There’s only so much summer left – and only three more weeks of dance classes with Moriah Patterson to go! There is still time to get to Wildwood Park for the Arts for one of their exclusive theatre dance classes.
Teen Broadway Dance, 6:00-6:50 p.m.
This fast-paced class geared towards teens will accommodate both those with prior dance experience and those who may be new to dance. The goal of the class is to introduce the language of jazz and musical theatre movement while teaching positions, dance vocabulary, good technique, body placement, and musicality. In addition, focus will be placed on expression and interpretation. This class is perfect for the teen Musical Theatre student looking to further their skills in both dance and performance. Ages: 11-17
An evening with celebrated solo pianist George Winston at Wildwood Park for the Arts in Little Rock, Arkansas on Friday, July 12 at 7:30 pm.
Get tickets at wildwoodpark.org.
Please join us in supporting Arkansas Food Bank by bringing a donation of canned food to the concert. There will be a donation reception in the Woodland Lounge at 6:30 pm. George Winston will also donate 100% of merchandise profits from this concert to Arkansas Food Bank.
George Winston is undeniably a household name. He’s inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs for more than 40 years while selling 15 million albums. A tireless road warrior playing nearly 100 concerts annually, live performance for Winston is akin to breathing. Winston’s music is evocative, offering us all a chance to take a step back from our perpetually busy lives and let our minds adventurously wander.
George Winston’s classic albums, Autumn and December, are perennial favorites, along with Winter into Spring, Summer, 2017’s Spring Carousel – A Cancer Research Benefit, as well as two volumes of the compositions of Vince Guaraldi, two volumes of benefit albums for the Gulf Coast disasters, and six other solo piano albums.
Winston released his 15th solo piano album, Restless Wind, via Dancing Cat Records/RCA Records on May 3, 2019. Restless Wind is a portrayal of Winston’s place in a chaotic world – his compositions extend solace with an idiosyncratic grace. The album is available now at GeorgeWinston.com
After two years studying and performing in New York City at the Manhattan School of Music, Kelly Singer returns to Second Presbyterian Church to perform her master’s degree recital. IT takes place today (Sunday, May 19) at 3pm.
The concert will showcase selections from Kelly’s master’s repertoire as well as favorites from past performances with Praeclara, including works by Mozart, Poulenc, Gilbert & Sullivan, and more.
Admission is free; no tickets are required. Goodwill donations will be accepted to support Praeclara and Wildwood Park for the Arts, two of the arts organizations that were artistic homes to Kelly during her years in Little Rock.
Come out to support Kelly and celebrate her accomplishments in a concert that offers both a retrospective on her past and a preview of the bright future that lies ahead for this talented soprano.
FEASTival 2019 features wine, spirits, beers, and artful edibles from central Arkansas’ best culinary creators, a silent auction and raffle.
The band Greasy Greens will join the party to provide music for onstage dancing!
The fun starts at 6:30pm tonight at Wildwood Park. Ticket information is here. Proceeds go to support Wildwood’s gardens, art exhibitions, the Wildwood Academy of Music and the Arts and Wildwood’s educational programs.
Join Wildwood Park as it celebrates a diversity of culinary delights from central Arkansas, including:
Oscar nominated actor Hal Holbrook’s visits to Little Rock have been fairly regular over the decades. In the 1980s and 1990s, he came several times in conjunction with the TV shows “Designing Women” and “Evening Shade.” He also made an appearance at Wildwood in his one man play Mark Twain Tonight.
His first visit to Little Rock was in the mid-1950s. He was just out of college and on a national tour of schools and small towns performing scenes from Shakespeare opposite his then-wife.
In a lengthy essay reflecting on his early career, Holbrook speaks fondly of his visit to Little Rock and of the grandiose stage and auditorium at Little Rock Central High School.