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Monday, April 30, 2007

Monday, April 30, 2007 - 22:42:51

The Estate Sale of the Century

Just returned from what I heard at least a dozen people describe as the estate sale to end all estate sales in Arkansas.

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Sunday, April 29, 2007

Sunday, April 29, 2007 - 19:06:31

Arkansania

Arkansas history-nerd/action fans, your time is almost upon us!Dean Cain's dad directed a movie that's apparently soon to be released about the Fancher party, the group of Arkansans, who, en route to emigrate to California, were slaughtered in the Utah Territory in 1857 by Paiutes and Mormons dressed as Native Americans.

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Saturday, April 28, 2007

Saturday, April 28, 2007 - 16:18:24

"Shotgun Stories" premieres at Tribeca

"Shotgun Stories," the debut feature film from Little Rock native Jeff Nichols, made it's North American debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York last night (it premiered internationally at the prestigious Berlin Film Festival last month).

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Friday, April 27, 2007

Friday, April 27, 2007 - 16:10:58

More To-Do

Friday:All those folks on the poster above plus more, I hear, play the second of three CD release parties for the new Thick Syrup Records "Arkansas Compilation."

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Friday, April 27, 2007 - 14:32:59

Kings of Leon on Leno tonight

Set your VCR, if you're going to be out tonight, for 11:28 or thereabouts so you can catch Kings of Leon, one of our favorite bands, on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno."

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Friday, April 27, 2007 - 14:19:24

Gala set for Weekend Theater on Saturday

Word we're getting is that Blake Rutherford over at StoneWard is portraying Bush in one of the skits planned for the Weekend Theater's gala on Saturday night, and Blake as Georgie will be a hoot.

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Friday, April 27, 2007 - 14:09:57

Lineup change for Acoustic Sounds tonight

Alan Rhody, schedules as the headliner for tonight's show at Acoustic Sounds Cafe, encountered transportation problems and won't make it.

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Friday, April 27, 2007 - 12:07:00

Aggregated Awesomeness: The filling the dark void in my heart edition

Still mourning the end of "Sunglasses After Dark," so I've been a-trollin' the interweb this morning in search for some of that Oleo Magneto weirdness.

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Thursday, April 26, 2007

Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 16:12:39

Or...

...for those more inclined to let the radio keep them company tonight, Thick Syrup records is taking over "The Plague," the long-running KABF (88.3) mixed-genre that's recently moved from Wednesdays 10-12 to Thursdays at the same time.

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Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 16:00:19

Tonight!

Tonight! Let's get cosmopolitan.

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Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 14:51:02

Panic set for the amphitheater July 10

The annoucement came out of Alltel Arena's marketing office that Widespread Panic is returning to the city: to the Riverfest Amphitheater on July 10.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 - 17:07:57

Phil Mickelson wows the crowd at Alotian

Warren Stephens brought in Phil Mickelson today for the second Jack Stephens Charitable Golf Tournament at Alotian Golf Club.

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Monday, April 23, 2007

Monday, April 23, 2007 - 11:12:47

Dickey-Stephens gets a good writeup in Ballparks.com

Read all about Dickey-Stephens Park from folks who know ballparks. Where else but Ballparks.com.

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Friday, April 20, 2007

Friday, April 20, 2007 - 16:14:15

Don't forget to 'pub of PERISH"

A-Times reporter David Koon is the organizer for the fourth "Pub or Perish," a great way to spend some time with some of the authors visiting our fair city this weekend for the Arkansas Literary Festival.

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Friday, April 20, 2007 - 16:04:26

Improv at the Salty Parrot tonight

I don't know why, maybe it was the thought of the old Gators on the River that had me a little worried about what the Salty Parrot would turn out to be when I joined the media and LR/NLR city officials for a grand opening of the place yesterday.

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Friday, April 20, 2007 - 16:00:36

New Boondogs CD coming May 8

Ran into Jason Weinhiemer and Indy Grotto at the Tuesday night Travs game -- we all had our young kids in tow, and they were enjoying running up and down the berm situated down the third-base line, just past the seats, and what a nice few of the action it offers too -- and learned that the new Boondogs CD is about to reach us shortly.

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Friday, April 20, 2007 - 15:19:09

LR Film Festival Line-Up

The start-up Little Rock Film Festival (May 17-19) released an impressive line-up today. It appears festival organizers (which includes filmmaking brothers Craig and Brent Renaud) went to pretty great lengths to put together a diverse festival--not just in subject matter, but also in terms of mixing narrative and documentary and shorts together and pairing big budget releases with smaller indies.

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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Thursday, April 19, 2007 - 09:47:44

A high-fructose kinda good time

Friday night, fledgling local label Thick Syrup takes a giant step for Arkansas music with the release of its "Arkansas Compilation," a 24-track collection of some of the state's most vibrant acts.

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Monday, April 16, 2007

Monday, April 16, 2007 - 21:48:53

Hot Sunday night at the Rev Room

One of our regulars here, Sqwheel, chimes in with a comment on an earlier post, but we thought we'd bring it to your attion with its own thread.

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Monday, April 16, 2007 - 21:42:36

Nu closing temporarily, Novicky leaving

We have it on good authority that not only is Paul Novicky leaving Nu Cuisine Lounge as executive chef, he's planning to buy Continental Cuisine from Paul Bash and Ed Moore.

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