BACinema : 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.
A Christmas Tale - top
Wednesday - December 18
Dec 18, 7:30 pm
Tickets $7.50 / $ 5.50
Rated MPAA suggests PG 13 RT: 2:30
A sharp black comedy about a chaotic, separated family who hold a dysfunctional holiday gathering, years after a family tragedy. They all must find a way to cope with their hardships and come together in order to finally move on and become a family again. "A compellingly literate exploration of the muddle of misguided motives and lingering regrets that bind families together." -David Parkinson, Empire Magazine. Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Roussillon and Mathieu Amalric star.
Happy New Year - NO Movie - top
Wednesday - January 01
Happy New Year!
No BACinema today.
In A World - top
Wednesday - January 08
January 8, 2014 at 7:30pm
$7.50 / $5.50 BAC Members
R ( Language) RT 1:33
A hilarious romantic comedy about a struggling vocal coach who strikes it big in the cutthroat world of movie-trailer voice overs, only to find herself in direct competition with the industry's reigning king-her father. Written and directed by Lake Bell, who won the Sundance 2013 Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award for the script. (c) Roadside Attractions "A clever, likable comedy that sends up sexism, satirizes Hollywood, examines family ties and features a surprisingly tender romance at its core." -Claudia Puig, USA Today
The Artist and the Model - top
Wednesday - January 15
January 15, 7:30 pm
Tickets $7.50 / $5.50 BAC Members
Rated R (Nudity) RT:1:45
Summer of 1943. In an occupied France, not far away from the Spanish border, a famous old sculptor who is tired of life and wars finds the desire to work on his last masterpiece when a beautiful young Spanish girl comes knocking after escaping a refugee camp in the South of France. -Rotten Tomatoes. '"The Artist and the Model" is a contemplative ode to creativity and imagination." Rene Rodriguez, The Miami Herald
All is Lost - top
Wednesday - January 22
January 22, 7:30pm
Tickets $7.50 / $5.50
Rated PG13 - RT 1:46
After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor (Robert Redford) finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face. -IMDB. "The movie is rigorous, serious and well-crafted, with Redford holding the screen using only his economical emotional reactions and physical presence." Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
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Winter Dance Concert 2013 - top
Thursday - December 12 -- Sunday - December 15
Dec 12, 7pm
Dec 13, 7pm
Dec 14 1 and 3:30 pm
Dec 15, 1 and 3:30pm
$8/ $6 BAC Members
A holiday dance extravaganza featuring BAC Dance students. This high energy production will feature everything from ballet to hip-hop and tap to jazz. Get your holiday spirit on while enjoying the performances of our talented students!
Tickets go on sale Nov 10 at 1pm for students participating in the Winter Dance Concert. Parents may purchase 6 tickets per student at this time.
Additional tickets and tickets for the general public go on sale Nov 24th at 1pm.
DVD's of this event are available for $20.00
Paul Kelly's Yule Laugh - top
Friday - December 13
Dec 13, 8pm
Stand – Up Comedy in the Holiday Spirit with BAC favorite Paul Kelly and special guests James Wesley Jackson and Bill Gorgo
Holiday Music Showcase 2013 - top
Saturday - December 14
Saturday December 14th at 11am
Tickets $3/ $2 BAC Members
BAC music students present the sounds of the holidays.
Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Review - top
Saturday - December 28
Dec 28, 8pm
$25 / $22 BAC Members
The Second City’s Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue captures all the magic, mystery, and mayhem of the season with original songs, brand-new sketches, and some classic favorites. The Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue will have you and yours laughing all the way through this festive season. Don't miss The Second City’s Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue this holiday!
BAC Professional Theater Series - top
Saturday - January 11 -- Sunday - June 15
Enjoy three BAC Professional Series performances. First off it's BAC to Broadway. A benefit cabaret of your favorite Broadway songs, sung by professional actors who have graced the BAC stage, as well as instructors & friends. 2 shows are available January 11th 7:30 and 10pm.
The second show is Songs for a New World on March 28-30, 2014. Jason Robert Brown says, "it's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back."
The third show is Ain’t Misbehavin’ June 13-15, 2014. The outrageously prodigious comic and musical soul of 1930's Harlem lives on in this rollicking, swinging, finger-snapping revue that is still considered one of Broadway's best.
Three shows are $60 / $54 for BAC Members.
BAC to Broadway - top
Saturday - January 11
January 11 7:30 pm and 10pm
A benefit cabaret of your favorite Broadway songs, sung by professional actors who have graced the BAC stage, as well as instructors & friends. All proceeds from these performances will go toward
the professional series. Join us for this intimate evening of entertainment, libations, and magic.
Henhouse Prowlers with Leadfoot - top
Saturday - January 18
Jan 18, 8pm
Nine years in the making, Chicago’s Henhouse Prowlers have built a reputation for hard work and non-stop touring, playing music inspired by the roots of bluegrass while branching out into a sound uniquely their own. From lightning fast picking, to sentimental ballads—playing storied original material, traditional songs, and contemporary covers—The Prowlers’ live show leaves no one wanting. Leadfoot opens. 'Chicago's freshest post-bluegrass with tasty grooves served up spicy how you like it with lightening fast delivery.'
Chicago Skyliners Big Band - top
Sunday - January 26
January 26, 2 pm
Tickets $20 / $18 BAC Members
The Chicago Skyliners entertains big band lovers with the traditional sounds of Duke Ellington, Glen Miller and more. Chicago Skyliners Band prolongs the memory of a simpler time when the big band sounds were America's pop music. Vocalist Leslie Beukelman and founding drummer Bill O'Connell and the 14 piece band showcase the big band swing sounds that is America’s greatest contribution to world music history.
Heartsfield - top
Saturday - February 01
Sat Feb 1, 2014, 8 pm
Tickets $16 / $14 BAC Members
Having released their 11th album recently, they have sold millions of records and continue to please audiences with their brand of vocal rock music that has its foundations in southern and country rock. At any performance, Heartsfield shows are full of fun, up-tempo, foot-stompin’ music that gets the crowd involved. The band delivers on its promise of hot pickin’, strong vocals, driving rhythm which have allowed them to last over three decades and still continue to please audiences with their growing songbook. Heartsfield is Andon Davis (lead guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, vocals), Freddie Dobbs (lead guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals), Scott Bonshire (drums), Steve Eddington (bass guitar and vocals), and Dave Nelson (lead guitar, acoustic guitar, dobro, and vocals.
Dave Mason's Traffic Jam - top
Friday - February 07
Feb 7, 8pm
Tickets $45 / $41 BAC Members
Take a journey back to the greatest days of rock with Dave Mason’s sight and sound experience,Traffic Jam. Join Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the legendary band Traffic, Dave Mason for an evening of music history as he retraces the earliest days of his career with Traffic and the works that launched his successful solo career. Mason founded Traffic with Steve Winwood while both were still teenagers, and created music that would find its way into the hearts of generations of music lovers. He would go on to establish himself as a successful songwriter, guitarist and solo artist.
43rd Annual Auction Amplify the Arts - top
Saturday - February 15
Beverly Arts Center’s 43rd Annual Auction on Saturday, February 15th, 2014, for:
· Thrilling live and silent auctions,
· Rockin’ live music, and
· Fabulous sweets and savories from local vendors.
Tickets are only $40 if purchased before January 31st*.
100% of this year’s ticket proceeds will be donated to The BAC Challenge – a matching campaign from Fifth Third Bank that provides an additional $4 of debt relief for EVERY dollar donated. That means each $40 ticket you buy brings $200 of debt relief to the BAC – truly “amplifying” the strength and viability of the BAC for future generations!
*Tickets are $50 if purchased after January 31st.
Songs for a New World - top
Friday - March 28 -- Sunday - March 30
March 28 and 29th at 7:30 pm
March 30th at 3:30pm
Tickets $22/ $20 BAC Members
Jason Robert Brown’s SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is a series of songs, connected by the theme "the moment of decision." The show employs four performers who do not play the same characters throughout the show, but have consistently developing character arcs. Composer Jason Robert Brown has said of his show, "It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back.
Second show in our Professional Series
Ain't Misbehavin' - top
Friday - June 13 -- Sunday - June 15
June 13 and 14th at 7:30pm
June 15th at 3:30 pm
Tickets $22 / $20 BAC Members
The outrageously prodigious comic and musical soul of 1930's Harlem lives on in this rollicking, swinging, finger-snapping revue that is still considered one of Broadway's best. The inimitable Thomas
"Fats" Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club, honky tonk dives along Lenox Avenue, rent parties, stride piano players and that jumpin' new beat, swing.
Sometimes sassy, sometimes sultry, with moments of devastating beauty, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' is simply unforgettable.
Kids Company - top