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Monday, November 30, 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 15:41:00

Does Arkansas have the most dangerous diamond mine in America?

Over the holiday, many on Arkansas social media have seen or shared an article, "The States Where You're Most Likely to Encounter Fights at Black Friday Sales." This article is dumb and lazy.

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Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:35:00

Speaking of Sam Gilliam

Maybe you'd like to see work by Sam Gilliam, or Betye Saar, mentioned in a New York Times story that ran Sunday (its online version is terrific)? You're in luck. Hearne Fine Art has just opened the exhibition "Treasure," featuring works by not just Gilliam and Saar but Lawrence Finney, John Biggers, Samella Lewis, Alfred Conteh, Dean Mitchell, Phoebe Beasley, Bisa Butler and others.

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Monday, November 30, 2015 - 08:41:00

Discovery Channel "Moonshiners" star to appear at Colonial Wines & Spirits

Tim Smith of Discovery's "Moonshiners" will be in Little Rock this Friday.

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 17:27:00

Thanksgiving called and it said to phone in some stuffing

Brasher and Rowe drop some holiday recommendations to fill space because honestly it's a pretty short week for everyone.

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Monday, November 23, 2015 - 17:13:00

Core Brewing to open NLR taproom in Argenta District

Core Brewing and Distilling, the Northwest Arkansas craft beer titan with pubs in Springdale, Rogers, Fort Smith and Fayetteville, plus a brewery taproom in Springdale, has announced it will be opening a tasting room in North Little Rock's Argenta District, at 411 N. Main Street.

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Monday, November 23, 2015 - 15:42:00

Kumpuris, McGrath, Burgess: Governor's Art Award recipients

City Director Dr. Dean Kumpuris was given the Arts Community Development Award, one of eight Governor's Art Awards announced today by the Arkansas Arts Council. Kumpuris was recognized for his devotion to Riverfront Park and the installation of public art there and in the Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden.

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Monday, November 23, 2015 - 09:46:00

The non-traditional side dish

Take a step out of the ordinary with a Southern classic.

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 13:13:00

Turkey tips: brine your bird

Best bet for a moist bird? Baptize it in a brine.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 14:12:00

Watch the trailer for Jeff Nichols' sci-fi epic 'Midnight Special'

Here's the first official trailer for Jeff Nichols' latest, a sci-fi thriller starring Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver and Sam Shepard. Official synopsis:

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Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 11:39:00

Farmer's Table Cafe announces pop-up series

Fayetteville's Farmer's Table Cafe have announced an upcoming series of pop-up dinners that are sure to be fantastic.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 11:55:00

New music from bLAck pARty, The Body, Love Ghost, The Wandering Lake and more

Fayetteville's The Wandering Lake — the recording project of Brian Kupillas — released a new set of songs on Bandcamp this week and they are predictably great. The EP, "From James' Garden" comes after, Kupillas says, "what felt like a long drought of spirit." Find him on Tumblr, where he posts new music plus photos of elephants and body-builders.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 09:23:00

Turkey tips: come fry with me

Want to fry your turkey for Thanksgiving? Here's how to avoid disaster.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 08:45:00

Chef Shuttle announces collaboration with farmers' cooperative for Thanksgiving

Chef Shuttle announces plan to bring a fresh Arkansas grown turkey right to your door for Thanksgiving.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 08:33:00

Scenes from the 2015 Whole Hog Roast

Relive Arkansas' premier event for pork lovers.

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Monday, November 16, 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 15:44:00

High-priced candy: "Untitled" (L.A.) acquired by Crystal Bridges

Artnet News reported Friday that Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" (L.A.), a swath of candies wrapped in green cellophane, sold at auction at Christie's "Postwar and Contemporary Evening Sale" for $7.67 million. The Nov. 10 sale came on the eve of 11/11/15, the fourth anniversary of the opening of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Perhaps museum angel Alice Walton was celebrating the museum's birthday, because the museum today announced the acquisition of "Untitled" (L.A.).

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Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12:36:00

Grading the local television commercials of Arkansas with Brasher and Rowe

Brasher and Rowe examine a few television commercials from Arkansas and create a new grading scale to examine how each stacks up in the search for the pure essence of tacky local ads.

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 09:20:00

Moody Brews tap takeover coming to Colonial Wines & Spirits

New beers, old favorites and some surprises are in store for fans of Moody Brews.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 16:04:00

Tonight at Drawl: Norwood Creech

Drawl, the newish gallery opened by artist Guy Bell, is hosting an opening reception from 5-8 p.m. tonight for the opening of "The Flatlander: Depictions of the Delta," work by Lepanto artist Norwood Creech. Bell describes Creech as an "agricultural artist" for her wide horizon paintings and drawings of Delta farmland.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:44:00

In Fort Smith: Portraits by Avery, Steichen, Rockwell, Close, Cezanne

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum hosts a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. tonight (Nov. 12) for the opening of "The Artist Revealed: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits." The show, from Syracuse University, features portraits of and by an amazing lineup of heavy-hitting American artists: Berenice Abbot, Ansel Adams, Milton Avery, Leonard Baskin, Winslow Homer, Alex Katz, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Edward Steichen, Norman Rockwell and Chuck Close, and artists of legendary fame Paul Cezanne, Edouard Manet, Berthe Morisot and Anders Zorn.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:30:00

New gallery in the creative corridor: McLeod Fine Art

Artist Matt McLeod, the creator of the huge koi mural covering the side of a building at Sixth and Main, art that emphasizes Main Street's Creative Corridor identity, will celebrate the opening of his new gallery, Matt McLeod Fine Art, at 108 W. Sixth St., tonight from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The gallery faces the mural, so this stretch of Sixth has become McLeod Street.

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