Arts
Perlman, the Alys Stephens Center’s first Starlight Gala performer, returns to celebrate the center’s 20th anniversary gala. Tickets include a pre-performance cocktail reception; a VIP dinner package is also available.
One of the country’s foremost pianists, Jeremy Denk has toured frequently with violinist Joshua Bell. This performance is part of the ASC Salon Series, which offers on-stage seating and a postperformance meet-and-greet.
Enchantment Theatre Co. will bring the magical, marvelous world of Beatrix Potter to life on stage using fantastic masks, whimsical puppets, gorgeous scenery and original music. A special family performance and dinner package is available.
Niyaz has become an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music by blending medieval Sufi poetry and folk songs from the duo’s native Iran and surrounding Persian Gulf countries with rich acoustic instrumentation and state-of-the-art modern electronics.
With five Grammy awards, including Best R&B Performance, acclaimed recordings and incredible live performances under her belt, Hathaway, born to music royalty, has created a musical legacy all her own.
As Theatre UAB’s musical theater BFA program grows, students are up to the challenge of this sophisticated Stephen Sondheim musical, which includes his most popular song, “Send in the Clowns.”
The concert will feature music from the choir’s “MIRRORS” and “Nu-Soul City” recordings, plus classics and director Kevin Turner’s ode to the four little girls killed in the 1963 bombing, “You Don’t Know What I Could Have Been.”
The musical performance “Air in a Loop” will feature four world premiere compositions by members of the Birmingham Art Music Alliance, performed within Jessica Angel’s site-specific, large-scale installation.
Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, an Alys Stephens Center favorite, will perform with a six-piece classical ensemble and focus on her album “Home” for her Birmingham performance.
Works by 37 Department of Art and Art History students selected by visiting artist Jessica Angel will be on exhibition in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
The Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus is the oldest and largest of the U.S. Army Field Band’s four performing components. This performance is free, but tickets must be reserved.
From Holi celebrations to lectures and films, and silk screening workshops to performances by Grammy-nominated artists including Anoushka Shankar and Niyaz featuring Azam Ali, IndiaFest offers a wealth of opportunities in late March and April to experience Indian culture.
For the final performance of the 2016-2017 UAB Piano Series, Esther Park will perform a program of works by Beethoven, Schubert, Debussy and Messiaen.
Pizzarelli is among the prime revivalists of the great American songbook, and has expanded that repertoire by including the music of Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Lennon-McCartney.
All of the plays in the March 6-10 festival are written, directed and acted by students, staff and faculty from the UAB Department of Theatre. All tickets are $5, and shows typically sell out.
The Ahn Trio will perform works by artists including Jimi Hendrix, Prince, David Bowie, Antônio Carlos Jobim, David Balakrishnan and more. The ASC Salon Series offers a unique setting: on-stage seating and a post-show meet-and-greet.
UAB Arts in Medicine will partner with Bib & Tucker Sew-Op and host sewing days for The March Quilts project at the Women and Infants Center on Feb. 17 and March 6.
Playwright Tom Stoppard’s hilarious lampooning of murder mystery conventions features feuding theater critics Moon and Birdboot as they are swept into the whodunit they are viewing. The “play within a play” is based in three acting styles interwoven together: the farcical, the melodrama of “who done it thrillers” and Theatre of the Absurd.
Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players take children’s music to new musical and lyrical heights with his unique “kindie” rock. A family of four can enjoy the show for $30.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center holds annual ArtBLINK Gala to support high-priority and life-saving research.
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