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audiences in the region for over 50 years. From its humble beginnings in 1955 to its 50th anniversary in 2005 and beyond, Opera Birmingham has produced world-class operatic productions and concerts that have been hailed by critics and loved by audiences. 3601 6th Ave S, 205-322-6737

RED MOUNTAIN THEATRE COMPANY Red Mountain Theatre Company is a non- profit professional theatre organization with an emphasis on musical theatre. RMTC provides unique educational, training and performing opportunities for aspiring and culturally diverse artists, while growing new and existing audiences through quality theatrical experiences. For almost 30 years, Red Mountain Theatre Company (formerly Summerfest Musical Theatre) has grown to become one of the only year-round professional musical theatre organizations in Alabama. With its own unique Cabaret Theatre located right in the heart of

downtown Birmingham s Theatre District and summer Mainstage productions performed at the Virginia Samford Theatre (formerly Town and Gown), Red Mountain Theatre Company continues to bring both well-known national performers and incredible local talent to the Birmingham stage. Red Mountain Theatre Company, 2900 1st Ave S, 205-324-2424, redmountaintheatre.org

REGIONS FIELD The Birmingham Baron s home is located near the heart of the city. Between 14th and 16th and 1st and 3rd Ave S. 205-988-3200.

TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY Talladega Superspeedway is the biggest, fastest, most competitive motorsports facility in the world. Records for both speed and competition have been established at Talladega. Two major races during the year draw thousands of fans from across the country for the heart-thumping action on the track. Adjacent to the track is the