Favorite

Calendar, Jan. 24-30 

THURSDAY, JAN. 24

MUSIC

Afterthought. Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio, 8 p.m., $5. 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. 663-1196.

Cajun's Wharf. Yes/No/Maybe, Blue Carousel, opening act 5:30 p.m., headline at 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m. 2400 Cantrell Road. 375-5351.

Club 2720. Larry Womack, 9 p.m., 2720 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs. 501-760-2505.

Easy Street Piano Bar. Easy Street Light Orchestra, 8:30 p.m., no cover. 307 W. 7th St. 372-3530.

Electric Cowboy. Karaoke w/ the Chuxter, 8 p.m.-midnight, $5. 9515 I-30. 562-6000.

Juanita's. Against Me, Cory Branan, Smoke Up Johnny. Benefit for Harvest of Hope. 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s., all ages. 1300 S. Main St. 374-3271.

Maxine's. Hampton Talliferro, 9 p.m., 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 501-321-0909.

On the Rocks. Rock Theory Live, 9 p.m., $5. 107 E. Markham St. 374-7625.

Revolution. Kevin Fowler, 9 p.m., $10. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090.

Velo Rouge. Dell Smith, 10:30 p.m., free. 225 E. Markham St. 324-8600.

Vino's. Paxton Penny and the Pocket Change, Black Mob and the Most Wonderful People Ever, 8:30 p.m., $6. 923 W. 7th St. 375-8466.

White Water Tavern. Isaac Alexander and Flat Top Tony (Global Test side project), 9 p.m., $5. 2500 W. 7th St. 375-8400.

COMEDY

Cowboy Bill Martin. 8 p.m., the Looney Bin. I-430 & Rodney Parham Road. $7. 228-5555.

EVENTS

Canstruction 2008. Display of structures made of canned goods to be donated to Arkansas Foodbank Network. Through Feb. 1. Clinton Presidential Library, 1200 President Clinton Ave. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. 374-4242.

“Cold-Blooded Creatures.” Rare cold-blooded animals on display. 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. through Jan. 25, 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. Jan. 26. Museum of Discovery, 500 President Clinton Ave. $ 8 adults, $7 ages 1-12 and seniors over 65. 396-7050.

23rd annual NLR Chamber of Commerce Banquet. Keynote speakers Gov. Mike Beebe, NLR Mayor Pat Hayes. Alltel Arena. Cash bar cocktails, 5:30 p.m.; dinner and program, 6:30 p.m. 372-5959.

SPORTS

Oaklawn. Horse racing, 1 p.m., gates open at 11 a.m. Oaklawn Park, 2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 501-623-4411.

FRIDAY, JAN. 25

MUSIC

Karrin Allyson. Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Starr Theater, Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson St., Fayetteville. $12-$28. 479-443-5600.

Afterthought. Big John Miller, 9 p.m., $7. 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. 663-1196.

Cajun's Wharf. Mudpuppies, Brian & Nick, opening act 5:30 p.m., headline at 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m. 2400 Cantrell Road. 375-5351.

Club 2720. Eric Hughes Band, 9 p.m. 2720 Albert Pike Road. Hot Springs. 501-760-2505.

Cornerstone Pub. Friday Happy Hour w/ Luscious Spiller, 4 p.m., Jason Greenlaw and the Groove, 9 p.m., $5. 314 Main St., NLR. 374-1782.

Counterpoint. Diggit, PWK, Qland, 11 p.m., $5. 3605 MacArthur Drive, NLR. 771-5515.

Flying Saucer. Cooper's Orbit, 9 p.m., 323 President Clinton Ave. 372-7468.

Gusano's. Steele Jessup, 10 p.m., 131 President Clinton Ave. 374-1441.

Gypsy's Grill. Michael Carenbauer, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 11401 Rodney Parham Road. 225-4152.

Juanita's. Johnathan Clay w/Steve Means and Brad Passon, 9 p.m., $7. 1300 S. Main St. 374-3271.

