Winter is the perfect time to explore the natural stone shelters where native Arkansans once lived
Arkansas Festival Ballet's "At The Barre" comes to the Arkansas Academy of Dance Studio on Rodney Parham and features original works as well as Nutcracker classics, 7:30 p.m., $15. Buzz-y newcomers Catskill Kids take to Town Pump alongside Conway's This Holy House, 10 p.m., $3. Texan singer/songwriter Chris Hawkes teams up with songbird Serenity Fisher for a show at Maxine's, 8 p.m., free. Jeff Coleman and Co. performs at The Afterthought, 8 p.m., free
The musical "Chicago" returns at the Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $14-$18. ACAC hosts an art show with original works from a number of local artists and music from country/hip-hop mad scientist Tim Fite, keytar rockers Mose Giganticus, freak-funkers Ginsu Wives and heavy duo Androids of Ex-Lovers, 9 p.m., $6. Dickey-Stephens hosts a pre-marathon "Race for the Cure Pasta Party," catered by Romano's Macaroni Grill and featuring live music from The Rockets, 5:30 p.m., $20. Little Rock party band The Gettys gets the night going at West End Smokehouse and Tavern, 10 p.m., $5. Arkansas Chamber Singers perform the greats in St. Mark's Episcopal Church with "Forward and Bach Again," 7:30 p.m., $15. "Youth and young manhood" abound at Sticky Fingerz: Gold Diggin' Mothers, a Kings of Leon tribute act, hit the stage at 9:30 p.m.
Thousands and thousands of pink-hatted ladies flood the streets in the 17th Annual Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure, beginning at 8 a.m. at the intersection of Broadway and 2nd Streets. At the Clinton School, the Fourth Annual Arkansas Puzzle Day features crossword and Sudoku contests, a "multi-puzzle fun-and-games hour" and a presentation by Richard Lederer, author of "Looking at Language," 2 p.m., free. The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame hosts a gala in the Wally Allen Ballroom of the Statehouse Convention Center to induct the likes of Annie Abrams, Ne-Yo and Goose Tatum into its ranks, 7 p.m. Ken Bonfield and Steve Davison offer guitar finger stylings, spanning centuries from Celtic traditionals to contemporary jazz, with "Artistry of the Guitar" at The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. For the nightclubbers, Discovery offers Justin Sane in the disco, Jared Lawler and DJ Ewell in the lobby, DJ g-force in the new hip-hop room and Dominique Sanchez, Chad Michaels, Whitney Paige and Kamrin Michaels in the theater, 10 p.m., $10.
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