Arts & Events
The Department of Art and Art History faculty and alumni exhibition will be on show Aug. 11-Sept. 22 at the AEIVA, with a free reception on Aug. 29.
With the audience seated within a 3-D “ambisonic” sound system, EarFilms creates a playground for the human imagination; each audience member is blindfolded to eliminate visual stimuli and focus the senses.
With his unique voice and trademark sound, Scaggs will perform a mixed set of his timeless hits, plus original songs and classic covers from his latest album, “Memphis.”
The exhibition is part of Space One Eleven’s ongoing Mentor-Mentee Windows program, which showcases works by art teachers and their students.
The pair, at the ASC on July 17, will present one elegant show with a seamless blending of classic duets, fan favorites and selections from each artist’s catalog.
After starting out as a musical tribute to the game in 2007, The Baseball Project blossomed into a full-fledged band, now with its third album all about baseball.
Each season, the Alys Stephens Center searches for innovative artists, curates unique events and enlists talented musicians to create memorable experiences for Birmingham audiences.
This season see Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard, Boz Scaggs, Duquette Johnston, the Hendrix Experience, Keb’ Mo’, Mary Mary, Trombone Shorty, Kirk Whalum, Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge, and more.
ArtPlay and The Acting Studios will present “Th’ Burning: A Play with Music”  June 12-15 in UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. It recounts the violence and bus burning in Anniston, Alabama, on Mother’s Day in 1961.
Artist Amanda Browder will Skype in from New York for community sewing days May 9 and June 30 as the huge fabric installation is created.

Hear burgeoning musicians, catch the spirit, say goodbye and good luck and celebrate July 4, all with the UAB Department of Music this summer.

A free opening reception for both shows is planned for 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 6, at UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
The ensemble will perform original songs from its new album, “Love Has Come for You,” with a unique blend of bluegrass and comedy that has delighted audiences at sold-out shows.
Wayne will lecture on her work at 4 p.m. June 6, followed by a free opening reception at UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
Practice yoga under the strings and to the sounds of the Sonic Butterfly, which will turn the Alys Stephens Center into a giant musical instrument
The exhibition will feature works by Matthew Barton, Christina McCoo, Ryan Meyer, Mary Morgan, Kelsea Nichols and Haley Salzburn, and a free reception is set for May 1.
Birmingham will let its light shine even brighter this year as Light Dreams returns, with jaw-dropping digital projections, live music and out-of-this-world interactive art installations.
Young Concert Artist Ji will perform as part of the Patty McDonald ArtPlay Parlor Series and will present a free school show for students at Advent Episcopal School.
A faculty recital, steel bands in concert and the fourth annual Percussion Festival with guest artist Mark Ford are keeping UAB Music hopping.
This Computer Music Ensemble spring show is focused on the “Odyssey” theme, and each student-composer created music that invokes the feelings and emotions of an epic quest.
Huntsville's Shelly Colvin has replaced Holly Williams as the opening act for American country and folk singer-songwriter John Prine when he performs for the first time at the ASC.
The UAB Gospel Choir keeps a busy performance schedule, with annual spring, fall and summer concerts.
The public is invited to help create the large fabric works that will be installed on the Alys Stephens Center and Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
“Eating Alabama,” a documentary movie about eating locally, will be screened on March 20.
The Essentials is a new, innovative Alys Stephens Center series devoted to honoring the rich history of jazz music and bringing the best artists in contemporary jazz to Birmingham.
A March 18 reception presents the winners of the annual UAB School of Medicine art show.
The concert at Southside Baptist Church will feature music from a variety of styles and time periods, including works by Mendelssohn, Gretchaninoff, Mawby, Hogan and more.
The Red Mountain Writing Project will host several camps this summer for children from middle to high school.
While at UAB, Ailey II dancers will perform a free ArtPlay school show, with a demonstration by students in the ASC/Ailey II seasonlong residency.
During Ferrandi’s residency March 11-20, she will work with students, faculty, staff and the community to create “The Prosthetics of Joy,” with a free performance and exhibition.
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