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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published April 17, 2014 at 3:01 a.m.

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Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Call for entries: 56th annual Delta Exhibition, through today. Lecture: “Architectural Heritage and Innovation at the University of Chicago,” 6 p.m. April 29, reception at 5:30. “InCiteful Clay,” through June 29. “Earthly Delights: Modern and Contemporary Highlights From the Collection,” through Sunday. “The Ties That Bind: Southern Art From the Collection,” through April 27. Film: Stay More: The World of Donald Harington, noon 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. arkansasartscenter.org or (501) 372-4000.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. “Arkansas Trout,” watercolors by Jeff McKay, through Sunday. Spring collections by Louise Harris, Matt Coburn and Ron Almond, through Sunday. 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.

THE BRITISH INVASION 50 YEARS LATER 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Saturday, locations in the Argenta Arts District, North Little Rock. Archival photography exhibition. (501) 827-2505.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Drawn In: New Art From the WWII Camps at Rohwer,” through Aug. 23; “Jerome and Detachment: An Exhibition of Robert Reep,” through June 28. “Southern Voices,” textile works by the Studio Art Quilt Association, through May 24. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 918-3033.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Arkansas Weather Report,” paintings by Daniel Coston, through April 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335.

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, through June 8. “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.

ESTHER DEWITT NIXON LIBRARY 703 W. Main St., Jacksonville. “Prehistory of the Jacksonville Area,” continuing. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. (501) 457-5038. 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.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. “From a Whisper to a Conversation to a Shout,” works by Lawrence Finney, through April 25. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, by appointment Sunday. (501) 372-6822.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “Patterns From the Ozarks: Contemporary Ceramics, Quilts and Folk Art Painting,” through June 8. “A Sure Defense: The Bowie Knife in America,” through June 22. “Heeding the Call: The Firefighter Collection of Johnny Reep,” through June 8. Knife Gallery, “We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas,” Arkansas Made Gallery, 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 over $1.50, children 17 and under $1. (501) 324-9351.

L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Spring Flowers,” through April 30. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

LOCAL COLOUR GALLERY 5813 Kavanaugh Blvd. “The Art of Spring,” featuring works by Robin Parker, through April 30. 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: Roy Wilson, “Battle of Jenkins’ Ferry,” 7-8 p.m. April 24. Arkansas Literary Festival: fi ve discussion panels, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 26. “First Call: American Posters of World War I,” through Nov. 30. “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.

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. “Repurposed Wonders: The Sculpture of Danny Campbell,” through April 26. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593.

MUGS CAFE 515 Main St., North Little Rock. Works by V.L. Cox, Friday-May 13; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. (501) 442-7778.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. “Tech City,” engineering exhibits and interactive stations, through May 11. 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. Brown Bag Lunch Lecture:“Racial Atrocities During the Camden Expedition,” Mark Christ, noon Wednesday. Seersucker Social, 6 p.m. April 24; tickets: $35. “Lights! Camera! Arkansas!” a celebration of Arkansas’ role in Hollywood, through March 1, 2015. 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.

SEQUOYAH NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 5820 Asher Ave. James W. and Sallie E. Frazier Collection opening, 2 p.m. April 24. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 569-8336.

THE SHOWROOM 2313 Cantrell Road. “Springing Forward,” works by Jim Tindall, Lori Weeks and Sandra Hamilton, continuing. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 372-7373.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave.Gallery I: Student Competitive Exhibition, through May 5. Gallery II: “Revision, Missing, Listen, Light, Fly,” drawings by David Bailin, through May 30. Gallery III: BA Group Exhibit 2, through Sunday. Artist lecture, 6 p.m. today. Hours: 9 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977.

AROUND ARKANSAS

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Arkansas Arts Center Artmobile, April 29-May 2. “Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey,” through May 21. “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.

CIVIL WAR EXHIBIT 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through Saturday, Leake-Ingham Building, 926 Washington St., Camden. (870) 836-9243.

CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM 930 Clinton Drive, Fayetteville. “Clinton Meets Kennedy,” continuing. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission $8. (479) 444-0066.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. Art Talk: Tracing Pablo Picasso’s Evolution, 1 p.m. today. Film Series: Paris the Luminous Years, 6:30 p.m. Friday. Family Workshop: Paper Making, 6:30 p.m. Friday. “At First Sight: Collecting the American Watercolor” and “Edward Hopper: Journey to Blackwell’s Island,” through Monday. “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. crystalbridges.org or (479) 418-5700.

