Music, dance, and other creative actions bring the BAMPFA space to life.

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  • Anthony Braxton

  • Ethan Philbrick

  • Shawl-Anderson Dance Center

  • Post:Ballet

  • Ricardo Aleixo. Photo: Rafael Motta


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Past Events

  • Thursday, April 2, 6 PM

    CANCELED: Performance: Post:Ballet

    Post:Ballet presents Mine Is Yours and Yours Is Mine, a pair of quartets that explore the complexities of sharing in relationships.

    All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

  • Sunday, March 22, 5 PM

    CANCELED: Chris Duncan and Anne Lesley Selcer: The Eye Must Be Sun

    A sound and language performance emerging from poet Anne Lesley Selcer and artist Chris Duncan’s mutual obsession with the transformative power of the sun.

    All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

    Programmed by Alix Blevins

  • Sunday, March 8, 2 PM

    Performance: Shawl-Anderson Dance Center

    Shawl-Anderson Dance Center presents its teen performance groups, who have worked with professional choreographers to create distinctive works highlighting the young dancers’ skills and technique.

  • Saturday, March 7, 5 PM

    Ethan Philbrick: 10 Meditations in an Emergency

    Beginning with text from Frank O’Hara’s Meditations in an Emergency, this performance for cello, voice, and recorded sound doubles as a series of meditation exercises for living through modernity’s ongoing emergencies.

    Programmed by Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

  • Chris Jonas
    Sunday, February 16, 5 PM

    AB West 8+1: Braxton75

    The AB West 8+1 ensemble performs the music of Anthony Braxton, one of the most revered figures in contemporary music.

    Programmed by Alix Blevins

  • Saturday, January 18, 5 PM

    Daniela Gesundheit: Alphabet of Wrongdoing

    Snowblink’s Daniela Gesundheit presents her new musical project exploring ceremonial Jewish prayer songs and blessings.