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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published January 9, 2014 at 3:12 a.m.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. Panel discussion: David O. Dodd: The Man, the Myth and the Window, 1-4 p.m.Saturday. “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.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits


ARGENTA ART WALK 5-8 p.m. third Friday of the month, downtown North Little Rock. Music, art, food. (501) 993-1234.

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Face Off: A Portraiture Competition, 2-5 p.m. Saturday. “Mark Rothko in the 1940s: The Decisive Decade,” “Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits From the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr.” and “Portraiture Now: Drawing on the Edge,” through Feb. 9. “Foundation Collection,” “Masterworks” and “Paul Signac,” continuing. Museum School art classes and workshops for children and adults; call or visit website for schedule and costs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. or (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS STUDIES INSTITUTE BUTLER CENTER GALLERIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Unusual Portraits: New Works by Michael Warrick and David O’Brien, Friday-March 22; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. (501) 918-3033.

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, Friday-March 1; opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. 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. GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. Holiday Art Show, through Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996. GOOD WEATHER GALLERY 4400 Edgemere Road, North Little Rock. “Theeere You Go,” Trisha Holt, through Feb. 8. Hours: by appointment. (501) 680-3763.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “Reflections From the Monday Studio,” through May 5. “We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas,” “The Arkansas-Born Bowie Knife and Modern Bladesmithing,” interactive children’s exhibits, puppet theater and more, all 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. “Landscapes,” through Jan. 31. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. Panel discussion: David O. Dodd: The Man, the Myth and the Window, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. “First Call: American Posters of World War I,” through Nov. 30, 2014. “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.

MID-SOUTHERN WATERCOLORISTS 7-9 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Visitors welcome. or (501) 941-0430.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. “Robots + Us,” through Jan. 26. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10, children 1-12 $8. or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. “Lights! Camera! Arkansas!” a celebration of Arkansas’ role in Hollywood, through March 1, 2015. “Things You Need to Hear: Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas From 1890 to 1980,” through Jan. 31. 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.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Gallery II: “Conundrum,” Wednesday-Feb.26. Gallery III: “Co-Opt,” Wednesday-Jan. 29. 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. “George Fisher: The Presidents,” through Jan. 19. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 758-1720.


ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 320 University Loop West Circle, Jonesboro. “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.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. “Small Works on Paper,” today-Jan. 30; reception 5-7 p.m. Jan. 16. Wood-fi red ceramics by Joe Bruhin, through 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.

CALICO ROCK MUSEUM & VISITOR CENTER 104 Main St., Calico Rock. Note-burning ceremony, 11 a.m. Saturday, reception following. “The Jot ’Em Down Store” and “One-Room School,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 297-6100.

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. Screening: Georgia O’Keeffe, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, with a talk by filmmaker Perry Miller Adato; free but tickets required. Lecture: My Faraway One: Letters of O’Keeffe and Stieglitz, 3-4 p.m. Saturday; free, tickets required. Lecture: Stiegletz Scholars Night, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday; free, tickets required. “The Artists’ Eye: Georgia O’Keeffe and the Alfred Stieglitz Collection,” through Feb. 3; tickets: members and ages 18 and younger free, nonmembers $5. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. or (479) 418-5700.

DONALD W. REYNOLDS BAXTER COUNTY LIBRARY 300 Library Hill, Mountain Home. Hours: 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 580-0979.

FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by Sandra Marson, through January. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-6476.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “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.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. Works by Kari Albright, Donnie Copeland, Steve Griffi th, Rene Hein, Robyn Horn, Dolores Justus, Vivian Noe, Rebecca Thompson and Dan Thornhill, through Jan. 31. Opening receptions 5-9 p.m. first Friday each month. 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.

MUSEUM OF REGIONAL HISTORY 219 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana. “Civil War Arkansas 1861-1865,” through Sunday. Scott Joplin exhibit, permanent. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $5, ages 65 and older $4, students $3.50. (903) 793-4831.

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.

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. “Critters,” through Monday; paintings and drawings of animals and birds. Hours: 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. daily. (501) 745-6615.

RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Works by Hye-Young Go, through Jan. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452.

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 CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Deb Schedhelm: “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,” Jan. 16-Feb. 20; opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Jan. 16. 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. “Linking the Past to the Present,” through Jan. 25. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and during performances. (479) 443-5600.



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;, (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; 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.


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.

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. or (501) 760-7375.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 10x10 Art Series: Compagnie Kafig, 8 p.m. Jan. 23. Brazilian dancers in a mix of athletic samba, hip-hop and capoeira dance styles. Tickets: $10. (479) 443-5600.



WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Sing-along The Sound of Music, 7 p.m. Friday; subtitled screening of the film, tickets: $17. (479) 443-5600.



PYRAMID ART, BOOKS & CUSTOM FRAMING 1001 Wright Ave. Book signing: Black, by James M. Lamb, 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 372-5824.

