8 Days: April 8

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NWA DANCE FESTIVAL — choreography showcase, 7:30 p.m. April 8, Old High Middle School, Bentonville. $15, $8 for 12 and younger. Dance workshops, all day, April 9, HPER Building, UA campus. Age 7 and older. $15-$30. Register at www.dancecoalition.com.

Art and Music

MACEO PARKER — 8 p.m., April 8. Walton Arts Center. $25-75. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

Maceo Parker tonight at the Walton Arts Center.


PLANT SALE — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 9. Ozark Natural Foods, Fayetteville.

Art and Music

THE CANADIAN TENORS — 2 p.m., Walton Arts Center. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.


SO, YOU WANT TO BE AN ACTOR WORKSHOP — 10 a.m., Arts Live Theatre, Fayetteville. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.



HOGEYE MARATHON —  marathon, half marathon, 4-person relay, kid’s marathon, 5K fun run and more. Live music by Cletus Got Shot at the Fayetteville Town Center. hogeyemarathon.com.

Art and Music

JOHN PIZZARELLI QUARTET AND KURT ELLING QUINTET — 7 p.m., April 10. Walton Arts Center. $25-75. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.


CHOPPED IN THE OZARKS — 6 p.m. April 11, Walton Arts Center. $100-$125. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
11TH ANNUAL ART OF WINE FESTIVAL — 6 p.m. April 11, Walton Arts Center. $100-$125. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.



SCULL CREEK CLEANUP — 4 to 8 p.m., April 12. Wilson Park to Mud Creek.  Sign up at Wilson Park, the parking lot at Appleby and Gregg St. or Sycamore Apartments. 444-1770 or Jhpennington@uaex.edu.

Stage and Screen

“AN EVENING WITH DAVID SEDARIS” — 7 p.m., April 12. Walton Arts Center. For mature audiences only. $33 to $49. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.



“APPROXIMATIONS” — 5:30 p.m., Ken Shollmier Hall, Vol Walker Hall, UofA.  Presented by Monica Ponce de Leon.  Free to public. 575-4704 or architecture.uark.edu.

Stage and Screen

“THE SECRET GARDEN” — 7 p.m. April 13-15 and 2 and 7 p.m. April 16, Arts Live Theatre, Fayetteville. Special performance 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17 at Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.


“THE MIGHTY SAMURAI AND THE EVIL BIRD DEMON ETSUSHI” — directed and written by student Justin Blasdel, 8 p.m. April 14-16, Kimpel Hall Room 404, UA campus. jblasdel@uark.edu.


Stage and Screen

“REASONS TO BE PRETTY” — Neil LaBute play presented by TheatreSquared, April 15-17, April 21-24 and April 28-May 1, Walton Arts Center. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org or theatre2.org.

Mind, Body Spirit

HEALTH DISPARITIES CONFERENCE — University of Arkansas Global Campus Building, Fayetteville square. Cost, registration information at globalcampus.uark.edu or 800-952-1165.


BATTLE OF FAYETTEVILLE 2011 — Washington County Historical Society event on Saturday, April 16, Headquarters House Museum. Reception honoring Bill and Karen Lavoie 9 a.m., awards 10:45 a.m., commemoration 11 a.m., taste of history with Civil War beans noon. 409-9654.

Art and Music

MASHBURN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION “GLEE” CONCERT — 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16, UArk Ballroom, Fayetteville. $20 or $25 with all day parking.  582-1936 or www.mashburnfoundation.org.


MASKS FOR CHANGE — 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, April 16 to May 21, The Art Experience, 641 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville. $135 for six weeks. 442-0557.


BICYCLE FAYETTEVILLE DAYS — 10 a.m. East Square Plaza Lobby. Information table about the festival will be at the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market on April 9. Bikefaydays.org or bfd@bikefaydays.org.

Mind, Body, Spirit

YOGA WORKSHOP — 9 to 10:15 a.m., April 16. B-Fit Studio 25 Block Ste A, Fayetteville. “Open Your Heart: A Journey Into Backbends.” $12. millenniumlifecenter@gmail.com.


3RD ANNUAL “THE SOCIETY’S TEA” — 2 to 4 p.m, April 17. Crescent Hotel Conservatory, Eureka Springs. $20 by reservation only. Linda Bridwell 253-6756 or Al Hooks 363-6290. eurekaspringspreservationsociety.org

Art and Music

DEL MCCOURY BAND & THE PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND — 7 p.m. Walton Arts Center. $32 to $52.  443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.


Auditions, Entries, Volunteers

“STUDENT SELECTS: YOUNG FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE” — AETN accepting K-12 student film entries through April 8. Four $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors in screenwriting, directing, cinematography and editing. www.aetn.org/studentselects.


HOWL OPEN MIC — third Sunday of the month, 6:30 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.
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.
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB — first Monday of the month, 7 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.
SCIENCE FICTION BOOK CLUB — fourth Monday of the month, 7 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.
PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK — third Tuesday of the month, 11:30 a.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.
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.
DATE NIGHT BOOK CLUB — last Friday of the month, 8 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.

