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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published March 20, 2014 at 2:55 a.m.

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CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Arkansas Weather Report,” paintings by Daniel Coston, through April 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335.

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. Call for entries: 56th annual Delta Exhibition, through April 17. “Earthly Delights: Modern and Contemporary Highlights From the Collection,” through April 20. “The Ties That Bind: Southern Art From the Collection,” through April 27. “The Crossroads of Memory: Carroll Cloar and the American South,” through June 1. “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. Yearly membership: $30. Visitors free. (501) 779-1475.

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

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. New works by Eric Maurus, Saturday-April 12; reception, 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 664-0030.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Southern Voices,” textile works by the Studio Art Quilt Association, through May 24. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 918-3033.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Arkansas Weather Report,” paintings by Daniel Coston, through April 27. 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.

GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. Recent works by Ben Krain, Logan Hunter and Jason Smith, through May 10. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996. GALLERY 360 900 S. Rodney Parham Road. “Fascination,” works by Kelley Naylor and Anna Tanner, through April 5. (501) 993-0012.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Carroll Cloar: A Road Less Traveled,” through April 12. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. gregthompsonfineart.com or (501) 664-2787.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. Film screening: The Cherokee Word for Water, 6 p.m. today, reservations required; reception at 5 p.m. Mid-Southern Watercolorists Juried Exhibition, through April 6. “A Sure Defense: The Bowie Knife in America,” through June 22. “Heeding the Call: The Firefighter Collection of Johnny Reep,” through June 8. 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. “Potpourri,” through March 31. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

M2 GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road, Suite 918. Seven year anniversary art party with music, food, drinks and new art by Chelsea Brouillette, Matt Coburn, John Sykes Jr., 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 225-6257.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. “First Call: American Posters of World War I,” through Nov. 30. “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.

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. “Repurposed Wonders: The Sculpture of Danny Campbell,” through April 26. 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, through 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. Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Archeology and the Camden Expedition 1864, noon today. “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. “Springing Forward,” works by Jim Tindall, Lori Weeks and Sandra Hamilton, continuing. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 372-7373.

STEPHANO’S FINE ART GALLERY 1813 N. Grant St. Recently added works by Scott Carle; works by various artists. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (501) 563-4218.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Gallery III: Arkansas Ceramic Artists, through March 27. 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

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Jonesboro. Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive: “Disparate Acts,” works by David Bailin, Warren Criswell and Sammy Peters, through April 16; hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567. Dean B. Ellis Library: Portraits in Life presentation, ” You Lookin’ Good, Goin’ Goin’ Gone,” photography by Rogerline Johnson Sr., through March 30. (870) 338-1508. Wilson Hall Auditorium, 2405 Aggie Way: July 1945 Rohwer Japanese-American Internment Camp photo exhibit and program, 2-5 p.m. April 2. (870) 972-2227.

ART ON THE GREEN 1900 Bob Courtway Drive, Suite 1, Conway. Paintings by Linda Flake, through April 1. (501) 733-0238.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. “Shaping Our World,” through Aug. 31. “Mud Pies and Other Stories,” works by Megan Sue Collins, through April 25. “A Deep Sense of Place: the Arkansas Delta,” through Oct. 1. “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.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. Unplugged Concert: Vivaldi’s Sounds of Spring, 7-8 p.m. Friday. Art Talk: Modernist Styles 101, 1-2 p.m. today. “At First Sight: Collecting the American Watercolor” and “Edward Hopper: Journey to Blackwell’s Island,” through April 21. “The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism,” July 7. 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.

