The Clinton School for Public Service hosts "Black & Brown Lives: Justice Over Social Divides," a panel discussion with Esmeralda Baltazar, an artist and educator at the Highlander Research and Education Center, and Aquil Charlton, a musician and artist in residence at Chicago's Urban Gateways, at Sturgis Hall, 6 p.m. Hot Springs native and Illinois circuit judge Timothy C. Evans will be the featured speaker at the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame's Distinguished Laureate Lecture Series at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 6 p.m. The Ron Robinson Theater hosts a screening of the recent Johnny Depp film "Black Mass" at 7 p.m., $5. The Goddamn Gallows play at Maxine's in Hot Springs with The Devil's Cut and Joe Myside and the Sorrow, 9 p.m., $7. Comedian Kevin Bozeman is at the Loony Bin at 7:30 p.m., $7 (and at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $10). KABF's Shoog Radio presents the Russellville indie-folk group Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo at the Joint in Argenta, 8 p.m., $5. Conway Americana band Handmade Moments performs at the White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m.
The 25th Annual Arkansas Flower and Garden Show, featuring food demonstrations from local chefs, kid-friendly activities and live music, kicks off at the Statehouse Convention Center at 10 a.m. (through Feb. 28). The Boombox Cartel plays at George's Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville with Henry & The Invisibles, 9:30 p.m., $12. Award-winning electric blues multi-instrumentalist Cedric Burnside returns to White Water, 9:30 p.m., $10.
The Foreign Tongues Poetry Troupe performs at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center at 6 p.m., free. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra performs a program of Bernstein & Brahms at the Maumelle Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. (also 3 p.m. Sunday), $19-$58. Backroad Anthem & Friends perform at Revolution, 8:30 p.m. Boom Kinetic plays at Stickyz at 9 p.m., $10. Low Key Arts' fundraiser for the Valley of the Vapors music festival in Hot Springs features Don't Cry Paula, Bad Match, Landrest and more, 8 p.m., $10.
Andy Smith of the University of New Hampshire Survey Center gives a talk titled "Why Americans Love to Hate Polls" at the Clinton School for Public Service's Sturgis Hall, noon. Jazz group the Chris James Trio performs at the Afterthought, 9 p.m.