March 1, 2024


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‘Real Life’ returns to Simmons Bank Arena with comedy tour

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‘In Genuine Life’

Actor/comic Mike Epps brings his “In Real Life” comedy tour, with comedians Michael Blackson, DC Youthful Fly, Karlous Miller and Kountry Wayne, to North Tiny Rock’s Simmons Bank Arena, 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets for the decreased-capability exhibit are $63-$129 plus expenses. Take a look at

Spa Metropolis gallery

Paintings, drawings and sculpture by Mark Blaney, paintings by John Lasater and pastels by Dennis McCann are component of the “Summer time Exhibit,” opening with a 5-9 p.m. reception Friday, section of the regular monthly Hot Springs Gallery Walk, at Justus Wonderful Art Gallery, 827A Central Ave., Hot Springs. The show will be up through June 30. Gallery several hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. Phone (501) 321-2335 or pay a visit to

‘Shrek Jr.’ onstage

The Basis of Arts levels “Shrek the Musical Jr!” (new music by Jeanine Tesori, e-book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire, centered on the DreamWorks Animation movie and the e-book by William Steig), 6 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Forum Theater, 115 E. Monroe Ave., Jonesboro. Tickets are $15 and $13, $11 for kids, senior citizens, military and Arkansas Condition College learners “spend what you can” for the Sunday matinee. Contact (870) 935-2726 or stop by At the “Fortunately Ever Just after Satisfy and Greet” with the solid, 7:30 p.m. Friday and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, you can satisfy forged associates, choose pics and acquire house your pretty individual “Gingy” cookie at the FOA Phase Also 330 S. Main St., Jonesboro. Expense is $10.

Compact functions

The Arkansas Arts Council’s “2021 Smaller Is effective on Paper” yearly touring visible arts exhibition goes on screen at 10 a.m. today at The ARTSpace on Principal, 623 S. Principal St., Pine Bluff, a branch of the Arts & Science Heart for Southeast Arkansas. The exhibition, 38 parts no larger than 18-by-24 inches by 26 Arkansas artists, will be up by June 26. Gallery hrs are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is absolutely free. Contact (501) 324-9766 or e-mail [email protected].

‘Soul’ screening

The Arkansas Cinema Society screens the Oscar-winning animated film "Soul" Friday June 4 at The ARTSpace on Main in Pine Bluff. (Democrat-Gazette file photo)

The Arkansas Cinema Culture screens the Oscar-winning animated film “Soul” Friday June 4 at The ARTSpace on Key in Pine Bluff. (Democrat-Gazette file image)

Arkansas Cinema Modern society, in collaboration with the Arts & Science Center of Southeast Arkansas and Discover Pine Bluff is screening the Academy Award-profitable animated movie “Soul” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at The ARTSpace on Key in Pine Bluff, subsequent the center’s month to month audio function Live@5 method featuring jazz musician Damen Tolbert. Tolbert, Investigate Pine Bluff’s Jimmy Cunningham and Kody Ford, the Cinema Society’s director of outreach and schooling, will interact in a dilemma-and-answer session prior to the film commences. The screening is part of the society’s Dreamland Movie Collection, celebrating Black voices in cinema. Admission is cost-free. Sponsors are MK Distributors and the Pine Bluff Advertising & Marketing Fee. Contact (870) 536-3375 or take a look at

‘Toad Suck Hornz’

The Arkansas Horn Club is sponsoring “Toad Suck Hornz,” a day of horn choir rehearsals and functionality for all horn players of large school age and older, starting off at 1 p.m. June 12 at the Snow Fine Arts Middle, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. The UCA tunes department will offer a totally free dinner at 5:15 p.m.

A community outdoor general performance at 7 p.m. at the Kris Allen Stage, Simon Park, 805 Front St., Conway, precedes a 7:30 p.m. live performance by the Conway Community Band.

Register (ideally in progress to anticipate evening meal demands and ensemble measurements) at All occasions are no cost and free of charge to the general public. Get in touch with (501) 472-3350 or e-mail [email protected].