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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published February 6, 2014 at 3:29 a.m.

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Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. “Mark Rothko in the 1940s: The Decisive Decade,” through Sunday, $10. “Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits From the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr.” and “Portraiture Now: Drawing on the Edge,” through Sunday. “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 Paloma Anderson, through Feb. 28. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423.

ARKANSAS STUDIES INSTITUTE BUTLER CENTER GALLERIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Unusual Portraits: New Works by Michael Warrick and David O’Brien,” through March 22. (501) 918-3033.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. Open house, 4-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Reflections in Pastel,” national juried exhibition; “Native Arkansas,” through Feb. 22. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5792.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Music, Myth and the Hard Travelin’ Man,” prints by Neal Harrington, through March 1. 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. “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.

EXHIBITION OF BUDDHIST PAINTINGS through Feb. 19, Mugs Cafe, 515 Main St., North Little Rock. Works by Ruth Pasquine. Hours: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 379-9101.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. Mid-Southern Watercolorists Juried Exhibition, Feb. 14-April 6; opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Feb. 14. “A Sure Defense: The Bowie Knife in America,” through June 22. “Dream and Imagery Entailed: Kerrick Hartman and LaToya Hobbs,” through Sunday. “Heeding the Call: The Firefighter Collection of Johnny Reep,” through June 8. “Chasing the Light: The Photography of Brian Chilson,” through March 10. 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.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. “25 Years of African-American Fine Art,” 14 artists in 12 mediums, through Feb. 22. 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. “Ducks in Arkansas,” through Feb. 28. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

LOCAL COLOUR GALLERY 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. Valentine Show, “Red Wine and Chocolate,” 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. “A Winter’s Tale of Art,” works by Carrie Waller, through Feb. 15. 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. African American History Month celebration, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 19. “First Call: American Posters of World War I,” through Nov. 30. “Undaunted Courage, Proven Loyalty: Japanese-American Soldiers in World War II,” through February. “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.

MARKET STREET CINEMA 1521 Merrill Drive. “Dreams and Visions — Restoring Today and Hope for Tomorrow,” through Feb. 28. Hours: 1:30-10 p.m. daily. (501) 766-1132.

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. “Living History with Gwendolyn Twillie,” 10-11:30 a.m. Friday. “Repurposed Wonders: The Sculpture of Danny Campbell,” through April 26. Black History Quiz Bowl, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 15. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. “Tech City,” engineering exhibits and interactive stations, Saturday-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. Valentine Fair, 10 a.m. Saturday. Second Friday Cinema: Hallelujah, 6 p.m. Feb. 14. “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.

THE SHOWROOM 2313 Cantrell Road. “Winterscapes,” artists include Rose Harrington, Cathy Burge, Jim Cheadle, Wayne Fowler, Jan Gartrell, Steve Griffith, Gino Hollander, Sandy Hubler, Vivian Noe, Tom Tull and Catron Williams, through February. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 372-7373.

STEPHANO’S FINE ART GALLERY 1813 N. Grant St. Works by Mike Gaines and Morgan Coven, Friday-March 7; reception, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (501) 563-4218.

THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock. “Specifically Universal,” paintings by Emily Wood, Friday-Feb. 28; reception, 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, admission for reception $10. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Gallery I: “Say It With Snap!’: Motivating Workers by Design, 1923-29,” through March 16. Gallery II: “Conundrum,” through Feb 26. Gallery III: Scholarship Exhibition, through Feb. 14. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. “The Evolving Universe,” through April 6. 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.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, through Feb. 28. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 320 University Loop West Circle, Jonesboro. Black History Month celebration: TinkerFest, 10 a.m. Saturday, historic Mid-South photography by Nadia Strid. “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.

ART GALLERY AND STUDIO OF FAIRFIELD BAY 120 Village Place, Suite 1, Fairfield Bay. Works by Charlotte Rierson, Robbie Miller, Van Swink and Karen Gehl. Demonstrations 1-3 p.m. daily. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 680-2740.

