The Ron Robinson Theater will screen Wong Kar-wai’s latest, “The Grandmaster,” a martial arts film based on the life of Yip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee, 7 p.m., $5. Local improv group Armadillo Rodeo will perform at The Joint at 7 p.m., $7, and Christine Stedman will be at the Loony Bin (through May 31) at 7:30 p.m., $7-$10. Dayton, Ohio, emo group Hawthorne Heights will be at Juanita’s with On My Honor, Consumers and More Than Sparrows, 9 p.m., $15.
North Carolina metal band Between the Buried and Me will be at Stickyz with Trioscapes, 8:30 p.m., $17 adv., $20 day of., Austin Red Dirt Country band Jason Boland and The Stragglers will be at Revolution with locals Swampbird, 9 p.m., $15. Birmingham-based hip-hop group The Green Seed will be at White Water Tavern at 10 p.m., followed by a DJ set from Joshua Asante, $6. Former B2K singer Omarion will be at 4 Corners Bar and Grill at 9 p.m., hosted by Power 92, $10-$25.
The Run or Dye 5K, in which runners (and/or walkers) are sprayed with what the organization calls “safe, eco-friendly, plant-based powdered dye,” will be held at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds at 9 a.m., $42-$57. Disney actress and singer Zendaya will open the new conert season at Magic Springs’ Timberwood Amphitheater, 8 p.m., $5. Randall Shreve and The Sideshow will be at Stickyz at 9 p.m., $7, and Clarksdale Deep Blues guitarist Lightnin’ Malcolm will be at White Water Tavern at 10 p.m., $7.
The Little Rock Wind Symphony will perform at St. Paul United Methodist Church at 3 p.m., $10, and Gorilla Music’s Battle of the Bands will be at 4 p.m. at Juanita’s, $8. The Hot Springs Music Festival’s Season XIX (which will run daily through June 14) will kick off at 6:45 p.m. with a free Brass Fanfare concert at the Arlington Steps, followed by a performance by the Cavell Trio at the Crystal Ballroom, 7:30 p.m., $15. Vino’s will host its monthly Poetry Night, featuring Justin Booth, Dylan Jackson, Kara Bibb, Stan Jackson and others, 7:30 p.m.