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The men's choir opens the season.Performed by solo and duo pianists

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Other venues for entertainment, events and arts this weekend:

music: Opening game

River City Male Choir The 2022-23 season kicks off with a program titled “How Firm a Foundation,” featuring an orchestration of hymns and inspirational songs. Sunday at 2:00 pm, Monday at 7:00 pm, September 22, at the sanctuary of Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn Drive. , a small rock. Conducted by David A. Grays.

Doors open 1 hour before the performance. Admission is free. Call (501) 377-1080 or visit rivercitymenschorus.com or facebook.com/River-City-Mens-Chorus-35531191118.

award-winning pianist

Pianist Michelle KangThe 2022 Sphinx Medal of Excellence winners will give a recital today at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock at the University of Arkansas Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, sponsored by the Little Rock Chamber Music Society. 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock.

A champion of the work of Little Rock native Florence Price, Can performs two of her works, “Sonata” and “Fantasy Negre No. 1” in E minor. In her program she also performed Frédéric Chopin’s “Ballad No. 3” in A-flat major, op.47. “Ballad” in D major, op.10, No. 2, Johannes Brahms. “The Fugitive in Four Pieces” by Clara Schumann, op.15. “Troubled Water” by Margaret Bonds. Tickets are $25, free for students. Visit ChambermusicLR.com.

Spacity “Fledermouth”

Muse Project presents Johann Strauss operetta “Die Fledermouth” (“The Bat”), in English and German (with subtitles), Saturday at 6:00 pm and Sunday at 3:00 pm at the Muses Cultural Art Center (428 Orange St., Hot Springs). Soprano Elizabeth Novella as Adele, soprano Hannah Brammer as Rosalinda, mezzo-soprano Anna Hashizume as Prince Orlovsky, tenor Timothy Stoddard as Eisenstein, Nicholas Huff as Alfred, bass-baritone Alex Boyd as Frank, actor Thomas Cooper as soprano Frosh, Deline Davidson (who is also the general director of Muse) as Ida, and baritone Stacey Murdoch as Dr. Falke. Tickets are $35. Call (501) 609-9811 or visit themusesproject.org.

piano duo

couple Kai Jun Piano Duo — Lei Cai and Hee-Kyung Juhn — will give a recital on Sunday at 3pm at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 199 Barcelona Road, Hot Springs Village. The program includes Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” Overture and George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” piano four-hand version. Cai performs her four pieces by Frederic Chopin. 25, No. 1, and in F minor, op. 25, No. 2. Two “Waltzes” in A-flat major, op.69, No. 1 and in G-flat major, op. 70, No.1. and “Toccata” op. 11, Sergei Prokofiev. Yun performed “Variations on a Theme of Corelli” op. 42, Sergei Rachmaninoff. Admission is free. Call (501) 922-0299.

theater: “Kinky Boots” in the studio

A young man (Ethan Patterson) trying to save an inherited shoe factory finds inspiration and help from a “great entertainer.” [Brian Earles] I need a sturdy stiletto.” “Kinky Boots” (music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, book by Harvey Fierstein, based on the 2005 British film “And Mostly Inspired by Real Events”), Thursday to Saturday, September 22nd to 24th and 7:30 p.m. from Sept. 29 to Oct. Sunday, September 25 and October 2, 1:00 and 2:30 pm, Studio Theatre, 320 W. Seventh St., Little Rock. Tickets are $25 in advance via CentralArkansasTickets.com. $35 at the door. For more information, call (501) 374-2615 or visit studiotheatrelr.com.

“Radium Girls”

The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh Street, Chester Street, Little Rock, Stage “Radium Girls” By DW Gregory, 7:30 pm Friday-Saturday, September 23-24 and September 30-October. Sunday, September 25th and October 2nd at 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm. Tickets are $20 and $18 for seniors and students. Visit centralarkansastickets.com/organizations/the-weekend-theater. For more information, call (501) 374-3761.

UCA’s “Spa Milton”

Featuring a traveling cast “Spa Milton: An American Parody” A musical theater parody of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton,” created by Gerald Alessandrini, Saturday at 7:30 PM, Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Tickets are $30-$40, $10 for children and students. Call (501) 450-3265 or (866) 810-0012, or visit uca.edu/Reynolds.

“Outer Space” Expansion

TheaterSquared, 477 W. Spring St., Fayetteville has extended its world premiere performance by one week. “I came from outer space” (Music and book by Joe Kinosian, lyrics and book by Kellen Blair, based on the 1953 Universal Pictures cult favorite sci-fi film) . 25. This show is a co-production with the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Tickets range from $20-$54. Call (479) 777-7477 or visit theater2.org.

art: fiber art

“the nature of things” Mixed media fiber works by Little Rock artist Lisa Thorpe will be held at Acantha Gallery at 413A Main Street in North Little Rock on Fridays from 5-8pm. The exhibit is a partnership between the gallery and North Little Rock’s Pinnacle Fine Arts and will run until October 14th. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM. Admission to the gallery and reception are free. Call (501) 416-0973.

watercolor exhibition

30th Annual Public Exhibition of Mid-South Watercolor Artists The Argenta Third Friday Art Walk Reception will be held on Fridays from 5-8pm at the Argenta Library Gallery, 420 Main Street, North Little Rock. Exhibition works until October 7th are on sale. Admission to the reception and gallery is free. Gallery hours are 9 AM to 6 PM, Monday through Friday. Call (501) 687-1061.

dance: “Dance Day”

Creative Mindz Inc., Arkansas Rock Squad, United Streets of Dance and Hip Hop hosted by KABF 88.5 FM Arkansas National Dance Day, on Saturdays from 4-8pm at Capitol Plaza on Main Street and Capitol Avenue in Little Rock. Gather in person or watch live streaming performances of ballet, hip hop, Latin folklore, clogging, tap dancing, line dancing, majorettes and jazz resque. Admission is free. Call (501) 658-3114 or visit facebook.com/ArkansasNationalDanceDay.

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