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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published May 16, 2013 at 3:31 a.m.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell,” through May 27, reserved tickets required; nonmembers $12, age 18 and younger free. “American Encounters: Genre Painting and Everyday Life,” and “American Experience: Genre Scenes on Paper from Crystal Bridges,” through Aug. 12. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. or (479) 418-5700.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits


ARKANSAS ARGENTA ART WALK 5-8 p.m. third Friday of the month, downtown North Little Rock. Music, art, food. (501) 993-1234.

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. “Bauhaus Twenty-21: An Ongoing Legacy,” photographs by Gordon Watkinson, May 24-Sept. 22. “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. Junior Arts Academy registration through May 27.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. or (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS LEAGUE OF ARTISTS SPRING MEMBERS SHOW through June 28, Cox Creative Center, 120 River Market Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

(501) 918-3093.


Works by Jared Vaughn and Mildred Lasiter-Cross through June 30. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423.

ARKANSAS STUDIES INSTITUTE BUTLER CENTER GALLERIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “No I’m Not, He Is: A Flying Snake and Oyyo Comic Retrospective,” through May 25.

Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5700.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Arkansas Artists and Their Works,” Andy Huss, sculpture; Winston Taylor, raku; Melissa Wilkerson, mixed media on paper and canvas, through June 1. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 664-0030.


“Creative Expressions,” through Aug. 25. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 320-5790.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. Mid-Southern Watercolorists Special Open Membership Exhibit, through June 22. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM’S MAIN LIBRARY Level 4 Teen Center, 100 Rock St. “Old School: Remembering the Brinkley Academy,” through June 29. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

(501) 918-3000.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. “Jazz: Through the Eyes of Herman Leonard,” through July 21. 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. “Prehistoric Daydreams,” Brad Cushman and Amy Edgington, Saturday-July 13; reception, 7-10 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996.

GALLERY 221 Second and Center streets. “A Celebration of Spring,” works by Gino Hollander, through May 31. Collection of works by artists including Alicia Banks, Peggy Roberson, Tyler Arnold, Sean LaCrone, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 801-0211.

GORRELL GALLERY 401 N. Maple St., North Little Rock. Spring Show, Gorrell’s new works, Plein Air paintings, 5-8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 607-2225.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. Best of the South: today-Saturday; women’s luncheon, noon Friday, $35; art walk, 5-8 p.m. Friday; panel discussion on What’s Hot in Southern Regionalism, 1 p.m. Saturday, $10. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. or (501) 664-2787.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “The Curious World of Patent Models,” through Sept. 29. “Reflected by Three: Willliam Detmers, Scott Lykens and G.

Tara-Casciano,” through Aug. 4.

“Painting in the Open Air: Day and Night,” through July 7. “Treasures of Arkansas Freemasons, 1838-2013,” through July 12. “We Walkin 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. “Backyard Birds,” through May 31; giclee drawing, 7 p.m. today. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

LOCAL COLOUR GALLERY 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. Artist co-op studio gallery. “Spring Into Art,” featuring the art of Robin Parker, through May 31. Exhibit of 26 local artists, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. Lecture: Stuart Towns, author of Enduring Legacy: Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause, 2-3 p.m. Saturday. “Undaunted Courage, Proven Loyalty: Japanese-American Soldiers in World War II,” through February. “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. “Time & Beauty,” through-Sept. 7. Hours: 1-10 p.m. daily. (870) 501-0616.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. “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. “Cityscapes,” paintings by Marty Smith, through May 31. “Taste of Jazz,” Angela R. Green, Friday-July 1. 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. Keep Arkansas Beautiful Poster Competition Winners, through Friday. “The Argenta Historic District,” pen and ink drawings by Mary Ann Stafford, through Saturday. Exhibit receptions, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Gallery I: “Sacred Symbols in Sequins,” Wednesday-July 26. 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. “Portraits in Gray: A Civil War Photography Exhibition,” through June 15. 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.


“Fantastic Friday,” 7-8 p.m. Friday, with readings, music, storytelling;

reservations, $10. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-JONESBORO Dean B. Ellis Library 2105 Aggie Road, Jonesboro. The United States Holocaust Museum traveling exhibit: “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race,” through June 16. (870) 972-2766.

ARTCHURCH STUDIO, 301 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs. Works byArtchurch Studio artists, through May 31. (501) 655-0836.

ARTIFACTS GALLERY OF AMERICAN ART 37 Spring St., Eureka Springs. “One Shot, One Vote,” wall sculptures by Jim Nelson, 6-9 p.m. Saturday. (479) 363-6660.

