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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 - 15:32:56

The Man of Matt: Revisiting Bob Seger

Matt Smith doesn't just get back stage with Motley Crue, Sammy Hagar, Vince Neil, Supernova and the like.

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Monday, February 26, 2007

Monday, February 26, 2007 - 17:49:01

Report: Heath must win out or he's out

Stan Heath must get his Hogs to win the SEC tournament and make the NCAA Tournament, or he's not going to be coaching the Arkansas basketball program at the end of this season, according to a report by KNWA in Fayetteville and be reported locally on KARK's website.

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Monday, February 26, 2007 - 13:35:18

Academy Awards aftermath

Hey, as Renee Shapiro said on KATV this morning, at the end of the day, we have to realize that the Oscars are simply a popularity contest, like when the popular people in high school were deciding if they were going to let you into their clique.

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Sunday, February 25, 2007

Sunday, February 25, 2007 - 19:36:31

Oscars live blogging

Join us on the Moviegoer's blog on for live blogging with the Moviegoer, me and a few others watching tonight's Academy Awards.

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Friday, February 23, 2007

Friday, February 23, 2007 - 15:27:40

Highway Five makes the Showcase final

Country band Highway Five out of Sherwood edged past singer-songwriter Sean Rock and the Toltecs in Thursday night's fifth and last semifinal of the Arkansas Times  Musicians Showcase at Sticky Fingerz.

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Thursday, February 22, 2007

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 17:21:47

Houston Nutt's saga becomes fodder for SI

Sports Illustrated's Stewart Mandel delves into the soap opera that is Arkansas athletics, and specifically the football problems, though he could have made a four-pager become six by mentioning the disaster that  is Hog basketball.

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Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 17:18:47

Former NBA star Dennis Johnson, dies suddenly

Dennis Johnson, the former NBA star for Boston and Seattle, who was coaching the Austin Toros of the NBA's Developmental League (which also includes the Arkansas RimRockers), died suddenly today during the team's practice in Austin. Here's a report.

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Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 14:21:25

Because John White says so ....

Houston Nutt isn't going anywhere, despite what the "Internets" all say, good King John (White) of the UA kingdom says in his latest edict. Only John White will determine when it's "off with his head."

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Thursday, February 22, 2007 - 12:38:24

The Mind of Matt: Supernova tour

Matt Smith is everywhere. Judging the AT Musicians Showcase one night, in Ohio the next.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 - 17:00:57

Pete Townshend's star-studded shows

Rolling Stone has a story today on a club show Pete Townshend thre in New York, with guests galore.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 - 23:49:39

Anybody want to share some party stories?

How was Mardi Gras? We stayed home with the kid.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2007 - 12:36:00

UA football news: No, not another personnel move

Hogwired, the University of Arkansas's sports Internet site for news and such, has a story that the football games between North Texas and Kentucky have been switched next fall, with Kentucky-UA now falling on Sept. 22 and North Texas coming the week after.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2007 - 09:10:00

Musicians Showcase video: Dean Agus Band wins Round 4

Music video producer Roland Gladden comes through again with this video from last Thursday's Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Round 4 at Sticky Fingerz, with winner Dean Agus.

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Monday, February 19, 2007

Monday, February 19, 2007 - 08:21:35

The national view on Broyles' exit

ESPN's Pat Forde, who's based in Louisville, writes of the events surrounding Frank Broyles' announced resignation as Arkansas athletic director, effective in December 2007, when he'll become a UA fund-raiser.

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Friday, February 16, 2007

Friday, February 16, 2007 - 17:58:59

To do Saturday: Celebrate Celtic style

It always gets us that this annual Celtic Fair in Southwest Little Rock is actually a month before St. Patrick's Day (or at least seems that way, as we remember it happening the third weekend in February last year), but what a great way to get into the gaelic green spirit.

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Friday, February 16, 2007 - 15:58:20

Wow, some good, fair comments from Nolan on the UA mess

KNWA in Fayetteville caught up with Nolan Richardson yesterday. We just caught these comments by the former Razorback basketball coach on his feelings about what's happening in Fayetteville now just a few minutes ago from their late Thursday news.

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Friday, February 16, 2007 - 11:28:04

They're planning a party in Fayetteville

This is circulating out of the Fayetteville business community today: Good Morning! The UA Board of Trustees invites you to come out and show your support for Coach Broyles as he announces his retirement.   This announcement will be made tomorrow Saturday, February 17th at 9:30 a.m. at the UA Student Union.   Have a great weekend!Michelle Michelle DeversExecutive Assistant/Event CoordinatorFayetteville Chamber of Commerce123 West MountainP.O. Box 4216Fayetteville, AR

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Friday, February 16, 2007 - 02:45:07

Welcome the Dean Agus Band in the Showcase final

Dean Agus, who fronted Crash Meadows a few years back when it played around the region and performed in the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, had been out of pocket for a while.

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Thursday, February 15, 2007

Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 12:46:29

Bonnaroo announce The Police as headliner

Hey, I love the Police as much as anyone, but is this a good thing?

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Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 10:11:19

Sports: J.R. and Henry on the final days of Houston Nutt

Houston Nutt: End of Days? Is the end near?  In our time here in the Natural State, we’ve witnessed only one exchange in Hogland that generated as much attention as last week’s print/radio exchange between Arkansas Democrat Gazette Sports Editor Wally Hall and Arkansas football coach Houston Nutt.  It was the now infamous “pay me my money and I’ll leave” statement former basketball coach Nolan Richardson proclaimed at a press conference at the end of a tumultuous season.

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