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Rodeos, opera, touring bands shows offered for entertainment in the four-states June 18-24

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Flamenco guitarist Ronald Radford demonstrated the folk music of southern Spain to an audience of mostly children at the Monett branch of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library Friday morning. Radford showed virtuoso technique in the pieces played. Radford will perform a full concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Monett City Hall Auditorium for Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater. Admission will be $5 . [Times Photo by Murray Bishoff]
This week in Monett: Two shows conclude the season for Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater. Alan Young and friends will perform at a benefit concert for the series at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Monett City Hall Auditorium. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted. At 7 p.m. flamenco guitarist Ronald Radford will present a concert at City Hall Auditorium, Fifth and Bond. Admission is $5.

At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, the band Anthropath performs an acoustic set at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Neva Welters will play hammered dulcimer at 5 p.m. Saturday.

This week in Cassville, the annual Cassville Rodeo will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Bill Hailey Arena on Business Highway 37 North.

The Smithsonian Institute's Museum on Main Street exhibit: "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music" opens Saturday at the Barry County Museum and will be shown through July 31. Musical performances will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. each Friday and Saturday night. Information is available at 417-847-1640.

In Aurora, the third annual charity Music Jamboree hosted by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles #3948 will be held at the Eagles Aerie, north of Aurora at Highways K and ZZ. Activities start at 5 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday. Performers include Freddy Watson and Speed Shift.

This week in Springfield: Missouri State University's Tent Theatre presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," on Friday and Saturday. The British comedy "Noises Off" opens on June 24 on the lawn outside Coger Hall, through July 2. Shows begin at 8:15 p.m.

Jordan Valley Park, 735 E. Trafficway, offers a break in the weather with SnowFest from 4 to 9 p.m. on Saturday.

The Gallery at National Avenue, 1515 S. National, opens an exhibit of art to benefit relief efforts in Haiti on Friday, continuing to July 18.

Springfield Little Theatre's production of "Disney's High School Musical 2" runs through June 27. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $25.

The fourth annual Sounds in the Square concert series at Park Center Square downtown continues on Friday with performances beginning at 5 p.m. with Chance Ray and the Good Sinners, Two Wheel Neil, Dan Cogell, and Tony and the Expectations.

At Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Republic, a living history weekend will highlight the role of various Union regiments in the Battle of Wilson's Creek. Historic weapons will be fired through Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free.

This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., will be French Horn Rebellion on Friday and the Hundred Hand String Band on Saturday.

Running through July 3 at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark, is Crystal Kiser's "Summer of Hope," describing the troubles and triumph of a teenage girl facing a world turned upside down. Shows run Thursday through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Info is at 417-581-9192.

This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson, TheatreSquared offers it summer drama academy for grades six to eight, beginning June 21 and running to July 2. Sessions start at 9:30 a.m. On June 24, Mike Rayburn, "the world's funniest guitar virtuoso" combines styles for selections such as "Led Zeppelin sings Dr. Seuss" and "Bruce Springsteen sings Green Acres." Tickets are $16 to $23.

This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, will be Earl and Them with Jimmy Thackery, Strange Heroes, Days of the New SilverStone on Friday; Even Heroes on Saturday; Fayetteville Lounge Players on Sunday; and Zoogma on June 24.

At the University of Arkansas, voice recitals by students are officers at 7 p.m. on Friday and 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Stella boyle Smith Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center. The Fulbright Summer Chamber Music Festival concert series continues at 7:30 p.m. on June 24 in Giffels Auditorium in Old Main with trios and quartets by Haydn, Ravel and Brahms.

Several roller derby leagues collide in tournament action at the Starlight Skatium, 612 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville, starting at 1 p.m. and running through the evening on Saturday. Admission is $15.

The 13th annual Juneteenth Celebration will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Guest speakers and live music are planned.

The band Jazzmopolitan performs at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers on the outdoor stage.

The Eureka Springs Quilters Quilt Show will be held Friday and Saturday at the Faith Christian Church, 157 Huntsville Road.

A Native American Pow-Wow will be held at the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, 239 Turpentine Creek Lane outside Eureka Springs, starting at 3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Opera in the Ozarks opens its season on Friday at Inspiration Point on Highway 62, west of Eureka Springs. Performances include Puccini's "Tosca" on Friday, Sunday and June 23. Bizet's "Carmen" will be offered on Saturday and June 21. Shows with live orchestra and sets runs though July 16, starting at a new time this season of 7:15 p.m. Tickets can be ordered by calling 479-253-8595.

This week in the Joplin area: In Carthage, Stone's Throw Theater presented Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" for a two-weekend run opening today. Shows are at 6 p.m. More information is at (417) 358-9665.

At the Woodshed Emporium, 311 N. Main on the northwest corner of the square in Carthage, lieve bluegrass music this week will be provided by the Fabulous BRDs and Last Resort at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Admission is $5.

At the George Washington Carver Monument near Diamond, Juneteenth will be celebrated at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Visitor's Center.

This week at the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, will be the band America performing with Christopher Cross at 8 p.m. on Friday. The Tri-State Route 66 Adventure through Sunday, with a car chow, spook light cruise, tours of historic Route 66 and live music by Coupe Deville. The indoor entertainment schedule includes Retrorockerz on Friday, Solid Gold and Trash Angels on Saturday.