Maxine's. Barbara Blue, 10 p.m., $5. 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 501-321-0909.

On the Rocks. DJ Sleepy Genius, 9 p.m., $5. 107 E. Markham St. 374-7625.

Reno's Argenta Cafe. The Ferris Wheel Junkies, 9 p.m., $5. 312 Main St., NLR. 376-2900.

Revolution. High on Fire, A Life Once Lost, Saviours, Rwake, 8 p.m., $10 adv./$12 d.o.s. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090.

Sticky Fingerz. Graham Wilkinson and the Township, 9:30 p.m., $5. 107 Commerce St. 372-7707.

Velo Rouge. Dell Smith, 10:30 p.m., free. 225 E. Markham St. 324-8600.

Vino's. Sacred Rein, Archaic Design, Last Hour, 8:30 p.m., $7. 923 W. 7th St. 375-8466.

West End Smokehouse Tavern. Bush Dog, 9 p.m., $5. 215 N. Shackleford Rd. 224-7665.

White Water Tavern. Christopher Denny and the Old Soles, 9 p.m., $5. 2500 W. 7th St. 375-8400.

EVENTS

Big Buck Classic. Arkansas's largest outdoors and hunting showcase. 1-8 p.m., $10, $5 ages 5-12, under 5 free. State Fairgrounds, 2401 W. Roosevelt Road. 501-985-1533. Through Jan. 27.

Canstruction 2008. See Jan. 24.

“Cold-Blooded Creatures.” See Jan. 24.

Monster Jam. 7:30 p.m., Alltel Arena. $6.25-$18.75 through Ticketmaster (975-7575) or the arena box office (975-9000).

15th Annual Beaver Lake Eagle Watch Weekend. Bald eagle viewing cruise. 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. Rocky Branch Marina (12 miles east of Rogers on Highway 12), Eureka Springs. $18 adults, $7.50 12 and under. 800-552-3803.

COMEDY

Cowboy Bill Martin. 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., the Looney Bin. I-430 & Rodney Parham Road. $9. 228-5555.

POETRY

Hendrix Poetry Slam Team Selection Competition. 8:30 p.m., Hulen Hall Burrow, Hendrix College, Conway. 501-329-6811.

SPORTS

Oaklawn. Horse racing. 1 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m. Oaklawn Park, 2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 501-623-4411. $2.

Arkansas Impact vs. Quad City Riverhawks. Premiere Basketball League (PBL). 7 p.m., Barton Coliseum, Arkansas State Fairgrounds. 372-8341.

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

MUSIC

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. “Chopin and Rachmaninoff,” 8 p.m., Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham and Broadway. $16-$55. 666-1761.

Afterthought. William Staggers, 9 p.m., $7. 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. 663-1196.

Cajun's Wharf. Donna Massey and Blue-Eyed Soul, Ben and Doug, opening act 5:30 p.m., headline at 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m. 2400 Cantrell Road. 375-5351.

Cornerstone Pub. Joe Pitts Band, 9 p.m., $5. 314 Main St., NLR. 374-1782.

Club 2720. Weakness for Blondes, 9 p.m., DJ Chucky P, 1 a.m., 2720 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs. 501-760-2505.

Counterpoint. Jason Greenlaw and the Groove, 11 p.m., $5. 3605 MacArthur Drive., NLR. 771-5515.

Discovery. Justin Sane and Platinumb in discotech, Jiminy Kick It in lobby. Music starts at midnight every Sat. 1021 Jessie Road. 376-1819.

Downtown Music. Sychosys, Dark Embrace, Drop Dead Syndicate, 8 p.m., $6. 215 W. Capitol Ave. 376-1819.

Easy Street Piano Bar. Easy Street Light Orchestra. 8:30 p.m. No cover. 307 W. 7th St. 372-3530.

