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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:20:00

Tonight: Lecture on Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House

Jeff Shannon inaugurates the Architecture and Design Series 2014-15 lecture series tonight with his talk “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House: A New Perspective,” 6 p.m. at the Arkansas Arts Center.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 08:22:00

Great Park Avenue Barbecue cook-off coming to Hot Springs

Got skills behind the grill? Show them off at the Great Park Avenue Barbecue cook-off.

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 13:54:00

Shoog Radio kicks off Arkansas music series at the Afterthought with The Casual Pleasures and Pockets.

Local DJs Kara Bibb and Aaron Sarlo are staying busy. As if putting together a weekly playlist full of exclusively Arkansas artists and bands for their Tuesday afternoon Shoog Radio show on KABF wasn’t enough, they’ve just rolled out a new weekly live concert series at The Afterthought featuring some of Arkansas’ best local bands

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Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12:49:00

Guest Mix: Pepperboy

Here's a collection of 9 records that's really had an effect on my career. These records have touched me in many ways ... some are very personal and even disturbing at times when I hear them, because of certain situations I been through where those records were playing in the background. I'm proud to share this 9 track soundtrack with Arkansas Times because these records mean so much to me and I hope you enjoy!!!

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Monday, September 29, 2014 - 10:20:00

Boscos closes its River Market location

Memphis-based brewery closes River Market location.

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 16:28:00

Southern Salt's McCants opening store in SOMA

Paris Candy Antiques is not going to be a bricks and mortar home for Lauren McCants' Southern Salt Food Co., but antiques shoppers and neighborhood nabobs will be able to enjoy coffee and sweet and savory pies when work on the former liquor store at the northwest corner of 23rd and Arch Streets all comes together. "It's a work in progress," McCants said.

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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 15:42:00

Lucinda Williams, 'Problematic,' Women in Clothes, Aby Ngana Diop and Momma Tried Magazine

This week, a hearty recommend for Lucinda Williams' lovely song "Sweet Ol' World," which she wrote as a response to the suicide of the Arkansas poet Frank Stanford, who shot himself three times in the heart in Fayetteville in June 1978.

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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 14:27:00

Barbie, all dolled up, at Esse

“Barbie®: The Vintage Years, 1959-1972,” an exhibition of Marsha Stone's collection of Barbie dolls, goes on exhibit Sunday at Esse Purse Museum at 1510 S. Main St., next door to the Root Cafe. A reception from 1-4 p.m. at will include Barbie cookies and mincupcakes.

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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 09:43:00

Arkansas chef getting high praise for new Brooklyn restaurant

Chef/restaurateur Robert Newton, a Mountain Home native, gets high praise for his new Brooklyn restaurant in the latest New York magazine. Wilma Jean, named for Newton's grandmother, surrenders to the rib-sticking, home cookin'-style Southern food Newton largely resisted in his beloved, but recently shuttered restaurant, Seersucker, where he aimed for more "refined" fare, New York mag reports.

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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 08:23:00

Three seasons, four squash, and one great pasta from Ken Dempsey

Chef Ken Dempsey shares a pasta recipe that showcases his love of making things from scratch.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 14:31:00

This weekend: 'Breaking Bad' scientist comes to UCA, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' winner comes to Sway

Renowned meth expert Dr. Donna Nelson, whose day job is as a chemistry professor at the University of Oklahoma and formerly a science adviser to the TV series "Breaking Bad," will give a talk in the UCA Student Center Ballroom Room 205 7 p.m. Friday.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 14:22:00

Matthew McClure talks about Indian influences in his cooking

Cool video from the website Tasting Table of The Hive's Matt McClure talking about drawing from the flavors of Indian cuisine in his modern Southern fare. The recipe for McClure's garam masala chicken and cabbage doesn't look that hard either.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 13:45:00

ACANSA Gallery Hop: Disfarmer, beer, art under $100 and more

Tonight's ACANSA Gallery Hop will have you bouncing all over town from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Venues are The Art Group Gallery, Cantrell Gallery, Greg Thompson Fine Art, Hearne Fine Art Gallery, M2 Gallery, Gallery 221, L & L Beck Art Gallery, Local Colour Gallery, Matt McLeod Fine Art, Stephano's Fine Art Gallery, The Edge Gallery, The Hot Springs Art Group, Argenta Gallery and Boswell Mourot Fine Art.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 18:40:00

A return to form and more at Jason's

A classic Hot Springs eatery is back open under original ownership and better than ever.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:57:00

New music from King Dyl, Oddie Banks, Ball Jones and E Side Shawty

King Dyl says "Money is my only subject," but this thing is all over place, an awesome, desolate rant about honesty and violence and Chris Tucker. He explains why he doesn't answer the phone anymore, insults Migos, Washington D.C., all of us listening, etc. He's also really proud of Little Rock and it's contagious.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 14:41:00

Larry 'Goose' Garrison, long time White Water Tavern owner, dies

Larry “Goose” Garrison, the longtime Little Rock bar owner known for rebuilding White Water Tavern three times after three separate fires nearly destroyed it, died Saturday, Sept. 20. He was 63.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:14:00

Guest Mix: Andrew Morgan

This mix came about like most do: I grabbed a stack of records — some recent acquisitions some not so — that included tunes I'm currently obsessed with, put a tape in the deck, started mixing without a plan, and then tried to stop by the time the tape ran out.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 09:29:00

New music from Bombay Harambee, 'Check, Check, Checkmate'

Little Rock's Bombay Harambee, who played in this year's Times showcase and released a great EP in February, were nice enough to give us an early copy of their new single, "Check, Check, Checkmate."

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 09:24:00

On pasta

This week, we're celebrating pasta on Eat Arkansas, starting by opening the floor to our readers. Let us know all about your favorite way to eat noodles.

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 16:57:00

Review: 'Memphis' at The Rep

You can’t help but feel the heat of summertime Memphis in 1958 as the forbidden love story of white radio DJ Huey Calhoun (Brent DiRoma) and black club singer Felicia Farrell (Jasmin Richardson) unfolds before you on the stage of the Arkansas Repertory Theater. It’s one of the hottest, loudest musicals I’ve ever seen at The Rep, and perhaps the most uplifting since “Les Mis” came to Main Street in 2008.

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