Brad Cushman has been gallery director and curator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock since 2000. He is also a studio artist and a previous Grand Award winner in the Arkansas Arts Center's "Delta Exhibition."
On the short strip of North Little Rock's downtown — Argenta — news is always being made. A new restaurant, a new gallery, a new tech enterprise: The revitalization of this area continued apace in 2014, and there's already something new to look forward to in 2015. Not included here but worthy: new restaurant Mugs Cafe at 515 Main St. and a new acoustic music festival at The Joint.
On residency requirements for LRPD officers and why many of his officers choose to live outside the city, community policing, mass incarceration, juvenile justice, assault rifles and gun control and more.
The University of Texas opened classes in Austin this week with a bit of student protest. The "Cocks Not Glocks" campaign encourages students to carry dildos and sex toys to mock the beginning of a new state law that allows concealed weapons on campus.