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Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

"ARK" BY EZRA TESSLER through Jan. 31, Historic Gans Building, 217 W. Second St., Suite 304. Showings by appointment. (501) 680-3763.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. New works by Greg Lahti, Sean LeCrone, Michelle Moore, Carol Spencer Morris, Ned Perme. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Satellite gallery in lobby of the Little Rock Marriott. (501) 690-2193.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. "Burn Notice," Kirk Montgomery, Jan. 17-March 14; opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 17. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. "... Like it's 1999: American Popular Culture in the 1990s," through May 25. "The Mighty Mississippi: HeART and Soul of the Southern Delta," through March 22. 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. "That 70's Exhibit," Tuesday-March 22. "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.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. "Stitched Together: A Treasury of Arkansas Quilts," through Oct. 21. 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. January exhibit: sampling of four regular exhibit. Giclee drawing, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 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. Holiday art, paintings and gifts. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. localcolourgallery.com or (501) 265-0422.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. "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.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 376-4602.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; school holiday Mondays. Admission $10, children 1-12 $8. museumofdiscovery.org or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. "80 Blue Ribbon Years: Cotton to Cattle," exhibit on early days of Arkansas State Fair, through March 1. Nights at the Museum, 6-9 p.m. first Thursday of the month, $5, ages 21 and older. 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.

SECOND FRIDAY ART NIGHT 5-8 p.m. second Friday of the month, downtown art galleries and museums. Open house, new exhibits, entertainment. (501) 324-9351.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Arkansas League of Artists Show, through Feb. 26. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. lamanlibrary.org or (501) 758-1720.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. Kimberly Kwee's "You are Magical" exhibit through Friday. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 687-1061.

WINDGATE CENTER OF ART AND DESIGN University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave. Lecture: "Borderwall as Art," Virginia San Fratello, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. "Contemporary British Studio Ceramics," Jan. 16-March 7. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. ualr.edu/art or (501) 916-3182.

Around Arkansas

ARKADELPHIA ARTS CENTER 625 Main St., Arkadelphia. "Design by Nature," through Jan. 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. (870) 245-7982.

ARKANSAS CRAFT SCHOOL 101 N. Peabody Ave., Mountain View. For complete list of classes and activities, arkansascraftschool.org or (870) 269-8397.

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.

ART ON THE BRICKS 4:30-7:30 p.m. every second Thursday, Rogers Experimental House, 121 W. Walnut St., Rogers. Permanent artists Marie Haley, Melody Miller, and Karen Ahuja. (479) 553-9817.

ARTS AND SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. "Refugia: Photos by Ian Campbell," and "Metalpoint: A Classic Artform by Marjorie Williams-Smith," through Feb. 8. "Expressions From the Permanent Collection," continuing. "Family Funday" 1-3 p.m. second Saturday of every month. Create Lab, 2-4 p.m. Saturdays through March 21. 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.

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. "North Forest Lights," through Feb. 16; $22, ages 7-19 $10. Demonstrations, classes, art talks. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. crystalbridges.org or (479) 418-5700.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. In Touch Workshop, 2-5 p.m. last Sunday of the month; $55-$65. 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.

MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. DinoTrek, continuing. Girls in STEM for girls ages 6 and older, 10 a.m.-noon first Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Scientots for ages 6 and under, 11 a.m. Thursdays. 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. "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.

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. "Colors of the Season," through Jan. 28. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Tuesday. (501) 745-6615.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. To Do the Laundry, Jan. 18. Kid's Craft Corner: Make A Mini Mandolin, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 18. Exhibits on area history, hands-on area for children. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. rogersarkansas.com/museum or (479) 621-1154.

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.

Dance

Central Arkansas

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.

THE BALLROOM ON SHACKLEFORD 1300 N. Shackleford Road. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-10 p.m. first and third Fridays; lessons, 7-7:45 p.m.; members $5, guests $8; littlerockcountrydancers.com. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 8-10:30 p.m. second and fourth Fridays, free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; members $10, guests $15; blsdance.org, (501) 351-3062. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays; beginning swing lessons, 7-8 p.m.; members $5, guests $10; littlerockbopclub.com, (501) 350-4712.

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.

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. littlerocksalsa.com or (501) 414-0400.

Around Arkansas

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. spacitydanceclub.com 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.

Film

Central Arkansas

CALS RON ROBINSON THEATER SCREENINGS 100 Rock St., Love Them First Documentary, 5:30 p.m. Saturday. cals.org or (501) 320-5715.

Letters

Central Arkansas

RIVER MARKET POETS 10 a.m.-noon every second Saturday, Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 603-0290.

Around Arkansas

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

Music

Central Arkansas

ACAPELLA RISING REHEARSALS 7-10 p.m. Mondays, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1402 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood. Barbershop quartet rehearsals open to all. acapellarising.com 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. arcelts.com or (501) 246-4340.

ARKANSAS MOUNTAIN DULCIMER SOCIETY 2 p.m. second Sunday of the month, Faith Spring Church, 1514 Market St. (501) 765-1131.

FESTIVAL OF THE SENSES 7 p.m. Tuesday, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Mozart Clarinet Quintet. stlukeepiscopal.org or (501) 753-4281.

JAZZ AT THE JOINT 7:30 p.m. Monday, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Ed Petersen and The Ted Ludwig Trio. Tickets: $30. jazzatthejoint.org or (501) 425-1528.

