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Festivals, opera, concerts, shows out there in four-state entertainment this week

Thursday, June 25, 2009

This week in Springfield: A traveling production of "West Side Story" will be given Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East. Tickets are $5. Pink Floyd's film "The Wall" will be shown at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Gillioz.

Performances at the Missouri State University Tent Theatre behind Coger Hall at Grand and National, features "Miss Firecracker" on Friday, Saturday, as well as June 29 and 30 and July 1 and 2. Tickets are $10 to $22.

The Springfield Little Theater's production of "Meshuggah Nuns" runs at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Landers Theater, 311 E. Walnut.

Guitar harp virtuoso Adam Carney performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at 300 Park Central East.

This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., will be a New Wave Dance Party on Friday, Underground Blues Division and Matthew Darkley on Saturday, both at 10 p.m.

Republic's 13th annual Have-A-Blast Celebration begins at 6 p.m. tomorrow at. J.R. Martin Park.

This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Art Center, 495 Dickson in Fayetteville, John Mueller's Winter Dance Party, the official tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper, will appear at 7 p.m. on June 30. Tickets are $20 to $35.

This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, will be Big Smith on Friday and A Good Fight on Saturday.

LeAnn Rimes appears in concert Saturday at the Amp in the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville. Tickets start at $20.

At 2 p.m. on Sunday, Opal Fly and the Swatters perform at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain Street.

Saturday in Springdale will be Western Days on Emma Avenue downtown, featuring a barbecue rib cook-off and a street dance with the Boston Mountain Players at 8 p.m. On July 1 at Parsons Stadium in Springdale will be the 65th annual Rodeo of the Ozarks, with a parade at 3 p.m.

On Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be the United Daughters of the Confederacy Picnic at the Prairie Grove Battlefield.

The town of Lowell will celebrate Mudtown Days on Friday, starting at 5 p.m., and Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m., at McClure Park. A Civil War re-enactment is slated for 2 p.m. Saturday and fireworks at sunset.

Opera in the Ozarks continues its season at Inspiration Point, west of Eureka Springs, 16311 Highway 62 West. Fully staged performances include the double bill of "Pagliacci" and a shortened version of "Hansel and Gretel" on June 26 and 29, Massenet's "Manon" is on Saturday and July 1, and Britten's "Albert Herring" on June 30 and July 2. Shows are at 8 p.m. with a pre-curtain talk at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $20. Information is at 479-253-8595

This week in Joplin: On Sunday, the Music in the Park series features the Christian rock band Third Degree Burn at Landreth Park Amphitheater.

The Music Department at Missouri Southern State University hosts the 2009 Summer Big Band Jazz concert of the Southern Jazz Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. June 30 in Corley Auditorium.

Performing at The Foundry, 3405 S. Hammons Blvd., on Saturday will be Close Your Eyes, FBS, A Hill To Die Upon and Closely Knitted Machine.

Barrel racing is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. on July 1 at the Lucky J. Arena, 11664 E. Fir Road in Carthage. Cowboy mounted shooting is at the arena on July 2, starting at 7 p.m.

At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, performing this week will be Big Bad Bubba on Friday and Saturday and the Joe Giles Band on Saturday.

Saturday at The Civic Auditorium, 109 W. Main in Neosho, the Del McCoury Band, nine-time International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainer of The Year, will perform with Lonesome Road at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 to $25. The Celebrate Neosho Festival runs during the day at Morse Park, including a skateboard competition and fireworks.

This week in Miami, Okla.: The 12th annual Peoria Pow-wow runs Friday through Sunday at County Road 137 and E-90 Road. Grand entries are scheduled for 8 p.m.Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Gourd dancing is at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday.

This week at Buffalo Run Casino, Jonathan Singleton and The Grove perform Friday at 8 p.m.

A community patriotic sing will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Coleman Theatre, 103 N. Main St.

This week in Tulsa: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second St. downtown, Light Opera Oklahoma performances are continuing in the Charles Norman Theatre. Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Gondoliers" has performances June 30 and July 1 at 8 p.m. Sondheim's "A Little Night Music" will be given Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m. and July 2 and 3 at 8 p.m. "My Fair Lady" will be at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $25 and $29.

The Sanskriti School of Dance presents classical, folk and Bollywood-style dances from India at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Liddy Doenges Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, including "Jai Ho!", the finale to "Slumdog Millionaire." Tickets are $11.

