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Thursday, August 31, 2006

Thursday, August 31, 2006 - 18:01:40

JR and Henry's Sports Column: A look ahead

J.R. and Henry: A Look Ahead It’s here. Football season is upon us.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Wednesday, August 30, 2006 - 11:41:06

Final Movies in the Park: "Grease" is the word

The last Movies of the Park of the summer season at Riverfest Amphitheatre is tonight with "Grease," starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006 - 10:36:42

Talk sports at lunch downtown

Bruce James, the former University of Arkansas football all-American and  one of the commentators on KATV's "SportsWeek," will join Arkansas Travelers General Manager Bill Valentine and local sports fan Rex Nelson for a discussion on Arkansas sports today at the Main Library's Darragh Center, starting at noon.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 - 16:26:44

"When the Levees Broke" and Katrina one year later: A retrospective by Renarda Williams

"When the Levee Broke" shows neglect of poor and black people Spike Lee's HBO documentary "When the Levee Broke," which ran in two parts early last week and in its entirety on Friday, reminded me of how felt watching the devastation of Hurricane Katrina on CNN.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2006 - 10:57:39


Though everything apparently went smoothly at Sunday night's concert featuring '80s hair band Poison at Little Rock's Riverfest Ampitheatre, things were not all hugs and kisses two nights before.

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Monday, August 28, 2006

Monday, August 28, 2006 - 16:50:34

The Mind of Matt: A review of Poison and Cinderella

Here's Matt Smith (he's the guy on the right who looks more like a rock star than Poison's Bobby Dall) now fully awake after last night's shindig at the Riverfest Amphitheatre with Poison and Cinderella, plus the fairly tame after-party: The CINDERELLA /POISON show was ROCKING Sunday night down at the river.

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Monday, August 28, 2006 - 09:48:55

KATV promotes Sullivan, will open Fayetteville bureau

In a move that surprises no one, KATV announced this morning that Steve Sullivan would be the station's new sport director.

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Sunday, August 27, 2006

Sunday, August 27, 2006 - 14:29:06

To do Sunday: Poison at the Amphitheatre

Except for a few years in the 1990s, when Bret Michaels and C.C. Deville feuded, Poison has managed to keep it together for two decades.

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Saturday, August 26, 2006

Saturday, August 26, 2006 - 14:25:51

The Mind of Matt: Partying in Hot Springs

DATELINE HOT SPRINGS, Friday, Aug. 26 -- We enjoyed a really good late night dinner at The Back Porch.

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Friday, August 25, 2006

Friday, August 25, 2006 - 13:50:54

The Mind of Matt: Friday movies and metal

Matt Smith on the movies and where to find some good metal tonight: MOVIES New this week at Market Street Cinema is "Once In A Life Time."

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Friday, August 25, 2006 - 12:20:19

Gettin' out Friday: Robert Earl Keen and Reckless Kelly

There are a ton of good shows out there in the Central Arkansas clubs for any and all likes, but the biggest show by far will be the Reckless Kelly/Robert Earl Keen double bill at the Revolution Room, starting at 9 p.m.

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Friday, August 25, 2006 - 10:55:54

On Music: Off the Beaten Path

Mark Hooper, a local music aficianado, scans myspace and other websites regularly and finds some bands you might not have heard of, and that you need to hear of.

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Thursday, August 24, 2006

Thursday, August 24, 2006 - 16:47:00

To do Thursday: Circus is in town, grab the kids and go

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey's 135th Greatest Show on Earth has arrived at Alltel Arena in North Little Rock, and the first show is at 7 p.m. tonight.

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Thursday, August 24, 2006 - 16:38:07

Getting out Thursday: Ray Wylie Hubbard

This week's issue has a feature on Texas "outlaw" country music icon Ray Wylie Hubbard, who is appearing at Juanita's Cantina Ballroom.

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Thursday, August 24, 2006 - 11:46:20

Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Dem Franchize Boys and more coming to Alltel

  Alltel Arena released details about a coming concert Sept. 25 featuring R&B and hip-hop sensation Chris Brown and Ne-Yo, along with a support lineup that includes the popular Dem Franchize Boys.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 17:10:18

Will the Travs ever win again?

Some teams mail in the season, and some just don't even bother even caring to do that.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 16:13:09

The Mind of Matt: Listen to the Buzz, win some movie tickets

Matt Smith, winding up his Colorado trip, talks about the Broncos and movies. Of course, hard rock is on Matt's mind, and he tells us to look for him at Poison this weekend.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 14:54:13

Review: A look at the Rev Room and the Lee Boys

Mark Hooper, a local music aficianado, took in the Lee Boys show last Thursday at the Revolution Room and files this report:

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 13:25:49

A look at Spike Lee's Katrina documentary

Renarda Williams, one of our regular reviewers in the print edition, caught last night's first two hours of Spike Lee's "When the Levee Broke" A Requiem in Four Acts."

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 10:07:04

The Mind of Matt: Time for a good video

Matt Smith of Market Street Cinema wraps up his Traveling Colorado tour and also says it's a good week to settle in with a video, if you're not going to catch any of the indies he's got showing at Market Street (and we HIGHLY RECOMMEND "Twelve and Holding" as well as "An Inconvenient Truth").

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