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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published March 27, 2014 at 3:26 a.m.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Gallery I: Student Competitive Exhibition, Tuesday-May 5. Gallery II: works by David Balin, April 5-May 30. Gallery III: Arkansas Ceramic Artists, today; BA Senior Exhibition No. 1, April 2-9. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits


ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Call for entries: 56th annual Delta Exhibition, through April 17. “InCiteful Clay,” April 4-June 29. “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. or (501) 372-4000.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. New works by Eric Maurus, through April 12. 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. Live reading: poet Jessica Otto, 7-8:30 p.m. April 5. “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. or (501) 664-2787.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. “From a Whisper to a Conversation to a Shout,” works by Lawrence Finney, through April 25; receptions, 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. April 11. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, by appointment Sunday. (501) 372-6822.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. 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 Monday. Student art show, 2-4 p.m. Sunday. “Spring Flowers,” through April 30. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. Outdoor concert: “Starlifter,” United States Air Force Band of Mid-America, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; bring lawn chairs or blankets. “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. Sid the Science Kid, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today-Friday. “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. 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. 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 I: Student Competitive Exhibition, Tuesday-May 5. Gallery II: works by David Bailin, April 5-May 30. Gallery III: Arkansas Ceramic Artists, today; BA Senior Exhibition No. 1, Wednesday-April 9. 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.



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 Sunday. (870) 338-1508. Wilson Hall Auditorium, 2405 Aggie Way: July 1945 Rohwer Japanese-American Internment Camp photo exhibit and program, 2-5 p.m. Wednesday. (870) 972-2227. ART ON THE GREEN 1900 Bob Courtway Drive, Suite 1, Conway. Paintings by Linda Flake, through Tuesday. Art classes with Jacquelyn Kaucher, 9 a.m.-noon, beginning April 7; $125. (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.

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. Spotlight Lecture Series and Concert: “Edward Hopper’s Transient America and Hotel Songs,” Leo Mazow and his band, The Coverlettes. “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,” through July 7. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. 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 Saturday. (479) 747-0210.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. “Abstracts,” by Robyn Horn, Dan Thornhill, V. Noe, through Saturday. 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.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 680-2740.

OLD INDEPENDENCE REGIONAL MUSEUM 380 S. Ninth St., Batesville. “Making a Living,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3, over age 65 or under age 12 $1. (870) 793-2121. OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. “Imagination,” works by the North Central Arkansas Art League, through April 8. Hours: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. (501) 745-6615.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “Hog Wild: Our Area’s Love Affair With the Pig,” through 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. or (479) 621-1154.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE Mullins Library, 365 N. McIlroy Ave., Fayetteville. “William Grant Still: Composer, Musician, Pioneer,” through Monday. “Wisdom of the Ages Athenaeum,” exhibit of rare books and materials from the Remnant Trust, through May 12. Hours: 10-11 a.m., 2-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 2-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 575-4104.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. BA/BFA Senior Exhibit, April 3-24; receptions, 5-7 p.m. April 3, 2-4 p.m. April 13. 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. “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.



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.

SPRINGING TO LIFE SPRING BREAK WORKSHOP today, 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.


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.

WARD COUNTRY DANCE Hickory Street and Arkansas 319, off U.S. 67/167, Ward. Ward Country Playboys, 7 p.m. Fridays. Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers, Saturday. Admission: $6. (501) 605-3251.

SLEEPING BEAUTY ACT III 8 p.m. Saturday, Grand Prairie Center 2807 U.S. 165 S., Stuttgart. Performed by Houston Ballet II. Tickets: $20-$30. (870) 673-4201.



CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES 7 p.m. second Tuesday each month, The Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive. The Godfather II, April 8. Tickets: $5. (501) 312-8900.

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

MEDORA 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, William F. Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Community Cinema screening. (800) 662-2386.

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. La Boheme, 11:55 a.m. April 5; tickets: $24, ages 65 and older $22, children $18. Encores: La Boheme, 6:30 p.m. April 9; tickets: $24, ages 65 and older $22, children $18. (501) 224-0992 or


THE FIRST BOYS OF SPRING 11 a.m today, Hot Springs Convention Center Hot Springs. Documentary film on Hot Springs’ role as the birthplace of baseball in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. (501) 225-5937.

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton. La Boheme, 11:55 a.m. April 5; tickets: $22, ages 65 and older $20, children $15. Encores: La Boheme 6:30 p.m. April 9; tickets: $22, ages 65 and older $20, children $15. (501) 776-2282.

