8 Days: Jan. 27 And Beyond

(Courtesy Photo: Michelle Parks) The "Ozark Modern" exhibition of furniture designed by Edward Durell Stone is on display through Feb. 16 in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center on the University of Arkansas campus. Hicks Stone, architect, author and youngest son of Edward Durell Stone, will give a lecture on Stone's work at 7 p.m. today, Jan. 27.


Auditions, Entries, Volunteers

FLOATS, BANDS AND COSTUME CALL — for Eureka Springs’ Mardi Gras Parade. Alice in Wonderland theme. Applications due Feb. 15. parade.ureeka.org or 981-9551.

Screen and Stage

THE CHAMBER — 8 p.m. Jan 27-28, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 29, B-Unlimited Theatre, Fayetteville. $10. www.step1theatre.org.


HICKS STONE — 7 p.m. Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, University of Arkansas. Lecture given on architect and Arkansas native Edward Durell Stone’s furniture creations. Free. 575-4704.


JOSHUA BELL — 8 p.m. Jan. 28, Walton Arts Center. $48-$72. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org


Art and Music

EVENING OF JAZZ AND CLASSICAL PIANO — 7 p.m., Temple Shalom, Fayetteville. Yaniv Taubenhouse and his jazz combo. $18. 521-1453 or 521-3119.

Stage and Screen

“DRUMLINE LIVE!” — 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Walton Arts Center. $30-$44. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.


BOOK SIGNING — with authors Brandi Perry and Pepper Smith. 7:30 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville. 443-2080.


Mind, Body, Spirit

FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS VISITOR SUNDAY — 9:30 a.m., Bennett House (Omni Center), 3274 N. Lee St., Fayetteville.

Stage and Screen

“FERDINAND THE BULL — 2 p.m., Walton Arts Center. $10-$16. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.


ELEANOR JOHNSON’S 100th BIRTHDAY PARTY — posthumous celebration. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 31, 145 E. Cleburn St., Fayetteville. Joe Neal 521-1858 or Amy Edie 582-0705.


Art and Music

TRUMPET AND FRIENDS RECITAL — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, University of Arkansas. Free.

Stage and Screen

THE PEKING ACROBATS — 7 p.m. Feb. 1, Walton Arts Center. $18-$20. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.


Art and Music

ARTIST RECEPTION — 4:30 to 7 p.m., Joy Pratt Markham Gallery, Walton Arts Center. Local artist Bethany Springer’s work will be displayed through April 13.
“WHEN NATURE CALLS” — photography exhibit by Grant Scarsdale. 6 to 9 p.m., Sound Warehouse, Fayetteville. Live music by The Great Scotts.


FAYETTEVILLE FARMER’S BALL — 7 p.m., Whole Earth Organic Lounge, Fayetteville. Live music by the Old 78s. $5 at door.


ROOTS OF ROCKABILLY: RONALD “SLIM” WALLACE — Feb. 5 to March 12, Rogers Historical Museum.

Art and Music

KURT ELLING QUINTET — 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., Starr Theater, Walton Arts Center. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org
ROCKABILLY CONCERT — 7 p.m., Rogers Little Theater. Featuring Ramon Maupin, Sin City Scoundrels, Mark Wallace and the Dusters. $25-$35. 631-8988 or rogerslittletheater.org.

Auditions, Entries, Volunteers

“THE SECRET GARDEN” AUDITION — 1 to 4p.m. Ages 10-18. Art Live Theatre. 521-4932 or artslivetheare.com.

