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Organ recital marks Ladies’s Historical past Month


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Organist Rees Roberts, former music director, organist and choirmaster at North Little Rock’s St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, marks Worldwide Ladies’s Historical past Month with a recital together with works by 5 feminine composers at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, as a part of the church’s Competition of the Senses collection.

This system: “Prelude” in F main by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, paired with the “Prelude & Fugue” in c minor by her brother, Felix Mendelssohn; the primary (“Rorate Caeli”) and third (“Attende Domine”) of “12 Chorale Preludes on Gregorian Chant Themes,” op.8, by Jeanne Marie-Madeleine Demessieux; “Prelude & Fugue” in G main, BWV 550, by J.S. Bach; “Organ Suite No. 1” by Florence Worth; “Estampie Retrove” from the “Robertsbridge Codex” (nameless, c. 1360); “Petit Canon,” the second of “Trois Items” by Nadia Boulanger; “Prelude & Fugue on ‘Traurigkeit, O Herzeleid'” by Ethel Smyth; and the “Passacaglia” from the “Sonata No. 8” in e minor by Josef Rheinberger.

Admission is free. Co-sponsor is the Central Arkansas Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Name (501) 753-3578 or electronic mail baxternan@aol.com.

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The live performance will even stream stay at fb.com/frcarey, the place it is going to be out there afterward. Attendees are requested to put on masks all through the efficiency and to look at social distancing protocols.


The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Navy Historical past, 503 E. Ninth St., Little Rock, screens “Insurgent: Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil Conflict,” a part of its “Films At MacArthur” collection, 6:30 p.m. at the moment. Velazquez masqueraded as a male Accomplice soldier in the course of the Civil Conflict, enlisting in 1861 after her soldier husband’s unintended loss of life, re-enlisting after her discharge after she was found and ultimately turning into a Accomplice spy and a double agent reporting to the U.S. Secret Service. Admission is free. Name (501) 376-4602.

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The Arkansas Arts Council will honor seven members of Arkansas’ arts neighborhood on the Governor’s Arts Awards ceremony, with restricted seating and due to this fact streaming stay from the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday on the Arts Council’s Fb web page (fb.com/ArkArtsCouncil) and on its YouTube channel (youtube.com/c/ArkansasArtsCouncil). “Admission” is free.

The recipients:

  • Arts Group Improvement Award: Ed Clifford of Springdale
  • Arts in Training Award: Timothy Crist of Jonesboro
  • Company Sponsorship of the Arts: Cranford Co. of Little Rock
  • Particular person Artist Award: Perrion Y. Hurd of Little Rock
  • Judges Recognition Award: The Scottish Heritage Program at Lyon School in Batesville
  • Patron Award: Sharon Heflin of Little Rock
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Linda Williams Palmer of Sizzling Springs

The awards program acknowledges people, companies and nonprofit organizations for his or her contributions to the humanities since 1991. Recipients are nominated by the general public, then chosen by an impartial panel of arts professionals. Name (501) 324-9767, electronic mail cheri.leffew@arkansas.gov or go to arkansasarts.org.


The Rogers Historic Museum, 313 S. Second St., Rogers is celebrating Arkansas Archaeology Month (March) with “Digging Into Spring Break” for children 6-12:

◼️ Excavation Station, 10 a.m.-noon March 22. Members can be taught documenting strategies archaeologists use at excavation websites.

◼️ Connecting-the-Pots, 10 a.m.-noon March 24. Clay pottery found in prehistoric Indigenous websites are sometimes damaged into items; individuals can be taught the strategies archaeologists use to connect them again collectively utilizing a terracotta pot and beautify their very own small pot.

Each classes are free; individuals should join 30-minute timed reservations. Register at rogershistoricalmuseum.org/digging. For extra data, name (479) 621-1154.


Thea Basis is handing out $219,000 in scholarships to 36 Arkansas highschool seniors in 5 classes, winners of its 2021-22 Scholarship Competitors:

Performing Arts

Jordan Greenwood, Little Rock, Little Rock Christian Academy, $10,000; Isabella Hammonds, Little Rock, homeschool, $9,000; John Straessle, Little Rock, Catholic Excessive College, $8,000; Jackson McAfee, Sizzling Springs, Lakeside Excessive College, $7,000; Christian Elder, Rogers, Rogers Excessive College, $6,000; Turner Tecmire, Fort Smith, Northside Excessive College, $3,000; Kathleen Armstrong, Cabot, Cabot Excessive College, $3,000; Margaux Marak, Sherwood, Central Arkansas Christian, $3,000; Hope Drake, Sizzling Springs, Lakeside Excessive College, $3,000; Allen Coleman, Colt, Forrest Metropolis Excessive College, $3,000

Visible Arts

Michael Lawrence, North Little Rock, North Little Rock Excessive, $10,000; Anumi Wickramasinghe, Bentonville, Bentonville West Excessive, $9,000; Abigail McDonald, North Little Rock, North Little Rock Excessive, $8,000; Alivia Griffin, North Little Rock, North Little Rock Excessive, $7,000; Heather Stanfield, Bentonville, Life Method Christian, $6,000; Reagan Ptacek, Bentonville, Bentonville West Excessive, $3,000; Madelyn Corridor, Sherwood, Sylvan Hills Excessive, $3,000; Ashley Fan, Little Rock, Central Excessive, $3,000; Emely Solis, Centerton, Bentonville West Excessive, $3,000; Anny Victoriano, Jonesboro, Academies of Jonesboro Excessive, $3,000

Artistic Writing

Marlissa Archie, Sizzling Springs, Sizzling Springs Excessive, $10,000; Kathryn Odum, Little Rock, Pulaski Academy, $9,000; Avery Girouard, Little Rock, Pulaski Academy, $8,000; Brianna Staples, Kensett, Riverview Excessive College, $7,000; Jedidiah Lightner, Fort Smith, Southside Excessive, $6,000; Lydia Dunlap, Greenbrier, Greenbrier Excessive, $3,000; McKenzie Allred, Sizzling Springs, Arkansas College for Math, Science and Arts, $3,000; Gracie Limmer, Little Rock, Mount St. Mary Academy, $3,000; Emily Clark, Centerton, Bentonville West Excessive, $3,000; Aerial Haney, Sizzling Springs, Lakeside Excessive College, $3,000


Shreya Ramani, Rogers, Founders Classical Academy, $10,000; Maggie Davis, Little Rock, Central Excessive, $9,000; Anna Bolding, North Little Rock, North Little Rock Excessive, $8,000


Alyse Briggs, North Little Rock, eStem Excessive College, $10,000; Colleen Hill, Centerton, Bentonville Excessive, $9,000; Zoe Seibert, Little Rock, Central Excessive, $8,000.

The checklist of winners and samples of their work are on Thea Basis’s weblog: theafoundation.org/blog-1.

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