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UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine and Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater will present this original work created with Birmingham community members affected by cancer.
The study, from UAB’s Institute for Arts in Medicine, shows that learning tricks in a magic camp can boost feelings of self-esteem and confidence in children and adolescents with disabilities.
Classes will be Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at noon; $5 each or $50 for the entire semester.
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World-renowned illusionist Spencer, a Birmingham favorite, is a leader in physical and psycho-social rehabilitation using the therapeutic benefits of magic tricks. This show is also a sensory-friendly performance.
Free, fun activities from UAB’s arts organizations will feature both virtual and in-person events, from lunch and learns to family days, dance performance, spoken word and coloring nights.
Learning and performing magic tricks can benefit children and adults with disabilities through rehabilitation in three key areas: dexterity, motivation and socialization.
According to the National Institutes of Health, one in eight women experiences postpartum depression or anxiety. That number almost doubles for Black women.
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Mother’s Day giving is covered with the Virtual Arts Pass and Alabama artisan subscription box, including a virtual Keb’ Mo’ concert, origami workshop supplies, Bottega olive oil and more.
UAB Arts in Medicine is creating the choir with support from the Women’s Breast Health Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham. Information sessions will be May 4, 5 and 8.
For this UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine Virtual Mental Health Monday, Brandi Shah, M.D., UAB physician, creative writer and digital storyteller, and David Fakunle, Ph.D., public health scholar-practitioner and professional storyteller, will speak.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center will present free concerts by Eric Essix and Tracy Hamlin, DeQn Sue, Red Baraat, Stefon Harris + Blackout and Rollin’ In The Hay. Blues legend Keb’ Mo’ will perform a live-stream concert May 13; tickets are $20 per device.
Arts events in January will also include an AEIVA artist gallery talk, an arts and disabilities discussion, a creative writing workshop, lunch and learn, and more.
Give a month of the arts — including a live holiday concert by Eric Essix — with the Virtual Arts Pass for $29. Add an Alabama artisan box for just $20 more.
Get the new Virtual Arts Pass for exclusive access to guest artists, chefs, musicians, and more, plus LIVE Drive-in performances by Three on a String, Raquel Lily, classical bassist Xavier Foley, and Eric Essix and Holiday Soul.
The Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, ArtPlay and the Institute for Arts in Medicine are offering fresh performances, new arts classes, gallery talks with artists and more.
Learning and performing magic tricks has been shown to benefit children and adults with disabilities. UAB’s annual Magic Camp is free and open to children ages 9-18 diagnosed with a disability.
To make your own mask, you will need a T-shirt, sharp scissors, pen or marker, and a ruler.
Artists with UAB AIM are telling health care workers, from nurses and physicians to environmental services and facilities staff, they are grateful for the work they continue to do.

Online lessons in activities from hand stitching, paper crafts and visual arts to storytelling, writing and more are available now, including a Spanish “Storytime.”

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