This calendar is provided by the Conway Alliance for the Arts. For updates, go to www.artsinconway.org

Thursday, Feb. 24

• 7 p.m., "HomeTown Bluegrass," Faulkner County Library.

• 7:30 p.m., Conway Community Arts Association presents "A Night of One Acts," "Graceland" directed by Misty Allen and "Chicks," directed by Ashley Carnahan. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Students with ID, $5. For ticket information, call 501-733-6220.

• 7:30 p.m., "Violet," directed by Ann Muse, Hendrix Cabe Theatre.

• 7:30 p.m., Artist-in-Residence Anne Waldman, public reading and book signing, UCA College of Business.

Friday, Feb. 25

• 7:30 p.m., "Violet," directed by Ann Muse, Hendrix Cabe Theatre.

• 7:30 p.m.: Conway Community Arts Association presents "A Night of One Acts," "Graceland" directed by Misty Allen and "Chicks," directed by Ashley Carnahan. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Students with ID, $5. For ticket information, call 501-733-6220.

Saturday, Feb. 26

• 7 p.m., Blackbird Academy 2nd Annual Masquerade Ball, formal attire, Centennial Center, Centennial Valley Country Club. $50 per person, tax deductible.

• 7:30 p.m.: Conway Community Arts Association presents "A Night of One Acts," "Graceland" directed by Misty Allen and "Chicks," directed by Ashley Carnahan. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Students with ID, $5. For ticket information, call 501-733-6220.

• 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., "Violet," directed by Ann Muse, Hendrix Cabe Theatre.

• 3 p.m., Bonnie Action, guest artist, UCA Snow Fine Arts Center.

Sunday, Feb. 27

2 p.m., "Iphigenie en Tauride," Captured Live at the Met, UCA Reynolds Performance Hall. $15.

Monday, Feb. 28

7 p.m., "Gasland," the movie, Worsham Hall, Hendrix Student Life and Technology Center.

Tuesday, March 1

• 1:40 p.m., Multi-Media Project Development with Gerald Peary, film critic, and Amy Geller, film producer, artists in residence, UCA Stanley Russ Hall.

• 4 p.m., "Natural Gas Impacts on Dish, Texas," Mayor Calvin Tillman, Dish, Texas. Mills Auditorium, Hendrix College.

• 7:30 p.m., Panel discussion: Environmental Effects of Natural Gas Drilling in Arkansas. Josh Fox, creator and director of "Gasland;" Mayor Calvin Tillman of Dish, Texas. Staples Auditorium, Hendrix.

• 7:30 p.m., "For the Love of Movies: The Story of Film Criticism," UCA Reynolds Performance Hall.

• 7:30 p.m., Percussion Ensemble, UCA Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.

• Arkatext Literary Festival, through March 4, UCA Thompson Hall, www.uca.edu/writing.

Wednesday, March 2

5 p.m., Board meeting, Conway Alliance for the Arts, Conway City Hall.

Thursday, March 3

• 7:30 p.m., Drake Lecture: Poetry reading by A. Van Jordan, Hendrix Reves Recital Hall.

• 7:30 p.m., Hendrix Choir Talent Show, Worsham Performance Hall, Student Life and Technology Center. 

Friday, March 4

7:30 p.m., UCA Public Appearances presents: The Buckinghams and Blood, Sweat and Tears, UCA Reynolds Performance Hall. UCA Ticket Central, 450-3265.

Saturday, March 5

All day, Percussion Festival, UCA Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.

Monday, March 7

7:30 p.m., Hendrix College Wind Ensemble, "Something New, Old, Borrowed and Blue," Staples Auditorium.

7:30 p.m., UCA Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present "Season of Light," Reynolds Performance Hall. 

Wednesday, March 9

Songs Across the Americas Festival: A Living Documentary of the American West. 3 p.m., Arkansas Composers Showcase; 4 p.m., Opera Showcase, Puccini: Girl of the Golden West (highlights). 7:30 p.m., "A buffet of songs from three Western communities."

Thursday, March 10

Songs Across the Americas Festival: A Living Documentary of the American West. 3 p.m., Arkansas Composers Showcase; 4 p.m., Opera Showcase: Cadman: Shanewis and Hanson: The Sun Dance. 7:30 p.m., "The West on Broadway, Best of Five Shows." Including Rose Marie, Little Mary Sunshine, Annie Get Your Gun, Oklahoma, and Most Happy Fella.

Friday, March 11

Songs Across the Americas Festival: A Living Documentary of the American West. 3 p.m. Navajo Composers Showcase -- Songs Unlimited World Premiere; 4 p.m., Opera Showcase: Moore: Ballad of Baby Doe (highlights).

7:30 p.m., Roy Rogers, Jr., and the High Riders from Branson, Mo, presenting songs of Hollywood’s westerns.

Saturday, March 12

Songs Across the Americas Festival: A Living Documentary of the American West.  3 p.m., Libby Larsen, composer in residence, western songs by the Festival Jamboree Chorus; Ryan Taylor with Utah musicians. Ensemble includes Christine Donahue, soprano; Linda Hsu, violin; Stephen Feldman, cellor; and Carl Anthony, piano.

7:30 p.m, Conway Symphony Orchestra, "Songs of the American West," Grofe, Copland, Libby Larsen and Puccini and featuring UCA Concerto Competition winner Andrea Ramos, Ricardo Estrada and Amanda Woodward.

Saturday, March 26

10 a.m. to noon, Great American Cleanup, Keep Faulkner County Beautiful, Simon Park, refreshments by Green Cart Deli.