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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published December 13, 2012 at 3:11 a.m.

— Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets.

Toy making workshop 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dec. 20-21, ages 6-9. Cost: $84, nonmembers $105. “Toys Designed by Artists,” through Jan. 6. “Collectors Show & Sale,” through Dec. 30.

“Multiplicity” and “Fifty for Arkansas: The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection,” through Jan. 6. “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. or (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS REPERTORY THEATRE 601 Main St. Rotating exhibit by Arkansas artists, through Dec. 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m.-curtain Tuesday-Friday, 1 p.m.-curtain Saturday-Sunday.

(501) 378-0405. FREEARKANSAS TREASURER’S OFFICE Room 220, Arkansas Capitol. Works by Ashley Cope and Laura Eilts through Dec. 31. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423.

FREE ARKANSAS STUDIES INSTITUTE BUTLER CENTER GALLERIES 401 President Clinton Ave. From the Vault: Works From the Central Arkansas Library System Permanent Collection, through March 23. Arkansas League of Artists juried competition exhibit, through Jan. 26. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5700.

THE ART GROUP 10840 Maumelle Blvd., Maumelle. Works by Vickie Hendrix-Siebenmorgen through Dec.

  1. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Second Friday Art Night 5-8 p.m. Friday, The Courtyard by Marriott, 521 President Clinton Ave. (501) 680-9484. FREE BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. Holiday show with works by Jon Etienne Mourot, Diana Ashley, Beverly McLarty, Robin Hazard-Bishop, Saturday-Jan. 2; reception, 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday. (501) 664-0030.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “The Story Teller,” by John Deering, through Dec. 24. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335. FREE CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. “Watercolors by Kuhl Brown,” through Monday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Sunday. (501) 375-2342.

FREE GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Southern Abstraction,” through Jan. 12. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. gregthompsonfineart.

com or (501) 664-2787.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. Highlights of 2012, through Jan. 7. “And the Band Plays On,” Kevin Cole, through Jan. 7. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saturday, by appointment Sunday.

(501) 372-6822. FREEHISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. Nog-off, 5-8 p.m. Friday.

“Beyond the Expected: Norwood Creech, Paulette Palmer and Edward Wade Jr.,” through Feb. 3. “Jared Hogue: Mini Faces,” through Jan. 6.

“Barbie: The 11 1/2-Inch American Icon,” through Jan. 6. “We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas,” “The Arkansas-Born Bowie Knife and Modern Bladesmithing,” interactive children’s exhibits, puppet theater and more, all continuing. 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. “Religious Art,” through Dec. 31. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006. FREE MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. Lecture and discussion: Battle of Jenkins’ Ferry with author Joe Walker, 1 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Concert with Margaret Wyatt Piano and Vocal Studio, 2 p.m.

Sunday. “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 MARKET STREET CINEMA 1504 Merrill Drive. “Seasonal Studies: Transitions and Metamorphoses,” through Dec. 31. Hours: 1:30-10 p.m.

daily. (501) 766-1132. FREEMID-SOUTHERN WATERCOLORISTS 7-9 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Visitors welcome. midsouthernwatercolorists.

com or (501) 941-0430. FREE MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. “A Voice Through the Viewfinder: Images of Arkansas’ Black Community by Ralph Armstrong,” through Jan. 5. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593. FREE MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. GPS Adventures, through April 1.

Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body, Saturday-May 26. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

Admission: $10, children 1-12 $8. or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. “Battle Colors of Arkansas,” through Feb. 1. “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 ofRepresentatives 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 PAINT BOX GALLERY 705 Main St., North Little Rock. Photography by Cathy Kirkpatrick through Dec. 31.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 374-2848. FREE PYRAMID ART, BOOKS & CUSTOM FRAMING 1001 Wright Ave. Holiday Open House Saturday-Sunday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday by appointment. (501) 372-5824. FREESECOND FRIDAY ART NIGHT 5-8 p.m. second Friday of the month, downtown art galleries and museums. Open house, new exhibits, entertainment. (501) 324-9351. FREE THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock. Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum Juried Student Exhibition through Dec. 21. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512.


University Ave. M.A. Thesis Exhibition by Lauren Sukany, through Dec. 20.

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m.

Sunday. (501) 569-8977. FREE UNSUDDENNESS 6-8 p.m. today, 4400 Edgemere, North Little Rock.

