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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published November 15, 2012 at 4:08 a.m.

— Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. “Toys Designed by Artists,” Wednesday-Jan. 6. “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. arkarts.com or (501) 372-4000. ARKANSAS REPERTORY THEATRE 601 Main St. Rotating exhibit by Arkansas artists, Nov. 28-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. FREE ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY 900 W. Capitol Ave. “Fought in Earnest: Civil War Arkansas,” today. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-2837.

ARKANSAS STUDIES INSTITUTE BUTLER CENTER GALLERIES 401 President Clinton Ave. Lecture: “Beyond Boundaries of Belief,” Bo Chen, 3 p.m. Friday. 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. ARKANSAS TREASURER’S OFFICE State Capitol, Room 220. Works by Amy Belk, Makenzie Jones and Marsha Zimmerman, through November. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423. FREE THE ART GROUP 10840 Maumelle Blvd., Maumelle. Works by Lori Weeks, through Nov. 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 680-9484. FREE THE ART LOFT 1525 Merrill Drive. Works by Dan Thornhill, Kathy Sanders, Rosemary Parker and others. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 203-7653. FREE 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 Dec. 17. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Sunday. (501) 375-2342. FREE CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. “Dorothy Howell Rodham and Virginia Clinton Kelley,” through Nov. 25. 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. GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Southern Abstraction,” Friday-Jan. 12; opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. 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. “And the Band Played On,” through Dec. 1. “American Spring: A Cause for Justice,” through Nov. 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, by appointment Sunday. (501) 372-6822. FREE HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “Beyond the Expected: Norwood Creech, Paulette Palmer and Edward Wade Jr.,” through Feb. 3. “Jared Hogue: Mini Faces,” through Jan. 6. “Barbie: The

1 11 /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. “Still Life,” through Nov. 30. Giclee drawing, 7 p.m. today. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006. FREE LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 2125 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. American Spring: A Cause for Justice, handmade quilt exhibit, through Nov. 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. (501) 374-1957. FREE MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. “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. FREE MID-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. MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. Speak Now Poetry series, 6 p.m. Saturday. “Say it Ain’t Say’s“ sweet potato pie contest deadline for entries Saturday. Speak Now Poetry Series, 6 p.m. Saturday. “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. Tribal Trails, 2 p.m. today-Friday; 11:30 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday. Science After Dark: Food Fusion “Twisting Food with Science,” 6-8 p.m. Nov. 28, $5. GPS Adventures, through April 1. Design Zone, through Dec. 2. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10, children 1-12 $8. museumofdiscovery.org or (501) 396-7050. OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. Civil War Living History: Prelude to Prairie Grove: Fall 1862 in Little Rock, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Brown Bag Lecture: Election 2012, Jay Barth, noon Tuesday. “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 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 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. PATRICK HAYS SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER 401 W. Pershing Blvd., North Little Rock. “The Art of Music,” through Nov. 30. (501) 837-1342. FREE TERRY HOUSE COMMUNITY GALLERY 411 E. Seventh St. Exhibition honoring the artwork of Arkansas veterans, noon Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 396-0375. THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock. “Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey,” Linda Palmer, through Nov. 30. Lucas Hunsicker Memorial Art Show, through Friday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. “Faces of the Delta,” A.J. Smith, through Friday. Senior exhibitions: today-Saturday. “Photographing the Landscape,” through Nov. 29. 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 WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. “Norman Rockwell’s Home for the Holidays,” through Dec. 9. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 758-1720. FREE

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ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. “Occupants,” and “Gentlemen Wear Black,” through Friday. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567. FREE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Fine Arts Center Gallery, 2412 Quapaw Way, Jonesboro. “Whi tesp ace,” Diana Baumbach and “Auniversal Picture,” Shelby Shadwell, through Friday. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 972-3050. FREE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITYMOUNTAIN HOME Vada Sheid Community Development Center, Dale Bumpers Great Hall, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. “Artists in Education,” through Nov. 26. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 508-6162.

ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY Norman Hall Gallery of Art, 203 W. Q St., Russellville. Tech Juried Student Competitive, through Nov. 30. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (479) 964-3237. FREE ARTCHURCH STUDIO 301 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs. “Day of the Dead” through Friday, guided tours: $3-$7. Handmade for the Holidays, Nov. 24-25. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. (501) 655-0836 or artchurch.org. THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. “Kevin Cole: Straight From the Soul,” through Dec. 1. “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. 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 LYON COLLEGE KRESGE GALLERY 2300 Highland Road, Batesville. Works by Paige Dirksen, through Friday. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 307-7488. 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 RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. “Artists of the River Valley” through November. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452. FREE ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. Holiday open house 12:30-4 p.m. Nov. 25. “Winter Wonderland” guided tours of 1895 Hawkins House Nov. 25-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. rogersarkansas.com/museum or (479) 621-1154. 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. FREE

Dance

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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; blsdance.org, (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; littlerockbopclub.com or (501) 350-4712. Square Dance, 2-4 p.m. every Thursday, $3. (501) 490-1197. BURNS PARK DANCING 7-10 p.m. 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.