OZARK FOOTHILLS FILMFEST Wednesday-April 6, locations in Batesville. Admission: individual screenings $5, over age 54 or students $4, film society members $3; all-movie pass $25, over age 54 and students $20, film society members $15; free screenings Saturday. (870) 251-1189.

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

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Graduate film screening, 7 p.m. April 7. Three 20-minute graduate thesis project films. (501) 450-3419.



FROM THE HEART: A NIGHT OF SPOKEN WORD 7 p.m. April 3, Oxford American Annex, 1300 Main St. Presented by Oxford American, the Social Justice League Poetry Club and Foreign Tongues. (501) 374-0000.



ARKANSAS SYMPHONY FRIENDS 7 p.m. Sunday, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. All Schubert program. (501) 753-4281. CHER 8 p.m. Friday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. With Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. Tickets: $36.50-$127. (800) 745-3000.

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.

JAZZ IN THE PARK 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays in April, History Pavilion in Riverfront Park. Dizzy 7, Wednesday. Concessions available, blankets and lawn chairs welcome. (501) 375-2552.

LITTLE ROCK FOLK CLUB 7:30 p.m. April 5, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road. Lee Murdock. Tickets: $15, students $8, age 12 and younger free. (501) 663-0634.

LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Amasa Hines, Wednesday. (501) 244-9660. MERLE HAGGARD 7 p.m. Wednesday, Robinson Center Music Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Tickets: $55.50-$77.50. (501) 224-8800 or (800) 745-3000.

NATURAL STATE BRASS BAND SPRING CONCERT 7:30 p.m. April 3, Maumelle High School, 100 Victory Lane, Maumelle. Proceeds benefit Maumelle High School Band. Admission: $5. (501) 765-1638.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Artspree: jazz saxophonist Steve Owen, 3 p.m. April 6. Admission: $15. (501) 569-3294.

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


ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Fowler Center 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Street Corner Symphony a cappella performance, 7:30 p.m. April 4; $20-$30, age 65 and older and students $15-$23. (870) 972-2781. BLUESDAY TUESDAYS 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Newport Country Club, 703 Walker Drive, Newport. Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers. (870) 972-3486.

THE DIAMONDS 2 p.m. April 6, Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St., Bentonville. With “Students on Stage” performance by the Pea Ridge High School Jazz Band. Tickets: $5-$25. (479) 855-9997.

LIVE AT FIVE 5-7 p.m. first Friday of the month, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. On Call, April 4. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10. (870) 536-3375.

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Arlo Guthrie, 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $30-$40. (870) 269-3851.

ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL noon April 5, City Water and Light Park, 1123 S. Culberhouse St., Jonesboro. John Hammond, 5 p.m. (870) 972-3043.

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

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GLOBAL CAMPUS 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. Jura Margulis, pianist, 5 p.m. April 3, Honors Student Lounge in Ozark Hall; reception following. (479) 575-4545.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Snow Fine Arts Center, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. BearBones Trombone Choir, 7:30 p.m. April 6. (501) 450-3265.

WATOTO CHILDREN’S CHOIR 7 p.m. April 9, National Park Assembly of God Church, 1901 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs. “Beautiful Africa: A New Generation,” African music, dance routines and stories. (501) 624-1905.

Special Events


ACCEPT ME AS I AM WOMEN’S SUMMIT 4 p.m. April 5, Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Presented by Sisters Living With Alopecia. Tickets: advance $20, door $30. (501) 258-1818 or (501) 251-9006.

ADOPTION INFORMATION MEETING 6-7:30 p.m. April 8, Dillon International, 4702 W. Commercial Drive, North Little Rock. Overview of adoption from China, Korea, Haiti, India, Hong Kong and Colombia. (501) 791-9300.

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

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

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

CATHOLIC HIGH JUNKTIQUE SALE 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 5, Catholic High School for Boys, 6300 Father Tribou St. Community garage sale. (501) 517-5153.

DEL SHORES: “MY SORDID BEST” Friday-Saturday, Ron Robinson Theater, 1 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.

DESIGNERS CHOICE FASHION PREVIEW 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. VIP red carpet reception 6:30-7:20. Tickets: $35, VIP $60. Proceeds benefit Timmons Arts Foundation. (501) 804-0669.

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

FIGHT FOR AIR CLIMB 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, 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 Saturday, 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.

GREAT CLOTHING GIVEAWAY 8 a.m. Saturday, 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. 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.

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

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Mini day camp, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today, ages 11-13; cost: $15. Hikes, nature programs, games. (501) 868-5806.

