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Top performers, comedy, concerts, plays come to four-states during Feb. 26-Mar. 4

Thursday, February 25, 2010

This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Chelsea Jones will entertain at 7 p.m. on Saturday on piano, guitar and vocals.

On March 5, the Concordia University Chicago Kapelle will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, Monett.

This week in Springfield: The 29th annual Ozarks Handbell Festival will be held Saturday at Evangel University in Chapel Auditorium. A clinician will work with individuals and groups during the day. A 4 p.m. free concert will be open to the public. Information is at 417-833-1727.

Evangel University presents Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado" at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Barnett Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets are $10.

The Missouri State University drama department's production of "Evangeline Drowning" runs through Sunday in the Coger Theater. Tickets are $14. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Final performances of the Springfield Contemporary Theatre's production of the musical "The Light in the Piazza" run through Sunday at the Vandivort Center Theater, 305 E. Walnut, fourth floor, Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20.

Zebedee R. Jones and the Rust College A Cappella Choir gives a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in Clara Thompson Hall at Drury University.

The Chamber Orchestra of the Ozarks performs Samuel Barber's "Dover Beach," Grieg's "Holberg Suite" and a world premiere, Michael Murray's "The Prohibition," at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at University Heights Baptist Church, 1010 S. National Ave. Tickets are $15.

On Sunday, a Gospel Extravaganza will be offered at 4 p.m. at the Plaster Student Union Theater on the Missouri State University campus. Local and regional choirs will perform.

On March 1, "1001 Black Inventions Play" will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Plaster Student Union at MSU, part of Black History Month.

On March 4, pianist Washington Garcia will give a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in Ellis Hall on the MSU campus.

Neil LaBute's play "The Shape of Things" runs March 3 to 6 at the Wilhoit Theatre on the Drury University campus. Shows are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10.

Springfield Little Theatre opens its run of "Pinocchio" on March 4, running through March 14 at the Landers Theater, 311 E. Walnut. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. with 2:30 weekend matinees. Tickets are $9 to $11.

This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., will be Kill Hannah, Spookie Daly Pride and Madahoochi on Friday; Jah Roots Band, Sincerely Yours and the 100 Hand String Band on Saturday; Jabberjosh, Golden Giant and Short Histories on March 1; and the Detectives on March 4.

Opening Feb. 25 at the Stained Glass Theater, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark, will be Ron Boutwell's "The Outpouring," running through March 27. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets can be ordered by calling 417-581-9192.

This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson in Fayetteville, the Theatre San Fil giant theatrical puppet presentation of "The Hobbit" will be given at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $12.50 and $20.50. Jazz, rock, R&B and avant garde pianist Hiromi Uehara appears in concert at 8 and 10 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $20.50 to $32.50. the University of Arkansas Campus Band and Symphonic Band will appear in concert at 7:30 p.m. on March 1. Tickets are $10. The University of Arkansas Concert Band and Wind Symphony gives its concert at 7:30 p.m. on March 2. Tickets are $10. The tango and gypsy jazz band Zum appears in concert March 4 and 5.

The Arkansas Killbillies play the COMO Derby Dames in a NWA Roller Derby at the Starlight Stadium at 7 p.m.

This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, will be Reckless Kelly on Friday; the Last Waltz Ensemble in a tribute to Bob Dylan, American Quarium, Monster Heart, Randall Shreve, Bobby Drivers and Jason Paul on Saturday; Wisebird on Sunday; Texas Renegade on March 1; Melvin Seals and JGB on March 4.

The seventh annual Great NWA Model Train and Historical Memorabilia Show will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center in Bentonville.

The Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. 2nd St., presents Roger Miller's musical "Big River" through Sunday. Shows are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee. Reservations can be made by calling 479-631-8988.

This week in Joplin: The Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall, will hold its quarterly membership event with live music and art at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

The American Girl Club meets at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Joplin Public Library.

Missouri Southern State University opens its run of the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" on March 3, running through March 6, in Taylor Auditorium. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.

"You Can't Take It With You" runs through Feb. 28 at the Stained Glass Theater, 1318 W. 26th St. Shows are Thursday to Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Reservations can be ordered by calling 417-624-1982.

In Carthage, the Barton-Jasper County Collectors Association holds its 18th annual Spring Coin, Stamp, Postcard, Sportscard, Beanie Babies, Hot Wheel Collectibles Show at the Carthage Memorial Hall, 407 S. Garrison, on Saturday and Sunday, opening at 9 a.m. both days.

This week at the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, will be Mr. Lucky on Friday and Saturday, plus Brent Baker on Sunday.

This week in Miami, Okla.: This week at Buffalo Run Casino, Trailer Choir performs on Friday.

The Miami Little Theater's production of the musical "Grease" runs at 7:30 p.m. through Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday.

This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., "Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom," a play about teens addicted to an online horror video game, will be presented Feb. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Charles Norman Theatre. Tickets are $25. "A Song for Coretta," a play of remembrances about Martin Luther King Jr., will be given at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, plus 3 p.m. Sunday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. Tickets are $15. Tulsa Opera presents Verdi's "Rigoletto" on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and again next weekend in the Chapman Music Hall. Tickets are $22 to $98.

At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, Eric Clapton appears in concert with Roger Daltrey at 7:30 p.m. on March 2. Tickets are $57 to $97.

