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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.

ARGENTA GALLERY 413 Main St., North Little Rock. "Big Rock Photography," Cary Cawood, through Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 225-5600.

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. "A Luminous Line: Forty Years of Metalpoint Drawings," Susan Schwalb, through April 29. "Art Together" for early-stage Alzheimer's patients and caregivers, 10 a.m. third Monday of each month. "Foundation Collection" and "Masterworks," 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.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. "Wall of Smalls," works by local artists including Terri Haugen, Michelle Moore, Carol Spencer Morris, Ned Perme, Ann Presley; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. "Delta Rediscovered" by photographer Dayton Bowers, Friday-April 28; 2nd Friday Art Night event 5-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. or (501) 918-3033.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. "Completely Consolidated Experience: 48 Years in the Making," through March 10. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. "Paints and Pixels," Susie and Jim Henley, through March 31; reception, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, all day Sunday. (501) 375-2342.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. "Art of Africa: One Continent, Limitless Vision," through Sunday. "Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu," through Feb. 19. "The Great Expedition: Exploring the Louisiana Purchase and Its Impact on Arkansas," through March 4. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10; retired military, college students and ages 62 and older, $8; children 6-17, $6; active military and children under 6, free. (501) 374-4242.

ESSE PURSE MUSEUM 1510 Main St. "Exposed: Unmentionable 1900-1960s," through April 29. "What's Inside: A History of Women and Handbags, 1900-1999," continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $10; military, ages 5-18 or 60 and older $8; under 5 free. (501) 916-9022.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St. North Little Rock. February exhibit by Kendall Stallings; reception, 5-8 p.m. Feb. 16. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. gregthompsonfineart.comor (501) 664-2787.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave, Suite C. "Personal Vision: The Exhibition," Adger Cowans, through April 14; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. or (501) 372-6822.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. "Found in Nature: Kate Nessler and Barbara Satterfield," Friday-May 6; opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. "These Various Threads I Drew: Needlework Samplers From the Permanent Collection," through June. "Going Unnoticed: Dustyn Bork and Carly Dahl," through April 8. "All of Arkansas: An Exhibition of Arkansas Made, County by County," through March. 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.

JACKSONVILLE MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY 100 Veterans Circle, Jacksonville. Local and regional military history from the Civil War to current conflicts. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $3, $2 for senior citizens and military, $1 for under 18, children under 5 free. (501) 241-1943.

L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. February exhibit: "Ducks in Arkansas." Art lessons available. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 2120 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday-Saturday. (501) 374-1957.

LOCAL COLOUR GALLERY 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. "Valentine Show: Red Wine and Chocolate," 5 p.m. today.Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. "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" and 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. "Arkansas Divine 9: An exhibit of Arkansas' African American Greek Letter Organizations," through May. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. "Mindbender Mansion," through April 1. 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. "Cabinet of Curiosities," through fall 2018. "True Faith, True Light: The Devotional Art of Ed Stilley," through early 2018. Permanent exhibits: 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." 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.

PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE 3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. "Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement," through April 14. "A Peace of My Mind: American Stories," John Noltner, through Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (501) 812-2324.

SECOND FRIDAY ART NIGHT 5-8 p.m. second Friday of the month, downtown art galleries and museums. Open house, new exhibits, entertainment. (501) 324-9351.

THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock. February exhibit: "The Art of Place in Arkansas," Yang Luo-Branch. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. "Building A Collection: Recent Acquisitions," through March 11. "Discovering Kate Freeman Clark," through March 11. 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. "Southern Reflections," Glenda McCune, through Feb. 23. Programs and activities for children, teens, adults. 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.

WINDGATE CENTER OF ART + DESIGN University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave. Windgate Center of Art and Design Main Gallery: "Building a Collection: Recent Acquisitions," through March 4. "Discovering Kate Freeman Clark," through March 4. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977.

Around Arkansas

ARKADELPHIA ARTS CENTER 625 Main St., Arkadelphia. "Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints," through March 2. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 245-7982.

ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Art classes for adults, teens, children; call for schedule and prices. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. or (479) 968-2452.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Bradbury Art Museum, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. "National Small Prints Exhibition;" "Wizards and War Games," Emeritus John Keech; "Spatial Differences," Robyn Horn, through Feb. 21. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567.

ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY Norman Hall Gallery of Art, 203 W. Q St., Russellville. "Showtime: Photographs of Music Legends by Watt Casey Jr.," Friday-May 11; opening reception, 2-5 p.m. Friday. "Bootlegger's Ballad Series," Neal Harrington, through Feb. 23. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 10, and April 14. (479) 964-3237.

ART ON THE BRICKS 4:30-7:30 p.m. today, 121 W. Walnut St., Rogers. A showcase of artist from NW Arkanasas. (785) 969-1332.

ARTISTS' WORKSHOP GALLERY 610 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 30-member coop featuring works by Arkansas artists. February artists: Sheliah Halderman, Michael Preble, Kenney Maggard, Dianne Morgan. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 623-6401.

ARTS AND SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. "UAPB and ASC: Five Decades of Collaboration," through Nov. 3. "The Women Are Stronger," Margo Duvall, today-April 26; reception 5-7 p.m. today."#Gildthedelta: Recent Works by Norwood Creech," through April 21. "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. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 536-3375.

BAUM GALLERY OF FINE ART University of Central Arkansas, McCastlain Hall 145, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway. "Pathways: An Exhibition of Large Format & Experimental Printmaking," through Feb. 15. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. (501) 450-5793.

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) 297-4129.

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. "Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power," through April 23. "All or Nothing," through May 28. "Not to Scale: Highlights From the Fly's Eye Dome," through March. Demonstrations, classes, art talks. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. or (479) 418-5700.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. "Fort Smith Arkansaw," Samuel Seymour, through March 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $7, ages 6-16 $2. or (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. John Bell exhibit, through April 22. "Bonfire," Barbara Cade, today. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; human models and studio space provided, bring materials. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (479) 784-2787.

JOY PRATT MARKHAM GALLERY Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. "The Grammar of Ornament," through March 17, Shepard Fairey, Ryan McGinness and Mary Judge. Hours: noon-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. (479) 571-2762.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. "New Works," through Feb. 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. Sweet Science for ages 21 and older, 5:30-7:30 p.m. today, $5. Classes for adults, 5-7 p.m. last Saturday of the month, $5 plus museum admission. Continuing hands-on learning exhibits. Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), for ages 8 and older, 10 a.m.-noon every first Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Techno Gramp Camp, 10 a.m. every second Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Science Society, 5-7 p.m. every last Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10; 65 and older and children 3-12, $8. (501) 767-3461.

MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY 202 S.W. O St., Bentonville. "The Jim and Nancy Blair Meso-American Art Collection," continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (479) 273-2456.

NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS ART GALLERY Fairfield Bay Conference Center, 110 Lost Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. New works by painters, sculptors, photographers, potters and stained-glass artists. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 680-2741.

OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY MABEE FINE ARTS GALLERY 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. "Between the Shadow and the Light: an Exhibit out of South Africa," through Feb. 23. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 245-5129.

SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. "The Viewfinder," through Feb. 27; reception, Saturday. Visual and performing arts classes for grades K-12; call for schedule and tuition. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. or (870) 862-5474.

SPRING RIVER ART GALLERY 112-B Main St., Hardy. Works by members of Spring River Artists Guild. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (870) 856-2507.

21C MUSEUM HOTEL 7 p.m. today, 200 NE A St., Bentonville. "Labor & Materials," Lina Puerta, Ava Lowery and Alice Gray Stites reception. or (479) 286-6500.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS-FORT SMITH Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, 5210 Grand Ave., Fort Smith. "Ink: The Art of Permanence," Stacy Bates, through Feb. 28. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday. (479) 788-7300.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. "Grammarof Ornament," works by three artists, through March 17. Hours: noon-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and one hour before performances. (479) 443-5600.


Central Arkansas

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.

