The Viva Health Starlight Gala is the biggest fundraiser of the year for UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $125 and include a reception. Call 205-975-2787.
January 07, 2015
Enjoy the sweet sounds of free musical performances with the UAB Department of Music’s full schedule for winter and spring.
March 10, 2015
The commission will present awards for 2015’s Outstanding Women and present a free lecture by leadership expert Betsy Myers.
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Holden will work with students as they prepare for the department’s production of “Avenue Q” and will give his one-man performance, “The Joshua Show.”
December 15, 2014
Nersessian performed Jan. 25, and Lugansky will perform March 21. Both are sought-after artists of the highest caliber, says UAB’s Yakov Kasman.
February 26, 2015
Eric Essix, Scott Register, Daniel Beard, Carla Jean Whitley and Jeffery Cain are the judges for the Alys Stephens Center’s second annual music competition.
February 23, 2015
Legendary reggae band the Wailers, led by original member Aston “Family Man” Barrett, will perform the band’s classic hits spanning more than four decades.
February 19, 2015
This year the festival includes six new plays written by students, plus one written by Shackleford commemorating the Voting Rights Act’s 50th anniversary.
February 09, 2015
Backed by jazz piano for this show, New Orleans native Aaron Neville returns to the ASC stage for a performance of classic doo-wop covers from his album “My True Story.”
A compassionate and stimulating study of sexuality and intimacy, the Tony-nominated play is set in late 19th century, middle-class America, when “female problems” often were dismissed as “hysteria.”
January 27, 2015
Arlo Guthrie will celebrate “Alice’s Restaurant” 50 years later with a unique multimedia show Saturday, Feb. 21, in the ASC.
January 23, 2015
In celebration of Black History Month, the talented students of ArtPlay’s Make It Happen Performing Ensemble will perform the original play “The Clever George Washington Carver.”
January 21, 2015
Six finalists will be chosen to perform live June 20 at LOCAL, a free, family-friendly music event; one winner will be paid $1,000. Entries will be accepted until April 20.
January 21, 2015
Clarinetists of all ages and abilities are invited to gather for the International Clarinet Association's Southeastern Festival in conjunction with the 13th annual UAB Clarinet Symposium.
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The state arts agency gave grants for “The Essentials: Bebop,” an ASC original series honoring the history of jazz, and for LOCAL, a free community music and family-friendly event.
January 16, 2015
The evening’s program will include Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, Mendelssohn and Brahms; the second half by Dvorak, Ravel and Shostakovich.
January 09, 2015
This PNC-sponsored performance will feature Grammy Award-winning Marsalis starring in the ASC’s own original series, which focuses on the rich history of jazz.
December 04, 2014
The Essentials with Branford Marsalis and Cirque Alys II with Australia’s Sway Poles are just two of this season’s inspired new ASC shows. Tickets go on sale Dec. 12.
December 19, 2014
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December 18, 2014
Tyson will perform a program of works by Dutilleux, Mozart and Chopin in the intimate setting of ArtPlay’s parlor, presented by the Alys Stephens Center.