PURPLE HEART POKER will perform at 6 p.m. today at at Skinny J's, 117 N. Pruett St., Paragould.

DUSTIN MARTIN will perform at 8 p.m. today at LA's Bar & Grill, 318 S. Second St., Paragould.

JIM LITTLE, MIKE COBB AND PHILIP JACKSON will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at The Recovery Room, 223 S. Main St., Jonesboro. Reservations are recommended.

BUFORD/STEWART will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at JTown's Grill, 2610 E. Johnson Ave., Jonesboro.

KERRY LEE will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at Omar's Uptown, 301 S. Main St., Jonesboro.

ARKANSAS BROTHERS will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday at Brickhouse Grill, 218 S. Main St., Jonesboro.

DA NEVERS will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at LA's Bar & Grill.

FAMOUS BY THURSDAY will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Recovery Room. Reservations are recommended.

BUFORD/STEWART will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Upper Crust Pizza, 3120 Shelby Drive, Jonesboro.

VICKI BISHOP, RICK CROSS, BOBBY COLBURN AND TRAVIS HARVEY WILLIAMS are among those performing Saturday at the Roundup Music Show, 9171 U.S. 49B, Brookland. Showtime is 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and $3 for children 11 and younger.

CORY JACKSON will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould. General admission tickets are $15 and available online at www.showtix4u.com.

THE REMNANTS OF ROCK will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Ritz Theater, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville. Tickets are $20 and available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at The Ritz Theater box office or from members of The Ritz Commission.

COSTAKI ECONOMOPOULS will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Brickhouse Grill.

THE CRAFTON BROTHERS will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Skinny J's, Paragould.

KEITH MORRISON will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at LA's Bar & Grill.

DONNA ULISSE AND THE POOR MOUNTAIN BOYS will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at the Collins Theatre. Part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM, there is no admission charge but a suggested donation of $5 per person will be collected to pay the band.

"STORY STORE," presented by Williams Baptist University theater students and based on stories written by area elementary students will be 10 a.m. today at Ozarka College 218 College Drive, Melbourne.

"DOG LOVES BOOKS" will be staged at 10 a.m. Friday at East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center. Admission is $5, first-come, first-served. For tickets, contact Niki Jones at 870-633-4480, ext. 352 or njones@eacc.edu.

"DISNEY'S NEWSIES," will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Monday and Feb. 28, and 2 p.m. Sunday by the Foundation of Arts. Performances will be at The Forum, 115 E. Monroe Ave. in Jonesboro. Tickets range from $17 to $15 for adults; $15 to $13 for seniors, Arkansas State University students, faculty and staff, and military personnel; and are $8 for children age 12 and younger.They can be purchased at The Forum box office or online at foajonesboro.org.

"GOD OF CARNAGE," will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Additional performances are 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 28 to Feb. 29; and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 to $15 and can be purchased at astate.edu/tickets or by calling the A-State Box Office from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at 870-972-2781.

THE ARKANSAS STORY PORCH will be presented at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library and Learning Center. 4800 W. 10th St., Little Rock. Admission is free.

"STATE OF THE ART II" will open Saturday at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. It will continue through May 24. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays; and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays. It is closed Tuesdays. Admission is free to this exhibit.

RANDY BROWN is the featured artist for February at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library, 315 W. Oak Ave. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

THE 37TH ANNUAL JURIED STUDENT EXHIBITION at The Art Museum of The University of Memphis, 3750 Norriswood Drive, will continue through Feb. 28. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday except on University holidays and between temporary exhibitions.

"BATTLEFIELDS" an exhibition of the works of Bryan Frazier will be featured through Feb. 28 at Thea Foundation, 401 Main St., North Little Rock. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

"LOVE LETTERS TO BEAR CREEK LAKE" will continue through Feb. 29 in the Mississippi River State Park visitor center, 2955 Arkansas 44, Marianna. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

"THE ART OF JAZZ," will continue through Feb. 29 at The East Arkansas Community College Gallery, 1700 Newcastle Road in Forrest City. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, from and 10 a.m. to noon Fridays. There is no charge for admission.

"FOR ALL THE WORLD TO SEE: VISUAL CULTURE AND THE STRUGGLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS," will continue through March 16 at Arkansas State University Museum, 320 University Loop West, in Jonesboro. Admission is free. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Fridays; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

"VICE AND VIRTUE" will continue through April 5 in the second floor gallery of the Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third St., Little Rock. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

"SUN, EARTH, UNIVERSE" will continue through April 19 at the ASU Museum in the Dean B. Ellis Library in Jonesboro.

"HANK WILLIS THOMAS: ALL THINGS BEING EQUAL…" will continue through April 20 at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. General admission to this exhibit is $5 plus tax or free for members, veterans and youth 18 and younger.

"RACE TO THE END OF THE EARTH," an interactive exhibit on the historic 1911 race to the South Pole, will continue through May 17 at The Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. in Memphis. Museum exhibits are free to members and children younger than 2; $10 for kids ages 3-12, $15 for adults and $14 for seniors 60 and older. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

SPRING KIDS' ACTIVITIES at are featured daily at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library Children's Library, 315 W. Oak Ave. For more details visit www.libraryinjonesboro.org/events or call 870-935-5133.

"SATURDAY" by Oge Mora will be the featured book during storytime scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday in Barnes & Noble, 3000 E. Highland Dr., Jonesboro.

A BALD EAGLE WATCH AND FALCONRY DEMONSTRATION are scheduled beginning at noon Saturday at the fishing pier of Walcott Lake in Crowley's Ridge State Park, 2092 Arkansas 168 North, Walcott. Participants are encouraged to bring their own viewing equipment. The falconry demonstration will follow from 2 to 3 p.m. at the park amphitheater. Participants are asked not to wear fur clothing and no pets will be allowed at the demonstration. Both events are free.

A RIDGE EXPLORATION HIKE will be 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday beginning at the Bear Creek Loop Trailhead of Mississippi River State Park, 2955 Arkansas 44, Marianna. The free one-mile hike is mildly strenuous. Participants should wear sturdy shoes and bring water.

THE INTERNATIONAL JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL will continue through Tuesday at various locations in Memphis. Sponsored by the Memphis Jewish Community Center, a complete schedule of events, locations and admission costs is available at jccmemphis.org/film.

X MARKS THE SPOT an introduction to cross-stitch workshop will be 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Powhatan Historic State Park Courthouse, 4414 Arkansas 25. Participants will stitch one pattern of their choosing. Space is limited. Registration is $10 and can be made by calling 870-878-6765 or emailing powhatan@arkansas.com.

AN OPEN LAB DAY will be 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Parkin Archeological State Park Visitor Center, 60 Arkansas 184 North. Participants will clean, sort and identify artifacts found in area archeological excavations. The event is free. For questions contact Michelle Rathgaber at 870-755-2119 or Rachel Lewis at 870-755-2500.

A FROG WATCH USA VOLUNTEER WORKSHOP will be 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Delta Heritage Trail State Park, Barton Visitor Center, 5539 U.S. 49, Helena-West Helena. Frog Watch volunteers collect data for scientists to track frog populations. Preregistration is required by calling the park at 870-572-2352 or email at ryan.smith@arkansas.gov. The event is free.

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