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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published January 31, 2013 at 2:24 a.m.

— Art & Exhibits CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Junior Arts Academy registration Monday-May 27. “Tag Project/Executive Order 9066,” by Wendy Maruyama and “Leaves of Grass” by Edward Weston Friday-April 21. Lecture: “Confessions of an Itinerant Painter,” artist William Dunlap, 6 p.m. Feb.

10; dinner following lecture $30, couple $50. “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. arkarts.com or (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS CAPITOL ROTUNDA “African American Legislators-1868-1893,” 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 9.

Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-5080. FREE ARKANSAS REPERTORY THEATRE 601 Main St. Rotating exhibit, through Feb. 10. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m.-curtain Tuesday-Friday, 1 p.m.-curtain Saturday-Sunday. (501) 378-0405.

FREE ARKANSAS 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.

Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5700. FREEBOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Exodus of Dreams-Cuba to America,” through Feb. 16. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday. (501) 664-0030. FREE CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Elemental: Copper. Zinc. Clay. Wood. Bone. Stone. Oil. Watercolor.” by Bob Crane, through March 2.

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, through March 4. 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 today. 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, Monday-March 2. Reception 5-8 p.m. Feb. 8. 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. FREE 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. FREE GALLERY 221 Second and Centerstreets. “Expressions of Light,” Sean LeCrone, through today. Collection of works by artists including Jennifer Cox Coleman, Peggy Roberson, Mary Ann Stafford. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and byappointment. (501) 801-0211. FREE 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.

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

  1. 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 Sunday. “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. “Landscapes,” through today. “Ducks in Arkansas,” through Feb. 28. 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 today.

“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. FREE 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.

museumofdiscovery.org or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. “Battle Colors of Arkansas,” through Friday. Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Aaron Brooksand the 54th United States Colored Troops, noon Tuesday. “Things You Need to Hear: Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas From 1890 to 1980,”through Jan. 1. Permanent exhibits: “Arkansas’ First Ladies Gowns”; 1836House 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 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S.

University Ave. “Collecting Prints,” Gallery I, through March 11. “Surface Space (Sundial Face),” Taimur Cleary, Gallery II, through Feb. 8;

artist talk, 6 p.m. today. “Scholarship Exhibition,” Gallery III, through Feb.

  1. “Contemporary Art of the Osage,”Sequoyah National Research Center, Feb. 8-March 29. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977. FREE WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. “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. FREE

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

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro.

“2013 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition,” through Feb. 20. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM Dean B. Ellis Library, 320 University Loop Circle, Jonesboro.

“Art as Resistance: the History and Significance of African American Quilts,” 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. (870) 972-2074. FREE ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY Norman Hall Gallery of Art, 203 W. Q St., Russellville. “Collaborationism,” Friday-Feb. 25; closing reception/ gallery talk 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25.

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.

Monday-Friday. (479) 964-3237.

FREE THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701Main St., Pine Bluff. “Women to Watch,” through April 13; opening reception 5-7 p.m. Feb. 7. 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. FREE CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. Black Hearts Ball, 8-11 p.m. Feb. 9, an Artinfusion event; members free, guests $25.

“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. crystalbridges.

org or (479) 418-5700. FREEEAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. “And So I Sing,” Monday-Feb. 13. Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (870) 633-4480.

FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by Ellen Kelly through January. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday;

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday.

(501) 884-6476. FREE FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “The Secrets of Mona Lisa,” through March 17. (479) 784-2787.

HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY RUSSELL FINE ARTS GALLERY 604 N. 12th St., Arkadelphia. Caddo RiverArt Guild through Feb. 25. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 230-5036. FREE RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Exhibition of student artists, reception and awards presentation, 1-3 p.m. Sunday.

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 MONTICELLO Spencer Gallery514 University Drive, Monticello.

“Pursuing Disegno,” by Randall M.

Good, through March 3, when there will be a closing reception 1-3 p.m.

with artist’s talk at 2:15 p.m. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 460-1078. 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 today.

