Shannon Thomason

Shannon Thomason

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

Valerie Accetta, an Equity actress, will teach introductory tap dancing and musical theater this semester and direct a Theater UAB musical in April.

College of Arts and Sciences Dean Robert Palazzo has announced Lauren Lake as the new chair of the Department of Art and Art History.

UAB will have a record number of students living on campus this year for the fall 2013 semester.

Enjoy a new season of musical performances, many of them free and all open to the public, presented by students, faculty and guest artists from UAB Music.

The one hour concert series will begin Sept. 5; the aim is to create a more relaxing, healing environment for patients, guests and caregivers.

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.
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