Elsewhere in leisure, occasions and the humanities:
‘Across the World’
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra goes “Across the World” — streamed from the stage of Little Rock’s Robinson Middle Efficiency Corridor, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and three p.m. Sunday. Interim Inventive Director Geoffrey Robson will conduct Swiss composer Arthur Honegger’s “Pastorale d’ete”; British composer Anna Clyne’s “Inside Her Arms”; and Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla’s “Tanzago (Variations on Buenos Aires).”
The stream has been rescheduled from March 20-21. It’s going to be the third live performance of the orchestra’s 2020-21 Stella Boyle Smith Masterworks Collection, digital as a result of well being and security precautions; “admission” is by a $10 minimal donation. Go to ArkansasSymphony.org/around-world.
Name (501) 666-1761. The orchestra will announce plans for the April and Could packages nearer to the occasions.
“Delta Wedding ceremony Cake,” 2014 cyanotype by Beverly Buys, is a part of “Evocations From the Arkansas Delta, 2011-2021,” on show Monday-April 23 within the Focus Gallery, Windgate Middle for Artwork + Design, on the College of Arkansas at Little Rock. (Particular to the Democrat-Gazette)
“Evocations From the Arkansas Delta, 2011-2021,” cyanotype images by Beverly Buys, is on show Monday-April 23 within the Focus Gallery, Windgate Middle for Artwork + Design, College of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. College Ave., Little Rock. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Admission is free. Electronic mail [email protected] or go to ualr.edu/art.
The Atlantic Metropolis Boys — E. Michael Evans, Dustin Fisher, Jeremy James and Sammy Pawlak — carry out rock ‘n’ roll hits of the ’50s and ’60s, 7 p.m. Monday on the Occasions Middle at Fairview Park, 2740 Mt. Holly Street, Camden. Tickets are $20, free for Ouachita County Neighborhood Live shows members. Name (870) 807-6915 or go to explorecamden.com.
The Arts & Science Middle for Southeast Arkansas will stream “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall — A Digital Fractured Fairy Story” by Brian D. Taylor at 7 p.m. April 1-4. Varied fairy-tale characters talk, as they could on Facetime, by way of their mirrors. Tickets are $10, $7 for middle members. Ticket patrons will obtain a video hyperlink and viewing directions earlier than showtime. Name (870) 536-3375 or go to asc701.org. Sponsor is Relyance Financial institution.
‘Lion King Jr.’
Jonesboro’s Basis of Arts is holding a “Hakuna Matata” fundraiser, 5-7:30 p.m. April 1 at The Glass Manufacturing unit, 313 W. Huntington Ave., Jonesboro, at the side of its manufacturing of “The Lion King Jr.” The night will function appetizers, drinks, stay music, a preview efficiency by the “Lion King” solid and a silent public sale. Tickets are $35. Name (870) 935-2726 or go to foajonesboro.org.
The present (music and lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice, further music and lyrics by Will Van Dyke, Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin, e-book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi, based mostly on the Broadway manufacturing directed by Julie Taymor) can be onstage, 6 p.m. April 9-10 and a pair of p.m. April 11 on the Discussion board Theater, 115 E. Monroe Ave., Jonesboro. Doorways open half-hour pre-show. Tickets are $15 and $13, $13 and $11 for kids, senior residents, army and Arkansas State College college students. The April 11 matinee can be “Pay What You Can” and socially distanced. Name (870) 935-2726 or go to foajonesboro.org.
‘Tequila Speaking’ tour
Comic Alex Reymundo brings his “It is the Tequila Speaking Tour” to Fort Smith, 8 p.m. April 9 at TempleLive, 200 N. eleventh St. Tickets are $20 plus charges and taxes, $5 extra day of present, which is labeled for mature audiences (anybody below 18 should be accompanied by a guardian or guardian). Covid-19 protocols can be in place, together with temperature checks upon entry, restroom limits, walkway administration, social distancing and mask-wearing. Go to ticketmaster.com or templelive.com; name (479) 222-6186.
Youth Poetry Day
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed April 10 as Arkansas Youth Poetry Day, with a digital celebration at midday on the Fb web page for the Wednesday Evening Poetry Studying Collection. Poet and creator Kai Coggin, winner of the 2021 Governor’s Arts Award in Schooling, will host. Arkansas poets age 18 and youthful can submit video-recorded unique poems (by way of .mp4 or .mov recordsdata) to be shared on the Youth Poetry Day Digital Open Mic. State your identify, age, college and title of the poem on the video, which needs to be, most, 2-3 minutes lengthy. Ship them by April 7 to Coggin by way of electronic mail at [email protected], or by way of Dropbox or Google drive.
Actors Eryn LeCroy and John Riddle, who’ve carried out as Christine Daae and Raoul in “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway, are bringing “A Pure State of Thoughts — From New York to Arkansas,” a night of present tunes, April 17 to Fayetteville’s Walton Arts Middle. (Particular to the Democrat-Gazette)
Actors Eryn LeCroy and John Riddle, who most just lately, pre-pandemic, carried out as Christine Daae and Raoul in “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway, are bringing “A Pure State of Thoughts — From New York to Arkansas,” a night of present tunes, with pianist Eric Frei, plus behind-the-scenes tales, 2 p.m. and seven p.m. April 17 to Fayetteville’s Walton Arts Middle, 495 W. Dickson St. It is a part of the middle’s Procter & Gamble Ghost Gentle Programming. Covid-19 protocols, together with social distancing and masks necessities, can be in place. Tickets are $19-25 plus charges. Name (479) 443-5600 or go to waltonartscenter.org.
Riddle’s credit additionally embody originating the roles of Hans in Disney’s “Frozen” and Younger Anton in “The Go to on Broadway.” LeCroy is about to hitch the corporate of the Broadway revival of “1776,” taking part in each Martha Jefferson and Georgia delegate Dr. Lyman Corridor. Frei is a musical director and vocal coach from Oklahoma Metropolis.
Summer season music
Opera within the Ozarks, the opera coaching program and summer time music pageant in Eureka Springs, is providing a brand new digital summer time music academy, the Instrumental Academy at Inspiration Level, June 1-19, geared towards highschool gamers contemplating school levels in music efficiency or schooling.
The academy’s inaugural yr can be digital. The school will encompass younger skilled musicians who’re members of the Opera within the Ozarks orchestra. See utility necessities and apply by way of April 15 at opera.org/instrumental-academy. Accepted college students will obtain notification by electronic mail by Could 1. Name (479) 253-8595 or go to opera.org.
College students will meet for 2 on-line classes day by day, Tuesday by way of Friday, for personal instruction, together with All-State audition preparation and grasp lessons; chamber music rehearsals; instruction in musicianship expertise, idea and historical past (just like what college students will encounter as school freshmen); and an introduction to opera, specializing in Jules Massenet’s “Cendrillon” (“Cinderella”), which the opera firm can be performing as a part of its summer time repertory season, July 2-23.
The season, at Inspiration Level, 16311 U.S. 62 West in Eureka Springs, additionally contains Gaetano Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” and an abridged “household” model of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.”