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Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Architecture and Design Network lecture with Johanna Hurme, 6 p.m. Tuesday, reception at 5:30 p.m. “Independent Vision: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Martin Muller Collection,” through Dec. 30. “Delta Through the Decades Deux: Selections from the Collection,” through Nov. 4. “Through Our Eyes,” through Nov. 11. “Reveal/Conceal: Exploring Identity in Contemporary Art,” through Oct. 28. “Robert Baines: Living Treasure and Fabulous Follies,” through Sunday. “Paul Signac Watercolors and Drawings: The James T. Dyke Collection,” through Nov. 25. “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. “Layers,” Laura Raborn, Friday-12; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Fall works by Ann Presley, Susan Plunkett, Vonda Rainey, Bob Snider, Holly Tilley. Satellite gallery in lobby of the Little Rock Marriott. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Seven Artists,” works by Ray Parker, Louis Watts, Anais Dasse, Cynthia Kresse, David Bailin, Jeff Horton and Jason McCann, through Oct. 13. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 664-0030.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “On My Mind: The Natural State,” Barry Lindley, through Oct. 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. Works by the Mid-South Watercolorist Association, through Jan. 2. 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. Hispanic Heritage Month speaker: Henry Cisneros, 6 p.m. Monday. Near Normal Man, film screening and talk by Holocaust survivor Ben Stern and daughter Charlene Stern, 6 p.m. today, reservations required. “The White House Collection of American Crafts: 25th Anniversary Exhibit,” through March 31. 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. “Up In Smoke,” through Oct. 28. “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. “Best of the South,” through Oct. 13. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. gregthompsonfineart.comor (501) 664-2787.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “History in Color: The Spectrum of Daily Life in Early America,” Oct. 12-2019; reception, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 12. “Space Between Teeth: Linda Lopez + Marc Mitchell,” through Nov. 4. “Justin Bryant: That Survival Apparatus,” through Sunday. 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. October exhibit: “Portraits.” Giclee drawing, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31. 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. Works by Audrey Rich, through Oct. 15. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. Lecture and book signing with James Scott, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. “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.

MATT MCLEOD FINE ART GALLERY 108 W. Sixth St. “With the Grain: The Fine Art of Woodworking,” through Oct. 20. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 725-8508.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. “Diamonds,” through Oct. 21. 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. “Our Fair Ladies: Arkansas State Fair Gowns and Rodeo Attire,” through Nov. 4. “A Piece of My Soul: Quilts by Black Arkansans,” through March 2019; “Cabinet of Curiosities,” through fall 2018. Permanent exhibits: “First Ladies of Arkansas: Women of Their Times”; 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. each Wednesday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685.

PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. “Perspectives on Modernism,” through Oct. 19. 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.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Maners/Pappas Gallery: “Artist as a Catalyst,” silkscreens originally featured in the Alternative Museum in New York City, Wednesday-Nov. 10. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 569-8977.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK SEQUOYAH RESEARCH CENTER 5820 Asher Ave., Suite 500. “Until it reached into our lives and destroyed the tranquility that we had,” Matty Davis, through Sunday. “Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces,” through Nov. 30. Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (501) 569-8336.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. “Three Artists: Three Visions ArtWalk,” through Oct. 13. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. (501) 687-1061.

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ARKADELPHIA ARTS CENTER 625 Main St., Arkadelphia. “The Art of Collecting,” through Oct. 12. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 245-7982.

ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. October exhibit: Virgil Keeto. Gallery opening 1-3 p.m. Sunday. 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 Fine Arts Center, 2412 Quapaw Way, Jonesboro. “Pink,” multi-media group exhibition, through Wednesday; reception and PechaKucha event, 3 p.m. Wednesday. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Sunday. (870) 972-3050.

ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 1502 N. El Paso Ave., Russellville. Tschacbasov prints, through Dec. 14. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (479) 964-0826.

ARTISTS SOUGHT FOR ARTS ON TOUR ROSTER through Oct. 19. Chosen by The Arkansas Arts Council. Applications online. or (501) 324-9768.

