Shannon Thomason

Shannon Thomason

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Arts events, art and art history, music, student life, theatre
From a comedy show with Quincy Jones to a Green and Gold Game and Blazer Fan Fest and Walk with a full halftime show from the Marching Blazers, Homecoming 2016 at UAB is happening.
In this zany, Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, a wacky family finds their routine disrupted when a daughter brings her fiancé and his wealthy Wall Street family to dinner.
Enjoy student and alumni artist exhibitions, faculty- and student-led art demonstrations, a silent auction, and the chance to support student scholarships through art purchases.
A longtime Alys Stephens Center favorite, David Sedaris is among the select performers chosen to return for the center’s celebratory 20th anniversary season.
Books, objects and records within the Birmingham Museum of Art’s library inspired the content of the works, created by 11 Department of Art and Art History students.
Known for their incredible re-creations of some of classic rock’s biggest albums, Black Jacket Symphony will bring to life David Bowie’s seminal concept album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.”
Alys Stephens Center’s GlobalFest offers free lectures at noon daily Oct. 3-5, and free Latin dance lessons and an outdoor concert and dance party with Tiempo Libre on Oct. 6.
The Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra has invited Yakov Kasman to perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 as a soloist to open its 70th concert season.
Kevin Spencer, a world-renowned illusionist, is a leading authority on the therapeutic use of magic tricks in special education and rehabilitation. His free Alys Stephens Center show is also a sensory-friendly performance.
Tworkowski founded To Write Love on Her Arms in 2006 as a nonprofit group dedicated to helping those who suffer from depression, addiction, self-injury and suicidal tendencies.
 
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