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Season of entertainment 37

Welcome to our Thirty-Seventh Annual Season of Entertainment!

We have a great line-up again this year. We have our regular (and spectacular) UAFS student shows, like Choral, Symphonic Band, Theatre Performances and Jazz, as well as our Seasons Greetings Concert. This year, we have also scheduled four traveling productions starting in October and three shows at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown.

 

Branford Marsalis

SEPT. 7, 2017  •  7:30 P.M.

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Branford Marsalis - musician, composer, band leader, and educator - is a 21st century mainstay of artistic excellence.

 

Symphonic Band

OCT. 4, 2017  &  APRIL 4, 2018  •  7:30 P.M.

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Under the direction of Dr. Alexandra Zacharella, the UAFS Symphonic Band performs classic wind band repertoire as well as exciting contemporary pieces. From rousing Sousa marches to inspirational symphonic hymns and most everything in between, they perform challenging music of artistic and historical significance.

 

 

 

Coral Ensembles

OCT. 10, 2017  •  7:30 P.M.

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Choral singing has a recorded history of creating beauty going back to the ancient Greeks, and holds an important place at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. Join the UAFS Choral Ensembles as they perform centuries-old and contemporary pieces.

 

 

 

 

Theatre@UAFS

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OCT. 19-21 & OCT. 23-24, 2017  •  7:30 P.M.
FEB. 15-17 & Feb. 19-20, 2018  •  7:30 P.M.

BREEDLOVE AUDITORIUM

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Gentri

 

OCT. 30, 2017  •  7:30 P.M.

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This highly creative, four act dance show features "Dancing With the Stars" Mirror Ball champion and Emmy-nominated choreographer Cheryl Burke.

Pedal Punk

NOV. 8, 2017  •  7:30 P.M.

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Cirque Mechanics is a premiere American circus with a unique approach to performance, inspiring storytelling, and innovative mechanical staging.

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Jazz Band and Jazz Catz

NOV. 16, 2017  &  APRIL 17, 2018  •  7:30 P.M.

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The highly energetic and entertaining Jazz Band delivers top-notch performances of varied repertoire by talented student musicians at UAFS as well as world-renowned guest artists. The award-winning Jazz Catz are one of the Fort Smith area’s outstanding vocal ensembles, having performed with well-known national groups.

 

Campus Lighting

NOV. 20, 2017  •  7 P.M.  •  UAFS BELL TOWER

Free to the public

 

Martina McBride

NOV. 26, 2017  •  7:30 P.M.

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Join us for Martina McBride's Christmas Tour 2017!

Seasons Greetings

NOV. 29, 2017  •  7 P.M.

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Kick off the holiday season in grand style with live performances of your favorite holiday hits by the Symphonic Band, Choral Ensembles, Jazz Catz, and special guests.

Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

Apr. 23, 2018  •  7:30 P.M.

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This Tony Award-winning musical features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations, and all the moments you love plus some surprising new twists!

 

 

Grand Night for Singing

MAY 1, 2018  • 7:30 P.M.

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A Grand Night for Singing will present an evening of music theatre and light opera, with songs from the great American songbook and some of the most enduring Broadway musicals. The young vocalists and musicians bring a high level of energy to the performance, which is certain to delight listeners of all ages.