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Benefit concerts, summer shows, plays offered June 24-30 from Fayetteville to Kansas City, Tulsa to St. Louis

Thursday, June 23, 2011

This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Folk the Midwest Tour will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday with acoustic folk music. Authors Don Schmedeke and C.C. Brown will sign books from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dedication of the new First Baptist Church, South Highway 37, will include live music Friday and Saturday evenings. The remaining members of the Foggy River Boys will perform at

The Barry County Youth Fair runs Friday and Saturday at Gizmo's Events Center in Wheaton.

This week in Springfield: At Missouri State University, Tent Theater's production of "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940" opens June 23. runs through July 2. Shows begin at 8:15 p.m. behind Coger Hall.

At the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, the 47th annual Studebaker Convention runs through Sunday in the E*Plex and on the grounds. Grounds open nightly until 8 p.m.

Springfield Little Theatre's production of the musical "Children of Eden" has performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Landers Theatre, 315 E. Walnut.

The musical "Cabaret" is presented in a dinner theater format at the Pythian Castle Theater, 1451 E. Pythian St. Dinner is 7 p.m. and the show is 8 p.m. on Friday.

The sixth annual Commercial Street Jam offers live music at Commerican and the Jefferson Avenue footbridge from 3 to 10 p.m. on Saturday,

Scrap-A-Palooza runs 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday at Remington's, 1655 W. Republic Road.

At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., performing this week are the Rockets, St. Dallas and the Sinners, Last Call and the Deadnettles on Friday. On Monday, the Call to Preserve plays at 7 p.m.

"Song of the Prairie," a musical about a Russian immigrant family coming to the Midwest, runs to July 9 at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark.

This week in northwest Ark.: At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, performing this week are Full House and Ultra Suede and the One Ounce Jig on Friday; Little Feat, the Roy Jay Band and Speakeasy paly Saturday.

The American Legion Post #27, 1195 S. Curtis in Fayetteville, hosts a Second Chance Prom, open to those 21 and older, at 7 p.m. on Friday.

The Fulbright Summer Chamber Music Festival continues on June 30 with a concert in the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. String quartet by Mozart and Stravinsky and the piano quartet by Brahms are featured

Psychic mentalist duo the Evasons perform at 6 p.m. Friday at the John Q. Hammons Center, 3303 Pinnacle Hills Parkway in Rogers. Cost $100 per person, semi-formal attire requested.

The 67th annual Rodeo of the Ozarks kicks off with a parade at 3 p.m. on June 29 and follows with nightly performances through July 2. Easton Corbin gives a free concert June 29. Shows are at Parsons Stadium, Highway 265 and Emma Ave. in Springdale.

Black Music Month is celebrated with numerous performances in Rogers, including with movies and live performances at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. Friday and Saturday.

The Bella Vista Players present Sondheim's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Northwest Arkansas Community College White Auditorium, 1 College Drive in Bentonville.

Opera Theater of the Ozarks opens its season on Friday. Performances include Strauss's "Die Fledermaus at on Friday and Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" on Saturday, both at 7:30 p.m. at Inspiration Point Pavilion on West Highway 62; Gilbert and Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance" at 3 p.m. on Saturday in the Eureka Springs Auditorium downtown, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at Inspiration Point; Mark Adamo's "Little Women" at 7:30 p.m. on June 28, "Fledermaus" at 7:30 p.m. on June 29; and "Marriage of Figaro" at 7:30 p.m. on June 30.

Pine Mountain Village, E. Van Buren in Eureka Springs, hosts a craft show Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This week in Joplin: Pro Musica's 31st annual Pop's Concert, featuring the Warrensburg Community Band, will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday on the oval at Missouri Southern State University.

Noelle Garcia and Band will play a tornado relief benefit at 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Peter the Apostle Parish, 812 S. Pearl Ave., with the McAuley High School Singers opening.

A workshop on how to preserve photographs damaged in the May 22 tornado will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall.

Crowder College Community Theatre in Neosho will present "Tuesdays with Morrie" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Elsie Plaster Auditorium at Crowder.

Car and bike cruise night is offered downtown Neosho, beginning at 5 p.m., on Friday.

At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, performing this week are the Beer and Chicken Band with country music on Friday; Diversity playing classic rock and Nashville artist Johnny Patton on Saturday.

