Beat the Winter Blues with Two Nights of Gypsy Jazz by the Hot Club of San Francisco

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, January 3, 2018 – If you are looking for a fun night out come enjoy two nights of gypsy jazz at the Walton Arts Center featuring the Hot Club of San Francisco. Live gypsy swing will accompany vintage silent films in Cinema Vivant on Thursday, Jan. 10, and on Friday, Jan. 11 put on your dancing shoes as the Hot Club of San Francisco performs for a Swing Dance Party on Baum Walker Hall’s Main Stage.

Tickets for each event are $10 and can be purchased in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office, by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting

Reviving the lost entertainment of cine-concerts, The Hot Club of San Francisco presents Cinema Vivant as part of the 10x10 Arts Series. The evening features two stop-action animation films from the 1920s by Ladislaw Starewicz and Charley Bowers that revolutionized the industry when they combined animation with live action. The film’s scores will be played live by the Hot Club of San Francisco.

Walton Arts Center’s 10x10 Arts Series brings a variety of groundbreaking artists and awe-inspiring performances to Northwest Arkansas at a price that allows more people to experience live theater performances.

Patrons attending a 10x10 Arts Series performance are invited to a preshow Creative Conversation with The Hot Club of San Francisco led by a member of Walton Arts Center’s programming staff at 6 pm. Following the show, patrons are also invited to attend a party with the artists in the Walker Atrium and to share their thoughts about the show with the popular Post-It® Note responses.

On Friday night, join The Hot Club of San Francisco as they sing, swing and perform on Baum Walker Hall’s stage at Walton Arts Center. Playing Big Band hits and music that will have patrons dancing the night away. No dance experience is required, and a good time is guaranteed.

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Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 195,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 400 events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 45,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 200 volunteers donate 21,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors who help bring world-class arts experiences to Northwest Arkansas. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit