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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Saturday, October 30, 2010 - 10:51:25

Art and politics

A little bear tells it like it is.

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Friday, October 29, 2010

Friday, October 29, 2010 - 15:44:51

Blue Dog week at Thea

Activities for kids, event with George Rodrigue to benefit arts organization.

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Friday, October 29, 2010 - 15:09:27

Watch a trailer for a documentary on a puppet play about Disfarmer

This film by David Soll follows the production of Dan Hurlin's 2009 theater production of "Disfarmer," a puppet play about the Heber Springs photographer. It debuts at Doc NYC next weekend.

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Friday, October 29, 2010 - 14:09:32

Ben Nichols goes back to college, Mary Steenburgen goes back to the future and Jane Seymour goes to crazytown

Ben Nichols returns to Hendrix, Mary Steenburgen speculates on the life her "Back to the Future" character would be enjoying today and Jane Seymour talks about Johnny Cash's angel — living inside of her son.

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Friday, October 29, 2010 - 13:15:05

Name that Arkansas artist

It's been a while since I've put one of these up. Guess away, candy fans.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 16:33:02

Something different for lunch

The menu at Cafe Bossa Nova may look a little foreign, but it's refreshing and it's just the thing for a good, comforting lunch.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 16:07:00

Saturday To-Do: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's 'Titan'

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's second installment of their Masterworks series offers Mozart's overture to "The Magic Flute," Strauss' Horn Concerto No. 2 and Mahler's infamous "Titan." Robinson Center Music Hall, 8 p.m., $14-$48.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 15:58:00

Saturday To-Do: 'Seven Deadly Sins'

The notorious Halloween party is back with a $1,000 prize to the best costume and a whole slew of DJs churning out the beats all over the club. Discovery, 10 p.m., $20.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 15:51:00

Saturday To-Do: 'Boo Bash'

"Boo Bash" returns downtown for another year with a costume contest that offers a grand to the night's best dressed as well as music from CRISIS and Tragikly White. The Peabody, 8 p.m., $10.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 15:36:00

Saturday To-Do: 'The Great Halloween Cover-Up' / 'Halloween Cover-Up" 2010

Bands dress up, too, y'know? This year's annual Halloween tradition has locals moonlighting as Loretta Lynn, Portishead, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Jam and more.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 15:33:00

Friday To-Do: Ra Ra Riot

Short of a speaker blowing or a freak violin accident, chamber pop six-piece Ra Ra Riot looks like a safe bet to put on a strong live show. Polite and sunshine-y, the prog poppers have enjoyed a rapid ascent in the indie ranks that now brings them to Little Rock for a much-anticipated show. Revolution, 9 p.m., $15.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 15:02:20

Rep unveils trailer for 'Hamlet'

Watch a trailer of The Rep's new production of 'Hamlet.'

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 14:59:00

Weekend: J. Roddy Walston, Stoney LaRue, Cody Belew

Our round-up of this weekend includes J. Roddy Walston and the Business at Town Pump, Stoney LaRue at Revolution and DJ Rob-O's 16the Annual "Halloween Hoody Hoo" at Pizza D'Action.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 14:08:33

David Hockney telling tales at Crystal Bridges

Brothers Grimm the inspiration for etchings.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 13:30:39

Kris Allen raises $100K for Blackbird Academy

Last night's Kris Allen concert at UCA raised $100,000 for the Conway-based Blackbird Academy of Arts.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 09:35:01

Thursday: Al Green, Lydia Davis, The Libras

A busy, big and diverse night around Central Arkansas with Al Green at a high dollar fundraiser, celebrated Proust and Flaubert translator Lydia Davis at Hendrix and The Libras at White Water to celebrate long-time Tavern owner "Goose" Garrison's birthday.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 16:49:44

Caricof is on, in sculpture park

Big art news: A $60,000 sculpture by Denver artist to go in Riverfront Park.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 16:38:26

Lisa Blount dies at 53

Lisa Blount, the Oscar-winning actress and wife of Ray McKinnon, was found dead this afternoon in her Little Rock home.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 16:06:13

Matt Besser wants to get you high

Little Rock native and Upright Citizen's Brigade co-founder Matt Besserhas a new TV show, but you'll have to stay up to the wee hours to catch it.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 15:23:52

Wednesday: Kris Allen, Indian Jewelry, Future Leaders of the World

"American Idol" Kris Allen returns to his alma mater for a concert to benefit the Blackbird Academy of the Arts.

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