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Monday, September 27, 2010

Monday, September 27, 2010 - 09:10:34

Last chance to see ...

Tonya McNair, Kyle Boswell and Eric Freeman at Boswell-Mourot.

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Friday, September 24, 2010

Friday, September 24, 2010 - 14:02:20

This week in Arktube: Snuff reviews, Field Hockey for virgins, and chemistry!

It's Friday, which means it's time for Rock Candy's latest pointless time waster: This Week in Arktube.

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Friday, September 24, 2010 - 13:14:38

Free Candy: The Moving Front's "Lottery"

Download a new track from The Moving Front in advance of the band's CD release concert on Saturday at White Water.

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Today's headlines: White House and football follies

Friday, September 24, 2010 - 12:11:05

Kris Allen is not famous enough to score Arkansas v. Alabama tickets

Kris Allen can't get Ark.-Ala. tickets; Johnny Cash and Taylor Swift cover same territory and Beth Ditto gets run through the British tabloid ringer.

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Friday, September 24, 2010 - 10:39:45

Merle to Fayetteville

Merle Haggard to play Fayetteville Nov. 10.

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Friday, September 24, 2010 - 10:21:57

Artists for Ovaries

Benefit auction tonight above Bill St.

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Friday, September 24, 2010 - 10:07:52

J. Roddy/Business get busy on NPR

"Don't Break the Needle," "Full Growing Man" and "Brave Man's Death" got the NPR treatment yesterday when the four-headed, fuzzy-faced J. Roddy Walston and The Business beast went into the "World Cafe" studios.

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Friday, September 24, 2010 - 09:55:00

Sunday To-Do: Leann Rimes

LEANN RIMES4 p.m., Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA. $40-$50.

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Friday, September 24, 2010 - 09:53:00

Sunday To-Do: 'I'm on a Boat!'

'I'M ON A BOAT'5 p.m., Arkansas Queen. $15 general, $25 VIP.

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Friday, September 24, 2010 - 09:43:06

Friday To-Do: Robert Earl Keen

ROBERT EARL KEEN8:30 p.m., The Village. $25 For the better part of 25 years, Robert Earl Keen has been the very definition of troubadour, a Lone Star musician with his dial permanently set to "tour."

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Friday, September 24, 2010 - 06:07:00

Saturday To-Do: The Moving Front

THE MOVING FRONT9 p.m., White Water Tavern. $5.

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Friday, September 24, 2010 - 05:31:00

Friday To-Do: Invisible Children/Carti Kids Benefits

INVISIBLE CHILDREN/CARTI KIDS BENEFITS7:30 p.m., Juanita's. Donations.

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Friday, September 24, 2010 - 05:28:00

Weekend: Rural War Room, Androids of Ex-Lovers, Dangerous Idiots

FRIDAY 9/24 The Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View kicks off two days of catgut and rosin with the Arkansas State Fiddle Championship, $10.

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 17:11:49

Counting down the days until 'Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid'

Helena native Mary Lambert, Blanche Lincoln's sister, is directing the made-for-TV Syfy flick, "Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid."

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Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 16:46:28

Bernice Garden update

Check this sculpture out.

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Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 12:42:11

Origin of 'Origins'

V.L. Cox gives Annie Abrams a painting Cox says inspired her.

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Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 12:29:59

Three quickies: Craig, Cash, KXUA

-Roseanne Cash speaks about her father's anti-war streak and his devastation about the Iraq invasion at The Progressive.

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Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 12:15:34

Photographer at UALR

Delilah Montoya will talk tonight at UALR about her work in connection with the exhibit "El Grito (Cry for Independence).

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Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 11:19:30

A bit more from Bentonville

This week's Art Notes column is about Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 11:12:23

Thursday: Michael Eric Dyson, AIDS Wolf, The Backsliders

Social commentator, champion of hip-hop, Georgetown professor and a rare example of a modern-day public intellectual, Michael Eric Dyson opens up Philander Smith's "Bless the Mic" series in the M.L. Harris Auditorium, 7 p.m.

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