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By Eric E. Harrison

This article was published August 7, 2014 at 2:11 a.m.

Sundays With TJ: 100 Years of Memories on Varner Road

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:

History walk

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program's latest "Walks Through History" tour of the Ozark Courthouse Square Historic District in Ozark, one of the two Franklin County seats, starts at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Franklin County Courthouse, 211 W. Commercial St., Ozark.

Co-sponsor is Main Street Ozark. Admission is free. Call (501) 324-9880, email or visit

Memoir lane

Janis F. Kearney, former newspaper publisher and personal diarist to President Bill Clinton, will discuss her most recent book, Sundays With TJ: 100 Years of Memories on Varner Road, a memoir and biography about late patriarch Thomas James Kearney, at 6 p.m. today at Guachoya Cultural Art Center, 1652 U.S. 65/U.S. 82, Lake Village.

Thomas Kearney, who died in December at the age of 107, spent much of his childhood in Lake Village.

A book signing and reception will follow. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free. Call (870) 265-6077.

Quilt Show 3

"The Great Arkansas Quilt Show 3," an exhibit of contemporary Arkansas quilts, goes on display Friday in the Horace C. Cabe Gallery, Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third St., Little Rock, with an opening reception, 5-8 p.m., in conjunction with downtown Little Rock's 2nd Friday Art Night.

The reception will include a silent auction, an awards announcement and presentation, and music by Gentlemen Jazz. Admission is free.

The exhibit, up through May 3, 2015, features approximately 30 quilts from across the state. Special guest juror Australian quilter Pam Holland will award prizes for Best of Show, Best Hand Quilting and Best Machine Quilting and category awards in Pieced, Applique, Mixed, Group and Miscellaneous.

Holland will also give a lecture at 3 p.m. Friday in the museum's Ottenheimer Theater -- admission is free but reservations are required -- and lead a workshop, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday at the museum -- total fee is $70, $50 for registration fee, $20 for materials. Call (501) 324-9351 or visit

Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the galleries and parking is free.

Ozark Folk concert

The Ozark Folk Center will host its annual concert highlighting female performers at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. A complete list of performers is available at Tickets are $12, $7 children 7-11, free children 6 and under. Call (870) 269-3851.

Elvis tribute

Elvis tribute artist Donny Edwards will perform A True Tribute to Elvis at 7 p.m. Friday at the Center for the Arts, 2209 S. Knoxville Ave., Russellville. Special guest performer will be Dion Pride, son of country legend Charley Pride, with eight-member band Fever backing. Tickets are $30, $20 and $15, half price for children. Call (281) 713-2795 or email

Weekend on 08/07/2014




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