Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 15:54:00

Arkansas Times Recommends: The Think 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. In anticipation of Arkansas Times' Festival of Ideas this Saturday at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, we recommend things that make us think.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 16:56:00

Benefits for the staff at Midtown Billiards this weekend

This weekend, Four Quarter Bar, Stickyz and Ernie Biggs host benefits to help support the staff at Midtown Billiards after a fire broke out in the late-night establishment Monday morning.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 16:14:00

30th anniversary screening of BMXploitation flick 'RAD', gnarly pre-show events, set for Oct. 15

Break out your neon spandex and elbow pads! On Saturday, Oct. 15, the Downtown Partnership will be hosting a full afternoon of events centered around the 30th anniversary of the 1986 BMX bike racing epic "RAD," followed by a screening of the film with star Bill Allen in attendance.

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Today's headlines: The campaign for medical marijuana

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 12:55:00

Arkansas Arts Council names artist fellowship winners

Painters Dustyn John Bork of Batesville, Heidi Carlsen-Rogers of Bella Vista and Steve Spencer of Little Rock have been awarded Individual Artist Fellowships in the visual arts category from the Arkansas Arts Council and will be recognized at a reception 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Historic Arkansas Museum.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 10:19:00

Crystal Bridges awards first Tyson Prize to Smithsonian archives

The Tyson Scholars of American Art program, established at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art with a $5 million endowment from the Tyson family and Tyson Foods, has made its first Don Tyson Prize Award, to the Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 08:50:00

U of A graduate's "Damnation" signs on "Hell or High Water" director

“Damnation,” the upcoming USA network drama from University of Arkansas graduate and “Longmire” writer Tony Tost, which shares a class struggle sensibility with Western heist film “Hell or High Water,” will share its director as well.

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 16:49:00

'Treasured Memories': Check them out at Mosaic Templars

Aj Smith's portrait of Dr. Joycelyn Elders is just one of several great works of art you can see now at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center at Ninth and Broadway. The museum uses Natural & Cultural Resources Council grants to build a collection of work by African American artists, most (if not all) of whom have an Arkansas connection.

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Friday, September 16, 2016 - 16:24:00

Third Friday Argenta ArtWalk NOW!

Things are gearing up in Argenta for tonight's ArtWalk from 5-8 p.m. Here's a quick rundown of what you'll see.

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Today's headlines: The campaign for medical marijuana

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 16:22:00

Billy Bob Thornton channels the biblical "David" on Amazon's new legal drama, "Goliath"

Amazon has released the first trailer for “Goliath,” a legal drama set to star Malvern native Billy Bob Thornton.

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Friday, September 16, 2016 - 11:06:00

Brad Cushman casts 'Shadows in the Water' at Pulaski Tech

Brad Cushman, who when he is not making art is the director of the Fine Art Gallery at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is showing mixed media paintings and etchings starting today, Sept. 16, at Pulaski Technical College, 3000 W. Scenic Drive.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 17:21:00

New music from Ten High, Sarah Stricklin, Careful Creature, Trash Gendar and mömandpöp

New music this week from Ten High, Sarah Stricklin, Trash Gendar, Careful Creature and mömandpöp.

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 10:42:00

Blackwell Architects tops Architect 50 list

ARCHITECT magazine has named Marlon Blackwell Architects of Fayetteville the top firm in the design category of its national 2016 Architect 50 awards. The magazine, the  journal of the American Institute of Architects, said this about the firm's designs:

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 11:12:00

AfriCOBRA artists at Hearne Fine Art

In conjunction with the exhibition "AfriCOBRA NOW: Works on Paper," artists Kevin Cole, Michael D. Harris and Moyo Okediji will attend a reception tonight (Friday, Sept. 9) at Hearne Fine Art, 5:30-8 p.m., and give a tour and talks Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

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Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:31:00

B. Barnett boutique to host "Stories in September"

Poet Jo McDougall and novelist/playwright Phillip McMath kick off the first of a literary series to take place in an unlikely venue: B. Barnett, a women’s fashion boutique in the Pavilion in the Park shopping center.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 10:12:00

UA designs for Conway, Texarkana win national awards

The award-winning University of Arkansas Community Design Center has claimed two more prestigious prizes, these from the American Architecture Awards Program of the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art and Design.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 09:56:00

Firehouse Hostel & Museum holds grand opening celebration

After nearly 10 years of renovation efforts led by nonprofit Hostelling Arkansas Inc., the 1917 Craftsman-style building in MacArthur Park known as “Fire Station 2” will officially reopen as the Firehouse Hostel and Museum with a free public celebration at noon Sunday, Sept. 18.

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Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 15:52:00

A Q&A with the Melvins' Dale Crover

Christopher (C.T.) Terry talked with Dale Crover, longtime drummer for the Melvins, who bring their constantly revolving lineup to Little Rock for a show Sept. 13.

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Friday, September 2, 2016 - 09:49:00

At M2 Gallery: Etchings by Artist Laureate Evan Lindquist, paintings by Steve Adair

M2 Gallery opens an exhibit today of works by the state's artist laureate, Evan Lindquist, famed for his calligraphic etchings, and emerging artist Steve Adair, who works in a variety of mediums.

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Friday, September 2, 2016 - 08:54:00

Fluke fanzine celebrates 25 years with anniversary edition

Fluke fanzine, a fanzine founded in Little Rock by Matthew Thompson, Steve Schmidt and Jason White, celebrates 25 years with what Thompson calls "a love letter to Little Rock."

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 15:21:00

David Sedaris to visit Robinson Auditorium in 2017

David Sedaris schedules an evening at the renovated Robinson Auditorium next April.

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