Thursday, April 15, 2010

Weekend calendar from Sync

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In Blooms

Enjoy the spring weather this weekend with the annual Blooms! Festival at Wildwood Park. This year's event will feature a Children's Storybook Garden, May Pole dances, bake shop and flower market, as well as live entertainment. The event will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6 to 12. Kids ages 5 and under are free.

School of rock

Young musicians will perform today at Robinson Center Music Hall with Mark Wood as part of the Youth Rock Orchestra. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Read about how students practice year-round in preparation for this annual concert here.

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  • Friday, 7:30 p.m. Jesus Christ Superstar at UCA's Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets $40 to $50.
  • Friday, 5-8 p.m. 3rd Friday Artwalk in the Argenta district will include a watercolor demonstration at the THEA Foundation. Free.
  • Through Sunday, various times, Lend Me a Tenor at Murry's Dinner Playhouse. Tickets $20 to $30.
  • Today to Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., First Baptist of Ivy Gap at the Royal Theater in Benton. Tickets $5 to $10.
  • Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. The Weekend Theater presents Summertree. Tickets $10 to $14. Performances through April 24.
  • Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., the Conway Symphony Orchestra presents Silver Anniversary: 25 Years and Counting at Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets $5 to $35.
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nightlife events
  • SHOWCASE: The Truth II: The Beauty and the Beast will feature R&B, jazz, soul, hip-hop and poetry starting at 9 p.m. Saturday at Bill Street in Little Rock. Cover is $10 for ages 21 and up.
  • CAMPAIGN: Dwight David Honeycutt returns to center stage for a Sweet Tea Party Benefit at Juanita's on Friday night. The impressive musical lineup starts at 8 p.m. with a $5 cover. Ages 21 and up.
  • COWPUNK: Cowboy Mouth returns for another high energy show at Revolution Music Room starting at 9 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Ages 18 and up.
  • BIRTHDAY: America's Next Top Model finalist and Stuttgart native Furonda will celebrate her birthday with a party that benefits the Arkansas AIDS Foundation starting at 7 p.m. at Diversions in Little Rock.
  • MUSIC: Celebrate Record Store Day at the Arkansas Record & CD Exchange from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday with vinyl exclusives, freebies, snacks and more.
  • AUCTION: Take home a rugger at the Little Rock Rugby Calendar Boys Auction at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at E.J.s Eats and Drinks. Cover charge is $20 and includes beer, wine and food. Male and female ruggers will be auctioned off.
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dining events
  • REVIEW: Khalil's Pub and Grill, the new restaurant in west Little Rock, offers up an eclectic mix of dishes. We call it hit and miss, but the hits (like the Scottish eggs) are not to be missed.
  • TRAILER FOOD: This week's taste test visits the side-of-the-road dining establishments that have always intrigued you. From quesadillas to hot dogs, see what we tried.
  • OPENING: The long-awaited Argenta Market on 521 Main St. in North Little Rock will hold a grand opening today at 11 a.m. The store will open immediately following the ceremony.
  • OPEN: The Pasta Jack's in the River Market has started serving the same pasta dishes that made the outlets in Benton and Bryant so popular. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
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sports events
  • Thursday, 7:10 p.m., opening day for the Arkansas Travelers at Dickey-Stephens Park against Midland. Tickets $3-$12.
  • Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Little Rock Zoo celebrates Earth Day with A Party for the Planet. Admission $8-$10.
  • Friday, 6 to 9 p.m., the Cruisin' in the Rock monthly car show will be held in the River Market pavilions and Riverfront Park. Free.
  • Sunday, 1 p.m., area middle and high school students will participate in a chalk art competition as part of Art on the River in the east River Market pavilion. Winning students will receive a cash prize. Free for spectators.
  • Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. World of the Pharaohs at the Arkansas Arts Center. Tickets $14 to $22.
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