Shannon Thomason

Shannon Thomason

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Public Relations Specialist

thomason@uab.edu • (205) 975-8858

Covers stories and media requests within the arts, including the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center; Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts; Institute for Arts in Medicine; arts events; art and art history; music; theatre; as well as foreign languages and literatures; Student Affairs; The Graduate School; National Alumni Society; the Benevolent Fund; WBHM. 

Started in 2001, this festive concert has welcomed thousands of young choral singers from schools throughout the Birmingham community to perform together with UAB choirs.
An all-female cast is rare in theater. Theatre UAB is featuring just that with “The Wolves,” and adding an all-women creative team, too.
This evening-length production is performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, a DJ, a violinist and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip-hop’s founding fathers.
Feed the hungry in the UAB community by giving to Blazers Against Hunger, a one-day crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the Blazer Kitchen food pantry.
This fast-paced, tuneful 45-minute comedy for all ages features a cast of music and theater students, an alumni artist and a guest artist with chamber orchestra.
Millan, a sophomore majoring in marketing in the Collat School of Business, also won the Spirit Award and the Talent Award, and tied for the Miss Congeniality Award.
Families who loved last season’s performance of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” will certainly want to catch this show. A family-friendly reception is also available.
With influences from classical, jazz, bluegrass and African music to electric blues and Eastern European folk dances, The Flecktones create a sound all their own.
Using the power of live storytelling, UAB Medicine employees will share stories from their careers in patient care at this Arts in Medicine event.
The ceremony will be from 2-3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, on the UAB Campus Green.
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