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Welcome to our 27th Season. We’re glad you’re here!

Peter B. Lane President/CEO

Did You Know…

Walton Arts Center Council

Last season, Walton Arts Center’s outreach and engagement opportunities reached 6,421 members of the community with master classes, workshops, pre-show activities, Arts and Appetizers, book clubs, tours, Creative Conversations and SEEK activities. This season, 22 artists will provide 30 workshops for members of our community. For example, Dorrance Dance is creating a body percussion class for students with visual impairments. For a list of upcoming classes, visit waltonartscenter.org/edu/community.

You can get exclusive content and backstage access when you follow Walton Arts Center on social media. Be sure to watch our Instagram Stories for a behindthe-scene look at Walton Arts Center’s best performances, featuring experiences you won’t see anywhere else! Watch live videos and learn fun facts on Twitter. And don’t forget to friend us on Facebook!  @waltonartscenter

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While we don’t allow photography or video during most performances, we encourage you to visit one of our Selfie Spots in the lobby, balcony and outside the main entrance. Yellow footprints show you the prime spots for selfies! So gather your loved ones for a photo and share your experience with us on social media. Don’t forget to use #waltonartscenter in your posts so we can follow along!

The City of Fayetteville, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, partnered with Walton Arts Center to install a life-scale topographic map on School Avenue by eco-artist Stacy Levy. Projects like this thermoplastic topo map is one of the ways Walton Arts Center participates as a centerpiece in Fayetteville’s emerging cultural corridor.

Last season, volunteers at Walton Arts Center helped more than 23,600 students and educators as they attended a Colgate Classroom Series performance. In total, these volunteers worked nearly 500 shows last season. For any one performance in Baum Walker Hall it takes at least 39 volunteers to make theater magic happen! You can become a Walton Arts Center volunteer today, just visit waltonartscenter.org/edu/volunteer.

Walton Arts Center’s Box Office processed more than 275,000 tickets, sent 70,000 pieces of mail and answered more than 82,000 phone calls from July 2017 to July 2018. You can contact our box office at 479.443.5600 or tickets@waltonartscenter.org. 4

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Mike Johnson, Chair Mark Henneberger, Vice-Chair Greg Lee, Vice-Chair Anne O’Leary-Kelly, Vice-Chair Marti Sudduth, Vice-Chair David Wurm, Vice-Chair Casey Hamaker, Secretary/Treasurer Bob Alexander Brett Biggs Steve Clark Jody Dilday Nate Hodne Sarah E. Lewis Judith McKenna Luis Restrepo Cal Rose Barbara Taylor Megan Timberlake Matt Trantham Lia Uribe Scott Varady Tony Waller

Walton Arts Center Foundation Anne Jones, Chair Craig Shy, Secretary/Treasurer Les Baledge Sarah Diebold Brock Gearhart Clayton E. Hamilton Tim O’Donnell Neal Pendergraft Gary Peters

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Event Calendar

23 Coca-Cola Night Out Series

43 Volunteer Thanks

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Walton Arts Center Sponsors

24 Unilever Starrlight Jazz Series

46 Congratulations Billie Jo Starr

10 Group Sales & Venue Rentals

26 West Street Live Series

47 Walton Arts Center Media Partners

12 Procter & Gamble Broadway Series

31 10th Annual Artosphere Festival

47 OnStage Advertiser Index

15 10x10 Arts Series

32 Visual Arts

48 Walton Arts Center Staff

16 LOL@WAC

33 Masquerade Ball

49 Planned Giving

19 Land O’Lakes American Music Series

35 VoiceJam A Cappella Festival

51 Walton Arts Center Donors

20 Kimberly-Clark Family Fun Series

37 19th Annual Art of Wine

21 Mattel Kids Series

39 Learning & Engagement

CATS

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Cirque Éloize Saloon

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Molly Tuttle

23 Tips for Audience Members Different performances bring different audience and artist expectations. Monitors in the lobby and curtain speakers will share specific restrictions, but here are some general tips to help you and your fellow audience members enjoy the show. What do I need to know? Be aware of the kind of show you are attending – a classical music performance, for example, is different from a rock or comedy show, and the etiquette norms may differ. Need help? Ask an usher or staff member for advice and check lobby monitors. We welcome children to most shows and know their behavior can sometimes be unpredictable. If your child/ children are disruptive to other patrons, we may ask that you move to the lobby until they are ready to return to the quiet environment of the theater. Parents can

enjoy the performance on the monitors in the lobby while outside the theater. Picture taking is generally not allowed, unless the curtain speaker or artist has indicated otherwise – and please set your phone to “silent” mode and do not text during the show. When concessions are allowed in the theater, please enjoy them quietly and with respect for the performer(s) and your fellow audience members. Don’t forget! Bring back your Walton Arts Center cups to future performances for reduced price refills.

Hearing and vision enhancement devices are available, free of charge, on a first-come, firstserved basis. Please let a House Manager or usher know if we can help you with any of the devices. We can make your experience better! If something is bothering you, please find an usher or House Manager for assistance. The carrying of weapons and/or firearms is prohibited at Walton Arts Center under Arkansas Code 5-73-306 even if you have a permit. Walton Arts Center is a tobacco-free facility.

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You and Me and the Space Between

Artosphere Festival Orchestra

A Bronx Tale Dorrance Dance

Les Misérables

One Night of Queen

6-WIRE

The Edge Effect

Our 2018/19 Season Continues! FEBRUARY Alfredo Rodríguez and Pedrito Martinez Duo Feb. 8 Falsettos Feb. 8-9

Monterey Jazz Festival 60th Anniversary Tour Mar. 31

APRIL

Dorrance Dance Feb. 12

M A R Q U E E E V E N T

VoiceJam Kickoff Concert Apr. 4

Cirque Éloize Saloon Feb. 19

The Edge Effect Apr. 5

Dixie’s Tupperware Party Feb. 19-24

VoiceJam Competition Apr. 6

Michael Andrew: Sinatra and the American Songbook Feb. 23

Boz Scaggs Apr. 7

A Bronx Tale Feb. 26-Mar. 3

Waitress Apr. 9-14 Royal Wood Apr. 18 Benny Green Trio with Veronica Swift Apr. 19

MARCH Gretchen Peters Mar. 7

Joan Baez Apr. 20

Air Play Mar. 8 One Night of Queen Mar. 14 Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings & Bill Stewart Trio Mar. 15 Aquila Theatre Company’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Mar. 16 Terrapin Puppet Theatre’s You and Me and the Space Between Mar. 28 Jay Leno Mar. 30 6

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JUNE 10th Annual Artosphere: Arkansas’ Arts + Nature Festival June 10-29 Les Misérables June 18-23 Artosphere Festival Orchestra 10x10 Concert June 26 Artosphere Festival Orchestra Finale Concert June 29

M A R Q U E E E V E N T

NEW THIS SEASON! Look for this icon to find the HOTTEST acts of our season. These critically acclaimed artists are at the top of their class, performing worldwide to sold out audiences – and now they’re coming to Northwest Arkansas. Get tickets today while they last!

MAY Molly Tuttle May 2 6-WIRE May 9 Tall Stories’ Emily Brown and the Thing May 10 19th Annual Art of Wine May 16-17 CATS May 28-June 2

For more information, call the box office at 479.443.5600 or visit waltonartscenter.org Walton Arts Center Box Office 495 W. Dickson Street / Fayetteville, AR 72701 Located just inside the West Ave. entrance Phone: 479.443.5600


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Bring your group to Walton Arts Center! Groups of 10 or more receive discounts on most performances, personalized service, deferred payment options and reduced handling charges. Plan an exclusive pre-show reception for your group and save money on rental fees! Contact our Group Sales Concierge Monday – Friday 9am - 5pm at 479.571.2719 or groups@waltonartscenter.org to learn more.

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Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be.

Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from Alan Menken, the songwriter of Beauty and the Beast, A Bronx Tale is an unforgettable story of loyalty and family. Academy Award® winner Robert De Niro and Tony® winner Jerry Zaks direct this streetwise musical—based on Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri’s story—that The New York Times hails as “A Critics’ Pick! The kind of tale that makes you laugh and cry.”

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female 8 SHOWS / creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by six-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (“Brave,” “Love Song”), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Les Dangereuse Liasons, Waiting for Godot) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland). “It’s an empowering musical of the highest order!” raves the Chicago Tribune.

Apr. 9-14

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8 SHOWS /

May 28 -June 2

CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America!

Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory.” Winner of seven Tony Awards® including Best Musical, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn.

Support provided by Billie Jo Starr

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil 8 SHOWS / and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award®-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-anda-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion and the resilience of the human spirit.

