Day of the Lifeless social gathering set in CALS alley

Happenings in Arkansas leisure, occasions and the humanities:

Dia de los Muertos

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership, Central Arkansas Library System and Mexican Consulate of Little Rock will rejoice Day of the Lifeless (Dia de los Muertos), 5-8 p.m. Tuesday with an alley social gathering within the alley simply north of the Central Arkansas Library System’s Major Library, 100 Rock St., Little Rock. The social gathering will function genuine Mexican meals, drinks, music and conventional Day of the Lifeless customs and paraphernalia, together with a hand-crafted, seven-layer-tall altar (ofrenda). The general public is invited to convey photographs of family members and/or an altar providing in a cherished one’s honor. Go to the Fb occasions web page,

Clarinet concerto

Trevor Stewart, principal clarinetist of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, joins his colleagues and conductor Paul Haas for the “Clarinet Concerto” in A significant, Ok.622, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for the opening live performance of the orchestra’s 2021-22 season, 7:30 p.m. Friday in Baum Walker Corridor at Fayetteville’s Walton Arts Middle, 495 W. Dickson St.

This system will even embody “Fuga con pajarillo” by Aldemaro Romero and the “Symphony No. 3” in E-flat main, op.55, the “Eroica,” by Ludwig van Beethoven.

Tickets are $35-$57, $11 for college students with legitimate ID, free for kids underneath 18 with the acquisition of an grownup ticket. Attendees should present proof of vaccination or proof of a unfavourable covid-19 check taken inside 72 hours of the live performance date, and all patrons, workers, and volunteers should put on a masks whereas inside the power. Name (479) 443-5600 or go to

Jazzman in residence

Jazz vibraphonist Jon Metzger’s residency this week at College of Central Arkansas features a Thursday live performance with the UCA Studio Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo. (Particular to the Democrat-Gazette/Jerome Sturm)

Jazz vibraphonist, composer, writer and educator Jon Metzger will carry out with the College of Central Arkansas Studio Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Reynolds Efficiency Corridor at UCA, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Admission is free.

Metzger can pay tribute to 2 legendary vibraphone gamers: Terry Gibbs, with performances of Gibbs”;_ylu=Y29sbwNncTEEcG9zAzQEdnRpZAMEc2VjA3Ny/RV=2/RE=1635716678/RO=10/RU=httpspercent3Apercent2Fpercent2Fwww.arkansasonline.compercent2Fnewspercent2F2021percent2Foctpercent2F31percent2Fday-of-the-dead-party-set-in-cals-alleypercent2F/RK=2/”The Claw” and “Sleep,” and his childhood idol, Milt Jackson, with “The Nearness of You” and “Baggage’ Groove.”

Metzger, in residence at UCA from Tuesday-Friday, will supply a jazz workshop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, an improvisation clinic from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday and improvisation masterclass/clinics at 9:25 a.m. and 1:40-2:30 p.m. Thursday, all in Reynolds Efficiency Corridor. All are open to the general public.

Metzger, who has recorded seven albums, is a three-time Grammy nominee and the writer of “The Artwork and Language of Jazz Vibes.” He’s on the college of Elon College in North Carolina.

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‘Legacies & Lunch’

Eric Juhnke, on the college at Briar Cliff College in Sioux Metropolis, Iowa, will focus on “Quacks and Crusaders in Arkansas Medication,” noon-1 p.m. Wednesday through Zoom, with a livestream to YouTube Reside, as a part of the Central Arkansas Library System’s Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas Historical past & Artwork’s “Legacies & Lunch” collection.

Juhnke will deal with the careers of John Brinkley, who made a fortune in medical quackery, radio and promoting in Texas earlier than opening the Brinkley Hospitals in Little Rock, and Norman Baker, who opened an “various medication” hospital within the Crescent Resort in Eureka Springs.

“Admission” is free. The Zoom hyperlink is Go to or the Fb occasions web page,

Inventive ‘Distillation’

"Revalued: system; response" by Sammy Peters is part of “Distillation,” opening Wednesday at Bentonville's 211 South contemporary art gallery. (Special to the Democrat-Gazette)

“Revalued: system; response” by Sammy Peters is a part of “Distillation,” opening Wednesday at Bentonville’s 211 South up to date artwork gallery. (Particular to the Democrat-Gazette)

“Distillation,” wooden sculptures and work by Robyn Horn and work by Dolores Justus and Sammy Peters, opens Wednesday at 211 South up to date artwork gallery, inside the Engel & Volkers store, 211 S. Major St., Bentonville. The exhibition can be up via Jan. 28. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Admission is free. Name (479) 268-5170, e-mail [email protected] or go to

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