The third annual Hope for Humanity Film Festival will be held Thursday through Saturday, April 10-12, at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope. Screenings will include “The Big Shootout,” “The Butler,” “Thank You, Mr. President,” and “Miss Representation,” and the event will feature guest speakers, including Little Rock Nine member Minnijean Brown Trickey. CARTI’s Ragin’ Cajun Bash, a crawfish boil with music by Leroy Thomas and the Zydeco RoadRunners, will take place at the River Market Pavilions, 6 p.m., $50. G-Eazy and Torey Lanez will be at Juanita’s at 9 p.m., $15, and Goatwhore will be at Stickyz with 1349 and Black Crown Initiate, 8:30 p.m., $15.
The Fayetteville Public Library will host “An Evening with Dr. Maya Angelou” as part of its FPL Author Series, 7 p.m. Tyrannosaurus Chicken will be at Stickyz with The Mansion Family at 9 p.m., $7-$10, and That Arkansas Weather will be at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Marsha Ambrosius and Rodney Block will be at Juanita’s, 9 p.m.
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will perform Mahler’s Fifth Symphony at 8 p.m., $14-$53, and again at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 13. The Black Lillies will be at Stickyz at 9 p.m., $10, and Boom Kinetic will be at Revolution, 9 p.m., $10. Deflowered will perform with Cemetery Rapist, Severe Headwound and Slamphetamine at Vino’s, 8 p.m., $7. Shipp will be at White Water Tavern at 9 p.m., and Soul Thieves will perform at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.
“Equality: A Three Hour Tour,” a fundraiser for the Arkansas Initiative for Marriage Equality featuring dinner, a variety show and a silent auction, will be held at Thirst N’ Howl, 5 p.m. Midnight Special will perform in “The Classic Rock Experience,” at Juanita’s, 8 p.m., $15.
The Clinton School for Public Service will host “New Urbanism: Classic Concepts for New Communities,” a panel discussion, at Hendrix College’s Worsham Student Performance Hall in the Student Life and Technology Center, 4 p.m. Adam Hogg will host Stand-Up Comedy Night at White Water Tavern, 8 p.m., $5, featuring headliner Keith “Keef” Glason, Ben Malone and others.
The Arkansas Earth Institute will sponsor a free screening of “Chasing Ice” at Market Street Cinema, 7 p.m. Eisley will perform at Stickyz with Merriment, 8 p.m., $15. Vino’s will host a free screening of “Major League” at 8 p.m.