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This article was published February 28, 2013 at 2:37 a.m.

— All events are free unless

otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Lecture: “Heart/Hand,” by Billie Tsien, 6 p.m. Tuesday, reception 5:30. Junior Arts Academy registration through May 27. “Tag Project/Executive Order 9066,” by Wendy Maruyama and “Leaves of Grass” by Edward Weston, through April 21. “Delta Exhibition,” through March 10. AAC Museum School Faculty Exhibition: Past and Present, through March 10. “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 TREASURER’S OFFICE Room 220, state Capitol. Works by North Little Rock High School Senior Studio students, through today. 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. From the Vault: Works From the Central Arkansas Library System Permanent Collection, through March 23. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5700.

THE ART GROUP 10840 Maumelle Blvd., Maumelle. Works by Matt Coburn, through today. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

(501) 680-9484.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Piecing Together,” works on paper by Delita Martin, through March 9. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday. (501) 664-0030.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Elemental: Copper. Zinc.

Clay. Wood. Bone. Stone. Oil. Watercolor.” by Bob Crane, through Saturday. “Structures II,” recent acrylics by Daniel Coston, March 8-April 27; opening reception 6-8 p.m. March 8. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. “Beating Hooves,” Mary Shelton, through Monday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Sunday. (501) 375-2342.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. 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.

COMMUNITY BAKERY 1200 Main St. “Beauty in the Natural State,” oil paintings by Jeannie Stone, through Saturday. Hours: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.

Friday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. (501) 375-7105.

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. Recent works of Mindy Lacefield, Jeff Waddle, and Emily Wood through March 9. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

(501) 664-8996.

GALLERY 221 Second and Center streets. “People, Places and Emotions,” Jennifer “Emile” Freeman and other local artists, through today. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment.

(501) 801-0211.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. 18th anniversary show through March 9. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. or (501) 664-2787.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. “The Struggle Continues: History Unfolds,” works by Frank Frazier, through April 8; reception 5-8 p.m. March 8, artist talk 11 a.m.

March 9. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, by appointment Sunday. (501) 372-6822.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “Treasures of Arkansas Freemasons, 1838-2013,” through July 12. “Phenomena of Change,” through May 5. “We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osageand 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. “Ducks in Arkansas,” through today. March exhibit: “Potpourri.” Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.


Ninth St. “Undaunted Courage, Proen Loyalty: Japanese-American Soldiersin 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. “Winter Dreaming of Spring,” through April 6. Hours: 1-10 p.m. daily. (870) 501-0616.

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. Voices Without Borders, children’s choir concert, 10 a.m. today. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. GPS Adventures, through April 1. 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: Caren Garner, Philip Kirkpatrick.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

(501) 374-2848.

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.

THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock. “Homie Sapiens,” works of Haynes Riley and Layet Johnson and reception, 5-9 p.m.

March 8. Visual Arts CompetitionWinners Show, through March 22.

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

(501) 379-9512.


University Ave. “Collecting Prints,” Gallery I, through March 11.

“Contemporary Art of the Osage,” Sequoyah National Research Center, through March 29. Paintings by John Norris, Gallery III, through March 21.

Pottery by Sandy Simon and Robert Brady, through April 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.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. “For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” through March 16. 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.

AROUND ARKANSAS AETN ATRIUM 350 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. “Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey,” drawings by Linda Williams Palmer, through March 15. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Monday-Friday. (800) 662-2386.

ARKANSAS CRAFT SCHOOL 110-112 E. Main St., Mountain View. Evening community classes, through March 8, costs vary. (870) 269-8397.

ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY Norman Hall Gallery of Art, 203 W.

Q St., Russellville. “Transition,” Friday-March 22, reception 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday. 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. Photography I with Eric Maynard 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursdays through April 4; members $85, nonmembers $105. “Women to Watch,” through April 13. Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas, through May 11. “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.


“Building the Railroad,” public program 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 9. “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. Art talk: Views on NickCave’s Soundsuit, 1-1:45 p.m. today.

Lecture: The Surveyor of the Queen’s Pictures 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, non-members $10. “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell,” March 9-May 27, reserved tickets required; non-members $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.

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1700 Newcastle Road,Forrest City. “The Arkansas Delta and Beyond,” Monday-March 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (870) 633-4480.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith.

“The Secrets of Mona Lisa,” through March 17. $8, students and senior citizens $6. (479) 784-2787.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. “Pulse,” paintings by Donnie Copeland, new work by Dolores Justus, paintings by Robyn Horn, Libby-Fay, other artists through today. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wednesday-Friday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. “Art and History,” through April 8. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

daily. (501) 745-6615.

RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. CenturyLink High School Art Competition and Exhibition, Sunday-March 31; opening reception and awards presentation, 1-3 p.m. Sunday. 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.

SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. “Beyond Reality,” Dan Thornhill, and “Pottery by Zach,” Zach Graupner, through today. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, weekends by appointment. saac-arts.

org or (870) 862-5474.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO Spencer Gallery 514 University Drive, Monticello. “Pursuing Disegno,” by Randall M. Good, through Sunday; closing reception, 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 460-1078.


Student Competitive Exhibition, Monday-March 28. Art and computer art classes on variety of subjects, through April. (501) 450-3265. (501) 450-5793.

Dance 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, $4. (501) 490-1197.

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.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE MERRY MIXERS 7 p.m. every first and third Saturday of the month, Coronado Center, Hot Springs Village. Mullins Band, Saturday, $7.50. (501) 915-8111.

SPA CITY BOP AND SWING DANCE CLUB 7 p.m. every second, fourthand 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.


Dickson St., Fayetteville. DanceBrazil, 8 p.m. Friday, $10-$25. (479) 443-5600.

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

67/167, Ward. Ward Country Playboys, 7 p.m. Fridays, $6. (501) 605-3251.

Film CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE MET: LIVE IN HD Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Parsifal, noon Saturday;

tickets: $24, ages 65 and older $22, children $18. (501) 224-0992 or

PALEYFEST: THE WALKING DEAD 8 p.m. March 7, Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Never-before-seen footage and panel discussion with the cast moderated by Chris Hardwick. Tickets: $15. (501) 224-0992 or

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

Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. Parsifal, noon Saturday; tickets: $22, ages 65 and older $20, children $15. (501) 776-2282 (Benton), (501) 450-7558 (Conway).

PALEYFEST: THE WALKING DEAD 8 p.m. March 7, Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton; Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. Never-before-seen footage and panel discussion with the cast moderated by Chris Hardwick. Benton tickets: $13, child $12.

Conway tickets: $14, senior citizensand students $13, child $12. (501) 776-2282 (Benton). (501) 450-7558 (Conway).

Letters CENTRAL ARKANSAS PYRAMID ART, BOOKS & CUSTOM FRAMING 1001 Wright Ave. Arkansas author connection: “Reflections of My Visit to Ghana and Senegal,” Professor Adjoa Aiyetoro, 1:30 p.m.

March 9. Stories of Old “Retold,” for children 8 and under, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Sept. 22. (501) 372-5824.

AROUND ARKANSAS CALL FOR ENTRIES through April 5. PBS Kids Go! writers’ contest, original stories and illustrations from children in kindergarten-third grade.

Rules and entry forms: writerscontest. (501) 682-2386.

HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Lecture: “Our Bodies, Our Stories,” Sayantani DasGupta, physician and writer, 7:30 p.m. March 11, Reeves Recital Hall.

(501) 450-4597.

READING AND BOOK SIGNING 8 p.m. Friday, Black Box Gallery, University of Central Arkansas 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Timothy Snediker, author of Kerplunk the Moon, and Andrew Mobbs, author of Strangers and Pilgrims. (501) 450-3339.

Music CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS CHAMBER SINGERS 7:30 p.m. Friday, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi St.

Durufle’s Requiem, Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo. Tickets: advance $15, ages 65 and older and students $10; at the door $18 and $12. (501) 377-1121.

LORD OF ALL TOUR 7 p.m. March 9, Immanuel Baptist Church, 501 N.

Shackleford Road. Featuring Wayne Watson, Russ Taff, Clay Crosse and First Call. Tickets: $22-$40. (615) 224-3575.

100 YEARS OF BROADWAY 7:30 p.m. today, Robinson Center MusicHall, Markham Street and Broadway.

Tickets: $25-$60. (800) 745-3000.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND 3 p.m. March 10, Patrick Henry Hays Center, 401 W.

Pershing, North Little Rock. “Famous Melodies (and a couple that aren’t).” or (501) 758-2576.

RACKENSACK FOLKLORE SOCIETY 7 p.m. first Monday of every month, Arkansas Arts Center, Ninth and Commerce streets. Folk music concerts. (501) 765-1131.

RODNEY BLOCK AND THE REAL MUSIC LOVERS 9 p.m. Friday, ZIN Wine Bar, 300 River Market Ave. Featuring Bijoux. Admission: $10. (501) 246-4876.

SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE 7-9:45 p.m. Monday, Khalil’s Pub and Grill, 110 Shackleford Road. (501) 223-8580.