CARELINK FITNESS AND WELLNESS CENTER 12th and Cleveland streets. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-10 p.m. first and third Fridays; lessons 7-7:45 p.m.; members $5, guests $6;, or (501) 821-9353. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 8-10:30 p.m. second and fourth Fridays; free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; members $10, guests $15, students $7;, (501) 673-4090. 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.

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.

DANCE2FIT 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Workout that incorporates hip-hop dance moves. (501) 758-1720.

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.

LITTLE ROCK SALSA 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays, Club 27, 614 President Clinton Ave. $5-$10. or (501) 414-0400.

Around Arkansas

DUBLIN IRISH DANCE 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 223 Beatrice Powell St., Conway. Tickets: $30-$40, children $10, UCA students free. or (501) 450-3265.

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. Music, 7 p.m. Saturdays. Admission: $6. (501) 605-3251.


Central Arkansas

LOVE IS LOVE FILM SERIES 6 p.m. Tuesdays in February, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. Tickets: $2. or (501) 320-5709.


Central Arkansas

BOOK SIGNING 3-4 p.m. Feb. 15, Ottenheimer Library, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave. First 25: An Oral History of the Desegregation of Little Rock's Public Junior High Schools. or (501) 374-1957.

RIVER MARKET POETS 10 a.m.-noon every second Saturday, Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 603-0290.

VALENTINE'S DAY STORY TIME 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Book Warehouse at Outlets of Little Rock, 11201 Bass Pro Parkway. (501) 455-9100.

Around Arkansas

FORGING YOUR OWN PATH: A SELF-PUBLISHING PRIMER 1-4 p.m. Feb. 17, Center for Nonprofits, 1200 W. Walnut St., Rogers. Cost: $25, free to high school students. (479) 292-3665.

NIGHTBIRD MYSTERY BOOK CLUB MONTHLY MEETING 6:30-7:30 p.m. second Thursday of the month, Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. (479) 443-2080.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE Tuesday-Wednesday, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Author Maggie Smith; public reading, Q&A, and book signing, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; craft talk and Q&A, 11 a.m. Wednesday. or (501) 450-5108.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT POETRY READINGS 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Kollective Coffee + Tea, 110 Central Ave., Hot Springs. (501) 617-1238.


Central Arkansas

ACAPELLA RISING REHEARSALS 7-10 p.m. Mondays, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1402 E Ave., Sherwood. Barbershop quartet rehearsals open to all who want to participate or listen. or (501) 791-7464.

ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 2:30-5 p.m. every Sunday, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 N. Rodney Parham Road. Irish traditional music session. Musicians, dancers, storytellers, listeners welcome. or (501) 246-4340.

ARKANSAS DULCIMER SOCIETY 2-4 p.m. second Saturday of the month, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd. Mountain dulcimer and hammered dulcimer players. Annual membership: $12. Meeting free. (501) 661-1129.

KRIS ALLEN -- "WE ARE ONE" 6-10 p.m. Feb. 17, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Fundraiser for Independent Case Management. Tickets: $60. or (501) 517-9074.

LINDI ORTEGA 8 p.m. Feb. 15, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Tickets: $25-$32. or (501) 244-9660.

LITTLE ROCK FOLK CLUB CONCERT SERIES 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 N. Rodney Parham Road. Joe Crookston. Tickets: $15, students $8, children 12 and under free. or (501) 663-0634.

QUAPAW QUARTET 5-8 p.m. Friday, Old State House Museum, 300 W. Markham St. or (501) 324-9685.

SOUNDS IN THE STACKS 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Central Arkansas Library System Rooker Library, 11 Otter Creek Ct. Chris Parker & Kelley Hurt piano and vocal duo. or (501) 320-5728.

TOP OF THE ROCK REHEARSALS 7-10 p.m. Tuesdays, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1402 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood. Ladies barbershop chorus rehearsals open to all women. (501) 580-7835.

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ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Eureka Springs Auditorium, 36 S. Main St., Eureka Springs. Tickets: $20-$40. or (479) 253-7788.

