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Thursday, November 5, 2009

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"When it comes to parts in the play, all actresses are ruthless." That's the theme of the musical "Ruthless" being performed by the Monett High School drama and music departments at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Monett City Hall Auditorium. In the scene above, the theatrical assistant, played by Whitley Dahlstrom, at right, leads a reporter through the apartment when the action takes place. The famous actress, played by Kacy Barta, second from left, discusses issues with her agent, played by Emily Copening, at left. The show has a big cast and many singing numbers. Twists, turns and songs keep the show in constant motion. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door.
This week in Monett: The Monett High School drama department presents the musical "Ruthless" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Monett City Hall Auditorium. Tickets are $10.

The Monett Chamber of Commerce's Festival of Flavors will be held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 12 at St. Lawrence Catholic School gym. Tickets are $12.

This week in Springfield: The Broadway musical "Little House on the Prairie" comes to the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts with shows at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $12 to $50.

On Saturday, a Veterans Day parade is planned for 11 a.m. downtown. Performing at the Shrine Mosque, 601 St. Louis, at 8 p.m. will be Lamb of God, GWAR, and Job for a Cowboy. Tickets are $35.

On Sunday, the Springfield-Drury Civic Orchestra performs at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Stone Chapel at Drury University. Music will include "The Planets" by Holst. The Missouri State University Bands present their annual "Musical Salute To Our Veterans" at 4:30 p.m. at the Hammons Student Center.

Also on Sunday, the Ozarks Public Television food and wine fundraiser will be held at 2 p.m. at the University Plaza Convention Center.

On Nov. 9 the Missouri State University music department will offer a student composer's recital at 7:30 p.m. at Ellis Hall.

Swiss pianist Louis Schwizgebel-Wang plays at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 11 at the Hammons Hall. Tickets are $20. He will give a master class at 5 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Hammons Hall.

The musical comedy "She Loves Me," with music by Jerry Bock, will be performed Nov. 11-14 at Wilhoit Theatre on the Drury University campus. Shows are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10.

On Nov. 12, Chevelle Halestorm performs at the Shrine Mosque. Tickets are $25.

Evangel University's theatre department presents Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 to 14 at the Barnett Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets are $5.

Ozarks Beerfest will be held Nov. 13 and 14 at the Shrine Mosque. Tickets are $35.

Springfield Little Theater opens a two-week run of "Greater Tuna" on Nov. 13 at the Landers Theater, 311 E. Walnut.

This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., will be Cindy Woolf and El Paso Hot Button on Friday, Hidden Fever on Saturday, Lions from Austin on Nov. 10, and the Detectives on Nov. 12.

The Capt. Robert Napier chapter of Colonial Dames will have their winter meeting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Tower Club, 901 E. St. Louis. Fran Black will speak on "The Pineapple----Symbol in Colonial Days of Hospitality," tracing discovery in S. America and the Caribbean. Advanced reservations are needed to attend the luncheon, which costs $14.50. Reservations can be made by calling 417-883-1319.

Opening Nov. 12 for a five-week run at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark, is "The Christmas House" by Ron Boutwell. Shows are Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Ticket information is at 417-581-9192.

This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson in Fayetteville. Kayhan Kahlor and Brooklyn Rider present a concert of East and West fusion music for strings at 8 p.m. on Friday. Tickets are $18.50 to $32.50. A production of "Jason and the Argonauts" for young audiences at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $8.50 to $14.50. Traditional and contemporary music will be mixed in a concert by Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem at 7 and 9 p.m. on Nov. 12. Prices start at $15.50.

This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, playing Friday is Big Uns and the Bouffants. Stoney LaRue and Matt Stell play Saturday. Galactic with Corey Henry play Sunday. Pretty Lights and Gramatik perform Nov. 12.

At GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville, Paul Geremia performs at 8 p.m. on Friday. Tickets are $10.

