In brief, May 28 


On the strength of dozens of performances at White Water, the twangy rock 'n' roll act the Magpies has developed a fan base in Little Rock that might rival the one in its hometown of Cleveland, 9 p.m., $5; at White Water. One man-band Thrones features Joe Preston, a multi-instrumentalist who's played with Earth, Sun 0))) and the Melvins. He and local noise rockers Ginsu Wives and Pallbearer share the bill at Downtown Music, 8 p.m., $8. The Pope County Bootleggers, from Little Rock and Fayetteville, mix shades of bluegrass, old time and country at Satellite, 9 p.m., free.



Local DJ king g-force gets butts on the floor at the Peabody RiverTop Party, 8 p.m., $5. Horrorcore heroes Twiztid headline at Juanita's with Boondox, Prozac and Potluck, 9 p.m., $17 adv., $20 d.o.s. From Denton, the Eli Young Band blends country and modern rock at Revolution, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s.



At the Arkansas Arts Center, Arkansas Festival Ballet presents the “Coppelia Ballet,” a 19th-century ballet about a doll maker and his doll that comes to life, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., $15-$25 (with an encore on Sunday, same place, same price, at 2 p.m.). “Girls Night Out Vol. III,” at Revolution, features DJ sets by Ewell, Jared and Sleepy Genius and appearances by Vivid girls Hanna Hilton and Megan Malone, 8 p.m., ladies free, $10 for guys. Ace Spade and the Whores of Babylon host their annual “Ho Bash” costume party and lingerie show at Downtown Music, 8 p.m., $6.



RevFest, at Revolution, features a host of alt-rock and metal acts that were scheduled to play at rained-out Edgefest. That includes Wishtribe, Underclaire, Bombay Black, Altus Pocket, A Plea for Mercy, Spinning Jenny, Rusty Hook, A Darkened Era, Dark from Day One and McCuin, 3 p.m., $6. Plus, the Jager Girls, Jester Girls and Go Go Revolution Girls will be in the building.



Last week, we listed the Dave Eggers' lecture at the Clinton School on the wrong date in the To-Do List and on the calendar. The Clinton School should be streaming footage of it at www.clintonschoolspeakers.com soon.



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