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Holiday activities, concerts, plays in entertainment options for March 11-17

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The area band LiveWire, which recently performed for a well-attended music industry showcase in Nashville, Tenn., will have a new release party for its recording "LiveWire" on Saturday, March 12 at Backroads Music and Dining, 1630 Hwy. 59 in Diamond. The event will also serve as the official grand opening of Backroads. Admission will be $10 at the door. The band's lead singer, Andy Eutsler, lives In Marionville.
This week in Monett: Broadway Nights on Friday evening downtown will showcase 17 authors with their books in stores open after hours. Live music will include the Heypenny band at Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, and Ben Nelson at Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway.

This week in Springfield: The WWE professional wrestlers "Raw" show comes to the Hammons Arena at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra performs Wagner's "Flying Dutchman" overture, Rimsky Korsakov's "Capricio Espagnol" and dances from Borodin's "Prince Igor" at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Hammons Hall.

Jeremy Larson, Darren King and Stacy Dupree perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East.

HorseFest will be held through Sunday at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.

At Missouri State University, the Ironwood Trio performs at 7:30 p.m. on March 14 in Ellis Hall. On March 15, Russian pianist Gleb Ivanov performs at 7:30 p.m. in the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Guest artist Adriana La Rosa, Ransom, cello, offers a recital with piano at 7:30 p.m. in Ellis Hall.

Springfield Little Theatre's production of "Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr." has shows at the Springfield Little Theatre, 311 E. Walnut, has final performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

At the Outland Ballroom, 328 South Ave., performing this week are Lexicon and State of Mizzouri on Friday; plus the Detectives on March 17.

"Trust and Treachery" has performances Thursday through Saturday through April 2 at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark.

The Dunnegan Gallery of Art, 511 N. Pike Ave. in Bolivar, opens the traveling show "Art and the Animal" with 63 works from a juried show from the Society of Animal Artists, opens Sunday and runs to April 10.

This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. dickson, Gilbert and Sullivan's "The mikado" will be presented at 8 p.m. on Saturday. The Harvard Glee Club performs at 7 p.m. on March 14 in the Arend Arts Center. The Symphony Orchestra of Northwest Arkansas performs Mendelssohn's Violin Concert to Liana Gourdjia, soloist; Brahms' Symphony #4 and Joshua Penman's "Songs the Plants Taught Us" at 7 p.m. on March 17.

At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, performing this week are the Ben Miller Band and Andy Frasco on Friday; BoomKinetic and Randall Shreve on Saturday; 10 area bands perform for the Bruce Walker Memorial plus seven bands playing for the Bruce's Rock House reunion on Sunday; Ott with Phutureprimitive on March 15; David Nail and Tory Olsen on March 17.

At GoodFolk Produc-tions, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville, Steve Smith, Chris Sanders and Anne Luna perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday.

At the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center, the Arkansas International Trumpet Guild has the hall 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Pianist Awadagin Pratt performs at 8 p.m. on Sunday.

The fourth annual Dancing with the Stars of Northwest Arkansas is a charity event at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Hammons Center in Rogers.

The Ozark Mountain Hoe-down, 3040 E. Van Buren in Eureka Springs, opens for a new season on Friday.

The Heartland Men's Chorus presents a concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Eureka Springs Auditorium, 36 S. Main.

The Vic Olson Memorial Show of Beer Can and Breweriana will be held Sunday at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks.

This week in Joplin: At Missouri Southern State University, the annual Talent Show will be held at 7 p.m. on March 15 in the Taylor Performing Arts Center. The Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on March 16 in Taylor Center.

A reception for comic book artist Jeremy Haun, whose exhibit of work closes this week at the Spiva Center for the Arts, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the spiva Art Gallery at Missouri Southern State University.

A champaigne and dessert fundraiser will be held on Saturday at the Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall, beginning at 8 p.m.

A workshop on creating rain gardens will be offered on Saturday at the Wildcat Glades Audubon Center, south of Joplin. The $34 cost covers the kit.

An 1880s living history program is offered in the Murphyburg Historic District on March 17, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, Trash Angels perform Friday; Scott Ellison offers blues and rock plus the TJ Scarlett Band playing classic rock on Saturday.

This week in Miami, Okla.: Jerrod Niemann and Lee Brice perform on Friday at the Buffalo Run Casino.

This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E 2nd. St., Stephen Karam's play "Speech and Debate" opens at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. "Under Polaris," a live theater and electronic music show from Cloud Eye Control, runs Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the John H. Williams Theatre. The Tulsa Symphony performs the Prokofiev Piano Concerto #1 with soloist Michael Noble, Brahms Symphony #3 and Liszt's "Les Preludes" at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in Chapman Music Hall. Conor McPherson's play "Shining City" has performances at &;30 p.m. on March 16 and again next weekend in the Charles Norman Theatre.

At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, Sesame Street Live's "Elmo's Healthy Heroes" runs through Sunday. for a run through next weekend.

At Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, performing this week are the Dirty Guv'nahs and the Panda Resistance on Sunday; Scissor Sisters on March 16; and Ryan Bingham, the Dead Horses and Liam Gerner on March 17.

Randy Travis performs on Friday at the Hard Rock Casino in Catoosa.

One Republic performs at 7 p.m. on March 16 at the Million Dollar Elm Casino, 951 W. 36th St. North.

