Carpenter Performing Arts Center

Our 2021-2022 Season

Paula Poundstone smiling with one arm raised wearing white-dotted suspenders and a colorful bow tie.

An Evening with Paula Poundstone

Sat, Dec 11, 2021 at 8pm
Comedian Paula Poundstone is back for a laugh-out-loud evening of brilliantly spontaneous humor delivered with legendary wit. More.

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Damien Sneed in a sparkling dark jacket in front of a brightly decorated Christmas tree.

Damien Sneed: Joy to the World: A Christmas Musical Journey

Sun, Dec 12, 2021 at 2pm
Cherish the sounds of the holidays, from “Silent Night” to Handel’s Messiah, with pianist Damien Sneed and a stellar cast of ten vocalists and musicians. More.

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David Benoit at the piano with a Christmas wreath behind him.

David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown featuring Courtney Fortune

Sat, Dec 18, 2021 at 8pm
Jazz pianist and composer David Benoit presents an evening of timeless Vince Guaraldi holiday tunes from the TV classic “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” More.

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David Burnham staring smolderingly into the camera with the words "Celebrating Tom Jones" overlaid to one side.

Celebrating Tom Jones starring David Burnham

Wed/Thu, Jan 19-20, 2022 at 7pm

Broadway star David Burnham captures one of the most iconic performers of the past five decades—the legendary Tom Jones—on our intimate Cabaret stage! More.

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Two dancers from the "Trocks" in a humorous pose.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Sat, Jan 29, 2022 at 8pm & Sun, Jan 30, 2022 at 2pm

Prepare for the most hilarious night you’ll ever have at the ballet as the “unspeakably talented” Trocks (Calgary Herald) return to the Carpenter Center for the seventh time! More.

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A dancer from A.I.M wearing hoop earrings and a silver top with dark zigzags, and with one arm outstretched.

A.I.M by Kyle Abraham
An Untitled Love

Sat, Feb 5, 2022 at 8pm

Celebrated dance company A.I.M performs Artistic Director Kyle Abraham’s exultant new ode to the music of Grammy Award-winning R&B legend D’Angelo. More.

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Allan Harris in a blue hat and suit, holding a microphone and smiling to the camera.

Allan Harris: Kate's Soulfood

Wed/Thu, Mar 2-3, 2022 at 7pm

Vocalist and guitarist Allan Harris and his quartet share spirited, soul-drenched songs from his latest album, Kate’s Soulfood. More.

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Anne Lamott sitting on a red chair in a light knit sweater, arms cross on her knee. The wall is blue behind her with a window full of a bush in bloom.

An Evening with Anne Lamott

Sat, April 23, 2022 at 8pm

Author Anne Lamott lifts, comforts, and inspires—all while keeping us laughing in this revealing evening. More.

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A scene from Alice.

MOMIX Alice

Sat, April 30, 2022 at 8pm

MOMIX’s internationally acclaimed dancer-illusionists conjure the magical world of the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts in this stunning reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s novel. More.

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Igudesman dressed as angels holding framed photos.

Igudesman & Joo Play it Again

Sun, May 15, 2022 at 2pm

Violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-Ki Joo bring their inspired zaniness and captivating virtuosity to our stage. More.

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Past Events This Season

Branford Marsalis in a suit and tie.

An Evening with Branford Marsalis

Sat, Nov 6, 2021 at 8 p.m.
World-renowned jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis blows the house down in an evening of dazzling virtuosity, heartfelt ballads, and telepathic improvisations with his famed quartet. More.

Storm Large in a red dress looking to the side.

Storm Large

Wed/Thu, Nov 10-11, 2021 at 7pm
Vocal superstar Storm Large returns to our Cabaret stage with her sultry and subversive renditions of jazz standards, Broadway showstoppers, and classic anthems. More.


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