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This article was published April 5, 2012 at 3:57 a.m.

— Art & Exhibits

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ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER

MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. “The New Materiality: Digital Dialogues at the Boundaries of Comtemporary Craft,” April 13-Aug. 5. “Mind’s Eye: Still Lifes of G. Daniel Massad,” April 13-June 10. “Rock Town Slam,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, $5. “Building the Collection: Art Acquired in the 1990s,” through May 13. “Foundation Collection,” “Masterworks” and Paul Signac, continuing. Museum School art classes and workshops for children and adults; call or visit website for schedule and costs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. arkarts.com or call (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS ARTS COUNCIL AWARDS through April 20. For Individual Artist Fellowships in literature, visual art, music composition. arkansasarts.org or (501) 324-9766. ARKANSAS TREASURER’S OFFICE Room 220, state Capitol. April and May exhibit: works by Susan Roerenbeck and Ted Parkhurst. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423. FREE BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Creative Minds,” works by John Allison and Guillermo Portieles. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 664-0030. CALL FOR ENTRIES The Bernice Garden, Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive and South Main Street. Bernice Garden sculpture project, deadline April 20. (501) 617-2511. CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Structures,” Daniel Coston, through April 28. (501) 224-1335. FREE CANVAS COMMUNITY 1111 West 7th St. Art for Action with music by Ferrous Patella and Quadkiller, poetry reading and photography exhibit, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, money and art supply donations accepted. (501)-350-0855.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. “Play Ball! The St. Louis Cardinals,” through Sept. 16. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $7; retired military, college students and ages 62 and over $5; children 6-17 $3; active military and children under 6 free. (501) 374-4242. Arkansas Arts Summit, April 17-18; $95. (501) 324-9766. GALLERY 221 Second and Center streets. Collection of works by artists including Gino Hollander, Elena Feliciano, Thomas Fedro, Framos and Gloria Vanderbilt and Arkansas artists. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. (501) 801-0211. FREE GOVERNOR’S ARTS AWARDS CALL FOR ENTRIES through April 27. Arkansas Arts Council competition. arkansasarts.org or (501) 324-9767. GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Disfarmer: Portraits of a Lifetime,” Mike Disfarmer, through May 21. Documentary screening: Disfarmer: A Portrait of America, 2 p.m. April 14. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. gregthompsonfineart.com or (501) 664-2787. HEIFER VILLAGE 1 World Ave. “Design for a Cause,” exhibit, through Monday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 907-2697. HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “Nate Powell: Cross Sections,” through June 3. Opening reception with music and soup tasting by Sharea Soup, 5-8 p.m., April 13. Hourly tours (except noon) 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Store hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $2.50, ages 65 and older $1.50, children 17 and under $1. (501) 324-9351. L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. April exhibit: Spring Flowers. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006. FREE LOCAL COLOR 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. Works by Pat Mathews, through April 21. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422. FREE MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. “A Splendid Little War: Arkansas and the Spanish-American War,” through April. “By the President in the Name of Congress,” “From Turbulence to Tranquility: The Little Rock Arsenal,” “The Sun Never Sets on the Mighty Jeep,” “War and Remembrance: The 1911 United Confederate Veterans Reunion,” “Through the Camera’s Eye: The Allison Collection of World War II Photographs,” continuing. Alger Cadet Gun exhibit, continuing. Ongoing exhibits depict Arkansas’ military heritage. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (501) 376-4602. FREE MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. Spoken Word Live, night of poetry and entertainment, 7-9 p.m. April 12. Author discussion and book signings with Mary Monroe, Michael Vinson Williams, David Margolick, W. Ralph Eubanks, Bobby Ray Sanders, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 14. From Here to Timbuktu: A Journey Through West Africa, through June 16. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593. FREE M2 GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road, Suite 918. Five-year anniversary show, through April 20. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 225-6257. MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. Martin Cooper Day — Engineer Extraordinaire, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. “Astronomy, It’s a Blast,” through Sept. 17. “Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas,” through Saturday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10. amod.org or (501) 396-7050. OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. Saturday Programs: Let’s Play, 10 a.m., 3 p.m.; Let’s Create, 11 a.m., 2 p.m.; Let’s Explore, 1 p.m.; Let’s Meet, 4 p.m. “Things You Need to Hear: Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas From 1890 to 1980,” through Jan. 1, 2014. Permanent exhibits: “Arkansas’ First Ladies Gowns”; 1836 House of Representatives Chamber; “Pillars of Power,” history of the Old State House; “On the Stump: Arkansas Politics, 1819-1919”; “First Families of Arkansas”; “As Long as Life Shall Last: The Legacy of Arkansas Women.” Little Beginnings toddler program, 10:30 a.m. third Wednesday of the month. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685. FREE

