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2009 Fall Arts Calendar 

MAKE-UP DATE: Robin Williams' rescheduled performance at Verizon takes place Oct. 9.
  • MAKE-UP DATE: Robin Williams' rescheduled performance at Verizon takes place Oct. 9.

GREATER
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ART

SEPT. 25-NOV. 22: Exotic Lands: Europe Imagines Egypt and the East.” Work by Cezanne, Delacroix, Signac, Arkansas Arts Center. 372-4000.

SEPT. 25-JULY 5, 2010: “Pharaohs: Treasures of Egypt Revealed.” Objects from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Arkansas Arts Center. $22 adult, $20 over 60, $18 college students, $15 military, $14 6-17, 5 and under free. 372-4000.

OCT. 8-NOV. 20: “The Association for Creative Zoolology.” Printmaker Beauvais Lyon's take on evolution, Gallery II, UALR. 569-8977.

OCT. 9, NOV. 10, DEC. 11: 2nd Friday Art Night. Downtown galleries open 5-8 p.m.; trolley service. www.2ndfridayartnight.com.

OCT. 14-DEC. 10: “Form Follows Function.” Contemporary craft, Gallery I, UALR. 569-8977.

OCT. 16-18: Sculpture at the River Market. Work by 48 sculptors from around the country. River Market Pavilions, 6:30 p.m. reception Fri., 8 a.m. Sat., 10 a.m. Sun., free Sat. –Sun. 866-661-7876. www.sculptureattherivermarket.com.

OCT. 24: “Artworks.” Auction of artwork to benefit the Arkansas Repertory Theatre. The Rep, 6 p.m., $50. 6th and Main. 378-0405, tickets@therep.org. 

DEC. 2-JAN. 3, 2010: 41st annual Collectors Show and Sale. Works on paper from New York galleries. 372-4000.

THROUGH SEPT. 27: “Into Thin Air.” Installation by Jerry Phillips, Gallery II, UALR Fine Arts Building. 569-8977.

THROUGH OCT. 4: “Meg Webster.” Works on paper and sculpture, Arkansas Arts Center. 372-4000.

THROUGH NOV. 8: “Eric Freeman and Kim Garner: Freedom in Dreams.” Historic Arkansas Museum. 324-9351.

THROUGH JAN. 10, 2010: “Custom by Design: Contemporary Furniture Made in Arkansas.” Historic Arkansas Museum. 324-9351.

THROUGH FEB. 14, 2010: “From the Collection of Jim Gatling: A Whimsy of Treasures.” Historic Arkansas Museum. 324-9351.

CONTINUING: “Badges, Bandits and Bars: Arkansas Law and Justice.” Crime and punishment from pre-territorial days to the mid-1980s, Old State House Museum. 324-9685.

COMEDY

SEPT. 16-19: Tim Gaither. Loony Bin, 8 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Fri.; 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m. Sat., $6-$9. 1-430 and Rodney Parham. 228-5555. www.loonybincomedy.com.

SEPT. 23-26: Claude Stuart. Loony Bin, 8 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Fri.; 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m. Sat., $6-$9. 1-430 and Rodney Parham. 228-5555. www.loonybincomedy.com.

SEPT. 30-OCT. 3: Russ Nagel. Loony Bin, 8 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Fri.; 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m. Sat., $6-$9. 1-430 and Rodney Parham. 228-5555. www.loonybincomedy.com.

OCT. 5: Anger Mismanagement Tour. With Reuben the Meatman, Josi De, Tommy Kelley. Angels Place, 9 p.m., $10. 100 S. First St., Jacksonville. 241-0106.

OCT. 7-11: “The World's No. 1 Comedy Hypnotist — The Sandman.” Loony Bin, 8 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Fri.; 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m. Sat., 8 p.m. Sun., $7-$12.1-430 and Rodney Parham. 228-5555. www.loonybincomedy.com.

OCT. 9: Robin Williams' “Weapons of Self-Destruction.” Verizon Arena, 8 p.m., $46.75-$86.75, tickets from canceled show honored. 800-745-3000.

OCT. 14-17: Steve Kramer. Loony Bin, 8 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Fri.; 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m. Sat., $6-$9. 1-430 and Rodney Parham. 228-5555. www.loonybincomedy.com.

