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. 

Steeped in New Orleans groove, Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra deliver the true essence of jazz.
Presented by the Black Student Awareness Committee, the Step Show assembles the best talent in the Southeast.
Lugansky, who has performed for sold-out audiences at UAB, will perform works by Debussy, Scriabin and Rachmaninoff.
The MLK Jr. Day of Service is an annual event that honors King’s memory through community outreach efforts.
The Aeolians were winners at the 2018 World Choir Games in South Africa, and 2017 Choir of the World.
Holloway’s student team will include four seniors majoring in studio art: Chase Prater, Elizabeth Gioia, Eric Powell and Anthony Smith.

The performance is presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center and the Alabama Dance Council. On the program are “Carne Viva” and “Make Believe.”

Highlights include pianists Nikolai Lugansky and Yeol Eum Son, the Department of Music PRISM concert, and “Chamber Music @ AEIVA.”

A grant awarded by the Japan Foundation Los Angeles will enable UAB Foreign Languages and Literatures to hire an instructor, expand course offerings and establish a major concentration in Japanese.

As a spring 2019 member, Turel is working on a project titled “Ingenious Secrets: Renaissance Painter-Engineers and the Rise of Technologized Europe.”
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