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ART WALK 6-9 p.m. today. Downtown, Springdale. Meet local artists. Food and drinks. (479) 751-3003 FREE ART WALK 6-9 p.m. each first and third Saturday, historic district, Van Buren. Displays, demonstrations and discussions. (479) 474-4114. FREE THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Arts & Science Saturdays: Venomous or Safe? Snakes in the Arkansas Delta, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. “Pine Bluff High School Art Exhibition” reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 12. “Jazz Party: The Photographs of Al White,” “Shaw: Constellations & Night Stars,” through June 30. Photography 2 with Eric Maynard, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays through May 3, $105. “Expressions From the Permanent Collection,” continuing. Education programs for adults and children; call for schedule and tuition. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 536-3375. FREE CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. “Exploring Landscapes,” class for ages 6-9, 4:30-6 p.m. Friday and April 13, $45. Rae Ann Bayless Trunk Show, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Preschool Playdate, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday. Drawing in the Galleries Class: Sketching Stuart Davis, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, $10. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. crystalbridges.org or (479) 418-5700. HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. “Melissa Gill: New Works on Paper,” Monday-May 9. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 505-1562. FREE INDIAN ROCK VILLAGE 265 Dave Creek Drive, Fairfield Bay. North Central Arkansas Artist League, through April 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. (501) 884-6652. FREE LYON COLLEGE 2300 Highland Road, Batesville. Kresge Gallery: Senior art exhibitions, through April 27. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 307-7488. FREE MITCHELL’S FOLLY ANTIQUES 130 Spring St., Eureka Springs. Exhibit and sale of works by Arkansas artist Louis Freund, Friday-May 31. (479) 253-7030. NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE Peterson Auditorium, 900 S.E. Eagle Way, Bentonville. “I Thought I Would Find You Here,” works by Megan Chapman and Stewart Bremner, through April 30. Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. (479) 619-4263

OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. “Confluence, Divergence, Concurrence,” works by Veda and Meda Rives. Through April 18. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. (870) 245-5129. FREE. SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. “The Viewfinder” photography competition exhibit through April 27. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, weekends by appointment. saacarts.org or (870) 862-5474. SPRING PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS Bee Branch. With Bill Ward. Level 1 workshop, April 21 and 28, $150. Level II, April 14, May 12 and 26, $250. (501) 450-2599. TAYLOR’S CONTEMPORANEA FINE ART GALLERY 204 Exchange St., Hot Springs. Works by H.M. Saffer, Friday-May 31; reception, 5-9 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 624-0516. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO Taylor Library, 514 University Drive, Monticello. “Civil War in Arkansas, 1861-1865,” April 12. Hours: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, 2-10 p.m. Sunday. (870) 460-1080. FREE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. BA/BFA Senior Exhibition, today-April 21; receptions 5-7 p.m. Friday, 2-4 p.m. April 21. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. (501) 450-5793. WALTON ARTS CENTER 405 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. “Made in the USA,” Jeannie Hulen, through April 22. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and during performances. (479) 443-5600. FREE

Film

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CLASSIC FILM SERIES 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month. Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive. Hatari, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Admission: $5, children under 12 free. (501) 312-8900.

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UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Graduate film thesis screening, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. (501) 450-3419. FREE

Letters

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ARKANSAS LITERARY FESTIVAL April 12-15, locations in Little Rock and North Little Rock. Readings, workshops, panel discussions. arkansasliteraryfestival.org or (501) 918-3098. BIG ROCK READING SERIES 11 a.m. April 12, R.J. Wills Lecture Hall, Campus Center, Pulaski Technical College, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Readings and panel discussion. (501) 812-2302. ROCKTOWN SLAM 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday of the month, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 E. Ninth St. Poetry slam. Cover: $5. Competition fee: $10. (501) 541-0681.

