Music

 

George’s Majestic Lounge will host Foley’s Van with Irie Lion in the lounge Friday. For the last show ever, Randall Shreve & The Sideshow will perform in the garden with Benjamin Del Shreve Saturday night. Special guests Me Like Bees and Surf De Soleil will be in the lounge. Tickets for the whole night are $10 each. More information and tickets can be found at georgesmajesticlounge.com.

 

This year's Dr. Eddie Wade Jones Memorial Black Music Symposium will feature Florence Price's music at the UA Schola Boyle Smith Concert Hall Jan. 30-31. The Florence Price music festival will feature newly recovered songs, piano pieces, chamber works and Price’s first orchestral composition, "Ethiopia's Shadow in America" will be performed by guest performers and UA faculty and students. The festival is free. For more information contact  James Greeson, symposium director, at jgreeson@uark.edu

 

JR’s Lightbulb Club has a full lineup for Saturday night including The Maness Brothers, The Casual Pleasures, Ghost Hollers and Landrest. Tickets are $5 each and doors open at 9 p.m.

Theater

“Look Away”a world premiere by Robert Ford will play at the Walton Arts Center from Jan. 29 to Feb. 22. “Look Away” is based on true events during the summer of 1936 in Wilson, Arkansas where two young black men accused of a crime they did not commit had to run through dark fields away from a crazed mob. Ticket prices range from $15-$45. For more information and to purchase tickets visit waltonartscenter.org.

 

Sports

Arkansas track and field will host the Razorback Indoor Invitational at Randal Tyson Track Center Jan. 30-31. Attending are 14 of the top teams in the country including Florida, Florida State, Iowa State and Kansas. Tickets are $5 each. For more information about how to purchase tickets call 800-982-HOGS or email raztk@uark.edu. Field and running events will be dispersed throughout both days. For a full list of events, visit the Arkansas Razorback website and look under track and field meet information.

For more information about Razorback athletics, game times and tickets, visit arkansasrazorbacks.com.

 

Other UA Events

 

Comedian Nick Guerra is coming to the Union Theatre at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30. Guerra performed on the eighth season NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and worked as a writer, actor, assistant director and producer on the second season of “Pitbull’s La Esquina,” as well as other comedy shows. The event is free for students and sponsored by University Programs. Entry will be on a first-come, first-serve basis and students must have their university ID for entrance.

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