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Grammy Award winners Ranky Tanky, from South Carolina’s West African-rooted Gullah community, combine songs carried down through generations with their own original compositions.
The MUSE Conference, created by jazz guitarist Eric Essix and UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, features music industry professionals who will provide musicians with the tools to succeed.
Acclaimed as a post-modern dramatic masterpiece, “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from two minor characters in Shakespeare’s play.
Black History Month at UAB brings everyone together for explorations of history, language and Gullah culture, and see “Black Is Beautiful,” Will Downing with Maysa, and Ranky Tanky.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center has your Valentine’s Day plans covered with Will Downing’s Sophisticated Soul Explosion featuring special guests Maysa and poet Hank Stewart.
In 2022, American pianist Clayton Stephenson became the first Black finalist at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
This beautiful, fresh stage adaptation is told with stunning life-sized puppetry through the eyes of the beloved characters, in a new story from the Hundred Acre Wood. 
On the schedule are pianists Clayton Stephenson and Rachel Breen, guest artists, plus a variety of faculty recitals featuring art songs, chamber works and more.
Guitarist Gareth Pearson will open for Emmanuel, who is considered one of the world’s greatest guitarists.
Alabama Dance Festival and UAB’s Alys Stephens Center present choreographer and 2021 Guggenheim fellow Helen Simoneau’s investigation of command without force.
Hersch, called by The New Yorker “a living legend,” and Grammy Award winner spalding celebrate the release of their album “Alive at the Village Vanguard” with a performance at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
The second half of the season, featuring family shows, soul, world music, pop, rock and more, kicks off in January, plus check out the holiday gift guide.
The Virtual Mental Health Monday series includes sessions on dance, healing rituals, forest bathing, supporting LGBTQ+ youth, suicide prevention, caregivers and reducing homelessness. 
Students from local high school choirs will join UAB choirs in this festive annual performance filled with traditional holiday favorites and standard choral classics.
The 2022 Best Bluegrass Grammy-winning album “My Bluegrass Heart” is a homecoming in sound for Fleck, returning with his first bluegrass tour in 24 years.
Theatre UAB presents a playful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel, with glorious costumes, pop music and bright bursts of color, Nov. 9-12 and 16-19.
A cappella sensation Voctave brings artistic arrangements of favorite songs to life.
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