This week in Monett: First Friday Cruise-In is planned for vehicle enthusiasts between Third and Fourth streets on Broadway tomorrow., hosted by Denali Dreams.
|At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, multi-instrumentalist Brian Lindell will play at 7 p.m. Saturday.|
In Aurora, the 26th annual Auto Fest will be held at Oark Park on Business Highway 60, starting at 9 a.m.
At Washburn, the final performance of the Southwest Little Theatre's production of "I Never Saw Another Butterfly" is at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the Southwest School District. Reservations can be made at 417-826-5361.
This week in Springfield: At Missouri State University, the theatre and dance departments present "The Laramie Project" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday; and 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 and 5. The Manhattan International Short Film Festival runs at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Plaster Student Union. Cost is $10.
At Drury University, Harold Pinter's play "The Birthday Party" will be presented by the Theatre Department at 8 p.m. Oct. 6 to 9. The Brass Choir will present a concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Clara Thompson Hall. There will be a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 and 7 in Clara Thompson Hall.
At Evangel University, Lynette Staswick will give a senior violin recital at 2 p.m. on Saturday; Duo Divina will offer a cello and piano receival at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, both in Barnett Recital Hall.
The Springfield Regional Opera presents "Some Enchanted Evening," a revue of songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central. Tickets are $10 to $35.
Taste of Springfield food sampling and demonstration faire will be held Saturday on Park Central Square downtown, opening at 11:30 a.m.
Project Puppy, a dinner, dance and puppy fashion show benefit for the Illumination Foundation will be at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday at the University Plaza Convention Center. Tickets are $35.
"A Night with the Chapman Family" with special guest Mary Beteh Chapman will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Remington's, 1655 W. Republic Road.
At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., Plasticity Switch, From the Ashes and Overburdened play Saturday.
At the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark, Ron Bothwell's "The Wayfaring Stranger" runs through Oct. 16.
This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson in Fayetteville, gospel singer Amy Grant performs a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. on Oct . 7. Tickets are $25 to $125. the University of Arkansas Wind Symphony Band will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 4.
|At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, the Bikes Blues and Barbecue event runs Friday and Saturday with Gary and John, Nathan Aronowitz, Sons of Bill, TJ Scarlett, the Nace Brothers and Chubby Carrier. Col Bruce Hamptona nd the Quark Alliance play Saturday. Sunday will be blues night Charlie Musselwhite plays Oct. 5. Portugal, the Man and Chief play Oct. 7.|
At the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, recitals include Sarah Nichols on piano at 2 p.m. Sunday; the Cotopri Ensemble with Latin American music on Oct. 5; and Allison Rasche on flue, all at the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center.
At the Arts Center of the Ozarks at the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville, Pat Travers and Rick Derringer play on Friday. The Black Crowes perform Saturday.
At Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main in Springdale, the American Girl Fashion Show will be held at 12:30 and 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
The Arkansas Apple Festival runs Friday through Sunday in Lincoln, southwest of Fayetteville.
The Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair opens Friday and runs to Oct. 2 at Kay Rodgers Park in Fort Smith. Performers include Wanda Watson with Mr. Cabbage Head and the Screaming Radishes on Friday.
At the Rogers Little Theatre, 116 S. 2nd St., the musical "Nunsense" runs through Oct. 3.
The 20th annual Corvette Weekend runs through Sunday in Eureka Springs.
The 42nd annual Ozark Creative Writers Conference runs Oct. 7 to 9 at Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs.
This week in Joplin: The Dorians, performing traditional Irish and Celtic music, play at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Memorial Hall, 212 W. 8th St. Tickets start at $3.
The Imani Winds will perform at 9:30 p.m. on Friday at the Kitchen Pass, 1212 S. Main.
This is the final week for the "William Rainey Homecoming" exhibit at the Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall.
The Shoal Creek Arts and Crafts Festival will be held through Sunday at the Undercliff.
In Carthage, playing on Friday at the Woodshed Emporium, 311 S. Main in the northwest corner of the square, will be Corky and Allen along with the Fabulous BRDs. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5.
The Barnyard Days Festival of Arts and Crafts will be held through Sunday at the Circle R Ranch, on the southwest side of Neosho on Old Scenic Drive. Continuous music is scheduled.
At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, playing this week are blues and rock musician Scott Ellison on Friday and Saturday; and Broadband with country music on Saturday.
This week in Miami, Okla.: At the Buffalo Run Casino, No Justice plays Friday and Don Williams performs Saturday. Pierce City's Mark Chapman and Brandon Jenkins perform Oct. 8.
At the Coleman theater, 103 N. Main, silent films will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Films include Tom Mix in "The Great Train Robbery" and "Paleface" with Buster Keaton, with Dennis James on the theater organ.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., Tracy Letts' play "Bug" runs to Oct. 9 in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. The children's play "Click Clack Moo" about cows on strike will have shows at 7 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday in the John H. Williams Theatre. The six-member string ensemble Concertante plays in the John Williams Theatre at 3 p.m. on Sunday.
At the Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady, Beach House and the Very Best play at 7 p.m. on Monday for Vampire Weekend.
This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Delbert McClinton and the Dustin Pittsley Band on Friday; Robert Randolph and the Family Band plus Grace Potter and the Nocturnals on Oct. 6. The Richard Thompson Band plays Oct. 7.