June 18-23

Show Sponsor

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The10x10ArtsSeries

Michael Andrew

Aquila Theatre Company’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

6-WIRE

The 10x10 Arts Series continues with five more extraordinary performances! All tickets to 10x10 Series shows are $10 and include a pre-show Creative Conversation and a post-show party.

Michael Andrew with Fayetteville Jazz Collective: Sinatra and the American Songbook Feb. 23, 2019 Michael Andrew has many credits to his name. He was the headline singer and band-leader at the world famous Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center in New York City. He also performed that coveted role at Merv Griffin’s “Coconut Club” across the country in Beverly Hills, CA. While on “Larry King Live,” Merv called Michael Andrew “one of the great singers of all time.” This show, developed specifically for our 10x10 audience and featuring the Fayetteville Jazz Collective, pays tribute to the writers of the “American Songbook,” including Johnny Mercer, Sammy Cahn, the Gershwins and Frank Sinatra. Celebrate some of history’s most iconic composers and singers led by “one of the best talents to come down the pike in 50 years” (Jerry Lewis). Show Sponsor

Artosphere Festival Orchestra

The Edge Effect

The Edge Effect April 5, 2019 Winners of MTV’s “Top Pop Group” and Boyz II Men’s “Next Great A Cappella Group,” “America’s Got Talent” finalists and international recording group, The Edge Effect joins us as this year’s VoiceJam A Cappella Festival headliner! A six-man vocal band, The Edge Effect combines pop, R&B, jazz, rock and funk in a show unlike any other. Their signature sound blurs the genre line and weaves a colorful tapestry of infectious beats, intricate harmonies and spectacular vocal acrobatics. With stunning reinterpretations of musical favorites as well as inventive contemporary original songs, this performance is sure to be an unparalleled entertainment experience. See page 35 for info on the 5th Annual VoiceJam Festival. Support provided by Kelly & Marti Sudduth

Support provided by Cynthia Coughlin

6-WIRE Aquila Theatre Company’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Mar. 16, 2019 One of Shakespeare’s most beloved and witty comedies is brought to vivid life in an innovative new production by the critically acclaimed Aquila Theatre Company. At the center of the story is the Fairy King’s servant, the impish Puck, whose magic creates an endless supply of mirth, mistaken identity and inappropriate, if not absolutely ludicrous passions. Exploring the universal theme of love (and its attendant complications: passion, lust, frustration, depression, confusion and marriage), this classically trained, modernly hip troupe brings the classics into present day with a signature style full of beautiful movement, music, song and some of the finest Shakespearean acting today. Show Sponsors

May 9, 2019 Delaware-based world music ensemble 6-Wire’s mission is to celebrate diversity in performance, weaving stories and context into their concerts, and transforming how live instrumental music is experienced. Bringing artists and musical styles from historically conflicting regions and countries together on stage, 6-Wire’s performances promote world peace and cultural understanding. Join us for a performance that mixes traditional world music with pop and jazz elements, and explore the boundaries of contemporary world music.

Artosphere Festival Orchestra Corrado Rovaris, Music Director

June 26, 2019 See page 31 for info

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LOL@WAC Dixie’s Tupperware Party

Dixie’s Tupperware Party Feb. 19-24, 2019 | 7 Shows

Jay Leno

Jay Leno

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M A R Q U E E E V E N T

March 30, 2019

Dixie Longate, the fast-talking Tupperware Lady, packed up her catalogues and left her children in an Alabama trailer park to travel the country throwing good ol’ fashioned Tupperware Parties. Loaded with the most up-to-date products available for purchase, see for yourself how Ms. Longate became a member of the illustrious “#1 Tupperware Seller in the World” Club, as she educates her guests on the many alternative uses she has discovered for her plastic products. Filled with outrageously funny tales, heartfelt accounts, giveaways, audience participation and the most fabulous assortment of Tupperware ever sold on a theater stage, this is not your mother’s Tupperware party!

Acclaimed late night TV show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, in-demand corporate speaker, TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, philanthropist and Emmy Award®-winner, Jay Leno is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in show business.” Leno dominated late night television for two decades as the host of the #1-rated “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” and more recently produces and hosts the CNBC TV series “Jay Leno’s Garage,” now in its third season. When he’s not on TV, Leno performs more than 100 stand-up shows annually across the country and internationally. Don’t miss your chance to see this comedy legend when he takes the stage at Walton Arts Center for the first time!

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American MusicSeries Boz Scaggs

Monterey Jazz Festival 60th Anniversary Tour

Boz Scaggs: Out of The Blues Tour 2019

March 31, 2019

It’s appropriate that Boz Scaggs’ new album is Out of the Blues, since the blues is what first sparked his musical career. Growing up in Oklahoma and Texas, Scaggs spent his teenage years immersed in the blues, R&B and early rock ‘n’ roll. In 1967, Scaggs joined the Steve Miller Band in San Francisco, performing on their albums Children of the Future and Sailor before launching his solo career, which garnered him massive commercial success. With chart-topping singles, Grammy®-winning songs and a fiercely loyal audience, Scaggs has spent five decades refining his approach. Now, he returns to Northwest Arkansas with a finely developed stylistic mastery, playing audience favorite songs and new tunes that demonstrate now, more than ever, Boz Scaggs has found his voice.

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest continuously-running jazz festival in the world, renowned for its artistic excellence, sophisticated informality and longstanding mission to create and support yearround jazz education and performances. Now on its fifth national tour, the 2019 Monterey Jazz Festival features some of the greatest critically-acclaimed jazz artists of the next generation, including Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals; Bria Skonberg, trumpet, vocals; Melissa Aldana, tenor saxophone; Christian Sands, piano, musical director; Jamison Ross, drums, vocals; and Yasushi Nakamura, bass. Featuring renditions of classic jazz standards alongside originals penned by the members, this performance will inspire! Photos: 1. Bria Skonberg 2. Cécile McLorin Salvant 3. Christian Sands 4. Jamison Ross 5. Melissa Aldana 6. Yasushi Nakamura

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Joan Baez Fare Thee Well… Tour 2019 April 20, 2019

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On her final tour after six decades of recording, performing and sharing music with audiences around the world, Joan Baez remains a musical force of nature and an artist of incalculable influence. At a point when it was neither safe nor fashionable, Joan sang about freedom and Civil Rights. The soundtrack for the tumultuous ’60s is heard on Joan’s remarkably timeless Vanguard LPs, and she has since been recognized for those landmark albums and their contribution to the Civil Rights movement – she received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 Grammys, the Ambassador of Conscience Award in 2015 in recognition of her leadership in the fight for human rights, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017. Support provided by David & Candace Starling waltonartscenter.org

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Family FunSeries

Air Play You and Me and the Space Between

Terrapin Puppet Theatre’s

Air Play

You and Me and the Space Between

March 8, 2019

March 28, 2019

Ride the wind and dream with Air Play, a modern spectacle that brings to life the very air we breathe. Air Play is a circus-style adventure of two siblings who journey through a surreal land of air, transforming the ordinary into objects of uncommon beauty. Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites that float over the audience, and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen will make you gasp in wonder and laugh until it hurts. Combining contemporary circus with street performance art and sculpture, this poetic ode to childhood will electrify the young and the young at heart. Ages 5+

Supporting the Arts in Northwest Arkansas

When the island of Proud Circle springs a leak, its citizens must find a way to stop their home from disappearing! It takes the wondering mind of a child to save the island, its people and their ways. From the imagination of one of Australia’s most accomplished children’s playwrights comes a tale of wonder and invention. Storytelling, choreographed projections and live drawn animation explore the plight of refugees fleeing environmental change through the eyes of a child. Step inside a picture book with an artist and storyteller, amidst a paper set that’s cut, ripped, patched and manipulated live to create a world of play. Ages 7+

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Emily Brown and the Thing

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UnGala FUNdraiser 4.27.19 Tall Stories’

Emily Brown and the Thing May 10, 2019

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One evening, Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley hear a Thing crying outside their window. He just can’t get to sleep. Emily Brown and Stanley set off on an incredible adventure to the Dark and Scary Wood, the Whirling Wastes and beyond to find the Thing’s cuddly, his bedtime milk and his medicine… but nothing seems to help him settle. What’s really troubling the Thing – and will anyone ever get to sleep? Find out in this magical, musical show based on the much-loved book by Cressida Cowell (author of How to Train your Dragon) and Neal Layton. Ages 3+ Support provided by Brett & Kara Biggs

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Night OutSeries Dorrance Dance

One Night of Queen

Dorrance Dance Feb. 12, 2019

M A R Q U E E E V E N T

Dorrance Dance is an award-winning tap dance company based out of New York City. The company’s work aims to honor the genre’s uniquely beautiful history in a new, dynamic and compelling context; not by stripping the form of its tradition, but by pushing it – rhythmically, technically and conceptually. The company’s inaugural performance garnered a Bessie Award for “blasting open our notions of tap,” and the company continues its passionate commitment to expanding the audience of tap dance, America’s original art form.