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Open for groups Saturday and Sunday by appointment. (870) 575-8236. FREE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS BAUM GALLERY OF FINE ART 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. “Swishbone: New Paintings by Julie Evans,” “Under the Influence: New Ceramic Work by Curt LaCross,” “Alternating Currents: A Mixed MediaArt Installation by Mario Marzan,” “Before and After: An Exploration of the Art Conservation Process” through Feb. 24. (501) 450-3265.

(501) 450-5793. FREE WALTON ARTS CENTER 405 W.

Dickson St., Fayetteville. “Tectonics,” through April 14. “Twenty Years” and “My Folklore: The Art of Letitia Huckaby,” through January. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and during performances. (479) 443-5600. FREE Dance

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY every Monday, Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520John 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 ParkHill 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.

MERRY MIXERS DANCE CLUB Coronado Center, Hot Springs Village. First Saturday of the month, 7-10 p.m., Mullen Band, $10. Third Saturday of the month, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Village Big Band, $10. (501) 915-8111.

SPA CITY BOP AND SWING DANCE CLUB 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Friday of the month, VFW, 2231 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs.

Social dancing. Free lessons with $20 membership, 7 p.m.

Thursdays. Friday admission: $2.

spacitydanceclub.com or (501) 760-7375.

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

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

Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE BEST OF RIFFTRAX LIVE: PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE 7:30 p.m.

today, Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive.

Tickets: $12.50. (501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.com.

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Encores: Maria Stuarda, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, $18.

(501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.

com.

AROUND ARKANSAS THE BEST OF RIFFTRAX LIVE: PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE 7:30 p.m.

today, Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway; $11.50, senior citizen $10.50, child $9.50. (501) 450-7558 THE MET: LIVE IN HD Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. Encore: Maria Stuarda, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; $18. (501) 776-2282 (Benton), (501) 450-7558 (Conway). fathomevents.com.

Letters

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: aetn.org/kids/writerscontest. (501) 682-2386.

HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. An evening with Murphy visiting poet Arthur Sze, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Reeves Recital Hall.

(501) 450-4597. FREE LYON COLLEGE 2300 Highland Road, Batesville. Visiting Writers Series: John Hornor Jacobs; interview, 11 a.m.; reading, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

(870) 307-7488. FREE Music

CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE BALTIMORE CONSORT 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St. Tickets: $25, students $15. (501) 375-2342.

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LITTLE ROCK 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, William J. Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Violinist Rachel Barton Pine. Tickets: $35, students $10. (501) 661-0520 or ChamberMusicLR.com.

JOSH GROBAN LIVE: ALL THAT ECHOES 6 p.m. Monday, Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Live broadcast. Tickets: $15. (501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.com.. LITTLE ROCK FOLK CLUB Thomson Hall, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road. Caroline Doctorow and the Steamrollers, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $15, students $8, children 12 and under free. (501) 663-0634.

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

Tuesday, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Tickets: $22, student $10.

arkansassymphony.org or (501) 666-1761.

SONGS FROM THE HEART GALA 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Arkansas Governor’s Mansion, 1800 Center St.

Formal dinner and music by students of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Opera Theatre. Tickets: $75.

(501) 569-3294.

THREE’S COMPANY: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE 6 p.m. Feb. 10, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 N.

Mississippi Ave. Favorite love songs;

vocalists Mary Ann Robinson and Scott Stern, pianist David Glaze. (501) 666-2813. FREE TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION 2:30-5 p.m. first and third Sundays of the month, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 Rodney Parham Road.

(501) 246-4340. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK 2801 S. University Ave.

Ridge Piano Trio, 3 p.m. Sunday, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.

Tickets: $20. (501) 569-8993.

AROUND ARKANSASARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 7-9 p.m. first and third Wednesday of the month, Something Brewing, 1156 Front St., Conway. Musicians welcome. arcelts.com or (501) 602-5508. FREE ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY, 1605 N. Coliseum Drive, Russellville.

