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. 

From a group of 18 young women, Elisabeth Chramer of Trussville was selected as the 2012 Miss UAB and awarded more than $2,000 in scholarships.

UAB Opera's open auditions for "Man of La Mancha" will be Nov. 4.

A UAB professor's original work will be performed by two guest artists Oct. 31.

See and feel living art Nov. 7-11, when artisans from Alabama and Africa create a masterpiece at the Alys Stephens Center.
Save money, have fun by creating your own Halloween mask at home with a few tips from artist Doug Barrett at UAB.
UAB music students will perform a free choral concert featuring Mozart’s Coronation Mass with a chamber orchestra Oct. 25 at a local church.
The UAB Department of Music welcomes new faculty Brian Kittredge, Won Cho, James Zingara and collaborative pianist Kseniia Polstiankina.
Each Friday Theatre UAB students hit the road to perform traveling shows in the community, teaching and learning at the same time.
Local quilters will create an “Our Alabama Stories” community quilt during the Gee’s Bend quilters’ residency on the UAB campus.
Russian pianist Gleb Ivanov will take to the Alys Stephens Center stage Nov. 3 for a program of  Haydn, Schubert and Rachmaninoff.
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