December 2018
The Amp Ali Public Art
Bailey CRA Public Event
City of Pompano Beach Cultural Center

December 14 Cocktails and Carols
Many people remember when the December holidays were a time to gather around the piano to sing and hear carols. The Master Chorale is reviving this tradition with an intimate evening of carols and other holiday songs.

Please join us on Friday, DECEMBER 14, at the new Pompano Beach Cultural Arts Center for a festive evening of cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and holiday songs sung by some of the best singers in South Florida. The music will start at 7 pm, so don’t be late!

Time: 7:00pm
Location: Cultural Center and Library, 50 West Atlantic Blvd

December 14 Coloured: Exhibit Opening Reception with Artist Talk
The exhibition “Coloured” designates a culturally specific space for checking out how color is set down on canvas, paper and wood to convey diverse renditions of contemporary African diaspor-ic visual culture.

Exhibit Opening Reception with Artist Talk – Friday, December 14 at 6pm.

Time: 6:00pm
Location: Historic Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Blvd

December 15 Night Of Joy
Come celebrate the Holidays with Ballet Elite’s performance, “A Night of Joy”! This is an all style dance showcase that is sure to get you in the Holiday Spirit! Showtime is 7:00pm, Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. We hope you will come support this wonderful cast.

Time: 7:00pm
Location: Cultural Center and Library, 50 West Atlantic Blvd

December 15 Life Drawing Studio
During this 2-hour session, live models pose draped for short "gesture" as well as longer poses. This program is ideal for individuals interested in portrait painting, character design, illustration, animation, anatomical drawing, however ALL artists benefit from Life Drawing sessions.

Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Bailey Contemporary Arts, 41 NE 1st Street

December 16 Let it Snow!
Florida transplants love reminiscing about past holidays spent in the snow and cold, wishing we could have some of that northern weather to add to our holiday spirit in sunny, hot South Florida. Using past stories of celebrations and present dreams of snow, we will present a variety of holiday music and popular tunes. Quartets, small ensembles, and the South Florida Jubilee Chorus will sing selections designed to entertain all ages, adding to the magic of the season as celebrated in South Florida.

Time: 2:00pm
Location: Pompano Beach Cultural Center, 50 W Atlantic Blvd

December 19 Lyrics Lab
Our critically acclaimed Lyrics Lab program is both a show and a showcase. Sit back, be inspired, motivated and moved by some of the area’s best spoken word and musical artists. Or step into the spotlight and let your voice be heard. Live music accompanies all performances. Beginners encouraged. Lyrics Lab is an artistic community and all are welcome! Cocktails and refreshments available for purchase. Tickets: $10.00 (Pre-Registration Available on Eventbrite). 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. 41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060. (954) 786-7824

Time: 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: BaCA (Bailey Contemporary Arts), 41 NE 1st Street

December 19 Lunch with Art
Trying new things has been proven to make you more creative, and it’s good for your brain. So each Wednesday we offer a new way to nourish your soul & get creative at The Bailey Contemporary Arts during your lunch hour…and it’s FREE!

No two weeks are the same as each new workshop offers a different creative experience and encourages you to step out of the mundane and explore your potential. Each simple, hands-on project becomes an escape from the daily stresses of life and reminds you how beauty can be found in even the most simplest of projects.

Guests are invited to bring their lunch, or grab a bite to eat from Blooming Bean Coffee Roasters, located in our West Gallery.

To ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to enjoy this program, seats will be available on a First-Come, First-Serve Basis, and Space Is Limited! However, even if our workshop reaches capacity, guests are able to explore the newest exhibits in our gallery, take the time to learn about upcoming programs, workshops, volunteer opportunities, and spend some time enjoying a coffee while unwinding in our West Gallery.

Free wifi available. Please feel free to call us with any questions: 954-284-0141

Looking ahead!
Upcoming Lunch with Art Projects

Dec. 26 -- Gallery Closed for the Holiday

Time: 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Location: Bailey Contemporary Arts, 41 NE 1st Street

December 21 Grace 2018: The Art of Creation
Perfected Praise is a Community outreach dance and creative arts ministry that focuses on the Ministering Arts, and how to effectively use the Craft of Creative Ministry through movement. Local youth dancers and adult Ministers of Dance in the Creative Arts community have come together to present “The Art of Creation” December 21, 2018 7:30 p.m.

Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Location: Pompano Beach Cultural Center, 50 W Atlantic Blvd

December 28 Swinging Fridays – Jazz on the Boulevard
Last Friday of each Month, 7 – 10 pm, $7 admission
(October 26, 2018 - June 28, 2019)
Ashanti Cultural Arts will host monthly swing dance classes followed by a jazz concert featuring various jazz artists and bands such as Jessie Jones, Nicole Yarling and George Tandy.

Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Blvd