ARTISTS’ WORKSHOP GALLERY 610 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 30-member co-op 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. “Pine Bluff Art League Annual Juried Exhibition,” through Nov. 10. “UAPB and ASC: Five Decades of Collaboration,” through Nov. 3. “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. “5x5 Exhibition,” through Oct. 26; Soiree & Auction, 5:55 p.m. Oct. 26, $15. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 751-5441.

BRADBURY ART MUSEUM Fowler Center, Arkansas State University, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. “Eclectic;” Teresa Cole, Jed Jackson, Tom Lee, Mario Muller, Hans Schmitt-Matzen and David Sullivan, through Nov. 7; reception, 5-6:30 p.m. today. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday; noon-7 p.m. Thursday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2205.

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. “Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now,” contemporary Indigenous art, Saturday-Jan. 7. Alfred Stieglitz Collection, through December, 2019. 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.

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE GALLERY 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. “People, Places, and Things,” Dennis McCann, through Nov. 2. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon Friday. or (870) 633-4480.

FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. “The Magic of Sugarloaf,” Joyce Hartmann, through Oct. 31. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-4930.

FAULKNER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER University of Arkansas, 1 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. “Absolutely Timeless,” historical photos of events held in Faulkner building, through Oct. 19. Hours: 8-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and during performances. (479) 575-5387.

FENIX GALLERY 16 W. Center St., Fayetteville. “Influences,” through Dec. 1; reception, 5-9 p.m. today. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (479) 422-5374.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Judge Parker’s 180th Birthday Party, 3 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $7, veterans and active military $5, ages 6-16 $2. or (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL AIRPORT 6700 McKennon Blvd., Fort Smith. “Dep(art)ing Passengers,” Charles K. Steiner, through Jan. 7. Hours: 4:30 a.m.-midnight, Monday-Sunday. Parking is free for the first 30 minutes. (479) 788-7025.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Todd Gray: Pop Geometry,” through Oct. 31. “David Hayes: The Ventana Series,” through Jan. 27. The Touch Gallery, through Dec. 19. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; live models and studio space provided, take materials. Art classes noon-4 p.m. every Saturday. RAM Saturdays 1-4 p.m. each Saturday, hands-on art lessons. 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.

HOT SPRINGS CONVENTION CENTER 134 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs. “The Soul of Arkansas,” Longhua Xu, Friday-Feb. 2. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and during special events. (501) 321-2027.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. Paintings, sculptures and woodwork by variety of artists, Friday-Oct. 31; reception, 5-9 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 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. DinoTrek, continuing. 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. “Native Visions Now: Contemporary Works of Indigenous Artists of Oklahoma,” Friday-Oct. 27; reception, 4-8 p.m. Friday at Downtown Bentonville Inc., 102 E Central Ave., Bentonville. Our Front Porch art show, story, music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13. “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. Works by painters, sculptors, photographers, potters and stained-glass artists. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 680-2741.

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.

STAGE 18, 18 Center St., Fayetteville. Andrew Kilgore’s photographs, through Oct. 29; reception and cash bar, 5-10 p.m. today. (479) 310-0153.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 Donaghey Ave, Conway. “Peter Pincus: Color and Form,” and “Artistic Processes: Drawings and More,” through Oct. 11. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. (501) 450-5793.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. “The Bleak and the Burgeoning,” various artists, through Sunday. Hours: noon-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1 hour before most performances. or (479) 571-2762.


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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.

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.

JAGAT PAVANI GANGA 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Robinson Center Music Hall, 426 W. Markham St.. Musical dance performance. Donations welcome. (501) 952-9410.

LET’S DANCE STUDIO Tanglewood Center, 7509 Cantrell Road. Ballroom dance, 8-10:30 p.m. first Friday of the month, $10. Latin and swing dance: lesson, 7 p.m., $5; dance, 8-10:30 p.m., $10; third and fifth Friday of the month. 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.

TALK WITH BALLET ARKANSAS DIRECTOR 6 p.m. Wednesday, CHARTS Theater, UA-Pulaski Tech Main Campus, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Discussion and Q&A with Ballet Arkansas Executive and Artistic Director Michael Fothergill. (501) 812-2760.

UNTAPPED YOUTH ENSEMBLE MASTER CLASSES 7:30-8:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month, Shuffles & Ballet II, Little Rock.

