Find your niche in the Magic City

By on August 28, 2013
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Looking for an opportunity to explore Birmingham culture? Seek no more. Right around the corner is Birmingham Artwalk 2013, a vivacious, open-air arts festival located on the streets of downtown Birmingham, which is open to the public at an affordable price–it’s free.

Artwalk will begin Friday, September 6th from 5 PM–10 PM and last through Saturday, September 7th from Noon–6 PM, and will be located on Morris Avenue, 1st and 2nd Avenues North, and between 22nd and 25th Streets North.

The event will showcase local and emerging visual artists, live musicians, and street performers, as well as offering a variety of food and drink vendors and children’s activities. The two-day event will transform Birmingham’s loft neighborhood into a full-fledged arts district.

Birmingham Art Association will be presenting famous local artist such as Mary Ann Brechun, Joyce Brooks, Gerda Carmichael, Sharon Gates, and Erin Hardin. Some UAB students have opened up a booth to sell some local items.

For more information regarding the location, galleries, sponsors, or history, visit birminghamartwalk.org for more details.

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Elijah Davis
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