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HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Midrash and the Art of Writing, Avi Steinberg, 7:30 p.m. April 12. (501) 450-4598. FREE SHORT STORY CONTEST deadline Saturday, Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs. Entry: $5 per story. hsfac. com or (501) 624-0489.

Music

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AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS RECITAL April 13, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Violist Carol Rodland and organist Catherine Rodland perform. (501) 920-4499. ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 7-9 p.m. second and fourth Mondays of the month, Khalil’s Pub, 110 S. Shackleford Road. Musicians welcome. Must be 21. arcelts.com or (501) 224-0224. FREE CELTIC WOMAN 7:30 p.m. today, Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham Street and Broadway. Tickets: $45-$150. (800) 662-2386.

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ANNIE MOSES BAND Church of the Nazarene, 4911 W. Pleasant Grove Road, Rogers. 7-9 p.m. Tickets: $5-10. (479) 636-1050. BLUESDAY TUESDAYS 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Newport Country Club, 703 Walker Drive, Newport. (870) 972-3486. FREE THE BROTHERS UNITED TOUR 7 p.m. Friday, First Trinity Church of God in Christ, 800 S. Catalpa St., Pine Bluff. With Chris Bolton, Dewayne Woods, Montrell Darrett, Terrell Carter. Tickets: advance $12, at the door $20, VIP $25, children 7-12 $7. (870) 534-3537, (870) 536-7677 or (501) 944-0369. LIVE AT FIVE 5-7 p.m. first Friday of the month, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. Joe Pitts Band, Friday. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10. (870) 536-3375. PINE BLUFF COMMUNITY BAND 12:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Pines Mall, Pine Bluff. “Toe-Tapp’in.” (870) 543-0198. FREE SPENCER’S CORNER 801 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Real Thing jazz trio, 7-10 p.m. first Friday of every month. (501) 624-4976. FREE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. UCA Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. April 12, free. The Oak Ridge Boys, 7:30 p.m. April 16, Tickets $30-40. (501) 450-5263. VOCAL-RAMA 7 p.m. Friday. presented by the Hot Springs Jazz Society. Crystal Ballroom, Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa. 239 Central Ave. Tickets: advance $25, at the door $35. (501) 627-2425. WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Whiffenpoofs of Yale, 8 p.m. Friday, $10-$25. Symphony of Northwest Arkansas: Masterworks III, 7:30 p.m. April 14, $25-$45. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

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ADOPTION INFORMATION MEETING 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dillon International, 4702 W. Commercial Drive, North Little Rock. (501) 791-9300. FREE CARTI RAGIN’ CAJUN BASH 6 p.m. April 12, River Market pavilion, 400 President Clinton Ave. Benefits Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute. Tickets: advance $30, at the door $40. (501) 296-3406. CENTRAL ARKANSAS GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY 6 p.m. April 12, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, 100 S. Rock St. Video and live demonstrations for indexing 1940 census. (501) 912-3587. FREE DESIGNERS CHOICE FASHION PREVIEW ALL STAR SHOW 7:30 p.m. Saturday, The Metroplex. Fashion show with local designers benefiting The Timmons Arts Foundation. Tickets: $35. VIP seating: $50. (501) 221-1792.

DOG-GONE EASTER EGG HUNT Saturday, Reservoir Park. Easter bonnet parade, contests, music, photos, silent auction. Benefits Angels Care Animal Rescue. Registration, 12:30 p.m. Egg hunt, 1 p.m. Cost: $10 per dog. (501) 541-1057. EASTER LUNCH CRUISE 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Arkansas Queen Riverboat, 100 Riverfront Park Drive, North Little Rock. Cost: $18.95-$31.95. (501) 372-5777. ST. VINCENT TOUR DE PAUL Tuesday-April 22, Pleasant Valley Country Club. Men’s Tennis Tournament. (501) 552-2382 or (501) 552-2381 or stvincenthealth.com/tourdepaul. SANDWICHING IN HISTORY TOURS noon Friday, Mosely W. Hardy House, 2400 S. Broadway. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program event. (501) 324-9880. FREE STORYCORPS today through April 28, Daisy Bates Drive and Park Street. Recording, preserving and facilitating American stories. Participants receive CD. Reservations required. Donations suggested. (800) 850-4406. UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Lecture: “Rebuilding New Orleans: One Plate at a Time,” 5:30 p.m., today, with executive chef Alon Shaya; “Soccket: Harnessing the Passion,” Jessica Matthews, noon Tuesday. Panel discussion: “Closing the Addiction Treatment Gap” noon, Friday. Lecture and book signing: John T. Edge, 6 p.m. April 12. (501) 683-5239. FREE WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Reel Classics With The Rep: Ordinary People, 6 p.m. Monday. Family Night’s Big Top Circus, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. (501) 758-1720. FREE

