Press Releases

The latest news from the Bologna Performing Arts Center!

Gladys Knight to Perform at BPAC

The Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University announces a special addition to their 2017-2018 lineup: Gladys Knight! Gladys Knight, the Empress of Soul and winner of seven Grammy Awards, possess one of the richest voices in pop music. She will perform live in concert on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7:30pm at the
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BPAC Turns Red and Green with New Holiday Show

Rhythmic Circus will present a brand new holiday experience with their show “Red and Green” at the Bologna Performing Arts Center on the campus of Delta State University on Thursday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m. A performance for all ages, Red and Green will leave audiences excited with the joy of the holidays! The four
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Journey Into a Sea of Bubbles at the BPAC

Following your dreams and allowing your inner child to take over for a while is the premise of B-The Underwater Bubble Show, performing at the Bologna Performing Arts Center on the campus of Delta State University on Thursday, November 16 at 7:00pm. Inspired by childhood classics like Alice in Wonderland, The Little Mermaid, and Peter
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Moving Through Science: Teacher Workshop

Teachers are invited to the Bologna Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, November 8th, from 4-7 p.m. for a professional development arts integration workshop led by Kimberli Boyd, a teaching artist accredited by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In the workshop, Boyd will demonstrate and review movement exercises to enhance the teaching
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NYC-Based Attacca Quartet to Play in Cleveland

The internationally acclaimed Attacca Quartet is one of the most dynamic ensembles of their generation. Attacca Quartet will be performing on Tuesday, November 14 at 7:30pm at the Bologna Performing Arts Center on the campus of Delta State University as part of the new Recital Hall series, featuring classical music in an intimate setting in the BPAC’s
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Ailey II – the Next Generation of Dance – Performs in Mississippi Delta

Ailey II is making Cleveland, Mississippi once of its stops during the acclaimed 12-member ensemble’s 32-city world tour. They will perform on Thursday, November 2 at 7:30pm at the Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University. Ailey II – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s second company – is universally renowned for merging the spirit
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CMA and ACM Vocal Duo of the Year Brothers Osborne to Play BPAC

Food Trucks and Live Music in Sculpture Garden Pre-Show Brothers Osborne will perform live in concert at the Bologna Performing Arts Center on October 19 at 7:30pm. Two sons from a working class family, John and TJ Osborne grew up in a small, Maryland water town writing and playing songs for friends and family in
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Pirates Sail onto the BPAC Stage

On Monday, October 16, the Bologna Performing Arts Center will host the hilarious musical shenanigans of the Dallas Children’s Theatre production of How I Became a Pirate, the story of young Jeremy Jacobs and his adventures with the pirates in Captain Braid Beard’s swashbuckling crew. Based on the popular children’s book by Melinda Long, the
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Country music star Tracy Lawrence to take BPAC stage

Multi-platinum Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music award-winning recording artist Tracy Lawrence will perform live in concert at the Bologna Performing Arts Center on Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is locally sponsored by Robinson Electric. Lawrence is one of the most recognizable voices in country music, with songs such as “Paint
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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit opens BPAC season

Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit will play the Bologna Performing Arts Center on Aug. 24. Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit will kick off the Bologna Performing Arts Center’s 2017-18 season on Aug. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Opening the night is special guest Amanda Shires and her band. The concert is locally sponsored by
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