EMERGENT ARTS 341 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs. “Tohoku: Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers,” through May 30; outdoor Japanese tea room, 5-9 p.m. May 2. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. (501) 655-0836 or artchurch.org.

FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Paintings by Bonnie Hookman, through April 30. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-6476.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Building a Region: A Century of Local Architecture,” through May 31. Admission: $5, children $2. (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Valentines: The Art of Romance,” through April 30. “Coin,” an installation by Dayton Castleman, through May 25. Call for works: River Valley Invitational, theme “personal landscapes”; deadline for entries May 9. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; live models and studio space provided, take materials. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (479) 784-2787.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. Tree Show, through April 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. Continuing hands-on learning exhibits Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $9; 65 and older and children 3-12, $7. (501) 767-3461.

NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS ART GALLERY Our Towne Conference and Visitors Center, 110 Lost Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by 32 artists, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 680-2740.

OLD INDEPENDENCE REGIONAL MUSEUM 380 S. Ninth St., Batesville. “Hugo and Gayne Preller’s House of Light,” through May 31. “Making a Living,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3, over age 65 or under age 12 $1. (870) 793-2121.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “Hog Wild: Our Area’s Love Affair With the Pig,” through Aug. 9. “Benton County Crime Stories,” through 2014. 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.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE Mullins Library, 365 N. McIlroy Ave., Fayetteville. “Wisdom of the Ages Athenaeum,” exhibit of rare books and materials from the Remnant Trust, through May 12. Hours: 10-11 a.m., 2-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 2-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 575-4104.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. BA/BFA Senior Exhibit, through April 24. 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

THE ACT OF KILLING 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Ron Robinson Theater, 1 Count Pulaski Way. (501) 320-5715. THE MET: LIVE IN HD Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive.Cosi fan tutti, 11:55 a.m. April 26; tickets: $24, ages 65 and older $22, children $18. Encores: Cosi fan tutti, 6:30 p.m. April 30; tickets: $24, ages 65 and older $22, children $18. (501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.com.

SHATNER’S WORLD 7:30 p.m. April 24, Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Tickets: $15. (501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.com.

WAITING FOR GUFFMAN 6 p.m. today, William F. Laman Public Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. (501) 758-1720.

AROUND ARKANSAS

HENDRIX COLLEGE Worsham Hall, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Chasing Ice, 7 p.m. Monday. (501) 772-9906.

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton. Cosi fan tutte, 11:55 a.m. April 26; tickets: $22, ages 65 and older $20, children $15. Encores: Cosi fan tutti, 6:30 p.m. April 30; tickets: $22, ages 65 and older $20, children $15. (501) 776-2282. fathomevents.com.

SHATNER’S WORLD 7:30 p.m. April 24, Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton.Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. Tickets: $14, age 65 and older $13, child $12. (501) 776-2282 (Benton); (501) 450-7558 (Conway). fathomevents.com.

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS LITERARY FESTIVAL April 24-27, various locations. Readings, signings, workshops, presentations. arkansasliteraryfestival.org or (501) 918-3098 or (501) 918-3095.

BARNES AND NOBLE 11500 Financial Centre Pkwy. Educator reception and My Favorite Teacher award, 5:30-7 p.m. today. Book signing: Figler: My Imaginary Friend, Erica Taylor, 2-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 954-7646.

BOOK SIGNING AND AUTHOR DISCUSSION 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Pyramid Art, Books and Custom Framing, 1001 Wright Ave. Black Nancy Book 1, Lennox Nelson. (240) 472-0198.

READING AND CONCERT noon April 24, Oxford American, 1300 Main St. Johnny Cash: The Life by Robert Hilburn with music by Rhett Miller. (501) 244-9660.

AROUND ARKANSAS

BOOK SIGNING AND AUTHOR DISCUSSION noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Hastings Books, 1360 Old Morrilton Highway, Conway. Black Nancy Book 1, Lennox Nelson. (240) 472-0198.

JOYCE CAROL OATES 7 p.m. Monday, Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. University of Arkansas Distinguished Readers Series. Book signing will follow reading. (479) 575-5991.

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.

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RIVER RHAPSODIES CHAMBER SERIES 7 p.m. Tuesday, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Beethoven, Wagner, Ghosts and Tangos. Tickets: $23, student $10. (501) 666-1761.

