All of the plays in the March 6-10 festival are written, directed and acted by students, staff and faculty from the UAB Department of Theatre. All tickets are $5, and shows typically sell out.
The Grammy Award-winning band, among the pioneers of contemporary jazz groups, will also lead a clinic with UAB Department of Music students, and member Bob Mintzer will perform for schoolchildren with the UAB Jazz Ensemble
“Graphic Means” documents graphic design production from the 1950s through the 1990s. The screening is free for all UAB ID holders, including students and employees.
Playwright Tom Stoppard’s hilarious lampooning of murder mystery conventions features feuding theater critics Moon and Birdboot as they are swept into the whodunit they are viewing. The “play within a play” is based in three acting styles interwoven together: the farcical, the melodrama of “who done it thrillers” and Theatre of the Absurd.
February 03, 2017

Celebrate Darwin Day 2017

To honor the 208th birthday of legendary evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin, the University of Alabama at Birmingham will host its annual Darwin Day celebrations in February. The events will celebrate scientific research in evolutionary biology and other disciplines.
Four former students – Maeve Brophy, Edward Forstman, Kseniia Polstiankina and Cahill Smith – will perform works by Carter, Liszt, Medtner and Rachmaninoff in honor of Professor Yakov Kasman’s 50th birthday and his 15 years of teaching at UAB.
The Department of Music’s annual Trumpet Symposium will feature two free concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Hulsey Recital Hall
Commissioned by the BMA, the to-scale replica of its newly remodeled galleries is a tool to help curators plan exhibitions and more. It was used for the upcoming Jan. 29 exhibition “Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art.”
Clarinetists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the symposium; registration includes a ticket to see guest artist and Grammy winner Richard Stoltzman perform with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
Does your possible identical twin exist? If a clay statue is on the table and nothing else is on the table, are there three things on the table — the statue, the lump of clay of which it is made, and the clay in the statue? Are the past, present, and future real? Is space a big container? Are numbers real things that do not exist in space or time? Is there any moment at which all of you exists?

Consider these questions and others in PHL 408-2D: Capstone. The class is taught by Dr. Marjorie Price and is held T/TH 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Prerequisites: two previous philosophy courses.
Angel will take over a small gallery to create the installation “Facing the Hyperstructure” in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, with assistance from AEIVA staff and Department of Art and Art History students.
A free opening reception is planned for 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. In addition to his exhibition, Nader will meet with UAB photography students for a group critique that will be followed by a free, public gallery talk, scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, March 3.
A panel discussion with the artist on social issues surrounding Beverly Fishman’s exhibition, as well as the broader intersection of visual arts, pharmaceuticals and health care, is planned for 5 p.m. prior to the exhibition’s free opening reception Jan. 20.
The 41st Juried Annual Student Exhibition — coordinated by the Department of Art & Art History (DAAH) and presented at the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA) galleries — includes student works selected by a professional artist (juror) and functions as an experiential learning opportunity for the students of the DAAH. Entry deadline: February 17, 2017.
A group of 65 students and three faculty members will travel to Milan, Pisa, Florence and Rome, where they will tour the cities and march in the parade, which draws tens of thousands to celebrate and receive the Pope’s New Year’s Day blessing.
The film was produced by Assistant Professor of Music Technology Craig Brandwein. Psychology faculty will be on hand to discuss how to cope with adverse circumstances after the film.
Students will present papers on topics as diverse as the Aztecs’ bloody past, the Egyptian goddess Isis, Charles-François Daubigny’s floating studio, a mask of the female Sande society and the representation of women in 18th-century French portraiture.
Two, one-night only student showcases are set for Project Space, presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History. Both exhibitions are free and open to the public.
The UAB Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition represents the culmination of a diverse and intensive program of undergraduate study and will feature illustration, photography and printmaking by Lucy Allen, Amber Gomez and Anna-Kate Marcum.
Max Boot will discuss guerrilla warfare in history Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 5:30 p.m.
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