wellRED Comedy Tour at CALS Ron Robinson Theater

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The Ron Robinson Theater is a 315-seat multi-purpose event venue. Part of the Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) Main Library campus, it is designed to provide programs for all ages including films, music performances, plays, readings, lectures, speakers, and children’s activities. The theater is equipped with a state-of-the-art DCI-compliant Barco digital cinema projection system and 32′ wide retractable screen; and, a versatile sound system capable of Dolby 7.1 surround audio for movies, with a CL3 digital mixing console with ample inputs for traditional music concerts.

As with other CALS meeting spaces, the theater may be used by the public for a fee, based on availability. Contact Mary Osteen for more information.

Little Rock voters approved a bond issue in 2012 that provided funding for the Arcade Building. Through a public-private partnership between CALS, Clinton-Commerce LLC (which includes Moses Tucker Real Estate), Monroe Cache, retail stores, offices, and a restaurant are housed in the Arcade Building, a three-story, 60,000 square foot structure.

TODAY'S HOURS

Theater Info

501-320-5715

Book Events

501-320-5702 or mosteen@cals.org

Open for Rentals

In-person theater programming cancelled through July 31, 2021. Open for rentals.
Event

Before Stonewall (1984)

Join us every Wednesday in June for the CALS Ron Robinson Theater’s Civil Rights & Social Change Collection. We’re celebrating Pride Month this year with five free virtual documentary screenings!

BEFORE STONEWALL (1984, NR)
The riots that followed the arrests at New York City’s Stonewall Inn in 1969 are widely considered to be a major development in the history of gay and lesbian rights in America.

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Arkansas Sounds Presents: The 1999 Alltel Arena Grand Opening

Join us every Thursday for Arkansas Sounds Presents, a free online watch party of Arkansas music and culture.

On June 24 at 7pm CST, Arkansas Sounds Presents a rare recording of the October 1999 grand opening music celebration of the Alltel Arena! The all-star band assembled for this one-time only concert was a who’s who of Arkansas musicians including Levon Helm,

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Virtual Bingoflix: Sharks in Venice

Join us for Virtual BingoFlix: Sharkfest! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches during a virtual watch party for your chance to win a free movie pass to the theater once we reopen. Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a summer full of so-bad-they’re-good shark movies!

On Friday,

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Virtual Bingoflix: Shark Week

Join us for Virtual BingoFlix: Sharkfest! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches during a virtual watch party for your chance to win a free movie pass to the theater once we reopen. Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a summer full of so-bad-they’re-good shark movies!

On Tuesday,

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State of Pride (2019)

A look at the history and meaning of the the pride movement featuring a diverse range of LGBTQ+ perspectives.

Join us for the virtual watch party LIVE on Wedesday, June 30, at 7PM CST here: app.kosmi.io

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Arkansas Sounds Presents: Ben Nichols

Join us every Thursday for Arkansas Sounds Presents, a free online watch party of Arkansas music and culture.

On July 1 at 7pm CST, Arkansas Sounds Presents a tribute to celebrated Arkansas singer-songwriter and Lucero bandleader, Ben Nichols! Our watch party playlist takes us back to 2014 for a rare duo concert from Ben Nichols and his Lucero bandmate,

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Virtual Bingoflix: Jurassic Shark

Join us for Virtual BingoFlix: Sharkfest! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches during a virtual watch party for your chance to win a free movie pass to the theater once we reopen. Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a summer full of so-bad-they’re-good shark movies!

On Friday,

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Virtual Bingoflix: Super Shark

Join us for Virtual BingoFlix: Sharkfest! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches during a virtual watch party for your chance to win a free movie pass to the theater once we reopen. Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a summer full of so-bad-they’re-good shark movies!

On Tuesday,

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Arkansas Sounds Presents: Billy Lee Riley

Join us every Thursday for Arkansas Sounds Presents, a free online watch party of Arkansas music and culture.

On July 8 at 7pm CST, Arkansas Sounds Presents a tribute to legendary Arkansas rock and roll pioneer, Billy Lee Riley! Billy Lee Riley was a rockabilly musician, singer-songwriter, record producer,

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Virtual Bingoflix: Shark Exorcist

Join us for Virtual BingoFlix: Sharkfest! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches during a virtual watch party for your chance to win a free movie pass to the theater once we reopen. Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a summer full of so-bad-they’re-good shark movies!

