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The Weekend Ten: Top things to do, places to be

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published January 10, 2013 at 2:42 a.m.

— 1“BOYFRIEND” Pop sensation Justin Bieber and hordes of screaming ’tweens will invade North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena at 7 p.m. today. Tickets are $51.50-$94.

Call (800) 745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.

com. See story Page 4E.

2BETHorses will burst out of the starting gate as Oaklawn’s racing season begins at 1

p.m. Friday. The races continue pri

marily Thursday-Sunday through April

  1. Post times for the season are 1:30

p.m. weekdays and Sundays, 1 p.m.

Saturdays. General admission is $2

with reserved seats $2.50 on week

days and $4.50 on weekends. Parking

is $2. Call (800) 625-5296 or visit

3 BILL “Clinton for Arkansas,” featuring materials from the Bill Clinton State Government

Project reflecting Clinton’s political

career in Arkansas and its impact onthe state, goes on display Friday in the Atrium Gallery, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, 401 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock. The exhibition, up through April 27, includes materials from Clinton’s term as attorney general, his 12 years as governor and memorabilia from his campaigns, starting with his unsuccessful 1974 run for Congress through his last presidential race in 1996. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission is free. Call (501) 320-5741.

4 BASH The Museum of Discovery marks the first anniversary of its Jan. 14, 2012, postrenovation reopening this weekend by providing complimentary punch and cookies for Saturday and Sunday museum visitors. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10 adults;

$8 for kids 1-12; free for kids under 1 and museum members. Call (501) 396-7050 or visit

5 BOATS Think forward to spring and summer at the Marine Expo, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at the Statehouse Convention Center. Vendors will be on hand with boats, boating implements and other things you might need to

enjoy time out on the water.

Admission is $5, free for

children 12 and under. Call

(501) 765-1423.

6BOBArtist Bob Crane made use of all manner of media

in creating his new exhibit,

“Elemental: Copper. Zinc.

Clay. Wood. Bone. Stone.

Oil. Watercolor” at Cantrell

Gallery, 8206 Cantrell

Road. The opening re

ception will be 6-8 p.m.

Friday after which, “El

emental” will remain on

display through March

  1. Hours are 10 a.m .-5p.m. Monday-Saturday and admission is free. Call (501) 224-1335.

7 BANNED A New York author discovers the locals in a small American town have derived a surprising message from her banned youngadult novel about teen pregnancy in The Metal Children by Adam Rapp, which the Weekend Theater, West Seventh and Chester streets, Little Rock, will stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Jan. 26. Tickets are $16, $12 for students and senior citizens 65 and over. Visit; call (501) 374-3761 for information only.

8 BENTON Benton’s Young Players will stage My Fair Lady (music by Frederick Loewe, book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion), 7 p.m. today-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market, Benton. The mostly Saline County cast includes Grace Allard as Eliza Doolittle, Koty Mansfield as Henry Higgins, Tanner Oglesby as Col. Pickering and Luke McFatrich as Alfred P. Doolittle. Tickets are $12, $10 for senior citizens, $5 for students/ children. Call (501) 315-5483 (LIVE)or visit

9 BYGONE Hunt for old treasures on a stroll through Antique Alley, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday at Conway Expo Center, 2505 E. Oak St., Conway.

The Antique Alley Arkansas Antique Show will include more than 200 booths with furniture, glassware, toys, war memorabilia and other items from the past. Admission is $3, $1 for children. Call (501) 230-5728.

10 “BABY (I NEED YOUR LOVIN’)” The Masters of Motown will perform at 7 p.m. today in the Riceland Auditorium of the Grand Prairie Center, Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas Stuttgart Campus, 2709 U.S. 165 South, Stuttgart. The show features hits by the Temptations, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, the Four Tops, Diana Ross & the Supremes, the Jackson Five, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Stevie Wonder and the Commodores. Tickets are $30, $22.50 and $15. Call (870) 673-4201, Extension 1895, or visit

Weekend, Pages 29 on 01/10/2013

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