Works by John Zane Zappas. (501) 680-3763. FREE

AROUND ARKANSAS ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 201Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Senior Exhibition, through Saturday. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567. FREE THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. “Exploring the Frontier: Arkansas 1540-1840,” through March. “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. “See the Light: The Luminist Tradition in American Art,” “Moshe Safdie: The Path to Crystal Bridges,” through Jan. 28. 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. FREE EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. “Wayside Watercolors,” Bill Branch, through Jan. 4. Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (870) 633-4480. FREE FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by Ellen Kelly through January. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday;

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday;10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-6476. FREE JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. New works by Rebecca Thompson and Dolores Justus, new selections of original jewelry and Christmas ornaments by Kari Albright and Jay Justus, through December. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335. FREE OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER 2500 U.S. 65 S., Clinton. “All About Arkansas,” works by members of the North Central Arkansas Artist League, through Jan. 14. Hours: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. (501) 745-6615. FREE PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junctionof U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161.

Christmas Open House, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free admission, craft activities $5. 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.

RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. Main St., Russellville. Drawings of the “Council Oak” and Young Arkansas artists juried exhibit,through Dec. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452. FREE ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “Winter Wonderland” guided tours of 1895 Hawkins House through Dec. 31.

“To Cap It All Off,” through June 29. “Benton County Crime Stories,” through 2013. “More to See ... More to Do.” Exhibits on area history,hands-on area for children. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. or (479) 621-1154. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS MULLINS LIBRARY 365 N. McIlroy Ave., Fayetteville. Images from the Edward S. Curtis portfolio through Dec. 31. Hours vary. (479) 575-8443.

FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO Glass Block Gallery, 514 University Drive, Monticello.

“Ants III,” by Aaron M. Calvert, through Dec. 31. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursday and noon-3 p.m. Friday. (870) 460-1338.

FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF Leedell Moorehead-Graham Fine Arts Gallery, 1200 N. University Drive, Pine Bluff. “Made in America,” by Danny Campbell, through Jan. 31.

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Open for groups Saturday and Sunday by appointment. (870) 575-8236. FREE WALTON ARTS CENTER 405 W.

Dickson St., Fayetteville. “Twenty Years” and “My Folklore: The Art of Letitia Huckaby,” through January.

Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and during performances. (479) 443-5600. FREEDance

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY every Monday, Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock.

Beginners class, 7-8 p.m. Intermediate and advanced class, 8-9 p.m. No partner or experience required. Cost: $5 per night. (501) 821-4746.

BESS CHISUM STEPHENS COMMUNITY CENTER 12th and Cleveland streets. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-9 p.m. first, second and third Sundays; lessons 6-7 p.m.; $5;

(501) 821-9353. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 7-11 p.m. first, second and fourth Fridays;

free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; members $10, guests $13;, (501) 664-4268. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday; beginning swing-dance lessons (free with admission), 7-8 p.m.; members $4, guests $7; or (501) 350-4712. Square Dance, 2-4 p.m. every Thursday, $3. (501) 490-1197.


third Saturday of the month, Burns Park Hospitality House, Burns Park, North Little Rock. Polka, waltz and potluck supper. Admission: $10.

(501) 680-2994.

COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Friday of the month. Admission: society members $4, nonmembers $5. All ages, no experience needed. (501) 603-5305.

LET’S DANCE STUDIO Tanglewood Center, 7509 Cantrell Road. Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m. second Saturday of the month, $12, first visit $5. Latin and swing dance, lesson 7 p.m., dance 8-11 p.m. third and fifth Fridays, $13.

Group classes, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, $10. (501) 663-7724.

PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS 6200 Aerie St., Line Dancing 6 p.m.;

Warren Crow and the Classics 7 p.m.

Saturdays, $6. (501) 837-6766 or (501) 944-7194.

AROUND ARKANSAS COMMUNITY DANCE first and third Fridays of the month, Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave., Hot Springs. Lessons, 7 p.m. Dancing, 8 p.m. (501) 617-6042.

MERRY MIXERS DANCE CLUB Coronado Center, Hot Springs Village. First Saturday of the month, 7-10 p.m., Mullen Band, $10. Third Saturday of the month, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Larry House, $10. (501) 922-2997.

SPA CITY BOP AND SWING DANCE CLUB 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Friday of the month, VFW, 2231 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs.

Social dancing. Free lessons with $20 membership, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Fridayadmission: $2. or (501) 760-7375.

WARD COUNTRY DANCE Hickory Street and Arkansas 319, off U.S.

67/167, Ward. Ward Country Playboys, 7 p.m. Fridays, $6. Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers on Saturday. (501) 605-3251.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE MET: LIVE IN HD Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Aida, 11:55 a.m.