Stage and Screen

AUDITION WORKSHOP — 9 to 11 a.m. Grades 3-6. $25. Arts Live Theatre. Grades 7-12 workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 532-4932 or artslivetheatre.com


LOCAL AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT — book signing with authors Nancy Kay and Rosean Krueger. 1:30 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville. 443-2080.
HISTORY AND BIRD LIFE OF LAKE FAYETTEVILLE — presented by author H. David Chapman. 7:30 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville. 443-2080



ARKANSAS PLAYWRIGHTS WORKSHOP — 6:30 p.m. two Mondays a month in Fayetteville. Free; actors, directors and walk-ins welcome. Dates and locations vary. For current information, bob@theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP — 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays in Fayetteville. For aspiring and experienced authors. With author and teacher, Gabrielle Idlet. $15 per night. gidlet@gmail.com or 966-5935.
OZARK POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE –7 p.m. Last Tuesday of every month.  Nightbird Books, Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com

Mind, Body, Spirit

BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville. 521-2395.
COURSE IN MIRACLES — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. 442-0680.
DHARMA TALK — 11 a.m. Sundays at Dramis Hardwood Floors, 2275 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. With Tibetan Buddhist Monk Ven. Geshe Thupten Dorjee. artibet.net or 587-8920.
DRUM AND DANCE CLASSES — 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays with Angelo Yao. $10 per class. Whole Earth Organic Lounge. 283.2449 or 587.0262 or afriqueaya.org.
FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS — 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Sundays (followed by social hour) and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Bennett House (Omni Center) on 3274 Lee Avenue in Fayetteville. fayettevillefriends.org or 888-909-1110.
FREE CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING — 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, NWA Center for Equality, 179 N. Church Ave. Suite 10, Fayetteville. nwaequality.org.
HEALING MEDITATION — 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Ozark Research Institute, Fayetteville. 582-9197 or www.ozarkresearch.org.
MULTICULTURAL DANCE CLASSES — Miraj Studio, 6302 S. Wilkerson St. Suite C, Fayetteville. Classes for adults and children in Middle Eastern dance. MirajDanceStudio.com or 479-595-4506.
SOUL RHYTHMS FOR MOMS AND MOMS-TO-BE — 8:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday, Whole Earth Organic Lounge, Fayetteville.
SPIRITUAL LIVING GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Ozark Research Institute, 221 S. Locust Ave., Fayetteville. anewdawnspirituallivingcenter.bbnow.org or 200-6319.
STRONGWOMEN EXERCISE PROGRAM — 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, January to March, Westwood Health and Rehabilitation, 802 S. West End St., Springdale.
WATER EXERCISE CLASSES — 9 to 9:50 a.m., 10 to 10:50 a.m. and 11 to 11:50 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Jones Center. $25 per month. Water Movement, Arthritis Aqua and Fibro Fit. The Jones Center in Springdale has indoor and outdoor walking tracks and trails, and the Fitness Center has weights and equipment for use, all for free. dhenders@jcf.jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 3518.


DANCE LESSONS — Intermediate Plus Line Dance: 6 to 7 p.m., Beginner Line Dancing: 7 to 8 p.m., and Beginner Couples: 8 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at Country Dance Club, 1400 S. Young St. in Springdale. Two-step, double two-step, waltz, cha-cha, and more. Family friendly, nonsmoking. $5 per person. countrydanceclub.org or 751-9845.
FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS — 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Mount Comfort Presbyterian Church Hall. First 30-minutes devoted to teaching/learning. $3; first time free. 283-9947.
JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB — 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 518.
MORE FOR YOUR MONDAYS TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS — 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Community Access Television in Fayetteville. Technological problems demystified; subject matter directed by attendees. Free; no registration. No class on fifth Mondays. 444-3433.


BALANCED BODIES — 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. Fridays; STRETCH AND FLEX — 9 to 9:50 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. The Jones Center in Springdale has indoor and outdoor walking tracks and trails, and the Fitness Center has weights and equipment for use, all for free. thejonescenter.org or 756-8090.
BEGINNING LINE DANCING — 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
BRIDGE — 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
LIFT WITH FRANCES — 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; WII BOWLING LEAGUE, LINE DANCING and ACRYLIC PAINTS — 10 a.m. Tuesdays; USE IT OR LOSE IT WITH JIMMY CULP — 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; TAI CHI — 10 a.m. Fridays; BRAIN AEROBICS — 10 a.m. Wednesdays, CANASTA — 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, BINGO — 10 a.m. Thursdays, MAHJONG — 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, BRIDGE — 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.

