UAB's Alys Stephens Center

UAB's Alys Stephens Center

UAB’s Alys Stephens Center: Twenty-seven years of arts and education in our community. It’s about people, performers, professors and more.

In September 1996, the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center was founded on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham as a lasting tribute to the late Mrs. Alys Robinson Stephens, a lifelong patron of the arts and a well-known and beloved member of the Birmingham community. The Center became the home of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra as well as UAB’s Department of Music and Department o

01/05/2024

Happy Birthday to the one and only Alvin Ailey! Always a legend.
1931-1989

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

John Cusack Breaks Down His Most Iconic Characters | GQ 01/04/2024

Check out what John Cusack had to say about his most iconic film roles (courtesy of GQ).

An Evening with John Cusack
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John Cusack Breaks Down His Most Iconic Characters | GQ John Cusack breaks down his most iconic roles, including his characters in Grosse Pointe Blank, Love & Mercy, High Fidelity, Being John Malkovich, Eight Men ...

01/03/2024

Fun Fact -

Upcoming ASC artist Katharine McPhee once got mistaken on the red carpet as One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush.

Would you make the same mistake? Thoughts are appreciated.

12/28/2023

Mutts Gone Nuts is officially...SOLD OUT!!!

Purchase your tickets now for upcoming ASC shows before they sell out!

KM Dance Project Raw Fruit, Jan 20
(co-presented by Alabama Dance Festival and the ASC)
Young Concert Artist Series: Xavier Foley (FREE CONCERT), Feb 7
Steep Canyon Rangers, Feb 8
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The BJCC, Feb 17
An Intimate Evening with David Foster & Katharine McPhee, Mar 2
An Evening with John Cusack, Mar 10
Syncopated Ladies, Apr 7
Buckets N Boards, May 5

Visit alysstephens.org for tickets!

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12/25/2023

Happy Holidays!

12/24/2023

We hope everybody travels safely to spend time with their loved ones!

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At UAB Arts Alliance, it's the gingerbread houses that bind us.

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12/12/2023

Flips, tricks, and laughs - a triple threat of good times and great entertainment. Don't be sent to the doghouse because you didn't purchase tickets for Mutts Gone Nuts.

Walk, crawl, or dog paddle to alysstephens.org for tickets!

12/11/2023

Enjoy a delightful holiday film with last year's Apple TV+ hit film Spirited starring Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell, and Octavia Spencer. Choreographed by Chloe Arnold from the Syncopated Ladies.

Purchase your tickets for the Syncopated Ladies LIVE at the ASC on April 7. Visit alysstephens.org for tickets!

12/08/2023

The legendary Smokey Robinson hopes you all had a wonderful time last night! When you know, you know 😉.

We love you, Smokey! Have a great weekend, everybody!

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert 12/07/2023

Grab a cup of coffee this morning, take a break from what you are doing (it can wait), and relax to the wonderful harmonies of Steep Canyon Rangers (feat their old buddy Steve Martin). Make your plans to see this talented group of musicians on February 7. Visit alysstephens.org for tickets!

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert Sept. 25, 2017 | Robin Hilton -- It's hard to think of an artist who's brought more joy to more people, across more generations — and in more ways — than Ste...

Photos from UAB's Alys Stephens Center's post 12/07/2023

The Love Train only has so many more stops and we were honored for The O'Jays to visit us in Bham!

Photo credit: Eric Gray Photography

Gladys Knight - Licence To Kill (Proms in Hyde Park 2018) 12/04/2023

🗣️ SHOUT IT FROM THE TOP OF RED MOUNTAIN! ⛰️

Gladys Knight is officially SOLD OUT!!!

You can call the box office to join the waitlist for any last-minute cancellations. Don't forget we have other great performances this season including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The BJCC, An Intimate Evening with David Foster & Katharine McPhee, and Syncopated Ladies.

Visit alysstephens.org for tickets and enjoy this video!

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Gladys Knight - Licence To Kill (Proms in Hyde Park 2018) Playing the James Bond 1989 theme, Gladys is joined by the BBC Concert Orchestra playing 'Licence To Kill' live in Hyde Park for BBC Radio 2's Last Night of ...

Photos from UAB Arts in Medicine's post 11/28/2023

This make a contribution to UAB Arts in Medicine. An amazing arts organization that goes above and beyond to show the community why arts matter.

Give today: go.uab.edu/givingtuesdayaim

Katharine McPhee, David Foster Perform at Thanksgiving Day Parade 11/23/2023

We loved watching David Foster and Katharine McPhee perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! See them LIVE at the ASC on March 2! Visit alysstephens.org for tickets!

Katharine McPhee, David Foster Perform at Thanksgiving Day Parade

11/23/2023

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Thank you Eric Gray Photography for these fantastic photos from Tower of Power!

11/16/2023

We're stoked about our upcoming SOLD-OUT performance of The O'Jays and more importantly, we are appreciative of the great turnout we have had so far for this season!

As the late Karen Carpenter once sang, we've only just begun...

Check out our winter and spring lineup featuring Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The BJCC, Gladys Knight, An Intimate Evening with David Foster & Katharine McPhee, An Evening with John Cusack, Syncopated Ladies, and more!

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Visit alysstephens.org/events for tickets!

Photos from UAB's Alys Stephens Center's post 11/14/2023

We've been cookin' like Betty Crocker at UAB's Alys Stephens Center during October and November. We're bustin' out the photos to show you the good times YOU can have at the ASC! Big thanks to Eric Gray Photography for these awesome photos from Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews & Orleans Avenue concert!

