FOCAL basement books sale this weekend 


The FOCAL Book Sale returns to the Main Library at 10 a.m. (through Nov. 8). Jeane Hamilton gives a talk titled "Meeting a Statewide Need: The Founding of the Arkansas Arts Center" at the Clinton School for Public Service's Sturgis Hall, noon. The Main Library's Darragh Center hosts a reading and book signing for the season's new releases by Butler Center Books, 6:30 p.m. Comedian John Moses is at the Loony Bin at 7:30 p.m., $7 (and at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $10). Aaron Diehl, the young jazz pianist who has toured with Wynton Marsalis and been called "an embodiment of jazz historicism at its most earnest and refined" by the New York Times, performs at South on Main at 8 p.m., $20. "Erotic Goosebumps," billed as an erotic reimagining of R.L. Stein's "Goosebumps," is at The Joint at 8:30 p.m., $5. Whiskey Shivers play at the White Water Tavern with Big Steel River, 9 p.m., $7.


Barnes & Noble hosts a Mini Maker Faire at 3 p.m. (through Nov. 8), free. "Dancing Into Dreamland," a benefit for the restoration of the Dreamland Ballroom, is at 7 p.m., $69. David Rambo's play "God's Man in Texas," about a Baptist church in Houston attempting to replace a legendary pastor, opens at the Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 22, $16. The Lonely Biscuits play at Stickyz at 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of. Local R&B singer Sean Fresh & the Nasty Fresh Band play at White Water with Joshua Asante, 9:30 p.m.


The 2015 Asian Festival, featuring food, games and family-friendly entertainment, is at the Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas, 10 a.m., $5. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra performs its "Beethoven & Blue Jeans" program at the Maumelle Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. (and 3 p.m. Sunday), $19-$58. Becoming Elephants play an album release show at Stickyz alongside Mothwind and Enchiridion, 9 p.m., $7. Granger Smith plays at Revolution with Backroad Anthem, 9 p.m., $15 adv., $18 day of. Christian country group Diamond Rio plays at Juanita's with Luke Williams, 9 p.m., $45.



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