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The dirt’s moving at Ruffner

New beginnings at Ruffner
Photo: New beginnings at Ruffner. acnatta/Flickr

Progress on Birmingham’s Park-nership, one of the larger initiatives undertaken by the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, always seems to be sought after, so I figured it would make sense to post this image. It’s the view looking through where Ruffner Mountain‘s pavillion once stood out to the site of the nature center’s new visitors center, currently scheduled for a May 2009 completion.

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ArtBlink, Kirklin Clinic

Eleven of Alabama’s most well-known artist, including Nall and Lonnie Holley, will come together for one night to help fund research at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. Each artist will have 90 minutes to finish an original work, which will be auctioned off to benefit cancer research and patient care. ArtBlink includes cocktail dinning and live jazz.

Artists in attendance:
Nall, Vicki Denaburg, Randy Gachet, Carolyn Goldsmith, Karen Graffeo, Darius Hill, Lonnie Holley, Fran Nagy, Amy Pleasant, Ricky Trione and Paul Ware

Cost: $150/person and reservations are required. For information call (205) 934-0034.

The Kirklin Clinic
2000 6th Avenue South (directions)