Cirque Éloize Saloon Feb. 19, 2019

One Night of Queen March 14, 2019 In 2000, Gary Mullen won the Grand Final of the hit U.K. TV show “Stars In Their Eyes,” winning the largest number of votes ever received in the show’s history. His performance was a tribute to Freddie Mercury, the consummate front man of the famed rock band Queen – an undeniably magnetic and unpredictable performer. With huge public demand following his win, Mullen and his band “The Works” created One Night of Queen – a fully live, amazingly accurate tribute concert that recreates the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of one of the greatest rock bands of all time. With fantastic staging, lighting and effects, this show will rock you! Support provided by Cece Box

Swing open the Saloon doors and enter a mythical world inspired by the rich legacy of the Wild, Wild West. America is expanding. The railroad is stretching westward to lands of untold promise. In the middle of the desert, a town comes to life. A place to gather and share tales quickly becomes a theater for stories of all kinds. Set to the timeless tunes of Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline, this acrobatic comedy features a motley crew of circus artists performing cutting edge physical theater. Full of spectacular feats, magical harmonies and live instrumentation, this performance has no shortage of audience thrills. Show Sponsor Cirque Éloize

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Starrlight JazzClubSeries

Alfredo Rodríguez

Pedrito Martinez

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings & Bill Stewart Trio

Veronica Swift

Benny Green

Experience world-renowned jazz in the Starrlight Jazz Club! All shows in Starr Theater

Alfredo Rodríguez and Pedrito Martinez Duo

Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings & Bill Stewart

Benny Green Trio with Veronica Swift

Feb. 8, 2019

March 15, 2019

April 19, 2019

Over the past decade, pianist Alfredo Rodríguez went from a young local Cuban artist, to being discovered by Quincy Jones, to becoming a globally recognized Grammy® nominee with three critically acclaimed albums to his name. Also helping to expose the rich musical history of Cuba to a wider audience, Pedrito Martinez has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and Sting, among others. As a founding member of the highly successful Afro-Cuban/Afro-Beat band Yerba Buena, Pedrito was named “Percussionist of the Year” by the Jazz Journalists Association three years in a row. Together, these two artists are leading the new wave of Cuban jazz music – with a seductive, buoyant, powerful sound that will leave you wanting more.

Guitarist Peter Bernstein, organist Larry Goldings and drummer Bill Stewart make up one of the best organ jazz trios of the past two decades. Jazz enthusiasts recognize them for charting new ground with hard-swinging, yet thoughtful music. Drawing mainly on jazz standards, and a few original pieces, they re-imagine the organ jazz trio in a quiet, sensual and grooving presentation. The respect these musicians have for one another comes through in the subtle and intricate manner of their musical conversation on stage. Peter’s warm, feather-light touch and fluid improvisation with Larry Goldings’ warm hum, and Bill Stewart’s polyrhythmic and melodic focus create a vivid combination of synergistic playing that lets each soloist float across the tunes.

Benny Green holds the history of jazz at his fingertips. With decades of experience playing with the most celebrated artists of the last half century, it’s no wonder Green has been hailed as perhaps the most exciting hard-swinging, hard-bop pianist of his time. At age 24, Veronica Swift is recognized around the country as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene. An adept lyrical interpreter with tremendous tonal command, Swift has the keen ability to make everything she touches her own. Join us for a hot performance that combines the sophisticated know-how of an established jazz master, the complex sounds of his inventive band-mates and the riffs and scats of tomorrow’s jazz royalty.

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Presented by Neal Pendergraft

Gretchen Peters

Royal Wood

Molly Tuttle

A concert series for music lovers like you! All shows in Starr Theater

Gretchen Peters

Royal Wood

Molly Tuttle

March 7, 2019

April 18, 2019

May 2, 2019

For two decades, Gretchen Peters has been one of Nashville’s most beloved and respected artists. Sexy and sublime, angelically clean and devilishly dirty, blemished yet beautiful, Peters rose to the top of her craft by writing and recording songs that explore the deep corners of life with empathy and integrity. Inducted into the Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2014 and named one of the best 60 female singer-songwriters of all time by The Telegraph, Peters has undoubtedly earned herself a spot among the country’s upper echelon of contemporary composers and among her generation’s most compelling singer/songwriters.

Since being named “Songwriter of the Year” by iTunes in 2008, Royal Wood has become established as one of Canada’s most accomplished alt-pop singer/ songwriters, producers, arrangers and multi-instrumentalists. On tour for his newest album Ever After The Farewell—an ode to the classic styles of both Tin Pan Alley and Laurel Canyon—the songsmith brings class and craft to his pop-rock stylings, delivering them with a rich and resonant voice. From beautiful melodies, to perfect harmonies, to soulful vocals, this two-time Juno-nominated musician has charmed audiences across the globe. Don’t miss his debut in Northwest Arkansas!

A virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and awardwinning songwriter with a distinctive voice, Molly Tuttle has turned the heads of even the most seasoned industry professionals. Since recording her first album at the age of 13, Tuttle has accumulated various accolades, including most notably the International Bluegrass Association’s Award for Guitar Player of the Year in 2017 – making her the first woman ever to win this prestigious award. With rapid fire bluegrass guitar work, incredible technical skill, a sweet voice and fun, barnstorming songwriting, Molly Tuttle puts even the most talented shredders to shame. Show Sponsor

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Arkansas’ Arts + Nature Festival Returns June 10-29! Walton Arts Center proudly presents the CHECK 10th Annual Artosphere Festival, featuring WEBSITE performances inspired by the infinite wonders FOR MORE EVENTS of the universe and the fragile beauty of our home planet. Experience art, music and nature at free and ticketed events throughout Northwest Arkansas. Visit artospherefestival.org for tickets and full event lineup.

Chapel Music Series

Listen to exquisite music played in local churches and architectural marvels.

Sam Reider and the Human Hands JUNE 10 | Thorncrown Chapel, Eureka Springs JUNE 12 | Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, Bella Vista

Seraph Brass JUNE 18 | St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Fayetteville

The Aeolus Quartet JUNE 23 | Hunt Chapel, Rogers

Trout Fishing in America JUNE 11 | Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville A family-friendly concert featuring the four-time Grammy nominated Ozark natives Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet.

Bella Gaia JUNE 13 | Walton Arts Center An award-winning, awe-inspiring, immersive multimedia performance combining projected NASA images, data visualizations and stirring world music and dance live on stage.

Trail Mix JUNE 14 | Frisco Trail, Downtown Fayetteville FREE Artosphere’s signature event, Trail Mix returns to the Frisco Trail with live art and music, and fun activities for kids and families! Following Trail Mix, join us for a special screening of Disney’s WALL-E in WAC’s Walker Atrium.

A Beautiful Planet in IMAX®

JUNE 15 | Malco Razorback Cinema & IMAX®, Fayetteville Providing a look at humanity’s impact on the Earth, this documentary features stunning footage shot from the International Space Station and encourages us to look up and beyond ourselves.

Dover Quartet JUNE 17 | Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville Hailed by the New Yorker as “one of the world’s finest young string quartets,” the Dover Quartet once again returns to bring their unmistakable sound to Northwest Arkansas.

Artosphere Festival Orchestra

Corrado Rovaris, Music Director More than 90 premier musicians from around the world come together for a series of truly inspired orchestral performances.

Live from Crystal Bridges: Mozart in the Museum JUNE 20 | Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, BROADCAST LIVE Bentonville An all-Mozart program featuring Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Clarinet Concerto with clarinetist Andrea Levine, and Symphony No. 29. Broadcast live on KUAF 91.3 FM.

Romantic Masterworks of Mendelssohn & Brahms JUNE 26 | Walton Arts Center Presenting Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, featuring violinist Benjamin Beilman, and Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 in F major.

Artosphere Festival Orchestra Celebrates: The Moon JUNE 29 | Walton Arts Center Featuring a diverse program celebrating our closest celestial neighbor, the Moon, with works by renowned composers ranging from Strauss, Monteverdi, Bach, Handel, Debussy and Puccini, to the modern likes of John Williams and David Bowie.

