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By Eric E. Harrison

This article was published March 16, 2017 at 1:54 a.m.

Terry Minchow-Proffitt

Ben de la Cour

Trisha McGovern Freeney

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:


Poetry reading

Poet Terry Minchow-Proffitt, Arkansas State University alumnus, will read from his work, including his newest book, Chicken Train: Poems From the Arkansas Delta, 5:30-6:30 p.m. today at the Delta Cultural Center's Visitors Center, 141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena. A book signing will follow. Admission is free. Call (870)-338-4350 or (800)-358-0972 or visit


Blues and folk

The Ozark Arts Council is sponsoring two concerts this weekend at the Lyric Theater, 115 W. Rush Ave., Harrison:

• Bluesman Jack Broadbent, 7 p.m. Friday. $15.

• Folk musician Ben de la Cour, 7 p.m. Saturday, with opening act Scott and Karen Fancher, part of the Crooked Creek Concert Series. $10.

Call (870) 391-3504 or visit

Ramona Quimby

The Foundation of Arts will stage Ramona Quimby, adapted by Len Jenkin from the Beverly Cleary children's classic, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Forum Theatre, 115 E. Monroe Ave., Jonesboro. Tickets are $10 and $12, $10 and $8 for senior citizens 60-plus, military and Arkansas State University students, $8 for children 12 and younger. Call (870) 935-2726 or visit


Chamber recital

Violinist Trisha McGovern Freeney, a member of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and its Rockefeller Quartet, and pianist Tatiana Roitman Mann will give a recital at 3 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 199 Barcelona Road, Hot Springs Village.

The program will include the Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, op.24, "Spring," by Ludwig van Beethoven; Subito by Witold Lutoslawski; Three Fantastic Dances, op.5, by Dmitri Shostakovich; Much Ado About Nothing, suite from the incidental music, op.11, by Erich Korngold; and the Romanian Folk Dances by Bela Bartok.

A reception will follow in the church's Sifford Hall. Admission is free. Call (501) 922-0299.

Weekend on 03/16/2017




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