Arts & Events
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.
Giddens, an American artist of folk and traditional music, and Turrisi, an Italian pianist and percussionist well-versed in jazz, early and Mediterranean music, found their rhythms fit very naturally together.
West creates immersive sculptural installations and Morris uses a variety of materials to explore issues surrounding identity, race, spirituality and cultural mythologies.
The season includes musicals “Hair” and “The Secret Garden,” with “The Wolves,” “The Glass Menagerie” and a world premiere collection of plays by Alabama playwright Audrey Cefaly.
Artists including Tank and the Bangas, Alabama Ballet, Chamber Music @ AEIVA, The Brook & The Bluff, and more will perform in every venue at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center and AEIVA.
The free, outdoor concert will kick off the Alys Stephens Center’s new 2019-2020 season of performances.
This fall, ArtPlay will take yoga into AEIVA galleries, host musical theater intensives, and offer classes in swing dancing, comics, painting, improv, guitar and much more.
Sessions will include staying injury-free, entrepreneurship, touring, money strategies, social media and more, including a discussion with Meshell Ndegeocello.
ArtPlay drama camps introduced Marissa Hebson to Theatre UAB. Now she is graduating with a degree in musical theater.
The UAB Concert Choir competed against more than 100 other choirs applying for the honor.
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics has partnered with the Department of Art and Art History to keep original artwork alive in the facility, known for “Complex Vision” by artist Yaacov Agam.
Each Fourth of July, the UAB Summer Band performs a collection of popular and traditional patriotic songs, including selections by composers Gershwin and Sousa.
From the United States to Europe, these professors from the departments of Art and Art History, Music, and Theatre are in demand.
The festival will feature live music by Ingrid Marie, Evan Pezant and Act of Congress, plus vendors, food trucks and more.
Thomas removed all branding from advertisement photography aimed at African American audiences for more than four decades to create the series.
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.
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