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Summer shows, opera, concerts, plays from Fayetteville to Kansas City, Tulsa to St. Louis for July 15-21

Thursday, July 14, 2011

This week in Monett: John Clapper performs at 7 p.m. on Friday at Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway. Author Don Schmedeke will sign copies of his autobiography from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday.

The Monett Jaycees Carnival opens July 20 through July 23.

This week in Springfield: Sheryl Crow performs at 8 p.m. on Friday at the O'Reilly Family Event Center on the Drury University campus.

Comedienne Chonda Pierce and musician Warran Barfield perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Evangel University Chapel.

Singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw performs at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East.

At Missouri State University, final performances of Tent Theater's production of Rogers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma" runs through Sunday. Performances begin at 8:15 p.m. behind Coger Hall.

Springfield Contemporary Theatre's production of "Educating Rita" will be produced at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Vandivort Center Theater, 305 E. Walnut, fourth floor. Additional performances run July 21 to 23.

The third annual Butterfly Festival at the Roston Native Butterfly House at Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

The Battlefield Mall Civil War Expo with interactive displays runs through Sunday at the Mall, 2828 S. Glenstone.

The Missouri Baptist Children's Home's Ozarks Berry Festival runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Remington's, 1655 W. Republic Road.

The Christian County Fair runs through Sunday at Finley River Park in Ozark.

At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., performing this week are Mike McClure Band and Gunshot Lizzy on Friday; Videovamp and the Anti-Art Show on Saturday.

This week in northwest Ark.: Jazz pianist Eldar Djangerov performs at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson in Fayetteville.

At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, performing this week the Nace Brothers on Friday; Benjamin Del Shreve, Kingsdown, the Jon Shorter Band, Wavedrop Scholars and Army of Birds on Saturday; Sevendust on July 19; and C.J. Ramone on July 21.

"Hello Dolly" opens the 45th theater season at Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main in Springdale, with performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Folksingers Christine Albert and Chris Gage perform at 7:30 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, 224 East Street in Fayetteville.

The Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St., hosts Broadway Blast, with 65 theater artists performing, at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

The 14th annual Eureka Springs Fat Tire Festival for bicycle enthusiasts runs Friday through Sunday with a range of activities. Trail rides start at 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon. The short track race is at 6 p.m. Friday at Elk Ranch. The downhill race is at 10 a.m. on Saturday on Lake Leatherwood Park. The Race to Lake XC begins at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

Opera Theater of the Ozarks continues its season with performances of johann Strauss' "Die Fledermaus" at on Friday and July 21, Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro" on Saturday and July 20, all at the Inspiration Point pavilion on Highway 62 west of Eureka Springs. Mark Adamo's "Little Women" will also be performed at 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Arend Performing Arts Center 1901 SE J St. at Bentonville High School. Gilbert and Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance" will be presented at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. A night of famous opera scenes will sample other repertory at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday at Inspiration Point.

This week in Joplin: Hope Rocks Joplin concert featuring the Tanglefooters Dance Club will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Ramsey Building, Sixth and Main downtown.

In Carthage, Art-A-Fair will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Grace Episcopal Church. 820 Howard St.

Live bluegrass at the Woodshed Emporium, at the northwest corner of the square in Carthage, features Brighton Junction and the Clayton Sisters at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, performing are Trash Angels with classic rock on Friday; Levee Town and the Bryant Band on Saturday.

This week in Miami, Okla.: Ted Nugent Jr., Jason Boland and Mike McClure perform at Buffalo Run Casino.

This week in Tulsa, Okla.: New Kids on the Block perform at 7 p.m. on Sunday at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver. Def Leppard performs at 6:30 p.m. July 19.

At the Tulsa Performing Arts, 110 E. 2nd St. in downtown Tulsa, "Morgan's Folly," a comedy about actress Samantha Morgan, will be offered at 8 p.m. on Friday in the Charles Norman Theatre. "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the John H. Williams Theatre. Comedian Rickey Smiley and his band perform at 8 p.m. on Friday in the Chapman Music Hall. "Super Suite," a dance and music superhero show set in the World War II era featuring the Oklahoma Swing Syndicate will be offered at 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. The Beatles tribute show "1964 The Tribute" will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday in Chapman Music Hall. A show by a 16-piece Big Band with three vocalists performs at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Charles Norman Theatre.

At Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, performing this week is Excision, Heady, Grex and Dispozal plus the Phoenix Brothers on Friday; the Randy Rogers Band and Wade Bowen on Saturday; Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band plus John Fullbright on July 21.

On Sunday, Rob Zombie, Sevendust, Underoath, Five Finger Death Punch, Escape the Fate, 10 Years, All That Remains and Times of Grace perform at noon outdoors at Cameron and Boulder.

"Toyko in Tulsa," a Japanese and pop culture convention, will be held Friday through Sunday at the Tulsa Convention Center.

The Tulsa United Film Festival featuring independent films runs July 21 to 25 at Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis.

This week in Kansas City: On Friday, the Bart Crow Band, Matt Stell and the Crashers and Burford play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. The Global Dance Festival is offered at 8 p.m. at the Midland Theater, 1228 Main. The Bryan Brothers Band and David Baron perform at 7 p.m. at the Barney Allis Plaza at the Kansas City Convention Center, 13th and Central. Keb' Mo' and Kelley Hunt perform at Frontier Park, 15501 Indian Creek Parkway in Olathe, Kan.

On Saturday, New Kids on the Block perform at the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Blvd. The Backstreet Boys perform at the Voodoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.

On Sunday, Innerpartysystem plays at 8 p.m. at the Midland Theater.

The University of Missouri Conservatory of Music Summerfest chamber music series offers music Vivaldi's Bassoon Concerto and selections by Scarlatti, Thomas Albert and Couperin at 7 p.m. on Saturday at White Hall on the university campus, 4949 Cherry, and again at 5 p.m. on Sunday at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 13th and Holmes.

"Guys and Dolls" runs at 8 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Starlight Theater in Swope Park.

"Children of Eden" a musical by Stephen Schwartz and John Caird runs Friday to July 24 at the Music Hall, 301 W. 13th St.

On July 18, Yes and Styx perform at 7 p.m. at the Starlight Theater in Swope Park. Fleet Foxes with Alela Diane and Wild Divine perform at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. Reel Big Fish, Streetlight Manifesto, Rodeo Ruby Love and the Maxies perform at the Beaumont Club.

At Crossroads, 417 E. 18th St., Cinderella and Hammerlord play on July 19. Old 97s and Cowboy Mouth perform on July 21.

The musical "Honky Tonk Angels" runs to Aug. 21 at the American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd. in Crown Center.

The musical "The Wiz" has performances through Aug. 7 at the Coterie Theatre, Grand at Pershing Road in Crown Center. Shows are daily except on Mondays.

"Driving Miss Daisy" runs to Friday at the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, 3614 Main.

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

This week in Columbia: The musical "Chicago" has performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday and again next weekend at the Rhynesburger Theatre on the University of Missouri campus.

"Schoolhouse Rock Live" will be offered at 1800 Nellwood by the Columbia Entertainment Company. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice" is offered Friday through Sunday and again for the next two weekends by the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre, 2900 E. Nifong Blvd.

This week in St. Louis: The Muny continues its series of Broadway shows with "Singin' in the Rain" through July 24, starting nightly at 8:15 p.m.

On Saturday, Kid Rock performs at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Gavin DeGraw performs at the Soldiers Memorial downtown. Griffin and the Gargoyles play at the Central Park Amphitheater in Chesterfield.

On Sunday, U2 plays at Busch Stadium.

The Shakespeare Festival resumes with "The Merry Wives of Windsor" at 8 p.m. at the Grandel Theater, across from Powell Hall off Grand, with performances on Friday and Saturday and again next weekend.

On July 19, New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys perform together at the Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave.

At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing this week are Glennon Rocks, the Jenny Kavanaugh Band, Willis and Stinkfoot on Friday; local bands Borean Dusk, Slampig, the 12to6 Movement and Sarah Speaks Easy on Saturday; Reel Big Fish, Streetlight Manifesto, Rodeo Ruby Love and the Maxies on July 20.

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