Displaying items by tag: experiencing the arts

George Stewart’s Sept. 24 lunchtime lecture will focus on the music and history of the black gospel quartet and its influence on other genres.
UAB’s Yakov Kasman will perform the Tchaikovsky Trio as part of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s “Concertmaster and Friends” series Oct. 14.
The exhibitions “Symbols, Schemes, and Procedures: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection,” “Comic Book Diplomacy” and “Quantum Harmonic Oscillator” will open Oct. 10.

“Clybourne Park” explores race relations and gentrification in surprising and wickedly funny ways, with the changing face of a Chicago neighborhood as backdrop.

Join the ASC as it presents groundbreaking contemporary gospel crossover duo Mary Mary in an uplifting, inspiring performance.
Lu is set to perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. The series is presented by the Department of Music.
The Blazers are set to celebrate all things green and gold with fun, festivities and football when UAB goes head to head with North Texas on Oct. 11 at Legion Field.
On a worldwide tour taking fans by storm, Trombone Shorty and his ensemble explore funk, rock, jazz and hip-hop with exciting, high-energy style.
Hosted by UAB Artist-in-Residence Eric Essix, “The Essentials” combines education and entertainment in one stage show that spotlights an internationally acclaimed jazz artist alongside Birmingham’s talented jazz musicians.
The lute songs of John Dowland are famous, but the texts are rarely understood. This multimedia lecture recital will explore the intrigue surrounding the songs.

See some of guitar rock’s most respected artists Sept. 25 as they pay homage to Jimi Hendrix, one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time.

“Decoding a Hindu Temple: Royalty and Religion in the Iconographic Program of the Virupaksha Temple, Pattadakal” interprets the visual images and symbols of the temple.

Free one-hour concerts will take place every first Thursday, and will kick off Sept. 4 in the University Hospital atrium.

“Twitch,” a film about a young woman’s journey as she is tested for Huntington’s disease, will be previewed on campus.

Artist, art historian and curator Nzewi will lecture on “The Dak’Art Biennial and 20th Century Black Cultural Politics of Visibility.”

Established by Birmingham artist Amy Pleasant, Rapid Fire Birmingham gathers the city’s creative professionals for informal presentations, idea sharing and creative conversation.

This Sept. 12 performance will bring together Johnston’s rock band with orchestral musicians, forming the largest band the artist has performed with to date.

An exploration of race, a student’s original take on women and war, a stimulating study of hysteria, the annual short play fest, and a heart “felt” Tony Award-winning comedy are in store this season.

The Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center and Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts will be adorned with vast artworks created from recycled and donated fabric.
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