BRANTLEY GILBERT LET IT RIDE TOUR 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $36-$48.50. (800) 745-3000. JAZZ IN THE PARK 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays in April, History Pavilion in Riverfront Park. That Arkansas Weather, Wednesday. Concessions available, blankets and lawn chairs welcome. (501) 375-2552.

LITTLE ROCK WIND SYMPHONY 7:30 p.m. April 24, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. Procession of the Nobles, Danses sacree et profane, Pictures at an Exhibition. Tickets: $10, age 65 and older $8. (501) 666-0777.

LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Nathan Hood Group, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. (501) 244-9660.

MENDELSSOHN’S ELIJAH 7 p.m. April 25, Christ the King Catholic Church, 4000 N. Rodney Parham Road. The Arkansas Choral Society, University of Arkansas at Monticello Concert Choir, members of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Concert and silent auction fundraiser. Tickets: $15, age 12 and younger free. (501) 376-8484.

RHETT MILLER 8 p.m. April 24, South on Main, 1304 S. Main St. Presented by Oxford American. Tickets: $20-$25. (501) 244-9660.

SPRING FELLOWSHIP CONCERT 6 p.m. April 27, Fellowship North Church, 1 E. 52nd Place, North Little Rock. Karen Clark Sheard and Jonathan McReynolds. Tickets: advance $15, after Sunday $20. (501) 771-1117.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK 2801 University Ave. Piano recital with Norman Boehm, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. (501) 569-3294.

VINCE & THE REVELATION 7 p.m. April 26, Rock Town Distillery, 1216 E. Sixth St. Prince tribute band. RockStar Lounge event benefiting University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Tickets: $50. (501) 526-2277.

AROUND ARKANSAS

CONWAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 7:30 p.m. Saturday, University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall, 223 Beatrice Powell St., Conway. Beethoven on Fire. Tickets: $20-$38. (501) 450-3265.

GRAND PRAIRIE CENTER 2807 U.S. 165 S., Stuttgart. B.J. Thomas in concert, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $20-$30. (870) 673-4201.

HENDRIX COLLEGE Reeves Recital Hall 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert, in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, 7:30 p.m. April 28. (501) 329-6811.

PRAISE AND RAISE LUPUS GOSPEL CONCERT 6 p.m. April 26, First Church of the Nazarene, 3804 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Fundraiser for Lupus Foundation of America, Arkansas chapter. Donations. (501) 525-9380 or (800) 294-8878.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Wind Ensemble Centennial Concert 7:30 p.m. today; (501) 450-Sing, 7 p.m. April 29; (501) 327-5151.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Catherine Russell Group, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday; $5-$36. Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli: Straighten Up and Fly Right — The Nat King Cole Tribute, 8 p.m. April 25; $26-$44. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROGRAM TRAINING SESSION 9 a.m.-noon April 26, Tower Building, 323 Center St. How to nominate a property to the National Register of Historic Places. (501) 324-9880.

ARKANSAS MINORITY HEALTH SUMMIT, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Philander Smith College, 900 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Presented by the Arkansas Minority Health Commission. (501) 686-2720 or (877) 264-2826.

BIG CAR & TRUCK SHOW 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26, Goodsell Truck Accessories, 401 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Benefits Boys & Girls Club. (501) 982-2245.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. Lecture: Harold Tanner, “Like a Grindstone Dashed Against an Egg: Sunzi (Sun Tzu) and the Chinese Way of War,” 2 p.m. Friday. (501) 320-5700. CENTRAL ARKANSAS COIN CLUB 6 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Parkway Place Baptist Church, 303 Parkway Place. Buying, selling, swapping, appraisals, auctions, programs. (501) 351-3114.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS FREETHINKERS DISCUSSION GROUP 1-5 p.m. third Saturday of each month, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 351-4980.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS IRIS SOCIETY SHOW 1-4 p.m. April 26, Grace Lutheran Church, 124 Hillcrest Ave. (501) 455-1478.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS NEW AGRARIAN SOCIETY SPRING CONFERENCE: CULTIVATING COMMUNITY 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. April 26, Unitarian Universalist Church of Little Rock, 1818 Reservoir Road. Workshops on backyard gardening, food security, skill sharing, and food culture. Tickets: $10-$25. (816) 284-1933.

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE OF ARKANSAS 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. (501) 327-9222.

COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT AND HOT DOG COOKOUT 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Bernice Garden, Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive and Main Street. Petting zoo, pony rides. (501) 626-6677.

COMMUNITY EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE 7 a.m. Sunday, First Security Amphitheater, 400 President Clinton Ave. Lawn chairs and blankets suggested. (501) 664-3600 or (501) 590-7657.

DOG-GONE EASTER EGG HUNT noon Saturday, Reservoir Park Pavilion. Dog egg hunt, costumes, contests, games, music. Benefits Angels’ Care Animal Rescue. Cost: $10. (501) 541-1057.

EARTH DAY DINNER AND CONCERT 6 p.m. Tuesday, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 12415 Cantrell Road. Vegetarian meal prepared by chef Zoltan Lapicz, music by Bonnie Montgomery. Tickets: $30. (501) 772-9906.

EMPTY BOWLS 6 p.m. April 24, Next Level Events, 1400 W. Markham St. Charity auction and dinner benefiting the Arkansas Foodbank. Tickets: $75. (501) 569-4318.

FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Applebee’s, 4333 Warden Road, North Little Rock. Benefits North Little Rock Quiz Bowl. Tickets: $7. (501) 412-7039.

GOVERNOR’S CULINARY CHALLENGE 6:30 p.m. April 28, Capital Hotel, Louisiana and Markham streets. Music, food, cocktails. Benefi ts Thea Foundation scholarships. Tickets: $100. (501) 379-9512.

INDIE ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 26, Kavanaugh Boulevard between Walnut and Palm streets. Presented by Etsy Little Rock. (501) 891-1157.

INDOOR YARD SALE 7 a.m.-2 p.m. April 24-25, 7 a.m.-noon April 26, Grace Presbyterian Church, 9301 N. Rodney Parham Road. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Pulaski

JEWISH FOOD AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 27, War Memorial Stadium. Cultural and religious booths, food, children’s area. (501) 663-3571.

LITTLE ROCK ROADRUNNERS CLUB 6:30 p.m. Monday, U.S. Pizza, 2710 Kavanaugh Blvd. Speaker Steve Hughes. (501) 517-7345.

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.

MICHAEL JACKSON THE IMMORTAL WORLD TOUR 8 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. A Cirque Du Soleil production. Tickets: $52.50-$152.50. (800) 745-3000.

MOUNT HOLLY GARDEN SERIES 9 a.m. Saturday, Mount Holly Cemetery, 1200 S. Broadway. Speaker Beth Phelps, refreshments. Donation: $5. Lawnchairs recommended. (501) 375-5197.

PILGRIMAGE FOR PEACE 1 p.m. Friday, Heifer International, 1 World Ave. Walk in silence to a remembrance service at 120 Riverfront Drive, North Little Rock; vigil and prayers. (501) 224-1442.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Trail work day, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Recycled Hummingbird Feeders Workshop, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday; pre-registration required. (501) 868-5806.

ST. VINCENT TOUR DE PAUL 5K 8 a.m. Saturday, War Memorial Stadium. Entry fee: advance $25, day of race $30, children 10 and under $15. (501) 552-2380.

SCULPTURE AT THE RIVER MARKET 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 27, River Market Pavilions. Sculpture show and sale. Segway tours, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, $20. Food truck festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Preview party, 6:30 p.m. April 25, tickets $100. (501) 664-1919.

SOLDIERS OF THE CROSS PARADE 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Firework World Warehouse, 8920 Landers Road, North Little Rock. Parade will go through Brush Island, Rixie and McAlmont communities to 707 Hankins Road. (501) 441-5453.

SPRING GARDEN PARTY 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 24, Governor’s Mansion, 1800 Center St. Arkansas Chamber Singers benefit with Soma String Quartet. Cocktails, buffet. Tickets: $65. (501) 377-1121.

TEA & TIARAS 10:30 a.m. April 26, Chenal Country Club, 10 Chenal Club Blvd. Benefits Waner Children’s Vascular Anomaly Foundation. Tickets: $40, children 17 and under $25. (501) 680-0973.

