Arts & Culture

Two students, one male and one female, hold up a poster that says "Black Warrior Film Festival"

For Your Enjoyment: Movies, Music and a Bunch of Bugs

Looking for something to do this coming week? Here’s some inspiration.

Two students, one male and one female, hold up a poster that says "Black Warrior Film Festival"

Black Warrior Film Festival Returns

The Black Warrior Film Festival is back this spring with a new lineup of screenings, panels, and director meet and greets.

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For Your Enjoyment: Sherlock Holmes, Jazz and Art Walks

There’s no shortage of arts and culture events on and around campus this week.

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7 Alabama Attractions to Explore Near Tuscaloosa 

From world-class museums to majestic parks, the state of Alabama has a lot to offer. Here are just a few of the many attractions within a two-hour drive of UA’s campus.

Cameron Smith, Linda Smith, Clay Smith and University of Alabama President Stuart R. Bell

Smith Family Gift Pushes The Rising Tide Over $1 Billion

UA’s Rising Tide Capital Campaign has surpassed $1 billion in charitable commitments thanks to a recent gift commitment of $20 million to name the Smith Family Center for the Performing Arts.

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Theatre and Dance Students Take the Stage This Spring

From Sherlock Holmes to Elle Woods, from classical ballet to modern jazz, UA theatre and dance students and faculty embrace the mysterious, the fun and the beautiful.

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Celebrate Black History Month at UA with Speakers, Tours, More

To honor, explore and celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Americans on campus and beyond, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is hosting a wealth of activities and events on campus for Black History Month.

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From Ceramics to Needlepoint: Art Exhibits to Enjoy this Spring

Brighten your winter days with art from these exhibits on and around campus.

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‘Alabama Heritage’ Features Alabama’s World Champion, Joe Louis

The winter issue of “Alabama Heritage” features stories on struggles: of a champion boxer, a suffragist, Irish independence fighters and more, all with an Alabama connection.

Several people dressed in marching band gear play instruments while in the homecoming parade.

Million Dollar Band Performing in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

After more than two years of planning and practicing, the Million Dollar Band is performing in the 95th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.