Artosphere Festival Sponsors

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Support for Dover Quartet and Maestro Corrado Rovaris provided by Mary Ann & Reed Greenwood. 10x10 concert support provided by 3M/Post-it and Hannah & Greg Lee. waltonartscenter.org

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Visual Arts

The Joy Pratt Markham Gallery presents exhibitions of works by both emerging and internationally recognized artists. Visit the Gallery and enjoy three curated shows during our 2018/19 Season.

Gallery Hours Monday – Friday / noon - 2pm One hour prior to most performances

On Paper: Collaborations in Print and Pulp from Wildwood Press Jan. 26 – May 4, 2019 Known for custom papermaking and dedication to experimentation, Wildwood Press strives to redefine what a print can be. Collaborating with contemporary artists, Wildwood produces large scale prints created through diverse print media processes. Artists in this exhibition include Michele Oka Doner, Valerie Hammond, Juan Sanchez and David Shapiro, among others. Valerie Hammond, Traces II, 2007 Courtesy Wildwood Editions

Tours also available by appointment. Please call 479.571.2766 to schedule a tour. Gallery admission is free

Visual Arts generously supported by

Mirror Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar May 28 – Oct. 6, 2019 From the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his family foundation, this exhibition reflects the artist’s vast body of prints created over the past 35 years. Addressing issues of race, gender and spirituality, Saar’s lithographs, etchings and woodblock prints are evocations of her sculptures, for which she is renowned. Support for the exhibition and related educational and outreach programs has been made possible by a grant from the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation. Alison Saar, High Cotton, edition 1/8, 2017 Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer

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THANK YOU

A special thanks to this year’s Masquerade Ball sponsors, Honorary Chair Judith McKenna, and Event Co-Chairs James Beck and Todd Hanus. Sponsored by:

Walton Arts Center’s Corporate Leadership Council hosts annual fundraisers with proceeds supporting arts programs that inspire Northwest Arkansas children, strengthen our schools and our community.

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The VoiceJam Varsity Singers are an audition-based community a cappella choir of high school students from around NWA. See them kick off the VoiceJam weekend when they open for the 2018 Vocal Asia Festival winners, Boonfaysau.

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Winners of MTV’s “Top Pop Group” and Boyz II Men’s “Next Great A Cappella Group,” and finalists on “America’s Got Talent,” this international recording group brings an unparalleled entertainment experience to the 10x10 Arts Series!

VoiceJam Competition hosted by the Father of Contemporary A Cappella Deke Sharon | SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 7:30PM

Get your tickets now to witness the the top vocal bands from around the country compete for the title of VoiceJam Champion and cast your vote for aca-fan favorite! Sponsors:

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The Winemaker’s Dinner Thursday, May 16 | 6pm | $225

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Friday, May 17 | 7pm | $75-150*

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All events take place at Walton Arts Center. Must be 21 or older to purchase tickets. *Each patron will receive a complimentary Riedel wine glass.

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LearningThroughtheArts at Walton Arts Center

Beyond the School Walls: Field Trips Matter Some education thought leaders speculate that the most powerful, relevant learning for today’s students may happen outside of the school building. Field trip and other informal learning scenarios offer young people who are more connected to the world via their smart devices than any previous generation, opportunities to grapple with ideas and issues affecting our culture and our planet. Grappling connotes a real struggle. Never has it been more important that young people develop the critical thinking skills to navigate ambiguity and to carefully consider a variety of voices that comprise our community, our country, our continent, our world.

Efforts by education researchers to measure the effects of arts field trips have begun to support the notion that learning in community must be an integral part of the education experience. Their studies demonstrate how field trips matter. Young people who learn with peers through cultural institutions like Walton Arts Center benefit especially in their interest in understanding others’ views. No matter where your child attends school, please join Walton Arts Center with your advocacy for equal access to arts field trips. Our community’s future depends on it.

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The 2018-19 Season Continues at Walton Arts Center Symphony of Northwest Arkansas Paul Haas, Music Director

MARCH 9 Masterworks III: Bach & Beethoven Christopher Cerrone, High Windows Bach, Concerto for Two Violins Zsolt Eder and Miho Oda Sakon, violins Beethoven, Symphony No. 2

MAY 4 Masterworks IV: The Rite of Spring Revueltas, Sensemayá

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Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme Edgar Moreau, cello Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring

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Seven play packages for 2019/20 start at $115— learn more at theatre2.org. AT WALTON ARTS CENTER’S NADINE BAUM STUDIOS

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Walton Arts Center would like to share our appreciation for the many generous volunteers whose time and dedication makes our programming possible.

We couldn’t do it without you! Zoraida Aguilar Jolene Ahrendsen * Brenda Alison * Jacque Allen * Michael Allen * Monica Alvarenga Pat Anderson * Yesenia Arguelles Pamela Ashford Carol Axtell Charles Axtell Anita Backus * Ruth Baker Pam Beard * Sarah Beckman Bobbye Beecher * Barbara Beever Chris Bell Mike Belmont * Regina Belmont * Lynn Bennett Marilyn Beveridge Marianne Bieker Myra Biggers * Pat Biggs Kay Blood Pamela Blore Paul Blore David Boddie Susan Bolding Karla Bradley * Sharon Brasko Karmen Brehmer John Broomfield Barry Brown * Colleen Brown Ernestine Brown Evelyn Brown * Phil Brown Shantell Brown Sharon Brown Paula Burks * Susan Burns Jana Burton Elle Carraway Elizabeth Cash * M. Johanna Castillo Brianne Christiansen Sharon Clark * Kay Coley Brandy Conyers Tracey Cousar Nancy Cox

David Crittenden Carol Daggett Meghan Dale Michelle D'Almeida Diana Danforth * Rhonda Darden * Jerry Davison * Judy Davison * Claudia De Ugarte * Dee Dean Patti Deen Melody DeVere Gabby Devero Ken Dickerson Dennis Dinkel John Dixon * Dan Dunn Kathy Dunn Valerie Ellis Jeannie Eubanks Ginny Farney Jim Farney Glyn Finley * Marcia Finley Alejandra Flores Dean Fodness Lola Fodness Tracy Fortuny * Kate Friesen Frou Gallagher Rosemary Gallea Susan Garriss * Joel Giarrusso * Ellen Gifford* Kimberly Gillow * Margaret Gilmore * Annette Goll * Diana Goodwin Penny Gray Sharon Gray Stephen Gray Julie Greene Gwyn Gregory * Peggy Guccione * Alexandra Haines Kristine Hall Fran Hamilton Mark Harris * Ralph Harvey * Larry Haug Frances Hawkins Kathy Heinz Curtis Hendricks *

Jeremy Hess * Kathleen Hess Theresa Hevin * Jeanne Hickman * Stephanie Hicks Taylor Hight Evonne Holloway Beth Hopkins * Bryce Hopkins * Rebecca Hover Gayle Howard * Kathryn Hunt * Amy Huycke * Mark Huycke Judy Hyden Chidambaram Iyer Carole Jackson * John Jackson * Mark Jackson Darielle James Dena James Linda Jenkins Donn Johnson * Paula Johnson * Mary Jones Rick Jones Fernanda Kanashiro Kathy Knight * Susan Knight Harder * Carroll Knost Ken Knott Catherine Koch * Brandy Koffel Marian Kunetka * Jo Ann Kvamme Mary Lamberth Patricia Lemmer * Mary Beth Lemoine Stephanie Lenogue * Morgan Lindsey * Annee Littell * Benjamin Mackey Lorrayne Maki Mark Maki Pam Marsh * Carol Martin Tina Matsubara Denise May * Madeline Mays Patricia McKeown * Carol McKibben Jerry McKibben Gates Mcknight *

Hali McMillan Katie McWilliams Barbara Mellor Christa Mickelson Eric Miller Janis Miller Mary Miller * James Minyard * Shannon Mitchell * Pat Molle* Mario Moreno Pat Moriarity* Peggy Moriarity* Luz Morlet* Nelly Muyia Connie Nacion Maureen Neagle* Merrell Nelson Darla Newman* Jan Nobles Uche Ofodile Carl Owens Sunshine Owens* Don Parrish Fran Parrish Gracen Patten Tina Paul Tom Perry * Reese Petersen Jeannie Philpott * Ronit Portet Charlotte Quattlebaum Brittany Race Michelle Rathgaber * Pauletta Reed Shari Reed Laurie Reh * Teresita Reisinger Camila Restrepo Jerry Retallick * MariAnne Retallick * Joyce Richards * Carrie Ridgeway Lane Rochelle Theresa Rye Cristina Salamo Juanita Salazar Lamb Marisa Samavati Anita Sampley * Julia Seibert Charlotte Shaffer Cindy Shaw Judith Shipp *

Marie Silano Jeanne Silvestri * Nina Simmons * Larry Slingsby Brenda Smith Charlotte Sorenson * Mary Soumah Carol Spears * Cheryl Spencer Stephanie Springate Lisa Stewart Peggy Stovesand Lois Sullivan Rebecca Summerlin * Jerald Swenson Marie Swenson Marie Sylvester * Jhonnie Taylor Kathy Taylor * Zachary Taylor Guillermo Tellez Lourdes Tello Patty Thomas Sharon Thomason * Brenda Thorne Phyllis Thurman * Peter Tooker * Margaret Treiber * Teresa Turk * Gene Tweraser * Hadley Twilley * Barbara Verdery Nate Walker Fawne Wallace * Ruth Waller Terry Wamsher * Bill Ward * Nancy Ward Jan Warren Karen Wenzel Sherron West Yvette Wilkins Angelika Will * Judith Williamson Joan Wimberly Tiff Wimberly * Celene Wolf Rachel Wolverton * Molly Woodard Michael Wulf * Nan Yarnelle Lynn Zemlicka Roger Zemlicka

* Volunteers who have given 100+ hours

We invite you to join our team and help to create the best live arts experience in Northwest Arkansas.

