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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 11:19:21

NEA grants for six institutions, one poet in Arkansas

The National Endowment for the Arts announced their 2012 NEA grants today, and six Arkansas institutions and a poet from Benton made the cut, with grants in the state totaling $70,000 Poet Stuart Youngman "Sy" Hoahwah received one of 40 $25,000 literary fellowships awarded by the NEA to poets this year.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 15:27:37

Rogers Archive acquires filmmaker's trove

The Rogers Photo Archive in North Little Rock has purchased the library of documentary filmmaker David Hoffman.

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Friday, August 5, 2011

Friday, August 5, 2011 - 11:03:10

Wanna be in pictures?

Jeff Nichols, the Arkansas-born filmmaker whose sophomore effort "Take Shelter" won the Critics' Week grand prize at Cannes this year, is bringing the production of his third film home, and producers are looking to cast a teenage boy and girl from Arkansas for the film, along with around 400 extras, actors and stand-ins.

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Monday, August 1, 2011

Monday, August 1, 2011 - 16:49:59

REMINDER: Cash Bus location change

As a lot of you have heard by now, The Arkansas Times is running several buses to the first annual Johnny Cash Music Festival in Jonesboro on Thursday.

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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 20:41:41

P.S. Arts Center responds to FOI

The Arkansas Arts Center released today a several-hundred-page audit today of expenses charged to the Arts Center by its former operations manager, Rocky Nickles.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 16:43:26

Arts Center board split on budget

The Board of the Arkansas Arts Center is still struggling with its budget in the aftermath of an Egyptian exhibit that didn't meet financial expectations.

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