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. 

This three-day convention includes competitive gaming tournaments, tabletop games, workshop and panels, free film screenings daily, a cosplay contest and more.
Theatre UAB brings the story to life with an elaborately crafted elephant puppet, original music, dance, a dazzling array of costumes, artistic projections that whisk the action from St. Louis to the Congo and more.
Sedaris, one of the world’s transcendent humorists, is also one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.
Nwigwe, a self-described “first-generation-Nigerian kid from Alief,” near Houston, will perform at the UAB International Festival on March 30.
This tour will be her last formal extended tour, capping a lifetime of music, awards and human rights achievements.
Walker, who is originating the role of Ota Benga in the play, will graduate with a degree in musical theater April 27.
On the program for Yeol Eum Son’s 7 p.m. performance are 24 Preludes op. 28 by Chopin and 13 Preludes op. 32 by Rachmaninoff. 
Free IndiaFest events include film screenings, a dance competition, community yoga, crafts, a lecture and an evening of social dance at ArtPlay.
Cash will perform from her new “She Remembers Everything” album, a poetic, lush and soulful collection of songs that reckon with a flawed and fragile world.
The 16 graduating students have produced works that represent the culmination of their academic and studio education at UAB.
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