Hank Jr., Third Eye Blind to amp up Rogers venue

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - STYLE - ERIC E. HAR­RI­SON

This week at Wal­mart AMP, 5079 W. North­gate Road, Rogers — call (479) 443-5600 or visit amptick­ets. com:

■ Hank Wil­liams Jr. per­forms at 7:30 p.m. Satur­day. Gates open at 6. Tick­ets are $41$95.50 plus fees.

■ Third Eye Blind — Stephan Jenk­ins (vo­cals, gui­tar), Brad Har­g­reaves (drums), Kryz Reid (gui­tar), Alex Kopp (key­boards) and Alex LeCava­lier (bass gui­tar), 7 p.m. Wed­nes­day. Guests are Sil­ver­sun Pick­ups and Ocean Park Stand­off. Tick­ets are $30.95$75.95 plus fees; four tick­ets for $22.50 each as part of the “Lawn 4-Pack.” VIP pack­ages are avail­able.

The Wiz­ard of Oz

All yel­low brick roads lead to Murry’s Din­ner Play­house, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road, Lit­tle Rock, start­ing Wed­nes­day, as the din­ner the­ater stages The Wiz­ard of Oz (mu­sic by Harold Arlen, lyrics by E.Y. “Yip” Har­burg, book by John Kane, adapted by Robert Johanson, based on the 1939 film, adapted from the L. Frank Baum clas­sic) through Aug. 26.

Kather­ine Yacko plays Dorothy Gale, with Emory Tyson Moli­tor as Glinda and Aunt Em, Lau­rie Pas­cale as Almira Gulch and the Wicked Witch of the West, Don Bolinger as the Wiz­ard and Prof. Mar­vel, Michael Klucher as the Scare­crow, Stephen K. Stone as the Tin Man and James Th­weatt as the Lion.

Doors and buf­fet open 90 min­utes be­fore cur­tain: 7:30 p.m. Tues­day-Satur­day (Wed­nes­day mati­nees only this week and July 19, 26 and Aug. 2), 12:40 and 6:30 p.m. Sun­day. Tick­ets are $35-$37, $23 for chil­dren 15 and younger; show only, $25 and $15. Call (501) 562-3131 or visit mur­rysdp.com.

Ar­chi­tec­ture lec­ture

Jeff Shan­non, pro­fes­sor and for­mer dean at Univer­sity of Arkansas-Fayet­teville Fay Jones School of Ar­chi­tec­ture and De­sign, will dis­cuss and later sign copies of the book he cu­rated and edited, Shadow Pat­terns: Re­flec­tions on Fay Jones and His Ar­chi­tec­ture, 6 p.m. Tues­day in the lec­ture hall, Arkansas Arts Cen­ter in MacArthur Park, 503 E. Ninth St., Lit­tle Rock. It’s part of the Ar­chi­tec­ture and De­sign Net­work’s 2016-2017 June Free­man lec­ture se­ries. A 5:30 re­cep­tion pre­cedes the talk. WordsWorth Books will be sell­ing copies of the book. Ad­mis­sion is free. Email jonathan@amr-ar­chi­tects.com.

Ta­pes­try on screen

The Colonel Glenn 18 and Breck­en­ridge Vil­lage 12 in Lit­tle Rock and the Ra­zor­back Cin­ema in Fayet­teville will screen Carole King: Ta­pes­try — Cap­tured Live at Hyde Park Lon­don, a 2016 live con­cert film at 7 p.m. Tues­day. The film in­cludes ap­pear­ances by Tom Hanks, El­ton John, Graham Nash, James Tay­lor, David Crosby, Barry Mann and Cyn­thia Weil, plus an in­ter­view with King. Ticket in­for­ma­tion is avail­able at Fath­omEvents.com.

Food, art and the­ater

“Sen­sory Icon­o­clasts,” an ex­hi­bi­tion that pairs artists and chefs — chefs cre­ate a dish in­spired by the artist and the artists cre­ate a work based on the chefs — opens Mon­day at the Arts Cen­ter of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Spring­dale.

The fifth-an­niver­sary ex­hibit con­tin­ues through Sept. 10. There will be a re­cep­tion, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 8. Ad­mis­sion is free. Call (479) 751-5441 or visit acozarks.org.

A “WOW!” din­ner, 6-7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Crys­tal Bridges Mu­seum of Amer­i­can Art, 600 Mu­seum Way, Ben­tonville, will high­light a dish cre­ated in the project. Tick­ets are $40; visit tinyurl.com/ y8rhfzxa.

Also this week, the Spring­dale mu­seum will stage Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate, 7:30 p.m. Fri­day-Satur­day and July 21-22 and 3 p.m. July 16 and 23. A 6 p.m. cel­e­bra­tion be­fore Fri­day’s open­ing will fea­ture hors d’oeu­vres, plus desserts and cham­pagne at in­ter­mis­sion. Tick­ets are $15$45. Call (479) 751-5441 or visit tacozarks.org.

