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story.lead_photo.caption "Cinderella" -- A contemporary take on the classic fairy tale, featuring the beloved songs "In My Own Little Corner," "Impossible/It's Possible" and "Ten Minutes Ago," 7:30 p.m. April 23, ArcBest Corp. Performing Arts Center in Fort Smith. Part of the UAFS Season of Entertainment. $47-$50. 788-7300.

April 22 (Sunday)

Renaissance Faire of the Ozarks -- Watch the drama unfold as her Royal Highness Marie de Guise, Duchess of Longueville, progresses through England on her way to marry King James V of Scotland, with jousting, music, food & more, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 17023 Chambers Spring Road in Siloam Springs. $5.50-$11 daily; $8.50-$16 two-day pass.

El Dia de los Ninos -- Music, dance and art projects celebrating the cultures in our community, noon-5 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335.

Author Talk -- With Zeek Taylor, artist and creator of "Out of the Delta, A Collection of Short Stories" and" Chimps Having Fun," 2 p.m., Artist Retreat Center in Bella Vista. Books will be available for purchase. Email

Jazz Showcase -- With the University of Arkansas Community Music School, 2 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free.

"Aladdin Jr." -- Presented by Arts Live Theatre, 2 p.m., Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $10-$25. 751-5441.

"Scratch That" -- Presented by LatinX Theatre Project, 2 p.m. April 22, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville; 7:30 p.m. April 28 & 2 p.m. April 29, Main Stage in Eureka Springs; 7:30 p.m. May 4-5, Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Free. Email

"Arkansas Beer: An Intoxicating History" -- With author Brian Sorensen, 2-4 p.m., Apple Blossom Brewing Co. in Fayetteville. Hosted by the Washington County Historical Society. Free. 521-2970.

Opening Reception -- For "The Essence of Place," 5-7 p.m., Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. $10. 784-2787.

Music on the Meadow -- With Winslow Squirrel Jam, 5-7 p.m., Ozark Folkways in Winslow. Free. 634-3791.

"ArkType" -- A festival of new works, concluding with "A Hamlet: West of Why," 7 p.m., UA Global Campus Theatre, 2 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. $5-$20. 575-4752.


April 23 (Monday)

American Girl Book Club -- "The Showstopper: A Rebecca Mystery," 4:30 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. For grades 3-6. 271-6816.

"Cinderella" -- The touring production of the Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of "South Pacific" and "The Sound of Music," 7:30 p.m., ArcBest Corp. Performing Arts Center in the Fort Smith Convention Center.$47 & up. 788-7300.


April 24 (Tuesday)

Meet the Authors -- With Celia Swanson, author of "Gracious and Strong: How to Rise Above the Unexpected Left Turns of Life and Leadership," 5-7 p.m., McAuley Hall in The Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary's, 1200 W. Walnut St. in Rogers. $25-$35.

"Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" -- 7 p.m. April 24-25; 1:30 & 7 p.m. April 27; 8 p.m. April 27; 2 & 8 p.m. April 28; 2 p.m. April 29, Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $44 & up. 443-5600.


April 25 (Wednesday)

"The Hound of the Baskervilles" -- A sublimely funny re-imagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's story, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, TheatreSquared at the Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $17-$47. 443-5600.


April 26 (Thursday)

Duets In Bloom 2 -- Art becomes nature, and nature becomes art in unique floral designs interpreting works of art by local artists, noon April 26 through 3 p.m. April 27, Bella Vista Country Club. Free; sales benefit community education projects by Floralia Arrangers Guild Garden Club. Email


April 27 (Friday)

Spring Competitive Art Show -- Featuring works by Associate of Fine Arts students, 5-6:30 p.m., Burns Hall at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville. Free. Email

Art By the Glass -- Using a limited palette of black and white, each guest will create their own work of art using a variety of methods, such as drawing, painting, and printmaking, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. $55. 657-2335.

An Evening With -- Pulitzer Prize-winner Colson Whitehead, author of "The Underground Railroad," 7 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free; books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.


April 28 (Saturday)

Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival -- With magic shows, hot air balloon rides, costume contest & more, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28 & 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 29, downtown Van Buren. Free with a charge for many events.

Super Saturday -- Save the Frogs Day, 10:30 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free.

Bentonville Youth Literature Festival -- Including sessions for readers of all ages and a book signing, noon to 3 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. Free; books will be for sale.

Drop-In Artmaking -- 1-4 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335.

NWACC Jazz Band -- 2 p.m., Walmart Auditorium of the Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies in Bentonville. Free. Email

eARTh Theatre Festival -- Hosted by Arts Live Theatre with performances of the stories "Peter Pan," "The Wizard of Oz," "The Jungle Book" and "The Secret Garden," 4-7 p.m., Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. $8-$12 in advance, $10-$15 day of show. 750-2620 or

Spring Concert -- With the ACO Chorale singing songs from "The Wizard of Oz," "Anastasia," "La La Land" and more, under the direction of Denice Parkhurst, 7:30 p.m., Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $5-$10. 751-5441.


April 30

"Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse" -- Presented by Trike Theatre, 6:30 p.m., Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $9-$15. 443-5600.

-- Becca Martin-Brown

Airing of the Quilts -- Presented by the Dogwood Quilt Guild, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 28, Grace Episcopal Church, 617 N. Mount Olive St. in Siloam Springs. Held in conjunction with the annual Dogwood Festival. Email
Earth Day -- With Kent Bonar, Kelly and Donna Mulhollan, face painting, butterfly dancing & more, 1-5 p.m. April 22, World Peace Wetland Prairie in Fayetteville. Hosted by the Omni Center. Free. Email

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