Chamber Singers host guest conductors for season

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Arkansas Chamber Singers Open its 2022-23 season “with the music of life, love and light,” according to a news release, on October 16 at 7:30 p.m. at St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Drive, Little. rock. Following the retirement of longtime director John Irwin, the concerts will feature a series of guest conductors, beginning with Lorisa Mason, director of choral activities at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Rest of season lineup:

️ South Arkansas Tour, December 3, 4 pm – First Presbyterian Church, 717 W. 32nd Avenue, Pine Bluff; 7:30 p.m. – Center for the Fine Arts, University of Arkansas-Phillips Community College, 1000 Campus Road, Helena-West Helena. Classical and popular seasonal tunes, in addition to the vocal jazz repertoire. Memphis-based conductor Gabriel Statham will be on the podium. Free, underwritten by the Warfield Concert Series.

️ “An English Christmas,” Arrangement of Traditional Carols and Original Choral Works from Great Britain, 7 December 9 December, 3 December 10-11, at the Old State House Museum, 300 W Markham St, Little Rock. with harp player Anna Catherine Pepper; Operates the state. free.

️ “Spring Is Near,” 7:30 p.m. March 3, 3 p.m. March 5, St. Edward’s Catholic Church, 805 Sherman St., Little Rock. The program includes songs from Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide” to Benjamin Britten’s “Five Flower Songs” and “Make Our Garden Grow.” Andrew Morgan, conductor of the Hendrix College Choir, will be on the podium.

️ “Heavenly Home,” May 12 at 7:30 p.m., May 14 at 3 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St., Little Rock. Joshua Brown, director of choral activities at Ouachita Baptist University, will conduct Shawn Kirchner’s three-song cycle “Heavenly Home” and features works by Maurice Durufal, Johannes Brahms, Daniel Gothrop, Blake Henson and Marx Garrett.

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Season tickets for students are $36, $24. Individual tickets are $15, $10 student advance, $18 and $12 at the door. Call (501) 377-1121 or visit

Ticket: fly comedy

Comedian DC Youngfly MTV/VH1’s show “Wild’n Out” and the 85 South Podcast air November 2 at 8 p.m. in Little Rock’s Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Broadway. Tickets are $43-$129. Call (501) 244-8800 or visit

monster Truck

Champion and to-be Champion and his 12,000-pound monster truck tear up the dirt in competitions of speed and skill Monster Jam Arena Championship Series West, March 25 at 7 p.m. and March 26 at 3 p.m., Simmons Bank Arena in North Little Rock. The truck lineup (subject to change) includes the Grave Digger driven by Kristen Anderson; El Toro Loco, powered by Elvis Lainez; Earth Shaker operated by Tristan England; Jurassic Attack powered by Dalton Widener; Monster Monastery Dalmatian run by Bailey Shea; and Raminator, moderated by Mark Hall.

Tickets — $22-$57 (plus service fee; there is an eight-ticket limit) — are available at the Arena box office or online at Fans can take a closer look at the big trucks, meet their favorite drivers and crew, sign autographs, take photos and enjoy other family-friendly activities at the Pre-Show Pit Party, Saturday evening 4 Sundays at :30-6 p.m., 12:30-2 p.m.; Tickets are an additional $20; For after-show get-togethers, an additional $25.