Saturday; tickets: $24, ages 65 and older $22, children $18. Encore: La Clemenza di Tito, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday; $18. (501) 224-0992 or

AROUND ARKANSAS CALL FOR ENTRIES through Friday, Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, Ark. 72550.

Entry fee: $10. (870) 251-1189.

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton;

Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. Aida, 11:55 a.m.

Saturday; tickets: $22, ages 65 and older $20, children $15. Encore: La Clemenza di Tito, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday; Benton only; $20, ages 65 and older $18, children $14. (501) 776-2282 (Benton), (501) 450-7558 (Conway).



Book signing: A Charles Portis Miscellany, Jay Jennings, 1-3 p.m. Saturday.

(501) 663-9198.



Paul United Methodist Church, 2223 Durwood Road. Susan Antonetti, flute;

Alisa Coffey, harp. (501) 666-9429.

FREE ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m.

Sunday, Robinson Center Music Hall, 7 Statehouse Plaza. Home for the Holidays. Tickets: $14-$52. Children through 12th grade free Sunday with adult admission. Holiday Children’s Fair 2 p.m. Sunday. (501) 666-1761.

ARKANSAS ACCORDION ASSOCIATION 7 p.m. second Thursday of the month, Community Room, Whole Foods Market, Interstate 430 and Rodney Parham Road. Warm-up, 6:30 p.m. (501) 228-7166. FREE CELTIC CHRISTMAS CONCERT 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, Dugan’s Irish Pub, 401 E.

Third St. Cup of Tea, Irish traditional music band. (501) 244-0542. FREE AN EVENING OF JAZZ 7:30 p.m. every fourth Friday, Hall of Stars, 5001 W.

34th St. With Lorenzo “Ren” Smith and friend. Admission: $10. (501) 590-0177 or (501) 838-0205.

LIVE AT LAMAN 7 p.m. second Thursday of the month, William F.

Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. A Holiday Concert With Lark in the Morning, today. (501) 758-1720. FREE MICHAEL CARENBAUER 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 7 p.m. Wednesday, RJ Tao, 5501 Kavanaugh Blvd. With Bill Huntington, Wednesday. (501) 603-0080.

RICK ROSS 7 p.m. Dec. 23, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. With Ekco and Ballhawg featuring Playboy Shane. Tickets: $71-$115. (800) 745-3000.

TOP OF THE ROCK CHORUS JINGLE JAM 6 p.m. Saturday, Sherwood Forest, 1111 W. Maryland Ave., Sherwood. Cocktails, dinner, silent auction; special guests the Hi-Balls.

Tickets: $32.50. (501) 580-0855.

TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION 2:30-5 p.m. first and third Sundays of the month, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 Rodney Parham Road.

(501) 246-4340. FREE

AROUND ARKANSASARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 7-9 p.m. first and third Wednesday of the month, Something Brewing, 1156 Front St., Conway. Musicians welcome. or (501) 602-5508. FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7 p.m. Dec.

22, Royal Theater, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Presented by Ovation Music Academy. (870) 405-6856 .VOICES OF ANGELS CHRISTMAS CONCERT 3 p.m. Sunday, Garvan Woodland Gardens, 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. The Muses Creative Artistry Project event. Tickets: $25. (501) 463-4514.


Dickson St., Fayetteville. Symphony of Northwest Arkansas Christmas Concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, $28-$48.

Wynonna’s Rockin’ Christmas, 7 p.m.

Sunday, $50-$80. Jim Brickman: On a Winter’s Night, 7 p.m. Monday, $25-$45. Preservation Hall Jazz Band 8 p.m. Dec. 20, $20-$36. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events



Dec. 22, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $25. (800) 745-3000.

ARKANSAS QUEEN RIVERBOAT 100 Riverfront Park Drive, North LittleRock. Sightseeing with Santa and his elves 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 22. (501) 372-5777.

ARVEST ON ICE through Jan. 6, River Market Pavilion. Hours: 4-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $9 with skate rental, children age 4 and younger free with paid adult.

(501) 376-4781.


Sundays with Santa, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 23. (501) 374-7474.

CHRISTMAS CELEBRITY KARAOKE 6 p.m. today, Jack Stephens Center, 2801 S. University Ave. Benefit for Youth Home. Tickets: $50-$65. (501) 265-0585.

