Enjoy entertainment, events, and art this weekend
FUN: Pups on ‘Patrol’
The “heroic pups”Nickelodeon’s “PAW Patrol”Animation Series: Explore hidden treasures and set sail on a pirate adventure “PAW Patrol Live! ‘The Great Pirate Adventure’”North Little Rock’The Simmons Bank Arena will take over Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. V.I.P. is available for tickets ranging from $19 to $69 — Very Important Pup — Packages, $124, include a premium seat and exclusive post-show photo op with the show’s characters — plus service charges. Visit pawpatrollive.comOr ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: Potluck & Poison Ivy
Stephanie Smittle (singer, writer, musician) is “headliner”To Potluck and Poison IvyThis evening, 7 pm at the Joint Theater & Coffeehouse 301 Main St. North Little Rock Doors open @ 6 Go to a rel=”nofollow noopener” target=”_blank” href=”http://potluckandpoisonivy.org/an-evening-with-stephanie-smittle”>potluckandpoisonivy.org/an-evening-with-stephanie-smittle.
Bluegrass and birds
Bluegrass Hall of Famers The Dillards also know as The Darlings were famous for introducing bluegrass music in their home to millions of people. “Dueling Banjos”Und “Dooley”Television “Andy Griffith Show,”Saturday night’s headliner is Missy Raines, a 10-time International Bluegrass Music Award-winner. Friday night is Missy Raines’ turn as the headliner. Bluegrass & Fried Chicken FestivalFriday-Saturday at the Ozark Highlands Theatre, Ozark Folk Center State Park (102 Park Ave. Mountain View), Friday through Saturday
On Friday and Saturday shows will begin at 7 p.m. The show will also include Mountain View’s Ozark Strangers, and Spillwater drive. The Ozark Legacy and The Ozark Legacy are also featured. Sylamore special features Lillyanne McCool (18-year-old National Banjo Champion) and Mary Parker (17-year-old Arkansas Grand Champion Fiddler). Tickets are $50 for both Saturday and Friday, $35 on Saturday, and include access to the park’s artisan craft village and gardens. You can purchase family tickets for as many as two adults or two children aged 18 and under. You can visit OzarkFolkCenter.Ticketleap.com.
Skillet Restaurant is located within the park and will serve a fried-chicken buffet daily from 4-7 pm. There will also be a breakfast buffet (08:45 to 10:00 a.m.), with chicken and waffles and a noon buffet (11:00-22:00). On Saturday, the closing time is 11:59 p.m. For $13, breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. Dinner is $15. Go to OzarkFolkCenter.com.
Soprano & piano
Soprano Elizabeth Hunter AshleyMelinda Morse, pianist, will perform at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Conway’s First United Methodist Church 1610 Prince St.
Ashley will sing “Quan do me’n vo’”Also called “Musetta’s Waltz”() “La Boheme”Und “O mio babbino caro”Start at “Gianni Schicchi” by Giacomo Puccini, “Sure on this Shining Night”Samuel Barber “Summertime”Und “Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man”George Gershwin “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore”Duke Ellington “Straighten Up and Fly Right”Nat “King”Irving Mills and Cole Mills “Bewitched”Richard Rodgers “How High the Moon”Nancy Hamilton and Morgan Lewis. “After the Song of Spring,”https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2022/aug/25/paw-patrol-goes-piratical-for-touring-stage-show/”HerEyes” “Benediction.”Morse will play “Une barque sur l’ocean”An excerpt from Maurice Ravel “Minstrel Impressions”Hector Villalobos and The “Fantasy Impromptu”Frederic Chopin
Admission is absolutely free Send an email [email protected]
ART: ‘From Rust to Dust’
CityThrough October 7. A reception for artists will take place at 6:30 pm on October 1. Trace Adkins and other performers will play in the EACC Fine Arts Center. The admission is free. Hours of operation for the gallery are 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday. Visit (870-633-4480) or call (870-633-4480). eacc.edu.“From Rust to Dust,”Marianna’s contemporary folk artist Cheryl McMickle has exhibited her works in charcoal at East Arkansas Community College Gallery located at 1700 Newcastle Road.
ETC.: Momentary shows
The Northwest Arkansas Arts Council is made up of eight artists, seven actors and one playwright. “Collision: When Visions Combine,”This is what the news release describes. “an exploration of process, exchange and play,”Saturday, 5-9 pm at Momentary 507 S.E. E Street, Bentonville. Every 15-minute set will take place twice in different places throughout the facility. Momentary and Creative Arkansas Community Hub & Exchange are collaborating on the project. The admission is completely free. Details are available at tinyurl.com/muzdyvjf.
You can also view the Momentary’s 2022 calendar (except where noted, admission is not charged):
◼️ Sept. 13-18: “Bodies in the Land.”Marilyn Arsem, a performance artist, will read aloud published death announcements from Benton County residents throughout the day, from the Momentary’s opening until closing. themomentary.org/calendar/marilyn-arsem.
◼️Nov. 4 – Inverse Performance Art Festival, with national and regional performers to be announced.
◼️Dec. December 9-10: Imani Urzuri will be performing as a singer, composer, and experimental librettist “Hush Arbor (The Opera),”Inspire by “hush arbors”Created by enslaved Black Americans from the Antebellum South to secretly worship and commune, and to plan rebellion.” according to a news release, 8 p.m. Saturday, and “Conjure Woman,” a solo performance “African American culture, religion, literature, and culture celebrate the archetype, iconography, mythology, and conjure woman.”According to the release, Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets available here “Hush Arbor (The Opera),”For $20 or $15 members; $10 for students and children To view “Conjure Woman,” free.