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Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. June Freeman Lecture Series: "Designing an America of the People, By the People and For the People," 6 p.m. Tuesday. "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. "Ready for Spring," Ned Perme, Ann Presley, Susan Plunkett, Vonda Rainey, Bob Snider. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. "A Family Affair," Dennis, Connie and Jason McCann, through Saturday. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 664-0030.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. "Delta Rediscovered" by photographer Dayton Bowers, through April 28. 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 Saturday. "Looking Closely," Laura Raborn, March 16-May 5; reception, 6-8 p.m. March 16. 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. 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. "Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics," Monday-Aug. 5. 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.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave, Suite C. "Personal Vision: The Exhibition," Adger Cowans, through April 14. 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. "#5WomenArtists," through March 31; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. "Found in Nature: Kate Nessler and Barbara Satterfield," through May 6. "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. Art lessons available. March exhibit: "Old Masters Reproductions." 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. Rick Van Hook, today-March 15. 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" mixer and reception, 6-8 p.m. today. Kid Chef Spring Break Mini-camp, ages 6-9 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 20, ages 10-12 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 21, 13-15 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 22, $15. "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. 2nd Friday Art Night with Michael Carenbauer Jazz Trio, 5-8 p.m. Friday. "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. 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.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. "Building A Collection: Recent Acquisitions," through Sunday. "Discovering Kate Freeman Clark," through Sunday. 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. Programs and activities for children, teens, adults. Dr. Seuss Family Night, 6-7 p.m. today. Lucky Baby Fair, health and social services information, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 17. Spring break workshops, March 19-23. 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.

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ARKANSAS CRAFT SCHOOL 110 E. Main St., Mountain View. Variety of classes and instructors. Call for prices and times. or (870) 269-8397.

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 TECH UNIVERSITY Norman Hall Gallery of Art, 203 W. Q St., Russellville. "Showtime: Photographs of Music Legends by Watt Casey Jr.," through May 11. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and April 14. (479) 964-3237.

ARTISTS' WORKSHOP GALLERY 610 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 30-member coop featuring works by Arkansas artists. 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, through April 26. "#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.

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS 214 S. Main St., Springdale. "Vox Femina II," Autumn Brown, through March 28. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 751-5441.

BAUM GALLERY OF FINE ART University of Central Arkansas, McCastlain Hall 145, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway. Student Art Competitive, through March 16; reception, 4 p.m. today. 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.

FORDYCE BATHHOUSE MUSEUM AND VISITOR CENTER 369 Central Ave., Hot Springs. "The Great War: Arkansas in World War I," 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sunday. (501) 620-6715.

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. 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.

HEMINGWAY-PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER 1021 W. Cherry St., Piggott. "Into the Wild," "The Piggott Connection," "Celebrating the Hemingways: Best Wishes From Piggott," continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission: $5, groups and ages 65 and older $3. (870) 598-3487.

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

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. "Shifting Gears" by Robyn Horn, through March 31. 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. 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.

NADINE BAUM STUDIOS 505 W Spring St., Fayetteville. Fenix Fayetteville Group, through March 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (479) 443-5600.

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 ROSEMARY ADAMS DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL ARTS 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. "Sources of Evangelical Spirituality" by Matt Smith, through March 28. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 245-5129.

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. "Cheers!," through April 23. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Tuesday. (501) 745-6615.

SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. 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.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Post Secret public art project, 7:30 p.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday, $25. "Grammar of 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 $8;, 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.

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GALA JAZZ DANCE 7 p.m. Saturday, McCastlain Ballroom, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. UCA Department of Music, music from 7-8:15 p.m., dance from 8:30-11 p.m., dress semi-formal. Tickets: $40, students $15. or (501) 450-5759.

MERRY MIXERS ST. PATRICK'S DAY DANCE 7 p.m. March 17, Coronado Center, 150 Ponderosa Way, Hot Springs Village. Music by Blue Velvet band. Monthly memberships are available at the door. (501)915-8111.

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

CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES 7 p.m. select Tuesdays, Riverdale 10 Cinema, 2600 Cantrell Road. A Clockwork Orange, Tuesday. Tickets: $9. or (501) 296-9955.

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HOT SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL 11 a.m. March 17-10:30 p.m. March 18, Historic Central Theater, 1008 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Cost: two day festival pass $45, one day pass $24, one film only $10. (501) 538-0766.


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BOOK SIGNING 1 p.m. March 17, Barnes and Noble, 11500 Financial Center Pkwy. Confessions of a Buddafli: Relationships, Food and Self-Esteem, Jessica Key. (501) 672-0914.

