Calendar of events around Arkansas
Posted: September 27, 2012 at 3:02 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK Art & Exhibits
ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. “Formed from Fire: American Studio Glass from the Permanent Collection,” through Nov. 4. “Building the Collection: Art Acquired in the 2000s,” through Nov. 11. “Multiplicity,” through Jan. 6. “50 for Arkansas: The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection,” through Jan. 6. “Foundation Collection,” “Masterworks” and “Paul Signac,” continuing. Friends of Contemporary Craft Lecture Series: “A Conversation with Jennifer Anderson, 6 p.m. Sunday; members $15, nonmembers $20. Museum School 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. arkarts.com or call (501) 372-4000. ARKANSAS STATE TREASURER’S OFFICE Arkansas State Capitol Room 220. Arkansas artists Cathy Browning and Neely Phelan, through Sunday. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423. FREE THE ART GROUP 10840 Maumelle Blvd., Maumelle. Exhibit featuring Ron Almond through Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 680-9484. FREE GALLERY 221 Second and Center streets. “Outside the Window,” Peggy Roberson, Jennifer Cox Coleman, Cynthia Ragan, Catherine Rodgers, Larry Hare, through Sunday. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. (501) 801-0211. FREE L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. “14 Holes of Golf,” through Sunday. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006. FREE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE OZARKS GALLERY Ottenheimer Library 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Small Works on Paper: 2006-2011 Retrospective, through Oct. 24; reception 1 p.m. today. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; Friday 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (501) 324-9349.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. “Poetic Transformations,” through Wednesday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977. FREE
ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Flames of Red Hot Raku, dinner, drinks and Raku demonstration by Winston Taylor, Saturday, $50. Works by Lynda Dixon, through Friday. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452. ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. “The Human Condition,” through Friday. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567. CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. Art Night Out: Gather Around the Radio, 7 p.m. today. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. crystalbridges. org or (479) 418-5700. FREE EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. “Journey Unknown,” Gail Fogleman, through Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (870) 633-4480. NORMAN HALL GALLERY OF ART 203 W. Q St., Russellville. Landscape Empathy: From the Inside Out, LaDawna Whiteside, through Friday. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (479) 964-3237. NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS ART GALLERY Indian Hills Country Club, 337 Snead Drive, Fairfield Bay. North Central Arkansas Artist League exhibit, through Tuesday. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (501) 884-7575 or (501) 884-6288. FREE OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. “Yesteryear,” North Central Arkansas Artist League, through Monday. Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. (501) 745-6615. SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. “Venus Gaze,” Jorge Villegas; “Eclectic Dreams,” Sheri Van Dyck, through Friday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, weekends by appointment. saac-arts.org or (870) 862-5474. SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY Brinson Art Gallery, 100 E. University Road, Magnolia. “Jordan: Country of Contrast,” photography exhibit by Aaron Street; opening reception 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday. (870) 235-5053. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO Fine Arts Center 514 University Drive, Monticello. Photographer David Rackley’s mixed media exhibit “Southern Tints” through Monday. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 460-1338. FREE
WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. As Goes Janesville 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Documentary explores Wisconsin town coping with life after closing of General Motors Plant. Community discussion will follow. (501) 758-1720. FREE
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY THEATRE Fowler Center 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Nickel and Dimed, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday-Wednesday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10, advance $8. No children under six years old. (870) 972-2781. UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Screening of Dancer, 2 p.m. through Saturday. (501) 450-5793. FREE
TALES FROM THE SOUTH 5 p.m. Tuesday, Starving Artist Cafe, 411 Main St., North Little Rock. Featured storyteller Sen. David Pryor. Music by The Salty Dogs. Tickets: $7.50 plus the cost of dinner and drinks. talesfromthesouth.com or (501) 772-7602.
HENDRIX COLLEGE Staples Auditorium 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Fall Family Weekend Concert 10 a.m. Saturday. Choir, wind ensemble and chamber orchestra. (501) 450-1243. FREE OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. Women’s Chorus and Concert Choir 7:30 p.m. today. (870) 245-5563. FREE SEPTEMBER TEA DANCE 3 p.m. Sunday, Arlington Hotel Crystal Ballroom 329 Central Ave, Hot Springs. With the Stardust Big Band. Tickets: $8. (502) 767-5482.
BARK IN THE PARK 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Burns Park Dog Park, North Little Rock. Pet photography, micro-chipping, vendors include dog groomers and veterinary clinics. (501) 758-5482. FREE CENTRAL ARKANSAS NATURE CENTER 602 President Clinton Ave. National Hunting and Fishing Day with displays, demonstrations, activities, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 907-0636. FREE FOOD TRUCK FOOD DRIVE, 11 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Friday, Capitol Avenue and Main Street. Bring food donations for Arkansas Food Bank. (501) 569-4321. PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Tenting at the Mountain, Friday-Saturday; $22, children 6-12 $11. Safety Weekend, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Hikes, nature programs, games. (501) 868-5806. WINE RESERVE DINNER 6 p.m. Friday, Arkansas Governor’s Mansion, 1800 Center St. Wildwood Park for the Arts event. Tickets: $150. (501) 821-7275.
