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UAB presents "Warhol: Fabricated" Jan. 9-Feb. 28  

Works by legendary late artist Andy Warhol will be on display in an unprecedented and highly anticipated exhibition presented by UAB from Jan. 9-Feb. 28, 2015.  

The first major show by an artist of global renown at the UAB College of Arts and SciencesAbroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts since its opening in January 2014, “Warhol: Fabricated” will be a remarkable presentation of private and public Warhol pieces that have never before been exhibited together.

This innovative exhibition will combine nine Warhol screen prints and 90 photographic prints owned by UAB with loaned pieces from the Andy Warhol Museum, the Booth Western Art Museum, the Birmingham Museum of Art, beta pictoris gallery and private collectors, and an iconic photo of Warhol from internationally recognized photographer Bob Adelman. In addition, well-known New York-based contemporary artist Charles Lutz will display works from his “Denied Warhol Paintings and Sculpture” series.

An opening reception for “Warhol: Fabricated” will be held from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 9, at AEIVA, 1221 10th Ave. South. Admission to AEIVA is always free. AEIVA is open to the public 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 12-6 p.m. Saturday and is closed Sundays and holidays. Call 205-975-6436 or visit AEIVA online.

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Cirque Alys II Sway Poles "Swoon"

Cool new shows to heat up Alys Stephens Center in 2015

A new season of shows featuring legendary and rising artists is set for 2015 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. Tickets go on sale Dec. 12.

On offer for winter and spring 2015 are Branford Marsalis, The Jung Trio, Arlo Guthrie, Aaron Neville Duo, the Wailers, California and Montreal Guitar Trios, Diana Krall, Steve Winwood, Australia’s Sway Poles, and Dr. John and the Nite Trippers. Young Concert Artists and rising stars Andrew Tyson and Julia Bullock will bookend the season and perform as part of the intimate ArtPlay Parlor Music Series. For tickets, a copy of The Center Magazine or more information, call 205-975-2787 or visit

In addition to bringing the world’s most acclaimed performers to Birmingham, the ASC also creates and curates inspired, new arts events for the community. Free this season is the exciting and ASC original community festival Cirque Alys II, this time featuring Australia’s Sway Poles. During the group’s three-day residency at the ASC April 29-May 1, lectures and demonstrations as well as happy hours and a free grand finale performance will take place. Enjoy food trucks, live music and cash bars as the Sway Poles perform their dazzling, acrobatic work “Swoon.”