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Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Tuesday, December 26, 2006 - 16:57:46

Big local show Wednesday starting Cooper's Orbit

Make plans now to check out a big Sticky Fingerz show on Wednesday, Dec. 27, with Cooper's Orbit, and Stephen Rock will be the opening act.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2006 - 16:57:46

Big local show Wednesday starting Cooper's Orbit

Make plans now to check out a big Sticky Fingerz show on Wednesday, Dec. 27, with Cooper's Orbit, and Stephen Rock will be the opening act.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2006 - 16:52:09

Zoo has new cubs

The Little Rock Zoo has two new additions, a pair of baby sloth bears born to their resident sloth bear Nocona on Dec. 21, according the Susan Altrui, the zoo's director of marketing.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2006 - 16:50:18

New Sean Rock vidio on youtube.com

Roland Gladden, the Times' resident McG, has a new music video on youtube featuring local singer-songwriter Sean Rock and his song "Kennedy."

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Friday, December 22, 2006

Friday, December 22, 2006 - 16:17:08

The Mind of Matt: A holiday stop into Juanita's, and TSO rocks!

Matt Smith and I finally made it to the same concert last night, Trans-Siberian Orchestra.

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Friday, December 22, 2006 - 14:38:18

Sports column: JR and Henry miss Hawgball

J.R. and Henry: Hawgball Missed In the past week or so, we’ve watched games involving the basketball teams of Missouri, Tennessee and Arkansas.

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Friday, December 22, 2006 - 12:24:48

Is Alabama warming to Houston Nutt?

People who know these things are convinced that Houston Nutt, through is agent Jimmy Sexton, has been politicking for the Alabama head coaching vacancy since the Tide fired Mike Shula.

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Friday, December 22, 2006 - 12:24:48

Is Alabama warming to Houston Nutt?

People who know these things are convinced that Houston Nutt, through is agent Jimmy Sexton, has been politicking for the Alabama head coaching vacancy since the Tide fired Mike Shula.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Wednesday, December 20, 2006 - 17:13:19

Setback on the River Market open-container law

Some River Market District clubowners would like an open-container law, but with special considerations that aren't in any of the proposals they've heard so far.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2006 - 14:45:39

John Lennon: Quite the leftist

Today the FBI announced that it had released the last of its survelliance documents on John Lennon to a university historian who has fought for a quarter-century to get the secret files.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2006 - 09:32:02

From the "We told you so" dept.: Journey has a new lead singer

Journey yesterday officially named Jeff Scott Soto as its new lead singer, following Steve Augeri, who had replaced Steve Perry.

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Monday, December 18, 2006

Monday, December 18, 2006 - 10:23:51

Spotted: Ted Danson at the Hog game

Our celebrity sleuth made this E!-style sighting at the Razorbacks' basketball game with Texas Tech on Saturday afternoon at Alltel Arena: Ted Danson, the star of "Cheers" and the current show "Help Me Help You" on ABC, was at the game.

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Monday, December 18, 2006 - 10:04:32

The Mind of Matt: Shinedown shines

Matt Smith checks in about the wicked rock concert from last Thursday at the Metroplex, featuring Shinedown, and a few more items.

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Sunday, December 17, 2006

Sunday, December 17, 2006 - 16:28:40

J.R. and Henry: Just make it stop

Just make it stop.  This is beyond ridiculous.

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Friday, December 15, 2006

Friday, December 15, 2006 - 14:32:48

Red Octopus' Pagans spike the holiday eggnog this weekend

Red Octopus' 15th annual "Pagan's on Bobsleds" sketch comedy show continues through this weekend. This year, it's titled "The Snowman Cometh."

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Friday, December 15, 2006 - 14:28:06

Fabac leaving KLRT for Austin station

A report out of Austin, Texas, says that KLRT's news director, Michael Fabac, who created the Fox affiliate's hourlong weekday newscast, will be taking over as news director at KXAN, Austin's NBC affiliate, starting in January.

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Thursday, December 14, 2006

Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 15:16:34

Molly Ringwald headed to Memphis for "Sweet Charity"

Molly Ringwald, whose best days apparently were her "Brat Pack" teen years in "Sixteen Candles" and "The Breakfast Club," nevertheless is doing the national Broadway musical tour scene, starring in "Sweet Charity," which will be playing The Orpheum in Memphis Jan. 16-21.

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Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 15:07:37

Chasing Joey

Two interviews with Joey Lauren Adams are available on this website. My interview with her, which I conducted about 10 days ago, is here and in this week's print edition.

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Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 13:34:35

New movie gets Koon's kudos

Times reporter/reviewer David Koon attended a screening today of "Miss Potter," a film coming to local theaters in a few days, and hints as a good time at the theater:

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Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 13:29:40

Great column by ESPN's Pat Forde on UA mess

Pat Forde, the terrific sports columnist from Louisville and its paper, the Courier-Journal, also covers college football for ESPN, and he writes about the University of Arkansas-Springdale High football mess of the past two days like he lives here.

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