"Disney On Ice: Let's Celebrate" will run through Sunday at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st Ave.
Ibsen's "An Enemy of the People" will be presented by the Oral Roberts University Theatre Department at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.
The Great American Waterfowl Expo runs through Sunday at the SpiritBank Events Center, 105th and Memorial.
At the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Janie Frickie performs with Friction at 7 p.m. on Oct. 6. Bad Company performs on Oct. 7.
The 17th annual Shalom Fest, offered by Temple Israel, 2004 E. 22nd Place, celebrates Jewish food and culture, beginning at noon on Sunday.
The Tulsa State Fair runs to Oct. 10 at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St. Katherine McPhee performs on Saturday.
This week in Pittsburg, Kan.: At Memorial Hall, 503 N. Pine, the Synergy Brass School performs at 1 p.m. on Oct.. 4. The Pittsburg State University Wind Ensemble plays at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5.
The Pittsburg State University Jazz Ensembles give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 at Overman Student Center, 302 E. Cleveland.
|This week in Nevada: At Cottey College, the play "Cocktail" about the one woman crusade to bring to HIV cocktail of medicines to the public runs at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the college auditorium.|
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Pianist Vladimir Feltzman performs at the Folly Theater, 1020 Center. Tommy Emmanuel and Frank Vignola plays at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main. Bleu Edmondson, County Road 5, Jesse Harris and the Gypsy Sparrows play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi play at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.
On Saturday, Beach House and The Very Best play at the Starlight Theater in Swope Park. Alice in Chains plays at the Sandstone Amphitheater, 633 N. 130th St. in Bonner Springs, Kan. Parktoberfest at English Landing Park in Parkville will have performances by the Yarbods, Outlaw Jim and the Whiskey Benders, bob Walkenhorst, Jeff Porter and School of Rock. Broadway and cabaret singer Ann Hampton Calloway performs showtunes with the Heartland Male Chorus at 6:30 p.m. at the Folly Theater. The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra plays at 8 p.m. at the Old Mission United Methodist Church, 5519 State Park Road in Prairie Village, Kan.
On Sunday, Craig Ferguson plays at 8 p.m. at the Midland Theatre.
Kansas City Lyric Opera's production of Bizet's "Carmen" has performances at 8 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. on Sunday and 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 7 at the Lyric Theater, 11th and Central.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City Theater Department presents "Miss Julie" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and again for the next three weekends at the UMKC Performing Arts Centner, 4949 Cherry.
Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" runs through Saturday at Grant Hall on the University of Missouri campus, 5228 Charlotte.
The musical "Saved" by Michael Friedman, based on the film, runs through Sunday at the Spencer Theatre, 4949 Cherry St. on the University of Missouri campus.
The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre's production of Lanford Wilson's "Hot L Baltimore" runs through Sunday at 3614 Main.
Norm Foster's play "The Love List" runs through Oct. 24 at the American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd. in Crown Center.
"Come Fly With Me," a revue of music by Sammy Cahn, runs through Oct. 17 at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th St.
On Oct. 4, Deadmau5 plays at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway.
On Oct. 7, Jamey Johnson plays at the Beaumont Club. Bone Thugs n Harmony play at the VooDoo Lounge.
This week in Columbia: The fourth annual Roots 'n Blues Barbecue Festival will be held Friday and Saturday downtown. Musicians performing will include Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi and Dan Tyminski.
The comic play "Five Women Wearing The Same Dress" will be given Oct. 6 to 9 by Stephens College drama students at the Warehouse Theatre, 104 Willis Ave.
This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Alice in Chains plays at 7 p.m. at the Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave. Anthony Bourdain plays at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand. Shawn Colvin plays at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd.
On Saturday, the Glenn Miller Orchestra plays at 2 and 8 p.m. at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri campus. Twelve string guitarist Leo Kottke plays at 8 p.m. at the Sheldon. The Purina Incredible Dog Challenge national finals will be at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, starting 11:30 a.m.
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and pianist Orli Shaham play Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" plus Ives' Symphony #2 and Copland's "Appalachian Spring" at 8 p.m. on Friday. At 7 p.m. on Saturday, soprano Renée Fleming performs with the orchestra in music by Bernstein, Puccini, Leoncavallo, Dvorak and Richard Rodgers. Concerts are at Powell Hall, Grand and Delmar.
The Modern American Dance Company performs at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri campus.
The annual Scottish Games and Cultural Festival will be Friday and Saturday in Forest Park.
The St. Louis Strassenfest celebrating German culture will run through Sunday at Central park in Chesterfield.
Taste of St. Louis food festival featuring 40 restauranteurs will run through Sunday at Soldier's Memorial park, 12th and Market.
The 18th annual Historic Shaw Art Fair runs Saturday and Sunday between Kingshighway and Grand Ave.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical "State Fair" runs through Sunday at the Kirkwood Civic Center.
Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper play at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7 at the Family Arena in St. Charles.
At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing are Mike Posner, Stephan Jerzak, 2 AM Club, Far East Movement, Bad Rabbits and XV on Friday; Drive By Truckers and the Henry Clay People on Saturday; Flyleaf and Story of the year on Oct. 4; Michael Franti, Spearhead and Tamerama on Oct. 5.