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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published April 3, 2014 at 3:14 a.m.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits


ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Art of Wine, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday; tickets: members $50, nonmembers $60. Call for entries: 56th annual Delta Exhibition, through April 17.“InCiteful Clay,” Friday-June 29. “Earthly Delights: Modern and Contemporary Highlights From the Collection,” through April 20. “The Ties That Bind: Southern Art From the Collection,” through April 27. “The Crossroads of Memory: Carroll Cloar and the American South,” through June 1. “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. or (501) 372-4000.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. First Friday Art Night, 4-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. New works by Eric Maurus, through April 12. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 664-0030.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. “Presidential Pets” and “Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America,” through April 27. 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.

ESSE PURSE MUSEUM 1510 S. Main St. “The Milliner’s Art,” vintage hats from the collections of Anita Davis and Catherine Nugent, Sunday-June 8; tea and scones reception, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. “What’s Inside: A History of Women and Handbags, 1900-1999,” continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $10; military, 5-18 or 60 and older $8; under 5 free. (501) 916-9022.

GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. Recent works by Ben Krain, Logan Hunter and Jason Smith, through May 10. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996.

GALLERY 360 900 S. Rodney Parham Road. Live reading: poet Jessica Otto, 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday. “Fascination,” works by Kelley Naylor and Anna Tanner, through Saturday. (501) 993-0012.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Carroll Cloar: A Road Less Traveled,” through April 12. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. or (501) 664-2787.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. “The Evolving Universe,” through Sunday. 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.


ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Jonesboro. Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive: “Disparate Acts,” works by David Bailin, Warren Criswell and Sammy Peters, through April 16; hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567. (870) 972-2227.

ART ON THE GREEN 1900 Bob Courtway Drive, Suite 1, Conway. Art classes with Jacquelyn Kaucher, 9 a.m.-noon, beginning Monday; $125. (501) 733-0238.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. “Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey,” April 1o-May 21; reception, 5-7 p.m. April 10. Family Fun Day, April 12. Beer tasting, 6:30-8 p.m. April 16; tickets: $25, nonmembers $30. “Shaping Our World,” through Aug. 31. “Mud Pies and Other Stories,” works by Megan Sue Collins, through April 25. “A Deep Sense of Place: the Arkansas Delta,” through Oct. 1. “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.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. College night: Le Carnaval des Couleurs, 7-10 p.m. Saturday; age 21 and older, ticket required. Spotlight Lecture Series: “Picasso and His Times,” 4-5 p.m. Sunday. “At First Sight: Collecting the American Watercolor” and “Edward Hopper: Journey to Blackwell’s Island,” through April 21. “The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism,” through July 7. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. or (479) 418-5700.

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. “Imagination,” works by the North Central Arkansas Art League, through Tuesday. Hours: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. (501) 745-6615.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. BA/BFA Senior Exhibit, today-April 24; receptions, 5-7 p.m. today, 2-4 p.m. April 13. 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.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. “Divine Light: Operatic Performance Costumes of Lesley Dill,” through April 13. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday and during performances. (479) 443-5600.



CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES 7 p.m. second Tuesday each month, The Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive. The Godfather II, Tuesday. Tickets: $5. (501) 312-8900.

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. La Boheme, 11:55 a.m. Saturday; tickets: $24, ages 65 and older $22, children $18. Encores: La Boheme, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; tickets: $24, ages 65 and older $22, children $18. (501) 224-0992 or


THE MET: LIVE IN HD Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton. La Boheme, 11:55 a.m. Saturday; tickets: $22, ages 65 and older $20, children $15. Encores: La Boheme, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; tickets: $22, ages 65 and older $20, children $15. (501) 776-2282.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Graduate film screening, 7 p.m. Monday. Three 20-minute graduate thesis project films. (501) 450-3419.



BOOK SIGNING 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Bill Harmon Recreation Center, 51 Shelby Road, Sherwood. Ella Elliott Colvin, At the End of the Rainbow: Lived Five Sister Fairies Without Fairy Power. (501) 960-8397.

FROM THE HEART: A NIGHT OF SPOKEN WORD 7 p.m. today, Oxford American Annex, 1300 Main St. Presented by Oxford American, the Social Justice League Poetry Club and Foreign Tongues. (501) 374-0000.

ROCKTOWN SLAM 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday of the month, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 E. Ninth St. Poetry slam. Cover: $5. Competition fee: $10. (501) 541-0681.


HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. An Evening With Murphy Visiting Writer Trenton Lee Stewart, 7:30 p.m. April 10. (501) 450-4597.



JAZZ IN THE PARK 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays in April, History Pavilion in Riverfront Park. Johnny Burnette Band, Wednesday. Concessions available, blankets and lawn chairs welcome. (501) 375-2552.

LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, South on Main, 1304 Main St. John Willis, Wednesday. (501) 244-9660. RACKENSACK FOLKLORE SOCIETY 7 p.m. first Monday of every month, Arkansas Arts Center, Ninth and Commerce streets. Folk music concerts. (501) 765-1131.

ROBERT L. BRACK MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP CONCERT 4 p.m. Sunday, Oak Park Baptist Church, 8200 Flintridge Road. (870) 404-6410.

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.


DONALD W. REYNOLDS BAXTER COUNTY LIBRARY 300 Library Hill, Mountain Home. Dulcimer player Don Pedi, 10:30 a.m. Saturday. (870) 580-0987.

BLUESDAY TUESDAYS 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Newport Country Club, 703 Walker Drive, Newport. Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers. (870) 972-3486.

THE DIAMONDS 2 p.m. Sunday, Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St., Bentonville. With “Students on Stage” performance by the Pea Ridge High School Jazz Band. Tickets: $5-$25. (479) 855-9997.

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Jeff Bowling Quartet, 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $10. (870) 633-4480.

LIVE AT FIVE 5-7 p.m. first Friday of the month, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. On Call, Friday. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10. (870) 536-3375.

SPENCER’S CORNER 801 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Real Thing jazz trio, 7-10 p.m. first Friday of every month. (501) 624-4976.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GLOBAL CAMPUS 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. Jura Margulis, pianist, 5 p.m. today, Honors Student Lounge in Ozark Hall; reception following. (479) 575-4545.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Snow Fine Arts Center, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. BearBones Trombone Choir, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. (501) 450-3265.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Jazz and blues vocalist Catherine Russell, 7 and 9 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets: $5-$36. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events


ACCEPT ME AS I AM WOMEN’S SUMMIT 4 p.m. Saturday, Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Presented by Sisters Living With Alopecia. Tickets: advance $20, door $30. (501) 258-1818 or (501) 251-9006.

ADOPTION INFORMATION MEETING 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dillon International, 4702 W. Commercial Drive, North Little Rock. Overview of adoption from China, Korea, Haiti, India, Hong Kong and Colombia. (501) 791-9300.

BREAKFAST BENEFIT 6-10 a.m. Friday, Western Sizzlin, 500 Gregory St., Jacksonville. Benefit for The 3 Cheerleaders memorial educational scholarships. Donations. (501) 831-5200.

FAMILY HEALTH AND WELLNESS FEST 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, The Promenade at Chenal, 17711 Chenal Parkway. Vendors, blood drive, snacks, fitness demonstrations, health screenings. (501) 821-5552.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. LIVING LEGACY BREAKFAST 9 a.m. Saturday, Clarion Hotel, 925 S. University Ave. Hosted by Central Arkansas Sphinx Foundation. Tickets: advance only $30. (501) 920-0125.

THE STARS COME OUT, INC. 5 p.m. Saturday, Cabe Theater, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. “Get Your Foot Stomping and Heart Pumping” dance contest. Proceeds benefit Sickle Cell Support Services. (501) 993-0445.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK Donaghey Student Center, 2801 S. University Ave. Sorority recruitment workshop for college-bound high school senior girls, 2 p.m. Sunday. (501) 626-0365.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Lectures: “Hunger, Hardship and Child Health,” Deborah Frank, noon Friday; “Back to the Future: The Rise of NeoTraditionalism in Urban Planning,” Karl Besel, noon Tuesday; Tom Healy, chairman of the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, 6 p.m. Tuesday; “Living Through This,” Ann Ream, noon April 10. (501) 683-5238.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY — ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. Grand opening ceremony, 10 a.m. Saturday. Entertainment and activities all day. (501) 687-1061.

WINE TASTING AND SILENT AUCTION 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Crush Wine Bar, 318 N. Main St., North Little Rock. Benefit for ALS Association of Arkansas. Tickets: advance $30, door $35. (501) 470-8559.

YOUR DOG CAN BE TOTO 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Just Dogs! Gourmet, the Promenade at Chenal, 17711 Chenal Parkway. Fundraiser benefiting the Humane Society of Pulaski County. Dogs and owners pose for photos with the characters of Parkview Arts and Magnet School’s presentation of The Wizard of Oz. Minimum donation: $15. (501) 529-6330.


ARKANSAS FALLEN RIDERS BREAKFAST 9:15 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church Community Center, 9238 Sulphur Springs Road, Pine Bluff. Donations. (870) 247-2522.

ARKANSAS MEN AND WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL ALL-STAR GAME Friday-Saturday, Summit Arena, Hot Springs. Activities, noon-10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday. Women’s All-Star Game, 3:30 p.m.; Men’s All-Star Game, 5 p.m.; Arkansas Legends game, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $8-$18. (501) 416-2689.

