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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 13:58:45

NYE To-Do: 607

6079 p.m., Gusano's. $5.After winning the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase and releasing an album with his brother Bobby, 607 did something he'd never done before.

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 13:53:39

NYE To-Do: Free Verse / Weakness for Blondes

Free Verse. FREE VERSE/WEAKNESS FOR BLONDES9 p.m., Sticky Fingerz and Revolution.

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 13:47:04

NYE To-Do: Cory Branan

CORY BRANAN9 p.m., White Water Tavern. $5.Just a few days before Lucero returns to White Water, another big name with a close relationship with the bar headlines.

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 13:40:01

NYE To-Do: The Munks

THE MUNKS9 p.m., Afterthought. $20.For those who like to take their dose of rollicking gypsy folk rock seated, the Afterthought is the spot on New Year's Eve.

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 13:36:30

NYE To-Do: Rivertop Party

RIVERTOP PARTY8 p.m., Peabody. $40 adv., $20 d.o.s.This is where the masses will congregate.

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 13:29:21

NYE To-Do: Vicious Vic

VICIOUS VIC8 p.m., the Village. $10 adv., $15 d.o.s.The Village, as it typically does, keeps it electro on New Year's Eve.

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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 - 07:59:02

By any other name ...

... it's still a doughnut. Is there a culture without a fried dough treat?

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Tuesday, December 30, 2008 - 00:06:04

Drinking Yourself Fat.

Few would argue that of the two drinks shown above, the Baskin Robbins Heath Bar Shake contains more calories.  But which of these is the healthy alternative?

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Monday, December 29, 2008

Monday, December 29, 2008 - 10:59:32

Going Dutch

I'm in Amsterdam and will head to Brussels later in the week. I've always said you can travel or take pictures, but not both.

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Saturday, December 27, 2008

Saturday, December 27, 2008 - 15:52:38

Saturday To-Do: American Princes / Smoke Up Johnny / Eclipse Glasses

  AMERICAN PRINCES / SMOKE UP JOHNNY / ECLIPSE GLASSES9 p.m., Revolution. Since guitarist and vocalist Collins Kilgore moved to New York awhile back, the Princes, like the Big Cats or Ashtray Babyhead, have mostly scheduled their Little Rock shows around holidays.

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Friday, December 26, 2008

Friday, December 26, 2008 - 21:04:52

Take Out Time.

There are certain times of the year where sitting down to a table with family is important.  What follows within a matter of days (and sometimes hours) is the incredible urge to let someone else cook.

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 15:34:13

Princes update

Just got word that American Princes bassist Luke Hunsicker successfully had a benign brain tumor removed.

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 15:31:25

2008 Rewind: Z for Zii

Zii. Going in, I figured “Z” is for skipping in these round-ups, but then I remembered Zii, the rapper who used to go by just plain “Z” or sometimes “Zbra” and ran with the Dat Heat crew.

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 15:27:07

2008 Rewind: Y for Young MCs

Young MCs. What happened to local hip-hop?

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 15:24:52

2008 Rewind: X for XXzotic

Xxzotic (AKA Nina James). The North Little Rock rap diva returned, from Houston, for her first local showcase in some two years.

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 15:22:27

2008 Rewind: W for Warhol

Warhol. The Arts Center scored a coup with “Warhol: 15 Weeks of Fame,” an impressive showcase of the pop artist that includes the “Silver Clouds” installation.

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 15:19:02

2008 Rewind: V for Valley of the Vapors

Valley of the Vapors. The strongest indie festival around celebrated its 4th year by bringing nearly 30 bands from seven different countries to Hot Springs for a week.

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 15:16:59

2008 Rewind: U for Unlikely shows

Billie Joe at the Foxboro Hot Tubs show. Unlikely concerts.

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 15:10:36

2008 Rewind: T for Thank God for Mississippi. Memphis, too.

Thank God for Mississippi. Memphis, too.

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 15:08:09

2008 Rewind: S for Showcase

  Kyoto Boom in the finals.

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