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In Brief: Dirtfoot, Big John Miller, Adam Faucett and more

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THURSDAY 1/10

Cornerstone Pub and Grill in Argenta hosts another revue of local rap and hip-hop acts with the D-Mite and Tho-d Studios Showcase, 8:30 p.m. Guitarist Steve Davison and special guest Micky Rigby perform a little acoustic guitar magic at Laman Library in North Little Rock, 7 p.m., free. At Cajun's Wharf, Chris DeClerk entertains the happy hour crowd, 5:30 p.m., before roving bar rockers Tragikly White take stage with their plugged-in modern rock for the late-night crew, 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m. Comedy everywhere with hypnotist Dr. Jon Taylor at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, 6:30 p.m.; Tim Kidd lands in The Loony Bin, 8 p.m., $6-$9.

FRIDAY 1/11

The Afterthought gets a dose of the electric blues from Big John Miller Band, 9 p.m., $7. Grungy, melodic cowpunk act Dirtfoot returns to Maxine's in Hot Springs with opening support from throwback country-folk fingerpicker Brian Martin, 8 p.m., $6 adv., $8 d.o.s. Husband and wife duo Carolina Story, Southern blues-soul act King Coalition and Little Rock's Leonard Cohen, Adam Faucett, hit the backroom at Vino's, 9 p.m., $10. Nineties-loving alternative rockers Se7en Sharp and femme-fronted hard prog rockers Malcadence play Cornerstone Pub and Grill, 9 p.m., $5. UCA hosts "Who Will Build Arkansas if Her Own People Do Not," a day-long symposium on the role of the former Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis, including an address by Minnijean Brown Trickey and screenings of "Woodruff: A Lesson in Non-Violence" and "The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made," 3 p.m., free.

SATURDAY 1/12

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra gets lovey-dovey at Robinson Center Music Hall with "Couples that Stole Your Heart," a review of music picked from classic romance movies ranging from "It Had to Be You" to "My Heart Will Go On," 8 p.m., $35-$65. 1999 pays tribute to Prince and the Revolution at, wouldn't you know it, Revolution, 9 p.m., $10. White Water Tavern hosts a night of chugging, danceable classic blues from the Dylan-covering John Goode and Friends, 10 p.m. Maxine's shows off some Hot Springs cuties with the Spa City Sweethearts Burlesque Revue, a fund-raiser to benefit the non-profit Low Key Arts, 8 p.m., $10.

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