Join Clinton, Thea at "Into the Blue" | Rock Candy

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Join Clinton, Thea at "Into the Blue"

Posted By on Wed, May 4, 2016 at 1:20 PM


The Thea Foundation's gala fundraiser "Into the Blue: An Evening with President Bill Clinton," 6:30-9:30 p.m. May 15 at the Clinton Presidential Center, is a hot if pricy ($1,000) ticket. You will get to hang out with Clinton, yes, but also see performances by young artists whose Thea scholarships helped them get a leg up on Broadway and other places where their talent can shine.

This year's performers include actress Batesville native Belinda Allyn, who made her Broadway debut in "Alliance" and will perform the role of Maria in the Paper Mill Playhouse's "West Side Story";  Jacob Watson of Wynne, who made his Broadway debut in "Violet"; soprano Bonnie Frauenthal of Little Rock, who sang the role of Pamina in Opera in the Rock's "Magic Flute"; singer and voice coach Isaiah Bailey of Little Rock; and poet Dylan DeLuca, a Bentonville native. For this second "Into the Blue," a high school student will also perform: Tre’Vaughn Whitley of Little Rock, who was recognized as best in show for his solo acting at the 2016 Arkansas Thespian Festival.

The Thea Foundation recognizes that participation in the arts engenders success in all walks of life. It raises funds to provide art supplies to school, music education and the A+ arts-infused curriculum in Arkansas schools. If you have $1,000 handy, this is a good place to spend it and see for yourself what Thea has done for Arkansas's aspiring youth.

Go here to buy tickets.

Tags: , , , ,

From the ArkTimes store



Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Leslie Newell Peacock

  • Third Friday in Argenta: Artwalking to see Southern landscapes and more

    Works by some of Arkansas's most distinguished artists, including the late Al Allen and Carroll Cloar, along with famed regionalist Thomas Hart Benton make up part of the offerings in "Southern Landscapes," a new exhibition at Greg Thompson Fine Art (429 Main St.) opening with the monthly Third Friday Argenta ArtWalk tonight.
    • Aug 18, 2017
  • 'Sign of the Times': Political posters at CHARTS

    Hendrix College's Dr. Jay Barth will give a talk and sax player Dr. Barry McVinney and pianist Mark Binns will provide the music at tonight's opening of "The Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster" in the Windgate Gallery at UA Pulaski Tech's CHARTS (The Center for Humanities and Arts). The event runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Aug 17, 2017
  • GiGi's opens with soul food and 'old school R and B vibe'

    GiGi’s Soul Cafe and Lounge at 10840 Maumelle Blvd., where the Nashville Rockin Grill was located, opened July 28 and co-owner Darrell Wyrick the restaurant is “bringing back the spirit of some of the places that have gone, like Porter’s and The Afterthought” with its soul food and “old school R and B vibe.”
    • Aug 16, 2017
  • More »

Readers also liked…

Most Shared

Most Recent Comments



© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation