Walton Arts Center

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas joins forces with the Fayetteville Jazz Collective to bring a night of iconic film music to the Walton Arts Center at 7pm on Saturday, March 10th.

Executive director Matthew Herren and Fayetteville Jazz Collective member Ben Harris joined Katy Henriksen at KUAF studios to talk about their passion for film scores and how their visual connections have tremendous power in the popular imagination.

The Aquila Theatre Company is bringing Sense and Sensibility to Walton Arts Center at 7 p.m. Thursday. The company specializes in bringing classic theater to everybody. We talk with Desiree Sanchez from Aquila about their work.

Mummenschanz has been giving the world a brand of mime and entertainment unlike any other ensemble. The company returns to Walton Arts Center Tuesday at 7 p.m., and we talk with founder Floriana Frassetto for a preview.

Comics Pat Hazell and Dena Blizzard have their funny bona fides; he's a former head writer for Seinfeld and she's headlined at some of the top comedy clubs in the county. They'll bring their thoughts about love, marriage and family to the Walton Arts Center tonight at 7:00 and 9:30.

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An American in Paris continues a run at Walton Arts Center through Sunday, and we meet Teri Hansen from the cast. She explains her love for the show, the Gershwins, and the Great American Songbook.

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The latest exhibition at the Joy Pratt Markham Gallery at the Walton Arts Center explores a conversation art, text and design can have. Cynthia Nourse Thompson, a curator of the exhibition, talks to us about the works included. The Grammar of Ornament remains in the gallery through March 17.

Although firmly cemented in the contemporary classical scene via a wide array of collaborative efforts in the past decade that include performing in Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble and as a founding member of Brooklyn Rider, whose versatile interpretations re-imagine the string quartet's parameters, violinist Johnny Gandelsman hadn't had the chance to really focus inward on any solo efforts, until now. 

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The musical Cabaret is set in the '30s, based on a novel written in the '50s, made its Broadway debut in the '60s, won Oscars in the '70s, and seems as relevant as ever in 2018. We talk with the actor who plays the emcee in the production coming Friday to the Walton Arts Center.

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Caitlyn Caughell is a member of the ensemble of Finding Neverland, on stage through Saturday night at Walton Arts Center. She is also the understudy fro every woman in the show. She talks about her responsibilities and about how Bartlesville, Okla. got her ready for her life as a professional actor.

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Irving Berlin's White Christmas is at Walton Arts Center this week with performances through Sunday afternoon. Two cast members, Kerry Conte and Sean Montgomery, tell us why they love the production so much.

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