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Spring Arts Calendar

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LITERARY LIGHT: "Awkward Black Girl" writer and actress Issa Roe will be in town for the Arkansas Literary Festival in April image
  • LITERARY LIGHT: "Awkward Black Girl" writer and actress Issa Roe will be in town for the Arkansas Literary Festival in April.

GREATER LITTLE ROCK

BOOKS

APRIL 23-26: Arkansas Literary Festival. Featuring John Waters, Rick Bragg, Rebecca Wells, Megan Abbott, Jamaica Kincaid, Kevin Brockmeier and Issa Rae. Various venues downtown.

COMEDY

APRIL 10: Kevin Hart. Verizon Arena, 8 p.m., $35.50-$99.50.

APRIL 14: Kenny Zimlinghaus. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $15.

JUNE 20: Black and Brown Comedy Get Down. Featuring Cedric "The Entertainer," Mike Epps, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy. Verizon Arena, 8 p.m., $49.75-$75.

DANCE

APRIL 17-19: Ballet Arkansas's "Who Cares?" Featuring the music of George Gershwin. Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., $35.

EVENTS

MARCH 31: Amir Dossal, founder and chairman of the Global Partnerships Forum. Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 6 p.m.

APRIL 16: Amy Dubois Barnett. Bless the Mic Lecture Series. M.L. Harris Auditorium, Philander Smith College, 7 p.m., free.

APRIL 25: 5th annual Indie Arts and Music Festival. Kavanaugh Boulevard between Walnut and Palm streets, 11 a.m.

APRIL 26: Jewish Food Festival. War Memorial Stadium, 10 a.m.

MAY 6-10: Disney on Ice. Verizon Arena, various times, $13-$61.

JUNE 20: Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom 2015. Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.

FILM

MARCH 28: "Fantastic Mr. Fox." Ron Robinson Theater, 2 p.m., $5.

APRIL 9: "Fight Club." Ron Robinson Theater, 7 p.m., $5.

APRIL 10: "Breakfast at Tiffany's." Ron Robinson Theater, 7 p.m., $5.

APRIL 11: "The Sandlot." Ron Robinson Theater, 2 p.m., $5.

APRIL 14: "The Wizard of Oz." Riverdale 10, 7 p.m., $5.

MAY 1: "Some Like It Hot." Ron Robinson Theater, 7 p.m., $5.

MAY 11-17: Little Rock Film Festival. Ron Robinson Theater and other Little Rock venues.

MAY 12: "Casablanca." Riverdale 10, 7 p.m., $5.

MAY 16: "Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy." Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.

MAY 28: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Ron Robinson Theater, 7 p.m., $5.

JUNE 9: "Shawshank Redemption." Riverdale 10, 7 p.m., $5.

JUNE 11: "Hell Raiser." Riverdale 10, 7 p.m. $5.

JULY 15: "Mad Max: The Road Warrior." Riverdale 10, 7 p.m., $5.

ROYALTY: Steve Earle and the Dukes are slated for a Juanita's show on April 15 image
  • ROYALTY: Steve Earle and the Dukes are slated for a Juanita's show on April 15.

MUSIC

MARCH 26: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Capital Hotel, 5:15 p.m., free.

MARCH 26: Open Fields, Emma Branch. The Joint, 9 p.m., $5.

MARCH 26: Mitski, The P-47s. Juanita's, 9 p.m., $5.

MARCH 26: Black Milk with Nat Turner. Stickyz, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 day of.

MARCH 27: Winter Jam 2015. Verizon Arena, 7 p.m., $10.

MARCH 27: Billy Joe Shaver. White Water Tavern, 8 p.m., $25.

MARCH 27: William Clark Green. Stickyz, 9 p.m., $10.

MARCH 27: Young Buck. IV Corners Bar, 9 p.m.

MARCH 27: Suite 1911, Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers. Revolution, 10 p.m., $10.

MARCH 28: Red Devil Lies, Redefined Reflection, Minerva. Juanita's, 9 p.m., $8.

MARCH 28: The Shadowboxers. Stickyz, 9 p.m., $6.

MARCH 28: Bonnie Montgomery, Robert Banta. White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m.