At ExpoSquare, 4145 E. 21st St., the original Toughman contest will be held Friday and Saturday in the Pavilion.

This week in Pittsburg, Kan.: At Memorial Hall, 503 N. Pine, the Pittsburg State University International Students Food and Culture Fair runs Saturday. 'Alice in Wonderland Jr." is performed March 14.

Adam Holzman offers a classical guitar concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in McCray Hall on the University of Pittsburg campus.

This week in Kansas City: On Friday, a showing of the film "Red State" followed by a forum with filmmaker Kevin Smith will be held at 8 p.m. at the Midland Theater, 13th and Main. Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin, one of the world's leading baroque orchestras,, performs music by Bach, Handel and Telemann at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater, 300 @. 12th St. Big Smith performs at Trouse Mouse, 625 NW Mock in Blue Springs. Hugo, 99 Problems, Fourth of July, Root and Stern perform at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. The Kansas City Symphony offers a concert with the Cirque acrobatic troupe in a Cirque de la Symphonie concert at 8 p.m. at the Church of the Resurrection, featuring 15 orchestral showpieces.

On Saturday, Elders Hoolie, the Wires and the O'Raida School of Irish Dance performs at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. The Disney show "Imagination Movers Live" is presented at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. at the Midland Theater. Pianist Natasha Paremski performs music by Chopin, Prokofiev, Brahms and Kahane at 7 p.m. at the Folly Theater. Marsha Ambrosius from Floetry performs at the Beaumont Club.

On Sunday, Rascal Flatts plays at the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Blvd. Flogging Molly, MoneyBrother and the Drowning Men play at the Uptown Theater. Imagination Movers perform at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main. Illusionist Dan Sperry offers a show at 4:40 and 7:30 p.m. at the Folly Theater.

Civic Opera Theatre's production of Conrad Sousa's "Transformations" has performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, 3614 Main.

The Real Deal Tattoo Convention runs through Sunday in the Valentine Room at the Uptown Theater.

"Diana, A Celebration" of the life of the British princess exhibit runs through June 12 at Union Station with 150 objects, including the royal wedding gown.

On March 16, the WWE Smackdown performs at the Sprint Center.

On March 17, Tiesto makes a world tour stops at the Uptown Theater. Civil Twilight, A Silent Film and Soft Reeds performs at the Beaumont Club.

The University of Missouri's Conservatory of Music and Dance opens its production of Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at 7:30 p.m. on March 17 with shows through next weekend at White Hall, 4949 Cherry.

Paul Mesner Puppets present "Jack and the Bean Stalk" with daytime shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and again next weekend at the Mesner Puppet Studio, 1006 E. Linwood Blvd.

The musical "No Way to Treat A Lady" runs through April 17 at the American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd. in Crown Center. Shows are at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, and 7:30 p.m. on weekdays except Mondays.

Annie Baker's play "Circle Mirror Transfor-mation" runs through March 20 at the Spencer Theatre, 4949 Cherry on the University of Missouri campus.

This week in Columbia: The Stephens College annual Dance Company Spring Concert will be offered Friday and Saturday at the Macklanburg Playhouse.

The Missoula Children's Theater's production of "The Wizard of Oz" will be presented on Friday at Jesse Hall on the University of Missouri campus. "Avenue Q" will be presented March 17.

Brahms "German Requiem" will be presented on Saturday at the Missouri United Methodist Church, 204 S. 9th St.

This week in St. Louis: On Friday, illusionist Dan Sperry gives his show at the Roberts Orpheum, 416 N. 9th St. Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy perform comedy at the Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave. Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado" is offered at 8 p.m. at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri campus. The Celtic Tenors perform at 8 p.m. at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd.

On Saturday, the 42nd annual St. Patrick's Day parade runs downtown starting at 9 a.m. Salt-n-Pepa's Legends of Hip Hop Tour performs at the Chaifetz Arena, Lindell and Market at 8 p.m. Mascagni's opera "Cavalleria Rusticana" will be presented at 8 p.m. at St. Ambrose Church on the Hill, 5130 Wilson Ave.

The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater performs at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand.

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra presents Shostakovich's Violin Concerto #1 with soloist Simone Lamsma and Rachmaninoff's Symphony #2 at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday at Powell Hall, Grand and Delmar.

Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro: Sliced and Diced," a shortened explained version of the opera will be offered at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Touhill Center.

Missouri Ballet Theater's production "Concepts" will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Edison Theatre on the Washington University campus.

On March 14, the WWE Raw wrestling show is offered at 7:15 p.m. at the Scottrade Center.

"The Baltimore Waltz" is presented at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Muddy Waters Theatre at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand.

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis opens its production of "Beehive," a revue of 1960s pop music, opens March 16 and runs to April 10 at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the Webster University campus in Webster Groves.

"The Real McCoy," the story of African American inventor Elijah McCoy, opens March 16 and runs weekends through April 10 at the Grandel Theater, on Grand across from Powell Hall.

This week at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing this week are Option/Control, Shame Club, Heroes of the Kingdom and Ready the Cannons on Friday; Here Comes the Mummies on Saturday; Emmure, Chiodos and Asking Alexandria on March 14; Tiesto on March 16; and Galactic and Orgone on March 17.

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