Friday, October 16, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center
Kathleen Deanna Battle is an American operatic light lyric soprano known for her distinctive vocal range and tone.
APT is out of tickets for this event.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 7 PM
Samford University Wright Center
Known as one of the best choirs in the world, the Vienna Boys Choir continue to delight music-lovers across the globe with their purity of tone, distinctive charm and a diverse, crowd pleasing repertoire that encompasses Austrian folk songs and waltzes, classical masterpieces, beloved pop songs, holiday favorites and medieval chant.
Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Montgomery Performing Arts Center
Global music sensation Celtic Woman brings its 10th Anniversary World Tour across North America in 2015. The enchanting musical experience features Celtic Woman performing a treasure chest of traditional Irish, classical and contemporary favorites in the group’s unforgettable signature style.
APT is sold out of tickets for this event, but please visit The Montgomery Performing Arts Center for more information and tickets.
APT is out of tickets for this event.
Friday, November 13, 2015 at 8 PM
Dothan Civic Center
Perhaps the moment when Mannheim Steamroller achieved mainstream success was when they released their first Christmas album in 1984 “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas”. The album was the band’s first to make it on the Billboard 200 album chart and it has been certified 6x Platinum by the RIAA. The songs on the album were almost all traditional Christmas songs presented in a synthpop oriented way and the album is one of the best selling Christmas albums in the US. In 1988 the group released “A Fresh Aire Christmas”, which followed the tradition of their symphonic pop presentation. This album surpassed their first Christmas album in sales and is one of the best selling Christmas albums of all time.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Samford University Wright Center
Join legendary singer, actor, and poet Art Garfunkel for a special evening of acoustic performance with songs, anecdotes, prose, and a unique audience Q&A session. Garfunkel's impressive solo career has earned him a Golden Globe nomination, three top 20 hits, six top 40 hits, 14 Adult Contemporary top 30 singles, five Adult Adult Contemporary number ones, and a People's Choice Award. For their work as one of the most iconic folk duos of all time he and former musical partner Paul Simon have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Garfunkel is the recipient of six Grammy® Awards (including the Lifetime Achievement Award).
Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 6:30 PM
East Room of the White House at American Village
What could be more romantic than dancing and dining like lords and ladies at Downton Abbey? Join APT and American Village on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 6:30pm to enjoy live music, dancing, food, fine chocolate, complimentary wine, beer and champagne, and more! Evening dress, preferably your black tie, gentlemen. Vintage costumes welcome. Limited to the first 100 couples. Tickets are $250 per couple for this once-in-a-lifetime Valentine’s Day event supporting Alabama Public Television.
Sunday, Oct. 18 at 1:00 - 3:00pm
26th NICU Reunion at USA
The Hollis J. Wiseman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the University of South Alabama Children's & Women's Hospital will host its 26th NICU Reunion in the hospital courtyard from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, October 18, 2015. All NICU graduates and their families are invited. Costumes are encouraged at this fall festival-themed event. Refreshments, children's games, a photo booth and face painting are featured. Free parking at USA Mitchell Cancer Institute. Admission is free. Info: (251) 415-1000.
October 19 - 21, 2015
Visit the lobbies of UAB's Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center on October 19, 20, and 21 for FREE hour-long celebrations of art and culture! GlobalFest will feature three free lunchtime events. MON,OCT 19 » The Japanese Arts of Origami & Music: Create and learn about the delicate art of origami and listen/learn about Japanese music. TUES, OCT 20 » Hindu Temples: Discover the Secrets in Stone Journey to the temples of India and uncover the mysteries hiddenin the ancient architecture. WED, OCT 21 » Celebrate Día de los Muertos - Day of the Dead: Learn about the rich traditions and culture of this fascinating Mexican holiday.
Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015
Huntsville Walk to Defeat ALS
The Huntsville Walk to Defeat ALS is just around the corner and we need your help. ALS - the disease that stole Lou Gehrig's life - steals more than 30,000 American lives every year. Please join us on Saturday, October 31st at 10 am in the heart of Research Park at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Gather your family and friends to walk together in the fight against ALS followed by a picnic style celebration. Registration is free and easy -go to walktodefeatals.org or call 800.664.1242.
Monday, November 2, 2015 at 7:00 PM
The ASC is thrilled to welcome back American virtuoso mandolinist Chris Thile for a solo evening of flawless musicianship and mind-blowing exploration - from bluegrass to Bach and back again. Tickets for this special evening will go almost as quickly as Thile's fingers on his mandolin strings. Don't wait!
Thursday 12 November - Sunday 15 November 2015
Mark your calendars for November 12th-15th, and get ready for four days of brilliant, entertaining and award-winning films screened throughout our beautiful little town on the Bay. Our selection committee has been hard at work throughout this past year, attending some of the world’s best film festivals and reviewing hours of innovative and creative films as part of our mission to deliver the Best of the Best in filmmaking. The four festival venues, within walking distance of each other, will be located in the famous, flower-filled downtown area—considered Carmel by the Bay–convenient to restaurants, hotels, locally owned shops and the town bluffs, which boast sweeping views of the 413 square mile Mobile Bay. The Fairhope Film Festival is a film lover’s film festival, offering participants the opportunity to see world-class award winning films in a unique, picturesque location over a four-day period. The focus is on national and international film festival competition finalists of the past year: the “best of the best” in cinema arts. Notable foreign and feature films, documentaries and shorts—many that never made it to the big box theaters or were only there briefly–will be selected for appreciative audiences. Although the festival will pull out all the stops, Southern-style, to host opening and closing events and parties, the emphasis will be on the art of filmmaking and the experience of seeing exceptional films. Directors, actors and screenwriters will participate in the screenings both in person and via live electronic transmission. The people of the Gulf Coast have always loved a good story. Meet us on our front porch this fall to catch a bay breeze and 70 select tales you won’t forget.
Friday, November 13, 2015 at 8:00 PM
It's been four decades since the legendary George Benson has graced a Birmingham stage, just one of the many reasons his ASC performance is a must-see. "On Broadway," "Give Me the Night," and "This Masquerade" are also three very good reasons you should get your tickets now. George Benson's inaugural ASC show is sure to be a full house so get your tickets now!
Sat. Dec. 5, 2015 at 3:00 and 5:00 PM; Sun. Dec. 6, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The dogs are back in town for this ArtPlay/ASC favorite holiday production! Join Spike, Fifi, Scotty, and Beauregard on this interactive musical adventure created by local playwright - and the ASC's very own - Jerry Sims, as his Dogtown pups learn the true meaning of the holidays. Yuletide in Dogtown is a great performance for everyone- especially kids. After the show, be sure to stick around. There will be an opportunity for your family to shake hands . well, uh . paws with these pups immediately following the show! What a "pawfect" treat for the holidays!
Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Holiday Soul: Eric Essix and 5 Men on a Stool
If you're looking to get in the groove of the holidays, you shouldn't miss "Holiday Soul" at the ASC. Back by popular demand, this harmonious holiday celebration features UAB Artist-in-Residence Eric Essix along with Atlanta supergroup 5 Men on a Stool. Following the success of their last show, Essix will once again perform his hand-picked collection of soulful "songs of the season" with bandmates Hank Stewart, Antonio Allen, Melvin Miller, and Leonard Julien III. These fine gentlemen will also treat patrons to a handful of favorites from the group's time-tested, listener-approved set list. No strangers to the UAB's Alys Stephens Center and Birmingham, 5 Men on a Stool also shared the stage with Eric in 2013 as part of his "Evolution" concert. Together they have played venues throughout the U.S., performing their own unique blend of jazz, gospel, R&B, and spoken word. "Holiday Soul" is a unique musical experience guaranteed to fill the whole family with joyful, soulful holiday spirit.
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