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story.lead_photo.caption Poolside, artwork by an unidentified Children’s Hospital patient, is on display at the Thea Foundation in North Little Rock.

Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts:


'Boos & Booze'

Author and stunt woman Ann Miles, who performed the famous "spider walk" stunt in the extended cut of the classic 1973 horror film The Exorcist, will answer questions about the film at 6 p.m. today, prior to a 6:30 screening at the Ron Robinson Theater, Library Square, 100 Rock St., Little Rock. Tickets are $5; visit

The event kicks off the Central Arkansas Library System's Tuesday-night "Boos & Booze" fall film series, which will include screenings of The Addams Family on Oct. 9, Halloween on Oct. 16, Scream on Oct. 23 and Hocus Pocus on Oct. 30. All film showings are at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5). Special beer selections will be available at each viewing. Tickets are $5.

Watercolor works

Works by 30 members of the Mid-South Watercolorist Association (plus one group mosaic) go on display today at Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St., Little Rock, with a 2nd Friday Art Night reception, 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 12. The exhibition will be up through Jan. 2; gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday; all day Sunday. Admission to reception and gallery are free. Call (501) 375-2342 or email

South on Main jazz

The University of Central Arkansas Jazz I ensemble performs at 7 p.m. today at South on Main, 1304 Main St., Little Rock. Saxophonist and recently retired UCA professor Jackie Lamar will perform "Julian" by Phil Woods; her faculty successor, Matt Taylor, will play "Dat Dere" by Bobby Timmons. Rychy St. Vincent will sing "Here's That Rainy Day," by Jonny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen and UCA graduate student Cole Cavanah will perform Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg's "Over the Rainbow." The program will also include Duke Ellington's "Satin Doll," Frank Rosolino's "Blue Daniel" and other jazz standards. Gail Robertson conducts. Admission is free. Call (501) 450-5760 or email

Patiently painting

Artwork by patients at Arkansas Children's Hospital will be on display through Oct. 31 at Thea Foundation, 401 Main St., North Little Rock. Hamid Ebrahimifar and Elizabeth Weber, the hospital's artists-in-residence, will discuss the works and their program (funded by an In-School-Residency Grant from the Arkansas Arts Council and Child Life and Education donors) at an Argenta Art Walk reception, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 19. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call (501) 379-9512 or visit the website,

Visiting writer

Novelist and memoirist Deb Olin Unferth will read and discuss her works, 7:30 p.m. today in Reves Recital Hall, Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway, under the auspices of the Hendrix-Murphy Foundation Programs in Literature and Language. A reception and book signing will follow in the nearby Trieschmann Gallery. Unferth is the author of the memoir Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War; two short story collections, titled Minor Robberies and Wait Till You See Me Dance; the graphic novel I, Parrot; and the novel Vacation. Admission is free. Call (501) 450-4597, email or visit the website,


'Haunted' lecture

Author and academic Mark Spencer will discuss his book A Haunted Love Story: The Ghosts of the Allen House for the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies' October "Legacies & Lunch," noon Wednesday in the Darragh Center, Central Arkansas Library System Main Library, 100 Rock St., Little Rock. Admission is free; patrons should pack their own lunches -- the Butler Center provides beverages and desserts. Admission is free. Call (501) 320-5700 or visit the website,


Near Normal Man

The Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, will screen Near Normal Man, a 30-minute documentary featuring a firsthand account by Ben Stern, who survived confinement in two ghettos and nine concentration camps, the attentions of Nazi physician Josef Mengele and two death marches, 6 p.m. Thursday. Stern also led public battles in America to defy Nazis in 1978 and 2017. After the screening, he and his daughter, Charlene Stern, will discuss the film and his experience as a Holocaust survivor. Sponsor is the Ben J. Altheimer Charitable Foundation. Admission is free; reservations are required. Visit the website,


Tale-telling season

The Yarn storytelling group opens its fall 2018 season of "Stories That Change Hearts, Minds, and Policies," noon Monday in Sturgis Hall, University of Arkansas-Clinton School of Public Service, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock. The event is in partnership with the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation. Admission is free; reserve a seat by emailing or by calling (501) 683-5239.

The rest of the lineup (except as noted, all events at South on Main, 1304 Main St., Little Rock; tickets are $10-$25):

• 8 p.m. Oct. 11: "Outloud Storytelling: True Stories From the LGBTQI Community"

• 8 p.m. Oct. 30: "Scary Stories Told Live"

• 7 p.m. Nov. 29: "Voices From the Field: True Stories About Farming in Arkansas," Bernice Garden, 1401 Main St., Little Rock.



Next year at Verizon

January and February shows at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena:

• Justin Timberlake, on his "Man of The Woods" tour, performs at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17. Tickets are $52.50-$128 plus service charges; "Official Platinum" and VIP packages are available.

• Tickets -- $29-$132 (plus service charges) -- go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday for the Harlem Globetrotters 2019 world tour show, 2 p.m. Jan. 19.

• Comedian/ventriloquist Jeff Dunham, on his "Passively Aggressive" tour, performs at 3 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets are $49.50 plus service charges.

Call (800) 745-3000 or visit the website,

Hollyhocks, watercolor by Maureen Rousseau, and Blue Denim, watercolor by Sandra Marson are on display at Little Rock’s Christ Episcopal Church.
Justin Timberlake performs Jan. 17 at North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena.

Style on 10/02/2018


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