UA PINE BLUFF VESPER CHOIR will perform at 12:30 p.m. today at the East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. For tickets, visit or call 870-633-4480, ext. 352.

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

JIM LITTLE will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at The Recovery Room, 223 S. Main St., Jonesboro. Reservations are recommended.

THE RHYTHM METHOD string quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Arkansas State University Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, 2412 Quapaw Way, Jonesboro. Admission is free.

PHILIP JACKSON will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at Omar's Uptown, 301 S. Main St., Jonesboro.

SOMMER & THE YOUNG'INS will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday at Brickhouse Grill, 218 S. Main St., Jonesboro.

HIPPY LETTUCE will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at LA's Bar & Grill, 318 S. Second St., Paragould.

THE MCCAULEY BROTHERS will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Recovery Room. Reservations are recommended.

RYAN FISHER, MCKENZIE MITCHELL AND SAMMY BURNHAM 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.

SOMMER AND THE YOUNG'INS will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Skinny J's.

SPENCER ABOUNDS will perform at 10 p.m. Saturday at Brickhouse Grill.

ADRIAN LITTLE will perform from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at The Recovery Room.

"PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAITS" will be presented by the Delta Symphony Orchestra at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Fowler Center Riceland Hall, 201 Olympic Drive in Jonesboro. Tickets for $25, $20 and $10 may be purchased online at or by calling 870-761-8254. Reserved tickets for $35 may be ordered by phone only. Military personnel will be admitted free.

"MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL," will be 8 p.m. today-Saturday at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St., Memphis. For tickets, call the box office at 901-726-4656 or visit

"INDECENT" will be 8 p.m. today at The Circuit Playhouse, 51 South Cooper St., Memphis. Performances will continue through Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, call the box office at 901-726-4656 or visit

"SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD," will be presented by Lyon College Music Department. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15 and 2 p.m. Feb. 16, in Brown Chapel Fine Arts Building Sloan Auditorium, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville. Advance tickets are $10 at Students, faculty and staff will be admitted free.

"RIGHT A WRONG: JAPANESE AMERICANS AND WORLD WAR II," a Smithsonian poster exhibition, is on display through Saturday in Edwards Commons of Lyon College, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville.

"RACE TO THE END OF THE EARTH," an interactive exhibit on the 1911 race to the South Pole, will open Saturday at The Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Memphis. It will continue through May 17. 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.

THE DELTA NATIONAL SMALL PRINTS EXHIBITION will continue through Feb. 19 at Arkansas State University's Bradbury Art Museum, 201 Olympic Drive, in Jonesboro. Evan Lindquist, Arkansas' first Artist Laureate, will lead a tour of the exhibit at 2 p.m. Friday. Museum hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; noon to 7 p.m. Thursdays; 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays; and by appointment. The tour and exhibit are admission free.

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

"THE ART OF JAZZ," an exhibition by artist Angela Green, is open today 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. Admission is free.

"FOR ALL THE WORLD TO SEE: VISUAL CULTURE AND THE STRUGGLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS," continues today 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 the Dean B. Ellis Library, 320 University Loop Circle, Jonesboro. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. It is closed Sundays and university holidays.

SPRING KIDS' ACTIVITIES at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library Children's Library, 315 W. Oak Ave., will include after-school activities, 4 to 5 p.m. weekdays; preschool playtime (ages 2-5), 10 a.m. Mondays; family storytimes, 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays; and Sunday Funday, 3 p.m. Sunday. For more details visit or call 870-935-5133.

"ALWAYS MORE LOVE" by Erin Guendelsberger will be the featured book during storytime scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday in Barnes & Noble, 3000 E. Highland Dr., Jonesboro.

TOMMY TERRIFIC'S WACKY MAGIC will perform at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library. The free performance will include tricks based on Black cowboys of the old west.

MEDITATION AT THE MUSEUM, a guided meditation practice led Christopher Earnhart, faculty developer and trainer in the A-State Faculty Center, will be 6 to 7 p.m. today at Bradbury Art Museum, in the Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. This public event is admission-free.

ARKANSAS SPORTSHOW, sponsored by Rotary Club of Jonesboro, will be Friday-Sunday at First National Bank Arena, 217 Olympic Drive in Jonesboro. Hours are 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 for those 13 and older, $4 for ages 6-12 and free for those younger than 6.

A SOUL FOOD DINNER, hosted by the Strong-Turner Chapter of the A-State Alumni Association, the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Eta Upsilon chapter. will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the Military Science Building, 1921 Aggie Road, on the Arkansas State University Jonesboro campus.

SECOND SATURDAY ART PROJECT will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for the Arkansas State University Department of Art and Design. Baby footprints or two hands together will be used to create a keepsake. Another option is a wish card with a lipstick print. Admission is free.

A VALENTINES DELIGHT CULINARY CLASS will be 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Arkansas State University-Newport Fowler Family Hospitality Services building, 5504 Krueger Drive Jonesboro. Class fee, due on registration, is $50, including all materials. Participants should bring an apron. Class size is limited, registration may be made by contacting Betty Koros in the ASUN-Jonesboro business office at 870-680-8720 or at

VALENTINE'S TEA will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 15 at Powhatan Historic State Park Courthouse, 4414 Arkansas 25. The event includes a light meal, the history and etiquette of taking tea and parlor games of the time. Space is limited. Signups are required by 5 p.m. Monday. Cost is $15 per person. To reserve a place, contact Powhatan staff at 870-878-6765 or email

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