ART ON THE GREEN 1900 Bob Courtway Drive, Suite 1, Conway. Paintings by Linda Flake, through April 1. Drawing classes for children begin March 1: grades K-2, 10-11:30 a.m.; grades 3-5, 2-4 p.m; cost: $20. (501) 733-0238.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Family Fun Day: Light-Up Valentine’s Cards, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. “Mud Pies and Other Stories,” works by Megan Sue Collins, through April 25. Photography I with Eric Maynard, 5:45-7:45 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 20; members $85, nonmembers $120. Wood-fired ceramics by Joe Bruhin, through Feb. 24; reception 5-7 p.m. Feb. 20. “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.

BARTON LIBRARY 200 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. “Fought in Earnest: Civil War Arkansas,” through March 6. (870) 863-5447.

CALICO ROCK MUSEUM & VISITOR CENTER 104 Main St., Calico Rock. “The Jot ’Em Down Store” and “One-Room School,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 297-6100.

CALL FOR ENTRIES Digital photography contest at Arkansas State University — Mountain Home. Entry fee: per photo $5 by Feb. 14. asumh.edu or (870) 508-6271.

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. Film: Joseph and Anni Albers: Art Is Everywhere, 6:30-8 p.m. Friday. Family workshop: Family Love Box, 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 14. “Born of Fire: Ceramic Art in Regional Collections,” through March 2. “At First Sight: Collecting the American Watercolor,” through April 21. “Edward Hopper: Journey to Blackwell’s Island,” through April 21. 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. Have a HeART for Art Gallery Walk, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. (501) 655-0836.

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.

FINE ARTS CENTER OF HOT SPRINGS 626 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Arkansas Society of Printmakers Exhibition, Friday-March 17; reception, 5:30-9 p.m. Friday; artists presentation, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Saturday. (501) 624-0489.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Gen. William O. Darby Birthday Celebration, 2-4 p.m. Saturday. “Building a Region: A Century of Local Architecture,” through May 31. (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Valentines: The Art of Romance,” through April 30. “RE:history,” recent work of James Volkert, through Feb. 16. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; live models and studio space provided, bring materials. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (479) 784-2787.

HEMINGWAY-PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER 1021 W. Cherry St., Piggott. Performance of Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms by artist Tim Youd, through Wednesday. “Into the Wild,” “The Piggott Connection,” “Celebrating the Hemingways: Best Wishes From Piggott,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission: $5, groups and ages 65 and older $3. (870) 598-3487.

HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Art Building A Gallery: “UMI,” recycled materials sculpture by Sayaka Ganz, through Feb. 28. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 505-1652.

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.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 680-2740.

OLD INDEPENDENCE REGIONAL MUSEUM 380 S. Ninth St., Batesville. “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.

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

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “Art From the Earth: A Pottery Exhibit,” through Feb. 22. “Benton County Crime Stories,” through 2013. 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 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 ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF Leedell Moorehead-Graham Fine Arts Gallery, 1200 N. University Drive, Pine Bluff. The works of Basil Watson, contemporary figurative sculpture, through Feb. 27; closing reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 27. (870) 575-8236.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Deb Schwedhelm: “Whispers From the Sea,” Kristen Kindler: “Cut Paper Sculpture,” “Drawing Blood and Guts: The Best of Contemporary Medical Illustration,” “A Place for All Bad Memories,” through Feb. 20. 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. “Divide Light: Operatic Performance Costumes of Lesley Dill,” today-April 13; reception, 5-7 p.m. March 6. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday and during performances. (479) 443-5600.

Dance

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

AMERICAN LEGION POST 1 DANCES 315 E. Capitol Ave. 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Band music, 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $7. (501) 372-2608.

ARKANSAS SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY every Monday, Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Beginners class, 7-8 p.m. Intermediate and advanced class, 8-9 p.m. No partner or experience required. Cost: $5 per night. (501) 821-4746.

BESS CHISUM STEPHENS COMMUNITY CENTER 12th and Cleveland streets. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-9 p.m. first, second and third Sundays; lessons 6-7 p.m.; $5; (501) 821-9353. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 7-11 p.m. first, second and fourth Fridays; free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; members $10, guests $13; blsdance.org, (501) 221-7568. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday; beginning swing-dance lessons (free with admission), 7-8 p.m.; members $4, guests $7; littlerockbopclub.com or (501) 350-4712. Square Dance, 2-4 p.m. every Thursday, $4. (501) 490-1197.

COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Friday of the month. Admission: society members $4, nonmembers $5. All ages, no experience needed. (501) 603-5305.

LET’S DANCE STUDIO Tanglewood Center, 7509 Cantrell Road. Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m. second Saturday of the month, $12, first visit $5. Latin and swing dance, lesson 7 p.m., dance 8-11 p.m. third and fifth Fridays, $13. Group classes, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, $10. (501) 663-7724.

PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS 6200 Aerie St. Line dancing 6 p.m.; Warren Crow and the Classics 7 p.m. Saturdays, $6. (501) 837-6766 or (501) 944-7194.

AROUND ARKANSAS

COMMUNITY DANCE first and third Fridays of the month, Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave., Hot Springs. Lessons, 7 p.m. Dancing, 8 p.m. (501) 617-6042.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE MERRY MIXERS 7 p.m. every first and third Saturday of the month, Coronado Center, Hot Springs Village. Valentine’s party with The Village Big Band, Feb. 15. First Saturday $7.50, second Saturday $10. (501) 915-8111.

SPA CITY BOP AND SWING DANCE CLUB 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Friday of the month, VFW, 2231 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Social dancing. Free lessons with $20 membership, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Friday admission: $2. spacitydanceclub. com or (501) 760-7375.

Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

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

AROUND ARKANSAS

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

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE R.J. Wills Lecture Hall, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Big Rock Reading Series, reading, question-and-answer and book signing by poet Jericho Brown, 6 p.m. today. (501) 812-2302.

RIVER MARKET POETS 10 a.m.-noon every second Saturday, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 603-0290.

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.

AROUND ARKANSAS

BOOK SIGNING 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Hastings, 1315 S. Caraway Road, Jonesboro. Charley’s Rumbly Tummy, by Cecil McDonald. (870) 935-1178.

SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY 100 E. University Road, Magnolia. Call for entries, Creative Writing Festival. Poems, short stories, creative nonfi ction essays. Deadline: Feb. 14. (870) 235-4202.

Music

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS DULCIMER SOCIETY 2-4 p.m. second Saturday of the month, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd. Mountain dulcimer and hammered dulcimer players. Annual membership: $12. Meeting free. (501) 661-1129.

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 7 p.m. Feb. 13, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Tickets: $20. (501) 353-1443. Pops Live! Series: Best of Broadway, 8 p.m. Feb. 15, 3 p.m. Feb. 16, Robinson Center Music Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Tickets: $18-$59, military and students $10. (501) 666-1761.

DIVAS AND DESSERTS 3 p.m. Sunday, Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn Drive. “Cabaret of Love Songs,” with James Maase and Mary Ann Robinson. Desserts and coffee served following. Donations. (501) 664-3600.

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.

LITTLE ROCK MUSICAL COTERIE 11 a.m. Wednesday, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Mississippi St. Pianists Kristina Marinova and Tatiana Roitman. (501) 258-5085.

LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Good Time Ramblers, Wednesday. (501) 244-9660.

PETER MARTIN TRIO 7 p.m. Sunday, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Tickets: $25-$35. (501) 244-9660.

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ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Delta Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Concerto Concert, 3 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets: $20, over age 65 and students $10. (870) 972-2781.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MOUNTAIN HOME Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Jeremy Davis and The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra, 7 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $35, students age 18 and younger $17.50. (870) 508-6280.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-NEWPORT 7648 Victory Blvd., Newport. Legends of Motown featuring Horizon, 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Free, ticket required. (870) 512-7802.

BLUESDAY TUESDAYS 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Larry N. Williams Student/ Community Center, Arkansas State University-Newport, 7648 Victory Blvd., Newport. The P.F. Flyers. (870) 972-3486.

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, 7 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $15. (870) 633-4480.

