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by Becca Martin-Brown | June 16, 2022 at 1:00 a.m.


Virtual Author Chat — With R.L. Stine, 3 p.m., Rogers Public Library. Free.

“Redoubt” — A film by Matthew Barney, 4 p.m., Fermentation Hall at The Momentary in Bentonville. Free. Reservations at

Cocktail Tour — 6-7:30 p.m., Bachman-Wilson House at Crystal Bridges Museum. $20. 657-2335 or

NWA Playwrights Festival — Through June 19, Ozark Mountain Smokehouse, 1725 S. Smokehouse Trail in Fayetteville. Hosted by Smokehouse Players and Arkansas Playwrights Workshop. Free; donations to Magdalene Serenity House. No reserved seating. Doors open one hour before curtain. Email [email protected]

“Moon Over Buffalo” — Ken Ludwig’s door-slamming farce returns to Fort Smith Little Theatre, 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday. $12. or 783-2966.

“Much Ado About Nothing” — A collaboration with Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday, Global Campus Theatre on the Fayetteville square. $15.

“Miss You Like Hell” — When a whip-smart, deeply imaginative teenager agrees to take a road trip with her free-spirited Latina mother, neither can imagine where it will take them, by the co-creator of “In the Heights,” through July 10, TheatreSquared in Fayetteville.$15-$61.


“Art” —Yasmina Reza’s comedic look at art and friendship, 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday and June 23-25; 2 p.m. June 26, Arkansas Public Theatre at the Victory in Rogers. $20-$40. 631-8988, .

Summer Family Movies — “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” 2 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library.

Walker Landing Nights — “The Muppet Movie,” 6 p.m., Walker Landing at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or .

Gulley Park Concert Series — Blue Water Highway, 7 p.m., Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. bit. ly/gulleysummerconcert.

Riverfront Blues Festival — 7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, Majestic Fort Smith and other Garrison Avenue venues. Armbands $20 one day; $30 both days. .

Roots on the Avenue — Through Sunday with Iris Dement, Joy Clark, Leyla McCalla and more, South East Avenue right outside the Roots HQ in Fayetteville.$50-$150.

Backstreet Boys — 7:30 p.m., Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers. $169 and up. .

The Ultimate Prince Tribute — 8 p.m., Railyard Live at Butterfield Stage, 101 E. Cherry St. in Rogers. Free-$20.


Music With Laura Doherty — 10 a.m., Springdale Public Library.Free.

Super Saturday — Music by Will Parker, 10 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free.

Bilingual Story Telling — With Lourdes Valverde, 11 a.m., Museum of Native American History in Bentonvillr. Free.

Summer Kick-Off Party — With music, face painting, art projects, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Terra Studios, 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Fayetteville. Free.

NWA Pride Festival — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dickson Street and West Avenue in

CB To You Mobile Art Lab — 11 a.m.-5 p.m., NWA Pride Parade & Festival, Dickson Streetb in Fayetteville. Free. 657-2335 or

Trans March — Noon, along Dickson Street in

Summer Reading Beach Bash — With musician Will Parker, 2 p.m., Bella Vista Public Library Garden.Free.

18th annual NWA Pride Parade — 5 p.m., along Dickson Street in Fayetteville.

The Fabulous Freddie Mercury Tribute — Railyard Live at Butterfield Stage, 101 E. Cherry Rogers. Free-$20.


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