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Catalyst returns to action tonight

New Catalyst for Birmingham logoIt’s not like our hip to be civic friends ever really left; they’ve just been quietly preparing for this relaunch. Tonight you can join them over at The Wine Loft in the city center and find out what plans are for the future. It’s also a great excuse to enjoy a wine-tasting (and some pretty nice weather).

If you’ve got Facebook, head on over to the invite page and let them know you’re showing up.

Collective Perspectives continues at Vulcan Park

Part two of Vulcan Park‘s 2008 Collective Perspectives series, “Way Down South in Birmingham,” will take place on Tuesday, February 12 and feature Miles College jazz band director Daniel Western.

The series, entitled Neighborhoods: Artful Excursions Through Birmingham’s African-American Communities, is a celebration of Black history. Audra Bean, Vulcan Park’s director of marketing and public relations, describes it as “… a series of non-traditional programs that enlighten and educate people in Birmingham,” taking a deeper look at the city’s Black communities such as Ensley and Titusville through music, oral history, documentary film and folk art. Since Vulcan is seen as the center of Birmingham, Bean felt like the center should be educating people about the city’s past.

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