WednesdayMay 22

Kari Faux

In the second stop on her “Help Wanted” tour, the enigmatic Kari Faux returns to her hometown for a show at the CALS Robin Robinson Theater, following the March release of Faux’s second EP, “Cry 4 Help.”

May 22, 2019 8:00pm to 10:00pm Ron Robinson Theater

61st annual "Delta Exhibition"

Atlanta artist and Arkansas native Kevin Cole chose 50 works by 33 Arkansans and 15 others, mostly from the Delta region, for the Arkansas Arts Center's 61st annual juried exhibition of work in all media.

May 22, 2019 12:00am to 11:59pm Arkansas Arts Center

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 22, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Anne Frank

“Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today”

The Center for Humanities and Arts on the UA Pulaski Tech campus is showing two exhibits on Anne Frank, “Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today,” in the Windgate Gallery and the CHARTS lobby.

May 22, 2019 5:30pm to 5:30pm UA Pulaski Tech

ThursdayMay 23

Preservation Crustaceans

Preserve Arkansas, the state's only nonprofit dedicated to preserving Arkansas's historic places, is reviving a popular fundraiser of years past.

May 23, 2019 6:00pm to 9:00pm Clements & Associates/Architecture

"Jaws"

As part of CALS’s “Movies Meant for the Big Screen” series, long-time fans of and new arrivals to the horror classic “Jaws” will have a rare opportunity to witness the monster shark’s wrath in the way director Steven Spielberg intended: Projected in all its sharp-toothed glory in a dark, air-conditioned theater.

May 23, 2019 7:00pm to 9:00pm Ron Robinson Theater

61st annual "Delta Exhibition"

Atlanta artist and Arkansas native Kevin Cole chose 50 works by 33 Arkansans and 15 others, mostly from the Delta region, for the Arkansas Arts Center's 61st annual juried exhibition of work in all media.

May 23, 2019 12:00am to 11:59pm Arkansas Arts Center

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 23, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 23, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

“Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today”

The Center for Humanities and Arts on the UA Pulaski Tech campus is showing two exhibits on Anne Frank, “Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today,” in the Windgate Gallery and the CHARTS lobby.

May 23, 2019 5:30pm to 5:30pm UA Pulaski Tech

FridayMay 24

Rodney Block

Cajun's, where singles have been mingling with the aid of Play-De-Dohs for decades, is going out with a bang with crowd favorite musicians performing in the final days. It's the penultimate weekend, but we can't imagine a better way to send off the venerable venue than getting down to the soulful sounds of trumpet king Rodney Block.

May 24, 2019 9:00am to 11:00pm Cajun’s Wharf

The Salty Dogs, Trey Johnson

The Salty Dogs return to the White Water Tavern to record a live album for future release. Blues rocker Trey Johnson opens the concert.

May 24, 2019 9:45pm to 9:45pm White Water Tavern

"The Sound of Music"

The hills of Little Rock will be alive with the sounds of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, which somehow combines the cutesy origin story of a nun-turned-stepmother-led family band with the decidedly less cute rise of Nazis in 1930s Austria.

May 24, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm Robinson Performance Hall

61st annual "Delta Exhibition"

Atlanta artist and Arkansas native Kevin Cole chose 50 works by 33 Arkansans and 15 others, mostly from the Delta region, for the Arkansas Arts Center's 61st annual juried exhibition of work in all media.

May 24, 2019 12:00am to 11:59pm Arkansas Arts Center

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 24, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 24, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

“Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today”

The Center for Humanities and Arts on the UA Pulaski Tech campus is showing two exhibits on Anne Frank, “Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today,” in the Windgate Gallery and the CHARTS lobby.

May 24, 2019 5:30pm to 5:30pm UA Pulaski Tech

SaturdayMay 25

Africa Day Fest in the SoMa District

Africa Day Fest

The third annual Africa Day Fest on South Main is a chance to discover and celebrate the diverse spectrum of African cultures, including authentic African cuisine from Kontiki African Restaurant, live music, dancing, a drum circle and a fashion show displaying the stunning signature colors, patterns and silhouettes of traditional and contemporary African fashion.

May 25, 2019 11:00am to 6:00pm The Bernice Garden

Go For Gold

Central Arkansas pop punk band Go For Gold is hosting a release show for its upcoming new album, “Daydreamer,” at the Rev Room. Spencer Vinson leads the band’s vocals, with Jared Williams and Ben Carey on guitar, Jake Anderson on drums and Garrett Otts playing base.

May 25, 2019 8:00pm to 10:00pm Rev Room
melting painting

'Nature's Nation'

“Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment,” at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, offers a visual record of America's regard for and interaction with the natural world for the past 300 years — paintings, photographs and installations, from Alfred Bierstadt’s 1871-73 painting of Bridal Veil Falls in Yosemite to Valerie Hegarty’s 2007 “Fallen Bierstadt,” a burned and melting copy of the painting on foam core and paper mache.