The Lewis and Clark Urban Adventure race is planned for Saturday through Fayetteville and Springdale, a two-to-four hour course covering wooded and urban terrain up to 10 miles involving orienteering, mountainbiking, trekking, water elements, rope work, and mystery events. Individual and two-person teams will use a map and compass to find checkpoints along the course. The race starts from Lewis and Clark Outfitters, north of the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Springdale. Registration is $75 per person. Information is at 479-756-1344. An Ozark Adventure Race covering a 50-to-70-mile course is available Friday and Saturday.

The 540 Film Fest for independent films is running through Sunday in Fayetteville. Information is at 479-935-8080.

The 62nd annual Ozark Folk Festival runs through Sunday at the Auditorium in downtown Eureka Springs. Headliners are Loudon Wainwright III, Fran Snyder, Penny Acre, David Glaser, Kim Richardson, Sweet Wednesday, Gary Jules and Susan Shore. Afternoon concerts are $15, evening concerts are $30. Reservations can be made by calling 888-855-7823. The parade is downtown at 2 p.m.

This week in Joplin: "Love Is In The Air," a comedy set at a radio station in 1946, has its final weekend of shows at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1318 W. 27th St. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday. Tickets are $8, available by calling 417-624-1982.

The All-District Honor Band concert will be Saturday at Taylor Performing Arts Center on the Missouri Southern State University campus.

On Nov. 10, the Missouri Southern State University Wind Ensemble will give its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. in Taylor Auditorium. On Nov. 12 the MSSU Percussion Ensemble will give its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. in Taylor Auditorium.

The Pro Musica concert series continues with the Zemlinsky Quartet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 12 at the First Community Church, 2007 E. 15th St.

In Carthage, performing Friday at the Woodshed Emporium, 311 S. Main, will be Stonebrook and the Claytons at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5.

This week at the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, Jewel performs at 7 p.m. on Sunday in the new 1,000 seat indoor Pavilion. Playing in the lounge will be Earl and Them on Saturday and Mister Lucky on Nov. 11.

This week in Miami, Okla.: This week at the Buffalo Run Casino, Casey Donahew plays Friday. Extreme Fighting League puts on a show Saturday.

At the Coleman Theater, Miami Little Theatre has final performances of the play "The Miracle Worker" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $13.

This week in Tulsa, Okla.: Alan Jackson performs with Gloriana at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver downtown. Tickets are $49.75 to $69.75.

A gospel music concert featuring James Fortune and the women of RiZen, will be given as a benefit for the Metropolitan Baptist Church at 8 p.m. Friday in the Chapman Music Hall at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110, E. Second St. downtown. Tickets are $15 and $20.

A children's version of the classic Greek story "Jason and the Argonauts" will be presented at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6 in the John H. William Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $8.

Premier Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and California cellist Natalie Haas play traditional Scottish dance band music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the John H. Williams Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $28.

A Broadway musical version of "Little House on the Prairie" will be shown Nov. 10 to 15 in the Chapman Music Hall at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Melissa Gilbert plays the mother. Tickets are $25 to $50.

The Parsons Dance company with members of the East Village Opera Company present "Remember Me," a show of dance, lighting, rock and operatic music comes to the John H. Williams Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10. Tickets are $40.

"Life x 3," a play by 2009 Tony Award winning playwright Yasmina Reza, will run Nov. 12 to 14 in the Charles Norman Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center in a production by the Oral Roberts University Theatre Department.

Tulsa Techfest 2009 will be given Friday at Oklahoma State University, 700 N. Greenwood. Doors open at 8 a.m.

Rob Zombie performs at 8 p.m. Sunday at the Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady. Guests are Captain Clegg and Nek-Romantix.

This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Hed PE, Trip C and Infamous on Friday; Hank III, Assjack and Those Poor Bastards on Saturday; a toast to Vince Gill on Sunday (tickets are $125); GWAR, Job for a Cowboy and the Red Chord on Nov. 9; Big Sleep, the Televised, Madewell, Simply Confused, Two Fathoms Deep, Pk Xiong and Amanda Byers on Nov. 11.

The Vintage Tulsa Antiques and Collectibles Show and Sale runs Saturday at the SpiritBank Events Center, 105th and Memorial.

