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story.lead_photo.caption Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group performs Friday at Fayetteville's Walton Arts Center. Special to the Democrat-Gazette

Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group performs at 8 p.m. Friday in Baum Walker Hall at Fayetteville's Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets are $49-$83 plus fees. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit waltonartscenter.org.

River Rhapsodies

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 2019-20 River Rhapsodies Chamber Music series at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Great Hall, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock.

The orchestra's Quapaw Quartet — Meredith Maddox Hicks and Charlotte Crosmer, violins; Timothy MacDuff, viola; and David Gerstein, cello — plays the String Quartet No. 1 by Darius Milhaud. The Rockefeller String Quartet — Trisha McGovern Freeney and Linnaea Brophy, violins; Katherine Reynolds, viola; and Gerstein, cello — plays the String Quartet No. 15 in a minor, op.132, by Ludwig van Beethoven.

And Gabriel Vega, flute; Alisa Coffey, harp; Diana Norwood, violin; and Rafael Leon, cello; will perform the Serenade, op.30, for flute, string trio and harp by Albert Roussel. Tickets are $26, $10 for students and active duty military. Call (501) 666-1761, Extension 1, or visit ArkansasSymphony.org.

Heart and Jett

Heart — Ann and Nancy Wilson — and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts with opening act Lucie Silvas, perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena. Tickets are $29.50-$129.50 plus service charges. There's an eight-ticket limit per household. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster.com or LiveNation.com.

Onstage Gardens

TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring St., Fayetteville, stages Native Gardens by Karen Zacarias, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 10. Tickets are $17-$55. Call (479) 777-7477 or visit theatre2.org.

JMBLYA side trip

The Texas-based JMBLYA music festival makes a side trip Saturday to the Walmart AMP, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers, featuring performances by Juice Wrld, Playboi Carti, DaBaby, Murda Beatz, Lil Keed and OMB Peezy. Gates open at 1 p.m. Tickets are $45-$149 ($95-$149 VIP packets include early entry, a JMBLYA backpack and hat and a disposable camera) plus fees. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit amptickets.com or jmblya.com.

Also this week at the Walmart AMP: Beer, music and tech enthusiasts will gather backstage for AMP Fest, 6-10 p.m. Thursday. Area performers Goose and Jukeboxx will supply live music. All patrons must be 21 or older. General admission tickets, $40, include a 4-ounce beer sampling glass and access to all on-site "activations"; VIP tickets, $95, include an 8-ounce glass, access to the on-stage VIP lounge with complimentary food, a full cash bar and samples from area breweries.

Timothy Duffy's photographs for "We Are the Music Makers!", going on display Tuesday at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena, include this one of Willie Mae Buckner, who at 14 ran away from home in Decatur, Ga., joined a traveling carnival and, in 1993, performed risque songs in a circus Blues show at Carnegie Hall. Special to the Democrat-Gazette
Timothy Duffy's photographs for "We Are the Music Makers!", going on display Tuesday at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena, include this one of Willie Mae Buckner, who at 14 ran away from home in Decatur, Ga., joined a traveling carnival and, in 1993, performed risque songs in a circus Blues show at Carnegie Hall. Special to the Democrat-Gazette

Photos 'make music'

"We Are the Music Makers!", 30 panels of photographs by Timothy Duffy, founder of the Music Maker Relief Foundation, reflecting the music culture of the South and the musicians who make it, opens Tuesday at the Delta Cultural Center, 141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena. The opening of the exhibition is in advance of the King Biscuit Blues Festival, Oct. 9-12; it'll remain up through Dec. 28. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is free. Call (870) 338-4350, email richard.spilman@arkansas.gov or visit deltaculturalcenter.com.

'Black 'n da Blues'

Contemporary blues singer and high-stepper James "Gone for Good" Morgan, blues singer/guitarist Marcus "Mookie" Cartwright, gospel singer Vera White and the 2nd to None Band are among the performers on the third "Black 'n da Blues: Stories and Songs from the Arkansas Delta" tour, an oral history of the 1919 Elaine Massacre, wrapping up this week with performances:

• 4 p.m. Monday in the Maxfield Room, Edwards Commons, Lyon College, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville. Call (870) 307-7174 or email wesley.beal@lyon.edu.

