Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 16:02:00

Arkansas Times Recommends: The Food Edition

Arkansas Times Recommends is a series in which Times staff members (or whoever happens to be around at the time) highlight things we've been enjoying this week.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 14:30:00

Kari Faux's stunning new video for "Fantasy"

Little Rock rapper Kari Faux just dropped a stunning new video for her single, "Fantasy."

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Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:07:00

Checking in with Hard Pass

Shayne Gray talks with Mitch Vanhoose and Chad Conder of Hard Pass (formerly Cosby) ahead of the band's album release on July 22.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 09:49:29

A latesummer festival round-up

Like the Pompeii worm or the heat-loving cockscomb, late summer festivals are undeterred by the blistering sun.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 09:21:00

Sandy Longhorn awarded Porter Fund Literary Prize

Poet and professor Sandy Longhorn joins the ranks of 30 writers to be awarded the prestigious Porter Fund Literary Prize.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:57:00

Kaleidoscope Film Festival announces full lineup

The Kaleidoscope Film Festival, which will be held Aug. 18-21 mostly at the Argenta Community Theater and The Joint in North Little Rock, has announced its full lineup.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 14:25:00

"March: Book Three" set for August 2 release

Little Rock’s Nate Powell’s triptych depicting the struggle of civil rights activist U.S.Rep. John Lewis, is slated for release on August 2.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 12:59:00

Brad Neely weighs in on Taylor Swift

From Fort Smith's Brad Neely, an alternate theory on Taylor Swift's power that has nothing to do with Hiddleswift or who's winning in the Taylor/Kim/Kanye/et al beef.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 10:31:00

Mortuus Pater Pictures films "Antiquities" in Arkansas

We talked with Graham Gordy and Gary Newton about their new production company, Mortuus Pater, and their plans to expand Daniel Campbell's Charles B. Pierce award-winning short "Antiquities" into a full-length feature film shot in Arkansas.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 09:55:00

Arkansas Times Film Series Presents "Night of the Hunter"

In concert with Film Quotes Film and Riverdale 10 Cinema, Arkansas Times Film Series presents Charles Laughton's grim fairy tale, "Night of the Hunter."

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 09:16:00

A Q&A with Nikki Hill

We spoke with North Carolina belter Nikki Hill on her way from Canada to New Mexico in advance of her show Saturday, July 23 at the White Water Tavern.

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 14:46:00

Arkansas Times Recommends: The Water Edition

Arkansas Times Recommends is a series in which Times staff members (or whoever happens to be around at the time) highlight things we've been enjoying this week.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 15:28:00

The trailer for Jeff Nichols' 'Loving' looks great

The latest from Little Rock's Jeff Nichols hits theaters Nov. 4. It's Nichols' telling of the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, whose marriage led to the landmark civil rights case Loving v. Virginia, which ended laws preventing interracial marriage. Ruth Negga's performance as Mildred Loving generated Oscar talk after the film debuted at Cannes.

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 14:44:00

Highlights from Highberry 2016

With Wakarusa on hiatus this year, Deadhead Production's Highberry Festival moved up Mulberry Mountain for a weekend of music, art, and communion.

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Friday, July 8, 2016

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 16:25:00

Founder Bill Solleder steps down from Low Key Arts, two new directors hired

Founder Bill Solleder steps down from his position as Executive Director of Low Key Arts, the 501c3 arts organization in responsible for the Valley of the Vapors and Hot Water Hills festivals, and KUHS 97.9, Hot Springs' solar-powered community radio station.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 17:47:00

U of A grad Tony Tost's "Damnation" pilot picked up by USA Network

USA Network has ordered a pilot episode of “Damnation,” a drama set in 1930s Iowa written by Tony Tost, a University of Arkansas graduate who writes for A&E Network’s “Longmire.”

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 17:02:00

Arts Council director Pennington resigns

Joy Pennington, who has been the director of the Arkansas Arts Council for 16 years and a state employee for 28 years, will resign at the end of August and become the part-time director of Arkansans for the Arts, a nonprofit arts advocacy organization.

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 16:50:00

Arkansas Times Recommends: A Literary Edition

Arkansas Times Recommends is a series in which Times staff members (or whoever happens to be around at the time) highlight things we've been enjoying this week.

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 11:20:00

Graham Gordy's "Quarry" set for September premiere on Cinemax

Variety Magazine names Graham Gordy as one of "10 TV Writers to Watch in 2016," in anticipation of Gordy's eight-episode series "Quarry," to be premiered on Cinemax September 9.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 17:00:00

Instant (Polaroid) magic at Christ Church gallery

The Blue Eyed Knocker group of photographers pay homage to the Polaroid instant camera with an exhibition, "Last Glimpses of Authentic Polaroid Art," opening Friday, July 1, at Christ Church's gallery. The show includes 36 photographs by fine art photographers Brandon Markin, Darrell Adams, Lynn Frost, Rachel Worthen and Rita Henry.

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