A Conversation with Hasan Minhaj Rescheduled

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, February 20, 2020 – Due to the recent addition of Hasan Minhaj to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday, April 25, Walton Arts Center has rescheduled A Conversation with Hasan Minhaj to 7 pm on Saturday, May 30.

All tickets to the April event will be honored at the May performance date. Current ticket holders who cannot attend on May 30 can contact the Walton Arts Center Box Office at 479.443.5600 for a refund.

The conversation with Minhaj will be moderated by Heena Patel, founder and CEO of Mela Arts Connect. Patel is also the producer and artistic director of Bollywood Boulevard – a featured show in Walton Arts Center’s Mosaix Festival. The evening will focus on Minhaj’s career and experience as a first-generation American.

Minhaj is the host and creator of the Peabody and Emmy® award-winning Netflix weekly comedy show “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” that explores the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity through his unique comedic voice. His Nexflix comedy special “Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King,” earned him a 2018 Peabody Award. Minhaj got his start on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”

Tickets for the show are still available and range from $56 to $95 plus applicable fees. Purchase tickets can be purchased in-person at the Walton Arts Center box office, by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 215,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 300 public events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 35,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 250 volunteers donate 28,000 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, allowing audience members to enjoy world-class performances at a great price. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.