Fall 2018 Calendar

The Bing Arts Center presents an array of arts-related and creative community events including Musical, Spoken Word, and small Theatrical Performances. Art-house and other Indie films are screened monthly along with small festivals and special film events. Exhibitions of work by local and regional artists are also regularly scheduled.

November

Friday, November 2, 8:00 P.M.

First Friday: Ray Mason

The Man and his Silvertone return to the Bing for an evening of songs, stories, and fun!

$5

Saturday, November 3, 10, and 17, 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Renaissance Oil Painting Techniques with Andrae Green

Springfield artist and teacher Andrae Green presents a 3-part series of oil painting workshops.
Part of the Richard & Ethel Hanley Arts Education Program.

$75, $60 students. Materials included

Friday, November 9, 8:00 P.M.

Tasty Chicks

Charismatic stand-up comedians Aviel Stern and Tricia D’Onofrio present a lighthearted, warm, and unique evening of laughter!

$15, $10 students

Thursday, November 15, 6:30 to 8:30 P.M.

Bing Sketch Night

Bring your sketchpad for a sociable evening of sketching a fun! Cos-players welcome to model.

$5

Saturday, November 17, 8:00 P.M.

Peter Blanchette

He will perform music by J.S. Bach, John Dowland, and others on his archguitar.

This concert is dedicated to the memory of Merrilee Aurora Hale.

Postponed Due to Illness

$20

Wednesday, November 28, 7:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

Ignite the Mic! Youth Open Mic with Teatro V!da

Popular open mic series (performances by 25 and under) is hosted by Bing theater –in-residence Teatro V!da.

$5

December

Saturday, December 1, 8:00 P.M.

Scotty Swan’s Rock & Roll Magic Show

Scotty’s show of jaw-dropping magic and laughs is perfect for family audiences!

$10, $5 students.

Friday, December 7, 8:00 P.M.

POSTPONED: First Friday: Back In Time

Vocalists Carl Williams, Fred Guess, Sid Hall, and Leslie Anderson bring their Rhythm & Blues, Doo Wop, Old School and New School to the Bing!

POSTPONED. Unfortunately we’ve had to cancel this event due to circumstances beyond our control. We will reschedule in spring, and will repost and add to website as soon as we have the new date.

Saturday, December 15, 8:00 P.M.

Jazz Club: Eric Bascom Quintet

Guitarist, bandleader, and jazz advocate Eric Bascom brings his quintet back to the Bing for an intimate concert featuring a great line-up of players. His ensemble will include Michael St. George on guitar; Francesco “Cici” Santucci on trumpet/flugelhorn; Jason Schwartz on bass violin; and Billy Arnold on drums. Media Sponsor NEPR.

$15, $10 students

Wednesday, December 19, 7:00 to 8:30 P.M.

Ignite the Mic! Youth Open Mic with Teatro V!da

Popular open mic series (performances by 25 and under) is hosted by Bing theater-in-residence Teatro V!da!. Refreshments available.

$5

Thursday, December 20, 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.

Pop Up Studio/Sketch Night

Artists, all levels of experience, are cordially invited to bring their projects, get peer review, discuss ideas, offer tips, or get help. There will be a room for life drawing. Everyone is welcome! Bring your sketch pad for a sociable evening of sketching and fun! Cosplayers welcome to model.

$5

January

Saturday, January 12, 1:00 – 3:00 P.M.

Photography Workshop: Taming Manual Mode with Chris Marion

Get out of your DSLR’s “auto” and explore the “manual” settings! Part of the Richard & Ethel Hanley Arts Education Program.

$20, $10 students.

Thursday, January 17, 6:30 – 8:30 P.M.

Pop Up Studio/Sketch Night

Artists, all levels of experience, are cordially invited to bring their projects, get peer review, discuss ideas, offer tips, or get help. There will be a room for life drawing. Everyone is welcome! Bring your sketch pad for a sociable evening of sketching and fun! Cosplayers welcome to model.

$5

Wednesday, January 30, 7:00 to 8:30 P.M.

Ignite the Mic! Youth Open Mic with Teatro V!da

Popular open mic series (performances by 25 and under) is hosted by Bing theater-in-residence Teatro V!da!. Refreshments available.

$5