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story.lead_photo.caption Bigger boat by David Clemons is on display at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock galleries as part of the Art Faculty Biennial Show

Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:

B— The Underwater Bubble Show will be onstage today at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart.
Plein Air Painting / Fancy Air Painting, mixed media by Eric Mantle, from his solo exhibition “How to Paint Good” are on display at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock galleries.


Hospital concert

Michael Underwood, principal trombonist with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, and David Renfro, the orchestra's principal horn player, will join the orchestra's Rockefeller String Quartet for a concert at 4:30 p.m. today in the lobby of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hospital, 4301 W. Markham St., Little Rock, part of the Dr. Ruth Marie Allen Concert Series at UAMS.

Renfro and the quartet -- Katherine Williamson and Trisha McGovern Freeney, violins; Katherine Reynolds, viola; and Ethan Young, cello -- will play the Horn Quintet in E-flat Major, K.407, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Underwood will play the Serenade No.6, op.44, for trombone, viola, and cello by Vincent Persichetti and Suite for alto trombone and string quartet by Corrado Maria Saglietti. The quartet will play the String Quartet by Claude Debussy.

Admission is free. Call (501) 666-1761, Extension 100 or visit

UALR exhibits

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Art Gallery has two exhibits featuring the work of faculty members:

• The UALR Art Faculty Biennial Show, on display through Nov. 28 in Gallery 1, UALR Fine Arts Building, 2801 S. University Ave., features drawings and mixed media, printmaking, photography, painting, ceramics, graphic design, sculpture, metalwork and furniture design by Kevin Cates, David Clemons, Tom Clifton, Rico Cuatlacuatl, Tim Garth, Mia Hall, Heidi Hogden, Joli Livaudais, Eric Mantle, Carey Roberson, Aj Smith, David Smith, Marjorie Williams-Smith, Kerry Hartman, Brad Cushman, Win Bruhl, Sofia Gonzalez and Rachel Smith. A free reception will take place 2-4 p.m. Sunday.

• "How to Paint Good," paintings and mixed-media works that Eric Mantle created during his spring 2016 sabbatical, on display through Nov. 23 in the Maners/Pappas Gallery.

Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Call (501) 569-8977 or email

Bubble Show

A Riga, Latvia-based troupe takes audiences under the sea in B -- The Underwater Bubble Show, featuring visual effects (lasers, stage machinery, soap-bubbles tornado, snow blowers and smoke rings) and original music, 7 p.m. today in Riceland Auditorium, Grand Prairie Center, 2709 U.S. 165 South, Stuttgart. Sponsor is the Kiwanis Club of Stuttgart. Tickets are $35 and $25. Call (870) 673-4201, Extension 1896.


Colonial women

Morris "Buzz" Arnold -- senior judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and an amateur historian -- will offer a presentation titled "Women in Colonial Arkansas" for the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies' Legacies & Lunch, noon Wednesday in the Darragh Center, Central Arkansas Library System Main Library, 100 Rock St., Little Rock. Admission is free; attendees should take a sack lunch; the Butler Center will provide drinks and dessert. Call (501) 918-3033 or visit

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