Arts
Amy Williamson, who earned her Master of Arts degree in art history, is the newly appointed visual arts program manager and gallery manager for the Alabama State Council on the Arts.
Tank and the Bangas, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin, Silkroad Ensemble, Branford Marsalis, The Chieftains, Samin Nosrat, star of the Netflix series “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,” and more are coming to Birmingham.
Mark Tarr, president and CEO of Encompass Health, is the chair of the Alys Stephens Center’s 2019 Viva Health Starlight Gala starring Jeff Goldblum.

Goldblum is the star of the 2019 Viva Health Starlight Gala, elegant evening benefiting the Alys Stephens Center on Sunday, June 2.

Discover and get to know the artists in this original concert series, with cocktails, small bites and inspiring performances.
Regi Carpenter will perform twice at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center as part of her weeklong UAB residency.
Winner of seven Grammy awards, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Knight possesses one of the richest voices in pop music.
Free IndiaFest events include film screenings, a dance competition, community yoga, crafts, a lecture and an evening of social dance at ArtPlay.
Theatre UAB brings the story to life with an elaborately crafted elephant puppet, original music, dance, a dazzling array of costumes, artistic projections that whisk the action from St. Louis to the Congo and more.
Sedaris, one of the world’s transcendent humorists, is also one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.
This tour will be her last formal extended tour, capping a lifetime of music, awards and human rights achievements.
On the program for Yeol Eum Son’s 7 p.m. performance are 24 Preludes op. 28 by Chopin and 13 Preludes op. 32 by Rachmaninoff. 
Cash will perform from her new “She Remembers Everything” album, a poetic, lush and soulful collection of songs that reckon with a flawed and fragile world.
The 16 graduating students have produced works that represent the culmination of their academic and studio education at UAB.
Clarinetists of all ages are invited March 16-17 to participate in the 17th annual UAB Clarinet Symposium.
Students and faculty will perform offerings from the entire range of the Department of Music, from piano and choral performance to jazz, gospel, band, electronic and more.
“Savage” tells the story of Ota Benga, a Mbuti man taken from Africa in 1904 to be exhibited and exploited in the United States.
The a2ru summits bring together students who have an interest in the arts, crossing disciplinary boundaries and developing collaborative projects.
One of the most significant of Alabama’s outsider artists, Whitfield uses painting to create intimate windows into her cultural past, including depictions of horrific racial violence.
Every ticket purchaser will receive a digital download of India.Arie’s latest album, “Worthy.”
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