Arts & Events
Learning and performing magic tricks has been shown to benefit children and adults with disabilities. UAB’s annual Magic Camp is free and open to children ages 9-18 diagnosed with a disability.
Join UAB’s Institute for Human Rights for a Facebook Live discussion on human rights during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Throughout May, the UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center is offering online tools and information to improve mental health and increase resiliency, and ways to support friends, family and co-workers who may be struggling.
How is COVID-19 exposing disparities with the local economy? Join UAB’s Office of Diversity on Thursday, May 7, for a Facebook live community discussion.
Assistant Professor Stacey Holloway combined silicone molds of her own body with doorstops, rubber bands, an old record player and more to create prosthetic devices that mimic physical connections in these days of social distancing.
To make your own mask, you will need a T-shirt, sharp scissors, pen or marker, and a ruler.
They missed out on their last recitals, but two piano students have announced their graduate school plans, and a drum major for the Marching Blazers has his pick of medical schools.
Donate and pick a race for this year’s virtual run: flat, fast, brutal with hills, completed on a treadmill — or relaxing from your couch.
WBHM’s news gathering resources will be shared with the rest of the state on behalf of the public, says WBHM General Manager Chuck Holmes.
Artists with UAB AIM are telling health care workers, from nurses and physicians to environmental services and facilities staff, they are grateful for the work they continue to do.

Online lessons in activities from hand stitching, paper crafts and visual arts to storytelling, writing and more are available now, including a Spanish “Storytime.”

Many events, including concerts by students and faculty, visits by guest artists and exhibitions may be rescheduled in the future, but the timeline for decisions on when that may occur is unknown.  
This event has been canceled. On the program for Liu’s Birmingham performance are Schumann’s Arabesque Op. 18, Schubert’s Six Musical Moments, Op. 94, and Brahms’ Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 5.
See the BFA exhibition online; a virtual reception will be held from 6-7 p.m. Friday, April 24.
This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled. Approximately 55 students in fourth through eighth grades from counties across the state will participate, and the winner will represent the state at the national bee in Washington, D.C.

Join the UAB community for an open panel discussion on viewing the absence of the native story in American art.

This event has been postponed. The performance will introduce the ASC’s Jazz Café format, with onstage seating and drinks. Space is limited; reserve tickets today.
Nine students won awards, and UAB Magazine won a Silver ADDY for its latest issue, which celebrates the university’s 50th anniversary.
Fifty-two students from Southern universities will compete in the Regional 3MT finals hosted by UAB’s Graduate School.

This event has been postponed. Ndegeocello will speak on her career in a 3 p.m. session; that night, the 10-time Grammy Award nominee will perform from her latest album, “Ventriloquism,” at 7 p.m.

“Here We Are” will be performed at the March 21 concert “Music as Change Agent,” as a representation from “centuries of repertoire” by “composers whose works both reflect and contribute to larger social issues.”

This event has been canceled. “Raising Our Voices” is an innovative movement and storytelling project for individuals impacted by cancer, presented with critically acclaimed Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater.

New programming will include “Sound Opinions,” “Bluegrass Breakdown,” “Highway 61,” “Ask Me Another,” “The Splendid Table,” “Travel with Rick Steves” and “On Being,” as well as expanded classical music and a Friday rebroadcast of “Fresh Air.”

The cast hopes this “brand-new story with classic roots,” portrayed by a black family, will humanize the black experience for audiences.
The four new, short plays, tenderly crafted stories of ache and longing, examine the most ordinary and disparate of characters in high-stakes moments of self-doubt.

The Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Step Show was established to honor the dreams and aspirations of the late Camille Yvette Armstrong.

This event has been postponed. Sessions will include staying injury-free, entrepreneurship, touring, money strategies, social media and more, including a discussion with singer-songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello.
UAB Women’s Basketball will host the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders for the annual Pink Game on Feb. 15.

Williams’ 1945 play is a timeless depiction of the “all-in-the-family” drama; but Theatre UAB’s production, with nontraditional casting, offers a twist on the usual.

Come see the six-time Grammy Award winners perform a memorable evening of music, song and dance on this final journey.

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