A revue of Broadway hits from the last 30 years will be offered in "Not Your Mother's Broadway" at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15.

Tulsa Folkloric Dance Theater reopens Café Aman on the stage of the Liddy Doenges Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on July 2 and 3. Several international-style dancers perform music and dance from the Middle East, China, India, Spain and Ireland. Tickets are $17.

A night of traditional Irish dance tunes, pub songs, ballads and sing-alongs will be offered in Cairde na Gael in Charles Norman Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. on July 2. Tickets are $12 and $15.

The quartet Celtic Woman performs at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.

This week in Kansas City: Over 200 juried exhibitors will show their creations in the annual Downtown Kansas City Art Fair, the the Power and Light District through Sunday.

On Friday, Stevie Wonder and the Funk Syndicate perform at the Starlight Theatre. Celtic Woman performs at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut St. Jesse James Dupree performs at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main St. The Del McCoury Band plays at Grinders, 417 E. 18th St. In Olathe, Kansas, the Fronter Park concert series at 15501 Indian Creek Parkway features Mingo Fishtrap. Nas and Damian Marley perform at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. Destructive Appetite is at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.

On Saturday, Joe Cocker performs at the Star Pavilion at the Ameristar Casino. The Beaumont Club has an all-day concert with local bands.

On Sunday, Earth, Wind and Fire perform with Chicago at the Sprint Center. Conor Oberst, the Mystic Valley Band, Deep Sea Diver and Runion play at the Beaumont Club.

On July 29, Collective Soul and Gavin DeGraw play at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaumont Club.

On July 2, Dierks Bentley performs at KC Live Stage at 11th and Walnut in the Power and Light District.

The Wynn Twins School of Dance has its annual recital at The Music Hall, 301 W. 13th St., on Friday and Saturday.

Running through August 2 is a new musical of kids, U: Bug: Me by Jeremiah Neal, at the Coterie Theatre in Crown Center, Grand at Pershing Road.

This week in Columbia: The 2009 Wine and Food Festival continues through Saturday in venues throughout the city.

The Missouri Symphony Orchestra will present Holst's "The Planets" in a special show with a virtual tour of the solar system using photos from NASA, on Friday and Sunday at the Missouri Theatre, 203 S. Ninth St.

The Lucnica Chorus of Bratislava Slovakia's famed Lucnica Chorus appears in a concert of European vocal music at the Missouri Theatre on Saturday.

Lisa Rose and Hothouse will give a concert of jazz as part of the 33rd season of concerts at Shelter Garden on Sunday.

On July 29, a musical revue of Broadway songs and dances featuring choreography by Millie Garvey will be featured in the Stephens College summer theatre series at Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Avenue.

This week in St. Louis: On Friday, the Funky Butt Brass Band plays at Jazz St. Louis in Grand Center at 8:30 and 10:15 p.m.

On Saturday, comedian Gilbert Gottfried performs at the Joe Buck Showroom, 1000 Clark St. downtown. Tickets are $20 and $25. At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, is Story of the Year, with Brookroyal, Soul Descenders and Me Verse You.

St. Louis Ballet will present "Cinderella" at the Blanche Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus at 7:30 p.m. Friday and saturday ant 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $15 to $35.

Opera Theatre of St. Louis, offering performances at the Loretto-Hilton Center at Webster University, has Mozart's "The Shepherd King" at 8 p.m. Friday, "La Boheme" at 1 p.m. on Saturday, the revised version of Corigliano's "The Ghosts of Versailles" at 8 p.m. on Saturday, and Richard Strauss' "Salome" at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

The Jefferson Barracks Historic Park Veteran's Memorial Amphitheater concert series includes the Soulard Blues Band at 8 p.m. on Friday, Elvis Live with Steve Davis on Saturday, both at 8 p.m.

PrideFest St. Louis will be at Tower Grove Park on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra's Casual Classics continues at 3 p.m. Sunday at Powell Hall, Delmar and Grand. Music will be by Bernstein, Ives, Copland, Sousa and Scott Joplin.

The Museum of Transportation, 3015 Barrett Station Road, hosts a Buick car show on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

West of St. Louis, the Sullivan community is holding the Meramec County Fair through Saturday at the city fairgrounds.

On June 30, John Legend performs at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand. Spectrum performs at Faust Park.

On July 2 to 4, National Tom Sawyer Days is underway in Hannibal.

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