Press Releases

Community Concert & Conversation Series: On Poverty

Community Conerts

The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) will co-host three facilitated conversations that combine art, music, and poetry with ‘red flag’ issues as identified in the Springfield – Greene County Community Focus Report, including poverty, LGBTQ, and race. Each concert will be held at a different community center in Springfield, and feature live music and thought-provoking conversations.

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The Fairbanks




The Men's Chorus of the Ozarks will be hosting "Born To Be Alive" DISCOPALOOZA!!  

$12 cover charge in advance
$15 cover at the door
+Hors d'oeuvres
+Drink specials, and DANCING!!


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Petrichor: A Springfield Dance Alliance Production


A Springfield Dance Alliance Production

Petrichor brings together choreographers and dance artists from the Springfield Community to explore the transition of the seasons from summer to fall performed through various dance styles including  jazz, modern, contemporary and ballet.

Don't miss this unique performance! Tickets available online or at the door.


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Wilhoit Theatre on Drury Campus

The Music Studio's Fall Recital

Fall Recital

Enjoy The Music Studio's fall recital on Saturday, October 20th, held at The Creamery Arts Center. Performances will include voice, piano, art songs, and musical theatre. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

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The Creamery Arts Center

Spooky Symphony

The Springfield Symphony invites children of all ages and their families to join us for the 10th Annual Spooky Symphony, a free Halloween concert, on Monday, October 29 at 6:00 p.m. at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.

The orchestra, all dressed in their Halloween costumes, will be led by Maestro Kyle Wiley Pickett, and will feature performances of Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, How to Train Your Dragon, and many more.

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Juanita K. Hammons Hall

Local Author Book Signing: Pig Farm

Todd Parnell “Pig Farm” Book Signing Oct. 27 at Library Center

Author and former Drury University president Todd Parnell will sell and sign copies of his latest book, “Pig Farm,” from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

“Pig Farm” unfolds a sweeping and rollicking historical tall tale set in the context of a real-life environmental tragedy on the Buffalo National River in northwest Arkansas.

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The Library Center

Caught My Eye: Member Show Invitational

Caught My Eye

Celebrate nine artists and their amazing work during "Caught My Eye: A Members' Show Invitational." Sponsored by Positronic Industries, the opening reception will have music, light bites and beverages, and great conversation. 

Featured artists include: Ainura Ashirova, Luke Blevins, Melissa Bollwerk, Jesse Clay, Susan Goodman, Jenny Judlin, Farley Lewis, Linda Passeri, John Whytock. 

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The Creamery Arts Center

CD Release Party: Evangel Jazz Orchestra with Jay Daversa

EU Jazz

The Evangel University Jazz Orchestra will perform in concert with guest artist Jay Daversa, celebrating the debut of their new album, Thursday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. in the Robert H. Spence Chapel.

The album, titled El Abrazo, is the first full-length recording by the Evangel University Jazz Orchestra. It will be available in the lobby following the concert for $15.

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Evangel University