May 25, 2019 10:00am to 10:00am Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

61st annual "Delta Exhibition"

Atlanta artist and Arkansas native Kevin Cole chose 50 works by 33 Arkansans and 15 others, mostly from the Delta region, for the Arkansas Arts Center's 61st annual juried exhibition of work in all media.

May 25, 2019 12:00am to 11:59pm Arkansas Arts Center

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 25, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 25, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

“Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today”

The Center for Humanities and Arts on the UA Pulaski Tech campus is showing two exhibits on Anne Frank, “Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today,” in the Windgate Gallery and the CHARTS lobby.

May 25, 2019 5:30pm to 5:30pm UA Pulaski Tech

"The Sound of Music"

The hills of Little Rock will be alive with the sounds of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, which somehow combines the cutesy origin story of a nun-turned-stepmother-led family band with the decidedly less cute rise of Nazis in 1930s Austria.

May 25, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm Robinson Performance Hall

SundayMay 26

61st annual "Delta Exhibition"

Atlanta artist and Arkansas native Kevin Cole chose 50 works by 33 Arkansans and 15 others, mostly from the Delta region, for the Arkansas Arts Center's 61st annual juried exhibition of work in all media.

May 26, 2019 12:00am to 11:59pm Arkansas Arts Center

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 26, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

'Nature's Nation'

“Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment,” at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, offers a visual record of America's regard for and interaction with the natural world for the past 300 years — paintings, photographs and installations, from Alfred Bierstadt’s 1871-73 painting of Bridal Veil Falls in Yosemite to Valerie Hegarty’s 2007 “Fallen Bierstadt,” a burned and melting copy of the painting on foam core and paper mache.

May 26, 2019 10:00am to 10:00am Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 26, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

“Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today”

The Center for Humanities and Arts on the UA Pulaski Tech campus is showing two exhibits on Anne Frank, “Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today,” in the Windgate Gallery and the CHARTS lobby.

May 26, 2019 5:30pm to 5:30pm UA Pulaski Tech

"The Sound of Music"

The hills of Little Rock will be alive with the sounds of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, which somehow combines the cutesy origin story of a nun-turned-stepmother-led family band with the decidedly less cute rise of Nazis in 1930s Austria.

May 26, 2019 7:30pm to 7:30pm Robinson Performance Hall

MondayMay 27

61st annual "Delta Exhibition"

Atlanta artist and Arkansas native Kevin Cole chose 50 works by 33 Arkansans and 15 others, mostly from the Delta region, for the Arkansas Arts Center's 61st annual juried exhibition of work in all media.

May 27, 2019 12:00am to 11:59pm Arkansas Arts Center

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 27, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

'Nature's Nation'

“Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment,” at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, offers a visual record of America's regard for and interaction with the natural world for the past 300 years — paintings, photographs and installations, from Alfred Bierstadt’s 1871-73 painting of Bridal Veil Falls in Yosemite to Valerie Hegarty’s 2007 “Fallen Bierstadt,” a burned and melting copy of the painting on foam core and paper mache.

May 27, 2019 10:00am to 10:00am Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 27, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

“Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today”

The Center for Humanities and Arts on the UA Pulaski Tech campus is showing two exhibits on Anne Frank, “Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today,” in the Windgate Gallery and the CHARTS lobby.

May 27, 2019 5:30pm to 5:30pm UA Pulaski Tech

TuesdayMay 28

61st annual "Delta Exhibition"

Atlanta artist and Arkansas native Kevin Cole chose 50 works by 33 Arkansans and 15 others, mostly from the Delta region, for the Arkansas Arts Center's 61st annual juried exhibition of work in all media.

May 28, 2019 12:00am to 11:59pm Arkansas Arts Center

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 28, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

'Nature's Nation'

“Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment,” at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, offers a visual record of America's regard for and interaction with the natural world for the past 300 years — paintings, photographs and installations, from Alfred Bierstadt’s 1871-73 painting of Bridal Veil Falls in Yosemite to Valerie Hegarty’s 2007 “Fallen Bierstadt,” a burned and melting copy of the painting on foam core and paper mache.

May 28, 2019 10:00am to 10:00am Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Patrick McFarlin, "Picture It Painted — Fifty Years of McFarlin Oil"

Patrick McFarlin is an expat Arkansas artist whose travels took him west to New Mexico and California and whose talents took him farther, into pop sculpture; “manic- expressionist” painting; landscape; sometimes naive, sometimes neo-Munchean portraiture; surreal narrative. He’s back in Arkansas temporarily with a “lifetime of work,” as he puts it.

May 28, 2019 5:00pm to 5:00pm The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

“Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today”

The Center for Humanities and Arts on the UA Pulaski Tech campus is showing two exhibits on Anne Frank, “Anne Frank — A Private Photo Album” and “Anne Frank: A History for Today,” in the Windgate Gallery and the CHARTS lobby.

May 28, 2019 5:30pm to 5:30pm UA Pulaski Tech
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