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This Week in Argenta
This Week in Argenta

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 15-16: "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 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, visit www.TopOfTheRockChorus.org.

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. https://lastshotlove.eventbrite.com/# 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

February 15: Live Entertainment!
Comedy by The Main Thing "Last Night at Orabella's" at The Joint
Brian Nahlen plays Cregeen's Irish Pub
Reno's Argenta Cafe features Adam Faucette

February 16: Big Red Ball Charitable Foundation's Chili with a Kick at Dickey-Stephens Park from 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Featuring fun and games for all ages: a draft style adult kickball tournament, chili cook-off, jalapeño eating contest, live local music, arts and crafts, grilled burgers and dogs, and a super fun Kids Zone. Admission is $5; Children 10 and under free.

February 16: Live Entertainment!
Blue Collared Greens play Reno's Argenta Cafe
Cornerstone Pub & Grill presents Christian DeSalvo
Cregeen's Irish Pub hosts Lucious Spiller
Comedy by The Main Thing "Last Night at Orabella's" at The Joint

February 16 - 17: Amsoil Arenacross at Verizon Arena Show times at 7 p.m. and Noon. Cost: Kids $7 Adults $22 or $17. ($2 increase day of show). Tickets available at the Arena Box Office 501-975-9000 or through TicketMaster locations, 800-745-3000, visit www.TicketMaster.com.

February 19: 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 19: NLR Chamber's Downtown Tip Off Club Proudly Presents Speaker-Charles Balentine, Former AR Razorback Basketball Player at the Wyndham Riverfront 11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch buffet ($15 members - $20 guests) Call Kelli Wigginton at 501-372-5959 or kelli@nlrchamber.org, visit www.NLRChamber.org.

February 19: "Fit 2 Live" at Laman! - a once-a-month series on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Branch. Learning about nutrition, exercise options, healthy grocery choices, meal planning. For details call 501-758-1720 or visit www.LamanLibrary.org.

February 19: NLR Chamber's 28th Annual Meeting at Verizon Arena. Reception at 5:15 p.m., Dinner & Program at 6:45 p.m. Featuring Keynote Speaker: Mr. James Lee Witt, Executive Chairman of the Board - Witt O'Brien's & Former Dir. of FEMA. Tickets are $60pp. For Tickets call 501-372-5959, email nlrchamber@nlrchamber.org.

February 19: Live Entertainment!
Open Mic Jazz Night at The Joint
Karaoke Night ar Cornerstone Pub & Grill
Tales From the South at Starving Artist Cafe

February 20: Live Entertainment!
The Joint Venture Comedy Improv Group at The Joint

February 21: Argenta Film Series is a FREE year round initiative featuring screenings and in-depth discussions with filmmakers and industry professionals. Takes place every third Thursday of the month at the Argenta Community Theater. Visit www.LittleRockFilmFestival.org

Save the Date: March 25-30 - JFK 50 Years Later - Archival Photography Exhibition to Include Never Before-Seen Photos from World's Largest Collection, Eight Argenta locations will display different themes of JFK's life.

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: info@AIMM.Museum.