by John Tarpley
The Children's Theatre at the Arkansas Arts Center presents "The Giant and the Beanstalk" in a performance that runs through Nov. 7, 7 p.m. $11-$14.
"Chicago" enters its final weekend at the Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $14-$18.
The ACAC celebrates its new space (608 Main St.) with a concert featuring Rodney Block, Rigsby, SeanFresh, Osyrus and more, 9 p.m.
Muscle Shoals, Alabama's BoomBox blend funk, rock and electronic experimentation in its popular live show; the duo performs at Revolution with DJ Jason Sterling opening, 10 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s.
Zydeco party band Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe makes the floors shake at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $7.
Sticky Fingerz hosts locally-beloved party act Tragikly White Band, 9:30 p.m., $5 early admission while The Afterthought hosts TWB's main competition for top local party band, Weakness for Blondes, 9 p.m., $7.
Downtown Music stages a benefit for the West Memphis 3 with punkabilly standouts Ace Spade and the Whores of Babylon sharing a bill with The Kill Crazies and Dirt Cheap Drugs, 8 p.m., $5.
Young, Beebe-based Southern rocker Luke Williams brings his band to Vino's with Next Generation and Brandon Logan opening, 9 p.m., $10.
Central Arkansas's most promising country talent, Ryan Couron, brings his band to Juanita's for a concert open to those 18 and older; the Trey Hawkins Band opens, 9 p.m., $10.
At Discovery, Michael Shane mans the disco, Sleepy Genius spins in the lobby and Steve handles the hip-hop room, 10 p.m., $10.