TURKISH FOOD FESTIVAL 11:30 a.m. April 26, 1501 Market St. Presented by Raindrop Turkish House. Music, food, art and culture. (501) 223-2155.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. “With Charity for All: Why Charities Are Failing and A Better Way to Give,” Ken Stern, 6 p.m. Monday; book signing will follow. “On the Right Track: Recommendations for the Future of Active Transport in Little Rock,” 2 p.m. Tuesday. “Beyond Business: Passion, Vision and Execution,” Alberto Chang-Rajii, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Michael Morell, former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, 6 p.m. Wednesday. David Finkel, 6 p.m. April 24. Angie Maxwell, noon April 25. (501) 683-5238.

AROUND ARKANSAS

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.

BATTLE OF POISON SPRING CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT 2 p.m. Saturday, Poison Spring Battleground State Park, Arkansas 76, Chidester. (870) 685-2748.

CHAMPIONS FOR KIDS RAZORFEST 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 26, Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, 350 N. Razorback Road, Fayetteville. Games, music, mascots, health and fun zones, fitness activities. (479) 582-2008.

CEMETERY PRESERVATION WORKSHOP 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 26, Gum Grove Cemetery, Daugherty Street, Newport. How to clean, re-set and repair tombstones. Presented by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. Lunch provided. Registration required. (501) 324-9880.

CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL WEEK through Saturday, Camden. Exhibit, movie screening, living history, Battle of Poison Spring re-enactment. (870) 836-9243 or ouachitacountyhistoricalsociety.org.

CROWLEY’S RIDGE STATE PARK Arkansas 168, Paragould. Great American Clean-Up, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Pavilion 3. Trash bags, gloves, lunch provided. Pre-registration requested. (870) 573-6351.

DRIVER SAFETY CLASS 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Brown’s Catfish, 1804 E. Main St., Russellville. Presented by American Association of Retired Persons. Fee: members $15, nonmembers $20. Registration required. (479) 495-3525.

FELSENTHAL NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE 5531 U. S. 82 W., Crossett. Lecture: Jason Olive, “Status of the Fish Community in the Felsenthal Reservoir,” 6:30 p.m. today. (870) 364-3167.

5K GLOW RUN AND 1 MILE FUN WALK 5 p.m. Friday, Frisco Stage, 200 S. First St., Rogers. Sponsored by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County. Cost: $10-$30. (479) 621-0385.

FOUNTAIN LAKE 5K 9 a.m. Saturday, Fountain Lake High School, Park Avenue, Hot Springs. Benefits Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Registration: $35, students $25. (501) 701-1739.

GALA FLUX noon Saturday, Cadron Creek Outfitters, 54 Cargile Lane, Greenbrier. Overnight music festival. Vendors, workshops, art. Tickets: $20, age 12 and younger free, includes camping; electric hookup $10. (501) 960-4605.

HANDS OF COMPASSION GALA 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fayetteville Town Center, Fayetteville. Fundraising banquet for LifeSource. Dinner, entertainment, speaker Henry Ho. Silent auction begins 5:30. Tickets: $20. (479) 521-4000.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Earth Day activities, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday. Foliage photo workshop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 26; $40, reservations. (479) 789-5000.

LOGICON 2014 Saturday-Sunday, Union Theater, Arkansas Union, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Northwest Arkansas Humanists Association and Occam’s Razors Secular Humanist convention. (479) 387-7267.

OZARKA COLLEGE-MAMMOTH SPRING 520 Archer Ave., Mammoth Spring. Frog listening workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today and April 24. Reservations. (870) 625-0411.

PARTY IN THE PARK ART FESTIVAL 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Russellville City Park, Russellville. Games, crafts, activities. (479) 968-2452.

PHANATICAL PHUN PHEST 5 p.m. today-Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday, 2307 N. Washington St., Forrest City. Carnival rides, crawfish and seafood festival, talent show, karaoke. Free Easter egg hunt, 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free; costs for food and rides vary. (901) 340-6077.

FANTASTIC FRIDAY 7-8 p.m. April 25, River Valley Arts Center, 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Readings, storytelling, music, refreshments. (479) 968-2452.

STARDAZE FESTIVAL Friday-Saturday, Star City. Car show, motorcycle point run, 5K run, food and craft. Performers: Dustin Lynch, Parmalee, The Lacs, A Thousand Horses, Dylan Scott, Drew Baldridge, Jawga Boyz. (870) 628-6400.

TOUR D’ART 6-8 p.m. today, John E. Miller Education Complex Lobby and Auditorium, Ozarka College, 218 College Drive, Melbourne. Literary reading and art extravaganza presented by Friends of the Paul Weaver Library. (870) 670-5122.

