While Dr. Givings experiments with a new electrical invention designed to cure hysteria, an early approximation of the vibrator, his wife, Catherine, takes care of their newborn daughter just a wall away, eavesdropping with jealousy and confusion while struggling to breastfeed. This premise sets off a world of tension in "In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)," running at The Weekend Theater for the first three weeks of December.
This month, the Tony Award-winning story of Tevye the milkman’s struggle to maintain his family’s traditional Jewish religious and cultural lifestyle in the wake of encroaching modern influences comes to the Robinson Center stage.
Ring in the holiday season early by attending the Candlelight Carol Service at Hendrix College’s Greene Chapel, a 225-person sanctuary so peaceful and picturesque that it is often reserved far in advance for the weddings of couples who met at the cozy liberal arts school in Conway.
One of the most influential and heavy-hitting metal bands performing today is helmed by longtime Arkansas resident Nate Garrett, and this home state show is going to be a heavy music landmark in a year full of heavy music landmarks.
Counting the minutes ’til the forthcoming full-length “Ramblin’ Soul” offers up an Odetta cover and a charming stay-at-home tune titled “Boxers on Backwards.” If the future of country is queer, can we go ahead and crown Carper monarch already?
When I arrived home from a pleasant walk to my local voting site earlier this week, I promptly celebrated the exercise of my civil liberty by rolling up a joint of The Spice, a strain from dispensary Native Green Wellness' in-house grow operation, known as GOLDEN. Toking up on my front porch with a ginger-lemon tea and some freshly cut strawberries was picturesque.
Portraits will be displayed at New Deal Gallery in Little Rock (2003 S. Louisiana St.) Friday, Nov. 18, 6-9 p.m., with fare from Lili's Mexican Street Food. On Saturday, Nov. 19, the gallery opens at 1 p.m., and CWFA hosts a live storytelling event at 2 p.m. featuring stories from people who have been incarcerated in Arkansas.
Clarice K. Abdul-Bey and Ameria Jones have turned an Arkansas family's story into radio theater in an adaptation of Edith Ware McClinton's account of the lynching of William Jack Ware and his twin brother Jim Ware in a small town in Calhoun County in the 1890s. The hour-long take is titled "Scars Brought Into Focus: The Silver Screen of the Mind * Images * Memories (A True Horror Story Based in Arkansas.)"
With an aim “to champion and create space for the more experimental side of music, film, dance and visual art” across the state, this two-evening series features performances from Matt Magerkurth, Kevin Blagg, Damian Cheek, Stringsmen + BAANG, The Drowned, Job Smoot, Thomas Echols, and Leon Carlo featuring Serrano-Torres.
Did you vote yet? OK. Good. If you did, and you need a distraction from watching the Election Day midterm results roll in, Arlette Laan is giving a talk at Central Arkansas Library System's Ron Robinson Theater. She's the first woman to have hiked all 11 National Scenic Trails — over 18,000 miles total.