Several folks from the local music community have initiatives going to help the needy this holiday season. Today, DJ, party promoter, bartender, man-about-town Mike Brown has partnered with the River Market, the Little Rock Air Force Base and the Arkansas Foodbank to host "Give to Get." /more/
You've got to figure that a band from frozen-ass Winnipeg is just gonna be way gnarlier and tougher than a band from some sun-kissed tropical clime where people wear tank tops and flip-flops year-round.
Also, KEN Mode at Vinos', Red Octopus' 'Trysts and Turns' at the Public Theatre, Mothwind at Maxine's, Patty Griffin at George's Majestic, "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" at the Weekend Theater and Ash at Juanita's.
The police say a child shot earlier this afternoon at 3401 Lamar Street in Little Rock (that's near the Med Center), has died. The police haven't declared it an accident, but early reports indicate that might be the case.
The members of the architect/engineer/design collaborative studioMAIN, after a meeting of its board, have decided they will meet with engineers working on the 30 Crossing project that proposes to widen I-30 to 10 lanes as it passes through downtown North Little Rock and Little Rock.