WILD HOG MUSIC FEST AND MOTORCYCLE RALLY April 24-27, downtown Helena; main entrance 100 block of Cherry Street. Registration: bike, rider, one passenger, $40. Tickets: $20. (870) 714-2844.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

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.

SLEEPING BEAUTY April 25-May 11, Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre, MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission: members $10, nonmembers $12.50. (501) 372-4000.

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL April 25-May 10, North Little Rock Freshman Campus, 2400 Lakewood Drive, North Little Rock. Presentation of the Community Theatre of Little Rock. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $16, military and age 65 and older $14. Pocket preview, 7:30 p.m. April 24; pay what you can. (501) 410-2283.

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday through Saturday, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Tickets: $12-$16. (501) 374-3761.

AROUND ARKANSAS

A DOLL’S HOUSE 7:30 p.m. through Friday, University of Central Arkansas, Snow Fine Arts Center, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Tickets: $10. (501) 450-3265.

THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES 7 p.m. April 24-26, 2 p.m. April 27, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Tickets: $13-$17, students $5. (870) 536-3375.

THE FANTASTICKS 7 p.m. Tuesday, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home, Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Tickets: $35, age 18 and younger $17.50. (870) 508-6280.

FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, April 25-26; 2:30 p.m. April 27, Lantern Theatre, 1021 Van Ronkle St., Conway. Tickets: $12. (501) 450-6247.

HAMLET through May 4, Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studio, 505 W. Spring St., Fayetteville. Presented by TheatreSquared. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15-$36. (479) 443-5600.

KIDSTAGE: CITE-SCAPE 7 p.m. April 24-26, 2 p.m. April 26, Performing Arts Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch St., Searcy. Tickets: $10. (501) 368-0111.

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL 7 p.m. April 24-26, 2 p.m. April 27, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University St., Magnolia. Tickets: $15, child $7.50. (870) 235-4027.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. The Improvised Shakespeare Company, fully improvised play in Elizabethan style, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets: $10-$25. (479) 443-5600.

Auditions

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Summer Theatre Academy, 5 p.m. May 4. Bring photo and be prepared to dance. Tuition for three-week session: members $575, nonmembers $719, scholarships available. arkarts.com or call (501) 372-4000.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Karaoke with Larry the TableGuy, Thursdays. Jazz @ The Afterthought, Mondays, $5; Carl Mouton, Tuesdays. Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays. 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. Steve Bates, Mayday by Midnight, today. Richie Johnson, Third Degree, Friday. Gregg Madden, Taylor Made, Saturday. Brian & Nick, 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.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. Indie Music Night, 10 p.m. Saturday, $10. Wayne Static, 7 p.m. Sunday, $15. Salsa dancing, 9 p.m. Fridays, $8. (501) 372-1228.

LONG BRANCH SALOON 8419 Scott Hamilton Drive. Karaoke with DJ David Dizzi Armstrong and DJ Babygirl, 8 p.m. Friday. (501) 554-5665.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Quinn Dahle, through Saturday. Chris Tucker, April 25-26, tickets: $35. Open Mike Night, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Ladies Night, first Thursday of the month, 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. Paul Wall, Triggaman, Young Jose, The Corner Kingz, 9 p.m. today; advance $20, VIP $30. Zodiac: Edward 40 Hands Edition with Ryan Viser, Friday; $6, under 21 $10. At War’s End, Nottaway, Enchiridion, Evacuate the City, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, $10. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. The Electric Sons, 9 p.m. today, $5. Wrangler Space — Widespread Panic Tribute, 9:30 p.m. Friday; advance $6, day of show $8. Four on the Floor, 9 p.m. Saturday, $6. Touch — A Grateful Dead Tribute, 8 p.m. Sunday, $4. (501) 372-7707.

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

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets. Neverafter, Cosmivore, Space Mother, 9 p.m. Friday, $6.Brother Andy and His Big Damn Mouth, Ghost Dance, 10 p.m. Saturday, $6. Brewpub Cinema: The Pride of the Yankees, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Splice Microcinema: Alphaville, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Odonis Odonis, Midwest Caravan, 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, $5. (501) 375-8466.

WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. “Crawfish Boil Spectacular,” featuring Luke Williams, Friday, $5. Jason Campbell and Singletree, Saturday, $5. (501) 244-2528.

AROUND ARKANSAS

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

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