FAKE NEWS DISCUSSION 6-7:30 p.m. March 15, Thompson Library, 38 Rahling Circle. With Sen. David Sanders, Jessica Sabin and Matt DeCample. (501) 918-3048.

FOCAL USED BOOK SALE 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library, 100 Rock St. Friends of Central Arkansas Libraries. Early entrance 5-7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Friday-Saturday: $5. or (501) 918-3805.

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

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

WRITERS NIGHT OUT 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through May, Center for Nonprofits, 1200 W. Walnut St., Rogers. (479) 292-3665.


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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.

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Robinson Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. "A Tribute to Ella." Tickets: $15-$65; active duty military and student tickets $10. or (501) 666-1761.

BHI BHIMAN 8 p.m. March 15, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Tickets: $25-$34. or (800) 293-5949.

BON JOVI 7:30 p.m. March 20, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $23-$154.50. or (800) 745-3000.

CELTIC SPRING 7 p.m. today, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Mississippi St. Performance by Muses Creative Artistry Project. Love offering collected benefiting Family Promise of Pulaski County. or (501) 609-9811.

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERT WITH MIROSLAV AMBROS 7:30 p.m. March 15, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 310 W. 17th St. Tickets: $25. or (615) 775-6744.

FESTIVAL OF THE SENSES 7 p.m. Tuesday, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Pianist Avguste Antonov. (501) 753-4281.

MIRANDA LAMBERT 7 p.m. Saturday, Verizon Arena. Livin' Like Hippies tour featuring Jon Pardi and Sunny Sweeney. Tickets $42.75-$77.75. or (800) 745-3000.

MOZART'S CORONATION MASS 7:30-9:30 p.m. March 16, St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Drive. Arkansas Chamber Singers with members of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Advance tickets: $22, students $15. At the door: $25, $18. (501) 377-1121.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND 3 p.m. March 18, Patrick Henry Hays Center, 401 W. Pershing Blvd., North Little Rock. (501) 758-2576.

STRINGS ATTACHED 7 p.m. today, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 310 W. 17th St. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's Intimate Neighborhood Concerts Series. Tickets: $29, students and active military $10. (501) 666-1761.

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.

WINTER JAM TOUR SPECTACULAR 6-10 p.m Sunday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $15. (501) 975-9000.

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BARRETT BABER 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Arkansas Air and Military Museum at Drake Field, 4290 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. Benefits Soldier ON Service Dogs. Tickets: $75-$125. (479) 521-9301.

CELTIC IN THE CAVERNS 6-7 p.m. March 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 17, Blanchard Springs Caverns, 704 Blanchard Springs Road, Fifty-Six. Music by Lucas and Eden Pool and Duane Porterfield. Tickets: $20. (870) 269-8068.

JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY CATHEDRAL CHOIR 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Village Baptist Church, 380 Glasgow Road, Bella Vista. or (479) 855-7775.

OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC BAND 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jones Performing Arts Center, 410 Ouachita Street, Arkadelphia. (870) 245-5129.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS PERCUSSION FESTIVAL noon Saturday, Snow Fine Arts Center, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Features performances and clinics by prominent percussionists. (501) 450-3293.

THE VALLEY OF THE VAPORS INDEPENDENT MUSIC FESTIVAL March 16-20, Hot Springs. Showcases 35 bands over five days. Tickets: $40. or (501) 282-9057.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Dublin Guitar Quartet, 8 p.m. Friday, $10. Pops: Fayetteville Jazz Collective, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, $30-$52. or (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

Central Arkansas

AMY SANDERS LIBRARY GRAND OPENING 10 a.m. Saturday, Central Arkansas Library System's Amy Sanders Branch, 10200 Johnson Drive, Sherwood. or (501) 918-3048.

ARKANSAS A LA CARTE 6:30 p.m. today, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1 Children's Way. Silent auction, music with light snacks from local restaurants. Price: $100. (501) 364-1490

ARKANSAS SENIOR OLYMPICS 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 15-18, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Donaghey Student Center, 2801 S. University Ave. or (501) 321-1441.

BIZARRE BAZAAR 2-6 p.m. Saturday, River Market Pavilions, 400 President Clinton Ave. Market featuring over 50 vendors, for sale. Benefits Central Arkansas Habitat for Humanity. Must be 21. Start of raffle for Quilts For Kids, $1 per ticket, $5 for 6. (501) 320-3503.

BLUEJEANS & BLUEGRASS 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Institute, 13000 Interstate 30 Frontage Road. Bluegrass, food, beer, and wine. Tickets: $30. (501) 416-1030.

