Arts & Events

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.
Since UAB’s first festival in 2003, these roller-coaster evenings have featured a variety of short comedies and tragedies, each performed in about 10 minutes.
Misunderstandings and tantrums abound when the four members of the self-absorbed Bliss family each invite a guest for the weekend.
Vanek’s lecture March 19 and exhibition are presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History.
“Tell Me Something Good” will receive its world-premiere performance by Theatre UAB for its 2019-2020 season.
The music has been inspired by and relates to two current AEIVA exhibits, “Stitching History From the Holocaust” and “Irene Grau: Incohèrent Walk.”
Goldblum will take questions, ask trivia questions and play classic jazz with his band.
Steeped in New Orleans groove, Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra deliver the true essence of jazz.
Lugansky, who has performed for sold-out audiences at UAB, will perform works by Debussy, Scriabin and Rachmaninoff.
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