Screen and Stage

FIRST FRIDAY FILM — 1 to 3 p.m. first Friday of each month, Schmieding Center auditorium, 2422 N. Thompson, Springdale.


ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY — Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.
ARSAGA’S — 1582 Crossover Road Suite 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690.
ARSAGA’S — 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS — 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
BENTONVILLE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU — 104 E. Central St. on the square in Bentonville. 271-9153.
BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE OZARKS — 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
CENTER FOR ART AND EDUCATION — 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. art-ed.org or 474-7767.
THE COMMON GROUNDS — 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515.
CORNER GIFT SHOP — 3582 N. Arkansas 112, Fayetteville. 521-2674. Art by more than 15 local artists and craftsmen.
CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY — 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
DDP GALLERY — 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001.
FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY — 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. faylib.org or 856-7105.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY — East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. FayettevilleUnderground.com or 387-1534.
FIRST THURSDAY ART PROGRAM — First Thursday on the square in downtown Fayetteville. 5 to 8 p.m., Fayetteville Underground, East Square Plaza. FirstThursdayFayetteville.com or 521-5776.
FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY — 3996 Frontage Road Suite 2 in Fayetteville. foursquarefineart.com or 422-8607. Works by Timothy C. Tyler, Robert Andes, Golsa Yaghoobi, Robert Glick, Cindy Wiseman, David Mudrinich, MM Kent, Doug Randall, John L Newman, Nichelle Wilson-Parish, Amber Perrodin, Suzanne Countryman, Szilvie Kadas, Hisai Kamamura Yale and Kirk Lanier.
HEARTWOOD GALLERY — An Artists’ Collective. 428 S. Government St., Fayetteville. 444-0888. Jewelry, pottery, glass, handmade books, textiles, sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings, mixed media, music CDs, wood turnings. More than 30 local artists.
JAMMIN JAVA — 21 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, 443-2233.
JOY PRATT MARKHAM GALLERY — Walton Arts Center. 479-443-5600.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY — 318 S. First St., Rogers. JulieWaitDesigns.com or 631-8706.
LONG GALLERY — Vol Walker Hall, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Architecture.uark.edu or 575-4704.
MAYAPPLE — 546 W. Center St., Fayetteville. 206-715-3271.
MULLINS LIBRARY — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. libinfo.uark.edu/info/art exhibit.asp or 575-6702.
OZARK FOLKWAYS — 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.
THE PERK — 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375.
POOR RICHARD’S ART — 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER — 116 S. Second St., Rogers. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
TEATRO SCARPINO — 329 N. West Ave., Fayetteville. scarpino.com or 409-3772.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE — 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. terrastudios.com or 800-255-8995. 35 regional artists, 10-acre art park with murals and sculpture installations. Home of the original Bluebird of Happiness.
TOYS DESIGNED BY ARTISTS EXHIBITION — Annual show runs Dec. 17 through Feb. 20, 2011. Up to three original works per artist created within the last two years and not previously submitted. $15 for first entry, $10 for each additional entry. For complete information, toys@arkarts.com, arkarts.com or 501-372-4000.
ULTRA STUDIOS — 118 W. South St., Fayetteville. ultrastudios.org or 935-4040.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS STUDENT GALLERY (sUgAR) — 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. 236-1667.
WHITE LOTUS SALON AND MASSAGE — 4750 Mission, Fayetteville. Open Tues-Sat. Featuring local artists and handmade gifts.  582-4806