This week in Miami, Okla.: Country music legend George Jones performs on Friday at the Buffalo Run Casino.

At the Coleman Theatre, 103 N. Main, the Celtic soul duo Switchback performs at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.

This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., Light Opera Oklahoma continues its season with performances of Gilbert and Sullivan's "Patience" at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the John H. Williams Theatre. Tickets are $25 and $29. A cabaret of the company's season is offered at 8 p.m. on Sunday. Performances of Cole Porter's "Kiss Me Kate" open on June 23 and run for two weekends. The musical "The Wizard of Oz" has shows at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. on Sunday, and 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday in the Chapman Music Hall. Tickets are $25 to $60. "Terra Incognita: Monologues and Songs About Women" will be presented at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Charles Norman Theatre. Tickets are $15. The Red Dirt Rangers perform at 7 p.m. on Friday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. "The Visit," a play by Friedrich Durrenmatt about a wealthy woman offering to pay off a town's debt if the most prominent citizen who forced her to leave is executed, opens June 24 for a weekend run at the Liddy Doenges Theatre. Moliere's play "The Misanthrope" will open June 24 for a weekend run in the Charles Norman Theatre. Shows are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15.

At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver downtown, Michael Buble performs at 8 p.m. on June 22. Tickets are $51.50 to $91.50. Comedian Jeff Dunham and his puppet troupe will perform at 7:30 p.m. on June 24. Tickets are $43.50.

The Tulsa Area Pony Show will be held all day on June 24 at the Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st. St.

This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Kawnar, the Ne're Do Well and Sherree Chamberlain on Friday; Drive-By Truckers and Mayola on Saturday; and Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers on June 22.

Rodeos include the NRUC Youth Open Rodeo in Norman on Saturday. The Juneteenth Multicultural Rodeo will be in Tulsa and Ponca City on Saturday.

This week in Pittsburg, Kan.: The Zone 6 Gardeners of the Pittsburg Garden Club will hold a fifth Pittsburg public garden tour, showing private gardens from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Information is at 620-231-6418.

This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Sugarland performs at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut. Zoya, Black Ribbon Sky, Kallust, Distorted Habits, H-Gage, drek, 45 Alive and Altherea play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. Drew Davis is at the Beaumont Club.

On Saturday, the June Neal Dance Studio Recital is at the Music Hall, 13th and Central.

On June 21, the Backstreet Boys perform with Mindless Behavior at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main.

On June 22, "Little House on the Prairie: The Musical" opens at the Starlight Theatre in Swope Park through June 26. Shows are at 8 p.m.

On June 24, Cage the Elephant plays with 22-20s and AutoVaughn at the Beaumont Club.

"The Dixie Swim Club" runs through June 27 at the American Heartland Theatre, in Grand Center, 2450 Grand. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee. Performances run Tuesday to Sunday.

The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre's production of "The Gin Game" continues at 3614 Main at 7:30 p.m.

"Souvenir" by Stephen Temperley, a fantasia on the life of socialite Florence Foster Jenkins, runs through July 11 at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th St.

This week in Columbia: Stephen Sondheim's "Into The Woods" continues for the second of three weekends at the CEC Theatre, 1800 Nelwood Dr. Tickets are $12.

This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Chris Tomlin and Tobymac perform at the Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave.

On Saturday, Tim McGraw performs at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. The St. Louis Uncorked Wine and Music Festival is downtown in Soldier's Memorial Plaza. Scheduled to play are Griffin and the Gargoyles, Jeffrey David, Kim Massie, Soulard Blues Band and Groove Thang. The Ambassadors of Harmony perform at the Touhill Center at the University of Missouri campus. Political commentators Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck bring their traveling show to the Chaifetz Arena, Lindell and Market, at 8 p.m.

Opening Sunday at the St. Louis Art Museum is "The Mourners," an exhibit of 39 tomb sculptures from 15th century Europe, running through Sept. 6.

The Muny opens its season of Broadway shows in Forest Park with "Beauty and the Beast," running June 21 to 30. Shows start at 8:15 p.m.

Opera Theatre of St. Louis continues its season at the Loretto-Hilton Center at Webster University in Webster Groves. "The Golden Ticket," a new opera on the Willa Wonka story, is at 8 p.m. on Friday; Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" at 1 p.m. on Saturday; Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music" at 8 p.m. on Saturday; Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro is at 7 p.m. on Sunday. "Golden Ticket," "Onegin" and "Figaro" run June 22 to 24.

Sting performs on June 23 at the Verizon Amphitheatre.

The Eagles play on June 24 in Busch Stadium.

A touring production of "Wicked" runs into July at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand.

Eugene O'Neill's "Now I Ask You" is running at the Muddy Waters Theater at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand.

The musical "The Me Nobody Knows" is running at the Grandel Theatre in Grand Center.

This week at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, will be Lojic, Midwest Avengers, Team Relevance and Upright Animals on Friday; Hollow Point Heroes, Celldom, Inappropriate Behavior, Sparkidug and J Biggs on Saturday; and Passion Pit with Tokyo Police Club and Brahms on June 23.

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