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January 2020

Mike Super – Magic and Illusion

January 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Presents: Mike Super - Magic and Illusion     About the Show:   Mystifier Mike Super has been hailed by critics as the “DANE COOK” of MAGIC! Criss Angel himself praised Mike on LIVE Network Television in front of millions! Ellen DeGeneres brought Mike on her show to make her appear from nothing but shadows, and after he actually did it, she proclaimed… “I haven’t come out like that since the cover of TIME magazine!”   Mike was named Entertainer of the Year for two years consecutive and as the winner of NBC’s Phenomenon, Super is the ONLY magician in history to win a live magic competition on Primetime Network Television! Mike was also a top 12 Finalists on NBC’s #1 rated summer series America’s Got Talent!   Imagine mind-blowing illusions combined with the hilarity of a headline comedian. Mike Super has taken the performance of magic to new, mainstream levels that will reach out and literally touch you! Mike’s turned the magic show on its side and dumped it out into the audience! YOU become Mike’s onstage assistant!   Enjoy this family-friendly performing and join the journey of emotions from laughter, intrigue, danger, fear, wonder, anticipation, tears…

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Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Presents: Broadway By Request

January 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Presents: Broadway By Request     Veterans of Broadway, Teri Hansen and Nicholas Rodriguez, join the LSO for this memorable night of Broadway highlights. The duo will perform selections from Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Jersey Boys, Rent, and much, much more.       Tickets:   Economy: $25.00 Value: $31.00 Standard: $41.00 Premium: $51.00 Loge Seats: $61.00 Box Seats: $82.00   Students save $15.00 off all seats except Loge & Box   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.       Know Before You Go:   All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket for this performance unless otherwise stated. All ages are welcome. Videography and audio recording during the performances are prohibited. Photography of the set on stage is allowed pre-show, post-show, and during intermission. But we do ask that you show our designers and visiting performers some love by crediting them (and by tagging us) in your social media posts. The Academy Center of the Arts offers a diverse selection of entertainment. Not all productions may…

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$85

Mixed Media Painting

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm / Each Monday, until February 17.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: January 22
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Joanna McGlothlin Building off a layer of collage, we’ll explore a variety of acrylic media and techniques as we learn to follow a painting where it leads us. Multiple layers will be utilized to build interest and texture while allowing for maximum experimentation with fine art media as well as DIY media you can make at home. All supplies will be provided but feel free to bring your own images or papers for the collage element. Instructor Bio: Joanna McGlothlin is a mixed media artist working in acrylic and collage with found objects. She creates abstractions with the goal of evoking a feeling in the viewer. She discovered her love of all things creative at an early age. Whether it was hand-sewing clothing for her stuffed animals, constructing paper creations with glue and scissors or simply eating the occasional crayon she was always up to something. Joanna strives to keep that child-like sense of play alive in her creative practice today. She believes anyone can tap into their own creativity with play and practice. Joanna works to create an environment in the classroom that fosters experimentation and explorations where ideas can be cultivated. Daughter of a life long collector…

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Timeless Classics Film Series

January 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 15, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 22, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 29, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 19, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 26, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Timeless Classics Film Series Every Wednesday     Take a step back in time and enjoy your favorite classic films from the 30s and beyond!   With iconic titles that span decades, the Timeless Classics Film Series has something for everyone. Grab some popcorn and retro candy, take a seat in our plush theatre chairs, and enjoy a classic film projected on the BIG screen in the Historic Academy Theatre every Wednesday at 1:30pm. Don't forget to grab the $.05 popcorn!   Upcoming Films Include: Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) - January 8 An American In Paris (1951) - January 15 Singing In The Rain (1952) - January 22 Guys and Dolls (1955) - January 29 West Side Story (1961) - February 5 Jailhouse Rock (1957) - February 12 The Wizard of Oz (1939) - February 19 Kiss Me Kate (1953) - February 26     Tickets:   General admission: $8.00   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.       Sponsored by:     Know Before You Go:   All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket for this performance unless otherwise stated. All ages are…

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Disney’s Frozen, Jr.

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Youth Theatre Presents: Disney's Frozen, Jr.     About the Show:   The enchanting modern classic from Disney is ready for your Broadway Junior stars! Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.   A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!     Tickets:   Standard Student - $10.00 Standard Sdult - $14.00 Premium Student - $14.00 Premium Adult - $17.00 Box Student - $17.00 Box Adult - $20.00   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here. Please note that members of the Military and Educators receive a 10%…

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February 2020

Met Opera Broadcast in HD: Porgy and Bess

February 1 @ 12:55 pm - 4:30 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Met Opera Broadcast in HD: Porgy and Bess     The Academy Center of the Arts has just announced the Metropolitan Opera HD Broadcast 19-20 season, featuring Porgy and Bess on Saturday, 2/1 at 12:55pm in the Historic Academy of Music Theatre.   One of America’s favorite operas returns to the Met for the first time in nearly 30 years. James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. “If you’re going to stage Gershwin’s opera, this is how,” raved the Guardian when the new production premiered in London in 2018. David Robertson conducts a dynamic cast, featuring the sympathetic duo of Eric Owens and Angel Blue in the title roles and an all-star ensemble that includes Golda Schultz, Latonia Moore, Denyce Graves, Frederick Ballentine, Alfred Walker, and Ryan Speedo Green.     Tickets:   Students: $14.00 Seniors: $20.00 Adults: $25.00   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Partners:         Know Before You Go:  …

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$15

Family Saturday: Heart Shaped Covered Dish

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm / Each Saturday, until February 1.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 30
Ages: 5+
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Get ready for Valentine’s Day with instructor Anna Ellis as you make a covered dish in the shape of a heart!

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Disney’s Frozen, Jr.

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Youth Theatre Presents: Disney's Frozen, Jr.     About the Show:   The enchanting modern classic from Disney is ready for your Broadway Junior stars! Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.   A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!     Tickets:   Standard Student - $10.00 Standard Adult - $14.00 Premium Student - $14.00 Premium Adult - $17.00 Box Student - $17.00 Box Adult - $20.00   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here. Please note that members of the Military and Educators receive a 10%…

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Disney’s Frozen, Jr.

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Youth Theatre Presents: Disney's Frozen, Jr.     About the Show:   The enchanting modern classic from Disney is ready for your Broadway Junior stars! Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.   A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!     Tickets:   Standard Student - $10.00 Standard Adult - $14.00 Premium Student - $14.00 Premium Adult - $17.00 Box Student - $17.00 Box Adult - $20.00   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here. Please note that members of the Military and Educators receive a 10%…

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Timeless Classics Film Series

February 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 15, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 22, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on January 29, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 19, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 26, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Timeless Classics Film Series Every Wednesday     Take a step back in time and enjoy your favorite classic films from the 30s and beyond!   With iconic titles that span decades, the Timeless Classics Film Series has something for everyone. Grab some popcorn and retro candy, take a seat in our plush theatre chairs, and enjoy a classic film projected on the BIG screen in the Historic Academy Theatre every Wednesday at 1:30pm. Don't forget to grab the $.05 popcorn!   Upcoming Films Include: Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) - January 8 An American In Paris (1951) - January 15 Singing In The Rain (1952) - January 22 Guys and Dolls (1955) - January 29 West Side Story (1961) - February 5 Jailhouse Rock (1957) - February 12 The Wizard of Oz (1939) - February 19 Kiss Me Kate (1953) - February 26     Tickets:   General admission: $8.00   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.       Sponsored by:     Know Before You Go:   All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket for this performance unless otherwise stated. All ages are…

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