7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEK
May 4 Orpheus Goes to Hadestown
See the classic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice as you've never imagined it — in 1930s America, presented by Bards of Birmingham in The Edge of Chaos.
May 5 See some championship baseball
UAB plays host to the Gulf South Conference Baseball Tournament field of eight teams — the first time in the rich history of GSC baseball that the tournament will take place in Birmingham. Schedule and game times are online for games May 2-6.
May 6 Find paths to peace and progress
Tushar Gandhi, great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, will lecture at UAB during his trip to Birmingham to promote human rights and peace. A forum on "Gandhian Paths to Global Progress," which includes lunch, will be held noon-4 p.m. in AEIVA, and a talk on human rights will follow at 6 p.m.
May 7 Anybody for sonic yoga?
Guest artist Andrea Brook and Birmingham Yoga’s Akasha Ellis will lead a free community yoga class at 5:30 p.m. May 7 on the Engel Plaza.
May 8 Find out what's driving the cost of higher education
Richard Margison, UAB vice president of Financial Affairs and Administration, will discuss forces driving the cost of higher education and answer questions about what can be expected in the future. Lunch will be provided, so registration is required.
May 9 Conference brings the world's leaders to you
Access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending the live broadcast of Leadercast in UAB's Business-Engineering Complex from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 9. Successful business leaders and entrepreneurs like Andy Stanley, Malcolm Gladwell, Laura Bush, Jack Welch and others provide insights and guidance on what it takes to move up professionally.
May 10 Let us light up your world
Join some of Birmingham’s most innovative artists for the second annual Light Dreams festival, UAB’s free celebration of art, music, dance and light, at 8 p.m. May, 8-10 on the ASC’s Engel Plaza. See a full schedule and roster of artists and performers.
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