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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published April 11, 2013 at 3:02 a.m.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits

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

“When Dreams Are Interrupted: Purple Moon Dance Project,” 2-3 p.m. April 20. Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition, through April 28. “Ron Meyers: A Potter’s Menagerie,” through May 5.

“Tag Project/Executive Order 9066” by Wendy Maruyama and “Leaves of Grass” by Edward Weston, through April 21. “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.

Lecture: “Threads: Ennead Architects’ Recent Works” by Kevin McClurkan, 6 p.m. Tuesday; reception 5:30. Junior Arts Academy registration through May 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. or (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS STATE TREASURER’S OFFICE Room 220, state Capitol. Artwork by Nathan Hearitige, Amanda Moore and Erin Lang, through April 30. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423.

ARKANSAS STUDIES INSTITUTE BUTLER CENTER GALLERIES 401 President Clinton Ave. Arkansas Society of Printmakers exhibit, through April 27. “No I’m Not, He Is: A Flying Snake and Oyyo Comic Retrospective,” through May 25. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5700.

THE ART GROUP MAUMELLE 5-8 p.m. Friday, The Courtyard by Marriott, 521 President Clinton Ave. Second Friday Art Night with food, drinks, painting demonstrations. (501) 975-9800.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Looking Out,” through 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. “Structures II,” recent acrylics by Daniel Coston, through April 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM’S MAIN LIBRARY Level 4 Teen Center, 100 Rock St. “Old School: Remembering the Brinkley Academy,” through June 29. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 918-3000.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. Hours: Mid-Southern Watercolorists Spring Juried Exhibition, through April 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Sunday. (501) 375-2342.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. “Jazz: Through the Eyes of Herman Leonard,” through July 21. 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.

COX CREATIVE CENTER 120 River Market Ave. “Bridging the Burden: In Their Shoes,” fallen Arkansas soldiers exhibit, through April 27. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 918-3086.

GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. “The World Is Flat,” recent works by Stephen Cefalo, through May 11. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996.

GALLERY 360, 900 Rodney Parham Road. “Inner Voices: Wearable Art,” jewelry by Belgian artist Steph Brouwers, through April 30. (501) 663-2222 or (501) 993-0012.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Southern Women Artists,” through May 11. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m Saturday. or (501) 664-2787.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “Hidden Arkansas,” works by the Blue Eyed Knocker Photo Club, through May 5. “Treasures of Arkansas Freemasons, 1838-2013,” through July 12. “Phenomena of Change,” through May 5. “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. “Spring Flowers,” through April 30. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. “Undaunted Courage, Proven Loyalty: Japanese-American Soldiers in World War II,” through Aug. 31. “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. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (501) 376-4602.

MARKET STREET CINEMA 1504 Merrill Drive. “Time & Beauty,” Saturday-Sept. 7. Hours: 1-10 p.m. daily. (870) 501-0616.

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.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body,” through 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. “Things You Need to Hear: Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas From 1890 to 1980,” through Jan. 1. 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.

PAINT BOX GALLERY 705 Main St., North Little Rock. Featured artists: Mike Spain, Cathy Kirkpatrick, Dixie Shelton, Linda Yates, Marty Smith, Karlyn Holloway, through April 30.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 374-2848.

SECOND 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.

THE SHOWROOM 2313 Cantrell Road. “First Signs of Spring,” artists include Cathy Burge, Jim Cheadle, Wayne Fowler, Jan Gartrell, Steve Griffith, Gino Hollander, Sandy Hubler, Ron Logan, Vivian Noe, Tom Tull, Catron Williams, continuing. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Monday-Friday. (501) 372-7373.

STEPHANO’S II 1813 N. Grant St. Grand opening with artist, author and actress Angela Cartwright, 6-9 p.m. April 20. (501) 661-0687.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Annual Student Competitive through May 3. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977.

AROUND ARKANSAS ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-BEEBE England Center Art Gallery, Center and Orange St., Beebe. Works by Sondra A. Strong, through Friday. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501)882-4495.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MOUNTAIN HOME Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Jim Gaston photography exhibit, through April 30. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 508-6280.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 320 University Loop West Circle, Jonesboro. “Through a Child’s Eyes XXVII,” through May 1, works by public and private school students.

Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. (870) 972-2074.

ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY Norman Hall Gallery of Art, 203 W. Q St., Russellville. Senior Fine Arts Exhibit, through Friday. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (479) 964-3237.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. “Women to Watch,” through Saturday. Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas, through May 11. “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.


