Past events


Thursday, December 10, Dance Recital, PAC

Winter Showcase 2015

Presented by the Moonridge School of DanceMoonridge_School_of_Dance_Logo

December 10th, 7:00 PM at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center Theater

Don’t miss our local dance company’s recital at the Performing Arts Center, the Winter Showcase 2015 will showcase dance pieces by the talented students of the dance school. Performances will include dance styles such as ballet, jazz, tap, and hip-hop.


2015 Messiah Sing Along – December 12, 2015MESSIAH SING-ALONG New 200dpiMake this a part of your Big Bear Lake Holidays this and every year! The Arts Council of Big Bear Valley and Big Bear Lake Arts wishes you and your family a safe and happy holiday season and a very Merry Christmas!

Tickets for the PAC performances


 

Free Songwriter’s Workshop

STORIES IN SONG workshop Nov 8 2015

The Workshop is at The Other Room in Big Bear City from 1-2:15 PM on November 8, 2015 and is free to attendees.

The Other Room, 1116 W. Big Bear Blvd. in Big Bear City. Doors for the “STORIES IN SONG” event open at Noon, come early to reserve a chair, as seating is limited. A full lunch menu is available for purchase at No Name Pizza before the workshop.

Information: (909) 547 0504

info@openskyfestival.com


 

Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra in Concert March 1, 2015

Bruce Kiesling, Conductor, PYSO

The Arts Council of Big Bear Valley and Big Bear Lake Arts proudly sponsor this free concert again this year.

PYSO Philharmonic is a 75 piece ensemble consisting of advanced wind, percussion, and string players and performs major symphonic works multiple times throughout the year. PYSO has performed internationally, including venues in Vienna, Salzburg, Prague, and New York’s Carnegie Hall. The March 1st performance is a collaborative concert with the PYSO and our own MountainTop Strings.

Sharon Rizzo, Director, MountainTop Strings
Sharon Rizzo, Director, MountainTop Strings

The Concert is at 4:00 PM on March 1, 2015. The Performing Arts Center is located at 39707 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake CA, Your membership and/or donation to the Arts Council of Big Bear Valley make collaboration and cultural exchanges like this possible. Please make plans to attend this terrific concert, we truly appreciate your support!

SUMMER ART FESTIVALS

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Each year in July since 2004, the Artwalk Fine Arts & Crafts Festival has showcased exhibits by regional and local artists selling their works in oils, acrylics, mixed media, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, metal and jewelry. The City of Big Bear Lake has invested nearly $5 million over the past few of years in new sidewalks, landscape and lighting improvements for the Village Shopping, Dining and Entertainment District. The newly renovated Village and the new Bartlett Events Center will be ready for this year’s events starting in July with the 2014 Big Bear Lake Artwalk Festival. Make plans to experience the Festival, meet the artists and enjoy the day supporting the arts in beautiful Big Bear Lake, Southern California’s favorite leisure travel and getaway destination!

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Now in its 15th year, Art on the Lake is always a highpoint of summer in Big Bear. More than 50 artists will show and sell work in painting, ceramics, jewelry, digital art, pottery, photography and much more. Along with meeting the artists and viewing their work, this year visitors can enjoy strolling the newly renovated Village district with its stunning floral landscaping against a backdrop of mountains and pines. Attendees can enjoy food, a wine and beer garden, and an eclectic mix of alternative folk bands and singer/songwriter musicians performing on the large center stage. Admittance and parking is free. Art on the Lake is held at The Bartlett events Center at 630 Bartlett Road in Big Bear Lake.

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PERFORMANCES 

Sunday, December 7, Vocal Recital, PAC

The 2014 Winter Voice Recital

ConcertStars_photo3Discover the most accomplished, award‐winning vocal talent in Big Bear! Meet the NEW “Carnegie Kid”! Yet another Big Bear High School student will be performing on the stage of Carnegie Hall in New York City in February! Don’t miss this truly entertaining event with songs for everyone: Holiday, Country, Pop, Broadway & Classical.

One Performance Only: Sunday, December 7th, 2:00 PM at the Performing Arts Center Theater in Big Bear Lake.

The Big Bear Masonic Lodge No. 617 in concert with the Voice Studio of Diane Sloan Kubeja and Big Bear Lake Arts, are pleased to sponsor this event.

Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for senior citizens, and $10 for students are available at the PAC Box Office.

Net proceeds from the recital will help the Masonic Lodge provide a place for individual and civic groups to hold community events at reasonable rates.

Thursday, December 11, Dance Recital, PAC

Winter Showcase 2014

Presented by the Moonridge School of Dance

December 11th, 7:30 PM at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center Theater

First appearance at the Performing Arts Center, the Winter Showcase 2014 will showcase dance pieces by the talented students of the dance school. Performances will include dance styles such as ballet, jazz, tap, and hip-hop.

Ticket Prices: General $ 9.00, Student $7.00, Senior $4.00

Produced by Moonridge Dance Studio

Tickets at the PAC Box Office

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There will be music for every taste at the Knickerbocker Mansion in Big Bear Lake on Aug. 3. “Strings & Sings” is an eclectic concert of instrumental and vocal selections including classical, standards, country and current hits. The MountainTop Strings will perform selections from Bach to Coldplay under the direction of Sharon Rizzo. The ensemble of talented young musicians is sponsored by The Lighthouse Project.

The concert also features the original Mountain Marvelettes quartet—Jodi Cline, Tori Waner, Jessica Brasher and Kyler Carmody— singing 60’s tunes, and Dakota Panczak, a country/pop vocalist who will soon be touring with the Young Americans. All five vocalists received training at the music studio of Diane Sloan. A lively Mozart trio for voice, flute and piano round out the program, featuring Diane Sloan, Lisa Waner and Barbara King.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Wine, beer and soda will be available for purchase before the concert and during intermission. Following the concert, the new owners of The Knickerbocker Inn warmly welcome audience members to stay and dine at The Knickerbocker Bistro. A special “Prix Fix” (one spectacular selection, plus a vegetarian option) will be served at a cost of $25 per person plus an automatic 20% gratuity.

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A not-to-miss Sunday afternoon concert is set for July 13th from 3-5:00 pm at the Knickerbocker Mansion in Big Bear Lake. “Wake the Bard” will perform traditional Irish and Scottish jigs, Celtic ballads and early American songs in the Celtic tradition. The 4-person band uses mandolin, guitar, hammered dulcimer, bodhran, fiddle, flute and vocals to create an authentic, spirited Celtic sound.

 



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