MARCH 29: Stolas, Motion in Color, Lame Johnny, Harvester, Move Orchestra. Juanita's, 7 p.m., $8.

MARCH 29: Andy Frasco and The UN. Stickyz, 7:30 p.m., $8.

MARCH 31: Buckcherry. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $23.

APRIL 1: R.J. Mischo and His Red Hot Blues Band. South on Main, 7:30 p.m., free.

APRIL 1: Supersuckers. Stickyz, 8:30 p.m., $10 adv., $14 day of.

APRIL 1: Darsombra, Auto-Dreamer, Mainland Divide. White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m., $6.

APRIL 2: The Mulligan Brothers. Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts, 7 p.m., $20.

APRIL 2: Bennie Wallace Quartet. South on Main, 8 p.m., $30.

APRIL 2: Devon Allman. Revolution, 8 p.m., $12-$25.

APRIL 2: The Trophy Boyfriends, Glittercore, Glowing Life. White Water Tavern, 9 p.m.

APRIL 3: Thunder on the Mountain Throwdown. Revolution, 8 p.m., $5.

APRIL 3: Foul Play Cabaret. Stickyz, 9:30 p.m., $10.

APRIL 3: Mulehead. White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m., $7.

APRIL 5: Yojimbo. Stickyz, 9 p.m., $5.

APRIL 8: Cutty Rye. South on Main, 7:30 p.m., free.

APRIL 8: Iska Dhaaf, The Coasts. White Water Tavern, 9 p.m.

APRIL 9: Rodney Block Presents: Amasa Hines. The Joint, 7:30 p.m.

APRIL 9: Randy Rogers Band. Revolution, 9 p.m., $22 adv., $25 day of.

APRIL 9: Amy LaVere. White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m., $7.

APRIL 10: New Found Glory. Juanita's, 7:30 p.m., $20.

APRIL 11: Jason Aldean. Verizon Arena, 7:30 p.m., $45.50-$77.

APRIL 11: Neverafter, Mothwind, Enchiridion. Juanita's, 9 p.m., $8.

APRIL 11: Dead Soldiers. Stickyz, 9 p.m., $6.

APRIL 11: Bad Match. South on Main, 10 p.m., $8.

APRIL 11-12: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra: Mozart, Prokofiev and Strauss. Maumelle Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m., Sun., $19-$58.

APRIL 13: Y&T. Juanita's, 7:30 p.m., $15.

APRIL 14: GIVERS. Stickyz, 8:30 p.m., $12 adv., $15 day of.

APRIL 15: SeanFresh. South on Main, 7:30 p.m., free.

APRIL 15: Papadosio. Revolution, 8 p.m., $15.

APRIL 15: Steve Earle and The Dukes. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $30.

APRIL 16: John Moreland. White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m.

APRIL 17: Art Alexakis of Everclear. Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $20 adv., $25 day of.

APRIL 17: John Paul Keith. White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $7.

APRIL 18: Ralph Stanley. Juanita's, 1 p.m., $40-$100.

APRIL 18: John Neal Rock N Roll. Stickyz, 9 p.m.

APRIL 18: Mom's Kitchen. Revolution, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of.

APRIL 19: Fleetwood Mac. Verizon Arena, 8 p.m. $52.50-$174.

APRIL 19: Todd Rundgren. Revolution, 8 p.m., $35 adv., $40 day of.

APRIL 21: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Mendelssohn, Mozart and Brahms. Clinton Presidential Center, 7 p.m., $23.

APRIL 21: Nonpoint, 36 Crazyfists. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $10-$30.

APRIL 21: Dana Louise and The Glorious Birds. White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m.

APRIL 22: David Rosen Septet. South on Main, 7:30 p.m., free.

APRIL 22: I Prevail, Too Close to Touch. Juanita's, 9 p.m., $5.

APRIL 22: The Bright Light Social Hour. Revolution, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 day of.

APRIL 23: Chris Tomlin. Verizon Arena, 7 p.m., $24.50-$63.50.

APRIL 23: Marc Cohn. Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts, 7 p.m., $35.

APRIL 23: Little Rock Wind Symphony, "Symphonic Dances." Second Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m.

APRIL 23: Steve Moakler, Adam Hambrick. Juanita's, 9 p.m., $12.

