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story.lead_photo.caption World music ensemble 6-WIRE performs Thursday at Fayetteville's Walton Arts Center.

Las Vegas-based quartet The Killers — singer/keyboardist Brandon Flowers, drummer Ronnie Vanucci, guitarist Dave Keuning and bassist Mark Stoermer — perform at 8 p.m. Monday at the Walmart AMP, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. Doors open at 6:30. Tickets are $35-$89.50. Call (479) 443.5600 or visit

Music and culture

World music ensemble 6-WIRE, inspired by the historical connection of music and culture, performs at 7 p.m. Thursday as part of the 10x10 Arts Series at Fayetteville's Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. Tickets are $10; patrons can attend a 6 p.m. pre-show Creative Conversation with ensemble members and a post-show party in the Walker Atrium. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit

Beauty, Beast tryouts

Fort Smith Little Theatre will hold auditions, 7 p.m. May 20-21 at Goddard United Methodist Church, 1922 Dodson Ave., Fort Smith, for Disney's Beauty and the Beast (music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, adapted from the 1991 Walt Disney animated film). The audition will require a song — provide sheet music or an accompaniment track, or sing a cappella; a dance audition; and cold readings from the script. Director Carole Rogers and Musical Director George Mann will cast in principal roles seven males and four females, ages approximately 20-55, and one boy, approximately 7-10, plus a singing/dancing ensemble. Production dates are July 25-Aug. 10. Call (479) 783-2966 or visit

Trio and duo

Stephen Feldman, cello; Linda Hsu, violin; and Norman Boehm, piano, perform Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No. 1 in d minor, op.49; Zoltan Kodaly's Duo for violin and cello; and selections from Reinhold Gliere's Eight Duets in a "Chamber Music at the Cathedral" concert, 7 p.m. Monday at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 310 W. 17th St., Little Rock. Admission is free. Call (501) 372-0294 or email

Worship and revival

Performers Phil Wickham, Passion Music, Cody Carnes, Lindy Conant and speaker Chad Veach are on the bill for the Outcry Revival Nights tour, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. at Broadway, Little Rock. Tickets are $25-$50. Call (800) 745-3000 or (501) 244-8800 or visit

Opera in the Ozarks

Opera in the Ozarks will perform its first production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Abduction From the Seraglio, Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme and Mark Adamo's Little Women in repertory during its 69th season, June 21-July 19 at Inspiration Point, 16311 U.S. 62 West, west of Eureka Springs.

The company — 39 singers and professional musicians from across the country — will give 22 fully staged and costumed performances:

Little Women: 7:30 p.m. June 21, 26, 29, July 2, 12 and 18; 2:30 p.m. July 7

The Abduction From the Seraglio: June 22, 27, July 1, 5, 8, 11, 17

La Boheme: June 25, 28, July 3, 6, 9, 13, 19; 2:30 p.m. June 30.

The lineup also includes:

• Playwright and actress Nan Colton's one-woman show, The Woman Behind "Little Women," a biographical sketch of author Louisa May Alcott, 1:15 p.m. July 7 preceding the Little Women matinee

• "Ice Cream Sunday" matinees at Inspiration Point, performances of La Boheme June 30 and Little Women July 7, with complimentary treats provided by The Big Dipper ice cream shop in Eureka Springs

• Two Broadway Cabaret shows — 7:30 p.m. July 10 at the Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, and 7:30 p.m. July 16 at Basin Park Hotel, 12 Spring St., Eureka Springs, including light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar

• Chamber music concerts, 2 p.m. July 14 at Mildred B. Cooper Chapel, 504 Memorial Drive, Bella Vista, and 7:30 p.m. July 15 at the Eureka Springs Auditorium, 36 S. Main St., Eureka Springs

• "A Taste of Opera," 5 p.m. July 17, food, wine and vocal entertainment, Crescent Hotel, 75 Prospect Ave., Eureka Springs

Performances of the children's opera Monkey See, Monkey Do by Robert Xavier Rodriguez will take place at community locations across Northwest Arkansas. Dates and details are to be announced.

Single tickets to mainstage productions are $25 and $30 for adults, $10 for children and students 18 and under with valid ID. Call (479) 253-8595 or visit

Starrlight series

The Freddy Cole Quartet's Tribute to Nat "King" Cole Centennial kicks off the 2019-20 Starrlight Jazz Series Oct. 12 at Fayetteville's Walton Arts Center.

The rest of the lineup (times to be announced):

• Nov. 16: Jason Marsalis Quartet

• Dec. 6: Singer Catherine Russell

• Jan. 31: Fred Hersch Trio

• March 20: Art Blakey Centennial, The Messenger Legacy Band

• April 24: Arun Luthra Quartet with Selvaganesh

Six-show packages are $168-$270. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit

Workshop, auditions

Western Arkansas Ballet, 4701 Grand Ave., Fort Smith, hosts the 28th annual Lorraine Cranford Summer Dance Workshop June 2-7 for students 11 and older with a minimum of two years of classical ballet training.

The workshop features four hours of class each day plus rehearsals at two levels of instruction, culminating in an in-studio performance June 7. Fee is $475 before May 15, $500 afterward. A $50 nonrefundable deposit and registration forms — available online at — are due by June 1. Call (479) 785-0152 or email

The organization will hold 2019-20 company auditions May 23 at its studio, 4-5:30 p.m. for dancers age 11-13, 6-8 p.m. for ages 14 and up. Arrive 30 minutes early to register. There is a $25 audition fee.

The 2019-20 season includes the 34th annual production of The Nutcracker, a spring dance concert, Dance Fusion and the Regional Dance America Festival in Fort Smith.

Auditions are also on tap for Western Arkansas Ballet's junior company at the studio, May 22 — for ages 9-11, 4-5:30 p.m. There is a $25 audition fee. Arrive 30 minutes earlier to register. The season includes The Nutcracker and the spring dance concert.

Audition details, including dress codes and attendance requirements, are available online at Call (479) 785-0152 or visit

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