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10 minute2This year the festival includes six new plays written by students, plus one written by Shackleford commemorating the Voting Rights Act’s 50th anniversary.
Backed by jazz piano for this show, New Orleans native Aaron Neville returns to the ASC stage for a performance of classic doo-wop covers from his album “My True Story.”
A compassionate and stimulating study of sexuality and intimacy, the Tony-nominated play is set in late 19th century, middle-class America, when “female problems” often were dismissed as “hysteria.”
Arlo Guthrie will celebrate “Alice’s Restaurant” 50 years later with a unique multimedia show Saturday, Feb. 21, in the ASC.
In celebration of Black History Month, the talented students of ArtPlay’s Make It Happen Performing Ensemble will perform the original play “The Clever George Washington Carver.”
Six finalists will be chosen to perform live June 20 at LOCAL, a free, family-friendly music event; one winner will be paid $1,000. Entries will be accepted until April 20.
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Clarinetists of all ages and abilities are invited to gather for the International Clarinet Association's Southeastern Festival in conjunction with the 13th annual UAB Clarinet Symposium.
The state arts agency gave grants for “The Essentials: Bebop,” an ASC original series honoring the history of jazz, and for LOCAL, a free community music and family-friendly event.
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The evening’s program will include Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, Mendelssohn and Brahms; the second half by Dvorak, Ravel and Shostakovich.
This PNC-sponsored performance will feature Grammy Award-winning Marsalis starring in the ASC’s own original series, which focuses on the rich history of jazz.
The Essentials with Branford Marsalis and Cirque Alys II with Australia’s Sway Poles are just two of this season’s inspired new ASC shows. Tickets go on sale Dec. 12.
Tyson will perform a program of works by Dutilleux, Mozart and Chopin in the intimate setting of ArtPlay’s parlor, presented by the Alys Stephens Center.
Be the first to see the fifth season-opening episode of “Downton Abbey” presented Dec. 14, by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

In this retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, all the beloved characters appear to help Scrooge in his journey toward redemption and enlightenment.

Birmingham’s own Eric Essix will join the Atlanta-based group for a jazzy, soulful collection of songs of the season and group favorites.
ArtPlay offers everything from family classes for toddlers to dance, acting, sculpture, drawing, music, writing, fabric arts and more, for any age group.
Featuring UAB Concert and Chamber choirs and Brass Ensembles with area high school choirs, the performance will include traditional holiday favorites.
Just announced, this special performance by Ellis will create an intimate “in-studio” feel, with an artist’s chat moderated by Scott Register live on stage.
Choir favorites old and new will be performed at the show, along with two new scholarship announcements, one in memory of G. Labron Smith.
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