OCT. 21-24: Mark Klein. Loony Bin, 8 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Fri.; 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m. Sat., $6-$9. 1-430 and Rodney Parham. 228-5555. www.loonybincomedy.com.

NOV. 4-7: Matt Saddler. Loony Bin, 8 p.m. Thu.; 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Fri.; 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m. Sat., $6-$9. 1-430 and Rodney Parham. 228-5555. www.loonybincomedy.com.

NOV. 13: Dane Cook: “Isolated Incident.” Verizon Arena, 8 p.m., $31.75- $101.75. 800-745-3000.

EVENTS

SEPT. 25: Playhouse Disney Live. A musical party at Mickey's Clubhouse. Verizon Arena, 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., $15-$43. 800-745-3000.

SEPT. 26: THEA Paves the Way. Family chalk art event with food and music. Art teachers and students welcome. Clinton Center sidewalks, 8:30 a.m., free. 1200 Clinton Ave. 379-9512.

SEPT. 26: Annual Shrimp Boil. With live entertainment by the Greasy Greens, benefiting St. Francis House. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 5 p.m., $10-$25 before Sept. 21, $15-$30 after. 1000 N. Mississippi. 225-4203, shrimpboil@att.net.

SEPT. 26: Wildwood Wine and Food Festival. Enjoy more than 160 wines and hors d'oeuvres while grape-stompers and entertainers rove the Italian village setting. Wildwood Park for the Arts, 6:30 p.m., $75. 20919 Denny Road. 821-7275. www.wildwoodpark.org.
OCT. 1: RockStar Lounge. UAMS Cancer Institute benefit with live music by Rolling Stones tribute act Hollywood Stones, cocktails, food, and video game competition. Home of Angela and Edward O. Moody, 6:30 p.m., $50. 526-2277. www.rockstarlounge.eventbrite.com

OCT. 4: “All That Jazz” CARTI Kids Golf Classic Gala. Food, drink, live and silent auctions, music. Next Level Events, 6 p.m., $50. 1400 W. Markham. 296-3202. www.carti.com.

OCT. 10: Family Fun Fest. More than 120 vendors with arts, jewelry, clothing, kids' activities, dancers and more. Dickey-Stephens Park, 9 a.m., $3, free ages 12 and under. 400 W. Broadway, NLR. 372-5959. www.nlrfamilyfunfest.org.

OCT. 9-18: Arkansas State Fair. Livestock, rides, rodeo, music and everything else under the sun. $5 parking, $4-$8 gate admission. 372-8341.

OCT. 11: An Evening with David Sedaris. Arkansas Literary Festival hosts Grammy-nominated American humorist. Connor Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m., $40-$50, available at all CALS branches. 12701 Hinson Road. 918-3098. www.arkansasliteraryfestival.org.

OCT. 17: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. 5K run/walk raises funds to fight breast cancer. River Market, 8 a.m. 202-4399. www.komenarkansas.org.

OCT. 17: Oktoberfest. German food festival with activities and live music. Lutheran High School, 10 a.m., $1. 6711 W Markham. 954-9281.

OCT. 22: Tasting at Twilight. Benefit for Arkansas Hands and Voices with silent auction, wine and food sampling. Little Rock Yacht Club, 7 p.m., $50. 3 Yacht Club Road. 626-4640, www.arhandsandvoices.org.

OCT. 24-25: Harvest at Wildwood Park. Festival celebrating autumn in Arkansas. Wildwood Park for the Arts, 10 a.m. Sat., noon Sun., $5-$10. 20919 Denny Road. 821-7275.

OCT. 31: Great Halloween Cover Up. Fund-raiser with live music. ACAC, 900 S. Rodney Parham Road. info@acacarkansas.org.

NOV. 7: Festival del Otono. Health fair, music, flamenco and folkloric dances, art exhibition and contest, craft exposition. Mosaic Church Building, 1 p.m., free. 6420 Colonel Glenn Road. 219-4561.

MUSIC

SEPT. 16: “The Thriller Tour” with Confide, Agraceful, Memphis Mayfire, the Romantic Tragedy. Village, 7 p.m., $10 adv., $14 d.o.s. 3915 S. University. 570-0300. www.thevillagelive.com.

SEPT. 18-19: ACXIOM Pops LIVE!: “Motown Gold With Jeans ‘N Classics.” Robinson Center, 8 p.m., $17-$71. Markham and Broadway. 666-1761, www.arkansassymphony.org.

