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Thursday, Feb. 11
Off the CHARTS: Broadway's Greatest Love Songs // Turn it up, lover boy. UA-PTC put live (ish) music back on the calendar with its free, virtual series featuring local acts. Up this week is a cast of area theater performers banding together to bring you Broadway's biggest hits on love. Catch it on YouTube Live at 6 p.m. Learn more here.
Virtual Chocolate Fantasy Ball // Time to flip a favorite. Instead of a night of dancing and desserts, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas is making its annual event all about the families it serves. Virtual attendees will enjoy House tours, giveaways and auctions while parents at the House enjoy gala-worthy fine dining and gourmet chocolates. The free livestream starts at 6:30 p.m. Learn more here.
"Minari" Virtual Premiere // Teaming up with the Bentonville Film Festival and Fayetteville Film Festival, the Arkansas Cinema Society is hosting a virtual Arkansas premiere of A24's new award-winning film. "Minari" is based on Lee Isaac Chung's life in Arkansas as a Korean-American immigrant and stars Steven Yeun of "The Walking Dead" fame. The premiere includes a conversation with Chung, who wrote and directed the movie, and Arkansas filmmaker Jeff Nichols. The screening is free and starts at 7 p.m. Learn more here.
Friday, Feb. 12
Lunch & Learn with Marquese McFerguson // As part of the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center's lineup of Black History Month activities, get to know more about this month's featured artist. Poet and author Marquese McFerguson is known for his work examining Black masculinity and pop culture. Join the conversation on Facebook Live at noon. Learn more here.
More ways to get involved with BHM: Local Entities Launch Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge
Second Friday Art Night // 2FAN is back. The after-hours gallery walk of downtown businesses is offering a mix of in-person and virtual events this month. Highlights include the opening of two new ceramics exhibits at The Galleries at Library Square, a celebration of Black History Month showcasing the art of Leah Grant and Bieunkah Anwojue with the Historic Arkansas Museum and a walk down Barton Coliseum memory lane with the Old State House Museum. The fun runs 5-8 p.m. Learn more here.
"Mamma Mia!" Virtual BingoFlix // Here we go again. We're guessing filmmakers didn't expect these movies to be this laughable, but here we are. The BingoFlix series offers prizes to viewers who can fill up their bingo cards with hilariously awful cliches. The recent lineup is all about musicals, and this week's 2008 flick is a Meryl Streep-staring adaptation based on a Broadway hit based on ABBA hits, but you knew that already. Showtime is 7 p.m. Learn more here.
Saturday, Feb. 13
Galentine’s Night Brunch at At the Corner // You had us at "night brunch." The downtown diner is taking things literally with its annual girls night out event. Enjoy your favorite brunch bites on their heated and covered patio or pick them up curbside from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Learn more here.
Galentine’s Day Virtual Bingo // Leslie Knope would be proud. The IRL gal pals behind Bang-Up Betty and Abbi’s Teas are teaming up to bring some bingo fun to your screen. You can join in for free, just make sure to get your card before the big day so you can play to win prizes and get tea-based cocktail recipes. The rolling starts at 7 p.m. Learn more here.
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Sunday, Feb. 14
Valentine's Day in Little Rock // Don't worry, we didn't forget. In fact, we rounded up a whole separate blog post's worth of to-go foodie specials around the city. Enjoy, LR lovers. Click here for the list.
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Friday-Sunday, Feb. 12-14
Bella Rustina Modern Vintage Market // Rejoice, estate sale lovers. This beloved market is once again returning to 9300 Maumelle Blvd. with dozens of booths selling antiques, vintage items and more from all over the country. Masks, distance — you know the drill. Shopping hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday. Learn more here.
"Sweet Home Alabama" - Friday at 7 p.m.
"Jaws" - Friday at 9:15 p.m.
"When Harry Met Sally" - Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
"Pretty Woman" - Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
"Dirty Dancing" - Sunday at 6:30 p.m.