Walton Arts Center Announces Final In The Atrium Performances

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, March 30, 2021 – Walton Arts Center has announced the final In The Atrium performances. These live house concert experiences, presented as part of Procter & Gamble Ghost Light Programming, have highlighted the variety of local talent and art forms within our region.

When In The Atrium ends in May, 50 local and regional groups or artists will have performed as part of this series.

The line up through May 14 includes:

  • Friday, April 9 - Troy Farnam Quartet
  • Sunday, April 11 - SoNA Voices: Latin Tones with Duo Capriccioso
  • Thursday, April 15 - HogTown Hot Club
  • Friday, April 16 -  Mike Sumler Project
  • Sunday, April 18 - SoNA Voices: Who We Are featuring Lia Uribe
  • Thursday, April 22 - North South East West: A Sampler of Music from India
  • Sunday, April 25 - SoNA Voices: All Alone featuring Eman Chalshotori
  • Thursday, April 29 - Comedy in the Atrium
  • Saturday, May 1 - Still on the Hill Words on Birds
  • Sunday, May 2 - A Classical Afternoon featuring flutist Lydia Roth and pianist Kristy Olefsky
  • Thursday, May 13 - An Evening of Poetry with the Ozark Poets and Writers Collective
  • Friday, May 14 - The Crumbs     

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 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.