Flying Saucer. Barrett Baber, 9 p.m., 323 President Clinton Ave. 372-7468.

Juanita's. Monoxide Project, the Weaping Gates, Sacred Rein, 9:30 p.m., $7. 18 and up. 1300 S. Main St. 374-3271.

Maxine's. Eric Hughes Band, 10 p.m., $5. 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 501-321-0909.

Midtown Billiards. Everyday Atlas, 12:30 a.m., $5, 1316 Main. St. 372-9990.

On the Rocks. DJ Sleepy Genius, 9 p.m., $5. 107 E. Markham St. 374-7625.

Reno's Argenta Cafe. Luke Johnson and Paul Peterson, 9 p.m., $5. 312 Main St. NLR. 376-2900.

Revolution. The Conduit Family, 9:30 p.m., $10. 300 President Clinton Avenue. 823-0090.

Sound Stage. “Battle of the Bands 10.” Archaic Design, Drive By Night, Dream of Siam, Collossus Bound, Shadows Edge, Animula, Shackled Minsistry, Life Long Chore, 8 p.m., $5. 1008 Oak St., Conway.

Sticky Fingerz. Bleu Edmondson, Jackson Taylor Band, 9 p.m., $6. 107 Commerce St. 372-7707.

Vino's. Four Letter Lie, Blinded Black, Driver Side Impact, School Boy Humor, 8 p.m., $8. 923 W. 7th St. 375-8466.

West End Smokehouse Tavern. Lord Tracy, 9 p.m., $5. 215 N. Shackleford Road. 224-7665.

White Water Tavern. Christopher Denny and the Old Soles, 9 p.m. $5. 2500 W. 7th St. 375-8400.

EVENTS

Big Buck Classic. Outdoor and hunting showcase. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., $10, $5 ages 5-12, under 5 free. State Fairgrounds, 2401 W. Roosevelt Road. 501-985-1533. Through Jan. 27.

Canstruction 2008. See Jan. 24.

“Cold-Blooded Creatures.” See Jan. 24.

Monster Jam. See Jan. 25.

15th Annual Beaver Lake Eagle Watch Weekend. See Jan. 24.

COMEDY

Cowboy Bill Martin. 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m., the Looney Bin. I-430 & Rodney Parham Road. $9. 228-5555.

MEETINGS

“Don't Ask, Don't Tell: A Community Dialog.” Discussion of policy's effects on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. Noon, First Presbyterian Church, 800 Scott St. 244-9690.

SPORTS

Oaklawn. Horse Racing, 1 p.m., gates open at 11 a.m. Oaklawn Park, 2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 501-623-4411. $2.

SUNDAY, JAN. 27

MUSIC

“An Afternoon with Verdi and Wagner.” Vocal singing program. 3 p.m., Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, UA campus, Fayetteville. Free. 479-575-4701.

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. “Chopin and Rachmaninoff,” 3 p.m., Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham and Broadway. $16-$55. 666-1761.

Cafe 42. Drew Pickens Jazz Duo, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 1200 President Clinton Ave. 537-0042.

Club 2720. Calvin Brewer, 9 p.m. 2720 Albert Pike Rd., Hot Springs. 501-760-2505.

Counterpoint. Karaoke, 10 p.m., 3605 MacArthur Drive., NLR. 771-5515.

Revolution. Big Head Todd and the Monsters, George Sanford, 7 p.m., $15 adv./$20 d.o.s. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090.

EVENTS

Big Buck Classic. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $10, $5 ages 5-12, under 5 free. State Fairgrounds, 2401 W. Roosevelt Road. 501-985-1533.

8-Ball tournament, Texas Hold 'Em. 6 p.m., Electric Cowboy, 9515 I-30. 562-6000.

Canstruction 2008. See Jan. 24.

15th Annual Beaver Lake Eagle Watch Weekend. See Jan. 24.