FESTIVAL OF STARS TOY DRIVE 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, ArkansasChildren’s Hospital Campus, 10th Street and Children’s Way. Donations of new toys, gift cards, or money.

(501) 364-1825.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY 6-10 p.m. today, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, 100 S. Rock St. Program: Who is John Martin? (501) 912-3587.

DOWNTON ABBEY THEMED FUNDRAISER 6 p.m. Wednesday, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Jazz Age cocktail reception and period costume contest 6 p.m., screening of Downton Abbey, Season 3, Part 1, 7:30 p.m. Benefits AETN Foundation. Tickets: $25, non-members $30.

(800) 662-2386.

FILMMAKER’S AND ACTOR’S BALL 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday, The Little Rock Club, 400 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 1601. Dress is formal or semiformal.

Tickets: $44.80. or (501) 960-1512.

GREATER LITTLE ROCK CAMERA CLUB 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St.

Speakers, discussions. Digital and film cameras. (501) 614-9098. FREE HOLIDAY LIGHTS 6-10 p.m. daily through Dec. 30, Burns Park, North Little Rock. Drive-through light display. Admission: $5 per car, 15 plus passenger vehicle $10, motorcoach $20. (501) 753-7307 or (501) 580-3367.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Christmas in the Wild, 9:30 a.m. Saturday; members $10, non-members $15, reservations required. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing.

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $10; ages 60 and older and children 1-12, $8. (501) 666-2406.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Caroling in the Forest 7-9 p.m. Saturday, free.

Holiday Hayride, 3-5 p.m. Dec. 22;

$10, children 6-12 $5, must be paid in advance. (501) 868-5806.

REINDEER GAMES 10 a.m. Saturday, CrossFit Little Rock, 1021 Jessie Road, Suite A. Game-style competition to benefit The Centers for Youth and Families. Registration: $15. (501) 351-3750.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE 1200 President Clinton Ave. “Cameras in the Courtroom: The West Memphis Three Case,” a panel discussion, 6 p.m. today. Lecture: “The Little Rock Accord: Fighting Climate Change with Finance,” Aled Jones, noon Friday.

(501) 683-5200. FREE WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Fit 2 Live screenings of The Weight of the Nation and discussions, 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday of every month. (501) 758-1720. FREE


21, The Ramada Plaza Hotel, Two Convention Center Plaza, Pine Bluff.

Featuring Legoria Payton and Friends, silent auction, dancing. Donations of unwrapped gifts for children for Pine Bluff Salvation Army. Tickets: $15, at the door $20. (870) 413-1667.

ARKANSAS FAMILY RIGHTS COALITION 7 p.m. third Monday of the month, Denny’s, 5910 Rogers Ave. Community meetings. (479) 420-5504.


Wednesday, First United Presbyterian Church, 695 Calvin St., Fayetteville.

Dinner, illuminated drive-through Nativity scene. (501) 580-3762. FREE DISCOUNTS, TREATS AND TREASURES 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. today, Blair Center, 5200 S. Thompson St., Springdale. Open house and sale. The Art of Life Styles Series. (479) 521-3581. FREE GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. Holiday Lights, 5-9 p.m. daily through Dec.

31; $10, children 6-12 $5. (501) 262-9300.

JACKSONPORT STATE PARK Newport. Christmas stocking workshop 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, $5.

Reservations required. (870) 523-2143.

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK Arkansas 7 off Interstate 40, Russellville. Winter at the Lake with refreshments, holiday crafts, educational programs, Saturday. (479) 967-5516.

LAKE OUACHITA STATE PARK 5451 Mountain Pine Road, Mountain Pine. Eagle Watch Barge Tours, 2 p.m. Saturdays through February;

$9, children 6-12 $5, reservations required. (501) 767-9366.

PINNACLE HILLS PROMENADE 2300 Promenade Blvd., Rogers. Skating rink for ages 5 and older through Dec.

  1. Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Friday; weekend hours vary. (479) 936-2160. FREE WALKS THROUGH HISTORY TOURS 11 a.m. Saturday, downtown Prairie Grove. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program event. (501) 324-9880. FREETheater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS CITY MOUSE, COUNTRY MOUSE, CHRISTMAS HOUSE through Sunday, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Children’s Theatre production. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets: $12. (501) 372-4000.

A FERTILE HOLIDAY 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday through Jan. 12, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Main Thing comedy trio production.

Tickets: $20. (501) 372-0210.

LOVE CAME DOWN AT CHRISTMAS7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock.

Tickets: $35. (501) 420-3704.