Call Manager of Volunteer Programs Allison Padavan at 479.571.2744 for more information or visit us at waltonartscenter.org/edu/volunteer.

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CONGRATULATIONS to Billie Jo Starr!

2019 Governor’s Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement Billie Jo Starr’s passion for the arts motivated her to advocate for the creation of a performing arts center that would transform the economic and cultural complexion of Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas. Walton Arts Center opened its doors in 1992, and thanks to her tireless commitment to the arts in Northwest Arkansas it continues to thrive today.

Photo by Joe Wittkop

Billie Jo has stated one of her greater accomplishments has been instilling in her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren the importance of being an intentional, active patron of the arts because, “The Arts are a common language that we can all speak in a world so often divided.” Billie’s lifelong work will be recognized on March 12, 2019 during a luncheon at the Governor’s Mansion where Gov. Asa Hutchinson will bestow upon her the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Enhance your experience at Walton Arts Center by becoming a Friend! Friends of Walton Arts Center enjoy benefits like: + Access to the Friends Lounge

+ Concierge ticket & reservation service

+ Free reserved parking

+ Backstage tours

+ Special invitations to exclusive events

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Staff Listing Executive Peter B. Lane. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . President/CEO Darcy Ballew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vice President, Communications Brian Crowne. . . Vice President, Walmart AMP Scott Galbraith . . . Vice President, Programming & Executive Producer Laura Goodwin. . . . Vice President, Learning & Engagement Taylor Speegle. . . . . . . . . . . Interim Director of Development & Corporate Relations Wendy Riggs . . . . . Vice President, Operations Tim Vogt. . . . . . Vice President, Finance & CFO Jason Smith. . . . . . CEO Executive Assistant & AFO General Manager

Box Office Jennifer Dobrowolski. . . . . . . WAC Box Office Manager Andrew Crowe . . . . AMP Box Office Manager Zeb Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AMP Specialist Megan McAllister. . . . . Subscription Specialist Judd Burns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Partner Specialist Mel Phillips. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Box Office Tessa Miner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Box Office Harley Procell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Box Office Mitsi McKee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Box Office Anthony Fine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Box Office Julia Montgomery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Box Office Fallon Yockey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Box Office Charl Young . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Box Office Nico Humphrey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Box Office

Programming Jennifer Ross. . . . . . . . Director, Programming Robert Ginsburg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jazz Curator Rachel Burkevich. . . Programming Coordinator

Finance Ginny Wilson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director, Finance Leslie Cowles. . . . . . . Senior Staff Accountant Elena Terrell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Staff Accountant Roy Everett. . . . . . . . . . . . Finance Coordinator Robert Martin. . . . . . . Database Administrator

Learning & Engagement Patricia Relph. . . . . . . Arts Learning Specialist Mallory Barker . . . . School Services Specialist Sallie Zazal. . . . . . . . . . . Learning Coordinator Meghan Dale . . . . . . Engagement Coordinator Development Susan Neyman. . . . . . Director, Individual Giving Kaylin Mason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grants Manager Amy Freeman. . . . . . . . . . . . Corporate Relations Manager Kyle May. . . . . Walmart AMP Corporate Manager Rachel Pianalto. . . . . . . . . Senior Development Coordinator Zach Strickland. . . . . . . Club AMP Coordinator Josh Murphree. . . . . . . . . . . . Donor Services Coordinator Communications Jill Suel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director, Marketing Jennifer Wilson. . . . . . Director, Pubic Relations Casey Weiss. . . . . . . Digital Marketing Manager Heather Holland. . . . . . . . . . . Creative Director Hillary Scott . . . Senior Marketing Coordinator Randi Cruz. . . . . Public Relations Coordinator Krissy Kirlin. . . . . . . . Digital Content Specialist Schuyler Schwarting. . . . . . . . . . . Group Sales Coordinator Katherine Ganoung. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marketing Communications Coordinator Ticketing Services Katie Mihalka . . . Director, Ticketing Services Ryan Bradshaw. . . . . . . . . . Ticketing Services Coordinator Mason Wells. . . . . . Data Integrity Coordinator

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Human Resources Karen Percival. . . . Director, Human Resources Sam Grinceri. . . . . . . . . . . . Human Resources Coordinator Kelli Parker. . . . . Human Resources Assistant & Receptionist Operations Lorinda Smith. . . . . . Asst. to VP of Operations Events & Patron Services Nick Zazal. . . . . . . . . Director, Events & Patron Services Shannon Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . Events Manager Justin Taylor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Events Assistant Allison Padavan. . . . . . . . . Volunteer Programs Manager Jessica Temple. . . . . . . . . . Volunteer Programs Assistant Ranny Kulink. . . . . . . Patron Services Manager Kimberley Wright. . . . Full Time House Manager Patrick Bannon. . . . . . . . . . . . . House Manager Tina Jimenez. . . . . . . . . . . . . . House Manager Chelsey Herrold. . . . . . . . . . . . House Manager Karmen Brehmer. . . . . . . . . . . House Manager Sharon Randall. . . . Food & Beverage Manager Fawne Wallace. . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Renwick Hudson . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Michele Williams . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Heather Ingram . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Jason Henson . . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Michelle Martinez. . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Ruslan Serdyuk . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Robyn Walters . . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Taylor Grimes. . . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Kiyah Moss. . . . . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Benjamin Kelly. . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Quintin Canada . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Trent Woessner . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Tiffany Bogan. . . . . . . . . Lounge/Concessions Chamisa Wheeler. . . . . . Lounge/Concessions

Production Diana Brown. . . . . . . . . . . . Director, Production Alex Newby. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Technical Director Joshua Spurgers. . . . . . . . Lighting Supervisor William Eubanks. . . . . Production Administrator Jacob Christiansen . . . . . . Production Staffing Coordinator Rachel Spurgers . . . . . . . . . . . . Artist Services Coordinator Andrew Miner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Technical Crew Lydia Winkelmann . . . . . . . . . . . Technical Crew Nathan Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Technical Crew Facilities Bob Pless. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director, Facilities Mike Herbert. . . . . . . . . . Maintenance Engineer Rick Durham. . . . . . . . . Maintenance Assistant Thomas Debari. . . . . Facility Services Manager Bryan Wise. . . . . . . . . . . . WAC Groundskeeper Beth Washington. . . . . . . . . . . Facility Services Assistant Christy Robe. . . . . . . . . . . . WAC Facilities Lead Roger Ramirez. . . . . AMP Facilities Supervisor Wendy Moss. . . . . . . . . . . . WAC Facilities Lead Jeff New. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Norman Bolstad. . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Bob Cox. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Rosie Humphrey. . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Braxton Hicks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Mary Miller. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Wyatt McCollom. . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Trelynda Vann. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew McKenzie Miller . . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Jacob Varner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Kevin Bolstad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Sean Greer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Facilities Crew Walmart AMP Production Brian Vanauken . . . . . . . . Director, Production Alan Chapman. . . . . . . . . Assistant Production Manager Walmart AMP Maintenance Mark Richardson. . . . . . . . . Facilities Engineer Marcus Richardson. . . . . . . Maintenance Crew Bernard Davis. . . . . . . . . . . . Maintenance Crew Walmart AMP Front of House Stephanie Simpson. . . . Director, FOH & Client Services Taylor Hight. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FOH Assistant Walmart Amp Food & Beverage Clay Layne . . . . . . . Director, Food & Beverage Susan Shadlow . . . . . Craft Services Specialist Lisa Peltier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Artist Hospitality Jarrod Hunt. . . . . . . . . . Point of Sale Specialist Joel Yermack. . . . . . . . Food & Beverage Crew Max Schwartz. . . . . . . .Food & Beverage Crew