ST. VINCENT TOUR DEPAUL USTA MEN’S TENNIS TOURNAMENT April 7-13, Pleasant Valley Country Club, 1 Pleasant Valley Drive. (501) 552-4920.

SENIORNET COMPUTER CLASSES through Friday, 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.

SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCES: AN EXPLORATION OF PAST LIVES, DREAMS AND SOUL TRAVEL 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. Spiritual Experiences Guidebook free by request. (877) 401-0016.

THE STARS COME OUT, INC. 5 p.m. April 5, Cabe Theater, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. “Get Your Foot Stomping and Heart Pumping” dance contest. Proceeds benefit Sickle Cell Support Services. (501) 993-0445.

WINE TASTING AND SILENT AUCTION 5:30-8 p.m. April 4, Crush Wine Bar, 318 N. Main St., North Little Rock. Benefit for ALS Association of Arkansas. Tickets: advance $30, door $35. (501) 470-8559.

YOUNG NATION TRUTH TOUR Friday-Saturday, 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.


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

ARKANSAS MEN AND WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL ALL-STAR GAME April 4-5, Summit Arena, Hot Springs. Activities, noon-10 p.m. April 4, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 5. Women’s All-Star Game, 3:30 p.m.; Men’s All-Star Game, 5 p.m.; Arkansas Legends game, 7:30 p.m. April 5. Tickets: $8-$18. (501) 416-2689.

ARKANSAS ORCHID SHOW AND SALE noon-4 p.m. April 5, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 6, Benton Event Center, 17322 Interstate 30 N., Benton. Potting demonstrations at 1 p.m. April 5, lectures at 2 and 3 p.m. (501) 590-9596.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-JONESBORO 2105 Aggie Road, Jonesboro. Delta Symposium XX: Diversities in the Delta, with scholars, students, musicians and artists; panels, forums and performances; times vary Wednesday-April 5, locations vary. (870) 972-3820.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MOUNTAIN HOME Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Gaston Lecture Series: V.J. Smith, author, The Richest Man in Town, 7 p.m. April 8. (870) 508-6280.

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.

THE BENGE DETACHMENT: A DIFFERENT TRAIL OF TEARS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, 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.

CULPEPPER AND MERRIWEATHER CIRCUS 5 and 7:30 p.m. April 7, Fulton County Fairgrounds, Salem. Tickets: advance $10, ages 2-12 $6; day of show $13, ages 2-12 $7, under 2 free. Tent-raising and tour, 9:30-10 a.m., free. (870) 895-2591.

GOVERNOR CONWAY DAYS ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 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.

HERSHEY’S TRACK AND FIELD GAMES 10 a.m. April 5, Jacksonville High School, 2400 Linda Lane, Jacksonville. Run, jump and throw event for ages 9-14. (501) 982-4171.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK U.S. 278, nine miles northwest of Hope. “Park Day” historic preservation event, 9 a.m. April 5. Volunteers needed to clean, plant, pick up trash. Water, snacks and lunch provided. (870) 983-2558.

LIFE AND JOB SKILLS PROGRAM REGISTRATION 10 a.m.-noon April 5, Frisco Station Mall, Suite D8, 100 N. Dixieland Road, Rogers. Christian Women’s Job Corps of N.W. Arkansas 10-week training program; basic computer skills, resume writing, interviewing, budgeting and time management. (479) 899-6511.

NATURAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS EXPO 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5, Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 248 Fairgrounds Road, Mount Ida. Natural, organic and sustainable products and services; healing modalities. (870) 490-0380or (870) 867-4216.

NONVIOLENCE YOUTH SUMMIT X: LIFE AFTER HATE SERIES Tuesday-Wednesday, Harrison. Unity Arts Celebration and Commemorative Vigil Honoring Martin Luther King Jr., 6 p.m. Tuesday, Lyric Theater, 113 W. Rush St.; march and vigil at 7:15. Youth Summit, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, North Arkansas College Durand Conference Center, 303 N. Main St. (501) 683-1300.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MARCH FOR BABIES 9 a.m.-noon April 5, Arvest Ballpark, 3000 S. 56th St., Springdale. 5K walk, games and activities. (479) 717-7070.

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

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Spring break crafting programs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Saturday, fees vary. or (870) 269-3851.

PINWHEELS FOR PREVENTION RALLY 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Dave Peel Park, 100 N.E. B St., Bentonville. Kickoff event for Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. Hot dog lunch. (479) 621-0385.

