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story.lead_photo.caption The Quapaw String Quartet — (from left) Ryan Mooney, viola; Charlotte Crosmer, violin; David Gerstein, cello, Meredith Mad- dox Hicks, violin — performs today at the Williams Library in Little Rock.

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Quartet in the stacks

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s Quapaw Quartet — Meredith Maddox Hicks and Charlotte Crosmer, violins; Ryan Mooney, viola; and David Gerstein, cello — will perform a program titled “A Little Night Music” for the Central Arkansas Library System’s Butler Center for Arkansas Studies’ “Sounds in the Stacks” series, 6:30 p.m. today at the Sue Cowan Williams Library, 1800 S. Chester St., Little Rock. The program will include the complete Serenade in G major, K.525, “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik,” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “interspersed,” says Gerstein, with different takes on what ‘Night Music’ might be,” including “Music of the Night” from Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber; “Tonight” from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein; Noites Cariocas by Jacob do Bandolim; and the third movement, “Non troppo lento,” from the String Quartet No. 4 by Bela Bartok. Admission is free. Call (501) 320-5700.


$5 movies

The Movie Tavern, 11300 Bass Pro Parkway, Little Rock, is charging $5 for all movies they screen on Tuesdays henceforth, and will also dispense “complimentary-size popcorn” for free. The policy is chain-wide, in the wake of Milwaukee-based Marcus Theatres completing its acquisition Feb. 1 of the chain, formerly owned by New Orleans-based Southern Theatres, L.L.C. It will now be called “Movie Tavern by Marcus.” The theater phone number is (501) 319-6799; the website:

Artist workshop

The Arkansas Arts Council will host a free networking event showcasing opportunities for artists, 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Diamond Conference Room, Department of Arkansas Heritage, 1100 North St., Little Rock. It’s part of the agency’s GetSmArt! Learning Series. Admission is free; refreshments will be available. Seating is limited. Registration deadline is Feb. 25 — call

(501) 324-9348, email or visit

Arts awards

The Arts Council will hand out its 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards at a luncheon and ceremony, noon March 12 at the Governor’s Mansion, 1800 Center St., Little Rock. Tickets are $35. Call (501) 324-9767, email or visit

The honorees:

Arts Community Development Award: Steve Clark, Fort Smith

Arts in Education Award: Center for Children and Youth, Fayetteville

Corporate Sponsorship of the Arts Award: Murphy USA, El Dorado

Folklife Award: Oxford American, Little Rock

Individual Artist Award: Marjorie Williams-Smith, Little Rock

Judges Recognition Award: Anthony Tidwell, Hot Springs

Patron Award: Jim and Joyce Faulkner, Little Rock

Lifetime Achievement Award: Billie Jo Starr, Fayetteville.


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