ART ODYSSEY TOUR 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Mountain Home. Tour of studios of working artists. Booklets with maps and information available at several locations. or (870) 580-0987.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. “Expressions From the Permanent Collection,” continuing. Education and art 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.

CALICO ROCK MUSEUM & VISITOR CENTER 104 Main St., Calico Rock. Watercolors by Ruby Schaaf, through July. “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. “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell,” through May 27, reserved tickets required; nonmembers $12, age 18 and younger free. “American Encounters: Genre Painting and Everyday Life,” and “American Experience: Genre Scenes on Paper From Crystal Bridges,” through Aug. 12. 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. “Turning Travel to Art,” works by Laura Lockhart, through May 29. Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (870) 633-4480.

FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by Mark and Erin Davis, through May 31. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-6476.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM, 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Call for works: River Valley Invitational, deadline June 7, entry: members $25, nonmembers $40.

“High Fiber: Women to Watch 2013,” through July 7. “Bridging the Past, Present and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos,” through July 7.

Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $8, students and senior citizens $6.

(479) 784-2787.

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs.

“Splash of Glass,” the art glassof James Hayes, through Sept. 30. 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.

HEMINGWAY-PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER 1021 W. Cherry St., Piggott. “View From the Hill,” honoring the Pfeiffer family, through Aug. 31. “Into the Wild,” “The Piggott Connection,” “Celebrating the Hemingways: Best Wishes From Piggott,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission: $5, groups and ages 65 and older $3.

(870) 598-3487.

JACKSONPORT STATE PARK Newport. “Civil War Arkansas, 1861-1865,” through May 30. “The Jacksonport Collection Calamity,” through January. (870) 523-2143.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. “Fresh Paint,” new works by Rene Hein, Dolores Justus, Rebecca Thompson and Emily Wood, through June 1.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment.

(501) 321-2335.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART 425 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Plein Air Festival exhibit, through June 2.

“The Art of Abandonment,” through September. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monday-Saturday, noon-3 p.m.

Sunday. (501) 609-9966.

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTERU.S. 65, Clinton. Still life and fl oral art exhibit, through July 15. Hours: 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. daily. (501) 745-6615.

RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. “Small Works on Paper,” juried touring show from Arkansas Arts Council, through May 31. Works by Winston Taylor and students, through May 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM322 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. or (479) 621-1154.

SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. Call for entries for 2013 Juried Art Competition, through May 31. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, weekends by appointment. or (870) 862-5474.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS FESTIVAL BALLET Friday-Sunday, Arkansas Arts Center’s Children’s Theatre, 501 E. Ninth St.

The Adventures of Pinocchio.

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

Tickets: advance: $20, students and children $15, door $25, students and children $20. (501) 227-5320.

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) 221-7568. 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.

BURNS PARK DANCING 7-10 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Burns Park Hospitality House, Burns Park, North Little Rock. Polka, waltz and potluck supper. Admission: $10.

(501) 680-2994.

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.

SPRING FLING 6-8 p.m. Friday, Trinity Lutheran Church, West H Avenue, North Little Rock. Activities and dance. (501) 375-7770 or (501) 753-7329.

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. first Saturday, 7:30 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Coronado Center, Hot Springs Village.

Dance lessons, 7 p.m. third Saturday.

Cost: first $7.50, third $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. 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. Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers, 7 p.m. Saturday. Roddy and Company, 7 p.m. May 25. Admission: $6. (501) 605-3251.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: RODRICK RULES 10 a.m. Saturday, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St.

Tickets: $10. (501) 378-0405.

GATHRPREVIEW SERIES Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive.

Ain’t in It for My Health, 7 p.m. today.

What Maisie Knew, Tuesday. Tickets: $10. (501) 312-8900.

LITTLE ROCK FILM FESTIVAL through Sunday, various locations in Little Rock and North Little Rock.

Screenings, parties, panel discussions. Passes: $50-$300. (501) 205-0400.

AROUND ARKANSAS COMMUNITY CINEMA 2 p.m. Sunday, Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. Screening of The Revolutionary Optimists. (800) 662-2386.

PERSHING’S LAST PATRIOT 8:30 p.m. May 23, Kenda Drive-In, 107 Westwood Drive, Marshall; free, donations accepted, (870) 446-7288.

7 p.m. May 25, Central Theater, 1008Central Ave., Hot Springs. Admission: online $6, door $8. or (501) 859-9148.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS BOOK SALES ON THE GO 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oley Rooker Library, 11 Otter Creek Court; Amy Sanders Library, 31 Shelby Drive, Sherwood; Williams Library, 1800 Chester St. Friends of Central Arkansas Libraries used book sale. (501) 918-3000.

