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Thursday, Aug. 6

Virtual Conversation with Lonnie G. Bunch III: In this installment of the Clinton School's Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series, the live program dives into Bunch's roles as secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. It starts at 6:30 p.m. For more info, click here.

 

Friday, Aug. 7

Virtual Sandwiching in History Tour of Sappington Reinman House: Lunch plans, made. The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program's monthly tour of historic properties in central Arkansas is all online these days. August's location is the Sappington Reinman House, an 1880s, two-story Queen Anne style home in Quapaw Quarter. The Facebook Live tour begins at noon. For more info, click here.

New Brew Friday at Stone's Throw Brewing: The hoppin’ monthly get-together dedicated to premiering brand new brews is back, and this time around the crew is releasing a summer cider that puts pineapple front and center. Taste it for yourself from 4-8 p.m. For more info, click here.

"Lone Wolf McQuade" Virtual Screening: Time to laugh at more bad movies. The free CALS BingoFlix series is back offering prizes to the eagle-eyed viewers who can fill up their bingo card with hilariously awful cliches. This 1983 showing kicks off a string of Chuck Norris where he plays, shocker, a Texas Ranger. Showtime is 7 p.m. For more info, click here

 

Saturday, Aug. 8

Shop Black Live: Wallets at the ready. ReMix Ideas continues this weekly streaming market featuring local black entrepreneurs on Facebook Live. Up this weekend are author Maria Hoskins and Matcha Norwood of Cheesecake on Point. It all starts at 3 p.m. For more info, click here.

Shop on: 150+ Black-Owned Businesses to Support in Little Rock

Drive-In Double Feature at 7318 Wind Song Drive: Where'd we put our cowboy hats? NLR's new drive-in is showing back-to-back hits this week. First up, get your Burt Reynolds fix with "Smokey & The Bandit," then go all Hank Williams with "The Last Ride." Showtime is at 8:40 p.m. For more info, click here.

 

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