SEPT. 18: The Gourds, Ramsay Midwood. Juanita's, 10 p.m., $12, 18 and up. 1300 S. Main St. 374-3271. www.juanitas.com.

SEPT. 19: Arkansas Gospel Mass Choir recruitment rehearsal. For cities including Fayetteville, Bentonville, Rogers, Fort Smith, Jonesboro, Centerton, Lowell and Springdale. Gaines Street Baptist Church, 11 a.m. 16th and Gaines. 912-1018, moore281@cox.net.

SEPT. 19: Over 40 Review. Talent showcase for ages 40 and above partnered with United Negro College Fund and African-American universities. Village, 7 p.m. 3915 S. University. 570-0300. www.thevillagelive.com.

SEPT. 19: The Itals. Revolution, 9 p.m., $10, 18 and up. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090. www.rumbarevolution.com.

SEPT. 25: Silversun Pickups, Manchester Orchestra, Cage the Elephant. Revolution, 9 p.m., $25, all ages. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090. www.rumbarevolution.com.

SEPT. 25: Avett Brothers. Robinson Center, 8 p.m., $26. Markham and Broadway. 800-745-3000.

SEPT. 26: Taylor Swift, Kellie Pickler, Gloriana. Verizon Arena, 7:30 p.m., $21.75-$51.25. 800-745-3000.

SEPT. 26: John Legend with Laura Izibor. Robinson Center, 8 p.m., $38-$232. Markham and Broadway. 800-745-3000.
SEPT. 27-28: River City Men's Chorus. Trinity United Methodist Church, 3 p.m. Sun., 7 p.m. Mon., free. 1101 N. Mississippi. www.rivercitymenschorus.com.

SEPT. 28: KATHAKALI. Artspree presentation of classical dance drama. Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m., $10-$20. UALR. 569-3294.

SEPT. 29: Dave Matthews Band. Dickey-Stephens Park, 7 p.m., $55-$65. 400 W. Broadway, NLR. 800-745-3000.

OCT. 1: The Toadies, Benjamin Del Shreve. Revolution, 9 p.m., $15, all ages. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090. www.rumbarevolution.com.

OCT. 4: SuperPOPS!: “The Beach Boys.” Robinson Center, 7 p.m., $30-$125. Markham and Broadway. 666-1761. www.arkansassymphony.org.

OCT. 7: Lamb of God. Clear Channel Metroplex, 8 p.m., $32 adv., $35 d.o.s. 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. 217-5113.

OCT. 9: Music in the Park: Skillet, Hawk Nelson, Decyfer Down, the Letter Black. Riverfest Amphitheatre, 7 p.m., $10-$45. 800-965-9324. www.musicintheparklr.com.

OCT. 10: Corey Smith. Revolution, 9 p.m., $15 adv., $20 d.o.s., all ages. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090. www.rumbarevolution.com.

OCT. 14: Shinedown. Metroplex Event Center, 7:45 p.m., $29.50. 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. 800-745-3000.

OCT. 17: David Bazan. Vino's, 923 W. 7th St. 375-8466. www.vinosbrewpub.com.

OCT. 17-18: ASO Masterworks Series: “The Majesty Of Beethoven.” Robinson Center, 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. $17-$58, $6 students. Markham and Broadway. 666-1761, www.arkansassymphony.org.

OCT. 17-18: Ballet Arkansas Arts in Concert. Wildwood Performing Arts Center, 6 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., $10-$25. 20919 Denny Road. 223-5150.

OCT. 20: ASO River Rhapsodies Series: “A Century of Masterpieces.” Quapaw and
Sturgis quartets, pianist Andrew von Oeyen. Clinton Center, 7 p.m., $28, $6 students. 1200 Clinton Ave. 666-1761. www.arkansassymphony.org.

OCT. 22: Little Rock Wind Symphony: “Windy Travels.” Second Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m., $5-$10. 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. 666-0777. lrwindsymphony.org.

OCT. 22: Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart. Studio Joe, 7:30 p.m., $10. 600 Autumn. 224-3400. www.studiojoe.biz.

OCT. 24: Miley Cyrus, Metro Station. Verizon Arena, 7 p.m., $42-$82. 800-745-3000.

OCT. 25: Little Rock Wind Symphony: “Windy Travels.” Wildwood Center for Performing Arts, 3 p.m., $5-$10. 20919 Denny Road. 666-0777. lrwindsymphony.org.

OCT. 25: Arianna String Quartet. Artspree performance, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, 3 p.m., $17-$20, students free. UALR. 569-3294.

OCT. 30: 8 Ball, MJG, Hill Country Revue. Revolution. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090. www.rumbarevolution.com.

OCT. 30: The Gossip. Vino's, $15 adv., $20 d.o.s. 923 W. 7th St. 375-8466. www.vinosbrewpub.com.

NOV. 3: Meat Puppets. Revolution, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090. www.rumbarevolution.com.

NOV. 7-8: ASO Masterworks Series: “Beethoven's Fifth.” Robinson Center, 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun., $17-$58, $6 students. Markham and Broadway. 666-1761. www.arkansassymphony.org.

NOV. 11: Elvis Perkins in Dearland with AA Bondy. Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $10. 107 Commerce St. 372-7707. www.stickyfingerz.com.

NOV. 19: “Holiday Celebration on Ice.” With REO Speedwagon and Rick Springfield performing and Brian Boitano and others skating. Verizon Arena, 7 p.m., $46.75-$61.75. 800-745-3000. 

NOV. 21. Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Freeverse. Revolution, 9 p.m., $15, 18 and up. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090. www.rumbarevolution.com.

NOV. 22: Insane Clown Posse. Village, 7 p.m., $22. 3915 S. University. 570-0300. www.thevillagelive.com.

NOV. 27: Hayes Carll. Sticky Fingerz, 9:30 p.m., $15. 107 Commerce St. 372-7707. www.stickyfingerz.com.

DEC. 11-12: Ballet Arkansas Nutcracker. Robinson Center, 7 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun., $20-$35.

THEATER

THROUGH OCT. 11: “First Baptist of Ivy Gap.” Southern comedy set at end of WWII about six ladies planning church's 75th anniversary, flashing forward 25 years. Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6 p.m. dinner, 7:45 curtain Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m., 5 p.m., dinner, 12:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m. curtain Sun., through Oct. 11. $22-$30. 6323 Col. Glenn Road. 562-3131. murrysdinnerplayhouse.com.

SEPT. 11-OCT. 9: “Always … Patsy Cline.” Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 7 p.m. Wed., 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. $20-$35. 6th and Main. 378-0405. www.therep.org.

SEPT. 11-12; 18-19; 25-26: “Our Town.” The 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winner chronicles the daily lives of families. Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $10-$14. 7th and Chester. 374-3761. www.weekendtheater.org.

SEPT. 18-OCT. 4: “Mr. Popper's Penguins.” Mild-mannered house painter unexpectedly comes into possession of 12 Adelie penguins who aim to eat him out of house and home. Children's Theatre, 7 p.m. Fri., 3 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., $11-$14. 9th and Commerce. 372-4000. www.arkarts.com.

OCT. 6-8: “Mamma Mia!” Comedy about a mother, her daughter, a trip down the aisle and three possible dads. Robinson Center, 7:30 p.m., $23-$63. Markham and Broadway. 244-8800. www.CelebrityAttractions.com.

OCT. 7-18: “The Second City.” Chicago's improv comedy troupe. Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 7 p.m. Wed., 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. $20-$35. 6th and Main. 378-0405. www.therep.org.

OCT. 9-10; 16-17; 23-24: “Falsettos.” Multiple Tony Award-winning musical about the lives of lesbian neighbors, a homemaker and a wise child as seen through eyes of neurotic Jewish protagonist. Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $14-18. 7th and Chester. 374-3761. www.weekendtheater.org.

OCT. 13-NOV. 15: “Murdered to Death.” Agatha Christie spoof. Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6 p.m. dinner, 7:45 curtain Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m., 5 p.m., dinner, 12:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m. curtain Sun. $22-$30. 6323 Col. Glenn Road. 562-3131. murrysdinnerplayhouse.com.

OCT. 15-18; 22-25: “Twelfth Night.” Shakespeare's classic cross-dressing romantic comedy. UALR University Theatre, 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun., $5-$7. 569-3456. www.arkshakes.com.

OCT. 23-NOV. 8: “Rio Grande Candi and the Mummy.” Candi and her faithful paper pony Bobolink unwind the mystery of the Mumblin' Mummy. Children's Theatre, 7 p.m. Fri., 3 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. $11-$14. 9th and Commerce. 372-4000. www.arkarts.com.

