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. 

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Many events, including concerts by students and faculty, visits by guest artists and exhibitions may be rescheduled in the future, but the timeline for decisions on when that may occur is unknown.  
This event has been canceled. On the program for Liu’s Birmingham performance are Schumann’s Arabesque Op. 18, Schubert’s Six Musical Moments, Op. 94, and Brahms’ Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 5.
This event has been canceled. A Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is a professional undergraduate degree. The BFA exhibition is on display at UAB’s AEIVA; a free reception will be May 1.
This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled. Approximately 55 students in fourth through eighth grades from counties across the state will participate, and the winner will represent the state at the national bee in Washington, D.C.
This event has been postponed. The performance will introduce the ASC’s Jazz Café format, with onstage seating and drinks. Space is limited; reserve tickets today.
Nine students won awards, and UAB Magazine won a Silver ADDY for its latest issue, which celebrates the university’s 50th anniversary.

This event has been postponed. Ndegeocello will speak on her career in a 3 p.m. session; that night, the 10-time Grammy Award nominee will perform from her latest album, “Ventriloquism,” at 7 p.m.

“Here We Are” will be performed at the March 21 concert “Music as Change Agent,” as a representation from “centuries of repertoire” by “composers whose works both reflect and contribute to larger social issues.”

This event has been canceled. “Raising Our Voices” is an innovative movement and storytelling project for individuals impacted by cancer, presented with critically acclaimed Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater.

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