Walton Arts Center Adds Soul, Dance, Jazz, Classical Performances for In The Atrium

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, March 11, 2021Walton Arts Center has added more In The Atrium performances that highlight the variety of talent and art forms in our region. The live house concert experience, part of Procter & Gamble Ghost Light Programming, features local artists performing weekly in Walker Atrium.

The line up through April 3 includes:

  • Saturday, March 20 - Brahms to Brubeck - An Evening of Piano Greats: featuring Asher Armstrong and Claudia Burson
  • Sunday, March 21 - SoNA Voices: Heartwarming Notes with Miho & Tomoko
  • Thursday, March 25 - Soul Classics with Jeron Marshall
  • Friday, March 26 - Language of Soul – Classical Dances of India
  • Saturday, March 27 - Austin Farnam Quartet, jazz
  • Sunday, March 28 - Devanee Williams and Michael Puryear, classical harp and cello duo
  • Thursday, April 1 - Comedy In The Atrium featuring Raj Suresh, Shawna Blake, John Michael Cronin and JJ Molinaro
  • Friday, April 2 - A Carnatic Journey – Indian Classical Music: Featuring Santhoush Ramaswamy and Kartik Balachandran
  • Saturday, April 3 - Alisha Pattillo Quartet, jazz

In The Atrium is free to attend, but reservations are encouraged. Socially distanced tables for parties of up to six can be reserved by calling 479.433.5600 or visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Performances start at 7 pm Thursday through Saturday and 2 pm Sunday. Sunday performances will feature classical music. Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time. Reserved tables will be held until five minutes before curtain time, then released for walk-up patrons. Patrons should enter through the Dickson Street doors.

Artists will perform for 75-90 minutes with no intermission. Beer, wine, soft drinks and packaged snacks will be available for cashless purchase prior to and during the performance.

The use of masks and social distancing will remain in place at Walton Arts Center performances through at least the end of May to protect our staff, patrons and performers as the vaccine rollout continues. For a complete list of health and safety protocols please visit waltonartscenter.org.

Ghost Light Programming is presented by Procter & Gamble and provided in part by supporters of the Ghost Light Recovery Fund. The Ghost Light Recovery Fund helps Walton Arts Center offset lost revenue from canceled performances, continue education and intermission programming, maintain facilities and support staff until full-scale performances can resume.

Support for Walton Arts Center is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 200,000 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.