STELLA BOYLE SMITH INTIMATE NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT SERIES 7 p.m. March 14, Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St. Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. (501) 666-1761.

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.

TRIO ARKANSAS 7 p.m. March 10, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Geoffrey Robson, violin; David Gerstein, cello; Louis Menendez, piano. Reception following. (501) 412-3865.


Jazz Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. (501) 569-3301.

WINTER JAM TOUR SPECTACULAR 6 p.m. March 10, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. TobyMac, Newsong, Matthew West, Jamie Grace;

$10 at the door. (501) 975-9000.

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.


Pecan St., Beebe. Symphonic Band, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, (501) 882-4474.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Jonesboro. Rockabilly Boogiefest, 6 p.m. Saturday, ASU Armory, 1921 Aggie Road. Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, 7 p.m. Monday, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, $15. Tribute to Peggy Lee featuring Stacy Sullivan, 7:30 p.m. March 9, Fowler Center;

$20-$30, students and senior citizens $15-$23. (870) 972-2781.

CLASSICS IN THE POPULAR VEIN 7 p.m. Saturday, Pine Bluff Convention Center Auditorium, One Convention Center Plaza, Pine Bluff. Pine BluffSymphony, Tickets: $25, students $8;

preferred seating, $30, students $12.

(870) 536-7666.

HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Wind Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m. Monday, reception following. (501) 450-1422.

JAZZ THURSDAY IN JONESBORO today, 311 S. Church St., Jonesboro.

Steve Davis Trio, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; The Swing Band Project, 8:30-9:30 p.m.

(870) 972-3486.

LIVE AT FIVE 5-7 p.m. first Friday of the month, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. Charlotte Taylor and Gypsy Rain, Friday. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10. (870) 536-3375.

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS SHOW 7 p.m. March 9, The Oaklawn Opry, 2729 New Boston Road, Texarkana.

Melodie Clemmons and the Highway 289 Band, The Sorsby Family, Lady’s Quartet. Tickets: $8, couples $15, age 12 and younger free. oaklawnopry.

com (903) 838-3333.

OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. Tribute to W. Francis McBeth by Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m.

March 8. Tickets: $10, 10 or more $5. (870) 245-5555.

OZARK MOUNTAINS BRITISH BRASS BAND 3 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Junior High Auditorium, 1206 Leopard Lane, Bentonville. Admission: advance $8, at the door $10, students $5, age 11 or younger free. (479) 855-0591 or (479) 756-6453.

RIO CLEMENTE 7:30 p.m. March 9, Pine Bluff Country Club, 1100 Country Club Lane, Pine Bluff. The Bishopof Jazz Piano, presented by Pine Bluff Dinner Theatre. Dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets: $45. (870) 535-2646.

SPENCER’S CORNER 801 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Real Thing jazz trio, 7-10 p.m. first Friday of every month. (501) 624-4976.

THE STEELDRIVERS 8:30 p.m. March 9, Mountain View Bluegrass Festival, Ozark Folk Center Auditorium, Mountain View. Tickets: $20. (870) 269-2542 or (870) 269-2704.


Friday, First Baptist Church, 211 S.

Market St., Benton. With Brandon Heath, Mandisa, Laura Story. Tickets: $25-$35. (800) 965-9324.


The American Boychoir, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets: $30-$40, children $10. (501) 450-3265.


Dickson St., Fayetteville. Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin, 8 p.m.

Saturday, $26-$54. Symphony of Northwest Arkansas-Masterworks III presents Verdi’s Requiem 7:30-9 p.m.

March 9, $28-$48. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ACHIEVING HIGH LEVELS OF YOUR BEST HEALTH POTENTIAL FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE 6:30 p.m. Monday, Central Arkansas Main Library, 100 S. Rock St. Lecture by chiropractor William Carbary. (501) 663-2600.

ADOPTION INFORMATION MEETING 6 p.m. March 12, Dillon InternationalOffice, 4702 W. Commercial Drive, North Little Rock. Overview of international adoption programs. (501) 791-9300.

ARKANSAS PEN AND WATCH SHOW 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 8-9, noon-5 p.m. March 10, Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, 2 Riverfront Drive, North Little Rock. Vintage and modern pens, papers, inks, paraphernalia, and ephemera; calligraphy workshop.

Admission: per day $5, weekend $10.

(501) 353-2362.

CITYWIDE CLEANUP 8 a.m. March 9, Pettaway Park, East 21st and Commerce streets. Sponsored by Keep Little Rock Beautiful. or (501) 765-3530.

DR. SEUSS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 N.

Mississippi Ave. (501) 666-2813.


March 10, Central Arkansas MainLibrary 100 Rock St. FOCAL members early access, 9 a.m. March 8-9;

memberships available at the door.