THE OXFORD AMERICAN 1300 Main St. Reading: Nathaniel Rich, Odds Against Tomorrow, 7 p.m. today.

(501) 374-0000.

TRI-SCHOOL POETRY SLAM 9:30 a.m. Friday, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. Participating schools: Chenal Elementary, Robinson Elementary, Roberts Elementary. (501) 821-7275.


Book signing: Hattie Caraway: An Arkansas Legacy, by Nancy Hendricks, 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 663-9198.

AROUND ARKANSAS BOOKS IN BLOOM noon-5 p.m. Sunday, The Crescent Hotel & Spa, Eureka Springs. Author talks, readings. or (870) 423-5300.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS RIVER BLUES SOCIETY 8 p.m. third Friday of each month, Cornerstone Pub & Grill, 314 Main St., North Little Rock. Admission: members $3, nonmembers $5. (870) 833-3498.

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 7 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, 723 Center St. “Mozart: Requiem,” Intimate Neighborhood Concert Series. Tickets: $25-$35. or (501) 666-1761.

BLUEGRASS MASS AND PICNIC 10:30 a.m. Sunday, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. (501) 753-4281.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. Organ recital by Scott Detra, 8 p.m. May 24. Benefits Pediatric Injury Prevention Program at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, sponsored by Central Arkansas Chapter, American Guild of Organists. Donations accepted. (501) 375-2342.

DUGAN’S PUB 401 E. Third St. Carnie Barkers, 8:30 p.m. Friday. (501) 244-0542.

NATURAL STATE BRASS BAND 3 p.m. Sunday, Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn Drive. Patriotic performances. (501) 217-8785.

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.

AROUND ARKANSAS ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Jonesboro. Pierce Pettis concert, 7:30 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Arts @311, 311 S. Church St., seating limited. (870) 972-3508.

DUSTIN LYNCH 7:30 p.m. May 24, Nashville City Park Amphitheater, 1031 W. Johnson, Nashville. Tickets: $8-$20. (870) 845-7405.

THE FRONTPORCH STAGE downtown Mount Ida. Rena Wren & The Good Guys, 7 p.m. Saturday. (870) 867-2761.

GENE WATSON & HIS FAREWELL PARTY BAND 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Cash’s White River Hoedown, 507 Sylamore Ave., Mountain View.

Tickets: $25. (870) 269-4161.

MAGIC SPRINGS CONCERT SERIES Timberwood Amphitheater, Magic Springs Theme Park, 1701 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Collective Soul, 8 p.m. May 25. (501) 624-0100.

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS 6 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Horseshoe Bend Theatre, 811 Second St., Horseshoe Bend. Hwy 289 Band, Judge David Sherrell, Waylon Collins, Saturday. Donations accepted. (870) 373-3303.

MUSIC ON THE LAWN 6-8 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 3, Pinnacle Hills Promenade, 2303 Promenade Blvd., Rogers. Nathan A., Saturday.

(479) 936-2160.

STARDUST SPRING FLING 3 p.m. Sunday, Arlington Hotel Crystal Ballroom, 239 Central Ave., Hot Springs.

The Stardust Big Band. Cost: $8.

(501) 767-5482.

SYMPHONY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - A JOHN WILLIAMS TRIBUTE 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $28-$48. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS AFTERNOON IN THE GARDEN 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Pulaski Heights Elementary School, 319 N. Pine St.

Music, food, tours, games. (501) 940-5818.

BOXERS & BREWSKIS AT BIGGS 6-9 p.m. today, Ernie Biggs, 307 President Clinton Ave. Auction of boxer shorts. Benefits Special Olympics.

Admission: $10. (501) 588-0246.

BUZZ-B-Q 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, North Little Rock RV Park, North Little Rock. Barbecue contest, benefi ts Camp Sunshine. Tickets: $10, 12 and under free. or (501) 265-0585.


3 Ozark Artisans, 4 p.m. Friday. Learn How to Break Dance, 4:30 p.m. May 29. (501) 918-3029.

LITTLE ROCK AMERICAN CHRISTIAN WRITERS CONFERENCE 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Summit Church, 6600 Crystal Hill Road. Keynote speaker Ace Collins. Cost: $35-$45. (570) 971-8283.

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.

