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. 

Proclaimed a “national treasure” by the Los Angeles Times, Hamilton has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide.
The 7 p.m. outdoor concert is free and open to the public, but tickets will be required for entry. Tickets will be available Sept. 19 for UAB and Sept. 20 for the public.
BlazerPulse is an online platform launched in January to promote, organize and measure UAB’s impact in the community.
Wang, a groundbreaking young musician, is the first accordionist to win a place on the roster of Young Concert Artists in its 58-year history.
For three decades, Scott has made work that encourages viewers to re-examine cohering ideals of American society.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents a glow-in-the-dark adventure with puppetry, technology and dance that is perfect for families.
Elwood M. Beck is one of the world’s leading scholars on the topic of lynching. This event is in conjunction with the AEIVA exhibition “Mary Frances Whitfield: Why?”
The UAB Department of Music this fall will present “Chamber Music @ AEIVA,” pianist Asiya Korepanova, Amicitia Duo, “Arias and Art Songs,” and more.
Giddens, an American artist of folk and traditional music, and Turrisi, an Italian pianist and percussionist well-versed in jazz, early and Mediterranean music, found their rhythms fit very naturally together.
Furnishings in an array of gold and green, an artistic display of Blaze’s flames in metal panels and a colorful terrazzo floor like a dragon’s tail creatively express the spirit of UAB.
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