Border Cantos is a timely, new and free exhibit now on view at Crystal Bridges.
"A Hair Affair" is a fundraiser for LGBT homelessness advocate Lucie's Place and HIV/AIDS support group LACorp, with a fashion show, competition between local hair salons, local arts and crafts and live music from Winston Family Orchestra, Terry House, 6 p.m., $10 adv., $15 door.
The Battle of the Bars returns, with MCs battling it out in bring-your-own-beat, a capella and head-to-head rounds, with the winner netting $100, a video shoot and a spot at the next OD hip-hop showcase. Epiphany hosts, Downtown Music Hall, 9 p.m.
The Apache Relay plays with Adam Facucett & The Tall Grass, The Midnight Thrills and The Coo Coo Birds, 8 p.m., $10, 18-and-older.
It's the last run for The Weekend Theater's production of "Company," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Longtime local rock favorites Big Silver play at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $5.
Southern-fried hip-hop outfit The Nappy Roots play an 18-and-older show at Revolution, 9 p.m.
Down in the Spa City, Texan roots-rockers The Mansion Family perform with Uncle Joe and The Backsliders' Choir, 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door.
ImprovLittleRock's "Battle Royal" finds comedic improvisers going head-to-head, with the audience declaring the winners, The Public Theatre, 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $8.
Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona will discuss current affairs at the Clinton School of Public Service, 6 p.m. This has been rescheduled to April 12.