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Aji Ramen Bar provides great food, atmosphere

December 13, 2018
Aji Ramen Bar provides great food, atmosphere
And uncommon ramen. /more/

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Rambler's reverie

December 13, 2018
Rambler's reverie
An 87-year-old folk legend casts his spell at the White Water Tavern. /more/

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Max Brantley

Hope and change LR

While I was away, Frank Scott Jr. won a historic victory in a runoff with Baker Kurrus to succeed Mark Stodola as Little Rock mayor. /more/

Ernest Dumas

Sex and Trump

No one, least of all Donald Trump, should be surprised when sex puts him in mortal jeopardy, which seemed to be the case last week when his personal lawyer pleaded guilty to violating the law by arranging $280,000 in hush payments to a porn actress and a Playboy model who were prepared to tell voters about having sex with him. /more/

Gene Lyons

No leash

Living as I do in the remote provinces, I often find myself fascinated by the cultural advances of America's great metropolises. Last week, for example, The New York Times featured an entertaining column urging people to walk cats on leashes. If I tried that, I'd definitely have a fight on my hands. /more/

Pearls About Swine

Back to square one

December 13, 2018
After an impressive six-game run that was punctuated with a rout of Colorado State in Fort Collins, Colo. — exacting some small measure of vengeance for the Rams beating the football Hogs there in a crushing defeat in September — the Arkansas Razorbacks came back to a pretty lively Saturday afternoon gathering in Bud Walton Arena to take on a 4-4 Western Kentucky team that, based on its record alone, appeared average at best. /more/

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Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 16:50:00

Saturday's open line, plus some political notes

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The Saturday open line, with some political odds and ends:

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Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 08:35:19

Obamacare's ruin: Where are the boastful press releases from Arkansas Republicans?

Now that a judge in Texas has struck down the Affordable Care Act, you'd think in-boxes would be full of Republican politician press releases cheering the decision, particularly Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, a proud participant in the lawsuit. Crickets so far though Rutledge did distribute a picture of herself partying with Donald and Melania Trump when the news broke. SEE UPDATE

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Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 08:35:13

Entergy demolishes old power plant near Stamps

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Entergy, the state's largest electric utility, yesterday used explosives to destroy the major parts of its closed Couch Plant near Stamps, which dated to 1943 and was designed to burn fuel oil or gas at two generating units. Named for power company founder Harvey Couch, it's been out of commission since 2013.

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Friday, December 14, 2018 - 13:47:00

No Small Talk, Ep. 33: "His Girl Friday" next up in Arkansas Times Film Series

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This week on "No Small Talk," Omaya and Stephanie talk Howard Hawks' 1940 film "His Girl Friday," the next film up in the Arkansas Times Film Series.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 09:32:00

Jo McDougall named recipient of Porter Fund's Lifetime Achievement Award

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DeWitt native and current Poet Laureate of Arkansas Jo McDougall has been given the Porter Fund’s Lifetime Achievement Award, given out every five years to an established Arkansas writer.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 13:09:00

2019 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Submissions Are Open

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The Arkansas Times is accepting submissions for the 2019 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase. Original material in any musical style is welcome. Finalists will be asked to perform in one of four semifinal rounds, to take place at Stickyz Rock ’n’ Roll Chicken Shack. Winners from each round will compete for a robust prize package in the final round at the Rev Room in March.

Send streaming links (Bandcamp, YouTube, Soundcloud, etc.) of your band performing to showcase@arktimes.com. Please include band name, hometown, date the band was formed, age range of members (all ages are welcome) and a contact person’s name, email address and phone number.

Deadline for submissions is Jan. 1, 2019.

 

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Central Arkansas Harm Reduction Project

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'Meant to be' at Lucie's Place

December 6, 2018
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Rev. Johnette Fitzjohn succeeds founder Penelope Poppers as executive director. /more/
 

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