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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER EVENTS 9-11 a.m. Monday, Conway Regional Health System, 2302 College Ave., Conway; 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Bentonville Cancer Support Home, 306 U.S. 72 E., Bentonville. Beauty techniques for female cancer patients. (800) 227-2345. FREE ANTIQUE APPRAISAL LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m. April 14, River Valley Arts Center, 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Cost: $35. (479) 968-2452. ARKANSAS SCOTTISH FESTIVAL April 13-15, Lyon College, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville. Ceremonies, demonstrations, performances. (870) 307-7473. CANE CREEK STATE PARK 50 State Park Road, Star City. Full Moon Kayak Tour, Saturday. Daytime tour, April 14. Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for ages 12 and under. (870) 628-4714. CROWLEY’S RIDGE STATE PARK Arkansas 168, Paragould. Dutch oven cooking workshop, April 14. $15 fee includes lunch and booklet. (870) 573-6751. CULINARY CLASSES Eureka Springs. Demonstration class, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 13; $30, with wine $35. Hands-on class, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 14; $40, with wine $45. (479) 253-7461. DAVIDSONVILLE HISTORIC STATE PARK 7953 U.S. 166 S., Pocahontas. Survival workshop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 14, $10. (870) 892-4708. DOWNTOWN ROGERS RESTAURANT WEEK Thursday through Saturday, downtown Rogers. (479) 936-5487. EASTER EGG HUNT 11 a.m. Saturday, Alcoa 40 Park, 1110 Shobe Road, Bryant. Face painting, bounce houses, games, Easter Bunny appearance. (501) 847-7275. FREE EASTER EGG HUNT 2 p.m. Sunday, Spring Park, Heber Springs. Young Business Men’s Club event for toddlers through 12-year-olds. Egg hunt and Easter Bunny appearance. (501) 362-4156. FREE FAULKNER COUNTY LIBRARY 1900 Tyler St., Conway. THRIVE, film presentation followed by discussion, 6 p.m, Tuesday. Singer/songwriter George Ensle, 2 p.m. April 15. Jeni and Billy in Concert, 7 p.m. April 19. (501) 327-7482. FREE HALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE Friday-Saturday, 1035 Arkansas 159 South, Dermott. Fundraiser for the community fire department. (870) 538-9352. HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. John and Marjem Gill Preaching Workshop, April 16-17, $75. (501) 450-1263. Lecture: Crossings: Study of the Mind, Carl Craver, 6 p.m. April 12. (501) 450-1232. HILL ’N HOLLOW QUILTERS GUILD Wednesday-April 13, Mountain Home. Lecture: “Great Color — Without Fear,” 9:30 a.m. April 13, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 312 W. North St. Nonmembers $5. (870) 404-2039.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK, U.S. 278, nine miles northwest of Hope. Park Day, 9 a.m. Saturday. Historic building tours: $8, children 6-12 $4. (870) 983-2684. HOGSKIN HOLIDAYS FESTIVAL & COOK-OFF April 13-14, Calhoun County Fairgrounds, Hampton. Pork barbecue cook-off, racing pigs, arts and crafts, car and tractor shows, parade. (870) 798-2100.

HORSE FESTIVAL 7 p.m. April 13, noon and 3:30 p.m. April 14, Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Arena, Fayetteville. Clinics, exhibition. Tickets: $5-$10. horsefestival.org or (479) 575-8423.

