Past Special Events at Hendrix

2011-2012

Hubbard Street 2
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Persistence of Melody
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Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner
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2010-2011

Labor Day on the Lawn (feat. Summertime Band)
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One Man Star Wars
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Kacico Dance
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2009-2010

Red Chamber
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2008-2009

Dan Penn (and Bobby Emmons)
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Dallas Black Dance Theatre
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Secrets of the Chinese Court
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2007-2008

James "Blood" Ulmer's Memphis Blood featuring Vernon Reid
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Turtle Island String Quartet
            "A classical combo that plays jazz, bluegrass, folk, swing, rock, and even hip-hop." - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
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Bill Frisell's Disfarmer Project
            "His sound is instantly recognizable, atmospheric, and immediate at the same time" - Arkansas Times
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2006-2007

Alejandro Escovedo
             "Escovedo and his band provided a magical evening" - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
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Miami String Quartet
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Decadance Theatre
             "A performance that is intensely emotional and casually streetwise." - Jennifer Dunning, The New York Times
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2005-2006

Saul Williams
           "the archetype for a new generation of poets and spoken word artists" - Log Cabin Democrat
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Zuill Baily with Simone Dinnerstein
           "passionate, powerful, and darkly beautiful" - Log Cabin Democrat
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John Cale
           "Engaging the audience throughout, Cale switched back and forth from soft and romantic moods to hurried and crazed sensibilities" - Arkansas Times
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Urban Bush Women
           "Strong, Sassy, Relevent"
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2004-2005

Bill Frisell
           "Guitarist Frisell was versatile, serious in first concert in state" - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
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Ballet Hispanico
           "As expected, the show incorporated traditional, steamy Latin dances, classical ballet and more modern grooves to create a unique and sensual    performance" - Arkansas Times
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Howard Tate
           "Hendrix performances to feature legendary bluesman" - Log Cabin Democrat


2003-2004

Pere Ubu
           "Masters of avant guarde" - Arkansas Times


2002-2003

Garth Fagen Dance
           "Dance group's power, grace lives up to billing" - Log Cabin Democrat 


2001-2002

Lucinda Williams and Ron Sexsmith
           "concert provides unforgettable night" - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
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The Mystical Arts of Tibet
           Sacred Music, Sacred Dance for World Healing with the Famed Multiphonic Singers of Drepung Loseling  Monastery
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Pilobolus Dance Theatre
           "Acrobatic artistry of Pilobolus makes minds dance" - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
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2000-2001

Preservation Jazz Hall Band
           "one of New Orleans' premier jazz ensambles" - This Week at Hendrix
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Stephen Petronio Company
           "The most fearlessly inventive, most audaciously virtuosic dancer-choreographer of his generation" - Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Examiner
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TBone Burnett and Sam Phillips
            "The gods of live music were obviously smiling on Central Arkansas" - Arkansas Times
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1999-2000

North Carolina Dance Theatre
           "Nationally Renowned Dance Company visits Hendrix" - The Profile

A Recital by Composer and Pianist Dr. John Sharpley
           "Sharpley's [music] is an undulating flow of notes that suggest the elusive beauty of spare, pristine phenomena." - The Globe and Mail, Toronto
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The National Theatre of the Deaf
           "Talkative hands to hold forth on drama" - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
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Van Dyke Parks
           "One of the most original and gifted talents in the annals of American popular music." - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
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1998-1999

 Gary L. Langston; Windows, Paths, Steps and Wellness: a Photojournalist's Journey into Native American Culture and Spirituality
           "Langston's work has been endorsed by the president of the Navajo Nation" - Log Cabin Democrat

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The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
           Including "a new work by Dr. Karen Griebling, associate professor of music at Hendrix"
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 Rosilee Walker
           "Combining the weight and substance of classical repertory with the froth and effervescence of 1920s music known as Piano Novelty"
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David Dorfman Dance Company
           "Jock turned dancer David Dorfman shares his love of performing with local athletes.  The result?  A whole different ballgame." - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
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1997-1998

Richard Thompson
           "String wizard wows crowd at Hendrix" - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Living Roots of Music
           "The Lauren Pelon Musique Co. … traces the story of music and instruments through history." - Log Cabin Democrat
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Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
           "Scheduled musician has a blend of blues, folk, and jazz to offer" - The Profile
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Ronald Radford with Tamara la Garbancita
           "vibrant flamenco guitar with a demonstration of flamenco dancing." - Log Cabin Democrat
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Schubert and Sondheim
           Performed by Lanny Palmer, Richard Veale, and Robyn Gibson

Yes! Creative Modern Dance with Lucy Dubose     
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