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Walton Arts Center Annual Donors Thank you, Friends of Walton Arts Center. Leadership Circle $25,000+ Cynthia Coughlin Linda & Lee Scott David & Candace Starling Kelly & Marti Sudduth Producer Circle $10,000 - $24,999 Becky & Bob Alexander Kara & Brett Biggs Cece Box Joel & Lynn Carver Dale & Prudy Caudle Mike & Susan Duke Jeff & Lisa Gearhart Reed & Mary Ann Greenwood Johnelle Hunt Peter B. Lane & Barbara Putman Hannah & Greg Lee Dr. Steve & Linda Nelson Mary Lynn Reese Dennis & Evelyn Shaw Billie Jo Starr Kirk Thompson & Brett Burch Benefactor Circle $5,000 - $9,999 Serrhel & Patty Adams Michael & Shannon Arcana Ted & Leslie Belden In Memory of Brent & Solveig Berry Katherine & Curt Calaway Ed & Carol Clifford Nick & Carolyn Cole Roger Collins John & Katie DellaCroce Mickey & Larry Drennan Joanie & Jon Dyer Fred & Barbara Frye Hershey & Denise Garner Bruce Gillispie & Steve Wright Orville & Susan Hall Dee & Todd Harbaugh

Murray & Judy Harris Marybeth & Rick Hays Bryan & Mandy Hunt Lee & Linda Jaslow Rich & Kristin Kley Michael & Constance Morse Terryl & Shannon Ortego David & Pam Parks Pruitt Tool & Supply Company, Inc. Imelda & J.T. Rose Margaret & Dick Rutherford Frank & Sara Sharp Shelley Simmons Jason Viator & Kolten English Jerry & Brenda Walton Jim & Lynne Walton John & Kitten Weiss Linda L. Wray & The Wray Family Jackie Telfair & Tod Yeslow Artist Circle $2,500 - $4,999 Biff & Ann Averitt Mina & Les Baledge Greg & Rachel Billingsley James & Emily Bost Mrs. E.G. Bradberry Hugh & Martha Brewer Raymond Burns John & Caroline Clarke Pat Cooper Mike & Susan Daniels Sandy Edwards Pete & Shirley Esch Chuck & Suzy Fehlig James & Barbara Freeman Harrison & Rhonda French The Gray Family Meza Harris Malcolm & Ellen Hayward Michael E. Hill & Gary Fast Dr. Michael Hollomon & Eric Wailes Anthony & Susan Hui

Rebecca Hurst & Jim Smith Kelly & Wade Jones Thomas & Jill King Terry & Mary Ann Klefisch Jeff & Sara Koenig Rick & Tracie Layton Peter & Anne Leer Longer Investments Inc. David & Deborah Malone Marybeth & Micky Mayfield Phil Dutton & Judith McKenna James & Ann McKenzie Ellis & Kay Melton Robert T. Murphy III & Beau G. Reynolds Debby Nye & Catherine Lyon The Tim Ogg Family Jimmy Plumlee & Lee Long Barbara & Doug Prichard Charles & Susan Redfield John & Tamara Roberts Bob & Diane Shaw Martha Sutherland Barbara G. Taylor Bill & LeAnn Underwood Sidney & Mirela Vinson Kent & Teresa Webb Michael White & Bao Bui Patsy Wilcox Ann Marie Ziegler Chairman Circle $1,000 - $2,499 Gary & Carol Adams Debbie Alsup Henry & Amy Alvarado Bob & Theresa Arvin Frank & Pat Bailey Carol Barnett Patricia L. Bates Paul & Nancy Beahm Jen & James Beck George & Mary Benjamin Elaine Berg Bryan & Kristen Billingsley

Walton Arts Center Council Board and Foundation Board members denoted in bold.

Jing & Vince Biondo Larry Bittle Insurance Agency, Inc. Jim & Nancy Blair Kent & Nancy Blochberger Dick & Anne Booth Jacqui Brandli & Doug Cummins John & Marilee Brodbeck Ron & Evelyn Brown James & Salena Brown Mary Kathryn & Matt Brown Robert & Melissa Brown Wade W. Burnside & Janet Baker Jeffrey & Christina Byron Jim & Alice Cartwright Jeff & Jenna Caudle Steven Charles R.Ph. Connie & Bill Clark Suzanne & Steve Clark Mike & Sandy Cockrell Bart & Heidi Cohen Barry & Debra Cooksey Cindi Cope Jim & Kathy Counce David & Marsha Crittenden Debbie Evans & Rich Dailey Kay & Sid Davis Jake & Brittany Deans Jimmy & Lisa Deen Doug & Barbara Degn Susan & Joe Delacruz Don & Kelly DeSoto Don B. Deweese Amber & Bill Dietrich Sandy Dilbeck Linda Dingledine Lamar & Joy Drummonds William & Doris DuBose Keith & Tammy Ekenseair Douglas Elliott David & Cathy Evans Eric & Teri Exner Richard & Suzanne Ezell

Karolyn & Donald Farrell Joe & Jean Ann Fennel The Fincher Family Scott & Florence Galbraith Fred & Ellen Gifford Ryan & Jenna Gill Maggie Gilliam Nan Ginger Nancy Garner & Mort Gitelman Lyle & Sue Gohn Albert Gray Chris & Julie Haimbach Howard & Treva Hamilton Al & Dorothy Hanby Todd & Majorie Hanus Joe & Mary Ruth Harner Don & Debra Harris Dr. Curtis & Michelle Hedberg Ruthann Hefner John & Lynne Hehr Sue & Mark Henneberger Mary Jo & Paul Henry Brad & Kathy Hicks Retta & Eddie Hight Dr. Jerry & Donna Hoenshel Anna & Curtis Howells Douglas James & Elizabeth Adam E.J. & Paige Johnson Joan & Bruce Johnson Terry & Mike Johnson Ruben & Janet Johnson Brandi & Steve Joplin Bill & Missy Kincaid Vaughn & Amy Knight Latco Wood Truss Robert & Vella Lewis Bob Mackey David & Sue Maddox Seth A. Malley & Luke Bridges Cathy & Stephen Marak Bill & Sabra Martin Randy & Chris May Tom & Rebecca McCoy Dr. Jay & Judy McDonald

Kathleen McLaughlin & Tim Costigan John & Carol O. Mitchell Ritta Mitchell Jennifer Mitrovich Theresa & Joe Moore Jerry & Cherie Moye Linda & Anton Myers Tim & Melissa Myers Ron & Susan Neyman Melinda & Bob Nickle Rhonda & Tim O’Donnell Anne O’Leary-Kelly Robert & Susan Patton Paul & Linda Pinneo Andrew & Laura Plaukovich Ed & Tish Pohl Gary & Patricia Profit Sylvia & Russell Riggs Jon P. Robinson Richard & Julie Roblee In Honor of Christina Rae Brewer & Marc Rogers Cal Rose Joe & Catherine Ross Dr. Kenton & Jennifer Ross David A. Russell Marshall & Beth Saviers Libby & Bart Schaller Bill & Judy Schwab Ken & Debra Senser Barbara B. Shadden Craig & Marti Sharkey Don & Barbara Sieger Sandra Sims & Maggie Cook Carolyn J. Smart Erin Smith Amy & Rick Sorrell Judge Jim & Dixie Spears Susan L. Parks- Spencer & James W. Spencer Joyce Stafford & Jack Cole Curt Stamp Jerry & Bette Stamps Mike & Patty Stiles Dick & Mary Stockland Sally Stone waltonartscenter.org

