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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 13:38:31

We repeat: Help Patrick Dougherty make his sculpture at UCA

UCA's Baum Gallery director Barclay McConnell is seeking volunteers to gather up materials for stick-weaving artist Patrick Dougherty, who's in Conway preparing to build a sculpture on the UCA campus.

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 15:32:00

Oxford American, football season, Sturgill Simpson and homemade Thai curry

Through my own brand of subterfuge and back-alley espionage, I managed last week to secure an early copy of the Oxford American's new Fall issue, which officially appears on newsstands Sept. 1. Not the Matthew McConaughey one — that one's coming in December.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:42:00

The secrets of the Bar-B-Que Shack

In the latest Eat Arkansas video, Gary Green, owner of Jacksonville's The Bar-B-Que Shack, talks about what makes his restaurant special, including the unheralded importance of cumin in chili and a secret seasoning that a previous owner earned by working for its inventor for free for two weeks. Green is a character to say the least.

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:41:00

Friday open line — the week that was pizza

Pizza week ends with an invitation for feedback. You know what to do.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 10:45:00

Bonnie Montgomery, Deuce One, sfits, Rodney CoLe and the Jesse Kelly Band

This week's singles round-up is a day late since I've been out of town for a week reporting on rare mushrooms in Star City, but I promise it represents the very best of the new Arkansas music you missed in the last several days, with country songs and weed raps and doom metal that doesn't sound anything like doom metal.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 09:39:00

Spend an evening with Oliver Stone

Filmmaker Oliver Stone will be in Little Rock September 20 at Central High School's Roosevelt L. Thompson Auditorium for a partial screening of his new documentary "The Untold History of the United States," followed by a moderated discussion and Q&A.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 08:49:00

The pizza fit for a queen

Margherita pizza has a royal pedigree and the great taste to prove it.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:24:00

Pizza or calzone — the Layla's conundrum

Layla's Gyros and Pizza is serving up some of the best calzones and pies in town.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 12:31:00

Glen Campbell film to open Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival in October

A documentary about country music legend Glen Campbell will kick off the 23rd annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival at the Arlington Hotel and Spa, running from Oct. 10 to 19.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:54:00

Charlaine Harris' post-mortem of HBO's 'True Blood.'

Charlaine Harris has talked to Vulture.com about the last episode of HBO's "True Blood," which saw its season finale on August 24. Numerous spoilers on tap, as well as Harris adorably calling the mysterious Members Only Jacket Guy from the last frames of the "Sopranos" series finale "the guy in the Maker's Mark jacket."

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 09:27:00

Art online, ILoveMakkonnen, Rosalia’s sunset tea, Fleetwood Mac

A belated edition of Arkansas Times Recommends includes a possible jam of the summer, loose and jovial illustrations, Fleetwood Mac worship and the super-chill Pavlovian response to cherries.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 09:01:00

At U.S. Pizza, Judy's Favorite is ours, too

U.S. Pizza owner Judy Waller has one pizza she calls her favorite — and we are inclined to agree.

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 15:55:00

Marriott beefs up with fishy Heritage Grille Steak and Fin

The Little Rock Marriott has changed the look, menu and name of its restaurant, replacing Pancetta with Heritage Grille Steak and Fin. The dining area now includes a bar — moved from the lobby (where a new bar is in place) — and a larger menu.

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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 14:57:00

Get your chips ready: Cheese Dip Championship set for SoMa

The 4th annual "Cheese Dip Championship" for the best creators of Arkansas's favorite food is on the calendar: Set aside 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25.

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 14:43:00

Friday feedback open line

Friday open line.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 13:58:00

Billy Bragg is playing a free show at White Water Tavern tonight

Yup. You read that right.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 11:44:00

Up against the wall: Where Victor Ekpuk will draw at Arts Center tonight

Nigerian-American artist Victor Ekpuk, whose work in on exhibit in the "12th National Drawing Invitational: Outside the Lines" exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center, will create a drawing on the wall of the Arkansas Arts Center and speak about his work at starting at 6 p.m. tonight.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 08:46:00

Kemuri in Hillcrest is open

Hillcrest's newest restaurant, Kemuri, is open and ready to serve up Japanese fare.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 20:46:00

Bentonville Square to host third annual World Championship Squirrel Cook-off

The Bentonville Square will host the third annual World Championship Squirrel Cook-off at 9 a.m. on Sept. 13.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 20:45:00

Oxford American will launch Kickstarter campaign to fund annual music issue

The Oxford American will turn to the crowd-funding platform Kickstarter this September to help fund its 16th annual music issue, slated for release on Dec. 1.

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