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Friday, January 29, 2010

Friday, January 29, 2010 - 11:36:38

Ark. Times Musicians Showcase Round 1: Judges commentary on Bobby

Bobby hits the stage like a hungry serial killer at Lollapalooza.  The production rocks the venue.  Bobby's set grabs the crowd like no other set.Proxy judge: Osyrus tha G.O.D.Showmanship is excellent - I'm also a sucker for old school intros.  Very aware of the stage and his audience.

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Friday, January 29, 2010 - 09:55:25

Warm Up.

We already have the hot water going for cocoa at the house.  Provisions are stocked, sweaters have been pulled out of the closets and the DVD player is operational.

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Friday, January 29, 2010 - 09:55:03

Ark. Times Musicians Showcase Round 1: Video recap

Round one winner Bobby. Video by Brian Chilson.

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Friday, January 29, 2010 - 02:13:03

Showcase winner round one: Bobby

Bobby soars. What a great night.  All around good performances from all participants.  Bonnie Montgomery's voice was sweet, Stella Fancy rocked it out, Cody Belew and his band were sonically skillful and Bobby blew IT UP.  According to our esteemed judges, Bobby came out on top.  Congratulations to all.  Stella Fancy placed second which means they'll get a second shot.  More tomorrow from J.T. Tarpley.  Stay Tuned.   

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 15:39:30

Ark. Times Musicians Showcase Round 1: Stella Fancy

Stella FancyFormed: 2008, but in in a different incarnation; this version of the band has only been together since October, and tonight marks the first time they'll be playing all new songs.From: Little RockMembers: Jen Shaw (vocals, guitar), JP Langston (guitar), Jon Bierman (bass), Damian Thompson (congas), Dan Huff (drums).All dudes, one lady: Jen Shaw: "I’m kind of mothering to them and they’re disobedient to me, so it’s a good dynamic."Music: "Ocean Side" (recorded live, with old members)

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Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 15:22:32

Daily Digest: Salinger dead, Miramax dead, Drunks for Haiti

Now 25% more reclusive: R.I.P.J.D. Crummy news travels fast. J.D. Salinger and Howard Zinn, two of the best things ever to happen to typewriters, both pass within 48 hours of each other and everyone’s inner 19-year old dies a little.

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Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 12:01:18

Ark. Times Musicians Showcase Round 1: Cody Belew

Cody BelewDebut: Last year, as a rock 'n' soul cover singer, with his band the Mercers.

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Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 11:47:50

Ark. Times Musicians Showcase Round 1: Bobby

Photo by Dero Sanford. BobbyDebut: A guest spot on brother 607's 1999 album, "Coercion of the Emperor."

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Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 11:03:16

Ark. Times Musicians Showcase Round 1: Bonnie Montgomery

Bonnie MontgomeryDebuted: Way back when.From: Searcy, originally; Nashville, recently.Hobbies: Writing operettas. The vocalist has lately been busy wrapping up a "mini opera" about the young life of Bill Clinton.Up next: Sunday at SpeakEasy.Music: "I'd Know"

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 15:44:40

Wednesday To-Do: Paul Thorn

  PAUL THORN8 p.m., Revolution, $12 adv./$15 d.o.s. Paul Thorn has lived a storied life.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 13:46:42

Last Night: Drug Rug/The Fiery Furnaces @ Rev

BRINGING THE HEAT: Sibling duo Eleanor and Matthew Friedburger The Rev Room brought their first top-tier show of the year with prolific, prog-twee stalwarts, The Fiery Furnaces.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 11:34:25

Big Man On Campus.

Chef Jeff Henderson is a remarkable man.  Sure, he started out on the skids and spent nearly a decade in the slammer for drugs -- but he found a passion for cooking that took him from nothing to everything.  His drive and skills brought him from the bottom of the barrel to the Chef de Cuisine at Caesar's Palace... and eventually on to his own TV show, The Chef Jeff Project on Food Network.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 07:43:38

Could Be A Cabaret.

There's a place I adore in New Orleans' Central Business District, a block off the streetcar line tucked into a rescued warehouse.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 22:55:11

Meet the guest judge: g-force

2010 Ark. Times Musicians Showcase guest judge g-force. Who?

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 22:45:58

Meet the judges: Natalie Elliott

2010 Ark. Times Musicians Showcase judge Natalie Elliott. Who?

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 22:36:57

Meet the judges: Greg Spradlin

2010 Ark. Times Musicians Showcase judge Greg Spradlin. Who?

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 22:29:00

Meet the judges: Leigh Wood

2010 Ark. Times Musicians Showcase judge Leigh Wood. Who?

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 22:06:54

Meet the judges: Osyrus tha G.O.D.

2010 Ark. Times Musicians Showcase proxy* judge Osyrus Bolly AKA Osyrus tha G.O.D. Who? Rapper, emcee, booming voice.Claim to fame.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 09:32:20

Tuesday To-Do: Fiery Furnaces

THE FIERY FURNACES8:30 p.m., Revolution. $10.Back in the early part of the decade, when the Fiery Furnaces first unleashed their brand of pop experimentation on a hugely receptive indie scene, I caught them in Nashville.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 08:16:01

Big on Brittle.

According to Foodimentary Guy, today is National Peanut Brittle Day. The notice turns my thoughts to the sweet nut-dotted confection and its many variations.

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