Classical guitarist Gohar Vardanyan, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Doc Bryan Student Services Building. “Animal Songs: Bestiaries in English, French and German,” vocalist Stephen Swanson and pianist David Gompper, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Witherspoon Auditorium.

(479) 968-0368. FREE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITYBEEBE 610 N. Pecan St., Beebe.

Enterprise Blues Band, 7:30 p.m. Feb.

9, Owen Center Theater; question and answer session 5 p.m. Tickets: $10, senior citizens, students, military and educators $5. (501) 882-8951.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITYMOUNTAIN HOME Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home.

Jason D. Williams, “Rockabilly, Boogie-Woogie Wild Man,” 7 p.m.

Feb. 8. Tickets: $15. (870) 508-6280.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Live at Five with the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Jazz Ensemble, 5-7 p.m. Friday. Members $5, non-members $10. (870) 536-3375.

DIE WINTEREISE 6 p.m. today, Christ of the Hills United Methodist Church, 700 Balearic Road, Hot Springs Village. Vocalist Brian Trubitt, pianist Bob Bidewell. Benefit concert for Lovers of Learning Fellowship, donations only. (501) 922-6530.

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

(501) 624-4976. FREE

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ADOPTION INFORMATIONMEETING 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Dillon International, 4702 W. Commercial Drive Suite B-1, North Little Rock.

For families interested in intercountry adoption. (501) 791-9300. FREE ARKANSAS HISTORY COMMISSION State Capitol Building. Seminar: “Growing Up in Arkansas-African American Communities,” 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 9. (501) 682-6900. FREE ARKANSAS RV SHOW, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 8-9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb.

10, Statehouse Convention Center.

Tickets: $5, age 12 and younger free.

(501) 765-1423.

BOB MARLEY LIVE TRIBUTE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION 10 p.m.

Feb. 8, Montego Cafe, 315 Main St.

Hosted by reggae artist Changus Bell.

Tickets: $10. montegocafe.com or (501) 773-4486.

COON FESTIVAL 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Glenview Community Center, 4800 E. 19th St., North Little Rock. Benefit for the Ruben and Dorothy Harper Scholarship Fund at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church. Tickets: $15. (501) 945-2921.

DUCK DUCK GOOSE CONSIGNMENT SALE 7 a.m. through Saturday, Arkansas State Fairgrounds.

duckduckgoosesale.com or (501) 821-8040. FREEHARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $23-$110. (800) 745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

JUST COMMUNITIES OF ARKANSAS GATHERING OF FRIENDS 5:30-7 p.m. today, Darragh Center, Central Arkansas Library System Main Library, 100 S. Rock St.

Presentation of Father Joseph Blitz Awards. Tickets: $50; reservations recommended. (501) 372-5129.

LEARN BRIDGE IN A DAY WORKSHOP noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Curtis Finch Bridge House, 7415 Indiana St. Cost: $19, includes materials. (501) 993-5823.

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

FREE LITTLE ROCK TOUCHDOWN CLUB AWARDS BANQUET 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Friday, Embassy Suites Hotel, 11301 Financial Center Parkway. Tickets: $25, VIP seating $50. (501) 590-3529.

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.

OZARK SOCIETY-PULASKI CHAPTER 7 p.m. Tuesday, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive.

(501) 351-7348. FREE PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $17-$52. (800) 745-3000.

RETAIL MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS - SELLING AND SERVICE TRAINING 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Feb. 11-12, Winrock International, 2101 Riverfront Drive, Little Rock.

Presented by Arkansas Women’s Business Center. First of five-part series. Overview of retail industry, best practices. Book fee: $60, covers all five sessions. (870) 864-8429.

SOUTH MAIN STREET MARDI GRAS PARADE noon Feb. 9, Main and 24thstreets. (501) 412-3768.

SPIRITED ART STUDIO 5610 R St.

LOVE date night event 6:30 p.m. Feb.

9, $60. Family Valentine open studio 2-4 p.m. Feb. 10., $25-$35. (501) 296-9903.

TALES FROM THE SOUTH 7 p.m.

today, Starving Artist Cafe, 411 Main St., North Little Rock. Simeon Wright, author of Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmet Till. Dinner served 5-6:30.

