To-Do List

Jason Lee Hale at Stone's Throw Brewing Friday night

Jason Lee Hale at Stone's Throw Brewing Friday night.

'Decolonial place-based storytelling' film symposium at the Momentary, with music from Kalyn Fay and food from Kyra Carby

Bentonville museum the Momentary offers a drop-in symposium of five short films and two feature films this weekend for "Living in Place, Living in Story," curated by Tulsa-based documentary filmmaker Colleen Thurston.

Beethoven & Blue Jeans at the symphony this weekend

This year’s return to Beethoven & Blue Jeans also returns to the concert hall, with gems from Beethoven, Ravel and Brahms and guests Roderick Cox and Conrad Tao.

Big Dam Horns at Four Quarter Bar Saturday night

Been a while since you shook your ass to a horn-y cover of Ginuwine’s “Pony?” This will fix that.

Ayron Jones at Stickyz Sunday night

Sunday night at Stickyz is gonna be a rock 'n' roll barnburner.

Adam Faucett and Isaac Alexander at White Water Tavern Friday night

Adam Faucett and Isaac Alexander take the stage at White Water Tavern Friday night, both backed by full bands.

'Material Evidence by Dominique Simmons' up at UA Little Rock's Windgate Center

Thread, glue, cloth, paper mache, wax, and paint are among the textures of Dominique Simmons' exhibit "Material Evidence," up through November 15 at the Focus Gallery in UA Little Rock's Windgate Center of Art and Design.

Smilin' Bob Lewis's guitars are up for sale at Fayetteville Roots HQ

Smilin' Bob — multi-instrumentalist, luthier, rescuer of bobcats, peace-loving war vet — died in 2019, but his music lives on in many ways, not the least of which is a guitar expo happening at Fayetteville Roots HQ through November 7.

Symphony of Northwest Arkansas opens season with Beethoven, Romero and Mozart

Symphony of Northwest Arkansas opens its 2021-2022 season with Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony, Mozart's Clarinet Concerto and a gem from composer Aldemaro Romero.

Pallbearer, Big Piph and Funkanites at Lost Forty's Festival of Darkness Saturday

Lost Forty's annual Festival of Darkness — a grand throwdown the brewery holds to celebrate the release of its seasonal Nighty Night Imperial Stout — is on this weekend, and the live music lineup is packed.

This weekend: Nia Renee, Bonnie Montgomery and Greg Spradlin, Emily Wolfe, Ballet Arkansas

The clouds are clearing and there's a lot going on in Little Rock this weekend.

Arkansas State Fair kicks off Friday

Whether you’re in it for the close encounters with livestock, the blue ribbon quilts or the dizzying centrifugal force of the Gravitron, you’re in luck, because the state fair is back after being canceled in 2020.

Paul Chesne at White Water Tavern Saturday night

In notices for a 2009 show with late Little Rock conga player Joe Cripps, Chesne was described as “like Dr. Dre meets Johnny Cash." If the through line here is extreme songcraft coupled with unpredictable performance, there are less apt comparisons.

A Halloween To-Do List: Lost Forty's Festival of Darkness, a haunted theatre tour and more

It's spooky season. Here's a Central Arkansas Halloween round-up.

Olympian trailblazer Simone Biles is headed to Little Rock

This is not a drill: Simone Biles is coming to Little Rock, and she’s bringing her high-flying cast of teammates along with her.

Here's what's at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Fest this weekend

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Fest has been paving the way for the Arkansas film scene for 30 years, and the lineup this weekend is stellar.

Campout edition of Valley of the Vapors returns this weekend in Hot Springs, plus Friday night gallery walk and an arts and crafts fair

Valley of the Vapors is back, Campout Edition.

A fiery program from the Arkansas Symphony this weekend: Stravinsky, John Adams, Ravel and a guest cellist

A fiery program from the Arkansas Symphony this weekend: Stravinsky, John Adams, Ravel and guest cellist Gabriel Martins.

Outsider folk art has taken over the UA Little Rock galleries and it's glorious

The series, gallery director Brad Cushman said, “features visionary makers of pictures and sculptural objects inspired by a divine spirit, as well as seemingly ordinary people making marks and transforming commonplace materials into extraordinary art to communicate messages to a keen observer.”

Ballet Arkansas gives free performance at Southwest Community Center in October

“Movement in the Parks ensures all within our community have access to world-class dance performances in stunning outdoor settings, free of charge,” said Michael Fothergill, Ballet Arkansas’s executive and artistic director.