OCT. 29: “JD Lawrence's The Clean-Up Woman.” A journalist pushes aside her newlywed domestic apron for a six-figure TV anchor job. Robinson Center, 8 p.m., $31.75-$34.75. Markham and Broadway. 800-745-3000.

NOV. 3-5: “Little House on the Prairie.” Stage adaptation of classic book series. Robinson Center, 8 p.m. Tue., 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Thu. $20-$52. Markham and Broadway. 244-8800. www.CelebrityAttractions.com.

NOV. 5-14: “Follie Holidays.” Summer Musical Theatre Intensive featuring young performers. The Rep, 6th and Main, Wed.-Sun., call 378-0405 for curtain times and reservations.

NOV. 6-7; 13-14; 20-21: “A Dark Dark House.” Puzzle play in which brothers address their memories of childhood abuse. Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $14-$18. 7th and Chester. 374-3761. www.weekendtheater.org.

NOV. 7-DEC. 31: “Natalie Needs a Nightie.” Young exec cons boss into believing he's married and has a child so he can get a raise. Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6 p.m. dinner, 7:45 curtain Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m., 5 p.m., dinner, 12:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m. curtain Sun. $22-$30. 6323 Col. Glenn Road. 562-3131. murrysdinnerplayhouse.com.

DEC. 4-JAN. 3: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Ride through Biblical Egypt to the sounds of Andrew Lloyd Webber. The Rep, Wed.-Sun. 6th and Main. Call 378-0405 for curtain times and reservations.

DEC. 4-5; 11-12; 18-19: “The Last White Class.” African-American family lives in a white neighborhood during the introduction of busing in Boston in 1974. Weekend Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $14-18. 7th and Chester. 374-3761. www.weekendtheater.org.

DEC. 4-20: “Merry Christmas Mouse!” Boy and Mouse take on decorating one humongous Christmas tree. Children's Theatre, 7 p.m. Fri., 3 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. $11-$14. 9th and Commerce. 372-4000. www.arkarts.com.

ARKADELPHIA

ART

OCT. 16-18: Round About Artist Studio Tour. Self-guided driving tour through Arkadelphia and Bismarck. 9 a.m. Fri.-Sat., 1 p.m. Sun., locations at www.roundaboutartiststudiotour.com. 870-246-8204.

BENTON 

EVENTS

OCT. 31: Saline-O-Ween. All day carnival with music, food, comedy featuring Led Zeppelin tribute act ZOSO. Saline County Fairgrounds, 10 a.m., 6 p.m. music, $3 adults, $2 children. 406 Fairfield Road, Benton. 501-860-6585.

MUSIC

SEPT. 18: Ryan Couron. Denton's Trotline, 8 p.m., free, all ages. 2150 Congo, Benton. 315-1717.

BENTONVILLE

ART

THROUGH OCT. 15: “Harry Miller's Vision of Arkansas.” Photographs. Crystal Bridges at the Massey. 479-418-5700.

CONWAY

ART

THROUGH OCT. 29: “Cardinal Points/Puntos Cardinales: A Survey of Contemporary Latino and Latin American Art,” “Pre-Columbian Artifacts: UCA's Riddick Collection,” “Function PLUS: Contemporary Teapots.” Baum Gallery, UCA. 501-450-5793.

COMEDY

SEPT. 30: Megan Mooney. UCA Student Center Ballroom, 7 p.m., free. 501-450-3265.

OCT. 3: Anger Mismanagement Comedy Tour. With Eric Counts, Big Jim Pate, Doc the Comedian. Conway Supper Club, 8 p.m., $10. 408 Hwy. 65 N., Conway. 501-336-8484.

OCT. 21: Ronnie Jordan. UCA Student Center Ballroom, 7 p.m., free. 501-450-3265.

NOV. 4: Daniel Tosh. Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA, 8 p.m., $10-$15. 501-450-3265.

NOV. 12: Charlie Todd. “Improv Everywhere” founder. UCA Student Center Ballroom, 7 p.m., free. 501-450-3265.

DEC. 5: Anger Mismanagement Comedy Tour. With Jason Thompson and others. Conway Supper Club, 8 p.m., $10. 408 Hwy. 65 N., Conway. 501-336-8484.