LECTURES

“Presidential Discourse on Nuclear Weapons.” Discussion of White House rhetoric toward nuclear issues, presented by Dr. David R. Harvey. 3 p.m., Garden View Room, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. 374-4242. Free.

KIDS STUFF

“Hercules.” Original children's production. 2 p.m., Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre, Arkansas Arts Center, 9th & Commerce sts. $14 adults, $11 children. 372-4000.

MEETINGS

ASN Meeting and Clean Up Day. Arkansas Sustainability Network. Noon-3 p.m., 209 S. Victory. 372-6966.

SPORTS

Oaklawn. Horse racing, 1 p.m., gates open at 11 a.m. Oaklawn Park, 2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 501-623-4411.

UALR Trojans vs. Florida Atlantic. 4:30 p.m., UALR Jack Stephens Center. Lady Trojans 2 p.m. 569-3077.

MONDAY, JAN. 28

MUSIC

Afterthought. Monday Night Jazz Monthly Jam, 8 p.m., $5, $1 jammers. 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. 663-1196.

Easy Street Piano Bar. HFU! Capillary Action, the Thing That Always Explodes, Ginsu Wives, 8:30 p.m., $4, 307 W. 7th St. 372-3530.

Sticky Fingerz. Thick Syrup presents San Antokyo and the Weisenheimers, 10 p.m., $4. 107 Commerce St. 372-7707.

EVENTS

Ping Pong. 10 p.m., Counterpoint, 3605 MacArthur Dr., NLR. 771-5515.

Canstruction 2008. See Jan. 24.

SPORTS

Oaklawn. Horse racing, 1 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m. Oaklawn Park, 2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 501-623-4411.

TUESDAY, JAN. 29

MUSIC

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. “Side By Side,” Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham & Broadway. $20, $6 students. 666-1761.

Parker String Quartet. 7:30 p.m., Parish Hall, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Mississippi and Evergreen. $20. 664-5823.

Afterthought. Bluesday Tuesday w/ Big John Miller, Steve Winter, 8 p.m. No cover. 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. 663-1196.

Bogies/Counterpoint. Open mic night with Robert Abbot, 9 p.m., no cover. 3605 MacArthur Dr., NLR.771-5515.

Easy Street Piano Bar. Ed Burks, Rockabilly Hall of Fame pianist, main stage, 8:30 p.m. No cover. 307 W. 7th St. 372-3530.

Juanita's. Bombay Black, 9 p.m., $6. 1300 S. Main St. 374-3271.

On the Rocks. Feel Lucky Karaoke, 9 p.m., no cover. 107 E. Markham St. 374-7625.

White Water Tavern. Jampire Record Release show. Underclaire, Audio Relics, Mad Trucker, 10 p.m., $5. 2500 W. 7th St. 375-8400.

EVENTS

Canstruction 2008. See Jan. 24.

Trivia Bowl. Flying Saucer. 8:30 p.m., 323 President Clinton Ave. 372-7468.

SPORTS

Oaklawn. Horse racing, 1 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m. Oaklawn Park, 2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 501-623-4411.

Philander Smith Panthers vs. Park University. College basketball. 7 p.m.; women Panthers, 5 p.m. Crawford J. Mims Gymnasium, Philander Smith College, 1 Trudie Kibbe Reed Drive. 375-9845.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30

MUSIC

Alltel Arena. Van Halen w/ Ky-Mani Marley. 7:30 p.m. $45-$95. Alltel Arena. 975-7575.

Afterthought. Pianist Dell Smith, 8 p.m., no cover. 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. 663-1196.

Bogies/Counterpoint. Karaoke. 10 p.m., 3605 MacArthur Dr., NLR.771-5515.

Cajun's Wharf. Chris DeClerk, opening act 5:30 p.m., headline at 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m. 2400 Cantrell Road. 375-5351.

Cornerstone Pub. Happy Hour w/ Lance Daniels, 5 p.m., 314 Main St., NLR. 374-1782.