On Tuesday,

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Virtual Bingoflix: Avalanche Sharks

Join us for Virtual BingoFlix: Sharkfest! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches during a virtual watch party for your chance to win a free movie pass to the theater once we reopen. Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a summer full of so-bad-they’re-good shark movies!

On Friday,

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Arkansas Sounds Presents: Sleepy LaBeef

Join us every Thursday for Arkansas Sounds Presents, a free online watch party of Arkansas music and culture.

On July 15 at 7pm CST, Arkansas Sounds Presents a tribute to legendary Arkansas rock and roll pioneer, Sleepy LaBeef! Sleepy LaBeef was a musician, singer-songwriter, and actor whose career began in 1954 when he moved to Houston,

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Virtual Bingoflix: Shark Killer

Join us for Virtual BingoFlix: Sharkfest! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches during a virtual watch party for your chance to win a free movie pass to the theater once we reopen. Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a summer full of so-bad-they’re-good shark movies!

On Tuesday,

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Virtual Bingoflix: Sharkenstein

Join us for Virtual BingoFlix: Sharkfest! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches during a virtual watch party for your chance to win a free movie pass to the theater once we reopen. Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a summer full of so-bad-they’re-good shark movies!

On Friday,

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Arkansas Sounds Presents: Music in Arkansas: Origins 200 BC – 1941 AD

Join us every Thursday for Arkansas Sounds Presents, a free online watch party of Arkansas music and culture.

On July 22 at 7pm CST, Arkansas Sounds Presents a special presentation of the Arkansas PBS documentary, Music in Arkansas: Origins 200 BC–1941 AD! Our watch party screening tracks the development of Arkansas’s rich musical heritage,

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Virtual Bingoflix: Post Apocalyptic Commando Shark

Join us for Virtual BingoFlix: Sharkfest! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches during a virtual watch party for your chance to win a free movie pass to the theater once we reopen. Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a summer full of so-bad-they’re-good shark movies!

On Tuesday,

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Virtual Bingoflix: Ouija Shark

Join us for Virtual BingoFlix: Sharkfest! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches during a virtual watch party for your chance to win a free movie pass to the theater once we reopen. Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a summer full of so-bad-they’re-good shark movies!

On Friday,

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Arkansas Sounds Presents: Michael Burks

Join us every Thursday for Arkansas Sounds Presents, a free online watch party of Arkansas music and culture.

On July 29 at 7pm CST, Arkansas Sounds Presents a tribute to the life and legacy of Arkansas blues guitar great, Michael Burks! Our watch party playlist celebrates the July 30th birthday of this award winning Camden,

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wellRED Comedy Tour at CALS Ron Robinson Theater

CALS Arkansas Sounds brings the wellRED Comedy Tour back to the CALS Ron Robinson Theater for TWO NIGHTS ONLY: Friday, August 27 and Saturday, August 28!

Trae Crowder (The Liberal Redneck), Corey Ryan Forrester (The Buttercream Dream), and Drew Morgan (The Ginger Ninjer) are stand-up comedy and writing partners.

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wellRED Comedy Tour at CALS Ron Robinson Theater

CALS Arkansas Sounds brings the wellRED Comedy Tour back to the CALS Ron Robinson Theater for TWO NIGHTS ONLY: Friday, August 27 and Saturday, August 28!

Trae Crowder (The Liberal Redneck), Corey Ryan Forrester (The Buttercream Dream), and Drew Morgan (The Ginger Ninjer) are stand-up comedy and writing partners.

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Library Square Parking Rates

Two off-street parking areas are available to CALS patrons. If you are visiting the Main Library ask staff to validate your parking ticket to receive an extended free parking period.

An open-air parking lot is situated on the east side of Rock St., directly opposite the Main Library. And, a multi-story parking garage is located immediately north of the Main Library on the corner of Rock St. and President Clinton Ave. In both cases, the parking rates are as follows:

0 – 30 minutes: FREE
31 – 1 hour: $2.00
1 hour 1 minute – 2 hours: $4.00
2 hours 1 minute – 3 hours: $6.00
3 hours 1 minute – 4 hours: $8.00
4 hours 1 minute – 5 hours: $10.00
5 hours 1 minute – 6 hours: $12.00
6 hours 1 minute – 7 hours: $14.00
8+ hours : $16.00

Overnight: $16.00