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LOCAL EVENTS:

DAUPHIN ISLAND PEOPLE’S PARADE- Sat 1pm, Dauphin Island, CLICK HERE   

CHARITY CHASE 5K- Sat 8am, O’Daly’s Irish Pub, downtown Mobile

10 local charities are participating, and $20 of every registration fee goes to the selected charity of the runner. What Would You Race For? CLICK HERE   

DOUBLE BRIDGE RUN- Sat 7am (15 K), Pensacola Community Maritime Park;  8:10am (5K), Gulf Breeze

The 15K carries runners over two bridges, across Pensacola Bay and Santa Rosa Sound. It will run from downtown Pensacola with a tour that includes the historic district, and picturesque Bayfront Parkway, a run through Gulf Breeze, and onto Pensacola Beach. The 5K invites both runners and walkers to travel from Gulf Breeze to beautiful Pensacola Beach. CLICK HERE

FLORA-BAMA CHILI COOK-OFF - Sat 10am-3pm, Flora-Bama Lounge, Perdido Key

It's a showdown to see who's got the “Best Chili Around!" Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. CLICK HERE 

LOUIS C.K.- Thurs 7:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre **Mature Content. 18+.** CLICK HERE

INDIGO GIRLS with special guest GRAYSON CAPPS- Sat 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE 

TRAVIS TRITT - Thurs 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

WHITE TIE ROCK ENSEMBLE presents THE LEGACY OF AMERICAN ROCK- Sat 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Experience an evening of rock and roll as the White Tie Rock Ensemble presents a tribute to Journey, STYX, Boston, Aerosmith, Foreigner, and KansasCLICK HERE

TOBY MAC HITS DEEP TOUR featuring TOBY MAC, Tauren Wells, 

Jordan Feliz, We Are Messengers, Ryan Stevenson, Aaron Cole, 

Cole Cochren & Co - Fri 7pm, Pensacola Bay Center, CLICK HERE

JJ GREY & MOFRO- Thurs 8pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    

JON LANGSTON- Sat 9pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE

THE STYLISTICS- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE

JOE NICHOLS-Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

AVANT- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

PENSACOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA presents MOZART MADNESS- Sat 7:30pm, First United Methodist Church, downtown Pensacola 

The soaring stained-glass windows of First United Methodist’s sanctuary provide a beautiful setting for a performance of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3. Also on the program is Mozart's Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter," his final symphonyCLICK HERE  

SOCIETY SH3LL: SO LONG SLICE- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Mobile Theatre Guild

The Mobile Theatre Guild presents a new Satirical Comedy by Thomas Perez & Directed by Daniel Mainwaring. CLICK HERE   

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! - Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm; Pensacola Little Theatre

Tom is a nervous school teacher about to start his first day of teaching. He tries to relax with a little TV when various characters representing facets of his personality materialize from the television set. Reviving the catchy, playful Saturday morning hits of the 1970's, Schoolhouse Rock Live! is both educational and enjoyable for everyone! CLICK HERE  

FLIGHT: THE RISE & FALL OF CHARLES LINDBERGH- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm, Theatre 98, Fairhope

Following Charles Lindbergh during fourteen perilous years of his life – from the journey to Paris through the kidnapping of his son and up to the beginning of World War II – Flight is a rich examination of a singular American lifeCLICK HERE

MOBILE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2020- Jan 16- Feb 2, various dates and venues

“To Dust”- Thurs 7pm, Ahavas Chesed Synagogue,

A Hasidic cantor in upstate New York, distraught by the untimely death of his wife, befriends a local community college biology professor (Matthew Broderick) and the two embark on an increasingly literal undertaking into the underworld.

**** POSTPONED*****“Golda’s Balcony, The Film”- NEW DAY/TIME: 2pm, Sunday February 9, Ahavas Chesed Synagogue

Tovah Feldshuh plays Golda Meir and numerous other characters during a multi-camera, video recording in front of a live audience in May of 2003. CLICK HERE

FIRST SUNDAY OUTDOOR MARKET AT 5 RIVERS- Sun 12 noon-4pm, 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center, Causeway, Spanish Fort

This free and family friendly outdoor market that features local arts & crafts, farmers' market, and other outdoor-themed items from the Cypress Gift Shop at 5 RiversCLICK HERE   

DINOSAURS AROUND THE WORLD- Jan 18- May 10, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

Go back in time on a dinosaur adventure and a tour of an Earth very different from today – a time before the continents as we know them existed, when lush landscapes covered Africa and greenery was the norm in Antarctica! With advanced animatronics, a multi-layered narrative, fossils, authentic casts, cutting-edge research and immersive design elements you’ll experience the Age of Reptiles as it comes to life! CLICK HERE   

MOVIES:

THE RHYTHM SECTION (R) - A woman seeks revenge against those who orchestrated a plane crash that killed her family. Stars Blake Lively, Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown 

BIRDS OF PREY (R) - After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord. Stars Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ewan McGregor

GRETEL & HANSEL (PG13)- A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil. Stars Sophia Lillis, Alice Krige, Jessica De Gouw

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