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Beijing guitar duo in concert at Arkansas Tech

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Music: guitar due

Beijing guitar duo – Ming Su and Yaming Wang – Performing at 7:30 p.m. today at Arkansas Tech University’s Witherspoon Hall, 407 WQ Street, Russellville. The program includes two sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, “Valces Puiticos” by Enrique Granados, “Five Bagatelle” by William Walton, “Mazurca Apassionada” and “Contemplation” by Agustin Barrios Manjor, “Nina Hua” by Shen Yi and “Tango Suite” by Astor Piazzola. Submission is free. The concert is part of the 2022 John and Trudy Watson Classic Guitar Series. Call (479) 968-0368 or visit

stage: “Proof” in Jonesboro

Stages of the Jonesboro Foundation for the Arts “proof – proof” By David Auburn, 6 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. October 7 and 6 p.m. October 8 at Stage Too, 330 S. Main St. , Jonesboro. Presenter is New Horizons. Tickets are $20. Call (870) 935-2726 or visit

Wait until dark

The Arts Council of the Ozarks and the Theater Company of the Ozarks Theater “Wait until dark” Written by Frederic Knott, 7 p.m. today – Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Lyric Theatre, 115 W Rush Avenue, Harrison. Tickets are $12, $10 for students and seniors, $8 for children in advance, and $3 extra at the door. Call (870) 391-3504 or visit

art: Conway Artsfest

The Conway Arts Alliance will hold its 16th session Conway Artsfest, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at Fifth Avenue Park, 573 Fifth Avenue, Conway. The theme of this year’s festival is ‘Unity through Art’ and will include hands-on artistic activities; Performances and workshops from local schools and art organizations, including the Conway Elementary Schools Choir, Conway Public Schools Orchestra, the Funk Fusion Dance Company, and Red Curtain theater actors produced by James and the Giant Peach, a petting zoo musical instrument with members of the Conway Symphony Orchestra, the Light Switch Company and the hip-hop dance class taught by Stage Door Dance Arts; public art demonstrations; and food provided by Conway Kiwanis. Submission is free. Visit

In conjunction with the sixth annual festival “Neighbours, art show,” 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at The Brick Room, 1020 Front St. , Conway, will showcase the work of local artists, music, entertainment, and local food trucks. Submission is free; It is family friendly and open to the public.

Auditions: Royal “Carol”

Benton Royal players will conduct quizzes that are open to all ages “The Musical Christmas Carol” (Music by Alan Mencken, lyrics by Lynne Ahrens, book by Mike Okrant and Lynne Ahrens, based on Charles Dickens’ Christmas classics), 7-9:30 p.m. Oct. 10-11 at Love Auditorium, Bryant High School, 200 NW Fourth St. Bryant. Make a song and take the sheet music for the accompaniment or the professionals can use their karaoke tracks. Tom Crone directs; Music director Jessica Tilly and choreographer Gabe Stewart. Production dates are December 1-4 and 8-11. Send an email to

etc.: magic screams

Magic Springs Theme and Water Park, East Grand Avenue (US 70) in Hot Springs, provides family fun by day and dread by night for “magic cries” Noon – 11 pm on Saturday and Noon – 9 pm from Sunday to October 31. Activities include Trek or Trail, Pumpkin Patch, and Fright Flix Movie Trail; Throughout the park, look for inflatables, roaming characters, haunted games, photo opportunities, and competitions, including Cata-Punkin @ The Pond (a giant catapult for slicing pumpkins), Bumpin’ Carz 2.0, Undead Cemetery and Magic Farms Hay Maze. New for 2022: Wasteland Haunted House, “An imagined no-man’s-land in the apocalypse where government secrets, failed attempts at military operations, and top-secret human experiments have led to an abandoned community of violent and stalking souls,” according to a press release. New shows on the Fun Zone stage include Wicked Fire and Slash Dance, an interactive dance party. Admission is $39.99 plus tax at the gate, and $34.99 plus tax online for anyone 4 years of age or older. Visit

Yoga Festival

second annual Little Rock Yoga Festival, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road, Little Rock, features more than 20 choices of yoga, discussion, and meditation classes, including some co-taught by yoga studio owners and teachers; access to local artisan vendors; food trucks; Two Solomon’s pools and a guided walk. Full-day admission is $75, $80 per day; Half day (noon-5pm) is $60, $65 per day. This does not include accommodation and food. The festival takes place rainy or sunny, and with the available parking spaces potentially filling up, organizers suggest using a shared car or alternative mode of transportation. Visit