Shannon Thomason

Shannon Thomason

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Public Relations Specialist

thomason@uab.edu • (205) 975-8858

Specific beats include: The Arts at UAB; Alys Stephens Center ; AEIVA; ArtPlay ; Arts in Medicine; Student Affairs and Student Life; Career & Professional Development Services; Veterans Services; Lecture Series; Homecoming; Issues management ; Administrative News; College of Arts and Sciences; Department of Art and Art History; Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; Department of Music; Department of Theatre; Department of Communication Studies; Institute for Human Rights; WBHM; National Alumni Society; The Graduate School; Development

Surdell’s “Adoration Garden” and Dixon’s “The Undeniable Blackness Between Us” will open at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25 (with a cash bar), kicking off the UAB Arts Block Party arts and music event.
“Korean Tapestry: Korean Art Songs by Leading Korean Women Composers” features Won Cho, DMA, his wife, internationally acclaimed soprano Kyoung Cho, DMA, and pianist Eun-Hee Park, DMA.
The Berklee College of Music, UAB and Audiostate 55 will host a workshop for high school students on college and career preparation in music and the music industry Aug. 16.
Party with the arts at UAB and dance to hard-driving world music by Brooklyn brass band Red Baraat, in a free concert presented by Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
From singing in Welsh to teaching jazz to Colombian students, students in the UAB Department of Music got the opportunity to learn and explore the world as part of their education.
This summer, 1,775 students will graduate and nearly 1,000 will walk in two commencement exercises in UAB’s Bartow Arena, which will be streamed online.
A first-of-its-kind endowment from art patrons Lydia Cheney and Jim Sokol will ensure the well-being of UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts and contemporary art for years to come.
Head of musical theater Accetta is training to become an Estill Voice Training mentor and course instructor — the first in Alabama and one of only 12 in the country.
Meet and take pictures with Blaze on the UAB Campus Green, and enjoy water slides, face painting, a petting zoo, pony carousel and more. Tickets are just $5.
Selected an AIGA 50 Books | 50 Covers competition winner, Doug Barrett’s design, a mix of type and an illustration of the sun, is the cover for Department of Art and Art History colleague Douglas Pierre Baulos’ book “Things shouldn’t be so hard.”
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