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.

CATHOLIC HIGH JUNKTIQUE SALE 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 17, Catholic High School, 6300 Father Tribou St. (501) 517-5153.

EASTER BUNNY Friday-March 31, McCain Mall Center Court, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 9-10 a.m. March 17. (501) 758-6317.

FINDING FAMILY FACTS 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, Central Arkansas Library System's Roberts Library of Arkansas History and Art, 401 President Clinton Ave. Introduction to databases and materials used in researching genealogy. (501) 320-5700.

FISH FRY 6:30-8 p.m. March 16, St. Jude Parish Hall, 2403 McArthur Drive, Jacksonville. Tickets: $10, children 6-13 $8. (501) 690-3875.

GET UP AND GIVE COLLECTION through 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. The ABCs of Starting a Food Business, 9 a.m.-noon, and Running a Great Farmers Market Booth, 1-4 p.m. March 15. Alpacapalooza, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 17. or (501) 907-2952.

HOOPS FOR KIDS' SAKE 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jack Stephens Center, 2801 S. University Ave. Arkansas House vs. Senate game. Benefits local Boys and Girls Clubs and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Tickets: $10. (501) 374-6661.

INDOOR ADULT FITNESS SERIES 6-7 p.m. today, Outlets of Little Rock, 11201 Bass Pro Parkway. (501) 455-9100.

LITTLE ROCK CHESS CLUB 7 p.m. Fridays, Southwestern Bell Room, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, Markham Street and University Avenue. (501) 224-2439.

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.

LUPUS FOUNDATION STATEWIDE TALENT SHOW 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Central Arkansas Library System's Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Drive. Registration: $25 per act. Tickets $20, family of four $60, children under three free. or (501) 766-2691.

A NIGHT AT THE VICTORY CANTEEN 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jacksonville Community Center, 100 Veteran's Circle, Jacksonville. Benefits Jacksonville Museum of Military History. Tickets: $40. (501) 241-1943.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK FRIENDS OF ANIMALS 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday of every month, North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock. Yearly membership: $25. (501) 758-5482.

PICASSOS FINE ART AUCTION 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Discovery, 500 President Clinton Ave. Benefits Pulaski Heights Elementary School, live and silent auctions. Tickets: advance $20, day of event $30. (501) 519-1914.

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.

SERVE THE ROCK 5-7 p.m. today, Dickey Stephen Park, 400 W. Broadway. Business After Hours non-profit event. Tickets: $5, $10 at door. or (501) 377-6010.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE 1200 President Clinton Ave. Book signing and lecture: True Gentlemen: The Broken Pledge of America's Fraternities, John Hechinger, 6 p.m. Monday. Ellen Hart of the Eating Disorder Foundation, 6 p.m. March 15. Mama Mia! panel discussion, noon March 15. or (501) 683-5239.

UNTAPPED RHYTHM AND SOLES GALA 7:30 p.m. Friday, The Rep's Annex, 518 Main St. Auction, raffle, performances by Untapped Youth Ensemble and Hot Springs High School students. Tickets: $45, students $30. or (501) 940-5595.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. "Back to Bremen" talk and discussion, 1 p.m. today and 10 a.m. March 17. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. (501) 687-1061.

Around Arkansas

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 STATE SPELLING BEE 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Central Baptist College, 1501 College Ave., Conway. (501) 378-4344.

BASKET WEAVING WORKSHOP 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Village Creek State Park, 201 County Road 754, Wynne. Cost: $30, reservations required. or (870) 238-9406.

CAMDEN DAFFODIL FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Camden. or (870) 833-3001.

DUTCH OVEN WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Plantation Agriculture Museum, 4815 U.S. 165, Scott. Advance reservations required, $15 non-refundable fee. (501) 961-1409.

GET DOWN! 7-10 p.m. today, Clinton House Museum, 930 W. Clinton Drive, Fayetteville. Tickets: $35. (479) 444-0066.

JONQUIL FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-7 p.m. March 16-17 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 18, Historic Washington State Park, 103 Franklin St., Washington. Tours: $9. Parking: $5. or (870) 983-2625.

KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR 7 p.m. today, Bud Walton Arena, 1270 Leroy Pond Drive, Fayetteville. Student-sponsored Distinguished Lecture Series. (479) 575-3583.

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS 4-6 p.m. March 17, Hobbs State Park Visitor Center, 20201 Arkansas 12, Hindsville. (479) 789-5006.

PARADE FOR PEACE 2:30-4:30 p.m. March 18, parade starts in front of Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Rally at Town Center. Sponsored by the Arkansas Poor People's Campaign, the OMNI Center and the Arkansas Nonviolence Alliance. (479) 283-5762.

