Gettin' Out, week of Feb. 27

Bennie Wheels (pictured) and The Walkin' the Line Band perform for a Johnny Cash Bash Friday-Sunday at The Imperial Dinner Theatre in Pocahontas. Tickets are available at or by calling 870-892-0030.

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

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

SHOTGUNBILLYS will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at Skinny J's, Paragould.

DELTA PROJECT will perform from 8-11 p.m. Friday at Brickhouse Grill, 218 S. Main St., Jonesboro.

ORCHARD FIRE will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at LA's Bar & Grill.

TERRY CARTER AND PHILIP JACKSON will perform from 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Upper Crust Pizza, 3120 Shelby Drive, Jonesboro.

ANGIE PENNY, KELSEY BLUE, JADE FAHR AND CODY JOINER 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.

THE SPINNERS will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. For tickets, visit or call 870-633-4480, Ext. 352.

ROY AKERS will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Skinny J's, Paragould.

MIDNIGHT TRAIN FROM MEMPHIS will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at LA's Bar & Grill.

"ROCKIN' THE NIGHT AWAY OLDIES SHOW" will be 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Collins Theater, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould. Tickets are $15 and seating is general admission. Doors open at 6 p.m. All proceeds will support the band program. Donations will also be accepted. Call Director of Bands Richie Williams at 870-926-6225 or email to reserve tickets. They are also available at PostNet, 1711 Paragould Plaza.

A JOHNNY CASH BIRTHDAY BASH featuring Bennie Wheels and The Walkin' the Line Band will be Friday-Sunday at The Imperial Dinner Theatre, 1401 Arkansas 304 East, Pocahontas. Dinner is 6:30 p.m. and showtime 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 1 and 2 p.m. Sunday. Dinner and show tickets are $30-$35; show-only tickets are $21.95. Tickets are available at or by calling 870-892-0030.

"MAMMA MIA" will open at 7 p.m. Friday at ASU-Newport Center for the Arts, 7648 Victory Blvd., Newport. Presented by the Jackson County Community Theatre additional performances will be 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger, and are available at the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce, 201 Hazel St.

"GOD OF CARNAGE," will be 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Tickets are $10 to $15 and can be purchased at or by calling the A-State Box Office from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at 870-972-2781.

"RUMORS" will be open at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Downtown Playhouse, 302 N. Marr St. Performances will run Fridays and Saturdays through March 28. Sunday performances are scheduled for 2 p.m. March 15 and 29. Tickets are $19.60, including tax, beverage and dessert, and can be purchased or by calling 870-758-2282.

"GEORGIA ON MY MIND: THE MUSIC OF RAY CHARLES" will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Ed Coulter Performing Arts Center at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center at Arkansas State University Mountain Home. Tickets are $35 for adults, $17.50 for students, and are available at or in person at the ASUMH box office.

WORKS BY RESIDENTS OF JONESBORO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER are currently on display in The Jonesboro Sun gallery, 518 Carson St. The images will be auctioned during the JHDC Be Your Own Beautiful Gala at 6 p.m. March 6 in St. Bernards Auditorium, 505 E. Washington Ave., Jonesboro. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

SALONS DES REFUSÉS will open Friday with a 6-9 p.m. reception and continue through March 20 at the Jack Robinson Gallery, 44 Huling Ave., Memphis. The exhibition features unselected submissions to the 37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition at AMUM.

"THE ART OF JAZZ," an exhibition by artist Angela Green, will continue through Friday 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, and 10 a.m. to noon Fridays. There is no charge for admission.

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.

"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.

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

"HANK WILLIS THOMAS: ALL THINGS BEING EQUAL …" will continue through April 20 at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. General admission to the 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 are offered daily at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library Children's Library, 315 W. Oak Ave. For more details visit or call 870-935-5133.

THE WORKS OF DR. SEUSS will be featured during storytime scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday in Barnes & Noble, 3000 E. Highland Dr., Jonesboro.

A BASKET WEAVING WORKSHOP will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the dining hall at Crowley's Ridge State Park, Arkansas 168 North in Walcott. Registration is required and there is a fee of $25 per participant. Everyone is asked to bring a sack lunch. To register, call 870-573-6751 Ext. 2 or email

AN INTRODUCTORY TURKEY HUNTING CLASS will be 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Forrest L. Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center, 600 E. Lawson Road, Jonesboro. The class will cover turkey biology, places to hunt, gear, and more. Registration is required by emailing or by calling 870-933-6787.

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