Art & Soul

Special Events

ART & SOUL: 9 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Country Club, 3335 S. Country Club Drive in Fayetteville. Benefits the Ronald McDonald charities. Silent auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, art by Judi Harrison, Matt Miller and Tania Knudsen. Music by Luke Terrell, Michael Schnieder and Los Peos Viejos. $50. 443-9393.

NWA CRAFT FAIR WEEKEND: Today, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. See Highlights.

OKTOBERFEST TWILIGHT ART WALK: 4-8 p.m. Friday in historic downtown Rogers. Artists’ receptions from 5-7 p.m. for Brenda Laney and Joyce Lenz at Rogers Little Theater, and Linda Brice and Pete Rundquist at Poor Richard’s. Rogers Historical Museum is open to 7 p.m.

RESTORE HUMANITY WINE TASTING: 7-10 p.m. Friday at Pratt Place Barn. Food, wine, silent auction and live music. Fundraiser for Restore Humanity orphanage in Kenya. $75.

NATIVE AMERICAN ART SHOW & RECEPTION: 7 p.m. Saturday at Ultra Studios, 118 W. South St. in Fayetteville. Jay Benham, Robert Taylor, Troy Anderson, Benjamin Harjo and Brooke Benham. or 935-4040.

Stage & Screen

LUNA NEGRA DANCE THEATRE: 8 p.m. Friday and Mi Familia/My at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Saturday’s show is a free family event for ages 8 and older. $18.50-$30.50.

DINNER & A MOVIE: “Young Frankenstein” at 7 p.m. Friday at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $25-$45, includes dinner, movie and popcorn. or 582-0400.

RIVERDANCE: 7 p.m. Tuesday through Oct. 22 and Oct. 25, 8 p.m. Oct. 23-24, and 2 p.m. Oct. 24-25 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $30.50-$68.50. or 443-5600.

COMEDIAN JUDSON LAIPPLY: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Union Ballroom in Fayetteville. Free. or 575-INFO.


COMMUNITY READ EVENTS: “The Devil’s Highway” author Luis Alberto Urrea at 7 p.m. today at the Reynolds Center Auditorium at Old Main in Fayetteville. At noon Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. Booksigning at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street.

PRISON ART LECTURE: 7 p.m. today at the UA Fine Arts Center, and Gallery Talk at 2 p.m. Friday at the UA Fine Arts Center Gallery in Fayetteville. With curator Phyllis Kornfeld. Free. or 575-7987.

TELLERS OF TALES STORYTELLING GROUP: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. or 750-8165.

WOMEN’S OPEN MIC: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. With Mendy Knott. Open to men and women to celebrate the words of women. or 443-2080.

LIFE WRITERS: 10 a.m. Monday at the Shiloh Museum. For people interested in writing the stories of their own lives or those of family and friends. or 790-2588.

ARKANSAS PLAYWRIGHTS WORKSHOP: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. First and third Mondays with Bob Ford. Free. Actors, directors and walk-ins welcome. or 582-4448.

“HOW LIFE CHANGED IN MADISON COUNTY IN THE 1860s”: At noon Wednesday at the Shiloh Museum. With Joy Russel. or 750-8165.


SONGS IN THE VILLE: 7 p.m. today at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. With Effron White and friends. See Highlights. or 582-0400.

GERALD SLOAN TROMBONE RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the UA Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.

ARSAGA’S SONGWRITER’S CIRCLE: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. or 527-0690.

UA TRUMPET STUDIO RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.

BLUES CHALLENGE: Oct. 22 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Winner gets all expense paid trip to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge competition.


AUTUMN IN THE OZARKS FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Ozark Natural Science Center in Huntsville. With fine-art photographers Edward C. Robison III and Eric Hinson., or 253-7644.

MODERN DANCE WORKSHOP: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the UA HPER Building, 155 Stadium Drive in Fayetteville. With Broadway star Bill Hastings. Registration required. $20. or 422-6132.

COOKING IN THE GARDEN: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Demonstration and tasting. Also on Nov.1 and Nov.15. or 750-2620.

