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'Cool Shoes' celebrates its third year

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THURSDAY 5/26

Local songwriters Justin Carr and Nathan Moore co-headline the night at The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $5. Big time metalcore act and Ozzfest vets All That Remains headline The Edge 100.3's night of heavy rock at Juanita's. The Massachusetts band gets support from JudgeMental and Sychosys, 8:30 p.m., $17 adv., $22 d.o.s. The regular "Posh" party returns to Revolution for a special "Free Lil Boosie" night featuring music from Boosie collaborator Lil Phat, locals Young Taz, Lilman and Don Kee as well as Derrty DJ Deja Blu spinning in the booth, 9 p.m. And in North Little Rock, the summer Riverflicks series starts up another year with a dusktime screening of "Twilight: Eclipse," the most recent installment in the teeny-bopper vampire saga, 7 p.m., free. Friends and family of Luke Hunsicker, the local artist and musician who died of brain cancer last year, host a showcase of his art to benefit a scholarship fund created in his name at THEA in North Little Rock, 6 p.m., $10.

FRIDAY 5/27

The monthly Cool Shoes dance party celebrates its third anniversary at Downtown Music Hall with DJs Wolf-E-Wolf, Sleek, Rysk and Cameron Holifield, 9 p.m., $10. The hill music deconstructionists of Mockingbird Hillbilly Band take to The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Dunbar Community Gardens hosts another afternoon concert for their "Music in the Garden" series, this time featuring Joshua of Velvet Kente, 5:30 p.m., $5. Weakness For Blondes gets jam-y at Stickyz, 9:30 p.m., $6 early admission. Midtown hosts an unofficial after party for Riverfest's Widespread Panic gig, featuring music from FreeVerse, 12:30 a.m., $8 non-members. Revolution offers a hideaway from the downtown throngs, offering up music from The Gettys, 9 p.m., $5.

SATURDAY 5/28

Somehow, Tyrannosaurus Chicken gets better and better every time we see them; expect the duo to outdo themselves yet again at Maxine's, 8 p.m., $5. Downtown Music Hall gets especially heavy with a show from Warbeast, 7:30 p.m., $7. Vino's, on the other hand, gets relatively chill with local favorite Mat Mahar and Musicians Showcase finalists This Holy House, 10 p.m., $5. And in Conway, the Faulkner County Film Society takes to the Faulkner County Library for a double-header of movies from David O. Russell: the Persian Gulf War dark comedy "Three Kings" screens at 7 p.m., followed by recent Best Picture nominee "The Fighter."

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