Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts:
CD release party
Steve Davison, Fingerfood and opening act the Dozier Hill Band (Danny Dozier, Tim Crouch, Irl Hees and Kenny Loggains) perform American string-band music in connection with the release of Davison's new CD, The Best of Friends, 7:30 p.m. today at the Joint, 301 Main St., in North Little Rock's Argenta District. Tickets are $20. Call (501) 425-1528, email email@example.com or visit centralarkansastickets.com.
A young girl uses her imaginative powers to turn a drab London boarding school into a place of magic and mystery in A Little Princess the Musical (music by Andrew Lippa, lyrics and book by Brian Crawley, based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett), which the Royal Players are staging, 7 p.m. today-Saturday and Dec. 6-8 and 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 9 at the Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Sponsors are the Jeff Mattingly Foundation and First Security Bank. Tickets are $15, $12 for students, senior citizens and military, $6 for children high-school age and younger. Call (501) 315-5483 or visit theroyalplayers.com or ticketleap.com.
A singer and the rest of her legendary '90's R&B group are about to be honored with a "Living Legend Award," which means having to come face to face with the ghost of her past and the woman who almost ruined everything in SoWright Productions' The True Definition of a B.A.D Chic, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St., Little Rock. Tickets are $30-$45. Call (503) 974-4484 or visit tinyurl.com/B-A-D-Chic.
Photographer/adventurer Taylor Lockwood covers highlights of his 34-year career photographing the world's most beautiful and elusive mushrooms, 7 p.m. Friday at Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road, Little Rock. Lockwood, on what he is calling his "final tour," will share photographs and video he shot since his last tour in 2014, as well as animations of bioluminescents and other mushrooms. Sponsor is the Arkansas Mycological Society. Admission is free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Wind Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fine Arts Building, UALR, 2801 S. University Ave., Little Rock. The program will include Antithigram by Jack Stamp, Salvation Is Created by Pavel Tschesnokoff, The Thunderer by John Philip Sousa and Under Cover of Night ... Into the Light of Day by Stephen Melillo. Kenneth Goff conducts. Admission is free. Call (501) 569-3294 or (501) 569-3105.
M2 Gallery, recently moved from the Pleasant Ridge Town Center to 1300 Main St., in Little Rock's SoMa district, will have a "Grand (Re)opening Show," 5-8 p.m. Friday with food, drinks, music and a performance piece by Jay Sage of Oklahoma City. The show will include new works by Ryder Richards, Jeaneen Barnhart, Ladawna Whiteside, Bryan Frazier, Robin Tucker, John Allison, Neal Harrington, Warren Criswell, Steve Adair, Lisa Krannichfeld, Catherine Nugent, Cathy Burns and Sherrie Shepherd. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday with extended hours through Dec. 23. Admission to the gallery and reception is free. Call (501) 225-6257.
'Festival of Christmas'
"Let Us Adore Him" is the theme for this year's Ouachita Baptist University School of Fine Arts' "Festival of Christmas," 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday in Jones Performing Arts Center, OBU, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. University choral ensembles, including the Concert Choir, Ouachita Singers, Women's Chorus and Ouachita Sounds; area children will perform with the Honor Choir. Tickets are $12. Call (870) 245-5555 or visit obu.edu/boxoffice.
People affected by myasthenia gravis will gather to celebrate the lives of patients, physicians and caregivers and walk to raise awareness and funds to support the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America at the 2018 Arkansas MG Walk, 11 a.m. Saturday, Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville. Check-in/registration starts at 10. Call (855) 649-2557 (MGWALKS), email Info@MGWalk.org or visit MGWalk.org/Arkansas.
Weekend on 11/29/2018
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