Arts & Events
A performance by comedian Gallagher scheduled for Feb. 16 has been postponed. All ticketholders have been notified of the change.
Singer-songwriters Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin will present a special acoustic show together on stage at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

Submit your message or dream in 40 characters and see it up in lights at the Alys Stephens Center “Lux Somnia: Light Dreams” festival May 2-3.

Enjoy a free early-music recital Feb. 10 featuring a newly refurbished Italian harpsichord, soprano Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk and guest artists.

“A Letter Edged in Black” will be on show Feb. 4-23, with a free closing reception Feb. 22, which will feature a live music installation.

UAB’s Henry Panion will conduct the Blind Boys of Alabama and the ASO in a special concert to commemorate 1963 and raise money for scholarships.

Elizabethtown College’s Badgerow will perform on the music department’s newly restored harpsichord for his guest artist recital Feb. 2.

UAB’s Alys Stephens Center will present a performance by Eric Essix and a world-premiere work by composer Yotam Haber in September.

Second annual Brass Symposium for high-school and college-level students to be held Feb. 8-9

Using pages from romance novels and pin-ups, Derek Cracco’s constellation-like works explore society’s fascination with the sexes.

“Lessons Well Learned” pays tribute to the heroes of the Civil Rights Movement through song, dance, spoken word and poetry.

The play, by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, is based on the case that overturned California's Proposition 8.

A UAB professor is exhibiting photographs she took at a 1979 Klan rally for the first time, in a new show opening Jan. 11 at Beta Pictoris Gallery.

The Al Pacino gala invitation and Bob Schneider and Jason Isbell show posters created by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center have been named award winners.

“The SCAR Project” and the “The Alabama Project” are two series of large-scale portraits depicting young women’s experiences with breast cancer.
The UAB Department of Music’s Piano Series features the world’s finest pianists live from UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

UAB Music celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement and the first signing of the Emancipation Proclamation with a free concert.

UAB Theatre’s playwright-in-residence will have his adaptation of “R.U.R.” performed in New York City, with alum Dustin Cañez as assistant director.

Two new works created by UAB’s Henry Panion will premiere Jan. 20, 2013, at the annual ASO tribute concert to Martin Luther King Jr.

Theatre UAB’s Cheryl Hall was named to the board at City Equity Theatre and will direct CET’s next production, “Ruined.”

New world-class performances begin Jan. 12 as UAB’s Alys Stephens Center announces shows for winter and spring 2013; single tickets go on sale Dec. 3.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center has announced new artists and events for the 2013 season, beginning Jan. 12 with Alabama’s own Patterson Hood.
UAB’s ArtPlay is offering a new session for winter/spring 2013, with a variety of arts classes for all ages, from toddler to adult.
Summon the spirit of Christmas when ArtPlay presents a holiday show perfect for families: “A Dickens Vest Pocket Christmas Carol.”

Experience 60 songs by 60 artists, including a work by UAB Music Professor William Price, D.M.A., in one hour when UAB Music presents “60x60.”

Theatre UAB has announced two new shows for its current season: a staged reading of “8 The Play” and “Bat Boy: The Musical.”

Start the holiday season Nov. 19 with the UAB Gospel Choir’s 17th anniversary celebration concert, which will be recorded for a live CD.

A new student group at UAB invites everyone to join in and dance to raise money for Children’s Hospital with a Dance-Off Nov. 8.
Set in the 1950s, this timeless tale of marriage and infidelity features true love triumphing in the end.

ArtPlay will treat 25 aspiring actors to a one day master class on method acting with Sasha Krane, nephew of the late Lee Strasberg.

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