THE LYRIC THEATER 113 W. Rush Ave., Harrison. Ordinary Elephant, 7 p.m. today; advance $10, at the door $15. Ray Bonneville, 7 p.m. Tuesday; advance $15-$20, at the door $25. or (870) 391-3504.

THE SHIRELLES 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17, East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Tickets: $39. (870) 633-4480.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS JAZZ ENSEMBLE 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. (501) 450-3163.

VALENTINE'S DAY CONCERT 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. Arkansas 71, Winslow. Suggested donation: $10. or (479) 634-3791.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Donny McCaslin, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, $30-$50. or (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS WWI COMMEMORATION TREE DEDICATIONS 2 p.m. Sunday, MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. or (479) 530-6410.

BUDDHISM AND THE TWELVE STEPS 1-2:30 p.m. Sundays through April 22, Ecumenical Buddhist Society, 1516 W. Third St. or (501) 376-7056.

FINAL EXIT NETWORK SPEAKER 11 a.m.-noon Sunday, Unitarian Universalist Church of Little Rock, 1818 Reservoir Road. Julia Hanway on the human right to a death with dignity. (501) 225-1503.

FINDING FAMILY FACTS 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, Central Arkansas Library System Roberts Library, Room 204, 401 President Clinton Ave. Introduction to databases and material to start genealogy research. or (501) 918-3000.

GET UP AND GIVE COLLECTION Wednesday-March 29, 1600 Aldersgate Road, Suite 100B. Donations of personal hygiene items, clothes, shoes, bedding and other necessities accepted, benefiting Methodist Family Health. or (501) 906-4210.

HEIFER VILLAGE 1 World Ave. Heifer Hour activities geared for children K-5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. second Saturday of the month. or (501) 907-2952.

LITTLE ROCK DIGITAL LEARNING CENTER University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive. One-on-One Computer Support, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday in February, $25 by appointment. Various other classes in February, $60 each. or (501) 603-1262.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $12.95, ages 60 and older and children 1-12 $9.95. (501) 666-2406.

MARDI GRAS IN ARKANSAS 8 p.m. Friday-1 a.m. Saturday, The Rev Room, 300 President Clinton Ave. Benefiting Boys and Girls Club of Central Arkansas. Tickets: advance $25, at the door $30. (501) 666-8816.

"NEWS & FAKE NEWS" WITH REX NELSON 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Central Arkansas Library System's Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. Reservations requested. or (501) 918-3098.

NOT JUST ANOTHER COMIC CON 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 18, Little Rock Airport Holiday Inn and Conference Center, 3201 Bankhead Drive. Tickets: per day $10, weekend pass $15, children under 12 free with paid adult. (501) 310-1558.

QUEST QUILTERS GUILD INC. 9 a.m. second Monday of the month, Darragh Room, Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library, 100 S. Rock St. Monthly meetings. (501) 318-0947.

RHEA LANA'S OF GREATER LITTLE ROCK 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 117 Audubon Drive, Maumelle. (501) 499-4423.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE 1200 President Clinton Ave. Scott Jackson, "Take Me With You: One Person's Journey to Find The Charity Within," 6 p.m. Monday. or (501) 683-5239.

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1894 CITY MARKET SECOND SATURDAY TRADE DAYS 8-5 p.m. second Saturday of every month, 1894 City Market, 105 Olive St., Texarkana. Handmade crafts, food, fun. Guided tours will be given on the hour. (870) 772-5026.

ARKANSAS WWI COMMEMORATION TREE DEDICATIONS 11 a.m. Tuesday, McNab City Park, 3581 Arkansas 355, Fulton. or (870) 896-2281.

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION 4:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Har-Ber High School, 300 Jones Road, Springdale. Tickets: $20, children $10. (479) 587-8753.

HOT SPRINGS DAYLILY SOCIETY 10 a.m. Saturday, Christian Life Center, 218 Pratt St., Hot Springs. "Getting Your Garden Ready for Spring." (501) 318-0288.

LIKE LOVE AND CHOCOLATE 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. Arkansas 71, Winslow. Art, chocolate, champagne. Cost: $45. or (479) 634-3791.

