Shannon Thomason

Shannon Thomason

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Arts events, art and art history, music, student life, theatre

Experience the music of Beethoven, Brahms and Chopin up close and personal in ArtPlay’s grand parlor, with a performance by Cicely Parnas Aug. 29.

Enjoy a series of free events, including lectures, screenings, exhibitions and performances, as part of the CAS 50 Years Forward commemoration in September.

The event is one of many during Welcome Week, celebrating students’ return to campus for the fall semester.

The new work by composer Yotam Haber will feature a short film, archival audio recordings, music performed by the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and a female chorus.
Essix will perform new, original compositions and hand-picked covers which musically chart the growth and healing of his hometown 50 years on from 1963.
A winner will be selected from seven finalists who have designed outdoor sculptures for the university’s Barker Outdoor Sculpture Competition.
Doug Baulos and alumnus Trent Thomas created window art for the artist-run, non-profit visual arts organization; a free reception is planned Sept. 6.
Two friends who met in the Marching Blazers have a song available on iTunes and have signed a deal with JupiterOwl Records.
From acting studio to children’s choir, African drumming to bookbinding and knitting, ArtPlay has a class to suit every artist this fall.

Kasman, daughter of UAB Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman, will attend UAB this fall and has already collected many honors as a performer.

 
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