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Maxwell returns to Verizon

Museum of Discovery opens a new show.

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THURSDAY 6/1

R&B crooner Maxwell comes back to town with Ledisi and Leela James, 7:30 p.m., Verizon Arena, $34-$134. Nashville's Humming House brings its energetic, mandolin-driven pop to Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 8 p.m., $10-$12. Buh Jones holds down the happy hour at Cajun's Wharf, 5:30 p.m., free, followed by a Sublime tribute from Lou Dog, 9 p.m., $5. Hot Springs' Movies in the Park summer series screens Disney's "Moana" at the Hot Springs Farmers Market, sundown, 121 Orange St., free. Boston comedian Warren B. Hall brings his stand-up to The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12. Drop by the Kroger at 2800 Kavanaugh in Hillcrest to meet the artists who painted the city's storm drains for Drain Smart Little Rock, 6 p.m. Join the cast and crew of The Rep's "Godspell" for a discussion on the theater's interpretation of the musical, noon, Ron Robinson Theater, free.

FRIDAY 6/2

The Museum of Discovery opens "Human Plus," an interactive show about humans and technology, $10 for ages 13 and up, $8 ages 1-12, free to members. Ginsu Wives cast their lusty, dystopian spell on the back room at Vino's with ASS, 9 p.m., $7. Lance Daniels performs for the happy hour crowd at Cajun's, 5:30 p.m., free, followed by Just Sayin', 9 p.m., $5. Moxie performs its party mix at West End Smokehouse & Tavern, 9 p.m., $7. The Funk Donors take the stage at King's Live Music in Conway, 8:30 p.m., $5. The Kris Lager Band brings its sax-forward boogie to Four Quarter Bar in Argenta, 10 p.m. Ahead of his appearance at Riverfest, Austin-based Arkansas native Jack Ferrara gives a performance at South on Main, joined by Stephen Neeper and The Wild Hearts, 9 p.m., $10. The Big Dam Horns boogie at Oaklawn's Silks Bar & Grill, Hot Springs, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., free. Strange Brue takes the stage at Thirst N' Howl, 8:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $5. Buh Jones plays for the happy hour crowd at E.J. Eats & Drinks, 6 p.m., free. The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program's "Sandwiching in History" tour explores the Carmelite Convent at 7201 W. 32nd St., noon, free. The Rev Room hosts an EDM after-party for Riverfest with sets from 86 Bitz, Moondragon, Blade and Travis Gibbs, 9 p.m., free. Galleries in Hot Springs stay open 5-9 p.m. for the monthly Gallery Walk.

SATURDAY 6/3

The Old State House Museum celebrates the anniversary of Arkansas's statehood with living history, 1-6 p.m. A Rowdy Faith performs at the Dunbar Garden for the Little Rock chapter of Moms Demand Action's Wear Orange Picnic, a remembrance of the victims of gun violence, 10:30 a.m., free. Fayetteville-based country septet Backroad Anthem lands at Stickyz, 9:30 p.m., $10-$12. Katmandu brings tunes for the happy hour at Cajun's, 5:30 p.m., free, followed by Dreams, a Fleetwood Mac tribute, 9 p.m., $5. Hot Springs National Park hosts its annual Stueart Pennington "Running of the Tubs," a bathtub race in downtown Hot Springs' Bathhouse Row, 9 a.m. Later in Hot Springs, country star Tracy Lawrence kicks off the summer concert series at Magic Springs' Timberwood Amphitheater, 7 p.m., $48-$65 or free with a Magic Springs season pass. Arkansas Autism Resource & Outreach Center hosts a day of kids' activities at the Little Rock Zoo, 10 a.m., free-$10. Fort Defiance performs at King's Live Music, with an opening set from Samantha Campbell, 8:30 p.m., $5. CosmOcean takes the stage at Four Quarter Bar with its prog rock/funk/theater blend, 10 p.m. Andy Tanas performs at Markham Street Grill and Pub, 8:30 p.m., free. Bluegrass trio The Crumbs cap off a day of festivities for Mena's annual Lum 'n' Abner Festival, 8:30 p.m. Low Key Arts screens cult classic "The Room" (not to be confused with "Room"), 9 p.m., following a screening of short films from the organization's "Inception to Projection" class, 8 p.m., free. The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas screens "Dream Land: Little Rock's West 9th Street," 2 p.m. C.J. Duvall talks about his show, "Strokes of Life," at Hearne Fine Art, 1001 Wright Ave., 2 p.m.

SUNDAY 6/4

Spooky Talk Show's season premiere features music from The Sinners and comedy from Keaton Hobby, 1410 Parkway Drive, NLR, 8 p.m., free. St. Paul and the Broken Bones give a concert at George's Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville, 8:30 p.m., $20-$23. Canvas Community hosts "Beer & Hymns," a singalong at Diamond Bear Brewery, 7 p.m., free. The Friends of Contemporary Craft host a silent auction and lecture by Leslie Ferrin on collecting contemporary ceramics, 5 p.m., Arkansas Arts Center.

MONDAY 6/5

The Sierra Club and Interfaith Power & Light host a screening of "From the Ashes" about the coal industry, 5:30 p.m., The Oyster Bar.

TUESDAY 6/6

Over at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, an exhibit of World War II-era war relief posters called "Work, Fight, Give: American Relief Posters of WWII" opens, 9 a.m. The Central Arkansas Library System hosts a screening of the 1948 noir thriller "The Amazing Mr. X" at Ron Robinson Theater, 6 p.m., $2. The Arkansas Travelers take on the Tulsa Drillers at Dickey-Stephens Park, 7:10 p.m. Tue.-Thu., $7-$13. Dangerous Idiots perform at Bear's Den Pizza in Conway, 10 p.m., free. Heartless Bastards' Ericka Wennerstrom lands at Stickyz, 8 p.m., $10-$12.

WEDNESDAY 6/7

Texas songwriter Bruce Robison brings the dance hall culture of his native Bandera to Stickyz with an opening set from Mark Currey, 8 p.m., $10-$15.

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