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Thursday, June 11, 2009

This week in Monett: Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater presents the Clark Street Bluegrass and Gospel Band plus 18-year-old Alan Young, with bluegrass, gospel and country music plus originals. The show at the Monett City Hall Auditorium is at 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5.

The first Pierce City Arts Fest will be Saturday.

This week in Springfield: Performances at the Missouri State University Tent Theatre behind Coger Hall at Grand and National, features "Altar Boyz" on Friday and Saturday and June 15. Tickets are $10 to $22.

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged" is running as part of the Springfield Shakespeare Festival at 301 Park Central Square on Friday and Saturday.

Joe Orton's play "Loot" is running at the Vandivort Theater, 305 E. Walnut, fourth floor. Performances resume next weekend through June 20.

The Springfield Little Theater's production of "Meshuggah Nuns" begins Friday and runs through June 28 at the Landers Theater, 311 E. Walnut.

This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., is Troy and Adara on June 13 and Stemm on June 16. Shows are at 8 p.m. Sunday is Within The Ruins, Eddie Gumucio and The Electrics.

This week in Hollister: The Missouri National Guard's 135th Army Band is slated for a concert on June 14 at 2:15 p.m. as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Table Rock Lake Dam. The band will perform at the Dewey Short Visitor Center across the street from the dam overlook at Missouri 265/165.

This week in northwest Ark.: This week at the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson St. in Fayetteville Friday will be Spencer's Theatre of Illusion at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $18 to $26. Kevin Spencer will give a master class on illusion at 5 p.m. on Saturday. On June 18, Levon Hel and his band perform at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 to $125.

On Friday at GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville, performing at 8 p.m. will be Jack Williams.

At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, performing on Friday will be The Bel Airs and The Odds. Hardaway and the Commoners play Saturday.

The Arkansas Air Museum will host its Spring Kite Fest Saturday and Sunday at the NW Arkansas Riding Club, next to the Washington County Fairgrounds in Fayetteville, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday and Saturday in Bentonville will be the third annual Festival of Ozark Civil War Heritage Reunion will be held June 12 to 13. Friday is the reception and banquet at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center. Saturday will have period events, demonstrations in spinning, weavering, blacksmithing, tinsmithing, a horseshoe making and lectures at Pea Ridge National Military Park.

Friday and Saturday is the Downtown Bentonville Artwalk, with regional fine artists, live theatre and music, children's activities, culinary explorations, workshops, galleries and more. Saturday will have artist booths, in-store galleries, performances and workshops.

The Northwest Arkansas Commemoration of African American Emancipation will be celebrated Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jones Center for Families 922 E Emma in Springdale.

The Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. 2nd St., is offering "Greater Tuna" by Jaston Williams through Sunday.

In Eureka Springs, the fourth annual XTERRA Eureka Springs- Off-Road Triathlon and Trail Run will be held, part of the XTERRA America Tour. The off-road triathlon consists of a 0.5-mile swim, 13-mile mountain bike and 5-mile trail run. Registration is at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center.

The 20th annual Bat-O-Rama will be June 12 to 14 at Devil's Den State Park, 11333 west Arkansas Highway 74, West Fork. This is a free event and will feature world renown bat expert Merlin Tuttle.

The Miata car rally will be Friday through Sunday in Eureka Springs, based at the Best Western.

This week in Joplin: Friday at The Foundry, 3405 S. Hammons Blvd., will be acoustic sets by Take It Back, Romance of a Rocketship, She is Epic, The Night Is Forever and Jeff Choate. Music starts at 7 p.m.

This week at Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, will be Sweet Trouble on Friday and Saturday, Scott Ellison on Saturday, and the Beer and Chicken Band on June 17.

This week in Miami, Okla.: At Buffalo Run Casino, Rascal Flatts performs on Friday. General admission is $45.

In Grove today through Saturday is the American Heritage Music Festival featuring Rockin' Acoustic Circus. Fiddle and clogging contests are scheduled. Events are at the Grove Civic Center and Snider's Camp.

