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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published October 17, 2013 at 3:15 a.m.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL 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. “Mark Rothko in the 1940s: The Decisive Decade,” Oct. 25-Feb. 9. “Yarn Bombing,” through Friday. Interwoven: Craft, through Nov. 17. “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. arkansasartscenter.org or (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS STATE TREASURER’S OFFICE Room 220, state Capitol. Works by Jonesboro artists Lyn Clements, Rees Hogue, Vivian Hardin, Chuckie Crain, Johnny Black and Jacob Hall and Emily Wood of Little Rock, through Oct. 31. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-5888.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Familiar Places, Unknown Destinations,” through Nov. 2. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 664-0030.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Native Arkansas,” through Feb. 22. Mid-Southern Watercolorists Juried Exhibition, through Oct. 26. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5792.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. Arkansas League of Artists juried exhibition, through Oct. 29. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335.

GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. “Mapping the Darkness,” works by Ray Chanslor, Betsy Emil and Rita Henry, through Oct. 26. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996.

GALLERY 360 900 S. Rodney Parham Road. “Edgy and Goofy,” recent collages and mixed media works by Amy Edgington and Byron Werner, through Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (501) 663-2222.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. Tastes from Down Under, 6 p.m. today; fundraiser for Arkansas Chamber Singers, tickets: $50. “The South’s Gonna Do It Again!,” through Nov. 10. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. gregthompsonfineart.com or (501) 664-2787.

L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Portraits,” through Oct. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

LOCAL COLOUR 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Fall For Art,” featuring works of Boots Barnett Warrick, through Oct. 31. Exhibit of 26 local artists, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. “Lights! Camera! Arkansas!,” a celebration of Arkansas’ role in Hollywood, through March 1, 2015. “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. Holiday Open House, 4-8 p.m. Friday. One-year anniversary show featuring Anne K. Lyon, Tad Price, Mike Spain and Dixie Shelton, through Oct. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. paintboxgallerynlr.com or (501) 374-2848.

THE THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock, “Drawing a Line: 30 Years of Cartoons and Illustrations by John Deering,” through Friday. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon , 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512.

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ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. “2013 Faculty Biennial,” 5 p.m. through Nov. 13. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567. Fine Arts Center Gallery, 2412 Quapaw Way, Jonesboro. “Mothers and Daughters: Family Portraits,” Gaela Erwin, through Oct. 25; gallery talk at 3 p.m. Oct. 24. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 972-3050.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 320 University Loop West Circle, Jonesboro. “The Case of the Missing Housewife,” 3-5 p.m. Saturday, a who-done-it mystery for ages 10 and older. “After Dark,” 7-9 p.m. Saturday, a paranormal investigation for ages 18 and older; pre-registration required. “El Caballo: The Horse in Mexican Folk Art,” Wednesday-Nov. 27. “Shaping Our World,” interactive exhibit on nature and the earth, through Feb. 16. Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. (870) 972-2074.

ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY Norman Hall Gallery of Art, 203 W. Q St., Russellville. “Dreams and Disasters,” by David Bailin, through Oct. 30. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (479) 964-3237.

ARTISTS WORKSHOP GALLERY 810 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Works by John Keller and Jim Oberst, through Oct. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, open until 9 p.m. fi rst Friday of the month. (501) 623-6401.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. “Danny Campbell: RE Reclaimed Repurposed Redefined,” through Dec. 31. Design Zone, through Dec. 14. “Celebratory Scenes: Watercolors of Kit McDonald,” through Oct. 31. “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.

COLOR FEST 2013 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Ponca Elk Education Center, Arkansas 43, Ponca. Artist demonstrations, artwork from Junior Duck Stamp and State Fish Art contests. (870) 861-2432.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. “This Land: Picturing a Changing America in the 1930s and 1940s,” through Jan. 6. 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.

FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. “One-Woman Art Exhibit,” works by Charlotte Rierson, through Oct. 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 MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. History lessons for children, 1 p.m. Saturday; children age 12 and younger accompanied by adult. “Murder and Mayhem” trolley tour, 6 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25-26, 31, age 21 and older; cost: $25, reservations recommended. “Blood on the Border,” haunted house, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 25-26, 30-31, $5. “The Divergent Path: Women in Arkansas History” exhibit, through Oct. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: adults $5, ages 6-15 $2, 6 and younger free. (479) 783-7841.

GEORGE DOMBEK STUDIO 844 Blue Springs Road, Goshen. “Arkansas Barns,” through Nov. 3. Hours: 1-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, or by appointment. (479) 442-8976.

HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Trieschmann Gallery: “Small Works on Paper,” through Oct. 29. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 505-1562.

OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY Mabee Fine Arts Center, Hammons Gallery, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. Drawings by Margaret Davidson, through Nov. 8; gallery talk, 3 p.m. today. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. (870) 245-5129.

PINE BLUFF/JEFFERSON COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM 201 E. Fourth Ave., Pine Bluff. “Fought in Earnest: Civil War Arkansas,” through Oct. 31. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (870) 541-5402.

RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Works by Gloria and Bill Garrison, through Oct. 31. Fantastic Friday: A Music and Literary Evening, 7 p.m. Friday, with Natalie Canerday; admission $10, reservations required. (479) 968-2452.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO 514 University Drive, Monticello. Ceramic sculptures of WanLing Chou, through Oct. 28, Glass Block Gallery, Taylor Library and Technology Center. Hours: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, 1-4:20 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8-10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday. (870) 460-1338.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS MULLINS LIBRARY 365 N. McIlroy Ave., Fayetteville. “Reclaimed Surfaces,” multimedia pieces by Gregory Moore, through Oct. 31. Hours vary. (479) 575-8443.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Masey Craddock: “Angle of Repose,” Jennifer Shaw: “Nature/Nurture” and “Relics,” “Artistic Eye: Works From the Personal Collections of the UCA Art Faculty,” through Oct. 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 450-5793.

Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

GATHR FILM SERIES Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive. Autoluminescent, 7 p.m. Monday. Members free, nonmembers $10. (501) 312-8900.

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG 7 p.m. Wednesday, Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Tickets: $15. (501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.com.

AROUND ARKANSAS

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG 7 p.m. Wednesday, Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton. Tickets: $14, ages 65 and older $13, children $12. (501) 776-2282 or fathomevents.com.

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

BOOKS-A-MILLION 2747 Lakewood Village Drive, North Little Rock. Meet the author, 1-3 p.m. Saturday; Denise White Parkinson, Daughter of the White River: Depression-Era Treachery and Vengeance in the Arkansas Delta. (501) 771-7581.

SOUTH ON MAIN 1304 Main St. Author Tom Franklin and poet Beth Ann Fennelly, authors of The Tilted World, 8 p.m. today. (501) 374-0000.

WORDSWORTH BOOKS 5920 R St. Book signing, 1-2 p.m. Saturday; Carla McClafferty, Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football’s Make-Or-Break Moment. (501) 663-9198.

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HASTINGS BOOK STORE 1360 Old Morrilton Highway, Conway. Book signing, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Civil War Reflections: Honoring the Battles, Soldiers and Spirits, by Vernon Dutton. (501) 902-8800.

MINDFUL WRITING; TAP YOUR DEEP CREATIVE VOICE 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, The Village Writing School, 177 Huntsville Road, Eureka Springs. Cost: $45. villagewritingschool.com or (479) 292-3665.

READ THE FINE PRINT LITERARY EVENT 7 p.m. Tuesday, Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. Readings by The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing’s MFA class of 2015. Refreshments provided. (501) 450-3339.

Music

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.

LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Amy Garland. (501) 244-9660.

LOVE IS BUT A JEST: SONGS FOR FOOLS AND LOVERS 7 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, 723 Center St. Good Pennyworths, Renaissance vocal quartet. (501) 372-2256.

AROUND ARKANSAS

AETN PRESENTS: ON THE FRONT ROW 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, AETN Studios, 350 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Singer-songwriter John Willis. aetn. org or (800) 662-2386.

