Elsewhere in entertainment, events and arts:
music: guitar duo
Beijing Guitar Duo – Meng Su and Yameng Wang – perform today at 7:30 p.m. at Arkansas Tech University’s Witherspoon Auditorium, 407 W Q St., Russellville. The program included two sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, “Vales Poeticos” by Enrique Granados, “Five Bagatales” by William Walton, “Mazurca Apaciónada” and “Contemplación” by Agustín Barrios Mangor, “Nina Hua” by Chen Yi and “Tango Suite”. Huh. by Astor Piazzola. admission is free. The Concert 2022 is part of the John and Trudy Watson Classical Guitar Series. Call (479) 968-0368 or visit atu.edu/music.
Stage: ‘Evidence’ in Jonesboro
Jonesboro Foundation of the Arts Stages “evidence” By David Auburn, Saturdays at 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., October 7 and 8 p.m., Stage Two, 330 S. Main St., in Jonesboro. Presenter is New Horizons. Tickets are $20. Call (870) 935-2726 or visit foajonesboro.org.
‘Wait till it’s dark’
Ozark Arts Council and Theater Company of the Ozarks Stage “wait till it’s dark” By Frederick Knott, today 7 p.m.-Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre, 115 W. Rush Avenue, Harrison. Tickets are $12, $10 students and seniors, $8 children in advance, $3 extra at the door. Call (870) 391-3504 or visit TheLyric.org.
art: Conway Artsfest
Conway Alliance for the Arts will hold its 16th Conway Artsfest, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fifth Avenue Park, 573 Fifth Avenue, Conway. The theme of this year’s festival is Unity through Art and will include practical arts activities; Performances and workshops by local schools and arts organizations, including the Conway Elementary School Choir, Conway Public School Orchestra, Funk Fusion Dance Company, Red Curtain Theater’s production of “James and the Giant Peach” as an instrument. petting zoo with members of the Conway Symphony Orchestra, the Light Switch Company and hip hop dance classes taught by Stage Door Dance Arts; public art performances; and food provided by Conway Kiwanis. admission is free. Visit conwayarts.org/artsfest.
In conjunction with the festival, the sixth annual “Neighbors, an art show,” The Brick Room, 1020 Front St., Conway on Sundays from 6-9 p.m., will feature area artists, music and entertainment, and local food trucks. admission is free; It is family friendly and open to the public.
Audition: Royal ‘Carol’
Benton’s Royal players to hold open-call, all-age auditions “A Christmas Carol the Musical” (music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Mike Aurante and Lynn Ahrens, based on Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic), 7-9:30 p.m. October 10-11 at Love Auditorium, Bryant High School, 200 NW Fourth St. , Bryant. Compose a song and take on sheet music for the accompanist, or the auditioner can use their own karaoke track. Tom Crone directing; The music director is Jessica Tilly and the choreographer is Gabby Stewart. Production dates are December 1-4 and 8-11. Email [email protected]
e.t.c.: ‘Magic Scream’
The Magic Springs Theme and Water Park in Hot Springs, East Grand Avenue (US 70), offers family fun by day and scares by night. “Magic shouts,” Saturdays at noon-11pm and 9:00pm on Sundays through October 31. Activities include a trick or treat trail, the Pumpkin Patch, and the Freight Flix Movie Trail; Throughout the park, find inflatables, roaming characters, haunted games, photo opportunities and contests, including Kata-Punkin’ @ the Pond (a giant catapult to smash pumpkins), Bumpin’ Carz 2.0, The Undead Cemetery and Magic Farm O Maze Huh. New for 2022: The Wasteland Haunted House, “a fictional apocalyptic, forbidden zone where government secrets and high-class military operations and failed attempts at human experiments have given rise to an abandoned community of violent, ghostly spirits,” a news release According to. New shows on the Fun Zone stage include Wicked Fire and Slash Dance, an interactive dance party. $39.99 plus tax at entrance, $34.99 plus tax online for anyone 4 and over. Go to MagicSprings.com/magicscreams.php.
second annual Little Rock Yoga Festival, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road, Little Rock on Sundays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., has more than 20 yoga, discussion and meditation class options, including some classes co-taught by yoga studio owners and teachers; access to local artisan vendors; food trucks; two sound baths; and a directed increase. All-day admission is $75, $80 a day; Half-day (p.m.-5 p.m.) admission is $60, $65 a day. This does not include lodging and food. Festive rain or shine and with the possibility that available parking could fill up, organizers are suggesting carpooling or alternative transportation. Visit Lryogafestival.com.