People who say there’s nothing to do in Birmingham are lying or just not paying attention. Here are just a few things to do this weekend.

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Aug. 4: Birmingham Art Crawl

Every first Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m., rain or shine, the Birmingham Art Crawl transforms Downtown Birmingham into a sprawling art gallery to show off the talent of the city’s artists and artisans. Venues stretch across downtown Birmingham including galleries, restaurants and bars, downtown businesses and more, and artists set up show on the sidewalks and in parking lots, too. Each month about 3,000 art enthusiasts attend to support 50 or so local artists, musicians, and performers. This month’s Art Crawl theme is “Beach Party” and will include handmade jewelry and homemade wine-infused jelly by See Jane Write member Sasha Maples Johns of True Vine Gifts.  Learn more at

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Aug 5: Arc Stories

The local live storytelling event Arc Stories is back. This month’s theme — Lost In Translation: Stories about Misunderstanding. The Aug. 5 event will kick off at 7:30 p.m. at The Avon Theater. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit

Aug. 6: Body Positivity Boot Camp

See Jane Write member Salaam Green of the Literary Healing Arts Foundation is hosting a body positivity boot camp for women and girls every Saturday through August 20. Join her at the East Lake Farmers Market this Saturday at 10 a.m. Learn more at

Aug 6: Hayah Beauty presents Chat & Chew

This two-hour image seminar features See Jane Write member and image consultant Danielle Devonne, who’ll be sharing tips to help you style your clothing for your body type and to transform your everyday makeup into evening glam. Natural hair expert Darrius Peace will also discuss the beauty of natural hair and the Hayah luxury haircare and cosmetics line. The event will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased here.

What are you doing this weekend?

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