JACKSONPORT STATE PARK Newport. Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. Saturday. Butterfly Magnets, 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Steamboats of the White River, 2:30 p.m. April 14. Arkansas Wildlife — Owls, 3:30 p.m. April 14. Pearling and Shelling, 2:30 p.m. April 15. “Earth, Wind, Water, Fire: Elements of Disaster,” through Feb. 1. (870) 523-2143. LAKE CATHERINE STATE PARK 1200 Catherine Park Road, Hot Springs. Birds and Blooms weekend, April 13-15, free. Kayak Cover Adventure, April 18, $15. (501) 844-4176. LAKE CHICOT STATE PARK Lake Village. Annual Youth Fishing Derby 9 a.m. Saturday. For ages 15 years and younger. (870) 265-5480. FREE LOWER WHITE RIVER STATE PARK 2009 Main St., Des Arc. Beginner Gourd Workshop, April 14. Learn to decorate and shape gourds, $10. (870) 256-3711. OAKLAWN Hot Springs. Live racing, through April 14. (800) 625-5296. OZARK FOLK CENTER 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Herbal Field Trip and Medicinal Herb Workshop, Friday-Saturday, $40-$95. Sweep In, April 13-15, $15. Craft Village admission unless otherwise indicated: $10, children ages 6-12 $6. (870) 269-3851. PETIT JEAN STATE PARK 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton. Great Escape Easter Weekend, Friday-Sunday. (501) 727-5441. PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161. Dutch Oven Workshop, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 14, $30. “The Boll Weevil: 100 Years of War,” through Sept. 10. “Bacon, Eggs and More”; exhibits of past agricultural equipment, continuing. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3, children 6-12 $2, plus tax. (501) 961-1409. POWHATAN HISTORIC STATE PARK Arkansas 25, Powhatan. Comfort Foods Dutch Oven Workshop, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, $35. (870) 878-6765. QUESTERS PINNACLE CHAPTER 5:30 p.m. today, 1721 Augusta Cove, Bryant. Fundraiser auction and plant sale. Cost: $5. (501) 847-1756. RAILROADIANA SHOW AND SALE 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 14, Arkansas Railroad Museum, 1700 Port Road, Pine Bluff. Tickets: $5, children 6-12 $2. (870) 535-8819. SILENT AUCTION FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE 5 p.m. Friday, The Regency Banquet Room, 714 Central Ave., Hot Springs. (501) 984-0984. FREE SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL TRAPPING AND OUTDOOR EXPO 8 a.m.-6 p.m. April 13-14, 8 a.m.-noon April 15, Pope County Fairgrounds, 517 Knoxville St., Russellville. Vendors, contests, games. Entry: $10, children under 12 free. (501) 843-5470 or (501) 939-2325. SOUTHWEST SERVICE DOGS 1 p.m. first Saturday of the month, Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma St., Springdale. Service-dog demonstrations. (479) 646-0886. FREE SPRING SHINDIG ON THE SQUARE 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Monticello. Seark Concert Series presents a free concert on the Square with music, dance and drama. 7 p.m. The Martins in concert at First Baptist Church auditorium, 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $10. (870) 460-1412. SWING INTO SPRING 7-9 p.m. April 12, Robbins-Sanford Grand Hall, downtown Searcy. Auctions, music, refreshments. Tickets: $25. (501) 279-9007. THIRD GREATEST LOBSTER PARTY EVER 3-5 p.m. April 21, Hot Springs. Presented by Spa City Blues Society. Cost: $10-$19. Deadline, April 16. (501) 815-2939.

TOLTEC MOUNDS ARCHEOLOGICAL STATE PARK 490 Toltec Mounds Road, Scott. Guided canoe tour of Mound Pond, 1-3 p.m. April 14; reservations required, $7.50 adult, $5 ages 6-12, under 6 free. (501) 961-9442. UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Dan Abrams, founder of Mediaite and a former NBC News chief legal correspondent, 7:30 p.m. today, $10. (501) 450-5768. Exploring Our World series: “Conway’s Creative Approach to Battling Obesity Through Active Infrastructure Projects and Programs,” 6 p.m. today. (501) 450-5261. WALKS THROUGH HISTORY TOURS 11 a.m. April 14, Harrison Courthouse Square, Harrison. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program event. (501) 324-9880. FREE WALNUT RIDGE ARMY FLYING SCHOOL MUSEUM 70 South Beacon Road, Walnut Ridge. 14th annual Air Field Reunion with tours, movies, memorial service, April 13-14. (800) 584-5575. WHITE OAK LAKE STATE PARK Bluff City. Ecore de Fabre: An American Colonial & Early North American Event, re-enactors demonstrate the presence of French trappers during the 1780s, Saturday-Sunday. (870) 850-2748. FREE