KingBilly plays at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Will Rogers Downs Cherokee Casino, 20900 S. 4200 Road in Claremore.

This week in Pittsburg, Kans.: The Pittsburg State University Choir will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in McCray Hall on the PSU campus.

Patrick Howle will give a voice recital at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 11 with pianist Reena Berger at McCray Hall at PSU.

This week in Nevada: The Cottey College Choir will give its fall concert at 8 p.m. Friday in Recital Hall.

This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Snoop Dogg performs with Method Man, Redman and Devin the Dude at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino. Art Garfunkel will perform with the Kansas City Symphony at 8 p.m. a the Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Avenue in Leawood, Kan. Teena Marie performs at the Midland Theater, 1228 Main. A.F.I. plays at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway.

On Saturday, the PBS-featured ensemble Playing for Change is at the Uptown Theater. Jason Jones and Country Road 5 are at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. American English is at the Midland Theater. The St. Lawrence String Quartet plays Haydn, Mendelssohn, and a late Beethoven quartet at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St.

On Sunday, Joan Rivers performs at the Ameristar Casino. Fall Club Wars is at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.

On Nov. 9, Leonard Cohen performs at the Midland Theater

On Nov. 11, Chevelle with Halestorm plays at the Uptown Theater.

On Nov. 12, Skillet plays at the Midland Theater. Rob Bell is at the Uptown Theater. All Time Low is at the Beaumont Club.

At the Music Hall, 301 W. 13th St., "Wicked" opens on Nov. 11 and runs through Dec. 6. Shows are at 7 p.m. weekdays, 8 p.m. weekends and 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

Curious George Live is at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut, through Nov. 8.

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.

"Little House on the Prairie" with period music is running through Dec. 29 at the Coterie Theatre in Crown Center at Grand and Pershing Road. Shows are at 10 a.m. and noon weekdays, and 7 p.m. on Nov. 13. Several performances are sold out. Tickets can be ordered by calling 816-474-6552.

A live radio play of "It's a Wonderful Life" is running through Dec. 27 at the American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd. in Crown Center. Tickets can be ordered by calling 816-842-9999.

This week in St. Louis: On Friday, the Arianna String Quartet performs the music of three composers killed by the Nazis in the 1940s. The concert is at 8 p.m. at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri campus. Tickets are $20.

On Saturday, Leonard Cohen performs at the Fox Theater, 527 N. Grand at 8 p.m. Lina Orfanos and the Poetica Ensemble perform Greek songs at 8 p.m. at the Touhill Center. Tickets are $18. Ignacio Rodes performs at 8 p.m. at the Ethical Society.

On Friday and Saturday, the Complexions dance company, with two former Alvin Alley stars, performs at 8 p.m. on Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Touhill Center. Tickets are $20. The Weavers Guild of St. Louis has its annual sale at the Brentwood Community Center, opening at 10 a.m. both days.

On Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., the St. Louis Symphony will play the movie music of John Williams at Powell Hall, Grand and Delmar.

At the Sheldon Concert Hall, Nicholas Payton plays at 8 p.m. on Saturday. On Nov. 10 and 11, the St. Louis Ragtimers perform at 10 a.m. At 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10, Brian Owens and Martha Mae perform.

The musical "In The Heights" opens a two-week run at the Fox Theater on Nov. 10.

Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" runs through Nov. 22 at the Muddy Waters Theatre at the Kranzberg Arts Center, Grand and Olive. Shows are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25.

The St. Louis Repertory Theatre's production of the play "Secret Order" runs through Nov. 15 at the Loretto Hilton Center for the Performing Arts at Webster University in Webster Groves.

On Nov. 12, the Little River Band performs at the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles.

The 18th annual St. Louis International Film Festival opens Nov. 12 and runs through Nov. 22 at several St. Louis-area venues.

This week at The Pageant, 6161 Delmar, Son Volt and Peter Bruntnell play Friday; Bob and Tom Comedy All-Stars perform Saturday; David Cook with the Script and Green River Ordinance plays Nov. 10; the Black Crowes and Truth and Salvage Company play Nov. 11.

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