Mayor George B. McGill
Acknowledgement of the National Day of Racial Healing. January 18, 2022
Welcome 2022! This year promises to be a year of celebration in-person or virtually we all should take time to celebrate life, fellowship and community.

On behalf of Mayor McGill, it is my pleasure to announce some of the special events sponsored by and/or in collaboration with the City of Fort Smith and the Mayor's Office.

Feb 4 - A Raisin in the Sun

$20 Student Ticket (Requires Student ID), 40$ General Admission, $125 VIP Admission (includes premium seating, access to VIP cocktail bag, reserved parking and coat check)

Feb 11,12, & 13 - The Fabric of Fort Smith

Malco 14 Theater at Central Mall in Fort Smith. Two matinees will host this short documentary acknowledging Black History of Fort Smith. Keep a lookout for viewing times and pricing. Come out and learn about the rich history of the City of Fort Smith and the major roles black people have played in the development and notoriety of our community.

Feb 25 - The Mayor's 2nd Annual Black History Gala

Returning to the United States Marshals Museum. This will be a black tie event to close out the 2022 Black History Month Celebration.

Should you have questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Mayor’s Office at (479) 784-2344.
Next Event: A Raisin in the Sun
We will open Black History Month on Friday, February 4, 2022 with the classic American state play; Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin In The Sun". This is a one night only performance where Hollywood meets Broadway in Fort Smith, Arkansas.  The cast and crew of this presentation hails from the areas of Los Angeles and San Francisco, California. We are proud to host and introduce Entertainistry Production Studios starring Jared (J-Red) Walton to the River Valley Region for this moving show.

Join us at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center
55 S. 7th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
Doors open at 7:30PM - Showtime 8:00PM

Tickets for A Raisin in the Sun are now LIVE You can view the ticketing website at the link below!

A Raisin in the Sun - Tickets
Statement(s) By Sloan will be handling the Ticket Sales Service. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Statement(s) by Sloan via email or call (913) 777-4902.