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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published April 24, 2014 at 2:57 a.m.

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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.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER

MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Lecture: “Architectural Heritage and Innovation at the University of Chicago,” 6 p.m. Tuesday, reception at 5:30. “InCiteful Clay,” through June 29. “The Ties That Bind: Southern Art From the Collection,” through Sunday. Film: Stay More: The World of Donald Harington, noon Sunday. “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.

ART CONNECTION 204 E. Fourth St., North Little Rock. “Array of Humanity,” works by Angela Davis-Johnson, through Saturday; reception 5:30-9 p.m. Friday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (501) 319-7905.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “New Works,” by Hans Feyerabend, Rod McGehee and Michael Warrick through May 10; reception 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 664-0030.

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 Sunday. “Painting Arkansas-Finale,” by John Wooldridge, May 2-June 21; reception 6-8 p.m. May 2. 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 Sunday. 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.

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 360 900 S. Rodney Parham Road. “Turnings: The Art and Function of Turned Wood,” through May 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 993-0012.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. “From a Whisper to a Conversation to a Shout,” works by Lawrence Finney, through Friday. “Words and Pictures: Illustrated Works by Kadir Nelson,” through June 7; reception 5:30 p.m. today. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, by appointment Sunday. (501) 372-6822.

L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Spring Flowers,” through Wednesday. 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 Wednesday. 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. today. Arkansas Literary Festival: five discussion panels, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Dedication of Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Marker depicting the Camden Expedition, 1 p.m. May 3. “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. Congressman John Lewis, 1:30 p.m. Sunday. “Repurposed Wonders: The Sculpture of Danny Campbell,” through Saturday. 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, through May 13. (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.

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

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. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 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, Tuesday-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 Friday. “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. Earth Day Celebration, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Artosphere Panel Discussion: Translating Earth, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, registration required. “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. E

MERGENT 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 Wednesday. 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. “Ready to Rodeo,” program and exhibit, 5-7 p.m. May 1. “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. “An Art Affair,” RAM Gala, 7-10 p.m. May 1; tickets: $75-$100. “Valentines: The Art of Romance,” through Wednesday. “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 Wednesday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

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.

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, today. 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. “Translating Earth, Transforming Sea,” May 1-June 21; reception and curator talk 5-7 p.m. May 1. Hours: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. (479) 443-5600.

Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

DEVIL’S KNOT 6:30 p.m. May 3, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. U.S. theatrical premiere. Tickets: $35. (501) 320-5715.

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

NOTABLES 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. today, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Donaghey Student Center, 2801 S. University Ave. Ugandan families and individuals affected by disabilities. (501) 569-3261.

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

AROUND ARKANSAS

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

SHATNER’S WORLD 7:30 p.m. today, 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.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. UCA Film Festival, 5:30 p.m. Friday. Films by digital filmmaking students. (501) 852-2377.

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

BOOK SIGNING 11 a.m. Friday, Rock City Running, 10300 Rodney Parham Road Suite D3. Denise Malan, The Runner’s Bucket List: 200 Races to Run Before You Die. (501) 313-4689. READING AND CONCERT noon today, Oxford American, 1300 Main St. Johnny Cash: The Life by Robert Hilburn with music by Rhett Miller. (501) 244-9660.

Music

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA POPS LIVE! 8 p.m. May 3, 3 p.m. May 4, Robinson Center Music Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Shower the People: The Music of James Taylor. Tickets: $18-$59. (501) 666-1761.

AN EVENING OF JAZZ 6 p.m. every second Sunday, 7:30 p.m. every fourth Friday, Hall of Stars, 5001 W. 34th St. With Lorenzo “Ren” Smith and friend. Admission: $10. (501) 590-0177 or (501) 838-0205. JAZZ IN THE PARK 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, History Pavilion, Riverfront Park. Art Deco Trio. Concessions available, lawn chairs and blankets welcome. (501) 375-2552.

LITTLE ROCK FOLK CLUB 7:30 p.m. May 3, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road. Dennis Stroughmatt. Admission: $15, student $8, age 12 and younger free. (501) 663-0634. LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Charlotte Taylor and Gypsy Rain. (501) 244-9660.

PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE 900 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Women in Art featuring vocalist Charmaine Neville, 7 p.m. Saturday. (501) 374-1957.

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

RIVER CITY MEN’S CHORUS 3 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday and May 1, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Mississippi St. “Why We Sing.” (501) 377-1080.

VINCE & THE REVELATION 7 p.m. Saturday, 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

BILLY CURRINGTON “WE ARE TONIGHT” TOUR 7:30 p.m. May 3, Fort Smith Convention Center, 55 S. Seventh St., Fort Smith. With Brett Eldredge and Chase Rice. Tickets: $29.50-$34.50. (800) 745-3000.

BLUEGRASS MONDAY 7 p.m. Monday, Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould. Jim Hurst. KASU-FM, 91.9, concert series. Suggested donation: $5. (870) 972-2367.

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. Monday. Hendrix College Choir, A Few of My Favorite Things, 7:30 p.m. May 1. (501) 329-6811.

JIM HURST 2 p.m. Sunday, The Ritz, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville. Tickets: advance $15, door $20. (870) 824-6031.

PRAISE AND RAISE LUPUS GOSPEL CONCERT 6 p.m. Saturday, 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.

A SALUTE TO SINATRA CONCERT 7:30 p.m. Saturday, El Dorado Municipal Auditorium, 100 W. Eighth St., El Dorado. Steve Lippia with the South Arkansas Symphony. Tickets: $20, age 65 and older $15, children $5. (870) 862-0521.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Conway Men’s Chorus Spring Sing, 7 p.m. Tuesday. (501) 327-5151.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli: Straighten Up and Fly Right — The Nat King Cole Tribute, 8 p.m. Friday; $26-$44. Mariachi Los Camperos, 8 p.m. May 3; tickets: $10-$25. Lyle Lovett, 7 p.m. May 6; tickets: $49-$79. (479) 443-5600.

WARFIELD CONCERT SERIES 7:30 p.m. May 3, Lily Peter Auditorium, Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas, 1000 Campus Road, Helena-West Helena. Nashville Chicks with Hits. Free with ticket. (870) 338-8327.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ACCESS GARDENS PLANT SALE 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Access Stella Boyle Smith Campus, 10618 Breckenridge Drive. (501) 217-8600.

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

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

CENTRAL ARKANSAS IRIS SOCIETY SHOW 1-4 p.m. Saturday, 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. Saturday, 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.

FRIENDS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS LIBRARIES USED BOOK SALE 10 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. Hardback books $1, paperback books $0.50. (501) 918-3086. GOVERNOR’S CULINARY CHALLENGE 6:30 p.m. Monday, 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. Saturday, Kavanaugh Boulevard between Walnut and Palm streets. Presented by Etsy Little Rock. (501) 891-1157.

INDOOR YARD SALE 7 a.m.-2 p.m. today-Friday, 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, Grace Presbyterian Church, 9301 N. Rodney Parham Road. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Pulaski County. (501) 227-6166.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Edible and Medicinal Plants Workshop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; $15, advance payment and registration required. Save the Frogs Day, noon-4 p.m. Saturday; frog-hop competition at 3. Hikes, nature programs, games. (501) 868-5806.

SPRING FASHION FUNDRAISER 3-5 p.m. Sunday, 13 Iron Horse Road. The Horace Mann Transitional Class of 1972 scholarship fund. Fashions shown by class members and others. Tickets: $10. (501) 416-6524.

SPRING GARDEN PARTY 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, 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. Saturday, Chenal Country Club, 10 Chenal Club Blvd. Benefits Waner Children’s Vascular Anomaly Foundation. Tickets: $40, children 17 and under $25. (501) 680-0973.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. David Finkel, 6 p.m. today. Angie Maxwell, noon Friday. John Beyrle, 6 p.m. Monday. Eduardo Medina Mora, noon Wednesday. (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.

CHAMPIONS FOR KIDS RAZORFEST 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 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. Saturday, 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.