Theater

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IMPROVLITTLEROCK WORKSHOPS 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays through April 25, Public Theatre, 616 Center St. Cost: per session $20, eightsession series, $120 in advance. josh@improvlittlerock.com or (501) 350-6340. KING OF THE ICE CREAM MOUNTAIN 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, William F. Laman Public Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. (501) 758-1720. FREE THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR through April 22, Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtime: 7:45 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $29-$33; children 15 and under, $23; show only $25, children 15 and under $15. murrysdinnerplayhouse.com or (501) 562-3131. THE WIZ through Sunday, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $30-$60. (501) 378-0405.

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THE FALL OF THE HOUSE April 13-May 6, Studio Theatre, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. TheatreSquared production. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $22-$28. (479) 443-5600. IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY through May 5, Imperial Dinner Theatre, 1401 Arkansas 304, Pocahontas. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. Showtime one hour later. Tickets: dinner and show $24.95, students $21.95; show only $15, students $12. (870) 892-0030. OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY 8 p.m. April 13-14, 18-21, 2:30 p.m. April 15, Fort Smith Little Theatre, 401 N. Sixth St., Fort Smith. Tickets: $10. Gala opening, 8 p.m. April 12, $25. (479) 783-2966.

Auditions

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SUMMER THEATRE ACADEMY

4:30 p.m. April 14, 5 p.m. May 5, Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre, East Ninth and Commerce streets. For children 10-18, June 18-July 27. Tuition: three weeks $450, six weeks $750. (501) 396-0338.

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GOD OF CARNAGE 7 p.m. April 16-17, Victory Theater, 16 S. Second St., Rogers. Production: June 1-10. (479) 631-8988.

Clubs

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THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Bluesboy Jag & John Michael Vance, today, free. Matt Stell & Deep Roots, Friday, $10. Treva Blomquist & Friends, Saturday, $7. Rex Bell Trio, Monday. Vieux Carre Jazz Brunch with Ted Ludwig and Joe Cripps, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Jazz @ The Afterthought, Mondays, free unless otherwise indicated. Carl Mouton, Tuesdays, free. Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays, free. Shows at 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. afterthoughtbar.com or (501) 663-1196.

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Josh Green, Alize, today. Richie Johnson, Nicky Parrish, Friday. Some Guy Named Robb, After Eden, Saturday. Brian & Nick, Wednesday. Happy-hour bands start at 5:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursdays, headline bands at 8:30 or 9 Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 Thursdays. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Jason Russell, through Saturday. Open Mike Nite, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Ladies Night, Thursdays, free for women. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fridays, 7, 9 and 11 p.m. Saturdays unless otherwise indicated. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $7, Friday-Saturday $10 unless otherwise indicated. loonybincomedy.com or (501) 228-5555. THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Robert Earl Keen, 9 p.m. today, $25. Green River Ordinance, Graham Colton, 9 p.m. Saturday; advance $12, day of show $14. Real Estate, Twerps, 8 p.m. Monday, $12. (501) 823-0090. STICKYZ ROCK ’N’ ROLL CHICKEN SHACK 107 S. Commerce St. Nadis Warriors, 9:30 p.m. Friday, $10. Touch: Grateful Dead Tribute, 8 p.m. Mondays, $5. (501) 372-7707.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets. T. Jay with Reverse Thought and Pluto, 9 p.m. Friday, $7. Every Knee Shall Bow with Ballet Doors, 9 p.m. Saturday. (501) 375-8466. WEST END SMOKEHOUSE AND TAVERN 215 N. Shackleford Road. Tragikly White, Today. Goldy Locks Friday-Saturday. (501) 224-7665.

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