LITTLE ROCK 1 PIRATES Take a tuneful journey with Long John Silver as The Arkansas Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of Treasure Island, A New Musical. This musical version of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic has a final preview performance tonight, with a preshow director talk at 6:15 p.m. and showtime at 7. The official opening night, with post-show meet-and-greet and champagne reception, is at 8 p.m. Friday. The production continues through March 31 with performances at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are $30-$60. Call (501) 378-0405 or visit therep.org.
See story Page 4E.
2 PRAISE The largest Christian music tour in the country arrives at North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena 6 p.m. Sunday. This year’s
Winter Jam lineup includes TobyMac, Newsong,
Matthew West, Red and Jamie Grace. Admission
is $10 and advance tickets are not required. Call
(501) 975-9000. See story Page 8E.
3 PRINCESS A young woman’s physical sensitivity is the key to her royal identity in the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre pro
duction of The Princess and the Pea, adapted by
Alan Keith Smith from the story by Hans Christian
Andersen, 7 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m.
Sunday through March 24, with additional spring
break matinees at 2 p.m. March 19-22, at the Arts
Center in MacArthur Park, 10th and Commerce
streets, Little Rock. Tickets are $12, $10 for Arts
Center members. Call (501) 372-4000 or visit ark
arts.com. See story Page 5E.
4 PLAYFUL Steve “Mudflap” McGrew, billed as “The Father of Yall-ternative Comedy,” headlines shows at 7:30 p.m. today ($8)
and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday ($12) at
the Loony Bin Comedy Club, in the Breckenridge
Village Shopping Center, Interstate 430 and North
Rodney Parham Road. Dwight York is the fea
tured/opening act. Call (501) 228-5555 or visit
loonybincomedy.com. See story Page 4E.
5 PLAYHOUSE The Weekend Theater, West Seventh and Chester streets, Little Rock, will be in good Company - the Tony Award-win
ning Stephen Sondheim musical (with a book by
George Furth), that is - at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sat
urday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday through March 24.
Tickets are $20, $16 for students and senior
citizens 65 and older. For tickets and information,
visit weekendtheater.org; for information only, call
6 PAPERBACKS Search for treasures on the cheap side as Friends of Central Arkansas Libraries hosts its regular used book sale, 10 a.m.-
4 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. The
basement of Central Arkansas Library System’s
Main Library, 100 Rock St., will be fully stocked
with paperbacks for 50 cents and hardbacks for
$1. FOCAL members get to participate in ear
ly-bird shopping at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
Admission is free, although memberships will be
sold at the door for $15-$152. Call (501) 918-
7PIANO (AND VIOLIN AND CELLO) Trio Arkansas - Geoffrey Robson, violin;
David Gerstein, cello; and Louis Menendez, piano - will give a concert dedicated
to the memory of Mildred, B.D. and Carolyn Ford
at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church,
4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd, North Little Rock.
Their program: Piano Trio in g minor. op.3, by
Ernest Chausson; the Piano Trio No. 1 in C major,op.8, by Dmitri Shostakovich; and the Piano Trio No. 2 in C major.
op.87, by Johannes Brahms. A reception will follow. Funding comes from the Arkansas Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Admission is free. Call (501) 412-3865.
8 PRESENT-DAY Hip contemporary art is the theme for “Homie Sapiens,” the latest exhibit at the Thea Center, 401 Main St., North Little Rock.
Geared toward twenty-and thirtysomethings, the reception gives visitors the chance to admire works by Arkansas natives Haynes Riley and Layet Johnson while enjoying food and drinks, 5-9 p.m. Friday. Admission is free. Call (501) 379-9512.
9 PROFESSOR The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will pay tribute to its late founder, composer and longtime Ouachita Baptist University professor W. Francis McBeth at 7:30 p.m.
Friday in the Jones Performing Arts Center, OBU, Arkadelphia. McBeth, the orchestra’s conductor from 1970-73, died last year at 78. The program will include two McBeth pieces: Symphony No. 3 and A Rose for Emily for String Orchestra, plus Gioachino Rossini’s Overture to The Barber of Seville and Igor Stravinsky’s 1919 suite from The Firebird. Tickets are $10.
Call (870) 245-5555 or visit obu.edu/boxoffice.
10 PRETTY Downtown Camden is in bloom
for the 20th annual
Camden Daffodil Fes
This year’s celebration
includes home and
garden tours, a 5K run/
steak cook-off, music,
Civil War re-enactment,
car show and children’s
activities. General ad
mission is free, though
tickets are required for
some activities. Call
(870) 833-2443 or visit
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