Arts & Events
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.

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.
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