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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. Fab 3, $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. Friday admission: $2. spacitydanceclub.com 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. The Cardboard Cowboy Band, 7 p.m. Saturday, $6. (501) 605-3251.

Film

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UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO 514 University Drive, Monticello. International Film Festival 3 p.m. today. (870) 723-9971 or (870) 460-1889 . FREE

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS AUTHOR CONNECTION 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing, 1001 Wright Ave. Chef Timothy K. Moore, 47 Tips to Reverse Your Diabetes and Vegans Eat What?! (501) 372-5824. BOOK SIGNING 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dunbar Community Center, 16th and Chester Street. Twas the Night Before Jesus Was Born, Dora J. Wallace. (501) 553-8129. BOOK SIGNINGS WordsWorth Books, 5920 R St. Stoning the Devil, Garry Craig Powell, 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 663-9198. BOOK SIGNING BENEFIT FOR TURPENTINE CREEK WILDLIFE REFUGE 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oceans at Arthurs, 27 Rahling Road. Signings of Wild at Heart animal-rescue anthology. (501) 617-6677.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES Ozark Foothills FilmFest screenwriting competition. Entry deadline Dec. 1. Fee: $20. Entry form and guidelines at ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org. (870) 251-1189.

Music

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ARKANSAS RIVER BLUES SOCIETY 8 p.m. third Friday of each month, Cornerstone Pub & Grill, 314 Main St., North Little Rock. Admission: members $3, nonmembers $5. (870) 833-3498. ARMUSICA 7 p.m. Friday, Trinity United Methodist Church, Evergreen and Mississippi streets. Concert with pianist Julie Cheek and Arkansas Symphony Orchestra musicians. Donations to St. Joseph Center of Arkansas accepted. (501) 993-4560. LITTLE ROCK PARROT HEAD CLUB 7 p.m. today, Whole Hog Cafe, 2516 Cantrell Road. Gulf coast musician Joey Arata. (501) 425-5812. FREE JOSHUA STAFFORD ORGAN RECITAL 8 p.m. Friday, First Presbyterian Church, 800 Scott St. (501) 372-2512. FREE 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

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ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 7-9 p.m. first and third Wednesday of the month, Something Brewing, 1156 Front St., Conway. Musicians welcome. arcelts.com or (501) 602-5508. FREE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITYBEEBE 610 N. Pecan St., Beebe. Kate Klim, 8 p.m. today. The Symphonic Band, 7:30 p.m. today, Owen Center Theater. (501) 882-8951. FREE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. The Water Coolers, 2 p.m. Sunday, $20-$30. (870) 972-2781. HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Chamber Players concert, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. (501) 450-1422. Chamber Orchestra concert, 7:30 p.m. Monday. (501) 450-1249. MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS 6 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Horseshoe Bend Theatre, 811 Second St., Horseshoe Bend. Veterans Tribute Show, Saturday. Donations accepted. (870) 373-3303. ROCKIN’ LUKE STROUD 7 p.m. Monday, Red Goose Restaurant, 117 N. Pruett St., Paragould. (870) 972-2250. WALTON ARTS CENTER Baum Walker Hall, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul, 7 p.m. today, $10-$25. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS MARKET 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Westover Hills Presbyterian Church, 6400 Richard B. Hardie Drive. (501) 663-6383. AN EVENING WITH JEFF NICHOLS 7 p.m. Monday, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Mississippi Ave. (501) 666-1813. FREE ARVEST ON ICE Saturday -Jan. 6, Rivermarket 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.

