The Batte Center Presents

 
Sep 9
Fri @ 8:00 pm
The Capitol Steps
PRESENTED AT
Austin Auditorium
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center
TICKETS
$28
The Capitol Steps put the “Mock” in Democracy!
Sep 20
Tue @ 7:00 pm
A Southern Circuit Film: Tyrus
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center & Union County Community Arts Council
TICKETS
Free. Ticket Required.
TYRUS tells the unlikely story of 105-year old Chinese American artist Tyrus Wong, and how he overcame poverty and racism to become a celebrated modernist painter and 'Disney Legend' for his work on the film, Bambi.
Oct 6
Thu @ 7:00 pm
A Southern Circuit Film: Almost Sunrise
PRESENTED AT
Recital Hall
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center & Union County Community Arts Council
TICKETS
Free. Ticket Required.
A young Iraq war veteran embarks on a transformative journey across the United States as he struggles to regain his humanity while resisting the pull of suicide.
Oct 16
Sun @ 4:00 pm
Paul Jacobs, organist
PRESENTED AT
Austin Auditorium
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center
TICKETS
Free. Ticket Required.
"America's leading organ performer." - The Economist
Nov 11
Fri @ 8:00 pm
Eileen Ivers
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center
TICKETS
$25, $15
Eileen Ivers will change the way you think about the violin. She's been called a "sensation" by Billboard magazine and "the Jimi Hendrix of the violin" by The New York Times.
Nov 18
Fri @ 8:00 pm
Griffin Theatre in "Letters Home"
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center
TICKETS
$25 & $15
Griffin Theater's "Letters Home" puts the recent wars in Afghanistan & Iraq front and center by bringing to life actual letters written by soldiers serving in those countries
Nov 30
Wed @ 7:00 pm
A Southern Circuit Film: 6 Angry Women
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center & Union County Community Arts Council
TICKETS
Free. Ticket Required.
Imagine a young, unarmed black teenager is shot by a white neighborhood watchman. It is up to a jury of six to decide whether or not the man is guilty of murder. Done with an improvised script, the film asks: what is justice vs. what is legal?
Feb 7
Tue @ 7:00 pm
A Southern Circuit Film: Mind|Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center & Union County Community Arts Council
TICKETS
Free. Ticket Required.
Mind/Game tells the compelling story of basketball phenom Chamique Holdsclaw, the “female Michael Jordan,” from her rise to WNBA stardom to her struggle with mental illness and the strength she called on to speak about it.
Feb 10
Fri @ 8:00 pm
John Pizzarelli
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center
TICKETS
$32/$20
A world-renowned guitarist, singer and master of the Great American Songbook, John Pizzarelli’s old school magnetism, along with his superb musicianship, has kept him a fixture in the American jazz scene for nearly 30 years.
Feb 17
Fri @ 8:00 pm
The HillBenders in "TOMMY: A Bluegrass Opry"
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center
TICKETS
$25 & $15
Forty-five years after its original release, The Who’s rock opera TOMMY has been transformed by the HillBenders into a full-length bluegrass tribute with all the original record’s energy, instrumental showmanship and rock star vocals intact.
Mar 14
Tue @ 7:00 pm
A Southern Circuit Film: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center & Union County Community Arts Council
TICKETS
Free. Ticket Required.
Maya Angelou's life has uncannily intersected with some of the most profound moments in modern American history.
Mar 19
Sun @ 3:00 pm
The Story Pirates
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center
TICKETS
$15 & $6
Story Pirates turn kids creative ideas and original stories into wild sketch comedy musicals featuring professional actors showing those kids just how amazing their ideas are.
Mar 31
Fri @ 8:00 pm
The Nile Project
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center
TICKETS
$25 & $15
One of the tightest cross-cultural collaborations in history, the Nile Project concert brings together musicians from the 11 Nile basin countries, to make music that combines the rich diversity of its ancient cultures and peoples.
Apr 4
Tue @ 7:00 pm
A Southern Circuit Film:The IF Project
PRESENTED AT
McGee Theatre
SPONSORED BY
The Batte Center & Union County Community Arts Council
TICKETS
Free. Ticket Required.
The IF Project follows a group of inmates incarcerated in a maximum security women’s prison who are part of a writing workshop co-created by a Seattle police detective and a repeat offender serving a nine-year sentence.