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.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Building a Region: A Century of Local Architecture,” through May 31. Admission: $5, children $2. (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Valentines: The Art of Romance,” through April 30. “Coin,” an installation by Dayton Castleman, through May 25. Call for works: River Valley Invitational, theme “personal landscapes”; deadline for entries May 9. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; live models and studio space provided, take materials. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (479) 784-2787. GALLERY 307 307 W. C St., Russellville. “The Conceptual Art Show,” joint exhibition with The Frame Shop and Gallery, through March 29. (479) 747-0210.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. “Abstracts,” by Robyn Horn, Dan Thornhill, V. Noe, through March 29. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

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

RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Oil painting classes, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Tuesday. Watercolor painting classes, 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays beginning Wednesday. Color pencil classes, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. one Saturday each month beginning Saturday. Cost: members $65, nonmembers $75. (479) 968-2452.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “Hog Wild: Our Area’s Love Affair With the Pig,” Saturday-Aug. 9. “Benton County Crime Stories,” through 2014. 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 AT FAYETTEVILLE Mullins Library, 365 N. McIlroy Ave., Fayetteville. “William Grant Still: Composer, Musician, Pioneer,” through March 31. “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.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. “Divine Light: Operatic Performance Costumes of Lesley Dill,” through April 13. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday and during performances. (479) 443-5600.

Dance

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

SPRINGING TO LIFE SPRING BREAK WORKSHOP March 27, Irby Dance Studio, 2324 Durwood Road. Ages 3-5: 9-10:30 a.m.; ballet, worship, activity. Ages 6-11: 10 a.m.-noon; jazz, ballet, hip-hop, worship. Ages 12 and older: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; ballet, contemporary, worship. Cost: $25. (501) 749-8162.

Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

AMERICAN PROMISE 4 p.m. today, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave. A presentation by Ivory A. Toldson, “Education, Ethnicity and Equity,” will follow screening. (501) 569-8932.

HIDE YOUR SMILING FACES 7 p.m. March 27, Ron Robinson Theater, One Pulaski Way. Gathr Preview Series. Tickets: $10. (501) 320-5715.

AROUND ARKANSAS

THE ROYAL FILM FESTIVAL 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 29, The Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Tickets: advance $10, door $15. (501) 315-5483.

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

WORDSWORTH BOOKS 5920 R St. Book signings: Howard Turney, Everybody Has a Story: A Practical Approach to Marriage, 4:30-6 p.m. today. Stephen Koch, Louis Jordan: Son of Arkansas, Father of R&B, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 663-9198.

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 FRIENDS 7 p.m. March 30, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. All Schubert program. (501) 753-4281.

CAROLYN WONDERLAND 8 p.m. today, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Blues guitarist. Tickets: $10-$20. (501) 244-9660. CHER 8 p.m. March 28, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. With Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. Tickets: $36.50-$127. (800) 745-3000.

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

RICH HOMIE QUAN TAKEOVER 9 p.m. Friday, The Metroplex, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. (918) 408-2703.

YOUTH ROCK CAMP CONCERT WITH RACHEL BARTON PINE 3 p.m. March 30, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. Tickets: $20, students $10. (501) 666-1761.

BLUEGRASS MONDAY 7 p.m. Monday, Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould. The Bankesters. KASU-FM, 91.9, concert series. Suggested donation: $5. (870) 972-2367.

AROUND ARKANSAS

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. United States Navy Band Sea Chanters, 3 p.m. Sunday. Free, but ticket required. (870) 633-4480.

EVENSONG AND CONCERT 7 p.m. Wednesday, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 224 N. East Ave., Fayetteville. The Choir of Men and Boys of St. Thomas Church, New York City. Reception following. (479) 442-7373.

FANTASTIC FRIDAY 7-8 p.m. Friday, River Valley Arts Center, 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Folk music by Phil Higdon. Donations, reservations required. (479) 968-2452.

HARDING UNIVERSITY Benson Auditorium 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy. Navy Band Sea Chanters, 7 p.m. today. Free, ticket required. (501) 279-4343.

SPRING EQUINOX CONCERT 7 p.m. Friday, The Aud, 32 S. Main St., Eureka Springs. A seasonal celebration of renewal; musicians, dancers, singers. Admission: $5, youth $2. (216) 225-6512.

STARLIFTER 2 p.m. March 30, The Ritz Civic Center, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville. Music group of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America. Free, ticket required. (870) 762-1744.

