October 6, 2022

Theatre, art, book clubs and more!

March 13 (Sunday)

Author Talk – And book signing with Gulf War veteran Jim Enderle, author of “Fight, Flight or Freeze,” 1 p.m., Fort Smith History Museum. Free. 783-7841, fortsmithmuseum.com.

Drop-in art making — 1 to 4 p.m., Estes Room at the Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Drag in Arkansas – “The Story Behind the Wig,” 2 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

“Casablanca” — Presented by NWA Audio Theater, 2 p.m., 214 Create at 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $5 to $10. www.facebook.com/NWAAudioTheater.

“Lord of the Flies” – The classic tale of the darker parts of human nature after a plane crash leaves a group of college students stranded on a desert island, 2 p.m., ArtsLive Theater, 818 N. Sang Ave., Fayetteville. $10 to $12. artslivetheatre.com.

“Tiger style!” — “How to Define Success and How It’s Different From Our Parents’ Version,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday through April 3, in-person and streaming via TheatreSquared in Fayetteville. $15 to $28. 777-7477 or theatre2.org.

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March 14 (Monday)

Walk-in Tour: Collection Highlights — 11:30 a.m. Monday, Thursday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Saturday, Garrison Lobby at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Walk-in Tour: Architecture — 1 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Sunday, Garrison Lobby at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Book Talk – “The Beekeeper of Aleppo” by Christy Lefteri, 1 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. Register at faylib.org.

Not Your Mom’s Romantic Book Club — “Take the Money and Run” by Samantha A. Cole, 5 p.m., Bella Vista Public Library. Free. bvpl.org.

“Sunnyside Italians” — A book discussion with Anthony Borgogoni and Rebecca Howard, 7 p.m., Tontitown Winery. Organized by the Tontitown Historical Museum. Free. 361-9800.

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March 15 (Tuesday)

We Know Whodunit Book Club – “Widows of Malabar Hill” by Sujata Massey, 6 p.m., Springdale Public Library. springdalelibrary.org.

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March 16 (Wednesday)

Walk-in Tour: Big Picture — Art, Architecture and Nature, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Garrison Lobby at the Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Virtual Public Book Club – “Stealing the Show” by John Barelli and Zach Schisgal, 1 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum via Zoom. Free. Sign up at 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Puzzle — 3 p.m., Bella Vista Public Library. Free. bvpl.org.

Author Discussion – With Farina King, author of “Returning Home”, 6 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. Register at faylib.org.

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March 17 (Thursday)

Cocktail Tour — Concrete in the Bachman-Wilson House, 6 p.m., Frank Lloyd Wright House at Crystal Bridges Museum. $20. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Interview with the artist – With Fred Eversley, creator of “Big Red Lens”, 7 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum via Zoom. Free. Reservations at 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

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March 18 (Friday)

Eureka! Fiber in the Ozarks – Featuring classes in crocheting, needle felting, sock making, beginner needlepoint and more, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eureka Springs Community Center. $50. eurekafiberintheozarks.com.

Walk-in Tour — Sculpture, 1 p.m., Garrison Hall at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Drink & Draw — 6:30 p.m., Eleven Restaurant at the Crystal Bridges Museum. $10. Reservations at 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

“The Little Mermaid” – The Youth Theater Company at Community School of the Arts presents the play based on the Disney classic, at 7 p.m. March 18 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 19, ArcBest Performing Arts Center at Fort Smith. $15 to $20. 788-8932; fortsmithconventioncenter.org.

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March 19 (Saturday)

Super Saturday — Storytime with meteorologist Dan Skoff, 10 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

“Othering” – A discussion of race, ethnicity, gender, orientation, socio-economic status, etc. with guest instructor Libya Doman, 10:30 a.m., Crystal Bridges Museum via Zoom. Free. Reservations at 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Check Out the Grounds – Owls with Mitchell Pruitt, 11 a.m., Bellows/Cassatt Rooms at the Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. Reservations at 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Gallery Talk — Rare Books & Birds with Kariah Brust, 1 p.m., Early American Gallery at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Check Out the Grounds — Birdwatching and Banding, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., South Hall and Tulip Tree Trail at Crystal Bridges Museum. $55. Reservations at 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

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March 20 (Sunday)

Mountain Street Scene — With harpist Beth Stockdell, 2 p.m., Event Center at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. Register at faylib.org.

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On display

“Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and Our Contemporary Moment” — This interdisciplinary project is inspired by the influential series of paintings “The Gems of Brazil” (1863-64) by Martin Johnson Heade, and extends to outdoors to explore pollination in nature and ecology, cultural and artistic influence and exchange, and the interconnection between art and science spanning from the 19th century to the present day, up to the present day. March 21, Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

“Our Favorite Things” – An exhibition of rarely seen museum treasures, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday through March 26, Rogers Historical Museum. Free. 621-1154; rogershistoricalmuseum.org.

“From the Heart: Women’s Voices Through Art” — Through March 27, Art Ventures, 20 S. Hill Ave., Fayetteville. Free. 871-2722, artventures-nwa.org.

“In Some Form or Fashion” — Six contemporary artists are transforming galleries with mixed-media works of art exploring the cultural implications of fashion, through March 27, The Momentary in Bentonville. Free. 367-7500 or themomentary.org.

Small Works on Paper — Until March 30, Alma Performing Arts Center. Free. 632-2129.

“Yesterday Once More” — Photographs by Aaron R. Turner, through April 3, Joy Pratt Markham Gallery at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Free. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

“Aprons: From Function to Fashion” – “Everything from utilitarian aprons used by housewives and shopkeepers to novelty aprons used only for show,” all with NWA ties, through 9 April, Rogers Historical Museum. Free. 621-1154 or rogershistoricalmuseum.org.

“Seen Through Her Wardrobe” – An exhibition of the life and times of Springdale resident Annabel Applegate Searcy (1897–1980), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday through April 26, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Free. shilohmuseum.org.

The Momentary Flag Project – Neka King, through May 9, outside The Momentary in Bentonville. Free. 367-7500 or momentary.

“Altars, Keepsakes, Squiggles, and Bows” – A site-specific installation by Julie Alpert that examines themes of nostalgia, youth, memories and showmanship, through May 16, Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

“The Light Fantastic” — New themed exhibition exploring the many ways artists use light in their work, through May 30, Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

“The Wheel” – A photo exhibit that “honours and observes the lands once described as Indian Territory,” through June 5, Fort Smith Regional Museum of Art. Free. 784-2787; fsram.org; chuckdavisphoto.com.

“Ken Smith’s Buffalo River Country” – Remembering the Creation of the National River, through December, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. Free. 750-8165 or shilohmuseum.org.

— Becca Martin-Brown

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“From the heart: the power of it!” – Including works by So-Eun Park, Cheri Bohn and Eloa Jane (pictured), noon-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday through March 27, Art Ventures at 20 S. Hill Ave. in Fayetteville. Free. artventures-nwa.org.
Photo “From the heart: the power of it!” – Including works by So-Eun Park, Cheri Bohn and Eloa Jane (pictured), noon-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday through March 27, Art Ventures at 20 S. Hill Ave. in Fayetteville. Free. artventures-nwa.org.