APRIL 24: Full of Hell, The Body. Stickyz, 9:30 p.m., $10.

APRIL 24: Jimbo Mathus and The Tri State Coalition. White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $10.

APRIL 25: Iron and Wine. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $25.

APRIL 25: Pujol, The Uh Huhs. Stickyz, 10 p.m., $8.

APRIL 28: Revolver Magazine's Hottest Chicks Tour. Revolution, 5:30 p.m., $20 adv., $25 day of.

APRIL 28: Dirty Heads. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $17.

APRIL 29: Tonya Leeks Band. South on Main, 7:30 p.m., free.

APRIL 30: Whiskey Myers. Revolution, 9 p.m., $15 adv., $18 day of.

APRIL 30: Young Guns. Juanita's, 9 p.m., $5.

MAY 1: Hatebreed. Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $17 adv., $20 day of.

MAY 1: Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers, U.S. Elevator. Stickyz, 9 p.m., $15.

MAY 2: James McMurtry. Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $15.

MAY 5: Hurray for the Riff Raff. South on Main, 7:30 p.m.

MAY 5: Cherub. Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $16 adv., $20 day of.

MAY 6: Cindy Woolf and Mark Bilyeu. South on Main, 7:30 p.m., free.

MAY 6: SoMo. Revolution, 8 p.m., $22-$100.

MAY 7: Will Hoge. Revolution, 7:30 p.m., $10.

MAY 7: Banditos. Stickyz, 8:30 p.m., $7.

MAY 8: Bart Crow. Revolution, 9 p.m., $10.

MAY 8: Patrick Sweany. White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $10.

MAY 9-10: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, "Ashley Brown's Broadway." Connor Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun., $19-$58.

MAY 11: Swingin' Utters. White Water Tavern, 9 p.m.

MAY 13: Rodney Block and The Love Supreme. South on Main, 7:30 p.m., free.

MAY 14: Blue October, Harvard of the South. Juanita's, 7:30 p.m., $27.

MAY 14: Rodney Block Presents: Anthony David. The Joint, 7:30 p.m.

MAY 15: Copeland. Juanita's, 7 p.m., $16.

MAY 16: Joe Diffie. Juanita's, 9 p.m., $30.

MAY 16: Riitz, Kxng Crooked. Discovery Nightclub.

MAY 17: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, "Electrify Your Strings!" Connor Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m., $15.

MAY 17: Hellyeah. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $23.

MAY 20: Faster Pussycat. Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $12 adv., $14 day of.

MAY 22-24: Riverfest. Riverfront Park, Clinton Center, with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Girl Talk, 311, Sheryl Crow, Sam Hunt, Big K.R.I.T. and more.

MAY 27: Luke Pruitt. South on Main, 7:30 p.m., free.

MAY 27: Eve to Adam. Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $10.

MAY 28: Mike and the Moonpies, Swampbird. White Water Tavern, 9 p.m., $7.

MAY 29: The Wildflowers. Ron Robinson Theater, 7 p.m., $10.

MAY 30: Kevin Gordon. White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m.

MAY 31: Black Stone Cherry. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $15.

MAY 31: The Zoltars, Open Fields. Stickyz, 8 p.m., $6.

JUNE 4: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. Stickyz, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 day of.

JUNE 5: Casey Donahew Band. Revolution, 9 p.m., $20.

JUNE 6: Brit Floyd. Verizon Arena, 8 p.m., $56.

JUNE 7: Little Rock Wind Symphony, "Out and Back Again." Second Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m.

JUNE 15: Miss May I. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $10.

JUNE 16: William Fitzsimmons, Denison Witmer. Juanita's, 8 p.m., $12.

JULY 9: Rodney Block Presents: Lex Norwood. The Joint, 7:30 p.m.

JULY 27: The History of the Eagles. Verizon Arena, 8 p.m. $54.50-$176.50.

THEATER

APRIL 10-25: "Karski's Message." The Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $12-$16.

APRIL 24-26: "Million Dollar Quartet." Maumelle Performing Arts Center, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., $42-$73.50.

MAY 5-16: "Project Elan." Arkansas Repertory Theatre.

MAY 15-30. "The Member of the Wedding." The Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $12-$16.

