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Renowned artist Travis Somerville will present a lecture Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts’ Hess Lecture Hall at 6 p.m.
Guests and patients at UAB Hospital can enjoy performances and more each week with a new season of free “Thursday Arts Experiences,” a noon performance series.
“Chamber Music @ AEIVA” will begin at 5 p.m. and offer gallery viewing and a reception followed by a 30-minute concert at 5:30 featuring student and faculty performers.
The UAB Gospel Choir will celebrate its 20th anniversary in concert on Sunday, Nov. 15, with a reunion choir, a seven-piece band and horn section, steppers, and dance and mime teams.
If you could meet the person who made your scholarship possible, what would you say? Over 175 students had that opportunity last Friday as the College celebrated the 2015-2016 Scholarship and Awards Luncheon.
Theatre UAB students will tackle an edgy new play described by some as Chekhov’s “The Seagull” on steroids.
A panel of creative professionals will share thoughts on their experiences then discuss how young creatives can best be successful, as part of the Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture Series.
A one-night-only student art showcase, “People on Paper,” will be on exhibition from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, presented by the Department of Art and Art History.
Pianist Norman Krieger is set to perform Sunday, Oct. 25, to kick off the UAB Piano Series for 2015-2016.
UAB English Assistant Professor Adam Vines and Las Vegas aerialist and writer Allen Jih combine their talent for a new project.
Anatole France, the poet and novelist, once complained that “life is too short, and Proust is too long.”UAB professor emeritus and renowned Marcel Proust scholar William Carter, Ph.D., clearly doesn’t agree. 
Distinguished scholar Melinda Barlow, Ph.D., will speak Thursday, Oct. 15, on the David Maisel “Black Maps: American Landscape and the Apocalyptic Sublime” exhibition currently on show at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
A memory play and masterpiece of Irish dramatic literature, “Dancing at Lughnasa,” will open Theatre UAB’s new 2015-16 season of main stage plays.
The UAB Hospital Auxiliary, in partnership with the UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine, presents the series, which will take place in UAB Hospital’s North Pavilion.
Students and faculty in the Department of Art and Art History have a new place to showcase art and support creative investigation, interdisciplinary collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship.
African-American Studies Program and Department of Music instructor Kevin P. Turner will present a lecture by George W. Stewart on “The Jefferson County Sound: Birmingham and Bessemer, Alabama, Home of the Black Gospel Quartet” on Thursday, Sept. 24.
If you’re not making discoveries, something is wrong, says UAB English major Kelsey Harrison, winner of the 17th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival's “Best Student Film” for her work “Coming and Going.”
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