GREENDRINKS: 5:30-7 p.m. Monday at Smiling Jack’s, 262 S. School St. in Fayetteville. Discussion on Green Infrastructure maps of Fayetteville and Washington County. 879-7922.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Shiloh Museum. or 750-8165.

QUILT: With Nellie Mueller, grandma quilter skit at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. or 273-7153.


“Lady Rebecca” part of the “About Art, About Life” paintings by Pepper Pepper

on display through Oct. 23 at the Anne Kittrel Gallery in the

Arkansas Union on the University of Arkansas campus.


ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. “About Art, About Life” by Pepper Pepper through Oct. 23. “Craig Voligny Exhibit” through Friday.

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. or 751-5441. 5X5 Exhibition through Nov. 5.

CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342 or 846-2738. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography and gifts.

CORNER GIFT SHOP: 3582 N. Arkansas 112, Fayetteville. 521-2674. Art by more than 30 local artists and craftsmen.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY: 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. or 418-5700. “Harry Miller’s Vision of Arkansas: 1900-1910” through Oct. 25.

DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. or 442-0001. Laura Terry and Heather Knight through Oct. 31.

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, One E. Center St., Fayetteville. or 422-8607. Pottery by Randy Brodnax, Reclaimed Surfaces by Gregory Moore, and “The Nature of Faces” by Dana Idlet through October.

FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. or 422-8607. Works by Timothy C. Tyler, Robert Andes, Golsa Yaghoobi, Robert Glick, Cindy Wiseman, David Mudrinich, MM Kent, Doug Randall, John L Newman, Nichelle Wilson-Parish, Amber Perrodin, Suzanne Countryman, Szilvie Kadas, Hisai Kamamura Yale and Kirk Lanier.

HEARTWOOD GALLERY: 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. “Art to Benefit Homeless Animals” fundraiser photos by Stephanie Conway through October 31.

JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY: 318 S. First St., Rogers. or 631-8706. Painting by Barbara Kennedy through Nov. 5.

MULLINS LIBRARY: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-6702. “Scenes of Early Northwest Arkansas” by John Bell, Jr. through October. “In the Shadow of the Sangre de Cristo: Reflections of the lands and traditions of Hispanic Americans” by Denise Greathouse through Oct. 29.

POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. or 636-0417. Wire sculpture by Pete Rundquist and jewelry by Linda Brice through October.

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., Rogers. or 631-8988. Works by Brenda Laney and Joyce Lenz through Nov. 17.

TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY & COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. or 800-255-8995. 35 regional artists, 10-acre art park with murals and sculpture installations. Featuring works by Rita Ward, John Ward, Bryan Cummings, Maura Miller, Cindy Wiseman, Joy Berry, Latt Foster, Rachel Tebbits and Lyn Ulick through October.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Cellblock Visions 2009: Prison Art in America” through Friday.

UA CENTER FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION: 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. 575-6489. “From the Desert to the Sea” by Ellen Gregory through Oct. 31.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS STUDENT GALLERY: 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. Works by UA students, faculty and visiting lecturers from the department of art, the Fay Jones School of Architecture and the School of Human Environmental Science’s interior design program.


ARKANSAS AIR MUSEUM: Drake Field, 4290 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. 521-4947. Aircraft from all eras of aviation history.

CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM: 930 California Drive, Fayetteville. or 444-0066.

GRAVETTE HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 503 Charlotte St. SE, Gravette. 787-7334. Early 1900s restored home with displays representing Gravette’ history.

MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS: 202 S.W. “O” St., Bentonville. or 273-2456. Free self guided audio tours of Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian and tribal artifacts.

PEA RIDGE NATIONAL MILITARY PARK: 15930 U.S. Hwy. 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., US Hwy. 62, Prairie Grove. 846-2990. Civil War battlefield with original buildings.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. “Of Promise and Pain: Life Between the Wars”, “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm”, and “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers” through December. “Final Respects: Dealing With Death in the Victorian Era” through Nov. 7.

SHILOH MUSEUM: 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “What’s Its”, common items from that past that look strange today, through March 27, 2010. “Squeaky Clean” on the history of hygiene through Jan. 16, 2010.

SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM: 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE: 1564 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., Fayetteville. 575-3875. “Arkansas Rocks, Rivers and Roadcuts” a hands-on exhibit about Arkansas geology, through February.