JUNE 5-21: "August: Osage County." Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 7 p.m. Wed.-Thu., Sun.; 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun.

VISUAL ART

THROUGH APRIL 5: "She." Ink and watercolor by Lisa Krannichfeld. Historic Arkansas Museum.

THROUGH APRIL 12: "Mid-Southern Watercolor Exhibition." Arkansas Arts Center.

THROUGH MAY 3: John Harlan Norris: Public Face. Historic Arkansas Museum.

THROUGH JUNE 21: "A Humble Hum: Rhythm of the Potter's Wheel." Ceramics by Ashley Morrison. Arkansas Arts Center.

THROUGH AUG. 23: "Recent Acquisitions." Historic Arkansas Museum.

MARCH 27: "Faces in Certain Places." Bisa Butler fine art quilts, reception, 5:30 p.m., Hearne Fine Art.

MARCH 28: Bisa Butler, artist talk. 2 p.m., Hearne Fine Art.

APRIL 10-JUNE 21: "30 Americans." Work by contemporary African-American artists, Arkansas Arts Center.

APRIL 10, MAY 8, JUNE 12, JULY 10: 2nd Friday Art Night. Downtown galleries, 5-8 p.m.

APRIL 17, MAY 15, JUNE 19: Third Friday Argenta ArtWalk. Downtown galleries, 5-8 p.m.

APRIL 24: "Sculpture at the River Market." Preview party, River Market pavilions, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $100.

APRIL 24: "Bronze and Brewskis." "Sculpture at the River Market" event, River Market pavilions, 8:30-10:30 p.m. $35.

APRIL 25-26: "Sculpture at the River Market." River Market pavilions, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun.

APRIL 27-MAY 8: "BFA Group Exhibition." University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

MAY 2: Argenta Arts Festival and Maker Faire. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., downtown North Little Rock, Arts Festival free, Maker Faire $10.

MAY 15-JULY 10: John Wooldridge, paintings. Cantrell Gallery.

JULY 10-SEPT. 20: 57th annual "Delta Exhibition." Juried show. Arkansas Arts Center.

JULY 17-SEPT. 5: Eric Spann, paintings. Cantrell Gallery.

BATESVILLE

FILM

APRIL 3-11: Ozark Foothills Film Festival. Screenings of narrative and documentary features, shorts and animation, with visiting filmmakers and a screenwriting workshop. Various venues in Batesville, $25.

BENTONVILLE

FILM

MAY 5-9: Bentonville Film Festival. Geena Davis, chair. Various venues.

VISUAL ART

THROUGH JUNE 1: "Van Gogh to Rothko." Work from the Knox-Albright Gallery, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

MARCH 28-MAY 10: "Georgia O'Keeffe: See What I See." Featuring "Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1" and other works. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

JULY 4-OCT. 5: "Warhol's Nature." Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

JULY 25-OCT. 5: "Jamie Wyeth." Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

CONWAY

MUSIC

MARCH 27: Randall and Benjamin Del Shreve. Kings Live Music, 8:30 p.m., $5.

APRIL 18: The Texas Tenors. Reynolds Performance Hall, 7:30 p.m., $30-$40.

APRIL 29: Sturgill Simpson. Staples Auditorium, Hendrix College, 8 p.m., free.

EUREKA SPRINGS

MUSIC

JUNE 13-21: Blues Week. Jimmy D. Lane, The Bel-Airs, Earl & Them, Shawn Holt and the Teardrops, Kelley Hunt, Chris Thomas King, The Nace Brothers and the Noah Witherspoon Band. Venues in downtown Eureka Springs. VIP passes $150, weekend passes $115. Individual tickets on sale April 1.

MAY 1-31: May Festival of the Arts. Venues around Eureka Springs, performing and visual arts events.

JUNE 19-JULY 17: Opera in the Ozarks. The Tales of Hoffman," "La Traviata," "La Cenerentola (Cinderella)," Inspiration Point.

FAYETTEVILLE

EVENTS

MARCH 29: Jeanne Robertson. Walton Arts Center, 4 p.m., $17.

APRIL 23: An Evening with David Sedaris. Walton Arts Center, 7 p.m., $38-$58.

