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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published January 10, 2013 at 2:43 a.m.

— Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. AAC Museum School Faculty Exhibition: Past and Present, Friday-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. arkarts.com or (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS TREASURER’S OFFICE Room 220, Arkansas Capitol.

January: works by Tyler Adams and Gail Wilcox. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423.

FREE ARKANSAS STUDIES INSTITUTE BUTLER CENTER GALLERIES 401 President Clinton Ave. From the Vault: Works From the Central Arkansas Library System Permanent Collection, through March 23.

Arkansas League of Artists juriedcompetition exhibit, through Jan.

  1. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5700. FREE CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Elemental: Copper. Zinc.

Clay. Wood. Bone. Stone. Oil.

Watercolor.” by Bob Crane, Friday-March 2; reception 6-8 p.m. Friday.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335. FREE CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. “Beating Hooves,” Mary Shelton, Friday-March 4; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. 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. “In Pieces,” through Jan. 31. 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.

GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. “Influences of the Gurdjieff Tradition in Art,” noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996. FREEGALLERY 221 Second and Center streets. “Expressions of Light,” Sean LeCrone, through Jan. 31; reception, 5-8 p.m.

Friday. Collection of works by artists including Jennifer Cox Coleman, Peggy Roberson, Mary Ann Stafford. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. (501) 801-0211.

FREE GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock.

“Southern Abstraction,” through Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday. gregthompsonfineart.com or (501) 664-2787. FREE HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. “Celebrating Cultures, Liberating Minds,” through Feb.

8; opening reception, 5-8 p.m.

Friday; artist talk 11 a.m. Saturday.

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. “We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas,” “TheArkansas-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. “Landscapes,” through Jan. 31. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006. FREE MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. “Korea: The Forgotten War,” through Jan. 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: TheAllison 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 MID-SOUTHERN WATERCOLORISTS 7-9 p.m.

third Wednesday of each month, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Visitors welcome. midsouthernwatercolorist s.com or (501) 941-0430.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. Reopening anniversary celebration with refreshments, Saturday and Sunday.

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.

museumofdiscovery.org or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Occupation, Guerrillas and Murder, noon Jan.

  1. “Battle Colors of Arkansas,” through Feb. 1. “Things You Need to Hear: Memories of Growing Upin Arkansas From 1890 to 1980,” through 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. Paintings by Jan Ironside, Dixie Shelton, Angela Green, Robin Bookout and Karlyn Holloway. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday. (501) 374-2848. FREE PYRAMID ART, BOOKS & CUSTOM FRAMING 1001 Wright Ave. Arkansas Author Connection with Akasha Hull, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Saturday. Financial seminar with Victor Warren, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jan.

  1. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday by appointment. (501) 372-5824. FREESECOND FRIDAY ART NIGHT 5-8 p.m. second Friday of the month, downtown art galleries and museums. Open house, new exhibits, entertainment. (501) 324-9351. FREE THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock. Photographs by John Sykes Jr., through Jan. 25;

reception with music by Arkansas Symphony Orchestra string quartet, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 18. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S.

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

“Surface Space (Sundial Face),” Gallery II, Monday-Feb. 8. 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

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

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, NewIdeas, through Jan. 31. “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. “Abstractions on Paper: From Abstract Expressionism to Post Minimalism,” Saturday-April 29. “See the Light: The Luminist Tradition in American Art,” “Moshe Safdie: The Path to Crystal Bridges,” through Jan.

  1. 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.

FREEEAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. “Bokehn Dreams,” Rick Hublein, through Jan. 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (870) 633-4480. FREE FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by Ellen Kelly through January. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-6476. FREE FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “The Secrets of Mona Lisa,” Jan. 19-March 17; opening gala 7-11 p.m. Jan. 19, $100. (479) 784-2787.

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER 2500 U.S. 65 S., Clinton. “All About Arkansas,” works by members of the North Central Arkansas Artist League, through Monday. Hours: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. (501) 745-6615.

FREERIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Photography by Hollis Shadden, through Jan.

  1. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday.

(479) 968-2452. FREE ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “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 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF Leedell Moorehead-Graham Fine Arts Gallery, 1200 N.

University Drive, Pine Bluff. “Made in America,” by Danny Campbell, through Jan. 31. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Open for groups Saturday and Sunday by appointment. (870) 575-8236. FREE WALTON ARTS CENTER 405 W.

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

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

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY every Monday, Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Beginners class, 7-8 p.m.

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

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

(501) 821-9353. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 7-11 p.m. first, second and fourth Fridays; free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; members $10, guests $13; 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, $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.

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.

STARDUST BIG BAND JANUARY TEA DANCE 3 p.m. Sunday, Arlington Hotel Crystal Ballroom, 239 Central Ave., Hot Springs. $8;

adults only. (501) 767-5482.

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

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

CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE MET: LIVE IN HD Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Maria Stuarda, 11:55 a.m. Jan. 19; $24, senior citizen $22, child $18. Encore: Aida, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; $18. (501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.com.