THE OUTSIDERS 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Tickets: $16, ages 65 and older and students $12. (501) 374-3761.


through Saturday, The Public Theatre, 616 Center St. A Red Octopus Production. Tickets: $10, senior citizens, military and students $8. For mature audiences. (501) 291-3896.

PAJAMA TOPS through Dec. 31, Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m.

Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtimes: 7:45 p.m.

Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $29-$33;

children 15 and under $20; show only $25; children 15 and under $15. or (501) 562-3131.


30, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Showtimes: 7 p.m.

Wednesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets: $30-$60. (501) 378-0445.

AROUND ARKANSAS ANNIE 7 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m.

Sunday, Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Tickets: $12, senior citizens $10, students $5. (501) 315-5483.


today-Saturday, Center on the Square Dinner Theater, 219 Arch St., Searcy.

Tickets: $27, senior citizens and students $24, show only $12. (501) 368-0111.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL TODAY 8 p.m. today-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Tickets: $10-$45. (479) 631-8988.

DEAR ABBY ... DEAR PHIL 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Ozark Heritage Arts Center, 410 Oak St., Leslie. A production of the Conway Little Theater. Tickets $10, advance $8. (501) 941-4828.

MERMAID THEATRE OF NOVA SCOTIA 6:30 p.m. Friday, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Guess How Much I Love You and I Love My Little Story Book.

Tickets: $10-$20. (479) 443-5600.

PERIOD OF ADJUSTMENT through Dec. 30, 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: $15-$29. (479) 443-5600.

’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2 p.m. Saturday, Grand Prairie Center 2807 U.S. 165 S., Stuttgart. Arkansas Art Center’s Children’s Theatre on Tour. Tickets: $13, children $9. (870) 673-4201.


CENTRAL ARKANSASTHE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Cindy Woolf, Friday, $7. Ramona Smith Holiday Party, Saturday, $7. Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame inductions, 8 p.m. Monday.

Karaoke with Larry the Table Guy, Thursdays. Vieux Carre Jazz Brunch with Ted Ludwig and Friends, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Jazz @ The Afterthought, Mondays, $5. Carl Mouton, Tuesdays, free. Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays, free. Shows at 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday. or (501) 663-1196.

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Chris DeClerk, 7 Toed Pete, today. Richie Johnson, Third Degree, Friday. Jim Mills, Crash Meadows, 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.


Legions Await, Once Exiled, Decay Awaits, Vespers, 7 p.m. Friday, $7.

Battlecross, 8 p.m. Saturday; advance $8, at the door $10. Revocation, Fallen Empire, Severe Headwound, 7 p.m. Monday; advance $8, at the door $10. (501) 376-1819.

THE JOINT, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. 10 Horse Johnson, 8 p.m.

today. Tickets: $10. (501) 372-0205 THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Mike Speenberg, through Saturday.

Chinaman Kidwok, Wednesday-Dec. 22. Open Mike Nite, 7 p.m.

Wednesdays. Ladies Night, Thursdays free for women. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 p.m.

Fridays-Saturdays unless otherwise indicated. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $7, Friday-Saturday $10 unless otherwise indicated. or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Stoney Larue, Tyler & The Tribe, 9 p.m. today, $15. Wht Grlz, 9 p.m. Friday; $4, under 21 $8.

Toys for Tots Christmas Party with Kingsdown, The Revolutioners, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, $8. Latin Night, 7 p.m. Tuesday; $5, under 21 $7. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ ROCK ’N’ ROLL CHICKEN SHACK 107 River Market Ave. Don’t Stop Please, Stiff Necked Fools, 9 p.m. Saturday, $6. Little Zero, 9 p.m.

Wednesday. Touch: Grateful Dead Tribute, 8 p.m. Mondays, $5. (501) 372-7707.


Judge Parker, Friday. Dirty Lindsey, Saturday. (501) 224-7665.

WHITE WATER TAVERN Seventh and Thayer streets. Luella & The Sun, 9:30 p.m. today, $5. (501) 375-8400.

AROUND ARKANSAS MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Good Field, Radradriot, 8 p.m. today, free. Jim Mize, Luella & The Sun, 8 p.m. Friday; advance $5, at the door $7. The See, Brother Andy & His Big Damn Mouth, New York City Queens, 8 p.m. Saturday;

advance $5, at the door $7. New Music Tuesdays, free. Poetry and karaoke, Wednesdays, free.

Andrew Anderson, Thursdays, free. or (501) 321-0909.

Weekend, Pages 31 on 12/13/2012

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