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Aji Ramen Bar provides great food, atmosphere

December 13, 2018
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And uncommon ramen. /more/

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

A blow to church school vouchers in Montana

The Montana Supreme Court has ruled that the state's constitution makes illegal voucher payments for students to attend religious-oriented public schools. It's an issue spreading nationwide and likely headed to a federal court test.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 09:58:00

Hog linebacker arrested on drug, gun charges

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Demetrius Walker, a sophomore linebacker for the Arkansas Razorbacks, has been jailed in Washington County on charges of possession of marijuana and Xanax with intent to deliver and simultaneous possession of drugs and a firearm (an AR-15 rifle with a loaded magazine.)

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 08:45:00

Teacher fair dismissal law apparently to be waived in Pine Bluff, too

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State Board of Education action to waive school standards law in the Pine Bluff School District may be broader than I indicated yesterday. But officials won't talk about it.

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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.

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 12:05:00

Argenta Community Theater names new executive director

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The Argenta Community Theater has named Laura Sessoms Grimes as executive director. Grimes, a North Little Rock native, will join Board Chair Judy Tenenbaum and Artistic Director Vince Insalaco in expanding ACT’s outreach and education programs, most notably a 2019 initiative called “Second ACT,” an educational program for adults of all acting experience levels.

The 218-seat theater, co-founded by Insalaco and Tenenbaum, opened in 2011. 
For details and tickets to upcoming shows at the ACT — “A Christmas Carol” (up through Dec. 15), “Newsies” (March 1-9) and “A Chorus Line” (July 19-27) — see argentacommunitytheater.org.

 

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December 6, 2018
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