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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Winthrop Paul Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: Fort Smith Convention Center 55 South 7th Street Fort Smith, AR

U.S. Congressman Trey Gowdy (SC-4) will headline the United States Marshals Museum's second Winthrop Paul Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series in Fort Smith on Thursday, April 20.

The three-part series, made possible by a grant from Mrs. Lisenne Rockefeller in 2014, welcomes leaders from the executive, judicial and legislative branches of the government to Fort Smith to speak about the U.S. Marshals Service’s history within each branch. The inaugural lecture in 2015 featured the late Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Antonin Scalia.

The public lecture will be held at the Fort Smith Convention Center in Exhibit Hall B on Thursday, April 20 at 1 p.m. It will include an introduction by U.S. Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3).

While free, reservations will be required for admission.

Click here to register

If you have any questions, please call the Museum office at (479) 709-3766.

Hannah House 20th Anniversary Banquet

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Fort Smith Convention Center | Exhibit Hall C

"The Heart of Hannah House-Celebrating 20 Years of Life"

Silent Auction begins at 6:00 pm

Dinner begins at 6:30 pm with program to follow, with a panel of former residents and children spanning the years of life of Hannah House

RSVP by April 14, 2017 by email at hannah@hannahhouse.com or by phone at 479-782-5683.

Open Mic Night @ Dewey's Cafe

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Dewey's Cafe at the Fort Smith Public Library 3201 Rogers Avenue

April is National Poetry month! Join us for a fun, casual open mic night at Dewey’s Café.

Musicians, poets, and other talented folks are invited to perform. Sign-up at the door; arrive early to ensure a spot on the list.

Showcase your talent, or just come and listen … music or poetry does not have to be original work – come and share a favorite poem or musical piece with us! Acoustic music only please; we look forward to seeing you!

Admission: FREE

UAFS Jazz

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: ArcBest Performing Arts Center

The highly energetic and entertaining Jazz Band delivers top-notch performances of varied repertoire by talented student musicians at UAFS as well as world-renowned guest artists.

The award-winning Jazz Catz are one of the Fort Smith area’s outstanding vocal ensembles, having performed with other well-known national groups.

Buy tickets here

For more information contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300

 

The Complete Works of Williams Shakespeare (Abridged, Revised)

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 to Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: Fort Smith Little Theatre 401 North 6th Street Fort Smith, AR 72

Screenplay by A. Long, D. Singer, J. Winfield. Directed by Brandon Bolin

Synopsis: All 37 of Shakespeare’s plays hilariously condensed into a fast-paced show that is performed by only 3 actors in 97 minutes.

Witty dialogue plus physical humor. Prepare to LOL.

Admission: $5 at the door