Alabama NewsCenter — Can’t Miss Alabama celebrates the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s 29th birthday

| November 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

By Shirley Jackson

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute 29th birthday
The community is invited to gather at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute for a reception of celebration and reflection, including historic gallery tours, birthday cake, food trucks and musical entertainment. Richard Arrington Jr., Birmingham’s first Black mayor, who secured funding from the Historic Preservation Authority to open the institute in 1992, will be in attendance. The family affair is free and open to the public Saturday, Nov. 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit for more information.

Manchester Orchestra
The Manchester Orchestra: The Million Masks of God will perform Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Alabama Theatre. The indie rock band is known for hit songs “Simple Math” and “I’ve Got Friends.” Buy tickets at

Reba McEntire tickets on sale
Tickets are on sale for the Reba: Live in Concert tour with special guest Tenille Townes. McEntire will perform Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. All seats are reserved. Dates, acts and ticket prices are subject to change. A service charge is added to each ticket. Buy tickets at For more information, click on

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