ARKANSAS JAZZ ALL-STARS 7 p.m. Friday, Riceland Hall, Fowler Center, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro, 2105 Aggie Road, Jonesboro. Music from the great American songbook. (870) 972-2200.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MOUNTAIN HOME Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. National Park Radio and Cutthroat Trout, 4 p.m. Sunday. (870) 508-6109.

JAZZ THURSDAY 6:30 p.m. today, The Arts at 311, 311 S. Church St., Jonesboro. Matt Lucas. (870) 972-3486.

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS 6 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Horseshoe Bend Theatre, 811 Second St., Horseshoe Bend. Donations accepted. (870) 373-3303. THIRD DAY 7 p.m. Saturday, The Center for the Arts, 2209 S. Knoxville Ave., Russellville. Tickets: $23-$80. (479) 498-6600.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

CENTRAL ARKANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM PROGRAMS FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS “Who’s Taking Care of Mom While I’m Gone,” 12:30 p.m. Friday, Cox Creative Center, 120 River Market Ave. (501) 918-3000; 10 a.m. Monday, Nixon Library, 703 W. Main St., Jacksonville, (501) 457-5038.

COOKING MATTERS AT THE STORE 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Walmart Neighborhood Market, 2510 Cantrell Road. Grocery tours: understanding food labels, unit pricing, selecting the best food at the best price. (501) 399-9999.

DALAI LAMA LINEAGE GELUGPA MONKS Friday-Monday, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road. Tibetan Art Show and Exhibit, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday. Reception with the monks, 6:30 p.m., Dharma teaching, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday. Activities and meals, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Personal consultation, 9:30 a.m., Buddhist meeting with Chod and Tonglen practice, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday. Donations for each event appreciated. (501) 553-6223.

ENGAGING CURIOUS MINDS 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. The Thea Foundation information session on A+ model for schools. (501) 353-0832.

EVENINGS OF MOVEMENT, MEDITATION, AND DISCUSSION 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 21, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road. Presented by the Gurdjieff Foundation of Arkansas. (501) 225-1503.

FINANCIAL WORKSHOP 7-8:30 p.m. today, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Building, 2301 S. University Ave. “An Introduction to Investing,” “Put Your Company-Sponsored Retirement Plan to Work for You.” Presented by GenWealth Financial. (501) 653-7355.

GRITS VS RED RIVER 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Field House, 2801 S. University Ave. Girls Rollin’ in the South’s Breakneck Brawler taking on Red River Roller Derby Iron Maidens. Tickets: $10. Some proceeds will benefit the Women and Children First Center Against Family Violence. (501) 218-4366.

HAWGS FOR A CAUSE 6-10 p.m. today, Arkansas Enterprises for the Developmentally Disabled Multi-Purpose Center, 105 E. Roosevelt Road. Ultimate tailgate party: barbecue dinner, beverage bar, music and dancing, silent and live auctions. Tickets: advance $30, door $40, VIP $50. (501) 666-0246.

HUMANE SOCIETY OF PULASKI COUNTY INDOOR YARD SALE 7 a.m. -2 p.m. today-Friday, 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, Grace Presbyterian Church, 9301 N. Rodney Parham Road. (214) 763-9219.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST AND CHARITABLE AUCTION 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Jacksonville Police Department, 1400 Marshall Road, Jacksonville. Benefit for Jacksonville Police Department K-9 Unit. Tickets: $6, age 9 and younger $3. (501) 256-4487.

POOCHES AND PUMPKINS 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, The Good Earth Garden Center, 15601 Cantrell Road. Hot dogs, beverages, music, pet costume contest, fall-themed areas for photos. (501) 868-4666.

POP UP IN THE ROCK COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION EFFORT 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 26, W. Seventh Street between Cross and Izard streets. Food trucks, music vendors, pop-up library, bike lanes. (501) 454-9889.

START-UP GUIDE TO PROTECTING YOUR INVENTIONS AND TRADEMARKS AND MANAGING AND PROMOTING YOUR BUSINESS 8:30 a.m.-noon Friday, Arkansas Bar Center, 2224 Cottondale Drive. (501) 319-7875.

