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Mark Thiedeman's "Alex in the Morning" screens at CALS Ron Robinson

"Dirty Dancing" goes up at Robinson Center Performance Hall.

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THURSDAY 3/15

The Chamber Music Society of Little Rock presents a concert from violinist Miroslav Ambros, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. "Hand to God," a satire that mashes up puppets, lewd comedy and religious contempt, runs at the Studio Theatre through March 18, see centralarkansatickets.com for details. Sharon Farmer, the first female and first African-American appointed director of White House photography, discusses her work at UA Pulaski Technical College's Center for the Humanities and Arts, 6 p.m., free. Nashville's Birdcloud takes its raunchy, pithy satire to the stage at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, with an opening set from Dylan Earl, 9 p.m., $10-$13. The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History hosts Arkie Pub Trivia at Stone's Throw Brewing, 6:30 p.m., free. The Gold Show Drag Show takes over Maxine's in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $5. Steve "Mudflap" McGrew goes for laughs at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $10-$15. Ballet Arkansas Artistic Director Michael Fothergill gives a talk on the evolution of movement as a classical form, 6 p.m., with a 5:30 p.m. wine reception, Arkansas Arts Center, $10.

FRIDAY 3/16

The Arkansas Cinema Society screens Mark Thiedeman's "Alex in the Morning" and Gus Van Sant's "Paranoid Park," 6:30 p.m., CALS Ron Robinson Theater, $12. Vocalist and trombonist Tiko Brooks previews his debut solo project at South on Main, 10 p.m., $15. Maria Fasciano, Marisa Colon, Matthew Newman and Stephen Edds join the Arkansas Chamber Singers for a performance of Mozart's "Coronation Mass," 7:30 p.m., St. James United Methodist Church, $15-$25. "Hairy-Kate Olsen" hosts the "Hairyoke" drag show at Club Sway, 9 p.m. The White Water Tavern hosts a DJ-and-drums mashup with Trap Beatz, 9 p.m., $10. Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo brings velvety vocals and slow crescendos to Stickyz, 9 p.m., $6. The Human Experiment, Ambitions, Levels and Rats at a Bar Grab at a Star share a bill at Vino's, 8 p.m., $8-$10. Green Jelly, envelope-pushers and arch nemeses of Kraft Foods, take "Three Little Pigs" and other rockers to Four Quarter Bar with Queen Anne's Revenge and The Damn Randys, 9 p.m., $10. Go watch Fayetteville-based Brother Moses' serial-murder video for "Crazy Eyes," and then catch the band at the Rev Room with The Wldlfe and Rock Eupora, 8:30 p.m., $10. Katrice "Butterfly" Newbill takes her gospel, old school and reggae blend to the stage at Gigi's Soul Cafe & Lounge, 9 p.m., $15-$20. Mayday by Midnight entertains at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming's Silks Bar & Grill, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; catch The Pink Piano Show in the casino's Pops Lounge, 5 p.m. Fri.-Sat., free. Gas Station Disco performs at West End Smokehouse, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $7. The Wandering Troubadours kick off a set at Hibernia Irish Tavern, 7 p.m. Galleries will be open on Main Street from 5-8 p.m. for the Third Friday Argenta Art Walk.

SATURDAY 3/17

A stage version of "Dirty Dancing" goes up at Robinson Center Performance Hall, 3 p.m. Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 2 p.m. Sun., $28-$77. Gigi's Soul Cafe & Lounge hosts Soul Session Live with Dee Dee Jones, 9 p.m., $15-$20. Conway County bluesman Akeem Kemp and his backing band return to White Water, 9 p.m., $7. The St. Patrick's Day celebration at Vino's gets heavy with Eyehategod, Cro-Mags, Colour Design and Terminal Nation, 7 p.m., $22-$25. Heifer International hosts a celebration of urban and rural farming with Alpacapalooza, 10 a.m., free. Author Woody Skinner reads from his book "A Thousand Distant Radios" for the Argenta Reading Series, 6:30 p.m., 421 Main St., donations. Fayetteville-based pop rockers Boom Kinetic return to the Rev Room, 9:30 p.m., $10. Hibernia Irish Tavern hosts a show from Secondhand Cannons, 7 p.m. The Stolen Faces pay tribute to the Grateful Dead with a show at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $10.

SUNDAY 3/18

Fresno duo Strange Vine teams up with Joshua Asante for a show at White Water, 7 p.m., $7. The North Little Rock Community Concert Band performs works ranging from James Lamb's ragtime to Strauss' "Also sprach Zarathustra," 3 p.m., Patrick Henry Hays Center, free. In Hot Springs, the Stardust Big Band performs hits from the big band era at the Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa Crystal Ballroom, 3 p.m., $10.

TUESDAY 3/20

Test your Dunder-Mifflin knowledge at Nexus Coffee & Creative with "The Office" Trivia, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY 3/21

North Carolina's Sarah Shook & The Disarmers take their country vibes to South on Main as part of the "Sessions" series curated by Fret & Worry, 8 p.m., $10. The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff host an Arkansas History Makers Reception honoring several African-American visionaries, 6 p.m., Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.

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