Friday, August 5, 2016

Friday, August 5, 2016 - 12:05:00

A review of Sian Heder's debut feature, "Tallulah"

"Tallulah" is not about a babysitting mishap, and it's not a "Juno" reunion. It's a meditation on the battle between fetters and freedom.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 15:28:00

Charles Portis' "Norwood" at 50: A Review

The 50th Anniversary celebration of Portis' "Norwood" is precisely the type of unique, multifaceted, Southern-focused programming that many of us have hoped to see from the partnership between Oxford American and South on Main.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:54:00

Goon des Garcons is "BACK ON THE RD"

Little Rock rappers Goon des Garcons, Solo Jaxon, Hector Sla$h and Tan the Terrible are taking the "Arkansas sound" to New Zealand.

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TGIF: The open line and video roundup. Also: Rutledge petitions Supreme Court on open records

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 15:15:00

A Q&A with Kay Odyssey

We talked with Kristina Boswell, Kelsey Wickliffe, Liz Burrito and Vajaja Valejo of Kay Odyssey in advance of a show at Maxine's in Hot Springs Thursday, August 11.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 13:28:00

Sandra Sell: Ephemeral works, eternal ideas

Sandra Sell shows her assemblage work in a show opening Friday at the Thea Foundation, 401 Main St. in Argenta. It's part of Thea's The Art Departmemt series.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 17:29:00

Spa-Con unveils Zack Dryden's full-sized replica of Doctor Who's "TARDIS"

In advance of the Spa-Con comic convention, Zack Dryden's full-sized replica of Doctor Who's "TARDIS" makes appearances at Hot Springs landmarks.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 16:17:00

Arkansas writer to script "Charlie's Angels" revival

Sony and director Elizabeth Banks have enlisted an ace playwright to script the latest "Charlie's Angels" revival: David Auburn, who grew up in Arkansas.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 13:49:00

Sanderia Faye novel nominated for Hurston/Wright Legacy Award

Sanderia Faye’s “Mourner’s Bench: A Novel” has been nominated for the Hurston/Wright Foundation’s Legacy Award for Black Literature in the category of debut fiction.

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TGIF: The open line and video roundup. Also: Rutledge petitions Supreme Court on open records

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 17:42:00

New book documents the work of visionary instrument-maker Ed Stilley

Ed Stilley is one of those special, extraordinary visionaries who are driven to create. In Stilley's case, God was the driver and He told Stilley in 1979 to build acoustic  instruments for children.

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Friday, July 29, 2016 - 16:55:00

Arkansas Times Recommends: The Weather 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 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 15:31:00

Power out at the Arts Center

The Arkansas Arts Center was closed today, due to a power outage in MacArthur Park, and the MacArthur Museum of Military History was likely closed as well. Phones at the latter were being answered by machines.It's a good thing it was today and not next Thursday, Aug. 4,  when the Arts Center is holding an open house for architectural firms interested in applying for the planned renovation and expansion will be held. The Arts Center announced in June its Request For Qualifications for a design architect was ready for interested parties.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 16:14:00

Amman Abbasi named among "25 New Faces of Independent Film"

Filmmaker Magazine named Little Rock's Amman Abbasi, the son of Pakistani immigrants living in Arkansas, among "25 New Faces of Independent Film."

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 13:37:00

Trans activist Miss Major Griffin-Gracy to attend Kaleidoscope Film Festival

Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, longtime trans and civil rights activist, is scheduled to attend the closing screening of Little Rock Film Society's Kaleidoscope Festival, Annalise Ophelian's "Major."

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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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