Arts & Events
Discoveries in the Making speakers present on a variety of topics and new discoveries found through research.
The Viva Health Gala is UAB Visual and Performing Arts’ biggest fundraiser of the year, and proceeds from this elegant evening benefit its programs.
Senior art history students curated an exhibition at Project Space by artist Leanna Leithauser-Lesley, who celebrates the legacies of blues musicians and the history of needlepoint.
The newest mural, titled “Flourish,” was designed and painted by students and features a lush growth of green leaves, painted inside a pedestrian bridge over University Boulevard.
Started in 2001, this festive concert has welcomed thousands of young choral singers from schools throughout the Birmingham community to perform together with UAB choirs.
An all-female cast is rare in theater. Theatre UAB is featuring just that with “The Wolves,” and adding an all-women creative team, too.
This evening-length production is performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, a DJ, a violinist and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip-hop’s founding fathers.
George Luber, Ph.D., is the former chief of the Climate and Health Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This fast-paced, tuneful 45-minute comedy for all ages features a cast of music and theater students, an alumni artist and a guest artist with chamber orchestra.
Families who loved last season’s performance of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” will certainly want to catch this show. A family-friendly reception is also available.
With influences from classical, jazz, bluegrass and African music to electric blues and Eastern European folk dances, The Flecktones create a sound all their own.
Using the power of live storytelling, UAB Medicine employees will share stories from their careers in patient care at this Arts in Medicine event.
The ceremony will be from 2-3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, on the UAB Campus Green.
A girls’ indoor soccer team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles like a pack of adolescent warriors. “The Wolves” features an all-women cast and design team.
Carpenter and Colvin, friends for more than 30 years, will appear on stage together as an intimate acoustic duo, swapping songs and sharing stories.
UAB graduate students will present their final research during a three-minute thesis competition.
During his visit, Greyeyes will also give an audition workshop for students in the CAS Department of Theatre.
Founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Silkroad Ensemble creates music that engages and sparks radical cultural collaboration to build a more hopeful world.
In honor of the university’s 50th anniversary, “Unfolding UAB” will present an unforgettably rich visual history of UAB through more than 80 selected photographs.
Burning Man is shaped by self-expression, community, inclusivity and equality, themes that are also prevalent throughout “Hair,” says senior Austin Helmers.
“Taj Express” is a high-energy celebration of new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture and deep traditions, featuring colorful costumes, joyful dance and thrilling live music.
Exploring ideas of identity, community, global responsibility and peace, “Hair” remains relevant as it examines what it means to be a young person in a changing world.
The Grammy Award-winning trio beloved in country and gospel music have dazzled audiences for decades, with a lifetime of noteworthy achievements in their storybook career.
The UAB Piano Series brings the world’s finest pianists to Birmingham and is directed by UAB Distinguished Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman, a Van Cliburn medalist.
Proclaimed a “national treasure” by the Los Angeles Times, Hamilton has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide.
The 7 p.m. outdoor concert is free and open to the public, but tickets will be required for entry. Tickets will be available Sept. 19 for UAB and Sept. 20 for the public.
Wang, a groundbreaking young musician, is the first accordionist to win a place on the roster of Young Concert Artists in its 58-year history.
For three decades, Scott has made work that encourages viewers to re-examine cohering ideals of American society.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents a glow-in-the-dark adventure with puppetry, technology and dance that is perfect for families.
The UAB Department of Music this fall will present “Chamber Music @ AEIVA,” pianist Asiya Korepanova, Amicitia Duo, “Arias and Art Songs,” and more.
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