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Friday, April 29, 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011 - 13:05:16

Ride the Johnny Cash bus

The Times is taking a bus to the Johnny Cash Music Festival in Jonesboro on Thursday, August 4. George Jones, Roseanne Cash, Kris Kristofferson and Rodney Crowell are headlining.

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Friday, April 29, 2011 - 12:54:35

Bow down to the kings

A picture, well, just because it's great

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Friday, April 29, 2011 - 12:45:35

Weekend: 'Blues on the River,' 'Big Brown is Dead,' 'Jazz vs. Hip-Hop 2'

KOKY's annual blues festival returns, Discovery pits a long-esteemed local DJ against others in a death match and Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers team up with rappers for jazz/rap fusion.

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Friday, April 29, 2011 - 12:28:00

Saturday To-Do: T-Model Ford

White Water Tavern welcomes back the 90-something year old bluesman

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Friday, April 29, 2011 - 12:06:41

Saturday To-Do: 2 Live Crew

Two members of the legendary, First Amendment-testing perv-rappers open up "The F*** Shop" tonight at Revolution.

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Friday, April 29, 2011 - 11:59:48

Last night: Kinky Friedman

Kinky Friedman puts on a pretty damn good show. His appearance at Juanita's last night was like nothing I've seen before.

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Friday, April 29, 2011 - 08:39:00

Pieday: Black Walnut at Boardwalk Cafe

There is something about the flavor of black walnuts that reminds me of childhood and fall, picking up the big round clad capsules out of the yard and watching one of the adults carefully but adeptly smack them with a hammer to get to the meat inside.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 16:39:07

Living Treasure: Winston Taylor

Arkansas Arts Council honors Russellville potter.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 13:24:57

Close up

Chuck Close portraits paired with poems at the Arts Center.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 12:16:00

Friday To-Do: James Taylor

Sweet Baby James is back for one of the most anticipated Verizon shows of the year.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 12:04:10

Friday To-Do: Foamfest 2011

Sample over 140 beers at this year's brew-ha-ha. Diamond Bear set to raffle off a year of free beer.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 11:59:52

Friday To-Do: Hi-Balls release "Kerfuffle"

The local veterans release their rockabilly/lounge-filled debut album at The Underground.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 11:52:00

Weekend To-Do: Toad Suck Daze 2011

The annual Conway festival returns with all the festival trappings you've come to expect. Also, Kris Allen.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 10:43:40

Fayetteville's upcoming Lucinda/Billy Joe show moved

Due to another upcoming dose of nasty weather, Sunday's show has been moved.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 10:19:00

Burger joint of the week: Bonnie's Cafe in Watson

The little stopping off place along Highway 1 serves up not just great burgers but a mean plate lunch special.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 10:03:00

Al Bell to receive honorary doctorate

The Brinkley native and music industry mogul to be hooded by his alma mater, Philander Smith.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 10:01:49

Thursday: 'Honky Tonk Angels,' 'One Heart,' Big John Miller

Little Rock pops off tonight with country ladies at White Water, classic metal at Downtown Music Hall and more.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 10:00:34

Kinky Friedman rambles into Juanita's tonight

The author/musician/humorist/social commenter/"Asshole from El Paso" returns to Little Rock.

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 08:44:30

Giving the nod to looting

The Smithsonian Institution is considering canceling an upcoming exhibit of “Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds” on ethical grounds.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 14:38:00

Mazel Tov! A festival for Jewish food

The Jewish Food Festival is coming up May 15th at the River Market Pavilion. The free event celebrates the Jewish culinary tradition with kabobs, falafel, blintzes, latkes, kugels and more.

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