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DENIM AND DIAMONDS 7-10 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Tuesday, 359 C.W. Road, Building A, Judsonia. Music and dancing. (501) 288-1842.

QUAPAW NATION TRIBAL DANCERS 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Grand Lobby, Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs. Traditional dances with explanations. (501) 321-2027.

SPA CITY BOP AND SWING DANCE CLUB 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Friday of the month, Elks Lodge, 132 Abbott Place, 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.


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CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES 7 p.m. select Tuesdays, Riverdale 10 Cinema, 2600 Cantrell Road. The Exorcist, Tuesday. Tickets: $9. riverdale10.comor (501) 296-9955.

GEORGE TAKEI’S ALLEGIANCE: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL ON THE BIG SCREEN 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Ron Robinson Theater, Library Square, 100 Rock St. or (501) 918-3048.


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A PRIZED EVENING 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library Darragh Center, 100 Rock St. Awarding of 2018 Porter Literary Prize to Tyrone Jaeger, and 2018 Booker Worthen Literary Prize to Mildred D. Gleason. (501) 918-3000.

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BAXTER COUNTY LIBRARY 300 Library Hill, Mountain Home. Writing Workshops: “In the Beginning: For New and Emerging Writers,” 1-3 p.m. Saturday. Literary Series: Marissa Moss via Skype, 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday. or (870) 580-0980.

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

WORDS CAN NEVER HURT ME 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 17, King’s Live Music, 1020 Front St., Conway. Literary readings featuring M. Shelly Conner, Conrad Shumaker, Tom Williams and Terry Wright. (501) 450-3293.


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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. 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 CHAMBER SINGERS 7:30 p.m. Friday, Cathedral of St. Andrew, 617 S Louisana St.; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Calvary Baptist Church, 5700 Cantrell Road. “The Singing Heart.” Tickets: advance $15, students $10; at the door $18, students $12. ar-chambersingers.orgor (501) 377-1121.

BERNSTEIN BIRTHDAY BASH 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. Little Rock Winds concert of works by Leonard Bernstein Tickets: $15, senior citizens $12, students free. or (501) 666-0777.

FALL OUT BOY WITH MACHINE GUN KELLY 7 p.m. Tuesday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $30.50-$70.50. or (501) 975-9038.

LAUREN DAIGLE 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $27.50-$77.50 plus fees. or (800) 745-3000.

THOMAS RHETT 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $32.75-$77.75 plus fees. or (800) 745-3000.

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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ANDRE CHIANG, BARITONE 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, White Hall Auditorium at NorthWest Arkansas Community College, 1 College Drive, Bentonville. (479) 631-1558.

BOOMTOWN OPRY 7 p.m. Oct. 13, El Dorado Municipal Auditorium, 100 W. Eighth St., El Dorado. Tickets: $10, kids under 12 free. (870) 665-9315.

HALLELUJAH FEST 3-5 and 6 p.m. Oct. 13, Ash Flat Church of God, Ash Flat. Music by The Believers, food. Donations accepted. (870) 847-2347 or (870) 758-0009.

HOT WATER HILLS MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL 4 p.m. Friday, noon Saturday, Hill Wheatley Plaza, 629 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Tickets: $20. or (501) 282-8662.

LIVE AT FIVE 5-7 p.m. first Friday of the month, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10. (870) 536-3375.

OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ENSEMBLES 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, McBeth Recital Hall, Ouachita Baptist University, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. Chamber groups featuring brass and woodwind ensembles. (870) 245-5129.

TOMMY: A BLUEGRASS OPRY 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Faulkner Performing Arts Center, 453 N. Garland Ave., Fayetteville. Tickets: $15-$25. (479) 575-2793.

WALMART ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. Celebrating the Music, celebration of Hispanic music, culture and food, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in concert, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, $22-$75. Fees may apply. (479) 571-2762.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Still on the Hill, 4 p.m. Sunday. George Brooks’ ASPADA, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, $30-$50. Ragamala Dance Company’s “Written in Water,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, $10. or (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

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ART IS IN CAKES 9807 W. Markham St. Baking and decorating classes. Cost: $65. or (501) 240-6102.

