Arts
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.
The 16 graduating students have produced works that represent the culmination of their academic and studio education at UAB.
Clarinetists of all ages are invited March 16-17 to participate in the 17th annual UAB Clarinet Symposium.
Students and faculty will perform offerings from the entire range of the Department of Music, from piano and choral performance to jazz, gospel, band, electronic and more.
“Savage” tells the story of Ota Benga, a Mbuti man taken from Africa in 1904 to be exhibited and exploited in the United States.
The a2ru summits bring together students who have an interest in the arts, crossing disciplinary boundaries and developing collaborative projects.
One of the most significant of Alabama’s outsider artists, Whitfield uses painting to create intimate windows into her cultural past, including depictions of horrific racial violence.
Every ticket purchaser will receive a digital download of India.Arie’s latest album, “Worthy.”
The March 9 musical show, by the Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour, is presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
Canadian alternative blues/folk/rock band the Cowboy Junkies returns to Birmingham with its first new music in six years.
Tashakori is a visual artist and graphic designer from Iran whose work incorporates a range of letterforms and languages, including English, Persian and Arabic.
At the age of 15, Lee won first prize in the 2016 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. On the program are works by Bach, Beethoven, Lizst, Chopin and more.
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