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LOCAL EVENTS:  


CIRQUE ITALIA- Thurs/Fri 7:30pm; Sat 1:30pm, 4:30pm, & 7:30pm;  Sun 2:30pm & 5:30pm, Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

Cirque Italia is a creative mix of the best elements of entertainment and technology. A “never-seen-before” production that combines acrobatics, dance, contortion, and even high-performance BMX and roller-skating.  CLICK HERE   


MOBILE BOAT SHOWFri 12 noon-8pm; Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 10am-5pm, Mobile Convention Center

In addition to a huge selection of boats and marine products, this year’s show will feature professional flyboarding demonstrations in the Mobile River. The Fetch-n-Fish dog show returns with dog jumping, training tips and lots of fun for the kids; and the Skeeter Experience seminar series features local and regional fishing talent sharing their secrets.  CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA JAZZ FESTSat 10:30am- 6:30pm, Sun 11am- 7pm, Seville Square Park, downtown Pensacola

The FREE two-day festival celebrates America’s unique musical art form—jazz. Lineup includes Greg Abate, Wayne Bergeron, Annie Sellick and Dimas Sanchez and Fusion Beat.  Great Music, Kids Area, Arts & Crafts, Food & Drink!  CLICK HERE   


MOBILE R&B JAM FEST- Sat 8pm, Mobile Civic Center

This year’s lineup features the legendary Frankie Beverly & Maze with Ginuwine, Dru Hill & Doug E Fresh. Come party with some friends and jam to your favorite hits from the 80’s & 90’s.  CLICK HERE  


ST MARY’S CRAWFISH & BLUEGRASS EXTRAVAGANZA- Sat 4pm-9pm, St Mary Parish, Old Shell Rd, Mobile

Featuring the sounds of Fat Man Squeeze, Delta Reign, and The Modern Eldorados, with headliner, Black Irish Texas from Austin. The charity to which proceeds will flow this year is called Veterans Recovery Resources, which is a local charity established by Knight John Kilpatrick and other veterans to provide mental wellness and addiction recovery services to all veterans who need help. CLICK HERE  


4th Annual FIRKINFEST-Sat 2pm-5pm, Moe’s Original Barbecue, downtown Mobile

Participating breweries will showcase distinctive cask ale in a firkin, a barrel made of stainless steel that holds 10.8 gallons of beer. Firkins are unique in the sense that the beer goes through a secondary fermentation in the vessel. CLICK HERE   


SPRING FLING MUSIC FESTIVAL - Sat 12 noon-10pm, The Grounds

Biggest names in southern soul and blues. Outside all day byob event.  CLICK HERE  


MOBILE BAYBEARS FAN FESTSat 11am-2pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

Free family fun, with free hot dogs, popcorn & soda; batting practice/play catch on the field, run the bases, meet the mascots, inflatables, national anthem auditions and more.  CLICK HERE   


PORT OF ONE featuring BETHEL MUSICSat 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

Port of One is a city-wide worship event featuring Bethel Music, Pastor Joe Johnson and more. CLICK HERE   


MICHAEL McDONALDFri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


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


LEGENDS IN CONCERTFri 7pm; Sat 1pm and 7pm; Sun 3pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi

The world’s greatest tribute show, features tribute artists like Prince, Madonna, Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson and Bruce Springsteen.  CLICK HERE  


PENSACOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA presents RUSSIAN SPECTACULARSat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

The Symphony presents music by popular Russian composers under the direction of Guest Conductor, Bill Eddins, of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.  CLICK HERE    


SORDID LIVESFri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm, Mobile Theater Guild

A colorful family from a small Texas town must come to grips with the accidental death of the elderly family matriarch during a clandestine meeting in a seedy motel room with her much younger, married neighbor. The woman's family must deal with their own demons while preparing for what could be an embarrassing funeral.  CLICK HERE   


MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING- Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse, Mobile

Much Ado About Nothing is generally considered one of Shakespeare’s best comedies, because it combines elements of mistaken identities, love, robust hilarity with more serious meditations on honor, shame, and court politics. CLICK HERE   


24th Annual CAMELLIA CLASSIC OPEN CAR SHOWSat 9am-3pm, Bellingrath Gardens, Theodore

Stroll among hundreds of classic and vintage automobiles displayed on the Great Lawn.  Hosted by the Mobile Bay Mustang Club. CLICK HERE  


A BARK TO REMEMBERSat 10am-3pm, Community Maritime Park

Join Gulf Coast Health Care for a dog friendly event to raise funds and awareness for the local Alzheimer's Association. There will be dog contests, a variety of vendors, silent auction, entertainment, food and drink and much more!  CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS HOCKEY vs KNOXVILLE ICE BEARS - Fri/Sat 7:05pm, Pensacola Bay Center, CLICK HERE   

 

DRUGS: COST & CONSEQUENCESOpening Fri Feb 3rd, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

In this interactive exploration of the effects of drugs on both individuals and society, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the history and the current science behind drug law enforcement, drug prevention, drug addiction, and drug treatment specific to Alabama’s local communities, as well as the U.S.  CLICK HERE   


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MOVIES:


GHOST IN THE SHELL (PG13)- In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.  Stars Scarlett Johansson


THE BOSS BABY (PG)A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.  Features the voices of Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow


THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE (PG13)The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.  Stars Jessica Chastain, Daniel Bruhl


TABLE 19 (PG13)Ex-maid of honor Eloise- having been relieved of her duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text – decides to hold her head up high and attend her oldest friend’s wedding anyway. She finds herself seated at the ‘random’ table in the back of the ballroom with a disparate group of strangers, most of whom should have known to just send regrets. Stars Anna Kendrick. Now showing at the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile