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Fantastic Cinema continues

Also, Little Rock Farmers Market kicks off.

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Arts & the Park continues in downtown Hot Springs with workshops, demonstrations, craft beer, live jazz and bluegrass sets through Sunday, see hotspringsarts.org for a full schedule. The 25th year for the Bazaar of Tabriz, the Arkansas Arts Center's silent auction and celebration, kicks off with a 6 p.m. "Auction in the City," $50, and culminates in a black-tie gala Saturday with music from The Midtown Men, 6 p.m., $750. "Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment" kicks off at Verizon Arena, with performances 7 p.m. Thu.-Sun., 11 a.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sat.-Sun., $16-$61. The Arkansas Travelers take on the Tulsa Drillers at Dickey-Stephens Park, 7:10 p.m. Thu.-Fri., $7-$13. Comedian Vince Morris brings his Comedy Central-certified set to the Little Rock Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12. The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse reprises "The Game," a three-comic faceoff, 8 p.m. Rogue Planet shares a bill with Bourgeois Mystics at Vino's, 8:30 p.m., $7. Atlanta rockers Gunpowder Gray join self-described "new band of old dudes" Los Tirones and Memphis' Hosoi Bros for a show at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m.


Main Street Food Truck Fridays are in full swing at the corner of Capitol and Main, 10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Toad Suck Daze family festival kicks off in Conway, with carnival rides, live music, a 5K and 10K and the Tour de Toad bike ride, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., free. The Fantastic Cinema & Craft Beer Festival continues with screenings of short films by Arkansas filmmakers at the Ron Robinson Theater, 5 p.m., $10, see fantasticcinema.com for details. Fiddler Bill Thurman provides the music and artists provide the exhibition at the "Evening of Art and Music" at Art Group Gallery, Pleasant Ridge Shopping Center, 5-8 p.m. Ben Byers plays at Cajun's, 5:30 p.m., followed by Rock Candy, 9 p.m., $5. In Hot Springs, Jacob Flores brings his fluid finger-style guitar set to Oaklawn's Pops Lounge, 6 p.m., and Mister Lucky performs in Silks Bar & Grill for the late crowd, 10 p.m., free. The Wild Wines tasting and food pairing gala benefits the Little Rock Zoo's education program, 7 p.m. Fri., Little Rock Zoo; 7 p.m. Sat., War Memorial Stadium, $150. Old Dominion, the quintet crowned as Best New Group by the Academy of Country Music in 2016, takes the stage at Clear Channel Metroplex, 8 p.m., $25-$129. Maxine's in Hot Springs hosts a hip-hop night featuring Giorgio Vuitto, Last Sayso, Ueno Rhymes and Table of Mahogany, 9 p.m. Dark wave duo She Wants Revenge performs at Revolution Room, 9 p.m., $20. If it's been a while since you've heard the arresting work of Adam Faucett, check him out with his band The Tall Grass at the White Water Tavern, with Fayetteville's Youth Pastor, 9 p.m. Four Quarter Bar celebrates Cinco de Mayo with one-man funk band Henry & the Invisibles, 10 p.m. Just over the state line, Memphis in May kicks off, featuring performances from Snoop Dogg, Kings of Leon, Ludacris, Sturgill Simpson, Drive-By Truckers, Ani DiFranco, Death Cab for Cutie and Soundgarden as part of the Beale Street Music Festival, $50-$115.


The Little Rock Farmers' Market reopens for the season in the River Market pavilions, with free parking for market patrons at designated lots, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. It's Kevin Delaney Day at the Museum of Discovery, and the television star performs science demos and meets fans, 10 a.m. Czech cinema lands at Riverdale 10 Cinema for "Czech That Film," noon, free, reservations on Eventbrite required. The Cons of Formant bring songs from their latest, "Tributaries," to King's Live Music in Conway, with an opening set from Chinese Connection Dub Embassy, 8:30 p.m., $5. A tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd at the Rev Room benefits the Arkansas Freedom Fund, a group that provides support to local veterans, 8:30 p.m., $10. Jam House Collective brings its sound to Discovery Nightclub with a live show from Groove Think, Open Fields and The Rios, 9 p.m., $10. Circus sideshow-inspired rockers Randall Shreve and the Devilles perform at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, with Big Red Flag, 9 p.m., $8. Club Sway holds its monthly open stage night, Club Camp, 9 p.m. Chattanooga pop outfit The Mailboxes share a bill with Tiffany Lee at South on Main, 9 p.m., $10. Saxophonist/vocalist Pamela K. Ward brings her party set to Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5. Duke Stigall, O.T. Ray Vizza and Osyrus Bolly take the mike in the back room at Vino's, 9 p.m., $7. The P-47s rock at Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m. Blues on the River features live sets from TK Soul, Mr. Pokey, Nellie Travis, Theodis Ealey, Will P, Urban Mystic, Mo B, Akeem Kemp Band and more, First Security Amphitheater, $30-$40.


Guitarist and songwriter Hieronymous Bogs performs his mysticism-infused set at Faulkner County Library, 2 p.m. Cellist Wilson Vanderslice is featured in the Arkansas Symphony Youth Ensemble's "side-by-side" concert," which finishes with the ASO joining the ranks for works from Elgar and Respighi, 6 p.m., Robinson Center, $15. Comedians Amber Glaze and Big Dre host "Roast Battle League: Part Trois," a cutthroat comedy roast, at The Loony Bin, 7 p.m., $10-$15.


The Architecture and Design Network presents "The Modernist Legacy of Noland Blass" at the Arkansas Arts Center, 6 p.m., reception 5:30 p.m. "Time of Fear," a documentary about the thousands of Japanese Americans uprooted to internment camps in Arkansas during World War II, screens at the MacArthur Museum of Military History, 6:30 p.m., free. UK pop duo Fenech-Soler (minus the "Soler" now, but the name stuck) lands at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $8-$10. Motherfunkship rings in the summer break at Bear's Den Pizza in Conway, 11 p.m. Esse Purse Museum opens an exhibition of paintings, "Take Your Purse With You: The Reimagined Work of Katherine Strause," $10.


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