This Week in Argenta | Arts & Culture
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Now - March 16: "For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights" at Laman Library, Main Branch. Through a compelling mix of photographs, television clips, and other historic artifacts, For All the World to See traces how images disseminated in popular magazines like LIFE, JET, and EBONY, and real-time events brought into homes via television coverage helped transform public opinion about racism and racial justice in America. Call 501-758-1720 or visit www.LamanLibrary.org.
February 6: Live Entertainment!
The Joint Venture Comedy Improv at The Joint
February 7: Argenta Branch Library "Stitch Together" program, the FIRST Thursday each month from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. All stitching hobbies including: knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, etc. are welcome. Open to all ages and skill levels, call 501-687-1061 or go to www.lamanlibrary.org
February 7: Live Entertainment!
Handmade Moments plays The Joint
February 8-9: "Last Night at Orabella's" An original comedy by the Main Thing. Performances at The Joint every FRIDAY at 8:00 p.m., and SATURDAY at 8:00 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. Admission is $20, reservations are recommended. Tickets can be purchased at The Joint's cabaret theatre, call 501-372-0205, visit www.TheJointInLittleRock.com.
February 8: Live Entertainment!
Cregeen's Irish Pub presents Jason Breaux
Cornerestone Pub & Grill features Joel Ludford & Geoffrey Meyers
Reno's Argenta Cafe hosts Moonshine Mafia
February 9: SoMa Mardi Gras Parade, 12 noon, South Main Street. Calling all Krewes!! Floats, Car Clubs, Beauty Queens, Walking groups, Marching Bands... call Hillis Schild at 501.412.3768 or email.
February 9: Live Entertainment!
Brothers With Different Mothers play Cornerstone Pub & Gril
Reno's Argenta Cafe features Ashley Mcbryde
Cregeen's Irish Pub hosts Steve Bates W/ Midas Conven
February 10: February 10: 4th Annual Krewe of Barkus Parade at 2 p.m. at the CityGrove Art Park on 5th Street between Main & Maple Streets. Bring your beads, your friends, your masks, and your dogs to join in the parade fun! Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Visit www.ArgentaArtsDistrict.org for details.
February 11: NLR Chamber's Downtown Tip Off Club Proudly Presents Speaker-Dave Van Horn, U of A Head Baseball Coach at the NLR Chamber of Commerce 11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch buffet ($15 members - $20 guests) Call Kelli Wigginton at 501-372-5959 or firstname.lastname@example.org, visit www.NLRChamber.org.
February 11: Argenta's Annual Mardi Gras Party at Starving Artist Cafe. Cost: $35pp includes incredible gumbo, jambalaya, soaked salad, and red beans and rice by Chef Jason Morell, plus all the beads and feather masks you envie! Jazz Stylings of The Bob Boyd Sounds. Tickets at www.ArgentaArtsDistrict.org.
February 12: Tales from the South, a live taping of the radio series, is held weekly on Tuesdays at Starving Artist Cafe´. Cost: $7.50
admission plus dinner. Dinner begins at 5 p.m.; taping begins at 7 p.m.For details, call 501-372-7976, visit www.TalesFromTheSouth.com.
February 12: NEXT Generation Young Professionals Cash Mob, 5 p.m.-6 p.m., at 107 Liquor, 250 West Kiehl Avenue, Sherwood. For $10, you'll taste wines from Raimondo Family Winery or be able to buy that something special for your valentine. RSVP by calling 501-372-5959 or NLRChamber@NLRChamber.org
February 12: WWE presents SMACK DOWN at Verizon Arena at 7 p.m.Ticket Prices: $17-$97. Tickets available at the Arena Box Office 501-975-9000 or through TicketMaster locations, 800-745-3000, visit www.TicketMaster.com.
February 13: Rock Town Slam at the Arkansas Arts Center Lecture hall at 7 p.m. Sign up at the door to perform or come and hear the most exciting poets around. Poets are judged on the delivery of written poetry. Poet entry fee: $10; Admission:$5 at the door. Call 501-541-0681.
February 13: Live Entertainment!
The Joint Venture Comedy Improv Group at The Joint
February 13 - 14: Singing Valentines presented by Top of the Rock Chorus and the Diamond State Chorus. Surprise your loved one at home, at work or anywhere within the Greater Little Rock metro area between Cabot and Benton. Included for only $50.00 is a red rose, a personalized card, keepsake photo and a beautiful love song. Call 501-791-7464,
February 14: Last Shot Love Film Premiere & Concert, 8 p.m.-10 p.m. at The Joint. LAST SHOT LOVE is a (short) romantic comedy filmed in the Argenta Arts District of North Little Rock, featuring the work of many of Arkansas's best film professionals and the performances of Brian Villalobos, his beautiful wife Akasha, and Seth Kuhn. The door premiere party will serve as a fundraiser for film festival applications. Last Shot Love for tickets.
February 14: Live at Laman, held monthly every 2nd Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Laman Library Plaza. This month's performance will be by Wine and Roses. Call 501-758-1720 or visit www.LamanLibrary.org.
February 15: Argenta ArtWalk held the 3rd Friday of each month from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. "Art In Unexpected Places" can be found inside & out of the galleries and businesses along Main Street. For details or to display your artwork, please call 501-993-1234 or visit www.Facebook.com/ArgentaArtWalk.
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Museum: Located on the west side of Verizon Arena. Open Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Call 501-663-4328 or visit www.ArkSportsHallOfFame.com for more information.
The U.S.S. Razorback Submarine: Visit the USS Razorback (SS 394), a BALAO Class Fleet Submarine located at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum. Ask about Birthday Parties and Group Overnight Stays! Winter Hours: Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sundays 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. CLOSED Monday - Thursday. Visit www.AIMM.museum for details. To schedule a group tour call 501-371-8320 or e-mail:
For information on events in downtown Little Rock, visit the Downtown Little Rock Partnership website at Downtown Little Rock