Downtown Little Rock Update- March 1, 2019

 
 
 
 
 
A weekly look at what's happening in
downtown Little Rock, Arkansas
 
 
NEWS! NEWS! NEWS!
 
 
 
 
 Hurts Donut has officially opened in the River Market! They are open 24/7, so if anyone is looking to carbo-load at 2:00 a.m., you know where to go.
 
One of our great members, Community Bakery, is harnessing that great SoMa sunshine! Check out the story and then stop in for some sun-powered goodies.
 
 
We're celebrating 35 years at our Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 5! We'd love to have you join us. If you're interested in tickets or if you would like to volunteer, please email Chellie at clongstreth@downtownlr.com. Hope to see you there!
 
What's happening?
 
 
 
Main Street Creative Corridor
Main Street, Markham south to I-630
 
Ongoing through MAR 24: Chicago, Arkansas Repertory Theatre,
601 Main Street, various show dates and times.
Learn more.
MAR 2: The Ten Minute Play Showcase, ACANSA, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Arkansas Rep Annex, 518 Main Street, 3:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 7: AccelHERate, UA Little Rock, UA Little Rock College of Business, Arkansas Small Business And Technology Development Center, Little Rock Technology Park, 417 Main Street, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Learn more.
 
MAR 31: 2019 Barkus on Main, Downtown Little Rock Partnership, Hounds Lounge Pet Resort & Spa, 300 Block of Main Street, 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Learn more.
APR 17 - MAY 5: Native Gardens, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main Street, various show dates and times. Learn more.
JUN 21-30: Willy Wonka, Jr., Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main Street, various show dates and times. Learn more.
Ongoing: 2nd Friday Art Night, various locations, every second Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SoMa
MAR 1: SoMa First Friday, SoMa, neighborhood wide, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more. 
 
MAR 1: Gallery Opening: Twenty-Somethings, South Main Creative, 1600 Main Street, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.  
 
MAR 2: SoMardi Gras 2019 Parade, SoMa, along South Main from 12th to 24th Streets, 12:00 p.m. Learn more. 
MacArthur Park
Historic District
MAR 8-31: Charlotte's Web, Arkansas Arts Center, Children's Theatre, 501 East 9th Street, Fridays at 7:00 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Learn more. 
Ongoing through APR 14: Exhibit: Photographic Frida: Portraits of Frida Kahlo, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 East 9th Street. Learn more. 
Ongoing: Game Night, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, every Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. Learn more. 
Ongoing: All Night Happy Hour, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, every Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Learn more. 
Ongoing: #ArkiePubTrivia, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, every Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Learn more. 
Ongoing: Free Brewery Tour, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, every Saturday, 1:00 p.m. Learn more. 
Ongoing: Randall Beer Infusion, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, every Saturday, 4:00 p.m. Learn more. 
 
Robinson Center
For tickets, unless noted otherwise, link here.
MAR 9-10: Classical Mystery Tour: Sgt. Peppers, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
MAR 15-17, 2019: Evita, Celebrity Attractions
APR 13-24: Beethoven & Blue Jeans: Street Party & Concert, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
MAY 11-12: E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
MAY 24-26, 2019: The Sound of Music, Celebrity Attractions
Argenta Arts District
In Downtown North Little Rock. For more information link here.
Ongoing through MAR 9: Newsies, Argenta Community Theatre, 405 Main Street, times vary by show date. Learn more.
Ongoing through MAR 30: The Elvis of Russellville, The Joint, 301 Main Street, 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: Third Friday Argenta Art Walk, every third Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more. 
Verizon Arena
In Downtown North Little Rock,
1 Verizon Arena Way. For ticket information link here 
(Verizon Arena) or here (Ticketmaster).
MAY 4: Carrie Underwood
JUN 6: Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefers 
SEP 1: "Weird Al" Yankovic
SEP 5: KISS
River Market District
MAR 6: Lecture Series: Religion and Community Engagement in Little Rock, UA Little Rock Downtown, 333 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 7: Becoming American Kick-Off Event Series: Century of Immigration, UA Little Rock Downtown, 333 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 13: Lecture Series: Deviant Mobs of the Internet, UA Little Rock Downtown, 333 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: 2nd Friday Art Night, various locations, every second Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
Little Rock (LRCVB) event listings also posted here.
Around Downtown
For Live Music in the Metro (Little Rock Soiree), link here.
Ongoing through MAR 3: Ain't Misbehavin': The Fats Waller Show, The Weekend Theater, 1001 West 7th Street, 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Learn more.
 
MAR 2-3: 17th Annual Little Rock Marathon Weekend: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K, Little Rock Marathon, around downtown. Learn more.
 
MAR 2: No Tears Suite: Concert, Oxford American, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 West 9th Street, 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 3: No Tears Suite: Concert, Oxford American, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Little Rock Central High Auditorium, 1500 South Park Street, 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 4: Public Forum for Police Chief Candidates: Chief Keith Humphrey, City of Norman (OK) Police Department, City of Little Rock, Philander Smith College, Kendall Nugent Center, 900 West Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 6: Public Forum for Police Chief Candidates: Assistant Chief Alice Fulk, City of Little Rock Police Department, City of Little Rock, Philander Smith College, Kendall Nugent Center, 900 West Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 7 - APR 18: Lenten Luncheons, Second Baptist Church, 222 East 8th Street, every Thursday, 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 9: Escape Arkansas 2019: The Race to Find Agent 22, Mystery Mansion Escape & Events, various businesses and landmarks around downtown, 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 16: DCS at Dugan's Pub Block Party, Dugan's Pub, 401 East 3rd Street, 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 30: 6th Annual Downtown Dash 10K/5K, Junior League of Little Rock, 401 South Scott Street, 8:00 a.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through MAR 31: Art Exhibit: Life Changes by Brenda Fowler, Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott Street.
APR 25-28: Arkansas Literary Festival, CALS, events will be held at CALS Library Square and many other Littler Rock venues. Learn more.
Ongoing: 2nd Friday Art Night, various locations, every second Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
East Village 
East of I-30, from Clinton Center south to 9th Street  
MAR 2: Rebel Kettle MARDI GRAS Bash!, Rebel Kettle Brewing Co., 822 East 6th Street, 3:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 4: Making of an Entrepreneur, The Venture Center, Clinton School of Public Service, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 11: Jarrett Walker - "Freedom in the City: Planning Public Transit for a City Rich in Opportunity, Rock Region METRO, Clinton School of Public Service, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 5:30 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 12: Theresa Chahine - Social Entrepreneurship in Public Health, Clinton School of Public Service, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
MAR 13: Remembering Betty Ford, Clinton Foundation, Clinton School of Public Service, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through MAY 5: Temporary Exhibit: Cultural Heroes, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, "Cultural Heroes" pays tribute to Civil Rights icons and includes seven larger-than-life clay sculptures by Nashville-based artist Alan LeQuire. Learn more.
MAR 30: Rescue Road at The Rail Yard, The Rail Yard, 1212 East 6th Street, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Learn more.
Nearby Member Events
Ongoing through MAR 3: Detroit '67, UA Little Rock, UA Little Rock Department of Theatre Arts, Haislip Theater, UA Little Rock Center for Performing Arts, 2801 South University Avenue, 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Learn more. 
MAR 9: 10th Annual City Wide Cleanup, Keep Little Rock Beautiful, KLRB. Learn more.
 
     
Downtown Little Rock Partnership, 523 S. Louisiana Street, Suite 305, P.O. Box 1937, Little Rock, AR 72203
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Published Date: Mar 04, 2019