A NIGHT WITH NICHOLAS SPARKS’ SAFE HAVEN: FILMMAKERS, AUTHOR, AND STARS BRING THE BOOK TO LIFE Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. 7 p.m. Jan. 17. Tickets: $12.50. (501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.com.

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

Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. Maria Stuarda, 11:55 a.m. Jan. 19; $22, senior citizen $20, child $15. Encore: Aida, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday; $18. (501) 776-2282 (Benton), (501) 450-7558 (Conway).

fathomevents.com.

A NIGHT WITH NICHOLAS SPARKS’ SAFE HAVEN: FILMMAKERS, AUTHOR, AND STARS BRING THE BOOK TO LIFE Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. 7 p.m. Jan. 17. Tickets: $11.50, senior citizen $10.50, child $9.50. (501) 450-7558.

Letters

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

AROUND ARKANSAS BOOK SIGNING 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Hastings, 3051 E. Main St .,Russellville. Author D.K. Caldwell, Days of the Dragon. (888) 361-9473.

JITTERBUG COFFEEHOUSE 111 W. Main St., Heber Springs. Poetry readings, 7 p.m. second Friday of the month. (501) 827-0363. FREE 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. FREE ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 7-9 p.m. second and fourth Mondays of the month, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 Rodney Parham Road. Irish traditional music session. arcelts.

com or (501) 246-4340. FREEARKANSAS 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.

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.

JUSTIN BIEBER 7 p.m. today, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock.

Tickets: $51.50-$94. (800) 745-3000.

LIVE AT LAMAN 7 p.m. second Thursday of the month, William F. Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. (501) 758-1720. FREE SONGWRITER’S WORKSHOP 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive.

(501) 554-1602. FREE

AROUND ARKANSAS 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 OZARK BLUES SOCIETY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS “Road to Memphis Send-off Parties.” 6-9 p.m. Friday, George’s Majestic Lounge, 519 Dickson St., Fayetteville; $5; 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Metro Italiano, 3607 S.E. Metro Parkway, Bentonville; $7. (479) 586-5204.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT STUTTGART Grand Prairie Center 2709 Arkansas 165 S., Stuttgart.

Masters of Motown, 7 p.m. today.

Tickets $15-$30. (870) 673-4201, Extension 1895.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE BRIDAL SHOW 12:30-5 p.m. Jan.

20, Statehouse Convention Center.

Admission: advance $7, at the door $10. (501) 378-3807.

ARKANSAS COALITION FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE ANNUAL MEETING 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road. Potluck meal, Peacemaker of the Year award.

(501) 666-3784. FREE ARKANSAS MARINE EXPO 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Statehouse Convention Center. Tickets: $5, children 12 and younger free. (501) 765-1423.

AWKWARD POETRY SLAM’S NEW YEAR, NEW POETRY SLAM 7-9 p.m. Jan. 19, Andina Cafe and Coffee Roastery, 400 President Clinton Ave. Registration begins at 6 p.m. Admission: $5. (501) 272-0913.

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

Digital and film cameras. (501) 614-9098. FREE J.R. MARTINEZ LECTURE 7 p.m.

today, Philander Smith College, 900 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive.

Lecture with veteran, actor, author, Dancing With the Stars winner.

(501) 683-5239. FREE 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.

MONSTER JAM 7:30 p.m. Jan.

18-19, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $24-$39, age 2-12 $9; advance $22-$37, children 2-12 $7. (800) 745-3000.

MONSTER JAM DRIVER APPEARANCES Jan. 17. Incinerator with Ryan Rice, 2-6 p.m., Advance Auto Parts No. 5731, 5500 W. 12th St.; (501) 666-0921. Grave Digger with Gary Johnson, 2-6 p.m., Advance Auto Parts No. 6446, 4141 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock; (501) 771-2696. Full Boar with Ed Eckert, 2-6 p.m., Advance Auto Parts No. 6845, 9520 N.

Rodney Parham Road; (501) 223-9486. Nitemare with Andy Hoffman, 1-5 p.m., Cricket Wireless, 4832 N.

Hills Blvd., North Little Rock; (501) 838-7653. Monster Mutt with Whit Tarlton, 3-7 p.m., Wal-Mart No.

85, 17309 Interstate 30 S., Benton;

(501) 860-6135.

THE QUEST FOR THE HOLY QUAD 7 p.m. Jan. 19, Little Rock Skate World, 6512 Mabelvale Cut-off.

Central Arkansas Roller Derby faces MOKAN of Joplin, Mo. Benefits Camp Quality. Tickets: $10, age 10 and younger free. (501) 758-9269.

QUEST QUILTERS GUILD INC. 9:30 a.m. second Monday of the month, Darragh Room, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library,100 S. Rock St. Monthly meetings.

(501) 791-3984.

SKEPTICS IN THE PUB 6-7 p.m.

Wednesday, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Science discussion and trivia night. (501) 396-9032. FREE

AROUND ARKANSAS ANTIQUE ALLEY ARKANSAS ANTIQUE SHOW 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Conway Expo Center, 2505 E. Oak St., Conway. Admission: $1-$3.

