Estefan musical at UCA; arena hosts Katt Williams

Elsewhere in entertainment, events and arts this weekend:

THEATER: ‘On Your Feet!’

“On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan,” based on the story of a Spanish pop queen and her husband, will be performed on stage at 7:30 pm Sunday in Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Gaby Albo plays Gloria Estefan and Samuel Garnica as husband Emilio.

Tickets are $30-$40, $10 for students. Call (501) 450-3265 or (866) 810-0012 or visit The show includes their single “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,””Conga,” /articles/”Get On Your Feet,””I Don’t Want to Lose You Now” and “1-2-3.”

Estefan, who has sold more than 100 million records and sold out stadiums around the world, and her husband have won 26 Grammy awards. The touring production director and choreographer is Luis Salgado, who starred in the original Broadway production and was the Latin choreographer for “In the Heights” on Broadway.

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picture Comedian Katt Williams performs Saturday at Simmons Bank Stadium in North Little Rock. (Special to The Democrat/Ronald Pollard) COMEDY: Katt scan

Comedian/actress Katt Williams brings his “2023 and Me” tour, 8pm Saturday to North Little Rock’s Simmons Bank Arena. Tickets are $63-$254 (plus applicable fees; there is a limit of eight tickets per household) at the stadium box office or through Williams’ tour in support of his Netflix special “Katt Williams: World War III,” brought him to the arena in February 2021.

MUSIC: Piano-violin song

Violinist Er-Gene Kahng, faculty member at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and pianist and Hendrix College faculty member John Krebs gave a recital, 3 p.m. Sunday at Reves Recital Hall, Trieschmann Arts Building, in Hendrix, 1600 Washington Ave. ., Conway. Program: the Sonata in g minor, op.20, by Arthur Foote, and the Sonata in minor, op.34, by Amy Beach. Admission is free. Email [email protected]

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Bach and Poulenc

Pianist Neil Rutman gives a recital at 3 pm Sunday at Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines, 275 Asturias Drive, Hot Springs Village, as part of the Hot Springs/Hot Springs Village Symphony Guild Classic Series. His program includes “Goldberg Variations” by Johann Sebastian Bach, “The Story of Babar the Little Elephant” by Francis Poulenc and Ballade No. 1 in g minor, op.23, by Frederic Chopin. A meet and greet reception follows. Tickets are $10; visit Call (501) 922-1333.

picture “Crows Through a Glade” by Mark Blaney goes on display Friday at the Justus Fine Art Gallery in Hot Springs, along with works by Memphis artist Matthew Hasty. (Special to Democratic Newspaper) ART: Spa City Gallery

Watercolors by Mark Blaney and Southern Landscapes by Memphis artist Matthew Hasty will be on display, beginning with the monthly Gallery Walk reception, 5-9 pm Friday at Justus Fine Art Gallery, 827 A Central Ave., Hot Springs. The exhibition runs until February 28, 10am-5pm, Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. Call (501) 321-2335 or visit

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MOVIE: ‘Pig Day’

Bill Murray-Andie MacDowell movie “Groundhog Day” celebrates 30 years in theaters:

  • ◼️ 7pm today at Cinemark Glenn Theater and Movie Tavern in Little Rock, Cinemark Towne Center in Conway, Razorback Cinema in Fayetteville, Pinnacle Hills 12 in Rogers and Malco Fort Smith Cinema
  • ◼️ 4pm Monday at Movie Tavern in Little Rock, Razorback Cinema in Fayetteville, Pinnacle Hills 12 in Rogers and Malco Fort Smith Cinema
  • ◼️ 4 and 7 pm Mondays at Cinemark Glenn Theater in Little Rock and Cinemark Towne Center in Conway.

The show will also include “a special look at the making of the film and its underlying premise,” according to a news release. Find ticket information at


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