The Marian Anderson String Quartet, the first African-American ensemble to win a chamber music competition, performs at UALR’s Artspree on Thursday, Feb. 17.
Showtime is 8 p.m. in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall of UALR’s Fine Arts Building. Tickets are $20 for the main floor, $17 for the balcony, $10 for non-UALR students and free for UALR students. Call 569-3288 for more information.
Formerly known as Chaminade, the quartet renamed itself in honor of the famed contralto and her work to bring classical music to new and diverse audiences.Their music will include composers from Dmitri Shostakovich to Johannes Brahms.
The Arkansas Leader this week shines an editorial light on legislation, to discourage sexual contact between probation and parole officers and the people they supervise. It follows some local scandals.
Sen. Tom Cotton, cordial to a fault, appeared before a capacity crowd at the 2,200 seat Pat Walker Performing Arts Center at Springdale High tonight to a mixed chorus of clapping and boos. Other than polite applause when he introduced his mom and dad and a still moment as he led the crowd in a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance — his night didn't get much better from there.