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

FLOWER GARDEN AND NATURE SOCIETY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS 10 a.m. Saturday, Northwest Technical Institute, 709 S. Old Missouri Road, Springdale. Speaker will be Nan Chase, author of Eat Your Yard! Admission: members free, nonmembers $15. (479) 521-7654.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Foliage photo workshop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; $40, reservations. Friends of Hobbs Speaker Series: Leah Whitehead, “Visiting Some of the Most Outstanding Historical Events That Have Happened in Benton County, Arkansas,” 2 p.m. May 3. Birds and Breakfast, 9-11 a.m. May 3. (479) 789-5000.

MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE 8:30 a.m.-noon May 3, Hot Springs County Fairgrounds, U.S. 270, Malvern. Plants, vendors, refreshments. Hot Springs County Master Gardeners. (501) 332-5267.

175TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF PINE BLUFF 7 p.m. May 2, 10 a.m. May 3, downtown Pine Bluff. Concerts, parade, Civil War and frontier re-enactors. Gala, 7 p.m. May 3, Pine Bluff Convention Center, One Convention Center Plaza; tickets: $50, student $25. (870) 536-7600.

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

PIONEER DAYS:THE HISTORY AND HERITAGE OF GARLAND COUNTY 10 a.m.-8 p.m. May 2-3, Garland County Fairgrounds, 4831 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs. Exhibits and live demonstrations, artisans and vendors, activities; blacksmiths, one-room schoolhouse, pioneer homestead. Community church services 1 p.m. May 4. Admission: per car $5. (501) 991-3522.

SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY 100 E. University Road, Magnolia. Lecture: Elena Kovaleva, “Russian Traditions in Cinema,” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. (870) 235-4925.

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

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE JOINT VENTURE 8 p.m. Wednesday, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Comedy Improv. Cost: $7. (501) 372-0210.

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 Friday-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.

A STRANGE AND SEPARATE PEOPLE May 2-17, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets: $12-$16. (501) 374-3761.

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Friday-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. today; pay what you can. (501) 410-2283.

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

FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL 6-7 p.m. May 1, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Tickets: $15, age 18 and younger $5. (870) 508-6280.

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

FOOTLOOSE today-May 4, Lyric Theater, 113 W. Rush St., Harrison. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: premium seating $18, general seating $12; age 65 and older or student, $16 and $10; children, $14 and $8. (870) 391-3504.

THE GREAT PASSION PLAY OPENING NIGHT 8:30 p.m. May 2, 935 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs. Tickets: $25, ages 12-16 $15, ages 4-11 $11, under age 4 free. (800) 882-7529.

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.

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT May 2-11, Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St, Benton. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: $12, age 65 and older $10, students $5. (501) 315-5483.

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

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

Auditions

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ANNIE GET YOUR GUN 2 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday, The Pocket Theatre, 170 Ravine St., Hot Springs. Be prepared to sing. Performance dates: June 20-22, 27-29. (501) 538-6884. OLIVER 6 p.m. Tuesday and May 1, Witherspoon Auditorium, Arkansas Tech University, 407 W. Q St., Russellville. Ages 6 and older. (479) 968-2452.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Chris DeClerk, Funk Hammer, today. Richie Johnson, Moonshine Mafi a, Friday. Steve Bates, Katmandu, Saturday. 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. THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Stand-Up Tuesday 8 p.m. Tuesday, $5. Stand-up comics. (501) 372-0210.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Chris Tucker, Friday-Saturday, tickets: $35. Dan Chopin, Wednesday-May 3. 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.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets. Chronic Ritual, Destroyer of Light, Widower, All Is at an End, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, $6. Nate Hall and the Poison Snakes, The Sound of the Mountain, 8 p.m. Sunday, $6. Splice Microcinema: Masculin/Feminin, Wednesday. (501) 375-8466.

WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. Bubba’s Deck Party featuring David Adam Byrnes, today, $5. Crawfish Boil Spectacular with DJ Phil Houston, Friday, $5. DJ Cody Ives, Saturday, $5. (501) 244-2528.

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