THREE ON A STRING 7:30 p.m. today, Beth El Heritage Hall, 406 Perry St., Helena-West Helena. Warfi eld Concert Series. Admission: free with ticket. (870) 338-8327.

THE WATOTO CHILDREN’S CHOIR 7 p.m. Wednesday, Salem United Methodist Church, 1647 Salem Road, Benton. “Beautiful Africa: A New Generation,” African music, dance and stories. (501) 316-2282.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ADULT COMPUTER CLASSES 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. March 28, Fletcher Library, 823 N. Buchanan St. Computers provided. (501) 663-5457.

AMERICAN DAFFODIL SOCIETY NATIONAL CONVENTION 1:30-9 p.m. March 28, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. March 29, Doubletree Hotel, 424 W. Markham St. Daffodil show, photography contest and display, educational programs and garden tours. (501) 416-6390 or (870) 575-2446.

AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB OBEDIENCE TRIAL 8:30 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, State Fairgrounds Hall of Industry, 2600 Howard St. Hosted by Little Rock Dog Training Club. Practice match, 3 p.m. Friday. (501) 352-1908.

ARKANSAS FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL DEDICATION 1 p.m. Saturday, One Capital Mall. (870) 378-2571.

BIKES, BLADES AND BOARDS 10 a.m. March 28, Jacksonville Skate Park, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Bikes, skateboards, scooters, inline skates and helmets. Obstacle course, safety tips, bike repair. (501) 982-4171.

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE OF ARKANSAS 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. (501) 327-9222.

DEL SHORES: “MY SORDID BEST” March 28-29, Ron Robinson Theater, One Count Pulaski Way. Screening of Southern Baptist Sissies, 7:30 p.m. Friday; tickets $13.50. Trust Your Gut! Workshop, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; cost $125. One-man show “My Sordid Best,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday; tickets $28.50, VIP $48.50. Fundraiser for The Weekend Theater. (501) 374-3761.

DONNA TERRELL’S YOGA WARRIORS FIGHTING COLON CANCER 10 a.m. March 29, Marriott Hotel, 3 Statehouse Plaza. Yoga class led by Breezy Osborne, silent auction. Donations for American Cancer Society. (501) 553-8820.

EXPORT 101: EXPORTING ESSENTIALS 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, 200 E. Markham St. Covers the essential elements of exporting for businesses that are expanding their international markets. Admission: $25, box lunch included. (501) 324-6544.

FIGHT FOR AIR CLIMB 8 a.m.-noon March 29, War Memorial Stadium. Competitive stair climb and run/walk 5K to benefit the American Lung Association. Registration: $25. Minimum fundraising goal: $100. (501) 975-0758.

FOUNDERS’ DAY CELEBRATION LUNCHEON noon March 29, Holiday Inn Airport Conference Center, 3201 Bankhead Drive. Hosted by Central Arkansas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Tickets: $30. (501) 425-0656 or (501) 753-4708.

GLUTEN-FREE CHICKEN POT PIE CLASS 12:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Pulaski Technical College, 3000 Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Learn knife skills and working with gluten-free flour and pastry. Cost: $75. (501) 907-6670 Extension 3407.

GREAT CLOTHING GIVEAWAY 8 a.m. March 29, Henderson United Methodist Church, 13000 W. Baseline Road. Breakfast served, haircuts, clothing. (501) 455-2209.

JOB SKILLS WORKSHOPS 1 p.m. Saturdays in March, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. Registration required. (501) 918-3000.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Breakfast with Anteaters or Breakfast at the Farm, 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday; cost: members $16.95, child $12.95; nonmembers $21.95, child $16.95. 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.

MARCH MAN-NESS MEN’S HEALTH EVENT 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, St. Mark Baptist Church, 5722 W. 12th St. Offered by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Health and Wellness Center. Blood pressure checks, glucose, cholesterol and dental screenings. (501) 614-2492.

MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART MEETING 1 p.m. third Thursday of the month, 315 E. Capitol Ave. (501) 455-6200.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN FUNDRAISER 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Daisy Gatson Bates Drive and Ringo Street. Benefits youth scholarship fund. Tickets: $20. (501) 838-5199.

NO PLACE IN PARTICULAR: A CELEBRATION OF SOUTHERN POETRY AND MUSIC 6 p.m. March 30, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Poetry readings from Southern poets and music by Jimbo Mathus. Admission: $7. (501) 244-9660.

ST. VINCENT TOUR DEPAUL USTA MEN’S TENNIS TOURNAMENT April 7-13, Pleasant Valley Country Club, One Pleasant Valley Drive. (501) 552-4920.

SENIORNET COMPUTER CLASSES through March 28, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive. Fundamentals for Beginners, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays and Wednesdays. Introduction to Computers — Windows 8, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Fee: $45, student manual $15. (501) 603-1262.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Lecture: “Countering the Culture of Clinton Hating,” noon Tuesday. (501) 683-5238.

YOUNG NATION TRUTH TOUR March 28-29, Embassy Academy, 3411 Asher Ave. Opening ceremonies, 7 p.m. Friday, 9-10 a.m. Saturday. Registration, 6 p.m. Friday, 7:45 a.m. Saturday. Gospel Rap concert, 7 p.m. Saturday. Bible foundation seminar for ages 13-30. Registration cost: advance $25, door $35. (501) 916-9615.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ANGLERS EXPO 9 a.m.-8 p.m. March 28, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. March 29, Heber Springs Community Center, 201 Bobbie Jean Lane, Heber Springs. Admission: $5, ages 5-12 $2, under age 5 free. (501) 270-1008.

THE BENGE DETACHMENT: A DIFFERENT TRAIL OF TEARS 9:30 a.m. March 29, 1872 Randolph County Courthouse, 107 W. Broadway St., Pocahontas. A day of programs exploring the history of the Trail of Tears in northern Arkansas and southern Missouri. (870) 248-0069.

COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Watkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 800 S. Juniper St., Pine Bluff. Health screenings and counseling. (870) 489-1614. Transportation available; (870) 534-1649.

AN EVENING AT THE REFUGE 6:30 p.m. today, South Arkansas Refuge Complex, 5531 U.S. 82 W., Crossett. Lecture: Sherry Franques,“Smackover and the 1920’s Oil Boom.” (870) 364-3167.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-NEWPORT 7648 Victory Blvd. Newport. Running/walking clinic for women, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday through May 8. Free, $25 fee for graduation event 5K run/walk. (870) 512-7872 or (870) 512-7861.

BEGINNING WEB DEVELOPMENT, 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays through March 31, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Basics of HTML, graphic design Web principles. Cost: $100-$150. (501) 450-5811.

BRAVO! 7 p.m. Friday, University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall, Conway. Seated dinner and private concert by composer Bruce Adolphe. Meet and greet reception with Adolphe, 5:30 p.m. at a private residence. Fundraiser for UCA College of Fine Arts and Communications. Tickets: $100. (501) 450-3293.

EUREKA GRAS MARDI GRAS EXTRAVAGANZA through Saturday, Eureka Springs. Parades, balls, brunch. Costs vary. krazo.ureeka.org or (479) 981-9551.

GOVERNOR CONWAY DAYS ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 28-29, downtown Bradley. Music, vendors, concessions, tractor and car show, bass tournament, children’s activities. (870) 894-3935.

HEALTHRYTHMS DRUMMING CLASSES 1 p.m. Fridays, Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 202 W. Madison Ave., Berryville. (870) 423-3265.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Friends of Hobbs Speaker series: Robert Rousey, “The Amazing Sanborn Fire Maps,” 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.

JACK-N-BACK HALF MARATHON 9 a.m. Saturday, Arkansas 84 Junction, Hot Springs. Running over Jack Mountain on Arkansas 128 and back. Cost: $45-$70. (501) 818-5280 or (501) 620-4520.