This week in Tulsa: This is the opening weekend for Light Opera Oklahoma run of "My Fair Lady" in the John Williams Theater at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. downtown. Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 to $29. The season continues with performances of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Gondoliers." Shows are at 7:30 p.m. June 14, and 8 p.m. June 16 and 17.

Forever Plaid, a Tulsa-based novelty band, will give a variety show staged like a TV show Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Liddy Doenges Theater in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $25.

At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver downtown, comedian Dane Cook will perform at 8 p.m. on June 18. Tickets are $32 to $102.

This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be a big show of local bands Friday at 7:15 p.m. featuring Hiphopotamus, Bait, Anderson Pipe Band, Severmind, I Said Stop!, Stevedore, Tony Romanello, Chuck Cooley & The Demon Hammers, Bad Things, Acoustic Ross, Marc Phillips, Steve Liddell, Mariachi Tulsa, I Am Jet Fuel and Celtic Cheer. Tickets are $10. On June 16, the Levon Helm Band plays at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are $38.

The Charlie Daniels Band with Paul Teutul Jr. and American Chopper will play at 7 p.m. Friday at 9120 East Broken Arrow Expressway. Admission is $20.

On Saturday, Baby Bash performs at 8 p.m. at the Flytrap Music Hall, 514 E. 2nd St.

This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Load Point Pull performs at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino. Rise Against is at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. The X Fights-Extreme 2 is at the Municipal Auditorium, 13th and Central.

On Saturday, 311 performs at the City Market, 20 E. 5th St., at 7 p.m. "HeartThrobs: The Best of the Boy Bands" plays at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St., presented by the Heartland Men's Chorus, with a repeat performance on Sunday at 4 p.m.

On Sunday, the Caruthers Dance and Creative Arts Center gives at recital at the Music Hall, 301 W. 13th St.

On June 17, Lucinda Williams performs at the VooDoo Lounge.

Showing through June 21 at the American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., is Paul Slade Smith's "Unnecessary Farce," a comedy about police, corruption, sexual antics, hit men and adjoining hotel rooms. Shows are at 7:30 and 8 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, with multiple weekend shows. Tickets are at 816-842-9999.

This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Kim Massie gives a concert of the blues at 8 p.m. at the Jefferson Barracks Historic Park Veteran's Memorial Amphitheater.

On Saturday, the 1980s Summer Bash at the Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway in St. Charles, beginning at 5 p.m., will feature The Romantics, A Flock of Seagulls, Survivor, Naked Eyes and Tommy Tutone, with Police Academy's Micheal Winslow as MC. Butchwax and the Hollywoods play at the Jefferson Barracks Historic Park Veteran's Memorial Amphitheater.

Opera Theatre of St. Louis, offering performances at the Loretto-Hilton Center at Webster University, has Puccini's "La Boheme" on Friday and Sunday, Mozart's "The Shepherd King" on Saturday and again June 16.

At The Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performances include Robin Trower with Logos on Friday, Santigold and Mstrkrft, Trouble Andrew and Amanda Blank on Saturday, and Jenny Lewis on Sunday.

"Dora The Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys" is at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand, Friday and Saturday. On the same days, Thunder from Down Under is at the Lumière Theatre, 999 N. 2nd St.

Friday through Sunday is the Central West End Art Fair and Taste. The Metropolitan St. Louis African Violet Council Show and Sale is at the Missouri Botanical Garden Saturday and Sunday.

The 14th annual Jewish Film Festival is at the Landmark Plaza Frontenac Cinema June 14 to 18.

The Muny in Forest Park opens its summer season with "42nd Street," June 15 to 21. Tickets are $9 to $66.

On June 16, Phish plays at the Fox Theatre. On June 17, the Dave Matthews Band plays at the Verizon Amphitheater. Tickets are $40 to $70. Brad Paisley is at the amphitheater on June 18.

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