Across the country, show choirs have gotten national recognition, thanks to the popular television show “Glee;” however, the University of Alabama’s Resonance Show Choir hopes to show that much more goes into these performances. “There’s a lot more that goes into Resonance than ‘Glee’ makes it seem,” said Naomi Thompson, a junior majoring in psychology and third-year member of the choir.
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“Way out west, there was this fella that I wanna tell ya about. A fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski,” Sam Elliot says during the opening scene of “The Big Lebowski.” Bo Hicks of wellthatscool.com and his cohorts share this wish with Elliot and will be reintroducing Jeff Lebowski, or The Dude, to Tuscaloosa with Tuscaloosa Abides. Wellthatscool.com will screen the 1998 comedy “The Big Lebowski” at the Bama Theatre on Saturday, with festivities beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The Tuscaloosa Arts Council will hold their 10th annual Jewish Film Festival this weekend from Saturday to Tuesday at the Bama Theatre.
Tuscaloosa Community Dancers will present three acts at the Bama Theatre this weekend. The events will be held Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.
The West Alabama Juried Art Show is currently exhibiting this year’s selection of diverse artwork from local artists and UA faculty, students and alumni. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Tuscaloosa, the annual art show allows artists to submit up to three pieces of their work to be judged.
The Actor’s Charitable Theatre will be showcasing their rendition of “Chicago” this Friday through Sunday at The Bama Theatre. Director Joey Lay said Actor’s Charitable Theatre tries to have a wide variety of productions each season, with at least one well-known musical. “‘Chicago’ is a classic that hasn’t been done in Tuscaloosa in about 10 years,” Lay said.
This week more than 100,000 people will unite to judge recent works of filmmakers from around the world.