Watercolors by Ruby Schaaf, through July. “The Jot ’Em Down Store” and “One-Room School,” continuing.

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 297-4129.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell,” through May 27, reserved tickets required;

nonmembers $12, age 18 and younger free. “Abstractions on Paper: From Abstract Expressionism to Post Minimalism,” through April 29. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. or (479) 418-5700.

FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by Mark and Erin Davis, through May 31.

Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-6476.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM, 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith.“Gerry Stecca: Tree Wraps,” a celebration of Earth Day, 5-7 p.m. April 18. “Bridging the Past, Present and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos,” through July 7. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.Admission: $8, students and senior citizens $6. (479) 784-2787.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827 Central Ave., Hot Springs. “Trees,” through April 30. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday or by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Paintings by Arden Boyce, through April 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (479) 968-2452.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “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. museum or (479) 621-1154.

THE SHED GALLERY 546 W. Center St., Unit E, Fayetteville. “Loud White Space,” by Rachel Trusty, April 19-25; opening 6-9 p.m. April 19. Hours: by appointment. (870) 219-5182.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS BAUM GALLERY OF FINE ART 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Senior Exhibit, through April 29. (501) 450-5793.

UNIVERSITY OF THE OZARKS STEPHENS GALLERY, 415 N. College Ave., Clarksville. “Champion Trees of Arkansas: An Artist’s Journey,” through April 19. (479) 979-1349.


AROUND ARKANSAS EXHIBITION: GREAT ART ON SCREEN 7:30 p.m. today, Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. Manet:Portraying Life. Tickets: $11.50, ages 65 and older and students $10.50, children $9.50. (501) 450-7558 or Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ART ON ART EKPHRASTIC POETRY SLAM 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Arkansas Arts Center, MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Performance of original poems inspired by works of art. (501) 372-4000.

A HOMEMADE HOOTENANNY 7-9 p.m. Saturday, The Shoppes on Woodlawn, 4523 Woodlawn Drive.

Celebration and book signing for A Homemade Year: The Blessings of Cooking, Crafting, and Coming Together by Jerusalem Jackson Greer.

(501) 666-3600.

READING AND WRITING FOR SUCCESS FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Winthrop Rockefeller Elementary School, 700 E. 17th St. Discussions, exhibits, meet the authors. (312) 287-0415.

RIVER MARKET POETS 10 a.m.-noon every second Saturday, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 603-0290.


Book signings: Everything That Makes You Mom by Laura Lynn Brown, 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 663-9198.

AROUND ARKANSAS FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. Distinguished Author Series: Dave Barry, 7 p.m. Friday. (479) 856-7105.

JITTERBUG COFFEEHOUSE 111 W. Main St., Heber Springs. Poetry readings, 7 p.m. second Friday of the month. (501) 827-0363.

LAUNCH PARTY 7 p.m. Tuesday, Branch Out, 1116 Oak St., Conway.

The Vortex, the University of Central Arkansas’s magazine of literature and fine art. Student readings, display of artwork, distribution of the new edition.

(501) 450-5117.

LYON COLLEGE 2300 Highland Road,Batesville. Visiting writer series: Andrea Hollander Budy and poetry workshop students, 7:30-8:30 p.m. April 23, Bevins Music Room, Brown Chapel.

(870) 307-7488.

Music CENTRAL ARKANSAS 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.

ARKANSAS CHAMBER SINGERS EVENT: SPRING GARDEN MUSIC 5-8 p.m. Sunday, 4 E. Palisades. Buffet and cocktails. Tickets: $65. (501) 377-1121.

ARKANSAS DULCIMER SOCIETY 2-4 p.m. second Saturday of the month, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd. Mountain dulcimer and hammered dulcimer players.

Annual membership: $12. Meeting free. (501) 661-1129.

ARTSPREE 3 p.m. Sunday, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave. Chris Brubeck and Triple Play. Tickets: $20, students $10. (501) 569-8993.

AN EVENING OF JAZZ 6 p.m. every second Sunday, 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.

GEORGE STRAIT THE COWBOY RIDES AWAY TOUR 7:30 p.m. Friday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock.

With Martina McBride. Tickets: $86-$108.50. (800) 745-3000.

KARAOKE WITH PROS AND CEOS 7-10 p.m. Friday, Bar Louie, 11525 Cantrell Road. Tickets: $25-$75.

(877) 375-9025.