Wal­ton Cen­ter sea­son

The 2017-2018 Wal­ton Arts Cen­ter sea­son in­cludes the fol­low­ing se­ries:

10X10 Arts (per­for­mances in­clude a pre-show Cre­ative Con­ver­sa­tion with the artists, a post-show party with free food and drink dis­counts and Post-it re­sponses, which al­low pa­trons to share thoughts and ex­pe­ri­ences). Se­ries mem­ber­ships $130, $30 of which is tax-de­ductible, in­clude early ac­cess to all shows, same seat at each per­for­mance, in­vi­ta­tions to mem­bers-only events, T-shirt, ac­cess to free am­bas­sador tick­ets to se­lect shows.

■ Oct. 13: Bal­let Arkansas Emer­gence

■ Oct. 26 Cas Pub­lic Sym­phonie Dra­ma­tique

■ Dec. 3: Vo­ces8

■ Jan. 17: Bela Fleck and Brook­lyn Rider

■ Feb. 1: The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Con­cert

■ Feb. 24: Pasadena Roof Or­ches­tra

■ March 8: Aquila The­atre Com­pany’s Sense and Sen­si­bil­ity

■ March 9: Dublin Gui­tar Quar­tet

■ May 24: Rave Me­hta’s FLOW

■ June 19: Ar­to­sphere Fes­ti­val Or­ches­tra 10x10 Con­cert

Star­rlight Jazz Club (Jazz Lover’s pack­ages, $258 and $156):

■ Oct. 14: The Hun­ter­tones ■ Nov. 10: Bria Skon­berg

■ Dec. 8: The Latin Jazz All Stars fea­tur­ing Steve Turre & Nestor Tor­res

■ Feb. 10: Donny McCaslin ■ March 2: Ali­cia Olatuja

■ April 28: Con­rad Her­wig

Kim­berly-Clark Fam­ily Fun:

■ Oct. 27: Se­cret Agent 23 Ski­doo

■ Nov. 17, 19, 25-26 and Dec. 1-2: Trike The­ater presents Char­lotte’s Web

■ Dec. 7-8: Mar­tial Artists and Ac­ro­bats of Tian­jin of the Peo­ple’s Repub­lic of China ■ Dec. 10: Danú A Christ­mas Gath­er­ing: Féile Na Nol­lag ■ Dec. 17: Sym­phony of North­west Arkansas’ The Snow­man: A Fam­ily Con­cert ■ May 5: Slingsby The­ater Com­pany’s The Young King ■ May 11: Ailie Co­hen and Uni­corn The­atre’s The Se­cret Life of Suit­cases

Coca-Cola Night Out:

■ Jan. 29: At This Per­for­mance

■ Feb. 2: Clas­sic Al­bums Live: Ru­mours

■ Feb. 27: Mum­men­schanz you & me

■ March 9-10: PostSe­cret: The Show

■ April 6: VoicePlay

Amer­i­can Mu­sic Se­ries: ■ Sept. 19: Ta­jMo: The Taj Ma­hal and Keb’ Mo’ Band with spe­cial guest Black Pa­cific

■ Oct. 18: Jake Shimabukuro ■ Dec. 12: LeAnn Rimes

■ May 10: Char­lie Daniels Band

Mat­tel Kids Se­ries:

■ Dec. 1-2: Ru­dolph the RedNosed Rein­deer: The Mu­si­cal ■ Feb. 25: The­atre Com­pany Ca­hoots NI’s Shh! We Have a Plan

■ March 29: Claire Par­sons’ And Then …

■ April 13-14, 20-21: Trike The­atre presents Lily’s Pur­ple Plas­tic Purse


■ Oct. 24: David Sedaris

■ Oct. 30-31: The Rocky Hor­ror Pic­ture Show

■ Dec. 13: Robert Earl Keen “Merry Christ­mas from the Fam-O-Lee” Show

■ Feb. 8-9: My Funny Valen­tine

■ March 14-15: Dis­en­chanted

Ad­di­tional shows:

■ April 7: VoiceJam Com­pe­ti­tion

■ June 23: Ar­to­sphere Fes­ti­val Or­ches­tra Fi­nale

For ticket and sea­son sub­scrip­tion in­for­ma­tion, call (479) 443-5600 or visit wal­tonarts­cen­ter.org.

is on the 2017-2018 sea­son sched­ule at Fayet­teville’s Wal­ton Arts Cen­ter. Trum­peter Bria Skon­berg

Hank Wil­liams Jr. per­forms Satur­day at the Wal­mart AMP in Rogers.

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