Hendrix College, Central Arkansas' best music venue, is opening up their doors to the public this time around for an October 7 show featuring folk-rock/blue eyed soul outfit Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.
It's one cancellation after another this month, isn't it? Leann Rimes, who was scheduled to play a special acoustic session at UCA's Reynolds Performance Hall yesterday, backed out, last minute, due to illness.
Columnist Joe Nocera examinesthe Big River Steel deal in Arkansas — the state's largest foray into corporate welfare yet and a deal in which the billionaire Koch family, nominally opponents of corporate welfare, will benefit handsomely.
University of Arkansas President Donald Bobbitt and five members of the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees took off for Rome Sunday for a five-day trip for what a press announcement said was "informational purposes... to learn more about the operations of the University of Arkansas Rome Center. " One faculty member isn't happy about it.
It is not exactly shocking that a consultant group that's had the inside track all along to realize profits from the Arkansas Lottery has an even more profitable deal in the works than originally described.