Breast cancer survivors and supporters will fill downtown Little Rock with pink Saturday during the 25th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The main 5K run/walk starts at 8 a.m. at West Second Street and Broadway; there will also be a competitive run and a 2K Family Fun Run/Walk. Other activities include the Survivor Breakfast and the Pasta Party. Race registration is $30. Call (501) 202-4399 or visit arkansas.info-komen.org. See related story here.
Keith Urban rocks North Little Rock with his award-winning country music as his Graffiti U World Tour makes a stop at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, 7:30 p.m. today. Tickets are $20-$97. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com. See story here.
Comedian/actor/singer Rodney Carrington performs at 7 p.m. Friday at Robinson Center Performance Hall, West Markham Street and Broadway, Little Rock. Tickets are $44-$179. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Area restaurants will serve up samples of their signature dishes to benefit the Arkansas School for the Deaf at Silent Sunday, noon-3 p.m. Sunday at the Statehouse Convention Center, Markham and Main streets, Little Rock, sponsored by the Central Arkansas Independent Restaurant Operators. KATV's Todd Yakoubian and Janelle Lilley will be the emcees, the GroanUps will perform and there will be a silent auction. Tickets are $30, $35, $15 for children 5-11, free for kids 4 and younger. Reserve an eight-place table for $240. Visit eventbrite.com/e/silent-sunday-2018-tickets-50457301146.
The Hillcrest Merchants Association's HarvestFest in Hillcrest, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday along Kavanaugh Boulevard between Monroe and Walnut streets in Little Rock, features more than 170 vendors, 12 food trucks, a gumbo cook-off, an all-day concert event, kids entertainment area, a dog show and local beer garden. Capping the festival's west end: the 65-foot-long Johnsonville Big Taste Grill, which can roast 2,500 bratwursts an hour; half the proceeds go to the Allen School, the festival's primary beneficiary. A complete schedule is available at harvestfest.us.
See rural America through an artist's eyes as "The Passage of Time," an exhibit of paintings by Daniel Coston at Cantrell Gallery, 8208 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, which opens with a celebration, 6-8 p.m. Friday. The exhibit remains up through Dec. 22. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission to the reception and the gallery are free. Call (501) 224-1335 or visit cantrellgallery.com.
7 'CONSTANT DISSONANCE'
The Thea Foundation opens its latest Art Department exhibit with a special reception with hors d'oeuvres and drinks, 6:30-9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $15. "My Selves In Constant Dissonance/My Selves In Perfect Harmony" by Joshua Asante remains on display through Nov. 30 at the foundation gallery, 401 Main St., North Little Rock. Hours are 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and admission is free. Call (501) 379-9512 or visit theasartdepartment.com.
The renascent Arkansas Repertory Theatre will host Life Science by Judy B. Goss, the second of its three Plays in Progress, lightly-staged readings of new works by the Rolling River Playwrights Collective, 7 p.m. Saturday at the Rep Annex, 518 Main St., Little Rock. A short feedback session with the authors and cast will follow. Tickets are $10. Visit tinyurl.com/playsinprogress.
The Piano Men -- Drew Jansen and Jimmy Martin -- perform their musical celebration, "What Matters Most," with guests Kathryn Pryor and Judy Trice, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday at the Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock, for which the show is a benefit. Friday night tickets -- $60, $100 per couple -- include hors d'oeuvres by Ben E. Keith Co., a beer/wine bar and silent art auction; doors open at 7. Saturday's show-only tickets are $30. Call (501) 353-1443 or visit argentacommunitytheater.com.
10 CHAMBER MUSIC
The St. Petersburg Piano Quartet -- Tao Lin, piano; Alla Aranovskaya, violin; Boris Vayner, viola; and Thomas Mesa, cello -- performs at 7:30 p.m. today in the Parish Hall, Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi St., Little Rock, under the auspices of the Chamber Music Society of Little Rock. The program: As It Happened, written for the quartet by Jeremiah Bornfield; the third movement, "Andante cantabile," from the Piano Quartet in E-flat major, op.47, by Robert Schumann; Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Quartet No. 3 in C major, WoO36; and the Piano Quartet No. 2 in A major, op.26, by Johannes Brahms. A reception with hors d'oeuvres and wine will follow. Tickets are $25, free for children and K-college students. Visit ChamberMusicLR.com/tickets. For more information, call (615) 775-6744 or email ChamberMusicLR@gmail.com.
Weekend on 11/01/2018
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