Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 16:35:00

New Rep director John Miller-Stephany lands in Little Rock

Cliff Baker introduced Miller-Stephany at a meeting earlier today, handing off his duties as interim director, a role he's played since the departure of former artistic director Bob Hupp.

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 13:22:00

CALS holds Banned Book Week Writing Contest

In celebration of Banned Books Week (Sept. 25-Oct. 1), the Central Arkansas Library System announced a writing contest for Pulaski and Perry county residents based on characters from "Arabian Nights."

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 14:29:00

V.L. Cox's 'Murder of Crows' travels to New York

Little Rock artist V.L. Cox is sending her found-object sculptural installation "A Murder of Crows, The End Hate Collection" to to New York for exhibition Sept. 9-Nov. 11 at The Center, which serves New York's LGBTQ community.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 15:42:00

Delita Martin/Lauritzen Wright/Nina Katchadourian/Andrew Kilgore

The Bradford Art Museum at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is celebrating its one-year anniversary tonight with the opening of four super exhibitions of portraiture and a talk by printmaker Delita Martin, formerly of Little Rock but now living in Houston. A reception starts at 5 p.m.; Martin's talk is at 6 p.m.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:34:00

Evanescence's Amy Lee releases children's album

Evanescence's Amy Lee released "Dream Too Much" last week, a children's album inspired by her two-year-old son Jack and created with members of her family.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:22:00

"Merce" selected for Official Latino Short Film Festival

"Merce," a musical comedy that aims to "dispel the belief that life with HIV is automatically sad and lonely and tragic," was selected for September's Official Latino Short Film Festival.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 13:14:00

Ballet Arkansas announces winner of choreographic competition

Ballet Arkansas names Jimmy Orrante, longtime dancer at Ballet Met, the winner of the company's 3rd annual Visions Choreographic Competition.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 14:27:00

Come hear "You Can't Do That: A Beatles Remix Project"

Arkansas Times presents a happy hour listening party to sample Hendrix professor Daniel Whelan's remixes of the Beatles catalog and tracks he recovered from "Get Back," the lost Beatles album.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 17:10:00

AAC: In the black

The leadership of the Arkansas Arts Center announced at its annual meeting and luncheon today that it has just completed its sixth year in the black, continuing its recovery from a budget black hole created by an expensive blockbuster exhibition, "World of the Pharaohs."

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 16:16:00

Arkansas Times Recommends: The DIY 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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Friday, August 19, 2016 - 09:59:00

Pallbearer drops surprise EP, "Fear and Fury"

Pallbearer released a surprise EP for streaming, to be followed by an art-laden vinyl version October 21.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 13:48:00

Review: Journey, The Doobie Brothers and Dave Mason at Verizon Arena

The senior high classes of 1969, ’75 and ’86 and all in between and around were entertained with a completely satisfying four-plus hours of “San Francisco Fest 2016” featuring Bay area natives Journey and The Doobie Brothers, with special guest Dave Mason.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 12:32:00

"Words and Curds" tonight at Kent Walker Artisan Cheese

Kent Walker continues its "Words and Curds" series tonight, featuring Kara Bibb, Zachary Crow, Claudia Cerna. Rigsby St. Claire and an open mic session.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:18:00

TheatreSquared launches free and reduced-cost ticket program

TheatreSquared announced Lights Up! For Access, an initiative that provides free or reduced-cost access to all performances in the company's current season for low-income populations.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 15:15:00

New curator of contemporary art at Crystal Bridges

Lauren Haynes, an associate curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, has been hired as curator of contemporary art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the museum announced today. Haynes is a specialist in African-American modern and contemporary art and has curated a number of exhibitions for the Studio Museum, including the current exhibit on Alma Thomas. She holds a BA from Oberlin College.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 16:50:00

A Bollywood Review: Gowariker's "Mohenjo Daro"

Arriving just in time to commemorate India's Independence Day, Gowariker's “Mohenjo Daro” constitutes an exquisite use of myth to critique our current place in—and treatment of—this world.

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Monday, August 15, 2016 - 09:38:00

Review: Dolly Parton at Verizon Arena

If you’ll recall a moment (and there are many) when a Disney princess is dancing through the air and just when her foot is about to make contact with ground that isn’t there, a “step” (or lilypad, or cloud, or what have you) appears beneath her feet, then you know what it looks like when Dolly Parton floats around the stage at Verizon Arena — or any large arena, for that matter.

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 15:49:00

Cast and crew to attend screening of "Greater," the Brandon Burlsworth story

The Arkansas Motion Picture Institute and the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce will host a screening of "Greater," a film depicting the remarkable rise of Brandon Burlsworth.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 17:17:00

SeanFresh drops video for "K.E.A. (Kill 'Em All)"

SeanFresh dropped a new video today for "K.E.A. (Kill 'Em All)" from 2015's "The Teshuvah Project I: FreshSeason."

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 13:22:00

Van Cliburn's Steinway donated to Crystal Bridges

Thomas Smith, the longtime partner of celebrated pianist Van Cliburn, has donated Cliburn's Steinway Concert Grand piano to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the museum has announced.

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