Katelyn Barry

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Musical and cinematic storytelling collide in "The Moon," Artosphere Festival Orchestra's finale concert this Saturday, June 29, at Walton Arts Center.

The concert, featuring music from Richard Strauss, John Williams, Debussy and more, pairs live classical music and narration with the George Melies' 1902 silent film “A Trip to the Moon.” 

Walton Arts Center

Several local bars and coffee shops in downtown Fayetteville will get a little Artosphere Festival Orchestra pop-up action, thanks to this year's "Off the Grid" this Thursday, June 27.

“It’s not that concert hall, tuxedo formal at all,” AFO violist Carl Larson said. “It’s just a great raw, raw way to listen to music and clink a beer.” 

This annual classical pub crawl, along Dickson and Block, concludes at Smoke and Barrel when AFO conductor Corrado Rovaris joins the musicians to perform, perhaps, an entire movement of a symphony.

Courtesy Northwest Arkansas Land Trust

The Northwest Arkansas Land Trust is requesting proposals by June 21 for artists to participate in the first-ever Immerse: Wilson Springs, a nature and arts festival to celebrate the Wilson Springs Preserve opening to the public in September.

Artists’ proposals may be for sculpture installations, musical and theatrical performances, pop-up installations or workshops and group activities. You can find more information  here.

Courtesy Walton Arts Center

Catch a live symphony broadcast from the Great Hall of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art by tuning in to 91.3 FM from 8-10 p.m. Thursday, June 20.

This year's "Mozart in the Museum" features the 2019 Artosphere Festival Orchestra led by Corrado Rovaris performing three works from Mozart including his eponymous serenade "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" and  his 29th symphony.

After 35 years at the helm of this NPR station, our current manager Rick Stockdell will pass off the baton to Leigh Wood, who will take on the role beginning August 1. 

Stockdell's tenure at KUAF began in 1980 when he was hired as a broadcasting professor and supervisor of  a 10-watt student radio station. By 1985 he founded KUAF as an NPR station. He'll continue his role as a professor at the School of Journalism and Strategic Media after he steps down as station manager.

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