Ballet Arkansas plans performance in MacArthur Park

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Enjoyment options in Arkansas this weekend:

DANCE — Ballet Outdoor

Ballet Arkansas offers its initially “Movement in the Parks” performances, noon and 3 p.m. Saturday at the gazebo in MacArthur Park, 503 E. Ninth St., Tiny Rock. The new sequence, in partnership with Minimal Rock Parks and Recreation, brings are living dance functionality to Very little Rock parks.

Associates of the 14-experienced-dancer organization will perform “Aperture,” a contemporary ensemble perform choreographed by Alice Klock and Florian Lochner “Grand Pas Classique,” a pas de deux choreographed by Victor Gsovsky for the Paris Opera Ballet in 1949 to songs by Daniel-Francois Auber “An Ode,” a neoclassical get the job done choreographed by Ballet Arkansas Govt and Artistic Director Michael Fothergill, in the model of George Balanchine, for four dancers to an Antonio Vivaldi violin sonata and a sneak peek at Fothergill’s choreography for “The Fantastic Gatsby,” the ballet firm’s 2021-22 year opener, Oct. 21-24 at the Heart for Humanities and Arts Theater at the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Complex School in North Very little Rock.

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Songs — Harlem Quartet

The Harlem Quartet — (from still left) Ilmar Gavilan and Melissa White, violins Jaime Amador, viola and Felix Umansky, cello — performs now at Minor Rock’s Ron Robinson Theatre. (Distinctive to the Democrat-Gazette)

The Harlem Quartet — Ilmar Gavilan and Melissa White, violins Jaime Amador, viola and Felix Umansky, cello — performs at 7:30 p.m. now at the Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Sector Ave., Little Rock, opening the 2021-22 period for fhe Chamber Music Modern society of Minimal Rock.

The system: “String Quartet No. 23” in F important, K.590, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Strum” by Jessie Montgomery “A Evening in Tunisia” by Dizzy Gillespie (arranged by Dave Glenn and the Harlem Quartet) “Lyric for Strings” by George Walker “Fugato” by Adonis G. Matos “Lyric Quartet” by William Grant However “At the Octoroon Balls” by Wynton Marsalis and “Cuarteto en Guaguanco” by Guido Lopez-Gavilan.

Tickets are $25, free of charge for college students of all ages. Covid-19 safety measures will be in effect. Take a look at for additional data, contact (615) 775-6744 or email

Quartet members will remedy issues and accomplish a preview of their night live performance at midday currently for a one-hour “Lunch and Understand” session at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Heart, 501 W. Ninth St., Minimal Rock. It will be readily available by livestream to schools and the public with support from the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. E-mail or for link information and facts.

THEATER — ‘Into the Breeches!’

With the crew and leading male actors combating in World War II, the director’s spouse brings together William Shakespeare’s “Henry IV” and “Henry V” with an all-female forged in George Brant’s “Into the Breeches!” — which Ouachita Baptist University’s theater arts section levels, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Monday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Verser Theatre at OBU, 410 Ouachita Ave., Arkadelphia. Tickets are $10 pay a visit to For extra info, call (870) 245-5555.

SCIENCE — Cubic foot of lifetime

“Life in One Cubic Foot” goes on display Saturday at the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs. (Special to the Democrat-Gazette)

“Life in One particular Cubic Foot” goes on exhibit Saturday at the Mid-America Science Museum in Scorching Springs. (Distinctive to the Democrat-Gazette)

“Daily life in 1 Cubic Foot,” a traveling exhibition focusing on the investigate of Smithsonian Establishment scientists and photographer David Liittschwager into what a cubic foot of land or water — aka a biocube — reveals about the variety of daily life on world Earth, goes on display Saturday at the Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid The usa Blvd., Very hot Springs.

The exhibition focuses on lifetime from many environments, which includes the coral reefs of French Polynesia, the midwater ocean off the coast of California and New York’s Central Park, as a result of collages of photographs, styles, interactive components and exhibition video clips.

The exhibition, arranged by the Smithsonian Establishment Traveling Exhibition Company in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Pure Historical past, stays up as a result of Jan. 2. Sponsors are Purple Oak Ridge and Weyerhaeuser.

Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 $8 for kids 12 and younger, senior citizens, teachers and energetic or retired military services. Get in touch with (501) 767-3461 or visit

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Camden Barn Sale

More than 130 vendors’ and artists’ booths from across the nation will run for the Camden Barn Sale, billed as South Arkansas’ most significant arts and crafts show, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday at Coleman Stadium, 302 Center St., Camden. Also associated: meals distributors, musical enjoyment, a Young children Zone with inflatables and the St. Louis Catholic Church Spaghetti Supper. Admission is free. Pay a visit to

Conway ArtsFest

Conway Alliance for the Arts’ 15th once-a-year Conway ArtsFest includes with in-human being and streaming performances, a scavenger hunt and artwork kits for children.

The lineup incorporates (besides as noted, all events are totally free):

◼️ Children’s Art Kit Decide on-up, right until supplies operate out, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Conway Public Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway.

◼️ Conway League of Artists Drop Artwork Clearly show, exact hrs, Saturday-Oct. 30, Conway General public Library

◼️ General public Artwork Scavenger Hunt, Monday-Oct. 2, in collaboration with the Conway General public Art Board, map and participation data to be posted at

◼️ 2nd once-a-year Black Artists Showcase, 8-9 p.m. Oct. 1, go to are living at The Studio Downtown, 1100 Oak St., Conway, or stream dwell at

◼️ UCA College students for the Arts Film Competition, midday-8 p.m. Oct. 2, Stanley Russ Hall 103, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway

◼️ Light Up the Night time, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 2, fifth annual Neighbors Art Display, art actions, live performances, foodstuff vans, Entrance Street & The Brick Place, 1020 Entrance St., Conway.

‘Treasure’ hunt

Dec. 20 is the deadline to post nominations to the Arkansas Arts Council for the up coming Arkansas Dwelling Treasure. The designation honors Arkansans who are masters of a folks or traditional artwork or craft, together with, but not limited to, common songwriting, folks dancing, bladesmithing, weaving and quilting.

An independent panel of training craftspeople and pros in craft and people art will assessment the nominations and pick the receiver primarily based on high-quality of work, in general significance of the body of work, local community outreach and overall contribution to the area of conventional crafts and/or people arts. A reception honoring the recipient will take location in the spring.

For additional info, or to make a nomination, contact (501) 324-9348, email or go to

Arts relief grants

Arkansas-based mostly arts teams that have professional fiscal hardships or decline of system capacity due to dropped revenue through the covid-19 pandemic can utilize for an Arkansas Arts Council American Rescue Approach Grant by means of Oct. 15.

Qualification criteria involve the high quality of the corporation, based on artistic excellence and inventive advantage the likely to have a sizeable and quick effects on the arts workforce the importance to the mission and main perform of the corporation the organization’s ability to have out a proposal, such as the appropriateness of the spending plan, methods associated and personnel and the extent to which the group aids underserved populations.

Qualified corporations can ask for up to $15,000. Funding comes from the $784,000 the Arts Council acquired from the Countrywide Endowment for the Arts. The grant is a single-time-only and can be utilised for wage aid service fees/stipends for contractual staff amenities expenditures, these kinds of as rent and utilities charges involved with wellbeing and safety provides and/or charges associated with marketing, marketing and technological assistance. Utilize by way of the portal web page: little New users will have to produce an account to utilize. Connect with (501) 324-9768 or e mail