NON-VIOLENCE YOUTH SUMMIT X: LIFE AFTER HATE SERIES 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 2, North Arkansas College Durand Conference Center, 303 N. Main St., Harrison. Hosted by the Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Commission. Lunch provided. RSVP. (501) 683-1300 or (888) 290-5464.

OZARKA COLLEGE 218 College Drive, Melbourne. Canning and Food Preservation Seminar, noon March 28. Reservations. (870) 625-0411.

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Ozark Folk School with blacksmithing, pottery, weaving, soap making, broom making, through Friday; fee: per day $20, fee for courses vary. Spring break crafting programs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-March 29, fees vary. ozarkfolkcenter.com or (870) 269-3851.

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161. Little Planters Spring Retreat, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-March 28; registration deadline today, cost: per day $5. (501) 961-1409.

UNITY ARTS CELEBRATION AND COMMEMORATIVE CANDLELIGHT VIGIL 6 p.m. April 1, Lyric Theater, 113 W. Rush St., Harrison. Hosted by the Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Commission. (501) 683-1300 or (888) 290-5464.

VETERANS MEMORIAL HALL Saturday, 108 Military Lane, Marshall. Book-signing with John T. Wayne, 4 p.m.; soup and chili supper, 5 p.m., $5. Proceeds go to Veterans Memorial Hall. Entertainment by Alan Guthrie and The Family Band. (870) 448-6176.

WILDWOOD’S JUNIOR MASTER NATURALIST CAMP 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-March 28, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. Ages 7-11. Cost: per day $45, entire week in advance $180. (501) 821-7275.

WOOLLY HOLLOW STATE PARK 82 Woolly Hollow Road, Greenbrier. Spring break activities, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-March 28. (501) 679-2098.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

FOOL FOR LOVE today-March 30, The Public Theater, 616 Center St. Presented by Precipice Theater. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $14, age 65 and over or students $11. (501) 590-8103.

RIPPED AND WRINKLED through May 31, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. An original rock musical, presented by The Main Thing. Tickets: $20, reservations recommended. (501) 372-0210.

THE WATER CHILDREN through Saturday, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets: $16, age 65 and over or student $12. (501) 374-3761.

AROUND ARKANSAS

BLAZING GUNS AT ROARING GULCH OR … THE PERFUMED BADGE 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Ritz Civic Center, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville. Tickets: $10. (870) 762-1744.

THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER March 28-30, April 3-6, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Rogers Little Theater. Showtimes: Dinner seating 6:30 p.m., curtain 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, dinner seating 12:30 p.m., curtain 2 p.m. Sunday; balcony seating 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: dinner theater $48, balcony $17. (479) 631-8988.

SWEET CHARITY 7:30 p.m. today, University of Central Arkansas, Reynolds Performance Hall, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Tickets: $30-$40. (501) 450-3265.

Auditions

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE WEEKEND THEATER 1001 W. Seventh St. 10 a.m. Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday. Summer musicals Caroline, or Change and Next to Normal. Take a prepared song, audition form available online, recent photo no larger than 4-by-4. weekendtheater.org or (501) 374-3761.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Ben Byers, Velcro Pygmies, today. Richie Johnson, Adrenaline, Friday. Mike & Grady, Wes Hart Band, Saturday. Brian & 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. Rodney Block, 9 p.m. today, $5. (501) 372-0210.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Randy Rogers Band, Adam Craig, 9 p.m. Saturday; advance $22, day of show $25. Hunter Beard & Keddy Mac, 8 p.m. Wednesday; $8, under 21 $12. (501) 823-0090.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets. Crooked Roots, Jab Jab Sucker Punch, Friday, $6. Sea of Echoes, Fortune N Flames, System Avenue, 9 p.m. Saturday, $6. Giant on the Mountain, Mothwind, Slamphetamine, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, $5. (501) 375-8466.

WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. “Crawfish Boil Spectacular” featuring Moonshine Mafi a, Friday, $5. Pamela K. Ward, Saturday, $5. (501) 244-2528.

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