GRAND PRAIRIE CENTER 2807 U.S. 165 S., Stuttgart. Ronnie Baker Brooks, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $15-$20. (870) 673-4201.

HOT SPRINGS JAZZ SOCIETY 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs. Fusion, Incorporating Different Cultures and Musical Traditions. (501) 627-2425.

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

LIVE ON THE LEVEE CONCERT 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Malco Theater, 422 Cherry St., Helena. The Reba Russell Band and Paul Thorn. Tickets: $35. (870) 572-5223.

OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY Jones Performing Arts Center, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. Ouachita Sounds and Ouachita Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m. Friday; tickets $8. John Mark McMillan, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; tickets: $10. (870) 245-5563.

SYMPHONY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS VALENTINE POPS CONCERT 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $28-$48. (479) 443-5600.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Winner of the Van Cliburn Piano Competition, Vadym Kholodenko, with the Conway Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, $30-$40. (501) 450-3265.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ABATE DISTRICT I SWAP MEET AND RIDE IN BIKE SHOW 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 15-16, Arkansas State Fairgrounds Hall of Industry, 2600 Howard St. Arkansas Bikers Aiming Toward Education event. Admission $6, age 12 and younger free. (501) 888-7801 or (501) 835-5145.

ADOPTION INFORMATION MEETING 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dillon International, 4702 W. Commercial Drive, Suite B-1, North Little Rock. (501) 791-9300.

ARKANSAS RV SHOW 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Statehouse Convention Center. Tickets: $5, children 12 and under free. (501) 765-1423.

CANTI DEL CUORE — SONGS OF THE HEART 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18, Arkansas Governor’s Mansion, 1800 Center St. Fundraising gala for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Opera Theatre. Tickets: $75. (501) 569-3294.

DINNER AND A MOVIE 7 p.m. Feb. 14, Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive. Movie: Tortilla Soup, and seven-course meal based on food from the movie. Tickets: $33, couple $53; reservations required. (903) 272-0930.

AN EVENING OF ELEGANCE 7 p.m. Feb. 14, Pulaski County Courthouse Rotunda, 401 W. Markham St. Benefit for Teecumpsy Wiggins. Tickets: $20, couple $35. (501) 766-1703 or (501) 349-7471.

EVOLVE 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Little Rock Marriott, 3 Statehouse Plaza. Charity ball for the Centers for Youth and Families Foundation. Tickets: $100. (501) 666-9436.

FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER 8 a.m. Saturday, Applebee’s, 4333 Warden Road, North Little Rock. Benefits New Heart Ministries of Arkansas. Tickets: $7. (870) 552-5227.

JEFF DUNHAM DISORDERLY CONDUCT 8 p.m. Feb. 14, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $44. (800) 745-3000. LANTERNS! 6-10 p.m. Feb. 14-16, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. Paved pathways lit by fire pits and luminarias, six cultural vistas including Asia, Jamaica, Mexico, New Orleans, Rome and Shakespeare’s England. Admission: $10, ages 6-12 $5, age 5 and younger free. (501) 821-7275.

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.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BANQUET 6:45 p.m. Feb. 18, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Cocktail reception 5:15 p.m. Keynote speaker: Gov. Mike Beebe. Tickets: $75. (501) 372-5959.

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Craft classes, 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 15; cost $30. (870) 269-3851.

PAINT THE MALL RED 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, McCain Mall, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock. Health screenings, auctions, vendors, refreshments. (501) 758-6317.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Sweetheart hayride and campfire, 3-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; cost: $12, ages 6-12 $6. Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 15; cost $15, registration and advance payment required. (501) 868-5806.

SANDWICHING IN HISTORY TOUR noon Friday, Stone’s Throw Brewing, 402 E. Ninth St. Sack lunch. (501) 324-9880.

SCIMITAR SHRINE CIRCUS today-Sunday, Scimitar Shrine Center, 1 Scimitar Circle. Showtimes: 7 p.m. today-Friday; 10 a.m. and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 1:30 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15, age 12 and younger $8. One child’s admission free with each paid adult. (501) 565-5992.

