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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 16:38:00

Review: Boston at Verizon Arena

As it was, nobody left the arena and into a suddenly chilly April night saying, “I wished they’d played [song name].” Boston played it all, whether you wanted it or not.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:10:00

Morningside Bagels in Maumelle is worth a trip

All varieties of bagels and bagel sandwiches, made from scratch.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:12:00

Jonathan Demme's Arkansas connection

With news of Jonathan Demme's passing, Arkansas Times movie reviewer Guy Lancaster noted the acclaimed director's work on a film called "Fighting Mad," which was filmed in parts of rural Washington County, with scenes shot in Fort Smith, Clarksville and Fayetteville.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 15:15:00

Food Truck Friday lineup: Cajun, Asian and BBQ

Here's the lineup — including two out-of-towners —  for the Downtown Little Rock Partnership's Food Truck Friday feed from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. April 28 at Capitol and Main streets: Almost Famous, Black Hound B-B-Q, The Southern Gourmasian and Whole Hog Cafe's food truck.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 14:29:00

New in NW: Hawgz, So. Food Co., sit-down TrickDilly's

Three new eateries (and drinkeries) are set to open in NWA, a look at liquor permits on file with the state Alcohol Beverage Control division: Yeehawg, Southern Food Co. and a bricks and mortar TrickDilly.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 13:53:00

Petit & Keet opening in old 1620 restaurant site

Jim Keet, owner of Taziki's Mediterranean Cafes and Paninis and Co., and Arkansas Food Hall of Famer Louis Petit, have announced their new venture, Petit & Keet Bar and Grill, on May 18 at 1620 Market St., most recently the home of 1620 Savoy.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:44:00

'Disturber of the Silence': A Q&A with Marita Golden

I talked with Marita Golden – teacher, lecturer, author, literary activist and co-founder/President Emeritus of the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation – ahead of her appearance Thursday, April 27 at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 6:30 p.m. as part of the Arkansas Literary Festival.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 19:54:00

Heights Taco & Tamale Co. already a staple in Little Rock

HT&T guacamole and tamales take the day.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 14:29:00

Sculpture chosen for Southwest Community Center

Stephen Shachtman's proposed sculpture "A," a 16-foot-high steel and bronze work, won the $60,000 commission awarded at the weekend's Sculpture in the River Market event. (See full news release on jump.) Best in Show went to Ted Schaal for his work "Shard."

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 14:18:00

Slideshow: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Verizon Arena

The Red Hot Chili Peppers landed in Little Rock Saturday night for a show at Verizon Arena.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:47:00

Tom Petty and Joe Walsh at Verizon Arena

In amber Aviators and varying stages of radiant purple formal attire, Tom Petty proved last night that it wasn't too soon, after all, to return to Little Rock and, as he put it, to "thank our friends for showing up for forty years." 13,551 friends, in this case.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 20:36:00

Three Fold Noodles and Dumpling Co. is just plain good

Downtown Little Rock loves authentic option for noodles, dumplings.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 15:43:00

Big night in Argenta: Harringtons at Laman, a Southern spring at Greg Thompson

Neal Harrington, Tammy Harrington, Jed Jackson, Alan Gerson, Dolores Justus, Stephano Sutherlin: Those are six reasons — and there are many more — to head over to Argenta tonight for the monthly ArtWalk, 5-8 p.m.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 15:03:00

ZAZA turns 9, to celebrate with bluegrass, pizza and a wet mayor

Like pizza cooked in an outdoor wood oven? Live bluegrass? Seeing Mark Stodola dripping wet? While drinking Lost Forty Beer? Then ZAZA Fine Salad and Wood Oven Pizza Co. in the Heights is the place you need to be Sunday, April 23.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 17:17:00

Food trucks and craft beers Saturday at the Outlets of LR

A ticketed food truck event, the Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival, starts at noon Saturday at the Outlets of Little Rock.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 15:06:00

Louise Halsey chosen 2017 Arkansas Living Treasure

Weaver Louise Halsey of Oark, who creates fine art, rugs and dolls, and whose weavings of houses on fire ignited such admiration that she was included in the 2012 Women to Watch exhibition at the National Museum for Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., has been named by the Arkansas Arts Council as the 2017 Arkansas Living Treasure. The annual award goes to a dedicated craftsperson who has helped preserve the craft by teaching to others.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 12:00:00

@ the corner turns 2, will celebrate Thursday

@ the Corner, at the corner of Scott and Markham streets, celebrates its second year in business from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 20, with tapas and cocktails. The menu will feature pulled pork and chicken sliders, teriyaki kabobs, sausage dip, house hummus, birthday cupcakes and Birthday Cake Champagne, Jalapeno Beer and Bday Punch. The $20 tickets include two cocktails or mocktails.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:57:00

Party in East Village, thanks to DLRP

The East Village — the neighborhood east of Interstate 30 — will be the site of the first Alley Party, a series of festive events organized by the Downtown Little Rock Partnership to celebrate the potential of downtown, on April 27.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:49:00

Food Truck Fridays returns: Here's the lineup

Four food trucks are lined up for Food Truck Friday at the intersection of Main Street and Capital Avenue, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership has announced. Here they are, with their menus.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 16:54:00

Tour of India arrives in Conway

Conway has waited a long time for this.

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