RAILROADIANA SHOW AND SALE 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5, Arkansas Railroad Museum, 1700 Port Road, Pine Bluff. Memorabilia, model trains, modular layouts. Admission: $5, ages 6-12 $2, younger than 6 free. (870) 535-8819. SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY 100 E. University Road, Magnolia. Lecture: Elena Kovaleva, “Best Attractions of the Russian Capital: The Moscow Kremlin,” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. (870) 235-4925.

SPRING CRAFT FAIR 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5, Northwest Technical Institute, 709 S. Old Missouri Road, Springdale. Area artisans with hand-crafted and novelty gift items. (479) 751-8824.

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

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. “How to Write a Business Plan,” 6-9 p.m. April 7. (501) 450-5811.

WILDWOOD’S JUNIOR MASTER NATURALIST CAMP 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Friday, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. Ages 7-11. Cost: per day $45. (501) 821-7275.

WINE AND ROSES GALA 6:30 p.m. April 5, Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House, 3324 S. M St., Fort Smith. Fundraiser for the Cancer Support House; art, live wine auction. Tickets: $100. (479) 424-1812.

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



THE BOY WHO CRIED WOLF through Friday, Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre, 501 E. Ninth St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, spring break matinees 2 p.m. through Friday. Admission: $10-$12.50. (501) 372-4000.

THE BRIDEGROOM OF BLOWING ROCK 6 p.m. April 4-6, Old State House Museum, 300 W. Markham St. Presented by the Torn Kite Theatre Company; adult themes. (501) 324-9685.

FOOL FOR LOVE through Sunday, 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.

THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY through April 19, 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. or (501) 562-3131.

LES MISERABLES through April 6, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $25-$40. (501) 378-0405.

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.

ROY ZIMMERMAN: THE BLUE DOT TOUR 7 p.m. Tuesday, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road. Singer, songwriter, political satirist. Admission: $18 or pay what you can. (501) 225-1503.

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday April 4-19 and 2:30 p.m. April 13, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Tickets: $12-$16. (501) 374-3761.


THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Friday-Sunday, 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.

SEE HOW THEY RUN through April 6, Performing Arts Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch St., Searcy. Dessert theater 6:30 p.m. Thursday; $18. Dinner theater 6:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; $29, age 55 and older or student $24. Brunch matinee 12:30 p.m. April 6; $27, age 55 and older or student $21. Show-only tickets $15. Reservations required for meals. (501) 368-0111.

THE WIZARD OF OZ Tuesday-April 6, Walton Arts Center 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: $39-$83. (479) 443-5600.



ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Summer Theatre Academy, 5 p.m. April 6, May 4. Bring photo and be prepared to dance. Tuition for three-week session: members $575, nonmembers $719, scholarships available. or call (501) 372-4000.


CRIMES OF THE HEART 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Readings from the script. Performance dates: May 2-4, 8-11. or (479) 631-8988.



THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Karaoke with Larry the TableGuy, 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. or (501) 663-1196.

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Angelynn Jolly, Tragikly White, today. Richie Johnson, Almost Infamous, Friday. Josh Threlkeld, Crisis, Saturday. 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.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. Steve Hester & DejaVooDoo, 9 p.m. Saturday, $5. Indie Music Night, 9 p.m. Sunday, $10. Kissing Candice, 9 p.m. Monday, $8. Salsa dancing, 9 p.m. Fridays, $8. (501) 372-1228. THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB

10301 Rodney Parham Road. Steve “Mudflap” McGrew, today-Saturday; tickets: Thursday $8, Friday-Saturday $12. Open Mike Night, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Ladies Night, Thursdays, free for women. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $7, Friday-Saturday $10. or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Dirtfoot, 9 p.m. today, $6. Tragikly White Band, 9:30 p.m. Friday; advance $8, day of show $10. Matt Stell & Deep Roots, 9 p.m. Saturday; advance $8, day of show $10. Amp Out Alz fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Arkansas, with music by Geezer, 7 p.m. April 5; tickets: advance $25, door $30. Latin Night, 7 p.m. Tuesdays; $5, under 21 $7. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. AfroZep, 9 p.m. today, $7. Benjamin Del Shreve, 8:30 p.m. Friday , $7. (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. Jucifer, Iron Tongue, Crankbait, 9 p.m. Friday, $6. (501) 375-8466.

WHITE WATER TAVERN Seventh and Thayer streets. The Frontier Circus and Riverbottom Debutante, 10:15 p.m. April 3, $5. (501) 375-8400.

WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. “Crawfish Boil Spectacular,” Friday-Saturday, featuring Buh Jones, Friday and Ben Coulter, Saturday. Cover charge: $5. (501) 244-2528.

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