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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - 16:39:00

The 45 turns 60

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the 45 rpm record. RCA/Victor put out the first one, Eddy Arnold's "Texarkana Baby" (She's my Texarkana baby/ Do I love here?

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Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - 15:52:11

Louis Jordan in space

Just stumbled across this: Last Saturday morning, on the last of a 13-day mission, the crew of the Shuttle Discovery woke up to Louis Jordan's "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens."That's a long way from Brinkley.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - 14:05:04

Tuesday: Mark Jungers, We Follow the Moon and more

Mark Jungers. For those looking for something to do that'll keep them up until after midnight, when they can play April Fools pranks on the unsuspecting, White Water hosts Austin, Texas singer/songwriter Mark Jungers and Gordee Tentrees, from Canada.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - 10:40:53

The best show on TV survives

Sweet. Thanks to a cost-sharing plan with DirecTV, the critically acclaimed and criminally under-viewed NBC show "Friday Night Lights" has been renewed for two seasons.

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Monday, March 30, 2009 - 11:30:26

Saturday: Designer's Choice Preview

All photos by Brian Chilson. This year’s Designer’s Choice Preview, at the Metroplex, proved to be a strong follow-up to last year’s hit inaugural event.

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Monday, March 30, 2009 - 10:21:16

Monday To-Do: Yonder Mountain String Band

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND8:30 p.m., Revolution. $20.Talk about pickin' and grinnin'.

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Monday, March 30, 2009 - 10:06:56

Rock Candy 500 give-away extended

We've extended our give-away for the Rock Candy 500. Register now, at the Times office, and get a free pinewood derby kit (while supplies last).

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Friday, March 27, 2009

Friday, March 27, 2009 - 16:01:16

Saturday To-Do: Arkansas Twisters

ARKANSAS TWISTERS7:05, Alltel Arena. $11-$28.Even though the Arena Football League cancelled its season this year (the economy, natch), its spin-off league AF2 soldiers on.

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Friday, March 27, 2009 - 14:53:37

The Weekend: Adam Faucett, Kevin Kerby, Big Silver, Venus Mission, more

FRIDAY 3/27At White Water, prolific local singer/songwriter Adam Faucett shares the bill with roots rock standout Big Silver and Kevin Kerby and Battery, who should be playing songs off their forthcoming album, 9 p.m., $5.

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Friday, March 27, 2009 - 11:18:16

The best crazy idea of the year

Bonnie Montgomery, a Searcy native currently living in Nashville, is putting the finishing touches on "Billy Blythe," a one-act opera on the young life of Bill Clinton.

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Friday, March 27, 2009 - 10:14:59

607 'Drops' it

At Harvard. After a week off (the middleman messed up, apparently), Lord Six returns with yet another bangin' remix.

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Friday, March 27, 2009 - 10:08:14

Friday To-Do: Pat Green

PAT GREEN9 p.m., Revolution. $30.Hailing from a family with nine siblings, Texan Pat Green began his country music career as a member of Texas Tech's FarmHouse fraternity, gigging at the house and local bars in Lubbock.

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Friday, March 27, 2009 - 09:55:28

Weekend To-Do: Pickin' and Winnin'

Susan Gibson. PICKIN' AND WINNIN'5 p.m., Arlington Hotel, Hot Springs.

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Friday, March 27, 2009 - 09:46:23

Weekend To-Do: Arkansas New Play Festival

A Disfarmer photo. ARKANSAS NEW PLAY FESTIVAL6 p.m., Nadine Baum Studios, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville.

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 18:07:08

Dessert Suggestion.

Looking for a well-caffeinated finale to the evening?  Check out the new Istanbul Mediterranean Cuisine in the Pleasant Ridge Town Center.  The eatery makes an excellent Turkish coffee for three bucks that's pleasantly spicy and syrupy.  Dessert selections include, of all things, chocolately profiteroles -- but I like the baklava, rich with honey and nuts.  Just a suggestion. 

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Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 16:18:57

KXUA, another reason Fayetteville rules

The Fayetteville Flyer today celebrates KXUA, the student run radio station at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

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Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 15:15:02

'Rock Candy Presents: Live at the White Water' debuts

joshua. I'm really excited to unveil "Rock Candy Presents: Live at the White Water," a new Times video series.With some regularity, probably or weekly or bi-weekly, we're going to host high quality video of local musicians playing live.

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Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 13:48:05

Thursday: Chris Tomlin, Jonathan Wilkins, Kevin Gordon, Greg Spradlin, Loch Ness Monster, more

Spradlin. Christian hit maker Chris Tomlin performs in Alltel Arena's theater configuration, with openers Israel Houghton and New Breed, 7 p.m., $28-$35.

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Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 12:06:54

The greatest magazine of 2005*, dead in 2009

Blender, the music-focused sister pub of Maxim, is the latest magazine to die in The Year That All the Magazines Died.

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Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 10:53:41

Kris Allen is totally making the top three

Another week, another smooth, solid performance from Conway's Kris Allen (AKA Tender Dawg) on "American Karaoke."

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