Elsewhere in leisure, occasions and the humanities:
David Adam Byrnes, Grace Stormont and Jabe Burgess lead the listing of 2021 Arkansas Nation Music Awards nominees with 5 nominations apiece. Followers can vote March 1-14 through ArkansasMusic.org. The ceremony will happen June 7 at Reynolds Efficiency Corridor on the College of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway.
Byrnes and Burgess are up for nation artist, male vocalist and entertainer of the 12 months (vying, within the latter class, with a number of winner Erin Enderlin, Lance Carter and Perhaps April.) Byrnes”https://www.arkansasonline.com/information/2021/feb/16/entertainment-notes/”Neon City” is up for album of the 12 months, and his video “Outdated College” is a nominee for video of the 12 months.
“Dianne’s Music,” written by Burgess, Steve Williams and Mark Alan Springer and carried out by Burgess, is nominated for music of the 12 months; Burgess’ video for “Every thing however Us” is up for video of the 12 months.
Stormont is nominated for Americana artist of the 12 months (up in opposition to Perhaps April, Nationwide Park Radio, Pam Setser and Ten Penny Gypsy). She has additionally been nominated for inspirational artist, feminine vocalist, acoustic act and music of the 12 months for “On Your Personal.”
An entire listing of classes and nominees is on the market at arkansasmusic.org/recipients.
The Downtown Little Rock Partnership is taking functions from artists to take part in a brief set up this spring in Baker’s Alley, between East Sixth and East Seventh streets. The theme is “Rejoice 501,” which a information launch describes as “a showcase of the sweetness and coronary heart of Central Arkansas.”
Software deadline is March 1; apply and get particulars on-line at tinyurl.com/17ecx50m.
The group’s Public Areas Committee will select, notify (the week of March 15) and pay $300 apiece to seven artists, every of whom will obtain a 4-foot-by-8-foot sheet of plywood on which to finish their work, which is able to dangle vertically outdoor within the alley. Deadline to show in accomplished paintings is 4 p.m. April 16.
Baker’s Alley, named for Cliff Baker, the late founding father of the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, the again door of which opens into the alley, showcases a brand new artwork set up each six months.
Theater extends run
Citing demand, Fayetteville-based firm TheatreSquared has prolonged by way of March 14 the digital run of “College Women: Or, The African Imply Women Play” by Jocelyn Bioh. Entry tickets are $25. Name (479) 777-7477 or go to theatre2.org.
“Perpetual Frindge,” an exhibit of nonobjective, brightly coloured, energetic wall sculptures and work, primarily from discovered supplies, by Sizzling Springs artist Brad Wreyford, is on show by way of Feb. 26 within the Rosemary Gossett Adams Gallery, on the primary flooring of Moses-Provine Corridor at Ouachita Baptist College, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. Wreyford is on the artwork college of the Arkansas College for Math, Science and the Arts. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday. Admission is free. Name (501) 245-4655 or electronic mail [email protected]
OBU spring schedule
Ouachita Baptist College’s College of Superb Arts will livestream some winter-spring occasions (at livestream.com/obu) and supply stay performances for others, all following state and college covid-19 tips.
Streaming performances (free; at 7:30 p.m. except in any other case famous):
- ◼️ Feb. 23: Shambarger Competitors for Singers (2 p.m.)
- ◼️ Feb. 23: Jazz Band live performance
- ◼️ March 13: Ten-Minute Play Pageant
- ◼️ March 16: Wind Ensemble live performance
- ◼️ March 18: Symphonic Band live performance
- ◼️ March 30: Chamber Winds live performance
- ◼️ April 19: Percussion Ensemble live performance
- ◼️ April 26: Prism Live performance (instrumental ensembles)
- ◼️ April 28: Metal Drum Band live performance (8 p.m.).
Paid streams (go to obu.edu/boxoffice):
- ◼️ 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-27 and March 1, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28: Muse Challenge: “The Outdated Man & The Outdated Moon”
- ◼️ 7:30 p.m. April 15-17, 2:30 p.m. April 18: Spring musical, “Little Ladies”
Division of Music concert events (livestreamed solely, with no stay viewers, each concert events at 7:30 p.m.):
- ◼️ April 22: Live performance Choir
- ◼️ April 27: Ladies’s Refrain/Singers
Name (870) 245-5129 or (870) 245-5555.
The Arkansas Arts Council will honor the eight recipients of the Governor’s Arts Awards at a digital ceremony at 7 p.m. March 19 on Fb Dwell and the council’s YouTube channel.
The 2021 recipients, introduced in December:
- ◼️ Arts Group Growth Award: Pat Qualls-Taylor of Jonesboro
- ◼️ Arts in Training Award: Kai Coggin of Sizzling Springs
- ◼️ Company Sponsorship of the Arts Award: Bylites Inc.
- ◼️ Folklife Award: Joe Doster of Huntsville
- ◼️ Particular person Artist Award: Warren Criswell of Benton
- ◼️ Patron Award: Bob Bogle Household of Bentonville
- ◼️ Judges Recognition Award: Elmer Beard of Sizzling Springs
- ◼️ Lifetime Achievement Award: Trout Fishing in America.