Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and the cultural and entertainment capital of Alabama. There are numerous art galleries and the largest art museum in the state, the Birmingham Museum of Art. Birmingham is also home to the state's major ballet, opera, and symphony orchestra companies such as the Alabama Ballet, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Ballet, Birmingham Concert Chorale, Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival and Opera Birmingham. The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) is home to the Alabama Ballet and hosts major concert tours and sporting events. Adjacent to the BJCC is the largest hotel in the state, Sheraton Birmingham.
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