ACANSA highlighting the arts in Arkansas with multi-day festival

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Tickets are on sale now for the ACANSA Arts Festival.  In its fourth year, the multi-day festival combines music, theater, visual and performing arts into a celebration into a huge festival throughout Little Rock and North Little Rock. 

Festival-goers will see live performances, exhibits, education opportunities, and more. 

For details on how to purchase tickets, click here. 

 

September 21 and 22:

“Not About Heroes”

An award-winning play about World War two as told through the words of poets.

Repertory Theatre’s Black Box 7 p.m.

$30 General Admission

$15 students and military

 

Impro Theatre

A night of fully improvised full-length play by this group that has won international awards.

The Argenta Community Theater from 8 to 10 p.m.

$30 General admission, $15 students and military

 

September 21:

Classical guitarist Andrew York

The Joint in North Little Rock at 7:30 p.m.

 

September 22:

Secret Sisters

A duo from Alabama that will leave you spellbound.

South on Main at 8 p.m.

 

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

A New Orleans sound mixed with modern rhythm and blues, funk and be-bop

Arkansas Innovation Hub in North Little Rock from 8 to 10 p.m. 

$25 general admission

$15 students and military

 

To Life

Pianist Tatiana Mann who combines classical and jazz

The New Deal Salon S. Louisiana St 

7 and 8:30 p.m.

 

September 23:

ACANSA Day at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

This is a series of workshops in contemporary ballet from 5 to 10 p.m.

Free admission, gallery reception, and tour

 

Family Art Day

Hillary Clinton Children’s Library

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

It’s free admission

 

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Cutting edge choreography combined with classical ballet at the UA-Little Rock Performing Arts Theater from 8 to 10 p.m.

$35 general admission, $15 students and military

 

No Tears

Central High Commemorative composition based on a memoir from Melba Patillo, one of the Little Rock Nine.

It’s happening at Central High School from 6 to 8 p.m.

Free admission

 

September 24:

Gospel Brunch

With Saint Mark Sanctuary Choir at Wildwood for the Arts from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

$45 Brunch and Performance

 

Imagine if Buildings Could Talk

A 9 minute 3-D projection shown at the front of Central High School beginning at 6 p.m.

Free admission

 

CORE Civil Twilight: Reflections on fear, courage and resilience

Giving voice to stories from the Little Rock Nine that resonate today.

It’s happening at the Central High Commemorative garden from 6 to 7:15 p.m.

Free admission

 

For more information, details on the festival line-up, click here. 
 

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