ARKANSAS ORCHID SHOW AND SALE noon-4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Benton Event Center, 17322 Interstate 30 N., Benton. Potting demonstrations at 1 p.m. Saturday, lectures at 2 and 3 p.m. (501) 590-9596.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-JONESBORO 2105 Aggie Road, Jonesboro. Delta Symposium XX: Diversities in the Delta, with scholars, students, musicians and artists; panels, forums and performances; times vary through Saturday, locations vary. (870) 972-3820.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MOUNTAIN HOME Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Gaston Lecture Series: V.J. Smith, author, The Richest Man in Town, 7 p.m. Tuesday. An Evening with Elvis, old-fashioned sock hop with emcee Argo, from the Elvis radio station at Graceland; 7 p.m. April 12. (870) 508-6280.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-NEWPORT 7648 Victory Blvd., Newport. Running/walking clinic for women, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday through May 8. Free, $25 fee for graduation event 5K run/ walk. (870) 512-7872 or (870) 512-7861.

CULPEPPER AND MERRIWEATHER CIRCUS 5 and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Fulton County Fairgrounds, Salem. Tickets: advance $10, ages 2-12 $6; day of show $13, ages 2-12 $7, under 2 free. Tent-raising and tour, 9:30-10 a.m., free. (870) 895-2591.

HERSHEY’S TRACK AND FIELD GAMES 10 a.m. Saturday, Jacksonville High School, 2400 Linda Lane, Jacksonville. Run, jump and throw event for ages 9-14. (501) 982-4171.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK U.S. 278, nine miles northwest of Hope. “Park Day” historic preservation event, 9 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers needed to clean, plant, pick up trash. Water, snacks and lunch provided. (870) 983-2558.

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK 100 State Park Drive, Russellville. Lecture: Life of a Pioneer, 6 p.m. Friday. (479) 890-7479.

LIFE AND JOB SKILLS PROGRAM REGISTRATION 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Frisco Station Mall, Suite D8, 100 N. Dixieland Road, Rogers. Christian Women’s Job Corps of N.W. Arkansas 10-week training program; basic computer skills, resume writing, interviewing, budgeting and time management. (479) 899-6511.

NATURAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS EXPO 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 248 Fairgrounds Road, Mount Ida. Natural, organic and sustainable products and services; healing modalities. (870) 490-0380 or (870) 867-4216.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MARCH FOR BABIES 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Arvest Ballpark, 3000 S. 56th St., Springdale. 5K walk, games and activities. (479) 717-7070.

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Story swap, 6-8 p.m Tuesday. Storytellers and listeners welcome. (870) 269-3851.

SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY 100 E. University Road, Magnolia. Lecture: Elena Kovaleva, “Best Attractions of the Russian Capital: The Tretyakov Picture Gallery,” 6:30 p.m. April 16. (870) 235-4925. SPRING CRAFT FAIR 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Northwest Technical Institute, 709 S. Old Missouri Road, Springdale. Area artisans with hand-crafted and novelty gift items. (479) 751-8824.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GLOBAL CAMPUS 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. Dale and Betty Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series: Jo Luck, 2 p.m. today. (479) 575-4545.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. “How to Write a Business Plan,” 6-9 p.m. Monday. (501) 450-5811.

WINE AND ROSES GALA 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House, 3324 S. M St., Fort Smith. Fundraiser for the Cancer Support House; art, live wine auction. Tickets: $100. (479) 424-1812.



THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY through April 19, 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: $31-$35; children 15 and under $23; show only $25; children 15 and under $15. or (501) 562-3131.

RIPPED AND WRINKLED through May 31, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. An original rock musical, presented by The Main Thing. Tickets: $20, reservations recommended. (501) 372-0210.


THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER today-Sunday, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Rogers Little Theater. Showtimes: Dinner seating 6:30 p.m., curtain 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, dinner seating 12:30 p.m., curtain 2 p.m. Sunday; balcony seating 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: dinner theater $48, balcony $17. (479) 631-8988.

SEE HOW THEY RUN through Sunday, Performing Arts Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch St., Searcy. Dessert theater 6:30 p.m. Thursday; $18. Dinner theater 6:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; $29, age 55 and older or student $24. Brunch matinee 12:30 p.m. Sunday; $27, age 55 and older or student $21. Show-only tickets $15. Reservations required for meals. (501) 368-0111.



OPERA IN THE ROCK 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St. By appointment: operaintherock@operaintherock. org. (501) 244-9944.


BOY’S LIFE 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday, The Pocket Theatre, 170 Ravine St., Hot Springs. Performance dates June 6-8, 13-15. or (501) 623-8585.



VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets. Stephs Benefit, 8 p.m. Friday, $6. William Tyler, Justin McGoldrick, 9 p.m. Saturday, $6. Iron Reagan, Occulist, Snakedriver, Lifer, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, $7. (501) 375-8466.

WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. “Crawfish Boil Spectacular,” featuring Steve Hester and Dejavoodoo, Friday, $5. Just Sayin, Saturday, $5. (501) 244-2528.

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