BLUE PLATE SPECIAL 6-9 p.m. Oct. 15, Capital Hotel, 111 W. Markham St. Food, music, art benefiting Thea Foundation. Tickets: $100. or (501) 379-9512.

CAMP ALDERSGATE FISH FRY 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 14, Camp Aldersgate, 2000 Aldersgate Road. Tickets: $15, kids under 6 free. Parking at Pediatrics Plus and OrthoArkansas with free shuttle. (501) 319-4901.

CAREER FAIR 4-7 p.m. today, Outlets of Little Rock, 11201 Bass Pro Parkway. or (501) 455-9100.

CHEAP ICE SKATE AT THE SKATIUM 6-8 p.m. today, Arkansas Skatium, 1311 S. Bowman Road. Admission: $7. (501) 993-6762.

COMMUNITY WELLNESS CLINIC 4-7 p.m. first Thursday of every month, Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church, 9921 Arkansas 107, Sherwood. Flu shots, health screenings and doctor consultations offered. (501) 835-3410.

DARK NIGHT NELLIE AWARDS Oct. 15, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Reception and hors d’oevres, 6 p.m.; program, 7 p.m. Tickets: actors and crew $20, patrons $50. or (501) 353-1443.

DEPRESSION SCREENINGS 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 11, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center lobby gallery, 4301 W Markham St. (501) 686-8998.

DIAMOND BEAR “FEST FOR THE CURE” 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Diamond Bear Brewery, 600 N. Broadway, North Little Rock. Music, food and beer samples. Tickets: advance $25, at the gate $30, VIP $50. or (501) 708-2739.

DISNEY JUNIOR DANCE PARTY 6 p.m. Oct. 11, Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Tickets: $39-$69. or (501) 244-8800.

ECUMENICAL BUDDHIST SOCIETY 1516 W. Third St. Introduction to Buddhism, 7-8:30 p.m. first Monday of the month through February. (501) 551-5135.EBS Kids, 3-4:30 p.m. third Sunday of the month. (501) 772-4732.Buddhism and the 12 Steps, 1-2:30 p.m. Sundays through December. (501) 681-2895.

EMPEZANDO UN NEGOCIO EN ARKANSAS (STARTING A BUSINESS IN ARKANSAS IN SPANISH) 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Southwest Community Center, 6401 Baseline Road. Workshop by Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center. (501) 683-7700.

FANCYFUL’S PRINCESS BALL 10-11:30 a.m. or 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 13, Junior League of Little Rock Ballroom, 401 Scott St. Dances performed by 10 favorite princesses, meet and greet, group games, royal introductions, photo booth. Reservations required. Tickets: $49. (501) 353-8927.

FESTIVAL OF WINES 6-8:30 p.m. today, Dickey-Stephens Park, 400 W. Broadway, North Little Rock. Cocktails, cuisine and auction. Tickets: $60-$75. Proceeds benefit American Heart Association. festivalofwines.heart.orgor (501) 707-6600.

FRAUD WATCH NETWORK SERIES 1-2 p.m. first Saturday of the month through November, Main Library Harper Lee room, 100 Rock St. Presented by Central Arkansas Library System and AARP. (501) 918-3048.

HIGH TEA BENEFIT 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 12, First Baptist Church of North Little Rock, 2015 Main St., North Little Rock. Speaker ReShonda Tate Billingsley, tea. Benefits The Alex Foundation. RSVP required, donations of $25. (501) 773-2539.

HISPANIC HERITAGE CELEBRATION 12:30-4 p.m. Oct. 14, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 4600 Baseline Road. Bilingual community event to celebrate Hispanic culture. (501) 562-1891.

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 $10.95, children 3-12 $9.95. Parking: $3. (501) 666-2406.

LUNCH AND LEARN noon-1 p.m. Oct. 16, First United Methodist Church, 6701 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Alzheimer’s and doll therapy with Jennifer Hudspeth of Abundant Amity Care. RSVP by Oct. 12. (501) 224-0021.

MINERAL, FOSSIL, GEM AND JEWELRY SHOW 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral and Geology Society event. Demonstrations, door prizes, kids dig. or (501) 679-5431.

MOXIE MATTERS 7 p.m. Monday, Robinson Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. An evening of music, honesty and encouragement with Jen Hatmaker and Nichole Nordeman. Tickets: $34. or (501) 978-0524.