LITTLE ROCK MUSICAL COTERIE 2 p.m. Sunday, Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn Drive. (501) 664-3600.

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.

Around Arkansas

THE AFRICAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR 7 p.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church, 508 N. Reynolds Road, Bryant. (501) 847-0226. 7 p.m. Saturday, Arkansas State University, Riceland Hall, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. (870) 972-3471.

BOOMTOWN OPRY 7 p.m. every second Saturday, 917 W. Oak St., El Dorado. Tickets: $15-$25; ages 12 and under $10. itickets.com or (870) 665-9315.

EXILE 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Country music. Tickets: $39. EACC.edu or (870) 633-4480.

FRANK FOSTER 7 p.m. Saturday, First Financial Music Hall, 101 E. Locust St., El Dorado. Tickets: $35-$105. eldomad.com or (870) 444-3007.

WALTON ARTS CENTER'S BAUM WALKER HALL 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Jesse Cook, 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets: $25-$45. waltonartscenter.org or (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE BRIDAL SHOW 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Statehouse Convention Center, 100 E. Markham St. Tickets: advance $10, at the door $15. arkansasbridalcommunity.com or (501) 378- 3807.

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

CENTRAL ARKANSAS DOLL CLUB 2 p.m. second Saturday of the month, Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 517-0936.

HEIFER VILLAGE 1 World Ave. Heifer Hour activities geared for children K-5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. second Saturday of the month. heifer.org/village or (501) 907-2952.

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 DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB 7415 Indiana Ave. Games, classes and lessons throughout the week. bridgewebs.com/littlerock or (501) 666-9841.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Monday. Admission: $12.95, ages 60 and older $10.95, children 3-12 $9.95. Parking: $3. (501) 666-2406.

QUEST QUILTERS GUILD INC. 10 a.m. second Monday of the month, Shepherd of Peace Lutheran Church, 449 Millwood Circle, Maumelle. Monthly meetings. (501) 442-9965.

SLOT CAR RACING AND OPEN HOUSE 6-9 p.m. Friday, Central Arkansas Slot Car Racers, Gracie Mansion 6a, 503 Sixth St., 6a. shorturl.at/afIS0 or (760) 744-7450.

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

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. Book signing: Watershed, Mark Barr, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Special programs, performances, classes for all ages. (501) 687-1061.

Around Arkansas

1894 CITY MARKET SECOND SATURDAY TRADE DAYS 8-5 p.m. second Saturday of every month, 1894 City Market, 105 Olive St., Texarkana. Handmade crafts, food, fun. Guided tours will be given on the hour. (870) 772-5026.

BERRY PRE-COON SUPER RECEPTION 3:30 p.m. Saturday, The Berry Farm Shop, Marion Berry Road, Gillett. Tickets: $30. (870) 830-4002.

BOONE COUNTY SESQUICENTENNIAL through January, Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce, 621 E. Rush Ave., Harrison. harrison-chamber.com or (870) 741-3312.

CHINESE NEW YEAR CLEBRATION 5-8:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Har-Ber High School, 300 Jones Road, Springdale. Tickets: $10. (479) 587-8753.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER 6-8 p.m. Jan. 17, Fort Smith Museum of History, 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Tickets: $50, ages 21 and up. fortsmithmuseum.org or (479) 783-7841.

NEW PROVINCE BREWING COMPANY 1310 W. Hudson Road, Rogers. True Story Connections Trouble, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 17. newprovincebrewing.com or (479) 246-0479.

PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON 7 p.m. Sunday, Baum Walker Hall at Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Comedy magic show. Tickets: $35. waltonartscenter.org or (479) 443-5600.

Theater

Central Arkansas

A FERTLE HOLIDAY 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, The Joint Theater, 301 Main St. The Main Thing Comedy Trio. Tickets: $25, reserved seats $30. thejointargenta.com or (501) 372-0205.

GOOD KIDS 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jan. 17-18, 23-25; 2:30 p.m. Jan. 19, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $12-$16. weekendtheater.org or (501) 374-3761.

ON GOLDEN POND Tuesday-Feb. 8, 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.

PJ MASKS 6 p.m. Jan. 16, Simmons Bank Arena, 1 Simmons Bank Arena Drive, North Little Rock. Tickets: $35-$59. ticketmaster.com or (501) 975-9131.

WICKED 7:30 p.m. through Saturday, and Tuesday-Jan. 18; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Jan. 19; 2 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 18; Robinson Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Tickets: $53-$153. ticketmaster.com or (501) 244-8800.

WIENER DAY AT THE ROLLERCADE 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday Jan.17-March 28, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Main Thing Comedy Trio. Tickets: $25-$30. thejointargenta.com or (501) 372-0205.

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THE DINNER DETECTIVE 6 p.m. Saturdays, Hilton Garden Inn, 1325 N. Palak Drive, Fayetteville. Interactive comedy murder mystery show; dinner included. Children ages 15 and up with adult supervision permitted. Admission: $59.95. thedinnerdetective.com/fayetteville/tickets-showtimes or (866) 496-0535.

Auditions

Central Arkansas

CROWNS 10 a.m. Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday, The Weekend Threater, 1001 W. Seventh St. One man and six women needed for musical cast. weekendtheater.org or (501) 374-3761.

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