Tickets: $7.50 plus cost of dinner and drinks. talesfromthesouth.com or (501) 372-7976.

WWE SMACKDOWN 7 p.m. Feb.

12, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock.

Tickets: $17-$97. (800) 745-3000.

AROUND ARKANSAS ARKANSAS HOSPICE SWEETHEART SUNDAY 1-3 p.m. Feb. 9, Hughes Community Center, 1000 E. Parkway Drive, Russellville. Snacks and desserts, live and silent auctions;

benefits Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. Tickets: $10, two for $18. (479) 498-2050.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY DELTA CENTER FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 319 University Loop Circle, Jonesboro. Workshop: How to Write a Winning Marketing Plan, 1-4 p.m. or 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, $35. (870) 972-3517.

AUDIO RECORDING AND PRODUCTION CLASSES 11 a.m.

Feb. 9, Saline County Library, 1800 Smithers Drive, Benton. Open house seminar on curriculum, presented by Ovation Music Academy. (870) 405-6856. FREE FISH FRY FUNDRAISER 4:30-8 p.m.

Feb. 11, Ole Feed House, 1600 E.

Main St., Magnolia. Benefits Southern Arkansas University Mulerider baseball team. Drive-through available. Tickets: $12. (870) 235-4127.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY MARDI GRAS 6 p.m. Feb.

8, Immaculate Conception Church Parish Hall, 22 N. 13th St., Fort Smith. Cajun dinner, auction, dance music. Tickets: $75, includes dinner and drinks. (479) 783-7841.

FREEZIN FOR A REASON 2K/5K/10K 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Conway High School, 2300 Prince St., Conway. Walk/run to benefit Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation. Cost: $25-$35. (501) 450-0512.

HARDING UNIVERSITY 915 E. MarketAve., Searcy. Beginning beekeeping classes, 6-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 18, Pryor-England Science Building, Room 123. (501) 279-4497. FREE HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK U.S. 278, nine miles northwest of Hope. Valentine’s dinner and entertainment, 6 p.m. Feb. 8-9, $70 per couple. Historic building tours: $8, children 6-12 $4. (870) 983-2684.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers.

Eagle watch cruises, 3 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday through February, $10, child $5; registration required. Mother Nature readings for children, 10:30 a.m. every second Saturday and Wednesday of the month. Hikes, nature programs. (479) 789-5000.

HOME AND GARDEN SEMINAR AND SHOW 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 9, Pine Bluff Convention Center, 500 E. Eighth Ave., Pine Bluff. (870) 879-1378.

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK100 State Park Drive, Russellville.

Birding basics, 11 a.m. Feb. 9. (479) 890-7479. FREE 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.

MADE FROM SCRATCH-THE ROMANCE OF FOOD 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 9, Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, 1 Rockefeller Drive, Petit Jean Mountain, Morrilton. Handson cooking classes in the culinary classroom, $80. livethelegacy.org or (501) 727-5435.

MARDI GRAS PARTY “DANCE TO THE BEAT ON ORANGE STREET” 6-10 p.m. Feb. 9, Hot Springs Field House, Orange Street off Central Avenue, Hot Springs. Presented by the Hot Springs Jazz Society, featuring music by Spa City Stompers, Sweet Mother and Zydeco Stingrays. Tickets: $20, members $10. (501) 627-2425.

SEED SWAP 1-3 p.m. Feb. 9, Fred Berry Conservation Education Center,851 Conservation Lane, Yellville, (870) 449-3484, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 9, Ozark Folk Center, Bois D’arc Conference Center, 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View (870) 269-3871. FREE SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY 100 E. University Road, Magnolia.

Continuing education classes: Introduction to Computers for Adults, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 7-28, $50; Adobe PhotoShop 5:30-7 p.m.

Tuesdays-Feb. 26, $60. (870) 235-4925.

SOUTHWEST SERVICE DOGS 1 p.m. first Saturday of the month, Jones Center for Families, 922 E.