Flying Saucer. Chris Henry, 9 p.m., 323 President Clinton Ave. 372-7468.

Juanita's. Why Night Wednesday, $6. 21 and up. 1300 S. Main St. 374-3271.

On the Rocks. DJ Fogle, DJ Platinumb, 9 p.m., no cover. 107 E. Markham St. 374-7625.

Revolution. Hot Salsa Nights. Salsa dance lessons, drink specials. 300 President Clinton Avenue. 823-0090.

Sticky Fingerz. Rena Wren & A Lil' R'n'R, 9 p.m., $5. 107 Commerce St. 372-7707.

COMEDY

Pat Godwin. 8 p.m., the Looney Bin. I-430 & Rodney Parham Road. $6. 228-5555.

EVENTS

Canstruction 2008. See Jan. 24.

LifeQuest's Adventures in Learning. Adult classes held Wed. and Thu. through March 6 on health, current events, history, literature, art, home decor, digital photography and personal growth. $35 for 8-week semester. Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. 225-6073, www.lifequestofarkansas.org.

SPORTS

Oaklawn. Horse racing, 1 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m. Oaklawn Park, 2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 501-623-4411.

Upcoming events

Concert tickets through Ticketmaster by phone at 975-7575 or online at www.ticketmaster.com unless otherwise noted.

music

FEB. 1: Winter Jam 2008 Tour Spectacular. 7 p.m., Alltel Arena. $10 at door, no ticket required. www.jamtour.com.

FEB. 2: James “Blood” Ulmer's Memphis Blood, featuring Vernon Reid. 7:30 p.m., Free. Staples Auditorium, Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. 501-329-6811.

FEB. 2: World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Alltel Arena. $21.25-$29.25. 975-7575.

FEB. 8-10: 22nd Annual Southwest Unitarian Universalist Womens Conference. “Riversong: Flowing with the Creative Spirit.” Hosted by UU Women of Little Rock. www.swuuw.com and 1-800-PEABODY.

FEB. 9: Saints and Sinners Masked Ball. 7 p.m., Statehouse Convention Center. Annual Mardi Gras fund-raiser for the Arkansas Repertory Theatre. $250 per person, $2,500 for tables, $3,500 for premier sponsorship tables. 378-0405.

FEB. 12-14: “Annie.” 7:30 p.m. and 1 p.m., Robinson Center Music Hall. $15-$50 through Ticketmaster.

FEB 15: Jonas Brothers. 7 p.m., Alltel Arena. $49.75 through Ticketmaster. 975-7575.

FEB 20: North Mississippi Allstars. 8:30 p.m., $18. Revolution. 300 President Clinton Ave. 823-0090.

MARCH 2: Sixth annual Little Rock Marathon: Half-marathon and other races also held in conjunction with the big race. Early entry fee $70, $80 after Jan. 15. $95 week of race. www.littlerockmarathon.com.

MARCH 4-6: Cirque du Soleil: Saltimbanco. 7:30 p.m., Alltel Arena. Tickets through Ticketmaster or arena box office.

MARCH 9: Bill Cosby. Robinson Center Music Hall. $45-$75. Ticketmaster 975-7575.

MARCH 21: Mr. Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Black Lips. Hi Tone, 9 p.m., $10, 18 and up, 1913 Poplar Ave., Memphis. 901-278-8663.

MARCH 31: Beach House. Hi-Tone, 9 p.m., 1913 Poplar Ave., Memphis. 901-278-8663.

APRIL 12: Blue Man Group. $46.75-$76.75. Alltel Arena. Ticketmaster, 975-7575.

THE WEEK IN THEATER

“Arsenic and Old Lace.” Hart-Kaufmann chestnut about two grannies' solution to overpopulation. Through Feb. 2. Murry's Dinner Playhouse. 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. 562-3131.

“Hercules.” Original children's production. 7 p.m., Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre, Arkansas Arts Center, 9th and Commerce. $14 adults, $11 children. 372-4000.

