Alpert, Hall to play Walton center show


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MUSIC: Alpert & Hall

Dynamic musical husband and wife duo, trumpeter, composer and producer Herb Alpert and singer-producer Lani Hall, performs at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, 495 W. Dickson St., as part of the center’s Land O’Lakes Concert Series. Tickets cost between $26 and $51. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit

Hall and Alpert have been touring with their sold-out band since 2006, performing an eclectic mix of American standards, Brazilian jazz and The Beatles and classic songs from Tijuana Brass and Brasil ’66. The show also includes a large video wall that displays hundreds of classic photos, videos and memorabilia from Hall and Alpert’s careers.

ART: Jubilee of the artist

Ruston, Louisiana, exhibit by artist Mr. Douglas Walton “Jubilee: 50 years of teaching, 80 years of life with Mr. Douglas Walton” is on view through September 30 at the Merkle, Price, and Lobby Galleries of the South Arkansas Arts Center, 110 E. Fifth Street, El Dorado. Visitors can bid on “Fleeting Splendor,” a special artwork the artist donated as part of the center’s “Reaching Higher” fundraising campaign. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free entry. Call (870) 862-5474 or visit

DANCE: Threesome Tango

The Tami Tango Trio – flautist Eduardo Tami, pianist Julian Caeiro and dancers Facundo Barrionuevo and Aldana Figueroa – perform today at Lyon College in Batesville. (Special at the Democrat-Gazette)
Music and dance ensemble based in Buenos Aires, the Tami tango trio — including Eduardo Tami, flute; Julian Caeiro, piano; and dancers Facundo Barrionuevo and Aldana Figueroa – and a group of musical guests perform at 7.30pm today at Sloan Auditorium, Brown Chapel, Lyon College, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville. Free entry. Email [email protected]

THEATER: School Show Series

For his Fine Arts Center School Series 2022-23East Arkansas Community College, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City, offers two traveling TheaterWorksUSA productions for area schools:

◼️ October 24: ‘Pete the Cat’s Great Hollywood Adventure’, recommended for K-3 students and based on the ‘Pete the Cat’ book series. Pete the cat and his girlfriend Callie sneak into Hollywood studios and get lost in the movie world.

◼️ Jan 27: “Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School”, recommended for K-4 students. Junie B. Jones has been in school for over a year and a half, making her the expert to write the book on everything you need to know, from bus rules and band-aids to carpools and rides. Cookies.

The 10 a.m. shows last about an hour. Admission is $5 (students, teachers and chaperones). For more information or for schools to reserve seats, contact Niki Jones at (870) 633-4480, ext. 352, or email [email protected]


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