Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:31:00

Architecture lecture: Sheila Kennedy on "soft" design

Sheila Kennedy, a professor of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and founder of Kennedy & Violich Architecture Ltd., will give the June Freeman lecture tonight at the Arkansas Arts Center, part of the Architecture + Design Network series at the Arkansas Arts Center.

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 16:26:00

UPDATE: Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Round 4: Sextets, Septets and Martyrs

A recap of the 25th annual Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, Round 4. (UPDATE)

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 13:09:00

Crystal Bridges acquires Alice Neel portrait

American portrait painter Alice Neel's painting of civil rights activist Hugh Hurd is now a part of the collection at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 17:06:00

"Nasty Woman" at HSU: 32 artists celebrate Women's History Month

A photograph of a woman doing a headstand so you can see her red underpants. A sculpture by Robyn Horn titled "Approaching Collapse." Those and other works that assistant professor of photography Margo Duvall says "celebrates the female voice in art" for Women's History Month go on exhibit March 1 in the gallery in the Russell Fine Arts Building.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:42:00

Wildwood Park for the Arts names new artistic director

Dr. Bevan Keating is the new artistic director for Wildwood Park for the Arts, the organization announced last week.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 15:52:00

2nd Friday Art Night artists: Grace Ramsey, Luke Knox, Bruce Jackson, Susan Chambers, Sofia Gonzalez

  In synch with Art Night, symbolist works — paintings by Grace Mikell Ramsey and mixed media sculpture by Luke Amram Knox — go on exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum in a show called "Modern Mythology"; Vino's Brewpub is supplying the beer.

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Friday, February 10, 2017 - 15:22:00

Henri Linton: See his works tonight, hear him tomorrow

Hearne Fine Art is having a reception at 5:30 p.m. tonight for its new exhibition, "Henri Linton: Recent Works on Paper and Canvas." Linton will talk about the work Saturday at noon.

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Friday, February 10, 2017 - 13:45:00

Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Round 3: Harmonicas and Firesnakes

A recap of the 25th annual Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, Round 3.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 11:54:00

Art of Architecture: Steve Luoni talks about Mayflower, Vilonia plans: UPDATE

Tonight's June Freeman lecture series at the Arkansas Arts Center features Steve Luoni of the University of Arkansas Community Design Center, who'll talk about recovery plans for Vilonia and Mayflower, towns devastated by tornadoes in 2014.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:11:00

Review: Eric Church at Verizon Arena

"It's just us. Ain't nobody else coming out."

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 14:17:00

12 Delta National Small Prints winners include Criswell and Fendley

Twelve works in the 21st annual "Delta National Small Prints Exhibition" at Arkansas State University have been purchased for the permanent collection of the Bradbury Art Museum, including two by Arkansans: Warren Criswell of Benton and DebiLynn Fendley of Arkadelphia. Work by four other Arkansas artists was accepted into the show as well.

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 13:28:00

Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Round 2: 'Girl gang' for the win

A recap of the 25th annual Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, Round 2.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:43:00

Perfect timing: "End Hate" doors by V.L. Cox headed to Washington

Arkansas artist V.L. Cox, who for the past couple of years has been creating three-dimensional works representing discrimination against women, African Americans, immigrants and LGBT people, is returning her "End Hate" doors to the Lincoln Memorial on Feb. 11. They'll be on exhibit 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the Reflecting Pool steps.

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 15:46:00

Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Round 1: The best and the freshest

A recap of the 25th Anniversary of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, Round 1.

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Friday, January 27, 2017 - 15:42:00

Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase: Meet Our Judges

We think it's high time you meet our panel of four judges, to be supplemented each week with a surprise fifth guest judge. Catch them at our three remaining semi-final rounds at Stickyz Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16 and at our final round at Rev Room, March 10.

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Friday, January 27, 2017 - 11:25:00

ESSE, Mosaic Templars collaborate on women's exhibit

ESSE Purse Museum and the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will open their collaborative exhibit, "Reflections: Images and Objects from African American Women, 1891-1987" on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at ESSE, 1510 Main St.

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Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:11:00

Arkansas filmmaker Abbasi's 'Dayveon' sells after Sundance premiere

North American distribution rights to Arkansas filmmaker Amman Abbasi's debut feature "Dayveon" have sold to distribution company FilmRise after a Jan. 19 premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 11:11:00

Bryan Borland's "Dig" receives Stonewall Book Award

Bryan Borland of Little Rock's Sibling Rivalry press has received accolades from the American Library Association by way of a Stonewall Book Award, "given annually to English-language works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience."

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 16:55:00

Art for social change: Amplify it

The Amplifier Foundation calls itself an "art machine for social change." It was created to fund a collaboration between artists and communities to create expressions — and amplify them — of democratic desires, or our better angels, as Abraham Lincoln once said. You saw the posters by the Obama "Hope" artist Shepard Fairey everywhere during the women's marches that just took place around the globe; a Kickstarter campaign allowed the foundation to buy full-page ads of the We the People campaign posters in the New York Times, the Washington Post and USA Today.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 14:25:00

Oxford American and Arkansas Times contributors up for National Magazine Awards

Oxford American contributor Zandria F. Robinson and Arkansas Times contributor Kathryn Joyce both scored nominations for the 2017 National Magazine Awards.

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