The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival wants “WOOSH.”
Contemporary artist Lisa Iglesias to speak at UAB on Feb. 12Lisa Iglesias teaches at the University of Florida and works both individually and with her sister, under the name Las Hermanas Iglesias. She will speak on her interdisciplinary and collaborative practice.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents Melissa Etheridge on Feb. 27Grammy and Academy award winner Melissa Etheridge will perform songs from her new album, her 12th, “This is M.E.,” along with classics from her folk-rock collection.
- Event Date February 12
UAB Music presents 14th annual Clarinet Symposium Feb. 27-28Clarinetists of all ages and abilities are invited. On offer will be workshops, master classes, clarinet choir, recitals, clinics, presentations and performances by some of the nation’s finest clarinetists.
- Event Date February 27
Songstress Lizz Wright at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center on Feb. 26This Georgia native has taken the jazz world by storm with her lovely combination of jazz, folk, gospel, pop, blues and soul. Now she is bringing her rich and smoky vocals, regal poise, and mesmerizing songs back to the ASC.
- Event Date February 27
ArtPlay’s Make It Happen teen ensemble celebrates life of A.G. Gaston with new play Feb. 13Teens from Birmingham and around the state will celebrate Black History Month as they take audiences on a tour of the life of Alabama’s own A.G. Gaston with this original play.
- Event Date February 26
UAB Music presents free guest recital by QThree on Jan. 28The all-female chamber group, best known for presenting new works in diverse settings, is set to perform works by Ned Rorem, Evan K. Chambers and Joan Tower.
- Event Date February 13
Brian McKnight, backed by full band, at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center on Feb. 11A limited number of special Valentine-themed VIP packages, which include a pre-performance reception, premium seats for the concert and an opportunity to meet the artist, are available for McKnight’s show.
- Event Date January 28
UAB’s Kasman set to perform in the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Concertmaster and Friends series “Russian Moods”
- Event Date February 11
Kasman will perform Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich trios Jan. 26, and give preconcert talks prior to performances Feb. 5-6 as part of “Russian Moods.”New March Quilts project: Create community art with focus on gender pay equity
Community sewing days at UAB began Jan. 22 at ArtPlay and will continue Jan. 29 and Feb. 27 with the UAB Department of Art and Art History at AEIVA.
UAB Piano Series presents Steven Lin on Jan. 31Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music, the UAB Piano Series brings the world’s finest pianists to Birmingham. Steven Lin will perform a program of works by Beethoven, Schumann, Mendelssohn, David Hertzberg and Ravel.
- Event Date February 27
On exhibition at UAB: “Ty Smith: Forty-Nine Drawings” at Project Space from Jan. 18-31See an exhibition of Smith’s most recent graphite works at a Project Space show presented by the Department of Art and Art History, with a free reception from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 19.
- Event Date January 31
ArtPlay Parlor Series presents Hermès Quartet on Jan. 21Works by Mozart, Anton Webern and Schubert are on the program when Paris-based Hermès Quartet performs an intimate recital in the historic ArtPlay home.
- Event Date January 18
UAB’s AEIVA to present “Enrique Martínez Celaya: Small Paintings" 1974-2015Artist Enrique Martínez Celaya creates works concerned with the complexity of human experience that reflect on questions of ethics and authenticity and allude to memory, loss, exile, love and longing.
- Event Date January 21
UAB Department of Music announces winter/spring 2016 season of performancesEnjoy free performances throughout winter and spring 2016 by students, faculty and guest artists presented by UAB’s Department of Music.posted a while back 4382 viewsClean up, declutter in the New Year with ArtPlay feng shui workshopsIf you have resolved to clean up your act in 2016, ArtPlay can help with three one-day workshops dedicated to the practice of feng shui.
- Event Date January 22
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center debuts brand-new Meyer sound systemThe world’s most prestigious halls feature Meyer audio systems, including Eastman Kodak Hall, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, and the ASC has joined that club of excellence and discrimination.posted a while back 4433 views
- Event Date January 9
Lifesaving scrubs repurposed as art to celebrate UAB Women and Infants Center anniversaryThe quilts, made by more than 100 volunteers from scrubs worn by medical staff at the Women and Infants Center, were unveiled at a ceremony Dec. 17.posted a while back 3268 viewsUAB’s Henry Panion appointed to State Council on the ArtsPanion teaches multimedia production, orchestration and arranging, and is director of the Music Technology program in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music.posted a while back 3233 viewsUAB’s Yakov Kasman to perform as soloist with Russian orchestraKasman, professor of piano, will be a soloist with Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra in the performance of Nikolai Medtner’s Piano Concerto No. 2 op. 50 on Sunday, Dec. 6.posted a while back 1261 viewsGift green and gold for the holiday seasonSkip the mall by shopping for an array of UAB goodies, all while helping support the university’s programs, scholarships, departments and faculty.posted a while back 2573 views
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