At the Mabee Center, 7777 Lewis Ave., magician Rob Lake performs on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

At the SpiritBank Events Center, 105th and Memorial, the Express Championships Cheerleading Nationals will be held. Tickets are $12. Doors open at 10 a.m.

This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Dirty Penny, Hector backwoods and Firstryke on Friday; Telegraph Canyon on Saturday; Minds, the Composition, La Moustache, Orange Light, Starbox, J.C. Madison, Quiet Place, Mark Sherwood, TripleDogDare! and Daniel Dew on Sunday; State Radio, American Fangs and Full Service on March 2; BoomBox and Moe on Wednesday; BoomBox and Heady P on March 4.

The Akdar Shrine Circus performs through Sunday at the Tulsa Expo Square.

The Bedouin Shrine Center, 201 S. 6th St. in Muskogee, hosts the seventh annual Flying Fez Wine Festival, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday.

This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Sevendust performs at the Midland Theater, 1228 Main. Robert Cray plays at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino. Pomeroy, Anything But Joey, the Dead Girls, plus Steve Ewing from the Urge play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave. The Russian National Orchestra plays Dvorak's Symphony #8 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony #4 at 8 p.m. Friday at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th. Tickets are $25 to $70. Circus acts from Britney Spears' Circus Tour perform at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway.

On Saturday, Elton John and Billy Joel play at 7:30 p.m. at the Sprint Center. Comedian Gabriel Iglesias performs at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. Hidden Pictures, Oriole Post, Andrew Foshee, Clay Hughes and Paper Clips play at the Beaumont Club. Jazz pianist Dave Frishberg plays at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater. Tickets are $15 to $30. Dance club performers DingDong, FSTZ and Z-Sonic play at the Uptown Theater.

On Sunday, Dropkick Murphys, Strung Out, Larr and his Flask play at the Beaumont Club.

On March 3, Eric Clapton and Roger Daltrey perform at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut.

On March 4, Eric Church plays at the Midland Theater. "Seussical the Musical" will be given at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. at the Folly Theater. A tribute concert to Queen by Gary Mullen and the Works will be at the Uptown Theater.

At the Kansas City Convention Center, 13th and Central. the StarQuest International Dance Competition runs Friday through Sunday at the Music Hall. The JamFest Cheerleading Competition is in Bartle Hall Saturday and Sunday. The Greater Kansas City International Auto Show runs March 3 to 6 in Bartle Hall.

The University of Missouri-Kansas City Theater presents "La Bete" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 to 28 at Grant Hall, 5328 Charlotte.

Eugene O'Neill's play "Moon of the Misbegotten" opens March 2 and runs through March 14 at the metropolitan Ensemble Theater, 3614 Main. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees.

"Spooky Dog: A Scooby-Doo Mystery" for adults will run through March 7 at the Coterie Theatre in Crown Center, 2450 Grand.

"Green Whales" opens March 3 and runs through March 28 at the Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main.

"Say You Love Satan" by Robert Aquire-Sacosa, a play about temptation, runs through Feb. 27 at the Off Center Theater at Crown Center, Grand at Pershing Road. Tickets are at 816-842-9999.

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre's production of "Broke-ology," a comic play by Kansas City playwright Nathan Jackson, runs Feb. 19 to March 21 at the Copaken Stage, 13th and Walnut.

At the Lied Center and the University of Kansas in Lawrence, "the Aluminum Show," with movement, dance and puppetry offers a show at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Tickets are $24 and $28.

This week in Columbia: The True/False Film Festival, a major national festival for documentary filmmakers, runs through Sunday in many venues downtown.

The Stephens College production of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" concludes with shows on Friday and Saturday at the Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

The Avett Brothers perform at the Missouri Theatre Center, 203 S. 9th St., on March 2.

The Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra performs on March 4 at Jesse Hall.

This week in St. Louis: On Friday, comedian Alice Kinsella performs at 8 p.m. at the Kransberg Arts Center, Olive and Grand. John Michale Montgomery performs at the Lumiere Theatre, 999 N. 2nd St., at 7 and 9 p.m. Comedian Ralphie May performs at 8 p.m. at the Roberts Orpheum, 416 N. 9th St.

On Saturday, the St. Louis Irish Arts company students present their work at 11 a.m. at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd. Admission is $10.

The Afriky Lolo Seventh African Dance Celebration will be at the Edison Theatre at Washington University at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

The North Chicago Dance company performs at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri campus. Tickets are $30 to $50.

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs Mozart's "Requiem" and Haydn's Symphony #100 at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Powell Hall, Grand and Delmar.

Professional Bull Riders Association puts on a show Friday through Sunday at the Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave. Tickets are $10 to $100.

The Wide Open Magazine Bike Show will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Family Arena in St. Charles, opening at 10 a.m. both days.

On Sunday, organist Lynn Davis performs at 2:30 p.m. at St. Louis Cathedral. Admission is $12.

On March 2, the Chieftains perform at the Touhill Center at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 to $100.

Estelle Parsons' play "August: Osage County" will be presented March 2 to 14 at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand.

The Moscow State Radio Symphony performs an all-Tchaikovsky program at 8 p.m. on March 3 at the St. Louis Cathedral. Tickets are $22 to $42.

This week at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, will be a four-band tribute to Led Zeppelin on Friday; comedian Gabriel Iglesias on Saturday; Mama's Pride, Nickels, Broken Toyz, Boyfriend, Baywolf and Ragdoll on March 1; Story of the Year, Building Rome, Outrageous and Soul Descenders on March 4.

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