Local Happenings Categorized: The Arts

38th Annual Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival – Sedalia, MO

Event Date: May 29-June 1 Time:  8:00 am to 8:00 pm Place: Pettis County Court House Square 415 S. Ohio Sedalia, Missouri, 65301 This four-day musical celebration takes place throughout historic downtown Sedalia with both free and paid concerts. Internationally renowned musicians such as Jeff Barnhart, Tom McDermott, William McNally, Danny Coots, Olive Moore, Taslimah P. Bey, Virginia Tichenor and many more will be on hand to perform live. Don’t miss live concerts celebrating the melodious… Read more »

Pickin in the Park – Blountsville, AL

Event Date: The Second Friday of Each Month, May-August 2019 Time:  5:00 Place: The Covered Pavillion 71406 Main St. North Blountsville, AL Come enjoy some local music in the park. Every second Friday of the summer. There will be a featured band each month. Admission is free, and concessions will be available for purchase. For additional information call Marlin Beasley at (205) 429-3996 or (205) 363-0507.

Friends of the Locust Fork River: 2019 Art and Photo Contest
Blount County, AL

A picture from lasts year's Friends of Locust Fork River Art and Photography Contest

This year’s Friends of the Locust Fork River Art and Photo Contest theme is Celebrating the Woodlands and Rivers of Blount County and is all about showcasing the natural beauty of Blount County.  The competition will feature twelve categories for teens and adults. This year’s photo categories are: Locust Fork River or its Tributaries, Lakes & Waterfalls Roots & Shoots Birds & Raptors Furry Creatures Sun Basking Creatures Bugs & Butterflies Habitat & Seasons Sky,… Read more »

Artrageous at the Lyceum
Arrow Rock, MO

Event Date: March 15th, 2019 Time:  7:30 PM Place: Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre 114 High Street Arrow Rock, Missouri, 65320 Imagine an artist creating a masterpiece before your eyes in mere moments. With a palette of captivating vocals, intricate choreography, and thrilling audience interaction, Artrageous offers a multi-sensory expedition, packed with wild inspiration, creativity, and fun! The Artrageous troupe of painters, musicians, singers, and dancers pays tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons, and… Read more »

Henna with Carolyn Roust at the Library
Leverett, MA

A picture of hands adorned in the art of Magic Tree Henna.

Event Date: February 10, 2019 Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM Place:  Leverett Library 75 Montague Rd., Leverett, MA 01054 Visit the Leverett Library on February 10th to learn more about the beautiful art of henna from artist Carolyn Roust, of Magic Tree Henna. You’ll also be able to create your own design, have it applied, and try it yourself! See more of Carolyn’s work on her website or Facebook.