Arts & Events
UAB celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through local partnerships and events including Word from the Mountain Top and more.
ArtPlay has embraced virtual classes and camps with enthusiastic response from students and families. Registration for the just-announced classes is open now.
AEIVA will host two virtual Inside the Arts LIVE Gallery Talks: with Blalock on Tuesday, Jan. 19, and with McAndrew on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Both events are free with registration.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will hold its 36th annual and first-ever virtual ArtBLINK Gala on Friday, Feb. 5, featuring an online art auction of 20 original pieces from local artists to support cancer research.
Arts events in January will also include an AEIVA artist gallery talk, an arts and disabilities discussion, a creative writing workshop, lunch and learn, and more.
Joining in unity during a time when college marching bands have been forced to the sidelines, the IMB will keep the spirit alive by performing virtually together.
Phillinganes is considered throughout the music industry as among the most important musicians of the recording era, working with artists from Barbra Streisand, Stevie Wonder and Mick Jagger to Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie and Bruno Mars.
Presented by UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Eagles’ new series questions the Federal Drug Administration’s policies against blood donation based on sexual orientation, the stigma of queer blood and HIV/AIDS.
ArtPlay will provide festive totes with workshop supplies and a special surprise from Liv Sweet Bakery available for pickup from the ArtPlay porch from 3:30-6 p.m. Dec. 16-17.
Organized by UAB Community Eye Care, the clinical arm of the UAB School of Optometry, and sponsored by VSP Insurance and Remote Area Medical, Gift of Sight will be held through Dec. 11.
From performing in the Marching Blazers and Department of Music ensembles to busking at Railroad Park, saxophonist Kevin Mooney has been busy while completing his degree.
Local students can honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by submitting an original speech for the “Word from the Mountain Top” competition today.
Give a month of the arts — including a live holiday concert by Eric Essix — with the Virtual Arts Pass for $29. Add an Alabama artisan box for just $20 more.
Due to COVID-19, the UAB Gospel Choir did not get to visit Wales and the Urdd National Eisteddfod choir competition as planned, so they’re singing in Welsh for a virtual trans-Atlantic collaboration.
The virtual symposium will cover topics such as gene editing and cardiac stem cells in heart failure and feature the National Academy of Medicine president as a keynote speaker.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents Eric Essix in concert, now a virtual event at a new date and time.
Eric Mobley, a UAB engineering graduate who also studied music, won first prize in the 2020 National Federation of Music Clubs Composition Competition.
With a thrilling script performed live and unfolding in real time, a dozen college students work through a tangled web of mistaken identities, accidental revelations and conflicting values.
Donate to Blazers Against Hunger, a one-day crowdfunding campaign to raise money for Blazer Kitchen and fight food insecurity for UAB students.
Join UAB’s Department of History and the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center for a Zoom lecture with Jennifer Teege as she discusses her Nazi family ties.
WBHM aims to raise $100,000 for its Local Journalism Innovation Fund, supporting news reporting, podcasts and other local storytelling projects in Birmingham and Alabama.

Since June, six ASO musicians have performed 68 live, private, solo and virtual recitals for patients with respiratory failure due to COVID-19.

Watch Young Concert Artist Xavier Foley and enjoy food from Chez Fonfon for this virtual event, presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will host a virtual outreach event Nov. 9 to educate about the disease.
Watch Lily perform live on the UAB campus or subscribe to the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Virtual Arts Pass at home.
Men in the community will wear pink on Sunday, Oct. 25, to show support for breast cancer awareness at the annual “Real Men Wear Pink” outreach event.
UAB’s ArtPlay will host a virtual Veterans Day mini-camp for kids exploring dance, music, art and much more.
Enjoy music from jazz legend Eric Essix, a silent auction, and take-out packages that include wine, beer, and even food for two, four or six guests.
Hear chamber music thoughtfully curated and performed by some of Alabama’s top musicians. The performances were prerecorded inside AEIVA galleries with minimal staff and strict adherence to UAB safety protocols.
Join UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center for a LIVE Drive-in concert with Three on a String. Tickets are $20 and $25.
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