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Miss Alabama Pageant
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Location: Wright Center

A grand tradition since 1921, the Miss Alabama competition annually awards over $100,000 in college scholarships to outstanding young women of our state! In partnership with the iconic Miss America program, these community service-based non-profit organizations stand as shining examples of what can be accomplished when students are challenged and encouraged to achieve ambitious goals.

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90th Anniversary Concert of The Warblers Club
June 22, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

The Birmingham Warblers Club has entertained audiences for nine decades. Join them for this 90th anniversary celebration.

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The Magic of David Garrard
September 12, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Samford alumnus and world class magician, David Garrard brings his special brand of magic to Samford. David’s mix of magic and music has made him popular with audiences throughout the United States for more than 50 years. He recently appeared on the popular television show Penn and Teller: Fool Us! David’s show will feature audience participation tricks, so be ready to help make the magic happen! David will also perform several larger illusions, such as Houdini’s Trunk or Sawing a Woman in Two. Admission is free and no ticket necessary!

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Davis Architects Guest Artist Series presents Sammy Miller and the Congregation
October 1, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Co-presented by Tonight at the Wright and Birmingham Chamber Music Society. A native of Los Angeles, Grammy® nominated drummer Sammy Miller has become known for his relentless focus on making music that feels good as a drummer, singer, and bandleader. Upon completing his Master’s at The Juilliard School, Sammy formed his ensemble, The Congregation. As a band, they share the power of community through their music—joyful jazz. Award winning theatre incubator, Ars Nova selected The Congregation for the ‘Makers Lab’ in 2017 to develop their genre-bending show, “Great Awakening.” While independently the band members have performed and recorded with notable artists including Wynton Marsalis, Lady Gaga, and Queen Latifah at venues including the White House, Lincoln Center and the Hollywood Bowl, they have opted to stick together to spread joy throughout the world. Get onboard @smcongregation.