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Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

ACANSA GALLERY & STORE 413-A Main St., North Little Rock. "Body of Work," through Feb. 17. or (501) 416-0973.

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 2510 Cantrell Road. Contemporary British Studio Ceramics exhibit, through March 7; reception, 6 p.m. Jan. 30. Ceramicist Dan Anderson workshop, 5 p.m. Sunday, $10 for non-members. 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.

"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 Patricia Wilkes, Shirley Anderson, Loren Bartnicke, Virmarie DePoyster. 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, through March 14. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH GALLERY 509 Scott Street, Little Rock. New art exhibit, through March. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday. (501) 375-2342.

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," through 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.

THE GALLERIES AT LIBRARY SQUARE 401 President Clinton Ave. "Into the Woods," through April 25. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5790.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. "Vice and Virtue," through April 5. "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. 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.

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. Artspace Survey Soiree with food, drinks, entertainment, 5 p.m. Wednesday. African American Soldiers in Wartime, 10 a.m. Feb. 1. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. or (501) 683-3593.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. "Dinosaurs: Fossils Exposed," through July 18. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; school holiday Mondays. Admission $10, children 1-12 $8. 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.

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. or (501) 758-1720.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. "Meikel Church Collage ArtWalk," through Feb. 14. "The Whisper Kingdom," through Feb. 14. 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. "Contemporary British Studio Ceramics," through March 7. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 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.

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. Poetry Workshops: Featuring Chris James, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. "Whimsy and Flights of Fancy," Tuesday-April 25. "Refugia: Photos by Ian Campbell," and "Metalpoint: A Classic Artform by Marjorie Williams-Smith," through Feb. 8. "Expressions From the Permanent Collection," continuing. 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.

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. or (479) 418-5700.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. "Maximum Exposure," through April 19. 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.

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. Intro to Digital Photography, 3-5 p.m. Sundays Feb.-2-March 1, $45-$75. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission to gardens: $15, children 4-12 $5. or (501) 262-9300.

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 Tuesday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Tuesday. (501) 745-6615.

PINE BLUFF ART LEAGUE Donald W. Reynolds Community Service Building, 211 W. Third Ave., Pine Bluff. Workshop: Drawing from Life, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday. Price: $20. (870) 718-1058.

SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. The Viewfinder photography competition, entry $10-$15, deadline Feb. 3. Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Weekends by appointment. (870) 862-5474.

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.


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; 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;, (501) 351-3062. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays; beginning swing lessons, 7-8 p.m.; members $5, guests $10;, (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. 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. 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.


Central Arkansas

MISS VIRGINIA 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Riverdale 10 VIP Cinema, 2600 Cantrell Road. Free reservations advised. or (501) 244-9028.


Central Arkansas

FICTION WRITERS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 9 a.m.-noon fourth Saturday of every month, Dining Room 3, Baptist Medical Center, 9601 Interstate 630, Exit 7. All are welcome. Membership: $20. or (501) 982-1793.

PENPOINT WRITERS GROUP 2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month, Amy Sanders Library, 31 Shelby Drive, Sherwood. Discussions, readings, critiques. First three visits free, $15 per year. (501) 982-1793.


Central Arkansas

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.

COPLAND'S RODEO 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Arkansas Symphony Orchestra concert. Tickets: $16-$70, $10 for active duty military and students. or (501) 666-1761.

WINTER JAM 6 p.m. Saturday, Simmons Bank Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $15. or (501) 975-9000.

Around Arkansas

BLUEGRASS MONDAY 7 p.m. every fourth Monday , Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould. Monore Crossing. or (870) 972-236.

JUKEBOXX PARTY BAND 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Art Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. Tickets: $12-$15. or (479) 751-5441.

LOCAL MUSIC: JESS HARP, JAMIE LOU CONNOLLY AND PURA COCO 7-11:30 p.m. Friday, RECORD, 104 SW. A St., Bentonville. Tickets: $5. or (479) 802-0064.

TRUMPETER REX RICHARDSON AND BIG BAND 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Arkansas Hall, 1118 Henderson St., Arkadelphia. Tickets: $10. or (870) 230-5000.

WALTON ARTS CENTER'S BAUM WALKER HALL 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Piano Battle, 7 p.m. Jan. 30, $10. SoNA Masterworks II: Carmina Burana, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, $10-$55. or (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

Central Arkansas

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

BALLET ARKANSAS WINTER WINE TASTE 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Cranford Co., 512 Main St. Tickets: advance $50, at the door $60. or (501) 223- 5150.

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE OF ARKANSAS 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. (501) 607-2136.

ELIZABETH ECKFORD 5 p.m. Jan. 29, Wally Allen Ballroom, Statehouse Convention Center. Clinton School Speaker Series. or (501) 683-5239.

GEM AND MINERAL CLUB 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Terry Library, 2015 Napa Valley Drive. Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral and Geology Society. Children welcome. (501) 772-4325.

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 7 p.m. Jan. 31, Simmons Bank Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $27-$132. or (501) 340-5660.

HERITAGE SEEKERS GENEALOGY CLUB 6:30-8 p.m. fourth Monday of the month, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. or (501) 765-9854.

LITTLE ROCK DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB 7415 Indiana Ave. Games, classes and lessons throughout the week. or (501) 666-9841.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Flight of Macaws, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 1. 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.

POTLUCK & POISON IVY 6 p.m. today, The Joint Theater, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Evening with Joe David Rice and dinner. Tickets: $35. or (501) 225-5600.

SCIENCE CAFE LITTLE ROCK every fourth Tuesday except July-August and December, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 N. Rodney Parham Road. or (501) 686-7418.

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE TRADE SHOW 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Statehouse Convention Center, 100 E. Markham St. Tickets: $10-$20. or (404) 797-0496.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE 1200 President Clinton Ave. Panel Discussion with The Rep: Ann with Elizabeth Ashley, noon Jan. 30. 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.

Around Arkansas

ALZHEIMER'S ARKANSAS LUNCH & LEARN noon-1 p.m. today, Bryant Senior Center, 6401 Boone Road #3, Bryant; noon-1 p.m. Monday, UAMS East, 1393 Arkansas 242 S., West Helena; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Good Samaritan Wellness Center, 300 Good Samaritan Drive, Mountain Home. Reservations requested. or (501) 224-0021.

FREEZIN' FOR A REASON 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Feb. 1, John McConnell Stadium, Conway High School, 2300 Prince St., Conway. 5k, 10k, and the lap for life. Tickets: $30-$35, $10 for lap for life. or (870) 273-2842.

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBORS 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, All Saints Episcopal Church, 501 S. Phoenix Ave. Russellville. Free workshop. or (479) 968-3622.

TECUMSEH IN ARKANSAS 6 p.m. Wednesday, The Pryor Center, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. Lecture by Kathleen DuVal. (479) 575-2000.


Central Arkansas

GOOD KIDS 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $12-$16. or (501) 374-3761.

ON GOLDEN POND through 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.

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

Around Arkansas

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. or (866) 496-0535.

JOSEPHINE THE PLAY 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Faulkner Performing Arts Center, 453 N. Garland Ave., Fayetteville. Tickets: $10-$20. or (479) 575-5387.

THE ROYALE 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $18-$29. or (479) 777-7477.


Central Arkansas

BALLET ARKANSAS 520 Main St. Summer Intensive auditions, 1-4:30 p.m. Feb. 2. or (501) 223- 5150.

BILLY ELLIOT 6-9 p.m. Saturday, 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. or (501) 353-1443.

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