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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 09:51:00

'Tales from the South' looking for new venues after closing of Starving Artist

After nine years in business, Argenta's Starving Artist Cafe closed down recently after struggling through months of poor business. They've said that they were unable to find a "buyer or investor" in time and decided it was "time to move on." The restaurant sold off its iconic yellow chairs last week for $25 each. More from their Facebook page:

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 12:21:00

Garage gallery gets some pub

Exposure for "Good Weather."

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 14:38:00

Portz Prize goes to Alex Leme

Award is for his scholarly research into surrealist photography.

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 09:05:00

"Reflections in Silver": This week's Artnotes column

Last Saturday, I attended a silverpoint talk at Hearne Fine Art by Marjorie Williams-Smith and Aj Smith. Here's a link to a story about their show at Hearne Fine Art.

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Friday, June 28, 2013

Friday, June 28, 2013 - 14:30:00

Coming to Thea: Eric Forstmann

The New York realist will have a five-day show in August.

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 10:44:00

Esse: Purse museum for Little Rock

I got a peek at Esse, Anita Davis' purse museum at 1510 S. Main St., and fell in love.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 15:24:00

New acquisitions at Mosaic Templars

"Stirring the Soul of History, Vol. 1" opens Thursday with reception.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 12:21:00

Little Rock park, Little Rock artist: Kresse

Bronze sculpture "Breaking the Cycle" is dedicated.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 17:10:00

UA student wins Windgate Fellowship

Emily Chase's award is $15,000.

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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 09:00:24

Stephano's II opens Saturday

At B.A. Framer in the Heights.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 17:00:34

Promised gift to Metropolitan worth $1 billion

Leonard A. Lauder (as in Estee Lauder) gives 78 Cubist paintings, drawings and sculpture.

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Friday, March 29, 2013

Friday, March 29, 2013 - 13:07:00

"Be Kind to Animals" art contest

Pulaski County Humane Society announces its 8th annual contest in honor of “Be Kind to Animals” week May 1-8.

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 16:22:00

Sculptors: The Bernice Garden wants you

Deadline is April 15.

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Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 15:36:00

Gallery 26 open late tonight

It's First Thursday in Hillcrest, the evening when high society walks around the neighborhood, glasses of wine in hand, listening to music and dropping in on places like Gallery 26.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 17:11:50

Matt McLeod goes to pieces for Thea

Matt McLeod is the featured artist for the 2nd annual Thea Arts Festival coming up in April in Argenta.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 15:42:56

Arts Council taking fellowship applications

Playwrights, craftsmen and film directors may apply.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 14:14:00

Paintings donated to Russellville arts center

The River Valley Arts Center in Russellville has announced the gift of six watercolors from Dr. Barrie E. O'Bannon: Three by Polly Loibner of Lamar, two by Doyle Young of Dardanelle and one by Laphelia Middlebrooks.

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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 09:16:18

Thea visual arts scholars named

Alli Wilson of Morrilton High School won the first place, $4,000 Thea Foundation Visual Arts Scholarship, the foundation announced this week.

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Friday, January 18, 2013

Friday, January 18, 2013 - 10:53:41

CBM sends Tait, AAC sends Rivera abroad

Loans to the to the Louvre and the Complesso del Vittoriano.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 15:18:25

Thea visual arts scholarship deadline: TODAY

Attention all high school seniors and juniors.

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