Tonight's 2nd Friday ArtNight activities include partying like it's 1836 over at the Old State House, a new exhibition of illustrations by Sally Nixon at the Historic Arkansas Museum, contemporary crafts at Matt McLeod Fine Art, student work curated by Arkansas art educators at the Butler Center and a continuation of the exhibition "Naturals" at Arkansas Capital Corp.
The Times did not publish a regular issue this week, devoting the week to our Road Trip issue. So here's the news about tonight's 2nd Friday Art Night lineup: Printmakers. Painters. Pastel artists. Photographs. Hours: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Historic Arkansas Museum's two new exhibitions opening today for tonight's 2nd Friday Art Night, 5-8 p.m., contrast the old with the new: folk paintings from the collection by Josephine Graham (1915-1999) and digital imagery and photographs by UCA student Suyao Tian.
The Edge Gallery at 301B President Clinton Ave. will be serving up sangria and new artwork for 2nd Friday Art Night tomorrow night from 5-8 p.m. Now in the gallery along with work by owner Avila (Fernando Gomez) and Eric Freeman: Glass artist James Hayes, painter-photographer Jerry Colburn, S. Joseph Thomason and Stephen Drive.
Historic Curran Hall, the antebellum home and gardens at 615 E. Capitol that serves as Little Rock's Visitor Center and mayor's reception hall, will host Second Friday Art Night with a festive open house.featuring a bonanza of prizes, food and drink.
Hog fans just can't quit blaming the refs for the NCAA men's basketball tournament loss to North Carolina. Now the Arkansas Senate has gotten in on the act, with this resolution introduced by Democratic Sen. Keith Ingram and getting bipartisan co-sponsorship from that brutish and short sandlot roundball player, Republican Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson.
IndieWire breaks news long whispered downtown — a more ambitious successor to the Little Rock Film Festival is in the works, with backing from writer/director Jeff Nichols, a Little Rock native. His "Loving" has won wide acclaim recently.