Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

UAB Marching Blazers

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The Marching Blazers have a new show, and UAB's grant for kidney research will last until 2023. Read more


Elizabeth Vander Kamp & UAB patient

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Poetry and storytelling may help prevent delirium among hospital patients. Read more


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The Alys Stephens Center has announced its 2018-2019 performance schedule. Read more

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Buying local

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The event brought food, music and vendors to UAB Saturday, June 16. Read more



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The Alys Stephens Center at UAB will present LOCAL 2018, an outdoor, family-friendly event billed as “a celebration of everything Alabama,” at 5 p.m. June 16. Read more


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Joseph De Sciose

TEDxBirmingham will explore such moments when it hosts its fifth annual large conference, with the theme of “Before & After,” at the Alys Stephens Center at UAB, Sat., March 24, 10 a.m-6 p.m. Read more


Alvin Ailey dancers 2017

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre will appear at the BJCC Concert Hall Feb. 13. Read more

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On Feb. 27-28 at 7:30 p.m., and March 1-3, at 2 p.m., Birmingham is invited to UAB’s Alys Stephens Center to watch “Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays,” which will feature about 90 minutes of drama about love and equality. Read more


Itzhak Perlman

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Violinist Itzhak Perlman will perform at the Viva Health Starlight Gala at the Alys Stephens Center on May 21, culminating the center's 20th anniversary season. Read more

Neck of the Woods

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Writer and actor Daniel Beaty -- winner of the Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar Award for 2017 -- will offer a free performance of his solo show 'Emergency' at the Stephens Center. Read more

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Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center will host jazz greats in January, and UAB is using art and symbols to heal Read more

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Alys Stephens Center presents a family-friendly holiday show, and UAB holds a commencement and a groundbreaking Read more

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Christmas at the Alys 2013

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Alys Stephens Center presents great holiday-themed music events back to back on Dec. 4 & 5. Plus news about UAB research dollars. Read more

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