Arts & Events

UAB Opera's open auditions for "Man of La Mancha" will be Nov. 4.

UAB music students will perform a free choral concert featuring Mozart’s Coronation Mass with a chamber orchestra Oct. 25 at a local church.
Local quilters will create an “Our Alabama Stories” community quilt during the Gee’s Bend quilters’ residency on the UAB campus.
Russian pianist Gleb Ivanov will take to the Alys Stephens Center stage Nov. 3 for a program of  Haydn, Schubert and Rachmaninoff.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents Homecoming comedy, rising young talent, the World on Stage Festival, jazz café and more in November.
Percussion, jazz, opera, computer music and gospel are just a few of the offerings UAB Music will present in November.
Get hilarious for Homecoming 2011 when UAB Student Life and Alys Stephens Center present Ross Mathews, aka Ross the Intern, Tuesday, Nov. 1.
Alabama Ballet celebrates 30 years with a special engagement with UAB’s Alys Stephens Center, “Ovation,” Oct. 29-30.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center kicks off ASC Jazz Café series with jazz, R&B, gospel “variety show” by Eric Essix & 5 Men on a Stool Oct. 27.

UAB's Discussion Book Dialogues continues Oct. 20.

Comedian Rickey Smiley returns to his hometown for a Magic City Classic weekend performance.
Henry Panion will conduct an all-star musical tribute to Rev. Joseph Lowery, in honor of the Civil Rights Movement leader’s 90th birthday.

Experience musical fusion when UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John together for “From Memphis to Mardi Gras.”

Violinist Bella Hristova, who plays a 1655 Nicolò Amati violin, to perform at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center in the Young Concert Artist series.

The world’s largest youth poetry slam is the subject of an indie documentary presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center and Sidewalk Film Festival.

See how UAB alum Kristin Skees cozies up her artistic subjects when she presents a show of her knitted works and photos at the UAB Gallery.
Theatre UAB opens its new season with Brecht’s “The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” featuring 22 actors, puppets and original music by students.

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin will be joined by special guest Buddy Miller at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

Award-winning pianists Andrew Tyson, Christopher Taylor and Dmitry Rachmanov will grace this season’s UAB Piano Series.
UAB and Kellogg’s are teaming to “Share Your Bowl” — buy a bowl of cereal at the Commons on the Green and a bowl will be donated.
UAB Artist-in-Residence Yakov Kasman will perform around the county and around the world in the upcoming orchestral performance season.
Patty Griffin, Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John, an indie film plus homegrown favorites Rickey Smiley and Alabama Ballet at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

A UAB alumni’s award-winning play, a mirthful fantasy about time-traveling Victorian ladies and the “Scottish play” are among offerings the UAB Department of Theatre will present for their 2011-2012 season.

A national award-winning UAB student play, time travelers, the play that cannot be named and super-shorts, all in Theatre UAB’s new season.

The UAB Department of Music will host a Guest Artist Clarinet Recital on Sept. 18.

A South Asian folk art exhibit, lectures, a “cozy” show by Kristin Skees and the Juried Student Annual are among the UAB Visual Arts Gallery’s fall offerings.

UAB’s Alys Stephens Center kicks off their 15th season with an indie film, free party featuring Big Sam’s Funk Nation and Project Bandaloop.

On the house: UAB freshmen can enjoy two tickets to shows presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center with the Freshmen Arts Card.

Freshmen are packing their bags as they prepare to move into UAB’s residence halls Saturday, Aug. 13; classes at UAB begin Aug. 16.

Do the eyes have it? UAB’s Discussion Book Dialogues series begins Sept. 15 with a lecture on emotion recognition in autism.

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