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. 

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.

The UAB Department of Music presents award-winning pianist Andrew Tyson and an array of free faculty, student and guest recitals in October.
UAB’s freshmen and overall student enrollment has broken records once again. This year 1,605 freshmen are learning on UAB’s campus.
UAB Artist-in-Residence Yakov Kasman will perform around the county and around the world in the upcoming orchestral performance season.
UAB and Kellogg’s are teaming to “Share Your Bowl” — buy a bowl of cereal at the Commons on the Green and a bowl will be donated.
Patty Griffin, Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John, an indie film plus homegrown favorites Rickey Smiley and Alabama Ballet at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
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