TASTE OF T STREET 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Miss Selma’s Schools, 7814 T St. Fundraiser for school educational programs. Entertainment, games, food vendors. Tickets: adult $15, child $10, family of four $40. (501) 225-0123.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. International Public Service Project Panel, noon today. Lecture: The Problem with Invasive Pythons in the United States, J. D. Wilson, noon Friday. Pati’s Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking, author Pati Jinich, 6 p.m. Monday. Ben Cohen, co-founder Ben and Jerry’s, noon Tuesday. (501) 683-5239.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK 2801 S. University Ave. 6X6 Fundraiser with artist and faculty talks, silent auction; benefits fine arts program; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Applied Design Studio; $35, students $15. (501) 569-8976.

WALK AND ROLL AGAINST BULLYING 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Two Rivers Bridge Park, River Mountain Road off Cantrell Road, west of Interstate 430 North. 1.5-mile fun walk and roll. 501-940-7859.

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ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY DELTA CENTER FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 319 University Loop Circle, Jonesboro. Seminar: Business Financing Options: How to Find Capital to Start or Expand Your Business,” 1-4 p.m. Oct. 24. Registration: $35. (870) 972-3517.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MOUNTAIN HOME Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Gaston Lecture Series, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Roy Hallums, author of Buried Alive: The True Story of Kidnapping, Captivity, and a Dramatic Rescue. (870) 508-6280. AUTUMN COLOR TOUR 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Newton County Courthouse, 100 E. Court St., Jasper. Bus tour along scenic route through Ozark-St. Francis National Forests and the Buffalo National River. Bring your lunch, or lunch can be purchased. (479) 284-3150.

THE BAROQUE IN BOLIVIA: THE JESUIT MISSION STORY IN MUSIC, WORDS, AND IMAGES 7:30 p.m. Saturday, University of Central Arkansas Snow Fine Arts Center, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. (501) 450-3265.

DEGRAY LAKE RESORT STATE PARK 2027 State Park Maintenance Road, Bismarck. National Dutch Oven Gathering open house, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; “Adopt a Chef,” 4-7 p.m. will include hands-on lessons and admission to potluck supper; cost: group up to six $50, or per individual, registration required. (501) 865-5813.

DEVIL’S DEN STATE PARK 11333 W. Arkansas 74, West Fork. Fall In Love With Fall with games, programs, nighttime walk with Mother Nature, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. (479) 761-3325.

MAGIC SCREAMS 4-11 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 27, Magic Springs Theme Park, 1701 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Halloween festival with trick-or-treat, haunted house, costume contests. Tickets: $29.99, kids older than 3 and under 48 inches in height $19.99. (501) 624-0100.

OZARK FOLK FESTIVAL Wednesday-Oct. 27, Eureka Springs. Queen’s contest, Barefoot Ball, music, arts, crafts demonstrations. Locations and ticket prices vary by event. (479) 253-7333.

PEOPLE FEEDING PEOPLE BENEFIT DINNER 7 p.m. today, Garden Room on Dickson St., 215 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $10-$20. (972) 571-8684.

PETIT JEAN STATE PARK 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton. Senior American Special event for senior citizens with tours, demonstrations, entertainment, today. (501) 727-5441.

POWHATAN HISTORIC STATE PARK Arkansas 25, Powhatan. Ghost Walks, 7-10 p.m. Friday. Cost: $2, ages 6-12 $1, age 6 and younger free. (870) 878-6765.

TRI-COUNTY HAUNTED HAYRIDE 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday through Oct. 26, 27605 Arkansas 365, Hensley. Admission: $10. (501) 590-6780.

VOICES FROM EUREKA’S SILENT CITY 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 25-26, Eureka Springs Cemetery. Walking tours; parking and shuttle service at 4028 E. Van Buren. Tickets: $10, age 12 and younger $5. (479) 253-9417.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF 1200 N. University Drive, Pine Bluff. Water aerobics class, 5:15-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 31. Cost: per session $5. (870) 575-8317 or (870) 575-8315.

