See some new spins on very familiar faces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art's newest exhibit, "Men of Steel, Women of Wonder," the art world's responses to Superman and Wonder Woman through the decades, Saturday-April 22 at the museum, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. Exhibit admission is $12, free for members and children 18 and younger. Hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Call (479) 418-5700 or visit crystalbridges.org.
Country singer Luke Combs brings his "Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour" to North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, 7 p.m. Friday. The show is sold out but fans can keep their eyes open for last-minute tickets. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
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Newsboys United headlines this year's Winter Jam Christian music tour, 6 p.m. Saturday at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena. The bill also includes Mandisa, Ledger and Danny Gokey. The pre-jam party starts at 5. Admission is by $15 donation at the door. Call (501) 975-9000 or visit jamtour.com.
Comedian/ventriloquiest Jeff Dunham says he is introducing one or two new characters to his catalog of cohorts, Peanut, Walter, Jose Jalapeno, Bubba J and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, to his "Passively Aggressive" tour, 3 p.m. Sunday at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena. Tickets are $49.50 plus service charges. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster.com or jeffdunham.com. See story on Page 4E.
The Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, studies the power of the Mississippi River in its third annual "Fusion: Arts + Humanities Arkansas" program, Saturday-March 3. "The Mighty Mississippi: A Mosaic of America's Growth," features various artworks and artifacts including first editions of Mark Twain novels, Norman Rockwell lithographs, a CeDell Davis guitar and a model of the ill-fated Sultana steamboat. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and admission is free. A public symposium with performances and lectures is open to the public 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday. Reservations are accepted. Call (501) 748-0425 or visit clintonpresidentialcenter.org.
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Singers Sara Pfisterer and Sean MacLaughlin perform numbers from Carousel, Oklahoma!, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music with the Arkansas Symphony and conductor Geoffrey Robson for "Something Wonderful," a pops concert of the music of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein I, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Robinson Center Performance Hall, West Markham Street and Broadway, Little Rock. Oscar "Andy" Hammerstein III, son of the lyricist and grandson of the impresario, hosts. Tickets are $16-$68, $10 for students and active-duty military, free for K-12 students to the Sunday matinee with a paying adult. Call (501) 666-1761, Extension 1, or visit ArkansasSymphony.org.
Two senior citizens shock their families when they announce they're planning to live together without marrying so they can keep their Social Security benefits in Second Time Around by Henry Denker, through March 2 at Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock. The buffet opens 90 minutes before curtain time -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (with 12:45 p.m. Wednesday matinees only, Feb. 13 and 20), 12:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $35 Tuesday-Thursday, $37 Friday-Saturday, $33 for matinees, $25 show-only or for children 15 and younger. Call (501) 562-3131 or visit murrysdp.com.
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The Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos (music and lyrics by William Finn, book by director James Lapine) kicks off a new national tour at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday in Baum Walker Hall at Fayetteville's Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. Tickets are $38-$77. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit waltonartscenter.org.
Arkansas Public Theatre won't know how to love him as Jesus Christ Superstar (music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice) hits the stage, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 14-16 and Feb. 21-23 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 and 24 at the Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Cabaret seats are $39, $68 per two-person table; balcony seats are $28. Call (479) 631-8988 or visit arkansaspublictheatre.org.
Victorian-era romance comes alive as Historic Washington State Park, 103 Franklin St., Washington, presents a Valentine's Dinner, 6-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Williams' Tavern Restaurant. The evening starts off with a surrey ride at 6 p.m. with dinner and entertainment following. Reservations are required and the cost is $70 per couple. Call (870) 983-2684 or visit historicwashingtonstatepark.com.
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