“Urinetown.” An expose of tyranny, capitalism, greed and the inviolable right to pee. Through Feb. 3. 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun. Weekend Theater, 7th and Chester. $18, $14 for students and seniors 65 and older. 374-3671, www.weekendtheater.org.

“The Good Doctor.” Neil Simon comedy set in Russia in the late 1800s. Curtain at 7:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., $27, $24 seniors, $13.50 show only. Center on the Square, 111 Arch St., Searcy. 501-368-0111.

CALLS FOR ENTRIES

Call for artists: Southside Main Street (SoMa) announces the 2nd Annual Places, Spaces, Chairs public art project in the SoMa district of Little Rock. Artists are encouraged to rethink the role of the street-side bench or chair in the pedestrian experience, to combine sculpture with the idea of the chair as an object, and to create a large scale public art exhibit reflecting the SoMa neighborhood experience. Each artist chosen to participate will be sponsored by a local business that will provide money to build the “chair.” Entry forms are due Feb.1, and artist renderings are due March 1; completed chairs are to be mounted to sidewalk April 1. 537-9032, ext. 11; www.southsidemain.org.

Call for floats: The 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Parade and South Main Street (SoMa) is seeking participants and organizations to sponsor floats and recruit marchers for its parade and festivities, which will be held at 3 p.m. Sat., Feb. 2. Marching bands, floats, costumes and beads are encouraged. 537-9032 , ext. 11; www.southsidemain.org.

Galleries

New exhibits are in bold-face type.

ACAC ARTS AND RESOURCE SPACE, 1419 S. Main St.: Work by area artists. Noon-2 p.m., 5-7 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. 244-2365.

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER, MacArthur Park: Friends of Contemporary Craft “Conversation” with wood sculptor Stoney Lamar, 6 p.m. Jan. 27, $15 FOCC members, $20 non-members; 35th annual “Toys Designed by Artists,” juried show, through Feb. 24. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat.; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 372-4000.

AAC TERRY HOUSE, 7th and Rock Sts.: “Life Drawings: Six Artists, A Hundred Models at the Arkansas Arts Center,” work by six Hot Springs artists, through Feb. 24. 372-4000.

ARTS SCENE GALLERY AND MARKET, 201 Maple St., NLR: Art market 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; Friday Night Art Parties second Fri. of every month. 372-2130.

CANTRELL GALLERY, 8206 Cantrell Road: “Odd Strings,” three-dimensional work using stringed instruments by Rhonda Hicks, through March 1. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. 224-1335.

C.C. TAYLOR GALLERY, 1601-B Rebsamen Park Road: Sculpture by Michael Warrick, Keith Newton, Scott Carroll, Dave Frazier, Willard Miller, Jack Slentz and Tony Dilday. 993-2496.

CHROMA GALLERY, 5707 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Julie Holt, ceramics; Robert Reep, conceptual art; also Sally Williams, Steve Walker, Laura Fanning, Kathy Owens, Culla Akins and Jennefer Hodges. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. 664-0880.

COX CREATIVE CENTER, 120 Commerce St.: “Arkansas Artist Holiday Market,” work by more than 30 Arkansas artists, 2nd and 3rd floors, through Jan. 26. 918-3090.

GALLERY 26, 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Recent work by Babs Steward and Gary Scroggs, through March 8. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Sat. 664-8996.

HEARNE FINE ART, 500 President Clinton Ave.: “2007 in Retrospection,” works by Chukes, Kevin Cole, Rex Delony, Mr. Imagination, W. Earl Robinson, Artis Lane, Marjorie Williams-Smith, Dean Mitchell, Sylvester McKissack and Dianne Smith. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., 2-5 p.m. Sun. for holidays, or by appointment. 372-6822.

HEIGHTS GALLERY, 5801 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Work by Arkansas artists, including Beverly McLarty, Betty Jones, Thad Flenniken, Jim Johnson and others. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 664-2772.

