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Acclaimed jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum will star in “The Essentials: Swing,” the second installment of an original series presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
September 03, 2014

Biology Seminar Speaker Series

Fall is here, which means it is time for the Department of Biology Seminar Speaker Series. Join us as we host weekly talks over the course of the fall semester to open up the discussion on topics prevalent to the cutting-edge scientific community.
Guest lutenist David Walker will join soprano Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, DMA, in a faculty recital featuring the lute songs of John Dowland on Monday, Sept. 15.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Music’s Faculty Brass Quintet, in partnership with University Hospital, is set for a new series of monthly “First Thursday” pops concerts in the hospital atrium.
Artist, art historian and curator Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, Ph.D., has been selected for the 2014 Edward M. and Hermione C. Friend Lecture at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18.
Rapid Fire, a gathering of artists and thinkers designed to help build community and foster dialogue, will be hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Art and Art History on Friday, Sept. 5.
A new session of arts education classes presented by ArtPlay will kick off Sept. 2, and registration is open now. From ballet to hip-hop dance, math art to musical theater, and fabric arts to do-it-yourself studio recording, ArtPlay offers classes for all ages each fall and spring.
The UAB Writers' Series is an annual offering of the Creative Writing program. Nationally recognized authors are invited to UAB to give readings and participate in Q-and-A sessions. Readings are free and open to the public.
As part of its expanding work in the area of human rights, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences, home to the new Institute for Human Rights, is encouraging its students, faculty, staff and the greater UAB community to participate in Nelson Mandela International Day on July 18.
On Thursday, July 3, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Music will present the UAB Concert Choir in a bon voyage concert as the choir heads to Riga, Latvia, to represent the United States in the “Olympics of choirs,” the Interkultur Eighth World Choir Games from July 5-15.
See sculpture and installations created with materials not commonly found in the art studio during a one-night-only exhibition Wednesday, June 18, presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Art and Art History.
Tickets go on sale June 16 for just-announced summer and fall 2014 shows presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. For tickets, a copy of The Center Magazine or more information, call 205-975-2787 or visit www.AlysStephens.org.
The State of Alabama High School Programming Contest will bring talented students from across the state to the University of Alabama at Birmingham on May 17 for a contest that tests computer programming skills.
Fifteen undergraduates from universities across the country will be on campus as part of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)  Summer Program from May 19-July 25.
Donations of fabric from the Birmingham community are still needed for a giant fabric art installation being created to celebrate the University of Alabama at Birmingham Cultural Corridor.
The University of Alabama at BirminghamDepartment of Music has announced its summer 2014 calendar of concerts, including a “bon voyage” performance by the UAB Concert Choir, which is headed to Latvia in July.
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