LIVE AT LAMAN 7 p.m. second Thursday of the month, William F. Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. (501) 758-1720.

RIVER RHAPSODIES CHAMBER SERIES 7 p.m. Tuesday, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Arkansas Symphony Orchestra: Chamber VI: Appalachian Spring. Tickets: $22, students $10.

(501) 666-1761.

WILDWOOD JAZZ SERIES 8 p.m. April 19, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. Ellis Marsalis Quartet. Tickets: $60, students $15; concert and reception $100. (501) 821-7275.

AROUND ARKANSAS ACOUSTIC BLUES CONTEST 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, TheArts@311, 311 S. Church St., Jonesboro. Open to musicians performing traditional, modern, and original blues. Top three performers will be showcased at noon April 20. (870) 972-2284.

ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION Washington County Fairgrounds, Fayetteville. Little Big Town: The Tornado Tour featuring David Nail, 8 p.m. April 19. Tickets: $27-$77. (479) 443-5600.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-JONESBORO Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Jazz reed player Victor Goines, 7:30 p.m. today, free. A cappella group VoicePlay, with vocal jazz ensemble Delta Vox, 2 p.m.

April 21; $20-$30, senior citizens and students $15-$23. (870) 972-2781 or (888) 278-3267.

BLUESDAY TUESDAYS 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Newport Country Club, 703 Walker Drive, Newport. Ms Zeno, Tuesday. (870) 972-3486.


Market Ave., Searcy. Lyceum Series: Chris Brubeck and Triple Play, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Administration Auditorium, $3. (501) 279-4343.

HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. “An Evening in the Park,” Hendrix College Wind Ensemble, 5:30 p.m. Monday, on the grounds outside Staples Auditorium, picnics welcome. (501) 450-1422.

LYON COLLEGE Brown Chapel 2300 Highland Road, Batesville. “Fly Me a Dream Concert,” Lyon College Concert Chorale and Batesville Choral Society, 7:30 p.m. today. Celtic Concert featuring the Lyon College Pipe Band, 7:30 p.m. Friday. Senior recitals: Joshua Palmer, 7:30-8:30 p.m. April 19; Diana Turnbo, 7:30-8:30 p.m. April 20. Flute Choir Spring Concert, 4-5 p.m. April 21. Vocal and instrumental student recital, 7:30-8:30 p.m. April 22. (870) 307-7488.

OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia.

“Ringers in the Round,” hand-bell ringers concert, 7:30 p.m. Monday, McClellan Rotunda. Tiger Steel Drum Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mabee Fine Arts Center. (870) 245-5208.

PRAISE AND RAISE LUPUS GOSPEL CONCERT 6 p.m. April 20, First Church of the Nazarene, 3804 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Fundraiser for Lupus Foundation of America Arkansas Chapter; an offering will be taken.

(501) 525-9380 or (800) 294-8878.

ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL noon April 20, City Water and Light Park, 1123 S. Culberhouse St., Jonesboro.

Blues, Americana, bluegrass, rockabilly, and folk. (870) 972-3043.

SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY 100 E. University Road, Magnolia.

Spring concert series: Karmin, 8 p.m. today; opening act at 6:45. (870) 235-4925.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. The 5 Browns, 7:30 p.m. Monday; $30-$40, children and students $10. (501) 450-3265. UCA Wind Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. April 23.

The University Band and Symphonic Band, 7:30 p.m. April 24. (501) 450-5764.


Dickson St., Fayetteville. 10x10 Arts Series: Caravanserai: Orchestra of Fes, 8 p.m. April 19, $10-$25. Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour, 8 p.m. April 20, $18-$48. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS A DAY AT THE MASTERS noon-5:30 p.m. today, The First Tee of Arkansas, 1 First Tee Way. Par 3 contest for two-person teams. Reception and auction at 6 p.m. Tickets: per team $250, reception only $50. (501) 562-4653.

DRIVE-THROUGH LOW-COST SHOT CLINIC FOR DOGS AND CATS noon-4 p.m. Saturday, War Memorial Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive. Cost per shot: $10 cash only. Hosted by Humane Society of Saline County.

(501) 557-5518.

DRUG ADDICTION SYMPOSIUM 1:30-4 p.m. Monday, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences I, Dodd Wilson Education Building, 4301 W. Markham St. (501) 686-7000.

GATHERING OF FRIENDS AND FATHER JOSEPH BLITZ AWARDS, 5:30-7 p.m. today, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, Darragh Center, 100 S. Rock St. Just Communities of Arkansas. Reservations recommended. Tickets: $50.