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM 4815 U.S. 165, Scott. Spring break activities for children, March 21-23, various registration fees. (501) 961-1409.

SCOTT SETTLEMENT TOURS 10 a.m.-3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, March 16-Nov. 17, Scott Settlement, 15525 Alexander Road, Scott. Admission: $6, children 6 and under free. (501) 804-6420.

SHOJI TABUCHI SHOW 2 p.m. Sunday, El Dorado Municipal Auditorium, 100 W. Eighth St., El Dorado. Tickets: $30-$40, reserved seating. or (870) 862-4747.

STARTUPWEEKEND ENTREPRENEUR EVENT 6:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub, 123 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. Experiential education for entrepreneurs. Cost: $6-$75. or (417) 880-2350.

TRUCK ON OVER 6-8 p.m. today, McClure Convention Center, Vada Sheild Community Development Center, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Dinner, entertainment, prizes. Benefits ASUMH Foundation. Tickets: $50. (870) 508-6280.

WALKS THROUGH HISTORY TOUR 11 a.m. Saturday, the corner of West Mount Nord Street and North Mock Avenue, Fayetteville. Visiting the Mount Nord Historic District. (501) 324-9880.

WORLD'S SHORTEST ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE 8 p.m. March 16-17, downtown Hot Springs. Appearances by Joey Fatone and Jon Heder, Morris Day and the Time, Grand Funk Railroad. (501) 321-2021.


Central Arkansas

DIRTY DANCING 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 17, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 18, Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Tickets: $28-$67. or (501) 244-8800.

FOLLIES 7 p.m. today and Tuesday-March 15, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and March 16-17, 2 p.m. Sunday, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Tickets: $15-$40. or (501) 353-1443.

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.

HAND OF GOD today-March 18, The Studio Theater, 320 Seventh St. Intended for Mature Audiences. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $15-$20. (501)374-2615.

INHERIT THE WIND 7:30 p.m. through Saturday, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Tickets: $16, students $12. (501) 374-3761.

JUNI B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK Friday-March 31, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 E. Ninth St. Show Times: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets. $12.50, members $10. or (501) 372-4000.

MAMA MIA! March 16-April 15, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday and Sunday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15-$63. Previews Wednesday and March 15. or (501) 378-0405.

NEVER TOO LATE through March 17, Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Today-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Today-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $32-$36, children $23; show only $25, show only children $15. or (501) 562-3131.

Around Arkansas

DRIVING MISS DAISY 7:30 p.m. March 15, Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main St., Alma. Tickets: $25-$44. or (479) 632-2129.

THE GREAT GATSBY 3 p.m. Sunday, Grand Prairie Center, 2807 U.S. 165, Stuttgart. Tickets: $25-$35. or (870) 673-4201.

NUNSENSE Saturday-March 18, Lyric Theater, 113 W. Rush Ave., Harrison. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10-$15. or (870) 391-3504.

OH, MR. FAULKNER, DO YOU WRITE? 6 p.m. Tuesday, Vada Shield Community Development Center, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home campus, 1600 South College St., Mountain Home. William Faulkner one-man show. (870) 508-6109.

ROMEO AND JULIET today-Sunday, Arkansas Tech University, Techionery Theatre, 1502 N. El Paso Ave., Russellville. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $8, students $5. (479) 964-0890.

SENSE & SENSIBILITY 7 p.m. today, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $10. or (479) 443-5600.

SUNSET BOULEVARD 7:30 p.m. today-Friday and Sunday, South Arkansas Arts Center, 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. Tickets: $25, members $15, students $5. or (870) 862-5474.


Central Arkansas

CAJUN'S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Darril Edwards, Tragikly White, today. Buh Jones, Canvas, Friday. Steve Boyster, Shannon Boshears, 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.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Whiskey Myers, 8:30 p.m. today, $20. Musicians Showcase Finals, 8 p.m. Friday, $6-$21. Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, $25. The Noise Presents: Pop Evil: Music Over Words Tour, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, $20-$25. Karaoke & Dance with DJ Greg, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Saturdays. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. The Irie Lions, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, $6. (501) 372-7707.

STONE'S THROW BREWING 402 E. Ninth St. New Brew Friday, 4-10 p.m. Fridays. Randall Beer Infusion, 4 p.m. Saturdays. Better With Beer Free Movie Series, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. (501) 244-9154.

WHITE WATER TAVERN 2500 W. Seventh St. Dead Meadow, 8 p.m. today. (501) 375-8400.

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