Gift green and gold for the holiday season

Skip the mall by shopping for an array of UAB goodies, all while helping support the university’s programs, scholarships, departments and faculty.

Look no further than the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus for great, affordable gifts to suit everyone on your list.

Ideas galore at UAB’s official bookstore, Barnes and Noble at 1218 Sixth Ave. South

For lovers of the arts, a gift from UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

  • Tickets to 2016 performances by Natalie Cole, Lizz Wright, Melissa Etheridge, Marc Broussard, Joan Baez, Babyface, Ira Glass and Kristin Chenoweth
  • Tickets to family-friendly shows “Roots Music: An Intro to the Blues” and “Make It Happen” play for Black History Month
  • Give ASC gift cards or VIP membership for ASC shows, dedicate a seat to someone, and more. All ticket purchases of Alys Stephens Center-presented shows support arts education and outreach. Visit or call the ASC Box Office at 205-975-2787.

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Give the gift of a learning experience at ArtPlay, the ASC’s home for arts education

  • From hip-hop dance and filmmaking to fabric arts and feng shui workshops, ArtPlay offers family classes for toddlers plus dance, acting, sculpture, drawing, music, writing, fabric arts, comedy improvisation, filmmaking and more for any age group. Call 205-975-4769.
  • ArtPlay also offers private instruction in a variety of instruments and artistic disciplines through partnerships with local instructors and music organizations.

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