Thursday, August 9, 2018
Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts:
'Art of Fashion'
Artist, project designer and "style ambassador" Dallas Shaw will discuss her career and her recent book, The Way She Wears It: The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Revealing Your Personal Style, 6 p.m. today in the Lower Lobby Lecture Hall at the Arkansas Arts Center, in MacArthur Park, 501 E. Ninth St., Little Rock. Shaw will sign copies of the book during a 5:30 p.m. pre-lecture wine reception. It's part of the Arts Center's "Art of Fashion" series; sponsor is Little Rock Soiree magazine. Admission is $10, free for Arts Center members. Seating is limited; reservations are required. Call (501) 372-4000 or visit ArkansasArtsCenter.org.
The Ozark Folk Center State Park, 1302 Park Ave., Mountain View, hosts its annual Old-Time Fiddle Weekend, today-Saturday, including an all-day fiddle "master class" today, 7 p.m. music shows all three days and Saturday's Arkansas State Fiddle Championship. The lineup includes Apple & Setser today, the Ozark Highballers on Friday and Jeremy Myers on Saturday. All performances will be recorded for the fifth season of the syndicated public radio show Ozark Highlands Radio. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $12; "combo tickets," which include an all-day pass to the park's artisan Craft Village and Heritage Herb Gardens, are $19.50. Call (870) 269-3851 visit OzarkFolkCenter.com.
2nd Friday Art Night
• A reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday at the Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third St., Little Rock, introduces the exhibit "Space Between Teeth: Linda Lopez + Marc Mitchell." MarQuis & Mood will perform and there will be beer from The Water Buffalo in Little Rock. The exhibit, on display through Nov. 4 in the Trinity Gallery for Arkansas Artists, includes Lopez' abstract sculptures made from domestic objects -- plants, rugs, piles of clothes -- and Mitchell's mixed-media pieces that incorporate historical references and pop culture trends through Xerox smudges, custom guitar shapes, hair metal bands and dazzle camouflage. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission to the reception and galleries are free. Call (501) 324-9351 or visit historicarkansas.org.
• For an "evening at the cinema," during its 5-8 p.m. Friday open house, the Old State House Museum, 300 W. Markham St., Little Rock, will screen the 2006 film Night at the Museum at 5:30 p.m., with an introduction by museum staff. Soft drinks, beer, wine and popcorn will be available. Admission is free. The museum can validate parking at the DoubleTree Hotel parking garage; metered parking near the hotel is free after 6 p.m. Call (501) 324-9685 or visit oldstatehouse.com or the Facebook page, facebook.com/oldstatehousemuseum.
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