HURST GALLERY, 5811-B Kavanaugh Blvd.: Paintings by Bill Lewis, Rebecca Thompson, Kathy Bay, Cheryl Payne, Susan Hurst and Guido Frick. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat. 614-9250.

LOCAL COLOUR, 5813 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Paintings by members of area cooperative. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat. 265-0422.

M2GALLERY, 11525 Cantrell Road (Pleasant Ridge Town Center): “Best of Northwest,” work by Nathan Beatty, Megan Chapman, Sean Fitzgibbon, Christina Mariotti and Eric Smith. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 1-6 p.m. Sun. 225-6257(M2LR).

RIVER MARKET ARTSPACE, 301 President Clinton Ave.: Paintings by Pat Larsen, Megan Chapman, Bill Garrison, Gloria Garrison; jewelry by Burke Johnston; baskets and fiberwork by Ramona Buss; pottery by Amelia Stamps; sculpture by Wayne Summerhill; wood by John Andre. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. 324-2787.

STEPHANO'S FINE ART GALLERY, 5501 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Work in all media by Diana Ashley, Don Barnes, John Bridges, Kyle Boswell, Elizabeth Dismang, Kelly Edwards, Louise Harris, Diane Hill, Tanya Fitzgerald, Mike Gaines, Henri Linton, Ron Logan, Alison North, Charles Pearce, Kathy Sanders, Stephano Sutherlin, Dan Thornhill, Robbie Wellborn, D. Arthur Wilson and Lisa Wilson. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Thu., 5-11 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. 563-4218 or www.stephanostudios.com.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK: “The Inspired Line: Selected Prints of Albrecht Durer and Rembrandt van Rijn,” from the Thrivent Collection of Religious Art, opens with lecture 2 p.m. Jan. 27, runs through March 16, Gallery I;
“The Mary and Bill Lambright Collection,” including work by Alice Neel, Louise Nevelson, Joseph Stella, Kevin Kresse, Patrick McFarlin and others, Jan. 28-March 14, Gallery III, reception 3-5 p.m. Jan. 27, show through March 14; “Recent Paintings by Stephen Cefalo,” Gallery II, through March 14. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 2-5 p.m. Sun. 569-8977.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES: “Modern Jewelry and Medieval Anatomy,” jewelry and photographs by Michele Fox and Cecil Fox, library, Education II building, through January. 686-6735.

Batesville

LYON COLLEGE: 5th annual “Juried Student Art Exhibition,” through Jan. 25, Kresge Gallery.

Bentonville

CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY, 125 W. Central Ave.: “America's Wildlife and Wildlands: The Journeys of Susan Morrison,” etchings and drawings by Eureka Springs artist, through Feb. 24. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thu., Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sun. 479-418-5700.

Conway

AETN, 350 S. Donaghey: “In Their Words,” interactive exhibit of oral histories and photographs about World War II, through Feb. 1. 800-682-2386.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS, Baum Gallery: “Return of the Yellow Peril: A Survey of the Work of Roger Shimomura, 1969-2004,” paintings and prints, “Views from Both Sides of the Barbed Wire Fence,” collaborative show of work by Shimomura and UA professor John Newman; “Inside/Outside: Student Drawings from the Rohwer Camp,” work by interned children; “Sugimoto's Legacy: A Vignette Exhibition,” painting by Jerome internee Henry Sugimoto. 501-450-5793.

Fayetteville

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS: “Vision of Blues Icons,” paintings by George Hunt, Mullins Library lobby, through February. “Walkin', Talkin' Gallery Tour” of the show with Hunt 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 8. 479-575-2962.

Hot Springs

ARTISTS' WORKSHOP GALLERY, 810 Central Ave.: “Hay Bales Extravaganza (How Many Hay Bales Does It Take to Fill a Gallery?),” through January. 501-623-6401.

