Things to do in Birmingham
New Favorite: In the Dutch West Indies, Curaçao is celebrating a year of independence from Holland and has a new 36-year-old president, Gerrit Schotte, who's intent on turning the island into an eco-conscious and high-end destination. Years as agent: 18.
Dinner and a movie go hand-in-hand at Birmingham's Palladium 12 Theatre. With the cost of admission, you get a movie ticket and access to a dinner buffet prepared by in-house chef Ian Forest.