(501) 918-3000.

LITTLE ROCK COUNCIL OF GARDEN CLUBS 10 a.m. first Wednesday of the month, Hillcrest Hall, 1501 Kavanaugh Blvd. (501) 663-7515.

LITTLE ROCK MARATHON Saturday-Sunday, President Clinton Avenue and Sherman Street. Little Rock 5K, 8 a.m. Saturday, $35-$40.

Marathon, half-marathon and 10K, 8 p.m. Sunday, $45-$50. Little Rockers Kids Marathon, noon Sunday, $25-$30. (501) 371-4639.

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.

PITCH, HIT, AND RUN 10 a.m. Saturday, Dupree Park, Jacksonville.

Official skills competition of Major League Baseball for ages 7-14. Must provide a copy of birth certificate.

(501) 982-4171.

READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday, Park Plaza Mall, 6000 W.

Markham St. Family events in the food court to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Story time every half hour with the Cat in the Hat. (501) 664-4956.

RELIVE YOUR PROM 8 p.m. Saturday, Robinson Center Exhibition Hall, 7 Statehouse Plaza. Tickets: $25-$50.

(501) 744-3866.


Sunday, Vestal Urban Garden, 13th and Crutcher streets, North Little Rock. Volunteers building a community farm. Bring gloves. (501) 374-0622.

SWEET CHARIOT: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD 6:30-9 p.m. Monday, University of Arkansas at LittleRock 2801 S. University Ave., East Hall. Live-action tour, activities for children, performers, refreshments.

(501) 681-8210.

AROUND ARKANSAS CABOT HIGH CRUZERS CAR SHOW 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Cabot High School Champs Hall, 401 N. Lincoln St., Cabot. Tickets: $20. (501) 628-6329.

CAMDEN DAFFODIL FESTIVAL March 8-9, downtown Camden. Garden and home tours, 5K run/walk, live entertainment, steak cook-off, food and craft vendors, antique car show, children’s events. Fees for some activities. or (870) 833-2443.

CELTIC THUNDER: MYTHOLOGY AETN Studios, 350 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway.

Solo performance by Keith Harkin, 4 p.m. Sunday, $50. Meet-and-greet with George Donaldson and Neil Byrne, 7:30 p.m. March 7, $50. (800) 662-2386.

DUCK DUCK GOOSE CONSIGNMENT SALE 8 a.m.-8 p.m. March 7-8, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 9, Crossgate Church, 3100 Grand Ave., Hot Springs. (501) 821-8040.

END OF HI-BEAR-NATION DEBATE TOURNAMENT 2 p.m. March 8, Mc-Castlain Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway.

(501) 852-0695.

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. Tulip Extravaganza, Friday-April 15. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $8.75, ages 55 and older $7.75, children 6-12 $4.50. or (800) 366-4664.

HARDING UNIVERSITY 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy. American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series: Governor Mike Beebe, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday. (501) 279-4497.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK, U.S. 278, nine miles northwest of Hope. Workshops Saturday: Performing Shakespeare, 9 a.m.;

Shakespeare and Actor Doubling, 11 a.m.; Shakespeare and Dance, 2 p.m.; Shakespeare and Women on the Stage, 4 p.m.; $5 each. (870) 983-2684.


Celebrating Aldo Leopold, author of Sand County Almanac; children’s activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., screening of documentary film Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time, 2:15 p.m. Saturday, free.

Mother Nature readings for children, 10:30 a.m. every second Saturday and Wednesday of the month. Hikes, nature programs. (479) 789-5000.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE Players 7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, Ouachita Building, Woodlands Auditorium, DeSoto Boulevard, Hot Springs Village. Monthly meeting, skits, programs. Membership: $5.

(501) 922-9482 or (501) 922-6070.

MONDAY NIGHT SPEAKERS SERIES 7 p.m. Monday, Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. Speaker: Lothar Schafer, author and professor at the University of Arkansas. (479) 442-0680.

OZARK HEALTH FOUNDATION BASS TOURNAMENT 6 a.m. March 16, Devil’s Fork Park, Greers Ferry Lake.

Registration 4-5:30 a.m., Bentley’s Restaurant. Entry fee: $80 by March 8.

(501) 745-9486.

RHEA LANA’S CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT EVENT noon-7 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and March 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 9, Conway Expo Center, 2505 E. Oak St., Conway. (501) 336-4492.


