The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., announced its events for October.
Irene Rosenzweig exhibition opens Thursday, Oct. 10
The Irene Rosenzweig 2019 Biennial Juried Exhibition opens Thursday, Oct. 10, with a free public reception from 5-7 p.m. Juror Joseph Givens of Louisiana State University College of Art & Design, will announce winners at 5:30 p.m. Awards include Best in Show, First Place, Second Place, and three Merit Awards. The exhibit will run through Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020.
The biennial exhibition, open to artists in Arkansas and surrounding states, is sponsored by the Irene Rosenzweig Endowment Fund, according to the release. Details: asc701.org/Rosenzweig.
Second Saturday Family FunDay: Halloween Science Lab – Saturday, Oct. 12, 1-3 p.m.
The community is invited to experience interactive science experiments like creating expanding ghosts with three ingredients: baking soda, vinegar and water during the October Family FunDay. The event will be held Oct. 12 from 1-3 p.m. This activity is free and open to all, according to the release.
ASC’s Second Saturday Family FunDay program offers monthly hands-on arts, science, and theatre activities led by visiting artists, local art educators, and ASC staff. Second Saturday Family FunDay is sponsored by the Pine Bluff Area Community Foundation, an affiliate office of the Arkansas Community Foundation Inc.
Two Creative Voices from Arkansas: Florence Price & William Grant Still – Thursday, Oct. 17, 6:30-8 p.m.
Pianist Linda Holzer will present a concert and program on pioneering African American composers and Arkansans Florence Price and William Grant Still in a free event Thursday, Oct. 17, from 6:30-8 p.m. The event is open to everyone and no tickets or reservations are required.
Holzer, professor of music at UA-Little Rock, will give a presentation on Price’s and Still’s achievements and perform their compositions, according to the release.
“Razzle Dazzle 2019: Simply The Best” – Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.
The Arts & Science Center will present its biennial variety show fundraiser “Razzle Dazzle” on Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m.
“Talented community performers take on some of music’s most popular and beloved songs for this year’s theme: ‘Simply The Best,’” according to the release. “This production is in memory of Adam Robinson, a dear friend of the Arts & Science Center.”
“Razzle Dazzle” ticket sales benefit ASC’s youth theatre program and highlight Southeast Arkansas talent. Razzle Dazzle is sponsored by Simmons Bank.
Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at asc701.org/razzle-dazzle-2019 or by calling 870-536-3375. Details: asc701.org.