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Art Talks

December 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2019

The Ann White Academy Gallery and The Up Front Gallery, 600 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States

Art Talks is an opportunity for the community to hear from the artists who are a part of the Academy’s network of artists. Each art talk will feature a different artist or artists who are either being showcased in the Academy’s galleries, on our stage, or are doing interesting work in our community. The artist/s will share their process, perspective, and story.   Join the Academy every 2nd Thursday, 5:30-6:30pm for this free event!   Learn more at academycenter.org/gallery

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Academy Center of the Arts, Opening Week

*SOLD OUT* Academy Presents: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis’ Big Band Holidays

December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy of Music Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  The Academy Presents: Big Band Holidays Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis with special guest vocalists Vuyo Sotashe and Veronica Swift   Tickets for this event will be released to members September 5 - 12, 2018. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on September 13, 2018.     The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis bring out the magic of the holiday with soulful renditions of holiday classics. Featuring fresh arrangements, playful improvisation and entertaining storytelling, they celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Big Band Holidays, a compilation of holiday classics performed live by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.   Every December for more than a decade, the critically acclaimed Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis have explored the canon of holiday standards to perform new and traditional arrangements of Yuletide favorites. These Big Band Holidays concerts have become a seasonal tradition among jazz lovers and families.   Join us during Opening Week of the Historic Academy of Music Theatre for Big Band Holidays at the Academy Center of the Arts and brighten up your season.   Please note, this is a Black Tie event.    …

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Academy Center of the Arts, Opening Week

*SOLD OUT* Charlottesville Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 7:00pm

Historic Academy of Music Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  The Charlottesville Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker   Tickets for this event will be released to members September 5 - 12, 2018. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on September 13, 2018.     Sweeten your holiday season with Lynchburg’s Nutcracker!  Local dancers join Charlottesville Ballet’s professional company onstage with live music by the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra. Join Clara and her magical Nutcracker doll for a journey through Lands of Snowflakes and Sweets in the enchanting 90-minute performance that’s sure to delight the entire family!   Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts production     Tickets:   Tier 3 Seats: $20.00 Adult / $15.00 Child/Student/Senior/Military Tier 2 Seats: $45.00 Adult / $40.00 Child/Student/Senior/Military VIP All-Inclusive Tier 1 Tickets:  $75.00 Adult, $70.00 Children   VIP Tickets Include:   “CLASS WITH CLARA” HOLIDAY EVENT! Your child can experience the magic of "The Nutcracker" after the 2:00pm performance by taking a ballet class onstage with Clara and her friends! Perfect for boys and girls ages 3-8, participants learn introductory ballet steps and have photo opportunities with the dancers while adults enjoy a holiday cocktail toast with artists from Charlottesville Ballet.   MEET THE BALLET: Pre-Show…

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Academy Center of the Arts, Opening Week

*SOLD OUT* Charlottesville Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 7:00pm

Historic Academy of Music Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  The Charlottesville Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker   Tickets for this event will be released to members September 5 - 12, 2018. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on September 13, 2018.     Sweeten your holiday season with Lynchburg’s Nutcracker!  Local dancers join Charlottesville Ballet’s professional company onstage with live music by the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra. Join Clara and her magical Nutcracker doll for a journey through Lands of Snowflakes and Sweets in the enchanting 90-minute performance that’s sure to delight the entire family!   Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts production     Tickets:   Tier 3 Seats: $20.00 Adult / $15.00 Child/Student/Senior/Military Tier 2 Seats: $45.00 Adult / $40.00 Child/Student/Senior/Military VIP All-Inclusive Tier 1 Tickets:  $75.00 Adult, $70.00 Children   VIP Tickets Include:   “CLASS WITH CLARA” HOLIDAY EVENT! Your child can experience the magic of "The Nutcracker" after the 2:00pm performance by taking a ballet class onstage with Clara and her friends! Perfect for boys and girls ages 3-8, participants learn introductory ballet steps and have photo opportunities with the dancers while adults enjoy a holiday cocktail toast with artists from Charlottesville Ballet.   MEET THE BALLET: Pre-Show…

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Academy Center of the Arts, Opening Week

Lynchburg Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings Present: Sounds of the Season

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic Academy of Music Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Lynchburg Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings Present: Sounds of the Season   Tickets for this event will be released to members September 5 - 12, 2018. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on September 13, 2018.     Sounds of the season is a perfect way to make your family's holiday season merry and bright.  Enjoy a concert of festive favorites with the Lynchburg Symphony Youth Orchestra, Junior Strings, and Lynchburg City Schools Elementary Honors Strings.   Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts production     Tickets: Youth: $10.00 Adults: $16.00   To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.   Tickets for this event will be released to members September 5 - 12, 2018. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on September 13, 2018.   Become a Member of the Academy Center of the Arts today and get exclusive access and advanced notice for upcoming Academy Presents performances and events! Learn more about Academy Membership here.   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Parking: Parking is available on-site and throughout…

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*SOLD OUT* Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Presents: There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays!

