January 14, 2011
ASC Ensemble. Download image.
ASC Kids' Club presents "Extraordinary Americans Who Happen to Be..." A Celebration of Black History Month, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Tickets are $8 for kids, $10 for adults. Call 205-975-2787 or go to www.AlysStephens.org. For the third year, the talented and dedicated teens of the ASC's Make It Happen Performing Ensemble will create a dynamic history lesson through song, dance and storytelling.
David Grisman Quintet. Download image.
Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011
David Grisman Quintet+, 8 p.m. in UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Tickets are $53, $43, $33; $20 for student tickets. Call 205-975-2787 or go to www.AlysStephens.org. Acoustic string instrumentalist Grisman will make his first visit to the Alys Stephens Center with his quintet; the "+" refers to a surprise special guest. Grisman is best known as a mandolinist/composer whose style is a blend of influences, from bluegrass, swing and jazz to Latin and gypsy
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Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
Southern Circuit Film Screening: "Abel Raises Cain," 7 p.m. in UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Tickets are $12. Call 205-975-2787 or go to www.AlysStephens.org. "Abel Raises Cain" is an unprecedented glimpse into the life and bizarre career of infamous underground media prankster, Alan Abel, told from the viewpoint of his daughter Jenny Abel and co-director Jeff Hockett. Southern Circuit is the nation's only regional tour of independent filmmakers, providing communities with an interactive way of experiencing independent film. Each filmmaker will be present for an individual screening of their movie and will participate in a Q&A with the audience afterward. Screenings will take place throughout the season. The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers is a program of South Arts. This screening is supported in part by an award from National Endowment for the Arts.