(501) 372-5129.

MUSCLE TEAM MADNESS 7-10 p.m. today, Next Level Events Center, 1400 W. Markham St. Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser; cocktail dinner, silent auction, music. Tickets: $75-$100 prepaid. (501) 227-7098.

THE PATH -- SONGS AND STORIES TO QUIET THE MIND, CALM THE HEART & INSPIRE THE SOUL 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 Rodney Parham Road. Book signing and concert with Peg Roach Loyd. (501) 246-4340.

SEERSUCKER SOCIAL 6-9 p.m. April 18, Old State House Museum, 300 W. Markham. Seersucker, swing jazz, lawn croquet. Tickets: $50. (501) 324-8647.

SHERWOOD GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Just Scrap It, 2001 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood. Products and services displayed by local women-owned businesses. (501) 414-0740.

SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Presentation by City Manager Bruce Moore, keynote speaker Chris Schraeder. Breakfast and lunch provided. (501) 371-4510.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE LECTURE SERIES John McCain, 6 p.m. Friday, Robinson Center, Barry L. Travis Exhibition Hall, 7 Statehouse Plaza. (501) 683-5239.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE 1200 President Clinton Ave. Brown bag lunch and lecture: “The Audacity to Heal: A Public Conversation about Surviving Sexual Assault,” Salamishah Tillet, noon Friday; drinks provided. “The State of Charitable Giving Today,” Robert Sharpe, noon Monday. “Letter from Birmingham Jail: A Worldwide Celebration,” noon Tuesday. “Energy and Sustainability in the U. S. Army,” Katherine Hammack, 6 p.m. Wednesday. (501) 683-5239.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK BLACK LAW STUDENT ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP BANQUET, 7 p.m. Friday, Holiday Inn Presidential Conference Center, 600 Interstate 30. Tickets: $25-$40. (252) 258-9653.

WILDWOOD’S WELLNESS WEEKEND 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. Classes, speakers, demonstrations with wellness professionals. Advance registration: $20.

(501) 821-7275.

AROUND ARKANSAS ARKANSAS SCOTTISH FESTIVAL Friday-Sunday, Lyon College, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville. Celtic concert, 7 p.m. Friday, Brown Chapel.

Festival activities, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.

(870) 307-7473.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-JONESBORO UNIVERSITY AT JONESBORO 2105 Aggie Road, Jonesboro. “Operation Jump Start: Starting a Business on the Right Foot,” 6-9 p.m. today, Thursdays for six weeks. Registration $50, refunded to those who complete the program.

(870) 972-3517.

THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Meet the Cat in the Hat for story time, photos, face painting. Donations: new or gently used books for the Boys and Girls Club. (501) 682-2386 or (800) 662-2386.

DELTA SYMPOSIUM XIX Wednesday-April 20, various locations in Jonesboro. Presentations, discussions, panels, performances. (870) 972-3043 or


April 18, Mountain Valley Retreat Center, 1366 N. Arkansas 7, Hot Springs Village; 7 p.m. April 20, Arkansas State University Carl Reng Student Center, 101 N. Caraway Road, Jonesboro. Fundraisers for Teen Challenge of Arkansas; donations accepted. (501) 624-2446.

FAMILY HISTORY FAIR, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 6738 Lynch’s Prairie Cove, Springdale.

Genealogy historical, technical and methodology classes. (479) 466-4307.

FULTON COUNTY ANNUAL SPRING FAIRGROUNDS FLEA MARKET 1-6 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Fulton County Fairgrounds, Hickinbotham-Miller Exhibit Building, off U.S. 62 W., Salem. (870) 895-5565 or (870) 458-3080.

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs.

Tulip Extravaganza, through Monday.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $8.75, ages 55 and older $7.75, children 6-12 $4.50. garvangardens.

org or (800) 366-4664.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Mother Nature readings for children, 10:30 a.m. every second Saturday and second Wednesday of the month. Hikes, nature programs.

(479) 789-5000.

HORTICULTURE BROWN BAG LECTURE 12:05-12:50 p.m. Tuesday, Carmichael Community Center, 801 S. Elm St., Searcy. John Gavin, county extension agent, “Grafting Tomatoes.” (501) 268-5394.

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK 100 State Park Drive, Russellville.

