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Saturday, May 18, 2013
Ozark Festival Orchestra, car rally, dance, shows, plays May 17-23 from Fayetteville to Kansas City, Tulsa to St. LouisThis week in Monett:
On Saturday, the Members Only band plays at the Third Street Grill and Pub.
On Sunday, the Ozark Festival Orchestra plays its annual pops concert at 1:30 p.m. at the Monett Elementary School, 601 Learning Lane. Attendees receive pie and ice cream with the $10 admission and a chance to participate in the silent auction of items for art lovers.
This week in Springfield:
The third annual Stomp the Blues Out of Homelessness Bluegrass Festival will be held from 2 to 11 p.m. on Saturday at the Urban Market, 1315 E. Trafficway.
An RK Gun Show will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.
A remembrance dedication for the Trail of Tears will be held on Friday and Saturday at 5434 S. Tower Drive in Battlefield, beginning at 9 a.m.
At Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Republic, the Arts in the Park concert series kicks off with the Missouri State University Community Band performing at 7 p.m. on Saturday by the visitor's center.
A staged parody of the film "Jaws" continues Friday and Saturday at the Canvas Theater, 315 South Ave.
At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., performing this week are JL of B.Hood on Friday; Trak Masta Tom on Saturday; From the Hips, Minor Miner, Call Me Beta and the Wasted Ways on May 23.
At the Stained Glass Theater, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark, "Micah (Battle of the Mind)" runs through Saturday.
In Branson, the annual Bluegrass and Barbecue Music Festival runs through May 27 at Silver Dollar City. Performing this weekend are the Kruger Brothers Band, Prairie Fire, the Ward Family, Charlie and the Girls, Blue Highway, the Boxcars, New Found Road and Pickin' Chicks.
In Crane, the Down South Peachtree Music Festival runs Friday through Sunday at Bubbling Brook, 3464 E. Highway BB, with 15 regional bands playinging, starting at 3 p.m. Friday.
This week in northwest Ark.:
At the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson, the Windmill Theatre presents the puppet show "Grug" at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. on Saturday. The Symphony Orchestra of Northwest Arkansas performs music of John Williams from a wide range of his film scores at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. The stage version of "War Horse" at 7 p.m. on May 22, 2 and 7 p.m. on May 23 and through next weekend.
The University of Arkansas Summer Chamber Music Festival opens at 7 p.m. on Friday in the great hall at the Crystal Bridge Art Museum in Bentonville. Works will include the "American Quartet" of Dvorak and other pieces by Barber and Ginastera. The second concert will be at 7:30 p.m. on May 23 at the Stella Boyle Smith concert hall on the university campus in Fayetteville featuring string quartets by Mozart and Brahms.
The annual Books in Bloom literary festival will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs.
The Miatas in the Ozarks car rally runs through Sunday in various locations in Eureka Springs.
This week in Joplin:
On May 22, the second annual tornado remembrance event will be held at 4 p.m. at Cunningham Park.
Joplin Little Theatre presents Pat Cook's play "Murder's Bad, But Monday Can Kill You" through Sunday at 3009 W. First St.
At the Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall, the exhibit "ArtWorkers: Creativity and America" opens on May 16 and runs through July 7.
In Waco, north of Joplin, the Missouri Fur Company will hold its spring rendezvous and black powder shoot Friday through Sunday. For more information, call 479-273-3270.
In Carthage, live bluegrass will be played at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the Woodshed Emporium, 311 S. Main. Playing will be Currey Korn and Lost Hill.
In Carthage, final performances of Stone's Throw Theater's production of Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite" are Friday through Sunday.
At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, performing this week will be Solid Gold with oldies rock on Friday, and Funk Syndicate on Saturday.
This week in Miami, Okla.:
At the Coleman Theatre, 103 N. Main, "Musica Curioso," a show of silent movies and odd instruments plus Dennis James on the Wurlitzer, is offered on Saturday and Sunday.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.:
The Beach Boys perform at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the River Spirit Events Center, 8330 Riverside Parkway.
At the Hard Rock Casino, 777 W. Cherokee in Catoosa, Hall and Oates perform at 8 p.m. on May 23.
At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 S. Second St., the play "Boeing-Boeing" is presented at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. A concert of music from the golden age of film music in India, presented by Nitin Mukesh and his band will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in the John H. William Theatre.
At Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main St., performing this week are Jason Boland and the Stragglers and Jason Eady on Friday; Opeth and Katatonia on Saturday; and Thompson Square and Charlie Worsham on May 23.
The "Combat! MMA" show is presented at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the SpiritBank Events Center, 105th and Memorial.
At Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st. St. , the Breeder's Invitational runs through May 26 in the livestock complex. The Tulsa Flea Market is Saturday in the Expo Center.
Rodeos this week include Coalition of Black Firefighters Spring Rodeo on May 21 in Turley, north of Tulsa; the Andy Downs Memorial Open Rodeo on May 22 in Sand Springs, west of Tulsa; the Fort Gibson Memorial Day Rodeo on May 22 in Fort Gibson, east of Muskogee; and the Ranch Rodeo on May 23 in Skiatook, north of Tulsa.
This week in Kansas City:
On Friday, "Jay and Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie" is shown at 8 p.m. at the Midland Theater, 1228 Main.
On Saturday, the Heart of America Jaguar club holds its rally at Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd.
The Kansas City Symphony performs Mozart's Piano Concerto #17 with soloist Asher Fisch, the Brahms Piano Concerto orchestrated by Schoenberg, and the Mahler "Blumine" movement at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway. A final concert with the Prokofiev Violin Concerto #1 with soloist Emily Shehi, Bernstein's "Symphonic Dances" and showpieces by Rimsky-Korsakov, Beethoven and Saint-Saens at 7:30 p.m. on May 22 and May 23.
At Crossroads, 417 E. 18th St., the Spring Dance Party is Saturday with the Grisly Hand, My Brothers and Sisters and Starhaven. Of Monsters and Men and Half Moon Run play at 8 p.m. on May 21. Yo La Tengo plays at 8 p.m. on May 22.
The 28th annual Turkey Creek Festival features live music, beginning at 11 a.m., with the Transients, the Kansas City Rain Dogs and the Sean McNown Band. Concerts will be in Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Rd. in Merriam, Kan.
On May 20, the WWE professional wrestling RAW show is offered at 6:30 p.m. at the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Blvd.
On May 22, Soundgarden performs at 8 p.m. at the Midland Theater.
"Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage" runs through June 23 at the American Heartland Theater, in Crown Center, Grand at Pershing.
Kansas City Repertory Theater's production of David Mamet's play "American Buffalo" runs through Sunday at the Copaken Stage, 13th and Walnut.
This week in Columbia:
The Missouri Ranch Horse Association gives a show on Saturday and Sunday at 5212 N. Oakland Gravel Rd.
The Maplewood Barn Theatre presents "Hello Dolly" on May 23, running through June 7 at 2900 E. Nifong Blvd.
This week in St. Louis:
On Friday, Jerry Seinfeld performs at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand. The St. Louis Symphony with vocalist Rashidra Scott offers a tribute to the music of Whitney Houston at 8 p.m. at Powell Hall, Grand and Delmar.
On Saturday, REO Speedwagen, Styx and Ted Nugent perform at 6 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Bruckner's Mass in F minor is presented by St. Louis Archdiocesan Choir and Orchestra at 8 p.m. at the St. Louis Cathedral, 4431 Lindell Blvd. The St. Louis Youth Orchestra performs Saint-Saens' Violin Concerto #3, Shostakovich's Symphony #9 and pieces by Kabalevsky and Debussy at 7 p.m. at Powell Hall.
On Sunday, the St. Louis Ragtimers perform at 2 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, 1973 Craigshire Rd. The Bach Society of St. Louis perform at 3 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, 1413 N. 20th St. The Taiwanese Heritage Celebration features a free violin concert with Jecoliah Wang and St. Louis Symphony concertmaster David Halen at 3:30 p.m. at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd.
The sixth annual Emerson Spring to Dance Festival with numerous dance companies performing runs May 23-26 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri.
On May 23, country music star Tim McGraw performs at 7 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.
Steve Broadnax and Michael Bordner's play "Smash/Hit" is presented by the Black Repertory Theatre through Sunday at the Grandel Theatre, by Powell Hall at Delmar and Grand.
This week at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing are Marina and the Diamonds with Charli XCX on Friday; and Ryan Bingham and the Wild Feathers on May 22.