Underground Fashion, ‘Mauritius,’ Poetry Slam
Neo Victorian Fashion, “Mauritius,” Flag N Drag Poetry Slam
All events listed in 8 Days a Week are open to the public. To submit a listing, send to Fayetteville Free Weekly, P.O. Box 1607, Fayetteville 72702, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered.
GODDESS FESTIVAL: Events daily throughout March at 1 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. Workshops, performances, events celebrating the divine feminine in all creation. goddessfestival.com or 521-8562.
NEO VICTORIAN UNDERGROUND FASHION SHOW: Friday at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville. With Kynt and Vyxsin from the Amazing Race. 18 and older. $12-$17. scarpino.com.
SPRING ANTIQUES TRAIL SHOW AND SALE: Friday and Saturday at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. Wine and Cheese Preview: 5:30-7 p.m. Friday. eurekaspringsantiqueshow.com or 253-7551.
DORYLYN THOMAS ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the White Lotus Salon, 4750 E. Mission Blvd. in Fayetteville. 582-4806.
Stage and Screen
FILM PREMIERE OF “QUITTING”: At 7 p.m. today at the Union Theater at the University of Arkansas. Feature-length comedy produced in Fayetteville. Free. quittingmovie.com.
PHUNBAGS: Comedy performance at 8 p.m. Saturday at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Cash bar. $5. phunbags.org or 582-0400.
OZARK FOOTHILLS FILMFEST: Wednesday through March 28 in Batesville. ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or 870-251-1189.
“MAURITIUS”: 7:30 p.m. March 25,26,27, April 1, 2,3, and April 8,9,10, and 2 p.m. March 27-28, April 3-4 and April 10-11 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $10-$22. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
“SOME JAZZ AWHILE” MILLER WILLIAMS POETRY READING: 7 p.m. today at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Backed by the Walter Savage Trio. $16-$51. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
TELLERS OF TALES STORYTELLING GROUP: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
HOWL FLAG N DRAG POETRY SLAM: 7 p.m. Sunday at One E. Center St. in Fayetteville. With Mendy Knott. Open to men and women to celebrate the words of women. goddessfestival.com.
JAMI ATTENBERG BOOKSIGNING AND READING: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
JENNIFER DOLKOS FLUTE RECITAL: 7 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
SONGS IN THE VILLE: 7:30-10 p.m. today at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Effron White hosts with Tulsa’s Don White, Chekota, Oklahoma’s Greg Jacobs and local favorite Darren Ray. $5. myspace.com/songsintheville.
XAVIER MOORE VOICE RECITAL: 6 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
JUSTIN SCHILB VIOLIN RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
KEVIN GRABER EUPHONIUM RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Giffels Auditorium on the UA campus in Fayetteville. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
JESSE AUSTIN PERCUSSION RECITAL: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
LANCE GRIGSBY TROMBONE RECITAL: Noon Sunday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
MICHAEL OLEFSKY TROMBONE RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
GREAT WOMEN COMPOSERS: 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Music by Clark Wieck-Schumann and Arkansas’s Florence Price presented by pianist Claire Detels. faylib.org or 856-7250.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S BOSTON MOUNTAIN CHAPTER: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
FLAT PICK GUITAR WORKSHOP: Friday and Saturday at GoodFolk in Fayetteville. With Steve Kaufman. $90. 521-1812.
TRIBAL BELLYDANCE WORKSHOP: 9-11 a.m. Saturday at 1 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. With Datura. $25. terranovatribal.com or 530-9775.
GREEN YOUR LIFE: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Solar powered water and electrical systems. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.
TEA TALK AND TASTING: 2 p.m. Saturday at Trailside Cafe & Tea Room, 546 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. Tea in Japan. Free; Registration required. trailsidetea.com or 966-4945.
BENTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Clarion Inn in Bentonville. Comparison of Canadian and U.S. health care systems by Darrell Henshell. Reservations required. email@example.com or 876-2178.
Mind, Body, Spirit
EFFECTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND HOW TO OVERCOME: 1 p.m. Saturday at 1 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. With Carole Avila. Free. caroleavila.com.
