Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 15:33:00

Tell them, update

If you have something you want to say to the Arkansas Arts Council, now's your chance.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 14:14:55

River cruisin'

Good looking flyer and line-up for the Thick Syrup River Boat cruise. Tickets available at White Water, Green Grass,

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 11:06:55

'Arts in Crisis' at Clinton Center

If you run a non-profit arts agency and want to get some ideas about how to stay afloat, head to the Clinton Center a week from today.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 10:43:15

Wednesday To-Do: Sister Hazel

Best known for its unavoidable 1997 hit — and one of the better late-'90s M.O.R. singles — "All For You," Sister Hazel refused to follow its one-hit wonder comrades into the dark, instead steadily releasing albums since, each keeping in step with a carefree, Southern-kissed vibe of optimism and long afternoons.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 10:33:00

Wednesday To-Do: 'The Dark Knight'

In the theaters, we're a nation that likes our sugar extra sickly sweet and our lovey with as much dovey as possible. So how in the world did a movie so nihilistic, so unwaveringly dark and with such a complete lack of resolution as "The Dark Knight" manage to resonate with an entire country?

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 16:01:26

Here's the judge

Patter Helmstrom, whose work appears here, is the judge for the 2011 "Small Works on Paper" competition sponsored by the Arkansas Arts Council.

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 14:33:34

Hilarious kiddie hoodlums run amok in new Ear Fear video

So are 607 and Bobby going to do a video for every song on both of their new albums?

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 13:55:06

Tuesday: Agent Orange, The Glyph, "Latin Nights"

Classic, trailblazing punk/surf-rock trio Agent Orange have been providing music for skateparks for more than three decades and, most recently, making me jump out of my skin after trying to do a Google image search for that picture right up there.

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Monday, June 28, 2010

Monday, June 28, 2010 - 17:15:46

L'artiste en route

French/American artist Darlyne Chauve will show her work at Heights gallery Boswell-Mourot, Kyle Boswell tells us; he's hanging work by her and 24 other artists, both local and national, for a show that starts July 1.

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Monday, June 28, 2010 - 13:49:58

True Blood: Heads will roll

Are we already over the hump? Only twice in last night's episode three did I wish an act of blood and carnage would swoop in and free me from scenes of emotional gooey-ness, down a good 30% from episodes one and two!

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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 14:32:57

Lights out

The Drive-by Truckers literally rocked the lights out last night at the Rev Room. About four or five songs into the set, all the power to the band's instruments shut down.

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Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 08:32:09

Dracula: A thrilling time at UCA theater

David Koon reports on Dracula, showing through Saturday, July 3, at UCA as part of the Arkansas Shakespeare Festival: The Arkansas Shakespeare Festival has made a habit out of throwing some curveballs in their annual salute to The Bard.

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Friday, June 25, 2010

Friday, June 25, 2010 - 15:25:35

Cantrell Gallery opening

Go cast your vote for what you think is the best painting in the “19th annual Mid-Southern Watercolorists Open Membership Exhibit” that opens with a reception Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at Cantrell Gallery, 8206 Cantrell Road.

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Friday, June 25, 2010 - 13:24:08

Truth in exhibitry

The National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa, opens a $40 million expansion tomorrow.

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Friday, June 25, 2010 - 10:05:46

Saturday To-Do: Life Size Pizza album release show

LIFE SIZE PIZZA9 p.m., White Water Tavern. $5.

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Friday, June 25, 2010 - 09:54:00

Friday To-Do: Drive-By Truckers

It's damn near impossible to find Drive-By Truckers' name in print without finding a Skynyrd reference trailing behind.

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Friday, June 25, 2010 - 09:38:14

Friday To-Do: A+ Setup reunites!

A+ SETUP6 p.m., Music Fort Smith. $6.

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Friday, June 25, 2010 - 09:22:16

Weekend: Chuck Dodson, Cool Shoes, "Dance 'til You Disintegrate"

FRIDAY 6/25 Pianist Chuck Dodson releases his newest classical jazz album, "The Wildwood Sessions," at Maxine's in Hot Springs, performing alongside his studio-accompanied cellist and violinist, 7 p.m., $5.

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Friday, June 25, 2010 - 08:51:04

At the Art Scene

Shannon Rogers, who just finished his first year of graduate art school in New York, is showing more than 50 drawings and paintings at The Arts Scene, now located at 806 W. Markham, from 4-8 p.m.

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 15:24:46

Pharewell, Pharaohs

With the Arts Center set to send its troubled, but critically acclaimed "World of the Pharaohs" exhibit packing on July 7, your opportunities to catch the show are dwindling.

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