THURSDAY 11/12Charlaine Harris
, the author of the massively popular Sookie Stackhouse novels that provide the inspiration for HBO's "True Blood," offers the Central Arkansas Library's Darragh Distinguished Lecture at UALR's University Theatre at 6:30 p.m., free. Bring your fangs.
It's a night of good time rock 'n' roll at Sticky Fingerz with Dallas' Jonathan Tyler and Northern Lights
and Tulsa's the Effects
, both of which seem to be steadily rising nationally, and former Getty lead singer Matt Joyce's
new band Nevertrain
, 9 p.m., $5.
Velvet Kente's joshua
is solo at White Water, 9 p.m., $5.
Local singer/songwriter Jonathan Wilkins
performs at the Town Pump, which has begun to host live music occasionally, 9 p.m., free.
At Revolution, Fayetteville post-grunge act Silverstone
shares a bill with Wishtribe
and Inner City Lights
, 9 p.m., $5. The Rex Bell Trio
headlines jazz night at the Afterthought, 8 p.m., free.
From Philly, Grandchildren
blend acoustic instruments with electric effects at Maxine's in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $5. “Follie Holidays,”
the Rep's annual young performer's showcase, enters its last weekend, 7 p.m., $15-20.