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Friday, October 23, 2009

The Weekend: Eli Young Band, James Leary, Poptart Monkeys, Cool Shoes and more

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FRIDAY 10/23

Pulitzer Prize-winner Douglas Blackmon talks about his book, “Slavery by Another Name” at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 5:30 p.m., free.

In the spirit of Cross Canadian Ragweed and Pat Green, Texas’ Eli Young Band plays country music with rock flourish, at Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s.

Decorated bassist James Leary (Thelonious Monk Monk, Max Roach) continues his run in Little Rock with a performance at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center along with vocalist Irene Crutchfield, 8 p.m., $20.

Peabody’s RiverTop series continues with an Antonio Melani fashion show and a performance by Vans Tour vets the Poptart Monkeys, 9 p.m., $5.

At Cool Shoes at Downtown Music, Emkay Ultra shares the bill with DJ Shawn Lee and Risky Biz, 10 p.m., $5.

Up and coming country singer Ryan Couron comes to Denton’s Trotline, 8 p.m., free.

The Arkansas Children’s Theatre unveils, “Rio Grande Candi and the Mummy,” a new production in the spirit of its big ancient Egypt exhibit, 7 p.m., $11-$14.

The musical "Falsettos" enters its last weekend at the Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $14-$18.

SATURDAY 10/24

Racers are encouraged to wear costumes as they circumvent obstacles and wallow in a 300-foot mud pit at the annual Mud Run at Three River’s Park (“Little Rock’s dirtiest 5K”), 9 a.m., $15-$35.

Gospel king Kirk Franklin performs with others at the massive revival CityFest (which continues on Sunday) on the Northshore Riverwalk, 1 p.m., free.

Nashville post-rock act Hammock makes a rare stop at Maxine’s in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $5.

There will, undoubtedly, be a lot of matching vests and straw boaters at the Show of Champions, the regional finals of the Southwestern District of the Barbershop Harmony Society, 7 p.m., $25.

Local jammers Parachute Woman headline at the Afterthought, 8 p.m., $7.

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