GROUNDSTROKES FOR THE GARDEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Fayetteville Athletic Club. Benefits the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. 587-0500.

DEVIL’S DEN ANNIVERSARY HIKE: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Full-day, strenuous 7-mile hike; bring lunch, snacks and water; flashlight recommended for Phoebes Cave. Free. or 761-3325.

ARKANSAS VS. FLORIDA: Saturday in Gainesville.

CHILE PEPPER CROSS COUNTRY FESTIVAL: 7:45 a.m. Saturday at the UA Cross Country Course at the corner of Gregg Avenue and Drake Street in Fayetteville. 10K, 1-mile fun run/walk. $5 for spectators. $10-$40 to participate. or 521-2072.

Auditions, Call For Volunteers, Entries

ENTRIES FOR “CHRISTMAS IN THE OZARKS THE NEXT BIG HOLIDAY HIT”: due Nov. 1 to the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra. Winning composition to be arranged and performed at the Dec. 12 Holiday Pops concert in Bentonville.

LAURA AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14-15 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. or 751-5441.

Halloween Happenings

HAUNTED HAYRIDES: Nightly at dark from Bear Mountain Log Cabins in Eureka Springs. $7.50-$10. or 253-6185.

“RADIO DAZED DRACULA VS. OLD MAN WINTER”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Oct. 24, Oct. 29 and Oct. 30 at the UARK Ballroom on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. A Ceramic Cow Production (home of the Dupont, Miss., series) written by Mark Landon Smith, directed by Julie Gabel. $12 at the door. Cash bar. or 571-4879.

KIDS HALLOWEEN CLASS: At noon Oct. 24 at Soul, 3878 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. $20. or 442-0800.

HAUNTED HIKE & HAYRIDE: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. $2. or 761-3325.

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR: 1-3 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Bella Vista Public Library, 11 Dickens Place in Bella Vista. Games, crafts, stories, drawing, costumes encouraged. 855-5073.

HALLOWEEN MONSTER BASH DRESS UP: 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.

GOBLIN PARADE: 3:30-5 p.m. Oct. 30 from Frisco Park in downtown Rogers. Trick-or-Treat on the Square. Free.

HAWKINS HOUSE IN MOURNING CANDLELIGHT TOURS: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 30-31 at the Rogers Historical Museum. Free. or 621-1154.

FUNERAL PRACTICES AND MOURNING CUSTOMS: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Rogers Historical Museum. Free. or 621-1154.

HALLOWEEN STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 31 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Costumes encouraged, spooky stories and treats. or 856-7170.

ARKANSAS PHILHARMONIC MONSTER MASH: 6 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Scary classics with laser lights. Special guests Boris and the Crypt Kickers. $8-$18. or 443-5600.

HALLOWEEN HOMECOMING BALL WITH BOOM KINETIC: 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the UARK Ballroom on Dickson Street in Fayetteville.

Coming Soon

MENDING MEDICINE RETREAT: Oct. 23-25 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. Appearances by Norway’s Morten Storeide (World Drum facilitator) and Ireland’s’ Celtic monk Brother Seamus Byrne. John Two-Hawks concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the St. Elizabeth Parish Center. $100, includes concert. Concert tickets only are $15-$20. or 866-444-0940.

ED BEGLEY JR.: 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. or 856-7250.

“SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN: HOMECOMING”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23-24 and Oct. 30-31, and 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Pre-show dinner Oct. 23-24. $9-$20. or 751-5441.

MAD HATTERS BALL: 6:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. Music by Big’Uns, silent auction, Italian pasta buffet. Benefits the Eureka Springs School of the Arts. Hats required. $60. or 253-5384.

DAN’S PARTY-COMEDY IMPROV: 9-10:30 p.m. Oct. 23-24 at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville. $5; for ages 21 and up. or 409-3772.

FINGER MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN FESTIVAL: Oct. 24 at Deepwood House, 4697 Finger Road in Fayetteville. Trail rides, workshops, kids activities, barbecue and more. Live music with Shout Lulu, Rock Bottom Ramblers, Mas Agua, Honey Suckle, The Crumbs, and others. Benefits Ozark Off Road Cyclists. Free-$15; $5 parking. or 571-3224.