This week in Miami, Okla.: At the Coleman, 103 N. Main, "Community Patriotic Sing" will be held Sunday.

This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts, Light Opera Oklahoma (LOOK) opens its season with Andrew Lloyd Weber's "Evita" at 8 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. on Saturday and additional shows for the next weekend in the John H. Williams Theatre. LOOK offers Leonard Bernstein's "Trouble in Tahiti" at 2 and 8 p.m. on Sunday and June 21 and 22 with more shows over the next two weekends. David Mamet's play for kids, "Revenge of the Space Pandas" runs at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 and 8 p.m. on Sunday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. Center, 110 E. Second St. The Vintage Wildflowers offer acoustic music at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in the Charles Norman Theatre. Deborah Hunter portrays six characters in "Amazons, Gypsies and Wandering Minstrels" telling tales of life on the bayou before integration. The ensemble Aha! perform poetry, theater and music at 7 p.m. June 29 through July 2 in the Charles Norman Theatre.

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt perform at 8 p.m. at Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady St.

At Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, performing this week is Colt Ford and Sunny Ledfurd on Saturday; Justin Moore, Frankie Ballard and Dustin Lynch on June 30.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" will be presented at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center, 2520 S. Yorktown Ave.

Rodeos this week include the Salvation Army Benefit Rodeo on Saturday in Coweta, southeast of Tulsa; and Rooster Days Rodeo, Friday and Saturday in Broken Arrow.

This week in Kansas City: At the Starlight Theater in Swope Park, the musical "9 to 5" continues at 8 p.m. through Sunday.

On Friday, 14 local bands play at Summerfest at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. Evalyn Awake, Echo Vendetta, Second Signal, Canvas, Restraint, Grandstand, Surrogate Sons and Dirt play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania.

On Saturday, Musical Blades, the Bawdy Boys and Beerside Scoundrels play at the Beaumont Club. Bass Cabaret preforms at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main. The Wynne Twins School of Dance has its recital at the Music Hall, 13th and Central. A preview of new plays in a show "Snapshots" is offered at 7 p.m. at the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, 3614 Main.

On Sunday, 999 Eyes Freakshow, Inflammati Fire Circus and Them Damned Young Livers play at the Beaumont Club. Soil performs at the Voodoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.

"Driving Miss Daisy" opens June 29 and runs to Jul 8 at the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre.

"Closer Than Ever," a revue of musical short stories by Richard Maltby and David Shire runs to July 17 at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th St.

On June 30, the Schwag and Melvin Seals play at the Uptown Theater.

This week in Columbia: The annual Stephens College Summer Dance Concert will be given at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Macklanburg Playhouse.

Electric violinist Drew Tretick performs Saturday at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, 203 S. Ninth St.

This week in St. Louis: A Hispanic festival runs Saturday and Sunday at the Knights of Columbus park in Florissant.

PrideFest runs Saturday and Sunday in Tower Grove Park, beginning at 11 a.m. both days.

On Saturday, the Phins perform at the Central Park Amphitheater in Chesterfield at 7 p.m.

On Sunday, Rascal Flatts plays at 7 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. The St. Louis Symphony offers a concert tribute to the Carpenters at 2 p.m. at Powell Hall, Delmar and Grand.

Opera Theatre of St. Louis concludes its season at the Loretto Hilton Center at Webster University in Webster Groves with Debussy's "Pelleas and Melisande" at 8 p.m. on Friday; Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at 1 p.m. on Saturday; John Adams' "Death of Klinghoffer" at 8 p.m. on Saturday; and Donizetti's "Daughter of the Regiment at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

The St. Louis Ballet's production of "Romeo and Juliet" will be offered at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri campus.

The Muny continues its outdoor performances with Cole Porter's "Kiss Me, Kate" on June 27 to July 3 in Forest Park.

Auditions for "American Idol" run Saturday through June 28 at the Scottrade Center.

Keith Urban performs on June 29 at the Scottrade Center.

Performances of "The Mineola Twins" are offered at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand.

The Black Repertory Theater presents "The Monford Pont Marine" at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Grandel Theatre, north of Powell Hall off Grand.

This week at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing will be the Neverhawks, We Are Warm, For De Lance, Junior Smalls and the Criminals on Friday; Norman Brown and Richard Elliot on Saturday; Toad the Wet, Sprocket and Jonathan Kingham on June 27.

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