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Sunday, April 30, 2006

Sunday, April 30, 2006 - 19:23:59

Boondogs brought us there; the Afterthought opens grandly

I checked out the Boondogs last night for the day two of the Afterthought's grand opening with a companion who was new to their music.

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Saturday, April 29, 2006

Saturday, April 29, 2006 - 16:13:36

AmyB's Gettin' Out: Saturday night

Hope you didn't wash await, or start to melt, after that monsoon today. Here's Amy Brawner with what to do tonight, after the jump:

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Saturday, April 29, 2006 - 15:49:30

Sports Column: J.R. and Henry translate Houston Nutt

J.R. and Henry: Nutt says it best when he says nothing at all Do you remember country singer Keith Whitley’s hit song “When You Say Nothing At All?” Maybe you've heard Alison Krauss' cover of it, or heard it on "Notting Hill."

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Saturday, April 29, 2006 - 15:49:30

Sports Column: J.R. and Henry translate Houston Nutt

J.R. and Henry: Nutt says it best when he says nothing at all Do you remember country singer Keith Whitley’s hit song “When You Say Nothing At All?” Maybe you've heard Alison Krauss' cover of it, or heard it on "Notting Hill."

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Friday, April 28, 2006

Friday, April 28, 2006 - 15:14:08

AmyB's Gettin' Out: Thank Huck it's Friday

AmyB's really bringing it today with the club scene to-do list. And, if you find yourself even slightly offended by some of the crass band names of today, just move along (though things are more tame than they were Wednesday): With the burgeoning Argenta District comes a few new little places to check out …Cornerstone Deli, Reno’s and the Argenta Coffee House at 304 Main St., where Tim Anthony and guests appear tonight.

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Friday, April 28, 2006 - 12:08:23

'Da Vinci Code' ticket sales get boost from Vatican

According to this Reuters story, the Vatican today has stepped up its efforts to keep people from going to see "The Da Vinci Code," which opens May 15 and stars Tom Hanks.

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Friday, April 28, 2006 - 11:57:53

Crooner Buble lined up for Alltel Arena July 12

Michael Buble, whose taken that Sinatra torch that Harry Connick Jr. occasionally carries when he's not acting or leading his band, will bring his smooth voice to Alltel Arena on Wednesday, July 12.

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Friday, April 28, 2006 - 11:50:44

To do Friday: Paisley and Evans, an airborne organist, controversial film

Country crooner Brad Paisley appears with pretty girl/pretty voice Sara Evans "Fly" and newcomer Eric Church tonight at Alltel Arena.

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Thursday, April 27, 2006

Thursday, April 27, 2006 - 16:47:45

AmyB's Gettin' Out: Thursday

And you're not gettin' out unless you're gettin' out where AmyB's gettin' out: Major label rapper Slim Thug is at Bada Bing bar tonight.

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Thursday, April 27, 2006 - 16:42:55

Roger Waters is heading out, but no Arkansas date

Perhaps that's not a surprise. The former Pink Floyd ringleader -- or "creative genius" as his website describes it -- has a short tour schedule, as it shows here.

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Thursday, April 27, 2006 - 16:39:29

Ronnie Brewer's announcement at 5 p.m. on KARK

The smart money says the younger Brewer, current star of the basketball Hogs, will announce that he's entering the NBA Draft but not retaining an agent, leaving room for him to withdraw before draft day this summer if he doesn't like the expected position.

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Thursday, April 27, 2006 - 12:51:16

To do Thursday: Cajun bash, Russian dance

As they say a little south of us, "Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler!" Our friends at CARTI are having their second annual good times benefit bash on the Arkansas River, the Ragin' Cajun Bash from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the River Market Pavilions.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Wednesday, April 26, 2006 - 14:38:14

Gettin' Out: Hump Day, and lots to do

AmyB found a few minutes between all the fun happening around our office today and deduced what you've got to do tonight in terms of clubbing (and don't forget to listen to Amy on KABF-FM, 88.3, today from 3 to 5 p.m.).

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Wednesday, April 26, 2006 - 01:04:20

Sports Column: Green jerseys and red herrings

JR and Henry offer their Wednesday column, which also will appear in the print edition of the Times on Thursday: Green jerseys and red herrings Sometimes it’s difficult to determine which is more remarkable: that Arkansas fans work themselves into a frenzy debating a spring scrimmage, or that the majority of the media rush to defend every Houston Nutt decision quicker than Old Yeller did for Travis.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2006 - 00:56:19

Golfing in New Orleans and the Mississippi Coast

Here's a good story via Golf World on the golf business in New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and the damage suffered at New Orleans' First Tee program for kids, after Hurricane Katrina:

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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 15:13:29

A Nutty report: Houston at the Touchdown Club

One of our sources reports in from Houston Nutt's appearance at the Little Rock Touchdown Club, held at Keith Jackson's P.A.R.K. on Geyer Springs:

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Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 15:13:29

A Nutty report: Houston at the Touchdown Club

One of our sources reports in from Houston Nutt's appearance at the Little Rock Touchdown Club, held at Keith Jackson's P.A.R.K. on Geyer Springs:

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Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 15:09:05

Gettin' Out: Yes, you can on a Tuesday

AmyB has your itinerary: Alright, we’re building up for the weekend, here’s few thing to do to warm you up.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 08:03:41

Arkansas vs. Texas football game in Dallas every year?

Austin American-Statesmen columnist Kirk Bohls tosses this out, that Arkansas and Texas officials have been in talks about an every year football matchup to be played in the Dallas Cowboys' new stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 08:03:41

Arkansas vs. Texas football game in Dallas every year?

Austin American-Statesmen columnist Kirk Bohls tosses this out, that Arkansas and Texas officials have been in talks about an every year football matchup to be played in the Dallas Cowboys' new stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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