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Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th St.
Chicago, IL 60655

Event Listing
Sep 09 7:30 PM While We're Young
Sep 12 8:00 PM Great Balls of Fire LIVE!
Sep 16 7:30 PM White God
Sep 23 7:30 PM Mr. Holmes
Sep 25 8:00 PM 10,000 Maniacs
Sep 30 7:30 PM Slow West
Oct 02 8:00 PM Young Dubliners
Oct 03 8:00 PM Head for the Hills - Railway Gamblers opens
Oct 10 7:00 PM I AM IRELAND with Paddy Homan
Oct 16 8:00 PM the trippin billies - The Dave Matthews Tribute Band
Oct 24 8:00 PM Halloweensteen - The Duke Street Kings featuring Michael McDermott
Nov 14 8:00 PM An Evening with M&R Rush
BACinema - TOP

: A Weekly Presentation of Independent, Foreign and Classic Films. Screenings are every Wednesday at 7:30 pm

Tickets are $7.50/$5.50 members unless noted.

While We're Young - top
Wednesday - September 09
7:30 PM

Wed Sept 9, 7:30pm
Tickets $8 / $6 BAC members

Rated: R [language], RT 1:37

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While We're Young stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-forties. As their other friends all start having children, the couple gravitates toward a young hipster couple named Jamie and Darby. Soon the older couple begins enjoying the energy they feel hanging out with the younger generation, but eventually Josh begins to suspect his new best friend might not be as straightforward and trustworthy as he thought. Official Selection - 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. "While We're Young is a career-best for [Stiller and Baumbach]: generous, wise and consoling for those facing their forlorn 40s." Brian Miller, Williamette Week

White God - top
Wednesday - September 16
7:30 PM

Wed, Sept 16, 7:30pm
Tickets $8 / $6 BAC members

Rated: R [content, violence, language] RT:2:01 Subtitled

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A Reel Talk presentation follows the film

When young Lili is forced to give up her beloved dog, Hagen, because of it's mixed-breed heritage is deemed 'unfit' by The State, she and the dog begin a dangerous journey back towards each other. At the same time, Hagen and all the unwanted, unloved and so-called 'unfit' dogs ban together and rise up against their 'masters' the animal control centers that have mistreated them. "A mixed-genre fable that evokes Dickensian melodrama, coming-of-age tropes and outright horror." -Tom Keogh, Seattle Times

Mr. Holmes - top
Wednesday - September 23
7:30 PM

Wed, Sept 23, 7:30pm
Tickets $8 / $6 BAC members

Rated: PG RT: 1:44

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 In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love - before it's too late. (C) Roadside Attractions "...this more intimate look at the famous detective in his final years provides a tender examination of nostalgia and mortality." Todd Jorgenson,

Slow West - top
Wednesday - September 30
7:30 PM

Wed, Sept 30, 7:30pm
Tickets $8 / $6 BAC members

Rated: R [violence, brief language] RT: 1:24

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At the end of the nineteenth century, 16-year-old scottish-boy, Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee), journeys across the American frontier in search of the woman he loves. He is joined by Silas (Michael Fassbender), a mysterious traveler, and hotly pursued by an outlaw along the way.(C) A24 Films "Continues the strong streak of modern westerns with its visually breathtaking, atmospherically rich & solidly performed story of love & survival across the Wild West." Matthew Pejkovic, Matt's Movie Reviews


Main Stage - top
Great Balls of Fire LIVE! - top
Saturday - September 12
8:00 PM

Sat, Sept. 12, 8pm
Tickets $26 / $23 BAC Members

View Whole Lotta Shaking

Original star cast member Lance Lipinsky of the Tony Award winning Million Dollar Quartet celebrates the 1950's piano men of Rock & Roll in an explosive must see live concert!

Showcasing the hits of Fats Domino, Little Richard, Ray Charles and of course Jerry Lee Lewis, Great Balls of Fire LIVE is the explosive retrospective concert honoring the major Rock & Roll piano artists of pop music history.

Not to be confused as a tribute or impersonator show, Lipinsky narrates the biographical story of these influential piano men as himself with over 25 iconic songs. Lipinsky takes no prisoners with show stopping boogie woogie piano antics and crowd interaction to delight lovers of the "birth of Rock & Roll" era.