Becoming an Outdoor Woman Kayaking Workshop, 6 p.m. Friday-noon Sunday; registration: $75, includes equipment, meals, tent lodging.

“Looking Through the Lens at Lake Dardanelle,” with wildlife photographers Ricky and Kay Hobbs, 6 p.m. Saturday. (501) 223-6398.

MADE FROM SCRATCH-CLASSICAL CUISINE 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, 1 Rockefeller Drive, Petit Jean Mountain, Morrilton. Hands-on cooking class with Alan Dierks. Cost: $80.

(501) 727-5435.

NATURAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS EXPO 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 20, Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Mount Ida. (870) 326-4284.

OZARK HISTORIC CEMETERY STROLL 11 a.m. Saturday, Carver Cemetery, Arkansas 123 at the Gene Rush Wildlife Management Area sign. Guided tour of Carver, Hasty and Sand Hill cemeteries. Bring sack lunch, water, lawn chairs. (870) 704-9114.

PEACE SYMPOSIUM 6:30 p.m. April 22, North Arkansas Community College Durand Conference Center, 303 N. Main St., Harrison. David LaMotte, international peace scholar.

(870) 741-2659.

PROFESSIONAL STORYTELLERS 7 p.m. April 19, St. John’s Catholic Church, 1900 W. Main St., Russellville. Andy Offutt Irwin and Bil Lepp, River Valley Arts Center Fantastic Friday performance. Tickets: $10.

(479) 968-2452.


Centerton Blvd., Centerton. Rifle safety, fundamentals of marksmanship.

Cost: $20-$80. (479) 253-8223.


Saturday, Hot Springs Memorial Airport. Benefit for Fountain Lake Cobra Band. Entry fee: advance $15, day of show $20. Registration 9 a.m.-noon.

(501) 623-3746 or (501) 844-5419.

SPRING COLOR TOUR 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 19, Newton County Courthouse, downtown Jasper. Bus tour.

Cost: $6. (479) 284-3150.

SPRING FAIRGROUNDS FLEA MARKET AND COMMUNITY-WIDE YARD SALE noon-6 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Fulton County Fairgrounds, 124 Arena Lane, Salem.

(870) 895-5565.

STORYTELLERS IN THE PARK: TALES FROM THE BUFFALO 6:30 p.m. April 20, Steel Creek, Arkansas 74, 1 mile east of Ponca. Storyteller: Tony Collins, music by C.D. Scott and Bob Patrick. (870) 704-9114.

THREADS OF LIFE QUILT AND FIBER ARTS SHOW 9 a.m-4 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, St. Bernards Auditorium, 505 E. Washington St., Jonesboro. (870) 207-2500.


Lectures: Paul Menzer, “Shakespeare, Anecdotally,” 7 p.m. April 18, McCastlain Hall. Robert Quinlan, process and explorations in directing Shakespeare, 7 p.m. April 24, Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. (501) 450-3265. “Bridging the Gap: Basics of Special Education for Parents and Educators,” 8:30 a.m.-noon April 20.

Cost: $15. (501) 852-2689.

WALKS THROUGH HISTORY TOURS 11 a.m-1 p.m. Saturday, Cherry Street Historic District, Helena-West Helena. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program event. (501) 324-9880.

WOOD TURNERS MEETING 9 a.m. second Saturday of each month, National Park Community College, 101 College Drive, Hot Springs. (501) 317-8524.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS DOUBT through April 20, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets: $16, senior citizens and students $12. or (501) 374-3761.

THE LAST NIGHT AT ORABELLA’S 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday through April 27, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Main Thing comedy trio production. Tickets: $20. (501) 372-0205.

LEMUR! through Saturday, The Public Theatre, 616 Center St. Sketch comedy show by Red Octopus Theater. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Tickets: $10, senior citizens, military and students $8.

(501) 291-3896.

REX’S EXES through Saturday, 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.

SEE HOW THEY RUN Tuesday-May 18, 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.

AROUND ARKANSAS ANYTHING GOES 7 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Walton Arts Center 405 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $40-$73. (479) 443-5600.

AS YOU LIKE IT 7 p.m. Saturday, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home, Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Presented by The Acting Company. Tickets: $35, students 18 and younger $17.50.

(870) 508-6280.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST DISNEY JUNIOR VERSION 7 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, The Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton.

Tickets: $12, senior citizens $10, children $5. (501) 315-5483.

