To-Do List

A virtual weekend To-Do List: Mutants of the Monster, 'Minari,' Dreamland Shakedown, ASO's 'Serenades,' Trillium's '1,000 cranes for peace' and more

Mutants of the Monster, ASO's "Serenades," a Dreamland Shakedown and more this weekend.

UA Little Rock alum's "Sompasauna" features photography of egalitarian bathing spaces

Up at the the Windgate Center of Art and Design at UA Little Rock from Feb. 22-March 19 is "Sompasauna," an exhibit from UA Little Rock alum and adjunct photography professor Dylan Yarbrough.

SoNa makes premiere recording of Florence Price's "Quintet in A minor" at Crystal Bridges

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas will record a quintet by Little Rock-born composer Florence Price (1887-1953) in the Great Hall at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, to be released Feb. 25 as a virtual concert. 

UCA hosts virtual reading from writer Kiese Laymon

Writer Kiese Laymon (“Heavy: An American Memoir,” “How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America,” “Long Division”) will give a public reading via Zoom as an artist-in-residence at the University of Central Arkansas Feb. 23-24. 

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center celebrates Black History Month with Poet Marquese McFerguson, a poster series and an ice cream collaboration

Fortunately for Central Arkansans, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center does the work of highlighting Black history year-round, and February is as good a time to visit as any, virtually or in person.

Compassion Works For All concert features sets from Big Piph, Greg Spradlin, Rodney Block

Compassion Works For All, a Little Rock-based organization that offers therapeutic programs to incarcerated people and others, is re-airing its virtual benefit concert, 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17.

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ASO streams free "Home for the Holidays" concert Sunday afternoon

Featuring Broadway star Laura Leigh Turner ("Mean Girls"), ASO's "Home for the Holidays" concert is free to watch, streamed live from Robinson Center Music Hall, and features ASO Concertmaster Kiril Laskarov and trumpet player Ross Ahlhorn. 

Ballet Arkansas and SoNA collaborate for virtual 'Sleighride Together'

Ballet Arkansas is teaming up with Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) for two world premieres choreographed by Ballet Arkansas's Executive and Artistic Director Michael Fothergill and contemporary choreographer Madison Hicks.

Visit 21c Museum's "Refuge," virtually or in-person

Banished from evocative gallery showings in a winter that calls for hunkering down hardcore, art enthusiasts and politically minded thinkers should put 21c Museum’s new exhibit “Refuge” on their radar.

Ballet Arkansas teams up with ASO for a free outdoor Sunday afternoon concert

Featuring a 4,300-square-foot mural, Ballet Arkansas and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.

DOT releases debut EP, "Welcome to the DOTosphere"

If your year needed a handful of new songs that cover clambakes, skinnydipping, the alienation brought about by technology and ghosts who speak through Marshall amps, you’re in luck.

Take a Wednesday night meditation class with your local Buddhists

Sit in on a class with the Ecumenical Buddhist Society of Little Rock.

"Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President," "9 to 5: The Story of a Movement" and more at the Hot Springs doc fest drive-in

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, the longest-running documentary film fest in North America, is putting on a virtual/drive-in hybrid of an event this year, with a total of 110 films (50 feature-length, 60 shorts); 50 percent of which are directed by women and 47 percent made by filmmakers of color.

Three more weeks of Pumpkin patches, corn mazes and hayrides

We may not be trick-or-treating this year (are we?), but we can certainly decorate. What better place to pick up decorative gourds than local pumpkin patches, and why not get lost in a corn maze while you're at it?

Emily J. Lordi and DJ Lyneé Denise talk Janelle Monae, Nina Simone and more on Oxford American's Landmark Sessions tonight

Tonight on Oxford American's Landmark Sessions: OA Managing Editor Danielle A. Jackson moderates a discussion with Vanderbilt professor Emily J. Lordi and DJ Lyneé Denise called "The Meaning of Soul."

Comedy nights continue at The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse; theater raising funds to survive the pandemic

The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse remains the comedy hub of the riverfront area, and the 100-seat cabaret theater in Argenta is raising funds to help it weather the economic storm that's devastated live performance calendars everywhere.

"Nomadland," "One Night in Miami" and more at Filmland this weekend

Releasing a film in 2020 is tough, but luckily for us, Arkansas Cinema Society is leveraging the year’s weirdness to bring the likes of Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland" and Regina King's "One Night in Miami."

The Creek Rocks, "I Scream Social," a laser safari and more this weekend

A few spots to hit for food and entertainment this weekend.

Recommended reading from a local author: Caroline Earleywine's "Lesbian Fashion Struggles"

In which Nancy Drew rolls up to a Pride parade in a blue convertible blasting Melissa Etheridge’s “Come to My Window.”

Browse virtual exhibits at UA Little Rock

Head to to check out a show of “Contemporary British Ceramics,” an accompanying exhibition of ceramics from the university’s permanent collection, and “Landscapes,” works in various media.