ADOPTION APPRECIATION DAY: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Fayetteville Animal Shelter, 1640 S. Armstrong Road in Fayetteville. 444-3456.

ACCIDENT SCHOOL REUNION: 11 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Shiloh Museum. or 750-8165.

CHANTICLEER: 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20.50-$45.50. or 443-5600.

“THE MOUSETRAP”: 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Writers Colony at Dairy Hollow, 515 Spring St. next to Harmon Park in Eureka Springs. BOP-RAP: Bunch Of People Reading A Play, Main Stage Play Reading Series. Free to participate or to listen.

THE AFTERLIFE OF LESLIE STRINGFELLOW: 3 p.m. Oct. 29 at Mullins Library on the UA campus in Fayetteville. With Tom W. Dillard and Stephen Chism. 575-2962.

DIVERSITY PRIDE WEEKEND: Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in Eureka Springs.

EDWARD SIMON & AFINIDAD: 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20.50-$35.50. or 443-5600.

OCKTOBERFEST: 2-10 p.m. Oct. 31 at 4032 E. Van Buren, next to the Victorian Inn, in Eureka Springs. Eureka Christian Health Outreach (ECHO). Traditional Bavarian food, beer, music by PolkaMeisters. $5 at the door.

GEORGE WINSTON: 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $30.50-$42.50. or 443-5600.

540 FILM FEST: Nov. 5-8 at the Center for Continuing Education in Fayetteville.

5X5 AUCTION AND JAZZ SOIREE: 6-8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. or 751-5441.

PHUNBAGS COMEDY IMPROV: Nov. 6-7 at the Uark Ballroom on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. $5, cash bar, 21 and older.

OZARK FOLK FESTIVAL: Nov. 6-7 in Eureka Springs. Loudon Wainwright III, Larry Lee, Michael Brewer, Mark Bilyeu, Lyal Strickland, Randal Chowning, Gary Jules and Susan Shore. $15-$30 for each performance. or 253-7788.

THE FLYING TOMATO CABARET: 7 p.m. Nov. 6-8 and Nov. 13-15 at NWACC’s Shewmaker Center in Bentonville. Fundraiser for NWACC Chamber Singers who serve as singing waiters during the spaghetti dinner. $15, reservation required, no tickets at the door. or 619-4261.

KAYHAN KAHLOR & BROOKLYN RIDER: 8 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $18.50-$32.50. or 443-5600.

“BROADWAY BOUND”: 8 p.m. Nov. 6-7 and Nov. 12-14, and 2 p.m. Nov. 8 and Nov. 15 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. or 631-8988.

PINK TRASH BALL: 9 p.m. Nov. 6 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Featuring the Bouffants. Benefits the Ozark Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. $25. or 750-7465.

JEWEL: 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at Downstream Casino. $50-$75. or 888-396-7876.

FOOD & WINE WEEKEND: Nov. 12-14 at restaurants and businesses in Eureka Springs. Wine tastings, seminars, special multi-course meals with special entrees and wine pairings, and more. or 253-6756.

RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM: 7 and 9 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15.50-$25.50. or 443-5600.

“THE HOBBIT”: 7 p.m. Nov. 13-14 and 2 p.m. Nov. 14-15 at the UARK Ballroom on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. $8-$12. or 521-4932.

“THE CRUCIBLE”: 8 p.m. Nov. 13-14 and Nov. 18-21, and 2 p.m. Nov. 15 and Nov. 22 at University Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5-$14. or 575-4752.

TOMIE DEPAOLA’S STREGA NONA: THE MUSICAL: 11 a.m. Nov. 14 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10.50-$16.50. or 443-5600.

NIGHT OF LAUGHS FUNDRAISER: 8 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Clarion Hotel in Fayetteville. With Sammy Maren and John Marks. Benefits Fayetteville’s Fraternal Order of Police’s “Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs” program, scholarships and athletics. PG-16. Tickets are $5-$10 at the door. 575-0505.

All events listed in 8 Days a Week are open to the public. To submit a listing, send to FFW, 203 N. College Ave., Fayetteville, 72701, or fax to 444-7289, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered.

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