SPECIAL HOUSE CONCERT
FEATURING CHICAGO HARPIST AISLINN GAGLIARDI
The public is welcome to join us for this event produced by the artist and taking place on the upper level of the Arts Center
Wednesday December 14, 7:30 pm
Doors open at 7pm
$12 in advance
$15 day of show
Purchase tickets directly from the artist at http://aislinnmusic.com/ticketsnc
or at the door
This project is partially supported by an Individual Artist Program Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, as well as a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.
DICKENS IS BACK!
Friday, December 16, 2016 at 7:oo
Jamieson Ridenhour recreates the man who wrote A CHRISTMAS CAROL!
You will hear the rendition of the original story as it was told by Dickens himself.
Following the performance we will have a 30 minute sing-along of Holiday music.
Donation at the door, no reserved seating.
A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES
written by Dylan Thomas performed by James Navé
Sunday December 18 2pm
Every Christmas since 1988 poet and personality James Navé has performed this classic story dramatizing Christmas from a child’s point of view.
James Navé is an arts entrepreneur, speaker, poet, and founder of The Poetics at Work Project. He is an organizing member of TEDxNewYork Salons, director of LEAF Poetry, and creativity consultant for Strategex Business Solutions. He has memorized over 500 poems and holds a BA in International Relations and an MFA in Poetry.
Looking ahead: ZOE & CLOYD return to the Center for the Arts for a Valentine’s Concert!
SATURDAY, February 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Tickets are $16 (includes tax).
Celebrate LOVE with one of our favorite musical couples, Zoe & Cloyd (aka Natalya Zoe Weinstein and John Cloyd Miller) who will grace our stage with this special concert of Americana Acoustic Music!
2016/17 UPCOMING Events AT BMCA
CONCERT/THEATER & EVENT SERIES
December – February
Holly Jolly Clay Studio Exhibit and Pottery Market
Market items on sale through 12/20
Clay Exhibit on display through February
House Concert by Aislinn Gagliardi
7:30 pm on the top floor, tix via the artist or at the door
Jamieson Ridenhour presents Victorian Dickens reading A Christmas Carol followed by a Community-led Carol Sing-along
7:00 pm donations appreciated
James Navé recites Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales
2:00 pm donations appreciated
Valentine’s concert Zoe & Cloyd featuring
Natalya Weinstein and John Miller
7:30 pm $16
12th Annual Auction for the Arts
with catered reception / silent and live auctions
Duo Galilei Irish harp and viola de gamba concert
with Sue Richards and Carolyn Surrick
7:30 pm $16
Concert: guitar master Robin Bullock
June 16, 17 & 18
Annual ART IN BLOOM!
Floral & Art Exhibit, Garden Tour, Plein Air Painters