MUD FACTOR 5K OBSTACLE RUN 10 a.m. Saturday, Carter Off-Road Park, 7498 Anderson St., Alexander. Adult and children’s obstacle courses, participants should bring photo I.D. Cost: $30-$39. or (501) 400-3860.

PAVILION PARTY CELEBRATING LOCALLY LABELED 5-8 p.m. Oct. 11, River Market Pavilions, 400 President Clinton Ave. Music, food trucks, life-sized bar games. Must be 21 and older to attend. (501) 904-5228.

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.

RATTLE THE CHAINS DISC GOLF TOURNEY begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Reservoir Park. Disc golf, food, drinks, and prizes. Registration 8-11 a.m. with rolling starts. Proceeds benefit Children’s Protection Center. Tickets: $90 per 3-person team. (501) 364-5490.

SAVE THE RIVER PARKS 12-1 p.m. Wednesday, CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. See and hear history of significant environmental victory from campaign and legal team. (501) 690-5776.

TRIXIE MATTEL 8 p.m. Tuesday, Robinson Center Music Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Mature content. Tickets: $35-$150, plus fees. (248) 268-2840.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE 1200 President Clinton Ave. “Arkansas Backstories: Quirks, Characters, and Curiosities of the Natural State,” Joe David Rice, noon Friday. “Stories that Change Hearts, Minds, and Policies,” noon Monday. “Save the Parks,” panel discussion led by Ben Combs, noon Wednesday. or (501) 683-5239.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St, North Little Rock. Special programs, crafts, performances, classes for all ages. (501) 758-1720.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. Special programs, performances, classes for all ages. (501) 687-1061.

WRIGHT AT HOME ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY 7-9 p.m. Oct. 12, Wright at Home, 5305 McClanahan Drive Ste. E3, North Little Rock. Event for senior citizens and families, including music, food, family games. (501) 551-8436.

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ARKANSAS FALLEN RIDERS BREAKFAST 9:15 a.m. first Saturday of the month, First Christian Church, 3911 S. Hazel St., Pine Bluff. Donations. (870) 247-2522.

THE BEST OF “THE SECOND CITY” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Owen Center Auditorium, Arkansas State University-Beebe, 910 Pecan St., Beebe. Improvisation group performance. Tickets: $10; senior citizens, students, military and educators $5. or (501) 882-8957.

BOXLEY GRIST MILL TOURS 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in October, Boxley Grist Mill, just off Arkansas 43 approximately 1 mile north of the Arkansas 21/43 intersection, Boxley Valley. Volunteers and rangers will also have elk viewing information and educational materials available. (870) 861-2570.

CABOTFEST 5K AND 1K HERO FUN RUN Oct. 13, First and Elm streets, downtown Cabot. Fun Run, 8 a.m.; 5K, 9 a.m. Benefit Faith Support Ministry’s financial assistance program for cancer patients. Registration: $10-$30. or (501) 737-0927.

CAF RED TAIL SQUADRON RISE ABOVE EXHIBIT 9 a.m.-6 p.m. through Sunday, in the parking lot across from the University of Central Arkansas Crafton Alumni Pavilion on Bruce St., Conway. Mobile movie theater touring the country and showing the history of the Tuskegee Airmen, featuring film by Adam White. (501) 450-3135.

CEMETERY PRESERVATION AT DELIGHT 6 p.m. Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m Oct. 13, Delight School Campus Gymnasium, 623 Cherry St., Delight. Friday lecture on evolution of gravestone architecture, gravestone materials, and repair techniques; workshop at Delight Cemetery on Arkansas 19 Saturday. (501) 324-9880.

CONNECTING WITH CRAFT 8 a.m.-9p.m. Saturday, Ozark Folk Center State Park, 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Craft artisans, craft demonstrations, and craft beer. Special event open house, 8-9:30 a.m. at Ozark Folk Center State Park Craft Village. Meeting place: gift shop. or (870) 213-5083.

THE DARKNESS: A MAIN STREET BATESVILLE HAUNTED HOUSE 7-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October and Oct. 30-31, 570 Stadium Drive, Batesville. Tickets: $10. (844) 462-4482.