CONVENTION CENTER: “Hot Springs: A Journey through History,” historic photos from the files of the Garland County Historical Society, through March 1. 501-321-2027.

GALLERY CENTRAL, 800 Central Ave.: Work by Arden Boyce, Tom Brewitz, V.L. Cox, Gino Hollander, Annette Kagy, Sue North Kent, Virginia McKimmey, Ernest Nipper, Sherrie Shepherd, Barry Thomas and other Arkansas artists. 501-318-4278.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY, 827-A Central Ave.: Paintings by Dolores Justus, Mike Elsass and others. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sat. 501-321-2335.

LEGACY FINE ART, 804 Central Ave.: Work by Carole Katchen, D. Arthur Wilson, Lisa Wilson, Chad Awalt and Lorria Eubanks. 501-624-1044.

LINDA PALMER GALLERY, 800-B Central Ave.: Drawings and paintings by the Hot Springs artist. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. 501-620-3063.

WILLOUGHBY HOUSE, 1250 Central Ave.: Paintings by Nina Louton. 501-625-7338.

Jonesboro

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY: “Delta National Small Prints,” juried show, through Feb. 17, Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 870-972-2567; “Softly Bound,” three-dimensional feminist works by Etty Horowitz and Joyce Martin, through Feb. 15, Fine Arts Center Gallery, 870-972-3050.

Pine Bluff

ARTS AND SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS: “2008 Small Works on Paper,” through Jan. 26, “Home for the Holidays,” Norman Rockwell covers, through Jan. 26; watercolors and oils by Bill Lewis, through Jan. 26. 870-536-3375.

Springdale

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: “Quilts in Full Bloom,” through Feb. 9. 214 S. Main St. 479-571-5441.

Texarkana

TRAHC, 4th and Texas Blvd.: “A Regional Celebration of African American Artists,” through Feb. 16. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat. 903-792-8681.

MUSEUMS

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSEUM VISITOR CENTER, Bates and Park: Exhibits on the 1957 desegregation of Central and the civil rights movement. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. 374-1957.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER, 1200 President Clinton Ave.: Interactive exhibits about policies and White House life during the Clinton administration. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. $7 adults; $5 college students, seniors, retired military; $3 ages 6-17. 370-8000.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM, 200 E. Third St.: “Rita Henry: Between 7 Devils Swamp and the Levee,” photographs, through April 6; “Geography Lessons,” paintings by Dominique Simmons and Sammy Peters, through Jan. 27; “The Great Arkansas Quilt Show II,” juried exhibit of 80 quilts, through March 25. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. 324-9351.

MacARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY, MacArthur Park: “The Forgotten War,” Arkansas and the Korean conflict, through 2009; “Pride and Fall: Mapping the Rise of Conflict in the 20th Century,” through July 2008; “Red Tails: Tuskegee Airmen of World War II”; “By the President in the Name of Congress: Arkansas Medal of Honor Recipients,” exhibit on the 25 Arkansans whose service earned them the Medal of Honor; permanent exhibits. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat., 1-4 p.m. Sun. 376-4602.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY, 500 President Clinton Ave.: Interactive exhibits on science for young adults. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. $8 adults, $7 ages 1-12 and seniors, under age 1 admitted free. Free on second Sundays. 396-7050 or www.amod.org.
OLD STATE HOUSE, 300 W. Markham St.: “A Piece of My Soul,” quilts by black Arkansans; paintings by LeeNora Parker, through 2007. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. 324-9685.

England

TOLTEC MOUNDS STATE PARK, State Hwy. 165: Major prehistoric Indian site with visitors' center and museum. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun., closed Mon. 961-9442. Admission: $3 for adults, $2 for ages 6-12. 961-9442.

Gillette

ARKANSAS POST MUSEUM, 5530 Highway 165: Civil War Encampment, with battle re-enactment, weapons demonstrations, programs on period women's clothing and food and medicine, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 26-27. 870-548-2634.

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