THE BIG DAM BRIDGE FULL MOON WALK Nov. 25, Big Dam Bridge. Health fair, 5 p.m. Walk, 6:30 p.m. bigdambridge.org or (501) 804-6686. FREE CEMETERY PRESERVATION INFORMATION FAIR noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Morrison Hall, 310 W. 17th St. Hosted by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. (501) 324-9148 or holly@arkansasheritage.org. FREE CENTRAL ARKANSAS COIN CLUB 6 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Parkway Place Baptist Church, 303 Parkway Place. Buying, selling, swapping, appraisals, auctions, programs. (501) 351-3114. FREE CENTRAL ARKANSAS FREETHINKERS DISCUSSION GROUP 1-5 p.m. third Saturday of each month, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 351-4980. FREE CENTRAL ARKANSAS ROLLER DERBY 7 p.m. Saturday, SkateWorld, 6512 Mabelvale Cut Off. Rockn-Renegades battle the Big Dam Rollers. Tickets: $10, with two nonperishable food items $5; children 10 and younger free. (501) 758-9269. FREE THE MIND RETREAT 7-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Ecumenical Buddhist Society of Little Rock, 1015 W. Second St. With Lama Yeshe Wangmo. Cost: $40-$120. (501) 569-8459. GOSPEL DINNER CRUISE 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 26, Arkansas Queen Riverboat, 100 Riverfront Park Drive, North Little Rock. Gospel music performed by The Hannahs. Tickets: $33.95, children $21.95. (501) 372-5777 or arkansasqueen.com. HOLIDAY CRAFT & GIFT SALE 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Admission: $2, children 12-18 $1. (501) 982-0818. LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. 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. MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART MEETING 1 p.m. third Thursday of the month, 315 E. Capitol Ave. (501) 455-6200. FREE SCIENCE CAFE 7-9 p.m. Nov. 27, Vieux Carre, 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. “The Science of Beauty.” (501) 686-7418. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Screening: The Invisible War, noon today. Lecture: “The Medicaid Expansion in Arkansas,” Dr. Joe Thompson, noon Nov. 27. (501) 683-5239. 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; martial arts class, Tuesday. (501) 758-1720. FREE

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ARKANSAS FAMILY RIGHTS COALITION 7 p.m. second Monday of the month, IHOP, 7809 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith; 7 p.m. third Monday of the month, Denny’s, 5910 Rogers Ave. Community meetings. (479) 420-5504. ARTISAN CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR & SHOP & SIP 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, ReNew Community Church, 2792 S. Second St., Cabot. (501) 605-7177. FREE CHILI COOK-OFF AND DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY LIGHTS KICK-OFF Monday, Hot Springs. Chili cook-off cooking 1 p.m., eating 4 p.m., Exchange Street Parking, $4. Lighting, 6 p.m., Arlington Lawn Park, free. (501) 623-7771. COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING FEAST 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 22, Cabot United Methodist Church, 2003 S. Pine St., Cabot. (501) 259-3799 or cabotfeast. com. DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET Hurricane Lake Chapter, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, White County Fairgrounds, 802 Davis Drive, Searcy. Tickets: $45, couple $70. (501) 278-7807 or (501) 743-0572. FALL SENIOR WELLNESS PROGRAM through Dec. 7, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University St., Magnolia. Water exercise and strength training classes. Cost: one class $60, two $80, parking $25. (870) 235-4140. GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. A presentation from The Nutcracker by Ballet Arkansas, 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: members $30, non-members $40, children $20; includes lunch or refreshments and admission to Holiday Lights that day. Reservations and pre-payment required. (501) 262-9300. HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Beaver Lake Eagle watch tours, 3 p.m. throughout November; registration and pre-payment required; $10, children 6-12 $5, younger than 6 free. Mother Nature readings for children, 10:30 a.m. every second Saturday and third Wednesday of the month. Hikes, nature programs. (479) 789-5000. HOLIDAY JUBILEE 7-10 p.m. Friday, Russellville Country Club, 186 Country Club Plaza, Russellville. Benefits Arkansas River Valley Arts Center. Tickets: $50. (479) 968-2452. JACKSONPORT STATE PARK Courthouse, Newport. 19th-century Holiday Gala Ball with 52nd Regimental String Band, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday; $8, ages 7-12 $4, age 6 and younger free. (870) 523-2143. MISTLETOE MADNESS noon-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Mall at Turtle Creek, 3000 E. Highland Drive, Jonesboro. Holiday shopping from more than 80 vendors. (870) 931-4044. FLOWER, GARDEN, AND NATURE SOCIETY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Northwest Technical Institute, 709 S. Old Missouri Road, Springdale. Program by Gerald Klingman, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. (479) 521-9090. FREE OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Arkansas Craft School Fundraising Gala, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Skillet Restaurant. Dinner, wine tasting, live music by the Incredible Mockingbird Hillbilly Band. Tickets: $25, couple $45. (870) 269-8397. PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161. Holiday candle making workshop 9 a.m.-noon Saturday; pre-registration required, $10. “The General Store’s 100th Year (1912-2012),” through May 2013. “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: $4, children 6-12 $3, plus tax. (501) 961-1409. POWHATAN HISTORIC STATE PARK Arkansas 25, Powhatan. Victorian Dutch Oven Workshop: Bread, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; registration: $35, includes materials. (870) 878-6765. RAZORBACK ROUNDUP HORSE AND TACK AUCTION 1 p.m. Saturday, Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Center, 1335 W. Knapp St., Fayetteville. (479) 575-8423. SANDY HACKETT’S RAT PACK 7:30 p.m. through Friday, Ponce De Leon Center, Hot Springs Village. Tickets: $25. (501) 922-4231. 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.