WOMEN’S LIVING EXPO 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Fort Smith Convention Center, 55 S. Seventh St., Fort Smith. Tickets: $6, age 8 and younger free. womenslivingexpo.com or (479) 878-6018.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSANITY 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, The Joint, 310 Main St., North Little Rock. Comedy sketches and music. Tickets: $20. (501) 372-0205.

THE HAUNTING OF RED OCTOPUS 8 p.m. today-Saturday, The Public Theatre, 616 Center St. Tickets: $10, age 65 and older, military, students, and anyone in costume $8. Concessions available. Mature audiences. (501) 291-3896 or (501) 626-0153. NORA 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Tickets: $16, students and age 65 and over $12. weekendtheater. org or (501) 374-3761.

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Friday-Sunday, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: $39-$73. (479) 443-5600.

NEVERMORE — AN EVENING WITH EDGAR ALLAN POE 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Arkansas State University-Beebe, Owen Center Theater, 910 Pecan St., Beebe. Performed by Jeffrey Combs. Tickets: $10, age 65 or older, students, military and educators $5. (501) 882-4474.

VINTAGE HITCHCOCK A LIVE RADIO SHOW through Nov. 3, Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch St., Searcy. The Lodger, Sabotage, and The 39 Steps. Dinner and show times: 6:30 dinner, 7:30 curtain Friday-Saturday; lunch 12:30 p.m., curtain 1:30 Sunday. Tickets: $18-$29. (501) 368-0111.

Auditions

AROUND ARKANSAS

FOOTLOOSE 6 p.m. Sunday-Monday, Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Ages 13-23, prepare 32 bars of a song in a style appropriate to Footloose. (501) 315-5483.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Science Cafe: Brain Learning-Just Do It, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Karaoke with Larry the Table Guy, Thursdays. 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. Brian and Nick, Mayday by Midnight, today. Richie Johnson, Big John Miller, Friday. Alex Summerlin, Hot Lix, Saturday. Spanky, Wednesday. Happy hour bands start at 5:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursday, headline bands at 8:30 or 9 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.

DOWNTOWN MUSIC HALL AND RECORDS 215 W. Capitol Ave. The Browning, This or the Apocalypse, Honour Crest, Tear Out the Heart, Myka Relocate, 7 p.m. today; advance $10, at the door $15. Close to Home, Death of an Era, 7 p.m. Wednesday; advance $8, at the door $10. (501) 376-1819.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Collin vs. Adam, 9:30 p.m. today, $5. (501) 372-0210.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. Onward, Etc., 9 p.m. today, $8. Salsa dancing, 9 p.m. Friday, $8. Blue October, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, advance $27, day of show $32. Devour the Day, 8 p.m. Sunday, $1. The Dirty Heads, 8 p.m. Tuesday, $15. Kevin Gates, 9 p.m. Wednesday, $15. (501) 372-1228.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Ben Creed, through Saturday. 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. loonybincomedy. com or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Black Oak Arkansas, Joecephus & The George Jonestown Massacre, Iron Tongue, 8:30 p.m. Friday; advance $10, day of show $15. Reckless Kelly, The Railers, 9 p.m. Saturday, $15. Dawes, Jason Isbell, 9 p.m. Wednesday; advance $14, day of show $16. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. Frontier Ruckus, 8 p.m. Sunday, $7. (501) 372-7707.

THIRST N HOWL BAR & GRILL 14710 Cantrell Road. Open mic blues jam session 7-11 p.m. each Tuesday. (501) 379-8189.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets. Oktoberfest outdoor celebration with Itinerant Locals, 2-6 p.m. Sunday. (501) 375-8466.

WHITE WATER TAVERN Seventh and Thayer streets. The Dirty Streets, 10 p.m. Tuesday. (501) 375-8400.

AROUND ARKANSAS

MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Foul Play Cabaret, Friday. Lucero, Saturday. New Music Tuesdays, free. Poetry and karaoke, Wednesdays, free. Andrew Anderson, Thursdays, free. maxineslive.com or (501) 321-0909.

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