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 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    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.
TRIBAL BELLY DANCE CLASSES — Miraj Studio, Fayetteville TerraNovaTribal.com or MirajDanceStudio.com. 316- 444-0529.
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.


CONTRADANCE TO LIVE MUSIC BY THE OLD ’78S — third Saturday of each month. Meet new partners at the dance or bring your own. 7 p.m. beginner instruction. All dances taught 7:30 to 10 p.m., VA Auditorium, Building 3, VA Medical Center, 1100 N. College Ave., Fayetteville,  Snacks available; bring some to share. $5 suggested donation.
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.
PARENT AND CHILD CREATIVE MORNINGS — 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays, April 5-26, ages 4-5, Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, Fayetteville. 4 weeks, $45. whereartstakeform@nwaccc.org or 927-2491 or nwaccc.org.
BASIC DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY — 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, April 5-May 10, ages 13 and older, Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, Fayetteville. 6 weeks, $95+basic supplies. whereartstakeform@nwaccc.org or 927-2491 or nwaccc.org.
EXPRESSIVE CREATIVITY — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, April 7-28. Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, Fayetteville. 4 weeks, $55 + supplies. whereartstakeform@nwaccc.org or 927-2491 or nwaccc.org.
UNIQUE CARD MAKING — 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, April 9-30. Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, Fayetteville. 4 weeks. $55, supplies included. whereartstakeform@nwaccc.org or 927-2491 or nwaccc.org.


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.
FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY — 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. faylib.org or 856-7105.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND — four seperate galleries inside, 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.
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. 443-5600. “Watermarks” by local artist Bethany Springer through April 13.
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 — Free admission. Experience a wonderland of art. Explore the 10-acre art park with sculptures, fountains, murals and a stone labrynth. Watch glassblowers make the world-famous Bluebird of Happiness. Enjoy treats in the coffee house. Visit the gallery representing more than 70 local artists. Wonderful handmade gifts.  Music at Terra 1 to 4 p.m. in the gallery every Sunday. (Find us on Facebook for news, events, and music listings.) Check out the new event center for your special gathering. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 13 miles east of Fayetteville off Arkansas 16 at 12103 Hazel Valley Road. 800-255-8995.
ULTRA STUDIOS — 118 W. South St., Fayetteville. ultrastudios.org or 935-4040.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY — Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Interwoven: Global Concord/Entretejido:Concordia Global,”collection of drawings by Fayetteville artist LaDawna Whiteside through April 29.
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 RogersÓ 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.


MAYOR’S TOWN HALL MEETING — 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, School of Law Room 240, UA campus.
HISTORY OF SUSTAINABILITY — noon April 20, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. Michele Halsell will present “Sustainability: Voices from the Past, Promise for the Future.” 750-8165.
“LA CASA DE BERNARDA ALBA” — a play by Federico Garcia Lorca, performed in Spanish by the UA Spanish theater production class, 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, April 20-21, Union Theater, UA campus. sites.google.com/site/uateatro/home.
“TAKING NOTES FROM MOTHER NATURE” — 2 p.m. April 23, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area visitor center. Lecture by Fred Paillet. 789-5006 or friendsofhobbs.com.
ROCK-IT MUSIC WEEK — April 25-30, including the Northwest Arkansas Music Awards on April 28, George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville. Rock-It Music seminar 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 30, Cosmopolitan Hotel, Fayetteville.
U.S. POET LAUREATE ROBERT HASS — 7 p.m. April 28, Giffels Auditorium, Old Main, UA campus. Hass will read from his work and sign books. www.uark.edu/depts/english/PCWT.html.
“THOMAS & FRIENDS LIVE! ON STAGE”  — 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. April 29, Walton Arts Center. $19-33. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
MULBERRY RIVER JAM — April 29-30, Camp Byrd’s stages overlooking the Mulberry River. 12 live music acts including Space Capone and Archnemesis. Excursion companies will offer options of raft, kayak, canoe rentals, as well as access to a 200 foot zip line across the river. $30-$50. fayettechill.com.
“FARENHEIT 451” — 7 p.m. April 29-30 and May 6-7 and 2 p.m. May 1 and 8, White Auditorium, NWACC campus. $8, $6 students. Bring an item to help area animal shelters for $1 off. 619-4228.
THE JONES CENTER’S BIG NIGHT! — 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. $50. Attendees can ride the train from Springdale to George’s. Hors d’ouevres. Music by The Zeros.
LUCINDA WILLIAMS AND BILLY JOE SHAVER — 8 p.m. May 1, The AMP, Fayetteville. $17-$77. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
REALGREEN CONFERENCE & EXPO — May 20-21, John Q. Hammons Convention Center, Rogers. www.real-green.info or www.nwagreenexpo.com.
PRIMUS — 8 p.m. Friday, May 27, the AMP, Fayetteville. $27. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
RICK SPRINGFIELD — 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, the AMP, Fayetteville. $27-$87. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

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