This week in Monett: Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater has two shows. Cowgirl Eli Barsi performs at 7 p.m. Friday, and Alan Young and friends play at 7 p.m. Saturday, both in Monett City Hall Auditorium. Admission is $5 per show.
This week in Springfield: The Poor Thespians production "Frankenstein" runs through Oct. 31 at the Gillioz Theater, 325 Park Central East. Tickets are $10.
"Evil Dead: The Musical" runs through Oct. 31 at the Vandivort Center Theater at 305 E. Walnut, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.
On Saturday, the Ozarko Invitational Marching Band Festival will be held at Plaster Sports Complex at Missouri State University. Monett High School performs at 11:36 a.m. Awards are at 5:40 and 10:35 p.m. Tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for students.
The Springfield Symphony presents a salute to Louis Armstrong at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Tickets start at $14.
On Oct. 19, the Missouri State University-Community Band concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Hammons Hall. Music will be medleys of Glenn Miller and polka music, a British march and music by Bach. The concert is free.
On Oct. 20, the Aquila Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's "As You Like It" at 7:30 p.m. at the Hammon Hall. Tickets are $13 and $23.
Opening Oct. 22 for a weekend run will be Ryan Cunningham and Josuah Salzman's musical "I Love You Because," a contemporary take-off on Jane Austin's "Pride and Prejudice," in Coger Theater at Missouri State University. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. plus weekend matinees. Tickets are $20.
On Oct. 22, the St. Louis Brass Quintet will perform at Evangel University at 7:30 p.m. in the Barnett Fine Arts Recital Hall. The concert is free.
This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., performing Friday are Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, Hidden Fever and Bring Your Green Hat. On Saturday, Evil Bumblebees, Born Into and Song for Saturday play. On Oct. 21, the Outland with Chris Hawks will play.
The Nathan Boone Homestead near Ash Grove will hold its Homestead Days Festival on Saturday and Sunday, starting at 10 a.m. both days.
Running through Oct. 24 at the Stained Glass Theater, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark, is "Songs in the Night," the story of hymn writer Fanny Crosby, in a play by Joseph Ransom. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., with a 2:30 p.m. matinee this Saturday. Tickets can be ordered by calling (417) 581-9192.
In Reeds Spring, Bob Walkenhorst and Jeff Porter will play at 8 p.m. at The Rock House, 41 High Street. Admission is $10.
This week in northwest Ark.: The War Eagle Mill Arts and Crafts Fair opens today and runs through Sunday. The mill park is located east of Rogers off Highway 12 at Bettis Mill Road.
In Springdale, the Ozarks Regional Arts and Crafts Show is running Friday and Saturday at the Holiday Inn, 1500 S. 48th St. in Springdale, and the Embassy Suites at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center, 3303 Pinnacle Hills Parkway in Rogers.
One hundred juried exhibitors are expected at the Jones Center Arts and Crafts Festival through Sunday at 922 E. Emma in Springdale, opening at 9 a.m. each day.
The 41st annual Bella Vista Arts and Crafts Festival will be held through Saturday at 311 Town Center West, north of the Lancashire Blvd./Highway 340 interchange with Interstate 71. Doors open at 8 a.m. each day.
The semi-annual Turpentine Creek Arts and Crafts Fair runs through Sunday at the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, seven miles from Eureka Springs on Highway 23.
The Eureka Springs Arts and Crafts Faire runs through Sunday at the Pine Mountain Village, 2075 E. Van Buren on Highway 62, on the south side of Eureka Springs.
At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson in Fayetteville, the Luna Negra Dance Theatre performs at 11 a.m. on Oct. 17 in Baum Walker Hall. The farewell tour of "Riverdance" runs Oct. 20 to 25. Weekday shows are at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35.50 to $52.50.
This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, playing Friday will be LaFuSo, the new Joe Giles Band, Fade to Fall, the Plaid Jackets, A Good Fight, Even Heroes, Hidden Element and SilverStone. Little Feat, Speakeasy and the Ben Miller Band play on Saturday. On Oct. 21, Bear Colony, Chase Pagan and Oh Brother play. On Oct. 22, will be the annual Blues Challenge, hosted by the Ozark Blues Society.
At GoodFolks, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville, Emily Katz performs at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21.
|This week in Joplin: Running through Saturday at Missouri Southern State University is the play "Rabbit Hole" by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. in the Bud Walton Theater on the MSSU campus. Characters wrestle for answers when a cataclysmic tragedy shatters a well-planned and organized suburban middle class life.|
Opening on Oct. 14 through Oct. 18 is "Faith County 2: An Evening of Culture" at the Joplin Little Theatre, 3009 W. 1st St.