ROLE PLAYING FOR CAREGIVERS: 1:30 p.m. March 25 at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson St. in Springdale. With Carolyn Wheeler. schmiedingcenter.org or 751-3043.
SPRING BREAK AT HOBBS: Saturday through March 28 at Hobbs State Park near Rogers. Dutch oven cook off, scavenger hunts, nature crafts, hikes, storytime, boat tours and other activities. Free, except for boat tours. friendsofhobbs.com/new/index.php or 789-5000.
SPRING BREAK MOVIE MARATHON: “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” (PG) 2 p.m. Tuesday, “The Princess and the Frog” (G) 2 p.m. Wednesday and “Astro Boy” (PG) 2 p.m. March 25 at the Fayetteville Public Library. For children and families. faylib.org or 856-7170.
INKLINGS TEEN WRITING GROUP: 5 p.m. Tuesdays at the Springdale Public Library, 1205 W. Maple St. springdalelibrary.org or 750-8180.
NICKELODEON’S STORYTIME LIVE!: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, and 11 a.m., 3 and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $18.50-$32.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
DAYTIME LOCK-IN: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 25 at the Fayetteville Public Library. For K-2 students. Registration required. $10. faylib.org or 856-7170.
REGISTER NOW FOR PUPPET CLASS: 10 a.m.-noon March 27 at the Art Experience, 641 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. in Fayetteville. Make a puppet and learn to use it. For ages 8 and older. 6-week course. $135. joannkaminsky.com or 442-0557.
ENTRIES FOR “THE WANDERER” ART CONTEST: through March at the Children’s Desk at the Fayetteville Public Library. For students in grades 3-12. faylib.org or 856-7170.
TWILIGHT BLENDERS: Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center. Free. 571-2920.
DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. For drivers 50 or older; no test given. With Tom Baron. BYO Lunch. $14. Registration required. 757-4115.
SENIOR DEMOCRATS SPECIAL PROGRAM: 5:30 p.m. March 25 at the Western Sizzlin Steakhouse in Springdale. With Judge Courtney Henry. $11. 750-7700.
Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries
“IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. April 12-13 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
ENTRIES FOR FAT CAT AWARDS: through April 15 to Community Access Television. For works aired in 2009 through March 1, 2010. $10 per entry. Judges also needed; must not be entered to judge. catfayetteville.org or 444-3433.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: to staff a new online and text chat support system for the Arkansas Crisis Center. arcrisis.org.
“SOUTH PACIFIC” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. June 7-8 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. Celebrate Art Showcase through March 29.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography.
THE COMMON GROUNDS: 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Works by Jan Gosnell, Katharine Tully and Alli Woods through March.
CORNER GIFT SHOP: 3582 N. Highway 112, Fayetteville. 521-2674. Art by more than 30 local artists and craftsmen.
CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY: 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700. “Heroes of Horticulture” through Sunday.
DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 387-1534. Works by Jennifer Libby Fay, William Mayes Flanagan, and Don House through March 30.
FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607.
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.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY: 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706. Abstracts by Mike Kious through March 31.
THE PERK: 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. “The Happy Show” by WWAM (Women With a Message” through March 28.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. “Black & White” works for March.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. terrastudios.com or 1-800-255-8995. 35 regional artists, 10-acre art park with murals and sculpture installations.
ULTRA STUDIOS: 118 W. South St., Fayetteville. ultrastudios.org or 935-4040. Recent paintings by Nanci Ballew will open April 2. An opening reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on April 2. The exhibit will continue through April 30.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Stop & Go” through today.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS STUDENT GALLERY (sUgAr): 114 Central Ave. Bentonville. 236-1667. Works by honors students from UA architecture, interior design and art departments through Saturday.
WHITE LOTUS SALON: 4750 E. Mission Blvd., Fayetteville. 582-4806. Painting by Dorylyn Thomas through March.
ARKANSAS AIR MUSEUM: Drake Field, 4290 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. 521-4947. Aircraft from all eras of aviation history.
