Start practicing your best air guitar, y'all. Beginning this week, the Times is looking for your best cover/karaoke/dance interpretation/music video treatment of a Foo Fighters song. In exchange, we've got a handful of tickets to the band's May 18 concert at Verizon Arena.
We'll accept submissions, in just about any digital form — YouTube, Vimeo, Soundcloud, mp3 — through April 30. From May 1-7, we'll put all the entries online and ask our readers to vote for their favorite.
Send links or digital files to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eureka Springs' perennial "Opera in the Ozarks" program returns this summer for its 61st season at Inspiration Point. The six-week intensive training program culminates every year in a month-long opera music festival.
The 2011 lineup offers 23 performances from June 24 to July 22, including Strauss' "Die Fledermaus," Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" and Mark Adamo's 1998 twist on a Louisa May Alcott classic in the opera version of "Little Women."
Tickets go on sale May 1. For tickets or more information, visit opera.org.
Little Rock native David Gordon Green is adding to his diverse resume as a producer of a new pilot for Comedy Central. "Black Jack" follows "a former special ops agent who must adapt to normal life after being decommissioned," according to the Hollywood Reporter. Green, who also serves as a consulting producer on HBO's "Eastbound & Down" and whose new film "Your Highness" debuts on April 8, hopes to remake the horror classic "Suspira" for his next project, according to The Playlist.