Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, October 02, 2014, 1:58 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

CALENDAR

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published January 23, 2014 at 3:04 a.m.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Lecture: “Starchitects, Prizes and the Changing Face of Architecture,” by Martha Thorne, 6 p.m. Tuesday; reception, 5:30. “Mark Rothko in the 1940s: The Decisive Decade,” concert: “The Rothko Room: Journeys in Silence,” Haskell Small, pianist, 2 p.m. Feb. 2; free with ticket to Rothko exhibit, reservations. “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 LEAGUE OF ARTISTS 7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month, North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock. Demonstration by Holly Tilley. Yearly membership: $30. Visitors free. (501) 779-1475.

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, original works by Debby Hinson, Louise Harris, and Marsha Hinson; through Jan. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. Art and Soles show and sale, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 30; benefi t for Friends of Contemporary Craft. (501) 664-0030.

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,” 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. GALLERY 221 Second and Center streets. Collection of works by artists including Cynthia Ragan, Peggy Roberson, Catherine Rodgers, Larry Hare, through Jan. 31. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment. (501) 801-0211.

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 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.

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.

LOCAL COLOUR 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. “A Winter’s Tale of Art,” featuring the work of Bob Snider, through Jan. 31. 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. “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.

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. Panel discussion: Clybourne Park, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 4. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. “Robots + Us,” through Sunday. 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” Tuesday-March 16. Gallery II: “Conundrum,” through Feb.26. Gallery III: “Co-Opt,” through Wednesday. 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,” Saturday-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

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 Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. (870) 246-5800.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Jan. 30-Feb. 28; reception, 5 p.m. Jan. 30. 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. “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, through April 25. “Small Works on Paper,” through Jan. 30. 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. today. 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,” 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.

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 MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Building a Region: A Century of Local Architecture,” Jan. 30-May 31; opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Jan. 30, program with architect Bob Laser, 6 p.m. (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.

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.

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.

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. 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 Saturday. 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.

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.

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.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 10x10 Art Series: Compagnie Kafig, 8 p.m. today. 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 through Saturday, Ron Robinson Theater, River Market Avenue and President Clinton Avenue. Screenings, concerts, parties. (501) 320-5703.

AROUND ARKANSAS

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

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

FICTION WRITERS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 9 a.m.-noon fourth Saturday of every month, Dining Room 3, Baptist Medical Center, 9601 Interstate 630, Exit 7. All interested parties welcome. Membership: $20. fwca.org or (501) 982-1793.

GURDJIEFF STUDY GROUP 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Quapaw Quarter United Methodist Church, 1601 Louisiana St. Introductory group; will use In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching, by P.D. Ouspensky. (501) 410-0019.

PENPOINT WRITERS GROUP 2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month, Amy Sanders Library, 31 Shelby Drive, Sherwood. Discussions, readings, critiques. First three visits free, $15 per year. (501) 982-1793.

AROUND ARKANSAS

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

Music

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Stella Boyle Smith Masterworks: Bohemian Rhapsody, with Norman Krieger, piano, 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham Street and Broadway; tickets: $14—$53, students and military $10, children free Sunday with adult ticket. River Rhapsodies Chamber Series: Dvorak’s Piano Trio, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave.; tickets $23, students $10. arkansassymphony. org or (501) 666-1761.

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

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 FOLK CLUB 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road. Dylan Sneed. Admission: $15, students $8, age 12 and younger free. (501) 663-0634.

LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Big Piph and Friends. (501) 244-9660.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Jonesboro. Featuring the Strings of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and music director, Phillip Mann, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30; pre-concert talk with Maestro Mann at 6:30; Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive; tickets: $20-$30, age 65 and older and students $15-$23. (870) 972-2781. Isotones, chamber music artist group, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. (870) 972-2094.

ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY Doc Bryan Student Services Center, 1605 N. Coliseum Drive, Russellville. Ana Vidovic, classical guitarist, 7 p.m. Feb. 4. (479) 498-6045.

BLUEGRASS MONDAY 7 p.m. Monday, Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould. Monroe Crossing. Donations. (870) 972-2367.

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

OZARK MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL Friday-Sunday, Basin Park Hotel, 12 Spring St., Eureka Springs. Performances begin 6 p.m. Friday, noon Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: $45.(800) 643-4972.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Lonnie Smith Trio, 7 and 9 p.m. Feb. 1. Tickets: $5-$26. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM 6 p.m. Feb. 4, Milestone Event Center, 1418 Main St., North Little Rock. “Appreciating the Past, Recognizing the Present and Preparing for the Future.” Presented by the North Little Rock Branch, NAACP. (501) 517-7418.

CHEER CLINIC 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, North Little Rock High School West Campus Arena, 101 W. 22nd St., North Little Rock. Presented by North Little Rock Varsity Cheer. Students grades K-5. Cost: $25 by today. (501) 771-8200.

LEARN BRIDGE IN A DAY WORKSHOP noon-5 p.m. Saturday, 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.

MONSTER JAM 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 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.

PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS 8 p.m. Feb. 1, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: advance $12.50-$52.50, day of event $14.50-$54.50. (800) 745-3000.

SCIENCE CAFE 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Afterthought Bistro and Bar, 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Panel discussion of biomedical, leadership and personal ethics. (501) 686-8998 or (501) 686-8995.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive. Senior Net computer classes for ages 50 and older begin Feb. 3. Fundamentals for Beginners, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays and Wednesdays; Navigating the Internet, 1-3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; File Management, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays; Introduction to Computers-Windows 7, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays. Course fee: $45, student manuals $15. (501) 603-1262.

SUPER EATS SUPER SEATS SUPER PARTY 5 p.m. Feb. 2, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Super Bowl watch party, fundraiser for Argenta Community Theater. Tickets: $50.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. “The People’s Guide to the Federal Budget,” Jo Comerford, noon Monday. Lecture: “The Latino Gender Gap in U.S. Politics,” Christina Bejarno, noon Jan. 31. (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

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-NEWPORT 7648 Victory Road, Newport. Brown Bag Lecture Series: Bryan Hendricks, noon Jan. 30. (870) 512-7800.

BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER PARTNERS 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, 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.

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

FREEZIN FOR A REASON 2K/5K/10K 9 a.m. Feb. 1, Bill Stephens Track and Soccer Complex, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Family 2K starts at 10:45. Children’s activities. Proceeds benefit Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation. Cost: $25-$35, age 12 and younger free. (501) 472-7804.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Beaver Lake Eagle Watch Tours, 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 1-2, 8-9; tickets advance only: $10, ages 6-12 $5. Friends of Hobbs Speaker Series: Susan Young, “Down By the Old Mill Stream,” the history of gristmills in Arkansas, 2 p.m. Saturday. Mother Nature readings for children, 10:30 a.m. every second Saturday and third Wednesday of the month. Hikes, nature programs. (479) 789-5000.

ROBERT BURNS NIGHT DINNER 7 p.m. Saturday, 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.

SPORTS COLLECTIBLES SHOW 10 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Central Mall, 5111 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. (918) 723-5282.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

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

CLICK CLACK MOO: COWS THAT TYPE Friday-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 through 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.

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 through March 8, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Main Thing comedy trio production. Tickets: $20. (501) 372-0205.

AROUND ARKANSAS

FURRY TAILS WITH A TWIST 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31, 10 a.m. Feb. 1, University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. The Cadron Company presents a mixture of children’s stories with twists and turns. (501) 450-3265.

I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE Feb. 4-9, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $29-$59. (479) 443-5600.

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.

STILL AWAKE STILL! 7 p.m. Jan. 31, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Musical theater production, best for ages 4-10. Tickets: $6. (479) 443-5600.

SYLVIA through Sunday, Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch Ave., Searcy. Dessert 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m today; dinner 6:30 p.m., show 7:30, Friday-Saturday; lunch 12:30 p.m., show 1:30, Sunday. 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. 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 DeClerk, Adrenaline, today. Richie Johnson, Donna Massey and Blue Eyed Soul, Friday. Gregg Madden, Rustenhaven, 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. John Willis, 9:30 p.m. today, $5. (501) 372-0210.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. Indie Music Night, 10 p.m. Saturday, $10. Salsa dancing, 9 p.m. Fridays, $8. (501) 372-1228.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. 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. Rwake, Sumokem, Broken by the Burden, Enchiridion, Severe Headwound, 8 p.m. Friday, $8. Turquoise Jeep Records, Yip Deceiver, 9 p.m. Saturday; advance $12, day of show $15. Heatbox, The Phonies, Stepchild, Mr. Napalm, 8 p.m. Sunday; advance $6, day of show $10. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. England in 1819, 9 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.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets. Teach Me Equals, Jan. 31. (501) 375-8466.

WHITE WATER TAVERN Seventh and Thayer streets. W. B. Givens, The Kid Carsons, Swampbird, 9 p.m. Jan. 30, $5. (501) 375-8400.

WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. Greg Ward and the Good Time Ramblers, Friday, $5. Shannon Boshears, Saturday, $5. (501) 244-2528.

AROUND ARKANSAS

MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. New Music Tuesdays, free. Poetry and karaoke, Wednesdays, free. Wednesday night poetry readings 25th anniversary show with Bud Kenny, 7 p.m. Feb. 5. Andrew Anderson, Thursdays, free. maxineslive. com or (501) 321-0909.

Weekend, Pages 29 on 01/23/2014

Print Headline: CALENDAR

Comments on: CALENDAR

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Carriers

    carriers wanted monthly earnings of up to $1200 Delivering t...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Cna's

    ashley health and rehabilitation is accepting applications f...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Certified hvac technician at

    Oakwood Apts. in Jacksonville. Fax resumes to: 501-982-0743...
    JACKSONVILLE, AR

  • Concrete cutters

    concrete cutters - Exp. a + will train. Drug screen & good d...
    JACKSONVILLE, AR

  • Cdl drivers

    cdl driversno experience needed!Schneider National is the be...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 952 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online