GRAVETTE HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 503 Charlotte St. SE, Gravette. 787-7334. Early 1900s restored home with displays representing Gravette’s history.
MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS: 202 S.W. “O” St., Bentonville. museumofnativeamericanartifacts.org 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. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers” through 2011. “Of Promise and Pain: Life Between the Wars” through June. “Day at the Museum: How History Comes to Life” through April 24. “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm” through March 27.
SHILOH MUSEUM: 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “All Dressed Up”, on clothing finery, through Jan. 22, 2011. “DISASTER!” through April 19. “What’s Its”, common items from that past that look strange today, through March 27.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM: 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE: 1564 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/UADZ.htm or 575-3875.
COWSKIN PRAIRIE BOOK FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 27 at the Community Center, 104 W. 3rd St. in Grove, Okla. Free. okdivudc.com /2010/bookfest.htm or 918-542-4148.
EDIBLE LANDSCAPING: 10 a.m.-noon March 27 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. With Leigh Wilkerson. $10-$15 or free with first-time BGO membership purchase. firstname.lastname@example.org or bgozarks.org/events.
MISSISSIPPIAN INDIAN HEADPOTS: 2 p.m. March 27at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. With author James Cherry. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
JOE BONAMASSA: 8 p.m. March 27 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $39-$69. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“SOUTH PACIFIC”: 7 p.m. March 30-April 1 and April 4, 8 p.m. April 2-3, and 2 p.m. April 3-4 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $35.50-68.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“END MARIJUANA PROHIBITION DRUG REFORM”: 7 p.m. March 30 at the Alltel Ballroom in the Union at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. With Allen St. Pierre, executive director of NORML & The NORML Foundation. Free. uark.edu/rso/norml.
NWA DANCE FESTIVAL: April 2-3 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and the Benton County School of the Arts in Rogers. With Desiree Robbins and Katey Weibring. Vendor fair. $8-$12 for performances 7:30 p.m. April 2 and April 3 at the Benton County School of the Arts. Workshops and classes; registration required. Free-$25 each. dancecoalition.com or 422-6132.
DEVIL’S DEN MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL: April 3-4 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Riders must wear helmets. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.
THE SOUND OF AFRICA: 6 p.m. April 3 at the Union Ballroom in the Arkansas Union at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Showcase of African culture through food, dance, poetry and music. Fundraiser for charitable works in Africa. comp.uark.edu/~african or 966-7776.
BEARFOOT: 8 p.m. April 8, and 8 and 10 p.m. April 9 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$26. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UFO CONFERENCE: April 9-11 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. ozarkufo.com or 501-354-2558.
SPRING DIVERSITY WEEKEND: April 9-11 in Eureka Springs. diversitypride.com or 253-2555.
INTERPRETI VENEZIANI: 8 p.m. April 9 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15-$31. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“THE MIRACLE WORKER”: 8 p.m. April 9-10 and April 15-17, and 2 p.m. April 11 and April 18 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
LAKE FAYETTEVILLE SPRING CLEAN UP: 9 a.m.-noon April 10 at the parking area between the marina and the softball fields at Lake Fayetteville in Springdale. Lunch provided; door prizes. BYO gloves, water bottles; wear old shoes and long pants. lfwp.org or 751-1840.
ARKANSAS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA: 7:30 p.m. April 10 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5-$15. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN”: 2 and 7 p.m. April 11 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Benefits the Mashburn Scholarship Foundation. mashburnfoundation.org.
ADOPT-A-TRAIL SCULL CREEK CLEANUP: 4-8 p.m. April 13 from Wilson Park, the Sycamore Apartments and the parking lot at Appleby and Gregg Street. Door prizes and food for volunteers 7-8 p.m. at Wilson Park. 444-1755.
FREDERICA VON STADE AND SAMUEL RAMEY: 7 p.m. April 13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $46-$76. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
STEVE MARTIN AND THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS: 8 p.m. April 24 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $51-$101. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MUSIC AWARDS: 8 p.m. April 29 at the Dickson Theater.