Arts & Events

Originally scheduled for April 21, “An Evening with Al Pacino,” benefiting UAB’s Alys Stephens Center, will now move to June 15.

UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents the nation’s most lauded jazz orchestra, Jazz at Lincoln Center, with New Orleans’ legendary Wynton Marsalis.

Join the discussion when UAB continues its lunchtime lecture series with a presentation of two student films about programs for people with autism.

Early war photography and romantic dreams are two art history research topics students will present at the Graduate Student Symposium.

The spring/summer 2012 calendar of exhibitions and events at the UAB Visual Arts Gallery has been set.

The City of Light welcomes pianist and UAB Professor Yakov Kasman for a performance at one of the world’s most famous venues.

Students will learn how to create and develop an app in a weekly class at UAB’s ArtPlay, thanks to a gift from the AT&T Foundation.

A UAB professor's orchestral work will have its world premiere Sunday.

Preparing young music students for college and careers is part of a keynote lecture University Professor Henry Panion will present as part of a national music summit.

Award-winning artist John Fields has been named director of the UAB Visual Arts Gallery and is busy scheduling exhibitions for 2012.

Autism in Alabama is the topic of a free lecture Jan. 19, presented as part of the UAB Discussion Book Dialogues series.

Learn about getting along, respecting others in this original sing-a-long play for families, back by popular demand at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

Get festive with funnyman Mo Rocca and mental floss magazine co-founder Will Pearson Dec. 16 in UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

UAB will complete its campus cultural arts district when the spacious, new Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts opens in June 2013.

Perfect your comic timing, sew like a pro and create a smartphone app at ArtPlay when their next session kicks off in January 2012.

Songstress Lalah Hathaway, humorist Mo Rocca’s holiday comedy show and a kids’ canine tale are coming to UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

UAB’s Discussion Book Dialogue series on autism continues Nov. 17.

The Sidewalk Film Festival continues with "Welcome to Shelbyville."

Artist Willie Cole will serve as juror for the 2011 Juried Student Annual exhibition during his residency at UAB.

See and feel living art Nov. 7-11, when artisans from Alabama and Africa create a masterpiece at the Alys Stephens Center.

See one of the world’s most innovative jazz musicians at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center Nov. 17.

Noche Flamenca will bring dancers, guitarists, singers to UAB’s Alys Stephens Center Nov. 11 for an evening of authentic flamenco.

Golden Dragon Acrobats tumble into the World on Stage Festival.

Summon the holiday spirit when UAB Opera presents the story of a little boy and the three kings, “Amahl and the Night Visitors” Nov. 11-12.

Local dancer Parul Kapoor leads "The Bollywood Experience" at UAB's Alys Stephens Center on Nov. 12.

Artist Willie Cole will lecture and work with UAB faculty during a weeklong residency.

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.
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