The LOCAL COLOR RADIO HOUR, Volume 5 will be presented on Sat., Feb. 9th at William O. Darby Junior High School's historic Auditorium at 7pm, 616 North 14th Street, Fort Smith, AR. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at the door the evening of the performance, or beginning Jan. 9th at the Fort Smith Museum of History or through EventBrite at https://lcrh.eventbrite.com Proceeds from this performance go to the Fort Smith Museum of History.
This fifth installment of the LCRH showcases local history, culture, and live music, including the SHS Jazz Band, Joe Hardin, Maggie Jones, The Numskulls (Dan Maher, Steve Kite, Matt McCoy, and Gary Udouj, Jr.), and others. Darby Jr. High Students are also part of this program. Leisa Gramlich, Executive Director of the Fort Smith Museum of History, and Caroline Speir, Exhibit Designer, are returning as well, as they present what is "On Display" at the Museum, and discuss some "Little Known Facts" about Darby, Alphonso Trent, and others.
Audiences will also enjoy sketches, commercials, and a format similar to the golden age of radio as the cast spotlights Fort Smith's rich culture, people, and places in this fifth show from the group. The Local Color Radio Hour is produced by Spinnin' 'Round Productions and Grand Finale Productions and has performed shows in Fort Smith, Van Buren, and Greenwood. Sponsors of the LCRH include the Fort Smith Museum of History and the South Sebastian County Historical Society.