SOUP SUNDAY 4-7 p.m. Feb. 16, Embassy Suites Hotel, 11301 Financial Centre Parkway. Benefit for Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. Soups, breads, desserts from area restaurants, silent auction, children’s games, music. Cost: $5-$50. (501) 371-9678.

TEA AND TIARAS 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Chenal Country Club, 10 Chenal Club Blvd. Mother-daughter tea to benefit the Waner Children’s Vascular Anomaly Foundation; raffle and activities, tea time brunch, runway walk. Tickets: $40, children $25. (501) 554-9721.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Brett Hughes, “Lacrosse the Nation,” 6 p.m. today. David Beckwith, “Community Philanthropy and Public Service: Models in Giving, Civic Engagement and Leadership,” noon Friday. Jeffrey Walker, “Generosity Network,” 6 p.m. Wednesday. (501) 683-5238.

VALENTINE DANCE PARTY 7 p.m. Friday, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road. Big Bad Gina and S.J. Tucker in concert. Tickets: $15. (501) 225-1503.

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BENTON BRIDAL EXPO 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Benton Event Center, 17322 Interstate 30, Benton. Tickets: $5-$10. (870) 941-2047.

CHRIST FOR THE WORLD VALENTINES BANQUET 7 p.m. Feb. 14, Christ for the World International, 5001 N. O St., Fort Smith. Tickets: $10, couple $20, family $30. (479) 649-5970.

COMMUNITY CHILI COOK-OFF 11:30 a.m. Feb. 15, Open Doors United Methodist Church, 6328 E. Arkansas 86, Blue Eye. Bring chili and serving utensils. Tickets for chili lunch: $3. Registration by Saturday. (417) 779-5677.

CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 15, Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, 207 W. Van Buren, Eureka Springs. Admission: $12, ages 6 and younger free. (479) 253-8737.

HEALTHRHYTHMS DRUMMING CLASSES 1 p.m. Friday, Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 202 W. Madison Ave., Berryville. No musical experience required. Wellness program to reduces stress, enhance immune system. (870) 423-3265.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK U.S. 278, 9 miles northwest of Hope. Valentine’s dinner and entertainment, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; per couple $70, includes surrey ride offered 6-7 p.m.; reservations required. (870) 983-2684.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Friends of Hobbs Speaker Series: Steve Dunlap, “The Osage,” 2 p.m. Saturday; a realistic view of the native Americans who once dominated this area. Beaver Lake Eagle Watch Tours, 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17; tickets advance only: $10, ages 6-12 $5. Mother Nature readings for children, 10:30 a.m. every second Saturday and third Wednesday of the month. Hikes, nature programs. (479) 789-5000.

PETIT JEAN STATE PARK 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton. Hikes, Hearts and Hugs, Feb. 14-16; planned programs specifically designed for couples. Sweethearts’ Dinner, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 14; requires advance tickets: couple $70. (501) 727-5441.

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161. Tea and Tatting for Beginners Workshop, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; preregistration required, $10. Exhibits of past agricultural equipment, continuing. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $4, children 6-12 $3, plus tax. (501) 961-1409.

POWHATAN HISTORIC STATE PARK Arkansas 25, Powhatan. Water Witching, 2 p.m. Saturday. Pearl stringing workshop, 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 15; cost: necklace $20, bracelet $10, earring set $5; sack lunch. (870) 878-6765.

SEW UNIQUE BEGINNERS SEWING 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 13-March 6, Hancock Fabrics, 205 W. Oak St., Conway. Cost: $80-$90. (501) 450-5811.

SWEETHEART SATURDAY 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Hughes Community Center, 1000 E. Parkway, Russellville. Benefit for Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. Desserts and snacks, live and silent auction. Admission: $10. (479) 498-2050.

A TASTE OF THE WILDLIFE 6:30 p.m. Friday, Pine Bluff Country Club, 1100 W. 46th Ave., Pine Bluff. Benefit for the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas. Tickets: $50. (870) 536-3375.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Building, Pine Bluff. Black History program with Maj. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee, 11 a.m. Feb. 13. (870) 575-8470.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Distinguished Lecture Series: Neil deGrasse Tyson, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets: $5. (501) 450-3265.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

BABY Feb. 14-March 2, The Public Theatre, 616 Center St. Community Theatre of Little Rock production. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $18, military, students and age 65 and over $16, ages 4-9 $8. (501) 410-2283.

