Carter Arts & Lecture Series

The Carter Arts & Lecture Series, now in its eighth season, is committed to enhancing the educational experience by bringing compelling speakers, distinguished authors, and performing artists to ABAC Bainbridge. These events are designed to bring the students and the community together to educate, inspire, and spark imagination. All events will take place at ABAC Bainbridge.

Series Sponsor: The Thomas M. Kirbo and Irene B. Kirbo Foundation
Event Sponsor: First Port City Bank
Preferred Sponsor: Miles Realty Company


National Players:
A Raisin in the Sun

Monday, February 7, 2022
6:00 PM

Three million people have experienced the artistic excellence that National Players has delivered for more than seven decades on stages across the world. A Raisin in the Sun is the feature performance of their 72nd season and it brings to life the plight of the Younger family as they dream bigger than the small house where they live on the south side of Chicago in the 1950s. 



Joe Gransden Quintet with Robin Latimore

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
6:00 PM

Jazz, gospel, and soul will meet in this one-of-a-kind collaboration with Joe Grandsden and Robin Latimore.   The Joe Gransden Quintet and master songstress Robin Latimore will provide unparalleled entertainment as they perform timeless favorites that will have every audience member swaying along.


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Derek Brown,
saxophone with the ABAC Jazz Ensemble

Friday, April 22, 2022
6:00 PM

Billboard-charting saxophonist Derek Brown is a musical innovator and his one-of-a-kind solo “BEATBoX SAX” project has been exploding across the world music scene. Brown will lead this unique performance as a soloist accompanied by the ABAC Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Deborah Bradley. Together, Brown and the Jazz Ensemble will provide a compelling musical experience for all ages.


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