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Ray & Brenda Boudreaux

Don & Linda Hayes

David & Betty Nichols

Brad & Lindsay Vester

June Duke

CoBare Enterprises

Andrew & Shari

Andy & Joan Noble

Tim & Fern Vogt

Bill & Barbara Durham

David & Linda Ann Bragg

Heinzelmann

Larry & Marilou Noller

Bill & Lara Waite

John Erwin

Jim Bob & Kelly Britton

Jackie Helton

Murphy & Carol Pair

Beau & Amanda Walker

Brian & Michelle Ettehad

Gen Whitehead Broyles

Valerie Henderson

Randall & Mary Payne

Shawn & Julie Walker

Kathy Evans

Randy & Shannon Dixon

Jimm & Janet Hendren

Nelson & Susan Peacock

Bob & Sharon Wasson

Earl & Gayle Fochtman

Nadine K. Carfagno

Calleigh, Meredith &

Karen Percival

Anna & Michael Watts

John Gaudin & Corky

David Carlisle, MD, &

Blake Hilliard

Larry & Tommi Perkins

Larry & Kay Weathers

Patton

Wendy Taylor Carlisle

Jim & Debbie Hodges

Judy & Phil Phillips

Karen Welch

Andrew & Mary Gibbs

Mark & Gretchen

Tina & Nate Hodne

Darrin & Marci Pitts

George & Kathy Wheatley

John & Tamara Gilmour

Castleman

Tucker Holmes & Nathan

Paul & Pamm Prebil

Margaret Whillock

Mark & Debbie Griffin

Carl M. Collier

Pendleton

Edward Proctor

William & Lawanna

Ken & Linda Gutierrez

Drew & Nancy Collom

Morgan & Carlen Hooker

Charles & Jean Rakes

Whitfield

Josh & Jamie Hamblen

Virginia Ann Coogan

David & Shay Hopper

David & Carol Ratcliff

Scott & Cheryl Williams

Sherry Harris

Heather & Tony Cook

Greg House & Beverly

Paul & Tracy Rice

Jeffrey Williams & Janet

Hank & Cheryl Harrison

Wayne & Delane Cox

Block

Wendy, Amanda & Anna

Penner-Williams

Jeremy Hess & Peggy

Ralph & Cam Crouch

Linda Houston & Steven

Kathryn Riggs

Treiber

Brian & Day Crowne

Wolverton

Carole & Jim Williamson

Tia & Randy Risor

Spencer & Bicky

Bill & Bimmy Currie

Read & Tammy Hudson

Craig & Leslye Wilson

Randy & Anna Robles

Dr. Katherine Darling

John Jackson

Jeff & Paula Wilson

Higginbothom

Lynn B. Rogers

Pauline Darling

Paula Jenkins & Lee Brown

Melinda & David D. Wilson

Tina Hildebrand

Clay & Ann Davis

Bonnie Johnson &

Andrea & James Romine

Marv & Donna Wiseman

Boston Mountain Holdings

Dudley Dawson

Mike Smets

Ann Rosso & Wayne Britt

Bill & Kim Woodworth

Michael & Gayle Howard

Michael & Deanna

Carl & Lee Johnson

Linda Rye & Randall Webb

Dane & Michelle Workman

Bart L. Howell

Wade Dial

Don & Donna Johnston

Robert James & Joseph

Drew Workman

Helen Barrack-Huff

Janet Flaccus &

Kay Jones

Sidney

Deborah Wright

Don & Claudette

Bruce Dixon

Preston & Anne Jones

Dennis & Patti Sanders

Bob & Sara Wright

Hunnicutt

John & Emily Douglas

Elizabeth & Gerald Jordan

Peter & Mary Savin

Todd & Emily Wulf

Greg Leding, Emily

Tom & Kathy Duba

Barry Katz

Katherine Schifano

Kirby Penick

Ironside, & Ava

Tom & Dana Dykman

Cheryl Kester

Eric & Allie Elliott

Jay & Julie King

The Embry Family

Ken & Karen Kolls

Johne R. & Elizabeth

Dr. Patti Latta

English

Beverly & Charles Lee

Timothy & Stephanie

John & Carolyn Leonard

Ensley

Alicia Levy

David & Linda Ferrell

Sarah Lewis & Kelly Tribell

Wayne Flora & Carol

Michael & Eileen Lieber

Brantley

Senator Uvalde Lindsey

Lance & Kelly Foster

Cheryl & Gene Long

Perry & Shirley Franklin

Larry & Nancy Long

Karen Freeman

Vernon & Shirley Lott

Elizabeth Fulton

Nick & Laura Luchi

Doylene Fuqua

Robert D. Luper

Emilie Gaffney

Mike & Kris Macechko

David E. R. Gay &

Amanda & Roy Madrid

Gary D. Thornton

Kristin Markell & Matt

Dave & Jane Gearhart

Short

Sheryl & Rodney Ghan

Sheri & John Martin

Don & Carol Lynn Gibson

David & Jo Martinson

Butch & Christie Ginther

Dr. David R. Massey

Gail & Randy Goodrum

Irma & Duell Mathis

Neff & Scarlett Basore

Laura Goodwin

Buster & Vita McCall

Louis & Patricia Beland

Phoebe Jane Goodwin

Aleksi, Jacque, & Vita

Yvette & Donald Bell

Wanda Gore

McCall

Anabelle Steelman-Berry

Adella & Gary Gray

Linda & Bob McMath

& Ron Berry

Lowell & Kathy Grisham

John Berry & Richard

Don & Kathryn Stroessner James, Suzanne & Mary Anne Swindle Philip & Mary Ann Taldo Nell Taylor Dick & Nancy Trammel Jean King Travis Gilbert & Susan Travis Kelly Tucker Craig & Laura Underwood Jerre & Judith Van Hoose James Vawter III & Sofia Vawter Regions Bank Jim & Susan von Gremp Bill & Nancy Waite Jim & Susan Walker T. Anthony Waller Gary & Shea Weidner Susan & Randy West June White Nick & Connie White Pattie & David Williams Carol Sue & Alan Wooten Dr. Dan Worrell Gracie & Michael Ziegler Robert A. Zierak

Dave & Becky Schoewe

Clark & Georgi Irwin Barbara Jackson

Mr. & Mrs. Dick Bensinger

Performer $250 - $499

Marsha Scott

Richard & Jennifer

Calvin & Shawna Jarrett

Berta L. Seitz

Alexander

Hartzell & Marsha Jone

Kara Sheets

Michael & Jacque Allen

Fern Kelsay

Ron & Regena Shelby

Gary & Jane Anderson

Rick & Margie Keyes

Anthony & Mary Beth

Gary, Denise, & Nikki

Hugh & Brenda Kincaid

Sherman

Anderson

Christine & Tim Klinger

Mary Beth Shields

Paul & Sarah Beahm III

Peter & Judy Kohler

Ken & Celia Shireman

Don & Maxine Bechtel

Priscilla Kumpe

Margery & John Shore

Laureen Benafield

Bill & Barbara Long

Al Snider

Michael & Marlena Bond

Bo & DeDe Long

Stu & Debbie Sorensen

Jennifer Booher

Mark & Cindi Marsiglio

In Memory of George

Dennis & Karen Boyd

Louis Martin

Spencer

Ryan Bradshaw & Ellis

Robert & Deidre Martin

Richard & Anna Marie

Pearl Croken

Gary & Bonnie Martineck

Steeneck

Susan Bradshaw

Paula Maxwell

Kristen & Ron Fink

Paula Burks & Lewis B.

Merle & Jennie McClain

Jason & Tanya Stewart

Edwards

Matthew & Katie

Mark & Judi Stillwell

Randall & Georgia

McClanahan

Don & Jan Struebing

Caselman

Kim & Bill McComas

James & Marsha Swim

Buddy & Susan Chadick

Duane & Allison McElroy

Doug Talbott & Martha

Bill & Barbara Cibulka

Gary & Athina McLendon

Morrison

Clarissa & Pete Clark

Deeg & Bill Mitchell

Thomas & Janet Tate

Dan & Angelika Coester

Merry Moiseichik

Mike & Debi Thuro

Dennis & Linda Collins

Bill & Jennifer Murry

Michelle W. Merry-Ship

Ryan & Megan Timberlake

Ellen Compton

Gary & Linda Oliver

In Memory of Roger Gross

Mr. & Mrs. Daniel &

Jenifer Tucker

David & Stefanie Cypher

Derrik & Julie Olsen

Anderson

Dr. Robert & Brenda Gullett

Dianne Mezzano

Steve & Susan Tucker

Rich & Kim Davis

Tom Oppenheim

Tony & Terri Bertschy

Mark & Martha

Jerry & Julie Moody

Kathy & Gary Turpin

Shirin & Shari de Silva

Tom & Sally Overbey

Bob & Patty Besom

Haguewood

Bob & Pat Moore

Tom & Charlene

Sam Dean

Luke & Janet Parsch

Sherry Bishop

Drs. Steve & Diane

Trisha Moore & Vicente

Underwood

Melissa & Ross DeVol

Lynn Patton

Jon Bitler & Alison Jumper

Halbrook

Yanez

Tony & Teresa Uth

Mrs. Nancy Dodson

Jim & Kay Pickett

Aaron Bleidt & John

Ish & Mary Lou Haley

Bill & Marietta Morris

Lee & Janice Van Allen

Dominguez Family

Ben & Amber Pinter

Clayborn

Janice A. Hardin

Don A. Moseley

Jan & Jim Vawter

Juli Dorrough & William

Patrick & Carolyn Pio

Marian G. Bolen Family

Grover C Harris Jr.

