Tipton & Hurst, Humane Society team up to take pet portraits for National Dog Day
Tipton & Hurst, 1801 N. Grant St., Little Rock, mark National dog day – it’s today – by partnering with the Humane Society of Pulaski County for pet portraits, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. I will shoot cats, rabbits, iguanas etc, but not snakes) and email them to owners. The store will provide a backdrop of greenery, floral necklaces and other accessories. Additionally, until the end of the month, the retailer will also donate a portion of every “Petals for Paws” arrangement it sells to The Humane Society. Visit tiptonhurst.com.
The art of UCA alumni
The works of 25 University of Central Arkansas alumni will be on display at UCA’s Baum Gallery, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, for “Baum at 25”, marking the 25th anniversary of the gallery. An opening reception, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, includes a panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. with Lily Kuonen, a 2006 UCA graduate and first artist in residence of the College of Arts, Humanities and Humanities. fall social sciences. The exhibition will remain open until October 15. Entrance to the reception and the gallery is free. Visit uca.edu/art/baum.
“Hewn” by Lily Kuonen is part of the “Baum at 25” exhibition, presented at the Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas at Conway. (Special to the Democrat-Gazette)
Jonesboro Arts Foundation stages musical “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” (music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, adapted for the scene by Jeremy Sams from the 1968 film, based on the Ian Fleming children’s classic on a Magic Flying Car), 7:30 p.m. Friday and Monday, 6 p.m. p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Forum Theater, 115 E. Monroe Ave., Jonesboro. Tickets are $ 18 and $ 16, $ 15 and $ 13 for children, seniors, military, and students, faculty, and staff at Arkansas State University. Call (870) 935-2726 or visit foajonesboro.org.
A Grill Wars competition, “Showdown at Sunset”, a Cruise Night classic car exhibit, food vendors and a Fun Zone with inflatables, interactive games and other water attractions will bring the 2021 final to life. Summer in the square, Saturday in Union Square in El Dorado.
The presenters are Mainstreet El Dorado and Noalmark Broadcasting. The sponsor is Mac’s Tree Service. Free entry; take garden chairs.
The check-in and setup of Grill Wars, Elm and Jefferson Streets will take place from 9 am-10am, with a focus on “Campfire Dogs and S’mores”. Registration fees: Hot dog / sausage, $ 40; s’mores, $ 15; Children’s division dog (children 15 and under with a parent) $ 15. The winning payouts range from $ 25 to $ 250; the rewards will be presented at 5:30 p.m. The sponsor is Delek US. Call (870) 862-4747 or visit maintreeteldorado.org.
The Fun Zone and vendors open at 11 a.m. From 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., there will be an Arkansas martial arts demonstration Moo Duk Kwan on the Jefferson Street courthouse stage, followed by performances by Carmelo Brown and Mason Halstead, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Brody McKinney, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The Cruise Night Classic Car Show begins at 4 p.m. on Washington Street.
At 6 p.m. on Jefferson Street Stage, the South Arkansas Arts Center offers a musical review of songs from past and upcoming shows.
The South Arkansas Preservation Society’s recreated “Showdown at Sunset” shootout takes place at 6:30 p.m. at age 7, the South Arkansas Symphony, with tenor Aiden Poling and soprano Maddison Gilcrease, performed songs from “Wicked” and “Frozen” and a series of classic openings. Free entry; the sponsor is First Financial Bank. Visit southarkansasymphony.com.
“Citizen Kane”, marking its 80th anniversary, returns to the big screen September 19 and 22 at theaters in Little Rock, Conway, Jonesboro, Fayetteville and Fort Smith. (Demorat-Gazette archive photo)
“Citizen Kane”, the 1941 Orson Welles classic, marks its 80th anniversary with a return to the big screen, via Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Warner Bros. :
◼️ 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. September 19 and 7 p.m. September 22 at Breckenridge 12 and Colonel Glenn 18 in Little Rock and Cinemark Town Center in Conway
◼️ 3 p.m. September 19 and 7 p.m. September 22 at Jonesboro Towne Cinema in Jonesboro, Razorback Cinema in Fayetteville and Malco Fort Smith Cinema in Fort Smith.
Screenings include before and after film commentary by TCM’s Ben Mankiewicz, the grandson of “Citizen Kane” screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz. Ticket information is available at FathomEvents.com.
The Arkansas Cinema Society offers two scripting laboratories for high school students aged 15 to 19:
◼️ Helena-based writer and director Nolan Dean will run a lab, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. October 25-29 at Thrive Center & Offices, 411-415 Ohio St., Helena. The deadline to apply is September 24. Register at tinyurl.com/3vzzdsmk.
◼️ Writer and producer Amber Lindley will supervise the other, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays from Oct. 11 to Nov. 5 at the Station Teen Action & Support Center, 610 Emma Ave., Springdale. The deadline to apply is also September 24. Register at tinyurl.com/6w8w9xnt.
Fifteen places are available for each course. Topics will include story structure, character development, and how to get a story from page to screen. The Final Draft co-sponsor offers free access to the scriptwriting software for one year. Covid-19 security protocols will be followed.