Downtown Update 11/2/18 - Voting and more!

 
 
A weekly look at what's happening in
downtown Little Rock, Arkansas
 
 
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VOTE 
Election Day is next Tuesday, November 6! Don't forget to cast your ballot and make your voice heard. Early voting continues Saturday and Monday, and voting ends on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Visit the Pulaski County Election Commission website for more information on voting locations and to see a preview of your ballot. And if you haven't heard, Rock Region METRO is going fare-free on Election Day for all fixed and express routes.
 
The Clinton School of Public Service have announced their speaker series for the month of November. Check out the lineup and RSVP to the ones that speak to you!
  
The Arkansas Repertory Theater is back, and on November 13 they will be announcing their 2019 season. Visit their website to learn more information on how you can reserve your seats now!
  
On Saturday, November 3, downtown will go pink with the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure! Find out more information on how you can participate and show your support.
 
 
What's happening?
 
 
 
Main Street Creative Corridor
Main Street, Markham south to I-630
NOV 5, 7: Lunchtime Express Yoga Class, Good Elephant, Main Street Mall, 101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 102, 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 9: 2nd Friday Art Night - Bella Vita 10th Anniversary Party, Bella Vita Jewelry, 523 South Louisiana, Suite 175, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 13: 2019 Production Season Announcement, Arkansas Repertory Theater, 601 Main Street, 5:30 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: Lift the Rock, The Venture Center, Little Rock Technology Park, 417 Main Street, every Tuesday, 9-10 a.m. Networking for the startup and business community. Doors open at 8:30. Learn more.
Ongoing: 2nd Friday Art Night, various locations, every second Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SoMa
NOV 15: John Paul White - Solo Acoustic, South on Main, 1304 Main Street, 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: The Bernice Garden Farmers' Market, The Bernice Garden, 1401 Main Street, every Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Learn more.
MacArthur Park
Historic District
NOV 7: Healthy Cravings Video Premier Party, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 10: PuppyUp Walk and Silent Auction, PuppyUp, MacArthur Park Pavilion, 601 East 9th Street, 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 10: The Harvest 'Hum', PubSing, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 11: Vinyl Brunch, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 13: June Freeman Lecture Series: "New Perspectives in Architecture Education", Architecture and Design Network, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 East 9th Street, 5:30 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 16: Health Care Symposium: The Future of Health Care in Arkansas, Clinton School of Public Service, UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, 1201 McMath Avenue, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: Women in Networking Meetings, WIN of Pulaski, Arkansas Arts Center - CANVAS, every fourth Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
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.
NOV 3: Ray LaMontagne
NOV 20-25: Love Never Dies, Celebrity Attractions
DEC 22-23: Finding Neverland, Celebrity Attractions
JAN 21, 2019: The Beach Boys
FEB 12-17, 2019: The Book of Mormon, Celebrity Attractions
MAR 15-17, 2019: Evita, Celebrity Attractions
MAY 24-26, 2019: The Sound of Music, Celebrity Attractions
Verizon Arena
In Downtown North Little Rock,
1 Verizon Arena Way. For ticket information link here 
(Verizon Arena) or here (Ticketmaster).
NOV 9: Frankie Valli
NOV 30: Steve Martin and Martin Short - An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life
JAN 17: Justin Timberlake
JAN 20: METALLICA
FEB 15: James Taylor & Bonnie Raitt
FEB 17: Dwight Yoakham
MAY 4: Carrie Underwood
Argenta Arts District
In Downtown North Little Rock. For more information link here.
NOV 8: Annual Meeting & Leadership Luncheon, North Little Rock Young Professionals, North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, Bank OZK Conference Center, 100 Main Street, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Ongoing through NOV 17: The Lighter Side of the Apocalypse, The Joint, 301 Main Street, every Friday and Saturday, 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. 
River Market District
NOV 2: 9th Annual Vegas on the Rocks: A Chance for Change, Women & Children First, Cache Restaurant, 425 President Clinton Avenue, 6:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 7: Legacies & Lunch: Patricia Blick, QQA, Central Arkansas Library System, Darragh Center, 100 Rock Street, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 7-10: Holiday House, Junior League of Little Rock, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Statehouse Convention Center, various times. Learn more.
NOV 7: Books, Bourbon & Boogie featuring Arlo & Sarah Lee Guthrie, Oxford American, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 8-10: FOCAL Used Book Sale, Central Arkansas Library System, 100 Rock Street, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 9: Charlie Hunter Trio, Arkansas Sounds, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 7:00 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.
East Village 
East of I-30, from Clinton Center south to 9th Street  
NOV 5: Speaker Series: Regina Hopper - How Hard is Change? Miss America, Public Policy, and Leadership, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 8: Speaker Series: Sarah Ioannides, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 8: Speaker Series: Stuart Newberger - "The Forgotten Flight", Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 12: Speaker Series: Global Solutions as Part of the Global Leaders Summit, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 12: Speaker Series: Nick Schifrin - Saudi Arabia and the Midterm Elections' Impact on Foreign Policy, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 14: Speaker Series: Facing Washington: From Gilbert Stuart to the Dollar Bill, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 15: Speaker Series: Bill Meyer - "Three Breaths and Begin: The Place and Potential for Meditation in the 21st Century Classroom", Arkansas Reading Association, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 16: Speaker Series: Rebecca Harper, Arkansas Reading Association, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 27: Speaker Series: Justin Driver - "The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for America's Constitutional Rights", Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 28: Speaker Series: Joy Moore - "The Power of Presence", Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 29: Speaker Series: Kathy Izard - "The Hundred Story Home", Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
Around Downtown
For Live Music in the Metro (Little Rock Soiree), link here.
NOV 3: 2018 Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure, Susan G. Komen Arkansas, Broadway Street between Capitol Avenue and 4th Street, 7:00 a.m. Learn more.
NOV 9, 11: Opera in the Rock, Double Feature: A 50's Night of Comic Opera, Opera in the Rock, The Studio Theater, 320 West 7th Street, 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: 2nd Friday Art Night, various locations, every second Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
Nearby Member Events
NOV 3: HarvestFest 2018, Hillcrest, 11:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 3: Chili Fights in the Heights 2018, Heights, 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 8-11: Dance Harvest 2018 - featuring choreography by UA Little Rock dance faculty and students, UA Little Rock, University Theatre in the Center for Performing Arts, 2801 South University Drive, 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 13: Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series: Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Desmond, UA Little Rock, University Theatre and Fine Arts Building, 2801 South University Avenue, 4:30 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through NOV 16: Exhibit: "Day of the Dead Altar", UA Little Rock, Manners / Pappas Gallery, Fine Arts Building, 2801 South University Avenue, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Ongoing through NOV 30: Exhibit: "Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces", UA Little Rock, Sequoyah National Research Center, 5820 Asher Avenue, Suite 500, North Little Rock, 8:00 p.m.
 
     
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Published Date: Nov 06, 2018