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Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame to welcome five musicians

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MUSIC: All this jazz…

Arkansas jazz musicians Teroy Betton Jr., Irene Crutchfield Brown, Bill Craig, Jackie Lamar and Ken Walker join the Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame at the “Induction Ceremony with a Celebration of Jazz” sponsored and presented by the Arkansas Jazz Heritage Foundation, 8 to 10 p.m. Monday at the 1885 House of Representatives, Old State House Museum, 300 W. Markham St., Little Rock.

Hall of Famers Joe Vick (double bass, 2014), Brian Brown (drums, 2018) and Clyde Pound (keyboards, 2020) will take part in the celebration of post-induction jazz. Doors open at 7 pm; there will be refreshments, snacks and places at the table for about 100 people. Admission is $40, $20 for foundation members who have paid their $20 due for 2022-23. Visit the foundation’s Facebook page, facebook.com/Arkansas-Jazz-Heritage-Foundation-115070468552197.

Theatrical screenings of “Men in Black” on the weekend of July 4 are timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the release. (Special for “Democratic Newspaper”)
FILM: The Return of the Men in Black

Cinemas will show “Men in Black” in a new 4K version on July 4th 25th Anniversary Weekend. Breckenridge Village 12 and Colonel Glenn 18 in Little Rock will screen the film at 3 pm and 7 pm on July 3 and 7 pm on July 4. The movie tavern in Little Rock will show it at 7:00 pm on July 3rd and 7:00 pm on July 4th. Both the Razorback Cinema in Fayetteville and the Malco Ft Smith theater show it at 3:00 pm on July 3 and at 7:00 pm on July 4. Visit fathomevents.com for ticket information.

AUDIENCES: “Catastrophe!” Cast

The Arkansas Community Theater will host auditions for the musical “Catastrophe!” Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick (concept by Rudetsky and Drew Geraci; additional material by Geraci), 7:00 pm, Monday, June 20, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Auditions will be based on script reading, singing and dance combination; download and bring in an audition package including times, scenes, character descriptions and rehearsal schedules at arkansaspublictheatre.org. Doors open at 18:30; Callbacks, if necessary, will take place at 19:00 on June 21. Production time 29-31 July, Aug. 4-7 and 11-14. Call (479) 631-8988 for more information.

ETC.: Conservation Talk

Pat Johnson, Founder of the Eddie May Herron Center Museum in Pocahontas, is giving a virtual lecture today at 3:30 p.m. as part of Virtual Speaker Series “Women in Conservation”, with a special focus on Arkansas women working to preserve the state’s historic sites. Entry is “free” but pre-registration is required via tinyurl.com/28saa3yu. The performance will also be streamed live on the Preserve Arkansas YouTube channel, youtube.com/channel/UC-N_aGiEaksTp724-nGzbhw. Series support comes from the DEMX architecture.

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