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


JITTERBUG COFFEEHOUSE 111 W. Main St., Heber Springs. Poetry readings, 7 p.m. second Friday of the month. (501) 827-0363.



ARKANSAS ACCORDION ASSOCIATION 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of the month, Westover Hills Presbyterian Church, 6400 Richard B. Hardie Drive. (501) 228-7166.

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 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 INTIMATE NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT SERIES I: BOHEMIAN FESTIVAL 7 p.m. Jan. 16, St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Drive. Tickets: $29, students and military $10. (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.

LIVE AT LAMAN 7 p.m. second Thursday of the month, William F. Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Ashley McBryde, today. (501) 758-1720.

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

RICHARD HIXSON BIRTHDAY RECITAL 8 p.m. Friday, Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St. Nathan Laube, organist. (501) 375-2342.

TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION 2:30-5 p.m. first and third Sundays of the month, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 Rodney Parham Road. (501) 246-4340.


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

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-JONESBORO Fowler Center 2105 Aggie Road, Jonesboro. Delta Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition in woodwinds, piano, strings, brass, voice, 9 a.m. Saturday. (870) 761-2747.

Special Events


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

ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE BRIDAL SHOW 12:30-5 p.m. Jan. 19, Statehouse Convention Center. Vendors, music, fashion show, prizes. Admission: advance $7, door $10. (501) 378-3807.

ARKANSAS PRESERVATION AWARDS 6:45 p.m. Friday, Arkansas Governor’s Mansion, 1800 Center St. Dinner and program for The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas, honoring Frances “Missy” McSwain. Reception at 6 p.m. Tickets: $100. (501) 372-4757.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ROLLER DERBY VS. SISTERHOOD OF STEEL 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Skate World, 6512 Mabelvale Cut Off Road. Admission: $10, age 10 and younger free. Some proceeds benefi t Access School. (501) 758-9269.

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT AND CARNIVAL noon-4:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Boys and Girls Club of Jacksonville, One Boys Club Drive, Jacksonville. City cleanup, food and drinks provided. Carnival for children, petting zoo, vendors, breakout sessions. Presented by Arkansas Martin Luther King Commission; RSVP requested. (501) 683-1300.

FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Applebee’s, 12110 Chenal Parkway. Benefit for Central Arkansas Roller Derby. Tickets: $7. (501) 758-9269.

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.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Eagle Lake Cruise, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 18, Jolly Roger Marina; cost: $12, age 6-12 $6, registration and advance payment required. East Quarry Hiking Adventure, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, visitor center; bring water; binoculars and cameras welcome. Birds of Prey, 1-2:30 p.m. Jan. 18; program featuring live birds such as hawks and owls, cost: $10, age 6-12 $5, younger than 6 free. (501) 868-5806.

PRAYER BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Jan. 20, Shorter College, 604 N. Locust St., North Little Rock. Speaker: Joel Anderson. (501) 683-1300.

A SPECIAL NIGHT WITH DUCK DYNASTY 7 p.m. Jan. 18, Jack Stephens Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave. Fundraiser for Spark of Life with Willie and Korie Robertson. Tickets: $20-$500. or (501) 350-4276.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. “Cooking Matters,” hands-on classes taught by chefs and nutrition experts, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Jan. 21; registration required. (501) 771-1995.


BULL SHOALS-WHITE RIVER STATE PARK 153 Dam Overlook Lake, Bull Shoals. Eagle Awareness Weekend with speakers, demonstrations, music, cruises, walks, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday. (870) 445-3629.

CELEBRATION OF WORSHIP 5-7 p.m. Jan. 19, St. James United Methodist Church, 900 University Drive, Pine Bluff. Speaker: actor and comedian Kel Mitchell. Presented by Arkansas Martin Luther King Commission. RSVP requested. (501) 683-1300.

DAY OF SERVICE-A DAY ON, NOT A DAY OFF 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 20, Pine Bluff Convention Center, One Convention Center Plaza, Pine Bluff. Free haircuts, health screenings, lunch; transportation provided. Speaker: Isaac Farris. Sponsored by Arkansas Martin Luther King Commission. (501) 683-1300.

EXPERIENCE IKEBANA WORKSHOP 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m., 4-6 p.m. Saturday, 21C Museum Hotel, 200 NE A St., Bentonville. Japanese art of fl ower arrangement; make an authentic Ikebana arrangement to take home. Cost: $50. (479) 273-3067.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Beaver Lake Eagle Watch Tours, 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Wednesday, Jan. 17-18, 19; 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.

JACKSONPORT STATE PARK Newport. Pearl-stringing workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, Jan. 18; fee: $25 by Wednesday; fee includes pearl necklace to take home. (870) 523-2143.

