September 28, 2023

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‘Barkus on Main’ brings Carnival, canines to street

In other places in entertainment, activities and the arts this weekend:

Fun: Putting on the pet

Downtown Very little Rock Partnership features a dog parade, a beer backyard, a hurricane station, a crawfish boil, gumbo and loads of beads for the “Barkus on Primary Mardi Gras Puppy Parade & Block Party,” midday-5 p.m. Sunday alongside the 300-700 blocks of Very little Rock’s Most important Street.

The parade starts at 2:30 p.m. at Seventh and Most important, continuing north to Fourth and Main enter your pup ($20 for one particular puppy, $35 for two) at The registration charge also involves a tote bag total of things and unique gives for homeowners and canine and eligibility to get prizes in just one of seven categories. Sponsor is Hounds Lounge Pet Vacation resort & Spa.

THEATER: ‘Quiche’ eaters

The Studio Theatre, 320 W. Seventh St., Tiny Rock, stages “5 Lesbians Taking in a Quiche” by Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood, with contributions by Sarah Gitenstein, Mary Hollis Inboden, Meg Johns, Thea Lux, Beth Stelling and Maari Suorsa, 7:30 p.m. these days-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25 in progress, by way of $30 at the door. For extra facts, contact (501) 374-2615 or pay a visit to Covid-19 protocols demand experience coverings for all patrons and recommend social distancing. The theater carried out the perform April 2 as element of the South West Theatre Conference in Kerrville, Texas.

‘Gospel’ musical

Ouachita Baptist University’s section of theater arts phases the 2012 revival of the musical “Godspell” (audio and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, e book by John-Michael Tebelak, loosely primarily based on the Gospel of Matthew), 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Jones Undertaking Arts Centre, 409 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. Tickets are $12. Phone (870) 245-5555 or visit

Music: Price party

Pianists Karen Walwyn and Linda Holzer, mezzo-soprano Nesheeda Golden and baritone Ronald W. McDaniel ll will complete pieces by Very little Rock indigenous Florence B. Price, celebrating her job in Arkansas’ Black cultural heritage, for the Dunbar Historic Neighborhood Association’s birthday occasion and concert, 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Heart, 501.W. Ninth St., Very little Rock. Admission is totally free progress registration is essential by nowadays April 7 at

Price tag, born in what is now Minor Rock’s Dunbar Historic District in 1887, was the first Black American feminine composer to have her music carried out by a big American orchestra and a person of the first Black classical composers to acquire international interest. Gov. Asa Hutchinson issued an official proclamation in 2021 observing her April 9 start date as Florence Cost Day in Arkansas.

DANCE: ‘Pachuquismo’ at UCA

La Mezcla, an all-feminine San Francisco-based mostly dance and tunes corporation, phases its touring output of “Pachuquismo” by Vanessa Sanchez — a multidisciplinary, rhythmic performance that overlays faucet dance with Mexican zapateado, featuring a band that delivers jointly jazz with common Son jarocho songs from Veracruz, Mexico — at 7:30 p.m. right now in Reynolds Overall performance Corridor at the College of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway.

The nine-particular person solid, putting on full zoot suits, portrays the experiences of 1940s “las pachucas” as a result of motion, spoken term and video. A query-and-remedy session with Catherine S. Ramirez, professor of Latin American and Latino Experiments at the University of California, Santa Cruz, follows the efficiency. Funding will come from the New England Foundation for the Arts Countrywide Dance Output Grant.

Tickets are $15, $5 for small children, pupils and UCA students, college and workers. Simply call (501) 450-3265 or (866) 810-0012 or visit

Artwork: ‘Flowers’ and ‘Places’

  photo  “Ukraine Sunflowers” by R.S. Perry goes on display Friday at Very little Rock’s Christ Episcopal Church. (Particular to the Democrat-Gazette)
“Enchanting Bouquets and Landscapes,” paintings by R.S. Perry, and “Mindful Areas,” paintings by Thom Shock, go on exhibit with a 5-7 p.m. Friday reception in the Parish Dwelling Gallery at Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St., Very little Rock. The paintings will be up and out there for sale, 9 a.m.-midday Sundays by means of the conclude of June. Admission is free of charge. E mail [email protected].

Film: ‘Rainy’ anniversary

Fathom Events and Turner Basic Flicks rejoice 70 decades of “Singin’ in the Rain” by bringing it back again to the large display:

◼️ Sunday, in Little Rock — 4 p.m. at the Regal Breckenridge 12 and the Film Tavern and 4 and 7 p.m. at the Colonel Glenn 18 in Fayetteville — 4 p.m. at the Razorback Cinema and in Fort Smith — 4 p.m. at the Malco Ft Smith Cinema.

◼️ Wednesday in Little Rock — 4 p.m. at the Regal Breckenridge 12 and the Movie Tavern and 4 and 7 p.m. at the Colonel Glenn 18 in Fayetteville — 7 p.m. at the Razorback Cinema and in Fort Smith — 7 p.m. at the Malco Ft Smith Cinema. Get tickets and extra info at

Etc.: Re: Trail of Tears

Daniel Littlefield, director of the Sequoyah Countrywide Investigate Heart at the College of Arkansas at Small Rock, presents a presentation on the history of the Trail of Tears and the Federal Indian Removing Act in Arkansas, titled “Very little Rock: A Pivotal Position on the Trail of Tears,” at midday currently at UALR Downtown, 333 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock.

Littlefield will focus on Amercian Indian elimination as federal coverage, its implications for Indian affairs for the subsequent century, the origin of the expression Trail of Tears and well-liked misconceptions about it. In recognition of Tiny Rock’s La Petite Roche Tricentennial, the converse will also protect the significance of the position that Minor Rock performed during the elimination of the five massive tribes from the Southeast United States to new lands west of Arkansas.

Admission is totally free. Sign-up to go to the function in individual at or almost at

Trip-o Rodeo

The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff, is partnering with Recycle Bikes for Young ones and NovelT’s for the inaugural Group Bike Rodeo Celebration, midday-4 p.m. Saturday. The centre will give absent 50 cost-free bikes to youngsters 17 and more youthful (whilst provides previous) as very well as bike replacement pieces, together with seats and tires. Readers can get edge of a bike decorating station and then consider their new, decked-out bikes for a take a look at run on an impediment program. Sponsors also include the Pine Bluff Region Local community Foundation, an affiliate of the Arkansas Neighborhood Foundation. Admission is no cost and the function involves no registration. Call (870) 536-3375 or check out