Scott & Marla Muller

Tom & Barbara Verdery

Jackson

Chip & Carey Pollard

Director $500 - $999 Abshier Construction Kim & Janie Agee Gary & Melanie Alecusan Lois Alward Wanda L. Anderson Susie Arnold & Bruce Strom Scott & Carren Audrain Derrick Bobbitt & Dr. Susan Averitt Dawn & Max Bachman Darcy Ballew Todd & Robin Barlow Andy & Stacy Barron

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Joseph & Sue Ellen Schultz

John & Mary Jackson

Walton Arts Center Council Board and Foundation Board members denoted in bold.


Kevin & Karen Pope

Dick & Joellen Bisbee

Miller & Peggy Ford

Dr Leonard & Shirley

Shelly, Liam & Molly

Winifred Shanor

Marshall Prettyman &

Mark & Mimi Blackwood

Joel Freund & Carla

Koenen

O’Dell

Damon Shaw

Jody Dun Leavy

Debbie Bogner

Crawley

Timothy Kral & Connie

Leslie & Geoff Oelsner

April & Craig Shy

Hoyt & Mary Purvis

Michael Bolding

Kathleen & Fred Fullerton

Hendrix-Kral

Debra Oliver

Linda Siccardi

Luis Restrepo &

Alicia Bombardiere

Kenneth & Deborah Goff

Richard & Phyllis Kuehl

Vickie Owens

Jeanne Silvestri

Catalina Botero

Rosemary & Van Brahana

Emma Lee Gordon

Morannaya Kulink

Carl Ownbey

Nina Simmons

Roy Rom

Sumner & Jackie

Ron & Jann Gorman

Mr. & Mrs. J Kupillas

Bret & Stacey Park

John & Jerri Skaggs

Archie & Suzanne Ryan

Brashears

Donna Graham

Mark & Tena Larsen

Jeff Stripling & Doris

Spear Family

Alfred Angulo, Jr. & Mary

Jim & Holly Breach

Grimsley & Carol Graham

Sue & Dennis Lawler

Patneau

Vicki Spranza

Sanders

John F. Brewer, Jr.

Christina & David Gray

Brooks Garner & Linda

David Petersen

Ruth W. Stock

Dr. & Mrs. C.H. Schilmoeller

Howard & Katherine Brill

Dale & Marilyn Green

Leavell

Mel & Jan Phillips

Bud & Mary Storey

Brian & Lynn Shaw

Bob & Carol Brooks

Lois & Al Haase

Burnis Leavens

J. David & Karen V. Pincus

Justin & Keegan Sutton

Jane & Curtis Shipley

Rob & Becky Brothers

John & Tina Hagberg

Beth Keck & Ken Leonard

Becky Pittman

Bob & Sheila Suvino

Laura & Kevin Shrable

Tregg & Beth Brown

Debbie Hall

Zak & Kim Lowe

Richard & Susan Pressler

Marie & Jerry Swenson

Tom & Tammy Smith

Jim & Mary Buchanan

Donna Hanson

Clifford & Jane Lyon

Ozark Sales & Marketing

Frank & Eddie Lou Taylor

Stephanie & Kevin

Brent & Teresa Campbell

Sandy Hardcastle

John & Jill Mackenzie

Paul & Vanessa Priestner

Jim & Lynette Terrell

Springate

Donna Cannady & Jesse

Pete & Margo Heinzelmann

Jennifer Marvin

Bruce & Veronica Purkey

Richard & Tami Thomas

Rick & Terese Staton

Fenwick

Jody & Jessica Hendrix

Warren & Kim Massey

Mary Purselley

Sharon Thomason

Mike & Emily Stephenson

Cathy Case & Robert

Susie & Jim Henley

Hope Matthews

In Honor of Peter Lane

John & Joan Threet

Rebecca R. Summerlin

Rodweller

Lisa & Hannah Higgins

Kyle & Rachel May

Georgia Reading

Travis Tucker

Daniel E. Sutherland

Bob & Sara Caulk

Julie Hines

Mary May

Laurie Reh

Larry & Debbie Tuttle

Kathleen Trotter &

Holly Childs

Gabe Hollingsworth

McBride Distributing

Scott & Becky Richards

Brian, Andrea, Benjamin,

Charley Reese

Dr. Margaret Clark

Tom & Janice Hollopeter

Company

Dedria Ried

Brayden & Hailey

Charles & Debra Varela

John & Karen Cole

Glen & Ann Hopkins

Michael & Judith

Glenda & Phillip Roddey

VanAuken

Steve Vowell

Barbara Comstock

James & Angela Hopkins

McCartan

Jerome Rose

Kenneth & Nancy Vermilion

Lynn & Elaine Wade

Ken & Jeannette Cox

Cindy & Dean Hunt

Lillian & James McConnell

Georgia & Bill Ross

Rick & Terri Warren

Elizabeth Washington

Jim & Jerene Cross

Tom & Jean Jacobsen

Harry & Theresea

Len & Lois Rott

Nancy Werbitzky

Terrica Weatherford

Andrew & Ian Crowe

Jerome & Harriet Jansma

McDermott

Charlie & Shirley Russell

David & Lisa Will

Kathryn Widder

Gary & Susan Culp

Tom & Cathy January

John McKeone

Nicholas & Angela Sammer

Jo & Merle Williams

Juana Young

Dean & Patsy Dade

Ed & Barbara Jenner

Peggy McMenus

The Schmieding Family

Victor & Monica Wilson

Sara & Scott Young

Jerry & Judy Davison

Sheldon & Stephanie

Bob & Judy McMurtrey

Mark A. Scobey

Larry & Eleanor Winter

Darryl & Mary Zettle

Mark & Jody Dilday

Jensen

Colleen Meesey

Lloyd & Dorothy Seaton

Garnett & Julie Wise

Darra Dismuke

Jack & Amber Johnson

Drew & Tessa Miner

Soner & Michele Senlikci

Becky & Stacy Wright

Contributor $100 - $249

David Douglas &

Mike & Kim Johnson

Jack & Martha Mitchell

Anastasia Strokova

Donn & Paula Johnson

Anthony Mondello

Johnny & Susan Adkin

Mary & Larry Douglas

Kevin & Maggie Jones

Earnie & Dona

James & Lisa Alden

Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Dowe

Phyllis Kane

Montgomery

Barry & Sammi Allen

Robert & Sandra Donum

Marissa & Jonathan

Debbie Montoya

Gordon & Susan Allison

Eric & Aimee Duca

Kargas

Lynn Murray

Whitney Baccus

John & Sarah Duffel

Kris & Myndi Keyton

Sarah S. Myers

Concetta & Murl Baker

Larry & Rebecca Dunn

Jacqueline S. King

The Nemesi Family

Phillip Baker

Rick Eggert & Patrice

John & Sally King

Marilyn & Joel Newcome

Andrew Beilke

Stewart

Mike Klaas

Marshall Ney &

Brian & Hannah

Brock Erdman

George & Vicki Knight

Shannon Letts

Besanceney

Ray & Elizabeth Evans

Kathy Knight

Jason & Michelle Nichol

Rob & Roberta Billingsley

James & Betty Ezell

Mrs. Gina Nida

Annual contributions to Walton Arts Center provide critical operating support. Listings are current as of January 31, 2019 and we make every effort to maintain accurate records. However, if we have inadvertently omitted your name, please let us know so that we can correct our error. Every gift, whether recognized here or not, is greatly appreciated. For information about joining the Friends of Walton Arts Center annual giving program, please call Rachel Pianalto, Senior Development Coordinator, at 479.571.2784 or visit www.waltonartscenter.org/donate.

Walton Arts Center Council Board and Foundation Board members denoted in bold.

Walton Arts Center thanks the companies and foundations listed below for matching their employees’ gifts to the Friends of Walton Arts Center program. Endeavor Foundation

Schwab Charitable

Tyson Foods Pac Match Program

IBM Corporation

St. Louis Community Foundation

Tyson Foods, Inc.

Janes, Inc.

Synchrony Financial

Vanguard Charitable

Kimberly-Clark Foundation

The Clorox Company Foundation

Walmart Foundation

Merck Partnership for Giving

The Coca-Cola Matching Gifts Program

If you would like to find out if your employer has a matching gift program, please call 479.571.2759. waltonartscenter.org

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