Friday-Saturday, Garland County Fairgrounds, 4831 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs. Tickets: $8, age 3 and younger free. (870) 224-5774.


first Saturday of the month, Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma St., Springdale. Service-dog demonstrations. (479) 646-0886.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Temptation of the Muses with Ahn Trio and the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, 7:30 p.m. March 7, Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets: $30-$40, children $10. (866) 810-0012 or (501) 450-3265.

WALKS THROUGH HISTORY 11 a.m. March 9, Shriners Country Club (Marylake Carmelite Monastery), 5151 Marylake Drive. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. (501) 324-9886.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS BYE BYE BIRDIE 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. Tickets: $10-$12. (501) 227-0000.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: QUIDAM 7:30 p.m. through Saturday, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $35-$110. (800) 745-3000.

COMPANY March 8-24, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets.

Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $20, students and age 65 and older $16. 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.

THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA March 8-24; spring break matinees 2 p.m.

March 19-22. Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m.

Sunday. Tickets: $12, members $10.

(501) 372-4000.

THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS through Sunday, Public Theatre, 616 Center St., Community Theatre of Little Rock production. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m.

Sunday. Tickets: $14; military, students and senior citizens $12; ages 6 and younger free. or (501) 410-2283.

’TIL BETH DO US PART through March 16, 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.


Friday, Historic Washington State Park, U.S. 278, nine miles northwest of Hope. Tickets: $5, ages 6-12 $3.

(870) 983-2684.

THE ODD COUPLE (FEMALE VERSION) March 7-17. The Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton.

Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10, senior citizens $8, students $5. or (501) 315-5483.

SONS OF THE PROPHET through Sunday, Walton Arts Center, 495 W.

Dickson St., Fayetteville. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $22-$34. A TheatreSquared production. (479) 443-5600.

TWELFTH NIGHT 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Historic Washington State Park U.S.

278, nine miles northwest of Hope.

Tickets: $5, ages 6-12 $3. (870) 983-2684.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Nicky Parrish and Company, Friday, $10. The Smittle Band, Saturday, $7. Amina Figarova, 8 p.m. Monday, $10. 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. Ashley McBryde, The Mudpuppies, today. Richie Jonson, Ed Bowman and the Cruize Brothers, Friday. Pat Anderson, Down 2 Five,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 Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 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. Sister Sin, 7 p.m. Saturday; advance $8, at the door $10. (501) 376-1819.

CORNERSTONE PUB AND GRILL 314 Main St., North Little Rock. Wordplay T. Jay, 9 p.m. March 8. (501) 374-1782.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. California Guitar Trio, 10 p.m.

Friday, $15. Screaming for Silence, 10 p.m. Saturday, $8. Silly Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, $20-$30. The Wild Feathers, 8:30 p.m. Monday, $8.

(501) 372-1228.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Kevin Bozeman, through Saturday. Steve McGrew, March 7-9. 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.

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

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Taylor Thrash, Moses Uvere, Tan the Terrible, Frequency THC, 8:30 p.m. today, $10. Damn Arkansan, Stephen Neeper Band, The Revolutioners, 9 p.m. Friday; $5, under 21 $10. Wade Bowen, 9 p.m. Saturday;

advance $10, day of show $15. Latin Night, 7 p.m. Tuesday; $5, under 21 $7. Pretty Things Peep Show, The Peepin’ Toms, 9 p.m. Wednesday, $10. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ ROCK ’N’ ROLL CHICKEN SHACK 107 River Market Ave. Cons of Formant, Cody Canada & The Departed, 8:30 p.m. Friday; advance $10, day of show $12. Kingsdown, 9 p.m. Saturday. Ken Stringfellow, 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Guitar lessons with Compton Student Showcase, 7 p.m.

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

WHITE WATER TAVERN Seventh andThayer streets. Lydia Loveless, 9:30 p.m. March 9, $7. (501) 375-8400.

AROUND ARKANSAS BEAR’S DEN PIZZA 235 Farris Road, Conway. The Deadstring Brothers, 8 p.m. March 10. (501) 328-5556.

MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Ben Robbins, 8 p.m. today, free. The White Glove Test, Booyah Dad, Taylor Thrash, Moses Uvere, 8 p.m. Friday; advance $5, at the door $7. Wayne Hancock, Bonnie Montgomery, 8 p.m. Saturday; advance $10, at the door $12. New Music Tuesdays, free. Poetry and karaoke, Wednesdays, free. Andrew Anderson, Thursdays, free. or (501) 321-0909.

UARK BOWL COMEDY 644 Dickson St., Fayetteville. Kickstarter launch event for Valley Inn Film featuring comedian Kevin Flynn, 6 p.m. today.

Tickets: advance $20, door $25. Open mike night, 8 p.m. Thursdays. or (479) 301-2030.

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