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Swift by candlelight

Listeso String Quartet Performs Taylor Swift Songs — Tentative Program Includes “Lavender Haze,”https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/nov/11/entertainment-notes-listeso-string-quartet-feeds/” Love Story,”https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/nov/11/entertainment-notes-listeso-string-quartet-feeds/”Cardigan,”https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/ 2023/nov/11/entertainment-notes-listeso-string-quartet-feeds/”Blank Space,”https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/nov/11/entertainment-notes-listeso-string-quartet -feeds/”Enchanted,”https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/nov/11/entertainment-notes-listeso-string-quartet-feeds/”Anti-Hero,”https://www.arkansasonline .com/news/2023/nov/11/entertainment-notes-listeso-string-quartet-feeds/”We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,”https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/nov/11 /entertainment-notes-listeso-string-quartet-feeds/”All Too Well,”https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/nov/11/entertainment-notes-listeso-string-quartet-feeds/” Wildest Dreams,”https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/nov/11/entertainment-notes-listeso-string-quartet-feeds/”Lover,”https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/ 2023/nov/11/entertainment-notes-listeso-string-quartet-feeds/”I Knew You Were Trouble” and “You Belong With Me” — lit by hundreds of candles for “Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift,” 6 p.m. Wednesday in the William Grant Still Ballroom at Little Rock’s Robinson Center, 426 W. Markham St. on Broadway. Doors open one hour before “curtain” and late entry is not permitted. You must be 8 or older to participate; everyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $29-$52. Visit tinyurl.com/3bwav3s6.

Photo Melba Moore headlines “An Evening of Jazz,” a benefit for Jericho Way, Dec. 2 at Little Rock’s Robinson Center. (Special to Democrat-Gazette)

Moore jazz

Tony Award-winning and Grammy-nominated singer Melba Moore headlines “An Evening of Jazz” with Arkansas-connected musicians Rodney Block, Michael Eubanks and Grady Nichols and their bands, 6 p.m. 6-9pm on December 2nd in the William Grant Still Ballroom at Little Rock’s Robinson Center. The event, on the eve of National Roof Over My Head Day, is a fundraiser for the Depaul USA Jericho Way. Tickets, $100, include hors d’oeuvres and cocktails; proceeds go to the Jericho Way Day Resource Center. Visit tinyurl.com/mpfdj7ru.


On tour with ‘Annie’

A touring company performs “Annie” (music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, book by Thomas Meehan) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Tickets are $30-$50, $10 for children and students. Call (501) 450-3265 or (866) 810-0012, or visit uca.edu/reynolds. Photo A touring company is bringing “Annie” to the University of Central Arkansas in Conway on Thursday. (Special to Democrat-Gazette/Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade)

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Beauty, the Beast and dinner

“Beauty and the beast” (music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman, with additional songs by Menken and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, based on the Disney animation) opens Wednesday and runs through Dec. 31 at Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock.

Hannah Hill and Carson Horton play the title roles with Tim Cooper as Gaston, Don Bolinger as Cogsworth, Kelley Ponder as Madame de la Grande Bouche, Tom Cooper as Maurice, Briana East as Babette, Emory Molitor as Mrs. Potts, Jaydon Clark as Chip, Michael Klucher as Lumiere, Adrian Hinojosa as Le Fou and Ethan Patterson as the Young Prince.

The buffet opens 90 minutes before curtain time: 19:30 Wednesday-Saturday (Wednesday matinees only, November 15, 23 and 29) and 12:40 and 18:40 Sunday. Tickets (including meal and show) are $42-$44, $30 for children 15 and younger; Show only $30. Call (501) 562-3131 or visit murrysdp.com.

Photo “Regal” is part of “Beyond Labels,” pastel portraits of friends and neighbors by Virmarie DePoyster on display this week at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. (Special to Democrat-Gazette)


DePoyster exhibition

“Beyond Labels,” pastel portraits of friends and neighbors by Virmarie DePoyster, will be on display Saturday at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. An opening reception is scheduled for 17.00-19.00. 1 December. DePoyster will hold an artist talk at 17.00 on 19 January. The exhibition remains until February 11. Opening hours are 11.00-17.00 Tuesday-Saturday at 1-5 pm Sunday. There is free entry. Call (479) 784-2787 or visit fsram.org. Photo Virmarie DePoyster’s pastel portraits of friends and neighbors will be on display Saturday at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. (Special to Democrat-Gazette)

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‘Inside out’

“Inside out,” new geometric abstract paintings and soft sculptures by Bentonville artist Kellie Lehr, are on display Friday through Feb. 16 at 211 South in the Engel & Völkers NWA store at 211 S. Main St., Bentonville. The gallery’s opening hours are 9am-5pm Monday-Friday and by appointment. Entrance and parking on the street are free. Call (479) 268-5170 or visit nwa.evrealestate.com/211-South.


‘Gettysburg’ History

The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, 503 E. Ninth St., Little Rock, displays “The Gettysburg Story,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday as part of the “Movies at MacArthur” series. Jake Boritt’s documentary, based on the Battlefield Auto Tour and narrated by actor Stephen Lang, reimagines the Civil War battle using cutting-edge technologies that include high-definition, radio-controlled aerial drone footage, motion-control time-lapse footage and digital geolocation graphic maps. Entrance, popcorn and drinks are free. Call (501) 376-4602.


Ballet tea

Western Arkansas Ballet holds its annual Sugar Plum Fairy Tea — photo opportunities with the Sugar Plum Fairy and other members of the Nutcracker cast along with dancing, crafts, fun and take-home treats — 6 p.m. 2 pm November 19 at the Fort Smith Riverfront Glass Pavilion, 100 N. B Street, Fort Smith . Cost: $20 (includes adult refreshments), $30 for children; no tickets sold at the door. The tea is in connection with the ballet company’s production of “The Nutcracker” on the 16th-17th. December. Call (479) 785-0152 or visit waballet.org.

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