PERMACULTURE FILM AND DISCUSSION 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Central Arkansas Main Library, 100 Rock St. Several short films on urban permaculture. (415) 439-0046.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Geology presentation and hike, 1 p.m. Saturday. Sunset Lake Cruise, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jolly Roger’s Marina; $12, children 6-12 $6. Spring kayak fl oat, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 25 at the Little Maumelle River, advance payment required; $35 includes kayak, paddle, life jacket. Spring Canoe Float, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 26; $35 per canoe. Memorial Day Weekend, hikes, games, May 24-27. (501) 868-5806.

PULASKI COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY DOG WASHES 9 a.m.-2 p.m. fi rst Saturdays through September, Trinity United Methodist Church, Evergreen and Mississippi streets; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. second Saturdays through September, Highland Valley United Methodist Church, 15524 Chenal Valley; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. third Saturdays through September, Kroger, Cantrell Road and Polk Street; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. fourth Saturdays June-August, First United Methodist Church, 6501 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock.

Cost: $15. (501) 258-4580.

RIVERFEST May 24-26, downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock.

Tickets: at the gate $35. or (501) 255-3378.

ROLLER DERBY: DIVINE SECRETS OF THE TA-TA SISTERHOOD 7 p.m. Saturday, Skate World, 6512 Mabelvale Cut Off. Big Dam Rollers and Tornado Alley Rollergirls; includes auction and fundraiser for Fighting Fancy. Admission: $10, 12 and younger free. (501) 758-9269.

RUN THE PATH FOR P.A.T.H. 5K 8 a.m. Saturday, Two Rivers Park, County Farm Road. Benefi t for Partners Against Trafficking Humans.

Registration: $25-$30. (501) 940-8922.

UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY GOLF SCRAMBLE 8 a.m. Friday, Rebsamen Golf Course, 3400 Rebsamen Park Road. Team registration: $400. (501) 228-3814 or (501) 228-3838.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Public forum: Ditch the Keys: Better Air, Better Bicycling, noon today. (501) 683-5239.

AROUND ARKANSAS ANTIQUE ALLEY ARKANSAS ANTIQUE SHOW noon-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Conway Expo Center, 2505 E. Oak St., Conway. Friday admission: $5. Saturday-Sunday admission: $3, children 12 and under $1. (501) 230-5728.

APPLE PIE 5K RUN 8 a.m. May 25, Court Square, downtown Salem.

Cost: $15. (870) 895-6226.

ARTOSPHERE FESTIVAL through June, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Music, visual art, children’s and family events.

Ticket prices vary by event, many events free. or (479) 443-5600.

BATTLE OF HELENA 150 COMMEMORATION May 24-26, downtown Helena-West Helena. Re-enactments, lectures, home tours. or (800) 358-0972.

BOOTS AND BLING BALL 7 p.m. Friday, Movie Lounge, 7601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Music, dancing, auctions. Tickets: $50. (479) 782-1821.

FUN FLY, first light to sundown Saturday-Sunday, Petit Jean Mountain Airport. Radio controlled aircraft. Landing: per day $10. (501) 413-8171.

GARDEN TRADE SHOW 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, John Q. Hammons Convention Center, Rogers. Presented by Arkansas State Master Gardeners. (479) 855-7766.

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. Night hike for children, 8 p.m. Friday, must be with an adult; child $12, adults free. or (800) 366-4664.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Kayak Workshop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, $50. Mother Nature readings for children, 10:30 a.m.

every second Saturday and third Wednesday of the month. Hikes, nature programs. (479) 789-5000.

INTRODUCTION TO QUICKBOOKS 6-9 p.m. Tuesday and May 23, Arkansas State University Delta Center for Economic Development, 319 University Loop Circle, Jonesboro. Each session will cover different aspects of QuickBooks. Cost: per session $75, four sessions $225. (870) 972-3517.

MEMORIAL DAY VETERANS CELEBRATION 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 27, Tri-County Fairground Pavilion, 1794 U.S. 49, Marvell. Guest speaker John C. Edwards, tribute to veterans, exhibit. (870) 338-1469.

MONDAY NIGHT SPEAKER 7 p.m. Monday, Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. Lilian Bern, “What Is A Holistic Approach to Living and Healing?” (479) 442-0680.

MUSTANGS ON THE MOUNTAIN SHOW & SHINE 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 26, The Museum of Automobiles, Petit Jean Mountain, Morrilton. Entry fee: $20. (501) 727-5427.

NORMA LAMPERT MEMORIAL LUPUS SPRINGERS 5K RACE AND WALK TO END LUPUS NOW 8 a.m. Saturday, Mid-America Park; registration 6:30-7:45 a.m., National Park Community College, 101 College Drive, Hot Springs. Entry fee: $23.