OMNI CENTER ANNUAL GATHERING AND LASAGNA FEAST 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Mt. Sequoyah Event Center, 150 N. Skyline Drive, Fayetteville. Cost: $15 donation, no one turned away. (479) 935-4422.

O.W.L.S. (OUTDOOR WOMEN LEARNING SKILLS) 6-9 p.m. Feb. 16, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville. Geocaching 101. or (479) 967-5516.

RHEA LANA'S OF BENTON-BRYANT noon-7 p.m. Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 19-21, 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 24, Benton Event Center, 17322 Interstate 30 N., Benton. Children's consignment sale. or (501) 205-6314.

START YOUR SMALL BUSINESS NOW 10 a.m.-noon today, Delta Center for Economic Development, 319 University Loop West, Jonesboro; $30. 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 21, Batesville Chamber of Commerce, 409 Vine St., Batesville; free. (870) 972-3517.

SWEETHEART LUNCH/EAGLE WATCH CRUISES 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Hobbs State Park, 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Cost: $40, reservations and pre-payment necessary. (479) 789-5000.

SWEETHEART SHOP 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, The Peel Mansion Museum & Heritage Gardens, 400 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville. (479) 616-2997.

VALENTINE'S DAY DANCE 7 p.m. Saturday, Riordan Hall, 3 Riordan Drive, Bella Vista. Ballroom, Swing, Latin music for dancing with the Bella Vista Big Band. Arrive early for free dance lesson. Tickets: $10. (479) 855-8170.


Central Arkansas

GRANDPA HASN'T MOVED IN DAYS 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday through March 24, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Main Thing comedy trio. Tickets: $24. (501) 372-0205.

A LOVE SHAKE UP ON SWEETWATER DIVE 7 p.m. Tuesday, Maumelle Event Center, 10910 Maumelle Blvd., North Little Rock. Tickets: $40. Reservations Required. or (501) 351-2876.

THE SNOWY DAY through Feb. 18, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 E. Ninth St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: $12.50, members $10. or (501) 372-4000.

Around Arkansas

ALICE IN WONDERLAND 7 p.m. Wednesday, Ed Coulter Performing Arts Center, Arkansas State University Mountain Home, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Tickets: $25, students $12.50. or (870) 508-6280.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS 1:30 and 7 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $44-$83. (479) 443-5600.

IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-18, Ozark Mountain Smokehouse, 1725 S. Smokehouse Trail, Fayetteville. Presented by Smokehouse Players. (479) 935-4219.

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH through Feb. 17, Ulrey Performing Arts Center, Dr. Jimmy Carr St., Searcy. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Tickets: $10. or (501) 279-4255.

MY FUNNY VALENTINE 7:30 p.m. today-Friday, Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson St., Fayetteville. Night of stand-up comedy. Tickets: $25-$35. (479) 443-5600.

PAINTING THE ROSES RED 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-17, 19, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 18, Verser Theatre, Ouachita Baptist University, 410 Ouachita Ave., Arkadelphia. Tickets: $8. or (870) 245-5555.

THE PRODUCERS Friday-Feb. 25, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $23-$65. or (479) 631-8988.


Around Arkansas

LIVING ON LOVE 7 p.m. Monday, Victory Theater, 116 S.Second St., Rogers. Performance dates: March 30-April 8. or (479) 631-8988.

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Saturday, 321 Section Line Road, Suite G, Hot Springs. Hot Springs Children's Dance Theatre Company. Ages 6-9, 9-10 a.m. Ages 10-12, 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 13 and up, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (501) 655-6815.


Central Arkansas

CAJUN'S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Alex Summerlin, DJ G-Force, today. Andy Tanis, The Shame, Friday. David & Sarah, Earl and Them, Saturday. Happy hour bands start at 5 or 5:30 p.m., headline bands at 9. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Punch Line Stand-Up Comedy, 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays, $5. The Joint Venture comedy improv, 8-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $8. Artist Series, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. (501) 372-0210.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 N. Rodney Parham Road. Ladies Night, first Thursday of the month, free for women. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $8, Friday-Saturday $12. or (501) 228-5555.

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