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Halloween activities, concert, plays offered for entertainment in four-states Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Thursday, October 28, 2010

The Ozark Festival Orchestra rehearsed this week in preparation for the opening concert of the 2010-11 season at 3 p.m. on Sunday in the Monett City Hall Auditorium. Music Director Ken Meisinger, at right, will lead the OFO in a concert of Latin-flavored music from the opera "Carmen," South American tangos, Mexican dances and other works with lively rhythms and melodies. Admission is $5 for adults. Children can attend for free. [Times Photo by Murray Bishoff]
This week in Monett: The Monett Halloween Costume Contest will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday at Monett City Hall Auditorium. Trunk or Treat activities follow at the First United Methodist, First Christian and First Baptist Church parking lots.

The bands Kiros, Children 18:3, Philmont and the New Divide will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the Church of the Nazarene, South Highway 37 in Monett, in a concert sponsored by The Den youth center.

At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, the band Echostrum with Daniel Pattyson and Ben Ennes and singer Chelsey Jones will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday. Magician Cody Lowery will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Those coming in costume will have a chance for a drawing.

At Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway, Anthony Ramsey will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.

The Ozark Festival Orchestra presents its fall concert featuring Latin-flavored music and dances at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Monett City Hall Auditorium.

This week in Springfield: At the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, a Jazz Spooktacular featuring music by the Missouri State University Jazz Studies Ensemble will perform with saxophonist Jeff Coffin at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $10. A costume contest will be held. On Nov. 1, the traveling troupe Aquila Theatre will present Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $13 and $23.

At the O'Reilly Center on the Drury University campus, the band Lifehouse and Kris Allen perform at 8 p.m. on Friday. Tickets are $20 to $29. Soul superstar Aretha Franklin performs at 8 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $45 to $75.

The Discovery Center, 438 E. St. Louis Blvd., is hosting a Halloween Night at the Museum for costume fun and activities, starting at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.

The revue "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" featuring 25 songs will be presented Oct. 27 to 31 at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East at 7:30 p.m.

Springfield Contemporary Theatre presents "The Rocky Horror Show" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Vandivort Center Theater, 305 E. Walnut, fourth floor. Tickets are $22.

At Drury University, the school choral ensembles perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 in Stone Chapel.

At Evangel University, the Symphonic Band will give its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 in Chapel Auditorium. The Jazz Ensemble will give its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 4.

At Remington's, 1655 W. Republic Road, the bands Thousand Foot Krutch, Decyfer Down and Ivoryline will perform at 7 p.m. Friday.

At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., Abigail William, Pathology, the Gorge, Fiera and Fearless Before Persecution perform on Friday. Members Only and the Cherry Bomb Burlesque Girls perform on Saturday.

TNA Wrestling brings its show at 7:30 p.m. on Friday to the Shrine Mosque, 601 St. Louis.

This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson, the British classical music orchestra the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields performs a concert of Mozart's music at 8 p.m. on Friday. Tickets are $39 to $55. The University of Arkansas Schola Cantorum gives its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1. The University of Arkansas Inspirational Singers give their fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 2. All concerts are in Baum Walker Hall.

At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, playing this week areBig Uns on Friday plus a benefit ball for the Susan Komen Foundation; Punkinhead, the Ben Miller Band, Andy Frasco and Shulertown on Saturday; Big Gigantic on Sunday; the Ryan Montbleau Band on Nov. 1; Galactic on Nov. 2; and Perpetual Groove on Nov. 3.

At GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville, Danielle Gasparro performs at 8 p.m. on Friday.

The University of Arkansas will hold a rock music Halloween homecoming including costumes in the University Ballroom, featuring the band Full House on Friday.

Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main in Springdale presents Larry Shue's play "The Foreigner" Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville, will present "Night of the Living Dead" at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

The Arkansas World Organization of China Painters Convention runs to Oct. 30 at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, 206 W. Van Buren in Eureka Springs.

Diversity Weekend runs Friday through Sunday in Eureka Springs.

The annual Voices from the Silent City cemetery tour will be offered at the Eureka Springs Cemetery, featuring actors as historic figures, on Friday and Saturday, running 6 to 8 p.m. Tours start every 15 minutes.

The 63rd annual Eureka Springs Folk Festival starts on Nov. 4. The Hedgehoppers and 3 Penny Acre perform the first night.

This week in Joplin: Classical pianist emmanuel Ax will appear in concert for Pro Musica at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 in Taylor Auditorium on the Missouri Southern State University campus.

