murphy High School:  Come out and support Murphy High School in running either a fun run or a certified 5k course through the neighborhoods surrounding Murphy High!

1/18: The Machine Performs Pink Floyd:
Saenger Theatre Mobile: The Machine has forged a 25 year reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd, while creating another legacy all their own. The Machine’s stellar musicianship, dramatic lighting and video, and their passionate delivery sets them above and beyond the rest. Get your tickets now!

 1/19: “Flight of the Butterflies”:
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government St.: The beauty of the iconic monarch butterfly is coming to the big screen of the IMAX Dome. The film follows the impressive yearlong migration cycle of the monarch butterflies, from Canada, through the United States to remote 10,000-foot-high peaks in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico, and back. You’ll not want to miss this!

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Upcoming Event: 1/24: Coca Cola Meet the Players:
The Mobile Convention Center: On Friday of Senior Bowl week, fans get to interact, get an autograph and snap a picture with their favorite player! For information on when specific players will be attending the event go to seniorbowl.com.

 Upcoming Event: 1/28/14: 177th Annual Meeting of Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce:
Mobile Civic Center: The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 177th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, January 28,2014 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Mobile Civic Center. Member and potential members are welcome!

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