Free tribute to BB King is Aug. 17A dozen musicians from Birmingham and the Southeast will pay homage to one of the greatest guitarists and musicians of all time during a free tribute concert 7 p.m. Aug. 17 in the Alys Stephens Center. VIP tickets are available for ASC members.
Rickie Lee Jones to perform at ASCGrammy-winning singer-songwriter and musician Rickie Lee Jones will perform an evening of musical reminiscing and exploration at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21.
- Event Date August 17
Robert Randolph and the Family Band bringing good-time funk to ASCPrepare to dance and sing along when this American funk and soul group performs Aug. 15. Rolling Stone magazine ranked Randolph on its list of “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” and called the group “one of the most intense live acts in all of jamdom.” Get tickets at AlysStephens.org.
- Event Date August 21
Poster artists celebrate voting rights in AEIVA exhibitSome 62 artists from 25 countries are participating in a poster invitational that will open with a free reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 6 in the AEIVA. “The Right to Decide” will feature new posters on the subject of voting rights and fair elections by some of the world's most respected poster artists. The exhibit will be open through Nov. 14.Two things to know about August and athletics fundraising
- Event Date August 15
Everyone can play a role in building strong community support for the Blazers.Plan to attend, present at annual exercise medicine symposium
UAB Center for Exercise Medicine will hold its annual symposium highlighting research and training 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept 25 in the Children's Harbor Bradley Lecture Center. Details and registration information are online.
AD Ingram provides update on plan to resume footballAthletic Director Mark Ingram, who says he is overwhelmed with the support provided to the program, posted an update on the process along with his thanks.Athletics provides update on fundraising, ticket salesFans can reserve season tickets at uabsports.com or make a contribution through Blazer Boosters while they await the kickoff for the UAB Athletics campaign.Check yourself out all summer with Green ScreensMonitor your blood pressure and other indicators to help support and encourage a more healthful lifestyle with free Green Screens 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 7. A list of locations are online.UAB Athletics accepting football season ticket depositsFans can place a deposit for season tickets at uabsports.com or make a contribution through Blazer Boosters.USGA leads fundraiser to Pave the Way for new student centerUAB’s student leaders are turning a temporary inconvenience into a long-term opportunity to serve fellow students.UAB to host top names in infectious disease researchFour of the most influential researchers in the field of infectious diseases in the world will be here.
- Event Date September 25
"Freedom" exhibits civil rights photos from Alabama, South Africa“The Freedom Exhibition: Two Countries One Struggle,” which explores the respective images of American segregation and South African apartheid by Spider Martin and Peter Magubane, will open 6-8 p.m. June 5 in UAB's AEIVA. View it through Aug. 8. Admission is free.
- Event Date June 3
Athletics task force collecting pledges from supportersWork is underway to assess donor interest for a five-year period, said subcommittee chairs during the public meeting May 7. Official pledge forms are available for download to gauge support for the return of football, bowling and rifle.Explore the future of lab-made organs and printed tissues April 22Anthony Atala, M.D., developer of the first lab-grown organ to be implanted into a human, to talk about the future of printing human tissue on demand.
- Event Date June 5
Farm Stand is backThe Farm Stand will be bringing fresh fruits and vegetables and other delicious treats to UAB each week, beginning April 7. This year Boozer Farms will now be operating The Farm Stand 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Check the schedule online.7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEK
- Event Date April 22
A list of things for the UAB community to see and do during the week of March 15-21.Judges needed for undergrad research EXPOThe UAB EXPO showcases the academic endeavors of nearly 200 undergraduate students in many of the majors offered at UAB. Graduate students, post docs and faculty are encouraged to help judge the presentations; apply online.Free employee tickets to C-USA quarterfinals Thursday night500 free tickets will be given away to see UAB Men’s Basketball in tournament play in BJCC’s Legacy Arena, and Barne’s & Noble offering a special discount on Blazer gear.School of Medicine art show to openAttend an opening reception from 5:30-8 p.m. March 17 in The Edge of Chaos to see a great art show and bid in a silent auction to benefit VSA Alabama — which provides art opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The exhibit is open through May 15.
- Event Date March 17