The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St., Minimal Rock, levels “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Dale Wasserman, centered on the novel by Ken Kesey, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Sept. 17-18 and 23-25 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 19. Tickets are $20, $18 for students, senior citizens and navy (lively, retired and veterans). Go to tinyurl.com/mh6787zc.
Pulitzer Prize-winner and Hendrix College or university alumnus Douglas Blackmon will focus on “Dismantling Racism: Embracing a New Tomorrow,” 10 a.m.-noon Saturday in the Student Existence and Technology Centre at Hendrix, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway.
The event will contain a keynote handle and a problem-and-answer session. Admission is free reservations are expected for equally in-human being (existing customers of the Hendrix pupil human body, school and team) and remote attendees, who can take part on the web at a digital place to be delivered at sign-up — deadline is 5 p.m. Friday. E mail [email protected]
Blackmon’s initial e book, “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans From the Civil War to Entire world War II,” received the Pulitzer Prize for typical nonfiction in 2009. He was also a Pulitzer finalist in 2011 for protection of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and was a member of The Wall Road Journal team that received a Pulitzer in 2002 for protection of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Soprano and piano
Soprano Cecilia Lopez and pianist Nathan Salazar give a recital Friday in Reynolds Effectiveness Corridor at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. (Unique to the Democrat-Gazette)
Soprano Cecilia Lopez and pianist Nathan Salazar will conduct tunes and arias by Reynaldo Hahn, Richard Strauss, Sergei Rachmaninov, Carlos Guastavino, Manuel Ponce, Roberto Cantoral, Jose Alfredo Jimenez, Ignacio Fernandez Esperon and Manuel Nieto and Geronimo Gimenez in a recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Reynolds Functionality Corridor, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. It’s portion of a four-working day residency. Admission is free. Go to uca.edu/cahss/artists-in-home.
“Crowded Spaces,” paintings focusing on persons engaging in social conversation in crowded community spaces by Treslyn Shipley, is on screen by Oct. 3 in the Adams Gallery, Moses-Provine Corridor, Ouachita Baptist University, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. Admission is no cost. Gallery hrs are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday. Masks are at the moment demanded in OBU buildings. Contact (870) 245-5559, e mail [email protected] or pay a visit to obu.edu/art-layout.
The Mid-The usa Science Museum, 500 Mid The us Blvd., Sizzling Springs, with the support of a $389,496 grant from the Oaklawn Foundation, opens its new Oaklawn Basis Digital Dome Theater on Saturday.
The electronic planetarium, utilizing a new condition-of-the-art Digistar 7 projector technique, with Sony GTZ380 laser projectors, on a 360-degree wrap-all over electronic dome, reveals the world Earth, the solar technique and the universe beyond, states Casey Wylie, the museum’s director of instruction. The new technique, primarily a “digital telescope,” provides the museum entry to a library of content material produced by the Nationwide Aeronautics and House Administration, the Countrywide Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and planetariums and investigation establishments all over the entire world.
Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10, $8 for small children 12 and young, $10 for senior citizens, instructors and active or retired armed forces, with an more $4 demand ($3 for museum customers and school groups) for the Electronic Dome Encounter. Connect with (501) 767-3461 or take a look at midamericamuseum.org.
Motor vehicle, truck clearly show
The Arkansas Pontiac GMC Association and Gwatney Efficiency Innovations will hold the 22nd annual “Wheelin’ & Healin’” Vehicle & Truck Clearly show, a gain for Jacksonville Close friends of the Animals, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at co-sponsor Goodsell Truck Add-ons, 400 Municipal Travel, Jacksonville. (Rain date is Sept. 18.) The sponsors will honor Sept. 11 to start with responders with particular pet tags. Sign-up 9 a.m.-noon entry cost is $25 if you are putting your auto up for judging (awards in 20 classes), $10 if it’s on display only. Simply call (501) 259-8023.
The Jonesboro-centered Delta Symphony Orchestra is keeping 2021-’22 season auditions for 3rd trumpet and for string-part substitutes (violin, viola, cello and string bass). Concert dates are Oct. 16-17, Dec. 5, Feb. 27 and April 24. Electronic mail Music Director Neale Bartee for data about elements and dates — [email protected] — or phone (870) 243-0273.