Arts & Events - News
Summer doesn’t have to end yet: At Legacy Family Day, play games on the Campus Green, race rubber ducks in the Rec Center pool, dunk a UAB celebrity and more.
The Alys Stephens Center’s most diverse season yet will feature artists Dru Hill, Samara Joy, “Encanto,” Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Vitamin String Quartet, Napoleon Dynamite Live! and more.
Enjoy the annual concert of patriotic music and movie soundtrack tunes beginning at 7 p.m., then watch the fireworks show shot from Red Mountain at 9 p.m.
At the conference, runners of all levels will be able to learn from Olympian and UAB alumna Vonetta Flowers, as well as explore ways to boost their energy and improve performance. 
Panion, having worked with Richard Smallwood as conductor and arranger, was tapped by The Kennedy Center for his unique experience at merging gospel and classical music, particularly with the symphony orchestra.
Alabama musicians can submit an audition now through June 30, and up to four finalists will be selected to perform live onstage Sept. 13 at the Arts Block Party, presented by UAB Arts.
UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts will present works from more than 60 artists, representing many of its most iconic exhibitions from the past decade and offering a glimpse into future exhibitions.
The UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 program, presented by the UAB National Alumni Society, each year recognizes the fastest-growing and most successful businesses owned or managed by UAB graduates.
UAB Media Studies students learn how to make documentary films focusing on communities and issues they care about in a semester.

The collected glasses will be reused by students in Latin America to watch the eclipse.

Willing Blazers who volunteer can lend a hand for projects like general cleanup, painting, yard work and more. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Screenings will take a few minutes to conduct and will include a check for lesions and lumps on the neck or in the mouth.
Suits for Success supplies several tons of clothing not only to women but also to students and patients in need, empowering them to confidently avail employment opportunities and advance their careers.
In this free multimedia presentation, the UAB Chamber Trio will perform 11 new works of music, with original films created by students in honor of noteworthy people from Alabama.
See Buckets N Boards, one of the top requested headline acts on Disney Cruises, before the duo head back for their 14th award-winning season in Branson, Missouri.
The choir plus student and faculty soloists will perform the European premiere of a new 40-minute multimovement masterwork for choir and orchestra in Italy.
Experience the arts on campus and in the community with this showcase of performances and events featuring students in the College of Arts and Sciences.
The BFA exhibition represents crossing the threshold into the professional environment for students who are often showing their work for the first time in the setting of a gallery or museum.
They have historic ties, but the co-production of “Sister Act” marks the beginning of a new era. UAB students, faculty and alumni make up two-thirds of the team uniting to present this show.
This annual showcase concert features soloists and ensembles, choirs, bands and pianists performing music from classical, gospel and jazz to world music, electronic and more.
Four Department of Art and Art History students were honored for their student work by the American Advertising Federation of Birmingham.
While in residence at UAB, the female tap-dance band and viral video sensations will also perform a free Meet the Artist show for schoolchildren and lead a dance and empowerment workshop for the community.
As summer approaches, registration for many UAB summer camps is now available.
Esther Park and Sun-A Park will perform a program of music by three American composers and close their recital with Gershwin’s famous “Rhapsody in Blue.”
Come together with members of the UAB community to raise money for student scholarships. This year’s race will be at Crestline Village in Mountain Brook.
Spring into creativity at ArtPlay’s Spring Break Camp from March 25-29 and a selection of musical theater and visual arts camps for summer, with extended care options.
This is the third year UAB has hosted the Alabama State Spelling Bee. The winner will represent the state at the 2024 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
From movement and drawing to acting and theater, registration is open now for ArtPlay Community Education’s new spring classes, which start in early March.
This fun and engaging performance of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale is for children in grades 1 through 6, making it perfect for school field trips.
UAB Department of Theatre’s bodacious Bard: Two pals fall for the same girl in a reimagined John Hughes-meets-Shakespeare world — 40 years since first performing the play in 1984.
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