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Joe Ely has been writing songs, and performing them around the world, for decades. Tomorrow night he comes to the whttp://waltonartscenter.org.

The King and I

Oct 4, 2017
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The King and I is on stage at Walton Arts Center this week and Jose Llana, the King in the production, stopped by to talk to us about the musical.

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For many arts lovers, watching a play or dance performance as an audience member means quietly observing until the end of the show when you politely applaud the artists. The Walton Arts Center is looking to expand on that experience by giving people more opportunities to engage with what they see on stage. In the coming weeks, the arts center is launching two new programs: Arts and Appetizers and the Broadway Book Club.

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Motown the Musical opens at Walton Arts Center run tonight and we talk with Chester Gregory about playing Motown founder Berry Gordy.

This Thursday evening,  frequenters to bars and restaurants throughout downtown Fayetteville will encounter a pleasant diversion- a series of live pop-up shows from the Artosphere Festival Orchestra. Starting at 7 PM, the AFO will tour venues from one end of Dickson Street to the next, bringing a personal and relaxed touch of classical to the city's nightlife late into the night.

The Moon is a Balloon

Apr 28, 2017

Patch Theater Company from Australia brings a child-friendly show of imagination to Walton Arts Center.

Saverio Truglia

Third Coast Percussion's expansive take on Steve Reich earned them a Grammy this year, and the group has forged a reputation for opening up to the audience in novel ways--such as the use of smartphone apps to offer intimate participation and awareness of the process.

"I think most people are curious, creative people, and if you appeal to people's curious nature, that's a point of connection," explains Third Coast member Sean Connors to Of Note's Katy Henriksen.

The traveling production of the Tony-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time opened last night at Walton Arts Center. Two members of the cast stopped by the Carver Center for Public Radio to talk about the play.

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Tuesday night, Walton Arts Center staff offered a sneak peek of next year's Broadway season. The lineup includes Cabaret, An American in Paris, Rent, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and The Sound of Music. The performance times for the 2017-18 season are changing slightly. In lieu of a Sunday evening performance, patrons will have the option of attending a Thursday afternoon matinee. 

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The Grammy-winning Third Coast Percussion Ensemble will be at Walton Arts Center this week, ready to expand how we think of percussion.