GREAT ARKANSAS CLEANUP through Oct. 31, locations around Arkansas. A Keep Arkansas Beautiful project. or (888) 742-8701.

HOBBS STATE PARK 20201 Arkansas 12, Rogers. Fall Festival, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. I See Dead People, tombstone stories with Abby Burnett, 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 14. or (479) 789-5000.

“THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY” 7 p.m. Oct. 17-18, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $37-$77 plus fees. or (479) 443-5600.

OZARK FOLKWAYS 22733 U.S. 71, Winslow. Leaf Platter Workshop in two sessions, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday and Nov. 3, $45. (479) 634-3791.

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT 8-11 a.m. Oct. 13, Plantation Agriculture Museum, 4815 Arkansas 161 S., Scott. Museum garden work. Bring own hand tools and work gloves. Call to sign up. (501) 961-1409.

RUN ROVER 5K & 1M WALK/RUN 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 13, City Park, Rover. Benefits youth program. Registration: $25, 18 and under $20. or (479) 272-4289.

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

SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS REGIONAL ARCHIVES WORKSHOP 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 13, Works Progress Administration Gym, Historic Washington State Park, 100 Morrison St., Washington. “Tracing Your Arkansas Roots: Genealogy 101,” pre-registration required. or (870) 983-2625

SUNSET TOURS ON BEAVER LAKE 5:15 p.m. today, 5 p.m. Oct. 14 and 18, 4:45 p.m. Oct. 25, 4:45 p.m. Oct. 28, Rocky Branch Marina at Hobbs State Park, 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Pontoon boat cruises to view the sunset and bird watch. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets: $10, children 6-12 $5. (479) 789-5000.

THE WORLD AND THE WATER ABOUT US 7 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 8:30 p.m. today & Saturday, University of Central Arkansas HPER Center Pool, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Underwater concert and dance performances featured as part of Conway Eco + Arts Fest 2018. (501) 908-6305.

YEMEN IN THE WAR’S AFTERMATH 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Gearhart Auditorium, 340 N. Campus Drive, Fayetteville. Charles Schmitz, lecturer. (479) 575-2175.


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AS YOU LIKE IT 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Oct. 13, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Haislip Theatre, Center for Performing Arts, University of Arkansas Little Rock, 2801 S University Ave. Tickets: $10; faculty, staff, students, military and senior citizens, $5. or (501) 569-3456.

CURIOUS GEORGE: THE GOLDEN MEATBALL through Sunday, Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theater, 501 W. Ninth St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: $12.50, members $10. or (501) 372-4000.

THE FOREIGNER through Oct. 20, Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $33-$37, children 15 and under $23, show only $25 and $15. (501) 562-3131.

IF/THEN Oct. 12-28, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $22; students, military and senior citizens, $18. or (501) 374-3761.

THE LIGHTER SIDE OF THE APOCALYPSE through Nov. 17, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Main Thing comedy trio production. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets: $24. or (501) 372-0205.

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DRACULA, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 223 Beatrice Powell St., Conway. Tickets: $35-$40, senior citizens and alumni $32-$37. (501) 450-3265.

THE PLAYGROUND KING 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Techionery Theatre, Arkansas Tech University, 1502 N. El Paso Ave., Russellville. Children’s play written by ATU student Tanner Williams. Tickets: $5, students $3. (479) 964-0890.

SKELETON CREW Wednesday-Nov. 4, Walton Art Center’s Nadine Baum Studios, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Recommended for ages 13 and up. Tickets: $17-$54. or (479) 443-5600.


Central Arkansas

THE RUNNER STUMBLES AND PLAYWRIGHTS WEEK 10 a.m. Oct. 13 and 6 p.m. Oct. 14, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Production dates: The Runner Stumbles: Jan. 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26. Playwrights Week: Oct. 28-Nov. 3. Cold readings from scripts; bring 3x3 head shot (or smaller). (501) 374-3761.

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A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS 6:30-8:30 pm. Tuesday and Oct. 11, Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. Production dates: Nov. 28-Dec. 2. Young adult and adult parts only. Cold readings and singing “Christmastime is Here” and “Hark the Herald Angels Sing.” (479) 751-5441.

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