CRAIG DIAMOND Saturday, Old Town Theatres Centre Dinner Theatre, Pine Bluff Country Club, 1100 Country Club Drive, Pine Bluff. Dinner 6:30 p.m., show 7:30. Master magician/ comedian. Tickets: $45 deadline today. (870) 535-2646.

HELLO, DOLLY! 7:30 p.m. April 18-20, 2:30 p.m. April 21, Jones Performing Arts Center, Ouachita Baptist University 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. Tickets: $10. (870) 245-5555.

RHINOCEROS 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Monday-Wednesday, Arkansas State University Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Tickets: $10, advance $8.

Reservations recommended. (870) 972-2781.

SPRING AWAKENING 7:30 p.m. today-Friday and Wednesday-April 19, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Bridges/Larson Theatre, Snow Fine Arts Center.

Tickets: $10. (501) 450-3265.

TAMING OF THE SHREW 8 p.m. April 18-20, 2 p.m. April 21, Doc Bryan Lecture Hall, Arkansas Tech University, 1605 Coliseum Drive, Russellville.

Tickets: $8, students $5. No credit cards. (479) 964-0890.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS 13 AND BARE 10 a.m. Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday, The Weekend Theater, 7th and Chester streets. Must perform a song and bring sheet music.

Performance dates for 13: June 7-23; for Bare: July 12-28. or (501) 374-3761.

AROUND ARKANSAS THE WIZARD OF OZ 6 p.m. today-Friday, Witherspoon Auditorium, Arkansas Tech University, 407 W. Q St., Russellville. No preparation required. Performance dates: June 21-23, 28-30. (479) 968-2452.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. 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.

DeClerk and Piazza, Aces Wild, today.

Richie Johnson, PG-13, Friday. Lyle Dudley, Katmandu, Saturday. Brian and Nick, Wednesday. Happy hour bands start at 5:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursdays, headline bands at 8:30 or 9 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 p.m. Thursdays. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.

DOWNTOWN MUSIC HALL AND RECORDS 215 W. Capitol Ave. Hashish Mountain, Wreckless Endeavor, Eddie and the Defiantz, 8 p.m. Friday, $5. Everyone Dies in Utah, 7 p.m.

Saturday; advance $8, at the door $10. Close to Home, Adestria, Alive in Standby, Myka Relocate, 7 p.m. Tuesday; advance $8, at the door $10.

(501) 376-1819.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Smittle Band, 8 p.m. today, $7. (501) 372-0210.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. Bobby Joe Ebola & The Children MacNuggits, 10 p.m. Friday, $8. Air Dubai, Wild Party, Flint Eastwood, 9 p.m. Tuesday, $8. The Asteroid Shop, 9 p.m. Wednesday, $8. (501) 372-1228.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Open Mike Nite, 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Cowboy Bill Martin headlines through Saturday. Ladies Night, Thursdays, free for women. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 p.m.

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

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Little Mania Midget Wrestling, 9 p.m. today; $10-$20.

Frightened Rabbit, Wintersleep, 9 p.m.

Friday; advance $13, day of show $15.

Casey Donahew Band, 9 p.m. April 19, advance $18, day of show $20. War Beast, 8 p.m. April 21, advance $17, day of show $20. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. Trey Hawkins Band, Swampbird, 9:30 p.m. Friday, $5. Hazynation, 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, $8. Whitey Morgan & The 78s, 9 p.m. Tuesday, $6. Joey Farr & The Fuggins Wheat Band, 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, $4. Touch: Grateful Dead Tribute, 8 p.m. Mondays, $5. (501) 372-7707.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets.

SL Jones featuring 607, Pepperboy and Lo Thraxx, 7:30 p.m. April 21, $5. (501) 375-8466.

WHITE WATER TAVERN Seventh and Thayer streets. Luella and the Sun, 9:30 p.m. today. San Francisco songwriters in the round: Jeff Campbell, Brad Brooks and Clay Bell, 9 p.m.

Tuesday. (501) 375-8400.

AROUND ARKANSAS GEORGE’S MAJESTIC LOUNGE, 519 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. (479) 527-6618.

MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Victor Olston, 7 p.m. today, free. Whistle Pigs, 8 p.m. Friday;

advance $5, at the door $7. Bonnie Montgomery, The Hillbenders, 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.

UARK BOWL COMEDY 644 Dickson St., Fayetteville. Stewart Huff 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $7. Matt Golightly 8 and 10:30 p.m. April 19, $7. Open mike night, 8 p.m. Thursdays. or (479) 301-2030.

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