A few spots to hit for food and entertainment this weekend.
In which Nancy Drew rolls up to a Pride parade in a blue convertible blasting Melissa Etheridge’s “Come to My Window.”
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Head to artexhibitionsualr.org 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.
A Q&A with Siebel Newsom follows the free screening, which takes place on the Eventive platform. RSVP at arkansascinemasociety.org.
Hurma Akmyradova’s Instagram account bio reads as follows: “Germinated in Turkmenistan. Transplanted to the US. Fruits in Little Rock, AR. Zone 8b,” and the reasons she has 16,000 followers make themselves pretty immediately apparent.
“Couldn’t Help It,” swaddled in a mirage of flute riffs and accented by Kami Renee’s call-and-response vocal hooks (which are actually all, in fact, Kami), is your summer anthem, as suitable for isolation and headphones as it would have been for all the dance parties we are definitely not having anytime soon; thanks, 2020.
Tune in on your podcast platform of choice to hear Dazzmin Murry speak about “How Artists Are Navigating Through the Health and Racial Pandemics,” or men’s footwear designer Chike Walker on his creative process, or Southwest Boaz on the genius of Sam Cooke.
Queertopia, an annual showcase of queer talent in Central Arkansas, goes up tonight at the North Little Rock drive-in movie theater.
Concerts from Er-Gene Kahng & Co. and from visiting guitarist Thomas Echols are next up on the Trillium Salon Series.
Filmmaker Jeff Nichols makes the case for "Creating in Non-Coastal Communities" in a July 31 webinar.
Tonight, the Shelter-In-Place Virtual Film Series screens Dawn Porter's "John Lewis: Good Trouble," a 2020 documentary about the life of civil rights legend and legislator John Lewis.
Every other Monday at 7 p.m. through August, the Central Arkansas Library System’s Encyclopedia of Arkansas is hosting a series of lectures on the history of medicine, disease and containment in The Natural State.
Little Rock Black Pride, a series of events across downtown Little Rock next weekend, traverses ground between the ballroom and the discussion panel.
ReMix Ideas’ online shopping event, Shop Black Live, goes live every weekend on Facebook, giving you a chance to acquaint yourself with the work of Black creators and entrepreneurs in Central Arkansas and elsewhere in the state.
Freshawn Womack — the Little Rock saxophonist who blew minds at Won Run’s Arkansas Times Musician Showcase set earlier this year — is also the author and illustrator of a new graphic novel, “The Wood Witches,” and its theme of hitting “reset” on the world’s power structures couldn’t be more timely.
June additions for your stay-at-home calendar.
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More quarantine entertainment: Livestream local bands, Shelter-in-place Film series, dive into Openculture.com
Livestream local bands, set your calendar for the Shelter-in-Place Film Fest, or take a deep dive into openculture.com.
Need to shake up your calendar? Check out Librivox, Barbershop Books' storytime series and more.
A few additions to your quarantine entertainment calendar.