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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published January 16, 2014 at 3:24 a.m.

Families can explore the world of Mark Rothko with games, food and activities at Family Festival: Rothko’s Colors and Perfect Portraits, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Arkansas Arts Center. Admission is $5, $20 for families. The exhibit, “Mark Rothko in the 1940s: The Decisive Decade” remains on display through Feb. 9. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Call (501) 372-4000.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

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. Lecture: Conversations with Christopher Rothko and Todd Herman, 6 p.m. today; reception, 5:30. Family Festival: Rothko’s Colors and Perfect Portraits, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday. Lecture: “Starchitects, Prizes and the Changing Face of Architecture,” by Martha Thorne, 6 p.m. Jan. 28; reception at 5:30. “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. 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. Oil paintings by Holly Tilley, Bob Snider and Loren Bartnicke through Jan. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 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. “Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America,” Saturday-April 27; opening program 6-7 p.m. Friday, reservations required; tour and reception following. 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 Friday-Feb. 19, Mugs Cafe, 515 Main St., North Little Rock. Works by Ruth Pasquine. Reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 379-9101.

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. “A Sure Defense: The Bowie Knife in America,” through June 22. “Dream and Imagery Entailed: Kerrick Hartman and LaToya Hobbs,” through Feb. 9. “Heeding the Call: The Firefi ghter 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.

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. “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.

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. museumofdiscovery.org 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 I: “Say It With Snap!’: Motivating Workers by Design, 1923-29,” Jan. 28-March 16. Gallery II: “Conundrum,” through Feb. 26. Gallery III: “Co-Opt,” through 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 Sunday. 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

ARKADELPHIA ARTS CENTER 625 Main St., Arkadelphia. “Sometimes All That Remains Are Visions and Dreams: School Days in Clark County, Arkansas (1920-1930),” prints by Rhonda Berry, through Jan. 25. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. (870) 246-5800.

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. “Mud Pies and Other Stories,” works by Megan Sue Collins, today-April 25; opening reception and gallery talk, 5-7 p.m. today. “Small Works on Paper,” through Jan. 30; reception, 5-7 p.m. today. Photography I with Eric Maynard, 5:45-7:45 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 20; members $85, nonmembers $120. Volunteer Night, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Wood-fired 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. “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. “The Artists’ Eye: Georgia O’Keeffe and the Alfred Stieglitz Collection,” through Feb. 3; tickets: members and ages 18 and younger free, nonmembers $5. “At First Sight: Collecting the American Watercolor,” Saturday-April 21. “Edward Hopper: Journey to Blackwell’s Island,” Saturday-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.

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. “Valentines: The Art of Romance,” Friday-April 30; opening reception, 6-8 p.m. today. “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 Griffith, 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.

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.

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 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; opening reception, 5-7 p.m. 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. “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.

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.

BURNS PARK DANCING 7-10 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Burns Park Hospitality House, Burns Park, North Little Rock. Polka, waltz and potluck supper. Admission: $10. (501) 680-2994.

CHARGING WILDCATS JUNIOR DANCE CLINIC 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 24, 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 25, Charging Wildcats Stadium, North Little Rock. Students grades 1-5. Performance date Jan. 28. Registration: $25 by Friday. (501) 771-8154.

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. Blue Velvet Band, Saturday. 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) 76 0-7375.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 10x10 Art Series: Compagnie Kafi

g, 8 p.m. Jan. 23. Brazilian dancers in a mix of athletic samba, hip-hop and capoeira dance styles. Tickets: $10. (479) 443-5600.

Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

LITTLE ROCK FILM FESTIVAL THEATER OPENING Friday-Jan. 25, Ron Robinson Theater, River Market Avenue and President Clinton Avenue. Screenings, concerts, parties. (501) 320-5703.

AROUND ARKANSAS

EUREKA SPRINGS INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL Jan. 23-25, The Auditorium, 36 S. Main St., Eureka Springs. Film screenings and panel discussions. Registration begins 9 a.m. Thursday-Friday. esindiefilmfest.com or (479) 363-8185.

