Good Day Alabama for January 22, 2014 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for January 22, 2014

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for January 22, 2014:

ZOO CREW - Mickey visits with Kelly Wall from the Birmingham Zoo to learn more about Groundhog Day and "Woo at the Zoo" with the skunk. For more information, visit birminghamzoo.com.

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us  live from Greater St John Church in Powderly (2401 Carlos Ave. SW, Birmingham, 35211). It's the location for the 22nd Annual American Gospel Quartet Convention that runs through Friday. He talks with George W. Stewart - the organizer of the event. For more information, call (205) 798-4093 or visit http://www.agqconvention.ning.com.

DR. ASA - REASONS TO LOSE WEIGHT
- Mike talked with Dr. Asa Andrew - known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®. He is also a national best-selling author, radio and TV host, and founder of Diagnosis HOPE, a non-profit dedicated to health education and supporting the uninsured. He has dedicated his life to helping others thrive in their health. Today he discusses 6 Reasons To Lose Weight:
1.Reduced Asthma and Allergies
2.Less Arthritis
3.Increased Mood and Well-Being
4.Increase Memory
5.Reverse Type 2 Diabetes
6.Better Sleep

For more information, visit http://www.drasa.com/.

VANESSA HUDGENS - Vanessa Hudgens talked with us about her new role in "Gimme Shelter." Based on the inspiring true events, "Gimme Shelter" centers on the courageous story of Agnes "Apple" Bailey (Vanessa Hudgens) and her incredible path to motherhood as a pregnant, homeless teenager.  Forced to flee her abusive mother (Rosario Dawson), and turned away by her Wall Street father (Brendan Fraser), Apple finds herself on a desperate and isolated journey of survival.  In the depths of despair, she meets a compassionate stranger (James Earl Jones), who ultimately leads her to salvation and unprecedented support in a suburban shelter for homeless teenagers.   With gained confidence, and the warmth of her new home, Apple breaks from her inhibiting past, embracing the future with clarity and hope. Hudgens' immersed herself in the character and delivers a transformative and stunning performance.  To prepare, she lived for weeks in pregnancy shelters, interacting with the young, homeless mothers who also appear in the film, completely altering her appearance unrecognizable. "Gimme Shelter" opens in the U.S. on Friday. It has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA with a running time of 100 minutes.  For more information, visit http://gimmeshelterthemovie.com/.
 

ASK THE DOCTOR - Dr. Jerome Williams from Red Mountain Animal Clinic joined us to take viewer questions about their pets. For more information, call (205) 326-8080 or visit redmountainanimalclinic.com.

GARDENING - Rip Weaver, Executive Director, joins us from Aldridge Gardens along with Garden Blogger Deborah Elliot. Deborah is teaching a class - Do You Choose Your Plants or Do They Jump Into Your Buggy? - on Saturday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $12 members/$15 non-members. And Former students of teacher Soon-Bok Sellers will be exhibiting in her honor in February and March in the Eddie & Kay Aldridge Art & Historical Collections Museum. Soon-Bok was art teacher at the old Berry High School, and then became coordinator of art for the Hoover School System. The Retrospective of Soon-Bok Sellers starts February 17 with a Meet the Artists Reception on Friday, February 21st from  5:00 to 8:00 p.m. To register or for more information, call (205) 682-8019  or visit aldridgegardens.com.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, Jeh Jeh runs off to join the circus! He catches up with all the clowns and great acts in town for the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus. UAB Breast Cancer Research teams up with local gardeners for a new project! Find out how they hope to make a difference!  Calling all cat fans.... We tell you all about the feline fanciers cat show! Want to shed a little more light on your kitchen? We show you some options without having to call the electrician! You've heard the controversy over supermodels and photo touch-ups... So what do they think about the situation? Some of the top supermodels share their thoughts with us! And we introduce you to our pet of the week! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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