Arts & Events
Tickets are selling fast for artists Patti LaBelle, Joan Baez, k.d. lang, Chris Thile, Brian McKnight, Gladys Knight and more.
Works in the Rebecca and Jack Drake collection range from civil rights photography to German abstract painting.
Independent curator and writer Brett Levine will discuss Carlos Rolón’s large-scale painting, “Tokyo Boogie.”
This original series will showcase the best singer-songwriters this area has to offer.
“Boxed” will be on exhibition June 1-Aug. 4, with a complementary exhibition devoted to works by past visiting artists at UAB.
Celebrate summer and all things Alabama with the Alys Stephens Center’s outdoor, family-friendly festival.
The Concert Choir was chosen to perform in the 2018 Gotham SINGS! Collegiate Choral Showcase on May 27.
This original family show offers charming lessons on self-confidence, friendship and courage and features a local cast.
Maceo Parker helped pioneer the sound of seminal icons James Brown, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, and Prince.
Works by 17 students will be on display. A free closing reception is from 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 27.
Evidence focuses on the integration of African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word.
With deliriously tuneful songs, big musical numbers, a huge cast and colorful costumes, “Hairspray” celebrates the ’60s and equality.
The legendary Yo-Yo Ma will star in the center’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the Viva Health Starlight Gala.
The public will have an opportunity for a Q-and-A with the actress at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 31.
From Alabama’s only bhangra/Bollywood dance competition to an outdoor concert with Red Baraat, explore India’s arts, food and culture.
Kenneth Broberg was silver medalist at the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
Wooten is one of Rolling Stone magazine's Top 10 Bassists of All Time, and a founding member of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones.
BBC Music declared the quartet "an absolute triumph. Their playing has everything you could possibly wish for."
A free public reception is planned for 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 23.
Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo is a Grammy Award-winning singer and activist for Africa's women and girls.
Broussard channels the spirits of classic R&B, rock, and soul and fuses it with the influences of his Louisiana upbringing.
Levinthal will speak about his work at 5 p.m. Friday, March 2, with a free reception to follow from 6-8 p.m., presented by UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
This collection of plays delves into the universal challenges of relationships and the power of love with both humor and heartbreak.
Hear two world premieres by composers Matthew Scott Phillips and Tom Reiner, and see works by photographer David Levinthal.
Bajuyo will discuss her visual research and studio practice and work with students to install a sculpture made of discarded compact discs.
Clarinetists of all ages are invited March 3-4 to participate in the 16th annual UAB Clarinet Symposium.
Hear the world premiere of "The Beautiful Confusion" by Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche, commissioned by the Alys Stephens Center.
The true story of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, who discovered how to measure the universe and changed the field of astronomy.
McDonald's ultra-smooth vocal style, with his formidable songwriting and keyboard skills, has earned him legions of fans.
Keynote speaker Meryl Bailey will speak about cultural heritage, art and the law.
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