CLICK CLACK MOO: COWS THAT TYPE through Sunday, Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre, MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: members $10, nonmembers $12.50. (501) 372-4000.

CLYBOURNE PARK through Sunday, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $25-$40. (501) 378-0405.

WINTER SUCKS! 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday through March 8, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Main Thing comedy trio production. Tickets: $20. (501) 372-0205.

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ALMOST, MAINE 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-14, 19-21, Snow Fine Arts Center, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Tickets: $10. (866) 810-0012.

GREATER TUNA 7 p.m. Feb. 14-15, Russellville Country Club, 59 Country Club Road, Russellville. Benefi t for River Valley Arts Center. Tickets: $35. (479) 968-2452. HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Miranda July, My Autobiography, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. (501) 450-4597.

LES MISERABLES Feb. 14-March 2, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Presented by Rogers Little Theater. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Dinner seating 90 minutes before curtain. Tickets: dinner theater $48, show only $17-$25. (479) 631-8988.

MURDER IN THE MAGNOLIAS 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Mena Mountain Resort, 2817 U.S. 71, Mena. Presented by The Ouachita Little Theatre. Tickets: $30, reservations. (479) 394-3110.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS Friday-19, The Pocket Theatre, 170 Ravine St., Hot Springs. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10, grades K-12 $5. (501) 623-8585.

SUMMER BRAVE Feb. 14-March 2, Performing Arts Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch St., Searcy. Dinner 6:30 p.m., curtain 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; dessert 6:30 p.m., curtain 7 p.m. Thursday; lunch 12:30 p.m., curtain 1:30 p.m. March 2. Tickets: dinner and show $29, age 65 and over and students $24; dessert theater $18; brunch and matinee $27, age 65 and over or student $21; show only $15. (501) 368-0111.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. I Love Lucy Live on Stage, 7 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; tickets: $29-$59. (479) 443-5600.

Auditions

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE BRIDEGROOM OF BLOWING ROCK 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Old State House Museum, 300 W. Markham St. Production, April 4-6. Cold readings from script. (501) 324-9685.

A STRANGE AND SEPARATE PEOPLE 10 a.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Performance dates: May 2-3, 9-10, 16-17. (501) 374-3761.

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE 10 a.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Performance dates: April 4-5, 11-12, 18-19. (501) 374-3761.

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THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES

6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 13, 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 15, The Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. Ages 6 and older; portions of the script will be provided. Performance dates: April 24-27. (870) 536-3375.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Karaoke with Larry the Table Guy, 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. 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. Tawanna Campbell, 9 p.m. today, $5. (501) 372-0210.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. John Morgan, “The Ragin’ Cajun,” 7:30 p.m. today, $8; 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $12. 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. Bob Marley Birthday Bash, 8 p.m. today; tickets $20-$25. Zodiac: Aquarius Edition with Dave Aude, 8 p.m. Friday; advance $10, day of show $15-$18. Texas Hippie Coalition, 8:30 p.m. Saturday; advance $12, day of show $15. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. Musicians Showcase Semifinals Round 2, 9 p.m. today; $5, under 21 $10. An Evening with That 1 Guy, 11 p.m. Friday, $10. Stephen Neeper and The Wild Hearts, with Buggaboo, 9 p.m. Saturday, $5. Moot Davis, 9 p.m. Tuesday, $5. Tauk, 7 p.m. Wednesday, $3. (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. Ken Mode, Inter Arma, Mainland Divide, 8:30 p.m. today, $6. Emery, The Classic Crime, This Wild Life, Peace Mercutio, 8 p.m. Friday, $20. Mad Conductor, Futuro Boots, Don’t Cry Paula, 8 p.m. Saturday, $6. (501) 375-8466. WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. J.D. Eckert, Friday, $5. Big Shane Thornton, Saturday, $5. (501) 244-2528.

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