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Monday, March 31, 2008

Monday, March 31, 2008 - 11:36:09

Monday To-Do

Things are going to be a little slow around here while Lindsey's on vacation, but the less hip around the office are going to do what we can.

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Sunday, March 30, 2008

Sunday, March 30, 2008 - 23:35:02

Whistling in the graveyard?

Re: this review, from this week's letter's page. I just wanted to express my disappointment/disgust with Lindsey Millar's review of the John Prine show.

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Sunday, March 30, 2008 - 13:28:53

More critical love for "Shotgun Stories"

Jeff Nichols continues to rake in critical acclaim for "Shotgun Stories." In addition to the favorable NY Times review I posted about the other day, he's pulled a really glowing lead review from my favorite movie critic, David Edelstein, in New York magazine (with another big pic of Alan Disaster as Shampoo).

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Sunday, March 30, 2008 - 13:08:49

Sunday To-Do: State of Chaos Tour

Avengend Sevenfold. ROCKSTAR TASTE OF CHAOS TOUR4 p.m., Riverfest Amphitheatre.

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Saturday, March 29, 2008

Saturday, March 29, 2008 - 15:51:44

Saturday To-Do: Miss Gay Revolution

MISS GAY REVOLUTION8 p.m., Revolution. $10.

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Saturday, March 29, 2008 - 15:47:41

Saturday To-Do: Designer's Choice Fashion Preview

DESIGNER'S CHOICE FASHION PREVIEW7 p.m., Clear Channel Metroplex. $20-$35.

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Saturday, March 29, 2008 - 11:17:16

Saturday To-Do: Buy books

LORENZEN'S LAST DAY8 a.m.-6 p.m., Lorenzen and Co. Booksellers. Half price books.

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Friday, March 28, 2008

Friday, March 28, 2008 - 11:30:35

Paper Trails says, my bad

In today's Dem-Gaz. THE 411 ON 607: Regarding an earlier item on local rapper 607 (Adrian Tillman) schedule to appear at Riverfest, turns out I wasn't fully informed.

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Friday, March 28, 2008 - 11:03:32

Friday To-Do: 'Fat Pig'

‘FAT PIG'7:30 p.m., Weekend Theater. $10-$14.

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Thursday, March 27, 2008

Thursday, March 27, 2008 - 11:52:18

Thursday To-Do: The Dreaming / Avi Ghosh

THE DREAMING/ AVI GHOSH9 p.m., Juanita's. $7.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - 11:39:00

'Paper Trails' vs. 607

Linda Caillouet, who writes the "Paper Trails" column in the daily newspaper, today took a break from writing about the grandparents of reality show contestants to rail on 607, the recent winner of our Musicians Showcase.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - 11:10:25

'Shotgun Stories' reviewed in NY Times

With two nice pics of G. Alan Wilkins!Here's a preview of the forthcoming movie poster blurb: "['Shotgun Stories'] is a here-and-now American potboiler and a stripped-down parable that can be appreciated by any culture."Here are some more nice bits.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - 10:18:18

Wednesday To-Do: Joshua Bell

JOSHUA BELL8 p.m., Robinson Center Music Hall. $30-$100.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 15:03:11

Deadline for the 1st Arkansas Music Video Competition

A reminder: The 2nd Annual Little Rock Film Festival, May 15-18, 2008, will be hosting the 1st Arkansas Music Video Competition.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 14:44:58

Tuesday To-Do: The Dirtbombs

THE DIRTBOMBS9 p.m., Revolution. $5-$10.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 13:26:47

Arkansas Linkage: Al Green, Kevin Brockmeier and Wal-Mart putting the squeeze on major labels

The long-awaited, much-anticipated Al Green record finally has a name and a release date: "Lay it Down" comes out May 27 via Blue Note.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 12:58:56

Tuesday To-Do: Epiphany and One Night Stand

EPIPHANY AND ONE NIGHT STAND6:30 p.m., AETN, Conway. Free.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 12:48:01

Tuesday To-Do: Hector Faceplant

HECTOR FACEPLANT10 p.m., White Water Tavern. Free.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 12:29:30

The Rep announces 2008-2009 season

Mammoth productions bookend the 2008-2009 MainStage season at the Rep. Here tis: "Les Miserables" September 12 – October 12Bob Hupp directs."If You Sing It, They Will Come (Songs from the Silver Screen)"November 5 – November 16 Nicole Capri directs this young artists' program."It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play"December 5 – December 28Bob Hupp directs."Looking Over the President’s Shoulder"January 30 – February 15, 2009Gilbert McCauley ("Fences, A Soldier’s Play") directs this one-man show starring Lawrence Hamilton."The Foreigner"March 13-March 29, 2009Nicole Capri directs."The Elephant Man"April 24 – May 10, 2009Cliff Fannin Baker directs."The Who’s Tommy"June 5-June 28Lynn Kurdziel-Formatto  (choreography for "The Full Monty," "A Chorus Line") directs.I'm pumped for "The Elephant Man." More details in the news release after the jump.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 12:23:31

Imagine a restaurant closing

Saturday is the last day of business for Imagine a Restaurant. Chef/owner Adam Rosenblum tells us, “a lot of aspects played into” his decision to close and that it’s hard to identify “which one was the last straw.” Rosenblum says that he and his chef de cuisine, John Baker, are forming G3, a catering company that stands for Gourmand Guru Group.

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