EVENTS

OCT. 6: “Comix 101: The Development of a Literary Comic Genre.” Graphic novelist Art Spiegelman speaks. Hendrix College's Staples Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., free. 501-450-4597.

FILM

SEPT. 15: “Die Falscher” (The Counterfeiters). Murphy Seminar Room, Hendrix College, 7 p.m. 501-450-4597.

NOV. 3: “Ne Touchez Pas La Hache” (The Duchess of Langeais). Murphy Seminar Room, Hendrix College, 7 p.m., free. 501-450-4597.

MUSIC

SEPT. 19: An Evening with Kevin Eubanks. Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA, 7:30 p.m., $10-$35. 501-450-3265.

OCT. 9: UCA Unplugged featuring Eden's Edge. Student Center Ballroom, 7 p.m., free.

OCT. 22: Folk Reunion with Kingston Trio, the Limeliters, the Brothers Four. Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA, 7:30 p.m., $10-$35. 501-450-3265.

NOV. 3: The King's Singers. Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA, 7:30 p.m., $10-$35. 501-450-3265.

NOV. 10: Ryanhood. UCA Student Center Food Court, 1 p.m., free. 501-450-3265.

DEC. 6: A Viennese Christmas. Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA, 7:30 p.m., $10-$35. 501-450-3265.

POETRY

NOV. 10: Reading by Jorie Graham. Reves Recital Hall, Hendrix College, 7:30 p.m., free. 501-450-4597.

THEATER

SEPT. 11: “Life During.” A futuristic society where academic and speech freedoms are suspended. Cabe Theatre, Hendrix College 7:30 p.m., free. 329-6911.

SEPT. 25-26: “Word and Image: “A Play For Children.” Based on work with Arizona Boys and Girls Club. Hendrix College lawn, 6 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., free. 329-6911.

OCT. 14-18: “Arsenic and Old Lace.” Two half-mad sisters put single men out of their misery by renting rooms, poisoning guests' wine and conducting basement burials. McCastlain Hall, UCA. 7:30 p.m. 501-327-1148. www.conwayarts.org.

 EL DORADO

MUSIC

SEPT. 12: South Arkansas Symphony: Music of the Eagles. Featuring the popular songs from “Hotel California” album. El Dorado Municipal Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $20 adv., $25 d.o.s., free ages 12 and under. 100 W. Eighth St. 800-792-0521.

 EUREKA SPRINGS

EVENTS

SEPT. 11-13: Wood Carvers Jamboree. Pine Mountain Village, 10 a.m.

918-251-8734.

OCT. 15-18: War Eagle Mill Fall Arts and Crafts Fair. Wide variety of food concessions, arts and crafts. 479-789-5343. www.wareaglemill.com.

MUSIC

NOV. 5-8: Ozark Folk Festival. With Loudon Wainwright III, Gary Jules and more. The Auditorium, times vary, $30. www.ozarkfolkfestival.com.

FAYETTEVILLE

MUSIC

SEPT. 17: Disco Biscuits, Two Fresh. George's Majestic Lounge, 8:30 p.m., $17. 519 W. Dickson St. 479-527-6618. www.georgesmajesticlounge.com.

SEPT. 18-19: Boombox. George's Majestic Lounge, 9:30 p.m., $15. 519 W. Dickson St. 479-527-6618. www.georgesmajesticlounge.com.

SEPT. 18: Little Big Town with the Lost Trailers. Walton Arts Center, 8 p.m., $40.50-$62.50. 495 W. Dickson St. 479-443-5600.

SEPT. 20: Old Crow Medicine Show. George's Majestic Lounge, 8:30 p.m., $25. 519 W. Dickson St. 479-527-6618. www.georgesmajesticlounge.com.

SEPT. 21: Silversun Pickups, Manchester Orchestra and Cage the Elephant. George's Majestic Lounge, 8:30 p.m., $25. 519 W. Dickson St. 479-527-6618. www.georgesmajesticlounge.com.

SEPT. 23-26: 10th annual Bikes, Blues and BBQ. Motorcycle rally and music from Blackfoot, Molly Hatchett, Marshall Tucker Band at Arkansas Music Pavilion, blues music, exhibitors on Dickson Street, gates 10 a.m. Thu.-Fri., 9 a.m. Sat., events free until 5 p.m., music $10-$50 (gates 6 p.m.), benefits local charities. 479-442-2776. www.bikesbluesbbq.org, www.arkansasmusicpavilion.com.

