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Friday, April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 15:11:00

Review: Carrie Underwood at Verizon

This time around, always-popular country star Carrie Underwood — no stranger to Verizon Arena in North Little Rock — was surrounded.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 13:17:00

Wild Wines returns to the Little Rock Zoo

The Little Rock Zoo celebrates its 90th Birthday with “90th at Night” at Wild Wines Saturday, April 30, at 7:00 p.m.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 14:43:03

'Short Mean Fiction': Bill Dunlap reading

William Dunlap, an artist and author, will read from his new book, "Short Mean Fiction: Words and Pictures," tonight (Wednesday, April 27) at Greg Thompson Fine Art, 429 Main St. in North Little Rock.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 11:17:00

Eat My Catfish coming to Little Rock

Eat My Catfish, the Benton-based fried fish joint that has established a strong reputation – including a win in the "Best Seafood Around the State" category of this year's Arkansas Times Readers' Choice Awards — based on the simple math of heaping plates of fresh-never-frozen fare plus solid, no nonsense sides, recently announced recently that they'll be bringing an outlet to Little Rock.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 10:14:00

10 for '16-'17: 4 musicals, 6 dramas at Weekend Theater

Weekend Theater has an ambitious lineup for its 2016-17 season just announced, shows chosen for their contributions "to The Weekend Theater’s mission of personally, inter-personally and educationally reducing prejudice, cruelty, and indifference through quality, live theater.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 09:47:00

Pablo Picasso, Rene Magritte and new acquisitions

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is overflowing with news. First up: Pablo Picasso's "Seated Woman in Chemise (1923)" is coming to the museum from the Tate Modern for a three-month loan starting in late April.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 17:07:00

Like Art Moderne? Free poster celebrates Preservation Act

OK, so it's a bus station! But what great artwork on this poster commissioned by the Department of Heritage's Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. The poster, which shows the Greyhound Bus Station at 109 Fifth St. in Blytheville, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act. The artist was Mike Newton of Mangan Holcomb Partners.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 14:51:00

Arts Center tonight: Stanton Thomas on Bouguereau

Dr. Stanton Thomas, the curator of European and decorative art at the Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, will give a talk tonight, "Bouguereau and the Hazards of Love," in the lecture hall.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 12:33:00

Tickets newly available to Paul McCartney show

Verizon says it just released 300 tickets from its previously sold out Paul McCartney concert. Not sure how that works. Anyway, get 'em while they're hot from Ticketmaster.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 11:15:00

'Gun Show' artists: Robyn Horn, David Rose, Dayton Castleman and more

Guy Bell, owner of Drawl Gallery, has announced the names of the artists whose work has been chosen for "The Gun Show."

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 16:57:00

Arkansans chosen for Delta Exhibition announced

Nineteen Arkansas artists and three artists with ties to Arkansas are among the 30 whose work was selected to appear in the 58th annual Delta Exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center. The Arts Center announced the names today.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 14:08:00

Soul Fish Cafe coming to Main Street in June

Put mid-June on your calendar for the opening of Soul Fish in the former home of Dundee’s at 306 Main St., next door to the forthcoming Bruno’s Deli.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 14:05:00

Diamond Chef 'Recut!' coming soon

It’s chef vs. chef vs. chef vs. chef vs. chef vs. chef at the 2016 Diamond Chef “Recut!” competition set for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at Pulaski Technical College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Institute

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 14:02:00

'Sorcerer' screens tonight at Riverdale

Reminder: The Arkansas Times Film Series  at Riverdale 10 Cinema continues tonight, April 19, at 7 p.m. We’re screening William Friedkin’s 1977 cult classic “Sorcerer,” starring Roy Scheider and soundtracked hypnotically and brilliantly by Tangerine Dream.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 13:58:00

Nichols' 'Loving' to compete for Palme d'Or at Cannes

Little Rock-born film director Jeff Nichols, whose stature as a young auteur has been steadily growing with the success of films like 2012's "Mud" and his most recent sci-fi offering "Midnight Special," will get another chance to put a very big feather in his cap next month. His latest film, "Loving," has been selected to compete for the prestigious Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival in France.

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 17:42:00

What's the big damn deal with shrimp and grits?!?

Yeah, we like shrimp — fried, sauteed, boiled, stuffed, just about any way you can serve them.

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 21:27:00

Raduno brunch a highlight of rocking SOMA Sunday

What a fabulous late morning/early afternoon on South Main Street. In just a few blocks we walked by a full house at Community Bakery, saw folks streaming into Sou$6 mimo.

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 10:39:00

The Root Cafe expands with shipping containers

Expansion is underway at The Root, which is also hosting dinner twice a month now. The South Main restaurant has also recently hired Sara Slimp, of the popular Fayetteville food truck Chunky Dunk, as its pastry chef. And it's hosting a pie bake-off on Saturday.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 12:17:00

Lecture on Frank Lloyd Wright house tonight at Arts Center

Niki Ciccotelli Steward, the chief engagement officer at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, will give a talk tonight at the Arkansas Arts Center about the Bachman-Wilson house now on the grounds of Crystal Bridges.

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 16:03:00

'ELF The Musical': 2016-17 season at Robinson

The Robinson Center will open just in time for Christmas, and Celebrity Attractions' presentation of "ELF The Musical."

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