Performing Arts

You’ll find orchestras performing all types of compositions, from classical and symphonic to modern and pop music. You can also catch great live music, including some of the best bluegrass bands around, right here in the Natural State.

Elvis. Johnny. Jerry Lee. Carl. Four names that would shape the face of music around the world. On Dec. 4, 1956, four young musicians got together at Sun Studios in Memphis and had an impromptu jam session. Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins (who was the only one actually at Sun …
A new weekly radio program from the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will allow listeners to explore Arkansas without even leaving the house. Radio CALS, which debuts on KABF 88.3 Friday, Jan. 8, at noon, is a two-hour show that will feature a mix of conversation and archival material such as music, interviews and oral histories, plus information …
If you think art museums are stuffy, think again. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville is anything but, especially on New Year’s Eve when it celebrates the coming year through an immersion of art, fantasy, and inspiration set within its breathtaking architecture. The NEW 365 fun begins at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31 …
With the holiday season rapidly approaching, spend some fun time with the kids, making memories that will last a lifetime. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin hosts Casqui Foods on Nov. 14. While the ancient inhabitants of Parkin didn’t have pizza and cheeseburgers to enjoy, they had a varied and healthy diet. Bring your family …
Ahhh…October! There’s a crisp in the air, pumpkins on the porch and “ghosts” and “goblins” all around! In the Arkansas Delta, it also means fun and fabulous festivals and events! In Piggott, it’s the 23rd annual Pumpkin Hollow Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze through Oct. 31. Named last year by USA Today Travel as one …