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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 13:46:00

Augusta Palmer to direct documentary about legendary Memphis Country Blues Festivals

Director Augusta Palmer hopes to tell the story of the Memphis Country Blues Festivals between 1966 and 1969 in "The Blues Society: A Documentary Film."

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 11:50:00

Delta des Refuses: One of Thea's biggest

More than 80 artists will show work rejected by the juror for the Arkansas Arts Center's annual "Delta Exhibition" when the "Delta des Refuses" opens tomorrow, June 1, at the Thea Foundation, 401 Main St. in Argenta. Thea says the show is one of the largest its ever hung.

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:00:00

Arkansas Times recommends: Kim Keever, Corner Gas, Chance the Rapper and a call against action

Arkansas Times Recommends is a series in which Times staff members (or whoever happens to be around at the time) highlight things we've been enjoying this week.

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:18:00

Members of Handmade Moments recovering after California crash

Joel Ludford and Anna Horton of Fayetteville's Handmade Moments are on the path to recovery after a three-vehicle accident in Nevada County, California.

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Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 09:46:00

An Intimate Look Inside Little Rock's Enigmatic 1836 Club

There's been a lot of eyes on the old Packet House recently, especially with the announcement that Little Rock star chef Donnie Ferneau was headed to its kitchen. Here's a look.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 15:00:00

Clean, green, backyard barbecue in Fayetteville

Greenhouse Grille is expanding to add a casual, back-yard BBQ style food truck located behind their School St. location in Fayetteville.

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 11:36:31

Khana Grill is Indian food done right

Khana’s sparkly and bright interior provides an otherworldly vibe matched by their interesting, yet accessible Indian cuisine.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 17:06:00

The 50th anniversary of Portis' 'Norwood'

Former Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist and features writer Kyle Brazzel, who left Little Rock to work for the business side of the New Yorker and now does freelance writing, has an excellent appreciation at The Awl of Charles Portis' first novel, "Norwood," on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 11:45:00

Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols to attend River City Comic Expo

Nichelle Nichols, who broke ground in her role as Star Trek's Lt. Uhura, visits the River City Comic Expo in June.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 16:10:00

Nancy Hendricks' book catalogues women in Arkansas history

Author Nancy Hendricks will be at Wordworth Books on Sunday, signing her new book, "Notable Women of Arkansas: From Hattie to Hillary, 100 Names to Know."

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 11:35:00

Hitchcock's "Vertigo" tonight at Riverdale 10

Alfred Hitchcock’s "Vertigo" will be screened tonight at Riverdale 10 Cinema as part of the Arkansas Times Film Series.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 17:07:00

Heights institution Silvek's European Bakery to close May 31

The last day of May will be a dark day for lovers of fine gourmet baked goods in Little Rock: Silvek's European Bakery, which has occupied premium space just inside the doors of Kroger in the Heights at 1900 Polk St., will be closing at the end of the month.

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Monday, May 16, 2016 - 15:45:00

"Romeo and Juliet" set in Syria awarded grant from Doris Duke Foundation

Director Kholoud Sawaf will direct "R&J: Damascus," a depiction of Romeo and Juliet set in modern-day Syria.

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 14:58:00

Fucoid and other kinds of art plus suds tonight for 2nd Friday

Facing off tonight for 2nd Friday Art Night (5-8 p.m.) at the Historic Arkansas Museum (200 E. Third St.) are hardline abstractions by Louis Watts and flowing organic-form inspired sculptures by Robert Lemming ("Fucoid Arrangements"). The Marchese Hendricks Project featuring Jessica Lauren will perform live and Bubba's Brewing Co. will be whetting whistles.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 19:00:00

Afterthought Bistro and Bar to close

Afterthought Bistro and Bar closes its doors next Wednesday, May 18, after nearly 40 years of being a focal point of the arts district in the Hillcrest neighborhood.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 15:28:00

Check out trailer for the Miller brothers' "All the Birds Have Flown South"

"All the Birds Have Flown South" was directed by Little Rock's Miles and Joshua Miller, whose short film "Pillow" won a lot of plaudits several years back. North Little Rock native Joey Lauren Adams stars along with Paul Sparks, who had small roles in Jeff Nichols' "Mud" and "Midnight Special" and bigger ones on "Boardwalk Empire," "House of Cards" and "The Girlfriend Experience."

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Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:13:00

Food fest round-up

It’s the busy season for food and drink events and festivals. Patio on Park Hill, Arkansas Times Firkin Fest and the Black Food Festival are all happening this weekend.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:12:00

White Street Studio Walk: Art, people, Eureka Springs partying

The 26th Annual White Street Studio Walk will take place Friday, May 20th, from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m., Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:01:00

Taco Beer Burrito opens in the River Market

Taco Beer Burrito, a new restaurant and taproom from the team behind Blue Canoe Brewing, has opened at 419 E. Third St., in the former home of Brown Sugar Bakeshop, next to Blue Canoe.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 14:04:00

Jeff Nichols' "Loving" up for Cannes Film Festival Award

Jeff Nichols' "Loving," a film depicting the landmark civil rights case that overturned anti-miscegenation laws, is up for the Palme d'Or at this year's Canne Film Festival.

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