Letters

AROUND ARKANSAS

THE FIRST PAGE/CHARACTER 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, The Village Writing School, 177 Huntsville Road, Eureka Springs. Writing workshop. Cost: $45. villagewritingschool.com or (479) 292-3665.

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 INTIMATE NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT SERIES I: BOHEMIAN FESTIVAL 7 p.m. today, St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Drive. Tickets: $29, students and military $10. (501) 666-1761.

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 8 p.m. Jan. 25, 3 p.m. Jan. 26, Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham Street and Broadway. Stella Boyle Smith Masterworks: Bohemian Rhapsody, with Norman Krieger, piano. Tickets: $14-$53, students and military $10, children free Sunday with adult ticket. arkansassymphony.org or (501) 666-1761.

BONERAMA 7 p.m. Jan. 26, South on Main, 1304 Main St. New Orleans brass funk band. Tickets: $17. (501) 244-9660.

LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Neff and Rock Nation Band, Wednesday. (501) 244-9660.

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.

YOUNG AFRICANS 6 p.m. Sunday, Levy Baptist Church, 3501 Pike Ave., North Little Rock. Singers, musicians and dancers from Uganda and Kenya. (501) 753-7347.

AROUND ARKANSAS

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Broadway Rox!, 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Songs from contemporary Broadway musicals. Tickets: $28 $35. (870) 633-4480.

FINE ARTS CENTER OF HOT SPRINGS 626 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Concert violinist Oksana presents classical, pop, jazz, folk and world music, 7:30 p.m. Friday. (870) 405-6856.

FINGER FOOD 7 p.m. Friday, Fox Creek BBQ, 129 Lawrence St., Batesville. Instrumental guitar concert. Tickets: $15. (870) 698-0034.

LIVERPOOL LEGENDS 7:30 p.m. today, Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas, 1000 Campus Road, Helena-West Helena. Beatles tribute band. Free with ticket. warfieldconcerts.com or (870) 338-8327.

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS 6 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Horseshoe Bend Theatre, 811 Second St., Horseshoe Bend. Donations accepted. (870) 373-3303.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF 1200 University Drive, Pine Bluff. Handel’s Messiah performed by Vesper Choir, 3 p.m. Sunday, John McLinn Ross Theater, Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Building. (870) 575-7001.

YOUNG AFRICANS 6 p.m. today, Central Presbyterian Church, 2901 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Singers, musicians and dancers from Uganda and Kenya. (479) 783-8966.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE

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

ARKANSAS MARCH FOR LIFE 2-3 p.m. Sunday, West Capitol Avenue between Battery and Wolfe streets. Sponsored by Arkansas Right to Life. (501) 663-4237.

BIG RED BALL HOMEBREW CONTEST 7 p.m. Friday, MacArthur Museum of Military History, 503 E. Ninth St. Homebrewed beer tasting. Proceeds benefit Our House. Admission: $20, VIP $30. (501) 563-1244.

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

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT AND CARNIVAL noon-4:30 p.m. Monday, 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.

LEARN BRIDGE IN A DAY WORKSHOP noon-5 p.m. Jan. 25, Curtis Finch Bridge House, 7415 Indiana St. Cost: $19.99. (501) 993-5823.

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.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT AND CARNIVAL 2-5 p.m. Monday, Jacksonville Boys and Girls Club, 1 Boys Club Drive, Jacksonville. Employment resources, contests, family activities. (501) 683-1300.

MONSTER JAM 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24-25, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Featuring Fatal Attraction, Incinerator, War Wagon, Freestyle Motor Bikes and the Globe on Fire. Party in the Pits 4:30-6:15 p.m. Tickets: advance $22-$37, ages 2-12 $7; day of event $24-$39, ages 2-12 $9. (800) 745-3000.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Eagle Lake Cruise, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Jolly Roger Marina; cost: $12, age 6-12 $6, registration and advance payment required. Birds of Prey, 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday; 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. Monday, Shorter College, 604 N. Locust St., North Little Rock. Speaker: Joel Anderson. (501) 683-1300.

