Go hear this concert from Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the five-decade ensemble tradition whose harmonies, charisma and cultural scholarship have established them as de facto and official ambassadors of South Africa — and yes, who lent gravity, vibrancy and texture to that seminal 1986 Paul Simon album.
The first in the "Repertoire" series features a set from rapper/producer Sista Smoke, art from X3MEX, comedy from MC Tristan Bethea, beats from sound-tinkerer Au.Dios.Bass and a set from singer/pianist/performance artist Princeaus.
Up next at The Rep: “Ann,” an unblinking look at silver-haired, silver-tongued powerhouse Ann Richards, the 45th governor of Texas who ruffled feathers and raised eyebrows for her brash leadership style as much as for her status as a liberal running in ultra-conservative Texas.
Civil Rights hero Elizabeth Eckford, one of the nine black students who desegregated Little Rock Central High School in 1957, will speak at the Statehouse Convention Center next Wednesday as part of the Clinton School speaker series.
The national nonprofit developer of studio and living spaces for artists will make recommendations on location preferences.
This year's show includes 55 prints by 33 artists from around the country and abroad
Grandin appears at Reynolds Performance Hall following the release of her book “Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like An Inventor.”
This will be one for the books; grab a ticket to this installment of Oxford American’s Jazz series at oxfordamerican.org and find out why New Yorker lauded Hersch’s trio for is “high lyricism and high danger,” or why All About Jazz declared that “when it comes to the art of solo piano in jazz, there are two classes of performers: Fred Hersch and everybody else.”
Announcing our 2020 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase semifinalists.