Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Carter Arts and Lecture Series lineup. The diverse lineup for the 4th Annual Series has something for everyone.
Sept 26, 8 pm
A "Presidential Evening"
The community is invited to join in with Bainbridge State College professors as they lead a discussion on the history and significance of presidential debates and what to expect this year.
The discussion will begin at 8 pm, with the televised debate being shown on the big screen at 9 pm. A post-debate discussion will take place.
Oct. 16, 2:30 pm
An Afternoon of Bluegrass in the Wiregrass
Flatt Lonesome, the 2016 Bluegrass Band of the Year and regulars at the Grand Ole Opry, will headline the event. The Bottom Dollar Boys featuring Bainbridge native and Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee fiddle player, Max Tillman, will open for Flatt Lonesome. Tickets are required but free and open to the public. <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/carter-arts-lecture-series-flatt-lonesome-tickets-27436572527">Go here for ticket registration</a>
November 13, 2 pm
The Albany Symphony Orchestra, a full-professional orchestra celebrating its 53rd year of live symphonic music and serving the South Georgia region.
January 19, 7 pm
Nathalia Holt, New York Times Bestselling Author
Dr. Nathalia Holt is a science writer and the New York Bestselling Author of "Rise of the Rocket Girls: Women Who Propelled Us from Missiles to the Moon to Mars" and "Cured: The People Who Defeated HIV."
February 9, 7 pm
Dom Flemons, the American Songster and Grammy Award Winner
His music will pull from traditions of old-time folk music to create new sounds. He has performed professionally since 2005 and has played for over one million people within the past three years.
March 16, 7 pm
Agnes Fury, Tallahassee native and social activist
She is a social activist for a number of causes and has worked as a lead nurse in addiction treatment. Fury was also a founding board member of the Sarasota Aids support services.
April 6, 7 pm
Terry Anderson, former foreign correspondent
Anderson is a retired journalist and former foreign correspondent to Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He served as chief Middle East correspondent for the Associated Press, as well as working as a newspaper editor, TV & radio reporter and documentary producer.
Georgia Poetry Circuit, in conjunction with the Carter Arts & Lecture Series,
Craft lectures will begin at 4 pm, and the reading at 6 pm, in the Kirbo Regional Center Solarium, free and open to the public.
Nov. 16, Virgil Suarez
Jan. 31, Kim Addonizio
April 3, Rachel Eliza Griffiths