A SPECIAL NIGHT WITH DUCK DYNASTY 7 p.m. Saturday, 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. sparkoflife.org or (501) 350-4276.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Lectures: “Chinese Girl in the Ghetto,” author Ying Ma, 6 p.m. Tuesday. “Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up,” author Paul Schmitz, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Panel discussion: “Clybourne Park,” noon Thursday. “The People’s Guide to the Federal Budget,” Jo Comerford, noon Jan. 27. (501) 683-5238.

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; registration required. (501) 771-1995.

AROUND ARKANSAS

BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER PARTNERS 5:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Boone County Library, 221 W. Stephenson Ave., Harrison. “Hook, Line and Sinker, ” the history of fishing the streams, rivers and lakes of the Arkansas Ozarks. (870) 704-9114.

CELEBRATION OF WORSHIP 5-7 p.m. Sunday, 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.

DARDANELLE CHAMBER BANQUET 7 p.m. Jan. 27, Dardanelle Community Center, 2011 Arkansas 22, Dardanelle. Dinner, silent auction, speaker James Lee Witt. Cost: $25-$30. (479) 229-3328.

DAY OF SERVICE-A DAY ON, NOT A DAY OFF 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, 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.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Beaver Lake Eagle Watch Tours, 3 p.m. Friday-Monday, Jan. 25-26; 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. Soap-making workshop, 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 25; $20, reservations by Wednesday. (870) 523-2143.

KINGFEST CELEBRATION through Monday, 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.

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 Friday. (501) 268-5394.

ROBERT BURNS NIGHT DINNER 7 p.m. Jan. 25, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 224 N.E. Ave., Fayetteville. The Ozark Highlanders Bagpipe Band celebrates Scottish culture with dinner, performances and remembrance of Robert Burns. Happy hour at 6 p.m. Reservations required; tickets $30. (479) 444-0746.

SOUP KITCHEN 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church, 200 W. Sixth Ave., Pine Bluff. Free soup for the hungry. (501) 303-8766.

STAR CITY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARDS BANQUET 6 p.m. today, 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. Tuesday. Tickets: $30-$40. (501) 450-3265.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

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.

CLICK CLACK MOO: COWS THAT TYPE Jan. 24-Feb. 9, 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 Wednesday-Feb. 9, 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.

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

MAMA WON’T FLY through Feb. 8, Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtimes: 7:45 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $31-$35; children 15 and under $23; show only $25; children 15 and under $15. murrysdinnerplayhouse.com or (501) 562-3131.

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

AROUND ARKANSAS

FOOTLOOSE: THE MUSICAL

7 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 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.

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER SEASON 29 ANNOUNCEMENT EVENT 6 p.m. today, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Tickets: $10. (479) 631-8988. SYLVIA through Jan. 26, Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch Ave., Searcy. Dessert 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m 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.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Finger Food, instrumental guitar concert, 8 p.m. today, $8. 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. Chris Long, Alize, today. Richie Johnson, Almost Infamous, Friday. Trey Johnson, Jim Mills, 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. The P-47s, 9:30 p.m. today, $5. (501) 372-0210. JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. Jamie Lynn Spears, 9 p.m. today, $12. Eddie Money, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, $30. Salsa dancing, 9 p.m. Fridays, $8. (501) 372-1228.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Ms. Pat, through Saturday. 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. Sychosys, This Tragic Day, The Vail, Playing with Karma, 8:30 p.m. Friday; $10, under 21 $12. Bart Crow Band, 9 p.m. Wednesday; advance $10, day of show $12. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. Tyrannosaurus Chicken, 9:30 p.m. Friday; $7, under 21 $10. Waka Winter Classic, 8 p.m. Saturday, $5. Kentucky Knife Fight, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, $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.

WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. River City Overdrive, Friday, $5. Alan Hunt Band, 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.

Weekend, Pages 33 on 01/16/2014

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