On Tuesday, 30 local businesses offer their food in the annual Flavor of the Four States show at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $15.
|In Carthage at the Woodshed Emporium, 311 S. Main in the northwest corner of the square, Last Resort and the Workman perform live bluegrass music at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5.||The Stones Throw Theater opens a two-weekend run of the musical "Godspell" on Friday. Tickets are $22 and can be ordered by calling 417-358-9665.|
In Neosho, the Crowder College Theatre Department opens its season with "BFF," a play by Anna Ziegler, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22-24 in the Plaster Center Auditorium. Tickets are $6.
At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, performing this week will be Centrefire on Friday and Saturday, Area 51 on Saturday and Beer and Chicken Band on Oct. 21.
This week in Miami, Okla.: Junior Brown performs at 7 p.m. Friday at Buffalo Run Casino.
At the Coleman Theater, 103 N. Main, the Shangri La Acrobats of China perform at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $22 and $30.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: Final performances of Tulsa Opera's production of Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" will be given at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Chapman Music Hall in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. downtown. Tickets are $22 to $98.
A humorous play about Native American ghosthunters, "The Fearless Honkah Hunters," will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday plus 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $8.
"Saturday Night Spotlight," featuring regional artists who perform at the Roxy Theater in Muskogee. Performances will range from country to rock, R&B to jazz. Ernestine Dillard, Michael Anthamatten, Angie Cockrell, Cindy Behar, Tonnie Nichols, the Oklahoma Kids and more will participate. The show is at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10.
At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, a touring show presenting John Williams' music from all six "Star Wars" movies will be given by a live orchestra in a multi-media event at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 20. Tickets are $37 to $77.
The R.K. Guna nd Knife Show is back on Saturday at the Spirit Bank Event Center, 105th and memorial, opening at 9 a.m.
Wayne Newton performs at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Osage Casino, 951 W. 36th St. N.
The San Antonio Vocal Arts Ensemble performs at 8 p.m. Saturday in Howard Auditorium on the Oral Roberts University campus. Music of the Bible will be performed on period instruments.
This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Soundpony, Gardening Not Architecture, Gavin Castleton and Motive for Movement at 9 p.m. on Friday. Murderfest 9, a daylong music fest featuring 16 bands and a costume contest, starts at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Relient K with Copeland and Barcelona play Oct. 22.
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Mutemath with As Tall As Lions are at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave. Ghostland Observatory and the Glitch Mob are at Crossroads at Grinders, 417 E. 18th St. Chaos Interval, Upon the Wake, Condolences and My Only Option play at 7 p.m. at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway.
On Saturday, Miley Cyrus has rescheduled her earlier concert for 7 p.m. at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut. The "Kind of Blue" 50th anniversary tour with Jimmy Cobb and the So What Band are at the Gem Theater, 1615 E. 18th St.
The musical "Spring Awakening" runs through Sunday at the Music Hall, 310 W. 13th St. Shows are at 8 p.m. weekdays and matinees with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.
On Oct. 20, Keller Williams is on tour at the Beaumont Club. David Garrett plays at the Midland Theater, 1228 Main.
On Oct. 21, Say Anything, Eisley, Moneen and Moving Mountains play at the Beaumont Club.
On Oct. 22, Imagination Movers are at the Midland Theater.
The Kansas City Repertory Theatre's production of "Palamino" runs through Nov. 15 at the Copaken Stage, 13th and Walnut. Shows are at 7 p.m. weekdays, 8 p.m. weekends and 2 p.m. weekend matinees. Tickets are available from 888-502-2700.
Opening Friday and running through Oct. 31 is "Maul of the Dead," a world premiere play of zombies attacking at the shopping mall. Tickets are $12. Performances are at the Coterie Theatre in Crown Center, Grand and Pershing Road.
The American Heartland Theatre's thriller play "I'll Be Back Before Midnight" runs through Oct. 25 at 2459 Grand Blvd. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. weeknights, 8 p.m. weekends and weekend matinees.
This week in St. Louis: The musical "Ragtime" opens Friday, running through Nov. 1, at the Washington University Edison Theatre. Shows are Friday through Sunday with weekend matinees.
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs Korngold's Violin Concerto with soloist James Ehnes, Balakirev's "In Bohemia" and Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" at Powell Hall, Delmar and Grand, at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The St. Louis Youth Orchestra performs shorter pieces by Brahms, Berlioz, Shostakovich, Mendelssohn, Bernstein and Wagner at Powell Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday.
On Saturday, the Fall Nationals Monster Truck Spectacular is at the Chaifetz Arena at St. Louis University. The Dan Band performs at the Family Arena in St. Charles.
This week at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, playing are Trey Songz, Mario, Day 26 and Sean Garrett on Friday; Lucinda Williams and Buick 6 on Saturday; and the Used with the Almost and Drive A on Sunday.
The Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus performs through Sunday at the Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave. downtown.
A touring production of Andrew Lloyd Weber's "Phantom of the Opera" continues through Oct. 25 at the Fox Theater, 527 N. Grand.