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story.lead_photo.caption Christine Dwyer plays piemaker Jenna in Waitress, onstage this week at Fayetteville’s Walton Arts Center. Photo by Tim Trumble - Photo by Tim Trumble / Tim Trumble

Lt. Col. M.L. Cavanaugh, U.S. Army strategist, fellow, Modern War Institute at West Point, and co-editor of Winning Westeros: How Game of Thrones Explains Modern Military Conflict, discusses the book and how the TV show Game of Thrones and George R.R. Martin's fantasy world apply to actual-world situations, noon Monday in Sturgis Hall of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock.

Admission is free; reserve a seat by calling (501) 683-5239 or emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu.

Waitress at Walton

A waitress and expert piemaker sees her baked goods as the route out of her small town doldrums and rocky marriage in the musical Waitress (music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, book by Jessie Nelson, based on the film of the same name), 7 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. April 14 at Fayetteville's Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. Audiences can consume Baked From the Heart Apple Pie and Feels So Good to Be Bad Chocolate Caramel Pie from center concession stands. Tickets are $38-$77 plus fees. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit waltonartscenter.org.

The Third Ward neighborhood in Houston figures into Tuesday’s lecture by Eureka Gilkey, executive director of Houston-based nonprofit Project Row Houses, at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock’s MacArthur Park.
The Third Ward neighborhood in Houston figures into Tuesday’s lecture by Eureka Gilkey, executive director of Houston-based nonprofit Project Row Houses, at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock’s MacArthur Park.

Architecture lecture

Eureka Gilkey, executive director of Project Row Houses in Houston will give a talk titled "Collective Creative Actions: Project Row Houses at 25," 6 p.m. Tuesday in the lower-level lecture hall at the Arkansas Arts Center in MacArthur Park, 501 E. Ninth St., Little Rock. It's part of the Architecture and Design Network's 2018-19 June Freeman lecture series. A 5:30 p.m. reception precedes the lecture.

Project Row Houses is a Houston nonprofit "dedicated to empowering people and enriching the Third Ward community through engagement, art and direct action," according to a news release. Admission is free. Call (501) 952-7274 or (501) 840-6171 or email popitz@polkstanleywilcox.com or lhendrix@polkstanleywilcox.com.

Kevin Willmott, one of four writers — including director Spike Lee (left) — of the Oscar-wining screenplay for BlacKkKlansman, is in residence Monday at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.
Kevin Willmott, one of four writers — including director Spike Lee (left) — of the Oscar-wining screenplay for BlacKkKlansman, is in residence Monday at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.

Screenwriter at UCA

Screenwriter-director Kevin Willmott, who with director Spike Lee and two others won an Academy Award for the screenplay for BlacKkKlansman, will host a screening of the film, 7 p.m. Monday in the ballroom of McCastlain Hall at the University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. A question-and-answer session will follow. Admission is free.

As part of a one-day residency at UCA, Wilmott, a faculty member at the University of Kansas, will conduct undergraduate and graduate workshops and a screenwriting master class and take part in an open-to-the-public symposium, titled "African-American Cinema and Spike Lee," 1:30-2:45 p.m. Monday in Room 103, Stanley Russ Hall, at UCA. Admission is free. Call (501) 450-3162.

Jazz at the Joint

Jazz pianist Michael Pellera performs with the Ted Ludwig Trio at 7:30 p.m. Monday at The Joint, 301 Main St., in North Little Rock's Argenta Arts District, part of the Jazz at the Joint series. Tickets are $30. Call (318) 278-9700 or (501) 425-1528, email tedludwigjazz@gmail.com or steve@stevedavison.com or visit jazzatthejoint.org.

Wardrobe workshop

South Main Creative, 1600 S. Main St., Little Rock, offers a Sustainable Wardrobe Workshop, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 14, teaching "basic, easily adaptable skills to create a sustainable wardrobe without having to purchase any additional clothing," according to a news release.

Attendees should supply three "well-loved, favorite garments in need of a little sprucing" made from natural fibers such as linen, cotton, rayon and silk. Instructor Aaron Sanders Head will explore using plant-based dyes and mending and reinforcement techniques. Cost is $100, plus a $25 materials fee. Register and pay by Wednesday online at southmaincreative.com/classes/sustainable-wardrobe-workshop.

Artist Meikel Church is one of three instructors for the Department of Arkansas Heritage’s April 23 GetSmART! Learning Series session on social media marketing skills for artists. Democrat-Gazette file photo/Cary Jenkins
Artist Meikel Church is one of three instructors for the Department of Arkansas Heritage’s April 23 GetSmART! Learning Series session on social media marketing skills for artists. Democrat-Gazette file photo/Cary Jenkins

GetSmART!

Lauren Farabough, a social media marketing professional with Team SI, and collage artists Meikel Church and Diane Harper will be teaching social media marketing skills for a GetSmART! Learning Series session, 2-4 p.m. April 23 at the Department of Arkansas Heritage, 1100 North St., Little Rock. Cost is $10; deadline to register is April 20, via arkansasarts.org/events/social-media-marketing-1. Call (501) 324-9348 or email robin.mcclea@arkansas.gov.

'Cuckoo' auditions

Fort Smith Little Theatre, 401 N. Sixth St., Fort Smith, will hold auditions for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Dale Wasserman, based on the Ken Kesey novel, 7 p.m. April 29 with callbacks April 30. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. The cast calls for 13 men, age 20-65-plus, and four women, age 20-55-plus. Call (479) 783-2966 or visit fslt.org.

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