(501) 525-9380 or (800) 294-8878.

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Merle Travis tribute, thumb-picking-guitar circle, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, park admission; panel discussion, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, park admission; concerts, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $12. “Fought in Earnest: Civil War Arkansas,” exhibit, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-May 25 and 27. Admission unless otherwise indicated: $10, children ages 6-12 $6.

(870) 269-3851.

REELING FOR A REASON 7 a.m .-3p.m. Saturday, Lake Norfork Marina, U.S. 62 E., Henderson. Fee: per team $80. Benefits The Call in Baxter County. (870) 425-9390 or (870) 425-5111.

STORYTELLERS IN THE PARK: TALES FROM THE BUFFALO 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Steel Creek, Arkansas 74 between Ponca and Jasper. Stories by Gary Weibye. (870) 704-9114.

THAT BOOKSTORE IN BLYTHEVILLE 316 W. Main St., Blytheville. Concert and book signing with Peg Roach Loyd: The Path - Songs and Stories to Quiet the Mind, Calm the Heart & Inspire the Soul, 5-7 p.m. today. (870) 763-3333.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. The Price is Right Live!, 7 p.m. today. Interactive stage show, all the favorite games.

Tickets: $44. (479) 443-5600.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE PARIS LETTER 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Tickets: $16, ages 65 and older and students $12. (501) 374-3761.

SEE HOW THEY RUN through Saturday, 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.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS Tuesday-June 15, 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.

WIENER DAY AT THE ROLLERCADE 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through May 31, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Tickets: $20. (501) 372-0205.

Around Arkansas DEARLY BELOVED through Sunday, 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.

(501) 315-5483.

THE GREAT PASSION PLAY 935 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs.

Showtimes: 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday through May 25, May 30-31.

Tickets: $24.85, age 6-16 $12.85, under 6 free, family pass $74.95. or (800) 882-7529.

RED, WHITE AND TUNA through Sunday, Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch St., Searcy. Dinner 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $27, senior citizens and students $24, show only $12. or (501) 368-0111.

WAR HORSE 7 p.m. Wednesday-May 23, 2 p.m. May 23 and 25-26, 8 p.m. May 24-25, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $49-$73. (479) 443-5600.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. 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. Mayday by Midnight Acoustic, Sol Def, today. R&R, Cadillac Jackson, Saturday. Richie Johnson, Monday. Brian and Nick, Tuesday. Karen Jr., Wednesday. Happy hour bands start at 5:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursdays, headline bands at 8:30 or 9 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 p.m. 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. Eyes Set to Kill, 7 p.m. Tuesday; advance $10, at the door $12. (501) 376-1819.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Rodney Block, 9 p.m. today, $10. Open music jam 8-11 p.m. Tuesday. (501) 372-0210.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. An Open Book: An Evening with Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October, 9 p.m. today, $25. Chris Duarte, 9 p.m. Saturday, $12. The Virginmarys, Well Hung Heart, Enchiridion, 9 p.m. Tuesday, $5. (501) 372-1228.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. J.

R. Brow, through Saturday. Tim Homayoon, Wednesday-May 25.

Open Mike Night, 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 $10. or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Tom Keifer, John Corabi, 8:30 p.m. today, $20. Dirty Dozen Brass Band, 8:30 p.m. Friday;

advance $12, day of show $15. Block Monster Party with Jlaur, Itsjustbobby, GB tha Boss, Sarah Cecil, 9 p.m. Saturday, $10. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave.

Eternal Summers, 9 p.m. today, $5.

Good Time Ramblers CD release party, 9 p.m. Friday. Touch: Grateful Dead Tribute, 8 p.m. Mondays, $5.

(501) 372-7707.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets.

Ice cream social with screening of Raising Arizona, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

(501) 375-8466.

WHITE WATER TAVERN Seventh and Thayer streets. Mary Gauthier, 9 p.m.

May 23, $20. (501) 375-8400.

AROUND ARKANSAS MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Chris Milam, 8 p.m. today.

Foul Play Cabaret, 8 p.m. Friday;

advance $10, at the door $12.

Ginsu Wives, Ezra Lbs., Burnt, 8 p.m. Saturday; advance $5, at the door $7.

New Music Tuesdays, free. Poetry and karaoke, Wednesdays, free.

Andrew Anderson, Thursdays, free. or (501) 321-0909.

UARK BOWL COMEDY 644 Dickson St., Fayetteville. Open mike night, 8 p.m. Thursdays. or (479) 301-2030.

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