Tower of Power photos coming soon!

Disney Institute's 1-Day Approach to Quality Service - UAB Arts Alliance 11/13/2023

Calling all businesses and professionals in the Birmingham area!

Disney Institute's 1-Day Approach to Quality Service is happening on January 11 at the ASC! Learn the processes and understandings of exceptional service! Click on the graphic below for more info and to register!



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Disney Institute's 1-Day Approach to Quality Service - UAB Arts Alliance Enhance Your Work Culture, Improve Your Business Outcomes Excellent service does not simply come from a friendly transaction or helpful technology—it results from understanding your customer’s expectations and putting the right guidelines and service standards in place to exceed them. When an or...

Tower of Power at the Alys Stephens Center 11/09/2023

Thank you so much CBS 42 for a fantastic interview with band leader and founder Emilio Castillo from Tower of Power!

It's still not too late to purchase those tickets for tomorrow at 8p.
Make your way to alysstephens.org/events/tower-of-power!

Tower of Power at the Alys Stephens Center https://www.alysstephens.org/events/

11/08/2023

❗❗IT'S OFFICIAL❗❗

We're officially sold out for The O'Jays on December 3!

We have an incredible line-up for this season, so jump on the opportunities before it's too late!

Tower of Power - THIS FRIDAY!
Mutts Gone Nuts - January 7
Steep Canyon Rangers - February 7
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The BJCC - February 17
Gladys Knight - February 18 (LOW TICKET WARNING)
An Intimate Evening with David Foster & Katharine McPhee - March 2
An Evening with John Cusack (Screening and Q&A of the film Love and Mercy) - March 10
Syncopated Ladies - April 7
Buckets N Boards - May 5

Purchase your tickets TODAY by visiting alysstephens.org/events!

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11/02/2023

Renée Fleming ticketholders!

Join Keith A. Wolfe-Hughes, General Director of Opera Birmingham, for a pre-concert talk highlighting Renée Fleming’s career as one of the world’s most recognizable lyric sopranos, her work as an advocate for arts in medicine, and a preview of the music she will perform.

Sunday, November 5
6:15 — 6:45p
at the ASC

This pre-concert talk is presented by UUAB's ArtPlay

For tickets to Renée Fleming, visit alysstephens.org!



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11/01/2023

Join UAB Arts in Medicine on November 6 at 4:30p for Sacred Harp Shape-Note Singing with Dr. Bridge Kennedy!

Dr. Bridge Kennedy and other regional members of the Sacred Harp singing community will lead a singing session at the ASC. Participants will learn about the art and tradition of Sacred Harp music and experience the communal connection group singing can create when people come together to create music.

Register for this FREE event:
my.alysstephens.org/3104

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Music and Mind: Panel Discussion with Renée Fleming - UAB Arts Alliance 10/31/2023

Register today for this FREE event hosted by Renée Fleming!

Over the course of several months in 2020, renowned soprano and arts & health advocate Renée Fleming hosted a series of webinars called Music and Mind: Live with Renée Fleming. The online series featured the acclaimed singer and National Medal of Arts honoree in conversation with scientists and practitioners working at the intersection of music, neuroscience, and healthcare. Join UAB Arts in Medicine brings this conversation to the featuring guest panelists: Dr. Bridge Kennedy (Director of the Online Undergraduate Program in Psychology and Musician), Sunny Davenport (AIM Music Therapist), Dr. Hon Yuen (AIM Researcher), and Sunil Iyengar (Director of the Office of Research & Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts).

Visit https://www.alysstephens.org/events/music-and-mind to register!

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Music and Mind: Panel Discussion with Renée Fleming - UAB Arts Alliance Over the course of several months in 2020, renowned soprano and arts & health advocate Renée Fleming hosted a series of webinars called Music and Mind: Live with Renée Fleming. The online series featured the acclaimed singer and National Medal of Arts honoree in conversation with scientists and pr...

Katharine McPhee Shares Secret to Success of Her and David Foster's Marriage - E! Online 10/24/2023

We're looking forward to this phenomenal power couple of music at the ASC on March 2!

An Intimate Evening with David Foster & Katharine McPhee

Katharine McPhee Shares Secret to Success of Her and David Foster's Marriage - E! Online Four years after tying the knot, Katharine McPhee spoke to E! News about what makes her relationship with David Foster work, life with son Rennie and her Radiance by Absolute™ x Katharine McPhee line.

Photos from UAB's Alys Stephens Center's post 10/16/2023

Sunday night with Eric Benét!

Photo credit: Eric Gray Photography

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Photos from last Friday's 2023 VIVA HEALTH Gala to support the organizations of the UAB Arts Alliance: UAB's Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, AEIVA, UAB's Alys Stephens Center, UAB's ArtPlay and UAB Arts in Medicine.

A special thanks to all those who contributed to making this an unbelievable night for the arts. Your support has made an incredible impact on UAB Arts Alliance and how we serve our community.

To see the full photo gallery 📷 📷 📷 https://www.flickr.com/photos/alysstephenscenter/albums/72177720311856120/page1

Tag yourself and/or tag someone you know in the comments section if you see them in the photos!

Photo credit: Eric Gray Photography

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10/12/2023

UAB's Alys Stephens Center and UAB Arts in Medicine have teamed up to present a two-day extravaganza with the national treasure Renée Fleming!

Purchase tickets to her performance on November 5 and for that little something extra...catch her twice the next day on November 6 as part of two incredible and FREE events, Sacred Harp Shape-Note Singing and Music & Mind. Learn more and visit alysstephens.org/events/renee-fleming!

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