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. 

Violinist Bella Hristova, who plays a 1655 Nicolò Amati violin, to perform at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center in the Young Concert Artist series.

The world’s largest youth poetry slam is the subject of an indie documentary presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center and Sidewalk Film Festival.

Walt Maddox among five outstanding individuals honored by UAB’s National Alumni Society.

Mr. and Ms. UAB applications now are available, with an increased scholarship for this year's winners and first alternates.

The UAB Gospel Choir has selected their favorite songs from the last 15 years for a compilation CD — “Legacy.”

See how UAB alum Kristin Skees cozies up her artistic subjects when she presents a show of her knitted works and photos at the UAB Gallery.

Experience musical fusion when UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John together for “From Memphis to Mardi Gras.”

Theatre UAB opens its new season with Brecht’s “The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” featuring 22 actors, puppets and original music by students.

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin will be joined by special guest Buddy Miller at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

The UAB Department of Music will host a Guest Artist Clarinet Recital on Sept. 18.

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