Chuck Haralson and Ken Smith were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during the 43rd annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism
Jeremy Haft, author and professor at Georgetown University, gives a talk at the Clinton School for Public Service's Sturgis Hall titled "Unmade in China: The Hidden Truth about China's Economic Miracle," 6 p.m., free. Comedian Matt Sadler is at the Loony Bin at 7:30 p.m., $7 (and at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $10). Mary "Melodious Red" Tucker performs at The Joint at 7:30 p.m., $10, as part of Rodney Block's new "Block Party" concert series. Ecstatic synth-pop group BUHU plays at Vino's with Open Fields and Ryan Saunders, 8:30 p.m., $6. Jazz-funk group Twice Sax plays at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.
"Driving Miss Daisy," the 1989 drama starring Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman, screens at Ron Robinson Theater at 7 p.m., $5. Local comedy troupe The Main Thing performs its new production, "Little Rock and a Hard Place," at The Joint at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $22. Randall Shreve & The Devilles play at Stickyz with Moonshine Mafia, 9 p.m., $8. Birmingham, Ala., indie-pop group Future Elevators plays at the White Water Tavern with Little Rock's Bad Match, 9:30 p.m.
"Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic" comes to Verizon Arena at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., $21.50-$56.50. "The Wizard of Oz" screens at Ron Robinson Theater at 2 p.m., $5. Mosaic Templars Cultural Center hosts a screening of the film "Love Jones," starring Larenz Tate and Nia Long, at 6 p.m., $10. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra presents "Broadway Rocks," a collaboration with Broadway singers, at Pulaski Academy's Connor Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. (and 3 p.m. Sunday), $19-$58. Santa Cruz metal trio Archer plays at Vino's with Hell Camino and Junkhead, 9 p.m., $6. Eureka Springs Americana group Mountain Sprout plays at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $10.
John Hughes' high school classic "Pretty in Pink" screens at Cinemark Colonel Glenn 18 (formerly Rave) at 2 p.m. (and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday), $5.25. Megadeth lead guitarist Marty Friedman performs at Stickyz with Holy Grail at 7:30 p.m., $20 adv., $25 day of.