(501) 230-5728.

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.

ARKANSAS POST NATIONAL MEMORIAL 1741 Old Post Road, Gillett. 150th anniversary of theBattle of Arkansas Post, Jan. 18-21. Re-enactments, lectures, living history. (870) 548-2207. FREE BEEKEEPING CLASSES 6-9 p.m.

Monday and Jan. 21, 28, Pauline Whitaker Equine Center, University of Arkansas, 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. Cost: $5, families $10.

(479) 575-4545.

BULL SHOALS-WHITE RIVER STATE PARK 153 Dam Overlook Lake, Bull Shoals. Eagle Awareness Weekend, Friday-Saturday. (870) 445-3629.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS SPORT FLYERS BREAKFAST 8:30-10:30 a.m. every second Saturday, 165 Country Air Lane, Lonoke.

Admission: $5 donation. (501) 676-7767.

DAVIDSONVILLE HISTORIC STATE PARK 7953 U.S. 166 S., Pocahontas. Introduction to Embroidery, 1-3:30 p.m. Jan. 19, reservations by Wednesday, $15.

(870) 892-4708.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK U.S. 278, nine miles northwest of Hope. Trial by Jury Dinner, 6-9 p.m. Saturday; $25, children under 14 $20. Historic building tours: $8, children 6-12 $4. (870) 983-2684.

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

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

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161.

Tea and Tatting for Beginners, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. “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.

TUX ON THE RUN 5K 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Northwest Arkansas Mercy Family YMCA, 5214 Village Parkway, Rogers. Cost: $20-$30.

Packet pick-up 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Friday. (479) 273-9622.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS A FERTLE HOLIDAY 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Main Thing comedy trio production. Tickets: $20.

(501) 372-0210.

I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES Tuesday-Feb. 9, 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.

murrysdinnerplayhouse.com or (501) 562-3131.

THE METAL CHILDREN 7:30 p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays through Jan.

26, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Tickets: $16, ages 65 and older and students $12. (501) 374-3761.

AROUND ARKANSASCATCH ME IF YOU CAN 7 p.m.

today, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Walton Arts Center, 495 W.

Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $39-$59. (479) 443-5600.

I GOT THE MUSIC IN ME 6 p.m.

Saturday, Pine Bluff Country Club, 1100 Country Club Lane, Pine Bluff.

Presented by Old Town Theatres Center Dinner Theatre. Tickets: $45, advance only by today. (870) 535-2646.

MY FAIR LADY 7 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, TheRoyal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Presented by The Young Players. Tickets: $12, senior citizens $10, students and children $5. (501) 315-5483.

Auditions

CENTRAL ARKANSAS JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR ArgentaCommunity Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Open call 6-8 p.m.

today and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

Dance call 8-9 p.m. today, 1-2 p.m.

Saturday. Production dates July 23-28. (501) 353-1443.

OPERA IN THE ROCK Saturday, Christ Episcopal Church, Sixth and Scott streets. Application, headshot, resume, repertoire list, four operatic arias. Call for appointment.

Accompanist fee: $15. (501) 244-9944.

AROUND ARKANSAS ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITYBEEBE 7 p.m. Wednesday-Jan. 17, Owen Center Theater, 610 N. Pecan St., Beebe. Productions: Ubi Roi, Feb.

22-24; Tommy, April 12-15. (501) 882-8925.

THE BOYS NEXT DOOR 10 a.m. Jan.

19, Center on the Square, 111 W. Arch St., Searcy Production: March 15-30.

(501) 368-0111.

THE HOBBIT 5-7 p.m. today, 1-3 p.m.

Saturday, The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Age 8 or older. Production dates April 25-28. (870) 536-3375.

OLIVER 4-8 p.m. Jan. 18, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, University of Central Arkansas, Bridges Larson Theatre 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway.

Age 18 or younger. (501) 450-3265.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers, Friday, $10.

Integrity, Saturday, $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. afterthoughtbar.com or (501) 663-1196.

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road.

Steve Wynter, today. Donna Massey & Blue-Eyed Soul, Richie Johnson, Friday. R&R, Katmandu, 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. Open Mike Nite, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. LadiesNight, 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. Keller Williams, 9:30 p.m. Friday, $20. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ ROCK ’N’ ROLL CHICKEN SHACK 107 River Market Ave.

Dikki Du & The Zydeco Krewe, 9 p.m. Saturday, $5. The Eastern Sea, Kopecky Family Band, 9 p.m.

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

AROUND ARKANSAS MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Shawn James, 8 p.m. today, free. The Hollywood Kills, Brother Andy & His Big Damn Mouth, Pecan Sandy, Quiet Hollers, 8 p.m.

Saturday; advance $5, at the door $7.

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. Ralphie May, 8 p.m.

Jan. 17, $20. uarkbowl.com or (479) 301-2030.

Weekend, Pages 29 on 01/10/2013

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