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.

September

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

First Friday: Brian Freeman

Accomplished multi-instrumentalist with a penchant for humor makes his Bing debut.

$5

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

Jazz Club: Michael Musillami Trio + 2

Michael Musillami – guitar, Joe Fonda – Bass, George Schuller – drums, Kirk Knuffke – cornet, and Jason Robinson – tenor sax, soprano sax, alto flute will perform new original music from their 2018 release, “Life Anthem.”

$20, $10 students (Available on-line)

 

 

Thursday, September 20, 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, September 22, 5 to 7:00 P.M.

Artist’s Reception for Stephen Gale’s Stones: Castle Ruins and Classic Horror Art

Springfield native Stephen Gale returns to the Bing with pencil renderings and watercolors of stone ruins along with classic monster watercolors.

Show runs through Saturday, January 19.

 

Saturday, September 22, 8:00 P.M.

Jazz Club: New England Neville Brothers

Khalif and Talyn Neville perform a concert in remembrance of their father, the great Charles Neville.

$15, $10 students

 

Wednesday, September 26, 7 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

Friday, September 28, 8:00 P.M.

POLICÍA

POLICÍA with Elizabeth Nisayas vocals, Vic Rosario – guitar, M. Owen Santy – Bass, and Francisco Yepez – drums pays tribute (with a few liberties) to rock legends The Police.

$10, $5 students

October

Friday, October 5, 8:00 P.M.

Jazz Club: Chris Bakriges & Zach Brock

Matisse Project, Part 2

Pianist/composer Christopher Bakriges and Grammy –winning violinist (Snarky Puppy) Zach Brock perform Bakriges’ pieces based on the jazz cutouts of Henri Matisse.

$20, $10 students

Saturday, October 13, 8:00 P.M.

Joe Belmont Experience

The Valley trio returns to the Bing with their brand of high-powered jazz, rock, and blues.

$15, $10 students

Thursday, October 18, 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

Wednesday, October 24, 7 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

Saturday, October 27, 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Bing Comic-Con 2018

The Bing presents their sixth family friendly comic-con at Trinity Church’s beautiful Asbury Hall.

$5

Saturday, October 27, 8:00 P.M.

Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen

Exuberant and eclectic Roots-Folk songwriters Dan Frechette – guitar, harmonica, vocals, and Laurel Thomsen – violin, vocals, prove that musical magic is a match made in heaven.

$15, $10 students

Wednesday, October 31, 8:00 P.M.

Halloween screening of Damaged

by local filmmakers, Broke People Films.

$10

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.

$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.

$20

Saturday, November 24, 8:00 P.M.

An Evening With…TBA

Produced by Paul W. Preston

$5

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