OCT. 2: Charlie Robison. George's Majestic Lounge, 9:30 p.m., $15. 519 W. Dickson St. 479-527-6618. www.georgesmajesticlounge.com.

OCT. 15: Robert Earl Keen. George's Majestic Lounge, 8:30 p.m., $25. 519 W. Dickson St. 479-527-6618. www.georgesmajesticlounge.com.

OCT. 17: Little Feat, Speakeasy, the Ben Miller Band. George's Majestic Lounge, 8:30 p.m., $25. 519 W. Dickson St. 479-527-6618. www.georgesmajesticlounge.com.

NOV. 1: George Winston. Walton Arts Center, 2 p.m., $30.50-$42.50. 415 E. Dickson St. 479-443-5600. waltonartscenter.org.

NOV. 8: Galactic. George's Majestic Lounge, 8:30 p.m., $20. 519 W. Dickson St. 479-527-6618. www.georgesmajesticlounge.com.

NOV. 19: Bassnectar, Nosaj Thing. George's Majestic Lounge, 8:30 p.m., $20. 519 W. Dickson St. 479-527-6618. www.georgesmajesticlounge.com.

THEATER

SEPT. 11-13; 18-20: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.” Three young wise guys attempt to perform all 37 of the Bard's timeless classics in just 90 minutes. Nadine Baum Studios, 7:30 p.m. Fri.; 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun., $22. 505 W. Spring St. 479-521-2728. www.theatresquared.org.

OCT. 2-4; 9-11: “Death of a Salesman.” Arthur Miller classic of the death of the American Dream. Walton Arts Center, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., $18.50. 415 E. Dickson St. 479-443-5600. www.waltonartscenter.org.

OCT. 20-25: “Riverdance.” Irish music celebration. Walton Arts Center, times vary, $30-$58. 415 E. Dickson St. 479-443-5600. www.waltonartscenter.org.

DEC. 9-27: “ 'Twas the Night.” An unlikely love story amid treasured holiday songs and stories. TheatreSquared, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun., $10-$22. 505 W. Spring St. 479-445-6333. www.theatresquared.org.

HELENA

MUSIC

OCT. 8-10: Arkansas Heritage and Blues Festival. Cherry Street Pavilion, $5, three-day pass $10. Complete schedule www.bluesandheritagefest.com.

 HOT SPRINGS

EVENTS

SEPT. 11-13: Hot Springs Rally. Annual gathering of thousands of motorcycle riders, with music by Arkansas native Joe Nichols, Foghat and Blue Oyster Cult. Hot Springs Convention Center, $45 registration includes all events and concerts, free ages 15 and under. 134 Convention Blvd. 501-282-7076, info@thehotspringsrally, complete schedule www.thehotspringsrally.com.

SEPT. 14-19: Garland County Fair. Garland County Fairgrounds. 501-321-2835.

OCT. 17: 35th annual Oktoberfest. German food, beer, polka music, chicken dance. www.hotspringschamber.com.

FILM

OCT. 16-25: 18th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. One hundred documentaries are screened over 10 days at the Malco Theater. $20 day pass, $50 3-day pass, $150 full pass. 819 Central Ave. 501-321-4747.

MUSIC

SEPT. 12: The Memphis Belles Burlesque Show, with the Reckless Ones. Maxine's, 9 p.m., $5, 21 and up. 700 Central Ave. 501-321-0909.

SEPT. 15; 17-20: Hot Springs JazzFest. Various times, venues. Complete schedule www.hotpringsjazzfest.org.

OCT. 9-10: Legends Balloon Rally and the Tracy Byrd All-American Outdoor Weekend. Hot air balloon festival with music by Tracy Byrd, Tracy Lawrence, Grand Funk Railroad and Justin Moore; food; kids' games and more. Hot Springs Memorial Field Airport. 501-321-2027.

OCT. 11: Hot Springs Concert Band. Bring lawn chairs. Whittington Park, 3 p.m., free. Hot Springs. 501-915-8822.

THEATER

OCT. 1-4; 8-11: “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Dorothy treks the yellow brick road to Oz. Pocket Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun., $5-$15. 170 Ravine. 501-623-8585.

DEC. 3-6; 10-13: “A Tuna Christmas.” Comic sequel to “Greater Tuna,” during Christmas in the third smallest town in Texas. Pocket Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun., $5-$15. 170 Ravine. 501-623-8585.

