Lively Arts Series

We are excited to present to you the 2017-2018 schedule of performances for the Lively Arts Series at Montgomery County Community College.

This season will feature an array of genres spanning from jazz favorites like Arturo Sandoval to the ever-popular family series Pinkalicious to the passionate dancers of the Ballet X. See you at the performances!

2017-18 LIVELY ART SERIES

Performances

Folk: The Church Sisters
Saturday, October 7, 2017 | 8PM

Classical: Robin Spielberg
Sunday, October 15, 2017 | 4PM

SOLD OUT! Jazz: Arturo Sandoval
Sunday, October 22, 2017 | 4PM

Rock: Hotel California
Friday, October 27, 2017 | 8PM

Theater: Ghosts of War
Friday, November 10, 2017 | 8PM

Classical: Anthony Kearns
Sunday, November 12, 2017 | 4PM

Classical: Calidore String Quartet
Sunday, December 10, 2017 | 4PM

Family: A Cappella Pops – Be of Good Cheer Holiday Concert
Sunday, December 17, 2017 | 4PM

Jazz: Terence Blanchard & E-Collective
Saturday, February 10, 2018 | 8PM

Theater: William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play
Friday, February 16, 2018 | 8PM

Jazz/Big Band: American Rhapsody: Gershwin Songbook
Friday, February 23, 2018 | 8PM

Dance: Ballet X
Saturday, March 24, 2018 | 8PM

 

FAMILY SERIES

Lightening Thief
Saturday, January 27, 2018 | 11AM
The Lightning Thief is Percy Jackson, who is about to be kicked out of boarding school . . . again. And, that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythical monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life and he’s angered a few of them. Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect.

Pinkalicious
Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 11AM
Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with PInkititi, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe – a dream come true for this pink-loving enthusiast. But, when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.

**Join us for the tea party with cupcakes and tea!**

pinkalicious

Justin Roberts
Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 11AM
Justin Roberts, a two-time Grammy nominee, is truly one of the “all-stars” of the indie family music scene. For nearly 20 years, Justin has been creating the soundtrack to families’ lives, crafting songs that navigate the joys and sorrows of growing up.

 

YOUNG ART EXPLORERS (YAE)

Janet's Planet
Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 10:30AM

Lightning Thief
Friday, January 26, 2018 | 10:30AM
The Lightning Thief is Percy Jackson, who is about to be kicked out of boarding school . . . again. And, that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythical monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life and he’s angered a few of them. Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect.

 

FILM SERIES

DEEJ
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | 7PM
DEEJ is a film about a non-speaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights. This documentary film DEEJ, with its insider view of autism, challenges us all to be more inclusive. It is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between a veteran film maker and a non-speaking autistic, through which Robert Rooy and DJ Savarese (DEEJ) the challenges of representing autism.

Oil & Water
Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 7PM
Oil & Water follows two boys coming of age in the middle of one of the world’s worst toxic disasters. Hugo fights for the survival of his Amazonian tribe, while David attempts to revolutionize the oil industry. Their journeys lead them to explore a more just future for people around the world born with oil beneath their feet.

Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw
Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 7PM
Mind/Game intimately chronicles Chamique Holdsclaw’s athletic accomplishments and personal setbacks, and her decision, despite public stigma, to become an outspoken mental health advocate. Still, she would face dramatic, unexpected challenges to her own recovery. The film, narrated by Glenn Close, tells a powerful story of courage, struggle, and redemption.

Little Stones
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 7PM
Little Stones weaves together the personal stories of four women artists, from across the world, who dedicate their lives to empowering women and survivors of gender based violence to express and help eradicate the atrocities of domestic violence, human trafficking, extreme poverty, and female genital mutilation, with their unique art forms.

Big Sonia
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 7PM
Big Sonia explores what it means to be a holocaust survivor and how this affects families and generations. Will you let your trauma define you? Or will your past make you stronger?

Ghost Town to Havana
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 7PM
Ghost Town to Havana is a heartbreaking, funny, and inspirational story about mentorship, life, love, kids, and baseball in Oakland and Havana today.


 

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

By Phone: 215-641-6518

In Person: Purchase your tickets at the Box Office from Monday through Friday, noon to 5:00 pm and one hour prior to performances through intermission.

Science Center
Central Campus
1313 Morris Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Group Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Please call 215-641-6518 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your tickets today.

* Please note: all artists, dates, prices, discounts, and programs are subject to change. Seating requests are subject to availability.

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