Other venues for entertainment, events and arts this weekend:
theater: “American Idiot”
Benton’s Young Players Second Stage Presents “Green Day’s American Idiot” Today at 7:30 pm – Saturday and January 12-14 and Sunday and January 15 at 2:30 pm, Royal Theatre, 111 N. Market St., Benton.
The electric rock musical (music by Green Day, lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong, book by Armstrong and Michael Meyer) includes all songs from Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning album, as well as its subsequent release, 21st Century ‘ contains several songs from Breakdown focuses on her three young people (Eli Butler, Luke Ferguson, and Jack Cray) as they struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world.
Sponsored by Arbest Bank. Tickets are $18. $15 seniors, 60+, military personnel, college students with valid ID. $8 student he is grade 12 and under. Visit TheRoyalPlayers.TicketLeap.com. For more information, call (501) 315-5483.
music: doujin concert
Barry McVinney on woodwinds. Thomas Cox, piano; Stephanie Smittle, soprano Little Rock Musical Doujinkai Foundation Commemorative Program, Sunday at 2:00 pm, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Mississippi St., Little Rock. Entries for jazz-centric programs are taken from this list. Instrumental only “Endless Stars” by Fred Hirsch. “Hackensack” by Thelonious Monk. “Triste Antonio” by Antonio Carlos Jobim. With Vocals: “Haunted Heart” by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz. “Lotus Blossom” by Billy Strayhorn, Roger Shore and Carol Sloan. Norah Jones version of “I Don’t Miss You at All” by Duke Ellington. ‘Cheek to Cheek’ and ‘How Deep Is the Ocean’ by Irving Berlin. “Zingaro” by Jobim and Chico Buark. and “Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most” by Tommy Wolf and Fran Landesman. Admission is free. Call (501) 922-6418.
art: 100 Kilgore portraits
exhibition of 100 portraits by Andrew Kilgore Debuts at the Walton Art Center in Fayetteville, at the Joy Pratt Markham Gallery at 495 W. Dixon Street on Friday at 5:00 pm reception.
Cathy P. Thompson has curated an exhibition from over 750,000 images in the archives covering Kilgore’s 53-year career, from 10am to 2pm every weekday until March 19th. Public radio station KUAF-FM 91.3 offers an audio component with information about some photos. The gallery also opens her one hour before and during the intermission of performances at the Walton Arts Center. Admission is free.
Kilgore will join the artist’s conversation on February 26th at 6pm at the gallery. Admission is free. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit waltonartscenter.org.
spa city gallery
New Watercolors by Mark Blaney, an abstract collage painting by Donnie Copeland and a pastel painting by Dennis McCann are among the top works on display at the New Year’s Exhibition at Justus Fine Art Gallery, 827A Central Avenue, Hot Springs. , kicks off with a Gallery Walk Reception on Friday from 5-9pm. The exhibit runs through his January 31st. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM by appointment. Call (501) 321-2335 or visit justusfineart.com.
audition: ACT “Cinderella”
Auditions are held at the Argenta Community Theater. Rogers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” Taking place January 21 from 1-4 PM and January 22 from 2-5 PM at the theater’s ACT II Sharon Heflin Performing Arts Education Center, 315 Main St., North Little Rock. Auditions are open to actors of all genders, races and ethnicities. All roles require song and movement. The auditioner should prepare his 16 bars of a song that showcases his vocal range, from the show or with the same feel. Please prepare the sheet music for the accompanist. The audition also includes a cold reading and dance/movement call from the script. Production dates for him are April 19-29 and include his two daytime student shows. e-mail [email protected] audition schedule. Walk-ins are accepted. For character breakdowns and additional information, visit ArgentaCommunityTheater.org.
etc. : artist grant
April 14th is the Arkansas Arts Council application deadline individual artist fellowshipwill award up to 18 prizes of $5,000 each to creators in 6 categories.
- ◼️ Multi-sensory art incorporating tactile elements
- ◼️ Community Engagement Art
- ◼️Modern crafts using metal parts
- ◼️ Performance art: original stand-up comedy
- ◼️ Visual Arts: oil or acrylic on canvas
- ◼️ Literature: Theatrical monologues.
An independent panel of judges selects the winners, who will be honored at a special reception and gala in the fall. Full criteria, detailed information and an application form are available at tinyurl.com/3jjt4hca.