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Get the lowdown on this year's Riverfest line-up, which is gradually nearing completion. We've got the latest on featured local acts and info on new main stage acts, including Tone Loc, who'll perform before the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, on Sunday. Also, half-price Riverfest tickets are now on-sale at participating Affiliated Foods and Big Red Stores, including Cranford's Fresh, City Market and Harvest Foods. For $12.50.

 

Sustainable Alternatives, the advocacy group that operates out of the Big Green House off Markham across from Pizza D, is teaming with the Little Rock Film Festival to present the Sustainable Short Film Competition. Five-minute (or shorter) films that highlight sustainability in some fashion are eligible. The winner gets $750; $250 goes to runner-up.

 

James Franco is in final talks to join Little Rock native David Gordon Green's “Your Highness,” a comedy co-written by Ben Best and Danny McBride (“East Bound and Down”) about a lazy, asshole-ish prince (McBride) who has to go on a quest to save his father's kingdom. Franco would play the prince's nicer brother.

 

Read about the go-to mp3 blogs with Arkansas connections. With links to so much diverse, free music.

 

Get the details on four concerts-to-anticipate in Little Rock and four more in Northwest Arkansas. In Little Rock, those coming soon include Man Man, Those Darlins, Snoop Dog and Richard Buckner. In NWA, it's Jenny Lewis, Levon Helm, Dr. Dog and the Avett Brothers.

 

Plus, the latest on “American Idol” Kris Allen, the Arkansas connection to the birth of the 45 record, Louis Jordan in space, 607 making sweet music with Britney Spears and more.

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