KINGFEST CELEBRATION Tuesday-Jan. 20, locations in Pine Bluff. Kickoff event, “Nonviolence to No Violence” student rally, Youth Gospel Extravaganza, marade. Presented by the Interested Citizens for Voter Registration, Inc. (870) 536-7274.

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK 100 State Park Drive, Russellville. Winter at the Lake, 9 a.m. Saturday. Programs, crafts, refreshments. Tree trimming 4:30 p.m. (479) 890-7479.

MARDI GRAS NATIONAL CHEER EVENT 11 a.m. Saturday, Summit Arena, 134 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs. Admission: $10, children 5 and younger free. (800) 408-4858.

MASTER GARDENER TRAINING 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays Feb. 5-March 5, University of Arkansas White County Cooperative Extension Service, 411 N. Spruce St., Searcy. Cost: $65; application deadline Jan. 17. (501) 268-5394.

PETIT JEAN STATE PARK 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton. Eagle Awareness Weekend with fi eld trips, exhibitions, programs, Saturday-Sunday. (501) 727-5441.

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161. Beginners Crochet Workshop, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday; cost: $10, preregistration required. 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.

STAR CITY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARDS BANQUET 6 p.m. Jan. 16, Star City Civic Center, 201 Liberty St., Star City. Speaker David Bazzel. Tickets: $25. (870) 628-6400.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. Broadway on Ice, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Tickets: $30-$40. (501) 450-3265.



BLU 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday through Jan. 25, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Tickets: $16, age 65 and over and students $12. (501) 374-3761.

A FERTILE HOLIDAY 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Main Thing comedy trio production. Tickets: $20. (501) 372-0205.

HELLO DOLLY! 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Jan. 16, Robinson Center Music Hall, 7 Statehouse Plaza. Tickets: $15-$50. (501) 244-8800 or (800) 982-2787.


FOOTLOOSE: THE MUSICAL 7 p.m. Jan. 16-18, 2 p.m. Jan. 19, The Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Presented by The Young Players Second Stage. Tickets: $12, age 65 and older $10, students age 5 and older $5. (501) 315-5483.

KIDSTAGE WORKSHOP 4-6 p.m. Feb. 4 and 6, Performing Arts Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch Ave., Searcy. Second-sixth grade students on Tuesdays, seventh-12th grade students on Thursdays. Instruction in theater terminology, stage movement, improvisation and pantomine. Cost: $50, registration through Jan. 31. Performance dates: April 17-19. (501) 368-0111.

SHATNER’S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT 8 p.m. Saturday, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Solo show with William Shatner. Tickets: $50-$125. (479) 443-5600.

SYLVIA today-Jan. 26, Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch Ave., Searcy. Dessert 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m, today and Jan. 23; dinner 6:30 p.m., show 7:30, Fridays-Saturdays; lunch 12:30 p.m., show 1:30, Jan. 26. Tickets: dinner and show $24-$29, dessert show $18, Sunday matinee $21-$27, show only $15. (501) 368-0111.



FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 6-8 p.m. today, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Argenta Community Theater, 405 N. Main St., North Little Rock. Prepare 16 bars from show or in style of show, sides available for readings; bring resume and head shot. Dance call, 8-9 p.m. today , 3-4 p.m. Saturday. Performance dates July 22-27. (501) 353-1443.


SUMMER BRAVE 3 p.m. Sunday, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch Ave., Searcy. Cold readings from the script. Performance dates: Feb. 14-15, 20-22, 27-28 and March 1-2. (501) 368-0111.



THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Karaoke with Larry the Table Guy, Thursdays. Jazz @ The Afterthought, Mondays, $5; Carl Mouton, Tuesdays, free. Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays, free. 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. Jamie Lou, Aces Wild, today. Richie Johnson, Tonya Leeks, Friday. Some Guy Named Robb, The Woodpeckers, Saturday. Brian and 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.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. My Brother, My Friend and The Supporting Cast, 9:30 p.m. today, $3. Untapped, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday; professional tap dance company, $20-$25. (501) 372-0210.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. Dark From Day One, 10 p.m. Saturday, $8. Salsa dancing, 9 p.m. Fridays, $8. (501) 372-1228.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. “Uncle Lar,” Larry Reeb, through Saturday. Ms. Pat, Wednesday-Jan. 18. 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. or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Zodiac: Brownie’s Luv Edition with DJ Titan, Wolf-E-Wolf, Ewell, Mr. Napalm, Jordan Get’em, 8 p.m. Friday; $10, under 21 $15. Sleeper/Agent, 8:30 p.m. Saturday; advance $10, day of show $12. Bart Crow Band, 9 p.m. Wednesday; advance $10, day of show $12. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. Mountain Sprout with Banditos, 9 p.m. Friday; advance $8, day of show $10. John Nemeth, 9:30 p.m. Saturday; advance $6, day of show $8. Kentucky Knife Fight, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 22, $5. (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.


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

Weekend, Pages 29 on 01/09/2014

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