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Friday, August 31, 2007

Friday, August 31, 2007 - 17:45:28

Sweep the floor

We have an entry in our new food picture of the month ($50 prize) contest.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 16:05:20

Friday To-Do: Hayes Carll

HAYES CARLL9:30 p.m., Sticky Fingerz. $10.Texas singer/songwriter Hayes Carll has a rabid local following.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 - 16:00:03

Friday To-Do: Glossary

GLOSSARY 10 p.m., White Water Tavern. $5.Joey Kneiser’s lyrics walk that thin line between Saturday night and Sunday morning, between drunken revelry and clear-eyed redemption.

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Thursday, August 30, 2007

Thursday, August 30, 2007 - 20:33:48

Eat 'Arkansas'

I presume, but you never know, that people who read Eat Arkansas read the rest of Arkansas Times in print or in the web.

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Thursday, August 30, 2007 - 13:08:08

Clark Duke: closer to being on fire than last week

Glenwood, Ark. native Clark Duke continues to get big love from big media. Today New York magazine's "Vulture" blog interviews him.

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Thursday, August 30, 2007 - 11:14:43

Rollerderby benefit at Rev Room

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 15:00:32

Thursday To-Do: The Libras as Neil Young

THE LIBRAS9 p.m., White Water Tavern. $5.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 14:11:04

Afternoon Killer: Matt Besser is probably not going to be on an HBO show with Kanye, but...

Last week in A&E news we suggested that Little Rock-native Matt Besser was slated to star in a Kayne West-created comedy pilot for HBO as West's chauffeur.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 12:28:26

Food tourism

  The UA today announces the hiring of an expert in "culinary tourism" to hold an endowed chair in hospitality in the School of Human Environmental Sciences.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 11:11:48

Conway Mural Project

Morton Brown, an artist-in-residence at the University of Central Arkansas, has begun painting a 26-by-36 foot mural on Conway City Hall.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 08:21:01

Fresh Salsa

I had an amazing fresh homemade salsa at a friend's house recently.  After a few weeks of pleading, she has relented and given up the recipe:  12 plum tomatoes, chopped  (of course fresh Arkansas tomatoes are the best and I used a variety of types and just started chopping until it looked like enough of a base to start with) 1/2 cup onion, chopped (I think I used 1/2 onion or so) 1 clove garlic, pressed or finely chopped 1 cup cilantro, chopped (I love cilantro so more is fine with me) 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped (or chile peppers instead) juice of a large lemon (squirting in the bottled kind is fine-just eyeball it) 1 Tbsp.

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Monday, August 27, 2007

Monday, August 27, 2007 - 15:58:48

Trailer gazing: "Control"

Possibly awesome.Bonus movie-related tidbit: Bret Ratner's notes for his film version of "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy.

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Monday, August 27, 2007 - 15:45:42

Healthy Eating

Sorta.  Below is the vegetarian delight dinner from Star of India.  It comes with rice, vegetable samosas, lentils, vegetable curry, spinach paneer, and rice pudding.  $12.95 and I had to get a "to go" box due to the portion size.  But all in all, a healthyish and tasty meal.

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Monday, August 27, 2007 - 15:45:42

Healthy Eating

Sorta.  Below is the vegetarian delight dinner from Star of India.  It comes with rice, vegetable samosas, lentils, vegetable curry, spinach paneer, and rice pudding.  $12.95 and I had to get a "to go" box due to the portion size.  But all in all, a healthyish and tasty meal.

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Monday, August 27, 2007 - 09:52:21

Billy Bob, increasingly taken seriously as a musician and John Carter Cash goes to Dyess

He even looks the part. All Music Guide editor Stephen Thomas Erlewine interviews Thornton on his new album, "The Beautiful Door," how he was the only kid on the block listening to Frank Zappa growing up (shocker!)

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Saturday, August 25, 2007

Saturday, August 25, 2007 - 15:33:22

I gots a six-pack

Six pack of beer?  I wish. Six pack of abs?  Um, no.  There's a reason I'm the "Belly Boy".

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Friday, August 24, 2007

Friday, August 24, 2007 - 15:05:56

What a fine mess this is

Ah, yes, the barbecue nacho. Tex meets Mex and what a couple they are.

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Friday, August 24, 2007 - 11:33:58

THE Friday & Saturday To-Do: Chris Denny

CHRISTOPHER DENNY10 p.m., White Water Tavern. $5.It doesn’t seem like that long ago when Chris Denny was just a rumor, a whisper of a performer who swept into town from nowhere.

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Friday, August 24, 2007 - 11:30:32

Friday To-Do: LATTURE + HEYPENNY

LATTURE 9 p.m., Juanita’s. $7. They’re young, pretty, have a fiddle player and swoon and swoop like Queen.

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Friday, August 24, 2007 - 10:30:20

Friday To-Do: Alan Jackson

ALAN JACKSON / BROOKS & DUNN7:30 p.m., Alltel Arena. $42.50-$62.50.Years back, in church in my hometown, during the children's service, the pastor took a few minutes to ask the little kids their favorite hymn.

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