ENTERTAINMENT NOTES

Posted: June 21, 2018 at 1:43 a.m.

Rapper NF will perform at Verizon Arena on Nov. 3.

Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts:

TODAY

Big swim

Magic Springs Theme and Water Park, U.S. 70 East (East Grand Avenue), Hot Springs, will open early today to participate in the "World's Largest Swimming Lesson," 10:30-11 a.m., with guests joining the park's certified lifeguards in Crystal Cove to build awareness for the importance of teaching children to swim. The rest of the park will operate on normal hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. It's free to participate with a daily admission ticket ($59.99, $36.99 for children and senior citizens) or season pass ($74.99). Call (501) 624-0100 or visit magicsprings.com. For more information on the "World's Largest Swimming Lesson," visit wlsl.org.

FRIDAY

River Valley/River City

Meredith Willson's The Music Man will be onstage 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and June 29-30, 2 p.m. Sunday and July 1, at the River Valley Arts Center, 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Tickets are $18, $10 for children; arts center members get a discount. Call (479) 968-2452, email rvartscenter@gmail.com or visit rivervalleyartscenter.org.

TICKETS

Phantom sequel

Tickets -- $25-$125 -- go on sale July 13 for the North American tour of Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to The Phantom of the Opera (music by Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and Charles Hart, book by Ben Elton, based on The Phantom of Manhattan by Frederick Forsyth), 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4-7, 2 and 8 p.m. Sept. 8 and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main St., Memphis. Call (901) 525-3000 or visit orpheum-memphis.com or Ticketmaster.com.

NF at Verizon

Tickets -- $25-$45 plus service charges -- go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday June 22 for an 8 p.m. Nov. 3 concert by Michigan rapper NF (aka Nathan Feuerstein) at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.

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