JONESBORO

MUSIC

SEPT. 25: San Jose Taiko. Traditional Japanese drumming. Fowler Center, ASU, 7:30 p.m., $6-$30. 870-972-2781.

OCT. 27: Dylla Plays Virtuosic masterpieces from the Romantic Era to the 21st Century. Marcin Dylla, classical guitarist. Fine Arts Recital Hall, ASU. 7:30 p.m. www.asunews.astate.edu.

MENA

ART

OCT. 9-11: Ouachita Art Trails Studio Tour. Self-guided tour of studios of 38 area artists. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. 479-394-3880. www.ouachitaarttrails.com.

EVENTS

SEPT. 18-20: “Mountainfest.” Annual art, craft and music show, with food, games. Queen Wilhelmina State Park, noon Fri., 9 a.m. Sat.-Sun., free.

Hwy. 88, Mena. 479-243-0713, mountainfest@earthlink.net.

MORRILTON

FILM

OCT. 9: “Watch It Grow.” Reel Stories documentary film and discussion with filmmaker Zachariah McCannon, filmmaker and anthropology professor Brian Campbell. Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, 7 p.m., www.uawri.org.

MUSIC

SEPT. 18: Matt Stell and the Crashers, Bright Giant. Jebbs, 8 p.m., $5, 18 and up. 358 Hwy. 95. 501-477-2198. www.jebbsplace.com.

MOUNTAIN VIEW

ART

SEPT. 18-20: Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour. Self-guided tour of 25 artists' studios (includes Calico Rock, Pineville and Fox), 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. 870-269-8068. www.offthebeatenpathstudiotour.com.

EVENT

SEPT. 11-13: Folk Dance Days. Dozens of workshops for all experience levels in dancing, including clogging, step dancing, Scottish, English, contras, squares, waltzes, polkas, international, and more. Ozark Folk Center State Park, jig contest 6 p.m. Fri., community dances 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m. Sun., $65 three-day pass, $40 Sat.-Sun. only. Mountain View. 870-269-3851, carl.adkins@arkansas.gov.

 PINE BLUFF

ART

OCTOBER-NOVEMBER: “First Shooting Light.” Photographic journal of hunting clubs in the Mississippi flyway, fund-raiser dinner Nov. 5. Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas. 870-536-3375.

THROUGH OCTOBER: Pine Bluff Art League. Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas. 870-536-3375.

NOVEMBER-JANUARY. Robyn Horn. Contemporary wood sculpture. Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas. 870-536-3375.

DECEMBER-FEBRUARY: Africa UnMasked: Expression of African Cultures. Tunics, masks, thrones, art, more. Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas. 870-536-3375.

COMEDY

OCT. 23: Anger Mismanagement Tour. With Chucky D, Doc the Comedian and Tommy Kelley. Eden Park, 8 p.m., $10. 4100 S. Elm St. 870-534-7114.

 POCAHONTAS

MUSIC

SEPT. 12: Justin Townes Earle. Son of Grammy Award-winning Steve Earle. Randolph Music Theater, doors 6:30 p.m., $20-$25. North Marr St. 866-468-7630.

 POTTSVILLE

COMEDY

SEPT. 12: Anger Mismanagement Tour. Gala Creek, 9 p.m., $10. 141 Golf Club Lane. 501-890-6653.

ROGERS

THEATER

OCT. 2-3: Northwest Arkansas Gridiron Show. Skits, sketches, and musical political satire written, directed, and performed by local Society of Professional Journalists. Rogers Little Theater, 8 p.m., $25. 116 S. Second St. 479-409-6072. www.nwagridiron.com.

 SEARCY

THEATER

SEPT. 11-13; 18-20: “You Can't Take It With You.” Comedy about family's crazy dynamics. Center on the Square, 6:30 p.m. dinner Fri.-Sat., curtain 7:30 p.m.; 12:30 p.m. lunch, 1:30 p.m. curtain Sun. $21-$24. 111 W. Arch St., Searcy. 501-368-0111. www.centeronthesquare.org.

 STUTTGART

EVENTS

SEPT. 25-27: Grand Prairie Festival of the Arts. Visual and literary arts. Arts Center of the Grand Prairie, 8 a.m. Fri., 10 a.m. Sat., 11 a.m. Sun., free. 108 W. 12th. 870-673-1781.

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