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SPRING ARTS CALENDAR

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ART

MARCH 22-MAY 5: "Ron Meyers: A Potter's Menagerie exhibition." Plates, platters, bowls, yunomi, drawings. Arkansas Arts Center.

MARCH 25-30: "JFK 50 Years Later." Archival photographs from Rogers Photo Archives, galleries in downtown North Little Rock.

JUNE 7-SEPT. 8: "Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House." Paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries from a London collection. $12 adults, $10 seniors, free to members. Arkansas Arts Center.

THROUGH JULY 21: "Jazz: Through the Eyes of Herman Leonard." Photographs documenting the masters of the art form.

BOOKS

APRIL 18-21: Arkansas Literary Festival. The 10th annual Arkansas Literary Festival, a gathering of readers and writers that will include more than 80 presenters at venues on both sides of the river. Main Library.

MAY 2: Reading by authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana. Benefit for the Arkansas Literary Festival. Circle B Ranch, 17300 Burlingame Road. 7 p.m., $75, www.arkansasliteraryfestival.org or CALS library branches.

MAY 3: Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana. Reading and book-signing with the Oscar-winning writers. RSVP necessary. 501-918-3029. Christ Episcopal Church, 7 p.m., free.

COMEDY

MARCH 25: Doug Stanhope. Juanita's, 7 p.m., $27.

MARCH 26: Jim Gaffigan. Robinson Center Music Hall, 7 p.m., $48-$58.

EVENTS

MARCH 21: Bless the Mic: Touré. Presentation from the novelist, essayist, cultural critic and co-host of "The Cycle" on MSNBC. Philander Smith College, 7 p.m., free.

MARCH 26: Betsy Fischer Martin. Presentation from the executive producer of NBC's "Meet the Press." Clinton School of Public Service, 6 p.m., free.

APRIL 18: 2nd Annual Seersucker Social. With prizes for most-dashing seersucker-wearing gentleman and lady, live music, croquet and drinks. Old State House Museum, 6 p.m., $50.

APRIL 24-28: Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream. Verizon Arena, 7 p.m. April 24-26, 24, 7 p.m.; April 25, 7 p.m.; April 26, 7 p.m.; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. April 27, April 28, 2 p.m., $13-$46.

MAY 4: Arkansas Times Heritage Hog Roast. Whole-hog cooking competition, with live music, beer and more. Downtown North Little Rock. Noon-10 p.m. $25.

FILM

MARCH 22-24: Little Rock Horror Picture Show. Horror film fest hosted at Argenta Community Theater and The Joint. Argenta Community Theater, March 22-24, $43 (event pass).

MAY 14-19: 7th Annual Little Rock Film Festival. Various venues in Downtown Little Rock.

MUSIC

MARCH 21: Hinder, Aranda, Acidic. Juanita's, 9 p.m., $25.

MARCH 21: Randy Rogers Band. 18-and-older. Revolution, 9 p.m., $22 adv., $25 day of.

MARCH 22: The Apache Relay, Adam Faucett & The Tall Grass. 18-and-older. Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 9:30 p.m., $10.

MARCH 22: Confederate Railroad. Juanita's, 10 p.m., $17 adv., $20 day of.

MARCH 22: Nappy Roots. 18-and-older. Revolution, 9 p.m.

MARCH 23: Pinback, JP Inc. All-ages. Revolution, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 day of.

MARCH 23: The Stone Foxes, Stella Luss, Randy Harsey. Juanita's, 10 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of.

MARCH 24: Lee Fields & The Expressions, Lady. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $12 adv., $15 day of.

MARCH 25: Soul Asylum. All-ages. Revolution, 8 p.m., $20.

MARCH 26: Aaron Carter, The Supporting Cast, Nikki Flores, Petrel, Pricecrew. Juanita's, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 day of.

MARCH 26: The Hudson Falcons, Dressed for the Occasion. White Water Tavern, 10 p.m.

MARCH 29: John Paul Keith & The One Four Fives. White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $7.

MARCH 31: Machine Gun Kelly. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $20.

APRIL 3: The Hot 8 Brass Band. White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m., $15.

APRIL 4: Chamber Music Society of Little Rock. Featuring Sebastian Baverstam on cello. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 7:30 p.m., $10-$25.

APRIL 4: Corey Smith. 18-and-older. Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $20.

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