AMIGO CUP SOCCER CHALLENGE
9 a.m. Sunday, University of Central Arkansas Bill Stephens Track and Soccer Complex, Donaghey Avenue and Dave Ward Drive, Conway. Campus tours, Mexican food vendors and music. (501) 450-5114. FREE ARKANSAS MINIATURE BULL RIDING 2-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Kickin R Arena, 500 Blakey Road, Heber Springs. Tickets: $3-$7. (501) 206-9463. ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITYOZARK CAMPUS 5K RUN/WALK 7 a.m. for runners, 7:30 for walkers Saturday, West Side Park, North 29th and Waldren streets, Ozark. Fundraiser for the Gregory Kistler Treatment Center and Equestrian Zone. $30, children 11 and younger $15. (479) 769-4200. BPW BARN SALE 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Pebbles and Monticello streets, Camden. Arts and crafts, car show, children’s activities, music, dance, 5K run. bpwbarnsale.org or (870) 574-4560. CONWAY ARTSFEST through Saturday, locations around Conway. Debates, lessons, exhibits, performances. artsfestconway.com or (501) 548-5224. PET ADOPTION CLINIC AND PET PARADE 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Family Park on Airport Road, Hot Springs. Bring your pet or adopt a pet. (479) 208-2915. POSSUM PICNIC 3-10 p.m. Saturday, courthouse lawn, Mount Ida. Parade, music by The Acousticatz. (870) 867-2761. FREE PUMPKIN RUN 8 a.m. Saturday, Lonoke Depot, 102 W. Front St., Lonoke. 5K run, 8 a.m.; advance $20, race day $25. 1M family trot, 9:30 a.m.; advance $10, race day $15. Pumpkin patch, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Benefits Open Arms Shelter. (501) 454-0667. TURKEY SHOOT AND RIB COOK-OFF 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, NEBCO Fire Station No. 1 and Community Center, U.S. 62 and South Wimpy Jones Road, Garfield. Games, turkey shoot competition. Registration deadline today. Lunch: $9, children 10 and under $5. (479) 359-3134. UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Mirazozo luminarium noon-6 p.m. today and Friday, 11 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturday. An inflatable, building-size sculptural environment with a maze and winding paths to explore. Timed tickets must be reserved in advance. uca.edu/art/ baum or (501) 450-5793. WILLIAM CARL GARNER VISITOR CENTER Arkansas 25, west of Greers Ferry Dam near Heber Springs. Hunter education course for ages 12 and up, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (501) 362-9067. FREE
12 ANGRY MEN through Oct. 7, Community Theatre of Little Rock, 616 Center St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $14, military, students, senior citizens $12. (501) 410-2283. CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES through Oct. 7, Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtimes: 7:45 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $29-$33; children 15 and under $20; show only $25; children 15 and under $15. murrysdinnerplayhouse.com or (501) 562-3131.
MADELINE AND THE GYPSIES
through-Oct. 7, Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre 501 E. Ninth St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Fridays, 3 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $12. (501) 372-4000.
THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Ramona Smith and Company, Friday, $7. Monkhouse, Saturday. Shows at 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. afterthoughtbar.com or (501) 663-1196. CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Ashley McBride, 7 Toed Pete, today. Richie Johnson, Say It Ain’t So, Friday, Pat Anderson, The Freds, Saturday. Brian & Nick, Wednesday. Happy-hour bands start at 5:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursdays, headline bands at 8:30 or 9 Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 Thursdays. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351. DOWNTOWN MUSIC HALL AND RECORDS 215 W. Capitol Ave. Upon a Burning Body, 7:30 p.m. Friday; advance $10, at the door $12. Horror Cult, 7 p.m. Saturday, $7. Merauder, Murder Death Kill, War Hound, Darasuum, Motives, 7 p.m. Wednesday; advance $10, at the door $12. (501) 376-1819. THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Rodney Block & The Real Music Lovers, 8 p.m. today, $10-$15. (501) 372-0210. JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. The Royalty, 9 p.m. Monday; $5 advance, day of show $8. Eric Johnson, Oct. 4. (501) 372-1228.
THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Larry Reeb, through Saturday. Dan Chopin, Wednesday-Oct. 6. The Sandman, Oct. 16-21; Wednesday-Thursday and Sunday $8, Friday-Saturday $13. Open Mike Nite, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Ladies Night, Thursdays, free for women. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays unless otherwise indicated. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $7, Friday-Saturday $10 unless otherwise indicated. loonybincomedy.com or (501) 228-5555.
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