December 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Historic Academy of Music Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Presents: There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays   NOTE:  Due to impending severe weather and for the safety of their patrons, the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra has rescheduled the “Home for the Holidays” Concert originally scheduled for Sunday, December 9, 2018, at 4:00pm in the Academy Center of the Arts' Historic Academy of Music Theatre.   All ticket purchases will be honored for the rescheduled performance date and time, Sunday, December 16, 2018, at 7:30pm.  This performance will take place in the Historic Academy of Music Theatre as originally planned.   Questions regarding credits to future Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra performances or refunds should be directed to the Academy Center of the Arts Box Office during Box Office Hours, Monday through Thursday (10am - 4pm), Friday (12pm - 8pm) and Saturday (12pm - 4pm), by phone at (434) 846-8499, or by email to our Box Office Manager at tedwards@academycenter.org.     Guest conductor Hugh Ballou brings 30 years of choral and orchestral conducting experience to the podium, offering concert-goers a program full of Christmas spirit! Come hear the LSO with guest soloists, choirs, and festive repertoire to celebrate the holidays at the newly-opened Historic Theatre!   Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center…

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City Auditorium LLC Presents: Michael W. Smith Christmas

December 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy of Music Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  City Auditorium LLC Presents: Michael W. Smith Christmas An Unforgettable Night of Music     Multi-Platinum artist, best-selling author, and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith continues to live out his dream; he releases new music regularly and performs around the world to sold-out crowds of loyal and inspired fans.   During Michael’s storied career, he’s not only been honored with three Grammy Awards, 45 Dove Awards, an American Music Award and has sold more than 15 million albums, he’s also given back to the global community.  Learn more about this artist at michaelwsmith.com. A VIP 2 ticket package is also available and includes: Two Onstage Seats Dinner for two at 5-Star restaurant Jimmy On The James (Right across the street from the Academy Center of the Arts) https://www.jimmysonthejames.com Meet & Greet with Michael W Smith  Valet Parking Signed poster and gift bag   To purchase VIP tickets, call our Box Office at (434) 846-8499. Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts production.     Tickets:   Tier 3 Seats:$35.00 Tier 2 Seats:$70.00 Tier 1 Seats:$85.00 VIP 2-Ticket Package: $500   Ticket price includes Lynchburg Amusement Tax, Historic Theatre Restoration Fees, and a Ticket Surcharge.  …

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Academy Presents: New Years Eve Bash with No BS! Brass Band

December 31, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - January 1, 2019 @ 1:00 am
Academy Historic Theatre and Warehouse Theatre, 600 Main St.
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  The Academy Presents: New Years Eve Bash with No BS! Brass Band   Tickets for this event will be released to members September 5 - 12, 2018. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on September 13, 2018.     This year, the New Year's Eve Bash at the Academy Center of the Arts' Historic Theatre is THE place to be!   Spend New Year's Eve 2018 with your friends in one of the most unique venues in town, partying with RVA's dynamic No BS! Brass Band on Monday, December 31, 2018.   Head over to the Historic Theatre Lobby at 6:30pm and grab a drink or try one of our NYE Bash Drink specials before finding the perfect seat! And, don't forget to snap a few photos at the photo booth to remember the night. No BS! Brass Band will take the stage at 7:30pm and rock the house with two 45-minute sets.   But, the party doesn't stop there! Travel down to the Warehouse Theatre and keep the night going with the New Years Eve Bash After Party, hosted by local band Apple Butter Soul, beginning at 10:00pm. End the night with dancing, drinks, a champagne toast, and countdown to…

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Academy Presents: New Years Eve Bash After Party with Apple Butter Soul

December 31, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - January 1, 2019 @ 10:00 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  The Academy Presents: New Years Eve Bash After Party with Apple Butter Soul   Tickets for this event will be released to members September 5 - 12, 2018. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on September 13, 2018.     Travel down to the Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre and keep the night going with the New Years Eve Bash After Party, hosted by local band Apple Butter Soul, beginning at 10:00pm. End the night with dancing, drinks, a champagne toast, and countdown to the New Year!   This event is standing room only.   Patrons may purchase a ticket to this event or bundle their tickets with the New Year Eve Bash with No BS! Brass Band at checkout to spend the entire evening celebrating at the Academy. Ticket information can be found below.     Tickets: General Admission: $22.00   Tickets for this event will be released to members September 5 - 12, 2018. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on September 13, 2018.   Become a Member of the Academy Center of the Arts today and get exclusive access and advanced notice for upcoming Academy Presents performances and events! Learn more about Academy…

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January 2019

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

January 4, 2019 - January 6, 2019
Historic Academy of Music Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Harry Potter Movie Marathon: All 8 Magical Movies Screened in the Historic Academy of Music Theatre     The Harry Potter Movie Marathon features a full weekend of magic! Step into the Historic Academy of Music Theatre as it transforms into the wizarding world!   Enter Diagon Alley through platform 9 3/4 and stop by the Leaky Cauldron for a free butterbeer before heading to Honeydukes for your taste of Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans, Chocolate Frogs and more! Bring your wand to Olivanders and learn a few spells or create a house tie before entering the theatre and catch one (or all) of the 8 Harry Potter movies on our movie screen. You might even find your favorite wizards wandering throughout the theatre for a photo opportunity.   All ages may attend this event. Specialty drinks will be served for adults ages 21+.   Costumes are encouraged. Other activities include pre-show trivia, costume contests, and more.   Friday Films: Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone: 6:30 PM Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: 9:30 PM   Saturday Films: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: 1:00 PM Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: 3:45 PM Harry…

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