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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. Fab 3, $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. Friday admission: $2. spacitydanceclub.com 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. The Cardboard Cowboy Band, 7 p.m. Saturday, $6. (501) 605-3251.

Film

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ARGENTA COMMUNITY THEATER 405 Main St., North Little Rock. The Invisible War, 7 p.m. today. Tickets required; RSVP lrff.eventbrite.com. (501) 353-1443. FREE

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CALL FOR ENTRIES through Dec. 14, Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, Ark. 72550. Entry fee: $10. (870) 251-1189. UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO 514 University Drive, Monticello. International Film Festival 3 p.m. today. (870) 723-9971 or (870) 460-1889 . FREE

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

DANCE HARVEST 8 p.m. today-Friday 7 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Performing Arts, 2801 S. University Ave. Tickets: $7, students and ages 65 and older $5. (501) 569-3456. A FERTILE HOLIDAY 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday Nov. 23-Jan. 12, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Main Thing comedy trio production. Tickets: $20. (501) 372-0210. THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER 3 p.m. Nov. 25, Robinson Center Music Hall. Moscow Ballet production. Tickets: $29.50-$177 plus fees. (800) 745-3000. RAFT OF THE MEDUSA 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Tickets: $16, students and adults 65 and older $12. weekendtheater.org or (501) 374-3761.

AROUND ARKANSAS

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 1021 Van Ronkle Drive, Conway. Lantern Theatre and Conway Community Arts production. Tickets: $12. (501) 733-6220. LITTLE WOMEN: MEG, JO, BETH AND AMY 8 p.m. through Saturday, Fort Smith Little Theatre, 401 N. Sixth St., Fort Smith. Tickets: $10. (479) 783-2966.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Interstate Buffalo, Friday, $7. The Smittle Band, Saturday, $7. Julia Buckingham, 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, 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-Saturday. afterthoughtbar.com or (501) 663-1196. CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Chris DeClerk, Mudpuppies, today. Richie Johnson, Ed Bowman & Rock City Players, Friday. Greg Madden, Third Degree, 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. Marc Rubben, through Sunday. 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. loonybincomedy.com or (501) 228-5555. THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Dr. Dog, Cotton Jones, 8:30 p.m. today; advance $18, day of show $20. Junior Brown, The Salty Dogs, 8 p.m. Friday, $15. Bear Colony, 607, 9 p.m. Saturday, $6. Latin Night, 7 p.m. Tuesday; $5, under 21 $7. Nonpoint, Throw the Fight, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; advance $12, day of show $15. (501) 823-0090. STICKYZ ROCK ’N’ ROLL CHICKEN SHACK 107 River Market Ave. The Cadillac Black, The Wild Feathers, 9:30 p.m. Friday, $8. Tragikly White Band, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, $7. Pegi Young, 9 p.m. Sunday, $10. The Revolutioners, Amore, Flint Eastwood, 9 p.m. Wednesday. Touch: Grateful Dead Tribute, 8 p.m. Mondays, $5. (501) 372-7707.

WEST END SMOKEHOUSE AND TAVERN 215 N. Shackleford Road. Bombay Black, Friday. Raising Grey, Saturday. (501) 224-7665. WHITE WATER TAVERN Seventh and Thayer streets. The Spring Standards, 9 p.m. today, $7. (501) 375-8400.

AROUND ARKANSAS

MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Foul Play Cabaret, Red Snapper, 8 p.m. Friday; advance $10, at the door $12. Borrisokane, Growl, Burnt, 8 p.m. Saturday; advance $5, at the door $7. Brian Martin, 8 p.m. Tuesday, free. New Music Tuesdays, free. Poetry and karaoke, Wednesdays, free. Andrew Anderson, Thursdays, free. maxineslive.com or (501) 321-0909.

UARK BOWL COMEDY 644 Dickson St., Fayetteville. J.R. Brow, 8 p.m. today-Friday, 10:30 p.m. Friday, $10. Phunbags Comedy Improv, 8 p.m. Saturday, $5. uarkbowl.com or (479) 301-2030.

Weekend, Pages 33 on 11/15/2012

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