MAY 16: Kathleen Madigan. Walton Arts Center, 8 p.m., $20-$40.

MUSIC

MARCH 27: DEERPEOPLE, Junk Machine. The Lightbulb Club, 9 p.m.

MARCH 28: High Magic, Lo-Res. The Lightbulb Club, 9 p.m.

APRIL 1: Nora Jane Struthers. George's Majestic Lounge, 8 p.m., $10.

APRIL 4: Split Lip Rayfield, Cutty Rye. George's Majestic Lounge, 9 p.m., $12.

APRIL 7: The Body, Not On Your Life. The Lightbulb Club, 9 p.m.

APRIL 9: Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band. George's Majestic Lounge, 9 p.m., $10.

APRIL 10: Swampbird. The Lightbulb Club, 9 p.m.

APRIL 11: Joe Locke Quartet with Kenny Washington. Walton Arts Center, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., $20.

APRIL 11: The Brothel Sprouts, The Dangerous Idiots, High Lonesome. The Lightbulb Club, 9 p.m.

APRIL 12: Yonder Mountain Stringband. George's Majestic Lounge, 8 p.m., $25.

APRIL 15: Umphrey's McGee. George's Majestic Lounge, 9 p.m., $30.

APRIL 16: So Percussion. Walton Arts Center, 7:30 p.m., $10-$25.

APRIL 16: Josh Abbott Band. George's Majestic Lounge, 9 p.m., $20.

APRIL 17: Atomic Hi-5, Crowning Alice. The Lightbulb Club, 9 p.m.

APRIL 18: Old Age, JrSOAPbox. The Lightbulb Club, 9 p.m.

APRIL 24: Marc Cohn. Walton Arts Center, 8 p.m., $27-$47.

APRIL 24: Collin Vs. Adam. The Lightbulb Club, 9 p.m.

APRIL 25: Antartichrist, Chemical Discipline. The Lightbulb Club, 9 p.m.

APRIL 28: JJ Grey and Mofro. George's Majestic Lounge, 9 p.m., $22.

MAY 13: Joe Pug. George's Majestic Lounge, 8 p.m., $13.

JUNE 6: Sloppy Seconds, Rival Monsters. The Lightbulb Club, 9 p.m.

JUNE 19: Artosphere Festival Orchestra 10X10 Concert. Walton Arts Center, 8 p.m., $10-$25.

THEATER

APRIL 29-May 3: "Once." Walton Arts Center, $36-$70.

JUNE 18: TheatreSquared's 2015 Arkansas New Play Festival. Walton Arts Center, 8 p.m., $40.

HOT SPRINGS

MUSIC

MAY 30. Randy Houser. Magic Springs, $19.99. MAY 31-JUNE 13. Hot Springs Music Festival. Hot Springs National Park, $150.

VISUAL ARTS

APRIL 3, MAY 1, JUNE 5: Hot Springs Gallery Walk. Downtown galleries, 5-8 p.m.

MAY 3: 2nd annual Art Springs. Juried artisans' showcase. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Historical Farmers Market, 121 Orange St.

OZARK

MUSIC

JUNE 4-7: Wakarusa Music Festival. Music festival and campout featuring The Roots, Chance the Rapper, Ben Harper, STS9, Major Lazer and more. Mulberry Mountain, $179.

JUNE 26-28: Thunder on the Mountain. Country music festival featuring the Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood, The Band Perry and more. Mulberry Mountain, $129.

ROGERS

MUSIC

APRIL 24: NEEDTOBREATHE. Walmart AMP, 7 p.m., $27-$42.

MAY 1: Brantley Gilbert, Casey Donahew Band. Walmart AMP, 7:30 p.m., $25-$45.

MAY 3: Chicago. Walmart AMP, 7:30 p.m., $42-$97.

MAY 16: Steve Miller Band. Walmart AMP, 7:30 p.m., $31-$75.50.

MAY 19: Dave Matthews Band. Walmart AMP, 7 p.m., sold out.

JUNE 2: Third Eye Blind, Dashboard Confessional. Walmart AMP, 7 p.m., $30.

JULY 30: Kenny Chesney. Walmart AMP, 7 p.m., sold out.

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