A Halloween bash and costume contest, limited to those at least age 18 to enter, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. The bands Gorilla Wrench and Toto Jojo will perform. Admission is $10.

Joplin Little Theatre's production of "Dracula" runs through Sunday at 3008 W. First St.

Stained Glass Theatre of Joplin, 1318 W. 26th St., presents "Parables Onstage" Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 on Sunday.

In Carthage, at the Woodshed Emporium, on the northwest corner of the square downtown. bluegrass music will be played at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Bands will be Lost Hill and Wildwood.

At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, Josh Bramhall plays Friday. Country musicians Shawna Russell and Brent Baker play on Saturday.

This week in Miami, Okla.: At the Buffalo Run Casino, Jackson Taylor performs on Friday.

At the Coleman Theater, 103 N. Main, area blues bands offer a concert on Friday.

This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., the Tulsa Ballet offer a program of "classical relativity" at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Works include choreography by Balanchine and music by Tchaikovsky, Vaughan Williams and Mozart. James McLure's play "The Day They Shot John Lennon" will be offered Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m. on Sunday and again next weekend in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. A staged version of the film "Drumline Live" will be presented Nov. 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. on the Chapman Music Hall.

At the Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady, the Black Label Society performs will be Clutch, Children of Bodom and Two Cents at 7 p.m. on Nov. 3.

This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be 17 bands playing in the 36th annual Freakers Ball on Saturday; Never Shout Never, the Main, I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business and Carter Hulsey on Sunday; Twiztid, Blaze, MicLordz and Sauce Funky on Nov. 2; and Aaron Lewis of Staind on Nov. 4.

At the SpiritBank Events Center, 105th and Memorial, Christian bands Seventh Day Slumber and KJ-52 perform in the family friendly trick-or-treat night on Sunday. On Nov. 4, Julio Iglesias performs at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 to $120.

This week in Pittsburg, Kan.: The Pittsburg State University Theatre Department presents "The Jungle Book at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Memorial Hall, 201 W. 4th St.

At Pittsburg State University, the "postclassical string quartet" Ethel performs at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in McCray Hall.

This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Troy Olsen, Travis Marvin and Hammer Down play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. Liverpool plays on the outdoor stage in the Power and Light District, 13th and Grand. The Uptown Theater hosts a metal band bash featuring 13 bands, starting at 7 p.m. HyperCrush and the Cataracs play at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main. Park University offers a classical music concert by students and professionals at 7:30 p.m. on the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St. A MoTown tribute concert will be given at 8 p.m. at the Church of the Resurrection.

On Saturday, the Houston Ballet II performs at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater. Tech N9NE, E40, KrizzKalko and Big Scoop play at the Uptown Theater. Roger Water performs at the Sprint Center. Hammerlord, Troglodyte, Diskreet and Serated play at the Beaumont Club.

On Nov. 1, Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, MicLordz, Sauce Funky and Wicked Wayz play at the Beaumont Club.

On Nov. 4, Life House, Kris Allen and Alyssa Bernal play at the Uptown Theater. Mayday Parade, Breate Carolina, every avenue, Artist vs. Poet and Go Radio play at the Beaumont Club.

"Black Comedy/White Lies" is presented at 7:30 p.m. through Sunday at Grant Hall on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus, 5328 Charlotte.

Carlo Gozzi's 18th-century fairy tale "King Stag" runs at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Spencer Theatre on the University of Missouri Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry.

Lydia Diamond's play "Harriet Jacobs" about a real slave girl in America will open Friday and run through Nov. 21 at the Copaken Stage, 13th and Walnut.

"Evil Dead: The Musical" runs through Nov. 6 at the Off Center Theatre at Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd.

This week in St. Louis: On Friday, the Arianna String Quartet plays Schubert, Ravel and Grieg at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri campus. Roger Waters performs at 8 p.m. at the Scottrade Center. Carolyn Wonderland performs at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd at 8 p.m.

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs Bernard Herimann's score to "Psycho" as the film is shown at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Powell Hall, Grand and Delmar. The orchestra gives a concert of spooky music by Gounod, John Williams, Saint-Saens and more at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents the 2010 Broadway hit play "Next Fall" at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and again next weekend at the Grandel Theatre, across from Powell Hall.

The Vienna Boys Choir will perform at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 4 and 8 p.m. on Nov. 5 at the St. Louis Cathedral.

At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing are Dark Star Orchestra and Elemental Shakedown on Friday; Umphrey's McGee and Mouth on Saturday and Sunday; Reelfoot on Sunday; and J--nsi and Mountain Man on Nov. 2.

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