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Monday, August 31, 2009

Monday, August 31, 2009 - 14:03:31

Monday: Travs, Lauris Vidal, jazz

On this last day of August (where'd you go summer?), the Travs continue their last week of home games at Dickey-Stephens.

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Monday, August 31, 2009 - 12:15:27

Whispers and Tweets.

Lots of news out here and there in the food world.  One thing that caught my attention this morning was a Tweet from The House:

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Monday, August 31, 2009 - 08:27:52

Rising To The Occasion.

Like lots of folks, I've been cutting back a little here and there, cooking more and eating out less.  This has given me the chance to tackle some stuff I haven't thought about in a while, like making chicken fried rice with fresh string beans and zucchini or a Quatro Formaggio cheese sauce to go over penne pasta with sauteed mushrooms and purple bell peppers and carmelized onions.

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Friday, August 28, 2009

Friday, August 28, 2009 - 16:20:22

Worth driving for

On Sunday, the Silver Moon Club in Newport is hosting a massive memorial concert in memory of Billy Lee Riley, featuring all those folks above, a veritable who's who of rockabilly talent.The concert runs from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 - 14:07:33

Lunch Break.

Helping in the fight against prostate cancer is just a dinner away. The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation is working with several Arkansas restaurants on Dining For Dudes.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 - 13:14:48

Saturday To-Do: Eclipse Glasses Bands / Velvet Kente

joshua of Velvet Kente. Photo by Brian Chilson.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 - 13:09:13

Saturday To-Do: Robert Earl Keen

ROBERT EARL KEEN9 p.m., Revolution. $25.A few years back, Robert Earl Keen put out a greatest hits compilation with a title that says it all: “The Party Never Ends: Songs You Know from the Times You Can't Remember.” For a quarter century, the Houston native's been cranking out country ditties that stay with you.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 - 13:04:35

Saturday To-Do: Three Dog Night

THREE DOG NIGHT8 p.m., Timberwood Amphitheater, Magic Springs. $35.99-$45.99.As reunions go, Three Dog Night acquits itself pretty well.

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Today's headlines: Kavanaugh, the mayor's race, Hillary

Friday, August 28, 2009 - 13:01:35

Saturday To-Do: Arkansas Puzzle Day

ARKANSAS PUZZLE DAY1 p.m., Clinton School of Public Service. Free.Puzzle nerds, your day is here.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 - 12:49:30

The Weekend: Cowboy Mouth, the New Up, Cool Shoes, Think Floyd USA and more

The New Up. FRIDAY 8/28Alt-rock survivors Cowboy Mouth return to Revolution, where Jeff Coleman and the Feeders play in support, 9 p.m., $10.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 - 11:24:00

Friday To-Do: Chris Maxwell

CHRIS MAXWELL9 p.m., Satellite Cafe. FreeTime to get nostalgic, longtime Little Rock music fans.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 - 10:33:00

'True Blood' is rudderless, but who cares?

Like her. Series creator Alan Ball's still drunk on metaphor in "True Blood" and no one cares, argues the New York Times today.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 - 09:49:02

Daily Digest: Strong men in Spa City, Kris Allen debuts in November and George Clooney talks to goats

The America’s Strongest Man United States National Championships — the largest professional event of the year with more than  20 competitors — is coming to Hot Springs' Summit Arena next August 7-8.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 - 09:26:48

Friday To-Do: American Princes

AMERICAN PRINCES10 p.m., White Water. $5.This is the way it goes.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 - 09:21:05

Friday To-Do: Electric Acid Theater

Enigma. ELECTRIC ACID THEATER10 p.m., Juanita's.

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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Thursday, August 27, 2009 - 16:09:59

Hope becomes Hillary

The New York Times Arts Beat Blog has a short piece today about how actress Hope Davis is preparing to play Hillary Clinton in "The Special Relationship," the third part of screenwriter Peter Morgan's Tony Blair trilogy ("The Deal" and "The Queen" came before).

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Thursday, August 27, 2009 - 15:51:04

Johnny Cash comic book coming

In November, Abrams ComicArts will put out graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist's "Johnny Cash: I See a Darkness."

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Thursday, August 27, 2009 - 14:59:03

Diane Rehm fractures pelvis, decides to hold off on Little Rock visit

The station is tentatively rescheduling what was to be a Sept. 3 appearance for late January or early February.

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Thursday, August 27, 2009 - 12:14:28

Thursday: Graham Wilkinson, Jonathan Wilkins, Johnny Bertram and more

Graham Wilkinson. At White Water, dreadlocked Hendrix grad Graham Wilkinson leads his band, the Underground Township, in rousing, Americana-style rock 'n' roll.

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Thursday, August 27, 2009 - 09:26:07



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