Emma St., Springdale. Service-dog demonstrations. (479) 646-0886.

FREE VALENTINE GALA AND AUCTION 6 p.m. Friday, oneChurch, 1073 Front St., Conway. Benefits Bethlehem House. Tickets: $25. (501) 205-0905.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS AIN’T NOTHING BUT A THANG 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Feb. 8-23, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W.

Seventh St. Tickets: $16, students and senior citizens $12. weekendtheater.

org or (501) 374-3761.

GEE’S BEND through Feb. 10, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $25-$40. (501) 378-0405.

IMPROVLITTLEROCK Saturday, The Public Theatre, 616 Center St.

Comedy Throwdown, 7 p.m., $8.

Free-for-all flurries, 10 p.m., $8. (501) 374-7529.

I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES through 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 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 THREE LITTLE PIGS AND THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF through Feb. 10, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets.

Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m.

Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10-$12. (501) 372-4000.

AROUND ARKANSAS BAREFOOT IN THE PARK Friday-Feb.

17, Center on the Square Dinner Theater, 219 W. Arch St., Searcy.

Dinner served at 6:30 p.m., showtime 7:30 Thursday-Saturday; 12:30 p.m.

Sunday. Tickets: $27, students and senior citizens $24, show only $12;

pizza night, Feb. 7, $15. (501) 368-0111.

JOHNNY T ONE-MAN SHOW “THE MAN OF MANY VOICES” 6 p.m. Feb.

9, Pine Bluff Country Club, 1100 Country Club Lane, Pine Bluff. Dinner theater. Tickets: $45 by Wednesday.

(870) 535-2646.

OF MICE AND MEN through Feb.

17, Imperial Dinner Theatre, 1401 Arkansas 304 E., Pocahontas.

Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Dinner one hour before. Tickets: $24.95, students $21.95; show only, $15, students $12. (870) 892-0030.

THE LITTLE ROCK NINE 7 p.m. today, Grand Prairie Center, 2807 U.S.

165 S., Stuttgart. Lula Washington Dance Theatre. Tickets: $12-$27.

Community dinner served 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Salon A, $8, child $6. (870) 673-4201.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS DEATH OF A SALESMAN by appointment Feb. 10, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Willie Loman has been cast. Performance dates April 26-May 12. (501) 378-0445.

HARVEY 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 2 p.m. Feb. 9, Shepherd of Peace Lutheran Church, 449 Millwood Circle, Maumelle. Maumelle Players production. Performance dates April 12-14, 19-21. (501) 492-9851.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Brick Fields Band, Friday, $7. True Delta, blues documentary screening, with Lucious Spiller, Saturday, $7. 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. Jocko, Tragikly White, today.

Richie Johnson, Taylor Made, Friday.

Gregg Madden, The Freds, 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.

Wretched, 7 p.m. Friday, $10. (501) 376-1819.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road.

Dante, through Saturday. Ms. Pat, Wednesday-Feb. 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 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. Perpetual Groove, 9 p.m. today, $10. Bob Schneider, The Cadillac Black, 9 p.m. Saturday;

advance $12, day of show $15. (501) 823-0090.

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

Touch: Grateful Dead Tribute, 8 p.m.

Mondays, $5. (501) 372-7707.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets.

Bad Years with Glittercore and Crooked Roots, 9 p.m. Friday, $5.

(501) 375-8466.

AROUND ARKANSAS GEORGE’S MAJESTIC LOUNGE 519 Dickson St., Fayetteville. Sevendust, Lacuna Coil, 9 p.m. Feb. 12, $20.

(479) 527-6618.

MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Ben Robbins, 8 p.m. today, free. Opportunist, Perpetual Werewolf, The Sound of the Mountain, 8 p.m.

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

The Sideshow Tragedy, Ben Franks and The Bible Belt Boys, Fitra, 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. Roy Haber, Friday.

David Nickerson, Feb. 8. Open mic night, 8 p.m. Thursdays. uarkbowl.

com or (479) 301-2030.

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