ARKANSAS AIR MUSEUM — Drake Field, 4290 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. 521-
4947. Aircraft from all eras of aviation history.
ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER — Ninth and Commerce streets, Little Rock. ArkArts.com or 501-372-4000.
GRAVETTE HISTORICAL MUSEUM — 503 Charlotte St. SE, Gravette. 787-7334. Early 1900s restored home with displays representing Gravette’s history.
MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS — 202 S.W. O St., Bentonville. museumofnativeamericanartifacts.org or 273-2456. Free self-guided audio tours of Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian and tribal artifacts.
PEA RIDGE NATIONAL MILITARY PARK — 15930 U.S. 62, Garfield. 451-8122. Self-guided road tour, 10-mile hiking trail, Civil War museum and bookstore.
PEEL MANSION MUSEUM AND HISTORIC GARDENS — 400 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville. 273-9664. 1875 Italianate mansion with historic roses and plants.
PRAIRIE GROVE BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK — 506 E. Douglas St., U.S. 62, Prairie Grove. 846-2990. Civil War battlefield with original buildings.
PRICE TOWER ARTS CENTER — 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, Okla. pricetower.org or 877-424-2424.
ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM — 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers” through 2011.
SHILOH MUSEUM — 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdalear.gov/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM — 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE — 1564 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. Jr., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875.


SPRING ADULT SOFTBALL — Feb. 7 to March 25. Fayetteville Parks and Recreation accepting registrations. James Morrow at 479-718-7681 or accessfayetteville.org.
“MAMMA MIA!” — 7 p.m., Feb. 8 -10; 8 p.m. Feb. 11; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 12-13. $53 – $65.  Walton Arts Center. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
BENTONVILLE ORCHESTRA’S BENEFIT CONCERT — 7:30 p.m., Feb 10. Violinist, Nate Robinson and The Alianza String Quartet. Arend Arts Center, Bentonville High School. $18 adult; $8 student; $30 private reception. Chari Cross 479-381-3003.
LIGHT OF HOPE BREAKFAST — 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Feb. 10. Hosted by CASA of NWA. Embassy Suites, Rogers. 725-2213 or crystal@nwacasa.org.
LIGHT OF HOPE LUNCH — noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 10. Hosted by CASA of NWA. Embassy Suites, Rogers. 725-2213 or crystal@nwacasa.org.
TULSA OPERA — 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Free concert at Bella Vista’s Riordan Hall, 3 Riordan Drive. tulsaopera.com.
SWEETHEART’S WEEKEND — Feb. 12 and 13. 9 a.m. eagle cruise, 11:30 lunch at War Eagle Mill; 1 p.m. guided hike. $60/couple or $30/individual. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. 789-5000.
“ANNE FRANK AND ME” — 7 p.m. Feb. 16-18; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 19; 2 p.m. Feb 20. Arts Live Theatre Second Stage. $4 for 12 and younger, $13 for 13 and older. 521-4932 or artslivetheatre.com.
BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY — Feb. 19. Baum Walker Hall. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org
DANCE COALITION COMPETITION AND FUNDRAISER — 6 p.m., Feb. 19. Sixth annual “So You Think You Know How to Dance” event. Clarion Inn, Fayetteville. To register or purchase tickets dancecoalition.com.  479-422-6132 or info@dancecoalition.com.
FAYETTEVILLE COMMUNITY SEED SWAP — 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 20. Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center. Bring heirloom seeds to swap. Free. 409-4431 or kathleendeaton@gmail.com.
USSSA UMPIRE CLINIC — 1 p.m. Feb. 20. Gary Hampton Sports Complex, Fayetteville. $60 sanctioning fee. 718-7681 or jmorrow@ci.fayetteville.ar.us.
NWA ROLLER DERBY — 6 p.m. Feb. 20. 1st Half — Pistol Whips vs. Hardwood Hustlers 2nd Half — Gatling Girls vs. Heartbreak Rollers. Starlight Skatium.
NINTH ANNUAL KISS A PIG GALA — 6 p.m. to midnight Feb. 26. John Q. Hammons Center, Rogers. $150/person or $1500/table of 10. Hosted by the American Diabetes Association. diabetes.org/nwakissapig.
THE ARCTIC CLASSIC ADULT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT — Feb 26. Register by Feb. 16. for $165 rate, by Feb. 22 $190. James Morrow 444-3471.
THE CHIEFTANS — 7 p.m. Feb. 27.  $46 – $72. Baum Walker Hall 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

▲ All events listed in 8 Days a Week are open to the public. To submit a listing, send to Fayetteville Free Weekly, P.O. Box 1607, Fayetteville 72702, or e-mail rdavis@nwaonline.com, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered.

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