• 7 p.m. Tuesday, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St., Little Rock.

Writer-performer Carlos Sirah, a member of the Remember2019 Collective, put the show together. Angela Davis-Johnson hosts. The tour is a joint project of the Remember2019 Collective, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena, the Elaine Legacy Center and the Boys, Girls, Adult Community Development Center in Marvell. Admission is free. Call (929) 241-4834 or visit remember2019.org.

Jerkbait by Robert P Gordon is part of an exhibition opening this week at at Fenix Fayetteville.
Jerkbait by Robert P Gordon is part of an exhibition opening this week at at Fenix Fayetteville.

Paired perspectives

"Unbalancing/Jerkbait: Paired Exhibitions from Pat Hennon and Robert P Gordon" opens Wednesday, with a 5-8 p.m. First Thursday reception at Fenix Fayetteville, 16 W. Center St., Fayetteville. The exhibition examines bisexuality and androgyny from feminine and masculine perspectives through Hennon's large-scale figurative oil paintings and photographs and Gordon's staged self-portrait photographs in custom frames. The exhibition remains up through Oct. 31. The artists will give a free talk at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 with a small reception before and after. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Fri, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Email fenixfayettevilleart@gmail.com or visit the Facebook page, facebook.com/fenixfayettevilleart.

Christ Church series

The 2019-20 TheArts@ChristChurch season at Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St., includes a performance by the Arkansas Chamber Singers, 3 p.m. Oct. 13, that includes pieces by Norman Dello Joio, Felix Mendelssohn and Ola Gjeilo. Tickets are $15, $10 for students.

The rest of the lineup (except as noted, all performances, 7:30 p.m.):

• Oct. 18: Organist Janette Fishell, in conjunction with the central Arkansas chapter of the American Guild of Organists, kicking off the church's 30th anniversary celebration of its pipe organ.

• Nov. 1: Requiem by Maurice Durufle, in observance of All Saints' Day, 7 p.m.

• Nov. 15: Organist Jane Gamble

• Dec. 15: Advent Lessons & Carols, 6 p.m.

• March 6: Christ Church organist-choirmaster Thomas Alexander

• July 12: 30th Anniversary Celebration of the church's Nichols and Simpson organ, 6 p.m.

Organist Nathan Laube will give the Central Arkansas Chapter of the American Guild of Organists' annual Dr. Richard Hixson birthday concert at a January date to be announced.

Call (501) 375-2342, email arts@christchurchlr.org or visit christchurchlr.org.

ASU-Beebe series

Country singer John King performs as part of Family Day festivities at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Owen Center Gym, Arkansas State University-Beebe, 1000 Iowa Street, Beebe. Tickets are $5; attendees can donate canned food items to the Beebe Public Schools' Beebe Badgers Family Pantry. Call (501) 882-8855 or visit ASUB.Ticketleap.com.

The rest of the 2019-20 Lecture-Concert Series lineup:

• Oct. 26: The U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus pays tribute to the armed forces, 7 p.m., Heber Springs Performing Arts Center, 900 W. Pine St., Heber Springs. Admission is by free ticket.

• Oct. 31: Music faculty member Brent Bristow lectures on "Iconic Monsters of Halloween," 12:30 p.m., Science Building Lecture Hall. Free; limited seating.

• Feb. 18: Guitarist Laurence Juber will lecture on "The History of the Fingerstyle Guitar" with a 7:30 p.m. concert, Owen Center Theater. Lecture: free; concert: $10, $5 for senior citizens, military and children under 18; free for ASU-Beebe students.

• March 10: Crossover string quartet ATLYS, 7:30 p.m., Owen Center Theater. $10, $5 for senior citizens, military and children under 18, free for ASU-Beebe students.

Style on 09/29/2019

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