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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 17:15:50

Be bountiful

Tomato tastings, demonstrations and classes with Arkansas botanical experts are all part of the festivities coming up at Bountiful Arkansas Weekend June 16-17.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 17:02:40

Farm to Table comes to Little Rock

Nine chefs and local producers will be paired to prepare produce for sampling during the special event at the Little Rock Farmers Market.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 16:47:00

Dog days

Southwest Little Rock is all about immigrants these days, but not all of the noteworthy additions are Latinos. There's also the Chicago family that left Illinois behind 15 years ago and opened Lynn's, an outpost for Chicago specialties and other familiar fare.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 15:33:00

Tell them, update

If you have something you want to say to the Arkansas Arts Council, now's your chance.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 14:14:55

River cruisin'

Good looking flyer and line-up for the Thick Syrup River Boat cruise. Tickets available at White Water, Green Grass,

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 12:16:16

'Round the Arkansas internet

Preserving corn, choosing a new ice cream flavor and sharing quick meal ideas today on the Eat Arkansas blog.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 11:06:55

'Arts in Crisis' at Clinton Center

If you run a non-profit arts agency and want to get some ideas about how to stay afloat, head to the Clinton Center a week from today.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 10:43:15

Wednesday To-Do: Sister Hazel

Best known for its unavoidable 1997 hit — and one of the better late-'90s M.O.R. singles — "All For You," Sister Hazel refused to follow its one-hit wonder comrades into the dark, instead steadily releasing albums since, each keeping in step with a carefree, Southern-kissed vibe of optimism and long afternoons.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 10:33:00

Wednesday To-Do: 'The Dark Knight'

In the theaters, we're a nation that likes our sugar extra sickly sweet and our lovey with as much dovey as possible. So how in the world did a movie so nihilistic, so unwaveringly dark and with such a complete lack of resolution as "The Dark Knight" manage to resonate with an entire country?

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 07:18:05

Izzn't it nice?

The thick menu at Izzy's can cause difficulties in determining appropriate lunch fare. We suggest whatever you get, try the One Large Tamale. And the tea — any of the teas.

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 16:01:26

Here's the judge

Patter Helmstrom, whose work appears here, is the judge for the 2011 "Small Works on Paper" competition sponsored by the Arkansas Arts Council.

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 14:33:34

Hilarious kiddie hoodlums run amok in new Ear Fear video

So are 607 and Bobby going to do a video for every song on both of their new albums?

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 13:55:06

Tuesday: Agent Orange, The Glyph, "Latin Nights"

Classic, trailblazing punk/surf-rock trio Agent Orange have been providing music for skateparks for more than three decades and, most recently, making me jump out of my skin after trying to do a Google image search for that picture right up there.

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 09:25:30

That's some big eatin'

Bald Knob's Who Dat's Restaurant serves up a whole lot of whatever it serves, be it seafood, burgers or even its more-than-ample food bar.

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Monday, June 28, 2010

Monday, June 28, 2010 - 19:19:30

Boiling fish

Kat Robinson's recent travel to Wisconsin included a new lesson in fish preparation that draws hungry crowds to specialty restaurants and beaches.

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Monday, June 28, 2010 - 17:15:46

L'artiste en route

French/American artist Darlyne Chauve will show her work at Heights gallery Boswell-Mourot, Kyle Boswell tells us; he's hanging work by her and 24 other artists, both local and national, for a show that starts July 1.

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Monday, June 28, 2010 - 13:49:58

True Blood: Heads will roll

Are we already over the hump? Only twice in last night's episode three did I wish an act of blood and carnage would swoop in and free me from scenes of emotional gooey-ness, down a good 30% from episodes one and two!

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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Sunday, June 27, 2010 - 16:04:45

Best breakfast list

Food Network Magazine names The Pancake Shop in Hot Springs our state's entry in its 50 Best Breakfasts in America, for its banana pancakes in the magazine's July/August issue on newsstands now.

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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 14:32:57

Lights out

The Drive-by Truckers literally rocked the lights out last night at the Rev Room. About four or five songs into the set, all the power to the band's instruments shut down.

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Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 08:32:09

Dracula: A thrilling time at UCA theater

David Koon reports on Dracula, showing through Saturday, July 3, at UCA as part of the Arkansas Shakespeare Festival: The Arkansas Shakespeare Festival has made a habit out of throwing some curveballs in their annual salute to The Bard.

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