10,000 Maniacs - top
Friday - September 25
8:00 PM

Fri, Sept. 25, 8pm
Tickets $41 / $37 BAC members

View It's A Beautiful Life

10,000 Maniacs return to the BAC! One of the most critically acclaimed bands of the last three decades, 10,000 Maniacs were founded in the fall of 1981. They defined college rock and created the first wave of alternative college rock bands and what became known as the alternative rock format on FM radio. The 10,000 Maniacs are Mary Ramsey (Viola and Lead Vocals) Dennis Drew (Keybord and Vocals) Jerry Augustiniak (Drum and Vocal) Jeff Erickson (Lead Guitar)  Steve Gustafson (Bass and Vocals)

Young Dubliners - top
Friday - October 02
8:00 PM

Fri, Oct. 2, 8pm
Tickets $21 / $19 BAC Members

The Young Dubliners, Celtic rock's hardest working band puts the BAC on their US tour schedule!  You have seen them on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! and heard their songs on TV,   the Sons Of Anarchy, now you can see them right here in the neighborhood.

Head for the Hills - Railway Gamblers opens - top
Saturday - October 03
8:00 PM

Sat, Oct. 3, 8pm
Tickets $26 / $23 BAC members

From Telluride Bluegrass Festival to SxSW and all points beyond - Head for the Hills creates a sound based in bluegrass that reaches into indie rock, jazz,hip hop, world and folk to stitch together fresh songs that bridge the divide between past and future acoustic music. The quartet released their third studio album "Blue Ruin" July 9th which has received positive praise. 'Head for the Hills' Blue Ruin effortlessly matches integrity against innovation'
(CMT - Edge) Railway Gamblers opens.

I AM IRELAND with Paddy Homan - top
Saturday - October 10
7:00 PM

Sat, Oct. 10, 7:30 pm
Tickets $32 / Groups $30

To honor the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising in Ireland, celebrated Irish tenor Paddy Homan will present "I Am Ireland," a one-man show to take American audiences on a journey through the songs, speeches and images of the time to honor and celebrate the Irish road to freedom. Produced by Michael Londra's theatrical production company, Wexfordhouse, "I Am Ireland" is a personal conversation about the songs of Ireland that inspired all those who came before 1916 to continue on that great journey to reclaim Ireland's independence.

the trippin billies - The Dave Matthews Tribute Band - top
Friday - October 16
8:00 PM

Fri, Oct. 16, 8pm
Tickets $25 / $23 BAC members

Bringing fans the music of The Dave Matthews Band for close to twenty years, Trippin’ Billies has become the gold standard for tribute bands. Comprised of some of the best musicians in Chicago, (WXRT) one need not be a diehard DMB fan to enjoy a show. The high-energy performance and caliber of musicianship will have you singing along by the second chorus. But if you are a fan of the Dave Matthews band, don’t walk run to see this band. Relix magazine has named them top five tributes in the country for good reason, come find out why.

Halloweensteen - The Duke Street Kings featuring Michael McDermott - top
Saturday - October 24
8:00 PM

Sat, Oct. 24, 8pm
Tickets $25 / $23 BAC members

Kick off Halloween with Halloweensteen - The Duke Street Kings featuring Michael McDermott  as they rock out on The Boss’s greatest hits! McDermott started out in Chicago coffeehouses in the early 1990s, incorporating elements of Irish music into an American folk rock sound.

An Evening with M&R Rush - top
Saturday - November 14
8:00 PM

Sat, Nov. 14, 8pm
Tickets $15 /$13 BAC Members
VIP tickets $35

M&R Rush (All Original  Members) is an exciting classic rock band with exceptional harmonies & melodic catchy songs. From the time the show starts till the final encore, the audience knows they are witnessing something special. Their ability to connect to the crowd and to have a lot of fun while making great music is unbelievable. M&R Rush had its beginnings in the early 70′s, when a group of five high school friends from Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood had a dream of making it in the music business. It wasn’t long before M&R Rush had won a couple of “Battle of the Bands” contests and started to build a following that continues today.
VIP tickets include: a back stage pass for meet an greet, a live DVD, a live CD a refreshment with the band and a poster of the event.

Chicago Kids Company - top
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